COMMUNITY EVENTS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Gabriola Island COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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MUSIC: Impressions of Lightfoot 2:00 PM
MUSIC: Impressions of Lightfoot @ The Roxy
Apr 1 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
MUSIC: Impressions of Lightfoot @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 in Advance; $22 at the Door | Available at North Road Sports | “Impressions of Lightfoot” recognizes the importance of Gordon Lightfoot’s deep and everlasting contribution to Canada’s musical culture and heritage. The…
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RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi 9:15 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall
Apr 2 @ 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $2 to $3 to cover rental fee | Drop-in for two sets of the 108 move Taoist Tai Chi. We meet every Monday at 9:15 at the Gabriola Community Centre. Experience preferred but not…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Apr 2 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop- In | Come on down and enjoy listening to local and visiting artists. Emerging talent to seasoned pros. All styles.
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies 7:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies @ Soulfarm (address provided by RSVP)
Apr 2 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $10 | Drop-in | To all the ladies of the island!! I will be teaching fun, relaxed Latin Dance for ladies on Monday nights 7-8pm drop-in $10 at Soulfarm. Please rsvp to info@soulfarm.ca or…
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 3 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 3 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery)
Apr 3 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-ins Welcome! Join this league of fabric artists weekly at HIVE Gallery / Cafe. Bring your latest projects and share your knowledge.
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WORKSHOPS: 8th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival (IOTA) 10:00 AM
WORKSHOPS: 8th Annual Isle of the Arts Festival (IOTA)
Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM – Apr 15 @ 11:00 AM
30 Workshops & 10 Events | Gabriola Island’s beloved spring festival takes place April 4 – 15. Registration will begin on Tuesday, March 13, at 10am, both in-person at the Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre,…
RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 4 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 4 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre – Spring Double Feature 7:30 PM
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre – Spring Double Feature @ Surf Lodge
Apr 4 @ 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre - Spring Double Feature @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports or the Surf Lodge | If you are a fan of Old Time Radio you will be holding your breath as the bell tolls midnight, awaiting the…
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RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 5 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Septic Smart 1:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Septic Smart @ AGI Hall
Apr 5 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
FREE Workshop | Pre-register by calling 1-888-828-2069. Do you have a septic system? This free workshop is for you! Learn how to properly care for your residential septic system, prolong its life and save money.…
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Apr 5 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $4 | Drop-in | Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; Friendly competition; lots of playing time.
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre – Spring Double Feature 7:30 PM
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre – Spring Double Feature @ Surf Lodge
Apr 5 @ 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre - Spring Double Feature @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports or the Surf Lodge | If you are a fan of Old Time Radio you will be holding your breath as the bell tolls midnight, awaiting the…
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Apr 5 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
No Cover | Everyone Welcome! Acoustic, electric and everything in between. All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too! Every Thursday night. Hosted by John Gresham
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 6 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
IOTA FESTIVAL LAUNCH: A Time for Making 7:00 PM
IOTA FESTIVAL LAUNCH: A Time for Making @ The Roxy
Apr 6 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
IOTA FESTIVAL LAUNCH: A Time for Making @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $10 – $20 (Sliding Scale) |  All Ages | Available online at artsfest.artsgabriola.ca | Festival opening ceremony, followed by the island viewing of an inspiring new documentary about Gabriola artisans, A Time For Making…
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 7:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 6 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $15 | Available at North Road Sports or online at gabriolaplayers.ca | Gabriola Players will be presenting two one-act plays this Spring: The first is Living in Paradise, written by and starring Gabriola’s own…
