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collapse Thursday, August 16, 2018
36th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Gardents, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:tba
Tickets:Festival office, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:info@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://www.writersfestival.ca
Aug 16, 17, 18, 19. Canadian literary festival featuring writers of a wide range of genres; events take place in the 500-seat open air Festival Pavilion in the Rockwood Gardens

collapse Friday, August 17, 2018
14th Annual Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival Committee
Cost:tba
Tickets:phone and website
Contact:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Phone:604.989.3995
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Aug 17-19. Five concerts over four days featuring outstanding musicians playing the best of the chamber music repertoire. Check website for details. www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 17-19. Friday 1-5pm; Sat & Sun 10-3. Watch for special items on sale. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated

collapse Saturday, August 18, 2018
15th International Howe Sound Outrigger Race 2018
Location:Gibsons Marina and Dock
Cost:na
Aug 18-19. This event is recognized as one of the major paddling events of its kind in Canada and continues to enjoy international acclaim as one of the top ten outrigger races in the world.

PR - Silent Art Chair Auction
Location:Powell River Public Library
Cost:na
Tickets:Bidding closes at 3:00pm
Aug 18 - 26. 30+ Art Chairs by some of Powell River's finest artists. On display and open for bids starting Aug 18. A fundraiser for PR Library & Sunshine Gogos. A PR Studio Tour event.

Hackett Park Arts & Crafts Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Hackett Park, Trail Ave. between Dolphin & Medusa, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Arts Council
Cost:$3 - adults $2- Sr & St Children under 12 free with adult
Tickets:Hackett Park
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Aug 18-19. 31st Annual Arts & Crafts Fair - features 90 venders, live entertainment and lots of great food! Face painting and soap making for the kids.

The Rangitangs Art Show
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sarah Wray Heritage Centre, Garden Bay
Cost:na
Aug 18-19. A display of the Rangitang Collection 26 large oil paintings produced by Len Whalen, artist and humorist, from his experiences working in pre-war logging float camps on the BC coast.

PR - Arts Alive in the Park 2018
Time:11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach, 4845 Marine Ave, PR
Cost:na
Aug 18-19. Artists, artisans, entertainers and food vendor in a gorgeous location.

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Charlotte Wrinch
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co, 1053 Stewart Rd Gibsons
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Company
Cost:no admission fee
Contact:Roo Miller-Petit
Phone:604.992.8430
Web Link:http://www.persephonebrewing.com/
Come on down for a fun and informal sunny afternoon. Charlotte plays a mixture of covers and originals while you sip Persephone's finest creations.

PR - Blaster Casks Whisky Tasting & Pairing
Time:2:00 PM
Location:ARC Community Centre, 7055 Alberni St, Powell River
Cost:$85
Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/blaster-casks-whisky-tasting-pairing-tickets-48361151506
Through stories and tastings offered by Adam (the Blue Collar) and Greg (the Scholar) discover the new generation of Cask-Finished Whiskies paired with the culinary magic of Chef John Walls from the House of Walls!

collapse Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Start-Up Social: Summer 2018 Mixer Series
Time:6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Fuse Work Hub #15 292 Gower Point Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Fuse Work Hub
Cost:na
Contact:Rhona MacInnes
Phone:Call 604.989.2105
Have you recently started a business, in any sector, on the Sunshine Coast? Are you interested in starting up something on the Sunshine Coast and want to meet some other new business owners? Are you a "solo-preneur" who spends a lot of time working alone or on your computer and just feel like getting your summer mixer on? Bring a cold drink, we’ll supply the snacks, patio and space for chilling with some new friends and good conversation.

collapse Wednesday, August 22, 2018
PR - Blackberry High Tea
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Old Courthouse Inn, Townsite
Cost:na
Tickets:cathymacdonald59@gmail.com
Phone:604.483.9454
2 seatings: 1pm and 3pm. Wer your best hat to win a Blackberry Prize.

collapse Thursday, August 23, 2018
Sunshine Coast ElderCollege Fall Preview
Time:10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:Capilano University Sechelt Campus
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:Free
Preview of Fall course offerings at CapU. Age eligibility, 55 and up. Join a convivial group of older adults with a zest for life and learning.( If you register for a course, individual courses cost $36.75 incl. GST. and registration is through the SCRD) sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca

Hot Topics and a Hot Lunch
Time:12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club, Roberts Creek
Cost:$30 for members and guests of any of the Coast's Chambers of Commerce; $35 for Non Members
Tickets:rsvp by Aug 17 to exec@secheltchamber.bc.ca
with MLAs Sonia Furstenau (Cowichan Valley), Adam Olsen (Saanich North and the Islands) and Nicholas Simons (Powell River-Sunshine Coast). Topics, affordable housing, the new employer health tax, wild salmon, proportional representation.

collapse Friday, August 24, 2018
Music in the Landing - Celso Machado
Location:Gazebo on the Wharf
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:Free

'Quilts on a Line' Outdoor Quilt Show
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Wildflower Quiloting Studio, 1647 Field Rd, Wilson Creek
Cost:na
Phone:778.689.1564
Email:wildflowerqs@gmail.com
Aug 24-26. Quilts galore hanging from the clothesline, something for everyone! Come see what the Sunshine Coast quilting community is up to. Quilts, table runners, wall hangings, placemats and lots more for show and for sale. Get a jump start on Christmas because winter is coming!

