Today, November 8
Remembrance Week at The Rooms — Coffee & Culture at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 — The Battle for Bell Island: The U-Boat attacks on Wabana.
Friday, November 9
T’ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement eight-hour weekend course for new and returning students on Nov. 9 and 10 at The Lantern in St. John’s. A set of 20 gentle, easy moves that promote greater vitality and health body/mind/spirit, for all ages. It can also be done seated. Please pre-register by the Thursday before. For further details please contact Sheila at 579-7863/727-7863 or email@example.com. or visit www.taichichihnl.ca.
The Seniors Resource Centre is hosting a craft fair at Mary Queen of the World Parish Hall on Topsail Road, Saturday Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. We have a wide variety of vendors, something for everyone on your Christmas list. Games for children, admission $2, children under 12 are free.
Sunday, November 11
Wesley United Church will hold a Memorial Service for the fallen in the war in Afghanistan on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
Monday, November 12
St. John the Evangelist Church will be holding a card game in the Parish Hall on Rectory Road, Topsail on Monday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Cost is $5 per person.
Tuesday, November 13
A free bereavement session for people who have lost a loved one is being held on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 7-9 p.m. at the Miller Centre. No registration is required. For further information call Lisa Higgins at 777-8972.
Wednesday, November 14
The next Wessex Society Lecture will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 8 p.m., at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The speaker will be Lt.-Col. Alex Brennan, who will speak on the topic “The Newfoundland Regiment in the War of 1812.” All are welcome.
Thursday, November 15
True stories of Santa visits with author Bruce Templeton, author of “The Man in the Red Suit” on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 3 p.m. at Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence, 135 MacDonald Dr., 757-7145, www.kennyspondresidence.com. Meet the man who knew and worked with Santa Claus for more than 30 years.
Today, November 8
• Bachelor of Nursing (collaborative) Program and Bachelor of Nursing (collaborative) program fast-track option will hold an information session on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 7 p.m. at the Western Regional School of Nursing 3rd Floor, Monaghan Hall, Corner Brook. All high school students, post-secondary students, and mature men and women interested in a career in nursing are invited to attend. For further information call 864-6871, 864-6703, 777-8171 or 637-5489.
Friday, November 9
• Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Workshop will be held on Nov. 9 and Nov. 16. Presenter: Phyllis Reardon, M.ED. EFT is a powerful tool for helping release personal negative emotions and beliefs. To register contact Phyllis at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Are you a serving or retired member of a uniformed service? If you are, you’re invited to the fourth annual Uniformed Services Dinner. This year’s event is hosted by the Conception Bay South Fire Department. The Uniformed Services Dinner was created to bring both serving and retired members of all uniformed services together, in a relaxed and cordial dinner environment. This includes military, police, peace and enforcement officers, fire departments, correctional officers, and all other branches of the uniformed services. The dinner is being held Friday, Nov. 9 at The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50, 60 Legion Rd., Kelligrews. Tickets are $45 per person. Dinner is at 7 p.m. with cocktails at 6:30 p.m. For tickets contact Capt. John Heffernan the Conception Bay South Fire Department at 834-6540 or 682-3000.
Saturday, November 10
• St. Michael and All Angels’ Parish are holding their annual fall sale with usual stalls on Saturday, Nov. 10 at St. Mary’s Parish Hall, Craigmillar Avenue. Sale opens at 9:30 a.m., morning coffee at 10 a.m. ($5), turkey, ham and salads buffet supper at 5 p.m. ($15) cards at 7 p.m. ($2). For takeouts ($10) call 722-4511 or 368-2844.
• The Parish of St. John the Evangelist, Topsail will be holding its annual fall fair in the church hall on 20 Rectory Rd., Topsail, C.B.S. It will be held on Saturday, Nov. 10 starting at 9:30 a.m. Admission is $1. A full day of events include the following: sale of goods — doors open at 9:30 a.m. Morning coffee including breads, muffins and tea buns — 9:30-11:30 a.m. — cost $5. Luncheon including, soup, sandwiches and dessert — 12-2 p.m. — cost $7. Supper — a three course salmon dinner 6-7 p.m. Cost is $15. For further information contact John 834-1469.
