A childhood friend of ours has recently opened a cupcake shop called “A Wee Cupcakery” in the Old City Quarter in Nanaimo, just a hop from Gabriola. We had the chance today to swing by for a visit during our eldest daughter’s ballet class. She has a fantastic shop with many different choices ranging from… Read more »
Full day Kindergarten at Gabriola Elementary School
It was announced back in the fall that the province would be introducing full-day kindergarten for the September 2010 school year. What was not announced at the time was which schools would offer the full-day for the first year. Yesterday we found out that Gabriola Elementary would be one of the schools that will be… Read more »
A Windy Night
Gabriola experienced strong winds with gusts around 100 km/h last night and early this morning. The power flickered many times before finally going out at around 5am (where we live anyway) and was out until the early afternoon. We went for a short drive and saw lots of trucks and workers out wrangling branches out… Read more »
Gabriola vs. Quadra!
It’s competition time! Gabriola and Quadra Island are competing to see who can be the most active and in turn help prevent cancer. It begins January 16th and runs until February 26th when one of the 2 islands will be crowned Most Physically Active. The challenge is $10 and you are to keep track of… Read more »
Happy Birthday Gabriola Artworks!
This past Thursday was the midnight birthday bash for Artworks here on Gabriola, 14 years, hard to believe! It was a great time with door prizes, champagne, food and cupcakes. Many items where marked down substantially with some being on sale until the 11th of January and a few straight through the month. We got… Read more »