Rogue Arts Festival
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Clarke Farm - Tyson Rd at Hwy 101, Wilson Creek, Sechelt
Presented By:Coast Rogue Arts Society
Cost:details to come
Tickets:roguefest.ca and @ gate
Email:contact@roguefest.ca
Web Link:http://roguefest.ca
Aug 24-26. A 3-day, outdoor, arts festival featuring over 70 musicians as part of the MainStage Series (including our Collective Sets featuring musicians playing together for the first time!), Human Foosball, the Rogue Art Gallery, the Workshop Series, the Creation Station, local food, installations, the Libation Station featuring micro-brews and ciders, and and AND….. the Rogue Arts Festival has a bit of something for everyone!

David Beckingham - House Concert
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Wildwood Stage, 8006 Wildwood Rd, HMB
Cost:$20 advance, $25 at the door
Tickets:cheque or etransfer to jlussier@sd46.bc.ca
Playing tunes from his solo album and from the Hey Ocean catalogue

Vinyl Fridays
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

collapse Saturday, August 25, 2018
Creek Oldtimers reunion with Playback
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba
dinner, silent auction fundraiser for Legion / Hall

PR - Visit Tidal Art Centre! Lund
Location:Tidal Art Centre, 9971 Finn Bay, Lund
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.tidalartcentre.com
Aug 25-26. During PR Studio Tour. beautifully renovated Art Centre in the former Forestry building in Lund. 10 artists from "north of town" will be showing their creative works. Some of the artists will also be demonstrating their processes. You will see some very diverse creative and innovative pieces in a variety of media.

SC Trail Series: Biter
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Sprockids Trails, Gibsons
Cost:5km: $25-$30; 10km: $35-$40
Tickets:www.registrationlogic.com
The sixth race in our trail series is in Gibsons on the trails around Sprockids park. The race winds it way around the Ankle Biter and Stinger trails at the start to give you a good warm up on some more technical trails; followed up by a roller coaster ride on some of the lower trails.

Ted Bowe Memorial Barrel Race & Calcutta Auction
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:SCEC Ring, 1436 Largo Rd (up the B&K logging road) in Roberts Creek
Cost:free
Raffles, great food, chilli cook off, kids games, fun for the whole family.

PR - Powell River Studio Tour Aug 26-27 2018
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Lund to Lang Bay
Presented By:Powell River Studio Tour
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.powellriverartists.com/
Aug 25-26. Featuring 23 artists from Lund to Lang Bay. https://www.facebook.com/powellriverstudiotour/

Sunshine Coast Rod and Gun Club - 2nd Annual Family Fun Day
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:4394 Parkway Dr, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Rod and Gun Club
Cost:Adults $5, Kids 12 and Under Free and their lunch is free
Tickets:At the Gate
Contact:Linda L. Waddell
Phone:604.828.5646
Everyone is welcome to participate in the family-friendly activities and displays for all ages. All proceeds go to the benefit of the Sunshine Coast Food Bank. Entry fee: their lunch is free. Fun-filled activities include: kids’ games; archery demonstrations a historical arms display; fly casting demonstrations; tours of Chapman Creek Hatchery and kids fishing; a medieval sword fighting demonstration (with costumes); a chance to try your hand at throwing an axe; kids 10 and over can shoot supervised in the indoor range ... plus much more. Come meet the BC Conservation Service and the RCMP. WildSafeBC will teach you how to properly use bear spray. door and raffle prizes. sunshinecoastrodandgunclub.com

Music in the Landing - Tenbear
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square - Next to the Visitor Centre
Cost:Free

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Siobhan Smith
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ssmith@sechelt.ca
Web Link:SSMS Facebook Page
Aria’s Boon and Reel Time

Repair Cafe
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
A place to share learning and skills. Bring your broken small appliance, instrument, or other item and learn how to fix it or bring your skills to share.

3rd Annual Backwoods Jam
Time:1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Coast Gravity Park, Sechelt
Cost:$5 adults, $2 kids, under 5 free, $20 family
Tickets:and info @ coastgravitypark.ca
Vendors, food, live entertainment, beer garden, prizes. DH race in the morning.

The Long War
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co, Gibsons
Cost:free

Nikki Weber Family & Friends 'Hawaiian Lu'au Dinner Gala'
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion Auditorium
Cost:$45 advance only
Tickets:Strait Music, Sechelt
5:00 doors, 6:00 Hawaiian Style Lu'au Dinner, 7:30 show time: Nikki's 'Ukulele madness' opens for Paul Tavai-Latta's 'Ports of Paradise' Polynesian show.

