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collapse Saturday, November 03, 2018
Yoga on Tap
Time:9:45 AM
Location:Persephone Beer Farm, 1053 Stewart Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$20
Saturdays to Nov 24. Stop by for a lovely morning of yoga with a flight of beer with Marlene and Leah on alternating mornings.

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PR - RainCoast Christmas Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Dwight Hall - Townsite 6274 Walnut Street at Ash Powell River
Cost:tba
Phone:604.485.7044
Sat, 10am-4pm, Sun 10am-3pm. Annual Craft Fair

Weekend Christmas Artisan Market
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons
Cost:na
Nov 17-18. A Myriad of Arts, Crafts, Foods, Drinks, Music, Community, Fun and Surprises. Please come shop and stay for awhile. Satisfy ALL your senses at this wonderful seasonal Market

Deck the Halls Arts & Crafts Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:$2
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Nov 17-18. Christmas Arts & Crafts fair featuring artisans and artists set up throughout the gallery and studios in the SC Arts Centre. Young entertainers perform throughout the fair.

collapse Sunday, November 18, 2018
PR - Powell River Film Festival AGM
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre, Powell River
Cost:na
The Friends of the Historic Patricia Theatre Society have purchased the Patricia Theatre from the Patricia Entertainment Company Ltd., with plans to amalgamate with The Powell River Friends of Film Society. The combined non-profit charitable society is to be renamed the Powell River Film Society.

Off The Page play reading
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse 662 North Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Coast Actors
Cost:By donation
Contact:Janet Hodgkinson
Phone:604.886.8767
The Dissociates takes a darkly comic look at life and death, memory and healing. It is the story of Alex, a 50ish lesbian dealing with the aftermath of a recent crisis. Working in her garden, she tries to assess how she got where she is. As she repairs her garden, six dissociated aspects of her personality join her to comment, help, and hinder her progress. Alex neither sees nor hears them. A story about courage, strength, and facing life. janetleahodgk@gmail.com

5th Annual Fall Art Show at Sarah Wray Hall
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sarah Wray Hall, 4334 Irvines Landing Rd, Garden Bay
Cost:na
Enjoy goodies, historic displays, and the HUGS ukulele group will be performing! ​All are welcome.

How Animals Learn
Time:1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$15
Tickets:eventbrite.ca
Will make you a better teacher and friend to them. Join Tricia Stockton (KPA-CTP, CPDT-KA) for a 90-minute seminar where you will learn why dogs (and other animals) do the things they do, and how we can best teach them. Please leave your pets at home

'Odonata' SongRise
Time:3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:St. John's United Church, Davis Bay Rd
Cost:na
Phone:604.989.8424
Song Circle with Dianne Baker. We will sing simple songs, easy to learn, with harmonies created on the spot, or developed through the use of rounds and canons. All songs will be taught in the oral tradition of call and response. No experience is necessary.

Celebrate St Hilda's Re-Opening
Time:3:30 PM
Location:5838 Barnacle St, Sechelt
Cost:na

Pints for Paws PubNight SPCA Fundraiser
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:The 101 Brewhouse, 1009 Gibsons Way
Cost:$20 includes fish or vegan tacos with side and one drink
Tickets:BC SPCA, online: spca.bc.ca/events/
Phone:604.740.0301
50/50 draw, silent auction, toonie toss, games, prizes.

collapse Monday, November 19, 2018
Elphinstone Grad 2019 Pointsettia/Wreath Fundraiser
Location:https://elphinstonegrads.growingsmilesfundraising.com
Cost:check website
Tickets:All orders due Monday,Nov 18 by 8pm.
Selling beautiful, locally grown Poinsettias to help raise money for Elphinstone Class of 2019. By purchasing a beautiful Poinsettia this Winter, not only will you be spreading holiday cheer, you will also be supporting an amazing cause!

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.

First Contact - Episode One - Screening & Discussion
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library & syiyaya Reconciliation Movement
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Most Canadians have never taken the time to get to know Indigenous People or visit their communities. First Contact is reality TV series, broadcast and produced by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, takes 6 average Canadians, all with strong opinions about Indigenous People, on a unique 28 day journey into Indigenous Canada. There are 3 episodes.

collapse Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Carved Wooden Tree Ornaments
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:4668 Sunshine Coast Highway
Presented By:Coast Raven Design Studio
Cost:free
Contact:Artie George
Phone:604.885.7131
Web Link:http://www.coastraven.com
Nov 20-26. Artie George at Coast Raven Design Studio in Davis Bay is offering his carved wooden tree ornaments at a 20% discount to all who mention they saw this notice. Six days only, Nov 20-

Tuesday Talk: Cancer Supports on the Coast
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
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Find out about supports on the Sunshine Coast, either for yourself, a friend, or someone you care about. Representatives from the local Prostate Support Group, Flare on the Coast - Cancer Support Group will be in attendance.

Orca presentation by Jason Colby
Time:6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:PH Secondary School, 13639 SC Hwy, Madeira Park
Cost:na
learn about our coastal history with the ocean’s greatest predator!

Funny You Should Say That, Too!
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission free
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Second five-minute mic night of goofy, ‘inappropriate’, lighthearted songs, stories, and acts!

