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collapse Monday, May 25, 2015
Sunshine Coast Bike to Work & School Week
Time:7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:All Sunshine Coast
Presented By:TraC (Transportation Choices)
Cost:Free
Tickets:None
Contact:Martin Prestage
Phone:604.837.5943
Email:martin@lifecycle.ca
Web Link:Bike To Work & School Week
May 25-31. Bike to Work & School Week is an annual event run Province wide to encourage workers and students within the communities to ride their bike to work or school. There are events all week long, lots of free prizes, free food, free drink, and an amazing party at Persephone Brewery in the planning. Sign up for free at www.biketowork.ca/sunshine-coast

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BC Provincial Performing Arts Festival
Location:Powell River various locations
Cost:$15 each or 3 concerts for $40
Tickets:Advanced ticket sales: - 604.485.9633 Powell River Academy of Music and Breakwater Books and Fudge -
Contact:Joyce Carlson
Phone:694.485.5313
July 25-30. Performing Arts festivals from around BC send their top performers to this annual event. Performers compete for a spot in the National Festival Email: Publisher@prpeak.com

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Author Kara Stanley launches Fallen: A Trauma, A Marriage and Music's Therapeutic
Time:6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: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
Local Author Kara Stanely will launch her book Fallen: A Trauma, A Marriage and Musics Therapeutic Purpose with a performance by musician Simon Paradis

Head Start Public Speaking For Kids Public Presentation Celebration!
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Art Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Head Start Public Speaking For Kids
Cost:Free
Contact:Paula Howley
Phone:604.883.3618
Email:paula@headstartpublicspeaking.com
The Coast's best young speakers present, after a year's practice, their favourite stories to the public! Funny, heartfelt, epic stories! www.headstartpublicspeaking.com

Head Start Public Speaking for Kids Final Presentation Celebration
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
The Coast's best young speakers share their favourite stories and speeches, with guest Reg Boaler, 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking .

Singles Mingle Night & Jam Session
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion
Cost:na

collapse Thursday, May 28, 2015
Junco Jan's "Mental Case 101: Trussed Issues" Book Launch!
Time:6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:913 Gibsons Way, top floor of Gibsons Cinema
Presented By:Junco Jan
Cost:N/C
Tickets:none
Contact:Janice
Phone:604.885.8041
Email:juncojan@eastlink.ca
I'm celebrating the on-line launching of my website and my book, "Mental Case 101: Trussed Issues" at my home above the Gibsons Cinema. I'm not selling books, so relax! Bring your own 5-minute reads, nutrients, and thirst-quenchers, if you like. Dancing, singing, and many thank yous! If you're grouchy about the book, simply send a mean email and save yourself some grief. Thanks!

PR - Opening Reception - Anna May Bennett
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Malaspina Exhibition Centre, VIU, Powell River
Cost:na
specializing in coastal landscapes painted in Oils. Show runs to Jun 30.

collapse Friday, May 29, 2015
Family Show with Matt Diamond
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

FUSE Work Hub Open House
Time:9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:292 Gower Point Rd (upstairs) Gibsons Landing
Cost:na
The new office of FUSE brings people together in a shared workspace to get work done and build resilience in their community at the same time. Come join Mark and Sheila Cameron as they open their new space.

Sechelt Youth Centre Teen BBQ!
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:5583 Shorncliffe Ave., Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Youth Centre
Cost:Free
Contact:Radhika Samwald
Phone:604.885.2720
Email:secheltyouth@eastlink.ca
Hey Teens!! Please come and enjoy a summer meal, while checking out the space. We're open for teens every Friday, 3-6pm, during the school year. www.facebook.com/SecheltYouthCentre

PR - Chris King & Cris Greenwell
Time:5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Kelly Creek Market, 2380 Zilinsky Rd, Powell River
Cost:na
Come out to hear beautiful & tight instrumentals, as well as some thought provoking lyrics.

Matt Diamond Family Show
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na
with surprise guests

Voices in Motion - concert A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children's Choir
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Living Faith Lutheran Church, Davis Bay
Presented By:A Cappella Strait
Cost:Adults: $15, Students/Seniors: $12, children under 12 free
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor's Centre, Gaia's Fair Trade, and at the door
Contact:Elizabeth Scott
Phone:604.885.6275
Email:lizscott@eastlink.ca
Web Link:Choralations Children’s Choir Website
This spring concert will be featuring the many sounds our voices can make, in harmony and in fun. Voices in Motion features modern choral pieces and both groups are directed by Janice Brunson.

Spring Fling! Choral Concert
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Botanical Gardens, Mason Road, Sechelt
Presented By:Pender Harbour Choir
Cost:$15
Tickets:Earthfair, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitors Center; Laedeli, Gibsons
Contact:Joy Macleod
Phone:604.883.9248
Web Link:http://penderharbourchoir.com
Performances by the choir, ensembles and soloists in a lovely garden setting. Directed by Joy Macleod Accompanist Paula Seward

Artesia Coffeehouse
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$10
Tickets:at the door
Email:artsinfo@suncoastarts.com
Web Link:http://suncoastarts.com
with Kale, banjo and Molly accordion, David King, singer/songwriter/playwright/spoken word and Heavy Mellow with Matt Watson, Susan Richter, Steven Jack and Ray Fulber. Doors 7pm. Showtime 8pm.

Threshold Choir Invitation - Tea & Sound
Time:8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:4602 Simpkins Road, Kirkland Centre, Davis Bay
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Threshold Singers
Cost:Free
Tickets:N/A
Contact:Judy Lynne
Phone:604.886.7334 or 604.740.0475
Email:judy.m.lynne@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.coasthospice.com/
Join Sunshine Coast Threshold Singers at theirpractice & be surrounded by gentle, nurturing sound, followed by tea and conversation. Threshold Singers offer the gift of singing for people seriously ill, dying, or grieving: songs that create moments of grace in difficult times through gentle music. This quiet and tender singing is meant to soothe, comfort, and bring peace. New members are welcomed to join Threshold, so if you are interested in this work or just want to listen.

collapse Saturday, May 30, 2015
Nearly Neil
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:members $20, guests $25
Tickets:from the Legion

PR - The Nature of Powell River Photography Display
Time:7:00 AM - 7:45 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library 4411 Michigan Ave
Cost:na
Contact:Mark
Phone:604.485.8664
The Library will showcase all photo competition submissions and announce the winner. For more information contact Mark.

