October 22, 2014

Resource Centre for the Arts presents It Is Solved By Walking

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    LSPU Hall

    3 Victoria St.

    October 22-26 - Resource Centre for the Arts presents It Is Solved By Walking. It Is Solved By Walking is framed by the American poet Wallace Stevens’ brilliant if enigmatic poem, Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird. Tantalizingly surreal, the play is at its core the story of a woman determined to escape the prison of a failed marriage and reclaim her creativity. It Is Solved By Walking is full of passion, wit, grace, and sensuality. Tickets are $28 and can be purchased by calling the box office 753-4531 or visiting www.rca.nf.ca. There is a half-price matinee on Sunday, October 26 at 2 p.m.

An Introduction to the Alexander Technique

  • Place : AC Hunter Library, Children's Activity Room, 1st floor
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : AC Hunter Library, 737-3950
  • Details : Alexander Technique is an educational process that aims to teach people how to use their body in a better way in the activities of everyday living. It can help with reducing pain and tension, improving posture and performance, or just helping people to move more easily and live with less stress and fatigue. Join Newfoundland’s only certified Alexander Technique teacher Colin Cashin for an introduction to this powerful life skill and tool for change. Register by calling 737-3950. Free!
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October 23, 2014

Musical tribute

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    In partnership with the Spirit of Newfoundland, the Agnes Pratt Home Foundation is hosting a private showing of the musical tribute “Women Doin’ Men” on October 23 at 7 p.m. This is a fundraiser to benefit the major renovation of the Fairhaven Unit at The Agnes Pratt Home. Women Doin’ Men, is one of four shows at Spirit of Newfoundland’s Masonic temple for the fall of 2014. Call 579-3023 or visit spiritofnewfoundland.com for more information. Tickets to the October 23 private showing are $75 (including taxes); $30 tax receipt provided. For more information or reservations for this dinner and show, call 752-8957 or visit The Agnes Pratt Home Administrative Office.

The Coalition on Richer Diversity, CORD, is holding a mini-retreat on diversity

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

     The Coalition on Richer Diversity, CORD, is holding a mini-retreat on diversity, Thursday, October 23 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the wheelchair accessible North Bank Lodge at Pippy Park.  Metrobus Routes 1, 10, 14, 16. CORD invites members of the community who are linked to various types of diversity promotion, education and administration; work in cultural sensitivity; Diversity Officers or Diversity Trainers; promote cultural awareness and those that are Human Resources’ personnel.  Also invited are newcomers to Newfoundland and Labrador, anyone who provides services to newcomers and anyone in the general public who is passionate about diversity. Pre-registration required as space is limited and we need to plan for snacks, tea and coffee. While the event is free, a $10 donation (cash or cards accepted) would be greatly appreciated. For more information, contact Susan Hyde at projects@cancord.org or call 754-4122.

An Evening with the Moderator of the United Church of Canada

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    An Evening with the Moderator of the United Church of Canada, Right Rev. Gary Patterson. “An Evening with the Moderator” is hosted by Cochrane Street United Church, Gower Street United Church, St. James United Church and Topsail United Church on Thursday ,October 23 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. at Cochrane Street United Church. The evening will be a celebration through music featuring performers from each congregation, the opportunity to hear The Right Rev. Gary Patterson speak all followed by a meet and greet. There will a free will offering with all proceeds going to East District Chaplaincy. Everyone is welcome. For more information, please contact Rev. Miriam Bowlby: revmiriam@cochranestreetuc.com or 709-722-2302

Free lecture

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:00
  • Details :

    On Thursday, October 23rd at the MMaP Gallery (6 p.m.) there will be a free lecture on the links between traditional Irish and Newfoundland music. Presented by Hammy Hamilton and Toshio Tatsu Oki

The Ladies of the Sabre are holding their fall dessert party and card game

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    The Ladies of the Sabre are holding their fall dessert party and card game at The Mazol Shrine Centre 530 Topsail Rd on Oct. 23. Dessert served at 7 p.m. and cards to start at 8 p.m. Usual spins and door prize. Cost $10. For tickets please call Lady Paula Dingle at 747-7151 or email pmdingle@nl.rogers.com.

