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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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

Things to Do on Gabriola Island

There is so much to do on Gabriola, we tried to highlight a few of our favourites on this rack card, but we’re still missing so many great things, like swimming in the phosphorescence. You can pick up a Gabriola Things To Do rack card at the Gabriola Visitor Information Center, at the little library […]

Posted by Jennifer on July 11, 2015

Gabriola Emergency Prepardness

No your eyes aren’t deceiving you! Smoke from BC’s many wildfires have shrouded Gabriola Island for the past few days and in many a mind’s eye has created a martian like atmosphere on the island. Alien planets aside, with our Extreme Fire Hazard rating coupled with frequent news reports of the risk of wildfires, the […]

Posted by Jennifer on July 06, 2015

Try a new adventure! Learn to SAIL on Gabriola (new course for adults)

This year the Gabriola Recreation society acquired 2 – 420 sailboats to add to their fleet. Instructor Tom Bradbrooke will now be offering learn to Sail classes on Gabriola for adults. July 12 or July 18, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m; $60. The classes will be held at Pages Marina, small group lessons (max. 5 […]

Posted by Jennifer on July 06, 2015