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PR – Artist Card Trading Night

Do you know about Artist Trading Cards? Whether you do or don’t, we hope you’ll join us for ATC nights with host Harvey Chometsky.
In short, Artist Trading Cards are self-made unique works or small series, signed and dated on the reverse by the artist/producer, exchanged and collected by the people who participate in this collaborative event. There are only 2 “rules”: the cards must be 2.5″x3.5″ (the same as modern hockey cards or baseball cards), and they are only to be traded, not sold.
Make them ahead of time, or make them on the spot. We’ll bring some blanks and other art supplies.
And this is a family-friendly event!
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Gibsons Public Market: Demo & Dine: More than Masala with Chef Rashmi Singh from Curry in the Creek!

Join us for an unforgettable culinary experience at our Demo & Dine with Chef Rashmi !

Immerse yourself in the art of creating the perfect base for your curries, whether you’re a vegetable virtuoso or a meat maestro. Our expert chefs will guide you through the process, unveiling the secrets to crafting aromatic dishes that tantalize the taste buds.

Gluten free, nut free, dairy free and veg/vegan option.

Don’t forget to bring your friend or family member! If you’re buying 2 or more tickets, use promo code “26JAN24” and get your 10% discount of the order!

Family Literacy Day Event with Penny Pom Pom

Celebrate Family Literacy Day with children’s entertainer Penny Pom Pom and her friend Fae the Garden Fairy at a free musical multimedia stage show geared to those nine and under. Pre-registration is required at

In this magical show, Penny and Fae take children on a journey through the seasons as they learn all about the natural rhythms of planet earth. Kids are encouraged to sing along with fan favourites like “Dandelion,” “Take off your socks, it’s the Spring Equinox” and “The Pom Pom Song,” and find their own artistic inspiration in the world around them.

Hosted by the Sunshine Coast Literacy Coalition and supported by the Raise-a-Reader campaign and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.

RC Hall: Christmas Day Potluck

Come join us for our Christmas Day Potluck!
Doors are at 3pm and Dinner is at 5pm at the Roberts Creek Community Hall.
We provide Turkey, stuffing, gravy, potatoes and cranberry sauce!
Additional food is welcome but not required!
Please bring your own plate and cutlery if possible.
Join us for an evening of holiday music, movies and cheer!
Grounded Acres Farm is generously donating veggies for side dishes. Please reach out if interested!
More info to come!
Volunteer signup at
Please RSVP if you can so we have an idea how many to cook for but don’t let that deter! Come if you can!

Gibsons Public Market: Neighbourhood Night

Head over to The Gibsons Public Market for our first Neighbourhood Night.
Live music by Celso Machado, childcare, movie’s, games, door prizes, extended hours on the merchant floor and delicious food and drinks from Emelle’s Market Bistro!

Reggie Rabbit and the Search for the Golden Carrot World Premiere

When: Sept. 24, 2023 2 p.m. Where: Gibsons Heritage Playhouse Theatre
Why: Screening of the TV Pilot Episode for Kids
Tickets: Eventbrite and One Flower One Leaf Gallery in Gibsons Landing
Cost: Children (6 – 12 yrs.) get tickets FREE and
Adults (if accompanied by a child) by Donation. Max 2 adults per family.

Salsa ¡Fiesta! at Tapworks

Grab your partner for a sensual evening of salsa, bachata, merengue and more at Gibson’s best view taproom, Tapworks, this Tuesday, August 29th. Your intro to salsa lesson begins at 7 PM and Latin beats by DJ ITAL’NA will be pumping from 7:45 until closing. Our friends will be showing up at 6 PM to enjoy Tapworks’ signature brew and delicious food fare! Please come join us! Tickets are by donation online or cash at the door. Online Registration required.

Salsa at Persephone

Grab your partner for a sensual evening of salsa, bachata, merengue and more at Gibson’s quintessential beer farm, Persephone Brewing, this Tuesday, September 5th. Dance lesson begins at 6PM and music will be played from 6:45. Doors open at 5 pm and close at 8 pm. Come early to enjoy Persephone’s signature brew and delicious food fare! Tickets by donation, online registration required.

