February 10, 2016

Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program Information Session

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

    Bachelor of Nursing (Collaborative) Program Information Session. Corner Brook Session on Wednesday, February 3 at 7 p.m. at the Western Regional School of Nursing 3rd Floor, Monaghan Hall.  St. John’s Session on Wednesday, February 10 at 7 p.m. Centre for Nursing Studies, Southcott Hall, 100 Forest Road. For additional information, please contact: BN Consortium Office: nursingadmissions@mun.ca www.mun.ca/nursingadmissions

February 11, 2016

Free public lecture - Homelessness Arts: Improving wellbeing through singing

  • Place : Arts and Culture Centre, 2nd Floor, MMaP Gallery
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details : Join us for a free public talk on “homelessness arts” by Emma Broomfield, choir director with the Choir with No Name in London, England. – MMaP Gallery, 2nd Floor Arts and Culture Centre Choir with No Name is a UK charity whose members are leaders in the field of homelessness arts. Starting with one choir in 2008, the organization now has four choirs around the UK and works with over four hundred vulnerable and disadvantaged people every year. Founded on the premise that singing makes you feel good, its vision is to give vulnerable and disadvantaged people a place where they can belong and sing their hearts out. This talk will consider how singing can have a positive and powerful impact on the wellbeing of vulnerable people. Followed by a roundtable discussion on singing and social change, featuring members of the local community invested in issues of music and social justice.
  • MMaP Research Centre

13th Annual Silent Auction & Chocolate Buffet

  • Place : Bella Vista, Torbay Rd.
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : Beagle Paws
  • Details : TICKETS: $20 per person An evening of live entertainment, great auction items to bid on and all the chocolate desserts you can eat. All in support of a great cause, Beagle Paws NOTE: this is an adult event
  • www.beaglepaws.com

Argentine Tango Workshop sponsored by Tango on the Edge

  • Place : Arts and Culture Centre and St. Davids Church Hall
  • Time : 07:15
  • Contact : ceciliamcgruer@live.ca or powell.alison@yahoo.com
  • Details : Argentine Tango Workshop with Guest Instructor Bobby Thompson of Montreal. Feb. 11-14th - 6 progressive classes all levels to advanced materials. Location; Arts and Culture Centre, St. John's and St. David's Church. Full details at http://tangoontheedge.ca/site/Home.html
  • tango on the edge.ca

Beagle Paws 13th Annual Silent Auction and Chocolate Buffet

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

    Beagle Paws 13th Annual Silent Auction and Chocolate Buffet

    Thursday Feb. 11, 7:00pm (doors open at 6:45pm)

    Bella Vista, Torbay Rd., St. John’s, NL

    TICKETS: $20 per person

    An evening of live entertainment, great auction items to bid on and all the chocolate desserts you can eat. All in support of a great cause. This year’s entertainment includes the great sounds of Prosser’s Rock Band and the magic of Mark Webber.

February 12, 2016

Singles Valentine's Dinner

  • Place : Leaside Manor
  • Time : 06:30
  • Contact : Lori McCarthy @ Cod Sounds 749.4946
  • Details : Singles 6-Course Dinner - food by Cod Sounds w/all local ingredients. Call for menu and tickets. You never know who you'll meet!!

Valentine’s Kitchen Party

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

    Valentine’s Kitchen Party at the Church of St. Mary the Virgin Craigmiller Avenue/Cornwall Crescent on Friday, February 12 at 6:30 p.m. You don’t want to miss this evening of music and fun with the Flannigans. A three course meal will be served. Tickets are just $25 so get yours early before they are gone. Please contact the church office 576-0039 between 9 a. and 12 noon or call Everett at 364-2428 or Fred at 738-2830. Everyone Welcome.

Valentine's Night of Music, Dancing and Chocolate

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

    Valentine's Night of Music, Dancing and Chocolate

    February 12 at the Mazol Shrine Center, Topsail Rd.

    Music by The Generations featuring Lew Skinner and Jason Martin

    Tickets are $20 per person

    For tickets contact.  Walt at 364-4428. Or  Terry at 364-4425

Loving Oneself and Others: a Tonglen Weekend

  • Place : St. John’s Shambhala Centre, 120 LeMarchant Road
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : stjohns.shambhala.org
  • Details : Loving Oneself and Others: a Tonglen Weekend- with recorded talks by Pema Chodron Friday Feb. 12th at 7 pm & Saturday Feb 13th, 9 am – 5 pm at St. John’s Shambhala Centre, 120 LeMarchant Road Suggested donation $60 More information at stjohns.shambhala.org

February 13, 2016

The 3rd Annual Science of Wine: A Wine Tasting Event & Fundraiser.