• Diabetes Awareness Month rolls out programs and information to help Canadians live healthier. The Canadian Diabetes Association is collaborating once again with Dominion and its in-store pharmacy to recognize Diabetes Awareness Month with special events and information sessions offered throughout November. Get checked now: grocery cart checkup on Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dominion at 55 Stavanger Dr. Registered dietitians will be in-store to speak with shoppers and provide helpful tips about their grocery cart items and nutrition labelling. This is an opportunity to learn how to make healthier choices when grocery shopping for their families.
• Craft sale on Remembrance Day Saturday, Nov. 10 from 12-4 p.m. at St. James Church Hall on Bond Street in Carbonear. There will be more than 50 tables of assorted crafts. Lunch will be served.
• “Fish Nests” at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from Nov. 10-25 (excluding Nov. 11). Fish make nests? It is spawning season at the Fluvarium. Join us to discover how a trout builds a nest and find out how important the riffle area is to the trout. You may even be lucky enough to see a female brown trout making a nest for her eggs.
• Remembrance Week at The Rooms — Saturday, Nov. 10. Screenings at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. — The role of Newfoundland and Labrador in World War II. In commemoration of Remembrance Day, join us as we screen a series of short documentaries that focus on the role of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Monday, November 12
• All Saints Parish, C.B.S. is holding a fall fair on Nov. 12. Doors open at 10 a.m. with morning coffee, noon — lunch will be soup/sandwiches and moose burgers. 5:30 p.m. — chicken breast dinner and live auction. Tickets are $15. Book your tickets ASAP. Call 834-4501. Vote for our clergy to Kiss the Pig contest, for $5 you can cast your ballot for the clergy of your choice, ballots available at parish office until Nov. 9. and will also be available at the fall fair on Nov. 12. Clergy with most votes will have the privilege to kiss a live pig at the fall fair dinner. For more information, please call Parish Office 834-4501.
• La Leche League Canada — St. John’s Breastfeeding Support Group meeting on the The Art of Breastfeeding & Avoiding Difficulties on Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at Sobeys Community Room (Torbay Road & Highland Drive). For more information call Jane at 722-5815 or Jan at 739-9368.
Tuesday November 13
• Fall Labyrinth — “A Walking Meditation,” with Donna Burt, Tuesday or Wednesday, 7-9 p.m., on Nov. 13 or 14, at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please call 753-8760 or email email@example.com to register.
• Anxiety: Making life more manageable, with Helen Martinez on Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 7-9 p.m., at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please call 753-8760 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Wednesday, November 14
• St. James Anglican Church, Carbonear will be holding a take out turkey tea at the Parish Hall on Bond Street in Carbonear on Nov. 14. Pickup — 10:30 a.m. to noon. Delivery — before noon. Cost is $8 per plate. For more information or to purchase tickets contact Wendy at 596-3926.
• A free eight-week Cancer Bereavement Information and Support Group for those who have lost loved ones to cancer will begin on Nov. 14 at 1:30 p.m. at the Easter Seals building on Mount Scio Road. Registration is required. For further information or to register call 777-7604.
• The Men’s Service Club at George Street United Church will be having their annual roast beef dinner in the Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre on Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. Takeouts available at 5 p.m. Tickets are $20. To reserve tickets, please call the church office at 726-8775.
• World Diabetes Day on Wednesday, Nov. 14 will be recognized in select Dominion stores with diabetes-friendly cooking classes in our President’s Choice Cooking Schools followed by grocery store tours with in-store dietitians. Participating stores are Dominion at 20 Lake Ave. and Dominion on 260 Blackmarsh Rd. from 6-8 p.m.
• As part of St. Pius X Parish 50th anniversary celebrations, there will be a special memorial service to honour and remember all deceased parishioners since 1962. This will be held Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m., in St. Pius X Church. A list of deceased parishioners is posted on the bulletin board in the Church and Chapel entrances as well as the Parish website www.spx.ca. Any questions please contact the Parish Office — 754-0170 or email email@example.com. All are invited to attend this tribute to our past parishioners and your relatives and friends. Reception to follow in the Parish Hall.