     

     

The Wesley Male Choir celebrates its 25th Anniversary

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:00
  • Details :

    The Wesley Male Choir celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2014 and two events are planned to mark this milestone. A dinner and gospel sing a long will be held at the Elk’s Club on Thursday, October 23 starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained by calling Don Waye at 579-0671 or the Church Office at 579-3682. A service will be held on Sunday the 26 starting at 7 p.m. at Wesley Church. Rev. Art Elliott will be the invited guest and all are welcome at both events.

Trivia Night

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:30
  • Details :

    Trivia Night at AC Hunter Library Thurs Oct 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Compassionate Friends

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    Bereaved parents are invited to meet with other parents who have suffered the loss of a child. The Compassionate Friends welcome you to their monthly gathering at 7:30 p.m. on October  23.  Place: Room 2J618 near the main entrance of the Health Sciences Centre. For information telephone Diana at 753-3530. Next meeting: November 27.

October 24, 2014

Acclaimed poet Sue Goyette will give a public reading

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

     Acclaimed poet Sue Goyette will give a public reading on Friday, October 24 at 7:30 pm at Eastern Edge Gallery, Harbour Drive, St. John’s.  Goyette was a finalist for the 2014 Griffin Poetry Prize.The reading is presented by the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador as part of its Come From Away series. Once again, the Alliance has asked three Newfoundland authors to invite three "Come-From-Away" authors to read on the Rock.  Goyette has been invited by poet/playwright Des Walsh who will co-host the evening.Griffin Poetry Prize Judge’s said of Goyette’s latest book Ocean, “Goyette’s vigorous language and large vision create an extraordinary new history of the way the sea has formed human consciousness, shoreline experience and poetry itself.”

    Admission is free and open to the public. The series is supported by the Canada Council for the Arts.                                                       -30 -

Infinitely More, for a night of inspirational entertainment

  • Place : Topsail
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    On Friday, October 24 at 7:30 p.m. the Parish of St. John the Evangelist, Topsail will host three-time Covenant Award Nominee, Infinitely More, for a night of inspirational entertainment. Husband and wife duo, Gerald Flemming and Allison Lynn, create a fresh new sound for the church. Their music will encourage and inspire both the seeker and the lifelong Christian. Tickets for the concert cost $10. A reception will follow in the Parish Hall with freewill donations towards the Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador. October is Autism Awareness month. To reserve a ticket or for more information please call Stephanie at 834-3445 or Valerie at 834-9712.

NSO Hibernia Gala

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details :

    Arts and Culture Centre

    St. John’s

    October 24. The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and Hibernia, in association with Platinum Sponsor NSB Energy, are thrilled to announce that multi-Grammy nominee Matt Maher will headline a spectacular cast for this year’s NSO Hibernia Gala.  Maher, who calls Nashville home but hails originally from St. John’s, has recorded seven albums and received four Grammy nominations in the Best Gospel/Christian Contemporary category. This year’s event - an audience favourite - will be hosted by the irrepressible Mark Critch and feature highlight performances by singer/songwriter Ian Foster, pop/rockers RocketRocketShip, and tenor David Pomeroy.  The 2014 NSO Hibernia Gala - which will be followed by a post-concert reception in the upper concourse - begins at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the NSO office (722-4441/nso@nsomusic.ca) at a cost of $100 (a tax receipt will be issued for the charitable portion).

14th Annual Red Maple Festival

  • Place : Grand Falls-Windsor
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor, Parks and Recreation Department will be holding the 14th Annual Red Maple Festival from October 24 - November 5. If you or your organization have any suggestions or would like to host an event as part of the Red Maple Festival please call 489-0472, or fax 489-0454. You can also email rdrake@grandfallswindor.com. Deadline is October 12.

