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Library programming has primarily moved online

Recently I read an anonymous quote about this year that resonated with me: “2020 is not the year to get everything you want; it is the year to appreciate everything you have.” While we continue to face a spectrum of individual and community challenges from the pandemic, I find these words helpful. At the library, ... Read More »

Whats Happening November 11-15

Friday, November 13 Serendipity Christmas Craft Fair, featuring local artisans and crafters, (online to Dec. 13), Coast Fibre: Weekends only to Dec. 13, FibreWorks Studio & Gallery, 12887 Sunshine Coast Highway, Madeira Park, 11am-4pm, 604-883-2380 Live Music: Apasionado–Dinner Show featuring Lori Carmichael & Randy Rayment, The Clubhouse Restaurant–Pender Harbour Golf Club, 5-8pm, 604-883-9542 to ... Read More »

Witches COVID-19 safe and Sunshine Coast-style

Folklore tells us that witches melt when in contact with water. On Oct. 30, at the T-dock on Pender Harbour’s Garden Bay Lake, about two dozen witches demonstrated uncanny bravery, taking to their paddleboards for a later afternoon jaunt. Supporters and spectators gathered to view the spectacle, held to celebrate the Halloween season in COVID-19 ... Read More »

What’s Happening November 5 – November 8, 2020

Thursday, November 5 Art Exhibition: Inn Saei, mixed media exhibition by Linda Nardelli and Vern Minard, runs to Nov. 29, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 11am-4pm Art Exhibition: Mother Daughter Coast, photography exhibition by Jessica Gabriel and Shelley Twohig, runs to Nov. 29, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 11am-4pm Art Exhibition: Originals for Xmas Artists – Helen ... Read More »

Sechelt “Witch Watch”

A mysterious travelling witch dance group is scheduled to be making appearances in downtown Sechelt the afternoon of Saturday, Oct 31. This year’s performances are booked to begin outside of Sechelt Library at 1pm. The group will carry on, shaking their broomsticks outside of the Royal Bank at Trail Bay Mall followed by a stop ... Read More »

What’s Happening on the Sunshine Coast

Thursday, October 29 Intertwined–Live Intuitive Dance Performance: Adrian de Leeuw, 5pm and 5:30pm, Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 604-886-0531 to reserve a seat Synergy at Play presents Halloween 2020–an immersive outdoor experience, Oct 29-31, 6pm & 7:30pm, ages 8+. For tickets or info contact, Gibsons Heritage Farm, 713 Henry Rd Friday, October 30 Art Exhibition: ... Read More »

What’s Happening

Friday, October 23 BC SPCA Virtual Animal Workshops (ages 8-14), 9am-4pm, learn more and register at Animal Release Day, hosted by Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre, Armour’s Beach, two sessions at 10am & 10:45am, visit NSMEC Facebook page for pre-registration details Sunshine Coast Art Crawl 2020, Oct. 23-25, 10am-5pm, info at 2020 Vision ... Read More »

A type of satisfaction that algorithms can’t compete with

There is nothing like browsing through the shelves of a library. Maybe you are looking for “The Witches are Coming” by Lindy West. You found the call number (305.42 WEST) in our catalogue, wrote it down, and are now meandering through the shelves looking for it. But, as you are looking for said 305.42 WEST, ... Read More »

We are here for you

As the regional heritage museum of the lower Sunshine Coast, we are accountable to each and every one of you, from Port Mellon to Egmont. We are here for you because that is our job: to tell your story and reflect your life in our collections and exhibits. There is another important aspect of your ... Read More »

Drive-in movies coming to Hackett Park

Most people under the age of 40 are too young to have seen the two films coming to a temporary drive-in theatre in Sechelt on the big screen. The District of Sechelt is partnering with Fortis BC, Fresh Air Cinema and Return-It BC to bring screenings of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” on Aug. 28 and “Jaws” ... Read More »

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