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collapse Friday, July 14, 2017
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
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca/school-of-music-coffee-house
2nd Fridays. Cabaret-style evening of music by local performers in our waterfront theatre. Coffee, tea, desserts available.

collapse Thursday, August 24, 2017
PR - Blues Night Thursdays
Time:7:30 PM
Location:McKinney's Pub, Powell River
Cost:na
Thursdays, Sit down Style with the Sam Hurrie Band with guests

collapse Monday, September 04, 2017
Meatless Monday
Location:Gibsons to Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coasters for Meatless Mondays
Cost:n/a
Contact:gillian brady
Phone:604.886.7786
First Monday of the month. Try new or support your favourite restaurants, cafes, delis.... offering 25% off veg specials on the first Monday of the month. Details on posters, Info Centres and Facebook page: Sunshine Coasters for Meatless Mondays. More info gillian_brady@hotmail.com

collapse Friday, September 22, 2017
John Henry's Christmas Market Call Out
Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:John Henry's, 4907 Pool Rd., Garden Bay BC
Presented By:John Henry's General Store
Cost:n/a
Tickets:Free event
Contact:Allyson Nelson
Phone:604.657.9373
Requesting expressions of interest from Sunshine Coast craftspeople and artisans to participate in a brand new event to be held at John Henry's in Garden Bay. Patterned after European Christmas markets, we are looking for individuals interested in selling their work over 2 weekends - Fri., Dec 1 to Sun., Dec 3 and Fri., Dec 8 to Sun., Dec 10. Details to be advised - let us know if you would be interested in learning more about this new Sunshine Coast event.

collapse Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Writers Open Mic Night
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Cost:free
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.com
Last Wednesday of the month. Open to all levels, all genres and even works in progress. Each writer will have five minutes to share their latest work, listen to others and get to know and network with other writers on the Coast.

collapse Sunday, October 01, 2017
Sechelt Artwalk
Time:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Cowrie St. & Trail Bay Mall
Presented By:Sechelt Downtown Business Assoc.
Cost:N/C
Contact:Cindy Buis
Phone:604.740.2660
Email:artworkstours@telus.net
Web Link:http://secheltdowntown.com
to Oct 22. Stroll down Cowrie street looking into shop windows to discover many talented local artists works of art. Pick up a walking map at any of the 40 venues to find over 50 or more local artists.

Jamming with the Coast
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Smoking Crowns Studio in Sechelt
Cost:free
Contact:Djembe Mama
Phone:604.741.8669
Email:dlacykat@gmail.com
Sundays. Studio full of instruments (from drums, to guitars, to a baby grande piano) for all levels to come together and play and jam together.

collapse Monday, October 02, 2017
Trivia Night at Tapworks
Location:537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Cost:na
Mondays, skill testing questions, laughs and high quality beer! Unbeatable combo.

Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers
Time:11:30 AM
Location:St John's United Church, 5085 Davis Bay Road.
Cost:na
1st Monday each month. Doors at 11:30, library open until 12:25. Different program each month. Meetings end at around 3:00; bring your lunch, and something to knit.

collapse Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Jammin With A.D.D and Friends
Time:7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Presented By:A.D.D and Sunshine Coast Blues Society
Cost:no cover charge
Phone:604.612.8950
Tuesdays - Join us for excellent entertainment, tonnes o’ fun, and some fine booty shakin. To arrange a set or just check in call or text Michelle 778.990.4606.

collapse Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Weavers' Circle with Mary Bentley
Time:9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Location:FibreWorks Gallery, 12887 SC Hwy (in the Yurts)
Cost:$10 drop in
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Wednesdays - drop in with Mary Bentley and hone your weaving skills. A great opportunity to explore the art of weaving with a wonderful instructor. Beginners thru to experienced welcome. Bring your lunch.

Farm Gate Market
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Masonic Lodge, Robert Creek
Cost:na
Wednesdays year round from 3 to 6 pm - The Farm Gate Market now at Masonic Lodge next door to Roberts Creek Hall. Local organic Farmers Market.

Live Music at the Gumboot Restaurant
Time:6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na
Every Wednesday evening.

