March 06, 2015

Caribbean Cook-Up! A Fundraising Dinner

  • Place : The Anna Templeton Centre, 278 Duckworth Street, St. John's
  • Time : 18:30
  • Contact : annatempletoncentre@gmail.com
  • Details : On Friday, March 6th the ATC is getting crazy and cooking up Caribbean style! Bring friends and family and have a laugh, bask in the beauty of the building, and maybe even take home our prize Caribbean-themed craft basket. Door prize, silent auction, and a 50/50 draw add excitement to this event! Menu includes soup, salad, chicken, beans, rice, and dessert! There will be vegetarian and dairy-free options as well. Our food is homemade by caring and crafty cooks - hot, but not too spicy. Join us for this fun-filled fundraising dinner and help us continue spreading the joy of craft.
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Winter 2015 Watercolour Workshop

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

     Winter 2015 Watercolour Workshop with Margaret Walsh Best "Painting Winter Trees" on March 6 at Mun Botanical Garden. Contact Margaret Walsh Best at info@margaretwalshbest.com to register.

Scene and Heard Film Screening: The Bingo Robbers

  • Place : 3 Victoria Street, St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : jenn@womensfilmfestival.com
  • Details : $15, $12 students/seniors In celebrating our 25th anniversary, this retrospective throw-back opened our Festival in 2000! Co-Directors and co-writers Lois Brown and Barry Newhook with producer Dana Warren created this off-beat romantic comedy about two petty criminal want-a-bes, winning Best Original Screenplay, Best Music Composition and Best Actor at The Atlantic Film Festival. Set in downtown St. John’s, he lives in his car, she has a plan, and we are reminded that there is a little criminal in all of us. We will also be screening three new films by Stephen Dunn, a series entitled "Pop-Up Porno," all about the horrors of online dating.
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Scene and Heard Film Industry Conference

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

    Scene and Heard Film Industry Conference March 6-8, 14-15, 21. Over three weekends we will be offering workshops, film screenings, panels, brunches and more! You will find a full schedule in the middle of this program. Before and after the schedule are the bios of the incredibly talented industry professionals and creators who will be leading these events. Visit http://womensfilmfestival.com/sceneandheard/ for more information. Tickets are limited and must be bought in advance throught the LSPU Hall Box office by calling 753-4531 or online at http://rca.nf.ca/box-office.

A celebration of Lorraine Michael

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

    Nun, teacher, social activist, chorister and politician: Lorraine Michael has contributed to her community in many ways. As she steps down after nine years as leader of the Newfoundland and Labrador New Democratic Party, friends and colleagues are organizing an evening of celebration to recognize her lifelong contributions. A celebration of Lorraine Michael will be held March 6, at the Sheraton Hotel, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Greg Malone will be the emcee for the evening. Tickets are $75 (table of eight $600). To purchase tickets or get more information phone 739-6387, e-mail info@nlndp.ca or visit the website: www.nlndp.ca

World Day Of Prayer 2015

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

    World Day Of Prayer 2015. A local World Day of Prayer service will be held at: Anglican Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 16 Church Hill on Friday, March 6, at 7 p.m. Please join us and invite your friends and family to attend the World Day of Prayer service and learn more about the culture and heritage of The Bahamas.

Manuels River Interpretation

  • Place : Manuels
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    March into March at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre on Mar. 6/7.  Young Scientist – Animal Adaptations! Fun hands-on activities, crafts, games, and hikes for kids, following a different theme each session!  In this session, kids will learn about all the different ways animals adapt to their environments, to predation, to competition, and more! http://manuelsriver.com/

March 07, 2015

Would you like to become a Mental Health First Aider?

  • Place : Newfoundland
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Would you like to become a Mental Health First Aider? If so, please join us for a two day training session on March 7 and 8. Mental Health First Aiders are prepared to offer effective intervention in all stages of mental health problems, from early detection to recovery. For more details, contact Carla Barton at 740-7512 or email Carla.barton@gmail.com.

Bridge Day Competition

  • Place : Johnson GEO CENTRE
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details : National Engineers & Geoscience Month Bridge Building Competition at the Johnson GEO CENTRE! Students in grades 7-9 have built bridges with Popsicle sticks and school glue. They’ll be testing the strength of these bridges with The Bridge Buster! Come check this out on Saturday March 7 from 9am-2pm, with lots more activities! - Engineering & Geoscience Displays - Mystery Minerals - Trivia Contest - Lego Actitvies
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Luncheon

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 11:30
  • Details :

    St. Augustine’s Anglican Church on Elizabeth Avenue will be holding a soup, chili, with rolls and a dessert luncheon on March 7. Stalls open at 11:30 a.m. Lunch served at 12 noon. Cost $12 per adult, children under 12, $5. For tickets call Shirley at 237-5518 or Katie at 754-1316 or Ella at 726-3411.

