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collapse Monday, April 11, 2016
43rd Festival of Performing Arts 2016
Location:various locations
Cost:by donation
Email:info1@coastfestival.com
Web Link:http://www.coastfestival.com/
April 11 to May 1st with highlight concert May 3. More info from website. Schedule avail http://www.coastfestival.com/

collapse Saturday, April 30, 2016
Sunshine Coaster Mountain Bike XCM & DH Race
Location:new location to the trails in West Sechelt
Cost:check for info
Apr 30-May1. Includes marathon, short course, downhill, the works, bike race for kids, barbecue and more. Check www.sunshinecoaster.net for more info.

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PR - Community Buy and Sell
Time:9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:4320 Joyce Ave Powell River - The Thunderdome
Presented By:Pow!Town Roller Derby
Cost:Book Table for $20 (additional tables +$10)...put what ever you would like to sell on it. All money made at your table go's back to you.
Contact:Amanda Johnson
Phone:604.483.1915
Call or text to book a table. Please no tools or lawn tools As we don't want leeks on the floor.

Spring Extravaganza
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:The Thrift Store, 5693 Cowrie St. Sechelt
Presented By:Roberts Creek Branch SC Healthcare Auxiliary
Cost:N/A
Plants, Crafts, Baking for Sale. Thrift Store open for Sunday shopping.

Annual Plant Sale
Time:10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:SC Botanical Gardens, 5941 Mason Road, Sechelt
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
This is the big one! Bring a box, barrow or wagon to cart away your treasures. Park in the main parking lot. Plant hold and pick up area close to sale location. Also browse our gently used gardening book sale.

5th Annual Hike for Hospice - Come hike with us!
Time:11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location:Porpoise Bay Provincial Park
Cost:registration $25 online
Tickets:www.coasthospice.com
Phone:604.740.0475
11:30 registration, 12 noon lunch, 1:00pm hike begins. Join us in our biggest fundraising event of the year. Gather a team of friends and family, challenge your co-workers or join as an individual to help support end-of-life care in your community. Prizes

Meet the farm animals Fundraiser
Time:12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Party Ponies & Farm Ventures, 713 Sullivan Rd, Roberts Creek
Cost:donations to Gibsons Wildlife Rehab Centre
Interact with the animals, tour the petting farm, meet Clint and Irene Davey. Music by Bonar Harris. 100% of donations to GWRC.

Open House
Time:12:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:YMCA Camp Elhinstone, 1760 YMVA Rd, Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.2025
Light snacks, activities, tours, community booths and more

collapse Monday, May 02, 2016
PR - Reading from poet Kevin Spenst
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Powell River Library
Cost:na
Tickets:registration from 604.485.8663
2:00pm reading from his newest book of poetry and again at 7:00pm to learn about and make a chapbook.

Auditions for Tinkers
Time:5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek
Presented By:The Only Animal Theatre Society
Cost:FREE
Contact:Kendra Fanconi
Phone:kendra@theonlyanimal.com
Email:kendra@theonlyanimal.com
Web Link:click here for a description/photos of the show
This is an open call for auditions for the last roles in Tinkers, which is a site-specific show that rehearses and performs this summer. A combination of professional, community and kid roles. There are two male roles, one female role and one for a 10-13 year old boy. Please contact kendra@theonlyanimal.com for more info or to express interest.

collapse Tuesday, May 03, 2016
CJMP 90.1 FM Pop Up Radio (Various Locations around Powell River)
Time:12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Various Locations
Presented By:CJMP 90.1 FM
Cost:Free!
Email:stationmanager@cjmp.ca
May 3-7. CJMP 90.1 FM will be at 5 locations over 4 days as part of our 'Top the Tower' Fund Drive campaign. A fundraiser for CJMP public radio to reach all parts from Lang Bay to Lund and Texada, Courtney and Comox! A chance to meet our programmers, learn about CJMP 90.1 FM. Locations include: - Tuesday, May 3: Town Centre Mall, Noon - 2 pm - Wednesday, May 4: Tla'amin Convenience Store, Noon - 2 pm - Thursday, May 5: CRC, Noon - 2 pm - Friday, May 6: * Nicholas Simmons Office (4675 Marine Ave), Noon to 2 pm * Base Camp, 3 pm to 7 pm Donations over $20 include a free yearly membership! facebook.com/events/582424115268034/

collapse Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - the Organics
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