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 7 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 7 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
PRESENTATION: Derelict Vessels by Sheila Malcolmson 1:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Derelict Vessels by Sheila Malcolmson @ Community Hall
Apr 7 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
PRESENTATION: Derelict Vessels by Sheila Malcolmson @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | A presentation by MP Sheila Malcolmson. Sheila will present a summary of her efforts to find a workable solution to the problem of abandoned and derelict vessels clogging our bays, inlets, and…
IOTA FILM: A Time For Making 2:00 PM
IOTA FILM: A Time For Making @ The Roxy
Apr 7 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
IOTA FILM: A Time For Making @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Admission by Donation | All Ages | No registration necessary | Afternoon screening of an inspiring new documentary about Gabriola artisans, A Time For Making (60min). It explores the social significance of hand-making, as we…
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 2:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 7 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $15 | Available at North Road Sports or online at gabriolaplayers.ca | Gabriola Players will be presenting two one-act plays this Spring: The first is Living in Paradise, written by and starring Gabriola’s own…
ART: Ay Lelum Art Show Opening and Fashion Show 6:30 PM
ART: Ay Lelum Art Show Opening and Fashion Show @ Hive Emporium
Apr 7 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
ENTRY by Donation | Work from Ay Lelum – The Good House of Design: art garments, painting, carvings, blankets, and bentwood boxes. Fashion show will feature natural, eco-friendly clothing that embraces West-Coast elegance and First…
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 7:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 7 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $15 | Available at North Road Sports or online at gabriolaplayers.ca | Gabriola Players will be presenting two one-act plays this Spring: The first is Living in Paradise, written by and starring Gabriola’s own…
MUSIC: Arcadian Suns 8:00 PM
MUSIC: Arcadian Suns @ Surf Lodge
Apr 7 @ 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: Arcadian Suns @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $15 | Available at the Surf Lodge & Pub | A tasteful blend of indie, folk, rock and reggae. These guys are a great blend of east coast and west coast. You can find…
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THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 2:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 8 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
THEATRE: Gabriola Players One Act Play Festival 2018 @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $15 | Available at North Road Sports or online at gabriolaplayers.ca | Gabriola Players will be presenting two one-act plays this Spring: The first is Living in Paradise, written by and starring Gabriola’s own…
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RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi 9:15 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall
Apr 9 @ 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $2 to $3 to cover rental fee | Drop-in for two sets of the 108 move Taoist Tai Chi. We meet every Monday at 9:15 at the Gabriola Community Centre. Experience preferred but not…
IOTA MUSIC: Patrick Olmsted 7:00 PM
IOTA MUSIC: Patrick Olmsted @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery)
Apr 9 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
IOTA MUSIC: Patrick Olmsted @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $10 | At the Door | All Ages | Original music on unique guitar family instruments that respect tradition, and reflect the rich physical beauty and the deep cultural heritage of the Salish Sea.…
MOVIE: The Man Who Would Be King (1975) 7:00 PM
MOVIE: The Man Who Would Be King (1975) @ The Roxy
Apr 9 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: The Man Who Would Be King (1975) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door | Two British former soldiers decide to set themselves up as kings in Kafiristan, a land where no white man has set foot since…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Apr 9 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop- In | Come on down and enjoy listening to local and visiting artists. Emerging talent to seasoned pros. All styles.
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies 7:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies @ Soulfarm (address provided by RSVP)
Apr 9 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $10 | Drop-in | To all the ladies of the island!! I will be teaching fun, relaxed Latin Dance for ladies on Monday nights 7-8pm drop-in $10 at Soulfarm. Please rsvp to info@soulfarm.ca or…
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 10 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
IOTA COMMUNITY EVENT: PHC Soup and Sing Concert 12:00 PM
IOTA COMMUNITY EVENT: PHC Soup and Sing Concert @ People for a Healthy Community (at the Commons)
Apr 10 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
