July 28 & 29. BC Jobs Start Here Mobile Exhibit will be at Sea Cavalcade, Saturday noon to 3pm at Brothers Park and 4:30 to 11pm at Winegarden Park, Sunday noon to 3pm at Winegarden Park. A hands-on experience that connects British Columbians with career information, employment services, job banks and local job events through WorkBC.
Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden Summer Hours: Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 4pm, enter at Gate 4, admission by donation. Guided Garden Tours, Sundays 2pm sharp at Gate 4 (main gate), 5941 Mason Road, by donation. See the quaking aspen and learn about its clones, take your best guess at the strange shape of the mystery tree, and see how the native plant garden is coming along. Info: www.coastbotanicalgarden.org or 604-885-9363.
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.
Gibsons Landing Sunday Market, 10am to 3pm, Holland Park and Winegarden Park in Lower Gibsons, every Sunday, June to September. Locally grown, locally made. See www.facebook.com/gibsons.landing.sunday.market
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 28 & 29. Sea Cavalcade in Gibsons: Parade, food, fun, fireworks, game. See www.seacavalcade.ca
July 29. Story Theatre at Party in the Park, 5pm in Dougall Park, Gibsons. Presented by Driftwood Players Story Theatre. Bring your family and enjoy the magic of fairytales, old and new. All ages welcome.
July 29. Swim for the Salmon, from Porpoise Bay around Poise Island (3 km), starting at 10am, potluck dinner to follow. Celebrate salmon, community and the environment, Info: www.captainquinn.com