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collapse Thursday, May 19, 2016
Attack of Danger Bay 15
Location:Madeira Park, and various locations in Pender Harbour
Cost:various
May 19-25. Thurs - Egmont Grind Push Race; Fri - set up camp, bands, bonfire; Sat - Parade, Hockey, registration and more; Sun - race day; Mon-Wed more riding and road rash rumble. Limited Parking !!! More info http://www.coastlongboarding.com/dangerbay.cfm

collapse Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Remnants
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Writers' Open Mic Night
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:free
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.artsbuilding.org
Calling all published and aspiring writers! This free event led by author PJ Reece is open to all levels, all genres and even works in progress. Each writer gets five minutes to share their latest work, listen to others and get to know and network with other writers on the Coast

collapse Thursday, May 26, 2016
Spin-in at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Time:10:00 AM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Cost:na
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Last Thursday monthly. SC Spinners & Weavers Guild gather in the studio to spin and share information, non-Guild members welcome. Info: http://fibreworksgallery.com

PR - 1st Annual West Coast Django & Jazz - Cancelled
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Powell River Academy of Music, 7280 Kemano Street, Powell River
Cost:$25 advanced $30 at the door
Tickets:River City Coffee
Phone:250.812.6888
An Evening of World-Class Gypsy Jazz & Jazz Music featuring Juno Award winning guitar veteran Oliver Gannon, World Champion in Digital, Acoustic and Jazz Accordion Cory Pesaturo, Canada's multi-instrumentalist wunderkind Quinn Bachand and his sizzling hot gypsy jazz ensemble Brishen (nominated for a staggering 5 Canadian Folk Music Awards), and special guest, Powell River's own Walter Martella.

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PR - 9th Annual Lund Shellfish Festival
Location:various locations in Lund
Cost:free Sat & Sunday; Friday evening $18
May 27 - 29. Daily activities along including Friday night’s Chowder Challenge & Silent Auction, At the outdoor weekend event, vendors will offer fresh-cooked seafood, local musicians will entertain, boat tour operators will offer short trips to the nearby marine parks, free cooking demonstrations will be held every few hours, live shellfish will be available for sale, talented craft vendors will have their creations on display, and there will be special menu items at the restaurants More info www.lundbc.ca

Celebrate Local Photographers
Location:Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons
Presented By:London Drugs potolab & Sunnycrest Mall
Cost:na
Friday 3-7pm Gala Opening! Sat May 28 - Mon May 30, 1pm - 5pm daily. Be inspired by talented photographers & see what more you can do with your own great shots! Bright, crisp, high quality prints and photobooks on display have been produced by London Drugs photolab.

Halfmoon Bay Performing Arts Sing and Dance Concert
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Chatelech High School, Sechelt
Cost:$15, children under 12 - $10

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Robert’s Creek Legion, 3064 Lower Rd, Robert's Creek, BC
Presented By:Robert’s Creek Legion Branch 219
Cost:by donation
Contact:Diane McIntosh
Phone:604.886.9813
Here's a great opportunity to take your kids out to dinner and a live show at the Robert's Creek Legion! From 5:30 - 8:30 the Legion invites families to come and enjoy the food, atmosphere and entertainment. This week Charlotte Wrinch plays originals and covers, from 6 - 7:30 pm.

Simon Paradis and Boyd Norman
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Old Boot Eatery, Sechelt
Cost:na
Tickets:reservations 604.885.2727

PR - Powell River Dreams - An Exhibition of Art and Ideas
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Powell River Venue tba
Cost:tba
May 27-28. Opening Gala May 27th. Featuring unique visions for the future of Powell River in any art medium representing social, artistic, environmental, entrepreneurial, political, or recreational. Presentations and performances.

ARTESIA Coffeehouse
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Coast Cultural Alliance
Cost:$10
Tickets:at the door
Contact:Linda
Phone:604.740.5825
Email:artsinfo@suncoastarts.com
Web Link:http://www.suncoastarts.com
Doors 7pm. Featuring 'North to find Penguins', the Lumiere/Ord Family, Janet Panic, David Kipling and Bigger Bits of string with Kaia Neilson, Mark Lebbell, Ken Dalgleish & Graham Walker. Come early for a good seat, view the new gallery exhibition, a slide show of musicians and enjoy treats by Trish.

Blue Line Trio
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion
Cost:$25

collapse Saturday, May 28, 2016
Drag Race
Location:Sechelt Airport, top of Field Rd, Wilson Creek
Cost:$10 for Sunday Public Race
Sat 9am-5pm - members test n tune. Sunday public race 9am.

SC Quilting Guild hosting Play Day
Location:Holy Parish Hall, 5700 Nickerson Dr, West Sechelt
Cost:na
7 Mini Demos. Doors 8:45 Bus. Mtg. at 11:00 Plus Show & Tell, Newcomers Welcome

House Concert & Dinner with Jada McKenzie-Moore
Location:Halfmoon Bay, details with reservation
Cost:$50
Tickets:reserve at sk@sandykayart.com
Fundraiser for Jada, a 15-year old singer and songwriter, to attend World Championship of Performing Arts.

Garden Work Party
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
The second garden work party welcomes one and all to help keep the Art Centre looking good. You can call in advance and give us your name and contact info or just show up!

PR - Open Studio and Art Sale
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Monkey Tree Studio, 2277 Phillips Rd, Powell River
Cost:na
40 percent of all proceeds to the Powell River Academy of Music. Originals, limited edition prints, cards - everything is waiting here for you! Cookies are on the house.

