November 23, 2014

Christmas at QE

  • Place : Queen Elizabeth High School, Foxtrap
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details : Over 75 vendors, lots of things for the kids. ATM on site.

Denis Parker and the Modern Saints New CD Celebration

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

    Fred’s Records Presents

    Denis Parker and the Modern Saints

    Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m.

    New CD Celebration!

    Free 40 minute show

    All welcome!

    www.fredsrecords.com

Old time country/bluegrass

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

    Old time country/bluegrass on Nov. 23 at 2 p.m. at the Bay Roberts Lions Club. Canteen services available. For more information call 786-9596. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.

                      

Evening of gospel music

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

    Clarke's Beach United Church invites you to an evening of gospel music featuring guest soloists from several surrounding churches in addition to our own Senior Choir and soloists. This service will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23, at 7 p.m. but starting with a singalong at 6:45 p.m. led by our guitar group. A time of refreshments and fellowship will follow.

November 24, 2014

Fish cakes for sale

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

    Wesley United Church is selling fish cakes again this year for $8 per bag. To order, call Marvin Barnes at 579-7900; Eric Larkin at 368-3941 or the Church Office at 579-3682 by November 24. Pick up is at the Church on Saturday, November 29 between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

St. Philip's ACW monthly card game

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

     St. Philip's ACW will hold their monthly card game on Monday, Nov. 24 at 8 p.m. in the Parish Centre, 20 Coady's Road, St. Philips.  Usual good game prizes, door prize and ticket draws. Lunch will be served. Cost is $5.  Everyone welcome

November 25, 2014

Sue Sinclair returns to the Island to give public readings

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

    Popular poet returns to her native home. Regarded as a staple of Canadian poetry, St. John’s-raised poet Sue Sinclair returns to the Island to give public readings on Sunday, November 23 at 7:30 pm at the Ship Pub in St. John’s, and on Tuesday, November 25 at 8 p.m. at the White Horse Lounge in Corner Brook. The readings are presented by the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, in partnership with Grenfell campus, as part of its Come From Away Reading Series supported by the Canada Council for the Arts.

Free Info Session: “Alzheimer's Disease and Its Challenging Journey”

  • Place : Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence (Common Area, 6th Floor), 135 MacDonald Dr, St. John’s
  • Time : 14:30
  • Contact : Seniors Resource Centre NL: 737-2333
  • Details : “Alzheimer's Disease and Its Challenging Journey” A presentation for those who support adults with Alzheimer’s either personally or professionally Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias often presents itself with changes in communication and behaviours as the disease progresses. This can be challenging for the individual with the disease and their caregiver. This presentation will discuss these changes and outline some coping tips and strategies to deal with the effects of the disease. When: November 25 from 2:30 to 4:30pm (Island time) Where: Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence (Common Area, 6th Floor), 135 MacDonald Drive, St. John’s* Guest presenter: Danielle Moore, First Link Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador Plus learn more about the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and other initiatives to end elder abuse. Refreshments will be served. This is a FREE event. All are welcome. For more information call: Seniors Resource Centre NL at 1-800-563-5599 or go to www.nlnpea.ca/Event_postings *Can’t join us in person? No problem! Our meetings are also accessible by teleconference and webinar. To join the audio portion, dial: 1-866-613-5223 and enter conference code 7360114. To join by webinar to see our presenters’ slides, register at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/965677106
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The A/B E. P. Roche Assembly of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus

  • 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 Nov. 25 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.

Alzheimer's Disease and Its Challenging Journey - Information session

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 14:30
  • Details :

    Alzheimer's Disease and Its Challenging Journey. A free information session for those who support adults with Alzheimer’s either personally or professionally on Nov. 25 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence (Common Area, 6th Floor), 135 MacDonald Drive. This presentation will outline some coping tips and strategies to deal with the effects of the disease. This is a free event. All are welcome. For more information call: Seniors Resource Centre NL at 1-800-563-5599 or go to: www.nlnpea.ca/Event_postings

November 26, 2014

Fiddler on the Roof

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

    Fiddler on the Roof is being performed at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre November 26 - 30 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32.50 for adults, $27.50 for students and seniors, with group rates of $20 per ticket for a booking of 10 or more people (HST and service charge included). Tickets are available online at www.artsandculturecentre.com or by calling the Centre box office at 709-729-3900.

Christmas card party

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

    St. Thomas' Anglican Men's Service Club will be hosting its annual Christmas card party in the parish hall on Military Road on Wednesday, November 26 commencing at 7:30 p.m. with the usual prizes of turkeys and chicken. Cost $5 per person. Please bring your own cards and baskets. Tea/coffee will be served.

