Gabriola Events

a gathering place for all events on Gabriola

 

Dec
7
Sat
ART: Small Wonders – Christmas in Miniature @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm
ART: Small Wonders - Christmas in Miniature @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre

FREE ADMISSION | All Ages Welcome!

Debbie Marshall’s exhibition of vintage and antique dollhouses and their furnishings from 1909 to 1970.

Talk by writer, historian and collector Debbie Marshall Sunday at 1pm

Dec
8
Sun
Museum Gift Shop Open Weekends for Christmas Shopping @ Gabriola Museum
Dec 8 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Museum Gift Shop Open Weekends for Christmas Shopping @ Gabriola Museum

Unique Gifts and Stocking Stuffers
Under $20.00
Local Artists

ART: Small Wonders – Christmas in Miniature @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 8 @ 12:00 pm – Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm
ART: Small Wonders - Christmas in Miniature @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre

FREE ADMISSION | All Ages Welcome!

Debbie Marshall’s exhibition of vintage and antique dollhouses and their furnishings from 1909 to 1970.

Talk by writer, historian and collector Debbie Marshall Sunday at 1pm

FILM: The Game Changers @ The Roxy
Dec 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
FILM: The Game Changers @ The Roxy

ADMISSION: By Donation |Rated TV-MA |

A UFC fighter’s world is turned upside down when he discovers an elite group of world-renowned athletes and scientists who prove that everything he had been taught about protein was a lie.

After the screening we will have a conversation to unpack some of the information from this iTunes best-selling documentary.

All Proceeds will go toward the Commons Reservoir project.

Doors open at 2pm.

 

XMAS Event: Gabriola Island Singers Christmas Concert @ Gabriola Community Hall
Dec 8 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
XMAS Event: Gabriola Island Singers Christmas Concert @ Gabriola Community Hall

ADMISSION: $15 at the Door; Children 12 and under are FREE | Everyone Welcome!

It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas! Join music director Gail Lund and the Gabriola Island Singers to welcome in the holiday season at their concert of traditional favourites and new selections.

Special guests are the Gabriola Brass and the Lund’smen.

One performance only.

MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests @ The Kitchen
Dec 8 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
MUSIC: Frank Sehr with Guests @ The Kitchen

No Cover | Everyone Welcome!

Enjoy live music, great food and drinks with Frank Sehr & guests.

Every Sunday evening from 5pm to 7pm at The Kitchen.

Dec
9
Mon
RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
Dec 9 @ 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 supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions including bone and joint conditions, diabetes, heart and respirator conditions, cancer, obesity, and mental health issues.

Participants work at their own level and pace, core and stretching can be done from a chair, and exercises have increasing levels of difficulty that will challenge you to increase strength, balance, flexibility and joint mobility.

Bonus benefits: have fun and meet new people!

Monday and Wednesday 11am – 12pm @ Hope Centre.
Friday 10:45am – 11:45am @ Community Hall.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club
Dec 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
MUSIC: Open Mic Mondays @ Gabriola Golf & Country Club | Gabriola | British Columbia | Canada

FREE Admission | Everyone Welcome!

Come out and enjoy the local musicians.

MUSIC: The Skol Rock Jam @ Skol Pub
Dec 9 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm
MUSIC: The Skol Rock Jam @ Skol Pub

No Cover |

Come out and enjoy our local talent. Bring your instruments and join in.

Every Monday night – Hosted by Frank Sehr.

Dec
10
Tue
ART SESSION: Gabriola Palette People @ Rollo Centre
Dec 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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: Badminton Drop-In @ Gabriola Elementary School Gym
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
RECREATION: Badminton Drop-In @ Gabriola Elementary School Gym

Drop-In $5 | Fall Pass $52 | Ages 14+ |

3 courts available for recreational play. Singles or doubles, depending on turnout. Bring your own racquet. All abilities welcome.

Tuesdays, Sept.17 – Dec. 10,  6:30 – 8:00pm.  Re-starts January 7, 2020.

** New this year, purchase a pass for your sport of choice, valid for the full Fall session, Sept – Dec. 2019. Available only at the GRS office, or in person the first 2 nights of each sport; payable by cash or cheque **

Please fill out a medical information form if you plan to attend, and have not filled out a form since August 2017.
Dec
11
Wed
CHILDREN’S EVENT: Family Storytime @ @ Gabriola Library
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

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 suited for ages 5 years or younger.

RECREATION: Peer Led Exercise Group @ HOPE Centre
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 supports those people who are managing chronic health conditions including bone and joint conditions, diabetes, heart and respirator conditions, cancer, obesity, and mental health issues.

Participants work at their own level and pace, core and stretching can be done from a chair, and exercises have increasing levels of difficulty that will challenge you to increase strength, balance, flexibility and joint mobility.