     

Tourism Bell Island Inc. variety concert

  • Place : Bell Island
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Tourism Bell Island Inc. variety concert on March 7 at St. Augustine’s School, Bell Island at 7 p.m. Skits, singing, dancing, prizes, free refreshments (sandwiches, cookies, tea, coffee and popcorn). All for $5.

     

     

NSO Sinfonia for its final Sinfonia concert

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

    D.F. Cook Recital Hall

    MUN School of Music, St. John’s

    Feel the rhythm!  Sylvie Proulx, who has been called one of Canada’s finest guitarist joins the NSO Sinfonia for its final Sinfonia concert of the season. Proudly presented by Elite Productions, Sinfonia 3 takes place at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 at the D.F. Cook Recital Hall. Tickets ($27-$32) are available at the Arts and Culture Centre Box Office - 729-3900 - online:  artsandculturecentre.com, and at the concert.

Youth Heritage Forum

  • Place : Newfoundland
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Youth Heritage Forum, March 7th

    St. John’s, NL

    The Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador’s Intangible Cultural Heritage office is looking for youth representatives from local heritage organizations and community groups to attend our upcoming Youth Heritage Forum. We hope to bring together youth, ages 18-35, from various backgrounds to discuss heritage and what they would like to see happen in this field in the future. Heritage organizations and community groups in the Avalon Region are invited to nominate 1-2 youth representatives to attend.

    If you are a youth passionate about heritage and would like to become involved please contact Alanna Wicks at 1-888-739-1892 [Ex 5] or email to alanna@heritagefoundation.ca

Comedy show "Boosté" by Luc Leblanc

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

    Centre Scolaire et Communautaire des Grands-Vents

    65 Ridge Rd.

    Comedy show "Boosté" by Luc Leblanc on Saturday March 7th at 7:30 p.m. at the theatre of the Centre des Grands-Vents. Purchase your tickets at the ACFSJ office

Evening of skits

  • Place : Foxtrap
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details :

    The Ways and Means Committee will be presenting an evening of skits performed by the Topsail S.U.F. Players on March 7 at 8 p.m. at the All Saints Parish Hall, Foxtrap.  Bar and canteen service will be available. Tickets are $10 single and can be purchased at the door. For information, please call Barb 834-4795 or Sandra 834-4627.

Scene and Heard Film Screening: Wet Bum

  • Place : 3 Victoria Street, St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : jenn@womensfilmfestival.com
  • Details : $15, $12 student/senior Sam is a self-conscious and stubborn 14-year-old girl, finding it difficult to fit in. She finds strength in the underwater world her lifeguard course provides. But insecurity takes over when her unwillingness to change out of her bathing suit in front of the more developed girls becomes a point of ridicule. It’s this fear that leaves her with a wet bum. Her solace from the bullying is Lucas, her handsome and empathetic lifeguard instructor, who reaches out to help. After a skinny dipping prank goes awry, mom punishes Sam by making her work cleaning the family-run retirement home. As the days pass, Sam develops unexpected friendships with two of the retirement home’s residents, who teach her about growing up…and growing old. Featuring Julia Sarah Stone, Craig Arnold, Diana Leblanc, Jamie Johnston, Jenna Nye, Natalie Ganzhorn with Leah Pinsent and Kenneth Welsh. Join writer/director Lindsay MacKay post screening for a Q&A about her feature debut- a unique coming of age story that spans generations.
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Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Course

  • Place : 120 LeMarchant Road
  • Time : 08:30
  • Contact : carla.barton@gmail.com
  • Details : The MHFA course is a two day (12 hour) course that prepares participants to offer effective intervention in all stages of mental health problems, from early detection to recovery. The goal of MHFA is to provide first aid to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Like physical first aid, it is the first assistance provided until professional help can be attained.

Memorial University’s 17th annual Alumni Curling Bonspiel

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 09:30
  • Details :

    It’s time to dust off your brooms and get your team together for Memorial University’s 17th annual Alumni Curling Bonspiel. This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, March 7, at the Re/Max Centre in St. John’s, running from 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Registration is open until March 3. Space is limited. The cost is $30 per person or $120 per team. Lunch is included. To register, call the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development at 864-2313 or email rsvpalumni@mun.ca.

