Winter Dance

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Every year for many years now the #Gabriola Players theatre group has put on a holiday performance at the community hall. This year was a variety show of sorts with singing, dancing and two short plays all wrapped up together. Included in this show is a dance performance choreographed by Mara Brenner. For the past… Read more »

Christmas Craft Fair

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Every year the Parents Advisory Council organizes an amazing Christmas Craft Fair held at the elementary school. This year I have the pleasure of organizing the event which is a rather large job. This fundraiser is the biggest one done by our PAC and last year brought in over $10,000. The money is used for… Read more »

Gabriola Studio Tour and Festival

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This weekend is the Thanksgiving Studio Tour. This annual event is one of the favourites of islanders and visitors alike. There are more than 40 studios to visit, each offering a fine display of arts and crafts for sale, yummy refreshments and a chance to meet the artists in their galleries. We took some time… Read more »

A New Firehall

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This past Sunday Gabriolans had an opportunity to tour their new firehall at the open house and ribbon cutting ceremony. The new building is very impressive, with plenty of room for an expansion of activities. The original hall was built in 1970 and stands on the same property, it will be used as a training… Read more »