PR - Roxy Records Vinyl Garage Sale
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:7053 F Glacier St, Powell River
Cost:na

The Roving Artists Show and Sale
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Shirley Macey Park, Gibsons
Cost:na

PR - Better When I'm Dancing - SDA's Year End Performance
Time:2:00 PM
Location:101-4871 Joyce Ave, PR
Cost:$15, $12 grandparents/children
2pm and 7pm

PR - Word on the Wharf
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Powell River
Cost:TBA
Publishers, Authors, Magazines, Comics, Spoken Word, Vendors, Kids Zone (With Puppets) & More

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Web Link:http://www.
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

Fundraiser for Fort Mac!
Time:6:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion #219
Presented By:Jeevious Family
Cost:6pm - 9pm family friendly, by donation // 9pm $6 members / $12 guests of members
Tickets:Door
Contact:Don jeevious
Email:events@fyica.com
Web Link:Ft Mac Fundraiser Facebook Event Page
May 28-29. A fundraiser for the folks in Ft McMurray -proceeds to the Food Bank *Dinner show (family friendly) 6- 9 - by donation **Evening Show (19+) Doors @ 9 - $6 members / $12 guests of members. Performances by: Chicken-Like Birds // https://www.facebook.com/chickenlikebirds Jeevious Family facebook.com/jeeviousfamily/ Washboard Road High Jingo Gord D Birtch Ray McNally Lee Matuga and more tba!

Karen Graves and Budge Schachte
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Old Boot Eatery
Cost:na
Tickets:reservations 604.885.2727

Bill Coon and Steve Giltrow Jazz Guitar Duo House Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Hopkins Landing, location given with reservation
Presented By:Steve Giltrow
Cost:$20
Tickets:from sgiltrow@gmail.com
Bill Coon, a National Jazz Award recipient will be joining Steve Giltrow playing Swing, Bebop, Blues, Bossas, Ballads and originals. Limited seating.

Dance Time with Jim Taylor
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre
Cost:$10 members, $15 non-members
Tickets:at the centre or at the door

"In the Name of Aloha" with Puna, Hula Kahuna from Kauai
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Davis Bay Hall
Presented By:Keia Papa Kaua
Cost:$15/$20 sliding scale
Tickets:at the door (early arrival suggested)
Contact:Dhyana Bartkow
Phone:604.886.9737
An evening of music, talk story, hula, film with Puna Kalama Dawson (hula master, composer, recording artist, social activist, descendant of Queen Kalama and kahunas) to perpetuate Hawaiian culture and aloha. A unique opportunity to be with a 'keeper of knowledge' and Hawaiian dignitary recognized worldwide, following her week-long workshop with our local hula troupe. www.InnerMoves.com/Hula.html

Glow
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20 advance $25 at the door
Tickets:after Apr 20 @ Sun Haven Waldorf School, MELOmania, online at Share-There.com
Deep House Glow in the Dark Party. Featuring DJ Yum Yum, DJ Kate Matthews, Lights and Sound by Jason Whyte.A fundraiser for Waldorf School

Susan Telfer Book Launch
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
Susan Telfer’s intense poems in “Ghost Town” are possessed of a wild brilliance all their own. There is a raw, unruly energy coming to the surface of these poems, which is their power.

Playback
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion
Cost:$10

PR - Adham Shaikh
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub, Powell River
Cost:$12
Tickets:at the Pub
Live levitation displays. Digital Artwork.

collapse Sunday, May 29, 2016
2nd Annual Sunshine Coast Mini Maker Faire
Time:11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Dougall Park, Gibsons Landing
Cost:na
Exhibits, demonstrations and workshops showcasing do-it-yourself ingenuity-meets-technology for everyone from 2 to 100+. Learn about arduinos, robotics, 3D scanning and printing, 3D design, glassmaking, tshirt printing on next-generation printers, drawbots, steampunk, and more exhibits added daily. Come out and see what makers on the Sunshine Coast have been creating, get inspired and join the maker movement - more info sunshinecoastminimakerfaire.com

Peter Van Deursen Band
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na

PR - SPCA - Just for Cats Internet Video Fest
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:$10 each or $30 family
Tickets:PR SPCA, 7558 Duncan St.
doors 5:30pm

collapse Monday, May 30, 2016
Sunshine Coast Bike to Work & School Week
Time:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:All Sunshine Coast
Presented By:TraC (Transportation Choices)
Cost:Free
Tickets:None
Contact:Martin Prestage
Phone:604.837.5943
Email:martin@lifecycle.ca
Web Link:Bike To Work & School Week
May 30-June 5. Bike to Work & School Week is an annual event run Province wide to encourage workers and students within the communities to ride their bike to work or school. There are events all week long, lots of free prizes, free food, free drink, and an amazing party at Persephone Brewery in the planning. Sign up for free at www.biketowork.ca/sunshine-coast

SC Community Orchestra Association presents 'Timeless Treasures'
Time:5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location:Highland Centre, Roberts Creek
Cost:By Donation
The Coast Chamber Strings conducted by Sarah Poon, and SC Junior Youth Ensemble and Salix Strings conducted by Kathleen Hovey will be joining forces to present music by Bach, Handel, Mozart, Rimsky-Korsakov, the Beatles and more!

collapse Wednesday, June 01, 2016
Book Tour Kick-Off for 'Goodnight Sunshine'
Time:2:00 PM
Location:WOW Art Cafe in Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons
Cost:na
Sunshine Coast author Mark Cameron is loading up the family camper van for 30 Days of Sunshine, his inaugural BC Book Tour. This promotional tour for Cameron’s debut novel, Goodnight Sunshine, will have his family of four exploring the southern half of British Columbia in their 19-foot camper van, stopping along the way to engage with readers at a variety of libraries, farmers’ markets and bookstores.

Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Opening Reception for Refraction: Queer Artists of the Sunshine Coast
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Doris Crowston Gallery, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt
Cost:na
Contact:Anna Nobile
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:facebook
The artists in this exhibition represent a diverse group of established artists producing superior work in a variety of media: Morley Baker (acrylics), Craig Cochrane (photography), Sandra Corbett (wood), Kim Hadley (natural materials), Marilyn Marshall (acrylics), Lore Schmidts (oils/mixed media), Shey Smith (ceramics), Janet Tufnall (fibre).

collapse Thursday, June 02, 2016
PR - Opening Reception - Fusion: Art Show / Book Launch
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Vancouver Island University 100-7085 Nootka St, Powell River
Cost:na
An art show and book launch by two Powell River luminaries. Arnold Nouwens' new art show and book launch for Kaimana Wolff's new poetry book. The cover art for Wolff's latest book of poetry, Cured of Kings, has been painted by "The Dutch Master" of Powell River. Nouwens' new art show at VIU starts on June 2nd, 2016, with an opening reception where you can browse his paintings, get a copy of Wolff's book, and meet both artist and author. Live music, appies, and good times for all

SoundOut vocal improv ensemble presents: The Voice Unchained
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe Roberts Creek
Presented By:SoundOut and LotFive
Cost:$10 suggested donation at the door
Tickets:at the door
Contact:Viviane Houle
Phone:604.886.3811
Email:info@vivianehoule.ca
Web Link:Viviane Houle
Spontaneous vocal compositions and original scores with vocalists: Anna Banana, Donna Balma, Emily Tredger, Janice McFegan, Jill Shatford, Karen Bulmer, Sarah Croxall, Tzaddi Gordon and Viviane Houle (Director)

PR - Dancehall Circus Bashment
Time:9:30 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub, 5987 Lund St, Powell River
Cost:$15
featuring international and regional reggae artists: Gisto, formerly of Wassabi Colective and, the Acrobatics, Juggling and Roots Reggae sounds of Mr. Fantastik Supported by dj Buck Lee with local opening set by Ari Dub Lion

collapse Friday, June 03, 2016
13th Annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival
Time:4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Blues Society
Cost:$20-$25 per show
Tickets:on line www.penderharbourbluesfestival.com Strait Music-Sechelt, Java Docks-Madeira Park, RC Legion-Madeira Park
Contact:Marilyn MacLeod
Phone:604.741.1186
Email:info@penderharbourbluesfestival.com
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourbluesfestival.com
3 day Music Festival featuring David Gogo, Jim Byrnes, Brandon Issak, Cousin Harley, Gary Comeau & the VooDoo Allstars, Karen Graves, Blue Line Trio, Joe Stanton, Simon Paradis, Steve Hinton and more...shows at the RC Legion-Madeira Park, Harbour Spirit Center, Painted Boat Restaurant, John Henry's Marina, PH Community Hall, PH School of Music, Upper Deck Cafe

Simply Warehouse Art Show - Opening Night
Time:5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:1877 Field Rd, Wilson Creek
Cost:Free
Contact:Kasia Krolikowska
This will be the fourth year the creative force of five local artists gather together to exhibit in the unique space up Field Road. Charly Mithrush, Carol Lafave, Donna Stewart, Kasia Krolikowska and Lore Schmidts work in acrylics, collages, cement and acid stains, oils and encaustics. This year they are inviting a guest who works in yet another medium - metal-Ashley Odd.

Friday Night Dinner with Dave Philley
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:donation to musician

PR - Neil Diamond Tribute
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Legion Branch #164 6811 Alexander Street, Powell River
Cost:tickets $25-members, $30-non members and at door
Jason Scott is Neil Diamond

Wailin' Walker
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
June 3-5. 8:00pm Fri/Sat, 2:00pm Sun.

collapse Saturday, June 04, 2016
Egmont Day
Location:Egmont Community Hall
Cost:na
Parade, food, kids' games, fishing derby, canoe races, dinner and family dance.

Simply Warehouse Art Show
Time:11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:1877 Field Rd, Wilson Creek
Cost:Free
Contact:Kasia Krolikowska
June 4-5. This will be the fourth year the creative force of five local artists gather together to exhibit in the unique space up Field Road. Charly Mithrush, Carol Lafave, Donna Stewart, Kasia Krolikowska and Lore Schmidts work in acrylics, collages, cement and acid stains, oils and encaustics. This year they are inviting a guest who works in yet another medium - metal-Ashley Odd.

PR - Coles presents: Elsie Paul
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Coles PR, #6 - 7100 Alberni St, Powell River
Cost:na
Phone:604.485.9711
Sliammon Elder and local author Elsie Paul reading from her book 'Written as I Remember it'. Q&A to follow.

Craig Cochrane talk on Photography
Time:1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Part of "Refraction: Queer Artists of the Sunshine Coast, photographer, Craig Cochrane will give a presentation on photography and process

Opening Reception - Safe Harbours
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Opening reception for 'Safe Harbours', an exhibition of new acrylics by Kim LaFave, running from June 2 - June 26

Dance ARound the World - Dance Works Year End Recitals - Primary
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$15, children $10
Tickets:at the door
June 4 - 2pm; June 5 - 2 & 4pm

Music Makers Spring Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:St John's Church, Davis Bay
Cost:$15
Tickets:Sechelt Info Centre, Seaside Centre

Music Makers Celebration
Time:7:00 PM
Location:St John's United Church, Davis Bay
Cost:$15
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor's Centre, Laedeli, choir members
Featuring MM Adult Choir, Guitar Gang, Reflections Womens Choir, Definitely Diva, Reg and Lynne and special guests 6 coastal Canadian singer songwriters.

