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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.

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

Conversational Spanish
Date(s):  Thursday, October 26, 2017 - Thursday, March 01, 2018 
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Every 2nd Thursday, Nov 9, 23, Dec 7. Everyone Welcome to come and learn Spanish.

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

Conversational French
Date(s):  Thursday, November 02, 2017 - Thursday, March 08, 2018 
Time:4:00 PM-5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
2nd Thursday, Nov 2, 16, 30. Everyone Welcome to come and learn French

Little Hands (Big Minds) Fridays
Date(s):  Friday, November 03, 2017 - Friday, December 29, 2017 
Time:9:30 AM-11:00 AM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$5 drop in
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Fridays. Creative social time for parents and littles. Coffee, snacks, and chats with Sandy Buck.

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

Never Leave Your Chair Yoga for Everybody
Date(s):  Saturday, November 04, 2017 - Saturday, December 02, 2017 
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$5 suggested donation
Saturdays to Dec 2nd. Join Certified Yoga Therapist Bobbie Seale Cobiskey for an accessible and enjoyable yoga class for everyone. It combines physical postures, breathing exercises and meditation or relaxation and a distinct philosophy.

Chakra Enlightenment Intensive
Date(s):  Sunday, November 05, 2017 - Sunday, December 03, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Inner Moves Studio, 625 Glen Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Dhyana
Cost:$25 drop-in
Tickets:Inner Moves phone or email
Contact:Dhyana Bartkow
Phone:604.886.9737
Sundays to Dec 3. Self-realization through aura meditation. Develop stronger spiritual and psychic pathways and a feeling of being fully and uniquely you. Cleanse, heal and activate 1 chakra per week with light, color, sound, love & affirmations. Drop-in available for previous participants. www.InnerMoves.com

Meditation Mondays
Date(s):  Monday, November 06, 2017 - Monday, December 04, 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.

Beachcombers Ukulele Group
Date(s):  Monday, November 06, 2017 - Monday, December 18, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-9:30 PM
Location:Former United Church, 720 Trueman Rd, Gibsons; Roberts Creek Common House
Cost:$5 drop in
1st and 3rd Mondays at the Common House in Roberts Creek. 2nd, 4th and 5th Mondays at former United Church in Gibsons. Sing and strum along fun with Graham Walker and the Beachcombers Ukulele Group (BUGs) No classes Dec 25, Jan 1st.

Beginner Belly Dance (4 Class Session)
Date(s):  Monday, November 06, 2017 - Monday, November 27, 2017 
Time:7:30 PM-8:30 PM
Location:St. Hildas Church (Sechelt)
Presented By:Belly Dance with Amber
Cost:$55 (4 class session)
Tickets:Contact: sunshinecoastbellydance@gmail.com
Contact:Amber
Mondays to Nov 27. Tap into your inner Goddess through Belly Dance. Come shimmy your stress away & connect with your feminine energies in this one hour class. From hip circles to figure eights, you will learn the basics of Belly Dance. No experience needed~ *If you are a returning student, intermediate instruction will be provided:) 4 Class Session WHEN: Mondays 7:30pm-8:30pm (November 6,13,20,27) WHERE: St. Hilda`s Church (Sechelt) COST: $55 (4 classes) ***PRE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED***

Song, Sound & Silence
Date(s):  Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - Thursday, November 23, 2017 
Time:1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:na
Tickets:register with Jill jillsheretosing@gmail.com
4 Wednesdays to Nov 29. Led by Jill Shatford, singer/songwriter, improv artist, song circle leader and lover of life.Sponsored by Gibsons United.

PR - Ukulele 101-Beginners Guide
Date(s):  Wednesday, November 08, 2017 - Wednesday, November 29, 2017 
Time:6:30 PM-7:30 PM
Location:Studio behind Rocket Music on Alberni Street, Powell River
Cost:$80 for 4 one-hour classes
Phone:604.414.5076
Enjoy the support of other beginners as you learn to play the ukulele. Strumming, chords, some theory, laughs along the way. You will learn to play many songs with ease. Even some Christmas songs! Uses available at Rocket Music. Call to confirm your spot. Payment at first class by cash, cheque or credit card.

Connections: Living A Shamanic Way of Life
Date(s):  Friday, November 17, 2017 - Tuesday, December 19, 2017 
Location:1549 Ocean Beach Esplanade, Gibsons
Cost:Fri. $25; Sat/Sun $395 / $350 by Nov 10
Tickets:778.462.2333
Experience the power and practices of the world's oldest spiritual healing rtradition. Call for more info.

Latin Dance
Date(s):  Friday, November 24, 2017 - Thursday, December 21, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-11:00 AM
Location:Sechelt Activity Centre
Cost:$5
Fridays. Come workout to upbeat music and learn Bachata, Mambo, Samba and more.