     

March 08, 2015

SPARE Some Love Bowling Event

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

    Tucker Window Film proudly presents the third annual SPARE Some Love Bowling Event in support of Ronald McDonald House. This fundraising event is being held at Plaza Bowl on Sunday, March 8th. Bowlers of all skill levels are invited to participate for fun, networking, awards and to ultimately celebrate families. Mark your calendar, organize your team and “SPARE” Some Love for the families at Ronald McDonald House!

    For more information please visit OurHouseNL.ca

Family FUNtastic Matinee! featuring Terry Reilly

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

    Family FUNtastic Matinee! Featuring Terry Reilly and special guests the Spin Offs and Moore Zumba on Sunday, March 8 from 2 - 3:30 p.m. at the St John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Tickets are only $10 and they can be purchased  at the Arts & Culture Centre or their website. Kids, bring your teddy bears! This is a  Fundraiser for the Seniors Resource Centre of Newfoundland and Labrador

     

The NSO continues its 2014/15 recital series

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

    March 8 at 8 p.m. The NSO continues its 2014/15 recital series with an exciting program of chamber music with the Atlantic String Quartet and special guest, Nancy Case-Oates, violin. Featuring performances of Beethoven’s String Quartet No. 1, Op. 18, F Major, Brahms’ String Quartet No. 1, Op. 51, C minor, and a solo performance by Ms. Case-Oates of Ann Southam’s A Rhapsodic Interlude for Violin Alone. Tickets ($17-$20) are available at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office - 729-3900 - online:  artsandculturecentre.com, and at the concert.

St. Anne's Parish St. Patrick's Day Celebrations

  • Place : Conception Harbour
  • Time : 17:00
  • Details :

    St. Anne's ParishSt. Patrick's Day Celebrations on Sunday, March 8 at 5 p.m. in the Marian Hall, Conception Harbour. Tickets are $5 each. Irish entertainment and irish stew. Come celebration our irish roots. For more info please call 229-4011 or 229-4627.

Scene and Heard Film Screening: The Mask You Live In

  • Place : 3 Victoria Street, St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : jenn@womensfilmfestival.com
  • Details : $15, $12 student/senior The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Compared to girls, research shows that boys in the U.S. are more likely to be diagnosed with a behavior disorder, prescribed stimulant medications, fail out of school, binge drink, commit a violent crime, and/or take their own lives. Jennifer Siebel Newsom and The Representation Project asks: As a society, how are we failing our boys and how can we can raise a healthier generation of boys and young men? Please join us after the screening for a Q&A panel. Presented with the Men’s Outreach Committee of the NL Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre
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Open mic show

  • Place : Shearstown Lions Club
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    The Shearstown Lions Club is hosting its monthly Sunday afternoon open mic show on March 8. The doors open at 1 p.m. and the music starts at 2 p.m. Canteen service is available. Join the other performers at the open mic or bring your instrument and play along or just tap your feet to that great old country beat. Have a wonderful afternoon of fun and musical memories and spend a pleasant winter's day with friends at the Shearstown Open Mic Show.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Fiddlers Assoc

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 15:00
  • Details :

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Fiddlers Assoc. will hold a session at the Arts and Culture Centre on Sunday March 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the 4th floor Lecture Room. The session is open to members and non members and the focus is on traditional Newfoundland and Down East Music. We play acoustic string and  whistle, flute etc. If you are thinking about joining us come and check it out for free. Check our website nlfiddlers.org to find out more about us.

March 09, 2015

Pedlar Press is launching Sara Tilley’s new novel, ‘Duke’ and Robert Mellin’s new art book ‘Winter in Tilting’

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

    Book launch party in St. John’s, on March 9 at 7 p.m. Pedlar Press is launching Sara Tilley’s new novel, ‘Duke’ and Robert Mellin’s new art book ‘Winter in Tilting’ at 6 Cathedral Street.

March 10, 2015

The 10th Annual Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue

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

    The 10th Annual Jewish-Christian-Muslim Dialogue - “Core Religious Values and Their Misinterpretations” on March 10 at the Bruneau Centre Auditorium, Prince Philip Drive from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Grief and Bereavement Session

  • Place : New Cafeteria Conference Room. LA Miller Centre
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Mag Snook at 777-8972 or Rev. Barnes at 777-2167
  • Details : Are you experiencing grief due to a loss. If so, please join Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes for a two-hour Grief and Bereavement Session on Tuesday, March 10 from 7 - 9 p.m. at LA Miller Centre in the New Cafeteria Conference Room. This session is free and open to the public. For additional information, please call Mag Snook at 777-8792 or Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes at 777-2167.