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

Wednesday Jams
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion
Cost:na
Wednesdays, come join us.

collapse Thursday, May 05, 2016
Artist Reception - Hiroshi Shimizaki
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Malaspina Exhibition Centre, Vanc Isl University
Cost:na
Web Link:http://artpowellriver.com/upcoming-exhibitions/
Show runs May 5 - 31st.

collapse Friday, May 06, 2016
Friday Night Dinner with Dave Philley
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:donations to the musician

collapse Saturday, May 07, 2016
Rock the Hall: live celtic music + dj astrid
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$15, 2 for $25
Tickets:RC Elem School, RC General Store, Ambrosia Organic Living, Seaweeds, Source for Sports
Dance & Silent Auction in support of Roberts Creek Elementary School PAC.

PR - CJMP People's Prom
Time:8:00 AM
Location:Carlson Community Club Ballroom, 4463 Joyce Ave. Powell River
Presented By:CJMP Community Radio
Cost:$10
Tickets:door
Contact:Meghan Hildebrand or Mel Edgar
Phone:604.485.7677, 604.485.0088
All are invited to CJMP's annual People's Prom! The People's Prom is the prom you might have wanted - dressed up, down, or however your imagination dictates. It's a dance party starring CJMP DJs, a celebration to thank Powell River for supporting community radio. Cash bar. cjmp.ca

PR - Spring Clean for a Cause
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Royal LePage Powell River, 4766 Joyce Ave, Powell River
Cost:TBA
A fun charity event in support of the Powell River Grace House - It is time to declutter your home and Donate. Royal LePage is collecting gently used items (no clothing please) between May 1 to May 6 at its office, 4766 Joyce Avenue.

Pilates Day 2016
Time:9:00 AM
Location:Kalijo Pilates, 4720 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Davis Bay (above Pier 17)
Cost:Free
Tickets:Call or email to pre-register info@kalijopilates.com
Phone:604.740.0581
Join us for a beautiful day in the studio celebrating what we are passionate about, Pilates.

4th Annual Elphinstone Secondary Car Show
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Elphinstone Secondary, Gibsons
Cost:suggested $10 donation
Pancake breakfast starts at 9:30am.

Grandmothers & Grandothers Plant Sale
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na

Hit the Trail TraC Spring Ride
Time:10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:meet at Dougall Park, Gibsons before 10am
Cost:na
Everyone welcome! We will be riding a connected network of existing bike routes while exploring upcoming plans for expanding the town’s cycling network. The required skill level will be moderate.

Mom & kids Make & Take
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:1495 Margaret Rd, Roberts Creek (Warehouse)
Cost:$20 includes essential oils and supplies
Tickets:register: jennifer.eo81@gmail.com
Join us for an afternoon of fun and pampering for Moms while your kids make you some lovely Essential Oils related Mother's Day gifts. Win Win, you get something you really want for Mother's Day and an afternoon relaxing with other mothers.

Spring Tea & Bake Sale
Time:1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gibsons United Church, 724 Trueman Rd
Cost:$7
Bring your Mom or Friend to the Annual Tea. With an appearance by the Suncoast Phoenix Choir.

Sunshine Coast Stitchers Meet Up
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:886 Chamberlin Road, Gibsons
Cost:Free
Contact:Cindy
Phone:604.886.1795
A monthly meet up for Stitchers of all kinds who enjoy camaraderie, opportunities for learning and outings. Bring a project and a snack to share.

Opening Reception - Close to the Bone/Shared Vision
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation welcomed
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Opening reception for exhibitions 'Close to the Bone' by Marilyn Marshall and 'Shared Vision' by Kathryn and Lawrence Kristmanson. Show runs to May 29th.

