Thanksgiving Studio Tour 2015

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This weekend don’t miss the 19th Annual Thanksgiving Studio Tour on Gabriola Island! With over 55 artists there is sure to be something to catch your eye while you visiting the bustling studios full of creative wonders. Pick up a copy of the brochure at most local establishments or find it online to plan out your… Read more »

Lunar Eclipse

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We took both the families to Drumbeg Provincial Park last night to watch the lunar eclipse. It took awhile to spot the moon in the haze on the horizon but an eerie red tinged sliver appeared as night set in. We are very lucky to have such a beautiful spot like Drumbeg to witness these… Read more »

Summer Sunset Swimming

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We had a free evening this week, which at this point in our lives seem to be few and far between, and decided to take the girls to Turtle Rock for a sunset swim. The sun glowed red due to the smoke from the fires on Vancouver Island which gave it an other worldly feeling…. Read more »

Gabriola Fitness Centre

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The Gabriola Fitness Centre has moved to a new location. Centrally located in the the new Madrona West complex, on the corner of North and South Rd., is the new larger facility complete with an extra studio space perfect for additional classes such as dance, pilates, core conditioning and spin classes throughout the week. For… Read more »

3rd Village Vision Workshop

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 The first two workshops in the Village Vision process generated ideas to consider for developing a vision for a sustainable village core, current and potential land use, and zoning. An interest in alternative housing models and increased density in the village core is an emerging theme in the community conversation.  The third workshop will focus… Read more »