Ron Campbell at the Backeddy
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Backeddy Pub, Egmont
Cost:No cover
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Friendliest pub on the Coast, great food, live piano blues & jazz with Ron Campbell

The Blue Line Duo
Time:6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:The Old Boot Eatery, 5531 Wharf St, Sechelt
Cost:na

Music in the Landing - Walter Martella Band
Time:7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Location:Winegarden Park - Lower Gibsons
Cost:Free
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing/
John Rule, Boyd Norman, Karen Graves, Verna Chan

Karaoke
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion
Cost:tba
Phone:604.885.2526

RevoluSon
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion, 747 Gibsons Way
Cost:$5 members, $10 guests
Phone:Michelle 604.440.2355

collapse Sunday, August 26, 2018
Music in the Landing - Knotty Dotters
Location:The Sundial Stage next to the Sunday Market
Cost:Free

PR - 8th Annual Run the Rock Marathon 2017
Time:7:00 AM
Location:Starts Shelter Point Regional Park, Texada Island
Cost:fees on website
Contact:Rob McWilliam
Phone:604.486.0377
also Half & 8K. more info runtexada.ca

Grant Olsen
Time:1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co, Gibsons
Cost:na

Opening Reception: Paintings From My Travel & The Physics of Being
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:SC Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Arts Council
Cost:NA
Tickets:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Opening Reception - come meet the artists: Paula O'Brien and Bruce Edwards with their plein air work "Paintings From My Travels" and Alison Taylor's abstracts based on diagrams from physics textbooks "The Physics of Being".

Native Drumming Circle
Time:4:00 PM
Location:St Hilda's Anglican Church, Sechelt
Cost:na
4th Sunday of each month. Led by Terry Aleck the beloved Coyote. Bring your drum, shaker and songs.

Deanna Knight & the Hot Club of Mars
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Secret Beach B&B Garden Stage / 995 Grandview Rd @ Mahan, Gibsons
Presented By:Secret Beach B&B Suites
Cost:$15-20 sliding
Tickets:@ the door or in advance via E-transfer
Contact:Deanna Knight
Phone:604.255.9449
Help up launch our NEW stage at Secret Beach B&B Suites. This will be the first of a series of acoustic garden concerts and we are super happy to kick it off with Deanna Knight & the Hot Club of Mars. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, picnic, beverages etc. We will have cold drinks and snacks for sale as well. dthesinger@gmail.com deannaknight.ca

collapse Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Muse: Open Mic at the Gibsons Library
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons & District Public Library
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.2130
Join us for this very special MUSE where we announce the winners of the Gibsons Public Library’s Postcard-Story Contest! Sign up to read 5-minutes of your own work by calling the library, or at the event.

PR - Music in the Park
Time:6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Rotary Pavilion, Willingdon Beach, Powell River
Cost:free
Last Wed of the month to Aug 29th. Family event, bring a chair or blanket, get comfy and enjoy live local music.

collapse Thursday, August 30, 2018
Northern Spin In
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Cost:free
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Last Thursday of the month. FibreWorks Studio & Gallery is home to the Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weaver's Guild northern spin-ins. Bring your wheel and something for the potluck table to share for lunch.

PR - Pat Buckna
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Boardwalk Restaurant, Lund
Cost:na
Guitar and vocals outside on the beautiful deck overlooking the Lund Harbour.

collapse Friday, August 31, 2018
Night Market at Gibsons Public Market
Time:4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market - 473 Gower Point Road
Presented By:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.8814
Join us for a lively evening of delicious foods, farm fresh produce, handmade jewelry, pottery & clothing, health & wellness products and services, local business vendors, live entertainment, beer garden and kids movie with onsite childcare. gibsonspublicmarket.com A great date night. Entertainment & fun for everyone!

Anna Green Art Show and Sale
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Molly’s Seaside Market, 287 Gower Point Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:anna green
Cost:Free
Contact:anna green
Phone:604.219.5787
Email:annagreen@me.com
Web Link:http://annagreenart.com
Come and join me for my opening art show and sale in my new whimsical location in lower Gibsons. New artwork, lots of merchandise such as mugs, cards, books, tote bags and calendars. Live music by Ken Dunn and refreshments.

Music in the Landing - Karen Graves & Budge Schachte
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gazebo on the Wharf
Cost:Free

PR - High Quadra Ramblers & Adam Bay
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Hall, 6826 Cranberry St, Powell River
Cost:by donation
Kickoff to the Sunshine Music Festival.

Bad PR, Shitty Baldwins, 3-Speed Powerglide
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

collapse Saturday, September 01, 2018
PR - 37th Annual Sunshine Music Festival
Location:Palm Beach, Powell River
Cost:various-see website
Tickets:brownpapertickets.com
Sept 1-2. A celebration of music from across Canada. Expect to see world class performances in a picturesque setting on the waterfront. Craft market, food vendors. http://sunshinemusicfest.com

Music in the Landing - Steve Schwabl Duo
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Pioneer Square - Next to the Visitor Centre
Cost:Free
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing/

Sechelt Summer Music Series
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library Lawn Stage
Presented By:District of Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Siobhan Smith
Phone:604.740.8476
Email:ssmith@sechelt.ca
Web Link:SSMS Facebook Page
Katrina Bishop and The Rakish Angles.