PR - Soap Box Derby
Time:8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunset Park, Wildwood, Powell River
Cost:na
Phone:604.487.9332
Sat-Sun. Saturday is set up day, with pre-trial runs on Sat. May 30th around noon time approx.

Outdoor, Travel and Adventure and Show
Time:12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Mission Point Park, Davis Bay
Cost:free
Contact:Jen
Phone:604.740.6268
Showcasing exciting products and services available on the Coast for the outdoor enthusasts of all ages. Activities for kids, food and demos

PREP 30th anniversary
Time:12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach Park Powell River
Cost:Tba
PREP is celebrating 30 years of community building for children, youth, adults and families. Join our online Trivia Contest and win flights and one night hotel for two at The River Rock Resort. www.prepsociety.org/ BBQ – Music – Games – Prizes

Roving Artists Show and Sale
Time:1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Eric Carnal Hall/ Shirley Macey Park
Presented By:Roving Artists
Cost:free
Contact:Janice Edmonds
Phone:604.886.9346
Roving Artists use Watercolour, Pastel, Acylic, and Pastels very diverse group of painters. All welcome. Refreshments

Artist Reception - 'Out of the Dark' - Jeff Barringer + 'Woodworking on the Coast'
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:GPAG
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
“Life is not without its trials. Into everyone’s life, darkness falls, questions arise, meaning is sought, angst is experienced. It’s a time to reflect. I find that transitions come in expressing oneself in words, actions, or in my case, through the act of painting. I find it fascinating that painting in a dark place can bring joy, satisfaction, healing.” - Jeff Barringer. Show runs to June 21st.

PR - Bike Night
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Rec Complex Upper Parking Lot, Powell River
Cost:na
Riders of all ages and abilities, join us in forming a family-friendly critical mass in celebration of cycling. Prize for most unique bike.

Spring Fling Grade 6&7 Dance
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Cost:tba
Tickets:Sechelt and Gibsons Credit Union
All money raised will be donated to Rose Charities.

Gary Comeau & Simon Paradis Live
Time:7:00 PM
Location:The Old Boot Eatery, Sechelt
Cost:na

PR - Scout Mountain Bluegrass and Art Auction
Time:7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Rainbow Room/Rodmay Hotel Powell River
Cost:Tba
Contact:Deborah Dee
Phone:604.485.6065
A fun evening of Bluegrass music with talented local artists and an art auction featuring talented local artists

Voices in Motion - concert A Cappella Strait and Choralations Children's Choir
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Highland Centre, Gibsons (across from the intersection of Lower Road and the Highway)
Presented By:A Cappella Strait
Cost:Adults: $15, Students/Seniors: $12 , children under 12 free
Tickets:Sechelt Visitor's Centre, Gaia's Fair Trade, and at the door
Contact:Elizabeth Scott
Phone:604.885.6275
Email:lizscott@eastlink.ca
Web Link:http://www.choralations.ca
This spring concert will feature the many delightful sounds our voices can make, in harmony and in fun. Voices in Motion features modern choral pieces and both groups are directed by Janice Brunson.

Dance Time with Jim Taylor
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Activity Centre
Cost:$10 members, $15 non-members

Music Makers Big Night Out
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Legion Hall
Presented By:Lynne Dickson
Cost:$20
Tickets:Seaside Centre. Gaia Fair Trade, Music Makers
Contact:Lynne Dickson
Phone:604.885.3494
Our year end show features the Adult choir, guitar Gang, reflections Women'sChoir, Ashley Hautala, Definitely Diva and Reg and Lynne.

Literary Reading - David O'Meara
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Arts Council and Canada Council
Cost:by donation
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:http://www.scartscouncil.com
Award winning author of four collections of poetry and the play “Disaster”. His most recent book is “A Pretty Sight”.

Dalannah Gail Bowen & Owen Owen Owen
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$10 members, guests w/members $20
a Blues Duo that made it to the finals at this Years International Blues Challenge in Memphis. ADD and Justus will open for this dynamic duo

PR - Hillbilly D-Lux at Red Lion
Time:9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location:Red Lion Pub, Powell River
Presented By:Red Lion Pub
Cost:No Cover!
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://ronc.net
Powell River's newest country rock band with Denis Tanguay, Ron Campbell and Jim Venables. High-energy twang!

collapse Sunday, May 31, 2015
1st Annual Sunshine Coast Mini Maker Faire
Time:12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Dougall Park Gibsons Landing
Presented By:Coast Makers
Cost:FREE
Tickets:On Site
Contact:Dave Chisholm
Phone:604.865.0704
Email:webmaster@bigpacific.com
Web Link:1st Annual Sunshine Coast Mini Maker Faire
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. Collect stamps in your free passport and enter to win one of the great maker-related prizes. Come out and see what makers on the Sunshine Coast have been creating, get inspired and join the maker movement with CoastMakers.com.

PR - PRISMA Presents: Anne Frank--A History for Today
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Foyer:Max Cameron Theatre 5400 Ave, Powell River
Cost:Tba
We will share local stories of involvement in The Netherlands Liberation and present Julie Couture, a representative from the Anne Frank House, and the traveling exhibit on Anne Frank’s life. Both the presentations and the actual exhibition provide not only the life story of Anne Frank, but also place that story in historical context. This year, there will also be an emphasis on Canada’s role in the Liberation of the Dutch people.

A.D.D.
Time:2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na

Spring Fling! Choral Concert
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Choir
Cost:$15
Tickets:Earthfair, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitors Center; Laedeli, Gibsons
Contact:Joy Macleod
Phone:604.883.9248
Web Link:http://penderharbourchoir.com
Performances by the choir, ensembles and soloists in a waterfront theater. Directed by Joy Macleod Accompanist Paula Seward

Europe Calling
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Ravens Cry Theatre Sechelt, Sechelt
Presented By:Coast Symphony Orchestra
Cost:$15 adults $5 children 12 and under
Tickets:Laedeli Sunnycrest Mall Gibsons, Strait Music Sechelt
Contact:Janice Pentland-Smith
Phone:604.885.3989
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastorchestra.ca
Shubert's Unfinished Symphony, Beethoven's Egmont Overture and Mozart violin concerto featuring soloist Hanna Crudele. A wonderful afternoon of classical music by European composers. Pre concert talk with Conductor Edette Gagne at 2.00p.m.

A.D.D.
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na

"Pass The Hat!"
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:12904 Madeira Park Rd, Madeira Park, BC
Presented By:Copper Sky Cafe & Gallery
Cost:donation
Contact:Leiana Thormahlen
Phone:604.883.0096
Email:ri32newt26@gmail.com
In the comfortable relaxed atmosphere of the Copper Sky Café, local musicians, Joan & Ted will perform a selection of their own compositions. This couple put on an excellent show! Hope to see you there!