Denis Rochon Introduces Bowen Therapy
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
Tickets:rsvp info@drdeniserochon@gmail.com or 604.885.3150
If you are suffering from acute and chronic pain, sleeplessness or digestive concerns, this talk is for you. Based on re-booting your body back to healing mode, Bowen is one of the most effective hands-on therapies. drdeniserochon.com

Coast Creative: 'Funny You Should Say That, Too'
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:na
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://gpag.ca
Second five-minute mic night of goofy, ‘inappropriate’, lighthearted songs, stories, and acts!

Nearly Neil
Time:8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:The 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons
Cost:tba

collapse Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Coast Works: Fall Mixer Series
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Fuse Work Hub #15 292 Gower Point Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Fuse Work Hub
Cost:na
Phone:Call 604.989.2105
inviting new and established businesses to meet up! Have you recently started a business, in any sector? Maybe you are a year (or ten!) into it and have some insights to share? Are you interested in starting up something on the Sunshine Coast and want to meet some other business owners? Are you a "solo-preneur" who spends a lot of time working alone and just feel like getting your fall mixer on? We’ll hang out, then have five lightening presentations about what people are up to, and then some more hanging out and meeting new friends.

Lessons from Haiti: Food Security and International Development
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 event on Facebook!
Join local scholar/author Chris Hergesheimer for this free talk & slideshow.

PR - Powell River for Arts and Council AGM
Time:6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:The Art Centre, above the PR Public Library 215 - 6975 Alberni St
Presented By:Powell River Council for Arts and Culture
Cost:free
Contact:The Art Centre
Phone:604.414.7020
Email:theartcentrepr@gmail.com
Web Link:https://www.powellriverartscouncil.ca/
What an amazing year we have had! The Powell River Council for Arts and Culture has completed its first full year at The Art Centre, including exhibitions, the Summer Art Camp for Kids, and weekly multi-disciplinary community arts programming this fall. We have celebrated the 17th year of Arts Alive in the Park with the support from a BC Arts Council Festival Grant. Our Spring and Fall grant intakes have helped fund many wonderful community events! At the 2018 Annual General Meeting our members will be voting on the Board of Directors and providing input for the 2019 and 2020 vision of the Powell River Council for Arts and Culture and The Art Centre.

Carys Cragg
Time:7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Art Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Festival of the Written Arts and SC Restorative Justice Program
Cost:By donation
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:jane@writersfestival.ca
Author Carys Cragg returns to the Sunshine Coast with her novel Dead Reckoning: How I Came to Meet the Man Who Murdered My Father. As an adult, Cragg corresponded with the man who murdered her father when she was a young child. This book reflects on her journey in restorative justice, understanding, and empathy. Dead Reckoning was recently nominated for the Governor General's Non-Fiction Award. Cragg is a compelling writer and presenter with an extraordinary story to tell.

collapse Thursday, November 22, 2018
PR - 2018 Winter Salon at the Artique Powell River
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:6820 Alberni Street, Powell River
Presented By:Artique Artist Co-op
Cost:Na
Contact:Dee Light -Coordinator
Phone:604.483.6217
Come join us for the annual Winter Salon at the Artique Powell River. We will be offering Live music, appies and hot mulled cider at our new location on Alberni Street. Our bright new space is brimming with stunning 2D and 3D art from local Powell River artists.. Come and enjoy one of Powell Rivers largest displays of local art.

Coast Car Co-op Fall Fundraiser
Time:6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:The 101 Brewhouse, 1009 Gibsons Way
Cost:$32.52
Tickets:share-there.com
Enjoy a tasty burger & beer combo (including veggie) Live music and networking games A live auction And most importantly, show community support like only Sunshine Coast people do!

Coast Works: Fall Mixer Series
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:#15 292 Gower Point Road, Gibsons
Presented By:FUSE Community Work Hub
Cost:Free
Contact:Rhona MacInnes
Phone:604.989.2105
An exciting night of networking, noshing and learning. We’ll have time to socialize and then hear up to five lightning presentations from new and established businesses, start-ups, entrepreneurs and anyone with an idea for a new business. It’s fascinating to hear and see the creativity, ingenuity, vibrancy and innovation that exists in our community! Lots of fun, and last time the lively conversations spilled over to the local brew pub!

Readings by Bruno Huber & Rose Cuddy
Time:7:00 PM
Location:SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
The launch of two books by Sunshine Coast writers: Return of the Jaguar, written by Norm Cuddy, published posthumously and read by Norm's wife Rose and Mariposa Intersections, written by Bruno Heber. Both books are set in Mexico.

Nick Farrer Live
Time:8:00 PM
Location:101 Brewhouse & Distillery, Gibsons
Cost:tba
Web Link:http://the101.ca/

collapse Friday, November 23, 2018
PR - Stardusters Christmas Craft Sale
Location:Stardusters Hall, 5399 Timberlane Ave, Powell River
Cost:na
Nov 23-25, Friday 2-8pm, Sat 10am-4pm & Sun 10am-3pm. One-of-a-kind handmade arts and crafts including weaving, pottery and painting.

