July 24, 2014

The Berry Best Day

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

    Lester's Farm Market will be hosting The Berry Best Day on July 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and celebrating all things strawberry! The market will have berries galore and the u-pick fields will be open with a special price for u-pick strawberries. Strawberry treats as well face painting, colouring and a water balloon sling shot will make the day fun for the entire family. Bring a container or bucket or use one of ours, if you want to leave the berry picking up to us, that's ok too. For more up to the minute information about The Berry Best Day and about the u-pick fields, check the Lester's Farm Market Facebook page: www.facebook.com/lestersfarmmarket.

A Night of Magic with magician Michael Conway

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

    A Night of Magic with magician Michael Conway on July 24 at the LSPU Hall. For tickets book online at www.rca.nf.ca or call 753-4531.

Shad MUN Open Day

  • Place : Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation, Memorial Univeristy
  • Time : 13:30
  • Contact : Dr. Leonard Lye, shadvalleymun@gmail.com
  • Details : For the past three weeks, the Shad Valley program at Memorial University has been challenging high school students in all aspects. Students from across Canada have been participating in lectures, projects, and field trips to places all over Newfoundland. We invite all high school parents, students, and teachers to join us for the free Shad MUN Open Day on July 24th from 1.30 to 4 pm in the Bruneau Centre for Research and Innovation on the Memorial University campus.

July 25, 2014

The 30 Plus Singles Club

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 21:00
  • Details :

    The 30 Plus Singles Club is having a singles dance on Friday, July 25 at St. Teresa's Parish Hall, Mundy Pond Road starting at 9:30 p.m. Proper dress, no jeans. Come along and bring a friend.

July 26, 2014

A Tribute to Women of Country

  • Place : Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, NL
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Garrick Theatre (709) 468-5777
  • Details : Natalie Noseworthy and Janet Cull pay homage to some of the legendary women of Nashville. Backed by an all-star band who will recreate the authentic textures of those records you know and love so well, these two accomplished vocalists will take us through classics by some of the first ladies of country music. Purchase tickets online 24/7 or at the box office (Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm)
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Kent Centennial Authors' Readings

  • Place : St. George's Heritage Church, Brigus
  • Time : 14:00
  • Contact : admin@landfalltrust.org
  • Details : On July 26, as part of the Landfall Trust’s “Literary Outing to Brigus,” As part of the 2014 Rockwell Kent Centennial in Newfoundland and Labrador, the Landfall Trust has invited Eleanor Wachtel, the well-known host of CBC’s Writers and Company, to introduce three Canadian authors who felt the lure of Rockwell Kent’s story. The authors are Jane Urquhart, who wrote The Underpainter; Michael Winter, who created the The Big Why; and Mack Furlong, who co-authored the play I Want It All with the late Fran Locke. On July 26, as part of the Landfall Trust’s “Literary Outing to Brigus,” these writers will read from their Kent-inspired works of fiction. Following a 10:00 AM tour of Brigus and Kent Cottage at Landfall, where Kent lived, the Authors’ Readings will take place at 2:00 PM at St. George’s Heritage Church in Brigus.
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The Victoria Park Lantern Festival

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

    The Victoria Park Lantern Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 26 (rain date is Sunday, July 27). Afternoon activities begin at 2 p.m. BBQ, workshops, games, stage show, and community booths. Join the lantern parade at sundown and enjoy the lantern display, fire show and performance. Please visit lanternfest.ca for more information.

2014 Rockwell Kent Centennial Commemoration Literary Events

  • Place : Bri
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

    The Landfall Trust of Brigus welcomes you to the 2014 Rockwell Kent Centennial Commemoration Literary Events on July 26 at St. George’s Heritage Church, Brigus. Guided Walking Tour of Kent Cottage at Landfall & Brigus from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Assemble at St. George’s Heritage Church, Brigus. Admisson $15. Authors’ Readings: Kent’s Appearance in Fiction from 2 – 4 p.m. Eleanor Wachtel, well-known host of CBC’s Writers and Company, will introduce this panel of three Canadian authors -  Jane Urquhart, The Underpainter; Michael Winter, The Big Why; and Mack Furlong, I Want It All, who will read from their works of fiction in which Rockwell Kent makes an appearance. Admission $15 at the door.