Thursday, November 15
• SAEN will hold its 18th annual Gunter Behr Award/Moose Stew Supper (beef stew available) on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the St. Teresa’s Parish Hall on 120 Mundy Pond Rd. Doors open at 6 p.m., supper is served at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available at the office (722-9300), by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or from any SAEN Board member. There will be raffles and a silent auction.
• Are the stories of the Bible fact or fable? You decide — proof provided on Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. at the St. John’s Seventh-day Adventist Church, 30 Aldershot St. All welcome to attend. For additional details check out www.stjohnssda.org.
• During the weekend of Nov. 16-18 the Singing Legionnaires will be giving a workshop and several performances in Trepassey for those interested in listening to and learning about choral singing. Come join us as we sing old war songs, old time gospel songs, and some of the great tunes of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s. Don’t miss the chance to work with conductor Bill Green, pianist Clyde Johnston and the Singing Legionnaires. The weekend will begin with a meet and greet on Friday evening at 7 p.m. On Saturday, there will be a workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., followed by a potluck dinner at 6:30 p.m., a concert at 8 p.m. and a dance at 9 p.m. The weekend will end with a performance at the seniors home at 10 a.m. and Mass at Holy Redeemer at 11:30 a.m. For more information please contact either Jim Healey at 690-8663 or Josephine Waddleton at 428-2273.
• Cowan Heights UCW, 141 Frecker Dr., will be hosting the annual fall fair on Nov. 17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The usual stalls — bake table, craft stall, jewellery and accessories area, silent auction, and new to you — will be available for your shopping and enjoyment. Morning coffee and muffins are included in the $2 ticket. Plan to bring a friend or two, or more, and join us for relaxed friendship and fun — shopping, too, of course. Tickets available through the church office, 745-2871 or at the door.
• George Street United Church will hold its afternoon tea and variety sale on Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. Variety sale in the gym, main floor and at 2:30 p.m, a tea and silent auction in the Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre. Tickets are $6 and available from Ruby 745-4807, Ruth 722-4961, or the church office at 726-8775.
• Topsail United Church will be holding an anniversary banquet on Nov. 17 at the Royal Canadian Legion in Kelligrews at 7 p.m. Tickets will cost $20 single. To reserve please call the church office at 834-4567, Eileen Green 834-7435 or Bob Bennett 782-0388.
• Powers Court open-mike show at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Hall in Manuels, on Nov. 17. Doors open at 7 p.m. show starts at 8 p.m. Come along and join the great music and company. For more info call Frank at 834-8196 or Ian at 834-3544.
• On Sunday, Nov. 18, Topsail United Church anniversary service will take place at 10:30 a.m. Guest clergy will be Rev. Ralph Taylor, Their Honours Lt. Gov. John Crosbie and Mrs. Jane Crosbie will be in attendance. Come join us as we celebrate 175 years in the life of our church.
• St. Pius X Parish’s annual Christmas Bazaar will be held on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 12-2 p.m. in the Parish Hall on Smithville Crescent. Admission is $1 for adults,
free for children. Usual attractions. All are welcome to attend.
• The Conception Harbour Heritage Group hosts its monthly open-mike show on the third Sunday of each month and this month’s will be held on Nov. 18 at the Parish Hall next to the Jamie Murphy Memorial. The doors open at 1 p.m. and the excitement starts at 2 p.m.
• Old-time country open-mike/jam session at the Carbonear Bethany United Church on Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. Doors open at 1 p.m. Admission $5.
• The Sisters of Mercy, Presentation and Associates will be holding an art/craft and bake sale at the Lantern on Nov. 18 from 2-4 p.m. You are invited to come and bring a friend proceeds are in aid of The Gathering Place, Mercy and Presentation Missions.
• On Sunday, Nov. 18, Chapters on Kenmount Road. will give Heavenly Creatures part of the proceeds of any shopping done at its store by Heavenly Creatures’ supporters between 3 and
8 p.m. All you need do is tell staff that you are there to support Heavenly Creatures when you make your purchases. So why not wait until the 18th to do your Chapters shopping, so that you and the animals will benefit.