November 27, 2014

Holy Spirits Awards Night

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 18:15
  • Details :

    Holy Spirits Awards Night will occur on Thursday, November 27, 2014, Graduates are requested to be at the school by 6:15 p.m. Caps and gowns will be available at the school from Monday, November 24 to Thursday, November 27th

A Christmas Carol

  • Place : Corner Brook
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Arts and Culture Centre

    Corner Brook

    Theatre Newfoundland Labrador presents that Dickens’ holiday favorite -  A Christmas Carol, at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre Thursday November 27, 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. and November 30 at 2 p.m. Featuring Greg House as Scrooge, this adaptation by Jeff Pitcher is haunting, heartwarming, and humourous and will appeal to all ages.  Kick-start your Christmas season  by purchasing tickets at  the Arts and Culture Centre Box Office.  Call 637-2580  or purchase online at www.artsandculturecentre.com.

Unity (1918) By Kevin Kerr

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

    Unity (1918)

    By Kevin Kerr

    Barbara Barrett Theatre

    Flu follows a WWI veteran to Canada, where a young prairie woman

    battles the plague. Two soldiers, two battles, one great war.

    Thursday - Saturday, Nov. 27, 28, 29 at 7 pm

    Saturday Matinee at 1 pm

    Adults: $20; Students/Seniors: $10

    ACC Box Office: 729-3900

    Produced by Paranoid Productions

    All proceeds will go to the Reid Theatre renovations at Memorial University of Newfoundland

Compassionate Friends

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

    Bereaved parents are invited to meet with other parents who have suffered the loss of a child. The Compassionate Friends welcome you to their monthly gathering at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 27. at room 2J618 near the main entrance of the Health Sciences Centre. For information call Diana at 753-3530. Next meeting: December 14, a special memorial candle lighting in celebration of our children’s time with us.

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-NL

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

    Experiencing Meniere’s and/or Tinnitus? Join us at the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-NL (1081 Topsail Road, Mount Pearl) on Nov. 27 from 7 - 9 p.m. Teleconference available on request. Please RSVP to Andrea at aaugot@chha-nl.ca or 1-888-753-3224

November 28, 2014

Annie: The Musical

  • Place : Carbonear
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre

    Carbonear

    Nov. 28 - 30. Broadway holiday favourite “Annie: The Musical!”. Tickets for all shows on sale now 596-7529

Fish and brewis supper

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

    St. Mary's Anglican Church, Craigmillar Avenue will be hosting a fish and brewis supper with all the trimmings; dessert, tea and coffee on Friday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 p.m. in the church auditorium. Tickets are $15 and in limited supply. Please call the Church Office at 579-0039 for information and tickets. Come along and bring a friend!  

The Wesley Christmas dinner and dance

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

    The Wesley Christmas dinner and dance takes place on Friday, Nov. 28 at 7 p.m. in the Elk’s Club on Carpasian Road. Choice of hot roast beef or stuffed chicken breast. To cover costs, ticket prices are $30. To order a ticket call Marvin (579-7900), Pheobe (726-1689) or the Church Office at 579-3682. Tickets must be ordered by Monday, November 24.

Christmas at Commissariat

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

    Christmas at Commissariat

    Christmas at Commissariat, 11 King’s Bridge Rd.  On Nov. 28 - 29 - Christmas by Candlelight, 7 - 9 p.m. Warm cider by the fire, carols, outside activities and candlelit tours of the Commissariat with characters from Colonial St. John’s. Dress warmly. Admission: Non-perishable food item in support of the Community Food Sharing Association. For more information visit seethesites.ca

November 29, 2014

Goulds Christmas Fair

  • Place : Goulds Rec Center, Main Road, Goulds
  • Time : 12:30
  • Contact : Kelly at kellydenine@yahoo.ca
  • Details : There will be a Christmas Fair at the Goulds Rec Center on November 29 from 12:30-5:30 in aid of an orphanage in Uganda. Admission is $1, kids under 12 for free. There will be 30+ unique vendors and a canteen! Please email for more information
  • Goulds Christmas Fair

The Irish Descendants in concert

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

    The Southern Shore Folk Arts Council is presenting The Irish Descendants in concert on Saturday, November 29 at the Regional Arts Centre in Ferryland. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door.  Tickets are available at the following locations: Ferryland Foodland, Ferryland Convenience, Cape Broyle Ultramar, Riverside Restaurant or by calling the Folk Arts Council office at 432-2052.  Must be 19 years or older to attend.