Brothers in Farms
Time:9:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:at the door
easy-going-love-of-life-and-good times-unreserved and unapolgetic-musical-mash-up joined by special guest DJ Cronneloctopus

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The Vivaldi Chamber Choir presents 'Beautiful & Bright
Time:4:00 PM
Location:St Hild's Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle, Sechelt
Cost:$15
Tickets:Gaia's Fair Trade, Laedeli, Sechelt Visitors Centre online beautifulandbright.brownpapertickets.com
Phone:604.221.0665
Edette Gagne, Artistic Director, accompanied by Barry Yamanouchi, piano. Join us on a breathtaking musical journey through beauty in its many forms. From the Renaissance to Joshua Yang’s prize winning composition - there will be something for everyone.

Plants + Fungi with Andy MacKinnon
Time:7:00 PM
Location:SC Botanical Gardens, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:$15 members, $20 non-members
Tickets:Botanical Gardens
Phone:604.740.3969
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://coastbotanicalgarden.org/
Plants are fascinating; fungi are fascinating. But for sheer entertainment value, it's difficult to beat plants plus fungi! Fungi have been associated with plants since the earliest plants colonized land, and are requisite partners of almost all of our familiar Pacific Northwest Plants. Join Andy MacKinnon in this exploration of the fruitful union of two of his favourite Kingdoms.

collapse Monday, June 06, 2016
PR - Shake Zone Emergency Preparedness Fair
Time:1:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Crossroads Village Parking Lot, Powell River
Cost:tba
Emergency Preparedness Fair featuring an earthquake simulator and emergency responders. All ages welcome, some restrictions may apply for riding the simulator.

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AGM - The Coast Recital Society
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt
Cost:na

Live Music at the Gumboot - Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

PR - Powell River Chorus Spring Concert
Time:7:30 PM
Location:James Hall at the Powell River Academy
Cost:Tickets are available in advance for $12 at Rockit Music or from Chorus members. $15 at the door.
Contact:Janice Gunn
Phone:604.485.3825
An evening of music and fun presented by the Powell River Chorus under the direction of Walter Martella with accompanist Maryna Gray. Guest performers are the popular ensemble, Treble Makers, who will be accompanied on some numbers by Shaun Coburn. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)

collapse Thursday, June 09, 2016
Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir presents "From Here and There"
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:St. Hilda's Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle Street, Sechelt
Presented By:Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir
Cost:Admission by donation
Contact:Kathleen Wagler
Phone:604.747.1070
Come enjoy an exciting mix of choral pieces from around the world by a 50 voice choir. Directed by Sara Douglas and accompanied by Paula Seward on piano. Bring a friend. suncoastphoenixchoir.ca

collapse Friday, June 10, 2016
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
June 10-12. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Friday Night Dinner & Live Music with Sasha Kay
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na

Sanddy Bone and The Breakdown
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
June 10-12. 8:00pm Fri/Sat, 2:00pm Sun.

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AGM - Arts Building
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Arts Building 464 S. Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Cost:na
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.artsbuilding.org
Our seventh year of operation (September 2015 - May 2016) is coming to a close and what better way to celebrate than with an Annual General Meeting!

PR - I Am You Are We!
Time:12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
Location:Kaleidoscope, 4710 Marine Ave, Powell River
Cost:free
A creative community expression. join us to experience and collaborate to this arts, music, social extravaganza. Each visual artist has been given a mahogony board to express their i am presence, each piece frm the same tree (probably), each adding light to our collective consciousness! More info https://www.facebook.com/events/1513051382338011/

Jazz Week: Verna Chan and Paul Steenhuis
Time:1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Verna Chan on vocals, Paul Steenhuis, guitar.

Jazz Week: Kevin Crofton @ WOW
Time:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:WOW Art Cafe, Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons
Cost:na
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Singer, songwriter, guitar to entertain while you browse and shop.

Dance ARound the World - Dance Works Year End Recitals - Senior
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$15; $10 children
June 11 - 1pm & 4pm; June 12 - 1 & 4pm.

Janet Tufnall on creating art with fabric
Time:1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Part of "Refraction: Queer Artists of the Sunshine Coast", fabric artist, Janet Tufnall gives a demo on creating art with fabric.

Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir presents "From Here and There"
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, 711 Park Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir
Cost:Admission by donation
Contact:Kathleen Wagler
Suncoast Phoenix Choir presents "From Here and There," featuring our 50-voice choir. Enjoy a musical journey across continents and across time. Enjoy classical harmony and syncopated rhythms. Don't miss our traditional singalong with the audience. Directed by Sara Douglas and accompanied by Paula Seward on piano. Don't miss our traditional singalong with the audience. Bring a friend. suncoastphoenixchoir.ca

Success - Dance Spectacular
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Cost:$24 Adults, $18 Students/Seniors
Tickets:Sechelt at Pretty Natty Duds, Starbucks, Lucky's Smokehouse
Phone:604.885.2263
June 11-12, 2pm and 7pm both days. Presented by Coast Academy of Dance.