"Royal Tea"
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church
Cost:$15
Tickets:Laedeli, Sunnycrest Mall
Program featuring Deanna Storfie's fabulous One-Woman Drama "Amazing Grace" - the true story of John Newton, as only his wife could tell it. Special music by Naomi Thomas. Child Care provided.

1st annual Madeira Park Elementary School Golf Tournament fundraiser
Time:3:45 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour Golf Club 13823 Sunshine Coast Highway Madeira Park,
Cost:$75, or $50 for members
It’s a 9 hole scramble format, including a golf cart rental, range balls, a tee gift, and a burger & beer at the Back 9 Bistro. Proceeds benefiting Madeira Park Elementary School sports teams.

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

PR - A Taste of Art
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Beach Gardens Resort, Powell River
Presented By:The Rotary Club of Powell River
Cost:$35.00 per person
Tickets:Pebble Beach Design, Crazy Quilt Cottage, on-line at www.aTasteofArt.ca
Contact:Jill Ehgoetz
Phone:604.485.5332
Art auction and wine tasting. All original art pieces from local artists. Silent and live auction. Live music and culinary delights. A 'dress for success' event. www.aTasteofArt.ca

Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Senior Activity Centre
Cost:$30 includes dinner
Tickets:Georgian Trading, Wakefield Jewelers, Pretty Natty Duds and more
doors 6pm, dinner 7pm. A Fundraising for Flair On The Coast, Cancer Support Group. Music by Playback, Food by Tracey Le Nobel - Halfmoon Hearth.

The Source Dance Company presents Heroes + Heroines
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Dance Society
Cost:$25 adults; $20 students/seniors
Tickets:Sechelt Starbucks, Pretty Natty Duds; Gibsons Peggy Sue's Boutique; online sunshinecoastdance.com
Contact:Yvette Cormier
Vancouver’s The Source Dance Company returns with a brand new production, featuring a series of dance vignettes from their upcoming full-length summer touring production, Race for your Life. Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Dance Society, this annual event helps to raise much-needed funds for the Dance Society’s Scholarship Program. sunshinecoastdance.com

PR - Bill Bourne at Cranberry Hall
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Cranberry Community Hall, 6828 Cranberry Street, Powell River
Cost:$20 advance, $25 at the door (Cash only/ No Refunds)
Tickets:River City Coffee
Contact:Pat Buckna
Juno award winner Bill has received international acclaim for his recordings and is a capitivating and thrilling live performer. Bil's music is steeped in blues, world beart, cajun, celtic, folk, latin, funk, poetry and more. For more info contact (pbuckna@telus.net or www.starbuckna.com)

The Starcaptains w/The Funkdealer & Guests
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$10 members, $20 non-members

collapse Sunday, May 08, 2016
Composting Facility Tour
Time:9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location:Salish Soils, 5800 Black Bear Road, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Regional District and Salish Soils
Cost:Free
Contact:Andrew Bridle
Phone:604.885.6800 ext 6117
Email:infrastructure@scrd.ca
Web Link:http://www.scrd.ca/Yard--Food-Waste
Take a free guided tour of Salish Soils’ large-scale composting system. Meet outside the main office.

NOW Generation 2016
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:Nikki Weber
Cost:tba
Phone:604.740.0933
Annual Concert with Nikki Weber celebrating Youth in Music.

collapse Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Dad N' Me Dance!
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Chatelech Secondary School Gym, Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Rotary
Cost:$10 girsl, $15 men
Tickets:Stephanson's Fuel, wilson Creek & Gibsons Marketplace IGA, Sechelt & Gibsons branches of SC Credit Union
Music by Much Video, For girls aged 5 to 13 and the significant man in their lives

collapse Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Trivia Night in Support of Nutrition
Time:5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing, Gibsons
Cost:$20 (trivia and a beverage) $15 (donation
Tickets:www.share-there.com
A fundraiser for the BC Farmers' Market Nutrition Program on the Sunshine Coast. Every ticket supplies 1 more family with fresh produce for 1 week from 1 of 3 farmers' markets.