Opening Reception - Maids & Meadows - Jill Denton, UK
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Pender Harbour
Cost:na
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Showcasing felting with stitchery & collage - Meet the artist Jill Denton who creates with an abundance of colour and texture. Show runs to July 12th.

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Mini Plant Sale
Time:11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:SC Botanical Gardens, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:na

collapse Wednesday, June 03, 2015
Special Anniversary Edition of Raincoast Chronicles Launch
Time:4:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music, 12952 Madeira Park Rd
Cost:na
Phone:604.883.2730
Join publisher Howard White and guest editor Peter A. Robson as they celebrate the release of their new book, Raincoast Chronicles 23: Harbour Publishing 40th Anniversary Edition

Opening Reception - Outlooks on a Landscape
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:NC
Tickets:NA
Contact:Sheenah Main
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://scartscouncil.com
Works of artists Ursula Medley and son Peter Gynd. Show runs to July 5, 2015.

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The Flour Peddler, Book talk & Slideshow
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Library
Cost:na
with authors Chris and Josh Hergesheimer. A global Journey into local food from Canada to South Sudan.

John Newton Ancestral Clearing
Time:6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$55 (includes gst)
John facilitates powerful Ancestral Clearing to remove the unresolved imprints from your life and ancestral lineage, restoring physical, emotional & spiritual well-being. johnnewton.com for more info.

Spoken Word Festival
Time:7:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location:Festival Pavilion
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts and School District No. 46
Cost:Free
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:jane@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://writersfestival.ca
June 4-5. This festival features Sunshine Coast students and the professional spoken word artists who have been mentoring them over the past few months. The artists are Adelene da Soul Poet, Jillian Christmas, Brendan McLeod and Janet Marie Rogers. The festival opens on Thursday evening, June 4 at 7 pm. Programming continues on Friday, June 5 from 9:30 am to 11:30 am and 12:30 pm to 2 pm. Public is welcome.

collapse Friday, June 05, 2015
Ladies Fishing Derby
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$60 includes all activities & the T-shirt
Tickets:Phone to reserve
Contact:Sandy Scofield
Phone:604.741.5706
Fri-Sat. Friday night Social will start at the Legion at 7:00. Saturday fishing all Day, Buffet dinner at 6:00 at the Legion and the Entertainment- Magician, prizes. All proceeds will be shared by the Mary Lou Lymer Memorial Fund and the Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society.

Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market
Presented By:Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market
Cost:n/c
Contact:Celia Robben - Manager
Phone:604 886 8814
Web Link:http://gibsonspublicmarket.com/
Charlotte Wrinch plays live music while you shop and take in the sights, sounds and smells at the new Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market in Lower Gibsons (formerly the Yacht Club). Come on down and check it out!

12th Annual Pender Harbour Blues Festival
Time:4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay, Madeira Park
Cost:$15 -$30 per show
Tickets:Strait Music- Sechelt, Village Vinter, Madeira Park, online penderharbourbluesfestival.com
Contact:Marilyn MacLeod
Phone:604.741.1186
Email:info@penderharbourbluesfestival.com
Web Link:http://www.penderharbourbluesfestival.com
Three day Blues Festival at unique venues around Pender Harbour. Performances by Jim Byrnes, The Boom Booms, Lloyd Jones, Paul Pigat, Kenny "Blues Boss " Wayne, Karen Graves, Tim Hearsey, Gary Comeau, Joe Stanton, Simon Paradis, Steve Hinton & Dave Patterson

Ride to Conquer Cancer Fundraiser
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Blackfish Pub, Gibsons
Cost:na
50/50 draws.

PR - Scout Mountain Bluegrass Band
Time:5:30 PM
Location:2380 Zilinsky Rd, Powell River
Cost:na

Ladies' Fishing Derby - Charlotte Wrinch plays Saturday Buffet Dinner
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Saturday Buffet - Royal Canadian Legion Branch 109 - 747 Gibsons Way, Gibsons BC
Presented By:PropertyGuys.com to benefit Mary Lou Lymer Memorial Fund
Cost:tba
Tickets:The Dog's Ear in Gibsons
Contact:Sandy Scofield
Phone:604.741.5706
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/events/1459245694306354/
This year's Derby - Friday night 7:00pm social, games; Saturday fishing, Buffet Dinner w/Charlotte Wrinch, entertainment, prizes, all for a great cause.

Definitely Diva!
Time:7:00 PM
Location:5941 Mason Road, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Society
Cost:$30
Tickets:SC Botanical garden, Sechelt Visitors' Centre
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
Web Link:http://www.coastbotanicalgarden.org
Enjoy an evening of song and sass in this fundraising concert for the Botanical Garden. Light refreshments, cash bar. Tickets must be purchased in advance. 19 years and older only.

Brain Freeze Trivia Night Finale
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$5 per player entry fee
excellent prizes

PR - "It takes a Village"
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Rainbow Room, Rodmay Hotel, Townsite, Powell River
Cost:$15
Tickets:Rockit Music & the Rodmey
An amazing night of Jazz and Jamming with Walter Martella & special guests including teachers, students & more. Proceeds to the creation of an annual bursary award for a Powell River music student.

PR - Greg MacPherson, Little Pharmer and the Ditch Prescription, and Silver Atlas
Time:8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Former Bank of Montreal Building, Townsite, Powell River
Cost:Free
Winnipeg's Greg MacPherson, one of Canada's very best songwriters, is back for another Western run, and this time he's making it all the way to Powell River! Come on out and have the night of your life, with our own favourite farm rockers/compost punks. All-ages. Sponsored by the Powell River Arts Council. Presented by The Music Revolution.

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Brian Gentry and Ken Marvin House Concert
Location:Halfmoon Bay, call for address
Cost:$25 donation (includes copy of Brians latest CD) $20 without CD
Contact:John Lussier
Phone:604.740.2816
Returning after 4 years from Nashville, Musically, Brian has 5 or 6 albums with his musical partner, Ken Marvin. He has another 4 or 5 albums with Ken and Dan Peek (late founding member of the group America) in a group called PEACE. He has one solo album called Dirt For A Crown. He and Ken put out a new cd last year called Soul Survivor.

PR - From Outdoor Perils to Summer Fun
Time:2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:United Church, 6932 Crofton St, Powell River
Cost:na
Powell River Search and Rescue, the Conservation Officer and the Coast Guard share stories and tips about how to enjoy and avoid nightmares in Powell River’s outdoors.

