Upcoming Events

Place and Self-Governance – the Enactment of Autonomy on Gabriola Island

Thursday, March 21, 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Roxy Lounge, Twin Beaches

Islands in the Salish Sea experience a unique set of vulnerabilities – the need to protect rare ecosystems and rural communities located in the midst of a densely populated, highly industrialized region — over which they appear to have little or no control. On Gabriola Island, the intersection of place, people and a lean formal governance structure provides a testing ground for enacting a range of governance modalities.

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Gabriola Historical and Museum Society Annual General Meeting

Sunday, March 31, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Gabriola Arts and Heritage Centre

Guest Speaker: Lucy Bell
The Importance of Small Museums for Truth & Reconciliation

Lucy Bell of the Haida Nation (and Head of the Indigenous Collections and Repatriation Department at the Royal BC Museum) will speak about her first-hand experience in museums and give advice on the small but impactful ways small museums can improve their relationships with Indigenous peoples and show their genuine commitment to the calls to the TRC.

Members and non-members are welcome to attend.

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Museum Opening

Monday, May 20, 2019

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Friday, June 21, 2019

All Day

For more information about this day, check out the Federal government’s website: click here.

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Canada Day

Monday, July 1, 2019

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Gabriola Trivia Night

Saturday, November 2, 2019

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Gabriola Community Hall

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