Sounder Events Calendar starting May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15 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

Wed., May 16 - The Lion King. Family Movie Night at the Library. 5 pm. We’ll be watching on the big screen, complete with popcorn. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat., May 19 - Opening Day for Gabriola Farmers Market at the Agi Hall. Every Saturday after May 19! Spring hours 10 to 1.

Sat., May 19 - The Gabriola Women’s Institute are having their Spring Plant and Book Sale. At the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. 476 South Rd. 10am - noon.

Sun., May 20 - Museum Opening Day. Noon – 2pm. Book launch, Music, Gift Shop, Community input on museum displays, PHC Senior’s Storytelling Project, Special Gertie Bus tour, Burgers. 505 South Road.

Sun., May 20 - Contradance. Gabriola’s May Dance. 6:30pm $10, Gabriola Theatre Centre. New dancers lesson 5:45pm. Tickets at the the door or online at 778-690-2025

Mon., May 21 - Munu Canoe Cultural Demonstration & Fundraiser. 11am-2:30pm at xʷ cumi:lucun (Gabriola Sands / Twin Beaches). Free admission, all welcome. Community meal ($10) and raffles to support Munu Canoe Family paddlers taking part in Tribal Journeys 2018. Limited parking; by-donation GERTIE shuttle starts 10:45am, Agi Co-op Hall.

Thurs., May 24 - Gary O’Neill in Concert. 6:30pm $15, Gabriola Theatre Centre. Tickets: North Road Sports, at the the door or online at 778-690-2025

Thurs., May 24 - Naloxone Training for Opioid Overdose Reversal. 6pm-7:30pm. Gabriola Fellowship Church. Please RSVP 250-715-3157 or email so we know how many kits to have available. Last minute drop-ins welcome.

Fri., May 25 - ART Cafe & Chat at the Rollo Centre. 10am-12pm with Sheila Norgate.

Sat., May 26 - Saturday Family Storytime at the Library. 11-11:30 am. Join us for fun songs, stories, and rhymes to share and stay afterward for visiting and play time. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat., May 26 - GROWLS Bats presentation by Andy Rollerson. 2 pm. Join GROWLS as they feature a bat presentation by Andy, who will give an overview of information on bats. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Thurs., May 31 - 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.

Sat., June 2 and Sun., June 3 - Come celebrate the opening of The Little Turquoise House of Love Poems Studio and Gallery. 140 Malaspina Drive. 11am -4pm. Featuring work from the handmade life: Original watercolour cards, paintings, assemblage, inks, drawings and seasonal textiles.

Sun., June 3 - GaLTT End to End Guided Walk. Silva Bay to Skol Pub. 10 am leaves Silva Bay Resort parking lot - route details at

Weekly Events

Library Weekly Events - Family Storytime on Wednesdays 10:30am to 11am. French Conversation Circle on Thursdays 1pm to 2pm.

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 •

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

Peer Led Exercise Group. Mon & Wed @ HOPE Centre, 11am-12pm, Tues & Thurs at Gabriola Rec. Society Office (far end of elementary school) 11am-12pm, Fri @ Community Hall, 10:45am – 11:45am. 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 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,



Coming later in 2018

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.

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.