49th Annual Roberts Creek Christmas Craft Fair
Location:Roberts Creek Hall & Masonic Hall
Cost:$2
Fri 5-9pm (appys & wine) Sat & Sun 10am-5pm. Over 50 vendors. Hand-crafted, local products, hot lunch & refreshments, door prizes & gift basket raffle.

Fibre Plus Sale
Location:SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:by donation
Phone:604.886.3136
Nov 23-24. Fri. 4:00 pm-7:00 pm, Sat. 10:00 am-3:00pm. Annual SC Spinners & Weavers Guild sale of spinning, dyeing, weaving, knitting and felting. Many juried items using local fibres and dyes from Sunshine Coast mushrooms and plants. Also guest artists, fiddlers, demonstrations and door prizes.

PR - 5th Annual Cranberry Crafts
Time:2:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Seniors Centre 6792 Cranberry St
Cost:na
20 vendors selling jewellry, quilted items, soaps, wooden item and knitted items

2nd Annual Light the Night
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Landing and Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:na
Turning on Christmas Lights in Gibsons Landing, late night specials and ceremony at Gibsons Public Gallery 5-8pm.

Cedar Grove Family Glow Dance
Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Cedar Grove Elementary School, 1196 Chaster Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$5 each or $20 family (2 adults and up to 4 kids)
Tickets:at the door
Come light up the night and dance the evening away. Jams by the amazing DJ Hall-y.

PR - Ron Campbell
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Seaside Bistro, Beach Gardens, PR
Cost:na
Piano, guitar, vocals.

Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour
Time:7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Elphinstone Secondary School, Gibsons
Presented By:Terahedron Outdoor Club
Cost:$20 cash only
Tickets:Alpha Adventures, Spin Cycles, RC Store
Doors at 6pm. Features award-winning films and audience favourites from films entered in the annual festival in Banff. This is the Tetrahedron Outdoor Club's primary fundraiser for cabin maintenance and firewood supply www.tetoutdoor.ca

PR - Dancing Tree Gallery Open House
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:#120 Crossroads Village, Powell River
Cost:na
Join us for a relaxed evening with gallery artists.

The Georgia Fats Live
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion #219
Cost:$8 members; $15 non-members
The Georgia Fats return from a road trip out the to the wilds of Alberta with Diesel soaked blues to shake your booty. will be ready for a crazy West Coast Dance Party in the Creek!

collapse Saturday, November 24, 2018
Chatelech Secondary Class of 2019 Fundraiser
Time:9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location:Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt
Cost:na
Support your local Grads

Hurry Hard Curling Clinic
Time:9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Curling Club,951 Gibsons Way
Cost:$20
Tickets:gibsonscurlingclub@gmail.com
Phone:604.886.7512
9:30-12:30 Skills Analysis (rock delivery); 1:30-4:30 - Stick curling clinic.

Laurie Rolland, Potter Open Showroom
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:4676 Whitaker Rd, Davis Bay, Sechelt
Cost:na
Web Link:http://laurierolland.com
Unique hand built ceramics. You can visit the showroom at other times by phoning: 604.885.0744

PR - Lund Christmas Craft Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Italian Club in Wildwood.
Cost:na
Phone:604.483.6275
Come for the crafts, stay for lunch.

St Mary's Catholic Church CWL Winter Wonderland
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:956 Gibsons Way in the Church Hall
Cost:na
Bake Sale, Lunch, Silent Auction, pictures with Santa, raffle.

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.

G Willy @ Tapworks
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Tapworks, 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Cost:na

Film Screening: "I Am Not Your Negro"
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Members $5; Non-Members $9
Tickets:on-line reservations, or at the door (doors 1:30pm)
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Email:ddyment@oratory.com
Web Link:Sunshine Coast Film Society
his 2016 documentary film is based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember This House. Narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson, the film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr, as well as his personal observations of American history. It was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards and won the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary among many other international awards.

Funny You Should Say That, Three!
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission free
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Another opportunity for musicians, authors, and singers to entertain! —more time given to acts of two or more people

Coast Creative: 'Funny You Should Say that, Three'
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery&
Cost:na
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://gpag.ca
Another opportunity for musicians, authors, and singers to entertain! —more time given to acts of two or more people.

Live Music: Heidi Kurtz
Time:2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:na
flute and harp

Dreams of Hope & Pride
Time:4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:by donation
A photo journaling story about traveling to the lesser seen parts of Guatemala for a school building project. Professional photographer Len Grinke will share his experience in the community. Come for music, the stirring story, the incredible photography, and to learn the needs of those children and how they are being helped.

Burger & Beer Fundraiser
Time:5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Grammas Pub, Lower Gibsons
Cost:$25
Tickets:Cedar Grove & Gibsons Elem Schools or at the door.
Keep Shantina smiling and get your Purple On for a night of friendship and fun. Door prize, silent auction and more.