Music in the Landing - Gingersnaps & Shortbread
Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Below the "Pink House" in lower Gibsons
Cost:Free

Party in the Park
Time:4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Coopers Green Regional Park, Halfmoon Bay
Cost:$15
Tickets:Sechelt Fish Market, Welcome Woods Market, HMB General Store, HMB Fire Hall.
Fundraiser for Community Member with ALS and hosted by HMB volunteer Fire Dept. Salmon BBQ, summer games, dunk tank, music, beer garden, silent auction and more

Music in the Landing - Wanda Nowicki Band
Time:6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Winegarden Park - Lower Gibsons
Cost:Free
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/Music.Landing/

collapse Sunday, September 02, 2018
Botanical Gardens Annual Harvest Festival
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:5941 Mason Road, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Botanical Garden
Cost:by donation
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
Family-friendly day. Enjoy live music, check out the plant sale, bake sale, and garlic sale, visit the demonstration veggie garden and learn new tricks for your own crops.

Music in the Landing - Jazz Group of 7
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:The Sundial Stage next to the Sunday Market
Presented By:Music in the Landing/Town of Gibsons
Cost:Free

Salute to Summer Dance
Time:12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gambier Community Hall
Cost:$10 advance, $15 at the door, under 15 free
Celebrate the end of a great summer by joining your friends and neighbours for a BBQ and dance.Doors open at noon, the live band, Vinyl, begins at 1.

Salute to Summer Dance
Time:12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gambier Community Hall
Cost:early bird $10 to Aug 27; $15 at the door, under 15 free
Tickets:gambierisland.org
Join friends and neighbours for a BBQ and dance. Doors open at noon, the live band, Vinyl, begins at 1

Jim Foster
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt
Cost:na

collapse Wednesday, September 05, 2018
Family-friendly metal Guevnna (Japan), Hoopsnake, Skreling, Fir
Time:6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba
An early family-friendly dinner show. Do not miss this epically heavy show! A band from Japan will be within our midst! Minors are allowed, but must be accompanied by an adult.

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Author Reading: "The Light a Body Radiates" by Ethel Whitty
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Set in working class Cape Breton, against the backdrop of the 60s revolution, the AIDS epidemic of the 80s, and the 'culturally imperative migration' that urged so many away from the places they call home.

collapse Friday, September 07, 2018
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Sept 7-9. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated

Coast Tennis Classic
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Suncoast Racquet Club, 6000 Lighthouse Ave, Sechelt
Cost:tba
Sept 7-9. There will be team mixed double play, Friday night BBQ at the club, Saturday night gala at the Blue Ocean Golf Club, with all proceeds going directly to the Sunshine Coast Hospice Society. More info fb: Suncoast Raquet Club

Opening Reception: Mardell Rampton
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:The Kube - #104 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Cost:free
Email:info@thekube.ca
Web Link:http://thekube.ca
Feature Artist with beautiful textiles and meet the artist. Wine bar & light snacks. Mardell is an internationally exhibited studio artist working out of Studio Southwynde in Burnaby, Canada where she can be found surrounded by luscious textiles, walls of thread, and pots of dye. www.mardellrampton.com

collapse Saturday, September 08, 2018
Tapworks Cup - Soccer Tournament for Affordable Housing
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Shirley Macy Park, Gibsons
Cost:tba
Join us for the inaugural Tapworks Cup: a weekend full of soccer, craft beer and friends -- all for a great cause! Profits go towards the Sunshine Coast Affordable Housing Society.

PR - Texada Paint Out 2018
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Erickson Beach, Van Anda
Cost:register at www.texada.org/events/texada-paint-out-2018 or 250.720.3857
Email:mud_otter@hotmail.com
Web Link:http://texada.org/events
Join other artists who love to paint, sketch, and draw at this small regional park. On this date, artists world wide schedule Paint Outs under the umbrella of the international Plein Air Painters (PAP). Public invited to see the artists at work. Evening gathering at Legion in Van Anda to view art and share a meal.

Mama's Broke & the Burying Ground
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$20 advance, $25 at the door
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor Centre, Laedeli Gifts, MELOmania, share-there.com
Multi-instrumentalists, singer, songwriters Amy Lou and Lisa Maria are Mama's Broke. Burying Ground produce vintage blues and jazz, swing, old-timey country and folk.

collapse Sunday, September 09, 2018
'Canada, eh? Kanata, heh? Fundraiser
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:tba
Multi discipline fundraising event for the Heritage Playhouse. Watch for details.

PR - Powell River Parkinson SuperWalk
Time:9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Timberlane Park – Track, 4500 Timberlane Ave
Cost:Free
Contact:Betty, Mirela or Jaclyn
Phone:604.662.3240
Registration: 9:00 AM | Walk Start: 10:00 AM) to support people living with Parkinson’s and their loved ones. The walk is open to everyone and there are two ways to fundraise! The first is to simply register and fundraise online at: http://superwalkbc.kintera.org/. Or you may choose to fundraise offline with a pledge form that is printable from the website (https://www.parkinson.bc.ca/media/90995/17_bc_sw-en-pledgeform-2page-cmyk-live.pdf). Please bring your pledge form and funds raised to any walk location!