March 11, 2015

Irish Week

  • Place : Newfoundland
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Executive of the Irish Newfoundland Association (INA) invites you to “Irish Week” events starting March 11. The events planned promise to explore our cultural, historic and economic connections with Ireland. The Executive invite you to please “hold these dates” and please share this schedule with friends and colleagues. Read more:  http://irishnewfoundlandassociation.ca/irish-newfoundland-week-2015-events/

March 12, 2015

Let’s Make A Choir

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

    Let’s Make A Choir This choir is open to all adults who’ve always wanted to sing in a choir but haven’t had the time or opportunity. This 8 week choir session runs from March 12 to May 31 under the direction of Dr. Valerie Long and culminates in an appearance as guest singers on Holy Heart Alumnae Choir’s Spring Concert. Visit www.heartnotes.net for more information.

Recollections: a piano recital

  • Place : Canada
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details : Pianist Philip Roberts presents a recital of favourite works for solo piano. Works by Barber, Liszt, Granados, Rachmaninoff and more. D.F. Cook Recital Hall, MUN School of Music $20 general, $15 students/seniors

New Life - Moving Beyond the Pain of all types of loss

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

    New Life - Moving Beyond the Pain of all types of loss on March 12 at 7 p.m. at St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond. Join us as Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes explores with us ways of letting go of whatever is causing us pain so that we are able to acknowledge and bless the reality we are living.  Dying and rising is an integral part of Christian living, Peter will guide us towards rising. All have experienced the pain of loss - loss of a loved one, failing health, loss of relationship, loss of expectations of a particular career path, of who we thought our children would be, and the lists goes on and on so please join us. Absolutely everyone, everywhere welcome and encourged to attend.

Gospel Concert

  • Place : Topsail United Church
  • Time : 07:00
  • Details : GOSPEL CONCERT Thursday, March 12, 7 p.m. at Topsail United Church. This special concert is a fundraiser for the Church's music programs and will feature the Men's, Mixed, and Children's Choirs, the Youth Band, and music from the movie O Brother Where Art Thou. A minimum donation of $10 is suggested and all gifts provided in a labeled envelope will be eligible for a tax receipt. Reception to follow.

A Very Special Concert: Kim Beggs and Rozalin MacPhail

  • Place : The Ship
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details : The Ship: Kim Beggs with Rozalind MacPhail ST. JOHN'S, NL Solomon’s Lane (265 Duckworth Street) (709) 753-3870 Tix: $12 at door $10 in adv Fred’s Records & The Ship
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Gospel concert

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

    Gospel concert on March 12, at 7 p.m. at Topsail United Church. This special concert is a fundraiser for the Church's music programs and will feature the Men's, Mixed, and Children's Choirs, the Youth Band, and music from the movie O Brother Where Art Thou. A minimum donation of $10 is suggested and all gifts provided in a labeled envelope will be eligible for a tax receipt. Reception to follow.

Gospel concert

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

    Gospel concert on March 12, at 7 p.m. at Topsail United Church. This special concert is a fundraiser for the Church's music programs and will feature the Men's, Mixed, and Children's Choirs, the Youth Band, and music from the movie O Brother Where Art Thou. A minimum donation of $10 is suggested and all gifts provided in a labeled envelope will be eligible for a tax receipt. Reception to follow.

Trivia Night

  • Place : Manuels
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    March into March at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre on Mar. 12 at 7 p.m. Trivia Night. Bring a team of friends and test your knowledge of science, geology, Newfoundland, music, sports, and more!  Prizes for every round and a grand prize for the winning team!  Max 6 people per team.  Admission $5 per person – snacks provided, cash bar open all night (beer, wine, and cocktails), free parking. http://manuelsriver.com/

Kim Beggs at The Ship with Rozalin MacPhail

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

    Kim Beggs at The Ship with Rozalin MacPhail on March 12 at 8 p.m. Cost is $12 door/$10 in advance at Fred’s Records and The Ship, Solomon’s Lane.

March 13, 2015

“Every Child Ready to Read” workshop

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

    The AC Hunter Children’s Library will be holding an “Every Child Ready to Read” workshop for parents and caregivers on Friday, March 13 from 10 to 11 a.m. For more information, please call 737-3974.