FREE Event | All Ages | Singer/songwriter Paul Gellman brings his merry band of “Mutineers” from his popular weekly music workshop, for songs and singing after the Soup Social (11am). Feel free to bring your…
RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 10 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery)
Apr 10 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-ins Welcome! Join this league of fabric artists weekly at HIVE Gallery / Cafe. Bring your latest projects and share your knowledge.
IOTA RECREATION EVENT: DJ Gym Night – Retro Danceparty Workout Session 7:00 PM
IOTA RECREATION EVENT: DJ Gym Night – Retro Danceparty Workout Session @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 10 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
IOTA RECREATION EVENT: DJ Gym Night - Retro Danceparty Workout Session @ Gabriola Fitness Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Admission: FREE for Gym Members; $8 Non-members | No registration necessary – Pay at the door | Ages 16+ | Dig up your legwarmers and neon leotards. Forget about those digital fitness devices. Let’s timewarp…
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 11 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 11 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
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MEETING: Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee 10:15 AM
MEETING: Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee @ AGI Hall
Apr 12 @ 10:15 AM – 12:00 PM
MEETING: Gabriola Island Local Trust Committee @ AGI Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
OPEN Meeting | Everyone Welcome! The agenda for this meeting is available at the Northern Islands Trust Office (700 North Road) or online at www.islandstrust.bc.ca.
RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 12 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
DANCE: Contradance Workshop 2:00 PM
DANCE: Contradance Workshop @ Gabriola Theatre Centre
Apr 12 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
DANCE: Contradance Workshop @ Gabriola Theatre Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $10 (includes discount to the Friday Dance) | Register with GAC’s Isle of the Arts Festival | Join us the day before the Festival Finale-Friday Contradance for a contradance lesson. We invite you to…
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Apr 12 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $4 | Drop-in | Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; Friendly competition; lots of playing time.
FILM: Elling (Norway 2001) 7:00 PM
FILM: Elling (Norway 2001) @ The Roxy
Apr 12 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
FILM: Elling (Norway 2001) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
By Donation to SAGA | Norway (2001) | When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he…
IOTA COMMUNITY EVENT: Two Books, One Community: Reading and Reconciliation 7:00 PM
IOTA COMMUNITY EVENT: Two Books, One Community: Reading and Reconciliation @ Surf Lodge
Apr 12 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
IOTA COMMUNITY EVENT: Two Books, One Community: Reading and Reconciliation @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Admission: $10/$15/$20 (Sliding Scale); FREE for under 18 | Register for the event online | Last year’s One Book, One Community event was the highlight of the Isle of the Arts Festival. This standing-room-only event included a…
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Apr 12 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
No Cover | Everyone Welcome! Acoustic, electric and everything in between. All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too! Every Thursday night. Hosted by John Gresham
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 13 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
WORKSHOP: Exploring the Spirit of the Healing Sacred Drum 10:00 AM
WORKSHOP: Exploring the Spirit of the Healing Sacred Drum @ The Roxy
Apr 13 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Exploring the Spirit of the Healing Sacred Drum @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $45 | Pre-registration required | The beautiful sacred drum dates back as far as the Mother Goddess times over 6,000+ years ago… and you’ll find that almost every culture holds some kind of sacred…
IOTA DANCE: Festival Finale Contradance 6:30 PM
IOTA DANCE: Festival Finale Contradance @ Gabriola Theatre Centre
Apr 13 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
IOTA DANCE: Festival Finale Contradance @ Gabriola Theatre Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $12 ($8 for Thursday’s Contra-workshop attendees) | 3 Ways to get Tickets: ♦ Register with GAC’s Isle of the Arts Festival; ♦ Put Your Name on the List at North Road Sports; ♦ or…
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 14 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
OPEN HOUSE: Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department 10:00 AM
OPEN HOUSE: Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department @ Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Fire Hall #1)
Apr 14 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
OPEN HOUSE: Gabriola Volunteer Fire Department @ Albert Reed Memorial Fire Hall (Fire Hall #1) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | For information on fire related topics, come visit us at the fire hall Open House, on April 14th, 2018. We can talk to you about smoke alarms, the FireSmart program,…
