Sounder Events Calendar starting November 7, 2017

Tuesday, November 7 2017

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Upcoming Events

Sat., Nov. 11 - Remembrance Day Service. 10:45am start. At the Memorial Cairn at the Gabriola RCMP Detachment. 

Sat., Nov. 11 - Gabriola Island Singers present a Remembrance Day Tribute to our Veterans. Community Hall. 2:30pm. Sing-a-long and dance to music of the 40s. A display of war memorabilia by the Museum Society. Silent Auction with proceeds to the Community Hall. Tickets $15 at the door. Veterans free.

Sun., Nov. 12 - Gabriola Island Community Hall Association will hold its Annual General Meeting in the Community Hall at 2 p.m.

Sun., Nov. 12 - House Concert – Michael Friedman, with special guests Corbin Keep and Paul Gellman. 7:30 pm. $15 at the door.  For reservations, please contact Paul or Amy at 250-247-8079, or paul@paulgellman.com.

Wed., Nov. 15 - Family Movie Night at the Library. 5 pm. We’ll be showing a family-friendly movie on the big screen with big sound. Popcorn included! Free, drop in.

Fri., Nov. 24 - Careless Care: Considering ‘Indian’ Hospitals and Residential Schools in Canada. Dr. Laurie Meijer Drees & Dr. Laura Cranmer  VIU professors in First Nations Studies. 7-9pm Surf Lodge. Registration at North Road Sports $20

Sat., Nov. 25 - Federation of BC Writers Triple Book Launch. 2 pm. Come hear Jane Reddington, Pam Moreside, and Gerritt Verstraete read from their new self-published books, and hear all about what they learned in the process. Free, drop in at the Gabriola Library. Everyone welcome.

Sun., Nov. 26 - Youth Group at the Gabriola Rod, Gun and Conservation Club begins. Noon registration. Ends at 4pm. Details:  Paul Metcalfe at 247-2070.

Thurs., Nov. 30 - 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., Dec. 2 - Death Café at the Library. A Death Café is a group directed discussion of death with no agenda, objectives, or themes. Space is limited. Please call the library at 250-247-7878 to sign up.

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. 

Peer Led Exercise Group - Mon thru Thurs, from 11am-12pm at Gabriola Rec Society Office (beside the elementary school). This circuit style exercise program supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions. Peer Led Exercise Group, NEW class being offered at the Community Hall, Fridays 11am-12pm. This circuit style exercise program supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions. $2 drop-in. For info contact Suzette 250-616-3195, 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 Tuesday and Saturday @ 7pm. 675 North Road. PHC Building (downstairs of the Commons).

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

 

Craft fairs

Sat., Nov. 18 - Jingle Bell Craft Fair. 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Gabriola Golf Club.

Sat Nov 18 - Christ Church Gabriola Christmas Tea & Bazaar at the Community Hall, 2pm-4pm. Baking, plants, crafts, frozen soups, granny table & more.

Sat., Nov. 18 - Christmas Craft Fair at the Commons & Rollo Centre. 10am-3pm. Over 30 local Artisans and Crafters are working hard to create the most amazing gifts - jewellrey, glass, soaps, wearables and edibles will delight all of your senses, and fit every budget.  Visit the Commons Room for the Gift Basket Raffle, Gifts-by-donation table and Commons-wear.  Shop local, then pull up a seat for a coffee and yummy treats from our kitchens.  www.gabriolacommons.ca

Sat., Dec. 2 - PAC Christmas Craft Fair at the Gabriola Elementary School.

Sat., Dec. 9 - Agi Association Christmas Craft Fair. At the Gabriola Island Community Hall. 10am to 3pm.

 

 

Coming later in 2017

Mon., Dec. 25 - Annual Spirit Feast. Hosted by the People for a Healthy Community.

Mon., Jan. 1, 2018 - Annual Polar Bear Swim. Gabriola Sands (Twin Beaches) Provincial Park at noon.