Nutcracker Auditions!
Time:10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Coast Academy of Dance
Presented By:Coasting Along Theatre Society
Cost:Free
Contact:Kathleen Holmes
Phone:604.989.6050
Nutcracker Auditions! For ages 7 and above Dancers - Acrobats - talent! More information, please check out the website: www.coastingalongtheatre.org or coastingalongtheatre@gmail.com

Habitat FORE Humanity Golf Tournament
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Blue Ocean Golf Course, Sechelt
Cost:$149 per person includes green fee, cart, burger on the course, dinner, 2 beverage tickets
Registration 11:00, 1:30 pm Shot Gun Start.

collapse Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Tuesday Talk : Anna Banana
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Anna Banana will discuss her career as an international artist, sharing her intriguing and innovative ideas, locally and around the world.

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GDPL Book Club
Time:6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
The GDPL Book Club discusses Sing, Unburied, Sing, by Jesmyn Ward. New members welcome! Books available for loan from Gibsons Public Library.

collapse Thursday, September 13, 2018
the inaugural 101 Golf Tournament
Time:1:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Golf & Country Club, Roberts Creek
Cost:$125 includes golf and cart, buffet dinner, prizes
Tickets:register: Mark 778.462.2011 or visit The101.ca

On The Table -Food Systems On The Sunshine Coast
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co., 1053 Stewart Rd, Gibsons
Cost:Interested contact : facebook.com/events/2153641801559550/
Event powered by Vancouver Foundation that brings people together across BC to make new connections, and talk about what matters most to us. Beer Farm topic -food security. We'll be serving food, asking some provocative questions, hearing from some special guests

collapse Friday, September 14, 2018
Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
Location:Camp Sunrise, Langdale
Presented By:SC Spinners & Weavers Guild
Cost:tba
Sept 14-16. Spinning, weaving, kitting, socials, show & tell, vendors market, discussion. Presented by the Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weavers Guild scswg.org r fibrecamp.ca

Ken Dunn with Anna Green
Time:4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:na
Folk troubadour Ken Dunn will be joined my Anna Green to perform original, folk-inspired acoustic music.

MedTalks - Fitness Across the Ages
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Rockwood Centre Pavilion Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Hospital Foundation
Cost:Donation
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Sechelt Hospital Foundation
Phone:604.885.8637
Email:sh.foundation@vch.ca
Web Link:MedTalks
Sechelt Hospital invites you to Fitness Across the Ages, our fourth speaker session focused on mental, physical and emotional well-being.

School of Music Coffee House
Time:7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$10 suggested donation
Tickets:Door
Contact:Joanne Mauro
Phone:604.883.9749
Email:joannelmauro@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Excellent music, ambience in our waterfront theatre. Lineup: Katrina Bishop, Sokole, Roger Maidens, Kozlof Ladies

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Wood Expo 2017
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Coast Community Forest
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.7809
Celebrating our natural resource. Featuring wood products created, manufactured or utilized by local artisans and tradespeople.

Sechelt Electric Vehicle Festival EV 2018
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Trail Bay Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
All Welcome. Email info@secheltispluggedin.com to register your EV.

PR - Fall Fair
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Paradise Exhibition Park 4365 McLeod Road, Powell River
Cost:tba
Enjoy the fall harvest with beautiful entries in the Exhibition Hall ranging from fruit & vegetables, flowers, preserves, cakes, photographs, art, Lego models, quilts and much much more. Live Music on the main stage, raffle tickets, vendors, farmers, live animals, kids zone and maybe even a few new surprises.

PR - bLUES bUSTERS at Fall Fair
Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Farmers' Market, McLeod Rd, Powell River
Presented By:Powell River Farmers' Market
Cost:No cover
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Powell River's favorite Blues & Jazz band make their final Farmers' Market appearance this season.

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Concert - Adi Braun, Jazz Singer
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Center; penderharbourmusic.ca/concert-tickets
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Canadian jazz and cabaret vocalist and composer. www.adibraun.com

Morgan Rider Live
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt
Cost:na
Deep Dark River combines all the humble qualities of blues, folk and classical into a well-balanced, artfully crafted musical reflection on life, hope and old-fashioned storytelling while delivering a uniquely fresh and uplifting listening experience.

Morgan Rider Live
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt
Cost:na

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Historical Fiction Book Club
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
3rd Monday of the month. Oct 15, Nov 19, Dec 19. Join us for monthly book club sessions this fall. Make a list of books you would like to read and discuss. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado will guide the group.

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Tuesday Talk: syiyaya (friends & family) Reconciliation Movement
Time:1:25 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
This movement is a joint initiative between indigenous and non-indigenous residents of the Sunshine Coast, inspired by and dedicated to, the survivors. Find out about this movement and how to get involved.

Start-Up Social: Summer 2018 Mixer Series
Time:6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:#15 292 Gower Point Road, Gibsons, BC
Presented By:FUSE Work Hub
Cost:Free
Contact:Rhona MacInnes
Phone:604.989.2105
Have you recently started a business, in any sector, on the Sunshine Coast? Are you interested in starting up something on the Sunshine Coast and want to meet some other new business owners? Are you a "solo-preneur" who spends a lot of time working alone or on your computer and just feel like getting your summer mixer on? Bring a cold drink, we’ll supply the snacks, patio and space for chilling with some new friends and good conversation.