The 30 Plus Singles Club is having a Paddy's Day Dance

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 21:30
  • Details :

    The 30 Plus Singles Club is having a Paddy's Day Dance on March 13 at St. Teresa's Parish Hall, 120 Munday Pond Road starting at 9:30 p.m. Music by Mainline.  Members $5, non-members $9. For more information about our club call 722-3060 or visit our website;www.30plussinglesclub.ca

Gentle Yoga with Sherry Ryan

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 10:30
  • Details :

    Starting March 13 -  Ending April. 24.  Gentle Yoga with Sherry Ryan, Fridays 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 120 Lemarchant Road. Great for seniors. For more information call 753-7267 or email info@sherryryan.com

Hypnotist Cyrus

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

    After his 2013 mesmerizing and highly popular performance at the ACC, Hypnotist Cyrus triumphantly returns to St John’s. Be part of the action, as Cyrus enchants audiences with a one of a kind mind-blowing Hypnosis performance March 13 at the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre.

The Thing That Happened - Exhibition Opening

  • Place : Saint John Arts Centre, Saint John, NB
  • Time : 17:30
  • Contact : NBCrafts Council, 506-450-8989
  • Details : Have you heard about The Thing That Happened? As New Brunswickers, we each have our own story to share. Our lives consist of many moments that have led us to who we are, as individuals, and as a people. These moments can lead us in new directions, or affirm our decisions. The Thing That Happened is an exhibition of fine craft that focuses on that very specific “thing” that changed the course of the story. The Thing That Happened, presented by the New Brunswick Crafts Council, as part of the Craft Year 2015 national celebration of craft, opens March 13th at the Saint John Arts Centre in Saint John, New Brunswick, with an opening reception from 5:30-7:30pm. This opening will feature the Province of New Brunswick’s declaration of 2015 as ‘Year of Craft’. The exhibition is on view at the Saint John Arts Centre from March 13th to May 1st. Pending funding approval, The Thing That Happened will travel to two other locations in the province. The Thing That Happened is curated by Maegen Black, Director of the Canadian Crafts Federation. For more information, contact the New Brunswick Crafts Council at 506-450-8989 or find us on Facebook.

March 14, 2015

St. Patrick's Day Annual Dinner & Dance

  • Place : 30 Harvey Road
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Patricia Perry - BIS Contact
  • Details : Benevolent Irish Society BIS St. Patrick’s Day Annual Dinner & Dance Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at 7:00pm Meal: Garden Salad, Stuffed Chicken Breast Strawberry Shortcake or Black Forest Cake Tea / Coffee Music: Smart Sound Tickets: $30 single

The U.C.W. of Gower Street Church are holding their St. Patrick's Day afternoon tea

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

     The U.C.W.  of  Gower Street Church are holding their St. Patrick's Day afternoon tea.  craft and bake sale. on Saturday March 14 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall of the church, back entrance. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the door, from members or the church office.

Dave Mundy, John Clarke & Adrian House Blues Band

  • Place : The Black Sheep, St. John's
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : davemundymusic@gmail.com
  • Details : Debut of St. John's newest blues band. Dave Mundy fronts the band singing and playing harmonica. John Clarke joins Dave on slide for a set of delta blues. Then, Adrian House plays lively acoustic guitar with Dave for a set of original songs.
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The Outfitters St. Paddy’s Weekend 5K Snowshoe Challenge

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

    The Outfitters St. Paddy’s Weekend 5K Snowshoe Challenge is organized by outdoor and running enthusiasts as a way to embrace winter and keep active. The Challenge is designed for competitive and recreational snowshoers alike. Utilizing the Three Pond Barrens area of upper Pippy Park, participants will set out on snowshoes through a marked course of 5km through the unique and scenic wooded area. The Snowshoe Challenge begins at noon on Saturday March 14 with an alternate day being Sunday March 15. Pre-registration on-line is open until March 12 and the cost is $10. On-site registration will take place on race day from 11:00am until 11:30am. Race kits will be available for pick up at The Outfitters at 220 Water Street on Friday March 13 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information and registration please go to www.theoutfitters.nf.ca

Moose/Beef Stew

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

    The Men’s Club Cowan Heights United Church, 141 Frecker Drive, St. John’s will be having a Moose/Beef Stew on March 14 with entertainment to follow. Meal is 6:30 p.m. with entertainment to follow. Tickets are $20. And can be obtained from members of the Men’s Club or at the Church Office 745-2871.