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

    The Johnson GEO CENTRE Presents The 3rd Annual Science of Wine: A Wine Tasting Event & Fundraiser. A fun night out with food and wine…and hosted by your favourite science centre on Feb. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $100+HST. Tickets are limited and will be available online, in person or by phone.

Galentine’s Day Waffle Bar and hangout

  • Place : st
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    •  The Young Women’s Collective (YWC) of the YWCA St. John’s will host a Galentine’s Day Waffle Bar and hangout to celebrate and foster supportive relationships between women on Feb. 13 at The Landing (MUN University Centre)  from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. YWC consists of a group of passionate young women (age 18-30) who are dedicated to furthering the YWCA’s mission of creating a community where women and girls are supported and empowered. Galentine’s Day is inspired by the friendship between Leslie Knope and Ann Perkins on the TV show Parks and Recreation.  Enjoy waffles (including vegan and gluten-free), games, activities, and consider joining the Young Women’s Collective during this exciting event. Lynelle Cantwell, a local community leader, has agreed to share a few words about women who have inspired her. For more information about Galentine’s Day and the YWC, visit www.ywcastjohns.com/ywc/ or check Facebook.com/ywcastjohns

The Swinging Belles present the Warm Hands and Warm Hearts Show

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

    The Swinging Belles present the Warm Hands and Warm Hearts Show on Saturday, February 13 at The Lantern, Barnes Road. 1:30 p.m. for the Belle Hop; show starts at 2 p.m. Tickets $15, kids three and under are free.

Singles VALENTINE'S Dance

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

     The 30 Plus Singles Club will have a Singles VALENTINE'S Dance on Saturday, February 13 at St. Teresa's Parish Hall, Mundy Pond Road starting at 9:30 p.m. Music by Mainline. No jeans. Members $5, non-members $9. For more info about our club call 722-3060 or visit www.30plussinglesclub.ca.

James McLeod will be signing copies of Turmoil, as Usual

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

    • James McLeod will be signing copies of Turmoil, as Usual on February 13 from 1-3 p.m. at Coles, Avalon Mall and from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Chapters, 70 Kenmount Rd.

Trombonist Dale Sorensen will present a chamber music recital

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

    On Saturday, February 13 trombonist Dale Sorensen will present a chamber music recital featuring collaborations with several Memorial University (MUN) colleagues. A highlight of the program will be the world premiere performance of Canadian composer Jan Järvlepp’s Light in Fog and Daylight for trombone and percussion. Sorensen’s Newfoundland debut will take place at Suncor Energy Hall, School of Music, Memorial University of Newfoundland, on Saturday, February 13 at 8 p.m. Admission is free.

February 14, 2016

Valentine's Chocolate Roses Fundraiser.

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

    Valentine's Chocolate Roses Fundraiser. Treat your sweetheart to chocolate roses and help us save homeless animals at the same time. Heavenly Creatures is selling Hershey Kiss roses to raise funds for the animals in our care. Roses are just $1 each, and are on sale now. You can pre-order, and there's delivery if you order a dozen or more. Hershey kiss roses can be purchased in singles or in bunches of 3, 4, 6, and 12. You can also pick up from a volunteer's home in city center, please make contact to arrange a time.For more information or to place your order, email Ashley or Kim at heavenlycreaturesnlevents@gmail.com or call Ashley at 576-0440.

James McLeod book signing

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

    James McLeod will be signing copies of Turmoil, as Usual: Politics in Newfoundland and Labrador and the Road to the 2015 Election at Costco, Stavanger Drive on Sunday, February 14th from 2-4 p.m.

February 15, 2016

Nonprofit Governance for Arts Organizations (Business Workshop Series For Artists)

  • Place : St. John’s City Hall, Foran-Greene Room
  • Time : 13:00
  • Contact : projects@businessandartsnl.com
  • Details : Price: $25 Business & Arts NL members $35 General public Registration is required (see link: https://businessandartsnl.yapsody.com/event/index/27520/nonprofit-governance ) Description: What’s the role and responsibilities of a board and why is it important to get the right expertise on your side? Whether you’re a seasoned pro, or have next to no board experience, this seminar will help you to cultivate and strengthen a board that will support your organization. We’ll also look at how to effectively run meetings, risks to your organization, changes to the federal charities act and what it means for board members, and more. Facilitator: Kendra MacDonald & David Gibbs (Deloitte and Institute of Corporate Directors)
  • Business Workshop Series For Artists

Ocean Ranger Memorial Prayer Service

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 10:45
  • Details :

    Gonzaga High School will be holding its annual Ocean Ranger Memorial Prayer Service to remember those who lost their lives in this tragedy 34 years ago.  The service will be held on Monday, February 15, 2016 at 10:45 a.m. at St. Pius X church. All are invited to attend.

