August 02, 2015

Gower Street United Church continues its year-long Bicentennial celebration

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

    Gower Street United Church continues its year-long Bicentennial celebration on Sunday, August 2, with a special mid-summer "Come Home" service at 11 a.m. The service will welcome all who may be visiting family and friends in the St. John's area this summer. There'll be music by an ensemble of Gower community Band members and former members of the Gower Bands over the years, with uplifting hymns celebrating the  "Faith, Spirit and Vision" theme of Gower through 200 years of worship and community service. If you've "come home" to St.  John's this week, a warm welcome awaits you at Gower Street United Chuch on Sunday morning!

CLB Sunday Market

  • Place : 82 Harvey Road
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details : The CLB Sunday Market will be open this Sunday from 12:00 noon - 4:00 pm. Drop by The CLB Armoury on Harvey Road and shop from our various Vendors. Choose from new and used items, crafts, collectables, Legos, hockey cards, jewellery, photography or have your cards read. Thank you for supporting the programs offered by the CLB. To book a table email clbsundaymarket@gmail.com.

August 03, 2015

Dancing under the stars for Children's Wish

  • Place : The Bay Roberts Hotel Parking Lot
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details : Enjoy A Family Night Dancing Under The Stars For The Children's Wish Monday Night, August 3rd, 2015 7pm – 10:30pm join us at the Bay Roberts Hotel & Scrunchions Restaurant Parking Lot and dance the night away to the live band playing in the garden. Featuring: Bob MacDonald, (Bay Roberts’ Very Own) Sonia Gosse, Sandy Morris, Brian Way, Greg Bruce & Scott Mansfield with a special guest performance (or 2) by Pam Parsons The Music and Dancing are FREE with the band starting at 8pm Children’s Wish donation boxes will be at the entrance of the parking lot, any amounts big or small will go a long way in helping the foundation, make a child’s wish come true. Rod is firing up the BBQ, & will be selling hotdogs and hamburgers from the parking lot, there will be 50/50 tickets sold (winning ticket being drawn at the end of the evening), and Constable Clarke will be there making his famous balloon characters. All proceeds going to The Children’s Wish Foundation. Weather permitting, fireworks will end the evening, as the Town of Bay Roberts sets off a wonderful display on the Klondyke Causeway, as an end to Klondyke Days. Parking that evening will be limited to hotel guests only

Garden party

  • Place : Coley's Point
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details :

    St John the Evangelist Church in Coley's Point is having its annual garden party at the church hall on Monday August 3. There will be entertainment, games of chance, bingo, jumping castle, face painting and more all starting at 1 p.m. We also have a turkey cold plate for $10 each. Eat in or take out. For tickets and more info please call Debbie at 786-0555 or Maxine at 786-6342.

Book launch of Paul O’Neill’s memoir, Something of Me: My Life Down Home and Other Places

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

    Creative Book Publishing is pleased to present the launch of Paul O’Neill’s memoir, Something of Me: My Life Down Home and Other Places. Join us at Bally Haly Country Club, 100 Logy Bay Road, St. John’s, Newfoundland on Monday, August 3 from 6-8 p.m. to help us celebrate! All are welcome, admission is free, refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase.

August 04, 2015

Fleming: One Man's Journey to Build the Basilica and Unite a Nation

  • Place : Basilica of St. John the Baptist
  • Time : 12:00
  • Contact : Anne Carew at 709-754-2170 or info@basilicaheritagefoundation.ca
  • Details :

    The Basilica Heritage Foundation is excited to be once again be offering a limited-time one man play and tour of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Back by popular demand, St. John’s actor Michael Nolan we will be hosting 20 performances of ‘Fleming’ this August, offering a unique, cultural exploration of the early history of St. John’s. The dates are as follows: August 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 - All Performances at noon (August 4-29, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat) Here is our complete Press Release, and you can find more details at our website (below) New One-Man Play & Tour of the Basilica - Limited Time Only This August only, visitors of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist are invited to experience "Fleming," a one-man play and escorted tour, led by St. John's actor, Michael Nolan. Playing the part of Bishop Michael Fleming, one of the most influential Newfoundlanders of the 19th century, Nolan will recount the dramatic construction of the Basilica, while highlighting much of Newfoundland's early, often turbulent, history. While touring the stunning halls of the Basilica, guests will learn how citizens of all faiths came together to build this remarkable National Historic Site. The Basilica Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the Basilica of St. John the Baptist, is seeking support in helping spread the word about this unique, informative and charitable cultural event. About the Basilica Heritage Foundation The Basilica Heritage Foundation is a registered Canadian Charity, established in 1998, that works hand-in-hand with the Parish Council, numerous local organizations, parishioners and individual community members to preserve the historic, artistic, and architectural integrity of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. It raises funds for the restoration, repair and conservation for the Basilica and surrounding grounds, working to preserve this landmark for generations to come. Contact To learn more about "Fleming" or to purchase tickets, please contact Anne Carew 709-754-2170 info@basilicaheritagefoundation.ca For a complete calendar of showings, as well as more details, please visit our website, at http://basilicaheritagefoundation.ca/fleming-escorted-tour/