Paddy's Day breakfast

  • Place : Coley's Point
  • Time : 08:00
  • Details :

    St. John the Evangelist Church, Coley's Point, will be having a Paddy's Day breakfast on Saturday, March 14 at the Church Hall in Coley's Point from 8 - 11 a.m.  We will be serving, bologna, sausages, toutons, scrambled eggs, baked beans, rise n fries, toast, juice, tea/coffee. Cost is $8 each and you won't go away hungry. Everyone welcome.  For more info, call Debbie at 786-0555.

Emerald Ball

  • Place : Sheraton Hotel Fort William Ballroom
  • Time : 06:30
  • Contact : Cynthia 739-WISH(9474) or cynthia.taylor@childrenswish.ca
  • Details : Saturday, March 14th, 2015, The 3rd Annual Emerald Ball will take place at the Fort William Ballroom, Sheraton Hotel . Come celebrate the Irish in you, and help us pay tribute to Mr. Len Simms, & Mr. Lloyd Matthews, for their instrumental roles in granting wishes, and helping build the Foundation into what it is today – A strong flourishing organization that since 1986 has granted over 700 wishes for sick children in Newfoundland & Labrador and created countless number of magical, unforgettable memories that families will cherish forever. FOR TICKETS – Call Cynthia at 1-800-267-9474(WISH)
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Sláinte with opening act Sean Sullivan and Rob Slaney

  • Place : Ferryland
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council will be presenting Sláinte with opening act Sean Sullivan and Rob Slaney on Saturday, March 14, 2015 at the Regional Arts Centre / Kavanagh Premises in Ferryland. Tickets are available at Ferryland Foodland, Ferryland Convenience, Cape Broyle Ultramar, Riverside Restaurant or by calling the Folk Arts Council office at 432-2052.  Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.  Must be 19 years or older to attend.

Family Fun Day – Leprechaun Trail Hunt

  • Place : Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details :

    March into March at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre on Mar. 14 from 1-3 p.m. Family Fun Day – Leprechaun Trail Hunt. Join our interpreters for a scavenger hunt on the Manuels River trails!  In case of inclement weather, this event will be held indoors. No pre-registration needed. Included with the price of admission (or with a membership). Parents must stay with their children during this program. http://manuelsriver.com/

March 15, 2015

The Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame

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

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Volunteer Hall of Fame was launched in 2012 by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award with the primary goal of honouring exceptional volunteers. These volunteers and their dedication to the spirt of volunteering are an inspiration to our people, and we feel that it is important to celebrate and recognize the rich volunteer culture that exists in our province.

    The 2015 Volunteer Hall of Fame is hosted annually by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Newfoundland and Labrador. This year marks the fourth annual opportunity to highlight and acknowledge the significant contribution of deserving volunteers that live ad make a contribution to communities and organizations throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Nominations will be accepted until March 22, 2015. For more information please visit, www.volunteerhalloffame.ca

52nd annual “People of the Sea” service

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

    On Sunday, March 15 at 7 p.m. the congregation of George Street United Church will hold their 52nd annual “People of the Sea” service.  Join with us in honouring the men and women who make their livelihood on the sea.  Refreshments will follow in the Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre.

St. Patrick’s Day salute

  • Place : Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details :

    March into March at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre on March 15 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. Join us for a real St. Patrick’s Day salute!  St. Pat’s Dancers, a presentation by expert Dr. Patrick Mannion on the Irish Diaspora in Newfoundland – and traditional Irish stew by Coffee Matters. There will be an open mic session and the bar will be open.  So get your green on at Manuels River!  Admission $6 per person (does not include food). Tickets available in advance at the Centre’s gift shop. The St. Pat's Dancers – a children’s step dancing group – have been a fixture of the St. John's dance scene for over sixty years. http://manuelsriver.com/

March 17, 2015

Taking in Strangers - a one-woman docuDance by Louise Moyes.

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

    LSPU Hall

    3 Victoria St.

    March 17-21. Taking in Strangers (a one-woman docuDance by Louise Moyes. Call the Hall 753-4531 or book online at rca.nf.ca

Jiggs Dinner

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

    Wesley United Church will be holding a Jiggs Dinner on St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17 at 6 p.m. Corned beef, vegetables and pease pudding will be served along with dessert and tea or coffee. A social will follow. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling Marvin Barnes at 579-7900, Pheobe Sheppard at 726-1689 or the Church Office at 579-3682.