February 16, 2016

Creative radio listening session

  • Place : Crow's Nest club, east side of war memorial
  • Time : 07:00
  • Details : Battery Radio is hosting an event where basically everyone just sits around and listens to the radio together. Not just any old radio. Annie McEwen & Chris Brookes will curate an eclectic mix of international audio pieces for your listening pleasure. Free.
  • https://www.facebook.com/events/1566093303682929/

February 17, 2016

The Country Pickin' Pals at The LSPU Hall

  • Place : The LSPU Hall
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details : "The Country Pickin’ Pals" is an old-time acoustic country trio. Its members are Jimmy Linegar, George Jarvis and Ryan Jacobs. Jimmy has been playing country music since the 1950’s when he performed on Newfoundland radio and traveled around the island. Jimmy is now entering his 80th year. Old fashioned guitar picking is emphasized in musical selections from Hank Snow, Doc Williams and others. Fiddle and guitar instrumental pieces are also a part of their show. For tickets call The LSPU Hall at 753-4531 or online at rca.nf.ca.
  • The Country Pickin' Pals - Facebook Page

February 18, 2016

What It Is Like To Be A Refugee – What You Can Do Help

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

    The Department of Political Science and WAMUN presents a Panel on:  What It Is Like To Be A Refugee – What You Can Do Help on Thursday, February 18 from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. at  A1046 (Arts Building, MUN).  Parking will be available in lot 15B, adjacent to the Music Building. For more information visit:  http://www.mun.ca/posc/welcome/Refugee_poster.pdf.

The Sizzle Sisters and special guests

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

    The Sizzle Sisters and special guests at the LSPU Hall February 18. Carole Bestvater and Chantelle Jubenville make up The Sizzle Sisters, an energetic fiddling duo bound to leave you smiling with your toes tapping! Chantelle and Carole met while attending Memorial University and bonded over a mutual love for folk music and their seemingly endless energy. On Feb 18 you will see the Sizzle Sisters together, as well as in other musical combinations with special guests including Duane Andrews, Daniel Hawkins, Fiona Shea, Maria Peddle and Etienne Pemberton-Renaud.

Sizzle Sisters and Guests

  • Place : LSPU Hall
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details : Carole Bestvater and Chantelle Jubenville make up The Sizzle Sisters, an energetic fiddling duo bound to leave you smiling with your toes tapping! Chantelle and Carole met while attending Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John's, and bonded over a mutual love for folk music and their seemingly endless energy. On Feb 18th, you will see the Sizzle Sisters together, as well as in other musical combinations with special guests including Duane Andrews, Daniel Hawkins, Fíona Shea, and Etienne Pemberton-Renaud. Sizzle Sisters Facebook Page http://on.fb.me/20YL5Wc Call the Hall at 753-4531 or visit the ticket link at http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=RCA&event=SIZZLE

February 19, 2016

Fundraising Dance for the CLB Tour of Honour

  • Place : CLB Armoury, Harvey Rd
  • Time : 18:00
  • Contact : tickets available at the CLB Armoury or email regimentalband@clb.ca
  • Details : Dance to The Dana Parsons Project, Redline and Bliss Catalyst. This is a 19+ event with a cash bar, door prizes and 50/50 draws. All proceeds go to the CLB Regimental Band's Tour of Honour.
  • For more information:

February 20, 2016

Coldest Night of the Year walk for homelessness

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

    Choices for Youth (CFY) is once again getting bundled up for the Coldest Night of the Year walk for homelessness! Happening on February 20, this walk will take participants through downtown St. John’s and will end with a celebration meal at the CFY Outreach Centre. The St. John’s WALK begins at City Hall’s EB Foran Room, where walkers will register and turn in the results of their fundraising efforts. At the end of the evening walkers will return to Choices for Youth’s Outreach and Youth Engagement Centre, located at 12-16 Carter’s Hill Place, for a warm celebration meal. Donning iconic blue toques, participants will walk a 2km route, and will warm up with toasty drinks at a rest stop along the way. For more information visit http://tinyurl.com/l6z7w4u

The very first Children’s Wish Foundation Princess Tea Party with Heroes.