Name That Tune Night
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Tapworks 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Cost:na
Wednesdays

Broken Chronicles Improv
Time:7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:at the door
Comedy improv at the Boot! Come laugh with, at, or near Roberts Creek's own improv troupe Broken Chronicles!

collapse Thursday, October 05, 2017
Origins - Legacies of Coast Art
Time:11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Arts Festival
Cost:Free
Contact:Diana Robertston
Phone:604.362.7998
Email:diana@secheltartsfestival.com
Web Link:Click here for more information
to Oct 22. Coast artists Drysdale, Guzek, Hill, Hanson, Louie, Silvey, and Shimazaki present their work and inspired works of their artistic children, parents, and grandparents. 7 families, and 16 artists share their art and their stories in this annual curated art and cultural art exhibition. Opening Reception Thursday October 5 - 6:30 - 8:30pm

Board Game Time at the Sechelt Library
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://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
First and third Thursday, Oct 5,19, Nov 2, 16. Bring a friend. Bring a game or play on from the library. A great way to spend an afternoon.

Music Jam in Madeira
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Euspiria Cafe, Madeira Park
Cost:na
Thursday - bring your instrument and or your voice and join in or just enjoy the tunes.

Conversational French
Time:4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Everyone Welcome to come and learn French

Joe Stanton Live at the Boot
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:The Boot Eatery, Sechelt
Cost:na
Thursdays, original and cover tunes

collapse Friday, October 06, 2017
Gibsons Writers Meet up
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Wheatberries, 818 Gibsons Way
Cost:Free
Contact:Cindy
Phone:604.886.1795
Email:Cathalynn@gmail.com
Fridays - Meet up with other writers, bring your laptop or your notepad & pen & spend 2 hours writing with us. All levels welcome. This is NOT a workshopping or critiquing group.

Mapping Our Past Heritage Exhibit
Time:11:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Arts Festival
Cost:Free Admission
Contact:Diana Robertston
Phone:604.362.7998
Email:diana@secheltartsfestival.com
Web Link:click here for more information
to Oct 22. Explore the history of Sechelt, learn about the first explorers, the first European settlers, the first local businesses and stories from our First Nation elders. The exhibit will feature a collection of maps dating back to the 1700's to courtesy of the Gary Little Collection and the Sechelt Archives. Presented in the same venue as ORIGINS, Legacies of Coast Art -- two exhibits in one location.

Sunshine Coast Natural History Society
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
First Friday of each month. Everyone welcome.

Sunshine Coast BC Swing Dancing
Time:7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Davis Bay Hall
Cost:donation at the door to help rental fees
Fridays to Oct 27, from beginners to those who might want to share their moves.

collapse Saturday, October 07, 2017
PR - Uptown Winter Market
Time:10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location:Community Resource Centre, 4752 Joyce Ave, Powell River
Cost:na
Phone:604.223.4066
Saturdays - Opening Oct 7. We have 27 vendors, lots of fresh produce, meats, breads, and pie, and artisans,

Live Music at Tapworks
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Tapworks 537 Cruice Lane, Gibsons
Cost:na
Saturdays, a healthy mix of various local artists.

Live Music at Persephone Brewing Co.
Time:2:00 PM
Location:1053 Stewart Rd, Gibsons
Cost:donation
Weekly Saturdays and Sundays

collapse Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Conversational Japanese
Time:4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Tuesdays. Everyone Welcome to join this fun free conversational group to learn Japanese.

collapse Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Gibsons Public Library Monthly Book Club
Time:6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons and District Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:hecullen@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:http://gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Second Wednesdays. The GDPL Book Club chooses books from a diverse range of genres, styles and authors. We then have an hourly discussion on the second Wed of each month. Call for more info

collapse Thursday, October 12, 2017
Sunshine Coast Newcomers
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:varies
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Newcomers
Cost:15.00
2nd Thursday of the month. Sunshine Coast Newcomers Luncheon welcomes newcomers to the Sunshine Coast; to acquaint them with the area, introduce them to others and to meet in friendship. Held at noon the 2nd Thursday of each month. Lunch cost $15 per person; annual membership $12 per family. For further information or to RSVP to attend lunch please contact sunshine.newcomers@gmail.com

Ukulele Groove Jam
Time:7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:na
2nd Thurs each month with the Beachcombers Ukulele Group (BUGS). Bring a Uke and play along. Bring another instrument and jam.

