Events? - Yes, there are many! - Come in February and snag a front-row seat at readings and workshops by celebrated authors at the island's very own Literary Festival. On Canada Day (July 1st) catch the North Island Jamboree, a wonderful example of "old-time" Galiano. During the BC Day long-weekend (first weekend of August ), many galleries and private homes on Galiano host a special Art Show which features new work made especially for this event. And as well, our Island’s wonderful annual  Fiesta is on that first Saturday in August, the Wine Festival is mid-August and the celebrated Blackberry Festival is always the first Saturday in October, during Canada's Thanksgiving celebrations.

Make a Movie! - Budding filmmakers flock to our Island's award-winning Gulf Islands Film & TV School, which offers one- and two-week programs to students of all ages. From June through September, everyone can enjoy free Saturday screenings of student films each week.

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Meet the Author: Pauline LeBel - Whale in the Door
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April 15,
3:00 AM to 5:00 AM

Whale in the Door, A Community Unites to Protect BC’s Howe Sound by Pauline Le Bel

Sunday April 15 3:00 pm at the Galiano Library

Galiano Island Books will have books available for purchase and signing.

CAITLIN PRESS

Caitlin Press Inc acknowledges financial support from the Government of Canada and the Canada Council for the Arts, and from the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council and the Book Publisher’s Tax Credit

Pauline Le Bel, a resident of Howe Sound, embarks on a journey of discovery to find out what is special about the Sound, its wild nature and its people, to witness the cultural and spiritual revivals taking place. Her research, interviews, and travels compel her to abandon antiquated ideas about wilderness and community, and to arrive at a new appreciation for the genius of her home.

 

3:00 AM to 5:00 AM