Sounder Events Calendar starting July 3, 2019

Wednesday, July 3 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., July 3 - Family Movie Matinee. This month’s movie is Mary Poppins Returns.The Gabriola Library is showing a family-friendly movie on their big screen, complete with popcorn! Free to drop in . Everyone welcome. 3:30pm to 5:30pm.

Wed., July 3, 17, and 31 - Preschool Storytime at the Gabriola Library. Drop in with your little one for fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Stay after for visiting and DUPLO block play time. Best suited for ages 5yo and younger with parents and caregivers. 10:30am-12pm.

Fri., July 5 to Sun., July 7 - The “Show of Art” at the Gabriola Arts Council Hall, 476 South Rd. Friday 7-9 pm. Saturday/Sunday 11-5pm

Fri., Sat. & Sun. July 5-7 – Love’s Labour’s Lost. Gabriola Players performs three staged readings of Shakespeare’s comedy at the Commons. Fri. & Sat. at 6pm, Sun. at 2pm. Tickets $15 (50% goes to PHC) at North Road Sports or online at

Wed., July 10 and 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 11 - Frank Patrick in Concert with Paul Gellman and Michael Ayotte. The Roxy. 7:30pm. Tickets $15 at North Road Sports.

Thurs., July 11 - Blue Heron Community park. Pebbles & small cobbles on Whalebone Beach with Nick Doe. GaLTT family event—wear good shoes. 2pm.

Fri., July 12 - Elder Cedar. Forest Bathing (shinrin-yoku) with Rob Brockley. GaLTT evening event. 7 pm

Fri., July 12 - Sun., July 14 - Wish You Weren’t Here. Art show of new original work by Sheila Norgate at Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. 476 South Rd. Opens Friday 7pm to 9pm. Runs Saturday and Sunday noon to 4pm

Sat., July 13 & Sun., July 14 - Palette People Annual Art Show and Sale. 11am-4pm, Rollo Centre, 685 North Road. Contest for $50 credit toward artwork purchase.

Sat., July 13 - Community Garage Sale at The Commons. 10am - 2pm. This event gets bigger and better each year, so reserve your space soon. $10 / space or $20 to include tent. Info at 247-7174 or

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. Beginners are welcome, paddles and instruction are available. More information at 250-325-0027.

Tuesdays - Folk Dancing of Southeast Europe. 7-9pm. Joyous, non-partner dance in lines, circles. Experience the music, rhythms, & songs of Greece, Armenia, Romania – Roma, Slavic, Yiddish – 20 countries & cultures. Beginners very welcome. $4, first night free! Don 250-247-9182. dondancing@gmail,com

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.

Sundays - Maison Bleue. #65 on the Studio Tour Map. Studio Open from 1:30-4:30 in July and August. Other times by appointment. If the sign’s not out, I’m not there. 1105 Pat Burns Ave

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
July 20/21 - NEW DATES Silva Bay Fishing Derby. Contact Bob Meyer at Silver Blue Charters for more information
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.