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A Choired Taste
Date(s):  Monday, November 05, 2018 - Monday, May 27, 2019 
Time:3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, 711 Park Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Artistic Director Sarona Mynhardt
Cost:Contact Sarona
Contact:Sarona Mynhardt
Phone:778.888.4957
Mondays to May 27 2019. Youth Choir for singers age 9 and older - no experience needed! Discover Choral Music in a fun, creative, and supportive community! Learn healthy vocal technique from an experienced teacher and enjoy a diverse repertoire in a variety of styles! Sing for Joy. saronamynhardt.wixsite.com/mysite

SongShine
Date(s):  Tuesday, November 06, 2018 - Tuesday, June 04, 2019 
Time:1:30 PM-2:30 PM
Location:Calvary Baptist Church, 711 Park Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Sarona Mynhardt & Pat Hepper (Qualified SongShine Instructors)
Cost:$100/ 10 sessions or $12.50 for drop in
Contact:Sarona Mynhardt
Phone:778.888.4957
to June 4, 2019. An immersive, holistic and fun program that strengthens voices! We welcome anyone with a diminished voice due to aging, Tuesdays to June 4 2019. Parkinson’s, Stroke or any other neurological challenge. Based on the leading edge science of neuroplasticity and the brain’s ability to reorganize and change itself. By stimulating alternative brain pathways singing, movement and music fortify both the singing and speaking voice, and facilitate speech recovery.

Kitchen Table Tarot
Date(s):  Monday, December 10, 2018 - Monday, February 25, 2019 
Location:Integrative Healing with Sadhana1716 Jensen Rd, Gibsons
Cost:Pre-pay 10 sessions $120 or single drop-ins $15
Tickets:registration: integrativehealingwithsadhana.com/public-classes
Weekly Mondays to Feb 25. Tarot alternating with 12 weeks Lenormand. Drop-ins welcome. No experience necessary. Some sessions will be extended due to holidays or special events.

PR - ARTRageous Drop In
Date(s):  Saturday, January 05, 2019 - Saturday, March 09, 2019 
Time:11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:The Art Centre, above Powell River Library
Cost:free drop in
Web Link:https://www.facebook.com/theartcentrepr
Saturdays. A Family friendly event with Lorelei Kristene.

Weavers Circle with Mary Bentley
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - Wednesday, February 13, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-2:30 PM
Location:12877 Sunshine Coast Highway
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:$10.00 drop in fee
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:For more information about ongoing events at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Wednesdays to Feb 13 - starting up again March 27. Mary is a consummate teacher with 30+ years’ experience to share, leading novice weavers through their first warp to advanced weavers working on an intricate technique alike. The classes are held in an informal, go at your own pace and follow your personal passion on the loom. Space in the Studio is limited to 14, allowing for one on one instruction coupled with the camaraderie of your fellow weavers. Bring your enthusiasm to the circle.

PR - Explorations in Art! Children's Art Classes - Winter Sessions
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - Thursday, February 07, 2019 
Time:3:30 PM-5:00 PM
Location:The Art Centre, #215 - 6975 Alberni St (above Library) PR
Cost:$180
Tickets:info & registration theartcentrepr@gmail.com
Email:theartcentrepr@gmail.com
Wed Jan 9 - Mar 13 & Thur Jan 10 - Mar 14. Ages 6+. weekly exploration in painting, drawing, sculpture, and print making. Winter session ($180, Jan 9/10- Mar 13/14), Spring session ($180, April 3/4- June 5/6), or both ($300, Jan9/10- June 5/6 ).

Step in Time Muisical Theatre for Adults
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 09, 2019 - Wednesday, February 27, 2019 
Time:6:45 PM-8:45 PM
Location:Gibsons Community Centre
Cost:$120
Tickets:https://ca.apm.activecommunities.com/scrd/activity_search/33751?fbclid=IwAR3wfI3becKXReJGAuu3p7H8-yEdlAazPCoNbl6V2IGLnPDv9hDfVTGPbuw
Wednesdays to Feb 27 (except Feb 6). 16 and up, Coed. Instructor, Maderi Mynhardt, will provide quality singing, acting, and dancing training and teaching students how to put it all together to create finished musical numbers. Come join in the fun!

