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collapse Monday, March 27, 2017
Sechelt Arts Festival Actor Auditions
Time:5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Rockwood Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sechelt Arts Festival
Cost:0
Contact:Louise Phillips
Phone:call for appointment 604.885.0706
Email:ross@secheltartsfestival.com
Web Link:SAF web site
Auditions Monday March 27/ 5:30 - 7:30PM. Experienced stage actors invited to audition for an October 2017 show for Sechelt Arts Festival special C-150 project. Bring a 1-2 min.monologue. Paid gig. Rehearsals begin early Aug.

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Tuesday Talk: Introduction to Family History Research
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:FREE - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Introduction to Family History Research with Sechelt Library staffer Teresa Eckford. Topics include: where to start, terminology, software, free and paid databases (including Ancestry Library Edition), and further resources. You are welcome to bring your laptop to follow along.

PR - Malaspina Art Society AGM
Time:6:00 PM
Location:VI University, Powell River
Cost:na

PR - Townsite Heritage Society AGM
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Townsite Heritage Society of Powell River, 6211 Walnut Street
Cost:na

collapse Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Gibsons & District Chamber of Commerce AGM
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market
Cost:$15 members $20 non-members
Tickets:chamber office or eventbrite.ca
Keynote Address: Planning for Costwide Cultural Change, Paul and Judith Donin. prize draw, food & refreshments.

PR - Cinematheque series: Paterson
Time:7:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre 5848 Ash Avenue, Powell River
Cost:visit Theatre website for price info
Phone:604.483.9345
Email:thepatricia@shaw.ca
Web Link:http://www.patriciatheatre.com
Wednesday 7 pm Thursday 1:30 & 7pm Paterson PG — 118 minutes

Oh Canada!
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:GPAG and the Welcoming Communities program
Cost:with admission
Contact:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Phone:604.886.0531
Web Link:Gibsons Public Art Gallery calendar
In honour of Canada's 150th Birthday, Charlotte Wrinch will be singing her original Oh Canada song during the intermission of National Film Board night (yes, same title, different song!)

NFB Film Night
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission free
Contact:Stewart Stinson
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:stewart@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
A select screening from the classic Canadiana film series 'Canada Vignettes'. Special guest Charlotte Wrinch will sing her original version of 'O Canada!'

collapse Thursday, March 30, 2017
Sechelt Chamber of Commerce AGM
Time:11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Location:Pebbles Restaurant, Sechelt
Cost:$55 includes lunch buffet
Tickets:Please RSVP to sdcoc9@telus.net

The Great Exchange
Time:2:30 PM
Location:Harmony Hall, Gibsons
Cost:$25 includes appies and beverages and all the treasures you can find.
Phone:Vick Mackenzie 604.886.8679 or Maureen Carlson 604.886.8443
Bring your very best clothing to share, then shop to take as much home as you want. Fun sharing, recycling, being green. Presented by SC Healthcare Auxiliary, Hopkins Branch.

Family Movie Night
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Halfmoon Bay Community School
Cost:tba
Info, contact Wendy wpearson@sd46.bc.ca

Ruby's Night Out 2
Time:6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Daphne's Restaurant, Sechelt
Cost:$40
Tickets:Daily Roast, Sechelt
Join us for our second Ruby's Night Out. Let's christen the renovated Daphne's restaurant! The theme is "An item I can't live without is...." Bring that item to auction off! Guess who brought what and win prizes!! Money towards the Ruby Slippers Fund.

3 Writers/One Genre - Literary Non-Fiction
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Federation of BC Writers
Cost:Free
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Join us for an evening of Literary Non-Fiction. Enjoy the readings and discussions from writers Claire Finlayson, Heather Conn, and Sheila Cameron. Refreshments and treats will be served.

collapse Friday, March 31, 2017
The Feminine Spirit
Time:6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Presented By:Anna Green
Cost:na
Contact:Anna Green
Phone:604,219,5787
Email:Annagreen@me.com
Web Link:http://www.thebeachouse.ca
Solo art exhibit, showcasing the art of Anna Green. The peaceful and loving essence of the feminine spirit is portrayed in all of Anna's paintings, whether yogi, mermaid or women honoring nature and community. Show runs to April 30th.

Creek Big Band with Anagram Dinner & Dance Fundraiser
Time:6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:Elphinstone Secondary School, Gibsons
Cost:$35 includes 3 course dinner
Tickets:Ladelai, MELOmania, Pastimes, Elphie & Chat band students
featuring Crystal Spence. Evening includes prizes and raffles and more. Proceeds go towards student trip to perform at Rocky Mtn Music Festival in Banff Alta.

ARTESIA Coffee House
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 classical duo Paul Pinsonnault & Julie Rutter; David Jones,singer/guitar; Balkan vocals by 'Sokole'; Gary Gilbert & Christopher Jordan Kno blues duo and poet Pat Wenger. Also enjoy Treats by Trish, current Art Exhibit and slide show of past performers.

collapse Saturday, April 01, 2017
Early Years Fair
Time:10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Early Years Centre, 5536 Shorncliffe Ave
Cost:Free
Phone:604.885.6787
petting zoo, pony rides, a farmer's market, health info, developmental screening and info about SD46. Bus service available.

Trash to Treasure Garage Sale
Time:10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Activity Centre
Cost:na

Author Reading - "Finger Up the Bum - A Guide to My Prostate Cancer" by Michael Hart Izen
Time:1:30 PM
Location:Gibsons & District Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons & District Public Library
Cost:FREE
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604 886 2130
Email:igdplinfo@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:http://gibsons.bclibraries.coop
"Finger Up the Bum" is the no-hold-barred, too-much-infomration guide to everything you didn't want to know about Michael Izen's prostate cancer. Meet Michael, hear Michael at the Gibsons & District Public Library.

Opening Reception: Shamina Senaratne
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Gallery, 12887 SC Hwy (in the Yurts)
Cost:na
Contact:Yvonne Stowell
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Interdisciplinary artist working in fibre, mixed media, text. Place, texture, pattern, cultural practice, language, spaces between, what is made/ what is unmade, seen/unseen… all these inform the narratives she makes space for.

Laura Crema/The Jazz Group of Seven
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Indian Band Hall (behind McDonalds)
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Music Society
Cost:$20
Tickets:Laedeli (Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons) Strait Music (Sechelt)
Contact:Terry Andrews
Phone:604.886.7422
Laura Crema, Vancouver-based jazz singer in concert with Sunshine Coast's ensemble The Jazz Group of Seven. Reviews of Laura include: "Crema makes low notes glow like coals." (Vancouver Sun); "Hers is a wonderfully deep, expressive voice. This is quite the inspired treat" (Vancouver Province).

Brewers Bonspiel After Party
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Curling Club
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Co
Cost:$15
Tickets:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/brewers-bonspiel-after-party-tickets-32543717134
Contact:Anne-Marie Enns
Phone:604.313.3831
Email:events@thebeerfarm.ca
Web Link:http://persephonebrewing.com
Persephone will be joined by 7 other breweries for a epic day of curling and fun at the Gibsons Curling Club. We invite you to join us for the FINALS and After Party! Money raised from this event will be donated to the Sunshine Coast Association for Community Living (SCACL).

PR - Freaks and Geeks present Anunnaki/The Sea Krakens/Punk Jams
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Powell River Soccer Centre 4500 Timberlane Avenue
Cost:$10
Tickets:at door
Experimental rock. Surf rock. Punk jam. All ages. Cash bar. Fund raiser for Freaks and Geeks sports league.

