September 22, 2014

Jiggs dinner

  • Place : Mount Pearl
  • Time : 18:00
  • Details :

    Church of the Good Shepherd, Mount Pearl will be having a jiggs dinner on Sept. 22 at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and children under the age of 12, $7. For tickets call the church office at 747-1022.

Bowskill & Fewings - Roots, Bluegrass & Folk

  • Place : Grates Cove
  • Time : 17:30
  • Details :

    Grates Cove Studios Music Event

    Bowskill & Fewings (Roots, Bluegrass & Folk from Peterborough, ON)

    MOnday, September 22nd

    Dinner 5:30

    Show 7:30

    Call 587-3880, email info@gratescovestudios.com or stop by for tickets

    Limited Seating

Landfall Trust Writer-in-Residence Poetry Reading

  • Place : Brigus Public Library
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : admin@landfalltrust.org
  • Details : Linda Buckmaster, the 2014 Landfall Writer-in-Residence, will offer a presentation and reading on "The Poetry Coast of the North Atlantic" on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:00 PM at the Brigus Public Library. She will read from her own work, as well as current Newfoundland poets. At the end of her talk, audience members will be invited to read one of their own poems or one of another provincial poet.
  • Landfall Trust

September 23, 2014

The A/B E. P. Roche Assembly of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus monthly meeting

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

    The A/B E. P. Roche Assembly of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will hold their regular monthly meeting on Tuesday Sept. 23 in the meeting room of the Mary Queen of Peace church on Torbay Rd. All Sir Knights are invited and encouraged to attend. Rosary begins at 7:30 p.m. Meeting will follow. Sir Knights are reminded to bring their 3rd Degree card and their 4th Degree card to the meeting.

Family History Society of NL

  • 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, September 23 in room 2040 of the MUN Engineering building. Free parking is available in lot 16. Dr. A (Rick) Cooper, retired professor and Chair of Pediatrics and current Pediatrician at the Janeway Child Health Center will discuss "Diseases that caused serious morbidity and mortality in NL in the 20th Century”. This is a free lecture and non-members are welcome to attend.

HINDSIGHT 20/20

  • Place : Jack Byrne Arena, Torbay Road
  • Time : 06:30
  • Contact : Emily Cardwell 754-1180 x 5807
  • Details : If you COULD do it all over again, what WOULD you do differently is the leading question in this game style event that focuses on what people would do differently in life if they had their time back. The evening will also feature a meal, live-auction and opportunities for the top players to win big!
  • http://cnib.ca/en/newfoundland/events/Pages/Visions-Lounge.aspx

Card game

  • Place : Portugal Cove
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details :

    There will be a card game at St. Lawrence Parish Hall, Portugal Cove on Sept. 23 at 8 p.m.  Bring your own cards, lunch provided, $5 admission.  Call 895-2215 or 895-6424 for more information.  

September 24, 2014

Reading

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

    There will be a reading by 2014 writer-in-residence Edward Riche On September 24 at the Suncor Energy Hall, MUN School of Music at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome. Parking available in Lot 15b.

The Blue Dot Tour with David Suzuki and Friends in St. Johns

  • Place : Holy Heart Theatre – St John's, NFL
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details : On what could be his last national tour, David Suzuki shares the wisdom of a life full of action and celebrates Canadians who are standing up for the people and places they love. A special evening of inspiration, music and learning.
  • For more information visit bluedot.ca

September 25, 2014

CAPP Presents The Walrus Talks The Art of the Conversation

  • Place : The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : events@thewalrus.ca
  • Details : Get your tickets for CAPP Presents The Walrus Talks The Art of Conversation for eighty minutes of lively, thought-provoking ideas about the art of the interview, the state of the public square, finding common ground, reconciliation, and more. Featuring Walrus Talks by: MUSTAFA AHMED, poet and student DAVID BEN, magician and author MICHAEL CRUMMEY, poet and writer LISA MARIE DILIBERTO, artistic director, Fixt Point GEN. RICK HILLIER, former Chief of Defence Staff LISA MOORE, author SAMANTHA NUTT, War Child Canada SEAMUS O’REGAN, former host of Canada AM Tickets are $25.
  • Ticket link & more info

CAPP Presents The Walrus Talks The Art of the Conversation

  • Place : The Rooms, 9 Bonaventure Ave
  • Time : 19:30
  • Contact : events@thewalrus.ca
  • Details : Get your tickets for CAPP Presents The Walrus Talks The Art of Conversation for eighty minutes of lively, thought-provoking ideas about the art of the interview, the state of the public square, finding common ground, reconciliation, and more. Featuring Walrus Talks by: MUSTAFA AHMED, poet and student DAVID BEN, magician and author MICHAEL CRUMMEY, poet and writer LISA MARIE DILIBERTO, artistic director, Fixt Point GEN. RICK HILLIER, former Chief of Defence Staff LISA MOORE, author SAMANTHA NUTT, War Child Canada SEAMUS O’REGAN, former host of Canada AM Tickets are $25.
  • Ticket link & more info