Age Backwards
Date(s):  Thursday, January 10, 2019 - Thursday, March 28, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-10:10 AM
Location:Davis Bay Hall, 5123 Davis Bay Road
Presented By:Joan Higgs
Cost:$5 drop-in
Contact:Joan Higgs
Phone:604.747.1977
Email:joaniehiggs9@gmail.com
Web Link:http://joaniehiggs.com
Thursdays to Mar 28. A convenient 40 minute fitness class. Be inspired by great music from our baby boom era and great newer tunes. Research has proven the power of music and movement to offset physical and mental decline. This class really rocks it!

PR - Life Drawing
Date(s):  Thursday, January 10, 2019 - Thursday, April 25, 2019 
Time:6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Location:The Art Centre, above the Powell River Public Library
Cost:$10 drop in
Thursdays to Apr 25th. Self directed sessions. For info or if you wish to model contact lylamail@telus.net. Models are paid $40/2 hrs.

Life Drawing
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - Tuesday, April 30, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Doris Crowston Gallery, Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Cost:$10 drop in
Tickets:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Phone:Nena 604.885.2860 or Maurice 604.885.4611
Email:sc_artscouncil@dccnet.com
Web Link:http://www.sunshinecoastartscouncil.com
Tuesdays Jan 15 - Apr 40. Newcomers Welcome, easels provided

Intermediate Pottery on the Wheel
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 
Time:5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Location:Forst Pottery Gallery 1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$225 + materials ($15 - $20)
Contact:Pat Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:http://forststudio.com
Tuesdays to Feb 19. Students will learn to make containers with lids, knobs and handles such as honey pots and casseroles. Different methods of slip decoration will be explored.

Writing Journey
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - Tuesday, February 19, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:420 South Fletcher Road, Gibsons
Presented By:Carine De Kock
Cost:$90
Contact:Carine De Kock
Phone:604 886 0200
Email:spaces2b@gmail.com
Web Link:http://spacestobe.org
Tuesdays to Feb 19th. Practice mindfulness to descend into the body and write from a deep and connected place. Through play, enticing prompts and visual imagery discover new doorways into imagination and memory and break through creative blocks, bypassing the inner critic. Discover stories held in the body. Suitable for fiction or memoir. Beginners welcome. Each session ends with an opportunity to share your writing or thoughts in a supportive environment. spacestobe.org

Beginner Pottery on the Wheel
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - Wednesday, March 20, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Location:Forst Pottery Gallery 1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Pat Forst
Cost:$225 + materials ($15 - $20)
Contact:Pat Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:http://forststudio.com
Wednesdays to Feb 20. Learn how to centre the clay and make vessels such as mugs and bowls, how to trim them and attach handles.

Beginner Pottery on the Wheel
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 16, 2019 - Wednesday, February 20, 2019 
Time:5:30 PM-7:30 PM
Location:Forst Pottery Gallery 1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Pat Forst
Cost:$225 + materials ($15 - $20)
Contact:Pat Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:http://forststudio.com
Wednesdays to Feb 20. Learn how to centre the clay and make vessels such as mugs and bowls, how to trim them and attach handles.

Art Group
Date(s):  Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Thursday, January 31, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:St. John's United Church, 5085 Davis Bay Rd, Davis Bay
Presented By:Isobel Gibson
Cost:by donation
Contact:Isobel Gibson
Phone:604-740-8028
To June 13. A hobby art group, weekly...drop-in, social, supportive, informative, learning, which welcomes everyone from beginner to expert. We present one art show each year in June. If interested call Isobel at 604-740-8028

Little Hands (Big Minds) Fridays
Date(s):  Friday, January 18, 2019 - Friday, February 22, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$5 drop in
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Fridays to Feb 22. Good for ages up to 9 yrs. Creative social time for parents and littles.

2 Shinobue (bamboo flute) Workshops by Dahaza
Date(s):  Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019 
Location:Roberts Creek & Pender Harbour
Cost:$30/person, flutes available for purchase $50 each
Tickets:Eventbrite.ca
Jan 19 - 3:30-5:30, Yoga By the Sea, 1055 Rbts Creek Rd; Jan 20 - 12:30-2:30pm Pender Harbour Music School. In this 2-hour workshop you will learn the history of the Japanese shinobue, fundamentals of blowing the flute to produce a clean tone, as well as a few traditional folk melodies. No experience necessary!

