Sounder Events Calendar starting July 24, 2019

Wednesday, July 24 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 or email


Upcoming Events

Wed., 24 - Family Playtime at the Gabriola Library. our librarian is away and it’s time to play! There’s no storytime, but we’re welcoming littles to drop by the library for some play and visiting time with others. Free. Drop in.

Thurs., July 24 - Gabriola Museum Event: Explore intertidal zones. 1-3pm at Drumbeg Provincial Park by donation.  Pre-registration (250) 247-9987.  All ages welcomed!

Thurs., July 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.

Thurs., July 25 - Seniors Monthly Luncheon. 10:30am – 12:30pm at the Rollo Centre. Featuring the “For Fun Musicians!” All seniors welcome. For more info, contact Suzette, 250-325-1675 or

Thurs., July 25 - Gabriola Cruisers invites all Members and Car & Bike Enthusiasts to our monthly meeting. It will be held at the Gabriola Golf Club at 7 PM. Those wishing to eat should arrive earlier. Parking can be in the staff parking area or the club parking lot. Members, who have not yet paid their $ 25 annual dues, can do so at that time.

Sat., July 27 - Wanted! Western Film Set Crafters. 1-2:30 pm at the Library. The Keane Brothers, the creative team behind 2018’s Western spoof short film Rage of the Riders, need our help! Join us at the library as we work together to make tiny buildings that will become their next film’s model town. All helpers will get their name added to the film’s credits. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat., July 27 - Art show & Sale. Original paintings by Karen cain & Tyrrell Clarke. One day only. 10am-5pm. Gabriola Arts & Heritage Center.

Sun., July 28 - Gabriola Museum Event: Explore (and taste) some of Gabriola’s native plants with local expert Robert Seaton. 1-3pm at the Museum by donation.  Pre-registration (250) 247-9987.

Wed., July 31 - Film: Festival! 7pm at The Roxy. Footage of four early-60’s Newport Folk Festivals, plus interviews with folk legends.  See Dylan, Baez, Buffy, Pete in great performances; lesser-knowns like Paul Butterfield, Jim Kweskin, Spider John; & lots of ‘real’ folk, like the Sacred Harp Singers, the Blue Ridge Mountain Dancers, and Howlin’ Wolf, to name just a few. 250-247-9182, Fundraiser for Sanctuary Gabriola.

Sunday., Aug. 4 - Brickyard Beast 10K Run. Registration and Race Information at


Weekly Events

Inspired by Japan, a show by Gabriola Fibre artists, is at the The Centre Gallery, 590 North Road, until August 3.

Social Drop In Tennis At Huxley Park - all welcome, Mondays, Wednesday, Fridays and Saturdays from 10-1 Sundays from 1- 4. for info call 250 247-8114.

Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays - Pickleball Play. Starting at 9:30am. Beginners are welcome, paddles and instruction are available. More information at 250-325-0027.

Wednesdays - Mid-Week Night Market at the Commons. 4pm-7pm.

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

Saturdays, July 6-27: Imagine It! Make It! At the Library. 11 am – 12:30 pm. Imagine the possibilities at your library! Visit us on Saturdays to discover, experiment, and tinker. All you need is your imagination! This is a free, drop in Summer Reading Club event best suited for school-aged children and their parents or caregivers.

Saturdays - Agi Co-op Farmer’s Market. 10am-2pm at the Agi Hall.

Sundays - Silva Bay Market at Page’s Inn. 10am to 2pm

Peer Led Exercise Program Summer Schedule: Summer classes run twice/week: Wednesdays 11am-12pm at Agi Hall & Fridays 10:45am – 11:45am at the Community Hall. New? Contact Suzette Delmage, Program Coordinator, to arrange orientation. 250-325-1675 or

AA meetings - Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8am, upstairs at Robert’s Place. Fridays at Noon (12pm) upstairs at Robert’s Place. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7pm downstairs at the Commons. 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 call 250 816 4135.

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
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. Tickets on Sale July 1 at North Road Sports and Colleen's.
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.