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 14 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
CHILDREN’S EVENT: Making a Shadow Puppet Theatre 11:00 AM
CHILDREN’S EVENT: Making a Shadow Puppet Theatre @ Gabriola Library
Apr 14 @ 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
CHILDREN'S EVENT: Making a Shadow Puppet Theatre @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Come to the library to learn how to create your very own stage and shadow puppets to take home. We supply the materials, you supply the imagination! What…
IOTA FESTIVAL: Arty Party 6:30 PM
IOTA FESTIVAL: Arty Party @ Surf Lodge
Apr 14 @ 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM
FREE Event | All Ages | No registration necessary | Let’s p-ARTy! Wear your smartest ARTfit. $6 ARTinis and free hearty ARTitizers. Croquet, crokinole, and other amusements. Bring something you made during the Festival and…
MUSIC: Gulf Island Stompers 7:30 PM
MUSIC: Gulf Island Stompers @ The Roxy
Apr 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Gulf Island Stompers @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports or at the door | Your favourite New Orleans Jazz tunes with a dash of Tennessee blues and a few swing songs!!! The Gulf Island Stompers are…
MUSIC: The Tanglewood Trio Gabriola House Concert 7:30 PM
MUSIC: The Tanglewood Trio Gabriola House Concert @ Private Residence
Apr 14 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: The Tanglewood Trio Gabriola House Concert @ Private Residence
Tickets: $15 | Available online at Brown Paper Tickets | The Tanglewood Trio got its start in bluegrass and roots, performing a mix of original songs by Karla Mundy and covers from jazz to French…
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GaLTT WORK PARTY: Gray Road to Waterfront 1:30 PM
GaLTT WORK PARTY: Gray Road to Waterfront @ Gray Road & Cooper Road
Apr 15 @ 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
GaLTT WORK PARTY: Gray Road to Waterfront @ Gray Road & Cooper Road
Meet on Gray Road, just east of the intersection with Cooper Road. Bring gloves, pickaxes, shovels, hand clippers or shears. The GaLTT long-handled loppers, hand clippers and shears will also be available.  Cordless drills/drivers (with…
MUSIC: Gabrielle Papillon in Concert 6:00 PM
MUSIC: Gabrielle Papillon in Concert @ Gabriola Theatre Centre
Apr 15 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
MUSIC: Gabrielle Papillon in Concert @ Gabriola Theatre Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports, online, and at the door | “When you come to your knees / when you hold what you need / you will know what to keep,” sings…
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RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi 9:15 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall
Apr 16 @ 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $2 to $3 to cover rental fee | Drop-in for two sets of the 108 move Taoist Tai Chi. We meet every Monday at 9:15 at the Gabriola Community Centre. Experience preferred but not…
MOVIE: The Girl Can’t Help It (1956) 7:00 PM
MOVIE: The Girl Can’t Help It (1956) @ The Roxy
Apr 16 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: The Girl Can't Help It (1956) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door | A gangster hires a down-and-out press agent to make his airheaded girlfriend a singing star. Starring Tom Ewell, Jayne Mansfield, & Edmond O’Brien.…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Apr 16 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop- In | Come on down and enjoy listening to local and visiting artists. Emerging talent to seasoned pros. All styles.
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies 7:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies @ Soulfarm (address provided by RSVP)
Apr 16 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $10 | Drop-in | To all the ladies of the island!! I will be teaching fun, relaxed Latin Dance for ladies on Monday nights 7-8pm drop-in $10 at Soulfarm. Please rsvp to info@soulfarm.ca or…
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 17 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 17 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery)
Apr 17 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-ins Welcome! Join this league of fabric artists weekly at HIVE Gallery / Cafe. Bring your latest projects and share your knowledge.
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 18 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 18 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
PRESENTATION: Sand Lance Forage Fish & GROWLS AGM 7:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Sand Lance Forage Fish & GROWLS AGM @ The Roxy
Apr 18 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Sand Lance Forage Fish & GROWLS AGM @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Admission by Donation to Shorekeepers Gabriola | Drop-in | Hosted by Shorekeepers Gabriola and GROWLS. Cliff Robinson, Research Scientist in DFO’s Nanaimo Pacific Biological Station, Ecosystem Sciences Division will present on the Sand Lance forage…
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RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 19 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program @ Gabriola Fire Hall Number 1
Apr 19 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