  • Fleming Escorted Play & Tour

Basilica Heritage Foundation

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

    Basilica Heritage Foundation upcoming event at the Basilica this August. Starting August 4 we'll be presenting 'Fleming,' a one-man tour and play of the Basilica. Local actor Mike Nolan will play the part of Bishop Fleming, the bishop that built the Basilica, taking the audience back in time to experience St. John's in the early 1800s. This is our second year putting on the play. It was very well received last year, so this year we'll be hosting more showings - from Aug 4 - 29.  The show is non-denominational, very well researched, and very fun! Audiences last year loved the chance to see the Basilica, and early St. John's history, in a new light. It also a charitable event, with all proceeds going to the Basilica Heritage Foundation, which works to preserve the Basilica and grounds for generations to come.  You can find more details here,  http://basilicaheritagefoundation.ca/fleming-escorted-tour/

August 06, 2015

Winterset in Summer Literary Festival

  • Place : Eastport
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Beaches Heritage Centre

    Eastport

    Winterset in Summer Literary Festival August 6-9. Summer must be right around the corner because tickets are about to go on sale for the annual Winterset in Summer Literary Festival, held each year at the Beaches Arts & Heritage Centre in Eastport. Tickets are $20 per session and can be purchased by calling 1-866-904-5049. Check out the full line up of performers and hosts at www.wintersetinsummer.ca

August 07, 2015

The Avalon Artists Group Art show and sale

  • Place : Avondale - Rumours Lounge
  • Time : 07:00
  • Contact : Tammy 709-573-0180
  • Details : Avondale Art Show and Sale Friday, Aug. 7th wine and cheese opening reception 7pm. Sat and Sunday 11am -4pm All welcome, free event. Fine art, Photography and sculptor. Door Prizes, Art auction and Art demos.

The Curious Case in the Colony: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

  • Place : Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site, 436 Water Street, St John's, NL A1E 1B1
  • Time : 20:00
  • Contact : 709-722-7287
  • Details : Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson land in St. John`s the year after the Great Fire in 1893 and find themselves embroiled in a case involving a governor's dead son and an illicit romance that crosses class and religion. It is murder? Or something more curious? Find out as the actors of the Shakespeare by the Sea Festival perform this site-specific work by lamplight underground in the Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site.
  • Visit our website for more info

August 08, 2015

Annual Dialysis Dash

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

    The Health Care Foundation is holding the first Annual Dialysis Dash on August 8 in support of patients undergoing dialysis treatment in St. John’s! The event will give participants three options based on their preference, a 10 or 5k run or walk, or the 1k family fun run. There will be prizes, refreshments, food and activities for the whole family! Don’t wait, register today at hcfdialysisdash.ca!

Book Signing for A Twist of Fortune

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

    Book Signing for A Twist of Fortune, the new Sgt. Windflower Mystery with Newfoundland and Ottawa author Mike Martin from 12 to 3 pm. on Saturday August 8 at Costco, Stavanger Drive

The Curious Case in the Colony: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

  • Place : Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site, 436 Water Street, St John's, NL A1E 1B1
  • Time : 20:00
  • Contact : 709-722-7287
  • Details : Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson land in St. John`s the year after the Great Fire in 1893 and find themselves embroiled in a case involving a governor's dead son and an illicit romance that crosses class and religion. It is murder? Or something more curious? Find out as the actors of the Shakespeare by the Sea Festival perform this site-specific work by lamplight underground in the Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site.
  • Visit our website for more info

August 11, 2015

Landfall Knitting Outing

  • Place : Kent Cottage, Landfall, Brigus
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : Milly Brown
  • Details : It's time for the third annual Landfall Trust knitters outing. Spend a wonderful day knitting with friends at Kent Cottage, Brigus. Learn new skills and benefit the Landfall Trust at the same time! Your $60 registration fee will earn you the chance to master a delightful mystery knitting project. Knitting yarns and notions will be provided by Shirl the Purl and an elegant lunch (with vegetarian and gluten-free options) by Milly Brown. Bring only your size 4.00 mm needles, a hearty appetite, lots of enthusiasm, and a folding lawn chair for alfresco knitting in the afternoon if it's a fine day (you might need your parka too this year!). The session will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at Kent Cottage in Brigus. Limited to 12 participants. This event sells out quickly! You can register by emailing admin@landfalltrust.org or phoning (709)743.8244. Registration closes on August 6th.
  • The Landfall Trust

