Sounder Events Calendar starting January 9, 2019

Wednesday, January 9 2019

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Wednesdays.

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

Sat., Jan. 12 at 7:30pm & Sun., Jan. 13 at 2pm - Dylan Revisited: A celebration of the songs of Bob Dylan, performed by Scott Durant, Paul Gellman, Jake Galbraith, and Fraser Gabbott at The Roxy - Tickets $15 at North Road Sports - Profits will be donated to PHC

Sat., Jan. 12 - Author talk with Cynthia J. Faryon. 2 pm at the Library. Join us as welcome local author, ghost writer, and Canadian historian Cynthia J. Faryon, who will be delivering a presentation on how to engage a traditional publisher. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Mon., Jan 14 - the Gabriola Chamber Ensemble (GCE) extends an invitation to anyone on Gabriola to join us for some classical music fun at the GCE seasonal appetizer/dessert potluck at 6pm at Christ Church.

Wed., Jan. 16 - Family Movie Night at the Gabriola Library. 5 pm. We’ll be watching a family-friendly movie on the big screen, complete with popcorn. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Jan 18-19 - Shield Maiden @ Phoenix Auditorium. Tickets $20 North Road Sports  online  showtime 7:00pm PLUS panel discussion w/ local women warriors!

Sat., Jan. 19: GROWLS presents… Turkey Vultures! 2 pm at the Library. Join GROWLS for an informative presentation all about turkey vultures. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat., Jan. 26 - Lulu presents Visions 20-21, Roger Admiral, piano. At the Phoenix Auditorium, The Haven. 2:15 pre-concert introduction. 3pm concert. Advance tickets $25 at North Road Sports and Clothing / $30 at the door. $5 for Youth (16 and under)

Thurs., Jan. 31 - 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.


Weekly Events

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.

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, Classes start week of  Jan 7.  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. This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. New participants 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.

Al-Anon meeting to support those affected by the alcoholism and/or drug addiction of a family member or friend. Mondays at 12 and Thursdays at 7pm upstairs at Roberts Place 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,

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-July 1: Canada Day Long Weekend
August 3-5: 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 - 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.