Funky Swing Foodbank Fundraiser

Join us for Sun Coast Swing’s Funky Swing Foodbank Fundraiser every Thursday this August at Sechelt’s Seaside Centre! Get acquainted with the smooth and silky dance patterns of west coast swing blues at your beginner dance lessons on August 10th, 17th, and 24th from 6:00-7:30 pm so you can enjoy your dance party on Thursday, August 31st from 6:00-9:00 pm. Registration is required in advance and 100% of your proceeds will go to Sunshine Coast Community Services Society food bank. CASH ONLY at the door.

NSMEC’s O-FISH-al Summer Fin-ale

Come Shell-Ebrate The End Of Summer With Us and help raise money for our beloved community aquarium!
From 6pm-8pm on August 25th there will be carnival games, prizes to win, crafts, a 50-50 draw and more in front of Gibsons Public Market! Game tickets will be available for purchase and all proceeds go towards helping the aquarium run.

Starting at 8pm you can find a spot in the parking lot to watch movie stars next to sea stars. We will have snacks and canned drinks for sale before and during the first 30 mins of the movie. Bring your own chair, blankets, and cushions so you can be nice and comfy for our screening of the loveable animated film: Extinct!

Spaces are limited for the movie, so make sure to book a (FREE) ticket on our website!

NSMEC Summer Seine Series sponsored by Sunshine Coast Credit Union

Join the Marine Education Centre team for our Summer Community Seine Net events! Kindly sponsored by the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every Wednesday during the Summer the team will be at Armours Beach from 10am-11am for some intertidal exploration and seine netting fun!
See what amazing creatures we will discover in the shallow waters around our Coast.
These events are free (donations welcome) and open to everyone.
We cannot wait to see you all there for community fun and learning.

Night Market @ Gibsons Public Market

Night Markets at Gibsons Public Market have become a highly anticipated summer tradition, attracting thousands of locals and visitors alike. At the heart of these community-focused events is a growing culture of joy and connection, placemaking, and community celebration.

During the Night Markets, Gibsons Public Market really shines as a vibrant hub of Coastal life. These family-friendly celebrations feature an array of savory and sweet food options, beverages from across the Sunshine Coast, live music and performances, clowns, magicians, local artisans and service providers. Our Market merchants offer specials and our Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre opens its aquarium for extended hours. Night Markets also offer fun activities and crafts for kids and a 50/50 draw for the adults!

Creek Daze 2023

This year’s festivities will start out at the Roberts Creek School at 10:15am to gather for the Higgely Piggely Parade that will make its way down to the Pier!
We welcome a variety of vendors offering information, crafts and wares, food and activities!
There will be a kidz zone with face painting, games and things to play with.
We are honoured to have Emily Picard who will be painting a piece throughout the day that will be auctioned off at the end so come buy tickets at the RCCA tent!
As always we will have a stage at the Mandala featuring Monty Montego, Estelle and the Honeydews, Mr Doug, Matt Hughes and the Shapes We’re In, Jankyy Tyygr, the Driftwood Players and more!
The Slow Sundays Stage 11:30am-3:30pm

Summer Night Market: Fizzies & Friends on Fawn @ the Halfmoon Bay Nursery

Please join us for our first ever Summer Night Market! Fizzies & Friends on Fawn will feature local artisans, craft brewers and distillers, food purveyors, and musicians for a fun summer gathering. There will also be kids activities!

All regularly priced plants will be 20% off. Summer Annuals and veg starts are 30% off.

August 11 5-9pm at the Halfmoon Bay Nursery (7820 Fawn Road)
Vendor info:

Sunshine Coast Slow Food Cycle

Join the first annual Sunshine Coast’s first Slow Food Cycle.

Visit different venues in Upper Gibsons by bike for fresh produce, food and drink, farm tours, live music and products from local artisans. We’re connecting people with farmers who produce the food we eat – and keeping it local!

This is a family-friendly event that requires cycling on roads that are open to vehicle traffic. Free bike-shuttle service up the hill from the Langdale ferry terminal to the first venue.

World Oceans Day Festival Live Event

Our World Oceans Day festival is back for 2023!

Join us for our final event for World Oceans Day Festival: LIVE Herring Curtain Demonstration.

Come and learn about Herring Curtains and why they are Important for Pacific Herring survival. We will demonstrate the construction of a herring curtain and explain why such curtains are important to the Pacific Herring. There will be extra materials on hand for participants to help make a herring curtain, and these will be stored for usage next spring during spawning season.

You do not want to miss this event! No registration required.

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