Discover Gabriola with the Lynch Group Blog

Our Discover Gabriola blog features what we think is the best of Gabriola Island, sights, experiences, what’s happening, and a bit about our daily lives in the community!

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Stretched – Art Show

Gwen Spinks has just finished organizing a fascinating new collection of paintings from 29 adults and 5 kids on Gabriola Island. The show opens on Jan. 15th from 7-10pm at the WI Hall and will run until Jan 17th. 44 canvases, all stretched, like so many of us are after the holidays, will be on […]

Posted by Jennifer on January 14, 2016

The Gift of Adventure… Geocaching on Gabriola

We live in a very giving community, so every year we like to find a way to give back to the place we call home. For 2015 we felt that the gift of adventure would be the right choice, so we purchased 3 GPS units that will be on loan to residents & visitors that […]

Posted by Jennifer on January 11, 2016

the 2016 Garbage & Ferry Schedule have Arrived…

Looking for a convenient way to keep track of the Gabriola ferry schedule, important local numbers and the garbage/recycling dates ? We’ve just finished creating the 2016 version and have sent them in the mail for you. If you’d like to have copies for your office, business, car or studio, just let us know- we’ve […]

Posted by Jennifer on January 08, 2016

New Art Display at the Gabriola Medical Clinic

The Group of Several have just finished an exciting new series of egg related paintings, they’ve just hatched and are ready for you to enjoy. They’ve just been hung upstairs at the Gabriola Medical Clinic, located at 695 Church Street. The paintings display a great variety in personal styles, colors and mediums while being pulled […]

Posted by Jennifer on January 06, 2016

Gabriola Employment Opportunity

Gabriola is a great place for those who are self employed, or are enjoying (hopefully) early retirement. However once and a while there seems to be a great opportunity for employment on Gabriola & currently the Chamber of Commerce has a job posting for the “Chamber Manager” position. The Manager is responsible for providing guidance […]

Posted by Jennifer on January 04, 2016

2015 Holiday Craft Fairs on Gabriola – Mark your Calender!!!

Continuing in our shopping local theme, in addition to some wonderful stores on the island, here are a few opportunities to buy local handmade items direct from the artisans who create these amazing pieces of work. November 14, 2015 – Jingle Bell Craft Fair at the Gabriola Golf Course (825 South Road). 10 a.m. – […]

Posted by Jennifer on November 06, 2015

Holiday Gift Ideas from Gabriola Island…

Living on Gabriola, known as the Island of the Arts there is never any shortage of great local gift giving ideas, and even if you don’t have an opportunity to live here yet, giving a little bit of the island may still be a possibility… & we thank you for supporting our local island community! […]

Posted by Jennifer on November 05, 2015

Gabriola’s Yoga Community is Growing…

Gabriola is well known for having some exceptional Yoga Instructors, and our Yoga community is growing again this week with the introduction of Iyengar Yoga led by Karin Young. This style of yoga has a therapeutic approach and works in a systematic way to build a healthy, more structurely sound foundation. This, in turn, brings […]

Posted by Jennifer on October 19, 2015

Sandwell Provincial Park. Gabriola Island, BC

This is just one of the many beautiful beaches on Gabriola Island. Park in the parking lot at the end of The Strand, and walk down the trail, about a 5 minute walk to this secluded bay. This is a long sandy beach and gorgeous views of the Straight of Georgia, a great place for […]

Posted by Jennifer on July 17, 2015

Gabriola Visitor Info Center welcomes you!

The Gabriola Visitor Center has moved to it’s new location in the Madrona Marketplace: #6 480 North Road and it’s open everyday from 10-6 (June 26th – September 7th). It has information about Gabriola Island & the local businesses, beaches & artists, free WIFI and pamphlets about other areas in BC. We’d be happy to […]

Posted by Jennifer on July 14, 2015