Grief and Bereavement Session

  • Place : Cafeteria Conference Room, L. A. Miller Centre
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Mag Snook at 777-8972 or Rev. Barnes at 777-2167
  • Details : Are you feeling the pain of a loss and want to learn what you can do to work through your grief? If so, please join Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes, Regional Bereavement Coordinator with Eastern Health for this two-hour session which will describe the grieving process and present information to you on what you can do to help yourself and others during the grieving process. This session is from 7 - 9 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11 in the Cafeteria Conference Room at L. A. Miller Centre. It is free and open to the general public. For more information, please contact Mag Snook, Administrative Assistant, at 777-8972 or email margaret.snook@easternhealth.ca

August 14, 2015

The Curious Case in the Colony: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

  • Place : Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site, 436 Water Street, St John's, NL A1E 1B1
  • Time : 20:00
  • Contact : 709-722-7287
  • Details : Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson land in St. John`s the year after the Great Fire in 1893 and find themselves embroiled in a case involving a governor's dead son and an illicit romance that crosses class and religion. It is murder? Or something more curious? Find out as the actors of the Shakespeare by the Sea Festival perform this site-specific work by lamplight underground in the Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site.
  • Visit our website for more info

August 15, 2015

The Curious Case in the Colony: A Sherlock Holmes Adventure

  • Place : Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site, 436 Water Street, St John's, NL A1E 1B1
  • Time : 20:00
  • Contact : 709-722-7287
  • Details : Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson land in St. John`s the year after the Great Fire in 1893 and find themselves embroiled in a case involving a governor's dead son and an illicit romance that crosses class and religion. It is murder? Or something more curious? Find out as the actors of the Shakespeare by the Sea Festival perform this site-specific work by lamplight underground in the Newman Wine Vaults, Provincial Historic Site.
  • Visit our website for more info

August 19, 2015

Rug Hooking Guild Of Newfoundland and Labrador 20th Anniversary Rug School 2015

  • Place : Salmonier Line
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Rug Hooking Guild Of Newfoundland and Labrador 20th Anniversary Rug School 2015, August 19-23 at Lavrock Camp/Conference Centre, Salmonier LIne, TCH Exit 35.  For further information and application form visit our website: www.rhgnl.ca   Registrar:  Diane Warren: gdwarren@warp.nfld.net or phone 753-8836.

Rug Hooking Guild Of Newfoundland and Labrador 20th Anniversary Rug School 2015

  • Place : Salmonier Line
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Rug Hooking Guild Of Newfoundland and Labrador 20th Anniversary Rug School 2015, August 19-23 at Lavrock Camp/Conference Centre, Salmonier LIne, TCH Exit 35.  For further information and application form visit our website: www.rhgnl.ca   Registrar:  Diane Warren: gdwarren@warp.nfld.net or phone 753-8836.

August 21, 2015

Newfoundland Gaming Expo

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

    • Sandbox Gaming is holding the second annual Newfoundland Gaming Expo August 21-23 at Memorial University. NGX2015 promises to be bigger and better than its inaugural event last year. NGX is an all ages event—except for the first night, which will feature a mixer with alcohol sales, 19+ only. Saturday and Sunday will be a fun filled weekend, with three rooms dedicated to a variety of gaming, including Table-Top, Trading Card Games, and Video Games. Areas will also be designated for rest and breaks—not to mention the workshop/presentation room that will feature some of Newfoundland and Labrador’s game designers, YouTubers, and more. Tickets are available in advance online or at the door - http://ow.ly/LcTGR. Friday`s event is 5-8 p.m. Saturday doors open at 9 a.m. and close at 9 p.m. Sunday starts at 9 a.m and the costume contest/closing ceremonies begins at 5 p.m.

August 22, 2015

Newfoundland Gaming Expo 2015

  • Place : Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details : Ever since the huge success of last year's Newfoundland Gaming Expo, we have been hard at work for preparing for #NGX2015. With over double the amount of space we had last year and tons of new additions such as vendors, mini-workshops, a costume contest, a mixer, and more. #NGX2015 is going to blow last year's incredible success out of the water. Advance tickets are now available, but you better hurry if you want to get a ticket for the special Friday night event--tickets are selling out fast! You can purchase tickets for the event right here .
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August 29, 2015

New Comic Con

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

    • New Comic Con coming to St. John's- Avalon Expo on August 29-30. Avalon Expo alpha will take place at the RE/MAX Centre (St. John's Curling Club), in St. John's. This will be the debut event bringing together excited fans of Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Gaming, Comics, and Pop-Culture for a weekend of all things geek. Tickets are available at Downtown Comics, Netherworld Collectibles, Timemasters, as well as online. Tickets will also be available when doors open at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 29.