A Vocal Workshop with Coco Love Alcorn
Date(s):  Friday, November 24, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:Coco Love Alcorn
Cost:$20 in advance; $25 at the door
Tickets:cocoworkshopgibsons.bpt.me
Come sing with Coco! Coco will lead us through songs and exercises, exploring the soulful side of our voices and the creative side of our spirits. This workshop will be interactive, spontaneous, playful and include lots and lots of singing! The concert the following evening will have some special sing along moments, and any workshop participants who also make it to the concert will get to be the ringer singers in the audience!

Wreath Making Workshop
Date(s):  Saturday, November 25, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:SC Botanical Gardens, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:$60 members, $75 non-members
Tickets:call or email to register
Phone:604.740.3969
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
A seasonal favourite returns. Make a wreath from lovingly collected and unique material. Bring your gloves and pruners, all other materials supplied

Intermediate Drawing with Bruce Edwards
Date(s):  Saturday, November 25, 2017 - Sunday, November 26, 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
Nov 25-26. Become familiar with the function of drawing as a tool as well as an art form through demonstrations, practice and discussions. We will use a variety of mediums, utilize visuals with demonstrations and one on one instruction to explore line, value/shading, proportion, subjects will be landscape, still life, human form.

Grant-writing 101
Date(s):  Saturday, November 25, 2017 
Time:12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Location:Fuse, #15 - 292 Gower Pt Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$50
Tickets:info and pre-register www.eventbrite.com/e/grant-writing-101-tickets-39201118601
Get ready for the year ahead with this 2 hour workshop, covering tips and tricks for making your grant applications more successful, from a grant-writing professional with almost a decade of experience.

Repair Cafe
Date(s):  Saturday, November 25, 2017 
Time:12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Makers
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:hecullen@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:http://gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Monthly. Please bring your broken small appliance, item or instrument and learn how to fix it with our awesome Maker Volunteers.

inFUSEd Writing Group
Date(s):  Sunday, November 26, 2017 
Time:1:00 PM-5:00 PM
Location:Fuse, #15 - 292 Gower Pt Rd, Gibsons
Cost:free
Hosted by Mark and Sheila Cameron. Calling all writers! Join us for some heads-down writing, starting at 1pm. Bring your laptop or pen and paper. We'll supply the desk, WiFi, and atmosphere. At 4pm, Sheila Cameron will host a facilitated discussion. This month's theme is contests and conferences.

Comfort and Joy Workshop
Date(s):  Saturday, December 02, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Xpressive Arts Studio at Linwood House, 3144 Linwood Rd, Roberts Creek
Cost:$40 includes materials, shortbread and tea
Tickets:register with Shelley xpressiveartstudio@gmail.com
Take some time for yourself before the Christmas rush. Discover what brings you Comfort and Joy. We’ll do some old fashioned cutting and pasting, a little writing, and some simple sharing in a circle of joy to carry home for Christmas. Limited group of 5.

Introduction to Wet Filting
Date(s):  Saturday, December 02, 2017 
Time:11:30 AM-5:30 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$100
Tickets:http://artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Using water, soap and agitation, we’ll use wool fibre to make a few different objects. We’ll play with shaping, working with silk scarves, and a variety of fibres. This is a basic workshop to build some skill and learn some techniques so you can felt on your own. We’ll make a flat piece of cloth, felted soap, a flower, and do nuno felting if there’s time. Lots of demo’s and time to explore!

Full Moon Expressions
Date(s):  Sunday, December 03, 2017 
Time:2:00 PM-5:00 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$60
Tickets:http://artsbuilding.org
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
This is the 2nd Supermoon in a trilogy of Supermoons. Sign up and see what this Supermoon has in store for us this month and how it translates on our 13inch round canvas’ as we explore with collage. No Experience necessary.

Repair Cafe with the Makers
Date(s):  Saturday, December 09, 2017 - Saturday, July 28, 2018 
Time:12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130 for more info
Web Link:https://gibsons.bc.libraries.coop/event/repair-cafe-with-the-makers/
Monthly. Bring in any small appliance or item and volunteers from the Sunshine Coast Makers will teach you how to fix it. In our current world of hoarding stuff, this type of repair café encourages us to find the value in fixing things we already have, rather than simply purchasing something new.

Linwood Yoga Retreat
Date(s):  Saturday, January 13, 2018 - Sunday, January 14, 2018 
Location:Linwood House, Roberts Creek
Cost:Early Bird $400 + tax shared Accommodation or $500 + tax for private room
Join Marlene Lowden and Georgia Cyr for yoga, creative play and relaxation, a chance to explore your creativity, a sound bath experience, and plenty of down time to sit by the fire, read a book, go for a walk, soak in a bath or take a nap. More info georgiacyr.com

Dolf Vermeulen Photograhy Workshop
Date(s):  Friday, March 23, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018 
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$225, 8 hrs of group lessons
Tickets:more info and to reserve at dolf.p.v@gmail.com
Email:dolf.p.v@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.dolfvermeulen.com/
Sun 4.30-6.30; Sat 6.15 - 7.45pm; Sun 4.30 - 6.30pm. March 31 and April 1, half hr individual one-on-one sessions. The course will cover how to use your camera functions, basic & advanced shooting techniques, long exposure & night photography, and post production/editing.

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