2 Taiko Workshops
Date(s):  Saturday, January 19, 2019 - Sunday, January 20, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Location:Jan 19 - Roberts Creek Elementary School; Jan 20 - Pender Harbour Music School
Cost:$50/person Ages 12+. Drum sticks available for purchase $15/pair
Tickets:Eventbrite.ca
Jan 19-20. In this 2-hour workshop you will learn the fundamentals of Taiko drumming from the members of Dahaza.. We will be teaching common rhythms and backbeats along with drumming drills, "kuchi-shoga" or the method of learning pieces through oral phrases, and exercises on the Beta (flat) stand

PR - Outspoken! A spoken word workshop for teens
Date(s):  Saturday, January 19, 2019 
Time:11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location:Powell River Public Library
Cost:na
Tickets:registration required, contact Megan Cole at cole@prpl.ca or 604.485.4796

PR - Weaving 101: Intro to Frame Loom Weaving
Date(s):  Saturday, January 19, 2019 
Time:4:00 PM-7:30 PM
Location:32 Lakes Coffee Roasters, 4707 Marine Ave, Powell River
Cost:more info hhuntbrondwin@gmail.com
This introductory workshop with Haley Hunt-Brondwin will cover everything you need to know to create your very first woven wall hanging. All supplies are included in the registration fee, including a hand made frame loom, tools of the trade, wool, a beginner's instruction guide and a canvas tote bag - all yours to keep! No experience necessary

Metamorphosis Journey Workshop
Date(s):  Sunday, January 20, 2019 
Time:2:30 PM-4:30 PM
Location:Chaster House, Gibsons
Presented By:Chrysalis Coaches / Transparent Film
Cost:$20.00
Tickets:https://www.facebook.com/events/224075315156638/
Contact:Velcrow Ripper
Phone:510.928.3052
An experiential workshop exploring transformation in the face of planetary emergency. Lead by directors, and certified coaches, Nova Ami and Velcrow Ripper. Explore the pyschological, emotional and spiritual dimensions of the climate crisis, as well as developing personal action steps towards finding hope, meaning and solutions. Move through the stages of Chrysalis, Crisis, Catharsis, Symbiosis, and Metamorphosis, personalizing this arc, and applying it to their own lives. Learn to tap into our ‘Protean Self’- that part of us that is open and willing to change. Short films, are integrated along with guided meditations, movement, and break-out group exercises. www.metamorphosis.media/workshop

PR - Let's Get Cooking
Date(s):  Monday, January 21, 2019 - Monday, February 18, 2019 
Location:Cranberry Senior's Centre, Powell River
Cost:$200 (food & equipment provided)
Tickets:register and details https://plantbasedrhn.com/index.php/classes/upcoming-classes/?fbclid=IwAR2KfNgGX-DR41fP-X7BJ26G-W_iUFAgCpsaaSfVxtJ2pocGSxtt1t_xWBU
Mondays Jan 21 - Feb 18. Will focus on different meal forms, such as soups, pizzas, casseroles, one-pot mains, bowls, etc. You will be introduced to new recipe ideas, and we will talk about how to start to think about cooking without recipes, to make healthy plant-based eating faster, more convenient and easier than ever! Each class includes a full meal.

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Swans
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create 6538 SC Hwy Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Snowy Barn
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 22, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Acrylic pop-up one day class
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Location:Sandy Kay Art Studio, Halfmoon Bay
Presented By:Sandy Kay
Cost:$100
Contact:Sandy Kay
Phone:604.328.7655
Email:sk@sandykayart.com
Web Link:http://www.sandykayart.com
One-day hands on painting class...bring something you need help on, start a new piece, learn different mediums, very small class lots of individual help in a supportive, peaceful studio environment! Take your work to the next level, or just try it out (use my supplies for a small fee)

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Alcohol Ink
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Good Grief: I don't Know What to Say
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Sparling Pavillion: Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens
Presented By:Sunshine Coast Hospice Society
Cost:Free (Sponsored by the SC Health Care Auxiliary)
Tickets:RSVP SC Hospice Society 604.740.0475
Contact:Denis Fafard
Phone:604.886.2262
Are you interested in how to best support those you know who have or will experience grief and loss? This workshop will be of interest to those who have grieved, are grieving or will grieve and their family and friends–everyone of us. http://coasthospice.com

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Swans
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 23, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Snowy Barn
Date(s):  Thursday, January 24, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Winter Scene
Date(s):  Thursday, January 24, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Life Drawing Session
Date(s):  Friday, January 25, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$15
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
A chance to draw or paint a nude model. This non-instructional event is hosted by Pat Bean.This is a hosted non-instructional event. Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Bring your own materials. Easels are available for your use.