Just Get Out! 2014 workshop

  • Place : Brother Brennan Environmental Education Centre
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Educators and the Brother Brennan Environmental Education Centre will be facilitating the Just Get Out! 2014 workshop from October 24 to 25. Located on the Avalon Peninsula, down Salmonier Line, the Brother Brennan Environmental Education Centre offers the perfect location to enter a wilderness setting in an inclusive, comfortable, and engaging way. Educators, parents, families, and anyone interested in environmental education are welcome. Registration forms and more information can be found at www.nlee.ca/upcoming-events.html Cost is $120 ($108 for NLEE members) which includes meals, accommodation, and transportation from St. John’s to Salmonier Line. Registration forms and money must be in by October 15 at the latest.

Haunted House at Cochrane St. Church

  • Place : Bannerman Street Entrace of Cochrane St. Church
  • Time : 18:30
  • Contact : cochranestreetchurch@hotmail.com
  • Details : Join us for a tour of the Haunted House and Play a few games. Admission is $ 5.00 with a portion of the proceeds going to the Lady Bug Foundation. Not wheelchair accessible. Tours approximately 25 mins

Maggie Davis Benefit dance

  • Place : CLB Armory Harvey road
  • Time : 07:00
  • Details : Maggie is 2 years old and has to travel to Toronto for Cancer treatments. There will be door prizes, 50/50 draws and silent auction. Local bands Tarahan and Siochana Will be playing followed by taped music. Tickets are $15.00

October 25, 2014

Development and peace workshop

  • Place : St. Thomas Of Villanova Parish Hall
  • Time : 09:30
  • Details :

     On October 25 come to a development and peace workshop. Come be inspired to take action and find out what you can do to support your sisters and brothers in the Global South at Bro T. I. Murphy Center (behind the College of the North Atlantic Prince Philip Drive campus at 9:30 a.m. For more information, contact: (mathew.aylward7@gmail.com)

Positive Thinkers Club

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details :

    Positive Thinkers Club meeting on Saturday October 25 from 9 -11 a.m. Breakfast cost $18 for members, and $21 for non members at UPTOWN Gourmet Grill and Bar on Kenmount Rd. We have Dr. Laura Nurse speaking about "Preventing and reversing chronic disease with a natural lifestyle".

The Leyton Gallery is proud to present Anita Singh's "New Work"

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Leyton Gallery is proud to present Anita Singh's "New Work" from October 25 to November 16, 2014.  It is a show full of richness and joy, paintings with encaustic, prints and clay sculptures.  Opening reception from 3 to 5 on Saturday, October 25. The Leyton Gallery is on Clift's-Baird's Cove, off Water street.  www.theleytongallery.com   Admission, as always is free.

Heavenly Creatures' Fall Fleamarket

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

    Heavenly Creatures' Fall Fleamarket will be held at St. David's Parish Hall, 98 Elizabeth Avenue, on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will have something for everyone: Halloween and Christmas items, plants, baked goods, books and more. We're looking for donations of fleamarket items, arts, crafts, and baked goods.

The Muse is holding a 65th anniversary reunion for alumni

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 17:00
  • Details :

    The Muse is holding a 65th anniversary reunion for alumni on October 25. The celebrations will start at 5 p.m. on October 25 and go until 8 p.m. Registration is $5 per person. To register, please visit: http://www.mun.ca/mundays/events/reunion_themuse.php

The 6th Annual Uniformed Services Ball

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:30
  • Details :

    The 6th Annual Uniformed Services Ball is Saturday, October 25 at the Surgeon Lieutenant Commander W. Anthony Paddon Building, The Boulevard, Pleasantville. The Uniformed Services Ball 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, Coast Guardand all other branches of the uniformed services and their spouses. Tickets are $55 per person. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m. Dinner is at 7 p.m. For tickets contact Captain John Heffernan at the Conception Bay South Fire Department at 834-6540 or 682-3000, your uniformed service or veteran’s association.

