Sounder Events Calendar starting June 12, 2018

Tuesday, June 12 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

June 12 through August 4: a new group show from Gabriola Photography Club, featuring the works of 11 club members. At the Centre Gallery (Professional Centre, 590 North Rd.).

Tibetan Meditation Retreat with Losang Samten at the Netloft, June 15-17. Also 3 days of afternoon teachings June 12-14. For info: All welcome!

Fri., June 15 - Summer Reading Club registration opens. This year’s theme is “Motion Commotion” and invites kids birth to 12 to explore, experiment, and read during the summer! Drop by the Gabriola Library to sign up.

Fri., June 15- Is your home safe? Protect your home and your health! Personal check of your vital energy or remote home assessment on request. 7-9pm at The Roxy, Twin Beaches Mall. $10 admission.

Sat., June 16 - Author talk with Victoria Miller. 2 pm. Victoria will be presenting her book From No-Knead to Sourdough while also sharing her journey toward self-reliance and her fascination with traditional homesteading. Free, drop in at the Gabriola Library. Everyone welcome.

Sat., June 16 and Sun., June 17 - Silva Bay Fishing Derby. Details in this week’s Fishing Report.

Wed., June 20 -Indigenous Voices with Elder Sandra Good. 2 pm at the Library. Join Snuneymuxw Elder Sandra Good as she shares the history of the Snuneymuxw First Nation. Free, drop in at the Gabriola Library. Everyone welcome.

Mon, June 25 - Mid-Summer Song of Stars Concert with Allannah Dow and carol weaver @ the Gabriola Arts & Heritage Centre, 7:30pm show, Tix $20 @ North Road Sports

Thurs., June 28 - Seniors Monthly Lunch. 10:30am to 12:30pm at the Rollo Centre. Special guest Sheila Malcolmson, MP.  Everyone welcome!

Thurs., June 28 - Choir of Maritime University of Szczecin – Poland performing on Gabriola. 7pm at Phoenix Auditoriumat the Haven. Tickets $15 at the door. Sponsored by the Gabriola Chamber Ensemble.

Weekly Events

Wednesdays - Family Storytime at the Gabriola Library. 10:30am to 11am.

Wednesdays - Commons Mid-Week Market. Local farmers will be at the Timber Frame structure on the Commons every Wednesday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

Thursdays - French Conversation Circle at the Gabriola Library. 1pm to 2pm.

Saturdays: Gabriola Farmers Market. 10am to 2pm at the Agi Hall. 

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

Sundays: Streamkeepers Skills Refreshers—June & July - Gabriola’s streamkeepers will practise their water surveying skills at Dick Brook through the early summer. Meet at 2907 North Road—2nd laneway on left past Cresta Roca as you go towards Silva Bay—across the road from a diamond shaped sign:

Sun., June 10. 10-11:30am References: Water Quality Survey

Sun., June 24 - 10-11:30am References: Habitat Survey

Sun., July 8- 10-11:30am References: Habitat Survey (cont’d).

Peer Led Exercise Group. Starting June 12th, classes will be held twice a week, Tues and Thurs from 11am -12pm at Agi Hall on North Rd. Drop-in fee $2. This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. To register and arrange an orientation, contact Suzette Delmage, Program Coordinator at 250-616-3195 or

AA meetings. Closed meeting for alcoholics. 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 Saturday @ 7pm. 675 North Road. PHC Building (downstairs of the Commons). Please note change, the previous Tuesday meetings have been suspended.

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 later in 2018

Thurs., Aug. 9 - Gabriola Lions Concert on the Green featuring Completely Creedence’s Ultimate Tribute to Creedence Clearwater Revival, with opening group The Great Divide, Canada’s Tribute to The Band. 

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 - Cultivate. A Performing Arts Festival from the Gabriola Arts Council at the Gabriola Commons.

Sat., Sept. 8 - 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.