Jazz Week: Tube Radio
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone, Gibsons
Cost:na
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
a little bit of country swing with Gary McGuire, vocals/guitar; Brent Fitzsimmons, vocals, guitar; Ian McLatchie, steel guitar; Boyd Norman, vocals, bass; Andrew Bates, drums

Jazz Week - Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

Music In The Air
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:St. John's United Church, Davis Bay
Cost:$20
Tickets:EarthFair, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitors Center, choir members
Contact:Joanne Mauro
Phone:604.883.9749
Web Link:http://penderharbourchoir.com
A varied program including folk, popular and classical pieces. Choir directed by Joy McLeod Accompanied by David Poon

Rotary Club - Wines of the Southern Cross
Time:7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Sarah Wray Hall, 4334 Irvines Landing Rd, Garden Bay (by Hotel Lake)
Cost:$75
Tickets:Rotary Club member & Madeira Park Vet Hospital
The annual Pender Harbour Rotary Club Wine Tasting. Fine wines from Australia and New Zealand paired with delicious food by Emelle's Catering. Always a delicious evening! Catering by Emelle's Bistro.

Robby Luvdub DJ Night
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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Jazz Week - Jazz Group of Seven
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$10
Tickets:at the door
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Jazz in the afternoon with Sunshine Coast musician John Frederickson - Trumpet, Carl Montgomery - Alto Sax, Ken Grunenberg - Tenor Sax, Bryan Airth - Trombone, Steve Giltrow - Guitar, John Locke - Bass, Tim Enns - Drums.

Jazz Week - Wanda Nowicki Quintet
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co, Gibsons
Cost:na
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
with Wanda Nowicki, vocals, Ken Dalgleish, Keyboards, Boyd Norman, bass, Steve Bagnell, sax & percussion, John Rule, bass.

PR - Bands on the Beach
Time:2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:the Bandstand at Willingdon Beach.
Cost:Admission free
Powell River Community Band and Comox Valley Concert Band, directed by Roy Carson and Denise Marquette, play a joint concert - bring a chair and enjoy the music!

Music In The Air
Time:7:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Choir
Cost:$20
Tickets:Earth Fair, Madeira Park, Sechelt Visitors Centre and choir members
Contact:Joanne Mauro
Phone:604.883.9749
Email:joannelmauro@gmail.com
Web Link:http://penderharbourchoir.com
A varied program including folk, popular and classical pieces. Choir directed by Joy McLeod Accompanied by David Poon

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PR - PRISMA 2016
Location:Powell River
Cost:various
Tickets:details at orchestra-academy.ca
June 13-25. The Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) presents five concerts and daily masterclasses in its two week program that prepares music students and young professionals for careers in classical music performance

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PR - An Evening of Wine & Art
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Edie Rae'sCafe, Old Courthouse Inn, Powell River
Cost:$50 includes art supplies & wine tasting
Tickets:limited seating, call to reserve
June 14th or 28th with Ursula Medley. Presented by 40 Knots Vineyard & Estate Winery and The Old Courthouse Inn.

Jazz Week - Karen Graves & Budge Schachte
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sita's Spag & Suds, 851 Gibsons Way
Cost:na
Tickets:reservations from Sita's 604.886.7721
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Local jazz guitarist Budge Schachte joins Karen Graves, sax/vocals/flute to entertain for an evening of live music.

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PR - Mountain Bike Workshop
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Powell River Recreation Complex
Cost:$20.00
Phone:604.485.2891
Andrew Shostack is back to teach you how to take your riding skills to the next level.Join us at the bike park and ride in our playground. Register online at http://powellriver.ca/, in person, or phone

Jazz Fest - Anagram & Friends
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Blackfish Pub, 966 Venture Way, Gibsons
Cost:na
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Anna Lumiere, keyboard and Graham Ord, sax/flute, Chris Jordan-Knox, bass and John Rule drums at this excellent venue

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National Film Board film night
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission free
Contact:Pat or Maria
Phone:Pat (604.886.0531 or 604.886.3266) Maria (604.865.0170)
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
In conjunction with SC Welcoming Communities and CapU, two NFB films, 'Button Blanket' and 'Lord of the Sky', with snacks and discussion.

Jazz Week - Luci Herder and Friends
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Leo's Tapas & Grill, downtown Gibsons Landing
Cost:na
Tickets:reservations from Leo's 604.886.9414
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Luci Herder, keyboard/vocals, Scott Jacks, Doug Howden and Jamie Bowers with special guests Sean Morton - a traditionally fun party night at Leo's - so book early !!

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Friday Night Dinner with Grant Olsen plus Friday Night Live
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:donation to musician
Friday night dinner 6:00pm. Friday Night Live 8pm with Janet Panic, Ross Powell and more $6 members $12 guests.

Jazz Fest - Trudi Diening Jazz Trio Concert
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:SC Jazz and Entertainment Society
Cost:$20
Tickets:online www.coastjazz.com, Gaia Fair Trade, MELOmania, Straight Music
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Opening night for Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival presents local vocalist, Trudi Diening joined by Miles Black on piano, guitar and always a suprise instrument and Jodi Proznick, bass and a touch of vocals.

PR - Zoot Suit Revue at PR Legion
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Powell River Legion, 6811 Alexander St
Presented By:Powell River Legion
Cost:$12 Members, $15 non-members
Tickets:Legion
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
5-pc swing, jive & blues band. facebook.com/events/250199325312445/

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Home & Garden Expo
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Area Community Centre, 700 Park Rd
Cost:na
Sustainable Living Green Futures.

