September 26, 2016

Northeast Avalon ACAP's AGM

  • Place : Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, St. John's, NL
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : info@naacap.ca
  • Details : Northeast Avalon ACAP (NAACAP) is a non-profit organization working towards sustainable, healthy waterways on the Northeast Avalon. To begin the AGM, there will be a presentation by Memorial University's Tom Cooper on the use of public private partnerships and other alternate service methods by private and non-profit sectors, including their use to fund environmental infrastructure. We are looking for new board members. If you are interested in joining our Board of Directors, please contact us at 726-9673 or info@naacap.ca to express interest.
  • Northeast Avalon ACAP

Live Magazine! Issue #1

  • Place : LSPU Hall
  • Time : 20:00
  • Contact : www.rca.nf.ca
  • Details : September 26th, 8pm Cox & Palmer Second Space. $5 tickets available at the door! Live Magazine, Multi-Curated, Multi-Discipline, a ton of fun! Issue 1. Curated by Amanda Bullman Amanda Bullman has curated a spectacular evening for Issue #1 of our Live Magazine. With fantastic performers from fire eating to original music to stand up comedy, a popcorn bar and happy hour drink specials you won’t want to miss this! Our wonderful performers for Issue #1 are Steve Maloney, Veronica Dymond, Erica Kean and Danielle Knustgraichen.

Workshop - Creative Entrepreneurship: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Entrepreneurship

  • Place : St. John’s City Hall, Foran-Greene Room
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : Amy Henderson ahenderson@businessandartsnl.com
  • Details : $30 for Business & Arts NL members / $45 non-members. Registration is required: https://businessandartsnl.yapsody.com/event/index/47465/creative-entrepreneurship If you’d like to become a member, see our membership form: https://businessandartsnl.com/aboutus/members/membership-form/ A one-year membership to Business & Arts NL is $25 for individual artists, and $100 for arts organizations. Description: This interactive seminar will be an opportunity for participants to see their artistic practices through an entrepreneurial lens. Using modern entrepreneurship tools, participants will be challenged to see their work from a different vantage point and learn how to incubate, evaluate and communicate creative ideas. Facilitator: Chelsey Paterson founded her first business venture, Model Citizens when she was 23 years old. She built Model Citizens, a designer resale boutique in downtown St. John’s, from the ground up. Model Citizens is now a nationally- recognized business and over the last seven years, pioneered a retail category. In 2015, Chelsey sold Model Citizens and works in business education and entrepreneurial development Chelsey is an active member of the St. John’s entrepreneurial ecosystem with community partners such as Futurpreneur Canada, Propel ICT, The Genesis Centre and Memorial University. Chelsey is a business coach for creative products with organizations such as the Quidi Vidi Plantation Craft Incubator and the Anna Templeton Centre and has delivered active workshop sessions on social enterprise at the YMCA, Fogo Island Economic Regional Partnership and The St. John’s Native Friendship Centre. Chelsey’s education is a unique multidisciplinary Bachelor of Arts degree in Arts Administration and Music (Double Major) from Bishop’s University in Quebec. The intense program involved extensive business training, multiple specialized non-profit and cultural management courses and a well-rounded understanding of all artistic disciplines. This program sparked her interest in creative and social entrepreneurship and shaped a new understanding of non-profit management. She has recently been accepted into University of Fredericton’s Executive MBA program with a specialization in Social Enterprise which will commence in September 2016. Currently, Chelsey is a Business Consultant and Program Lead for the YMCA where she works with aspiring entrepreneurs and gets to help turn ideas into opportunities. Chelsey’s passion for entrepreneurship, creative communities and a love of innovative ideas, drives her to achieve, create and continuously discover.
  • Creative Entrepreneurship: Exploring the Intersection of Art and Entrepreneurship

September 27, 2016

Knights of Columbus meeting

  • Place : Mary Queen of Peace
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details : The next meeting of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus is Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Mary Queen of Peace in St. John's at 7:30 p.m.

