Upcoming Programs & Events

 

Ukulele Strum-A-Long

 
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The Ukulele Strum-A-Long is back starting on September 4! We'll continue meeting on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at the Hope Bay Studio from 4-5pm. It's a $5 drop-in fee to cover the venue rental and photocopying. All ages and abilities are welcome!

Even if you're a beginner ukulele player, you're welcome to come join us! Each week we'll work through a selection of songs, learning new chords and having fun playing and singing together. If you don't have a ukulele we will have some available for you to borrow.

when

1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month
4-5pm

where

Hope Bay Studio
4301 Bedwell Harbour Rd

Cost

$5 drop in

 

Youth Folkestra

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We’re revamping the Pender Island Youth Orchestra this year, calling it the Youth FOLKestra! Facilitator Ben McConchie will be leading the students through studies in more contemporary music for all abilities.

This is a great way for students to get better at their instruments and learn to play in an ensemble with performance opportunities throughout the year.

when

NEW DAY Wednesdays from 5:30-6:30
Starting September 17, 2019

where

Pender Island School (Band Room)
5714 Canal Rd

Cost

$150 for 14 week session
$120 for siblings

 

Singing for fun, singing for joy

 
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Mary Reher, accredited music therapist, is facilitating another session of Singing for Fun, Singing for Joy this fall. With gentle instruction in a safe and supportive environment, Mary guides participants through songs, chants, harmonies and more to break down the fear often associated with singing and replace it with fun and joy!

Caregivers are welcome to join the class for no extra cost. Subsidies are available, so please contact us if the fee presents a barrier.

when

Thursdays from 1:30-2:30pm
September 26 - October 31, 2019

where

Community Hall Upstairs
4418 Bedwell Harbour Rd

Cost

$45 for six sessions
Subsidies available
Caregivers can accompany at no cost

 
 
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We’re excited to be hosting the 2nd annual Fall Crawl Studio Tour this year! Many of Pender Island’s visual artists will be opening up their studios to the public to give us a glimpse into their creative spaces. It’s a great way to get a behind-the-scenes look into an artist’s world.

Maps will be available from Talisman Books, Slow Coast, and Hope Bay and watch for the road signs at the entrance to each studio.

when

October 5 & 6, 2019
11am-4pm

where

Pender Islands

Cost

Free!

 

Community Gatherings

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