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

collapse Friday, May 13, 2016
PR - PRISMA 2016
Location:Powell River
Cost:various
Tickets:details at orchestra-academy.ca
The Pacific Region International Summer Music Academy (PRISMA) offers a two week program that prepares music students and young professionals for a career in music performance. It is designed to assist students to obtain the necessary tools to win a position in a professional orchestra.

Friday Nigt Dinner with Erik Wera
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:donations to the musician

Slow Sundays in the Creek
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:na
Contact:Grahm Walker
Email:grahamwalker@dccnet.com
Web Link:facebook
Public Info Session to Celebrate the community on Sundays in the Gazebo Park behind Roberts Creek library.

Where Baby Stars Come From, and Why it’s Important to Know!
Time:7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt
Presented By:Steve Mairs, Graduate Student, U Vic
Cost:by donation
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Charles Ennis
Phone:778.458.2666
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:http://www.coastastronomy.ca
In this talk, Mairs will examine the birth of a sun-like star and introduce some of the research being performed in Victoria to further our knowledge on this subject. Mairs’ main focus will be on the Orion Molecular Cloud, a giant star-forming region in the Milky Way which encompasses the famous Orion Nebula. Mairs will present images of what the Orion Nebula looks like at submillimetre wavelengths and show how these often overlooked observations can provide vital information into the young lives of stars. By studying “where baby stars come from”, we can make links to present day observations of star clusters, supernova explosion rates, the formation of planets, and, in effect our very own origin story.

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
Baili Clarke + Angie - beautiful vocal duets w. guitar Bits of String - Well-known Roberts Cr. duo (Mark Lebelle + Kaia Nelson) Simon Paradis - local favourite singer/guitarist Wonderful music by Coast musicians in a cabaret setting.

PR - Wolf Parade - with Moths & Locusts and Silver Atlas
Time:8:00 PM
Location:The ARC Community Theatre 7055 Alberni Street, Powell River
Cost:$20 at the door
Canadian indie rock champions Wolf Parade a Montreal band (by way of Victoria, BC) that was formed in 2003 recently announced a return from their five-year hiatus, as well as some North American and international tour dates. In late May, they play New York's Bowery Ballroom five nights in a row, then Toronto's Lee Palace for another five nights, then off to Europe, but first... a stop in Powell River. all-ages show, no alcohol

Jeremy Allingham
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba
singer/songwriter

collapse Saturday, May 14, 2016
Garage sale
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Masonic Hall, corner highway 101/Roberts Creek Rd.
Presented By:Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir
Cost:N/A
Contact:Rebecca Allain
Phone:604-365-9473
Web Link:Upcoming concerts June 9 and June 11, 2016
Presented by the Phoenix Community Choir. Multi-family garage sale Plenty of parking on site Fundraising event for choir Come one, come all.

Judi Lees Book Launch
Time:4:45 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
Local author Judi Lees will read from her just-released novel “Lester’s Gift” featuring local interest as well as exotic travel destinations.

PR - RCMP Regimental Ball
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Dwight Hall, Powell River
Cost:$100
Tickets:RCMP detachment, Powell River
Phone:604.485.6255
Cocktails 5:30, Dinner 6:30, Dancing 8:00pm. Dinner catered by David Bowes of the Laughing Oyster, music by the "Groove Diggers" of Victoria. Formal attire required.

PR - From Beer to Eternity: the Sequel
Time:6:00 PM
Location:ARC Community Theatre, 7055 Alberni St, Powell River
Presented By:Powell River Friends of the Library & our friends at the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA Powell River
Cost:$45 includes beer tasters, cocktails, appies, music & mingling
Tickets:Powell River Public Library, Townsite Brewing, & Fruits & Roots Juice Bar
Fundraiser helping the Friends buy more books for the new Library's opening-day collection. Competitors for the coveted "best beer cocktail" crown will be CAMRA Powell River, Townsite Brewing, Magpie's Diner, Raincoast Kombucha, & Coastal Cookery. And we will have the thrilling black-box challenge again this year, with celebrity judges. Catering by The Convenient Chef.