PR - Wine & Art Benefit
Time:6:00 PM
Location:the Arc, Powell River
Cost:$20
Tickets:River City and Taws
All proceeds go to Early Years Outreach and the Orca Project

Live Music - G Willy
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Back Eddy Resort & Marina, 16660 Backeddy Rd, Egmont
Cost:na
Phone:1.800.626.0599

Wa-Gakki Matsuri - Celebration of Japanese Musical Instruments
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:High Beam Dreams, 350 Glassford Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$20 advance, $25 at the door
Tickets:Laedeli Gifts, MELOMania, Strait Music, Sechelt Info Centre
doors 6:30. Come enjoy the powerful and moving sounds of taiko (drums), shakuhachi (bamboo zen flute), shinobue (bamboo folk flute) and the shamisen (3-stringed spiked lute). Traditional and original pieces will be played by Dahaza and Bushido. Special guests will be local Roberts Creek, Tonbo Taiko. Tea and snacks.

Many Hands Documentary Screening - A Cultural Canoe Journey
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:tba
A documentary that follows a flotilla of 9 canoes undertaking a 140km journey from Egmont to West Vancouver to celebrate both a journey through space and through time.

Salsa Fever
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$20 at the door
Email:vernachan52@gmail.com
Salsa demo 8:00pm, Salsa class 8:30, Social dance 9:15. With Sandra Cardero.

Uptown Saturday Night - Mad Cow
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:at the door

Mad Cow
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$5 members, $10 non-members

collapse Sunday, November 25, 2018
PR - Silk Road Music
Location:Mary, Mary's Cafe, Van Anda Texada
Cost:contact Pat Buckna 604.485.5198 or pbuckna@telus.net for info

Wreath Making Workshop - Sold Out
Time:10:00 AM
Location:SC Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:Members $60, non-members $75
Tickets:Call 604.740.3969 to book your spot
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Create a wreath from carefully collected unique natural materials. Please bring gloves and hand pruners, all other materials supplied.

Dance For The Floor Fundraiser
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Presented By:Belly Dance with Amber & Zumba with MJ
Cost:$45 for the whole day or $20 for any 2
Tickets:E-Transfer to sunshinecoastbellydance@gmail.com OR Call Amber at 778.870.4336
Contact:Amber Webster
Phone:778.870.4336
All proceeds go towards the Roberts Creek Legion new dance floor. We have organized a full day of dance workshops 7 local dance instructors, 7 different styles of dance! **Pre Registration Required** Schedule: `10am Hula Hoop; 11am Salsa; 12pm Zumba; 1pm Hawaiian Hula; 2pm Hip Hop; 3pm Belly Dance; 4pm Burlesque facebook.com/events/1097438657096269/

PR - Annual Vinylflip 2018
Time:12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Community Hall, 6828 Cranberry St, PR
Cost:free
Buy - Sell - Swap. Book a table facebook.com/vinylflip

"J-Tones and The Guys"
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Golf Club
Presented By:Nikki Weber
Cost:$25.00 includes dessert and coffee.
Tickets:Strait Music, Blackberry Shop Gibsons
Contact:Joy E Germaine
Phone:604.740.7422
Fun Musical afternoon, with J- Tones (Joan Vernon, Joy Germaine, Jan Gilles.) Plus guests David Jones, Colin Maley and Julian Alphilbert. Walter Martella on Keyboard.

Laurence Kayaleh, violin & Michele Mares, piano
Time:2:30 PM
Location:The Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:The Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25 adult; $10 student
Contact:Koree Rogers
Phone:604.885.0991
Email:coastrecital@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://coastrecitalsociety.ca
The Coast Recital Society presents violinist, Laurence Kayaleh, an artist of deep musical insight, and acclaimed pianist Michele Mares in an afternoon concert featuring music by Szymanowski, Brahms and Grieg.

Trail Day CMBTA Fundraiser
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Tapworks, 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Cost:$1 from every beer goes to Fundraiser
Trail maintenance @ Sprockids upper parking lot - 10am; Fundraiser @ Tapworks - 3pm. The newly formed Coast Mountain Bike Trails Association is taking the lead on keeping our bike trails some of the best in the world.

PR - Crafternoon
Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Townsite Brewing, 5824 Ash Ave, PR
Cost:na
Crafters, makers and creative enthusiasts alike are invited to bring their projects, and works in progress down to Townsite Brewery for a crafty afternoon. “Crafters on Duty” available for inspiration and motivation.

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.

Fall Feast Community Dinner
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Community Hall
Cost:na
Enjoy dinner with your friends and neighbours. Bring a dessert to share if you can. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

PR - Monthly Coffee House & Open Stage
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Cranberry Hall, 6828 Cranberry St, Powell River
Cost:$5 suggested donation
Sign up with Scott Ritter 604.414.0423 from 7:00-7:30 only.

collapse Monday, November 26, 2018
The Writer's Studio Writing Consults
Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Archives Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library & SFU Continued Studies
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
Need an expert opinion on your writing? The Writer's Studio is offering a free consultation of your poetry or prose. One free consult per person. Only 3 sessions per date. 2pm, 3pm, 4pm. Please call to register.

PR - Townsite Jazz Festival Launch 2.0
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Townsite Brewing, 5824 Ash Ave, PR
Cost:tba
an evening of music, multimedia and socializing, a special slideshow of photos from our 2018 events and the official announcement of our 2019 festival lineup! townsitejazz@gmail.com for more information.