Harbour Grace Regatta - Dragon Boat in action

  • Place : Harbour Grace
  • Time : 11:00
  • Details :

    Harbour Grace will get to see a 40-foot dragon boat in action at the Harbour Grace Regatta on July 26.  The Avalon Dragons have been invited to take part and show their stuff. An information session begins at 11 a.m. in the boathouse at the Lady Lake Regatta site. At 1 p.m. the Avalon Dragons will do a lunchtime demonstration. From 1:15 to 2 p.m. breast cancer survivors will get a chance to get in the boat and go out for a paddle.  The information session continues at 2 p.m. Paddles and PFDs will be supplied.  For more information, visit the team online at www.avalondragons.com or find the Avalon Dragons on Facebook.  Or email them at info@avalondragons.com.

July 27, 2014

Country Gospel Hymn Sing

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

    There will be a Country Gospel Hymn Sing at All Saints Parish Hall, CBS on July 27 from 7 - 9 p.m. Music by Saints Alive Band plus other invite guest performers. For more information call Sandra at 834-4627.

Rainbow Riders Family Fun Day

  • Place : 103 Mount Scio Road, Pippy Park
  • Time : 12:00
  • Contact : rainbowridersnl@gmail.com
  • Details : Rainbow Riders Family Fun Day is on Sunday, July 27 from 12noon to 4:00pm. There will be pony rides, BBQ, games, face painting, a magic show with Magician Michael Conway at 3:00pm, bouncy house and much more! Hope to see you there - rain or shine!

July 29, 2014

Inaugural Code NL Talk: Tara Jane Feener

  • Place : IIC-2001, Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : helloworld@codenl.org
  • Details : Welcome to the inaugural Code NL talk and Q & A, featuring Tara Jane Feener. Tara will be discussing her experiences in the software industry. Tara is currently an engineer working at FiftyThree in New York City. Before FiftyThree, Tara spent five years working as an engineer with Adobe out of their San Francisco office prototyping and building future product ideas for creative professionals. She was also a founding member of the prototype team for Adobe Edge Reflow for Creative Cloud, and a founding engineer on the Adobe HTML Pipeline team. She is from Newfoundland, and graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering in 2009. We hope to see you there!
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July 30, 2014

Annual Government House Garden Party

  • Place : Government House Grounds
  • Time : 15:00
  • Details : His Honour the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Patricia Fagan invite the public to join them at the annual Garden Party on Government House grounds from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., on Wednesday, 30 July 2014. Featuring: - The Church Lads' Brigade Band - The Signal Hill Tattoo - The Celtic Fiddlers - The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Mounted Unit - Light refreshments will be served by the Girl Guides In case of inclement weather on 30 July, the Garden Party will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, 31 July 2014.

Election of Leadership Convention Delegates

  • Place : Pouch Cove
  • Time : 18:30
  • Details :

    The Cape St. Francis PC Association will hold the Election of Leadership Convention Delegates at Pouch Cove, The Lions Club on July 30 at 6:30 p.m. Voter registration begins at 6:30 p.m. ending at 7:30 p.m. People inside the room at 7:30 p.m. will be permitted to register. Voters are reminded to bring appropriate I.D. (a Driver's Licence or two pieces of I.D. showing address and signature). For more information please contact P.C. Party at 753-6043.

Storytelling Circle

  • Place : Cupids
  • Time : 19:30
  • Details :

     Storytelling Circle on Wednesday, July 30 at the Cupids Legacy Centre at 7:30 p.m. Time: 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8

Giant Flag Raising

  • Place : Cupids
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details :

    Giant Flag Raising on Wednesday, July 30 at the Cupids 1910 Flag Site at 12 noon.

July 31, 2014

Home Life Realty 8th Annual Golf to the Cure

  • Place : Glendenning Golf Course
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Juanita at 747-5500 or jgearin@homelifelifestyle.ca
  • Details : Home Life Realty 8th Annual Golf to the Cure In support of JDRF (type 1 diabetes research) Thursday, July 31st at Glendenning Golf Course Special guest speaker: Fred Hutton $150 per player (includes meal) To register: Call Juanita at 747-5500 or jgearin@homelifelifestyle.ca
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