Roller Derby Bout
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Arena
Cost:$10 adults; $5 kids, seniors
Sunshine Coast Red Tide Warning vs Campbell River Rink Minx. Doors 6pm. Fun for all ages.

Messiah, Part 2
Time:7:00 PM
Location:St. Johns United Church, Davis Bay
Presented By:Messiah Choir
Cost:$20.00
Tickets:choir members, Sechelt Visitors Centre, Laedeli Gifts in Gibsons, phone 605-885-9015
Contact:Joy McLeod
Phone:604.883.9248
Email:dacapophc@gmail.com
Presenting Part 2 of Handel's "Messiah", the Lent and Easter section, accompanied by string quartet, harpsichord and trumpets.

PR - Joel Fafard at Cranberry Hall
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Cranberry Community Hall, 6828 Cranberry Street, Powell River
Cost:$20 advance, $25 at the door (cash only / no refunds)
Tickets:River City Coffee
Joel Fafard,one of the stars of last year's Sunshine Music Festival, is an award-winning guitarist and singer who performs Southern roots and blues classics with the soul of a purist and the showmanship of a seasoned entertainer. He once earned both a Juno nomination and a Western Canadian Music Award for his skills on the axe.

Lowry Olafson in Concert with Rick Reubart
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Dr
Cost:$18 advance, $20 at the door
Tickets:Gaia's Fair Trade, online LowryOlafson.com/tickets
Contact:Lowry Olafson
Email:lowry@lowryolafson.com
Web Link:http://www.lowryolafson.com
Doors 7:30p. Featuring new songs, some faves, and some violin originals accompanied by bass player extraordinaire Rick Reubart.

Bonnie Kilroe presents 'Country Queens'
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$20 members, $25 non-members
Musical tributes to Dolly Parton, Crystal Gayle, Tammy Wynette, Reba NcEntire, Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Tanya Tucker, Lynn Anderson. Award winning one-woman show.

SCC Observatory Public Viewing
Time:8:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Airport: entrance is at the gate at the top of Field Rd.
Cost:na
Phone:778.458.2666
Web Link:https://sunshinecoastastronomy.wordpress.com
Weather Permitting. This is part of our involvement in 2016 Science Odyssey. Check out our Observatory page for more information on the SCC Observatory. Please, no food or drinks and only use red light flashlights to preserve viewer’s night vision. No pets or laser pointers please

Joey Ramone Birthday Bash
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba
5th annual

collapse Sunday, May 15, 2016
Duo Rendezvous Daniel Bolshoy,guitar and Jasper Wood,violin
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre; www.penderharbourmusic.ca
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
The Sunshine Coast is well acquainted with Daniel Bolshoy' sparkling artistry and delightful rapport with his audience. Jasper Wood, a colleague in the Vancouver Symphony and the UBC School of Music shares Bolshoy's passion for combining well known masterworks with new commissions from Canada's leading composers. Please join them for the grand finale to our concert season.

PR - Four on the Floor Song Circle
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Hall, Powell River
Cost:na
Hosted by Pat Buckna. This month the song circle will try to come up with as many songs as they can using the same four chords.

Coast Symphony Orch. "Per Aspera Ad Astra"
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Community Orchestra Association
Cost:adults $15, 12 and under $5
Tickets:Gibsons: Laedeli; Sechelt: Strait Music
Contact:Val Anderson
Phone:604.885.6756
Email:Valerie Anderson <valand24@telus.net>
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastorchestra.ca
The CSO will be performing works by Mendelssohn, Saint-Saëns, Glinka and Copland that reflect this journey common to all of us - helping us remember that struggles resolve, and that chaos can indeed lead to the birth of a dancing star [Nietzsche]. Featured soloist Danielle Stephens, French Horn, will share moments of triumph and give send shivers of the very best kind up your spine, as she performs Saint-Saëns “Morceau de Concert”. From sorrow to elation - the CSO’s final concert of the season will touch your hearts and minds in ways you never dreamed possible. Pre Concert chat w Edette: 2 PM

