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Pottery Lessons at Forst Pottery Gallery
Date(s):  Monday, September 11, 2017 - Monday, October 23, 2017 
Time:5:30 AM-7:30 PM
Location:Forst Pottery Gallery 1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Pat Forst
Cost:$225 + materials ($15 - $20)
Contact:Pat Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:http://forststudio.com
Mondays & Tuesdays to Oct 23. Beginner and intermediate students are invited to join Pat Forst in her lovely Gibsons studio and learn to throw pots on the wheel. In this class you will learn how to center the clay and make vessels such as mugs and bowls and how to trim them and attach handles. Intermediate students will learn how to make containers with lids such as honey pots and casseroles.

Pottery Lessons on the Wheel
Date(s):  Monday, September 11, 2017 - Monday, October 23, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Forst Pottery Gallery 1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Pat Forst
Cost:$225 + materials ($15 - $20)
Contact:Pat Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:http://forststudio.com
Monday & Tuesdays to October 23. Beginner and intermediate students are invited to join Pat Forst in her lovely Gibsons studio and learn to throw pots on the wheel. In this class you will learn how to center the clay and make vessels such as mugs and bowls and how to trim them and attach handles. Intermediate students will learn how to make containers with lids such as honey pots and casseroles.

Life Drawing
Date(s):  Friday, September 29, 2017 - Friday, June 29, 2018 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$30 for 3 sessions
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Sept 29, Oct 27, Nov 24.

Repair Cafe with the Makers
Date(s):  Saturday, September 30, 2017 - Saturday, June 30, 2018 
Time:12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130 for more info
Web Link:https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/repair-cafe-with-the-makers/
Monthly. Bring in any small appliance or item and volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Makers will teach you how to fix it. In our current world of hoarding stuff, this type of repair café encourages us to find the value in fixing things we already have, rather than simply purchasing something new.

Meditation Mondays
Date(s):  Monday, October 02, 2017 - Monday, November 27, 2017 
Time:12:30 PM-1:00 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://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Mondays to Dec 4. Start you week with focus and mindfulness. A 10 minute guided meditation will be offered at Pprecisely 12:40pm. Doors open at 12:30, and your are welcome to stay until 1:00pm to sit in contemplative silence. No sessions on Holiday Mondays.

Liberation! A six week Breath Series
Date(s):  Tuesday, October 03, 2017 - Tuesday, December 12, 2017 
Time:6:30 PM-9:30 PM
Location:Halfmoon Haven, 8505 Redrooffs Rd
Cost:$200 (6 - 3hr sessions)
Phone:604.908.5366
Tues to Dec 12. With Jennifer Field. Learn to navigate through your body, mind, and spirit, using your own breath as a potent medicine and healing tool for your life. Call for info

Community Yoga with Samantha Burke
Date(s):  Thursday, October 05, 2017 - Thursday, October 26, 2017 
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:suggested $5 drop in
Thursdays to Oct 26. Bring your mat, everyone welcome.

"The Writers" Group
Date(s):  Thursday, October 05, 2017 - Thursday, November 16, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator, Sechelt Public Library
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
The 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month. Oct 5, 19, Nov 2, 16. For all writers 18 years and over. No experience necessary. With local writer & instructor Shelley Harrison Rae.

Little Hands (Big Minds) Fridays
Date(s):  Friday, October 06, 2017 - Friday, December 29, 2017 
Time:9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$5 drop in
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Fridays. Creative social time for parents and littles. Coffee, snacks, and chats with Sandy Buck.

Free Job Skills Workshop
Date(s):  Friday, October 06, 2017 - Friday, November 03, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Open Door office, 5674 Cowrie St
Cost:free
Tickets:Registration required
Phone:604.865.0170 for more info and to register
Fridays to Nov 3. Must commit to attend all workshops in the series.

Clay for Kids Workshop
Date(s):  Sunday, October 08, 2017 - Sunday, November 05, 2017 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$125/child or adult (all materials and firings included)
Tickets:enrol at amberroadpottery@gmail.com or Alex Ora 604.740.3754
Contact:Alex Ora
Email:amberroadpottery@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.amberroadpottery.com/
4 Sundays to Nov 5th. Explore clay for your child or the child in you

Beginner's Hula with Dhyana Bartkow
Date(s):  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - Wednesday, November 01, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Gibsons, call for location
Presented By:Dhyana Bartkow
Cost:$60 for 4 classes
Tickets:dhyana.bartkow@gmail.com
Wednesdays to Nov 1. Dhyana will be teaching "Pilipa'a" a lovely heart-felt dance that is the signature hula of her halau on Kauai. Learn the standard arm movements for several concepts.

Conversational Spanish
Date(s):  Thursday, October 12, 2017 - Thursday, October 26, 2017 
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Every 2nd Thursday, Oct 12, 26, Nov 9, 23. Everyone Welcome to come and learn Spanish.