March 19, 2015

Newfoundland and Labrador Historic Trust

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

    Newfoundland and Labrador Historic Trust is pleased to announce their upcoming 2015 annual general meeting at the Plantation in Quidi Vidi Village on Thursday March 19 from 7 - 9 p.m. Admission is free. All are welcome. Parking is limited so carpooling is recommended.

March 20, 2015

MTt. Pearl Girls U14 St. Patrick's day Dance/Silent Auction

  • Place : Reid Centre, Mt. Pearl
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : Liz @ 690-3620 or elizabethbeer@nf.sympatico.ca or Jackie @ 745-2557 or jackiedevilla@strategicgrowth.ca
  • Details : MPMBA GU14 Celtics club team will be travelling to PEI May14-18 to attend the Atlantic Canadian Basketball Championships They will be having a fundraiser dance/silent auction on March 20th, come on out for a great time. $10 per person

Dessert party and auction

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

    The youth travelling to take part in The Go Project this summer are excited to announce the second annual dessert party and auction. The event will place Friday, March 20 at St. James United Church – Elizabeth Avenue at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. For tickets or to make a donation of an auction item please contact Rebecca Pike  (rebeccapike@warp.nfld.net) or Susan Pike 748-0851 at spike@thetelegram.com.

Young Scientist – Kitchen Chemistry

  • Place : Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    March into March at the Manuels River Interpretation Centre on March 20/21. Young Scientist – Kitchen Chemistry. Fun hands-on activities, crafts, games, and hikes for kids, following a different theme each session. This session focuses on fun, safe experiments you can do at home using things like bananas, milk, cereal, vinegar, and cola!  Led by our science interpreters and aimed at ages 3 to 10, but all ages are welcome.  Parents must stay with their children during this program. http://manuelsriver.com/

Saving Our Stories - An Introduction to Community Oral History with folklorist Dale Jarvis

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

    Saving Our Stories - An Introduction to Community Oral History with folklorist Dale Jarvis on March 20 at the Julia Ann Walsh Heritage Centre 2-6 Hospital Lane, Norris Point. A free workshop organized by the Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital Heritage Corporation, and the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador. It is free to attend, but you need to register in advance. Contact: Joan Cranston; Coordinator 458-2875 (daytime); or 458-8032 (cell); or email jcranston@nf.sympatico.ca.

March 21, 2015

Comedy Show & Auction (1st Torbay Scouts Group)

  • Place : Pleasantville Legion, St. John's
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Anthony Slade at anthonycs.slade@gmail.com
  • Details : The 1st Torbay Scouts Group is hosting a Comedy Show & Auction fundraiser on Saturday March 21, 2015 at the Pleasantville Legion, St. John's. Show starts at 8:00pm. Comedy Show will consist of performances by 3 talented local comedians [Steve Coombs - Headliner, Paul Warford - Opener and Shaun Burton - MC] and be followed with a Silent Auction. There will also be a DJ. Tickets cost $30 each. To purchase tickets or for additional information, please contact Anthony Slade at anthonycs.slade@gmail.com

An Afternoon of Magic and Circus

  • Place : Goulds Recreation Centre
  • Time : 15:00
  • Details : The Gould Historical Society invites you to a family fun day and afternoon of magic and circus with Micheal Conway and Jamie Brace. Admission is by donation and all funds are in aid the repairs to St. Matthews Church. We will have kids crafts and games, a canteen, a 50/50 draw and Easter gift basket on tickets along with the show. To learn more about the Goulds Historical Society or to become a member drop by the event or please contact us at any time through our Facebook page: St. Matthews Church (Goulds).

Easter Craft Fair @ St. Theresa's

  • Place : St. Theresa's Hall Mundy Pond Road
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : Kelly kellydenine@yahoo.ca or 743-1242
  • Details : Join us at St. Theresa's Parish Hall on Mundy Pond Road for a large variety of crafters, bakers, entertainers, and direct sales reps! Money raised on the door will be going to a charity (to be chosen soon) . Admission is a min. donation of $1, kids under 12 free. 10 AM-4 PM, contact Kelly for more information

Afternoon Easter Tea at the Mazol Shrine

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

     The Ladies of the Sabre will be holding their annual Afternoon Easter Tea at the Mazol Shrine Centre on Topsail Road on Saturday March 21 at 2 p.m. Come enjoy a wonderful afternoon with spins on beautiful Easter baskets, a fabulous door prize and remember to wear your best Easter bonnet, there will be prizes for the top 3. Tickets are $10 each and you can get them from Lady Paula Dingle at 747-7151 or email at pmdingle@nl.rogers.com.