FREE 6-week Workshop | Pre-registration is preferred | By phone (1-866-902-3767 Toll Free) or online. You can also register at the Firehall on April 19th or April 26th | The program is offered as a…
PRESENTATION: Socially Responsible Investing – Make Money, Make a Difference 1:30 PM
PRESENTATION: Socially Responsible Investing – Make Money, Make a Difference @ Surf Lodge
Apr 19 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Socially Responsible Investing - Make Money, Make a Difference @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Sponsored by RBC Dominion Securities | Please pre-register by April 16 | Luxury Gift Basket Door Prize! It’s more than just money. It’s about who you are, your values and how you…
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Apr 19 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $4 | Drop-in | Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; Friendly competition; lots of playing time.
PRESENTATION: Cuba Si – Island Time Latin Style 7:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Cuba Si – Island Time Latin Style @ The Roxy
Apr 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Cuba Si - Island Time Latin Style @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Admission: By Donation | Drop-in | Presented by Alison Douglas and Steve Struthers. Sponsored by the Gabriola Historical and Museum Society
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Apr 19 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
No Cover | Everyone Welcome! Acoustic, electric and everything in between. All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too! Every Thursday night. Hosted by John Gresham
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 20 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
WORKSHOP: Introduction to Cob Building 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Introduction to Cob Building @ Private Residence - upon reserving, address will be forwarded
Apr 20 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Introduction to Cob Building @ Private Residence - upon reserving, address will be forwarded
Cost: $150-$200 Sliding Scale for 3 days | Friday April 20 to Sunday April 22 | Pre-registration Required | Rooted in Nature and Hidden Pond Permaculture Farm present “An Intro to Cob Building.” Contribution is…
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 21 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 21 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
FILM: Amnesty International Film Screening of Waban-Aki 1:00 PM
FILM: Amnesty International Film Screening of Waban-Aki @ Gabriola Library
Apr 21 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
FILM: Amnesty International Film Screening of Waban-Aki @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! The Alanis Obomsawin film, WABAN-AKI: PEOPLE FROM WHERE THE SUN RISES shows the changes in the life of the Waban-Aki people, with a focus on the women who…
MUSIC: Kathy Griffin and Roger Holdstockin (FUNDRAISER for School Orchards for Africa) 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Kathy Griffin and Roger Holdstockin (FUNDRAISER for School Orchards for Africa) @ The Roxy
Apr 21 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Kathy Griffin and Roger Holdstockin (FUNDRAISER for School Orchards for Africa) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $15 in Advance; $20 at the Door | Available at North Road Sports | Featuring the sumptuous harmonies of Kathy Griffin & Roger Holdstock. Kathy Griffin and Roger Holdstock have a wealth of musical…
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MUSIC: Gabriola Chamber Ensemble Concert 5:00 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Chamber Ensemble Concert @ Christ Church Gabriola
Apr 22 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Tickets: $15; Children under 16 FREE with an adult | Available at the Door | Gabriola Chamber Ensemble to present earthly music April 22. Sweet music of the earth will fill Christ Church Gabriola on…
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RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi 9:15 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall
Apr 23 @ 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $2 to $3 to cover rental fee | Drop-in for two sets of the 108 move Taoist Tai Chi. We meet every Monday at 9:15 at the Gabriola Community Centre. Experience preferred but not…
MOVIE: There’s Something About Mary 7:00 PM
MOVIE: There’s Something About Mary @ The Roxy
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: There's Something About Mary @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door | A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop- In | Come on down and enjoy listening to local and visiting artists. Emerging talent to seasoned pros. All styles.
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies 7:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Latin Dance for Ladies @ Soulfarm (address provided by RSVP)
Apr 23 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $10 | Drop-in | To all the ladies of the island!! I will be teaching fun, relaxed Latin Dance for ladies on Monday nights 7-8pm drop-in $10 at Soulfarm. Please rsvp to info@soulfarm.ca or…
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 24 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 24 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery)