The Slim Milkie Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:$10

PR - McKinneys Pub Grand Opening - Sam Hurrie Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:McKinneys Pub, Powell River
Cost:$10 with $5 going to James Thomson Elem playground fundraiser

PR - April Fool's Tom Foolery
Time:8:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Here’s the occasion to dress as foolishly as you can imagine! Guest hosts Gumby, Big Green Pig and Deadpool -- drink specials and MORE chaos! Prize for best get-up!

The Relics
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$5 members; Guests $10
Dance Rock, Country classics

Aries Birthday Bash
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:tba
bands: Hoolicans; Jeevious Family; Grant Olsen; Pamela Messner; DJ Little D and guests.

collapse Sunday, April 02, 2017
BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool's Run
Time:9:15 AM
Location:Gibsons & Area Community Centre to Mission Point Park
Presented By:Coast TV Sports
Cost:See website for complete fee structure
Tickets:Register online at www.foolsrun.com
Contact:Teresa Nightingale
Phone:604.885.8849
Enjoy our point-to-point, certified net downhill course from Gibsons to Sechelt, with friendly West Coast hospitality, low entry fee, rural setting, finisher's medals, hot soup and FUN! Half Marathon, Relay, and Free Kids' Run. Discover BC's best-kept coastal secret at the 40th BMO Sunshine Coast April Fool’s Run! www.foolsrun.com

Cops for Kids Dance Party
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$7.00 (cash only, have correct change)
Tickets:Sechelt RCMP office
For Youth aged 10-12 years. Featuring DJ Chris Love, mini concession stand available. Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast 2017 Fundraiser.

collapse Monday, April 03, 2017
Film: Noble
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:St. Hilda's Anglican Church, Sechelt
Presented By:Parishioners Picks Films
Cost:Free, popcorn by donation
Phone:604.886.7458
A Dream can change a million lives. 'A joyful and rousing affirmation of the human spirit'.

"A Man Called Ove" Film Screening
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Members $5, others $9
Tickets:at the door (doors open at 7:00 PM)
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Web Link:http://www.scfs.ca/
Ove, an isolated, curmudgeonly old man of strict routines, steadfast beliefs, and little tolerance for anyone else, spends his days enforcing the block association’s rules and visiting his wife's grave. He has just about given up on life until his boisterous new neighbours accidentally run over his mailbox, shaking and transforming his life in ways he could never have imagined. This morbidly funny film has already won 13 awards and was nominated for two Oscars (including Best Foreign Film). It is sure to be a touching crowd-pleaser.

collapse Tuesday, April 04, 2017
Poetry Month Kick OFF at the Sechelt Library with Richard & Michael
Time:11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Enjoy a poetry recitation of TS Eliot's "Mccavity the Mystery Cat" plus other poetry of their own.

Tuesday Talk: The Glass Sponge Reefs
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604 885 3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
The Glass Sponge Reefs talk with Marina Stjepovic from the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association. Find out more about the North McColl Bank glass sponge reefs just off the shore of Sechelt.

Author Reading - "Finger Up the Bum - A Guide to My Prostate Cancer" by Michael Hart Izen
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
"Finger Up the Bum" is the no-hold-barred, too-much-information guide to everything you didn't want to know about Michal Izen's prostate cancer. Meet him, hear him at the Sechelt Library.

collapse Wednesday, April 05, 2017
PR - Fairy Card Readings with Dragonfly Touch
Time:6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:$10
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Fairy readings are sweet! Get a 15 min reading for only $10 when you order $15 of food or drinks. 6pm- Fairies are said to be Nature's Angels these cards were written by Doreen Virtue. Alene's strong psychic connection and years of practice makes this a very memorable experience.

PR - Cinematheque series: Jackie
Time:7:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre 5848 Ash Avenue, Powell River
Cost:visit Theatre website for price infovisit Theatre website for price info
Phone:604.483.9345
Email:thepatricia@shaw.ca
Web Link:http://www.patriciatheatre.com
Wednesday 7 pm Thursday 1:30 & 7pm 14a - 100 minutes

Humpback Comeback
Time:7:00 PM
Location:SC Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Conservation Society
Cost:by donation
Jackie Hildering will provide an informative and entertaining discussion on Humpback Whales and the research of the Marine Education and Research Society.

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

The Andrew Collins Trio
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 662 North Rd
Cost:$20
Tickets:www.andrewcollinstrio.com
CD Release 'And It Was Good'. 2013 & 2015 Canadian Folk Music Avards Instrumental Group of the Year.

collapse Thursday, April 06, 2017
Stone Soup - Creative Networking for Culture Days
Time:5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St., Sechelt
Presented By:Culture Days & District of Sechelt & SC Arts Council
Cost:Free
Tickets:rsvp to https://share-there.com/index.php/upcomingevents/event?id=130
Contact:Nazanin Shoja
Phone:604.681.3535 ext. 214
BC Culture Days presents: Stone Soup, a free creative networking and collaboration event taking place in communities across BC. Stone Soup will give Sunshine Coast community members the chance to connect with other potential Culture Days event registrants to expand their local network, find new collaborators, share resources, and brainstorm ideas for creative projects together. The event will feature a live music demo and presentation by Steve Wright. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Sewn Spring Socializer AGM
Time:5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Curling Club
Cost:$10 members, $20 non-members - must be purchased in advance
Tickets:Community Futures, Sechelt; Cur8ed Home, 1161 SC Hwy, Gibsons, online sunshinesewn.com
evening of networking with appetizers, cash bar, and prizes for champion networkers

Speakeasy Night
Time:7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na
A night of poetry and open rolling music jam. Come share your talents or sit back and enjoy a tall glass of atmosphere.

PR - Game Board Night
Time:7:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Games to include: Speak Out, Ticket to Ride, Yahtzee, Apples to Apples and more with Host Kyla Banack.

PR - Opening Reception: Dead: The Transformation
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Malaspina Exibition Centre, VI University, Powell River
Cost:na
Web Link:http://www.artpowellriver.com
with artists Amber Friedman & Adam Cramb ending May 2nd.

collapse Friday, April 07, 2017
Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
April 7-9. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

St Hilda's Church Bake Sale
Time:9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt
Cost:na
Come early for best selection.

Gibsons Writers Meet up
Time:9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:Wheatberries, Gibsons
Cost:Free
Contact:Cindy
Phone:604.886.1795
Email:Cathalynn@gmail.com
Fridays - Meet up with other writers from 9:30 to 11:30 in a supportive group to write. All levels all genres welcome.

Hire Up The Coast Job Fair
Time:11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Multi-Purpose Room, Gibsons & Area Community Centre, 700 Park Rd, Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.3351 or 604.886.7729
Presented by Work BC Employment Services Centre. Submit your resume directly to Local Employers. Need help preparing your resume? Get in Touch with Work BC Centres, Sechelt and Gibsons.

Delhi 2 Dublin - All Ages Show
Time:5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$15 - under 8 free
Tickets:Strait Music, MELOmania, WOW Gallery www.share-there.com
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
All Ages Show 5:30 - 7:30 pm 19+ Licensed Show 9:00pm After performing at sold out shows around the world now's a chance for the under 19 crowd to see them live featuring our own Serena Eades on violin and special guest DJ Telfer.

