Sounder Events Calendar starting February 9, 2016

Wednesday, February 10 2016

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Tuesdays.

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Upcoming Events

Tues, Feb. 9 & Wed, Feb. 10 – Twilight Radio Theatre – Live Radio Dramas, starring Tina Jones, Chris Jans, David Botten and Kathy McIntyre, at the Surf Lodge. 7:30pm. Tix $20- from The Hive Emporium and the Surf Lodge Dining Room and Pub. For pre-show dinner reservations call 250-247-9231

Wed., Feb. 10 - Eagles Up Close and Personal. 1:30 – 3 pm Join GROWLS as they celebrate Eagle Awareness Month with two special presentations at the library by Andy Rollerson and Tawny Capon.

Wed., Feb. 10 - Family Movie Night at the Library. 5 pm. We’ll be watching Disney’s live action Cinderella on the big screen, complete with popcorn. Drop in.

Thurs., Feb. 11 - Everyday Experts: Introduction to Excel. 2-3 pm. Join Ted Fullerton to learn the basics of Windows Excel in this free event. Call the library to register at 250-247-7878.

Thurs., Feb 11 - Opening Reception for “Love is the seventh sense” 6  - 8:30 pm. Exhibit runs February 11 – March 12, 2016, HIVE Gallery/Café

Fri., Feb. 12, Sat., Feb. 13 & Sun., Feb. 14 - Wait Until Dark by Frederick Knott to be presented by the ICONIC Theatre Company.At the Centre at 1475 Peterson Road at 7pm on Feb. 12 and on Feb. 13 and 14 at 2pm. Seats are $22, except for the performance on Saturday afternoon, which will be a $5-matinee. Seat reservations are available at North Road Sports or may be made through our website at www.iconictheatrecompany.com.

Sat., Feb. 13 - Blue Moon Marquee, Screamin’ and Hollerin’ Gypsy blues band: A.W. Cardinal (vocals/guitar), Jasmine Colette (vocals, bass, drums) HIVE Gallery/Café. 7:30 pm $15,

Sat. Feb. 13 - Valentine Pop-up and Coin Drive. 10am-1pm. Outside the Old Crow. Homemade valentine’s, treats, and playdough. Proceeds to the Gabriola Parent Participation Preschool.

Thurs., Feb. 18 - Tina Jones “Quickening” Album Release Concert with special guest Cameron Latimer. 7:30 at the Phoenix Auditorium.Tickets $20 at the Hive Emporium and the Door. Come join Tina Jones and celebrate the release of her debut album “Quickening”! 

Fri., Feb. 19 - Sheila Norgate’s smash hit from 2013 Theatre Festival returns for one night only: Lesbian Etiquette: Stranges Sisters with Bad Manners. Women’s Institute. Doors 7/show 7:30. Tx $15 at HIVE.

Sat., Feb. 20 - FOOD FORUM. Noon to 4 PM, Community Hall, free. This annual event brings together local food growers, and those who sell food products and Seeds, with the public. Always informative.

Sat., Feb. 27 - Double Feature Movie at the HOPE Centre! 1:30-3:30: The Incredibles! Tickets $3. 4:00-6:30: The Martian. Tickets $5.00 with On site childcare available. Nstar5@hotmail.com for reservations

Weekly Events

Sundays, Feb 7 to Mar 27 - Living with Cancer: A Creative Support Group. 2:30 pm to 5 pm - Contact Liz McKnight - articuleyes@mac.com or 250-713-8857. 

Mondays, Feb 8 to Mar 28  - Intentional Aging: Exploring the Path from Senior to Elder - 10 am to 12:30 pm - Contact Maggie Mooney: mmooneyrcc@gmail.com or 250-325-4212 / Kayte Summers: kaytesummers@shaw.ca or 250-247-9798.

Tuesdays - Library Lego Club. 3-4:30 pm. Drop-in free play Lego time. Best suited for children 6 – 12 years. (Dec. 8 will be the last one till after Christmas)

Wednesdays - Family Storytime at the Library. 10:30-11 am. Favourite stories, songs, and rhymes! For children birth to 5 years. Drop in.

Thursdays - Compassionate Connections – ‘A safe place to talk about hard things’ – Sharing & listening. For anyone dealing with a challenge to their mental well being – free, professionally moderated – 11a.m Upstairs, Robert’s Restaurant, back door entry. www.facebook.com/compassionateconnectionsgabriola

AA meetings. Tuesdays at the Surf Lodge at 8am. Closed meeting for alcoholics only. 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 - Mondays @ 7pm. Above Robert’s/GABE Shop (stairs around the back). For information call or text 250-327-1362.

Coming later in 2016. 

March 31 - April 10: Isle of the Arts Festival. www.artsgabriola.ca for more details.

May 30-June 5: Bike to Work Week Gabriola

Friday, July 1: Canada Day on Gabriola. Festivities in Folklife Village with Village Food Market, as well as the annual Potato Cannon contest at Brickyard Beast. 

Thursday, August 4 - Gabriola Lions host the annual Concert on the Green. 2016 headline act: “Elvis.” 

Saturday, August 6: Annual Salmon BBQ at the Gabriola Island Community Hall. 4pm to 7pm. All funds raised support the Gabriola Island Community Hall Association

Sunday, August 7: Annual Brickyard Beast 10km Run. The toughest 10km road run in Canada! www.brickyardbeast.com

August 18 - 21: Gabriola Theatre Festival. www.artsgabriola.ca for more details.

October 8 - 10: Gabriola Studio Tour. www.artsgabriola.ca for more details.

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