July 1. Canada Day Bag o Books Sidewalk Sale Fundraiser, 10am to 1pm, sidewalk level of Gibsons Public Art Gallery, 287 Gower Point Rd.
June 30 to July 7. BC Bike Race from Vancouver to Whistler, runs the length of the Sunshine Coast on Day 4 and Day 5, www.bcbikerace.com
July 1. Canada Day Celebrations in Gibsons, Sechelt and Pender Harbour. Parade, fireworks, street dance, live music, family fun.
July 1. Pender Harbour Farmers and Artisans Market, 10am to 3pm at the Crossroads Grill (Highway 101 in Madiera Park), Sundays. Locally grown produce, artisans and baking.
July 1. Roberts Creek Heart Market, noon to 4pm in downtown Roberts Creek, every Sunday until the fall. Vendors can contact Ian at Roberts Creek Health Food Store: 604-885-2580.
July 1. Royal Astronomical Society will host a Canada Day Exhibition, noon to 5pm at Hackett Park, with astronomy exhibits, telescopes, solar scopes. See www.coastastronomy.ca
July 1. SC Dragon Boat Club will be collecting for the Food Bank during the Canada Day Parade in Sechelt. Donations appreciated.
SC Lions Club Tailgate Sales, 8am to 1pm, first and third Sundays of the month at Trail Bay Centre parking lot, weather permitting. Info: 604-885-3822.