March 22, 2015

Sharing Our Cultures

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

    You are invited to Sharing Our Cultures, a fun-filled multicultural family event, at The Rooms, Sunday March 22, from 2-4 p.m. Learn to play Shadow Puppets from China, Ludo from India, La Rana from Colombia, and many other games from around the world. Interact with school youth from diverse cultural backgrounds residing in St. John's and learn about their cultures. Admission to Sharing Our Cultures is free (fees apply for The Rooms exhibits).

March 25, 2015

Raise a pint on March 25th for Gros Morne National Park

  • Place : Erin's Pub, 186 Water St., St. John’s
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details : Join CPAWS and host Greg Malone for an evening celebration of Gros Morne National Park. Enjoy great music, fine company, and learn how you can help protect this spectacular World Heritage Site. Wednesday, March 25, 7-10 p.m. Erin’s Pub (186 Water St., St. John’s) Featuring music by local artist Mark Manning FREE! DOOR PRIZES! For more information about this event or our Save Gros Morne campaign, visit www.savegrosmorne.ca

Gros Morne supporters

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

     CPAWS and host Greg Malone will gather with fellow Gros Morne supporters on March 25, at Erin's Pub (186 Water St.) in St. John's to celebrate Gros Morne National Park from 7 - 10 p.m. Attendees will enjoy live music from local artist Mark Manning, hear more about what's happening with the park and why it's so important to protect this spectacular landscape. Join us for what promises to be a great evening. Entry is free. For more information about this event or our Save Gros Morne campaign, visit www.savegrosmorne.ca

March 27, 2015

19th Annual Swim for Hope

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

    Swimmers begin door-to-door fundraising for the 19th Annual Swim for Hope. The Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation and Swimming Newfoundland and Labrador would like to advise the public that the 19th annual Swim for Hope is happening on Friday, March 27 at pools across Newfoundland and Labrador. Last year, close to1,000 swimmers raised approximately $118,000.  As these highly motivated kids approach your door steps wearing Swim for Hope identification, make a pledge in support of cancer care and youth sport in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Stations of the Cross

  • Place : Mount Pearl
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Mary, Queen of the World, Topsail Road, Mount Pearl invites you to a celebration of the Stations of the Cross up to and including March 27. Every Friday during Lent we gather at 7 p.m. to do the stations. If you have not viewed the beautiful art works, as depicted in paintings by Gerald Squires, come on over to our church. There is plenty of free parking. Come celebrate with us as we prepare for Easter this Lenten season.

March 28, 2015

Topsail United Church Men's Club breakfast with the Easter Bunny

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 08:00
  • Details :

    Topsail United Church Men's Club breakfast with the Easter Bunny will be held on Saturday March 28 from 8 until 11 a.m. Usual good menu. Cost $8 for adults, $3 for children. Face painting and colouring for the children. All are welcome.

March 30, 2015

Shambhala Spring Retreat 2015

  • Place : Canada
  • Time : 00:00
  • Contact : www.stjohns.shambhala.org.
  • Details : Be kind to yourself and take part in the Shambhala Spring Retreat 2015. St. John’s Shambhala Meditation Group will be hosting its annual Spring Retreat from Monday, March 30th until Sunday, April 5th, 2015 at the Rotary Sunshine Park, Thorburn Road.This six day Silent Retreat features Shastri Christine Sloan teaching on The Power of Kindness. $350 for all accommodations, meals and talks.** $300 Early Bird Special for registration before March 15th. Session rates also available. For attendance rates, retreat details and online registration please visit: www.stjohns.shambhala.org.

Make a Note of Mentoring

  • Place : Canada
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Mary Queen of the World Elementary Choir from Mt. Pearl, NL is one of 8 groups across Canada that are a part of the Big Brothers Big Sisters "Make a Note of Mentoring" contest. We are the only musical act from NL that is in the contest! Our school has a chance to win $1,000 as well as a recording session with the singing group "The Tenors".  In order to vote, the public is kindly asked to follow the link and make a $5 donation to BBBS which will go towards continuing to offer this wonderful program throughout Canada.  Click here to vote for Mary Queen of the World Elementary: http://www.bigbrothersbigsisters.ca/en/home/newsevents/make-a-note-of-mentoring-contest/vote/default.aspx. Voting is ongoing and continues until March 30.