COMMUNITY EVENTS

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Gabriola Island COMMUNITY CALENDAR

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ART EXHIBIT: Exposed | Poetry Photography Exchange 10:00 AM
ART EXHIBIT: Exposed | Poetry Photography Exchange @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 1 @ 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
ART EXHIBIT: Exposed | Poetry Photography Exchange @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Five Photographers + Five Poets. Gabriola photographers: Victor Anthony, R. Jeanette Martin, Philip McAdam, Bill Pope, and John Poirier. Gabriola poets: Philip McAdam, Kimm Nightingale, Kit Pepper, Ursula…
ARTS & CRAFTS: Gabriola Elementary School Christmas Craft Fair 10:00 AM
ARTS & CRAFTS: Gabriola Elementary School Christmas Craft Fair @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gymnasium +
Dec 1 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ARTS & CRAFTS: Gabriola Elementary School Christmas Craft Fair @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gymnasium + | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! More details to come ….
COMMUNITY EVENT: Photo with Santa 10:00 AM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Photo with Santa @ Gabriola Elementary School - Classroom
Dec 1 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Photo with Santa @ Gabriola Elementary School - Classroom | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Contact for prices | Donation from every order goes to the Gabriola PAC | We are pleased to announce that we will be offering photos with Santa December 1, 2018 at the Gabriola Elementary School…
MEETING: Death Cafe 1:00 PM
MEETING: Death Cafe @ Gabriola Library
Dec 1 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
MEETING: Death Cafe @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Registration is free but space is limited | Please contact the library at 250-247-7878 to sign up | Death Cafe is an international movement started in Europe. At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather…
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ART EXHIBIT: Exposed | Poetry Photography Exchange 11:00 AM
ART EXHIBIT: Exposed | Poetry Photography Exchange @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 2 @ 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ART EXHIBIT: Exposed | Poetry Photography Exchange @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Five Photographers + Five Poets. Gabriola photographers: Victor Anthony, R. Jeanette Martin, Philip McAdam, Bill Pope, and John Poirier. Gabriola poets: Philip McAdam, Kimm Nightingale, Kit Pepper, Ursula…
MUSIC: Carol of the Bells by the Gabriola Chamber Ensemble 2:30 PM
MUSIC: Carol of the Bells by the Gabriola Chamber Ensemble @ Christ Church Gabriola
Dec 2 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
MUSIC: Carol of the Bells by the Gabriola Chamber Ensemble @ Christ Church Gabriola | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
COST: $15 at the Door; under 16 FREE | Everyone Welcome! DID YOU KNOW that Mozart (and his father!) wrote Christmas tunes? Here’s your chance to find out what these classical giants thought a sleigh…
FUNDRAISER EVENT: GVFD Food & Toy Drive 4:30 PM
FUNDRAISER EVENT: GVFD Food & Toy Drive @ Various locations around the island (see map)
Dec 2 @ 4:30 PM – 7:00 PM
FUNDRAISER EVENT: GVFD Food & Toy Drive @ Various locations around the island (see map)
The GVFD invites you to gather at various locations on the island to see a Christmas convoy of festive fire trucks starting at 4:30pm! Bring a non-perishable food item, cash donation, or new unwrapped toy…
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests Live at The Kitchen 5:00 PM
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests Live at The Kitchen @ The Kitchen
Dec 2 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests Live at The Kitchen @ The Kitchen | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | Every Sunday. Live music at The Kitchen. Enjoy live music, great food and drinks with Frank Sehr & guests. Call 250-325-5505 for reservations.
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RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 3 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
RECREATION: Juggling Club (Ages 10+) 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Juggling Club (Ages 10+) @ Gabriola Community Hall
Dec 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Cost: $Drop-in Fee | Register online or at GRS Office | Ages 6+ | An ongoing juggling class with Trevor Gear. Learn basic toss juggling, use of flow toys, contact and partner juggling. Try different…
RECREATION: Pickleball Drop-in 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Pickleball Drop-in @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 3 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $5 Drop-in Fee | Ages 14+ | Three courts available; all levels welcome; volunteer run. Come try this combination of badminton, tennis and table tennis, played on a badminton sized court. Bring your own…
MOVIE: Blood Simple (1984) 7:00 PM
MOVIE: Blood Simple (1984) @ The Roxy
Dec 3 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: Blood Simple (1984) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door | A rich but jealous man hires a private investigator to kill his cheating wife and her new man. But, when blood is involved,…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Dec 3 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Come out and play or just enjoy the music!
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 4 @ 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: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 4 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-in (Ages 14+) 7:00 PM
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-in (Ages 14+) @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 4 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-in (Ages 14+) @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $5 Drop-in Fee | Three courts available for recreational play. Singles or doubles, depending on turnout. Bring your own racquet. All abilities welcome.  