21st Annual Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival - Street Festival
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Gower Point Road next to the village above Winegarden Park
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Jazz & Entertainment Society
Cost:$20
Phone:604.740.5825
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Acts include Daniel Brubeck Quartet, Carnival Band, Karen Graves Quartet, Silk Road Music, Elphinstone Jazz Band, Sweet Pea Band, Street Performers, Vendors, Tents and seating, kids area, beer garden, food & fun for the whole family

Kim Hadley basket demo
Time:1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Part of "Refraction: Queer Artists of the Sunshine Coast", basket maker, Kim Hadley gives a demo on using organic materials to create baskets & sculptures

Jazz Fest - Dinner Jazz w Crook
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Molly's Reach Restaurant, Gibsons Landing
Cost:free
Tickets:reservations from Molly's 604.886.9710
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Jazz Trio with Ken Grunenberg, sax, George Grunenberg, bass, Rob Milstead, drums.

Jazz Fest - The Carnival Band Dance
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Presented By:SC Jazz & Entertainment Society
Cost:$10 members, $20 non-members
Tickets:online www.coastjazz.com; Gibsons Legion
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
The Carnival Band will bring their colorful and dance energy music to the Legion in Gibsons to end the day in a fun filled party. The 25+ Carnival Band is a community music project, based out of Commercial Drive in Vancouver and add complete joy and some very fine music where ever they go.

Playback
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na

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Jazz Fest - Sunday Brunch - Jennifer Hayes & Steve Giltrow
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Leo's Tapas & Grill, Gibsons Landing
Cost:na
Tickets:reservations from Leo's 604.886.9414
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Sunday Brunch is certainly a favourite with the Jazz crowd, and this year is going to be delicious! Jazz duo with vocalist Jennifer Hayes and guitarist Steve Giltrow.

Sunday in the Park with Pride
Time:12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Mission Point Park, Davis Bay
Cost:free
A gay old picnic, with Frisbees, games, nature walk, Neil Young Circle Jam Under the Tree, and prizes for the Best Dressed Pet and Best Behaved Owner. All ages

Jazz Fest - Outdoor Concert
Time:1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Wingarden Waterfront Park, Gibsons
Cost:donations welcomed
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Featuring the Creek Big Band with Special Guests Definitely Diva; Sostenuto with Anna Lumiere, keys, Serena Eades, violin, Liam MacDonald, percussion and Jerry Millar, bass and 'The Colorifics' an all original band that explores a myriad of music styles, eras and cultures.

Jazz Fest - Jazz Vespers
Time:5:30 PM
Location:St Bartholomew's Anglican Church
Cost:$10 suggested donation
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Web Link:http://www.
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

Jazz Fest - Budge Schachte and Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Chasters Restaurant
Phone:604.886.8956
Web Link:http://www.bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and jazz guitars) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

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PR - Written as I Remember It
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre 5400 Marine Avenue, Powell River
Cost:TBA
Tickets:Brooks School. All proceeds to be directed to the District 47 First Nations Students' Scholarship Fund.
Email:maxcamerontheatre@sd47.bc.ca
Web Link:http://www.maxcamerontheatre.ca
Enjoy singing, drumming, dancing, storytelling and a dramatic presentation of the traditional teachings of Elder Elsie Paul

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Gala Dinner and Book Reading
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Music School
Cost:tba
Tickets:PH Reading Centre, EarthFair Books
with author David Lee, music by Knotty Dotters.

Live Music at the Gumboot - Fat Fish
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Pride Week Reception for Refraction: Queer Artists of the Sunshine Coast
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt
Cost:$0
Contact:Anna Nobile
Email:artshowmanager@gmail.com
Web Link:facebook
Join us for the Pride Week reception of Refraction. The artists in this exhibition represent a diverse group of established artists producing superior work in a variety of media: Morley Baker (acrylics), Craig Cochrane (photography), Sandra Corbett (wood), Kim Hadley (natural materials), Marilyn Marshall (acrylics), Lore Schmidts (oils/mixed media), Shey Smith (ceramics), Janet Tufnall (fibre).

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Read Out Loud
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:suggested donation $5
An inspiring evening of queer literature, with readings from some of Canada’s most dynamic authors, Michael V. Smith and Nicola Harwood. Sponsored Plenitude magazine, The Writers Union of Canada, Sunshine Coast Pride and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union. All ages

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
June 24-26. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

PR - the Other-Side presents 'That Wall'
Location:the Rainbow Room @ Rodmay Hotel, Yew St Powell River
Cost:tba
June 24 6-9pm Opening Recetion. June 25-26, 12pm-6pm. A solo art installation by Laura Balducci. All ages welcome. A multimedia art show + CD release party inspired by the Berlin Wall featuring art dolls, recycled dresser drawers, graffiti art and a soundtrack. Info https://laurabalducciart.wordpress.com/2016/05/03/up-coming-art-cd-release-party/

Songs for the Longest Day
Location:Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:$15, $12 Srs/Students, under 12 free
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor's Centre, Gaia's Fair Trade
A Cappella Strait with Director Janice Brunson celebrate in music the transition from spring into summer on the longest day of the year. Refreshments provided.

PR - Saint Jean - Baptiste Celebration
Time:5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Club Bon Accueil 5110 Manson Ave, Powell River
Cost:BBQ $7
Phone:604.483.3966
Games for all ages, barbecue , bonfire and music by Scout Mountain bluegrass and Shack-a-jam Everyone Welcome

Friday Night Dinner with Jim Taylor
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:donation to musician

Songs for the Longest Day
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens 4591 Mason Rd Sechelt
Presented By:A Cappella Strait Choir
Cost:$15 adults, $12 students/seniors, under 12 Free
Tickets:Gaia's Fair Trade, Gibsons. Sechelt Visitors Centre
Contact:Janet Tufnall
Phone:604.885.1994
Beautiful music for a summer evening presented by A Cappella Strait Choir.

