Sounder Events Calendar starting June 26, 2018

Tuesday, June 26 2018

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Tuesdays.

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Upcoming Events

Daily till Sun., July 15 - Watch the World Cup on the big screen at the Roxy! Bring a mug for Red Roaster Coffee. Baked goods and cold beverages. Entry by donation, proceeds to Gabriola Soccer Association.

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

Fri. Jun 29, Roxy Coffeehouse - Over-Worked & Under-Played, Shelley Brown, Bob McKechnie, Stephanie and Mark Moneo, Doug VanDine. Open Stage 6:30, Feature 8:30, $10.

Sat., June 30 - Book launch with Robert Amos. 2 pm. Join Robert as he celebrates that launch of his book “EJ Hughes Paints Vancouver Island.” Free, drop in at the Gabriola Library. Everyone welcome.

Fri., July 6 - 6-9 pm & Sat/Sun July 7/8 11-5pm - Judith Madsen: Painting from the Inside Out. Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. 476 South Road. info: judithmadsen@shaw.ca

Sat., July 7 - Gabriola Commons Community Garage Sale. 10am-2pm @ 675 North Rd. Turn your trash to treasure at Gabriola’s largest garage sale. Just $10/space or $20 includes table & tent. Info at smarrie745@gmail.com or 247-7174

Sat., July 7 - Gabriola Commons Fix-it Fair. Free! Bring your broken stuff and get help making it work again. 1-4pm in the Commons upstairs. Toys, bikes, phones, computers, what-have-you?

Wed., July 11 - GaLTT Guided Summer Trail Walk. 707 Community Park; meet at the park entrance in North Rd tunnel. 7-8pm. Details at www.GaLTT.ca

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). Last Night this Friday June 29. Break for July and August. 7pm-Midnight. Teen recreation for teens aged 13-18.  For more info email Andrea at nstar5@hotmail.com

Sundays: Streamkeepers Skills Refreshers—June & July - Gabriola’s streamkeepers will practise their water surveying skills through the early summer. Sun., July 8: Habitat Survey. Meet at Mallett Creek. Time and exact location TBA, please RSVP to Christy 247-9289

Peer Led Exercise Group. Classes 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 s.delmage@shaw.ca

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, jhope@alzheimerbc.org

Coming 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 at Twin Beaches Mall.

Fri., Aug 17 - Sun., Aug 19 - Cultivate. A Performing Arts Festival from the Gabriola Arts Council at the Gabriola Commons. artsgabriola.ca

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. artsgabriola.ca

 

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. cultivate.Artsgabriola.ca

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. artsgabriola.ca