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Writers in 100 Years on the Sunshine Coast

On Wednesday, November 30th, SCWES received a proclamation from Councillor David Croal on behalf of Mayor Silas White, declaring February 20th to 25th, 2023 as Heritage Week in Gibsons.
To celebrate there will be a special event held in collaboration with and at the Sunshine Coast Museum and Archives in Gibsons Saturday, February 25th, 2–3:30 pm, called 100 Writers in 100 Years on the Sunshine Coast. This will be a kickoff of an educational project featuring Sunshine Coast authors.
Our program will present:
Hubert Evans, journalist by Mike Starr and Jennie Tschoban
Bertrand W. Sinclair, western author by Betty Keller
Muriel Wylie Blanchet by Heather Conn
Lester Peterson by Jan DeGrass
There will be a break, then a panel discussion with audience participation.

NPower IT Training – Info Session

Looking to become skilled and find employment in the technology sector? Are you 18+, unemployed/underemployed and facing financial barriers? NPower Canada can help! They offer free virtual, three-month IT certification programs along with career support and placement assistance for graduates. You can start training to become a Junior IT Analyst as soon as November 7, 2022, or as a Junior Data Analyst, in January 2023. Take that first step to jumpstart your career!
Join our live virtual info sessions to learn more. Zoom link on the Library’s website.
For further details or to apply for a program, visit or email

Halloween Block Party

The Lower Gibsons Halloween Block Party is back! The Sunshine Coast Museum & Archives, Arts Building, Gibsons & District Public Library, and Driftwood Players are hosting a family-friendly Halloween Celebration, featuring the new hilarious skit, “A Beetlejuicy Halloween.” Spooky museum tours and readings, First Nations storytelling, lantern garden, ghostly technology, photo booth, music, food and drink – fun for all ages! Free at Library, by donation at Museum. Everyone welcome.

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