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Artist-in-residence: Janna Marie Vallee
Date(s):  Tuesday, August 01, 2017 - Monday, August 28, 2017 
Location:FibreWorks Gallery
Cost:tba
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Aug 1-3 and Aug 25-28. exploring the ways in which relational art is either embraced or alienated in the context of an art gallery.

Songwriting Made Fun!!
Date(s):  Friday, August 04, 2017 - Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM12:00 AM
Location:Online
Presented By:Lowry Olafson
Cost:$297 - $747
Contact:Lowry Olafson
Phone:604.865.0888
Email:lowry@lowryolafson.com
Web Link:www.SongwritingMadeFun.com
to Aug 25. 4-weekly sessions online: (all recorded) Training Centre with info videos, etc. Facebook group - a closed, safe place to share ideas, questions and snippets 3 One-on-One private coaching sessions (Platinum level) Find your voice Not only will you write a cool song, but songwriting is also a powerful vehicle for personal growth and transformation - finding your voice. Literally. Private Coaching In our private coaching sessions, Lowry works with you specifically on your song. To make sure it's catchy and cohesive, and hones in on the skills you most need to have to carry you forward to write more songs in the years ahead.

Yoga at Chaster House by the ocean
Date(s):  Friday, August 04, 2017 - Thursday, August 31, 2017 
Time:5:30 PM-6:45 PM
Location:Chaster House, 1549 Ocean Beach Esplanade, Gibsons
Cost:4 classes for $55 or $15 drop in
Phone:604.655.9642, Samantha or 604.741.2545 Marlene
Email:marlenelowden@gmail.com
Web Link:http://marlenelowden.com/yoga-with-marlene/
Tuesdays Aug 8, 15, 22, 29. Thursdays Aug 10, 17, 24, 31. Join Samantha Burke & Marlene Lowden for yoga by the ocean, come breathe, flow and unwind with us.

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

Coding Drop in
Date(s):  Monday, August 07, 2017 - Monday, August 21, 2017 
Time:10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Library
Presented By:Gibsons Public Library
Cost:Free
Phone:604.886.2130
Mondays - to Aug 21st. Drop-in clinic for kids who like to code or want to learn how. Kids should bring email and password with them. For grades 4, 5, 6 or 7.

Pier Yoga
Date(s):  Monday, August 07, 2017 - Wednesday, August 30, 2017 
Time:5:30 PM-6:45 PM
Location:Trail Bay Pier
Presented By:Blissful Yoga
Cost:$15
Contact:Georgia Cyr
Phone:604.989.2358
to Aug 30th. Join Georgia Cyr for Pier Yoga Monday & Wednesday 5:30-6:45pm Hatha (beginner's welcome) and Tuesday 9:30-10:45am Energizing Hatha. Class will take place on the pier, weather permitting. Check facebook.com/theblissfulyogi 1 hour prior to class to see if it's on or not. Please bring your own yoga mat, water and sun protection! blissfulyogasechelt.com

Lagoonies Kids Club Nature Day Camp
Date(s):  Wednesday, August 09, 2017 - Saturday, August 26, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location:Iris Griffith Centre, 15386 SC Hwy, Pender Harbour
Cost:$5 - $10 suggested donation
Phone:604.883.9201
Email:lagoonies@lagoonsociety.com
Web Link:http://lagoonsociety.com
to Aug 26. Lagoonies Kids Club Nature Day Camp, Wednesdays and Saturdays. For ages 5-13. Dedicated to nature education and building young stewards of the environment. Small hikes, arts, crafts, games, pond dipping and more!

Artist-in-Residence: dye residencies
Date(s):  Thursday, August 10, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017 
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, Madeira Park
Cost:tba
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:http://fibreworksgallery.com
Aug 10-12, Constance Chapman, Anne Gregory, Sharon Roye - stitching, encaustic, and more; Aug 19-20 Pat Crucil & Jennifer Love - stitching and more.

Pure Meditation Course
Date(s):  Sunday, August 13, 2017 - Saturday, August 19, 2017 
Time:2:00 PM-11:00 AM
Location:SRMHC Halfmoon Bay
Cost:call for info
Contact:Kathseva
Phone:604.740.0898
Web Link:http://www.selfrealizationcentrecanada.com
Aug 13-19. The ultimate Course for anyone wishing to develop spiritually and to live a more joyful and peaceful life. A very practical Course for this day and age, complete with tools to help you stay balanced and develop your intuition.

Collage Art Classes with Zaffi Green
Date(s):  Monday, August 14, 2017 - Friday, August 18, 2017 
Time:9:00 AM-10:00 AM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$50 ($45 for members)
Tickets:call Gallery to register
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Collage Art: Food and Flowers. Ages 5-8. materials provided.

Collage Art Classes with Zaffi Green
Date(s):  Monday, August 14, 2017 - Friday, August 18, 2017 
Time:10:15 AM-11:45 AM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$73 ($68 for members)
Tickets:call Gallery to register
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Collage Art: Landscapes and Animals. Ages 9-13. Materials provided.

