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PR - Bow Immersion Workshop
Date(s):  Saturday, August 05, 2017 - Sunday, November 12, 2017 
Time:12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Location:20 mn. south of Powell River
Presented By:Ravenbeak Natureworks
Cost:$1,095
Tickets:Info and regisger at www.ravenbeak.com
Aug 5-12; Nov 5-12. Immerse yourself in the world of bows. Build your dream bow from local Pacific Yew wood, a dozen natural bamboo arrows, practice shooting in our archery lane, harvest your own stave to take home, and more! 8 days of all things bows from professional bowyer Jamie MacDonald.

Tech Ed Sessions
Date(s):  Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - Wednesday, November 08, 2017 
Time:4:00 PM-5:30 AM
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
1st Tuesday to Nov 7. Learn more about Technology in the library. How to use your e-book, I-pad, and other computer technology. Topic on Sept 5 - Library Workshop - learn how to search the library catalogue, navigate the website, and use online library services.

Little Hands (Big Minds) Fridays
Date(s):  Friday, September 08, 2017 - Friday, December 29, 2017 
Time:9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$5 drop in
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Creative social time for parents and littles. Coffee, snacks, and chats with Sandy Buck.

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

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

PR - How to Talk So Teens Will Listen
Date(s):  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - Sunday, October 08, 2017 
Time:6:00 PM-8:00 PM
Location:Oceanview Education Center, 7105 Nootka Street, Powell River
Presented By:Powell River Child, Youth and Family Services Society
Cost:call Shelley Chaney to reserve and for info 604.485.3090 ext 6312
Contact:Shelley Chaney
Phone:604.485.3090 ext 6312
Workshop series based on Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish's book. You will learn how to help your teen develop a realistic and positive self-image; set limits while maintaining goodwill; cope with negative feelings; express anger without hurting; engage willing cooperation; resolve conflicts peacefully; create a family atmosphere of love and respect. Refreshments provided.

The Art Of Self-Hypnosis
Date(s):  Friday, September 22, 2017 
Time:2:00 PM-3:30 PM
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$120
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
4 classes; Sept 22, Oct 15, Nov 10, Dec 8. Instructor Rifa Hodgson. Learn how to transform your life with the use the ancient techniques of Self-Hypnosis. Find out how to apply the power of your mind to bring more peace and joy in your life and how to communicate with your body to benefit your health.

Let's Talk: Exploring End of Life Issues
Date(s):  Saturday, September 23, 2017 
Time:9:30 AM-3:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Elementary School
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Hospice Society
Cost:$20
Tickets:www.share-there.com or 604-740-0475
Contact:Bernadette Richards
Phone:604.740.0475
Email:info@coasthospice.com
Make Conversation about death and dying, part of living fully. Specialists on panels and in interactive sessions, will help us engage in dialogue about MAiD (Medical Assistance in Dying), Caregiving at end of Life (Issues and solutions), Self Care and Self-Understanding. Come help us celebrate 30 years of Hospice on the Sunshine Coast! coasthospice.com

Watercolour Techniques with Bruce Edwards
Date(s):  Saturday, September 23, 2017 - Sunday, September 24, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$100
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Sept 23 & 24. Include demos and hands on creative experimenting together. The best way to get comfortable with paint and water is to just do it. One on one guidance and painting instruction will be employed using photos and personalized mini still life set ups.

One Day Abstract Painting Workshop
Date(s):  Sunday, September 24, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons
Cost:$165 includes materials
Phone:604.886.9699
Email:melaniefogell@telus.net
Web Link:http://melaniefogell.com
You will create an abstract painting using acrylics on canvas. Only 4 people in class. Beginners welcome. Instructor, Melanie Fogell (www.melaniefogell.com). For further information on class, call Melanie at 604.886.9699 or email melaniefogell@telus.net

Mediterranean Plant-Based Cooking with Kitchen Rejuvenation
Date(s):  Sunday, September 24, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Markent 473 Gower Point Rd
Cost:$45/person (GPM members $5 off)
Tickets:www.kitchenrejuvenation.ca
explore foods that are both healing and easy to digest, all plant based and all local to the region. Menu - Grape Leaf Dolmas stuffed with herbed sunflower seed pâté - Mediterranean Roasted Eggplant with pomegranate and tahini - Dairy-free Tzatziki over jicama with fresh dill and chives - Raw Apple Crust Baklava with pistachios Recipes and food are provided, come hungry!

5Rhythms Dance Open House
Date(s):  Monday, September 25, 2017 
Time:7:15 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Davis Bay Hall
Cost:Newcomers dance for Free
This practice is an authentic movement practice that invites us to listen to our body, and move from that place.

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

Meditation Mondays
Date(s):  Monday, October 02, 2017 - Monday, November 27, 2017 
Time:12:30 PM-1:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604.885.3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Mondays to Dec 4. Start you week with focus and mindfulness. A 10 minute guided meditation will be offered at Pprecisely 12:40pm. Doors open at 12:30, and your are welcome to stay until 1:00pm to sit in contemplative silence. No sessions on Holiday Mondays.

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

Learn to Knit
Date(s):  Thursday, October 05, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$25 plus supplies
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Kim Fenton of Unwind Knit and Fibre Lounge for a quick introduction to knitting. This class will get you started on a scarf! Bring yarn and appropriate sized needles, or some money to purchase yarn and needles available in class. We will learn and discuss cast on and garter stitch, with time to practice.

Ripping. Cutting. Jumping Through Paper. Fractal Snowflake Workshop.
Date(s):  Wednesday, October 11, 2017 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre - Art Studio, Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Library & Latimer & Company
Cost:$25
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor Centre
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Make your own original paper fractal snowflake Christmas Decoration with Mary A. Spytz. Mary is from Edmonton and will be one the Sunshine Coast presenting a talk at the Sechelt Library. She has a physics degree and has a passion for fractals and snowflakes. For 15 years she has been educating math students about fractals, making and selling her unique and beautiful paper fractal snowflakes.

Printing with Natural Dyes
Date(s):  Saturday, October 14, 2017 - Sunday, October 15, 2017 
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$200 + $50 material fee
Tickets:http://artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Oct 14-15. Explore another exciting way to use Natural Dyes. Mixing natural plant powders with natural dye extracts to thicken the dyes so that we can stamp, stencil and silkscreen with them. Bring lunch, rubber gloves & wear clothes than can get dirty.

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

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