Concert - 2014 winner of the Atlantic Young Artist Competition

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

    The NL Registered Music Teachers Association invites you to Suncor Energy Hall, Memorial School of Music on Saturday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m. for an delightful concert featuring the 2014 winner of the Atlantic Young Artist Competition, Willem Blois. This talented young pianist will present a program that is sure to delight young and old alike. The event will also feature a prelude concert by several of our own young local music students in honour of Canada Music Week. Tickets are $3 per child, $5 per adult, or $10 for a family of 4 and are available at the door. For more information, please visit www.nlrmta.org

     

     

The NSO Holiday Pops

  • Place : Holyrood
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Holy Cross Church

    Holyrood

    The NSO Holiday Pops on Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra and the incredible Renée Marquis welcome the holiday season as Newalta presents the orchestra’s first ever Holiday Pops concert in Holyrood!  Joined by a chorus comprised of members of the Philharmonic Choir of the NSO, Marquis, whose most recent album, With Wine…Volume One was released to great critical acclaim, will present a program of holiday favourites with the ever-versatile NSO. “Christmas Carols are a constant in a quicksand world,” said Ms. Marquis about the upcoming concert. “No matter where your life has taken you, to hear Silent Night moves you at light speed, back home, under your Christmas tree with your family around you. If Christmas is the birth of hope and music is the language of love, then Christmas music is precious since it evokes both.” Tickets: ($10-$15). Holyrood Town Office – 229-7252, Hedderson’s Market – 229-7038.  http://nsomusic.ca/?post_events=nso-holiday-pops-holyrood

St. Thomas' Church Mini-Sale

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

    St. Thomas' Church Mini-Sale will be held on Saturday, Nov. 29 from 10 a.m to noon in Canon Wood Hall, 8 Military Road. Morning Coffee will be served. There will be a pantry table with new items and Fall fair items will be sold at reduced prices.• The next lecture of the Family History Society of NL will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 25 at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road. Guest speaker Bert Riggs, head of archives and special collections at Memorial University, will talk about the Royal Newfoundland Regiment. This is a free presentation and non-members are welcome to attend.

November 30, 2014

SANTA'S CHOICE CRAFT & BAKE FAIR - MARK THE DATE!

  • Place : LION'S CLUB, BAY ROBERTS
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details : Santa's Choice Craft & Bake Fair Sunday, November 30 Lion's Club, Bay Roberts 10 am to 3 pm Handmade crafts, yummy baked goods, artwork, jewellery, etc, etc. Something for everyone! A Cat Concerns Inc fundraiser for our Animal Shelter Building Fund

18th annual Advent Festival of Carols and Scripture

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

    The Choir of the Basilica of St. John the Baptist presents the 18th annual Advent Festival of Carols and Scripture on Nov. 30 at Basilica of St. John the Baptist at 7:30 p.m.

Annual Advent Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols

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

    St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church presents its Annual Advent Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols, Sunday, Nov. 30 at 7:30 p.m. at 75 Kiwanis St. at the corner of Kenmount Road and Lady Smith Drive. A free will offering will support the Choral Scholarship Program.

The Gift of Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair

  • Place : Waterford Lions Club, Waterford Bridge Road
  • Time : 01:00
  • Contact : kelligrewschristmas@outlook.com
  • Details : IN AID OF A SINGLE-PARENT FAMILY! Lots of amazing vendors. All food items and portion of proceeds going towards sponsoring a single-parent family for the holidays. Admission is $2 each of $1 with a non-perishable food item. (Children under 16 FREE) Small gifts also accepted for the children (Boy and Girl aged 4-6 and Boy and Girl aged 8-10) FREE HOT CHOCOLATE and we expect a visit from a certain jolly 'ol man!!! Also, LOTS of free parking.
  • The Gift of Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair

Christmas in the Trenches

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

    St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (The Kirk)

    Queen’s Road

    Nov. 30 at 3 p.m. Music at Memorial Presents: Christmas in the Trenches. Join the MUN choirs as we pay tribute to the 100th anniversary of a symbolic moment of peace in our global history when the true spirit of humanity shone through in the early months of World War I. This powerful and poignant true story known as “The Christmas Truce” culminated in a spontaneous celebration, a shared meal, and the singing of the beloved carol “Silent Night” by enemy soldiers on both sides of No Man's Land on Christmas Eve in 1914. Tickets: $20 general; $15 student/senior on sale through www.ticketpro.ca or at The Travel Bug on Water Street and the Attic at Memorial University

A Christmas Concert and Sing-A-Long

  • Place : St. Teresa's Church
  • Time : 16:30
  • Details :

    Holy Heart of Mary Alumnae Choir, with Founding Director Dr. Valerie Long, and the Seniors' Resource Centre present A Christmas Concert and Sing-A-Long for Seniors and Family Members of all Ages on Sunday November 30, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Teresa's Church, Mundy Pond Rd. Free Admission. Free-will offering or non-perishable food item for the St. Vincent de Paul Society would be appreciated.

 

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