Sounder Events Calendar starting March 27, 2018

Tuesday, March 27 2018

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Upcoming Events

Tues., Mar. 27 - Great Gabriola Scavenger Hunt. Celebrate spring break with the mother of all scavenger hunts! Beginning at 10 am, drop by the Gabriola Library to pick up the list of 39 items. Find as many as you can by Thursday, Mar. 29 at 4:30 pm for a chance to win a gift card. Open to kids of all ages. Free, no registration required.

Thurs., Mar. 29 - 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.

Mar 29 - Gabriola Cruisers invites all Members and Car & Bike Enthusiasts to our monthly meeting. It will be held at the Gabriola Golf Club at 7pm. Those wishing to eat should arrive earlier. Dennis Kies will be doing a photo presentation of interesting vehicles seen in Canada’s North & also in Alaska.

Sat., Mar. 31 - Gabriola Horse Group Tack Sale and Lunch Social. 10am to 1 pm at the Agi Hall, 465 South Road, Gabriola. Rent a table for $6 for your new and used tack for sale, equine services, art, etc. and join us to meet other Gabriola equine enthusiasts. Bring your ideas for Gabriola equine activities for 2018. Bring a finger food lunch snack to share; there will be tea and coffee by donation. Lunch Social Noon to 1:00pm. Contact Lisa at bodidley@shaw.ca or 250-247-0144. Everyone welcome.

Sat., Mar. 31 - Made on Gabriola Night Market. 5-9pm @ Surf Lodge. Live music, talented local artists, dinner and drink specials. Reservations recommended for dinner.

Sun., Apr. 1 - Inspirations of Lightfoot. 2pm at The Roxy. Tickets $20. Advance tickets at North Road Sports or www.jamesmcrae.ca/lightfoot

Sun., Apr. 1 - The annual Gabriola Easter Egg Hunt is being hosted by the Gabriola Rod, Gun, and Conservation Club at the Gabriola Commons. Fun & candy for the whole family. Egg hunting areas from 0 to 12+. Start lining up at 12:45pm. The hunt begins at 1pm!

Wed. & Thurs., Apr. 4 & 5 - Twilight Radio Theatre, Spring Double Feature. Old time radio dramas performed live by Adam Kerby, Chris Jans, David Botten and Kathy McIntyre, at the Surf Lodge. 7:30pm. Tix $20- from North Road Sports and the Surf Lodge. For pre-show dinner reservations call 250-247-9231

Thurs., April 5 - Sun., April 15 - Isle of the Arts Festival from the Gabriola Arts Council. Head to artsgabriola.ca for all workshop details. Sign up soon, many workshops are selling out.

Fri., Apr. 6 to Sun., Apr. 8 - Gabriola Players present their 2018 One-Act Play Festival. Virtual Reality by Alan Arkin, and Living in Paradise by Gabriolan Lesley Hazeldine are included. Performances April 6 & 7 at 7:00 pm and April 7 & 8 at 2:00 pm at the Rollo Centre. Tickets now only $15.00, available at North Road Sports or on-line at gabriolaplayers.ca

Sat. April 14. Tanglewood Trio, Berry Point area House Concert. Bluegrass, Jazz, French Canadian, Roots singing. Door 7:00 Music 7:30. Tx $15 at www.brownpapertickets.com or bobmdbob@gmail.com

Sat. Apr 21 - School Orchards Africa Concert featuring duet harmonies with Kathy Griffin & Roger Holdstock. The Roxy 7PM. Tickets $15 North Road Sports

Weekly Events

Library Weekly Events - Lego Club on Tuesdays 3pm to 4:30pm. Family Storytime on Wednesdays 10:30am to 11am. French Conversation Circle on Thursdays 1pm to 2pm. Spanish Conversation Circle on Thursdays 2pm to 3pm.

Sundays - The Alpha Film Series. 12 weeks starting Jan. 28. Join us in a conversation to ask anything about life, faith, and God, in an open, informal, friendly, and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together. The Alpha Film Series is free and centers on You as our guest. 10:30 – 11:30 am at The Hope Centre (Blue) Building at 790 North Road. Hosted by Gabriola’s Church On The Rock. 250-247-9534

Wednesdays - Gabriola Chess Club. 7-10pm at the Rollo Centre. $5 drop-in fee covers rental costs. Instruction for beginners. All ages, all levels welcome. Bring your chess sets (extras available). Contact Kaamran Hafeez. 250-247-8269 • hafeezk1@yahoo.ca

Peer Led Exercise Group. All classes 11am-12pm with Drop-in Fee $2. Mon & Wed@ Hope Centre. Tues & Thurs @ Gabriola Rec. Society office (far end of Elementary School). Fridays @ Community Hall. This circuit style exercise program supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions. New participants must register. Contact Suzette Delmage Program Coordinator at 250-616-3195 or s.delmage@shaw.ca.

AA meetings. Closed meeting for alcoholics only. 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 later in 2018

Sun., May 13 - Mother’s Day Tea at the Community Hall. Hosted by the Gabriola Auxiliary for Island Health Care.

Sat., June 16 and Sun., June 17 - Silva Bay Fishing Derby.

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.  artsgabriola.ca

Sat., Sept. 8 - Agi Association 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