Sounder Events Calendar starting January 12, 2016

Tuesday, January 12 2016

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Tuesdays.

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Upcoming Events

Wed., Jan. 13 - SNOW DELAY. Due to the snow last week, Caregivers Support Group was rescheduled to Jan. 13, 2 p.m. at the PHC Seniors’ Resource Centre (at the Commons) For further information call Angela Nutter, 250-247-9732.

Wed., Jan. 13 - Friends of the Library are holding their Annual General Meeting at the Gabriola Library. 1:30pm. All welcome.

Wed., Jan. 13 - Family Movie Night at the Gabriola Library. 5 pm. Disney’s animated Robin Hood will be on the big screen, complete with popcorn. Drop in.

Thurs., Jan. 14 - Everyday Experts speaker series: Helping People in Developing Countries: Microfinance, the KIVA Example. Presented by Bart Jessup. 2-3 pm. Free, drop in event at the Gabriola Library.

Sat., Jan. 16 - Minions! The HOPE Centre’s Teen Peer Helpers are putting on a matinee movie. 2pm-3:30pmk at the HOPE Centre. All ages welcome. 50 seats available. Loonie concession. Tix $3 from Andrea McLuckie in advance or at the door. Email nstar@hotmail.com

Sat. Jan. 16 - “This Changes Everything” The Naomi Klein/Avi Lewis film we’ve been waiting for! Phoenix Room (Haven) Showings: 3 and 7 pm. By donation.

Wed., Jan. 20 - Learn how to experience your mental bliss. Reduce levels of stress, alleviate the symptoms of depression, anxiety and more. At Nature Spirit Earth Market. 1pm. Call and reserve your spot 250-247-0210

Sat., Jan. 23/Sun., Jan. 24 - The Canadian Firearms Safety Courses for Non-Restricted (Long guns). Sat., Jan. 30 will be Restricted (pistols). These courses are needed to apply for a Possession and Acquisition Licence to own or inherit firearms. Registration/Information contact Imelda 250 247 8801.

Sat., Jan. 30 - ONE WORLD: The Atlas Affair. The Gabriola Arts Council is hosting their second annual fundraiser gala! 7 pm at the Community Hall. Tickets are $10 in advance at The Hive. Only 250 tickets available—it sold out last year, so get your tickets early!

Weekly Events

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 the WI Hall on South Road 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.