PR - Pow! Town Roller Derby June Double Header
Time:6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Powell River Rec Complex
Cost:Tickets are $10 at the door, kids under 12 get in free.
This June double header features a junior bout with local team Pow! Town Thunder vs the Candy Crushers from the Nanaimo. The Pow! Town Brawl Stars vs the Harbour City Rollers out of Nanaimo will battle it out following the juniors. There will be a bouncy castle for the kids, $5 for unlimited bouncing. http://powtownrollerderby.brownpapertickets.com/

PR - Rx Wellness Speaker Forum
Time:6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre, Powell River
Cost:tba
Four dynamic speakers will engage the public at this TED-style speaker Forum. Speakers include John Louie, Dr. Lara Lauzon, Erinne Willock and Brad Stokes Bennett.

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YMCA Megathon
Time:9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:YMCA Camp Elphinstone, 1760 YMCA Road in Langdale
Presented By:YMCA Camp Elphinstone
Cost:Minimum $25 donation per person
Contact:Ange Cruikshank
Phone:604.886.2025
Email:camp.elphinstone@gv.ymca.ca
MEGATHON is a group adventure race designed to raise funds for our Strong Kids Program. Teams of 3-4 may enter to complete our course which includes: canoeing, climbing wall, archery, campfire building and a puzzle. Join us this year for fun and adventure while helping kids go to camp! Register from www.vanymca.org/whatsnew.html

Private Garden Tour
Time:10:00 AM
Location:location from SC Botanical Gardens
Cost:$75 - limited spaces
Phone:604.740.3969
Email:info@coastbotanicalgarden.org
10:00am OR 4:00PM. This garden has never been on a tour, so this is a singular opportunity as a Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden fundraising event. The garden’s creator, Eva Diener, did not expect to collect plants when she and her husband, Erwin Diener, retired to the Sunshine Coast, but they soon experienced deep satisfaction from their journey into intense gardening.

Healthy Kids Day
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:YMCA Camp Elphinstone, 1760 YMCA Road in Langdale
Presented By:YMCA Camp Elphinstone
Cost:FREE
Tickets:Canada
Contact:Ange Cruikshank
Phone:604.886.2025
Annual Open House. Families and community members are welcome to join us for a day of camp activities and a healthy lunch for FREE. Not just for kids!! It's a great way to see everything we have to offer and spend time with your family and/or friends enjoying the great outdoors. No pre-registration needed. www.vanymca.org/camps/

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Green Film Series: "Symphony of the Soil"
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Road Gibsons
Presented By:Rhizome Up! Media
Cost:Admission by donation (suggested $10)
Contact:Billie Carroll
Phone:604.989.2655
Web Link:Green Film Series website. greenfilms.ca
To mark the UN International Year of the Soil, we present a film that explores the complexity and mystery of soil. Filmed on four continents and sharing the voices of some of the world’s most esteemed soil scientists, farmers and activists, this film portrays soil as a protagonist of our planetary story. Through a captivating mix of art and science, we come to respect, even revere, this miraculous living organism, and appreciate the power and potential that soil has to help solve environmental problems. Sreening with 5min short: "This Living Salish Sea - Preview".

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Intimacy In Long-Term Relationships
Time:6:45 PM - 9:15 PM
Location:Davis Bay Community Hall - 5123 Davis Bay Road, Sechelt
Presented By:Marlene and Bob Neufeld
Cost:$20/person or $35/couple
Tickets:At the Door
Contact:Bill and Julie Astalnok
Phone:604.885.5632
Marlene and Bob will explore how to create deep aliveness in your sexual and emotional intimacy, no matter how old you are, and how long you've been together. They focus on attitudes instead of technique. Explore beliefs around intimacy and sex, your desire triggers and how to feel close and stay connected with yourself. Brought to you by Bill and Julie Astalnok. www.astalnok.com/intimacy-in-long-term-relationships/

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PR - Powell River Chorus Diamond Jubilee Concert
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Dwight Hall Powell River
Cost:$20
Tickets:RockIt Music or from Chorus members.
Contact:Janice Gunn
Phone:604.485.3825
Celebrating 60 years of Song (1955 - 2015) Powell River Chorus Conductor: Walter Martella Honorary Conductors: Don James and Nancy Hollmann Guest choirs: Chor Musica, Academy Chamber Choir and the EnsemBelles. Piano Accompanist: Maryna Gray After all, it is really a Birthday Party! This concert will be set up as table seating, with settings for 8 to 10 guests per table, creating an intimate club atmosphere.

collapse Friday, June 12, 2015
Simply Warehouse 3 Art Show
Time:12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:1877 Field Rd , Wilson Creek
Cost:free
Contact:Kasia, Facebook: Simply Warehouse Art Show
Phone:604.886.1335
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/simplywarehouse
Local artists Carol Lafave, Donna Stewart, Lore Smidts, Charly Mithrush and Kasia Krolikowska present their vibrant, colourful art in the unique location of a warehouse. The place is transformed to exhibit their variety of work in different media. This day 10% of sales and your donation for Happy Hour (4-5pm) Ruby Martini go to Ruby Slipper Fund. An event not to be missed

PR - Community Band Strawberry Extravaganza
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre, Townsite, Powell River
Cost:by donation
2nd annual. Music under the direction of Roy Carson. Goodies will be available during intermission.

Simply Warehouse 3 Art Show Reception
Time:5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:1877 Field Rd , Wilson Creek
Cost:free
Contact:Kasia
Phone:604.886.1335
Local artists Carol Lafave, Charly Mithrush, Donna Stewart, Lore Schmidts and Kasia Krolikowska present their work. Colourful, vibrant exhibition in a variety of media -acrylic, oil, mixed, collage, stains on cement. This first night (reception) 10% from sales and all bar donations go to local SPCA. Show runs to June 14th.

PR - Cris Greenwell & Sue Dixon
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Kelly Creek Garden Market, 2380 Zilinsky Rd, Powell River
Cost:na

Friday Dinner & Live Music with the Sandman
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tips appreciated

Suncoast Phoenix Spring Concert
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, Gibsons
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Kathleenl Wagler
Phone:604.747.1070
Enjoy a rollicking choral concert celebrating the best of Canadian folk songs. In addition to our sixty-voice choir, there will be solos, readings, small ensembles and, of course, a chance to sing along with old favourites. Admission by donation. Bring a friend to share the fun.