Annual Jiggs (turkey) Dinner and Variety Show

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 17:30
  • Details :

    Cowan Heights United Church, 141 Frecker Drive, St. John’s will be having their annual Jiggs (turkey) Dinner and Variety Show on October 25 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $25. Available at Church Office at 745-2871. Come and join us for a Tyme

     

St. John the Evangelist Church is having their annual fall supper

  • Place : Coley's Point
  • Time : 18:00
  • Details :

    St. John the Evangelist Church is having their annual fall supper (moose or turkey) at the church hall in Coley's Point, on Saturday October 25. Eat ins at 6 p.m. and take outs at 4:30 p.m. Suppers are $10 each. To obtain tickets or for more info please call Debbie at 786-0555 or Maxine at 786-6342. Sure to be a great feast, so come and bring a friend.

     

     

Topsail United Church Annual giant fall flea market

  • Place : Topsail
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

    Topsail United Church Annual giant fall flea market takes places on Saturday October 25 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Admission $1. All are welcome

Foster Families Recruitment Initiative

  • Place : The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave. St. John's
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details : Please join the Honourable Sandy Collins, Minister of Child, Youth and Family Services, and special guest, Allan Hawco, of the television series Republic of Doyle, for the Metro Region and surrounding areas Foster Families Recruitment Initiative. To join us please call 709-754-0213 or email: fostering@gov.nl.ca

Clarke's Beach United Church 140th Anniversary Service

  • Place : Clarke's Beach
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    Clarke's Beach United Church invites you to its 140th Anniversary Service on Oct. 25 at 7.30 p.m. Guest Preacher will be The Moderator of the United Church of Canada the Right Rev. Gary Patterson.

The Spookiest Book Launch in St. John's

  • Place : The Newman Wine Vaults, 436 Water St., St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : chariscotter@gmail.com, lyndakeefe@gov.nl.ca
  • Details : Just in time for Halloween, award-winning author Charis Cotter will be launching her novel, "The Swallow: A Ghost Story" at The Newman Wine Vaults, a Provincial Historic Site known for ghost sightings. It will be transformed into the eerie setting of her critically acclaimed novel, which is about two lonely girls who live beside a cemetery. Children over 8 and brave adults are encouraged to come and meet Charis and the characters from The Swallow. Ghostly encounters and spooktacular refreshments guaranteed! Copies of the book will be available for sale. Hosted by Beni Malone, with special guest Pamela Morgan singing “She’s Like a Swallow.” Set design by Rick Clarke and Tom Whelan of Rosemill Antiques.

MUN Botanical Garden Halloween

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

     Everyone is invited to visit MUN Botanical Garden on October 25-26 (10 a.m. – 3 p.m.) and discover why bats, owls, crows, spiders, and even witches’ brooms, are not all that scary, once you get to know them. Visit the pumpkin patch, go on a special Halloween nature hike, explore the Batty Bat trail and enjoy Halloween arts and crafts, story times, and face painting and more.  A full weekend of family fun is available for young children and parents alike –rain or shine. For more information, please contact the Garden at 864-8590 or visit www.mun.ca/botgarden. Free admission for children in costume, Friends of the Garden and MUN students. Registration is not required. All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Suitable for young children and their families.

     

A Scrabble Afternoon and Silent Auction

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    A Scrabble Afternoon and Silent Auction will be held October 25th from 2PM to 5PM at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road.  All funds raised will be sent to the Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign of the Stephen Lewis Foundation.  Please help us help grandmothers in Africa raise their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS.

    Admission is $15 which includes refreshments and participants may bring a partner, several partners, or come alone and we will provide a partner.  If you have one, bring your own board.

    Above all, this is an afternoon for fun and fellowship.

    Overflow parking is available in front of the Basilica.