First Contact - Episode Two - Screening & Discussion
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library & syiyaya Reconciliation Movement
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Most Canadians have never taken the time to get to know Indigenous People or visit their communities. First Contact is reality TV series, broadcast and produced by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, takes 6 average Canadians, all with strong opinions about Indigenous People, on a unique 28 day journey into Indigenous Canada. There are 3 episodes.

Film Screening: "I Am Not Your Negro"
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Members $5; Non-Members $9
Tickets:on-line reservations, or at the door (doors 7:00pm)
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Email:ddyment@oratory.com
Web Link:Sunshine Coast Film Society
This 2016 documentary film is based on James Baldwin’s unfinished manuscript, Remember This House. Narrated by actor Samuel L. Jackson, the film explores the history of racism in the United States through Baldwin’s reminiscences of civil rights leaders Medgar Evers, Malcolm X, and Martin Luther King, Jr, as well as his personal observations of American history. It was nominated for Best Documentary Feature at the 89th Academy Awards and won the BAFTA Award for Best Documentary among many other international awards.

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Tuesday Talk: Wood Stove Exchange Program
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
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
The Provincial Wood Stove Exchange Program changes out old, smoky wood stoves for cleaner heating options including heat pumps, gas or pellet stoves and cleaner burning wood stoves. Nara Benchley will explain how the program works.

Voice Re-Launch Event
Time:6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:na
Housing. Transportation. Employment. Activities. What issues do you care about? If you are 19-39, make your voice heard. Speakers Socializing, Networking. Presented by SCREDO

The Fine Art of Repair: Repair Cafe
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:na
Working with Wires.

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Coast Creatives: Funny You Should Say That...Four!
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Last live-mic of dark, light, or off-beat tales, excerpts from books, poems, songs, and stand-up! —more time given to acts of two or more people.

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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.

Candlelight Yoga with Phaedra
Time:6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:The Kube - #104 875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, BC
Cost:$18.00
Tickets:To register email: happyphaedra@gmail.com
Contact:Jill & Jody
Phone:778.462.2055
Web Link:http://thekube.ca
An hour of yoga with Phaedra accompanied by Baili’s golden voice as she plays acoustic guitar. As the candle light dances to her words we stretch our breath, our bodies and open our minds up to the creative energy that surrounds us in the Kube.

Speaker Series: A Zero Waste Holidays
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing, 1053 Stewart Rd, Gibsons
Cost:na
We're teaming up with zero waste pro Krysta Powers to give a few ideas on how to reduce your waste over the holidays

Gin & Jams
Time:8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:The 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons
Cost:na
Join us for a night of incredible improvisational music with the best talents on the Coast. Let Scotty host you through some laughs with great music, fantastic people and gin specials all night.

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Tree Lighting & Hot Chocolate
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:next to Pender Harbour Community Hall
Cost:na
Come see the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree in Madeira Park. Enjoy caroling, late night shopping and take the kids over to Euspria Cafe for Kids activities and Hot Chocolates! And the HUGS will be performing.

Songs of Angels - a Choral Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:St. John's United Church , Davis Bay
Presented By:A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children's Choir
Cost:Adults $20 Students/Seniors $15 Children under 12 free
Tickets:Sechelt Visitors Centre and Laedeli, Gibsons
Contact:Elizabeth Scott
Web Link:Choralations Children's Choir website
Beautiful choral works selected for both choirs by their director Janice Brunson, music that will transport you : Songs of Angels will set a tone of serenity for the festive season !

DreamOwl Meditation and Motion
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Yoga By The Sea, Roberts Creek
Cost:$10 at the door
Join world fusion live looping artist Michael Lacoste for an evening of transcendent music.

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Vintage Christmas Market
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sarah Wray Hall, 4334 Irvines Landing Rd by Hotel Lake, Garden Bay
Cost:na
Phone:778.227.9430
Shop for traditions and treasures, stay for the music, crafts and treats. 'Everything old is new again'.

Serendipity Christmas Craft Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Community Hall
Cost:na
Dec 1-2. Hand Crafted gifts, local artisans, 50/50 draw, pop up kitchen, live music, photos with Santa.

Creek Clayworks Christmas Pottery Sale & Studio Open House
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:1738 Lockyer Rd., Roberts Creek
Presented By:Elaine Futterman & Mike Allegretti
Cost:free
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Elaine Futterman
Phone:604.885.2395
Email:creekclayworks@dccnet.com
Web Link:See Elaine & Mike's work here:
Dec 1-2. Elaine Futterman & Mike Allegretti invite you to join them in the studio for a wide selection of pots from the salt kiln and the oxidation kilns. New designs and new glazes!

Winter Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Holy Family Catholic Church, 500 Nickerson Rd, West Sechelt
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.5576
Vendors, food available, 50/50. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus.

