Sounder Events Calendar starting September 12, 2018

Wednesday, September 12 2018

The Sounder Events Calendar is updated on Wednesdays.

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

Sun., Sept. 16 - The Faire Wyndes Woodwind Quintet in Concert at the Hive. 3pm. Tickets in advance at the Hive or at the door $20; $5 youth to 16.

Sun., Sept. 16 - Contradance Gabriola’s September Dance. 6:30-8:30pm $10, Gabriola Theatre Centre. Tickets: online at or at the door. 778-690-2025

Wed., Sept. 19 - Family Movie Night. 5 pm. It’s movie time! We’re showing a family-friendly move on our big TV, complete with popcorn! Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Thurs., Sept. 20 - The Story of the Woodgrove Centre Water Clock with Bob McKechnie. Hear about this fascinating clock by the Gabriolan who designed and built it. Sponsored by the Gabriola Historical and Museum Society. Doors open at 6:30, talk from 7 - 9 pm. Roxy Theatre. By donation.

Sat., Sept. 22 - Giant Fabric Sale. 10am-2pm. Nanaimo Curling Club, 106 Wall Street. Quilting, home decor, fashion, costume fabric,sewing machines, supplies, yarn. Free parking.

Sat., Sept. 22 - Vegeteers Film Screening. 1 pm. Drop in to the Library for a screening of the film What the Health, a surprising and at times hilarious investigative documentary that will be an eye-opener for everyone concerned about our nation’s health and how big businesses influence it. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome.

Sat., Sept. 22 - Harvest Party at the Surf Lodge - CANCELLED. Instead, the Gabriola Auxiliary presents The Big Draw for Island Healthcare. Tickets on sale September 1st at The GABE Shop.

Sun., Sept. 23 - Joyful Sounds for the Spirit - 7-9pm at The Roxy. Traditional instruments for spiritual practices and chant; inspirational soundings from several musicians. Traditional Native Drum, Native American Flutes, Harmonium with Chant, Chants in Arabic and Farsi, Didgeridoo, Crystal Bowls. Hosted by The Gabriola Ecumenical Society. Come experience our unity in diversity. All are welcome! Suggest a $10 donation at the door to cover costs, but give what you can. Doors open at 6:30. More information:

Thurs., Sept. 27 - 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.

Thurs. Sept. 27 - Eric Bibb in Concert. Phoenix Auditorium at the Haven. Tix $20 online at or call 250-247-9211 Ext. 0.

Sat., Sept. 29 - Author talk with Lyn Hancock. 2 pm at the Library. Join us as we welcome author, teacher, and world traveller Lyn Hancock, who will be sharing stories of her time living with seals, raccoons, cougars, gibbons and more. Free, drop in. Everyone welcome. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Weekly Events

Tuesdays thru Saturdays - Morag Orr Stevens Kaleidoscope 2 - Fibre Art Show at The Centre Gallery, 590 North Rd. (Professional Centre). 9-4pm until September 29. Artist in attendance on Fridays from 1-3 or on request at 250-247-7462.

Tuesdays - Tech Tuesdays at the Gabriola Library. 1:30 – 3 pm. Sign up for free ½ hour tech help sessions with our librarian.

Wednesdays - Family Storytime at the Gabriola Library. 10:30am – 11 am

Wednesdays - Commons Mid-Week Market. Local farmers will be at the Timber Frame structure on the Commons every Wednesday from 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

Thursdays - French Conversation Circle at the Gabriola Library. 1pm to 2pm.

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

Saturdays: Gabriola Farmers Market. 10am to 2pm at the Agi Hall. 

Peer Led Exercise Group - Classes start week of Sept 10th. Mon & Wed @ HOPE Centre 11am-12pm; Tues & Thurs at Gabriola Rec. Office 11am-12pm; Fri @ Community Hall, 10:45am – 11:45am. Drop-in fee $2. Circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. New participants wanting to register, please contact Suzette Delmage, Program Coordinator at 250-325-1675 or

AA meetings. 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 - Cancelled. 24 hour Help Line: 1-800-494-2404

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. First and 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., Oct. 6 - Mon., Oct. 8 - Thanksgiving Studio Tour. From the Gabriola Arts Council.