collapse Sunday, October 15, 2017
Music To My Ears
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Lutheran Church, Davis Bay
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:$36.75 (includes GST)
Sundays to Oct 29. Music unites us culturally and adds color and meaning to life. This will be illuminated by Sunshine Coast performers in three distinctly different traditions: piano, guitar and jazz. sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca

collapse Monday, October 16, 2017
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://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
3rd Monday to Nov 20. Historical Fiction fans, join us. Make a list of books you would like to read and discuss. Teresa Eckford, Sechelt Library staff memeber and historical fiction aficionada, will guide the group

collapse Friday, October 20, 2017
Dialogue Circles: Toward Reconciliation
Time:1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Capilano University Sechelt Campus
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:$36.75 (Incl Gst)
Tickets:SCRD recreation facilities or 604 885 7529 or www/scrd/ca/recreation
Web Link:http://sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca
Mondays to Nov 10. This is a follow up to the course "Dialogue Circles - Towards Reconciliation." Examine the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's ninety four calls to action and the United Nations' Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as the foundation and framework for reconciliation. Presenters John and Nancy Denham

Astro Cafe
Time:8:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Pier 17, Davis Bay Seawall
Presented By:Royal Astronomical Society - Sunshine Coast Centre
Cost:Free
Contact:James MacWilliam
Phone:604.740.7935
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:http://coastastronomy.ca
Telescope chat and viewing also the 3rd Friday every month. Meet 8:30 Pier 17 market for coffee with telescopes set up on the sea wall 9pm. All are welcome to attend.

collapse Sunday, October 22, 2017
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.

collapse Thursday, October 26, 2017
Spin-in at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Time:10:00 AM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Cost:na
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

collapse Saturday, October 28, 2017
Sechelt Library Gourmet Dinner and Fundraiser
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Golf and Country Club, Roberts Creed
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:$100 ($50 charitable tax receipt)
Tickets:Visitor's Centre, Share-there.com, Sechelt Library
Web Link:http://sechelt.bclibrary.ca
Entertainment by Simon Paradis, Boyd Norman and Kara Stanley and a silent auction. Fundraising to match a $50,000 Canada 150 grant for a renovation project scheduled to begin late Fall with completion in the New Year. Our services extend from Egmont to Roberts Creek.

collapse Wednesday, November 01, 2017
The History of Readers and Reading
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Capilano University Sechelt Campus
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:$36.75 incl.G.S.T.
Tickets:SCRD by phone 604 885 6801, or scrd.ca/recreation, in person at SCRD recreation centres
to Nov 22. Presenter is Christine Pawley. Who reads what, where, how and why? From the Bible to Dickens to Harry Potter, readers and their reading habits illuminate history. The course will explore reading practices in the West. sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca

collapse Sunday, November 05, 2017
PR - McKinney's Sunday Brunch
Time:12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:McKinney's Pub, Powell River
Presented By:McKinney's Pub
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:6044144544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://facebook.com/roncampbellmusic
Sundays - What a deal!! Lowest menu price in town - and live music from Ron Campbell & Dennis Fox! Enjoy a delicious brunch, hear cool Blues and Jazz - perfect leisurely Sunday.

collapse Tuesday, November 07, 2017
Canada and the Second World War
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons and Area Community Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:$36.75 incl.G.S.T.
Tickets:SCRD by phone 604 885 6801, or scrd.ca/recreation, in person at SCRD recreation centres
to Dec 5. Presenter Keith Maxwell. The Second World War was the most violent in Canadian history and Canada participated from start to finish. Six years of war dramatically altered our country and resulted in the deaths of over 45,000 young Canadians. The course will cover the major political, military, industrial and social happenings from a Canadian perspective. Last class is a museum field trip to Vancouver. sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca

collapse Thursday, November 09, 2017
Shakespeare: Contemporaries and Conspiracies
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Capilano University Sechelt Campus
Presented By:Sunshine Coast ElderCollege
Cost:$36.75 incl.G.S.T.
Tickets:SCRD by phone 604 885 6801, or scrd.ca/recreation, in person at SCRD recreation centres
Thursdays to Nov 30. Far from being alone on the Elizabethan stage, Shakespeare was one of a dozen popular playwrights. But as the only one with a huge body of work performed and admired across 400 years, the Bard has also been challenged and his very identity placed in doubt. Who were the "secret authors." How have these conspiracy theories come about? Presented by Viveca Ohm. sunshinecoasteldercollege.ca

collapse Friday, December 08, 2017
Holiday Market Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Presented By:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:From free - $10 most events
Tickets:Gibsons Public Market
Contact:Gail Hunt
Dec 8-21. A celebration of the winter season, for all ages. The Market is set up like a Victorian Village, with inventively decorated trees displayed along the walk and a new view at every turn. The Faire offers a sales opportunity for craft artisans and prepared food producers, daily make-it-and-take-it workshops in the CIBC Community Kitchen, and afternoon and evening events and performances, for children and adults. gibsonspublicmarket.com/holiday-market-faire/

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