Apr 24 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Gather N Stitch @ Hive Emporium (Upstairs Gallery) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-ins Welcome! Join this league of fabric artists weekly at HIVE Gallery / Cafe. Bring your latest projects and share your knowledge.
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 25 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 25 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
WORKSHOP: Capitalizing on Street Traffic 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Capitalizing on Street Traffic @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Apr 25 @ 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Capitalizing on Street Traffic @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $25 Chamber Member; $35 Non-Member | Pre-registration required | Is your store or studio ready to give customers a positive and memorable experience? It’s more than just putting the sign out by the road.…
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RECREATION: Essentials Class 12:30 PM
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 26 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises. Instructor: Mara Brenner
WORKSHOP: Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program @ Gabriola Fire Hall Number 1
Apr 26 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM
FREE 6-week Workshop | Pre-registration is preferred | By phone (1-866-902-3767 Toll Free) or online. You can also register at the Firehall on April 19th or April 26th | The program is offered as a…
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Apr 26 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $4 | Drop-in | Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; Friendly competition; lots of playing time.
FILM: Vanaja (India 2006) 7:00 PM
FILM: Vanaja (India 2006) @ The Roxy
Apr 26 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
FILM: Vanaja (India 2006) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
By Donation to SAGA | Vanaja, the 15 year old daughter of a financially troubled fisherman goes to work in the local landlady’s house in hopes of learning Kuchipudi dance. She does well, but when…
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Apr 26 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
No Cover | Everyone Welcome! Acoustic, electric and everything in between. All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too! Every Thursday night. Hosted by John Gresham
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 27 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors | Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions. Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members…
MUSIC: Gabriola Coffeehouse with Sue Decker 6:30 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Coffeehouse with Sue Decker @ The Roxy
Apr 27 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Coffeehouse with Sue Decker @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $10 at the door (musicians + audience). Doors open at 6:30pm. Jam starts at 6:30pm. Open Stage from 7:00pm. Featured Performer at 8:30pm. Featured Performer is Sue Decker. Sue Decker’s soulful voice and slide…
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RECREATION: Zumba Class 9:00 AM
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 28 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 | Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout. Instructor: Veronique Rioux
RECREATION: Full Body Toning 10:00 AM
RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 28 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM
Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 | Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.
MUSIC: Mark Stuart in Concert 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Mark Stuart in Concert @ Gabriola Theatre Centre
Apr 28 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Mark Stuart in Concert @ Gabriola Theatre Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available online at gabriolatheatrecentre.com/mark-stuart-tickets | Tickets also available at North Road Sports | An international touring artist, Mark Stuart will honor us with a return engagement here on Gabriola. A significant figure…
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COMMUNITY EVENT: Community Broom-bash Family BBQ 12:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Community Broom-bash Family BBQ @ Drumbeg Provincial Park
Apr 29 @ 12:00 PM – 4:30 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Community Broom-bash Family BBQ @ Drumbeg Provincial Park
FREE Event | Drop-in | This is the kick-off family event for the Community-wide broom-bash being organized this spring by GaLTT and the Lions Club. Join in on the fun – Free BBQ hotdogs and…
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RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi 9:15 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall
Apr 30 @ 9:15 AM – 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Taoist Tai Chi @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $2 to $3 to cover rental fee | Drop-in for two sets of the 108 move Taoist Tai Chi. We meet every Monday at 9:15 at the Gabriola Community Centre. Experience preferred but not…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Apr 30 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop- In | Come on down and enjoy listening to local and visiting artists. Emerging talent to seasoned pros. All styles.