The 2014 Fall Lecture Series

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

    The 2014 Fall Lecture Series features three architects or urban planners from various backgrounds and design perspectives that pertain to architectural and urban design issues in Newfoundland and Labrador. The first lecture of the series is on September 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the LSPU Hall beginning in the Second Space for informal discussion and then continuing to the theatre at 8 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public. All are welcome. The first lecturer is Ruth O’Herlihy of the Irish firm McCullough Mulvin Architects

Back to School luncheon

  • Place : Foxtrap
  • Time : 12:30
  • Details :

    All Saints Parish Ways and Means, Foxtrap are hosting a 'Back to School' luncheon on Thursday, September 25 at 12:30 p.m. There will be a cold plate, dessert and a game of cards. Tickets are available by contacting, Barb 834-4795 or Sandra 834-4627.

The Newfoundland and Labrador Prostate Cancer Support Groups

  • Place : Bishop's Fall’s
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Prostate Cancer Support Groups will be holding its annual survivor’s Conference and retreat at the Lion Max Simms Memorial Camp in Bishop’s Fall’s from September 5 to September 7.  Conference, meals and lodging will free of charge.  For more information or to register, please contact Susan Penney at 757-8530 or 1-888-753-6520

Freelance editors meet for an informal chat

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

    Freelance editors meet for an informal chat about pricing, rates, and estimates on Sept. 25 in the Community Room at Sobeys on Merrymeeting Road at 7:30 p.m. Free admission, all welcome. Should you charge by the word/the hour/the project? How much is enough, how much is too much? Facilitator: Erika Steeves. For more information email nle.twig@editors.ca.

September 26, 2014

Come join The Sauce for the release of their first recording

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 23:00
  • Details :

    Come join The Sauce for the release of their first recording on Friday, September 26 at The Levee. The Sauce will be joined onstage by Suzanne Power on bass, and punk rock pioneer and frontman for DOGMEAT BBQ, Mike O’Brien will front the band for a few songs! Like-minded, fun bands Branch Ricky and DT and the Dinosaurs will open the night. It’s guaranteed to be a wicked night of deadly music and drink specials. Show starts at 11 p.m. $10 at the door.

What the First World War Taught Us

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

    A lecture by Dr. Gwynne Dyer entitled “What the First World War Taught Us” on September 26 at the Bruneau Centre, IIC 2001 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Parking available in lot 15B.

All things wooden boats

  • Place : The Beaches Heritage Centre
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    All things wooden boats opening September 26. If you have any artifacts (boats, half moulds, paintings, books photographs, etc.) you wish to exhibit, please bring them to the Beaches Arts and Heritage Centre by September 24. For more information call 677-2360.

A lecture by Dr. Gwynne Dyer

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

     A lecture by Dr. Gwynne Dyer entitled “What the First World War Taught Us” on September 26 in the Bruneau Centre, IIC 2001 at 7 p.m. All are welcome. Parking available in lot 15B.

Young Scientist: Seeds

  • Place : Manuels
  • Time : 10:30
  • Details :

    September 26 at the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre – Young Scientist: Seeds, Friday and Saturday 10:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m.  Weather permitting, we’ll hit the trails and learn about the plants growing along the river and their seeds.  Included with membership or general admission.  Parents must remain with their children at all times.

September 27, 2014

“By the Glow of the Kerosene Lamps”

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

    “By the Glow of the Kerosene Lamps”, a tribute our female ancestors, takes place at Cochrane Street United on September 27.  Doors open at 7 p.m. show starts at 7:30 p.m. The show features local dancers and singers, traditional Newfoundland and Labrador music and a reading by Trudy Morgan-Cole from “A Sudden Sun”. Proceeds go to Project Grace and the Native Friendship Centre. A tea and silent auction will follow the show. Tickets $15 and are available from Cochrane Street United and Wild Lily Dance Centre, and at the door. For information visit the event Facebook page.  

Dance supporting an orphanage and school in Kenya

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 20:30
  • Details :

    Matthew 25 Outreach, supporting an orphanage and school in Kenya,is having a dance with a live band,"The Best Kind", on Sept. 27 at the BIS on Harvey Road starting at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 each. Call Margie at 364-6492. If you are unable to attend kindly consider a donation,for the need is great.

