Sounder Events Calendar starting April 3, 2018

Tuesday, April 3 2018

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Tuesdays.

Listings are $10/wk or get four weeks for $35.

For listings longer than 25 words, extra words are 20 cents each.

To submit: Call 250-247-9337, email or click here.


Upcoming Events

Wed. & Thurs., Apr. 4 & 5 - Twilight Radio Theatre, Spring Double Feature. Old time radio dramas performed live by Adam Kerby, Chris Jans, David Botten and Kathy McIntyre, at the Surf Lodge. 7:30pm. Tix $20- from North Road Sports and the Surf Lodge. For pre-show dinner reservations call 250-247-9231

Thurs., April 5 - Sun., April 15 - Isle of the Arts Festival from the Gabriola Arts Council. Head to for all workshop details. Sign up soon, many workshops are selling out.

Thurs., April 5 - Gabriola Garden Club has Clarence Donkersgoed from Wild Rose Nursery, will discuss and demonstrate designing beautiful summer planters. Rollo Centre: Doors Open 7:00 - Meeting 7:30. Everyone welcome.

Fri., Apr. 6 to Sun., Apr. 8 - Gabriola Players present their 2018 One-Act Play Festival. Virtual Reality by Alan Arkin, and Living in Paradise by Gabriolan Lesley Hazeldine are included. Performances April 6 & 7 at 7:00 pm and April 7 & 8 at 2:00 pm at the Rollo Centre. Tickets now only $15.00, available at North Road Sports or on-line at

Wednesdays Starting April 11 - Live Life to the Full is a 8 week program that will impact your life positively. Wednesdays 6:30-8pm April 11 to May 30th. Contact to register.

Thurs., April 12 - The next meeting of the Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee will be starting at 10:15am at theGabriola Island Agricultural Hall. 465 South Road. The agenda for this meeting is available at the Northern Trust Office at North Road and online at

Fri. April 13 - IOTA Finale Weekend Contradance 6:30-9:30 pm Gabriola Theatre Centre $12 ($8 for Thurs. workshop attendees). 778-690-2025

Sat. April 14. Tanglewood Trio, Berry Point area House Concert. Bluegrass, Jazz, French Canadian, Roots singing. Door 7:00 Music 7:30. Tx $15 at or

Sun., April 15 - Gabrielle Papillon In Concert. 6-7:30pm $20 Gabriola Theatre Centre 778-690-2025 Tickets at North Road Sports or online at

Sat. Apr 21 - School Orchards Africa Concert featuring duet harmonies with Kathy Griffin & Roger Holdstock. The Roxy 7PM. Tickets $15 North Road Sports.

Sun., April 22 - Gabriola Chamber Ensemble to present earthly music. Sweet music of the earth will fill Christ Church Gabriola on Earth Day, Sunday, April 22 at 5 pm. The Chamber Ensemble, Brad Shipley, Director, will unleash a finely balanced program of “green” works from international and local composers and lyricists. Tickets $15 at the door, free to children under 16 accompanied by an adult.

Weekly Events

Library Weekly Events - Lego Club on Tuesdays 3pm to 4:30pm. Family Storytime on Wednesdays 10:30am to 11am. French Conversation Circle on Thursdays 1pm to 2pm. Spanish Conversation Circle on Thursdays 2pm to 3pm.

Sundays - The Alpha Film Series. 12 weeks starting Jan. 28. Join us in a conversation to ask anything about life, faith, and God, in an open, informal, friendly, and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together. The Alpha Film Series is free and centers on You as our guest. 10:30 – 11:30 am at The Hope Centre (Blue) Building at 790 North Road. Hosted by Gabriola’s Church On The Rock. 250-247-9534

Wednesdays - Gabriola Chess Club. CANCELLED FOR APRIL 4. 7-10pm at the Rollo Centre. $5 drop-in fee covers rental costs. Instruction for beginners. All ages, all levels welcome. Bring your chess sets (extras available). Contact Kaamran Hafeez. 250-247-8269 •

Peer Led Exercise Group. All classes 11am-12pm with Drop-in Fee $2. Mon & Wed@ Hope Centre. Tues & Thurs @ Gabriola Rec. Society office (far end of Elementary School). Fridays @ Community Hall. This circuit style exercise program supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions. New participants must register. Contact Suzette Delmage Program Coordinator at 250-616-3195 or

AA meetings. Closed meeting for alcoholics only. Tuesdays: Serenity by the Sea. Upstairs at Roberts. 8am to 9am. Thursdays: Step Readings. Upstairs at Roberts. 8am to 9am. Fridays at Robert’s Place upstairs at noon (12pm). Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, AA meets at 7pm at the Commons (downstairs). For information contact 250-753-7513.

Narcotics Anonymous Meetings - Every Saturday @ 7pm. 675 North Road. PHC Building (downstairs of the Commons). Please note change, the previous Tuesday meetings have been suspended.

Al-Anon meeting to support those affected by the alcoholism and/or drug addiction of a family member or friend.  Mondays 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. at Robert’s upstairs.  For information please call 250-247-8330.

Caregiver Support group for family and friends of people living with dementia. Third Thursday of the month: 10:30 to noon in the Community Health Centre. For information call Jane Hope, 1-800-462-2833,


Coming later in 2018

Sun., May 13 - Mother’s Day Tea at the Community Hall. Hosted by the Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care.

Sat., June 16 and Sun., June 17 - Silva Bay Fishing Derby.

Thurs., Aug. 9 - Gabriola Lions Concert on the Green featuring Completely Creedence’s Ultimate Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, with opening group The Great Divide, Canada’s Tribute to The Band. 

Sat., Aug 11 - Annual Salmon BBQ at the Gabriola Island Community Hall. 

Sun., Aug. 12 - Annual Gabriola Cruisers Show n Shine. 

Fri., Aug 17 - Sun., Aug 19 - Cultivate. A Performing Arts Festival from the Gabriola Arts Council at the Gabriola Commons.

Sat., Sept. 8 - Agi Association Farm to Table Feast.
Sat., Sept. 22 - Harvest Party at the Surf Lodge. Hosted by the Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care.
Sat., Oct. 6 - Mon., Oct. 8 - Thanksgiving Studio Tour. From the Gabriola Arts Council.