• The annual SA Grace Hospital Nursing Alumnae bring-and-buy potluck supper is on Monday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. at the SA Temple on Torbay Road. Bring along a dish to share with your colleagues at the potluck meal; donate some items to sell such as baked goods, crafts, preserves, etc. Take the opportunity to purchase what interests you. For more information call Cheryl Trask at 753-8309 or Jean Babstock at 722-0629.
• Teen Mental Health Matters it’s just that simple. A parent information and training session will be held on Monday, Nov. 19 at St. Peter’s Junior High School on Munden Drive. Experts from Teen Mental Health will be present to offer information and guidance to parents and teens from 6:30-9 p.m. Parents can register for this session on the school websites of O’Donel High School and St. Peter’s Junior High School. www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZM3V7LN or www.surveymonkey.com/s/ZM3V7LN. Or call the school at 364-5303. This event can open a dialogue with you and your child as students of the two schools will be meeting with the speakers the following day in school.
• NL Thrombosis, Blood and Immune Disorders Education and Research Project Meeting on Nov. 20 from 6-9:40 p.m. at the Johnson GEO Centre. This event will be of particular interest to individuals living with primary immunodeficiency, hereditary disorders of the immune system, their family and friends, health professionals especially laboratory technologists, nurses, physicians, pharmacists and all those interested to learn more about the immune system. This event will also be of interest for the many patients who develop an acquired immune system defect either due to viral infection, cancer or cancer therapies.
• The annual general meeting for the Quidi Vidi/Rennie’s River Development Foundation will be held at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium, 5 Nagle’s Place on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 722-3825 or email email@example.com.
• A.C. Hunter Public Library’s Annual Christmas Tree Decorating with Eric White of Beyond Design on Nov. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Donation of a crocheted ornament is required. To register, call 737-3950.
• The A.C. Hunter Adult Public Library is proud to welcome Lesleyanne Ryan author of “Braco” on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. Lesleyanne Ryan will be reading from her book “Braco.”
• C.B.S. Local Foster Family Association holds regular monthly meetings, the third Wednesday of the month. Our next meeting for C.B.S. Local will be on Nov. 21 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the office in Villa Nova Plaza, Manuels. As with past meeting, we offer a door prize at every meeting, for November we have a donated door prize of a month’s free unlimited tanning from Arizona Heat, perhaps you will be the lucky winner, and if you bring your significant other, that’s two chances for you to win. Please feel free to contact Tina with any questions or concerns at 744-2848, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Send us your email address if you want added to the email group.
• Family Life Bureau Lecture Series — “Beat The Winter Blues” on Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s meeting hall, St. Patrick’s Street. Depression tells us that our life is out of balance. An integrative approach in healing the disorder or disease can help restore balance and our zest for life. This presentation explores the inter-connections between body, mind, spirit, behaviour, mood and mental well being — with ideas on how we can help ourselves heal. For more information or to register visit www.rcsj.org for on line registration or call Sr. Loretta Walsh, director at 579-0168, or email email@example.com.
• Wesley United Church is selling fish cakes again this year for $8 per bag. To order, call Marvin Barnes at 579-7900; Eric Larkin at 368-3941 or the church office at 579-3682 by Nov. 20. Pickup is at the church on Saturday, Nov. 24 between 10 a.m. and 2 pm.
• The Research & Development Corporation (RDC) is hosting a lunch and learn next month for members of the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries (NATI). The session is titled How RDC Can Help Your Businesses Grow R&D. It is taking place on Wednesday, Nov. 21, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at Bally Haly Country Club in St. John’s. Companies can register by contacting Brittany Brinston, Marketing and Events Coordinator, NATI, by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 757-3251. Learn more about RDC by visiting www.rdc.org.
• The Carl Stevenson Art Exhibit and sale in aid of the Organ Restoration Fund of Gower Street United Church opens on Nov. 23 from 7:30-10 p.m. in the Lecture Hall of the church. Exhibit to run to Nov. 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
• The Writer’s Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador will be holding its annual general meeting and election of the board of directors on Sunday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at The Rocket Room, 272 Water St. Coffee and tea will be provided. For more information contact the WANL office at 739-5215 or visit wanl.ca.