PR - Trivia/Wheel of Fortune
Time:7:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Host Zane of PRX101.com, either the popular hit TV gameshow or Trivia ... more details to come. We had fun with our 'old school' wheel but are trying to go digital while keeping the ability to create our own Powell River phrases Prizes.

PR - Maz
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre, Powell River
Cost:$22
Tickets:tickets.powellriveracademy.org
MAZ delivers a unique style combining traditional French-Canadian music, jazz and electro. Their energy and modern take on Québec's instrumental culture will have you dancing in your seat!

Mark Crissinger CD Release
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Coopers Green Hall, Halfmoon Bay
Cost:$20
Tickets:Welcome Woods and Halfmoon Bay Store
an evening of original acoustic blues & roots music. Mark Crissinger-guitar/vocals. Jay Stevens-bass/vocals. Marty Howe-harmonica/flute. Plus special guest apperances by Joe Stanton and Simon Paradis.

Delhi 2 Dublin
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$25
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
D2D is back After performing at sold out shows around the world and this time with the Coast's own Serena Eades on violin Bhangra beats to Celtic fiddle, dub reggae to breakbeats to straight up happy dance music..

collapse Saturday, April 08, 2017
Heavy Mellow
Location:Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek
Cost:at the door

Famous Halfmoon Bay Bake Sale, SCH Auxiliary
Time:9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Trail Bay Mall, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Hospital Auxiliary, Halfmoon Bay Branch
Cost:na
Contact:Dawn Kohler
Phone:604.747.9384
Bake Sale from 9am-3pm

PR - Celebration of Quilts
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Dwight Hall, 6274 Walnut St, Townsite, Powell River
Presented By:Timberlane Quilters' Guild
Cost:$5
Sat 10-5pm; Sun 10-4pm. Lunch and tea room, Sales boutique, merchant mall, raffle, door prizes, educational display. More info timberlanequiltersguild.ca

"A Man Called Ove" Film Screening
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Members $5, others $9
Tickets:at the door (doors open at 1:30 PM)
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Web Link:http://www.scfs.ca/
Ove, an isolated, curmudgeonly old man of strict routines, steadfast beliefs, and little tolerance for anyone else, spends his days enforcing the block association’s rules and visiting his wife's grave. He has just about given up on life until his boisterous new neighbours accidentally run over his mailbox, shaking and transforming his life in ways he could never have imagined. This morbidly funny film has already won 13 awards and was nominated for two Oscars (including Best Foreign Film). It is sure to be a touching crowd-pleaser.

Opening Reception: Heat Changes Everything, Clay Transformed
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Exhibition by 10 Sunshine Coast clay artists. Exhibition ends April 30.

Historical Theatre, High Tea and Current Affairs
Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location:Stonehurst House 529 Gibsons Way, Gibsons
Presented By:Campaign to Re-Elect Nicholas Simons
Cost:$100 (a portion tax deductible)
Tickets:604.740.3122 or go to 5719 Cowrie St or https://secure.bcndp.org/event/572
Contact:NDP Sechelt campaign office
Host Nicholas Simons invites you to a fundraising salon featuring local actors in early 1900s period costume, playing Gibsons physician Dr. Frederick Inglis, CCF (later NDP) founder James S. Woodsworth and their families. Guests will also enjoy a sumptuous high tea prepared by chef Doug Davis, followed by a little period music. Then, in the historical salon tradition of Stonehurst House, opportunity to gather in small discussion groups for conversations on current affairs in B.C.

19th Annual Salmon Dinner and Auction
Time:6:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Seniors Activity Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Salmonid Enhancement Society
Cost:$100 includes $50 tax receipt, catered meal and much more
Tickets:www.scsalmon.org or by phone
Phone:604.885.4136
Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner at 7pm with Chef Aldo from Ruby Lake. Delicious catered salmon dinner, auction and a chance to win great prizes. Call for more details or go to www.scsalmon.org

PR - Live Jazz with Take 5 Quintet
Time:7:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:suggested donation of $5-10
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Young talent at it’s finest: Upright bass, drums, keyboard and horns.

Baroque and Blue Trio / Michael Friedman
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Highland Centre, 657 Highland Road, RC (map provided on tickets)
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Music Society
Cost:$20 Adults, $5 Students
Tickets:Strait Music (Sechelt) Laedeli Gifts & Cards (Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons)
Contact:Terry Andrews
Phone:604.886.7422
Baroque & Blue trio: Kelly Smit (pianist), Sarah Harding (flautist) and Tim Enns (percussionist) whose unique instrumentation invites audiences to experience ensemble playing in a whole new way. Michael Friedman: singer and guitarist who continuously tours Europe and Canada making full use of his passionate and powerful 3-octave voice combined with a stunning and eclectic 'new acoustic' guitar playing approach. michaelfriedman.ca

Mark Crissinger Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$10
Mark Crissinger-guitar. Marty Howe-harmonica. Jay Stevens-bass Peter VanDersen-keyboards. Tim Rannard-drums. Original, classic, blues, blues-rock dance party

Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$20 adv/$25 door
Tickets:nellandjim.com or share-there.com
Doors 7:30pm. With a seamless blend of original material and classic country gems, the album Baby Let’s Take the Long Way Home marks the beginning of a new journey for Bay Area musicians Nell Robinson & Jim Nunally Band. Featuring 10 news songs and two choice covers, the collection will arrive April 21. For the project, Robinson and Nunally rustled up what became their dream team: pedal steel player Pete Grant, bass fiddle player Jim Kerwin and percussionist Jon Arkin. nellandjim.com

Real Vibes: A Latin Funk Legion Fiesta 3
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

collapse Sunday, April 09, 2017
Fibreshed Day "From Shepherdess to Knitted Dress"
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Fibreworks Gallery (the Yurts) 12887 SC Hwy. Madeira Park
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Spinners and Weavers Guild
Cost:by donation
Contact:Merrily Corder
Phone:604.886.3136
Email:merrilycorder@gmail.com
Come for a day of local fibre fun! Sheep-shearing, mini workshops, demos, local wool sales, organic nibblies, our local "felting fiddlers"! Try washing wool, picking, carding, weaving, spinning, felting, natural dyeing, rug hooking with local fibre and lots more. Follow the process from "farm to finished product!

The Great Howe Sound Recovery
Time:1:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:free with registration
Tickets:share-there.com
Five short films and panel discussion about the ongoing recovery of Howe Sound and how you can take part in the region's rebound. Presented in partnership with the David Suzuki Foundation and Rhizome Up! Media Society's Green Film Series.

Twelfth Night - Theatre from London HD via satellite
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Cost:$15
Tickets:at door
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Shakespeare's classic comedy of mistaken identity. Tamsin Greig is Malvolia in this new twist on the play.

collapse Monday, April 10, 2017
44th Festival of Performing Arts 2017
Location:various locations, Gibsons to Sechelt
Cost:by donation
Email:info1@coastfestival.com
Web Link:http://www.coastfestival.com/
April 10-28th with highlight concert May 7. More info from website. Schedule avail http://www.coastfestival.com/ Highlights Concert, May 7th.

collapse Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Tuesday Talk: Mindful Based Stress Reduction
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
Mindful Based Stress Reduction with Eddie Berinstein. A sampling of how to cultivate mindfulness through meditation practice which will allow us to more more present for our moments as they unfold.

