The Chair Affair

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On January 31, 2015 the Gabriola Arts Council will be presenting The Chair Affair fundraiser to help cover some of the costs of improvements to the W.I. Hall. 45 original chairs that have called the W.I. Hall home for many years have been designed, decorated and transformed into works of art by many of Gabriola’s… Read more »

Polar Bear Swim 2015!!!

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Yesterday was Gabriola’s annual polar swim at Twin Beaches Provincial Park. My eldest daughter was determined this year that she would join a few friends and make the plunge. The outside temperature was a “balmy” 2 degrees and apparently the water was absolutely frigid. She even took a second quick dip and came out cold… Read more »