• Jiggs Harvest Dinner — come enjoy this traditional meal without stepping into the kitchen on Nov. 25 at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium at 5 p.m. Adults — $35, children (12 and under) — $15. Appetizer: roasted potatoes and pepper soup. Main — traditional jiggs dinner with salt meat, peas pudding and roasted beef striploin, dessert — homemade blueberry pudding. Complimentary glass of house wine. To reserve tickets call 722-3825.
• There will be a Family Goods Bingo at Heritage Collegiate in Lethbridge on Nov. 26. The doors open at 6 p.m. and the bingo starts at 7:30 p.m. There are fantastic prizes. Please help support our graduating class of 2013.
• Free RDSP information session. Learn about the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) on Nov. 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Mews Community Centre at 40 Mundy Pond Rd. The RDSP must be opened prior to the end of the calendar year in which the beneficiary turns 59 years old. Grants and Bonds are available up to the end of the calendar year in which the beneficiary turns 49 years old. Contact Amanda at ILRC at 722-4031, TTY: 722-7998 or toll free: 1-866-722-4031. Email: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. Special accommodations available upon request. This information session is available in English only. Afin d’obtenir des renseignements en français, veuillez communiquer avec Julie Belleau-Hibbard par téléphone au 613-563-2581 ou par courriel à email@example.com, ou visitez le www.vacanada.ca. Funding for this information session is provided by the Government of Canada.
• Spirit of Newfoundland, Peter Halley, Shelley Neville and Bill Brennan on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 3 p.m. at Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence, 135 MacDonald Dr., 757-7145, www.kennyspondresidence.com. Enjoy the incredible harmonious vocals of these powerful, gifted singers performing a variety of musical genres including Christmas traditional favourites.
• Heavenly Creatures’ goods bingo will be held on Nov. 29 at the Knights Of Columbus on St. Clare Avenue beginning at 8 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m). In addition to 13 games of bingo for fabulous prizes there will be ticket spins on prizes and cash. Admission to the bingo is $1 and that gives you a chance to win the door prize. Bingo cards are $2 each or 3 for $5. Any person or business who is interested in donating goods to our bingo should contact the event organizers at 691-5466 (Kim) or 576-0440 (Ashley), or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Fourth annual fall fair on Friday, Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. at Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence, 135 MacDonald Dr., 757-7145, www.kennyspondresidence.com. Celebrate the season with the return of our very popular craft and bake sale. All proceeds in aid of the Perlin Players.
• 15th annual general meeting (AGM) of the Conseil scolaire francophone provincial de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador (CSFP) will be held on Friday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m., at the Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents, situated at 65 Ridge Rd., St. John’s. At 6:30 p.m. the public is invited to visit the new classrooms of the Grands-Vents School. The 69th regular meeting of the CSFP will be at the same address on Saturday, Dec. 1, from 9 a.m. to noon. Everybody is welcome. For more information 722-6324 or email email@example.com.
• La 15e Assemblée générale annuelle (AGA) du Conseil scolaire francophone provincial de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador (CSFP) aura lieu le vendredi 30 novembre 2012 à 19h00, au Centre scolaire et communautaire des Grands-Vents, 65 chemin Ridge, Saint-Jean. L’AGA sera précédée, à 18 h 30, d’une visite des nouvelles salles de classe de l’École des Grands-Vents. La 69e Réunion régulière du CSFP aura lieu au même endroit le samedi 1er décembre, de 9h00 à 12h00. Bienvenue à tous. Info: (709) 722-6324, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The second annual Canadian Cancer Society-Eastlink Telethon will broadcast live on Eastlink TV Dec. 2 from 1-7 p.m. This telethon will raise funds to support the increased demand for our support programs and services, including items free-of-charge practical support items, emotional support groups, cancer information, and our largest support program, Daffodil Place. We are looking for community groups, service groups, church groups, and individuals to host a fundraiser in their community for the telethon. Your group can be pre-recorded or appear live at the telethon to present your contribution. For more information, contact Donna Gear, Revenue Development Coordinator at 1-888-753-6520 ext. 231 or visit www.cancer.ca/nl.