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PR - Tarot Readings with Teresa
Time:6:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:$10
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Get a 15 min Tarot reading for only $10 ($ to Teresa please) when you order $15 of food or drinks... questions about your life, career, love or luck? 6pm-

PR - Cinematheque Series: 20th Century Women
Time:7:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre 5848 Ash Street, Powell River
Cost:visit theatre website for ticket prices
Tickets:at theatre
Web Link:http://patriciatheatre.com
April 12-13. Wednesday 7 pm Thursday 1:30 & 7pm - 14A 119 minutes

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Steve Weave at the Gumboot
Time:8:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafe Roberts Creek
Cost:$15-$20
Tickets:Door
Contact:Steve Weave
Phone:604.989.4679
Local musician Steve Weave plays a solo show on guitars, ukulele, piano and vocals featuring new solo material, songs from the Rainforest Circus and more. This event will be livestreamed on the internet and features custom visuals by Mieke Jay.

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Spring Dance with Bobby Bruce aka Nearly Neil
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gambier Community Hall
Cost:$20, children 12 and under free
Tickets:online gambierisland.org, not available at the door

“Cosmic Rays in the Classroom: My experiences with muons, variable stars, and project-based learning."
Time:7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, 5714 Medusa St, Sechelt
Presented By:Francesca Crema
Cost:by donation
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Charles Ennis
Phone:778.458.2666
Email:info@coastastronomy.ca
Web Link:Sunshine Coast Centre, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Francesca Crema is a 17-year-old grade 12 student participating in Templeton Secondary's STEM Program in Vancouver who intends to pursue a career in the sciences, specifically physics (specifically, high-energy particle physics). Francesca is the youngest at-large council member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, serving on the council of the RASC's Vancouver center as their youth rep.

the Majestic Project
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$20 adults, $15 children
Tickets:Laedeli Gifts, share-there.com
Phone:604.886.0020
Apr 14 - 8:00pm; Apr 15 - 2:00pm. Presented by DS Danse Youth Dance Company. Creating an awareness of the value of the ocean and all the majestic creatures that inhabit it.

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PR - Rockfish
Location:McKinney's Pub, 6251 Yew St, Powell River
Cost:$5
Rock Trio

Heat Changes Everything Q and A
Time:2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Q and A session with 10 Sunshine Coast clay artists

Born In The Barn
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion
Cost:$5. Members $10. Non-Members
Come dance to Born in the Barn with Stephen, Bruce, Luci, Struan, Regan, Stu, Tony & Special Guests!

PR - Ides of April Murder Mystery Toga Party
Time:8:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:$15
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
$15 for food and part of the roll playing action. Rescheduled to have Host Darren Nivens!

Busy Bee & Friends
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

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PR - Easter Egg Hunt
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Myrtle Point Golf Club, 2865 McCausland Rd, Powell River
Cost:tba
Phone:604.487.4537
Our annual Easter festivities are a great way to spend time with family. Enjoy a buffet brunch featuring delicious options for all ages and an exciting Easter Egg Hunt (starting at 11am). Brunch seatings are available between 11am and 2pm in The Observatory and Timber Room.

Bergmann Duo
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Contact:Rosemary Bonderud
Web Link:Pender Harbour Music Society concerts
Here is the perfect sweet for your Easter basket - four hands, one keyboard played with exquisite musicality by Elizabeth and Marcel Bergmann.

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Tuesday Talk: All Things Fungi!
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
All thing Fungi. Find out the role of mushrooms in our forest with Stephen Murphy from Murphy;s Forest Tours,.

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Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Free Screening :: Canada On Screen 150th Birthday Event
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Web Link:http://www.scfs.ca/
SCFS joins with the Film Circuit’s Canadian National Film Week to offer this Canadian classic free to Sunshine Coast residents in recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday. The first film ever made in the Inuktitut language, Atanarjuat tells a culturally accurate tale of love and revenge. Winner of 26 international awards, this powerful and challenging film was shot on location in the Canadian Arctic. Atanarjuat is not only a spellbinding story about an individual and his culture and community, but it’s also a landmark in Canadian film history. Happy Birthday, Canada. Note that the length of this film is 161 minutes.

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Free Screening :: Canada On Screen 150th Birthday Event
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Web Link:http://www.scfs.ca/
SCFS joins with the Film Circuit’s Canadian National Film Week to offer this Canadian classic free to Sunshine Coast residents in recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday. The first film ever made in the Inuktitut language, Atanarjuat tells a culturally accurate tale of love and revenge. Winner of 26 international awards, this powerful and challenging film was shot on location in the Canadian Arctic. Atanarjuat is not only a spellbinding story about an individual and his culture and community, but it’s also a landmark in Canadian film history. Happy Birthday, Canada. Note that our 7 pm screening time is half an hour earlier than usual to allow for the length of the film (161 minutes).

Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Free Screening :: Canada On Screen 150th Birthday Event
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Web Link:http://www.scfs.ca/
SCFS joins with the Film Circuit’s Canadian National Film Week to offer this Canadian classic free to Sunshine Coast residents in recognition of Canada’s 150th birthday. The first film ever made in the Inuktitut language, Atanarjuat tells a culturally accurate tale of love and revenge. Winner of 26 international awards, this powerful and challenging film was shot on location in the Canadian Arctic. Atanarjuat is not only a spellbinding story about an individual and his culture and community, but it’s also a landmark in Canadian film history. Happy Birthday, Canada. Note that our 7 pm screening time is half an hour earlier than usual to allow for the length of the film (161 minutes).

PR - Cinematheque series: I, Daniel Blake
Time:7:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre 5848 Ash Avenue, Powell River
Cost:visit Theatre website for price info
Phone:604.483.9345
Email:thepatricia@shaw.ca
Web Link:http://www.patriciatheatre.com
Wednesday 7 pm Thursday 1:30 & 7pm 14a - 101 minutes

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PR - Game Board Night
Time:7:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Games to include SPEAK OUT, Ticket to Ride, Yahtzee, Apples to Apples and more with Host Kyla Banack. Full menu!

Speakeasy
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:na
A roming Open Mic, Spoken Word Event with Musical Jam interludes and comedy improv. Hosted by Mardi and friends.

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PR - Academy Cabaret
Time:7:30 PM
Location:James Hall, 7280 Kemano St. Powell River
Cost:$25 - reserved seating at round tables
Tickets:Academy Box Office 7280 Kemano St. Powell River
Phone:604.485.9633
An intimate evening of musical vignettes, appetizers & wine......a project to raise funds for the Powell River Academy of Music.

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Mountain Grind
Location:Lions Park - Pender Harbour
Cost:$65 Early bird (before Jan 14) $85 to Mar 31 incl buffet dinner t-shirt and race medal $20 for dinner only
Tickets:register online @ mountaingrind.ca
Phone:604.657.7201
12k Cross country obstable race on the scenic Suncoaster Trail. A fun, challenging race for all fitness and age levels. Race alone or run with a group to motivate you throughout the course.

Sing You Sinners
Location:Roberts Creek Legion
Cost:tba

PR - Lang Bay Craft & Garden Sale
Location:Lang Bay Hall, 11090 Hwy 101, Powell River
Cost:na

Met Opera: Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Time:10:00 AM
Location:Raven’s Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt
Cost:$24 General; $20 Senior/Student
Tickets:at the theatre
Email:ravenscrytheatre@eastlink.ca
Web Link:http://www.ravenscrytheatre.com
Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera. Met Onegin Peter Mattei stars as the title character, who rejects Tatiana’s love until it’s too late.