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CHILDREN’S EVENT: Family Storytime 10:30 AM
CHILDREN’S EVENT: Family Storytime @ Gabriola Library
Dec 5 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
CHILDREN'S EVENT: Family Storytime @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | Drop in to the Gabriola Library with your little ones for fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Stay after for visiting and duplo block play time! This free event is best…
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 5 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola
Dec 5 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Workshop | 4 Wednesdays beginning Nov. 28th @ 1pm | We will explore the weekly themes of Advent (Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love) through scripture, video, prayer, personal engagement and group sharing. Gatherings will…
RECREATION: Sports Sampler for Adults 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Sports Sampler for Adults @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 5 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $6 Drop-in Fee; $45 Full Program | Register online or at GRS Office | A facilitated program with leader Jenny Ivany. Join in this non-competitive, inclusive program and have fun while moving all parts…
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RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 6 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle 1:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library
Dec 6 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? Our French conversation circle meets every Thursday. This is a free, drop in event designed for those who…
MUSIC: Season of Joy Caroling with Care 5:30 PM
MUSIC: Season of Joy Caroling with Care @ Gabriola Garden Homes
Dec 6 @ 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Season of Joy Caroling with Care @ Gabriola Garden Homes | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Everyone Welcome! Gabriola Ecumenical Society Annual Caroling. “It’s that time of year again. We invite you to join us at the Garden Homes, 500 Argyle Lane on Thursday, Dec 06, at 5:30…
RECREATION: Volleyball Drop-in (Ages 14+) 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Volleyball Drop-in (Ages 14+) @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 6 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $4 Drop-in Fee | Fun, recreational team play. Volunteer run; 1 court. Spares sub in. September 20 – December 13; re-starts January 3. Please fill out a medical information form if you plan to…
THEATRE: Comedy Night at The Roxy 7:00 PM
THEATRE: Comedy Night at The Roxy @ The Roxy
Dec 6 @ 7:00 PM – 8:45 PM
Tickets: $15 in Advance; $20 at the Door | Available at North Road Sports | Stand-up comedy featuring Anna Gustafson, Kerry Ungar and Gerry Stefenson.
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Dec 6 @ 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
Dec 7 @ 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: Peer Led Exercise Group 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Community Hall
Dec 7 @ 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
MUSIC: Lullaby Release Party with The Kerplunks 6:15 PM
MUSIC: Lullaby Release Party with The Kerplunks @ Gabriola Community Hall
Dec 7 @ 6:15 PM – 8:00 PM
MUSIC: Lullaby Release Party with The Kerplunks @ Gabriola Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $10; Babies are FREE | Available at North Road Sports and The Hive Emporium | We will be watching two Kerplunks movies, one adventurous and one mellow. “Learn Make Play” is our web miniseries…
MUSIC: Steel Amigos 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Steel Amigos @ Birdsong - Gabriola (House Concert)
Dec 7 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Steel Amigos @ Birdsong - Gabriola (House Concert) | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
ADMISSION: $15 Suggested Donation at the Door | Everyone Welcome! Birdsong-Gabriola presents Steel Amigos – Folk, country & blues, featuring slide guitar with Bob Blair, Chris Bauer, and Sue Decker.
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ART SALE: Holiday Sale at The Roundhouse 10:00 AM
ART SALE: Holiday Sale at The Roundhouse @ The Roundhouse Gallery
Dec 8 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ART SALE: Holiday Sale at The Roundhouse @ The Roundhouse Gallery | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! It’s holiday time and we’re celebrating at The Roundhouse! Drop by for some spiced cider and a holiday treat, and find gifts for the special people on your list. Browse…
ARTS & CRAFTS: AGI Christmas Craft Fair 10:00 AM
ARTS & CRAFTS: AGI Christmas Craft Fair @ Gabriola Community Hall
Dec 8 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ARTS & CRAFTS: AGI Christmas Craft Fair @ Gabriola Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! The Gabriola Agricultural Association Co-operative invites you to our Christmas Craft Fair featuring 30 of your favourite local artists, bakers and crafters. Your best place for last minute Christmas gifts.…
WORKSHOP: Everyday Dairy 10:30 AM
WORKSHOP: Everyday Dairy @ Madd Acres
Dec 8 @ 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Everyday Dairy @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $140 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Learn how you can make your own dairy products at home using store bought milk. Join Paula who has been teaching the art of…
POETRY & BOOK LAUNCH: Poetry @ The Hive 1:30 PM
POETRY & BOOK LAUNCH: Poetry @ The Hive @ Hive Emporium
Dec 8 @ 1:30 PM – 4:00 PM
ADMISSION: By Donation | Everyone Welcome! An Open Mic at 2:00 pm. 5 minutes per spot. 3:00 pm Feature: Pat Smekal & Ian Cognito, Authors of ‘flora, fauna & h.sapiens’. For more information email: info@poetrygabriola.com
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ART SALE: Holiday Sale at The Roundhouse 10:00 AM