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Swans
Date(s):  Friday, January 25, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Plant-Based Nutrition & Cooking
Date(s):  Friday, January 25, 2019 
Time:3:30 PM-5:30 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$55
Tickets:registration: www.plantbasedrhn.com
Learn about the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle, and how easy and tasty it can be! Help cooking, and sample food too! Presented by Registered Holistic Nutritionist and Certified Plant-Based Chef, Emma Levez Larocque.

Plant-Based Cooking & Nutrition Classes
Date(s):  Friday, January 25, 2019 - Saturday, January 26, 2019 
Time:3:30 PM12:00 AM
Location:Gibsons Public Market and Hooray Truffles Kitchen, Gibsons
Cost:$55 each class or $100 for both
Jan 25, 3:30-5:30pm, Gibsons Public Market; Jan 26, 4-6pm, Hooray Truffles Kitchen, Gibsons. Presented by Emma Levez Larocque. More info https://plantbasedrhn.com/index.php/classes/upcoming-classes/

Cedar Hat Weaving Workshop with Shy Watters
Date(s):  Saturday, January 26, 2019 
Time:9:00 AM-6:00 PM
Location:Sechelt
Cost:$250 includes all materials ( Sechelt Nation members, contact Shy directly)
Tickets:Shy Watters 604.741.1158 or shywatters@hotmail.com
Contact:Shy Watters - teaching fellow weavers since 2001)
Email:shywatters@hotmail.com
Web Link:http://www.authenticindigenous.com/artists/shy-watters
The ultimate West Coast true First Nations experience ... spend an entire day in the peaceful serenity of weaving Mother Earth finest gift with fellow weavers. During this class you will be introduced to basic weaving techniques. ( plaited weave / twinging / start to finish) *Use of a hat mold, seasoned red cedar bark will be prep & provided for this class.

Cedar Basket Weaving Workshop with Jessica Silvey
Date(s):  Sunday, January 27, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location:Sarah Wray Hall, 4334 Irvines Landing Rd, Garden Bay
Cost:$110 or $120 for non-members
Tickets:register penderharbourheritage.ca/weavingclass
learn how to weave a 10 inch basket using twill and twine weave ​with a twill diamond pattern. All materials included. Please pack your own lunch.

Annie Briard Presents:The Business of Art: Artists Toolkit From A to Z
Date(s):  Sunday, January 27, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:Sunshine Coast Arts Centre, Sechelt
Presented By:The Sunshine Coast Arts Center
Cost:Members $15; Non Members $25
Tickets:Register on the website
Contact:Andrea Dancer
Phone:604.885.5412
Web Link:click here
Many aspects of an artist's career involve professional documentation and written materials. Participants will be guided through which determining which approach is best suited to their needs.

Hands on Pruning
Date(s):  Sunday, January 27, 2019 
Time:12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Location:
Cost:$15 members, $20 non-members
Tickets:pre-registration required 604.740.3969
SC Botanical Garden's board certified Arborist Cheryl Topping will lead this class through some hands on pruning techniques. Dress for the weather. Address supplied with registration.

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Snowy Barn
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Alocohol Ink
Date(s):  Tuesday, January 29, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Winter Scene
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Snowy Barn
Date(s):  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Swans
Date(s):  Thursday, January 31, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-12:30 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Swans
Date(s):  Thursday, January 31, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-9:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Karen's Paint Day/Night - Snowy Barn
Date(s):  Friday, February 01, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Location:Create, 6538 SC Hwy, Sechelt
Presented By:Karen Love
Cost:$45
Contact:Karen Love
Phone:604.989.3345
Email:createsechelt@telus.net

Blind Contour Drawing Workshop
Date(s):  Saturday, February 02, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 431 Marine Dr
Cost:free with pre-registeration at 604.886.0531
Web Link:http://gpag.ca
Hosted Marlene Lowden. Blind contour drawing is fun and easy for anyone to try so there is no need to have drawing experience to join in. Marlene finds blind contour drawing to be very relaxing and meditative. For ages 10+

Decorate you own Chocolate Stiletto
Date(s):  Sunday, February 03, 2019 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$45 includes all supplies
Tickets:or Gift Cards @ Art Meets Chocolate downstairs in the Market
Contact:Sylvia
Phone:604.961.9384
Email:info@artmeetschocolate.com
Web Link:http://www.artmeetschocolate.com
Feb 3 and Feb 24. Hosted by Art Meets Chocolate. Chocolate Stilettos make a fantastic gift for yourself or your chocolate & shoes loving friend. And best of all, our Stiletto is 100% edible and made with our premium organic & fair traded chocolate.

