Sounder Events Calendar starting November 1, 2016

Tuesday, November 1 2016

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

Tues., Nov. 1 - Library Lego Club 3-4:30 pm. Drop-in free play Lego time. Best suited for children 6 – 12 years.

Wed., Nov. 2 - Caregivers Support Group, 2 p.m. at the PHC Seniors’ Resource Centre (at the Commons) For further information call Angela Nutter, 250-247-9732.

Thurs., Nov. 3, Fri., Nov. 4 & Sat., Nov. 5 - ICONIC Theatre presents staged readings of Hennessey Street and Hazel Speaks! by Rebecca Redshaw. 7pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. 2pm on Saturday. Q&A with the author on Friday and Saturday. At the Theatre Centre on Peterson Road. Tix $12 and $15 at North Road Sports and Sponsored by Silva Bay Inn.

Wed., Nov. 2 - Family Storytime at the Library. 10:30-11 am. Favourite stories, songs, and rhymes for wiggly little ones! Best suited for children birth to 5 years. Free, drop in.

Sat., Nov. 5 - Book Launch with Roy Innes. 1 pm. Help us celebrate the launch of Roy’s latest book The Extra Cadaver Murder. This is a free, drop in event at the Library. Everyone welcome.

Tues., Nov. 8 - Library Lego Club 3-4:30 pm. Drop-in free play Lego time. Best suited for children 6 – 12 years.

Sun., Nov. 13th - Loving Presence During Tough Times A Gabriola Ecumenical Society Presentation from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Netloft, 1960 Murray Rd.  Family, friends, people we know are remembered in ceremony and speakers’ recollections.

Weekly Events

Compassionate Connections – “A safe place to talk about hard things”.  For anyone dealing with a challenge to their well being.  Professionally moderated, no cost. 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month, 11a.m. Robert’s upstairs.  facebook/compassionateconnectionsgabriola Call Kat at 250-247-7182.

AA meetings. Tuesdays at the Surf Lodge at 8am. Closed meeting for alcoholics only. 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 ​Tuesday and Saturday @ 7pm. 675 North Road. ​PHC Building (downstairs of the Commons). For information call or text 250-327-1362.

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,

Companions through Grief is the last Thursday of the month. 3-5pm. Call Nanaimo Hospice Society at 250-591-8811 fr more information.

Coming later in 2016

Friday, November 11: Remembrance Day Ceremonies on Gabriola. Islanders gather at 10:45am at the Memorial Cairn.

Saturday, December 3 - Gabriola Elementary School PAC Christmas Craft Fair.

Saturday, December 10: Gabriola Gabriola Agricultural Association Christmas Craft Fair. At the Gabriola Island Community Hall on South Road. 10am to 4pm. Email to register a space.

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Annual events can also be booked to be published on the Sounder's popular wall calendar. Please contact for details. Deadline to book to be on the 2017 calendar is November 30, 2016.