 

Gabriola Island COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Apr
19
Thu
2018
RECREATION: Essentials Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 19 @ 12:30 PM – 1:25 PM

Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 |

Learn muscle balance and alignment; strengthen your core and surrounding muscles with non-cardio exercises, mat work, use of free weights/bands and standing exercises.

Instructor: Mara Brenner

WORKSHOP: Chronic Conditions Self-Management Program @ Gabriola Fire Hall Number 1
Apr 19 @ 1:00 PM – 3:30 PM

FREE 6-week Workshop | Pre-registration is preferred |

By phone (1-866-902-3767 Toll Free) or online. You can also register at the Firehall on April 19th or April 26th |

The program is offered as a fun, practical workshop which can help people with chronic conditions overcome these daily challenges and maintain an active, fulfilling life. Participants learn about healthier ways to live, gain confidence and motivation to manage their health and feel more positive about their lives. They are provided with information strategies and techniques, so they will have the tools they need to help themselves.

Adults of all ages, who are experiencing chronic conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, asthma, fibromyalgia, hypertension, depression or any other ongoing or long-term health condition(s) can attend. Their family members, friends and caregivers are also welcome, as they will benefit from the information personally and develop a better understanding of living with a chronic condition.

This program will run for 6-weeks on Thursdays from April 19th to May 24th.

For more information please download the pdf document below or contact:

University of Victoria,
Institute on Aging & Lifelong Health,
Self-Management Programs.
Email: selfmgmt@uvic.ca |
Phone: 1-866-902-3767 Toll Free.

2018-04-19 Chronic-Pain-Self-Management-Program-Information-Sheet

PRESENTATION: Socially Responsible Investing – Make Money, Make a Difference @ Surf Lodge
Apr 19 @ 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Socially Responsible Investing - Make Money, Make a Difference @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Sponsored by RBC Dominion Securities | Please pre-register by April 16 |

Luxury Gift Basket Door Prize!

It’s more than just money. It’s about who you are, your values and how you see the world today. The wealth you’ve grown is your legacy. Please join us to learn more about ways to invest in things you care about.

Attendance at this presentation is complimentary. As seating is limited, please RSVP to Karolyn Manning at karolyn.manning@rbc.com or 250-729-3207 by Monday, April 16.

RECREATION: Drop-in Volleyball @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Apr 19 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Cost: $4 | Drop-in |

Fun, recreational play; 1 court/2 teams; Friendly competition; lots of playing time.

PRESENTATION: Cuba Si – Island Time Latin Style @ The Roxy
Apr 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Cuba Si - Island Time Latin Style @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Admission: By Donation | Drop-in |

Presented by Alison Douglas and Steve Struthers.

Sponsored by the Gabriola Historical and Museum Society

MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Apr 19 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

No Cover | Everyone Welcome!

Acoustic, electric and everything in between.

All genres of music welcome. Dancing’s welcome too!

Every Thursday night.

Hosted by John Gresham

Apr
20
Fri
2018
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Apr 20 @ 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Drop-in: $2 for Members | $5 for Visitors |

Please go to palettepeople.blogspot.ca for more information about Membership & Art Sessions.

Art sessions are held on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 to 12 pm. Members may paint on Tuesday and Friday afternoons until 4 pm provided the Gabriola Senior Citizens’ Association does not require use of the Rollo Centre. Members may use oil paints either day provided that the oil paints are water-soluble or odorless solvents are used.

 

WORKSHOP: Introduction to Cob Building @ Private Residence - upon reserving, address will be forwarded
Apr 20 @ 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Introduction to Cob Building @ Private Residence - upon reserving, address will be forwarded

Cost: $150-$200 Sliding Scale for 3 days | Friday April 20 to Sunday April 22 | Pre-registration Required |

Rooted in Nature and Hidden Pond Permaculture Farm present “An Intro to Cob Building.”

Contribution is a sliding scale of $150-$200.
Basic meals & snacks provided.
Accommodations available at the Gabriola Campground and possible onsite.

This hands on workshop led by Rose Dickson of the Mudgirls Collective will introduce the use of Cob in the landscape. Participants will build a pizza oven, benches, and add detail pieces, creatively recycled and set into the cob design.

Please email Stephen Levesque @ rootedinnature03@gmail.com to register. Registration is complete by an transfer of the course cost to Stephen Levesque.