Messiah, Part 2
Time:7:00 PM
Location:St. Johns United Church, Davis Bay
Presented By:Messiah Choir
Cost:$20.00
Tickets:choir members, Sechelt Visitors Centre, Laedeli Gifts in Gibsons, phone 605-885-9015
Contact:Joy McLeod
Phone:604.883.9248
Email:dacapophc@gmail.com
Presenting Part 2 of Handel's "Messiah", the Lent and Easter section, accompanied by string quartet, harpsichord and trumpets.

collapse Tuesday, May 17, 2016
PR - Academy Spring Sing
Time:7:30 PM
Location:James Hall, Powell River
Presented By:Powell River Academy of Music
Cost:$18
Tickets:7280 Kemano Street
Phone:604.485.9633
Featuring Chor Musica Mens Choir, Academy Chamber Choir, and Academy Youth Choir. Visit www.powellriveracademy.org for more information or to purchase online tickets.

collapse Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Live Music at the Gumboot - Fat Fish
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Restaurant, Roberts Creek
Cost:na

Sunshine Coast Youth Arts Night
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Chatelech Secondary Foyer and Theatre
Cost:Donations accepted
High School students celebrate and perform various forms of art for the community

Nikki Weber Presents Sechelt's Got Talent - auditions
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
Tickets:register & info: Nikki 604.740.0933
Wed, Pre-teens 9-12; 7-9pm; Thur, teens & youth 13-21, 7-10pm. Vocals & Instrumentals, duets welcome. ack tracks allowed. Performance Canada Day, July 1, 1-5pm Senior's Activity Centre. You must register to audition

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

collapse Friday, May 20, 2016
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
May 20-22. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

FBCW AGM 2016 & Weekend of Events & Workshops
Location:Linwood House, Roberts Creek Elementary, Gumboot Cafe
Cost:check the website
Web Link:http://www.bcwriters.ca
May 20-22. Presented by Federation of BC Writers. Everyone welcome. Meet and greet, literary cabaret, workshops, blue pencil sessions, 1-on-1 agent meetings. bcwriters.ca

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 Saturday, May 21, 2016
May Day
Time:8:00 AM
Location:Madeira Park
Cost:na
Fun for the whole family. Parade, games, music and much more during the day with May Day Dance featuring Playback 7-11:30 at the PH Legion.

Historical Walking Tour of Gibsons Landing
Time:10:00 AM
Location:meet at Pioneer Park next to the Gibsons Visitors Centre
Presented By:SC Museum and Archives
Cost:by donation
Tickets:call to register
Phone:604.886.8232
Email:scm_a@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastmuseum.ca
Local historian Dale Peterson will lead a walking tour (rain or shine) of Gibson's Landing that explore the fascinating history of the ocean-side village. Tour last approx. 90 minutes. Under 16 to be accompanied by a guardian.

It's Not All Black & White
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:612 Marine Drive, Gibsons, B.C. V0N 1V1
Presented By:Christy Sverre Art Studio & Gallery
Cost:Free
Contact:Christy Sverre
Phone:604.989.2491
Web Link:Christy Sverre Art Studio & Gallery
May 21-23. Three day art exhibition showing new paintings in acrylic, oil & mixed media by Christy Sverre, Carol LaFave and Jen Drysdale.

The Roberts Creek Bazaar
Time:12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:na
Come and celebrate the creative diversity. Expect a little bit of everything… local makers, artists, collectors and creators.. Doers and dreamers mixed with live music and great food and local craft beer.

Artist Reception - 'No Words Necessary' by Jill Sullivan
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Madeira Pk, (at the yurts)
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:na
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Sechelt textile artist, Jill Sullivan

PR - Discover Traditional Tla’amin Music
Time:2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Rec Complex “Elm Room” Powell River
Cost:TBA
Contact:Mark
Phone:604.485.8664
Learn about traditional singing, drumming and dance from the Nukum Dancers.

Conversations About 'Bones'
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation welcomed
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Artist's talk by Marilyn Marshall.