Bonus benefits: have fun and meet new people!

Monday and Wednesday 11am – 12pm @ Hope Centre.
Friday 10:45am – 11:45am @ Community Hall.

If you have questions or would like more information, please contact Suzette Delmage.

RECREATION: Indoor Soccer Drop-In @ Gabriola Elementary School Gym
Dec 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
RECREATION: Indoor Soccer Drop-In @ Gabriola Elementary School Gym

Drop-In $5 | Fall Pass $52 | Ages 6+ |

Move your soccer game indoors, and bring the family. Get active, have fun – everyone welcome!

Wednesdays, Oct. 2 – Dec. 11; 6:30 – 8 pm. Re-starts January 8, 2020.

** New this year, purchase a pass for your sport of choice, valid for the full Fall session, Sept – Dec. 2019. Available only at the GRS office, or in person the first 2 nights of each sport; payable by cash or cheque **

Please fill out a medical information form if you plan to attend, and have not filled out a form since August 2017.
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre Christmas Show – A Christmas Story @ Surf Lodge
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre Christmas Show - A Christmas Story @ Surf Lodge

TICKETS: $20 | Available at North Road Sports and Surf Lodge (3 weeks prior to performance) |

Twilight Radio Theatre presents a live radio play adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic “A Christmas Story”. Featuring Chis Jan, Kathy McIntyre, David Botten, Adam Kerby and special guest Jocelyn Hallett.

1940’s Radio Shows – Live on Stage! Full of great voice characters, vintage commercials, live sound FX & swinging songs from a by-gone era. Be sure to bring your imagination as Twilight Radio Theatre spins its golden radio magic right before your eyes! Who knew that radio could be so much fun to watch!

For pre-show dinner reservations please call 250-247-9231.

Dec
12
Thu
MUSIC: 12:12:12 Winter Solstice Full Moon Meditation Journey @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre
Dec 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
MUSIC: 12:12:12 Winter Solstice Full Moon Meditation Journey @ Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre

TICKETS: $20-$30 Sliding Scale | Available at North Road Sports | Limited Seating |

“Let us kiss this sweet earth we walk upon”.

Allannah Dow (cello/voice) and carol weaver (guitar/drum/voice) are both very excited to be playing together again … this time for an afternoon to honour the 12:12:12 Winter Solstice Full Moon within meditation journey. We welcome you to come and just ‘be’… to let go what’s not serving + welcome the coming light during this full moon time with sacred song + sound.

Doors open at 2:30pm.

 

MEETING: EmPower Gabriola AGM @ Gabriola Commons (Large meeting room upstairs)
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
MEETING: EmPower Gabriola AGM @ Gabriola Commons (Large meeting room upstairs)

Everyone Welcome! | $30 Membership required to vote |

EmPower Gabriola (incorporated as the Sustainable Energy Co-op of Gabriola) is a Gabriola co-operative dedicated to providing sustainable energy education and alternatives for Gabriolans and to contributing to significant reductions in Gabriola’s GHG emissions.

Anyone interested is welcome to attend to hear what’s been happening and take part in the discussion of future plans. Note, only those who have purchased the $30  membership share by the time of the meeting are eligible to vote. More information about emPower is available on the website.

RECREATION: Volleyball Drop-In @ Gabriola Elementary School Gym
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
RECREATION: Volleyball Drop-In @ Gabriola Elementary School Gym

Drop-In $4 | Fall Pass $42 | Ages 14+ |

Fun, recreational team play. Volunteer run; 1 court/2 teams. Spares sub in.

Thursdays, Sept. 12 – Dec. 12,  6:30–8:30pm.  Re-starts Jan. 9, 2020

** New this year, purchase a pass for your sport of choice, valid for the full Fall session, Sept – Dec. 2019. Available only at the GRS office, or in person the first 2 nights of each sport; payable by cash or cheque **

Please fill out a medical information form if you plan to attend, and have not filled out a form since August 2017.
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre Christmas Show – A Christmas Story @ Surf Lodge
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
THEATRE: Twilight Radio Theatre Christmas Show - A Christmas Story @ Surf Lodge

TICKETS: $20 | Available at North Road Sports and Surf Lodge (3 weeks prior to performance) |

Twilight Radio Theatre presents a live radio play adaptation of the beloved Christmas classic “A Christmas Story”. Featuring Chis Jan, Kathy McIntyre, David Botten, Adam Kerby and special guest Jocelyn Hallett.

1940’s Radio Shows – Live on Stage! Full of great voice characters, vintage commercials, live sound FX & swinging songs from a by-gone era. Be sure to bring your imagination as Twilight Radio Theatre spins its golden radio magic right before your eyes! Who knew that radio could be so much fun to watch!

For pre-show dinner reservations please call 250-247-9231.

MUSIC: Open Mic and Jam @ Surf Pub
Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm

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