St. John's United Artists Art Group
Date(s):  Thursday, February 07, 2019 - Thursday, June 13, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:St John's United Church, 5085 Davis Bay Rd, Sechelt
Presented By:Supported by St. John's United Church/ no membership required
Cost:by donation
Contact:Isobel Gibson
Phone:604.840.8028
Email:grantg5@telus.net
Thursdays to June 13. A hobby art group, weekly...drop-in, social, supportive, informative, learning, which welcomes everyone from beginner to expert. We present one art show each year in June. If interested call Isobel at 604.740.8028

Nonfiction Writing Workshop: Personalizing the Impersonal with Mark Winston
Date(s):  Saturday, February 09, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-4:30 PM
Location:Rockwood Centre Basement, 5511 Shorncliffe Ave, Sechelt
Cost:$75
Tickets:more info or register by phone or email
Phone:604.885.9631
Email:jane@writersfestival.ca
Web Link:http://www.writersfestival.ca

Ink Pens and Watercolours with Bruce Edwards
Date(s):  Saturday, February 09, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$100
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Feb 9-10. Explore the techniques used to combine watercolour with fine line ink pens. We will be mixing colour, applying washes, dry brush techniques, etc. Information from Bruce’s classes can be used to supplement travel sketching and journals. Demos, step by step, and one on one instruction combine to help achieve several finished pieces.

Handbuilding Pottery Workshop
Date(s):  Saturday, February 09, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Location:Forst Pottery Gallery 1040 Chamberlin Rd, Gibsons
Presented By:Pat Forst
Cost:$150 + materials (about $15 - $20)
Contact:Pat Forst
Phone:604.840.0304
Email:plpforst@gmail.com
Web Link:Click Here
Feb 9-10, 10am-3pm. Learn how to make clay slabs into functional pottery such as mugs, bowls and plates. Explore using texture on your pieces

Tiny House Design Weekend
Date(s):  Saturday, February 09, 2019 - Sunday, February 10, 2019 
Time:8:30 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Roberts Creek Elementary School Library, 1088 Robts Creek Rd
Cost:$299
Tickets:eventbrite.ca
Feb 9-10. Geared toward those interested in basic construction knowledge, building design, healthy homes and alternative small dwellings. Learn more www.tinyhealthyhomes.com

PR - Tools and Techniques of Acrylic Painting - Level 2
Date(s):  Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - Wednesday, March 20, 2019 
Time:6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:VIU, Powell River
Cost:$153
Wednesdays to Mar 20. Instructor: Rick Cepella. Acrylic painting for those who wish to develop or improve their understanding of acrylic techniques whether in representational or more expressive styles. More info & register www.pr.viu.ca

Life Drawing Session
Date(s):  Friday, February 22, 2019 
Time:1:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Arts Building 464 South Fletcher Rd, Gibsons
Cost:$15
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Last Fridays of the month. chance to draw or paint a nude model. This non-instructional event is hosted by Pat Bean.This is a hosted non-instructional event. Artists of all skill levels are encouraged to attend. Bring your own materials. Easels are available for your use.

Decorate you own Chocolate Stiletto
Date(s):  Sunday, February 24, 2019 
Time:2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:Gibsons Public Market, 473 Gower Pt Rd
Cost:$45 includes all supplies
Tickets:or Gift Cards @ Art Meets Chocolate downstairs in the Market
Phone:604.961.9384
Email:info@artmeetschocolate.com
Web Link:http://www.artmeetschocolate.com
Hosted by Art Meets Chocolate. Chocolate Stilettos make a fantastic gift for yourself or your chocolate & shoes loving friend. And best of all, our Stiletto is 100% edible and made with our premium organic & fair traded chocolate.

Glenda Mcleod Mediumship Development Circle
Date(s):  Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Wednesday, April 03, 2019 
Time:7:00 PM-8:30 PM
Location:Sechelt
Cost:$65 (6 weeks)
Tickets:call or email for info: 604.505.1284 revglendamcleod@gmail.com
to April 3rd. Sitting in circle with trained experience medium with the same people, builds your power and intuitive skills.

Acrylic Painting with Rick Cepella
Date(s):  Saturday, March 02, 2019 - Sunday, March 03, 2019 
Time:10:30 AM-4:30 PM
Location:The Arts Building, 464 S. Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$220
Tickets:http://artsbuilding.org
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
Mar 2-3. For those who wish to develop or improve their understanding of acrylic techniques whether in representational or more expressive style. After discussing a variety of materials and their many uses, we will progress to painting exercises leading students on to their own paintings.