PR - A Very Special Evening - The Original Songs of Ron Campbell & the bLUES bUSTERS
Time:7:30 PM
Location:ARC Theatre, 7055 Alberni St., Powell River
Cost:$15.
Tickets:Rockit Music, Powell River
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://ronc.net
The bLUES bUSTERS - Ron Campbell, Dennis Fox, Ted Durnin and Neko - present an evening of original music at Powell River's beautiful new venue.

PR - Vic Vaga Tribute to Rod Stewrat
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Royal Canadian Legion Branch #164 Powell River
Cost:$25-members $30 non-members and at door

Baby Harry Rock & Soul
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba
blues-infused funk rock and soul, promising to make you all move and groove the night away!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bill Coon and Steve Giltrow Jazz Guitar Duo House Concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Hopkins Landing, location given with reservation
Presented By:Steve Giltrow
Cost:$20
Tickets:available after May 8th sgiltrow@gmail.com
Bill Coon, a National Jazz Award recipient will be joining Steve Giltrow playing Swing, Bebop, Blues, Bossas, Ballads and originals. Limited seating.

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

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

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

Chicken Like Birds
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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

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

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

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

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

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

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From Here and There
Time:7:00 PM
Location:St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Sechelt
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Kathleen Wagler
Phone:604.747.1070
The Suncoast Phoenix Choir presents" From Here and There", a lively choral concert featuring our fifty-voice choir. Enjoy rich harmonies as we journey across continents and through time. Bring a friend. suncoastphoenixchoir.ca

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

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From Here and There
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons
Presented By:Suncoast Phoenix Choir
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Kathleen Wagler
Phone:604.747.1070
Suncoast Phoenix Choir presents "From Here and There," featuring our fifty-voice choir. Enjoy a musical journey across continents and across time. Enjoy classical harmony and syncopated rhythms. Don't miss our traditional singalong with the audience. Bring a friend. Admission is by donation so no one misses out! suncoastphoenixchoir.ca

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

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

Rotary Club Annual Wine Tasting Event
Time:7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Sarah Wray Hall, 4334 Irvines Landing Rd, Garden Bay
Cost:tba

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

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21th Annual Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
Location:Gibsons Landing - various locations
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Jazz & Entertainment Society
Cost:various
Phone:604.740.5825
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Live music in restaurants on the streets and in outdoor parks in the Landing.

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

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

Budge Schachte and Charlotte Wrinch
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Bonniebrook Lodge, Chaster’s Restaurant, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade
Presented By:Bonniebrook Lodge
Cost:by donation
Contact:Chasters Restaurant
Phone:604-886-8956
Web Link:http://www.bonniebrook.com/chasters-dining.aspx
Perform at Chaster's Restaurant in beautiful Bonniebrook Lodge, 6:00 - 9:00 pm. Come out for an elegant and romantic evening of gentle live music (vocals and classical guitars) and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Pender Harbour Days
Location:Pender Harbour Area
Cost:tba

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tomboy Survival Guide
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:$20
Tickets:Festival office - 5511 Shorncliffe Ave (on sale date - tbc)
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:info@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://writersfestival.ca
Tomboy Survival Guide is part anthem, part campfire story, and part instructions for the dismantling of the gender stories we tell ourselves and each other. This show features writer and storyteller Ivan Coyote and an all-tomboy band, Sally Zori, Pebbles Willekes and Alison Gorman.

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

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

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

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

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

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34th Annual Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Gardents, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:tba
Tickets:Festival office, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:info@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://www.writersfestival.ca
Aug 11, 12, 13, 14. Canadian literary festival featuring writers of a wide range of genres; events take place in the 500-seat open air Festival Pavilion in the Rockwood Gardens

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast, Langdale to Earl's Cove
Presented By:Coast Cultural Alliance
Cost:Free
Email:artcrawl@eastlink.ca
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartcrawl.com
Oct 21-23, 10am-5pm each day with Special Openings happening on Fri from 7 to 9pm. The Art Crawl offers Crawler along the Sunshine Coast Hwy visiting galleries and art studios, from Langdale to Earl's Cove. Experience the vibrant arts and culture community of the Sunshine Coast -- and maybe even take a little something special home with you. www.facebook.com/SunshineCoastArtCrawl

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

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

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