Apr
21
Sat
2018
RECREATION: Zumba Class @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 21 @ 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM

Cost: 10 pass card – $100; Drop-ins $12 |

Dance based fitness set to contemporary and international rhythms. A fun and effective aerobic workout.

Instructor: Veronique Rioux

RECREATION: Full Body Toning @ Gabriola Fitness Centre
Apr 21 @ 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM

Cost: Drop-ins $12; 10 pass card – $100 |

Interval training plus low impact exercises using stability balls, mats, weights, body and ballet barres.  Wednesdays & Saturdays.

Weekly Community Support Meetings

 SUNDAY 

  • AA MEETING - Open
    Every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday @ 7:00PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
    For more information call 250-753-7513

 MONDAY 

  • AL-ANON MEETING
    WI Hall - 1st Monday of each month - 7pm
    For more information call 250-247-2030
  • SOUP SOCIAL
    Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday @ 11AM to 1PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons

 TUESDAY 

  • SENIOR RIDES TO NANAIMO
    Sponsored by People for a Healthy Community
    Call 250-325- 2273 or Email: resources@phcgabriola.org
  • AA MEETING - Closed
    Every Tuesday @ 8:00AM
    885 Berry Point Road - Surf Lodge
    For more information call 250-753-7513
  • FOOD BANK
    Every Tuesday @ 11AM to 1PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
  • SOUP SOCIAL
    Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday @ 11AM to 1PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
  • NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING
    Every Tuesday & Saturday @ 7PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
    For more information call or text 250-327-1362

 WEDNESDAY 

  • CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
    1st Wednesday of the month @ 2PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
    For more information call 250-247-9732
  • AA MEETING - Open
    Every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday @ 7:00PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
    For more information call 250-753-7513

 THURSDAY 

  • SENIORS LUNCHEON
    4th Thursday of the month @ 10:00AM to 12:30PM
    Rollo Centre
    Contact People for a Healthy Community (PHC) for more information
    250-247-7311 or info@phcgabriol.org
  • COMPANIONS THROUGH GRIEF
    Last Thursday of the month @ 3:00PM
    Contact Janice Power for more info at 250-247-8498
    or Liz Mcknight 250-713-8857

 FRIDAY 

  • TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) MEETING
    Every Friday @ 10:30AM
    775 Church Road - Basement @ Fellowship Church
    For more information call Diane 250-247-8053
  • SOUP SOCIAL
    Every Monday, Tuesday, and Friday @ 11AM to 1PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
  • AA MEETING - Open
    Every Friday @ 12:00PM
    560 North Road - Upstairs at Robert's Place
    For more information call 250-753-7513
  • AA MEETING - Open
    Every Wednesday, Friday & Sunday @ 7:00PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
    For more information call 250-753-7513

 SATURDAY 

  • NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING
    Every Tuesday & Saturday @ 7PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons
    For more information call or text 250-327-1362

2017 ANNUAL EVENTS

  APRIL  

Isle of the Arts Festival - April 6th to 16th
Easter Egg Hunt & Easter Bonnet Parade - April 16th

  MAY  

Commons Spring Fair - May 7th
Visitor Centre Summer Kick-Off - May 20th

  JULY  

Canada Day Festivities - July 1st
Canada Day Night Market & Festival - July 1st

  AUGUST  

Brickyard Beast 10K Run - August 6th
Concert on the Green - August 10th
Community Hall Salmon BBQ - August 12th
Theatre Festival and Street Fair - August 18th to 20th

  SEPTEMBER  

Gabriola Music Festival - September 1st to 3rd
Commons Fall Fair - September 3rd
Farm to Table Event - September 9th

  OCTOBER  

Thanksgiving Studio Tour - October 7th to 9th
GAC Founders Heritage Gala - October 21st

 

© 2017 Gabriola Island Chamber of Commerce - PO Box 249, Gabriola BC V0R 1X0 - Ph: 250-247-9332 - Toll-free: 1-888-284-9332 - Email: info@gabriolaisland.org