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Roberts Creek Pier: Earth Day 2024

Come join us to celebrate Earth Day down at the Roberts Creek Pier Sunday, April 21st from noon-5pm!

Booksale at the Library in the Heart of the Creek from noon-3pm
Clothing swap by Wolfpup Studios – 1 bag maximum – email wolfpups.studio@gmail.com for early drop off.

List of booths:
RCCA booth;
Information booths;
Conscious vendors;
Kidz Zone.
Food from:
All Thaied Up;
Semir’s Hot Dog Cart;
Mamma Musey’s Pierogies;
Sushma’s Samosas;
Kitchen Classics;
Little Spoon Ice Cream;
Izzy’s Cotton Candy;
Bite Me Mini-donuts;
On Stage!
Control Group;
Mr. Doug;
Dally Mon;
Bae Baracus;
Sam Pulpo;
Water Talks from:
Stream Keepers;
Sunshine Coast Conservation Assoc;
Area Director Justine Gabias;
TraC Bike Valet and Tune-Up station!
It’s only with the help of volunteers that these events happen!
Volunteers sign up https://volunteersignup.org/DPJ4E

IN PERSON Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices with Sadira Rodrigues

Sundays – Feb 4; Mar 3; Apr 7.
In-person at the Arts Centre | Pre-registration required | Max. 15 participants | Suggested donation: $30-$50 (for all three sessions)

Museums and galleries have played an important role in how cultures and peoples from across the globe have been framed and represented in Western society. Many of the stereotypes that we retain today about other cultures have found their roots in the art and exhibitions of museums and their colonial histories. This three-part discussion will introduce how museums and galleries, and their exhibitions and collections practices are part of the complex framing of other cultures.

ONLINE Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices

Online via ZOOM | Pre-registration required | Max. 15 participants | Suggested donation: $30-$50 (for all three sessions) Wednesdays, Feb 7; Mar 6; Apr 10.

Museums and galleries have played an important role in how cultures and peoples from across the globe have been framed and represented in Western society. Many of the stereotypes that we retain today about other cultures have found their roots in the art and exhibitions of museums and their colonial histories. This three-part discussion will introduce how museums and galleries, and their exhibitions and collections practices are part of the complex framing of other cultures.

Max Wyman speaks about The Compassionate Imagination

Author, former art critic and arts policy-maker, Max Wyman, will read from his new book, The Compassionate Imagination. How the arts are central to a functioning democracy. He was an arts critic and columnist for The Vancouver Sun and CBC Radio for over 30 years. He is the author of seven books on the arts in Canada. Fundraiser: Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society.

Save a seat by emailing jandegrass@dccnet.com. Please arrive by 5:45 p.m. to claim your seat. Suggested donation of $20 at the door as fundraiser for SCWES.

Indigenous Law and Conversations Across Generations

Sunshine Coast ElderCollege will have its annual ALL AGES event, the Clifford Smith Memorial Lecture, on Sat, Oct 28, 2PM, Chatelech High School. The keynote speaker, Dr. Val Napoleon (UVic), will offer remarks on Indigenous Law and Conversations Across Generations. The event is FREE, but registration is required as seats are limited. Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Credit Union and School District 46 – Sunshine Coast.

Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices

Sundays, 10AM – 12PM
October 8, November 12, December 3
Art Talks: Colonial Symptoms + Decolonizing Practices
with Sadira Rodrigues

In-person at the Arts Centre | Pre-registration required | Max. 15 participants | Suggested donation: $30-$50 (for all three sessions)

Museums and galleries have played an important role in how cultures and peoples from across the globe have been framed and represented in Western society. Many of the stereotypes that we retain today about other cultures have found their roots in the art and exhibitions of museums and their colonial histories. This three-part discussion will introduce how museums and galleries, and their exhibitions and collections practices are part of the complex framing of other cultures.

Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society September Meeting

The Sunshine Coast Writers and Editors Society has an exciting September Meeting lined up after our summer hiatus:
– A brief AGM
– A presentation about the science of aromatherapy based on the book, Scent and Soul: The Extraordinary Power of Scent by Rohanna Goodwin Smith.
– Q&A with Robert Mackwood, Seventh Avenue Literary Agency
– Authors & Artists Photo Day. Time to update your headshot? Book a professional headshot with photographer Michael Gurney

Celebrate with Metis Nation

Invitation from our friends from the Metis Nation. A great way to celebrate National Indigenous Day.

Noon – potluck; 1pm – music, speakers, dancing, Metis Jigging.

Live Film Event: Uncharted Waters

Our World Oceans Day festival is back for 2023!

Join us for our second LIVE film screening this week. Tonight’s feature film is Uncharted Waters.