13th Annual Arts & Crafts from the Hood
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Cost:free admission
Contact:Darren
Phone:604-989-0947
Dec 1-2. Come shop from 30+ of the Coasts finest artisans and crafters. Lunch & tasty treats provided by Perogies Galore in the kitchen. Listen to live music from Matthew Lovegrove on Saturday and Triad on Sunday. facebook.com/artsandcraftsfromthehood/

Festive Food Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:St Bart's Church, 659 North Rd, Gibsons
Cost:na
with world famous St Bart's mincement, baking, jams, gifts, silent auction lunch and more.

The Kube Holiday Craft Fair
Time:11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:The Kube, 104-875 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Cost:Free
Contact:Jody Youngren
Phone:778.462.2055
Email:info@thekube.ca
Web Link:http://thekube.ca
Eat, drink and shop lovely offerings from local artisans, textiles, knitwear, jewelry, vintage, art and more!

Harbour Gallery Annual Christmas Sale
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Harbour Gallery 12954 Gonzales (Madeira Park Road)
Cost:free
Email:gillianbfoster@gmail.com
Annual Harbour Gallery Christmas Sale. All paintings reduced in price.

Sechelt Festival of Lights
Time:12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Cowrie Street & Rockwood Centre
Presented By:Sechelt Downtown Business Association
Cost:Free
Phone:604.885.9611
Email:sdba@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://secheltdowntown.com/festivaloflights
A community celebration and caroling as we light up Rockwood Centre at 5:00 pm, and then head down to Cowrie Street at 5:45 for the Festival of Lights Parade. Before we turn on the lights, children can come by Trail Bay Centre to make and take crafts from 2:30 to 4:30. After the parade there will be food, a fire juggler, a musical Christmas light show and of course Santa.

Mudgirls Manifesto Sunshine Coast Book Launch!
Time:2:00 PM - 3:30 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!
Mudgirls Manifesto: Handbuilt Homes, Handcrafted Lives Building a revolution, one handful at a time... Join us for the Sunshine Coast launch of MUDGIRLS MANIFESTO (New Society Publishers). Here inspiring stories from Mudgirls Amanda-Rae, Clare, Molly, Amber, Rose, Nina, Rosie, Yolande and Anneliese! Books for sale at event.

Winter Harp
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$35
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor Centre, Laedeli Gifts, ticketstonight.ca or 604.684.2787
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
A stunningly beautiful celebration of winter and Christmas. This ensemble of harps, medieval instruments, flutes, violin, percussion and singers returns. Musicians in medieval attire perform carols and stories. This sells out quickly!

DJ Little d
Time:2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:na
For the young and the young at heart, come to join dj little d for an afternoon of family disco dancing fun.

11th Annual Hop-Scotch
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Golf Club
Presented By:Rotary Clubs of Pender Harbour & Sunshine Coast
Cost:$100
Tickets:from Rotarians
This year our theme is Scotches from Around the World.

Songs of Angels - a Choral Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Highland Centre, Roberts Creek
Presented By:A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children's Choir
Cost:Adults $20 Students/Seniors $15 Children under 12 free
Tickets:Sechelt Visitors Centre and Laedeli Cards & Gifts in Gibsons
Email:liz77scott@gmail.com
Beautiful choral works selected for both choirs by their director Janice Brunson, music that will transport you : Songs of Angels will set a tone of serenity for the festive season. choralations.ca

Heofon / Hunting Giants
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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Woodland Christmas
Time:1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:SC Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:donation
A festive family favourite! There will be a bake sale, story time, kids' craft, holiday music, and a visit by Santa himself.

John Reischman & The Jaybirds
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Heritage Playhouse Productions
Cost:$20 advance $25 at door
Tickets:Laedeli Gifts & Cards, Sechelt Visitor Centre, online at share-there.com
Contact:Zeta
Phone:604.886.8998
Like the powerful mandolinist and composer at its helm, John Reischman and the Jaybirds fashion a stylish take on bluegrass that seamlessly blends original songs and instrumentals with Appalachian old-time music for a truly unique band sound. Now in their 20th year, with seven acclaimed albums and two Juno nominations, the Jaybirds are simultaneously innovative and unadorned, sophisticated and stripped-down, happily old-fashioned and 21st-century contemporary. visit heritageplayhouse.com

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First Contact - Episode Three - Screening & Discussion
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library & syiyaya Reconciliation Movement
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Most Canadians have never taken the time to get to know Indigenous People or visit their communities. First Contact is reality TV series, broadcast and produced by the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, takes 6 average Canadians, all with strong opinions about Indigenous People, on a unique 28 day journey into Indigenous Canada. This is the last episode.

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So You've Written a Book...Now What?: Publishing Panel
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!
These experts reveal the process, from editorial to distribution, and discuss the advantages and challenges of both traditional publishing and self-publishing. With Rebecca Hendry (author/editor/former marketing coordinator), Mark Cameron (author/self-publishing consultant), and Janine Alyson Young (author/editor).

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Salish Sea Marine Survival Project
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music, Madeira Park
Cost:by donation
HUGS Ukulele will perform 'songs for salmon' at 63:0. Lecture at 7:00pm with Dr. Brian Riddell, CEO of the Pacific Salmon Foundation. Find out what PSF has been learning about the causes of Chinook and Coho salmon mortality in the Strait of Georgia, and our proposed next steps to assist with salmon recovery.