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

    • On Saturday, February 20 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Pleasantville Legion. The very first Children’s Wish Foundation Princess Tea Party with Heroes. Dress up as a Princess or Super Hero and come enjoy a wonderful afternoon in our enchanted castle with your favorite Disney Princesses and Comic Super Heroes, provided by our wonderful friends at Dream Princess Parties Newfoundland. Tickets are just $40 per child and $20 per adult and can be purchased over the phone or in person at the Children's Wish Office. Suite 211, 31 Peet St., St. John's. All proceeds from this event will go to grant a wish for a seriously ill child in Newfoundland & Labrador. For tickets please call 739-WISH (9474). Registration 12 p.m Fun begins at 1 p.m. In case of bad weather snow date is March 5.

The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival

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

    Rocket Bakery

    Water Street

    The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival is thrilled to have been chosen to show this year’s Oscar nominated short films. This is the third year we have been selected to host this special screening. As a fundraiser for the Festival, Rocket Bakery and the Festival will copresent the live action short films on February 20 at The Rocket Room at 7 p.m. A program of family friendly, animated short films follows on February 21 at The Rocket Room at 3 p.m. Tickets to The Oscar Live Action Shorts will be $25 dollars and will include a plate of hors d'oeuvres. There will be a cash bar with a specialty drink menu, a red carpet, and a photo booth. Tickets can be purchased online at womensfilmfestival.com or in person at Rocket Bakery & Fresh Foods. Admission to the animated shorts is a suggested cash donation of $10 per person or $25 per family.

February 24, 2016

Comedy Night fundraiser

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

    Yuks Yuks

    193 Kenmount Road

    The Eastern Avalon Chapter of Crohn's Colitis Canada’s (CCC) first Comedy Night fundraiser is on February 24 at the Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club, 193 Kenmount Road, St. John’s. Tickets are $20 each and must be purchased in advance. You can get yours by emailing amanda_critch@hotmail.com or calling 690-0617. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m. Please join us for a fun night out while also helping in our efforts to find a cure for Crohn’s and colitis, as well as raise public awareness about these two debilitating diseases that affect thousands of people in Newfoundland and Labrador.

February 25, 2016

Valentine's Luncheon and Card Game

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

    • All Saints Parish ACW Foxtrap, are hosting a Valentine's Luncheon and Card Game at the Parish Hall on February 25 at 12:30 p.m. Meal will be a hot turkey dinner, dessert, tea/coffee followed by a game of cards. Cost will be $12 single. For more information: call Lena at 834-8192 or Barb at 834-4795

February 26, 2016

Mardi Gras Night at The Fluvarium

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

    Mardi Gras Night at The Fluvarium February 26. Mardi Gras Night at The Fluvarium features music by Billy and the Bruisers, as well as hors d’oeuvres prepared by The Fluvarium’s own Red Seal Chef, Antoine Harding. The evening begins at 6:30 p.m. with a glass of champagne and New Orleans Mardi Gras jazz music. The night will include interactive games, live auctions, and a silent auction throughout the evening. To cap it all off there will be dancing until midnight. Tickets are $125 with a $40 charitable tax receipt. Proceeds from the event go towards supporting environmental education at The Fluvarium as well as a portion of the proceeds helps to support Special Olympics and the Vera Perlin Society. Call today to purchase at 754-3474 or email info@fluvarium.ca

February 27, 2016

Blue Rodeo.

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

    Mile One Centre

    St. John’s

    February 27, 2016. Blue Rodeo. Tickets on sale October 16 at 10 a.m.

February 29, 2016

Intellectual Property Law (Business Workshop Series For Artists)

  • Place : St. John’s City Hall, Foran-Greene Room
  • Time : 13:00
  • Contact : projects@businessandartsnl.com
  • Details : Price: $25 Business & Arts NL members $35 General public Registration is required - see link: https://businessandartsnl.yapsody.com/event/index/27522/intellectual-property-law Description: As a creator of art, music, literature, film or theatre, your creations have value and you have certain rights. That value and those rights are protected and monetized by law. To be a successful creator you must learn how to protect and leverage your creations. You should also learn how to avoid infringing the creations of others. Join us to learn the basics of copyright, trademark, social media and entertainment law and to ask questions on these important topics. Facilitator: Erin Best (Stewart McKelvey)
  • Business Workshop Series For Artists