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Coast events Jan 30 – Feb 09

Coast events Jan 30 – Feb 09

Thursday, January 30

SC Film Society presents “Cold War”, a bittersweet Polish love story set in Europe of the ‘50s and ‘60s, Raven’s Cry Theatre, Sechelt, 2pm

Information session for those interested in obtaining an “accounting assistant certificate”, Capilano University, Sechelt, 5:30pm

Crafty grieving support group, exploring different mediums, Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, 5:30-7:30pm,

Songs of living and dying with Barbara McAfee, and SC Threshold Choir, fundraiser for SC Hospice Society, St. John’s United Church, Davis Bay, 7-9pm, 604-989-8424

Friday, January 31

Alliance4Democracy “drinks for the future” hears from members of the Habitat Protection Project, Gumboot Cafe, Roberts Creek, 5-6:30pm

Lynne Dickson’s birthday dance with The Georgia Fats, Sechelt Legion, 7pm

Artesia coffee house, with guitarist and singer Ken Capron, a Carole King tribute by Patricia Burnett, poet/artist Janice Williams and
singer-songwriter Joe Stanton, Arts Centre, Sechelt, 7:30pm (new start time)

Lynn Miles concert with Deanna Knight, St. Bart’s Church, Gibsons, 7:30-10:30pm

Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan home concert, Roberts Creek, 8pm, call for location 604-740-8094

Saturday, February 1

Writing workshop with novelist Arushi Raina, for youth aged 12+, 11am-1pm, author’s talk on the “Soweto youth uprising”, 2:30-3:30pm, Gibsons Public Library

Full voice workshop with Barbara McAfee, St. John’s United Church, Davis Bay, 1-4pm, 604-989-8424

Pruning tips with arborist Cheryl Topping, SC Botanical Garden, West Sechelt, 1-3pm

Seed starting 101 with demonstrations of planting etc., Deluxe Landscaping, Sechelt, 1-3pm

“Virtual Reality” graffiti event with Marc-Andre Renaud, Gibsons Public Library, 2-6pm

Charlotte Wrinch entertains, Persephone Brewing, Gibsons, 2-4pm

Zono Ono, Backeddy Pub, Egmont, 5-10pm

Wet’Suwet’en solidarity event with music and speakers, Roberts Creek Legion, family-friendly 6:30pm, 19+ dance 9:30pm

Petunia and the Vipers, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 7:30pm

A joyful evening of song with Barbara McAfee, St. Bart’s Church, Gibsons, 7:30-9pm, 604-989-8424

Andrew Collins Trio, Coopers Green Hall, Halfmoon Bay, 7:30pm

Sunday, February 2

Community sewing bee to make reusable “boomerang bags”, Seaside Centre, Sechelt, noon-3:30pm,

Hands-on pruning with arborist Cheryl Topping, private garden – address provided with payment to SC Botanical Garden, West Sechelt, 1-3pm, 

Blue Line TRIO featuring Dr. Fun, Persephone Brewing, Gibsons, 2-4pm

Sunday blues jam hosted by Jim Foster, Pender Harbour Golf Club, 2-6pm, by donation

Afternoon square dance with Paul Silveria and Still Creek Stringband, and Coast String Fiddlers, High Beam Dreams, Gibsons, music 2:15pm, dance 3pm

Monday, Feb. 3 – Tuesday, Feb. 4

SC Film Society presents “Cold War”, a bittersweet Polish love story set in Europe of the ‘50s and ‘60s, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 7:30pm

Wednesday, February 5 

Leonie Croy of the SC Seed-Saving Collective, presents a free workshop on saving seeds, Gibsons Public Library, 6-7:30pm, register
at 604-886-2130

First of four Thursdays of Bellydance Basics, Waldorf Ballet School, Sechelt, 6:30-7:45pm, 778-870-4336

Thursday, February 6 

First of three Thursday Simon Levin workshops to help artists document their 2D work with photography, Arts Centre, Sechelt, 4-7pm, register at

Female leaders speak about leadership, Sechelt Mayor Darnelda Siegers, RCMP detachment commander Poppy Hallam and Festival of the Written
Arts president Jean Bennett, Capliano University, 5pm, sponsored by Canadian Federation of University Women and Capilano University,
free, register at 

Friday, February 7

First Book Faire sale of the season, Sechelt Library, noon-5pm (plus 10am-5pm Saturday, 10am-3pm Sunday, no donations Sunday) 

Oliver Swain with Deanna Knight, the Kube, Gibsons, 8-10:30pm

Saturday, February 8

Inspirations 2020 Sunshine Coast Wedding show, Seaside Centre, Sechelt, 10am-3pm, free

Chocolat showcase of handmade chocolates, Sunnycrest Mall, Gibsons, 11am-4pm

Craft beer tasting festival, fundraiser for SC Assoc. for Community Living (SCACL), two sessions 1-4pm and 5-8pm, Persephone Brewing, Gibsons

Pelvic health physiotherapist Anniken Chadwick on solutions for female incontinence, Howe Sound Pharmacy, Gibsons, 1-2pm, free,
register at 604-886-3365

Death Cafe, with Dianne Baker, safe space for conversation about death, Gibsons Public Library, 1:30-3:30pm

Opening reception for exhibit of vintage machinery paintings by Doug Jinkerson, Artworks Gallery, 5697 Cowrie St., Sechelt, 2:30-4:30pm

Opening reception for exhibit by Haley Hunt-Brondwin, the Kube gallery, Gibsons, 6-9pm

Pre-Valentine’s Day kitchen party and sing-along with Billy Hillpicker Band and Bits of String, Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 7:30pm

Full moon dance party with the Melodic Tribal Dance Grooves, Roberts Creek Legion, 9pm

Sunday, February 9

SC Loppet cross-country ski races and snowshoe “poker” challenge, Dakota Ridge, 10am, register at 

Sunday Film Series presents “Following the Nineth”, exploring the impact of the Ninth Symphony on cultures around the world, Arts Centre,
Sechelt, 10:30am, 604-885-5412

Valentine’s Day rock painting with Nurit of Rockin’deed, Seaside Centre, Sechelt, noon-3pm

Off the Page playreading presents “Lowest Common Denominator” by Dave Deveau, exploring intergenerational and queer relationships,
Heritage Playhouse, Gibsons, 1pm, by donation

Opening reception for an exhibit by Maurice Spira, Arts Centre, Sechelt, 2-4pm

Sunday blues jam hosted by Peter Van Trio, Pender Harbour Golf Club, 2-6pm, by donation

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