Roberts Creek Earth Day Festival 2017
Time:12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Pier
Cost:na
Come celebrate the Earth, each other and our wonderful Sunshine Coast community. Laugh, love, dance and play. Bring your best actions and demonstrate sustainably. Get inspired by the great organizations and innovators we have right here!

Heat Changes Everything 'Spirit of Clay' presentation
Time:2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:admission by donation
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
'Spirit of Clay' presentation - 10 Sunshine Coast Artists

PR - ECouture Wearable Art Fashion Show 2017
Time:6:30 PM
Location:Dwight Hall, 6274 Walnut St, Powell River
Presented By:Malaspina Art Society
Cost:$15
Tickets:Ecossentials, Base Camp, Artique
Contact:Wendy Drummond
Phone:250.415.8564
Email:malaspinaartsociety@gmail.com
Web Link:Malaspina Art Society - eCouture Fashion Show
In honour of Earth Week, presented by Malaspina Art Society... eCouture Artrageous Wearable Art Fashion Show! Bigger and better, stay tuned for more details

Joan Haggerty reads
Time:8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council & Canada Council
Cost:By Donation
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Joan Haggerty’s latest novel, The Dancehall Years, was 20 years in the making. It is a complex family saga, epic adventure and interracial drama that stretches from the 1930s to the 1980s.

PR - Live Music: Gitta’s Heart On Her Sleeve
Time:8:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:Suggested donation of $5-10
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Gitta’s Heart On Her Sleeve: Gitta May Nielsen will wow us with her singing performance, as always!

Taurean Tunez on Earth Day
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Hall
Cost:$20
Tickets:at the door
with DJS Stimz, Aerion, Phyrfly, Hologram, Fast Molly & Beatrix

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Popsicle Stick Bridge Building Contest
Time:12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Indian Band Community Hall (behind McDonalds)
Cost:Free to public $5 for kit avail at GBS
The goal is to encourage young people to try hands-on engineering. Open to elementary students to adults and includes a family category. Everyone Welcome

Charlotte Wrinch
Time:2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Persephone Brewing Company, 1053 Stewart Road Gibsons
Presented By:Persephone Brewing Company
Cost:by donation
Contact:Nicole
Phone:778.462.3007
Email:tastingroom@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 sip Persephone's finest creations.

The Purcell Project: Karina Gauvin, soprano & Les Boreades de Montreal
Time:2:30 PM
Location:The Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:The Coast Recital Society
Cost:$25 adult; $10 student
Contact:Koree Rogers
Phone:604.885.0991
Email:coastrecital@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://coastrecitalsociety.ca
Canada’s own superstar soprano joins forces with the exciting musicians of Les Boréades baroque orchestra to perform Henry Purcell’s sacred and secular songs, some of the very finest in the English language.

Native Drumming Circle
Time:4:00 PM
Location:St Hilda's Anglican Church, Sechelt
Cost:na
4th Sunday of each month. Led by Terry Aleck the beloved Coyote. Bring your drum, shaker and songs.

Old World - New World
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:tba
Presented by Sunshine Coast Community Orchestra Assoc.

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Welcome to the Sticks
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Film Society
Cost:Members $5, others $9
Tickets:at the door (doors open at 7:00 PM)
Contact:Doug Dyment
Phone:604.886.2965
Web Link:http://www.scfs.ca/
To please his wife and save his marriage, a French public servant concocts a workplace scam in an attempt to move to the Riviera. When he is found out, his punishment is a transfer to France’s northernmost region, where supposedly the weather is bad, the food weird and the locals unintelligible. But not all is as it seems and so he embarks on yet another deception. Winner of multiple awards, this is the highest-grossing French film of all time!

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Ladies Lunches with More
Location:Smitty's Oyster House, Gibsons
Cost:$59 reception, photo Fun, lunch
Tickets:share-there.com
Take a mid week break and embrace and reconnect friendships old and new. parlour games, fashion fun, prizes & surprizes. More info funpass.ca

Tuesday Talk: The Ocean Avenue Community Garden
Time:1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
The Ocean Avenue community garden with Laura Walker. Find out what's happening and how to get involved with your downtown community garden.

Andrew Scott presents at Gibsons Library
Time:6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons & District Public Library (470 South Fletcher Road)
Presented By:Harbour Publishing
Cost:Free
Web Link:http://www.harbourpublishing.com/event/1212
Andrew Scott presents the new edition of his book, "The Promise of Paradise: Utopian Communities in British Columbia," at the Gibsons Public Library on Wednesday. The event is free, refreshments will be provided, and books will be available for purchase.

PR - Tarot Readings with Teresa
Time:6:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:10
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Get a 15 min Tarot reading for only $10 ($ to Teresa please) when you order $15 of food or drinks... questions about your life, career, love or luck? 6pm-

Writers' Open Mic Night
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:The Arts Building (adjacent Gibsons Public Library)
Cost:Free
Contact:PJ Reece
Phone:604.886.3908
Email:pjreece@shaw.ca
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org/open-mic-night-for-writers/
Monthly on last Wednesday - open to all levels, all genres and even works in progress. Each writer will have five minutes to share their latest work, listen to others and get to know and network with other writers on the Coast. Moderated by editor and author Sheila Cameron.

PR - Cinematheque series: A Man Called Ove
Time:7:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location:Patricia Theatre 5848 Ash Avenue, Powell River
Cost:visit Theatre website for price info
Phone:604.483.9345
Email:thepatricia@shaw.ca
Web Link:http://www.patriciatheatre.com
Wednesday 7 pm Thursday 1:30 & 7pm tbr - 118 minutes

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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

Girls' Night Out
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Legion Hall
Cost:$25
Tickets:Laedeli Gifts, The Landing Clothing Co. or Aux members
Live and Silent Auction, door prizes galore, refreshments. Hosted by SC Healthcare Auxiliary, Gibsons Branch.

The Eclectic Electric Eye - Finale Event for Poetry Month at the Sechelt Library
Time:7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - Registration required.
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
The "Eclectic Electric Eye" poetry event is the finale for poetry month at the Sechelt Library. Enjoy spoken word and poetry reading with John Pass & Philip Jagger.

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PR - 2017 Powell River Home & Garden Show
Time:5:00 PM
Location:Hap Parker Arena
Cost:na
Fri 5-9pm, Sat 10am-5pm. more than 75 booths with products and services ranging from home renovation and hot tubs to epicure and jewelry. Food vendors will be on hand. A parent-supervised kidzone. Lego Construction Contest and more.

PR - Walter Martella - a special solo concert
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Cranberry Hall 6828 Cranberry Street Powell River
Presented By:Pat Buckna
Cost:$15 advance; $20 at door
Tickets:Powell River Peak Office 4400 Marine Drive
Pianist Walter Martella will perform both his own compositions and classic standards and favourites.

PR - Alternative Facts Gameshow
Time:7:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, , 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Answer Trivia questions with the cleverest, most entertaining 'alternative facts' that are judged by our local celebrity panel. The last judges were MLA Nic Simons, Tla'amin Chief Clint Williams and singer Gitta May, we all had a blast!