Four young people with diverse connections to Howe Sound/ Átl‘ka7tsem confront an uncertain future. United by an innovative, community-led mapping project, can they work together to protect their home?

We will also be joined by guest speakers from the Squamish Nation, Marine Stewardship Initiative, Howe Sound Biosphere Region Initiative Society, and Marine Life Sanctuaries Society.

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

Be sure to follow us on social media for more event details!

One Straw: Cozy Critters: Help us build homes for the pollinators

Let’s brighten up the fall and fill the Streetside Garden with fairy & pollinator homes!

Join us for a family-friendly workshop where we’ll be building enchanting fairy houses and cozy pollinator homes. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with nature, unleash your creativity, and provide a welcoming haven for our tiny winged friends. Come one, come all, and let’s make our garden buzz with life!”

Please register here so that we can best plan for workshop materials, however feel free to still drop in even if you didn’t register ahead of time. Thanks!

Recommended donation: $5 – $20 per person

Your donation helps us subsidize these educational opportunities to ensure that all folks have access to the joy of learning about & celebrating our food systems!

Sunshine Coast World Oceans Day Festival

Events from June 4-10.

In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the SCCA is hosting our annual Oceans Day festival, in collaboration with Rhizome UP! Media and the Green Film Series. Sponsored by the District of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every year on June 8th, people all across the planet celebrate the many ways the world’s ocean benefit our lives and become inspired to protect them.
The festival showcases and celebrates the incredible marine diversity in our local waters, aims to raise awareness about threats to ocean health, and support people to engage in local conservation initiatives.
Building on the success of our 2021 Virtual Film Festival, we’ve created an exciting virtual + in-person program for 2022.

More info here.

Sunshine Coast World Oceans Day Festival

Events from June 4-10.

In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the SCCA is hosting our annual Oceans Day festival, in collaboration with Rhizome UP! Media and the Green Film Series. Sponsored by the District of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every year on June 8th, people all across the planet celebrate the many ways the world’s ocean benefit our lives and become inspired to protect them.
The festival showcases and celebrates the incredible marine diversity in our local waters, aims to raise awareness about threats to ocean health, and support people to engage in local conservation initiatives.
Building on the success of our 2021 Virtual Film Festival, we’ve created an exciting virtual + in-person program for 2022.

More info here.

Sunshine Coast World Oceans Day Festival

Events from June 4-10.

In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the SCCA is hosting our annual Oceans Day festival, in collaboration with Rhizome UP! Media and the Green Film Series. Sponsored by the District of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every year on June 8th, people all across the planet celebrate the many ways the world’s ocean benefit our lives and become inspired to protect them.
The festival showcases and celebrates the incredible marine diversity in our local waters, aims to raise awareness about threats to ocean health, and support people to engage in local conservation initiatives.
Building on the success of our 2021 Virtual Film Festival, we’ve created an exciting virtual + in-person program for 2022.

More info here.

Sunshine Coast World Oceans Day Festival

Events from June 4-10.

In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the SCCA is hosting our annual Oceans Day festival, in collaboration with Rhizome UP! Media and the Green Film Series. Sponsored by the District of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every year on June 8th, people all across the planet celebrate the many ways the world’s ocean benefit our lives and become inspired to protect them.
The festival showcases and celebrates the incredible marine diversity in our local waters, aims to raise awareness about threats to ocean health, and support people to engage in local conservation initiatives.
Building on the success of our 2021 Virtual Film Festival, we’ve created an exciting virtual + in-person program for 2022.

More info here.

Sunshine Coast World Oceans Day Festival

Events from June 4-10.

In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the SCCA is hosting our annual Oceans Day festival, in collaboration with Rhizome UP! Media and the Green Film Series. Sponsored by the District of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every year on June 8th, people all across the planet celebrate the many ways the world’s ocean benefit our lives and become inspired to protect them.
The festival showcases and celebrates the incredible marine diversity in our local waters, aims to raise awareness about threats to ocean health, and support people to engage in local conservation initiatives.
Building on the success of our 2021 Virtual Film Festival, we’ve created an exciting virtual + in-person program for 2022.

More info here.

Sunshine Coast World Oceans Day Festival

Events from June 4-10.

In celebration of the United Nation’s World Oceans Day, the SCCA is hosting our annual Oceans Day festival, in collaboration with Rhizome UP! Media and the Green Film Series. Sponsored by the District of Sechelt and the Sunshine Coast Credit Union.
Every year on June 8th, people all across the planet celebrate the many ways the world’s ocean benefit our lives and become inspired to protect them.
The festival showcases and celebrates the incredible marine diversity in our local waters, aims to raise awareness about threats to ocean health, and support people to engage in local conservation initiatives.
Building on the success of our 2021 Virtual Film Festival, we’ve created an exciting virtual + in-person program for 2022.

More info here.

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