Battle of the Genres

  • Place : Cannon Wood Hall, St. John's
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : Nikki McIntosh, 739-5215,
  • Details : A day of professional development workshops for writers of all stripes. Interested in writing romance? sci fi-fantasy? murder mysteries? memoir? poetry? children's books? Register with the Writers' Alliance of NL. For details contact: 739-5215 or visit wanl.ca.
  • writers' alliance of newfoundland and labrador

Haunted House at Cochrane St. Church

  • Place : Cochrane St. Church Bannerman St. Entrance
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : cochranestreetchurch@hotmail.com
  • Details : Haunted House and Bake Sale Admission $ 5.00 with a portion of the proceeds going to the Lady Bug Foundation. Not wheelchair accessible. Tours take approximately 25mins Tickets on sale at the door at event time.

Charis Cotter will be launching her children's book 'The Swallow: A Ghost Story’

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    Just in time for Halloween, Charis Cotter will be launching her children's book 'The Swallow: A Ghost Story’ on Oct. 25 at the Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site, 436 Water Street at 7:30 p.m. Featuring a dramatic reading from the book by the author, ghostly potions and spooktacular treats! Hosted by Beni Malone, and special guest Pamela Morgan will sing the haunting swallow song. Admission: free- children and ghosts especially welcome. For more information visitwebsite: www.chariscotter.ca or email chariscotter@gmail.com or call 729-6717.

Dance of the Dead

  • Place : Johnston Geo Centre
  • Time : 20:30
  • Details :

    The Johnston Geo Centre is pleased to announce Dance of the Dead happening on Saturday, October 25 from 8:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Tickets are $30. Early bird price $25 until Oct. 11. For more information call 737-7880 or visit www.geocentre.ca.

October 26, 2014

Sharon Power Memorial Psoriasis Walk

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    October is psoriasis awareness month and The Psoriasis Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is holding its annual Sharon Power Memorial Psoriasis Walk on Sunday, October 26 at Mundy Pond. Registration starts at 2 p.m. at St. Theresa's Parish basement and the Walk begins at 3 p.m. All are welcome! For more information please the PSNL at psoriasisnl@gmail.com.

The Wesley Male Choir celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2014

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Wesley Male Choir celebrates its 25th Anniversary in 2014 and two events are planned to mark this milestone. A service will be held on October 26 starting at 7 p.m. at Wesley Church. A dinner and gospel sing a long will be held at the Elk’s Club on Tuesday, October 28 starting at 6 p.m. Tickets are $25 and can be obtained by calling Don at 579-0671 or the Church Office at 579-3682. Rev. Art Elliott will be the invited guest and all are welcome at both events.

Crohn’s and Colitis Education Symposium

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 12:30
  • Details :

    Crohn’s and Colitis Education Symposium on Oct. 26 at the Ramada Hotel, Kenmount Road from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Registration gets underway at 12 noon. Registration: Web: www.crohnsandcolitis.ca/education or call Byron Richards at 579-3700.

Art Show

  • Place : Mount Carmel Town Hall
  • Time : 13:00
  • Contact : David Sorensen
  • Details : Event: Art Show at the Town Hall in Mount Carmel will be held Sunday, October 26 from 1:00 - 5:00. Dedication of 3 new paintings for the hall and other works by David Sorensen. Refreshments will be served. Part of sales will aid the CLB Regimental Band. In 2016, the CLB Regimental Band will be touring the battlefields of France to honour the sacrifice of Newfoundlanders who died during the First World War. Prints, cards, originals & other items will be available.
  • http://davidsorensen.fineartstudioonline.com/

