Sounder Events Calendar starting August 28, 2018

Tuesday, August 28 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

Thurs., Aug. 30 - Gabriola Cruisers invites all Members and Car & Bike Enthusiasts to our regular monthly meeting. It will be held at the Gabriola Golf Club at 7 PM. Parking can be in either the Staff parking area or the club parking across the road. Those wishing to eat should arrive earlier.

Fri. Aug 31, Roxy Coffeehouse featuring, Kate Romain, brilliant accordion playing, kazoo-horns, whimsical songs, super engaging, fun one-person act. Open Stage 6:30, Feature 8:30, $10.

Sat. Sept 1 and Sun. Sept 2 - Art Show by Gabriola artists Lynn Myette and Dale McLean at the GAC Centre. 10-4. All are welcome to this art show and sale.

Sun., Sept. 2 - Fall Fair at the Gabriola Commons. Opens at 10am featuring Squash race, lunch, music, Ken Capon Memorial Marching band, Gabriola Commons Celebration of Cultivation, GIRO fashion show, PHC dog show and more!

Sun., Sept. 2 - Join the Museum Bus Tour - North End Historical with Danna Lewis. Tix at North Road or the Museum. Leave from the museum. 2-4pm –

Sat., Sept. 8 - Lulu Performing Arts presents Sea and Sky. Francois Houle (clarinet), Joan Blackman(violin), and Jane Hayes(piano). 2pm @ the Phoenix Auditorium. Tickets at North Road Sports, $20. At the door $25, youth 16 & under $5.

Sat., Sept. 8 - Farm to Table Feast. Proceeds to support Keep on Pushin, the campaign to build a skatepark at Huxley Park. Dessert and Concert Tickets still available for purchase at North Road Sports, Colleen’s, and Wishbone.

Gabriola Island Power and Sail Squadron  will be offering Boating 1 (Essentials + PCOC) for 4 weeks,  September 12 - October 3 (Wednesdays 7-9 pm) upstairs at Robert’s Restaurant. To register, visit

Sat., Sept. 22 - Giant Fabric Sale. 10am-2pm. Nanaimo Curling Club, 106 Wall Street. Quilting, home decor, fashion, costume fabric,sewing machines, supplies, yarn. Free parking.

Weekly Events

Tuesdays thru Saturdays - Morag Orr Stevens Kaleidoscope 2 - Fibre Art Show at The Centre Gallery, 590 North Rd. (Professional Centre). 9-4pm until September 29th. Artist in attendance on Fridays from 1-3 or on request at 250-247-7462.

Wednesdays - Commons Mid-Week Market. Local farmers will be at the Timber Frame structure on the Commons every Wednesday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

Wednesdays - Take a Walk on the Wild Side with GROWLS. Wildlife Talks, Storytelling, and Wildlife Puppets. Descanso Bay Regional Park. 11am-Noon. Weather Permitting. Everyone Welcome, Free! Aug. 29 - Whales & Orcas.

Thursdays - French Conversation Circle at the Gabriola Library. 1pm to 2pm.

Saturdays: Gabriola Farmers Market. 10am to 2pm at the Agi Hall. 

Peer Led Exercise Group - Classes start week of Sept 10th. Mon & Wed @ HOPE Centre 11am-12pm; Tues & Thurs at Gabriola Rec. Office 11am-12pm; Fri @ Community Hall, 10:45am – 11:45am. Drop-in fee $2. Circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. New participants wanting to register, please contact Suzette Delmage, Program Coordinator at 250-325-1675 or

AA meetings. 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 - Cancelled. 24 hour Help Line: 1-800-494-2404

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. First and 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

Sat., Sept. 22 - Harvest Party at the Surf Lodge - CANCELLED. Instead, the Gabriola Auxiliary presents The Big Draw for Island Healthcare. Tickets on sale September 1st at The GABE Shop.

Sat., Oct. 6 - Mon., Oct. 8 - Thanksgiving Studio Tour. From the Gabriola Arts Council.