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Repair Cafe: Sunnycrest Mall

First and Last Saturday. Free while you wait, repair to domestic devices from around the home by some neat people.

Mobilizing for the Climate Emergency—The Role of Faith Groups

Seth Klein, Director of Strategy of the Climate Emergency Unit, will visit the Sunshine Coast to give a virtual and in-person talk on “Mobilizing for the Climate Emergency: The Role of Faith Groups.” This free event—which is part of St. Hilda’s Green Forum fall speaker series—is based on Klein’s seminal book, A Good War: Mobilizing Canada for the Climate Emergency, which explores how we can align our politics and economy with what the science says we must do to address the climate crisis. A Good War is structured around lessons from the Second World War—the last time Canada faced an existential threat. Canada’s wartime experience, Klein contends, provides an inspirational reminder that we have done this before, mobilizing for a common cause across class, race and gender.

Water collection walk and talk – Rescheduled date

One Tiny Farm is on quest to become water-wise in order to continue growing food in a community that has told farms to shut off their taps five out of the last eight years, due to Stage 4 water restrictions.

Join Market Garden Coordinator Geordie Kennedy & Ron Skeene for a one hour water walk-n-talk covering the basics of what we did at the small farm scale, what’s working and not working.

Please register here

St. Hilda’s Green Forum presents: The Ghosts in Our Machine

Gibsons filmmaker Liz Marshall explores the question “are non-human animals property to be owned and used, or are they sentient beings deserving of rights?” in her thought-provoking and award-winning documentary The Ghosts in Our Machine. St. Hilda’s Green Forum speaker series presents a special free screening of Marshall’s film, which will take place both in-person and on Zoom. The event will also feature a Q&A with Marshall.

The Ghosts in Our Machine gently reveals one of the most haunting moral dilemmas of our modern world, illuminating the plight of animals rescued from and living within the machine of our modern world, from captive foxes to rescued dairy cows. Marshall directs this powerful documentary through the heart and lens of animal rights photojournalist Jo-Anne McArthur.

Adapting to Climate Change

Oct 7, 14, 28, Nov 4. Mitigation and Adaption are the two sides of the necessary human response to climate change. The Spring course discussed mitigation, this course will deal with adaption. Presenter: Michael Healey.

Hybrid: In-person and on Zoom. Age 55.

Register and zoom link here.

Environmental All Candidates Forum

Presented by the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association in collaboration with the Sunshine Coast Climate Action Network and Alliance4Democracy. JOIN US to learn about where candidates stand on the issues of climate change, forestry, watershed management and more.

SCRD: Tuesday September 27, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom
Gibsons: Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom
Sechelt: Thursday, September 29, 20022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom

On October 15th, voters across BC will elect new Local Government Councils and Boards to govern for the next four years. Crucial, time sensitive decisions about how our communities will face the biodiversity and climate crises will be made by this 2022-2026 local government cohort.

Environmental All Candidates Forum

Presented by the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association in collaboration with the Sunshine Coast Climate Action Network and Alliance4Democracy. JOIN US to learn about where candidates stand on the issues of climate change, forestry, watershed management and more.

SCRD: Tuesday September 27, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom
Gibsons: Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom
Sechelt: Thursday, September 29, 20022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom

On October 15th, voters across BC will elect new Local Government Councils and Boards to govern for the next four years. Crucial, time sensitive decisions about how our communities will face the biodiversity and climate crises will be made by this 2022-2026 local government cohort.

Environmental All Candidates Forum

Presented by the Sunshine Coast Conservation Association in collaboration with the Sunshine Coast Climate Action Network and Alliance4Democracy. JOIN US to learn about where candidates stand on the issues of climate change, forestry, watershed management and more.

SCRD: Tuesday September 27, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom
Gibsons: Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom
Sechelt: Thursday, September 29, 20022, 7:00 – 9:00 PM on Zoom

On October 15th, voters across BC will elect new Local Government Councils and Boards to govern for the next four years. Crucial, time sensitive decisions about how our communities will face the biodiversity and climate crises will be made by this 2022-2026 local government cohort.

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

Energy Projects: Which Do I Do First?

Space is available in this course for homeowners interested in Energy Conservation and Renewables. You’ll discuss how to lower your energy bill and reduce your carbon footprint, learn how to calculate payback, and look at how the order in which you make improvements can impact the total capital cost and final savings. Part of ElderCollege’s Fall line-up, 4 Wednesdays starting Oct 5, 10AM-Noon, Gibsons Public Market. Click on this link to register ($35):

Energy Conservation and Renewable Production

MushrooMania 2022

Speakers, demos, workshops, forest walks, food.

Mushroom Marketplace

Now, Forager – The Movie

Gibsons, BC

October 28-30, 2022

www.mushroomania.ca

@mushroomania_gibsonsbc

Reconciliation and Growing Up Indigenous on the Coast

Join local Indigenous educator, artist, anthropologist and guide Candace Campo of Talaysay Tours for a fascinating talk about her experience growing up Indigenous here in the Coastal forests, and her thoughts on Reconciliation. Dress for the weather: we may go for a walk outside.
Space is limited; please contact the Library to register.
Presented with support from the Sunshine Coast Community Forest.

Book Club: Tree Thieves

Tree Thieves: Crime & Survival in North America’s Woods
by Lyndsie Bourgon
Come discuss this engaging book by BC author Lyndsie Bourgon, who will join us on Zoom for Q&A. Ask at the Library Checkout Desk for a special book club copy. In-person space is limited: contact the Library to register. In-person and live via Zoom here. Presented with support from the Sunshine Coast Community Forest.

Drop into a Financially Accessible Home this Fall

Are you a parent helping your children to buy their first home?
Are you barely hanging on to your dream of owning your first (green) home in a community-based neighbourhood?
The Coastal Village is creating affordability in Sechelt BC for first-time homeowners.
Join in one of our upcoming fall sessions.

PR – Public Guided Tours of Wildwood Ecoforest

3rd Sunday of each month. Choose from a start time of 1pm or 2pm. A 1.5-2 hour guided tour and learn why old-growth Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystems like Wildwood are so important

Come and learn about ecoforestry, a practice that preserves forest ecosystems while providing for ecologically appropriate levels of harvest.

Cost: $20/adult; $10/child Registration is required. Learn more https://www.ecoforestry.ca/public-tour-1

PR – Public Guided Tours of Wildwood Ecoforest

3rd Sunday of each month. Choose from a start time of 1pm or 2pm. A 1.5-2 hour guided tour and learn why old-growth Coastal Douglas-fir ecosystems like Wildwood are so important

Come and learn about ecoforestry, a practice that preserves forest ecosystems while providing for ecologically appropriate levels of harvest.

Cost: $20/adult; $10/child Registration is required. Learn more https://www.ecoforestry.ca/public-tour-1

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