Free Infant Massage Class

  • Place : Conception Bay Family Resource Centre, 974 Conception Bay Highway, CBS
  • Time : 11:00
  • Details : Introduction to Infant Massage Learn practical techniques to help you & your baby have better days and quieter nights. Simple strokes that help ease pain from gas, constipation, chest congestion and more! You will be the only one touching your baby & instructors are heath care professionals. Small thank you gift of baby-friendly oil and handouts are provided . 11:00 am to 12:00 pm Sunday, October 26, 2014 Location: The Conception Bay Family Resource Centre 974 Conception Bay South Highway, C.B.S, NL All family members welcome! Workshop is FREE BUT YOU MUST REGISTER Contact: Lori Robbins, CIIT® at (902) 406- 5904 iaiminfantmassage@gmail.com OR The Conception Bay Family Resource Centre (709) 744-4621

Haunted House at Cochrane Street Church

  • Place : Cochrane St. Church Bannerman St. Entrance
  • Time : 18:00
  • Contact : cochranestreetchurch@hotmail.com
  • Details : Haunted House and sale at Cochrane Street Church. Admission is $ 5.00 with a portion of the proceeds going to the Lady Bug Foundation. Not wheelchair accessible. Tickets available at the door.

Old time country/bluegrass

  • Place : Bay Roberts
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    Old time country/bluegrass on Oct. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Bay Roberts Lions Club. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Canteen services available. For more information call 786-9596

Newfoundland Dance Works

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 11:00
  • Details :

    Newfoundland Dance Works is hosting an annual general meeting and post - Festival of New Dance  discussion and thank you brunch. The meeting will take place on Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. at 35 Monkstown Rd. All are welcome to attend. For more information please call 722-3663.

The Annual General Meeting of the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details :

    The Annual General Meeting of the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador is this Sunday, October 26 at 1 pm at Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Drive in St. John’s. The AGM starts with a special screening of three cinepoetry shorts and brief readings by the participating poets, Danielle Devereaux, Leslie Vryenhoek, and Shoshanna Wingate. The event is free and open to the public.

October 27, 2014

A Friendly Game of 120s Fundraiser

  • Place : Benevolent Irish Society, 30 Harvey Road
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : p: (709) 576-8508. e: office@nlfolk.com
  • Details : Join the NLFAS on Monday, October 27th at 7PM for another friendly game of cards at the Benevolent Irish Society, 30 Harvey Road. All levels of experience are welcome, from beginners to seasoned 120s veterans. This delightful Newfoundland card game provides hours of entertainment and camaraderie… as well as a little bit of healthy competition! Join a table, or feel free to bring your own. There will be experienced players on hand (pun intended) to keep things moving along. We will also have door and raffle prizes. Admission is $10 at the door, and a cash bar will be available along with tea and coffee for all
  • NLFAS Website

The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council will hold a Public Information Session

  • Place : Corner Brook
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council will hold a Public Information Session in Corner Brook and Stephenville on Monday, October 27 and Tuesday, October 28 respectively from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The Corner Brook information session will be at Grenfell College in Room FA 224 and the Stephenville information session will be at the Stephenville Arts and Culture Centre. For info: 1-888-896-9565, droberts@nlac.ca.

October 28, 2014

"Five Minute Makeover"

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:30
  • Details :

    "Five Minute Makeover" program with Eric White on the 3rd Floor of the  A.C. Hunter Library on Oct. 28 from 6:30 - 8 p.m. The number to registered is 737-3950.

Science and engineering panel

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    On October 28, Mark Shrimpton (Stantec), Andy Fisher (MUN) and Michael Hanrahan (petroforma laboratories) will take part in a panel focused on progress that has been made in science and engineering diversity, from the male perspective. This free event is at the MUN, Bruneau Centre, IIC-20016 and takes place from 7-9 p.m. For more information about the event and to register go to http://wisenl.ca/.

Family History Society

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    The next lecture of the Family History Society of NL will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 28 at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The Hon. Edward Roberts will discuss the re-formation of the (Royal) Newfoundland Regiment in August and September 1914. The talk will also reference the 2000 Newfoundlanders who served in the Royal Navy and the 3400 who were in the Canadian Army between 1914 and 1918. Resources that are available to those whose family members served between 1914 and 1919 will be explored. This is a free presentation and non-members are welcome to attend.