ART SALE: Holiday Sale at The Roundhouse @ The Roundhouse Gallery
Dec 9 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ART SALE: Holiday Sale at The Roundhouse @ The Roundhouse Gallery | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! It’s holiday time and we’re celebrating at The Roundhouse! Drop by for some spiced cider and a holiday treat, and find gifts for the special people on your list. Browse…
WORKSHOP: Discover Cheesemaking Intensive 10:00 AM
WORKSHOP: Discover Cheesemaking Intensive @ Madd Acres
Dec 9 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Discover Cheesemaking Intensive @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $275 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Designed for those interested in an intensive cheese making class that will encompass a variety of soft, pressed and advanced techniques including: sour cream,…
MUSIC: Heather MacLeod Solo House Concert 2:00 PM
MUSIC: Heather MacLeod Solo House Concert @ Private Residence (RSVP for address)
Dec 9 @ 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
MUSIC: Heather MacLeod Solo House Concert @ Private Residence (RSVP for address)
COST: By Donation | Limited to 30 seats, please RSVP by phone or email | An interactive afternoon with original songs and stories. To RSVP please call 250-247-8514 or email herbeshoppe@shaw.ca.
MUSIC: Gabriola Island Singers Christmas Concert 2:30 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Island Singers Christmas Concert @ Community Hall
Dec 9 @ 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Island Singers Christmas Concert @ Community Hall | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
ADMISSION: $15 at the Door | One Performance ONLY! The Gabriola Island Singers present their Christmas Concert. Music director is Gail Lund with special guests The Gabriola Brass and The Lund’smen and Friends. Refreshments at…
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests Live at The Kitchen 5:00 PM
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests Live at The Kitchen @ The Kitchen
Dec 9 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests Live at The Kitchen @ The Kitchen | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | Every Sunday. Live music at The Kitchen. Enjoy live music, great food and drinks with Frank Sehr & guests. Call 250-325-5505 for reservations.
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COMMUNITY EVENT: International Human Rights Day 10:00 AM
COMMUNITY EVENT: International Human Rights Day @ Mad Rona's Coffee Bar
Dec 10 @ 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: International Human Rights Day @ Mad Rona's Coffee Bar | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Join Amnesty members on Gabriola to sign a card to save a life. Visit Mad Rona’s Coffee Bar anytime between 10 and 3 on Monday, December 10. Stand with human rights defenders…
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 10 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
RECREATION: Pickleball Drop-in 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Pickleball Drop-in @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 10 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $5 Drop-in Fee | Ages 14+ | Three courts available; all levels welcome; volunteer run. Come try this combination of badminton, tennis and table tennis, played on a badminton sized court. Bring your own…
MOVIE: Forbidden Planet (1956) 7:00 PM
MOVIE: Forbidden Planet (1956) @ The Roxy
Dec 10 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: Forbidden Planet (1956) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door | A starship crew goes to investigate the silence of a planet’s colony only to find two survivors and a deadly secret that one…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Dec 10 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Come out and play or just enjoy the music!
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 11 @ 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: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 11 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-in (Ages 14+) 7:00 PM
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-in (Ages 14+) @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 11 @ 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-in (Ages 14+) @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $5 Drop-in Fee | Three courts available for recreational play. Singles or doubles, depending on turnout. Bring your own racquet. All abilities welcome.  
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CHILDREN’S EVENT: Family Storytime 10:30 AM
CHILDREN’S EVENT: Family Storytime @ Gabriola Library
Dec 12 @ 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM
CHILDREN'S EVENT: Family Storytime @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | Drop in to the Gabriola Library with your little ones for fun stories, songs, and rhymes. Stay after for visiting and duplo block play time! This free event is best…
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 12 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola
Dec 12 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Workshop | 4 Wednesdays beginning Nov. 28th @ 1pm | We will explore the weekly themes of Advent (Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love) through scripture, video, prayer, personal engagement and group sharing. Gatherings will…
THEATRE: It’s a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show 7:30 PM
THEATRE: It’s a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show @ Surf Lodge
Dec 12 @ 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM
THEATRE: It's a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports and Surf Lodge | It’s A Wonderful Life with Twilight Radio Theatre! Gabriola’s favourite Christmas tradition is back again! Twilight Radio Theatre is pleased to announce their…
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RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 13 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle 1:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library