Wear From Here
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:TBA
Contact:Verna Chan
Phone:604.886.3114
The 2nd Annual Wear From Here Fashion Show is a celebration of wearable art on the Sunshine Coast -- Gibsons to Powell River. The show will feature clothing, accessories and jewellery made locally; with an emphasis on hand-crafted, eco-friendly materials and may be up-cycled, recycled, or re-purposed. Fashions may range from everyday wearables to artistic statements.

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Double Bill: Patricia Hetherington & PJ Reece
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Share the event on Facebook!
Join us for readings from these popular local authors! Patricia Hetherington reads from her new memoir, 'Under The Covers: 'A Life of Gumption, Passion, Gifts, and Secrets, while fiction writer PJ Reece shares stories from 'Throw Mama From The Boat (and Other Ferry Tales).

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The 'Lift' Speaker Series: Get Inspired. Learn Stuff.
Time:12:15 PM - 1:15 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library & Sunshine Coast Speakers
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:To host or speak at LIFT, contact the Sunshine Coast Speakers here!
Inspirational and educational talks the third Friday of every month. This month's theme is "Harvest for the World," and the host is Katherine Scott. Each event features three speakers. If you would like to be a host or speaker at 'Lift' please contact the organizer through the online form: sunshinecoastspeakers.com/contact.

Dream Owl Equinox
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Yoga by the Sea, Roberts Creek
Cost:$10 at the door
Meditation and Motion, an evening of sacred sound and guided meditation with Michael Lacoste.

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Repair Cafe at the Sechelt Library
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library & the Repair Cafe
Cost:Free
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator, Sechelt Public Library
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Repairs to domestic devices from around home. The repairs are done by some really cool guys, all while you wait.

Salmon Celebration
Time:1:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Iris Griffith Nature Centre, 15200 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Park
Presented By:Ruby Lake Lagoon Society
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Lee Ann Ennis
Phone:604.741.8922
Web Link:http://lagoonsociety.com
This is a celebration of Salmon with no salmon being served! There will be tea, coffee, cake and friends! Original works of art by Shelley Stunell and students. Storytelling by Pender Harbour Elders.

7th Annual Comedy on the Coast
Time:6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Westcoast Mining Contractors
Cost:$50.00
Tickets:www.brownpapertickets.com or call 604.989.2010
Contact:Debbie Mularchuk
Web Link:http://sechelthospitalfoundation.org
Three great Canadian comedians... one night!! This is annual fundraiser, which benefits Sechelt Hospital Foundation specifically pediatric care, has successful built a birthing room in the Sechelt Hospital and a hearing booth in Gibsons Medical Clinic. Total funds to date raised $192,000.00 so please have a laugh and support the children on the coast!

PR - PIGS: Canada's Pink Floyd
Time:7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre, 5400 Marine Ave, PR
Cost:$39.50 advance / $42 door
Tickets:tickets/info www.ghostfingerproductions.com
A must see for all Pink Floyd fans. Canada's most authentic Tribute on a Cross Canada Tour.

Andrew Collins Trio CD Release
Time:8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:Andrew Collins Trio
Cost:$20 advance - $25 at door
Tickets:https://andrewcollinsmusic.net/event/2405354/475867192/tongue-groove-cd-release
Contact:Lisa Weitz, Manager
Phone:416.624.3466
5x JUNO nominee/7x CFMA winning mando maestro finds himself at the epicentre of Canada’s acoustic/roots music scene. Co-founded Canadian bands like the Creaking Tree String Quartet, the Foggy Hogtown Boys. Bending and blending genres between the worlds of Béla Fleck and Newgrass invader, David Grisman. Launching a new double album, Tongue & Groove.

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Habitat for Humanity AGM
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Pebbles Restaurant, Driftwood Inn, Sechelt
Cost:na

PR - Diemm - Ten Thousand Miracles, Featuring Oliver Swain
Time:7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Cranberry Hall, 6828 Cranberry St, Powell River
Cost:$15
Singer-Songwriter-Harper-Poet Diemm joined by critically acclaimed folk-roots artist Oliver Swain on acoustic bass, and world percussionist Ben Johnson

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Tuesday Talk : Blockchain, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency & the Future
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Find out the origins of Bitcoin, what is blockchain, what is cryptocurrency, what are the implications of these new technologies, and what can we expect in the future. With Stephen Murphy.

Spanish Conversation Cafe
Time:4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Cost:FREE - to register call 604.885.3260
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor Centre
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
2nd & 4th Tuesdays Oct 9, 23, Nov 13, 27. For those who already know Spanish and want to practice with others. All levels welcome. Lead by Meredith Stewart.