The Glass Slipper
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$15 adults, $10 youth
Tickets:Blackberry Shop, Laedeli, Giggle n' Bloom, Sechelt Visitors Centre, share-there.com
Apr 28-29, May 5-6, 7:30pm; Apr 30, May 7 - 1:00pm. Presented by Driftwood Theatre School. A magical, musical fair tale for the whole family

Artesia Coffee House
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:CCA
Cost:$10 at the door
Phone:604.740.5825
Email:artsinfo@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.suncoastarts.com
this month featuring Lynn Urquhart Band with Sacha Fassaert, Gord Birtch & Michael Monroe, Matea Bellavance, Tiana Hoile and more. Treats by Trish with slide show of past performers

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Annual Pender Harbour Legion Giat Garage Sale
Location:Pender Harbour Legion, Lillies Lake Rd, Madeira Park
Cost:na

"Coming Home" Benefit Concert with Jane Mortifee & Sound Eclectic
Time:7:30 AM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre, Sechelt
Presented By:Better at Home
Cost:$25.00
Tickets:Share-There.com, Laedeli Gibsons, SC Community Services Sechelt
Contact:Michelle Bruecker
Phone:604.885.2644
Sound Eclectic & Jane Mortifee are returning to the Coast for a magical musical evening. All proceeds will be going to Better at Home. Sound Eclectic is a small, talented and spirited vocal ensemble of men and women of all ages. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, our group is led by accomplished musical director, Kathryn Nicholson. Better at Home is helping local seniors to live independently by providing non-medical support.

April Tools
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Millenium Park, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society
Cost:$160/team ($140 if registered before April 1)
Tickets:free for spectators
Contact:Jackie Ordronneau
Phone:Call Jackie 604.883.0539 or apriltools.ca to register
Teams of up to 4 boat builders build a boat on-site with materials provided and then race around set course. Hand tools only except battery screw guns. Prizes: $700 1st place, $400 2nd, and $250 3rd. Plus trophies for good looks (Spiffy Skiffy) and major effort (Broken Paddle). High school races plus mini boat-building for the kids. Hamburgers by Rotary and lots of laughs. www.apriltools.ca

Shishash ?e te pepenash 2nd Spring Plant Sale
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Band Hall
Cost:suggested donation $2
• local seed savers • local Artist •Local Farmers selling Produce, • native plant collectors, • conservation groups, • Plants, shrubs, seedlings sale, • community gardeners, • organic growers; as well as, • a seed exchange table, • Delicious Food • Raffles & much more ....

PR - Anime Night
Time:8:00 PM
Location:That Sugar Vault, , 4871 Joyce Ave #105
Presented By:That Sugar Vault
Cost:0
Contact:Amy Sharp
Phone:604.414.4168
Japanese Anime on the projector, cosplay contest, boozy bubble tea, (hopefully Richard Reinisch on) sushi, Kaden's fruit sushi, prizes for best anime look! 8pm-late

PR - Tragically Hip Tribute! The Hip Show!
Time:9:00 PM
Location:Dwight Hall, 6274 Walnut Street, Powell River
Presented By:Carlson Community Club
Cost:$20 Two ticket limit per member of Carlson Community Club
Tickets:Carlson Community Club 4463 Joyce Avenue, Powell River
Tragically Hip Tribute Band.

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PR - 23rd Annual Marathon Shuffle
Time:7:30 AM
Location:meet at Shingle Mill parking lot for Sunshine Coast Trail, Powell River
Presented By:PRPAWS
Cost:na
Tickets:register online http://sunshinecoast-trail.com/events/registration/
Contact:Eagle Walz
Phone:604.483.9565
8:00am leave for the start at Malaspina Rd. 8:30am start of Shuffle - runners first, then shufflers. For map www.sunshinecoast-trail.com

Paint Abstract Owl Fundraiser for SC Hospice Society
Time:12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location:Buccaneers Lighthouse Pub, Sechelt
Cost:$25
Tickets:paintstarparty.com/tickets-calendar
$10 minimum donation for the SC Hospice Society will be collected at the door, donations above $25 will get tax receipt. Unleash your inner artist and accomplish a canvas that will knock your socks off! Grab a friend or group and let's PAINT a Masterpiece!!

Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead -Theatre from London HD via satellite
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 Sunshine Coast Hwy, Sechelt,
Cost:$15
Tickets:at door
Phone:604.885.4597
Email:raven@ravenscrytheatre.com
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
National Theatre of London via HD Satellite Daniel Radcliffe, Joshua McGuire and David Haig in Tom Stoppard's comedy set in the backdrop of Hamlet.

PR - Open Stage Coffee House
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Cranberry Community Hall, Powell River
Cost:$5 suggested donation
acoustic open stage event for musicians, poets, storytellers, comedians and friends. Café seating. Coffee, tea and snacks available. Performers should arrive between 7:00 and 7:30 to sign up for a 10 minute set on stage.

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PR - Opening Reception: "People Talking Indistinctly" New Paintings by Giovanni Spezzacatena
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Powell River VIU Campus - 7085 Nootka St.
Presented By:Malaspina Art Society
Cost:na
Contact:Giovanni Spezzacatena
Web Link:http://www.artpowellriver.com
Opening show of Giovanni Spezzacatena's new mixed media abstracts on wood panel; most are for sale. Show is on display all May long (Mon-Fri) during open hours at Vancouver Island University. More info at www.rabideye.com

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The Glass Slipper
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Heritage Playhouse
Cost:$15 adults, $10 youth
Tickets:Blackberry Shop, Laedeli, Giggle n' Bloom, Sechelt Visitors Centre, share-there.com
May 5-6, 7:30pm; Apr 30, May 7 - 1:00pm. Presented by Driftwood Theatre School. A magical, musical fair tale for the whole family

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Blue Moon Marquee & The Burying Ground at The Gumboot Cafe
Time:7:00 PM
Location:The Gumboot Cafe
Presented By:Devora
Cost:$10-20 sliding scale
Tickets:at the door
Contact:Devora
Country Blues//Ragtime//Swing//Jazz *Blue Moon Marquee has a sound largely influenced by old delta blues, swing, jazz and ragtime. The duo were the most requested band for the 2016 TD International Jazz Festival circuit across Canada. *The Burying Ground is an upbeat Blues String Band, steeped in influences from 1920's Ragtime, Country, Mississippi Blues and New Orleans Jazz. www.bluemoonmarquee.com

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Infinitus
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:$25
Contact:Rosemary Bonderud
Web Link:Pender Harbour Music Society concerts
They call themselves a BeatBoxing string trio - say what? - but most of us would call them dazzling. Anthony Cheung, violist; Alex Cheung, cellist and John Littlejohn, violinist, delight in wrapping classical music in an entirely new wardrobe with elements of hip hop and jazz. Don't miss it!

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 the thrills of 'Hunger Games' collide with the suspense of 'Survivor'. Sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Dance Society, this annual event helps to raise funds for the Dance Society’s Scholarship Program. sunshinecoastdance.com

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

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Ujjal Dosanjh reads
Time:8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:By Donation
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Journey After Midnight: India, Canada and the Road Beyond is Ujjal Dosanjh’s first book. It is a personal account—very much a story of immigrant assimilation and experience.

