Sounder Events Calendar starting January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 23 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

Intentional Aging: Exploring the Path from Senior to Elder — A Gabriola Arts Council’s Healing Power of Art program. Starts Tuesday, January 16 and runs every Tuesday for 8 weeks. Contact Kayte — to register. for details. 

Wed., Jan. 17 - Friends of the Library hold their Annual General Meeting on at 1:30 in the library.  All welcome!

Wed., Jan. 17 - Family Movie Night at the Library. 5 pm. We’ll be watching Winnie the Pooh on the big screen, complete with popcorn. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Thurs., Jan. 18 - Next meeting of the Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee. Starting at 10:15am at the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre. 476 South Road. The agenda for this meeting is available at the Northern Trust Office at North Road and online at

Fri., Jan. 19 - Make It @ the Library. 10:30-11:30 am. Join other adults at the library for a morning of making! Use the library’s stash of paint pens to turn a humble rock into a work of art. All materials provided. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat. Jan. 20 - 2 documentaries at the ROXY: City of Joy (about the healing community in the Congo for women survivors of violence) $6 at 1 PM. Queen of the Sun (about the global bee crisis) $5 at 3:15. Contact Tsiporah 247-8350, or

Sat., Jan 20 -Town Hall on Anchorages. 3 to 5PM. Find out the latest on the fight to stop freighter anchorages off Gabriola shores and how you can help. Presentation and Q & A by GAFA. Phoenix Auditorium at the Haven. contact

Sun., Jan. 21 - New Horizons Concert and Contradance. Gabriola Theatre Centre presents Rebecca Holbrook and friends 5:30 pm. Contradance follows. Free admission. Doors open 5:00

Thurs., Jan. 25 - Fibre Arts Circle at the Library. 2-4 pm. Bring your projects and enjoy an afternoon of tea and crafting with other fibre enthusiasts. Beginners and newcomers welcome! Free, drop in.

Sat., Jan. 27 - Saturday Family Storytime at the Library 11-11:30 am. It’s Family Literacy Day and we’re celebrating by launching our new monthly Saturday Storytime for families. Join us for fun songs, stories, and rhymes to share and stay afterward for visiting and Duplo block play time. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat., Jan. 27 – Ratepayers Tax Discussion. 1:30 at the Rollo Seniors Center. Bring your assessment for a bottle of Aspirin prize for the highest % increase.

Wed. & Thurs., Feb 7 & 8 – Twilight Radio Theatre presents an Old Time Radio Valentine’s Triple Feature, starring Adam Kerby, David Botten, Chris Jans and Tina Jones, at the Surf Lodge. 7:30pm. Tix $20- from North Road Sports and the Surf Lodge Dining Room & Pub. For pre-show dinner reservations call 250-247-9231

Sun., Feb. 18 - Gabriola Commons Mortgage Burning Celebration rescheduled. 2pm at the Commons. More info to follow. Contact or Bob Andrew 247-325-8059.

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. 

The Peer Led Exercise Program will restart on Mon Jan 8th. Classes at the Community Hall will resume on Fri Jan 5th. For program information contact Suzette Delmage, Program Coordinator, 250-616-3195,

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 Tuesday and Saturday @ 7pm. 675 North Road. PHC Building (downstairs of the Commons).

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 in 2018
Mon., Feb. 12 - Family Day
Sun., March 4 - Healing Arts Fair at the Gabriola Island Community Hall.
Thurs., April 5 - Sun., April 15 - Isle of the Arts Festival from the Gabriola Arts Council.
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
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 - Gabriola Arts Council Theatre Festival.
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.