• La Leche League Canada — St. John’s Breastfeeding Support Group meeting on nutrition and weaning on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m., at the Sobeys Community Room (Torbay Road and Highland Drive). For more information call Jane at 722-5815 or Jan at 739-9368.
• The Rooms will be closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 in observation of Remembrance Day.
• Since 1997 The Community Sector Council of Newfoundland and Labrador, which is a non-profit social planning agency has been helping citizens with their applications for income support (Social Assistance), with completing appeals, that is, if they are dissatisfied with a decision of Government, and we also assist citizens in navigating through all the various income support programs. Need help in applying for income support, deciding which income security program to apply to, searching policy or preparing appeals? Call the Community Sector Council at 753-9860.
• Lunch and bridge every Wednesday at the St. John’s Curling Club Re/Max Centre. Please call Shirley Kelly at 754-3260 to reserve your table.
• Family Life Bureau special events for fall 2012 including self-empowerment women’s group, mindfulness, new anger management for men, power of positive parenting, separation and divorce. To register for any of the above groups go to our website at www.rcsj.org for online registration or call Sr. Loretta Walsh, director, at 579-0168 or email email@example.com.
• Technology classes at the A.C Hunter Public Library. Come learn the basics and connect with tech. For inquires and registration, call 737-3950. All classes are free.
• Torbay New Horizons computer classes are offered free to male and female seniors/50+. Classes taught on a one on one basis, at your own pace. To register for fall and winter classes please call Mary at
437-6314 to register and for further information. Classes take place at the Kinsmen Community Centre, Bauline Line, Torbay.
• Resource Centre for the Arts is sharing the exciting details of our 2012-13 season, which will bring something borrowed, something new and some old hands to banish the winter blues. Subscribe to our newsletter and be the first to know what’s on at The Hall: firstname.lastname@example.org. Buy tickets www.rca.nf.ca or call 753-4531
• Historical walking tour — where once they stood. Tuesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. Meet at the Sheraton Hotel. For more information call 364-6845 or visit www.boyletours.com.
• The Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. is seeking individuals across Newfoundland and Labrador, interested in helping others reach their full literacy potential by becoming a tutor. Training provided. If you or someone you know is in need of a tutor please call. All services are free. For more information call Sherry Humber at
634-1441 or email email@example.com.
• Are you a woman who needs help accessing the hidden job market? Need encouragement to stay positive? WISE Career and Employment Services offers a free three-week job search strategies program that includes resume and cover letter writing, mock interviews and much more. For more information about specific
dates call WISE today at the location nearest you, or apply online. www.wiseprograms.com/apply.htm.
St. John’s: 739-1375, Gander: 256-8070,
• Nurturing Nature in Programs and Play — fall workshop series at MUN Botanical Garden. For more information, or to register, please visit the Botanical Garden’s website: www.mun.ca/botgarden. Special discounts are available for full-time students, including MUN and CNA, and for members of AECENL (Association of Early Childhood Educators, Newfoundland and Labrador). MUN Botanical Garden is located at
306 Mount Scio Rd. For more information on Botanical Garden events and programs, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 864-8590.
• Eastern Health reminds the public that it is seeking volunteer leaders to help facilitate Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops, which are offered as part of both Eastern Health’s Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Strategy and the provincial government’s Policy Framework for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management — Improving Health Together. The Chronic Disease Self-Management Workshops are offered through the Home and Community Care Program free of charge once a week for six weeks. To register to become a self-management lay leader, or sign up for a self-management workshop in your area, please call 752-3946 or toll free 1-866-880-8998. For further information on workshop and training schedules please visit Eastern Health’s website at www.easternhealth.ca.
• Heavenly Creatures, registered animal charity, is conducting a fall appeal in
St. John’s. Help save pets — join our Guardian Angel Program. Seeking foster homes for cats and dogs. Accepting donations of pet food, leashes, collars, pet dishes, kennels and cat climbers. For more information visit www.heavenlycreatures.ca or call 739-0077.