September 28, 2016

Artist Talks: Philippa Jones & Peter Wilkins

  • Place : 50 Water Street, St. John's, NL A1C 1A3
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details : Please join us at Christina Parker Gallery on Wednesday, September 28 at 7:00 pm for two very special artist talks by Philippa Jones and Peter Wilkins as they discuss the work presented in their recent exhibitions.
  • To view the exhibitions

September 29, 2016

Twenty-Four Teddy Bears: A Christmas Journey Book Launch

  • Place : The Knights of Columbus, 49 St. Clare Avenue, St. John's, NL
  • Time : 18:00
  • Contact : For more information please email nl.books@transcontinental.ca or phone 709-748-0813.
  • Details : Creative Book Publishing is excited to present Twenty-Four Teddy Bears: A Christmas Journey by bestselling author Bruce Templeton. Join us on Thursday, September 29, 2016 from 6-8 p.m. at the Knight of Columbus, 49 St. Clare Avenue, St. John’s, Newfoundland, to join in the celebration. Twenty-Four Teddy Bears chronicles twenty-four of Santa’s most memorable visits over the past thirty-seven years. These have taken him from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Senior's Homes, and Santa has left the bears with tiny newborns, people who've passed their 100th birthday, and all kinds of children, adults, Christmas doubters, and Christmas believers in-between. Stories that will make you laugh and cry, but most importantly make you appreciate the true meaning of the holiday season. All are welcome, admission is free, refreshments will be served and books will be available for purchase.
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Bill Rowe Book Signing

  • Place : Costco, St. John's
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details : Bill Rowe will be signing copies of No Punches Pulled in St. John’s on Thursday, September 29, from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm at Costco.
  • Bill Rowe Signing in St. John's

Robert C. Parsons Book Signing

  • Place : Colleen's Gift Shoppe, Marystown
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details : Robert C. Parsons will be signing copies of Heroes of the Sea in Marystown on Thursday, September 29, from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm at Colleen’s Gift Shoppe (95 Ville Marie Dr, Marystown).
  • Robert C. Parsons Signing in Marystown

Weekly Crib Game

  • Place : St. Teresa's Parish, 120 Mundy Pond Road, St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Andrew Walsh, 726-3935
  • Details : The weekly crib game in support of the Knights of Columbus continues every Thursday in the basement of St. Teresa's Church starting at 7 pm. Admission is $5 each with a prize being awarded to the winner. The event is open to everyone. Please come and support our charitable efforts.

LOSS OF A PARENT SUPPORT GROUP

  • Place : Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Mag Snook at 777-8972
  • Details : This 6-week program is designed for adults who are grieving the loss of a parent. The group will meet every Thursday for a 6 week period beginning September 29, 2016 to November 3, 2016 Inclusive from 7 – 9 p.m. at Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane. To learn more about the program and to register, please call Mag Snook at 777-8972 or email margaret.snook@easternhealth.ca or Peter Barnes at 777-2167 or email peter.barnes@easternhealth.ca

September 30, 2016

Wesley Church Fish Luncheon & Card Game

  • Place : Wesley United Church
  • Time : 12:30
  • Contact : marvin.barnes1955@gmail.com, 682-6461
  • Details : Wesley United Church will hold a fish luncheon on Friday, September 30th, starting at 12:30 pm. Cod, salmon, dessert and coffee or tea will be served followed by Auction & Bridge. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling Pheobe at 726-1689 or Joan at 368-0434.

Wesley Church Fish Luncheon & Card Game

  • Place : Wesley United Church, 101 Patrick Street
  • Time : 12:30
  • Contact : marvin.barnes1955@gmail.com, 682-6461
  • Details : Wesley United Church will hold a fish luncheon on Friday, September 30th, starting at 12:30 pm. Cod, salmon, dessert and coffee or tea will be served followed by Auction & Bridge. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling Pheobe at 726-1689 or Joan at 368-0434.

Young Manics + Peter Willie Youngtree & The Blooms

  • Place : Peter Easton Pub
  • Time : 08:30
  • Details : Adult Alternative crafters Young Manics and recent MusicNL 'Country Recording of the Year' nominees Peter Willie Youngtree & The Blooms deliver an evening performance at the Peter Easton Pub (29 Cookstown Road). Music starts at 8:30pm. Friday, September 30.
 

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