Sounder Events Calendar starting September 12, 2017

Tuesday, September 12 2017

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., Sept. 13 - Trick or Treaty? Film Screening at the Library. 1 pm. Join members of Gabriola’s local chapter of Amnesty International for this free NFB film screening, marking the 10th Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Free, drop in.

Fri., Sept. 15 and Sat., Sept. 16 - She’s Come Undone: self portraits by women. Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre. 476 South Rd. Opening Fri. Sept. 15 from 7-9pm, running through Sat. Sept 16, 11-4pm. Most artists present Sat. between 2-4pm.

Sat., Sept. 16 - Gabriola Vegeteers present Called to Rescue. A free community film screening at the Library. Everyone welcome. Called to Rescue showcases the people providing sanctuary for farm animals saved from the modern animal agricultural production system. 2pm. 

Sun., Sept. 17 - Terry Fox Run at Twin Beaches (Gabriola Sands Provincial Park). Signup opens at 9:30am. Run starts at 11am. 1k, 5k and 10K. Open to all ages and abilities.

Mon., Sept. 18 - ‘Heron’ New Moon Journeying + Sharing evening with weaver - please reserve @

Fri., Sept. 22 - Signup for the Gabriola Elementary School PAC Craft Fair. 9am to Noon. (first come first signed up) at the Elementary School. The Craft Fair will be held on Saturday, December 2.

Sat/Sun Sept. 23 & 24 - Joëlle Anthony’s Writing Boot Camp, Two full days designed to give you inspiration, confidence & joy when writing! 10-3pm, Pre-register $150 before 9/10, $175 after. Arts & Heritage Centre. email

Sat., Sept. 30 - Lulu presents The Mike Allen Quartet. 7:30pm at The Phoenix Auditorium. Tickets $20 in advance at North Road Sports, $5 Youth (16 & under), $25 at the door.

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. 

Tuesdays- Tech Tuesdays. 1:30-3 pm. Get free, one-on-one technology help from our librarian. Call 250-247-7878 to register for a 30 minute appointment.

Saturdays: Gabriola Farmers Market. 10am to 1pm. Well behaved pets welcome on leash

Sundays - GERTIE/Gabriola Museum Bus Tours. 3-5pm. September 10, Gabriola Forest Ecology Tickets at the Museum and North Road Sports. Payment in full required to reserve seat. No refunds.

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.

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

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

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 2017

October 7 - 9 - Thanksgiving Studio Tour. Gabriola Arts Council.

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

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

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