Going Rogue 2
Time:8:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Community Hall
Presented By:Coast Rogue Arts Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:Online @ Share-There In-Person @ MELOmania
Contact:Arwen MacDonald
Email:contact@roguefest.ca
Web Link:For more information and to buy tickets, CLICK HERE!
A night of non-stop good times featuring one of Rogue Fest 2016 favourite bands Warless, local spinner dj little d, a place for you to get your art on with the return of the Flag Shade Project, door prizes, and more! Warless is a furiously fun musical hybrid dance-a-thon that beams positivity through intimate Westcoast stories powerfully rooted in funky, Graceland beats and ripping, old time guitar licks. Sorry, 19+ ONLY, No refunds

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The Artist's Garden: American Impressionism In the Gallery Series HD via satellite
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Raven's Cry Theatre 5555 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Cost:$15; $10 under 18
Tickets:at door
Phone:604.885.4597
Web Link:http://ravenscrytheatre.com
Traveling to studios, gardens and famous locations in USA, UK and France this film explores the American Impressionist movement. A feast for the eyes. 90 min.

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We'ensday III: (Mostly) All request live
Time:7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Gumboot Cafew, Roberts Creek
Cost:tba
The greatest interpretation yet. No further description needed at this point. You know this will be a wild Wednesday night.

PR - Homage to Dave Brubeck, Remi Balduc Jazz Ensemble
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Max Cameron Theatre 5400 Marine Avenue Powell River
Cost:$22
Tickets:www.maxcamerontheatre.ca
Phone:604.485.9633
Web Link:http://www.maxcamerontheatre.ca
Remi Bolduc ensemble performs Brubeck's celebrated compositions. Special guest pianist Francois Bourassa.

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Attack of Danger Bay 16
Location:Madeira Park, and various locations in Pender Harbour
Cost:various
May 18-24. 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

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Spring Sing
Time:7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:James Hall, Powell River Academy of Music
Cost:$18 / Students 18 and under free with student voucher
Academy Chamber Choir, Chor Musica Men's Choir & Academy Youth Choir Walter Martella, conductor Paul Cummings, conductor “…sing a broad spectrum of music from composers throughout the ages…” powellriveracademy.org

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PR - 10th Annual Lund Shellfish Festival
Location:various locations in Lund
Cost:free Sat & Sunday; Friday evening $18
May 26 - 28. 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

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PR -3rd Annual 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:tba
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

Cloverpoint Drifters - Bluegrass Music at Its Best - rescheduled from October 2016
Time:7:00 PM
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Music Society
Cost:$25
Tickets:www.penderharbourmusic.ca; Harbour Insurance, Madeira Park; Sechelt Visitor Centre
Web Link:Information re: programs and concerts offered by the Pender Harbour Music Society
This concert, originally scheduled for October 2016, was postponed due to bad weather. Tickets purchased for that concert will be honoured on Saturday May 27. Pls. note that this is an evening concert beginning at 7 PM.

Shades of Summer Light
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden, Mason Rd, Sechelt
Presented By:Pender Harbour Choir
Cost:TBD
Tickets:TBD
Contact:Megan Stuart-Stubbs
Phone:778.230.8472
Email:mstuartstubbs@gmail.com
Web Link:Pender Harbour School of Music - Choir
This spring, the Pender Harbour Choir celebrates the 150th birthday of our country with their concert "Shades of Summer Light", A Canadian Tribute. The program, conducted by Kenneth Norman Johnson and accompanied by David Poon, features a variety of Canadian music, including well-known folk songs, songs written and made popular by Canadian artists, and a selection of beautiful new works by Canadian composers. An evening not to be missed, featuring a welcome reception followed by the concert program.

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Shades of Summer Light
Time:7:00 PM
Location:Pender Harbour School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Choir
Cost:TBD
Tickets:TBD
Contact:Megan Stuart-Stubbs
Phone:778.230.8472
Email:mstuartstubbs@gmail.com
Web Link:Pender Harbour School of Music - Choir
This spring, the Pender Harbour Choir celebrates the 150th birthday of our country with their concert "Shades of Summer Light", A Canadian Tribute. The program, conducted by Kenneth Norman Johnson and accompanied by David Poon, features a variety of Canadian music, including well-known folk songs, songs written and made popular by Canadian artists, and a selection of beautiful new works by Canadian composers. An evening not to be missed, featuring a welcome reception followed by the concert program.

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Sunshine Coast Conservation Association AGM
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:please bring a potluck snack to share
Bring the whole family

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

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Inaugural run of 'Puddle Jumper Classic'
Time:7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Cliff Gilker Park, 3110 SC Hwy, Roberts Creek
Cost:registration 25k $45; 50k $70.
Tickets:check ultrasignup.com for details
"The Puddle Jumper Classic" it's all about sharing our love for the Lower Sunshine Coast trails with our trail family. A max of 250 entries will be accepted. check ultrasignup.com for details

Spring Concert
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:St. Hilda's Anglican Church, 5838 Barnacle St, Sechelt
Presented By:Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir
Cost:By donation
Contact:Rebecca Allain
Phone:694.365.9473
Come join us in a celebration of song with our fifty plus voices mixed choir. There will also be small ensemble performances as well as poetry readings and our traditional singalong. Directed by Sara Douglas and accompanied by Paula Seward. Admission by donation. suncoastphoenixchoir.ca

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Spring concert
Time:2:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, 711 Park Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Suncoast Phoenix Community Choir
Cost:By donation
Contact:Rebecca Allain
Phone:604.365.9473
Web Link:Community choir info with upcoming performances and events
Come join us in a celebration of song with our fifty plus mixed voices including poetry readings, small ensemble performances as well as our traditional singalong. Directed by Sara Douglas and accompanied by Paula Seward.

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PR - Academy Children's Choirs
Time:7:00 PM
Location:James Hall 7280 Kemano St, Powell River
Cost:$10; students $5
Tickets:7280 Kemano Street or at door
Phone:604.485.9633
Academy Apprentice Choir ~ Powell River Girls Choir ~ Powell River Boys Choir ~ Academy Singers Conducted by Joanne Hanson & Walter Martella “…the award-winning Academy Choirs present an entertaining evening of songs & movement…”

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22nd Annual Gibsons Landing Jazz Festival
Time:12:00 PM
Location:Gower Point Road next to the village above Winegarden Park
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Jazz & Entertainment Society
Cost:$20
Phone:604.740.5825
Email:info@coastjazz.com
Web Link:http://www.coastjazz.com
June 16-18. Street Festival June 17th. Watch for band details including Street Performers, Vendors, Tents and seating, kids area, beer garden, food & fun for the whole family

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Sunshine Coast Quilters Guild Quilt Show: Quilts in Our Community
Time:10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:Sechelt Indian Band Hall 5532 SC Hwy
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Quilters guild
Cost:$8 (includes refreshments)
Tickets:5532 Sunshine Coast Hwy (behind McDonalds)
Contact:Karen Biddlecombe
Phone:604.313.1820
June 17-18. Show Challenge, Raffle Quilt, Silent Auction, Community Quilts, Merchants www.scquiltersguild.com

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Gibsons School of the Arts Summer Art Workshops 2017
Location:464 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Gibsons School of the Arts
Cost:$550 (5 day classes) $440 (4 day classes) check website
Tickets:gibsonsartschool.net/register.html
Phone:604 886-9349 or 604 885-2220
Email:contact@gibsonsartschool.net
Web Link:http://http://gibsonsartschool.net
June 19-23, Justin Oglivie, painting the figure/portrait; July 10-14, Lori Sokoluk, watercolour & mixed media; July 17-21 Dominik Modlinski, application of colour contrast; Aug 2-5 Brent Laycock, expressive watercolour; Aug 9-12 Jerry Markham, creating dynamic studio paintings; Aug 14-17 Deborah Tilby, making a good painting.

