Sounder Events Calendar starting February 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 13 2019

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Wednesdays.
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Upcoming Events

Wed., Feb. 13 - Friends of the Library welcome you to our Annual General Meeting at the Library on Wednesday, February 13th at 11am.

Sat., Feb 16 - Huge fabric sale. GAC Arts Gabriola Building. 476 South Road. February 16. 10am to 4pm.

Sat. Feb. 16 - Food Forum 2019. Information & dialogue with our local farmers, gardeners, food & seed vendors, and New Society Books. Community Hall, noon - 3 PM. Admission by donation to pay for hall rental.

Thurs., Feb. 21 - Changemaking: Making it Happen. Fay Weller and Mary Wilson present an interactive hands-on workshop based on their guidebook Changemakers: Embracing Hope, Taking Action, and Transforming the World. The Roxy, doors at 6:30 pm, 7-9pm. By donation. Hosted by the Gabriola Historical & Museum Society.

Sat., Feb. 23 - House Concert with Singer, Songwriter, and  Recording Artist Willie Thrasher with Linda Saddleback and guest performer Gary Badke. 7pm. 1210 Barrett Road, Gabriola. Tickets $20 at the door.

Tues., Feb. 26 - Gabriola Arts Council Annual General Meeting. 6pm Meeting and Election of Directors. 7pm Members Reception. Members in good standing can vote. Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre. 476 South Road. Renew your membership today! | 250-247-7409 |

Thurs,. Feb. 28 - PHC Seniors Monthly Luncheon. 10:30am -12:30pm, at the Rollo Centre, entertainment by  the fabulous Gabriola Players.  All seniors welcome! Call Suzette at 250-325-1675 for more info.

Sat/Sun. Mar. 23/24 - Spirit Drum Birthing Weekend with weaver. The drum is over 6,000 years old. Come re-birth the heart-resonance of your soul. More @

Weekly Events

Mondays starting February 25 - Intentional Aging: Exploring the Path from Senior to Elder — A Gabriola Arts Council’s Healing Power of Art program. Runs every Monday for 8 weeks. Contact Maggie Mooney 250-325-4212, or Kayte Summers 250-247-9798 to register. for details. 

Wednesdays - Family Storytime at the Gabriola Library. 10:30am – 11 am.

Wednesdays - Free Chess Lessons at the Rollo with local chess expert and experienced educator Peter Danenhower. 7pm-9pm. Contact

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

Thursdays - Breema Body work. Drop In at the Commons. Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring clean socks and a cushion. Doors open at 6:30. Event from 7pm to 8pm.

Fridays - Teen Drop In at the HOPE Centre (Blue Building). 7pm-Midnight. Teen recreation for teens aged 13-18.  For more info email Andrea at

Peer Led Exercise Group Winter Schedule - 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. A circuit-style exercise program for those who are managing chronic health conditions. 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.

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,


2019 Events
February 18: BC Family Day
March 14:  PI Day at Island Meat and Deli
April 4 - 14: Isle of the Arts Festival. Gabriola Arts Council.
April 19-21: Easter Weekend
May 18-20: May Long Weekend including Victoria Day
June 1 & 2: Friends of the Library Book Sale at the Community Hall
June 15 & 16: Silva Bay Fishing Derby
June 29 to July 1: Canada Day Long Weekend
August 3 to 5: August Long Weekend including BC Day
August 8: Gabriola Lions Concert on the Green
August 10: Community Hall Salmon BBQ
August 11: Gabriola Cruisers Show n Shine
August 31-September 2: September Long Weekend, including the Cultivate Festival. Gabriola Arts Council.
September 7 - Farm to Table Feast
October 12 to 14: Thanksgiving Long Weekend, including the Gabriola Arts Council Studio Tour.
November 11: Remembrance Day, held at the memorial cairn at the Gabriola RCMP Detachment.
November 30: Artisan Christmas Fair at the Rollo Centre
December 7: Gabriola Elementary School PAC Christmas Fair
December 25: Christmas Day & PHC Spirit Feast.
January 1, 2020: Polar Bear Swim at Twin Beaches at Noon.