Collage Art with Zaffi Green
Date(s):  Monday, August 14, 2017 - Friday, August 18, 2017 
Time:12:30 PM-3:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Presented By:Gibsons Public Art Gallery
Cost:$135 ($125 for members)
Tickets:call gallery to register
Contact:Michael Aze
Phone:604.886.0531
Email:info@gpag.ca
Web Link:http://www.gpag.ca
Collage Art: Portraits. Ages 13-17. Materials provided

Rejuvenating Retreat
Date(s):  Saturday, August 19, 2017 - Sunday, August 20, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-5:00 PM
Location:SRMHC Halfmoon Bay
Cost:$160
Contact:Kathseva
Phone:604.740.0898
Web Link:http://www.selfrealizationcentrecanada.com
Aug 29-20. Take time to connect with yourself in the Peace & stillness of the Centr and replenish your energy. Includes a Transformation Hatha Yoga class and morning and evening meditation. All meals are vegetarian and freshly prepared.

Repair Cafe
Date(s):  Saturday, August 19, 2017 
Time:12:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location:Gibsons and District Public Library
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Makers
Cost:Free
Contact:Heather Evans-Cullen
Phone:604.886.2130
Email:hecullen@gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Web Link:http://gibsons.bclibrary.ca
Please bring your broken small appliance, item or instrument and learn how to fix it with our awesome Maker Volunteers.

Todd Clark Art Workshop
Date(s):  Monday, August 21, 2017 - Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location:Todd Clark Studio, 895 Charman St, Gibsons
Cost:$300 + tax (max 12 students)
Tickets:register toddclarkstudio@gmail.com or 604.886.8343
students will explore the properties of paint, creating expressive abstract paintings. Participants will be provided with structured lessons to guide them through the process of painting. Lessons will be held inside the studio but the actual painting will take place outside in the gardens. Muffins, coffee and tea will be provided each day and on the final day a Tuscan style lunch with wine will be served.

Pottery on the Wheel
Date(s):  Monday, August 21, 2017 - Friday, August 25, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location:1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Pat Forst
Cost:$400 + Materials ($15-$30)
Contact:Patricia Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:http://forststudio.com
Mon-Fri. This is my favourite workshop! We will begin with the cylinder, making mugs and vases etc, then bowls and finally lids, handles and spouts. Anyone want to try to make a teapot? You will have all the information you need by the end of this week. More advanced students will be challenged to make sets.

Cooking with Kids (ages 7-9) - Mexican Tortilla Pie
Date(s):  Tuesday, August 22, 2017 
Time:11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$10 each
Tickets:register at fabybonnici@gmail.com (drop-ins will also be accepted)
Participants will learn about basic cooking skills while preparing simple dishes.

Imagine-a-Nation
Date(s):  Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Time:10:00 AM-3:30 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Arts Council
Cost:$20-includes materials
Tickets:sunshine Coast Arts Centre
Contact:Grace Telfer/Talia Walkey
Phone:604.885.5412
Email:info@sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Web Link:http://sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
One day art workshop for children 7-11.

Cooking with Kids (ages 10-12) - Homeade Crackers and Dips
Date(s):  Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Time:11:00 AM-2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$10
Tickets:register at fabybonnici@gmail.com (drop-ins will also be accepted)
Participants will learn about basic cooking skills while preparing a simple and fun meal.

Kombucha Brewing Workshop
Date(s):  Thursday, August 24, 2017 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Rockwood Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$45
Phone:register 604.210.1925
Learn how to make this delicious health elixir at home for a fraction of the cost. The workshop includes a hands on demonstration of the brewing and bottling process as well as a kombucha tasting and starter kit (healthy SCOBY and concentrated starter tea).

Clay for Kids - Summer 2017- Gibsons
Date(s):  Monday, August 28, 2017 - Friday, September 01, 2017 
Time:9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Lower Level - The Arts Building, Gibsons
Presented By:Alex Ora, Amber Road Pottery
Cost:$125.00
Tickets:email-amberroadpottery@gmail.com or call 740-3754
Contact:Alex Ora
Phone:604.740.3754
Email:amberroadpottery@gmail.com
Web Link:http://amberroadpottery.com
Aug 28-Sep 1. Week-long clay workshop for children ages 6-12. Sculpt, wheel throw and handbuild for three days and glaze for two days. Exciting colourful results!!! Tons of fun!

Tech Ed Sessions
Date(s):  Tuesday, September 05, 2017 - Wednesday, November 08, 2017 
Time:4:00 PM-5:30 AM
Location:Sechelt Library - Community Room
Presented By:Sechelt Library
Cost:Free - to register call 604 885 3260
Contact:Sherryl Latimer - Program & Outreach Coordinator
Phone:604.885.3260
Email:sherryl.latimer@secheltlibrary.ca
Web Link:http://www.sechelt.bc.libraries.coop
1st Tuesday to Nov 7. Learn more about Technology in the library. How to use your e-book, I-pad, and other computer technology. Topic on Sept 5 - Library Workshop - learn how to search the library catalogue, navigate the website, and use online library services.

Let's Talk: Exploring end of life issues
Date(s):  Saturday, September 23, 2017 
Time:9:30 AM-3:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Elementary School
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Hospice Society
Cost:Varies depending on workshop chosen
Tickets:Regsitration at 604.740.0475
Contact:Bernadette Richards
Phone:604.740.0475
Let's make the conversation about death and dying part of living fully. Participants of all ages can choose from informative and interactive workshops designed to help them examine and reflect on their own beliefs and reactions to the often taboo subjects of death and dying. Choices include lectures, panels and discussions on topics such as Advance Care Planning and Medical Assistance in Dying, and expressive arts, writing and storytelling workshops. www.coasthospice.com

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

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

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