Homegrown: A Showcase of Young, Local Talent

  • Place : Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, NL
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Garrick Theatre (709) 468-5777
  • Details : They may share the experience of growing up right here, but each have their own versions of that tale to tell. Join us as we showcase the stories of young local musicians, told through the songs that inspired them and the songs they’ve been inspired to write. Purchase tickets online 24/7 or at the box office (Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm)
  • Garrick Theatre

2nd Annual Food 'n Garden Fair

  • Place : MUN Botanical Garden - 306 Mount Scio Road
  • Time : 11:00
  • Contact : Mandy Applin, Events and Special Projects Coordinator, 864-8590
  • Details : To ‘grow’ upon the success of last year’s inaugural event, Memorial’s Botanical Garden, and its dedicated partners, have reassembled to offer the public the exciting opportunity to participate in the 2nd Annual Food ‘n Garden Fair! Featuring new chefs and returning favorites, this year is set to be bigger-and-better! Guests at the Garden can expect: • multiple demonstrations, displays and tips on: gardening; growing vegetables, herbs and composting; • a Potato Tasting booth, • kids’ component including contest winners, vegetable creature creations, balloon animals, newspaper planters and various other activities; • a unique food tasting experience where local chefs will tempt your taste buds with their culinary creations using ingredients provided by our local farmers, and; • the annual Potato Peeling Contest – for kids and adults! In addition to recognizing 2014 as the “International Year of the Family Farm,” the Food ‘n Garden Fair will continue to honour Ken Proudfoot’s legacy as a research scientist, potato breeder, avid gardener and a Friends of the Garden member. The event will be held on Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm at MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road, St. John’s. Admission to the Garden is free for that day; however, donations to the garden, as well as non-perishable food items for the Community Food Sharing Association, will be gratefully accepted. Food tasting tickets are $20.00 and will include tasting samples from four chefs between 11:00 am to 2:30 pm on the day of the event. To partake of the food tasting experience, visitors are encouraged to purchase tasting tickets in-person at MUN Botanical Garden prior to the event date, or call-in to reserve (864-8590). Please check back to our website (www.mun.ca/botgarden) for further information on featured chefs, menus, kids contests and exhibitors.
  • Food 'n Garden Fair

2nd Annual Food ‘n Garden Fair

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

    On Saturday, September 27, MUN Botanical Garden will be holding its 2nd Annual Food ‘n Garden Fair. The event will be held from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mount Scio Road. Admission to the Garden is free for that day; however, donations to the garden, as well as non-perishable food items for the Community Food Sharing Association, will be gratefully accepted. Food tasting tickets are $20 and will include tasting samples from four chefs between 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the day of the event. To partake of the food tasting experience, visitors are encouraged to purchase tasting tickets in-person at MUN Botanical Garden prior to the event date, or call to reserve (864-8590). Please check back to our website (www.mun.ca/botgarden) for further information on featured chefs, menus, contests for kids, and featured exhibitors.

Mike Sinnicks in concert

  • Place : The Beaches Heritage Centre
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details :

    The Beaches Heritage Centre

    Eastport

    September 27 at 8 p.m. Mike Sinnicks in concert. Join Mike Sinnicks for an evening of great music and singing. All proceeds go to the Beaches Arts and Heritage Centre. Tickets: $15 tax. To purchase tickets: 677-2360. www.beachesheritagecentre.ca

St. Augustine's Anglican Church fall fair and cold plate take-out

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

    St. Augustine's Anglican Church is having their fall fair cold plate take-out on September 27. The cost is $13 which includes of ham, roast beef, 4 kinds of salads, roll, cookies, etc. To place your order please call April at 753-1931 or email staugustine@nf.aibn.com, by September 23.

     

     

Salmon dinner

  • Place : Coley's Point
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    The Parish of Bay Robert's and Coley's Point are having their annual salmon dinner on September 27 at 7 p.m. Being held at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall, Coley's Point. Come along for a fine meal and some live entertainment. Tickets are $25 each and includes a glass of wine. For tickets please contact Debbie Jewer at 786-0555, or any other Parish Council Member, or also by contacting the Parish Office at 786-3024.

Flea Market

  • Place : Portugal Cove
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details :

    There will be a at St. Lawrence Parish Hall, Portugal Cove on Sept. 27 from 9 a.m. till 12 noon. For more information call 895-2215.