Dec 13 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? Our French conversation circle meets every Thursday. This is a free, drop in event designed for those who…
RECREATION: Volleyball Drop-in (Ages 14+) 6:30 PM
RECREATION: Volleyball Drop-in (Ages 14+) @ Gabriola Elementary School - Gym
Dec 13 @ 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Cost: $4 Drop-in Fee | Fun, recreational team play. Volunteer run; 1 court. Spares sub in. September 20 – December 13; re-starts January 3. Please fill out a medical information form if you plan to…
THEATRE: It’s a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show 7:30 PM
THEATRE: It’s a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show @ Surf Lodge
Dec 13 @ 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM
THEATRE: It's a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports and Surf Lodge | It’s A Wonderful Life with Twilight Radio Theatre! Gabriola’s favourite Christmas tradition is back again! Twilight Radio Theatre is pleased to announce their…
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Dec 13 @ 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
Dec 14 @ 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: Peer Led Exercise Group 10:45 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Community Hall
Dec 14 @ 10:45 AM – 11:45 AM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
PRESENTATION: Introduction to Advance Care Planning 1:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Introduction to Advance Care Planning @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 14 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
PRESENTATION: Introduction to Advance Care Planning @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Please register by contacting Suzette Delmage at suzette@phcgabriola.org or the PHC Office at 250-247-7311 | Advanced Care Planning is making a plan for your future healthcare. Even if you’re doing well now,…
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial 5:00 PM
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial @ Salt & Silver Studio
Dec 14 @ 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial @ Salt & Silver Studio | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! Last year’s #somethingsuperspecial at the GAC hall was a big success so we are doing another multi artist event this year! Please join us at Kate’s cosy waterfront studio cabin…
MUSIC: Songs of Romance, Activism, and Whimsy 7:30 PM
MUSIC: Songs of Romance, Activism, and Whimsy @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Songs of Romance, Activism, and Whimsy @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
TICKETS: $20 in Advance; $25 at the Door | Available at North Road Sports | Lulu Performing Arts presents Carolyn Bell. December 14th’s concert will feature a lot of originals and will include a mix…
THEATRE: It’s a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show 7:30 PM
THEATRE: It’s a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show @ Surf Lodge
Dec 14 @ 7:30 PM – 9:15 PM
THEATRE: It's a Wonderful Life TRT Christmas Show @ Surf Lodge | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 | Available at North Road Sports and Surf Lodge | It’s A Wonderful Life with Twilight Radio Theatre! Gabriola’s favourite Christmas tradition is back again! Twilight Radio Theatre is pleased to announce their…
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ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial 10:00 AM
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial @ Salt & Silver Studio
Dec 15 @ 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial @ Salt & Silver Studio | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! Last year’s #somethingsuperspecial at the GAC hall was a big success so we are doing another multi artist event this year! Please join us at Kate’s cosy waterfront studio cabin…
WORKSHOP: Discover the Blues – Learn to Make Stilton & Cambozola Cheese 10:30 AM
WORKSHOP: Discover the Blues – Learn to Make Stilton & Cambozola Cheese @ Madd Acres
Dec 15 @ 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Discover the Blues - Learn to Make Stilton & Cambozola Cheese @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $150 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | This class will introduce students to the world of P. Roqueforti while making Stilton and Cambozola, a delicious Camembert style cheese with blue veining.…
COMMUNITY EVENT: Gabriola Island Library Christmas 1:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Gabriola Island Library Christmas @ Gabriola Library
Dec 15 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Gabriola Island Library Christmas @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Everyone Welcome! Join us for a festive celebration at the library, with refreshments and singing with the Gabriola Island Singers. 1 PM – 3 PM Hot apple cider and cookies; 1:30 PM…
COMMUNITY EVENT: Unist’ot’en Camp Fundraiser & Information Night 3:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Unist’ot’en Camp Fundraiser & Information Night @ Hive Emporium
Dec 15 @ 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Unist'ot'en Camp Fundraiser & Information Night @ Hive Emporium | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! Come to HIVE Emporium to learn more about the history of the Unist’ot’en camp. Since 2010, the Unist’ot’en Clan of the Wet’suwet’en Nation have been reclaiming their sovereignty by returning…
MUSIC: Snake Island Railroad Christmas Party 8:30 PM
MUSIC: Snake Island Railroad Christmas Party @ Skol Pub
Dec 15 @ 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM
MUSIC: Snake Island Railroad Christmas Party @ Skol Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
COST: $5 Cover at the Door | The 1st Annual Snake Island Railroad Christmas Party at the mighty Skol Pub. Everyone welcome over the legal age for this sort of thing. We know you like…