Lunar Geography
Time:7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt, BC
Presented By:Ted Stroman, Vancouver Centre RASC
Cost:by donation
Contact:Charles Ennis
Phone:778.458.2666
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:Sunshine Coast Centre RASC web site
Stroman will talk about the history of the formation of the moon that led to its appearance now. You can check out his web site at: http://www3.telus.net/1st-moonlanding/index.html

PR - bLUES bUSTERS at Red Lion
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Red Lion Pub, Powell River
Presented By:Red Lion Pub
Cost:No Cover!
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://ronc.net
Ron Campbell & the bLUES bUSTERS host open mic/jam session.

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2015 Home & Garden Expo
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Area Community Centre, 700 Park Rd
Cost:free
Phone:604.740.6268
The CCBA (Coast Community Builders Association) and JJ Premier Productions have announced a joint collaboration for this year’s Home Show.

Gambier Community Centre Society AGM
Time:10:30 AM
Location:Gambier Hall
Cost:na

Jazz Week: Cam Peters & Dave Roughly
Time:12:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:donation
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Vocals and guitars. www.coastjazz.com

Halfmoon Bay Performing Arts , Dance and Sing 2015
Time:2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons.
Presented By:Halfmoon Bay Performing Arts.
Cost:$13.00 adults, $10 children
Tickets:Elaine Hunter 604 885 3844 or HBPA school students.
Contact:Elaine Hunter
Phone:604.885.3844
Email:mselainehunter@yahoo.ca
Web Link:blog
A Dancing and Singing performance with children aged 3 - 13 yrs. We are performing to some of the music from Cats in the 1st half of the show as well as a few surprises. The second half is a mix of new and old music.

Jazz Week: Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Chaster's Restaurant, Bonniebrook Lodge
Presented By:Lina and Mark
Cost:by donation
Contact:Lina or Mark
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Web Link:http://www.bonniebrook.com
Charlotte Wrinch performs 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 and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

Suncoast Phoenix Spring Concert
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:St. Hildas Anglican Church, Sechelt
Cost:By Donation
Contact:Kathleen Wagler
Phone:604.747.1070
Enjoy a rollicking choral concert, celebrating the best of Canadian folk songs. In addition to our sixty-voice choir, there will be solos, readings, small ensembles and, of course, a chance to sing along with old favourites. Admission by donation. Bring a friend to share the fun.

Book Launch - A Theory of Expanded Love
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:na
by author Caitlin Hicks.

Tippy Agogo with Michael Lacoste & The Jeevious Family
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:$6 members, $12 guests with members

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Music Recital
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Luci Herder
Cost:Donation
Year-End Concert featuring Music Students of Luci Herder

Texada - Beads and Blooms
Time:2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:3823 Blair Rd (Oasis Area, Texada Island
Cost:tba
Presented by Texada Garden Club. Features include Diana’s home-crafted jewellery, garden club plant sale, light refreshments by donation and directions to a mini garden tour.

Steve Hinton Band on Fathers Day
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na

Jazz Week: Concert with Cam Wilson & Budge Schachte
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$10 at the door
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
A dynamic duo of violinist Cameron Wilson & guitarist Budge Schachte have played MusicFest Vancouver and many concerts throughout BC. They are half of the well known quartet Van Django and toured extensively including US, Europe and China. The duo masterfully interpret a variety of musical genres with consummate musicianship and virtuosity, from tangos to reels, classical airs to upbeat country/bluegrass and swinging gypsy jazz.

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PR - Academy Childrens Choirs
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:James Hall, 7280 Kemano St, Powell River
Cost:$10, students $5
Tickets:Academy Box Office, 7280 Kemano St, Powell River
the award-winning Academy Choirs present an entertaining evening of songs & movement

Jazz Week: Karen Graves & Budge Schachte
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sita's Spag & Suds, Gibsons
Cost:na
Tickets:604.886.7721 for reservations
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com/schedule_jazzweek.html
Local favourite Karen Graves, sax/flute/vocals teams up with guitarist extraordinare Budge Schacte. www.coastjazz.com/schedule_jazzweek.html

PR - PRISMA Concerto Competition Semi Finals
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:Free
Phone:1.855.577.4762)
Selected PRISMA students & Katherine Hume, Piano. During this exciting concert, ten to twelve qualifying students will compete to win the coveted prize of a week performing with the Moscow Symphony Orchestra in Russia. Only three of these students will make it to the final round of the concerto competition that will take place during the closing concert on June 28. The stakes are high and the expectations are even higher.

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PR - PRISMA Celebration of the Senses
Time:5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach Park Powell River
Cost:free open air community event
Phone:1.855.577.4762
Two Countries - One Spirit - 70th Anniversary of Liberation of The Netherlands by Canadian Armed Forces . This celebration includes speeches by Dutch and Canadian dignitaries, a flight show and live music by PRISMA's Symphony Orchestra, The Pacific Philharmonic. HMCS Whitehorse will be anchored in front of Willingdon Beach during the event and the Overture 1812 by Tchaikovsky will feature real cannons fired from the beach. More information is available on www.1945-2015.org.

Residential School & Resiliency - Event
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Tems Swiya Museum, Sechelt
Cost:na
Contact:Corinna
Phone:604.885.6012
Date changed from June 20th to June 17th. We are asking our community members for photos that we can scan into our database or items that you can loan or donate to us for our exhibition from the residential school.

Jazz Week: Verna Chan Quartet
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Blackfish Pub, Gibsons
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com/schedule_jazzweek.html
Vocalist Verna Chan is joined by Paul Steenhuis, Budge Schachte and John Rule. www.coastjazz.com/schedule_jazzweek.html

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Texada - TACT Summer Craft Market
Location:TACT Centre, 1989 Marble Bay Road, Van Anda
Cost:na
Contact:Phyllis Mason
Phone:604.486.6707
Thursday & Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10-4pm

Jazz Week: Luci Herder and Friends
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Leo's Tapas and Grill, Gibsons
Cost:na
Tickets:604.886.9414 for reservations
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com/schedule_jazzweek.html
A traditionally fun party night with Luci Herder, Sasha Fassaert, Scott Jacks, Doug Howden with special guests Sean Morton & Jamie Dale. www.coastjazz.com/schedule_jazzweek.html

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20th 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.