Outbox: Digital Development for the Working Artist by Pennylane Shen
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:350 Glassford Rd @ High Beam Dreams
Presented By:Pennylane Shen
Cost:$25
Tickets:https://share-there.com/index.php/upcomingevents/event?id=325
Contact:Marlene Lowden
Phone:604.741.2545
Email:marlenelowden@gmail.com
Web Link:More info and for tickets
A unique seminar designed specifically fine artists interested in developing their online presence and promoting their work in a professional and efficient way. The seminar will cover print materials, websites, instagram and newsletters. Pennylane Shen is a professional art consultant who is recognized internationally for her work.

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Muse: Open Mic @ the Gibsons Public Library
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Join the group on Facebook!
Share five minutes of your poetry, prose and song at this monthly open mic. This month's theme is "Aging Gracefully," and this month's host is Stephen Sell. To read a five-minute excerpt, sign up at the event or in advance by calling the library at 604.886.2130.

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Death Cafe - A safe place to discuss death & dying.
Time:10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
with trained facilitators. Coffee and cake will be served.

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Gala 2018 Fundraiser and Tribute to Wayne Rowe
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:tba
details to come

Out of ConTEXT -- Opening Reception
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:free
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://www.fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Members of the Sunshine Coast Surface Design Association embrace wordplay through their use of colour, texture and pattern. Meet the artists and enjoy the day. Exhibition closes Oct 28th.

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Matinee Movie & Conversation: The Wind Rises
Time:4:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library, and Sunshine Coast Community Services & Capilano University's Welcoming Communities program
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Find out what's on at the library by visiting our online calendar.
Enjoy this award-winning Studio Ghibli film and stay for coffee, tea, snacks and conversation. Film in Japanese with English subtitles. 127 minutes. Rated PG-13.

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Sechelt Arts Festival
Location:various locations in Sechelt
Cost:tba
Email:na
Web Link:http://secheltartsfestival.com
Oct 5 - 21 2018. watch for details

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18th Annual Gibsons Fall Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Quality Garden & Pet, 325 Pratt Rd, Gibsons
Cost:Free Admission
Contact:Darren
Phone:604.989.0947
Oct 6-7. 30+ Vendors jewelry - cards - books, soap - preserves - teas - spices - food fibre arts - garden art - produce - crafts, painting, aromatherapy - baking, chocolate - honey - clothing … and so much more! Hospital auxiliary bake sale & raffles Largest Pumpkin Contest Kids Contest : Best Dressed Vegetable Kids Craft Corner Lions club concession booth All Proceeds donated to local charities gibsonsfallfair.org Spaces still available.

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Spanish Conversation Cafe
Time:4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
2nd & 4th Tuesdays Oct 9, 23, Nov 13, 27 For those who already know Spanish and want to practice with others. All levels welcome. Lead by Meredith Stewart.

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Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Oct 12-14. Friday 12-5pm; Sat 10-5 & Sun 10-3. Up to two boxes of gently used donated books are appreciated

10th Annual Mushroom Festival
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Rbts Creek Hall, Madeira Park Community Hall
Cost:Fri. $10; Sat. $5/hall entrance; Sun foray/cook-up $30
Web Link:http://scshroom.org/
Oct 12-14. Check website for details www.scshroom.org

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PR - "What'd I Play" - Ray Charles tribute
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Powell River Legion, 6811 Alexander St
Presented By:Powell River Legion
Cost:TBA
Tickets:Powell River Legion
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Ron Campbell & the bLUES bUSTERS present their tribute to the music of the great Ray Charles. 6-piece band plays Brother Ray's hits and hidden gems. Limited seating, don't miss this spectacular event!

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Historical Fiction Book Club
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:FREE - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Join us for monthly book club sessions this fall. Make a list of books you would like to read and discuss. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado will guide the group. 3rd Monday of the month. Nov 19, Dec 19

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Death Cafe - A safe place to discuss death & dying.
Time:10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
with trained facilitators. Coffee and cake will be served.

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SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL 2018
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast, Langdale to Earl's Cove
Presented By:Coast Cultural Alliance
Cost:Free
Email:artcrawl@eastlink.ca
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartcrawl.com
October 19-21, 10am-5pm each day with Special Openings happening on Fri from 7 to 9pm. The Art Crawl offers Crawler along the Sunshine Coast Hwy visiting galleries and art studios, from Langdale to Earl's Cove. Experience the vibrant arts and culture community of the Sunshine Coast -- and maybe even take a little something special home with you. www.facebook.com/SunshineCoastArtCrawl

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PR - Chase Padgett, Six Guitars
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre 5400 Marine Avenue Powell River
Cost:Adults $24; students $12
Tickets:Online at tickets.powellriveracademy.org
Phone:604.483.3900
Web Link:http://tickets.powellriveracademy.org
A pitch-perfect blend of music, comedy and characters. Chase portrays six different guitar playing characters each sharing their own style of music: Blues, Jazz, Rock, Classical, Folk & Country.

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Concert - Matthew Byrne
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Visitor Information Centre, Sechelt; website www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
A true son of Newfoundland, he celebrates songs which touch the heart and bring history to life.