Queer Projections
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:by donation
Film TBA. Produced by Rhizome Up! Media Society.

Jason Buie Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
June 24-26. 8:00pm Fri/Sat, 2:00pm Sun.

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PR - FirewoodPoetry w/Texture & Light
Location:Red Lion Pub 5987 Lund Street, Powell River
Cost:$10
Trevor Refix presents a night of electronic and indie music featuring: FirewoodPoetry (Salt Spring Island) and Texture & Light Ages 19+.

5th Annual Gibsons Grind Gran Fondo
Time:10:15 AM
Location:start at Langdale Ferry
Cost:tba
Tickets:register and info www.gibsonsgrindgranfondo.com/
50km, 70km routes for riders of all levels

Annual Children's Festival
Time:10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Location:Dougall Park, Gibsons
Cost:na
a fun-filled family day of music, crafts, pony rides, barbecue, huge raffle prizes.

BarkFest: Grand Opening Celebration for New Dog Park
Time:12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Shirley Macey Park, Gibsons
Cost:na
Get ready for fun dog contests and games, informative demonstrations; all natural doggy cake (and a people cake); a ribbon cutting ceremony; vendors/exhibitors from our local dog loving/friendly community businesses/services/rescues; music

PR - FirewoodPoetry w/Texture & Light
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub
Cost:$10
with DJ Trevor Refix and Lyell Woloschuk.

Sunshine Coast Pride Dance
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20 or sliding scale at the door
Dance, DJs, drinks and the Kissing Booth! It’s good old-fashioned fun, folks! SunshineCoastPride.com for details. Ages 19+

Buddy & the Scarecrow
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na

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Music Recital
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:Luci
Cost:Donation
Year-end Music Recital of Luci Herder's students. Everyone welcome!

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AGM - Sunshne Coast Conservation Assoc
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5414 Medusa St, Sechelt
Cost:na
We are excited to introduce you to our new staff members, including two students interning with us as our Conservation Research & Outreach Coordinators this summer, and our new Administrator! Bring a potluck snack item to share & feel free to bring any plants for the plant swap.

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Contemporary Art of the Squamish Nation
Time:12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Opening reception for the exhibition 'Contemporary Art of the Squamish Nation', running from June 29 to July 24.

Live Music at the Gumboot - Remnants
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Charlotte Wrinch @ Canada Day in Gibsons
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Winegarden Park, Gibsons
Presented By:Town of Gibsons
Cost:n/c
Contact:Mike McMillan
Charlotte Wrinch sings Oh Canada - the original version, and a version of her own. Come on down to the park for lots more patriotic fun and entertainment.

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PR - Kathaumixw XVII
Location:Powell River
Cost:check website
International Choral Festival. Check web for details www.kathaumixw.org/

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Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
July 8-10. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Pender Harbour Days
Location:Pender Harbour & District
Cost:na
an annual celebration of our marine heritage with historical boats, land-based heritage displays, sailing competitions, combined with an arts fair and entertainment. Friday evening Boat Parade around Pender Harbour

Pender Harbour Days
Location:Pender Harbour Area
Cost:tba

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50th Annual Halfmoon Bay Country Fair
Location:Cooper's Green Park & Downtown Halfmoon Bay
Presented By:Welcome Beach Community Association
Cost:free
Jul 9-10. fishing derby, firefighters challenge, fun family activities all day Sunday

Artist Reception - Edge of the Forest - Surface Design Association Canada
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Pk (at the yurts)
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:free
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Canadian members of the Surface Design Association create a collection of work inspired by our geographical location.

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Fat Fish
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Texada Diversity Festival 2016
Location:Shingle Beach, Texada Island
Cost:na
Tickets:www.diversityfestival.ca/
July 22-25. Celebrating diversity in people, music, and arts during the weekend. Drawn from both inside and outside the community, artists, composers, bands, performers and participants from across the continent and beyond will converge for a celebration of creative culture.

Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
July 22-24. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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Sea Cavalcade - 48th Anniversary
Location:various locations in Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.3059
July 23-24, "Circus by the Sea" many events, parade, food, fun, fireworks, games and more. more info www.seacavalcade.ca

PR - Sea Fair Parade
Location:Joyce Rd, down Alberni and along Marine.
Cost:na
Phone:604.414.8811
www.powellriverseafair.ca for more info

Tomboy Survival Guide
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:$20
Tickets:www.share-there.com
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:info@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://writersfestival.ca
Tomboy Survival Guide is part anthem, part campfire story, and part instructions for the dismantling of the gender stories we tell ourselves and each other. This show features writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and an all-tomboy band, Sally Zori, Pebbles Willekes and Alison Gorman.