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RECREATION: Gertie Snow Bus to Mt. Washington 6:15 AM
RECREATION: Gertie Snow Bus to Mt. Washington @ Gabriola Ferry Terminal
Dec 16 @ 6:15 AM – 5:30 PM
RECREATION: Gertie Snow Bus to Mt. Washington @ Gabriola Ferry Terminal
TICKETS: $40 (includes ferry) | Available at North Road Sports | The first GERTIE snow bus will be heading to the mountain on December 16th. Tickets are available at North Rd. Sports. Let’s hope some…
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial 12:00 PM
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial @ Salt & Silver Studio
Dec 16 @ 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
ART SHOW & SALE: #somethingsuperspecial @ Salt & Silver Studio | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! Last year’s #somethingsuperspecial at the GAC hall was a big success so we are doing another multi artist event this year! Please join us at Kate’s cosy waterfront studio cabin…
MOVIE: Scrooged (1988) 4:30 PM
MOVIE: Scrooged (1988) @ The Roxy
Dec 16 @ 4:30 PM – 6:30 PM
MOVIE: Scrooged (1988) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
ADMISSION: $5 for Adults; $5 for 2 Kids | Everyone Welcome! A selfish, cynical television executive is haunted by three spirits bearing lessons on Christmas Eve. Starring: Bill Murray, Karen Allen and John Forsythe. Door…
MOVIE: Elf (2003) 7:00 PM
MOVIE: Elf (2003) @ The Roxy
Dec 16 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: Elf (2003) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
ADMISSION: $5 for Adults; $5 for 2 Kids | Everyone Welcome! After inadvertently wreaking havoc on the elf community due to his ungainly size, a man raised as an elf at the North Pole is…
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RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 17 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
MOVIE: Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) 7:00 PM
MOVIE: Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) @ The Roxy
Dec 17 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door | A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.…
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Dec 17 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Come out and play or just enjoy the music!
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ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People 9:00 AM
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 18 @ 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: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
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RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 19 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola
Dec 19 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Workshop | 4 Wednesdays beginning Nov. 28th @ 1pm | We will explore the weekly themes of Advent (Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love) through scripture, video, prayer, personal engagement and group sharing. Gatherings will…
COMMUNITY EVENT: Singing Bus – GERTIE 7:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Singing Bus – GERTIE @ Folklife Village Bus Stop
Dec 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Singing Bus - GERTIE @ Folklife Village Bus Stop | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
TICKETS: $10 Adults; $5 Youth (16 and under) | Available at North Road Sports | GERTIE, the Singing Bus, will be travelling around the island once again this year looking at all the holiday lights…
MUSIC: Rally Round the Roxy 7:30 PM
MUSIC: Rally Round the Roxy @ The Roxy
Dec 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Rally Round the Roxy @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $20 at the Door | Available at North Road Sports | Everyone Welcome! Join us for an evening of song and celebration for the benefit of our beloved Roxy, which is in danger of…
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SENIORS’ EVENT: Seniors’ Christmas Luncheon 10:30 AM
SENIORS’ EVENT: Seniors’ Christmas Luncheon @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 20 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
SENIORS' EVENT: Seniors' Christmas Luncheon @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Event | Drop-in | All Seniors Welcome! Enjoy a delicious luncheon, connect with old friends & meet some new. The beautiful voices of Leah Hokanson and her Choir will be singing the songs of…
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group 11:00 AM
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 20 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca | This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have…
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle 1:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library
Dec 20 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? Our French conversation circle meets every Thursday. This is a free, drop in event designed for those who…
MUSIC: Illumine: An Intimate Solstice Celebration in Poetry and Song 7:00 PM
MUSIC: Illumine: An Intimate Solstice Celebration in Poetry and Song @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 20 @ 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
MUSIC: Illumine: An Intimate Solstice Celebration in Poetry and Song @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Tickets: $10 – $20 Sliding Scale | Available at North Road Sports and at the Door | Featuring pianist and vocalist Leah Hokanson, Illumine is an intimate solstice celebration of poetry and song.
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Dec 20 @ 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
Dec 21 @ 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…
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WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini 10:00 AM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini @ Madd Acres
Dec 22 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Learn how to make your own home made cheese! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching the lost art of cheese making for over…