PR - Allen & Laura Wallace
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Kelly Creek Market, 2380 Zilinsky Rd, Powell River
Cost:na

Friday Dinner & Live Music with Sasha Kay
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tips appreciated

PR - PRISMA Guest Artists Chamber Music Concert
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:Tba
Phone:1.855.577.4762
Program TBA

GL Jazz Festival: Opening Night - Michael Occhipinti & the Sicilian Jazz Project
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Presented By:Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
Cost:$25
Tickets:MELOmania, Gaia Fair Trade, Strait Music - www.coastjazz.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
with guests 'Pilar' unforgettable vocalist from Italy and Don Byron, clarinet joining composer/guitarist Michael Occhipinti, Mark Kelso, drums, Louis Simao, keyboards/percussion and Dominic Mancuso, vocals.

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.

PR - Sam Hurrie & Ron Campbell at the Cranbar
Time:9:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location:Cranberry Motor Inn, Powell River
Cost:No Cover!
Contact:Ron Campbell
Phone:604.414.4544
Email:ronc@ronc.net
Web Link:http://ronc.net
June 19-20. Sam Hurrie & Ron Campbell's double-guitar threat - rock your blues away!

Brothers in Farms
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:at the door

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PR - Lang Bay Father's Day Weekend
Time:9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Lang Bay Hall, Powell River
Cost:na
Phone:604.487.9332
Fundraiser Sale will take place Father's Day Weekend. Concession on both days, with a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday.

Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

GL Jazz Fest: Street Festival - 5 great bands and more
Time:12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Gower Pt Rd (above Winegarden Park), Gibsons Landing
Presented By:Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
Cost:$20
Tickets:MELOmania, Gaia Fair Trade, Strait Music - www.coastjazz.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://coastjazz.com
Bands include: Hugh Fraser Quintet, Orkestar Silvovica Balkan Band, The Hi-Fi, Steve Giltrow Quartet, Rumba Calzada, street performers, venors, food and more. www.coastjazz.com

PR - PRISMA Symphony Cruise Matinee Concert
Time:1:30 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:Tba
Phone:1.855.577.4762
Pacific Philharmonic - Conductor Arthur Arnold Soloists - The three finalists of the 2015 Concerto Competition Strauss - Don Juan Op. 20 Concerto Competition Finals- Soloists TBA (Audience Prize) - Stravinsky - Firebird (Suite 1919)

GL Jazz Fest: Concert - Jazz Group of Seven
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:tba
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Enjoy the classic jazz sounds of the Jazz Group of Seven in a lovely indoor setting overlooking the Gibsons Harbour. www.coastjazz.com

PR - PRISMA Symphony Concert
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:Tba
Phone:1.855.577.4762
Pacific Philharmonic - Conductor Arthur Arnold Soloists - The three finalists of the 2015 Concerto Competition Strauss - Don Juan Op. 20 Concerto Competition Finals - Soloists TBA (Grand Prize) - Stravinsky - Firebird (Suite 1919)

GL Jazz Fest: Dance with Soulstream
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$25
Tickets:MELOmania, Gaia Fair Trade, Strait Music - www.coastjazz.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Time to party after a fabulous Street Festival Day. This 9 piece funk/R&B/jazz/soul band is a favourite on the coast so get your tickets early. Special Guest DJ Yum Yum.

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Solstice Salutations
Time:10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:Mission Point Park, Davis Bay
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Yoga Society
Cost:FREE!
Tickets:no ticket necessary
Join us for 108 sun salutations, or a free-flow practice of your favourite poses, in honour of International Yoga Day! Surrounded by fellow yogis, with the ocean and trees as your back drop - it will be the perfect way to welcome summer. 100 mats will be provided. Bring water and a picnic lunch if you want to stick around after the yoga practice! www.sunshinecoastyoga.ca

GL Jazz Fest: Jazz Brunch with Jillian Lebeck
Time:11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location:Leo's Tapas and Grill, Gibsons Landing
Presented By:Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
Cost:free with brunch
Tickets:MELOmania, Gaia Fair Trade, Strait Music - www.coastjazz.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Jillian Lebeck is one of the most dynamic and exciting voices on the Canadian Jazz scene. She's a gifted composer, versatile instrumentalist (piano, trumpet) and an enticing singer. A perfect way to start another day at the Festival

PR - Painter's Picnic en Plein Air
Time:1:00 PM
Location:7529 Southview Rd, Powell River
Cost:na
view noted local artists painting live, bring a picnic and a blanket, wander the garden, join the pot luck dinner at 5:00pm, relax around the evening campfire. 10% of all work sold goes to aid the Southview Community Garden.

GL Jazz Fest: Outdoor Fest in Winegarden Park
Time:1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:Winegarden Park, Gibsons Landing
Presented By:Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
Cost:free
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
Bands include: The Creek Big Band, Sh-boom with guest musian Sasha Fassaert, Mimosa with Anna Lumiere, Karen Graves, Rebecca Soichet and Berni Arai.

The Sojourners Gospel Trio
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Botanical Gardens, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Cost:$40
Tickets:Laedeli, Gibsons, EarthFair, Madeira Park
Phone:604.885.1945
A Benefit Concert for Habitat for Humanity.

Simon Paradis and Gut Bucket Thunder
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na

GL Jazz Fest: Jazz Vespers
Time:5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Location:St Bart's Church, Gibsons
Cost:donation
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com

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PR - Book Launch - Craft Beer Revolution 2.0
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Townsite Brewing, 5824 Ash Ave, Powell River
Cost:na
Join Joe Wiebe - Thirsty Writer in launching the fully revised 2nd edition of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider's Guide to B.C. Breweries

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Book Launch - Craft Beer Revolution - 2nd Edition
Time:4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Co, Gibsons
Cost:na
Join Joe Wiebe - Thirsty Writer in launching the fully revised 2nd edition of Craft Beer Revolution: The Insider's Guide to B.C.

PR - PRISMA Guest Artists Concert
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:Tba
Phone:1.855.577.4762
Brahms - String Quartet c minor op. 51, Herbert Greenberg & Richard Roberts - Violin Andrew Brown - Viola Amanda Forsyth - Cello

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Jason Buie Band
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Garden Bay Pub
Cost:na
Thursday/Friday 8pm, Sunday 2pm - Jason Buie with Sully and Tim.

PR - Tyler, King & Koppen
Time:5:30 PM
Location:Kelly Creek Market, 2380 Zilinsky Rd, Powell River
Cost:na

PR - The Comic Strippers
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre 5400 Ave, Powell River
Cost:$35 each, or $30 each for groups of 6 or more.
Tickets:on line, Academy of Music , Breakwater Books and Fudge
Phone:604.485.9633
Email:Jacquie.Dawson@sd47.bc.ca
Web Link:http://www.maxcamerontheatre.ca
Male stripper parody and improv comedy show for all genders 19+ only. A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Guys, you should come too. Don't worry our comedy bodies will make you look good.