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Remnants
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

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Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival
Location:Gillies Bay Ball Park, Texada Island
Cost:tba
celebrating music and our region. Most of our performers are local – from within 100 km of Gillies Bay. We have a diverse group of performers for your enjoyment while showcasing Texada Island, the largest island in the Gulf Island chain. More info texadabluesfestival.cam

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Grant Olsen
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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34th 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 11, 12, 13, 14. 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

PR - Inclusion Powell river Annual Picnic 2016
Time:11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach
Cost:na
Everyone Welcome

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 12-14. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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14th International Howe Sound Outrigger Race 2016
Location:Gibsons Marina and Dock
Cost:na
Aug 13-14. 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. http://clippercanoes.com/outrigger

Texada Artist' Studio Tour
Location:various studios and public spaces
Presented By:TACT (Texada Arts, Culture and Tourism)
Cost:free
Tickets:print guide will be available at www.texadaart.com
Contact:Deborah Dumka
Phone:604.344.0034
Aug 13-14. Bi-annual island wide open studio tour and sale, 20 visual and craft artists in 14 locations, guided transportation may be arranged

29th Annual Hackett Park Summer Arts & Crafts Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Hackett Park, Sechelt
Cost:by donation
Email:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.scartscouncil.com
August 13-14. Sunshine Coast Arts Council presents your chance to see quality work by participating artisans, enjoy fabulous food, great live music, fun children’s activities and more! http://www.suncoastarts.com/profiles/scartscouncil/craftfairs.html

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

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Live Music at the Gumboot - Fat Fish
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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12th Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival Committee
Cost:$30/ticket; $15 per ticket 18 and under
Tickets:phone and website
Contact:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Phone:604.989.3995
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Aug 18-21. Five concerts over four days featuring outstanding musicians playing the best of the chamber music repertoire. Check website for details. www.penderharbourmusic.ca

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Creek Daze 2016
Location:Roberts Creek
Presented By:Roberts Creek Community Association
Cost:Free Event during the day
Higgeldy Piggeldy Parade followed at noon by local music, vendors, food, kids area at the Pier. Watch for details http://robertscreekcommunity.ca

PR - Arts Alive in the Park
Location:Willingdon Beach Pavillion
Cost:tba
Contact:Ann Nelson or Nina Mussellam
Email:thepatricia@shaw.ca
Aug 21-22. Established and emerging local artists display their work and present it for sale. Music and activities for both children and adults. Booth space for Arts Council members is free. Aug 15-16. held at the end of the Blackberry Festival. Established and emerging local artists display their work and present it for sale. There is also music and activities for both children and adults

Tough Kegger 3 - a 7 km Team Adventure Race & 3rd Anniversary Festival
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:through Mount Elphinstone & Persephone Brewing Co.
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Co.
Cost:teams of four $239.11, public free (early bird to May 31 $212.60)
Tickets:register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/persephone-brewing-presents-tough-kegger-2016-tickets-25150255090
Phone:778.462.3007
More info from Persephone Brewing. Following the race there will be a public, all-ages party from 5-10pm at Persephone Brewing. Stewart Rd, Gibsons. An event to benefit the Sunshine Coast Assoc. of Community Living (SCACL).

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Live Music at the Gumboot - the Remnants
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 26-28. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

Rogue Arts Festival
Location:Shirley Masey Park, Gibsons
Cost:tba
Aug 26-28. A 3 day outdoor, multidisciplinary arts festival including music, performance and visual arts, food and libations, workshops, vendors, demonstrations, and whatever else is conjured up! More info www.facebook.com/roguefest/

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Backwoods Jam
Time:8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gravity Park, Sechelt
Cost:tba

Powell River Studio Tour 2015
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Powell River, BC
Presented By:Powell River Studio Tour
Cost:na
Contact:Brenda Neall
Phone:604.487.0960
Email:brenda_neall@telus.net
Web Link:http://powellriverartists.com
Aug 27-28. This free, self-guided tour, gives participants the opportunity to experience the diverse talents of Powell River’s vibrant artistic community and meet many of the artists in their working environments. Participating artist bios and maps can be found online at www.powellriverartists.com. You can also follow the tour on Facebook at www.facebook.com/powellriverstudiotour

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Marjorie
Phone:604.886.8956
Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitar) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended. bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx

collapse Tuesday, August 30, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Martini Madness
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Sept 9-11. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

collapse Friday, September 16, 2016
20th Annual Pender Harbour Jazz Festival
Location:Madeira Park to Garden Bay
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:Cost: $30.00 Sat & Sun Jazzapaloozas and Louis Hayes: all others free
Tickets:www.phjazz.ca
Web Link:click on 'Jazz'
3 days of Jazz of every style at 8 intimate venues around the Harbour, only 3 ticketed events. Check website for details.

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Oct 15-17. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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17th International Fungi & Fibre Symposium
Location:Madeira Park
Cost:tba
Oct 17-22. Join mushroom dyers from around the world for a week of forays, dyepots, workshops, and more.

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Coats of Paint - Wearable Art Fashion Show
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Presented By:The Landing Gallery
Cost:$20
Contact:Nell Burns
Phone:778.227.6042
Email:nellsembroidery@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.facebook.com/coatsofpaintfashionshow
A unique wearable art fashion show 'Coats of paint'. Artists paint the fabric like they would a canvas and textile artists will embellish and construct the coat. The evening will show Performance artists, fashion show, silent auction along with wine and appetizers.

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SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL
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
Oct 21-23, 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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Cups of Love - Fundraiser for the Ruby Slipper fund
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:na
a creative community fundraising effort where participants recycle bras into purses. The pieces will be auctioned off by the talented Mr. Ed Hill. More info https://www.facebook.com/events/573509876145709/

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Annual Fibres Plus Sale 2016
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weavers Guild
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Deanna Pilling, Joan Fletcher
Phone:604.885.4365, 604.886.7624
Nov 25-26. Fri 4-7pm, Sat 10am to 4pm. Annual Guild sale of spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting and felting. We are honoured this year to share in the traditions of fibre arts with the Sechelt First Nations. 'Demonstrations and Door Prizes'. http://scswg.wordpress.com

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