ART: Photography Show “Living in Gabriola Paradise” 11:00 AM
ART: Photography Show “Living in Gabriola Paradise” @ The Roundhouse Gallery
Dec 22 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ART: Photography Show "Living in Gabriola Paradise" @ The Roundhouse Gallery | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! Beautiful Gabriola landscapes by Lina Beana.
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Holiday Dips, Spreads & Appetizers 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Holiday Dips, Spreads & Appetizers @ Madd Acres
Dec 22 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Holiday Dips, Spreads & Appetizers @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Making your own cheese is easy! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching this lost art for over 6 years and learn how to…
THEATRE: Christmas Alive 4:30 PM
THEATRE: Christmas Alive @ Gabriola Commons
Dec 22 @ 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
THEATRE: Christmas Alive @ Gabriola Commons
FREE Event | Everyone Welcome | Hear and see the ancient and ageless story of Christmas.  Sing carols with your neighbours.  Come early, enjoy hot chocolate and meet the donkeys and sheep.  Organized for Gabriola…
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WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Soft Cheeses 10:30 AM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Soft Cheeses @ Madd Acres
Dec 23 @ 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Soft Cheeses @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $140 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | One of the most popular classes by far, this class focuses on soft, fresh cheeses. Mozzarella, burrata and bocconcini, butter, Boursin, Neufchatel, sour cream…
ART: Photography Show “Living in Gabriola Paradise” 11:00 AM
ART: Photography Show “Living in Gabriola Paradise” @ The Roundhouse Gallery
Dec 23 @ 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
ART: Photography Show "Living in Gabriola Paradise" @ The Roundhouse Gallery | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome! Beautiful Gabriola landscapes by Lina Beana.
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ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle 1:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library
Dec 27 @ 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
ADULT PROGRAM: French Conversation Circle @ Gabriola Library | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
FREE Drop-in | Everyone Welcome! Do you want to practice your French in an informal, friendly environment? Our French conversation circle meets every Thursday. This is a free, drop in event designed for those who…
WORKSHOP: Brie & Blooms 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Brie & Blooms @ Madd Acres
Dec 27 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Brie & Blooms @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Learn how to make your own Brie! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching the lost art of home cheese crafting for over 6…
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Dec 27 @ 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
Dec 28 @ 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: Learn to Make Holiday Dips, Spreads & Appetizers 1:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Holiday Dips, Spreads & Appetizers @ Madd Acres
Dec 28 @ 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Holiday Dips, Spreads & Appetizers @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Making your own cheese is easy! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching this lost art for over 6 years and learn how to…
MUSIC: Gabriola Coffeehouse with Jenny Lester 6:30 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Coffeehouse with Jenny Lester @ The Roxy
Dec 28 @ 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
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 Jenny Lester, a dynamic Canadian Bluegrass performer who…
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WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella & Chevre 10:30 AM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella & Chevre @ Madd Acres
Dec 29 @ 10:30 AM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella & Chevre @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $100 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Make your own mozzarella, burrata and bocconcini in 30 minutes! You will also be working with pre-made chèvre curd to create your own delicious…
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WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Greek-Style Feta 10:00 AM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Greek-Style Feta @ Madd Acres
Dec 30 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Greek-Style Feta @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Learn how to make your own Greek Style Feta cheese! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching the lost art of cheese making for…
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini 2:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini @ Madd Acres
Dec 30 @ 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
WORKSHOP: Learn to Make Mozzarella, Burrata and Bocconcini @ Madd Acres | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
Cost: $50 | To register call 250-247-8635 or email paula@makecheesewithpaula.ca | Learn how to make your own home made cheese! Join Paula Maddison who has been teaching the lost art of cheese making for over…
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MUSIC: Gabriola Sparkle Party 9:00 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Sparkle Party @ Surf Pub
Dec 31 @ 9:00 PM – 11:59 PM
MUSIC: Gabriola Sparkle Party @ Surf Pub | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada
TICKETS: $15 in Advance | Available at the Surf Lodge & Pub | This will be the party of the year. Get your tickets before they are sold out. Featuring TecStyleZ, AndFriends, and Turk.

