MARCH

12 FILM – “Parasite” at Raven’s Cry Theatre 2pm. Korean film that swept the Oscars. Tix: $5 (SCFS members), $9 (non-members). More info: scfs.ca

REPAIR CAFÉ at Sunnycrest Mall, 11am-4pm. Free repairs, tutorials and advice for small items.

HEALTH – “Embodied Empowerment” at Howe Sound Pharmacy 11am. Facilitator: Lori Edwards of Empower Yoga.

CONCERT – “Carlos del Junco & the Blues Mongrels” at Heritage Playhouse, 2pm. Tix: $25 from Strait Music, KUBE Studios, share-there.com

15 FILM – “The Price of Everything” at SC Arts Centre, Sechelt, 10:30am. An exposé of the role of art in today’s consumer society.

GALLERY RECEPTION – “Thread” at SC Arts Centre, Sechelt, 2 – 4pm. Drawings and sculpture by Iranian-born Vancouver artist Mehran Modarres-Sadeghi.

WORKSHOP – “Bob Ross Paint Party” at 101 Brewhouse, Gibsons, 7:30pm. Facilitated by Alex Wenztel, follow an episode of The Joy of Painting as Bob Ross guides you through the process. Tix: $30 (available from 101 Brewhouse staff) includes all materials and a beverage.

16 FORUM – “Envisioning Reconciliation in Sechelt” at Sechelt Library, 6.30pm. An update on sylyaya Reconciliation Movement and a look at ‘where do we go from here?’ Free.

16-17 FILM – “Parasite” at Heritage Playhouse, 7:30pm. Tix: $5 (SCFS members), $9 (non-members)

19 INTERACTIVE FORUM – “Game of Floods” at Seaside Centre, 6pm. Learn about risks of coastal flooding due to climate change while playing a game to work through scenarios, have fun, and realize our potential to prepare for a changing climate. Free. Register: Sechelt.ca/GameofFloods

21 REPAIR CAFÉ at Trail Bay Mall, 11am-4pm. Free repairs, tutorials and advice for small items.

WORKSHOP – “Seed Saving Basics” with Leoni Croy of SC Seed Saving Collective, at Gibsons Public Library,2pm. Pre-register at 604.886.2130

LIVE MUSIC – “The Burying Ground Duo” at Backeddy Pub, Egmont, 7pm. Old-timey country-blues, swinging jazz-flecked folk music. No cover.

25 OPEN MIC – “MUSE” at Gibsons Public Library, 6pm. Share five minutes of song, poetry, prose or ?? Sign up at 604.886.2130 or at the event.

CONCERT – “Pierre Schryer & Adam Dobres: Celtic Fiddle & Guitar” at Heritage Playhouse, 7:30pm. Tix: $20 general, $10 for 16 and under in advance from MELOmania, Gibsons Florist, eventbrite.ca. Or $25 / $15 at the door.

26 FILM – “Fabulous Fungi: The Magic Beneath Us” at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse. Mini Mico Fair, 6pm; film @ 7:30pm, live simulcast Q&A @ 9pm. Tix: $20 at Goodacre Market, Coastal Bay Cannabis, Roberts Creek Farmgate Eco-Market, or shaggyjack.com

28 REPAIR CAFÉ at Gibsons Public Library, 1-5pm. Free repairs, tutorials and advice for small items.

MED-TALKS: “The Eyes Have It” at Sechelt Seniors Centre, 2pm. A glimpse into surgical services at Sechelt Hospital. RSVP to sh.foundation@vch.ca

FILM – “The Biggest Little Farm” at Raven’s Cry Theatre, 2pm. Documentary follows a California couple as they establish a completely sustainable farm with no non-natural interventions. Repeats Mar 30 & 31 at Heritage Theatre, Gibsons, 7:30pm. Tix: $5 (SCFS members), $9 (non-members). More info: scfs.ca.