The Art of Sprang with Carol James
Date(s):  Wednesday, March 06, 2019 - Friday, March 08, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12877 SC Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Gallery
Cost:$395 + gst
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:https://www.fibreworksgallery.com/upcoming-workshops/
Mar 6-8. No previous weaving experience is necessary. Participants must have good use of two hands, and reasonable eyesight. If you need glasses to read a newspaper, then bring them to class. Sprang is an ancient textile method. It produces textiles with amazing elasticity. Even more intriguing, you get an amazing two rows of cloth for every one row of work.

Powell River Film Fest 'Adventures in Film Camp'
Date(s):  Thursday, March 07, 2019 - Sunday, March 10, 2019 
Location:Powell River
Cost:$500 covers all camp cost, not including travel or accommodation
Mar 7-10. Ages 15-24. An immersive educational experience exploring the many facets of the filmmaking process. More info https://www.prfilmfestival.ca/adventures-in-film-camp/

Watercolour Painting with Roberta Mauel
Date(s):  Saturday, March 09, 2019 - Saturday, March 30, 2019 
Time:10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Location:The Arts Building, 464 South Fletcher, Gibsons
Cost:$120.00 for all 4 sessions
Tickets:artsbuilding.org
Phone:604.740.7790
Email:theartsbuilding@gmail.com
Web Link:http://artsbuilding.org
4 Saturdays to Mar 30. As light returns to our Northern world, so too does the appreciation of the beauty and colour of our surroundings. Learn to capture this beauty with watercolour paints and discover your own personal artistic style.

PR - Spring Break Art Camp
Date(s):  Monday, March 18, 2019 - Friday, March 22, 2019 
Time:9:00 AM12:00 AM
Location:The Art Centre, (above Powell River Library)
Cost:$195/child
Tickets:theartcentrepr@gmail.com for more info.
Mar 18-22. Kids will dive into the Contemporary Art World, experimenting with different ways of thinking and approaching art, exploring different mediums, and engaging in daily presentations of Contemporary artists. Featured Artists include: Takashi Murakami, Yayoi Kusama, Jeff Koons, Tara Donovan, Kiki Smith, Jake Chapman

Weavers Circle with Mary Bentley
Date(s):  Wednesday, March 27, 2019 - Wednesday, December 18, 2019 
Time:9:30 AM-2:30 PM
Location:12877 Sunshine Coast Highway
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:$10.00 drop in fee
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:For more information about ongoing events at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Wednesdays - Mary is a consummate teacher with 30+ years’ experience to share, leading novice weavers through their first warp to advanced weavers working on an intricate technique alike. The classes are held in an informal, go at your own pace and follow your personal passion on the loom. Space in the Studio is limited to 14, allowing for one on one instruction coupled with the camaraderie of your fellow weavers. Bring your enthusiasm to the circle.

Slow Sundays
Date(s):  Sunday, April 14, 2019 - Sunday, October 13, 2019 
Time:12:00 PM-4:00 PM
Location:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12877 SC Hwy
Presented By:FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
Cost:free
Contact:Alexis Bach
Phone:604.883.2380
Email:fibreworksgallery@telus.net
Web Link:For more information about ongoing events at FibreWorks Studio & Gallery
to Oct 13th. Bring your current hand work project to the yurts on Sundays. This will be a time to gather together in a relaxed communal space where we can support one another by, sharing ideas and inspirations, asking questions to help fix mistakes, and all make progress while laughing together; beginner to expert are welcome at the circle.

Tuscany with Jan Poynter Sept 2019
Date(s):  Saturday, September 14, 2019 - Saturday, September 21, 2019 
Time:7:00 AM-7:00 PM
Location:Certaldo Italy - Villa Fattoria Bacio
Presented By:Artravelitaly.com
Cost:deposit 600 euros
Tickets:registration & deposit Artravelitaly.com
Contact:Jan Poynter
Phone:604.886.8918
Email:poynterjan@gmail.com
Web Link:Jan's website - Tuscany workshop and pics
Enjoy your Tuscan art adventure with professional illustrator and painter Jan Poynter. Explore Tuscany with english speaking guides, group tours & meals included and time for dedicated plein air activity at Jan's favorite locations. Our classic Tuscan villa also has indoor studio/workshop space on site for Demos and after hours creative ;-) The workshop schedule will be relaxed and flexible. Paint every waking minute, explore independently or just relax by the pool. No masterpieces required. Contact JAN for more info

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