 

Gabriola Island COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Dec
17
Mon
2018
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 17 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca |

This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

MOVIE: Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) @ The Roxy
Dec 17 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
MOVIE: Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE for Roxy Members | $5 for Non-members at the door |

A newly engaged couple have a breakdown in an isolated area and must pay a call to the bizarre residence of Dr. Frank-N-Furter.

It’s crude, it’s lewd, and ever so rude, but it is a classic fun film experience!

Starring: Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, and Barry Bostwick.

Doors open at 6:45pm.

 

MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Dec 17 @ 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Admission |

Come out and play or just enjoy the music!

Dec
18
Tue
2018
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 18 @ 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.

 

RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ Gabriola Recreation Office
Dec 18 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca |

This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

Dec
19
Wed
2018
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 19 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Cost: $2 Drop-in Fee | New participants should pre-register with Suzette Delmage 250-325-1675 or s.delmage@shaw.ca |

This circuit-style exercise program is safe and supportive for those who are managing chronic health conditions. If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola
Dec 19 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
WORKSHOP: Advent Bible Study @ Christ Church Gabriola | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Workshop | 4 Wednesdays beginning Nov. 28th @ 1pm |

We will explore the weekly themes of Advent (Hope, Peace, Joy, & Love) through scripture, video, prayer, personal engagement and group sharing.

Gatherings will be approx. 90 min,

Led by Karen.