Open House at Kent Cottage

  • Place : Brigus
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    Open House at Kent Cottage at Landfall, Brigus on Sept. 27 from 2 - 4 p.m. For more about Culture Days and directions to Landfall, follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/l3j9m2e

Run Without Borders St. John's 2014

  • Place : Long Pond, St. John's
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : plh171@mun.ca
  • Details : Run Without Borders is a community walk/run event aiming to raise awareness and funds in support of Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres. Both 5k and 10k routes are available. Interested in registering, volunteering, or donating? Visit www.runwithoutborders.com!
  • http://runwithoutborders.com

St. John's First-Ever Brain Tumour Walk

  • Place : Quidi Vidi Lake Park
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : 1-800-265-5106 x 225
  • Details : For the first-time ever, there will be a walk to support brain tumour patients and survivors in St.John's. This walk aims to raise funds for patient programs and research into this disease that an estimated 55,000 Canadians are living with. Funds go to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada, the only national organization dedicated to serving brain tumour patients and their families.
  • St. John's Brain Tumour Walk

September 28, 2014

Clarke's Beach United Church

  • Place : Clarke's Beach
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Clarke's Beach United church will hold an evening service on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. Special guests will be Coleys Point male choir. Pre hymn sing at 6:45 p.m. Refreshments to follow in church hall. All are welcome.

26th Annual Rennie's River Duck Race and Family Fun day

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

     Help us celebrate the 26th Annual Rennie's River Duck Race and Family Fun day on September 28 at the Stephen Herder Memorial Bridge, Rennie's River from 12 - 3 p.m.  Join Rennie and his 3,600 rubber duck guests as they make their way down the river towards the finish line. Contact 722-DUCK (3825) or info@fluvarium.ca for more information. Tickets can be bought at any RBC branch or at the Fluvarium today, 1 for $10 or 3 for $25.

Give the Gift of Life Walk

  • Place : Mundy Pond
  • Time : 01:00
  • Contact : Trina at 753-8999 or email trina.ralph@kidney.com for more information
  • Details : Annual Fundraising Walk. Registration starts at 1pm at St. Teresa's Parish Hall with the walk beginning at 2pm.

Solid Rock Wesleyan Church in Mount Pearl

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

    On September 28 the Wesley Male choir, along with Rev. Bill Mercer will worship at the Solid Rock Wesleyan Church in Mount Pearl. The service starts at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

September 29, 2014

Card game

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:45
  • Details :

    BIS- 30 Harvey road will be having a card game Sept. 29. Cost $10 per person. Doors open 6:45 p.m. Bring own cards and baskets. Also bring your friends. For more information call 754-0570.

Card game

  • Place : St. Phillips
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details :

    St. Philip's ACW will be holding their monthly card game on Monday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. in the Parish Centre, 20 Coady's Road, St. Philips. Usual great game prizes, door prize and ticket draws.  Cost is $5 and lunch will be served. Lose the "Fall" blues and join us for an evening of fun and fellowship.

Red Shoe Crew-Walk for Families

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

    Red Shoe Crew-Walk for Families September 1 - 29. Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro proudly presents the third annual Red Shoe Crew-Walk for Families in support of Ronald McDonald House. A number of Red Shoe Crew-Walk for Families events will be held in September in communities throughout Newfoundland and Labrador. Get your pledge sheet today and make your steps count for families. For more information please visit OurHouseNL.ca

September 30, 2014

Fly tying classes

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

    Salmonid Assoc. of Eastern Newfoundland (SAEN) will be holding fly tying classes for beginners and intermediates; starting Sept. 30 at 7:30 p.m. Call the office to register at 722-9300.

Embroidery Meeting

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

    Embroidery Meeting – Visitors are welcome for free to join other stitchers or learn new techniques. The first fall gathering for the St. John’s Guild of Embroiderers will be on September 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi Hall, 260 Waterford Bridge Rd.

Community Arts Program

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

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is now accepting applications for its Community Arts Program to support projects by community based non-profit arts organizations and groups. Application deadline: Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (projects must start on/after December 1, 2014). Contact the NLAC for an application form and details: The Newman Building, 1 Springdale Street, 726-2212 or toll free 1 (866) 726-2212 (NL only), nlacmail@nlac.ca, www.nlac.ca

Tags For Hope Fundraiser

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

    SPCA St. John's in partnership with Tags For Hope Fundraiser. Buy a pet ID tag that looks identical to your provinces or territories drivers license. Two convenient sizes to fit most cats, dogs, and other furry critters. Use the discount code SPCAstjohns and receive a 15% discount. A portion of all proceeds will directly help the animals in the SPCA St. John's shelter. A great way to ensure lost pets are returned home safely! For more information you can call the shelter at 726-0301, visit our facebook page, follow us on instagram, or visit www.tagsforhope.com/spcastjohns. Ongoing the month of September.

Fly Tying Classes

  • Place : 50 Pippy Pl. Unit 8
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : SAEN Office 722-9300
  • Details : Fly Tying classes for beginners and advanced

World Rivers Day

  • Place : Manuels
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details :

    September 30 at the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre  – World Rivers Day, 1-3 p.m.  Become a scientist for a day.  Join us and learn to test the water quality of the river.  Learn about the critters that live in the river and how pollution affects them.  Help celebrate the world’s waterways and our own Manuels River.

 

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