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Connecting The Lines - Pride Reception
Time:7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:Free
Contact:Anna Nobile
Email:artshowmanager@gmail.com
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/connectingthelines2017
Pride Reception for second annual queer art show featuring the works of Trisha Joel (fabrics/pen and ink), Cindy Riach (oils), Kim Oka (mixed media), and troch (photography). All welcome.

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
June 23-25. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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WordPlay in the Park - Children and Youth Festival
Location:Rockwood, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Festival of Written Arts
Cost:Free
Web Link:http://www.writersfestival.ca
Celebrating the Sunshine Coast Writers Festival 35th Anniversary. Featuring Haida storyteller Kung Jaadee, songs and storytelling with Rick Scott and spoken word with Jillian Christmas and Ronnie Dean Harris (aka Ostwelve). More details to come. Adults are welcome too.

Festival of the Written Arts - Free Family Event
Time:11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location:Festival Pavilion, Rockwood Centre
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts
Cost:FREE
Tickets:n/a
Contact:Jane Davidson
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:jane@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://writersfestival.ca
The Sunshine Coast Festival of the Written Arts is planning a free family event for Sunday, June 25 at the Rockwood Centre in Sechelt. This is our 35th Anniversary gift to the community. Programming will include events for children and youth. More details to come!

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
July 7-9. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

BC Bike Race
Location:Powell River to Langdale
Cost:na
July 7 - 9 on the Sunshine Coast. Watch for details bcbikerace.com

Pender Harbour Days
Time:5:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location:Millenium Park, Pender Harbour
Presented By:Pender Harbour Living Heritage Society, Pender Harbour & District Chamber of Commerce
Cost:Free
Contact:Mike Price
Email:phdays@penderharbour.ca
July 7-9. An annual celebration of our marine heritage with historical boats, land-based heritage displays, sailing competitions, combined with an arts fair and entertainment. Lots of great family fun! Full Schedule on website including a heritage boat parade around Pender Harbour on the Friday evening, and tons of fun activities Saturday and Sunday. penderharbourdays.ca

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51st Annual Halfmoon Bay Country Fair
Location:Coopers Green Park, Halfmoon Bay
Cost:na
Theme this year is Super Heroes. Watch for details

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Annual Texada Fly-in 2017
Time:9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location:Gillies Bay Airfield, Texada Island
Cost:na
Enjoy a pancake breakfast then watch as airplanes fly in, explore aircraft displays, take part in contests and listen to aviation speakers and a barbecue lunch keeps everybody happy. For more information go to www.texada.org

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
July 21-23. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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Sea Cavalcade - 49th Anniversary
Location:various locations in Gibsons
Cost:na
Phone:604.886.3059
July 29-30, "Circus by the Sea" many events, parade, food, fun, fireworks, games and more. more info www.seacavalcade.ca

Texada Island Blues and Roots Festival 2017
Location:Gillies Bay Ball Park, Texada Island
Cost:tba
Contact:Gerald Childress
Phone:250.334.7049
July 29, 12 noon - 9pm; July 30, 11am-6pm. 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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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 4-6. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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Sunshine Coast Fiddleworks Camp
Location:YMCA Camp Elp0hinstone, Gibsons
Cost:info fiddleworks.ca/sunshine-coast-camp.html
Aug 13-17. The camp will start with the Instructor's Showcase concert on Sunday evening (August 13), with classes running Monday to Thursday, and a final Student Gala Concert on Thursday (August 17) evening. More info fiddleworks.ca/sunshine-coast-camp.html

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35th 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 17, 18, 19, 20. 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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13th Annual Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Location:School of Music, Madeira Park
Presented By:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival Committee
Cost:tba
Tickets:phone and website
Contact:Pender Harbour Chamber Music Festival
Phone:604.989.3995
Web Link:http://penderharbourmusic.ca
Aug 18-20. Five concerts over four days featuring outstanding musicians playing the best of the chamber music repertoire. Check website for details. www.penderharbourmusic.ca

Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Aug 18-20. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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Texada Rock in Pride 2016
Location:Shelter Point Park, Texada Island Gillies Bay Rd
Cost:tba
Aug 19. All welcome.

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3rd Annual Sechelt Paddling Festival
Time:11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location:6583 Sechelt Inlet Rd (just past Porpoise Bay Provincial Park)
Cost:na
Enjoy the traditional Welcome Ashore Ceremony, the Dog Dock Diving Contest, vendors and more.

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Rogue Arts Festival
Location:Clarke Farms, 1802 Tyson Road, Sechelt, BC, V0N 1A0
Presented By:Rogue Arts Festival
Cost:roguefest.ca
Contact:Janet Rowell
Web Link:http://roguefest.ca
Aug 25-27. Rogue Fest is a 3-day, outdoor, arts festival featuring over 70 musicians as part of the MainStage Series (including our Collective Sets featuring musicians playing together for the first time!), Human Foosball, the Rogue Art Gallery, the Workshop Series, the Creation Station, local food, an on-site Sing-Along, the Libation Station featuring micro-brews, and and AND….. the Rogue Arts Festival has a bit of something for everyone! More festival info at roguefest.ca

7th Annual Run the Rock Marathon 2017
Time:7:00 AM
Location:Starts Shelter Point Regional Park, Texada Island
Cost:fees on website
Contact:Rob McWilliam
Phone:604.486.0377
also Half & 8K. more info runtexada.ca

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Powell River Studio Tour 2017
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Powell River
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 26-27 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

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Sunshine Coast Fibre Camp
Location:Camp Sunrise, Langdale
Presented By:SC Spinners & Weavers Guild
Cost:tba
Sept 8-10. Spinning, weaving, kitting, socials, show & tell, vendors market, discussion. Presented by the Sunshine Coast Spinners & Weavers Guild scswg.org

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Public Library
Cost:na
Sept 1-3. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

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Wood Expo 2017
Time:10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location:Seaside Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Coast Community Forest
Cost:na
Phone:604.885.7809
Celebrating our natural resource. Featuring wood products created, manufactured or utilized by local artisans and tradespeople.

Shane Koyczan: Gala fundraiser for the SC Hospice Society
Time:7:30 PM
Location:Rockwood Pavilion, Sechelt
Presented By:SC Hospice Society
Cost:TBA
Tickets:TBA
Contact:Donna Shugar
Phone:604.740.0475
SC Hospice celebrates its 30th anniversary with a gala concert featuring spoken word poet Shane Koyczan. The show will be opened by singer/songwriter Simon Paradis and Kara Stanley, author of the acclaimed memoir, Fallen. www.coasthospice.com

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Sechelt Arts Festival 2017
Location:various locations in Sechelt
Cost:tba
Email:diana@secheltartsfestival.com
Web Link:http://secheltartsfestival.com
Oct 12-22, 2017. coast artists of aboriginal & non-aboriginal heritage in a multi-media cross-cultural collaboration to create new works & stories Art Exhibition

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Book Faire
Location:Sechelt Library
Cost:na
Oct 13-15. Fri 12 to 5, Sat 10 to 5 and Sun 10 to 3.

9th Annual Mushroom Festival
Time:11:00 AM
Location:Rbts Creek Hall, Madeira Park Community Hall
Cost:Fri. $10; Sat. $3/hall entrance; Sun foray/cook-up $30
Web Link:http://www.scshroom.org
Oct 13-15. Details to come

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SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL 2017
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
October 20-22, 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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