31 GARDENING – SC Farmers Institute AGM and Grafting Workshop, Roberts Creek Hall, 6pm. More info: sscfi.ca

APRIL

1 TALK – “Sneak Attack Teaching: How to Educate Students and Break Down Social Barriers Without Anyone Knowing,” at Gibsons Public Library, 6pm. Presented by Capilano University. First-year students at the IDEA School of Design aren’t creating craft beer packaging or websites for coffee shops. Their creative training begins by visiting Silver Harbour Seniors’ Activity Centre on the North Shore, interviewing a senior about the important life lessons they’ve learned, and using graphic design to help share the experience. Reserve seating: 604.886.2130

2-4 LIVE THEATRE – “Blood Relations” at Heritage Playhouse, 7:30pm. Repeats Apr 9-11. Matinees Apr 5 & 12 at 2pm. Tix: $25 at Gibsons Florist, MELOmania, Strait Music, share-there.com

4 FILM – “Edge of the Knife” at Raven’s Cry Theatre, 2pm. The first feature film to be made entirely in the Haida language, based on an ancient Haida legend. Tix: $8 (SCFS members), $12 (non-members) More info: scfs.ca

5 GARDENING – “Planning your 12-Month Garden” at SC Botanical Gardens, Sechelt, 1pm. By donation. Facilitator: Linda Gilkeson.

11 REPAIR CAFÉ at Sunnycrest Mall, 11am-4pm. Free repairs, tutorials and advice for small items.

GALLERY RECEPTION – “Between the Layers” at Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 2 – 4pm. Works by members of SC Surface Design Group feature fibre arts with layers of techniques, meaning, materials or design.

18 REPAIR CAFÉ at Trail Bay Mall, 11am-4pm. Free repairs, tutorials and advice for small items.

19 GARDENING – “How to Build & Maintain a DIY Greenhouse” at Exotic Fruit Nursery, 2546 Miles Rd, Roberts Creek. By donation. Pre-register through programs@onestraw.ca

23 SPRING FASHION SHOW at St. Bartholomew’s Church, 6pm. Appies served before the show; silent auction; prizes galore! Great fun at this semi-annual fundraiser for the St Bart’s Food Bank presented by The Landing Clothing Co. Tix: $30 at The Landing Clothing Co.

25 REPAIR CAFÉ at Gibsons Public Library, 1-5pm. Free repairs, tutorials and advice for small items.

7 ST. BART’S CHRISTMAS FOOD & GIFT FAIR at St. Bartholomew’s Anglican Church, Gibsons, 10am – 2pm. Internationally renowned mincemeat (back to the original recipe this year; last year’s was a Dipsomaniac’s Delight). All your holiday baking is right here! Plus: jams, preserves, gifts, collectibles, jewellery, and Bart’s Bistro will be open to offer coffee and a snack or a soup-and-sandwich lunch. Don’t forget to enter to win the Gourmet Gift Basket, with over $200 worth of goodies!

ELVES CLUB TELETHON at Gibsons Heritage Theatre, 2pm – 8pm.

8 LIVE MUSIC – Pender Harbour Sunday Blues Jam at The Clubhouse Restaurant, 13823 SC Hwy, Madeira Park, 2pm-6pm. By donation.

CONCERT – “Coast String Fiddlers: Thanks to Our Community” at Gibsons Public Market Atrium, 4pm. A free concert in appreciation for all the support that made their summer trip to Scotland possible.

14 LIVE MUSIC – “Valdy” at Gibsons Heritage Playhouse. More info: heritageplayhouse.com

15 RUN – 8TH Annual Holiday Hustle at Seaside Centre, Sechelt, 8:30am. Run, walk or dance-walk either a 5km or 2km route for a great cause, as the musical and Christmas-themed event is a fundraiser for the Chatelech & Elphinstone Secondary School running teams, as well as a collection point for donations to the Elves Club. There will be prizes, goodies, music & more! Registration starts at 8:30am. After the event, enjoy hot chocolate, Christmas treats and music from a jazz trio at Chatelech. Fee: $25 adults, $20 youth, $55 families.
More info: pacesetterathletic.club