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PR - Homesteaders Craft Fair
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Seniors Hall, 6792 Cranberry St
Cost:na
Dec 7-8. Fri 5pm - 8:30pm, Sat 10am-4pm.

'Wintersong' Festive Concert
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:SC Botanical Garden Pavilion
Cost:tba
Pender Harbour Community Choir’s concert will include traditional Christmas carols, songs from festive films and seasonal music by its Director, local composer Kenneth Norman Johnson.

Brain Freeze Trivia Night
Time:7:45 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$5 per person, members and guests welcome
A lively game of general trivia, with tables of 1-5 players.

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Elves Club Telethon First Responders Crash the Coast Boot Campaign
Time:9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:various locations on the Sunshine Coast
Cost:donations
money going towards the Elves Club Fundraising campaign

Holiday Market Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:na
It will be full of winter-inspired arts & crafts and delicious hot food and drinks from Emelle’s Market Bistro. The perfect one-stop shop for all your holiday gift-purchasing so you can #GiveCoastal this year!

6th Annual Last Chance Christmas Market
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Cost:free admission
Contact:Darren
Phone:604.989.0947
Dec 8-9. Come shop from 30+ of the Coasts finest artisans and crafters. Get that last minute gift you've been looking for. Lunch & tasty treats provided by Perogies Galore in the kitchen. Listen to live music from local Matthew Lovegrove.

Elves Club Telethon
Time:2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:donations to telethon, free to come to theatre
Drop by and enjoy all of the many talented artists in our community and share in the giving!

Author Reading with Griffin Prize-winning poet Jane Munro
Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library & Federation of BC Writers
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Share the event on Facebook!
She will share poetry & prose of BC’s Coast. Presented in partnership with the Federation of BC Writers, with support from the League of Canadian Poets

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Santa in the Creek
Time:12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Library
Cost:na
Come welcome Sant and get your holiday photos taken. Pet photos 3:00- 3:30pm.

Off The Page Christmas play reading
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse 662 North Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Coast Actors
Cost:By donation
Contact:Janet Hodgkinson
Phone:604.886.8767
In Comfort and Joy by David King, Mitch has fallen for a girl, Gini, who has invited him to Christmas dinner with her family in a ritzy neighbourhood, but Mitch has always done Christmas dinner with his mother, Joy, in her modest apartment. Gini tells Mitch to bring Joy along. Joy is reluctant, claiming that she gets uncomfortable around people she doesn't know. But when she shows up, she seems intent on making everyone else uncomfortable. janetleahodgk@gmail.com

'Wintersong' Festive Concert
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music
Cost:tba
Pender Harbour Community Choir’s concert will include traditional Christmas carols, songs from festive films and seasonal music by its Director, local composer Kenneth Norman Johnson.

Book Club at the Gibsons Public Library
Time:6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gbisons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
We'll be chatting about 'Split Tooth' by internationally acclaimed throat singer, Tanya Tagaq. This debut novel was longlisted for the Giller Prize. Step 1) Get the book at the GDPL. Step 2) Read the book. Step 3) Talk about it at the book club! (And drink tea. Sometimes there are also cookies.) New members welcome!

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A Dickens Christmas - The Reading of 'A Christmas Carol' by Richard Austin
Time:1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:$2.00
Tickets:Sechelt Library
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Enjoy an old fashioned afternoon with the reading of 'A Christmas Carol', harp music and singing Christmas carols. Ticket sales proceeds go to the Food Bank and the Sechelt Homeless Shelter.

Film Screening: "Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity"
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Members $5; Non-Members $9
Tickets:on-line reservations, or at the door (doors 7:00pm)
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Email:ddyment@oratory.com
Web Link:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Coming to the Sunshine Coast for the first time, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity presents close to 115 minutes of the world’s best advertising for 2018 in TV, cinema, and social media. Drawn from about 5,000 entries from the world’s best advertising agencies, this collection of Cannes-judged winners entertains and intrigues with its global perspective of differing cultural visions, values and views. Just in time for the Christmas Shopping season too!

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A Dickens Christmas - The Reading of 'A Christmas Carol' by Richard Austin
Time:1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:$2.00
Tickets:Sechelt Library
Phone:604 885 3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Enjoy an old fashioned Christmas event, listening to a reading of 'A Christmas Carol', harp music and Christmas Carols.... oh and Dickens inspired treats. Ticket proceeds go to the Food Bank and the Sechelt Homeless Shelter.

Movie Matinee: Vivir Es Facil Con Ojos Cerrados
Time:3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library, and SC Community Services & Capilano University's Welcoming Communities program
Cost:Ffee
Contact:Andrea Routley
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:aroutley@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:Share the event on Facebook!
(Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed) All ages. Everyone welcome. Film in Spanish with English subtitles. Organized in partnership with SC Community Services and Capilano University's Welcoming Communities program. Spain's official entry to the 87th Academy Awards. It is 1966 in Albacete, Spain. English teacher and die-hard Beatles fan Antonio decides to go on a road trip to Almería in the hope of meeting John Lennon, who is shooting a film there. On the way he picks up two hitch-hikers, Juanjo and Belén. This unlikely trio form a bond and decide to follow their dreams in hopes of finding their freedom. Written and directed by David Trueba. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uO1jXG38XbM

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PR - Grease - Brooks Theatre Co
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre, Powell River
Cost:$10
Tickets:Brooks Front Office
Dec 13-14-15.