COMMUNITY EVENT: Singing Bus – GERTIE @ Folklife Village Bus Stop
Dec 19 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
COMMUNITY EVENT: Singing Bus - GERTIE @ Folklife Village Bus Stop | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

TICKETS: $10 Adults; $5 Youth (16 and under) | Available at North Road Sports |

GERTIE, the Singing Bus, will be travelling around the island once again this year looking at all the holiday lights while you sing carols. Refreshments afterwards at the GAC hall.

Leave from the village bus stop at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Tickets: $10 adults; $5:00 youth (16 and under), available at North Road Sports.

MUSIC: Rally Round the Roxy @ The Roxy
Dec 19 @ 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
MUSIC: Rally Round the Roxy @ The Roxy | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

Tickets: $20 at the Door | Available at North Road Sports | Everyone Welcome!

Join us for an evening of song and celebration for the benefit of our beloved Roxy, which is in danger of closing due to a huge rent increase for next year’s lease. Paul will be joined by Brad Shipley on guitar, mandolin and vocals, with some other special guests to be announced.

We will also welcome a preview performance of a few tunes from the upcoming music of Bob Dylan concert planned for mid-January, which will feature Jake Galbraith, Fraser Gabbot, Scott Durant and Paul Gellman. It will be a night to remember, so bring your partners, family and friends and let’s support Stevie B and the wonderful Roxy Theatre!

 

Dec
20
Thu
2018
SENIORS’ EVENT: Seniors’ Christmas Luncheon @ Rollo Seniors Centre
Dec 20 @ 10:30 AM – 12:30 PM
SENIORS' EVENT: Seniors' Christmas Luncheon @ Rollo Seniors Centre | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Event | Drop-in | All Seniors Welcome!

Enjoy a delicious luncheon, connect with old friends & meet some new.

The beautiful voices of Leah Hokanson and her Choir will be singing the songs of the season!

Thanks to Lunch Bunch volunteers, Island Meat & Deli, Village Food Market, and Red Roaster Coffee for their generous support!

Weekly Community Support Meetings

 SUNDAY 

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

 MONDAY 

  • AL-ANON MEETING
    Every Monday @ 12:00PM
    560 North Road - Upstairs above Robert's Place.
    For more information call 250-247-8330
  • 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
    Serenity by the Sea
    Every Tuesday @ 8:00AM
    560 North Road - Upstairs above Robert's Place.
    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

 WEDNESDAY 

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

 THURSDAY 

  • AA MEETING - Closed
    Step Readings
    Every Thursday @ 8:00AM
    560 North Road - Upstairs above Robert's Place.
    For more information call 250-753-7513
  • 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
  • CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP
    For family and friends of people living with dementia.
    3rd Thursday of the month @ 10:30AM-12PM
    Community Health Centre
    For more information call Jane Hope 1-800-462-2833

 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 - Closed
    Every Friday @ 12:00PM
    560 North Road - Upstairs at Robert's Place
    For more information call 250-753-7513
  • AA MEETING - Closed
    Every Sunday, Wednesday, & Friday @ 7:00PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons (downstairs)
    For more information call 250-753-7513

 SATURDAY 

  • NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS MEETING
    Every Saturday @ 7PM
    675 North Road - PHC Dining Room @ The Commons (downstairs)

2018 ANNUAL EVENTS

  APRIL  

Isle of the Arts Festival - April 5th to 15th
Easter Egg Hunt - April 1st

  MAY  

Commons Spring Fair - May 6th
Gabriola Farmers Market OPEN - May 19th
Visitor Centre Summer Kick-Off - May 19th

  JUNE 

Silva Bay Fishing Derby - June 16th & 17th

  JULY  

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

  AUGUST  

Brickyard Beast 10K Run - August 5th
Concert on the Green - August 9th
Community Hall Salmon BBQ - August 11th
Cultivating Performing Arts Festival - August 16th to 19th

  SEPTEMBER  

Commons Fall Fair - September 2nd
Farm to Table Event - September 8th

  OCTOBER  

Thanksgiving Studio Tour - October 6th to 8th

 

© 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