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Building for the Future Gala
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:$125 ($80 tax receiptable)
Tickets:Gibsons Public Market
Phone:604.886.8814
Live and Silent Auction, entertainment, catering by Carmen's Cuisine, prizes and more ...

Children's Festival and Duck Pluck
Time:10:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Dougall Park, Gibsons
Cost:na
Fun-filled family day of music, crafts, pony rides, barbecue, huge raffle prizes.

PR - Cops for Cancer Golf Tournament
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Myrtle Point Golf Club, 2865 McCauland Rd, Powell River
Cost:call to register by June 20
Phone:604.485.6255
Grab your golf clubs, bring a friend and support Cst. Jen Crossman at the Cops for Cancer Golf Tournament to be held at Myrtle Point Golf Club in June. There are four BIG Hole in One prizes – a new car, a trip for two, and two chances to win $10,000!

Opening Reception: The Garden: Out of Bounds Fibre Arts
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission free
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Opening reception for the exhibition 'The Garden', celebrating our gardens through the magic of fibre art. The exhibition runs from Thursday June 25 through Sunday July 19.

Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Chaster's Restaurant, Bonniebrook Lodge
Presented By:Lina and Mark
Cost:by donation
Contact:Lina or Mark
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Web Link:http://www.bonniebrook.com
Charlotte Wrinch performs 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 and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

PR - PRISMA Symphony Concert
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Evergreen Theatre, Powell River
Cost:Tba
Phone:1.855.577.4762
Pacific Philharmonic - Conductor Arthur Arnold Amanda Forsyth - Cello Bernstein - Overture Candide Victor Herbert - Cello Concerto No. 2 Op. 30 ~ ~ ~ Holst - The Planets Op. 32

Sunshine Coast Pride Dance
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20
99% pure dance! with DJ little d & DJ Steve.

Muffdusters and Guests
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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Sea to Sky Marine Trail Launch
Time:3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Gibsons
Cost:na
for the new marine trail network that links 15 sites along Howe Sound, allowing users to enjoy self propelled marine travel and camping. Watch for details.

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BC Bike Race - Sunshine Coast Stage 2, 3, 4
Time:8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Powell River June 29; Earls Cove - Sechelt June 30; Sechelt - Langdale Ferry July 1
Cost:na
June 29-30, July 1. BC Bike Race is much more than the challenge of the ride...it's about everything experienced along the way - spectacular scenery, fascinating culture, interesting people, and tantalizing tastes. The stages of BC Bike Race wind through nine beautiful west coast communities, each showcasing unique qualities and elements that make British Columbia a world-class destination for athletes, adventurers and tourists alike. http://www.bcbikerace.com

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26th Annual Malaspina Regatta
Location:Fisherman's Resort & Marina, Pender Harbour
Cost:free to attend, $25/vessel to participate
Tickets:Registration 6pm Friday, Fisherman's Resort
Phone:604.883.1199
Race Day Sat starts 11:00am. BBQ 5pm sat, followed by awards. A great chance to help jr. sailing in Pender Harbour! http://www.gardenbaysailingclub.com/ for info.

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15th Annual Coast School of Celtic Music
Time:9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Community School
Presented By:The Coast Celtic Music Society
Cost:Please see web-site
Tickets:Please see web-site
Contact:John and Ann Law
Phone:604.886.4768
Email:coastschoolofcelticmusic@gmail.com
Web Link:http://www.coastcelticmusic.com
July 6 - 10. Group instruction with a particular emphasis on learning in the traditional way...by ear. Instructions for Youth and Adults at all levels. No auditions required. Registration will open mid-February.

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Pender Harbour Days
Location:various locations, Pender Harbour
Cost:na
A new community-wide annual celebration of our marine heritage with historical boats, land-based heritage displays, sailing and paddling competitions over the weekend, combined with an arts fair and entertainment. http://www.penderharbour.ca/pender-harbour-days.html

Coast Celtic Music Festival 15th Annual Gala Concert
Time:7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Rockwood Pavilion
Presented By:Coast Celtic Music Festival
Cost:$20
Tickets:Laedeli Sunnycrest Mall Gibsons, Sechelt Visitors Centre
Contact:John and Ann Law
Phone:604.886.4768
Email:thelaws1014@gmail.com
Web Link:Coast Celtic Music Festival
An International Gala of Celtic Music.

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49th Annual Halfmoon Bay Country Fair
Location:Cooper's Green Park & Downtown Halfmoon Bay
Presented By:Welcome Beach Community Association
Cost:free
Various events: Watch for details

Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

Sunshine Coast Annual Pride Kayak Paddle
Time:2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location:Porpoise Bay, Sechelt
Cost:na
Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sunshine-coast-annual-pride-kayak-paddle-tickets-16791249078
Potluck & Cultural Experience. Come and join us for a shared bbq meal and listen to a shishalh performance on traditional territories lands.

Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Chaster's Restaurant, Bonniebrook Lodge
Presented By:Lina and Mark
Cost:by donation
Contact:Lina or Mark
Phone:604.886.8956
Email:info@bonniebrook.com
Web Link:http://www.bonniebrook.com
Charlotte Wrinch performs 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 and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

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Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market
Presented By:Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market
Cost:n/c
Contact:Celia Robben - Manager
Phone:604.886.8814
Email:gibsonsfarmersmarket@gmail.com
Web Link:http://gibsonspublicmarket.com/
Charlotte Wrinch plays live music while you shop and take in the sights, sounds and smells at the new Gibsons Friday Farmers' Market in Lower Gibsons (formerly the Yacht Club). Come on down and check it out!

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CD release concert: Dan Brubek Quartet Celebrating the Music &Lyrics of Dave & Ilona Brubeck
Time:8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Presented By:Pender Harbour Jazz Festival
Cost:$25.00
Tickets:online only at www.danbrubeck.com
Web Link:CD Release concert, Dan Brubeck Quartet Celebrating the Music and Lyrics of Dave & Ilona Brubeck
The CD: "Dan Brubeck Quartet: Celebrating the Music & Lyrics of Dave and Ilona Brubeck" will be dropped on July 18, 2015 at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse. Ilona Brubeck wrote lyrics to many of Dave Brubek's songs that were never published or recorded. Drummer and son Dan Brubeck has put them together with the assistance of Adam Thomas, bassist and vocalist. Also featured will be Steve Kaldestead, Sax and Tony Foster, piano.