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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

GD BC Mini Tour with Deanna Knight
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$9 members, $15 guests
Grateful Dead Tribute.

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Christmas Cookie Caper
Time:9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:St. John’s United Church
Cost:$14.00
Contact:Marilyn Butt
Phone:604.740.0530
Christmas baking done for you at the Christmas Cookie Caper. Fill a provided container with a variety of Christmas baking for only $14. St Johns United Church, Davis Bay Rd.

Halfmoon Bay: Annual Breakfast with Santa
Time:9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:Halfmoon Bay Community School, 8086 Northwood Rd
Cost:$6 adults, $4 kids, please bring food item for food bank
Bring the kids for a photo with Santa, and enjoy breakfast.

The Nutcracker
Time:8:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre
Presented By:Coasting Along Theatre Society
Cost:$29 General, $19 Children (10 and under) Senior Matinees $25
Tickets:Sunshine Coast Credit Union - Sechelt Branch
Contact:Kathleen Holmes
Phone:604.989.6050
Nov 15-18. With the combined talent of our local performers and visiting artists, enhanced costumes and a few surprises – we look forward to presenting another magnificent season of The Nutcracker Ballet for you and your family to enjoy. Tickets sell out very quickly so don’t wait long to get yours! See you at the show! coastingalongtheatre.org

PR - GD BC Mini Tour with Deanna Knight
Time:9:00 PM
Location:McKinneys Pub, Townsite, Powell River
Cost:$15
Grateful Dead Tribute

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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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Christmas Carol Sing-a-Long with Verna Chan
Time:2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:by donation
Carol sheets provided, bring the whole family.

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Live Music - Wanda & Budge
Time:2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:na
Wanda Nowicki, vocals & Budge Schachte, guitar.

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Hair of the Dog Day
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden
Cost:By donation
Tickets:n/a
Phone:604.740.3969
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://coastbotanicalgarden.org
Start the year off right by taking a walk around the Garden with your best furry friend. Well behaved dogs are asked to keep their owners on leash (and under control if possible). Don’t forget to stop by the Pavilion for a picture and a dog treat.

Lights of Life
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Mission Point, Davis Bay
Cost:na
Lighting of the Memories. Light a light to remember a life, love or friend. Presented by Sunshine Coast Hospice Society.

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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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Zoltán Fejérvári, piano
Location:The Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:The Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25 adult; $10 student
Contact:Koree Rogers
Phone:604.885.0991
Email:coastrecital@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://coastrecitalsociety.ca
The Coast Recital Society presents acclaimed pianist Zoltán Fejérvári - Winner of the 2017 Concours Musical International de Montréal piano edition and a recipient of a Borletti-Buitoni Trust Fellowship. Fejérvári is recognized for his serene command as well as dazzling technique at the keyboard.

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Two Family Concerts with Charlotte Diamond
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Cost:Free
11am-12pm and 4-5pm. To celebrate Family Literacy Week. Sponsored by Capilano University and SC Literacy Coalition.

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Pruning Tips & Tricks
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:SC Botanical Garden 5941 Mason Rd, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Botanical Garden
Cost:by donation
Tickets:by donation
Phone:604.740.3969
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
Board certified Arborist Cheryl Topping will answer the why, when, how, and where to prune your trees and shrubs. Bring along a notebook, this talk will be packed with good information.

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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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PR - Powell River Film Festival
Location:Patricia Theatre & other locations, Powell River
Cost:Save up to 50% on regular ticket pricing before Dec 31st
Tickets:prfilmfestival.ca or Town Centre Mall Friday & Saturdays 12-4pm
Feb 7-18. In its 18th year, the Festival is infamous for the diverse selection of world-class films meticulously programmed over the course of 13 screenings. Learn more from prfilmfestival.ca

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Bezhod Abduraimov, piano
Time:2:30 PM
Location:The Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:The Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25 adult; $10 student
Contact:Koree Rogers
Phone:604.885.0991
Email:coastrecital@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://coastrecitalsociety.ca
The Coast Recital Society presents young Uzbek pianist Bezhod Abduraimov. Described by The Times as the “master of all he surveys” and with The Washington Post noting to “keep your ear on this one,” Bezhod Abduraimov’s captivating performances continue to receive international praise. Critics rave about his “authenticity, control and velvet pianissimo.”

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Yevgeny Sudbin
Time:2:30 PM
Location:The Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:The Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25 adult; $10 student
Contact:Koree Rogers
Phone:604.885.0991
Email:coastrecital@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://coastrecitalsociety.ca
The Coast Recital Society is delighted to welcome back audience favourite, pianist Yevgeny Sudbin. He has been hailed by The Telegraph as “potentially one of the greatest pianists of the 21st century.” and the International Record Review stated that his Rachmaninov recording ‘confirms him as one of the most important pianistic talents of our time.”

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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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