October 29, 2014

Self Healing Expressions

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Self Healing Expressions: October 29 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Held at 75 Tiffany Court Tiffany Lane. This is a gathering for survivors of suicide loss to take time for their healing by creating a memory book or self care box. Come join us create and develop healing strategies through peer support. At this event there will be a choice of developing a memory book or self-care box. To prepare for this activity, we invite you to collect stories, photos, poems, songs or other momemtos that remind you of your loved one or that have been helpful to you. Please RSVP so that we will have ample supplies available to help you create this legacy of memories. For more information about the day, and/or to register please contact Kim Kelly at 864-8101  kakelly@mun.ca or visit http://www.mun.ca/socwrk/volunteer/survivorsofsuicide.php.

Topsail United Church annual giant auction

  • Place : Topsail
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Topsail United Church annual giant auction will be held on Wednesday October 29 at 7 p.m. at the Church Hall. A huge variety of items to bid on. Visa and MasterCard accepted. All are welcome.  

The Annual General Meeting of The Quidi Vidi/Rennie's River Development Foundation

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details :

    As noted at the last general board meeting. The Annual General Meeting of The Quidi Vidi/Rennie's River Development Foundation is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 12 noon. The meeting will be held in the main conference room of The Suncor Energy Fluvarium. Our nominating committee for new board members is Diana Baird, John Perlin and Shannie Duff. Please advise them if you have anyone who may wish to join the board. Also please invite anyone who may wish to attend. Please advise if you can attend this AGM. For more information please email info@fluvarium.ca or call 754-3474. Public are welcome to attend.

October 30, 2014

Halloween luncheon

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 12:30
  • Details :

     All Saints Ways and Means are hosting a halloween luncheon, Thursday, Oct. 30 at 12:30 p.m. There will be a roast beef dinner, dessert and card game. To obtain tickets call Barb 834-4795 or Sandra 834-4627.       

Social Media Workshop Series

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details :

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council in partnership with Antenna Social and the Resource Centre for the Arts will conclude the 10 part #nlarts Social Media Workshop Series in St. John’s, Thursday, October 30 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the LSPU Hall’s Cox & Palmer Second Space. For info: 1-866-726-2212, nlacmail@nlac.ca. This session’s topic is Vine and Pinterest.  For resources from previous sessions visit http://nlartscouncil.wordpress.com. For information on the series visit www.nlac.ca/social-media-workshop.htm

     

The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:00
  • Details :

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) will be honouring outstanding women entrepreneurs at a red carpet event on Thursday, October 30. The event will take place from 6 - 9:30 p.m. at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland. Tickets are still available for the awards gala at a cost of $95 + HST for NLOWE members and $125 + HST for non-members. Corporate tables that seat eight people are also available for $900 + HST. Interested persons may register online at www.nlowe.org or call 754-5555 (toll-free 1.888.NLOWE.11). The deadline to register is Friday, October 24.

October 31, 2014

The Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Place : Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is now accepting applications from registered charities and qualified donees for grants of up to $2,000 to fund innovative projects that will benefit the communities of our province. Projects in a variety of fields will be considered, including health, heritage, arts, education, social welfare, and environmental protection. The deadline for applications is October 31. Visit cfnl.ca to download an application form, or call 709-753-9899 for more information.

Scary Movie

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

    What better place to watch a scary movie on Halloween night than the haunted LSPU Hall. The Resource Centre for the Arts (RCA) is screening Stanley Kubrik’s “The Shining” at the LSPU Hall on Friday October 31 at 7:30 pm. The Hall will be decked out to get spooked out! There will be a cash bar, popcorn, treats, and maybe a few scary surprises! This film screening is a fundraiser for RCA and the LSPU Hall. Tickets only $13 each or $15 with a drink. Buy online at rca.nf.ca or call the Hall at 753-4531

 

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