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Enter the Dragon's Den: Sustainability Contest
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Find out how to enter the contest! Deadline OCT. 2
Tonight's the night! The finalists of the "Enter the Dragon's Den" sustainability contest have answered this question: How can we make the Sunshine Coast a more sustainable community? Come hear their five-minute pitches and vote for your favourite! Two winners--the Jury's Choice and People's Choice--will take home prizes. Put on your Wednesday-best and join us in celebrating these great ideas!

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Apple Festival
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Cooper's Green 5500 Fisherman Rd, Halfmoon Bay
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.5539
Web Link:http://www.halfmoonbayapplefestival.com/
Oct 19-20-21. Part of Art Crawl - showcase their creations Slurp a soup, munch on apple yummies, hear a tune, soak in the beauty of Cooper's Green Park. Join in the fun stirring apple butter all weekend. Saturday evening dance (ticketed event). Bring the kids along Sunday for Apple Festival, complete with native drumming, local produce, vendors, homemade soup, pony rides, kids playing violins, and apple butter sales.

Blanket Exercise - Reconciliation through Education & Understanding
Time:10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260 - Space is limited.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator, Sechelt Public Library
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
This exercise is a unique participatory history lesson - developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers and educators - that fosters truth, understanding, respect, and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

The Soames Grinder
Time:9:00 PM
Location:
Cost:$60
This will be an endurance event which means the winner is the one who runs the most loops up and down Soames Hill. the loop will be about 1.7km in total; starting at the parking lot at the end of Esperanza Rd. Info http://www.teamwolverineathletics.com/soames-grinder.html

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PR - Lennie Gallant, Waking Up The Ghosts
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre, PR
Cost:$24, Srs & Stdnts $12
Tickets:The Peak, Academy of Music Box Office
A native of PEI. Lennie has multiple awards and nominations from the Junos to the East Coast Music Awards and named Artist of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards.

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Muse: Open Mic at the Gibsons Library
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons & District Public Library
Cost:free
Contact:Andrea
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
For young poets, writers, singers, spoken word artists, and their fans ages 12-22. This is part of our on-going, monthly MUSE Open Mic series but in July will focus on the creative works or rants or young people. Please contact the library in advance if you want a turn at the mic. Tell your town what’s on your mind.

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Concert - Jazz Affair
Time:7:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Visitor Information Centre, Sechelt; website www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
From Quebec, these 6 singers were award winners at the prestigious Harmony Sweepstakes A Cappella Festival in New York.

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Spanish Conversation Cafe
Time:4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Twice a month 2nd & 4th Tuesdays Nov 13, 27. For those who already know Spanish and want to practice with others. All levels welcome. Lead by Meredith Stewart.

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Author Reading: "Freshly Picked: A Locavore's Love Affair with BCs Bounty" by Jane Reid
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Freshly Picked is an essential read for any local food lover. Season by season read offers stories, memories, and tales of love and affection for the best of what BC has to offer.

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Historical Fiction Book Club
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
3rd Monday of the month. Nov 19, Dec 19. Join us for monthly book club sessions this fall. Make a list of books you would like to read and discuss. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library staff member and Historical Fiction aficionado will guide the group.

Blanket Exercise - Reconciliation through Education & Understanding
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260 - Space is limited.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator, Sechelt Public Library
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
This exercise is a unique participatory history lesson - developed in collaboration with Indigenous Elders, knowledge keepers, and educators - that fosters truth, understanding, respect and reconciliation among Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.

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Repair Cafe at the Sechelt Library
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library & the Repair Cafe
Cost:FREE
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
FREE repairs to domestic devices from around home. The work is done by some really cool guys, all while you wait.

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Death Cafe - A safe place to discuss death & dying.
Time:10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor Centre
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
with trained facilitators. Coffee and cake will be served.

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Concert - Company B Jazz Band
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Visitor Information Centre, Sechelt; website www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
The fine musicians of Company B deliver a zippy brand of vintage jazz guaranteed to have audiences dancing in their seats.

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Concert - Janelle Nadeau Trio
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Visitor Information Centre, Sechelt; website www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
An afternoon of music with harp, violin, and cello ranging from classical to folk and traditional Celtic.

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Two concerts - Fred Penner
Time:11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Visitor Information Centre, Sechelt; website www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
One of Canada's foremost children's entertainers. A touchstone in the lives of three generations, his stories and songs delight all ages, and everyone joins in the sing-alongs! Two shows: 11:30 AM and 1:30 PM

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Concert - Kai Gleusteen and Catherine Odronneau
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
From Barcelona, with love. Partners in music and in life, Kai and Catherine present two concerts featuring the music of Strauss, Brahms, and others.

collapse Sunday, March 31, 2019
Concert - Kai Gleusteen and Catherine Odronneau
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
From Barcelona, with love. Partners in music and in life, Kai and Catherine present two concerts featuring the music of Strauss, Brahms, and others.

collapse Sunday, April 28, 2019
Concert - Linsey Aitken and Ken Campbell
Time:2:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Visitor Information Centre, Sechelt; website www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Contact:Marg Penney
Phone:604.883.0237
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Coming directly from Loch Lomond, Scotland, classically trained cellist & singer Linsey Aitken and singer/songwriter Ken Campbell combine the best of traditional and current Scottish music.

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