Chakra Enlightenment Intensive
Date(s):  Sunday, October 15, 2017 - Sunday, December 03, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Inner Moves Studio, 625 Glen Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Dhyana
Cost:$180 or $25 drop-in
Tickets:Inner Moves phone or email
Contact:Dhyana Bartkow
Phone:604.886.9737
Sundays to Dec 3. Self-realization through aura meditation. Develop stronger spiritual and psychic pathways and a feeling of being fully and uniquely you. Cleanse, heal and activate 1 chakra per week with light, color, sound, love & affirmations. Drop-in available for previous participants. www.InnerMoves.com

Writing Meditation
Date(s):  Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - Wednesday, November 15, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:45 PM
Location:420 S.Fletcher Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Carine De Kock
Cost:$72/6 evenings
Tickets:420 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Contact:Carine De Kock
Phone:604.886.0200
Wed to Nov 15. Find your writing voice. In this course you will learn to dive into the imagination, write from the body, silence the inner critic and retrieve stories held in the subconscious. You will find new doorways into writing through mindfulness, evocative images, playfulness, visualizations and stimulating prompts. For more information please see: spacestobe.org

Foraging for Mushrooms
Date(s):  Saturday, October 21, 2017 - Monday, October 23, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-3:30 PM
Location:Capilano University & local forests
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:$36.75
Tickets:SCRD recreation facilities or 604 885 7529 or www/scrd/ca/recreation
Oct 21, 28. Discover the wonders of our local forest mushrooms and the joy of hunting for these delectable edibles. You will learn how to recognize which are edible and which to avoid. Then, on each day we will venture into the forest, learning as we collect. Bring Lunch

The Art of Chocolate - Learn and Taste
Date(s):  Saturday, October 21, 2017 
Time:2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:Info session session is free and tasting is $15/person.
Tickets:register at 'Art meets Chocolate Studio (in the Market) or 604.330.5774
Join Art meets Chocolate master chocolatier Sylvia Punguntzky learn about single origin chocolate. This session, will change how you think of chocolate! Learn about the profile of chocolate from different parts of the world and use your taste buds to appreciate the difference of premium, organic and fair or direct trade chocolate

How to Write Like a Nobel Laureate: Exploring the Techniques of Alice Munro
Date(s):  Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Sunday, October 29, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Private residence, Roberts Creek
Presented By:Andrea Routley
Cost:100
Tickets:by email to coastpiano@gmail.com
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.741.3390
Email:coastpiano@gmail.com
Web Link:See the full description by visiting Andrea Routley online.
October 26, 7-8:30 pm & October 29, 1-4 pm "Andrea is smart, funny and has a great eye for detailed analysis. The class was enjoyable and well planned. I learned some new techniques and was reminded of others I had forgotten." Kathryn Para, author of Lucky, shortlisted for the Ethel Wilson Prize for Fiction. Alice Munro is a master of fiction, but what is the mechanism of the works’ genius? In this two-part workshop, discover some of Munro’s favourite techniques and use them to transform your own prose into vibrant and sophisticated masterpieces.

Natural Dyeing: Indigo and Shibori Techniques
Date(s):  Saturday, October 28, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:The Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$125
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
In this workshop you will learn how to make an Indigo Dye Vat to dye natural materials. We will explore a variety of Shibori patterns to tie, sew, fold + clamp cotton fabric to make striking prints on cloth. You will go home with lots of samples of patterns and the confidence to build your own Indigo Dye Vat.

Never Leave Your Chair Yoga for Everybody
Date(s):  Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Sunday, November 26, 2017 
Time:11:00 AM12:00 AM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$5 suggested donation
Saturdays to Dec 2nd. Join Certified Yoga Therapist Bobbie Seale Cobiskey for an accessible and enjoyable yoga class for everyone. It combines physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation or relaxation and a distinct philosophy.

Follow the Light: Intro to Digital Photography
Date(s):  Saturday, November 04, 2017 - Saturday, November 25, 2017 
Location:Kube Studios, Unit 101 - 875 Gibson Way, Gibsons
Cost:$150 entire series $40 drop-in
Phone:604.989.9677
Email:thekubestudios@gmail.com
Web Link:http://thekubestudios.com
4 Saturdays to Nov 25. Through hands-on learning and guided photo walks with photo guru Chelsea Brooks Roisum

PR - Bow Immersion Workshop
Date(s):  Sunday, November 05, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017 
Time:12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Location:20 mn. south of Powell River
Presented By:Ravenbeak Natureworks
Cost:$995 CAD
Tickets:Info and regisger at www.ravenbeak.com
Nov 5-12. Only 1 spot left available.Immerse yourself in the world of bows. Build your dream bow from local Pacific Yew wood, a dozen natural bamboo arrows, practice shooting in our archery lane, harvest your own stave to take home, and more! 8 days of all things bows from professional bowyer Jamie MacDonald.

Organizational Development: Diversity and Inclusion
Date(s):  Monday, November 06, 2017 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Sunshien Coast Botanical Garden - Sparling Pavilion, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:$30
Tickets:By telephone at 604-885-9631 or at share-there.com
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:jane@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://writersfestival.ca
This workshop will look at how we can approach organizational development, capacity building, and Board and volunteer recruitment with a view to increasing diversity and ensuring our orgs are inclusive. This workshop is of particular interest to reps of local non-profit societies. Workshop facilitator: Jael Richardson, Founding AD of the Festival of Literary Diversity.

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