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PR - Powell River Sea Fair
Time:8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location:Willingdon Beach Park Marine Ave Powell River
Cost:tba
Contact:Darlene Rekve
Phone:604.414.7178
July 24-26. Come out and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Sea Fair. Don't miss the great entertainment, awesome fireworks, carnival midway, food, fun and sun! More info http://powellriverseafair.ca/

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Sea Cavalcade - 47th Anniversary
Location:various locations in Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.3059
July 25-26, "Fiesta by the Sea" many events, parade, food, fun, fireworks, games and more. more info www.seacavalcade.ca

Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Company
Presented By:Mark Brand and Brian Smith
Cost:no cover
Contact:Victoria Rohac
Phone:778.462.3007
Email:sara@thebeerfarm.ca
Charlotte Wrinch plays the Persephone. Come on down for a fun and informal sunny afternoon. Charlotte plays a mixture of covers and originals from her new album while you sip Persephone's finest creations. www.persephonebrewing.com

Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Company, 1053 Stewart Rd, Gibsons BC
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Company
Cost:by donation
Contact:Victoria Rohac
Phone:778.462.3007
Email:sara@thebeerfarm.ca
Web Link:http://www.persephonebrewing.com
Charlotte Wrinch plays the Persephone. Come on down for a fun and informal sunny afternoon. Charlotte plays a mixture of covers and originals while you sample Persephone's finest creations.

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Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

Davis Bay Sandcastle Competition and Music in the Park
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Davis Bay Beach - Sandcastle Competitiion, Music at Mission Point Park
Cost:$10 per group - family, group, youth
Contact:Jo
Phone:604.740.8034

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Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival
Location:Gillies Bay BC Texada Island
Presented By:Texada Arts cultural and tourism society
Cost:$40 weekend pass $90 Family
Contact:gerry chidlress
Phone:250.334.7049
Web Link:http://
Aug 8-9. music festival performing the blues and roots music. www.texadabluesfestival.com

Sunshine Coast VegFest
Time:10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Cost:Free
Something for Everyone. Awesome exhibitors, kids play area, nutrition information, food samples, pop up cafe, exciting speakers, cooking demos and more… http://sunshinecoastvegfest.com

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33rd 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 13, 14, 15, 16. 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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Creek Daze 2015
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

Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

Hawaiian Luau and Pig Roast
Time:4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Gambier Island Community Hall
Cost:tba

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The Great Sechelt Inlet Canoe Race
Location:Sechelt Inlet
Cost:to register before June 15
First Ever formal race of only big (29 feet plus) Salish style and Voyageur style canoes. 15-20k endurance race plus a short skills race. Welcoming Ceremony Aug 21, Race Day Aug 22nd. More info and to register www.SSCProperties.com/Great-Canoe-Race

Gibsons Landing Art Stroll
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Landing area at Gibsons (Harbor - Marine Dr. & Gower Point Rd.
Presented By:GPAG
Cost:free
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:gpag@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.gibsonspublicartgallery.ca
Thurs-Fri-Sat-Sun. Year Seven for this popular event. Watch for details to come.

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5th Annual Synchronicity Coast Arts Festival
Location:Shirley Macey Park
Presented By:deer crossing the art farm
Cost:entry $10 adults, srs/stnds $8; + Circus $10 adults, $8 srs/stnds
Web Link:http://www.synchronicityfestival.ca
A 3 day outdoor Coast Arts Fest featuring Music, The Rainforest Circus and Workshops. Fri 5-11pm; Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-5pm.

Texada Rock in Pride
Location:Texada
Cost:tba
Watch for details https://www.facebook.com/pages/Powell-River-BC-Rainbow-Alliance/377910415611989?hc_location=stream

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PR - Powell River Studio Tour
Location:Saltry Bay to Lund
Cost:na
Web Link:http:// www.powellriverartists.com
It's Back! After a two-year hiatus, showcasing the work of artists and artisans. More info www.powellriverartists.com

Charlotte Wrinch plays
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Chaster's Restaurant, Bonniebrook Lodge, 1532 Ocean Beach Esplanade Gibsons, BC
Presented By:Lina and Mark
Cost:by donation
Contact:Lina or Mark
Phone:604-886-8956
Web Link:http://www.bonniebrook.com
Charlotte Wrinch performs 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 and first class cuisine. Reservations are recommended.

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Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

Tough Kegger 2 - a 7 km Team Adventure Race
Time:2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:through Mount Elphinstone
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Co.
Cost:teams of four $225, public free (early bird to May 30 $200)
Tickets:register https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/persephone-brewing-co-presents-tough-kegger-2-registration-16272140410?aff=eiosprexshreclip&ref=eiosprexshreclip
Phone:778.462.3007
More info from Persephone Brewing. Following the race there will be a public, all-ages party from 5-10pm at Persephone Brewing. Stewart Rd, Gibsons. An event to benefit the Sunshine Coast Assoc. of Community Living (SCACL).

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Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
Location:Camp Sunrise, (close to Langdale Ferry)
Cost:tba
presented by Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild. Watch for details.

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Sunshine Coast Yoga Festival
Time:9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Porpoise Bay Provincial Park
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Yoga Society
Cost:$65
Tickets:www.sunshinecoastyoga.ca
Sept 12-13. Join us for the 2nd Annual Sunshine Coast Yoga Festival! Saturday September 12th will be a day filled with yoga classes, hikes, SUP yoga, kayaking, meditation and more! Sunday September 13th there will be a free community class as well as a free kids yoga class, for anyone to enjoy! http://www.sunshinecoastyoga.ca

Book Faire
Time:10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na

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19th Annual Pender Harbour Jazz Festival
Location:Madeira Park to Garden Bay
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:3 events $25 to $32 but most events free
Tickets:www.phjazz.ca
Contact:Carole Rubin
Phone:604.741.5272
Email:jazzgirl@xplornet.com
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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Sunshine Coast ART CRAWL
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast, Langdale to Lund, Lund to Langdale
Presented By:Coast Cultural Alliance
Cost:Free
Email:artcrawl@eastlink.ca
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartcrawl.com
Oct 16 - 18, 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 Lund. 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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7th Annual Sunshine Coast Mushroom Festival
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Community Hall, Madeira Park
Presented By:Sunshine Coast SHROOM
Cost:$3/person for mushroom show; TBA for speaker & foray
Contact:Ann Harmer
Phone:604.883.3678
Email:scshroom@gmail.com
Web Link:http://scshroom.org
Mushroom show, cooking and dyeing demos, vendors, limited-registration foray and mushroom cook-up

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