January 29, 2015

Newfoundland Historical Society free lecture

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

    Newfoundland Historical Society free lecture on January 29 at Hampton Hall, Marine Institute, Ridge Road at 8 p.m.  John E. FitzGerald: “Two Episodes in Parliamentary History of Newfoundland and Labrador: The Rise and Fall of the House of Assembly, 1832 and 1933.”

Annual volunteerism luncheon

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

    Join The Community Sector Council Newfoundland And Labrador on Thursday January 29 at the annual volunteerism luncheon, being held at the Holiday Inn on Portugal Cove Road. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance. To obtain tickets or for more details, contact the community sector council at 753-9860 or go to csc’s website http://communitysector.nl.ca/

New Years luncheon

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

    Ways and Means Committee of All Saints Parish, Foxtrap, will be hosting a New Years luncheon on Thursday, January 29 at 12:30 p.m. downstairs in the Parish Hall. The luncheon consists of a cold plate and dessert followed by a game of cards at a cost of $12. Come along and enjoy a delicious meal and a fun afternoon. Tickets can be obtained by calling Barb 834-4795 or Sandra 834-4627.

Editing workshop

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

    NLE, the local editors' group, kicks off its winter session with a hands-on editing workshop: "Short Cuts: Editing to Any Length" with Leslie Vryenhoek. It's on Thursday the 29 of January at 7:30 p.m. at the Community Room on the 2nd floor of the Sobey's on Merrymeeting Road. Sometimes editing is really the job of distilling, as more and more we are asked to custom-fit text to short and shorter mediums. From briefs to bios, from catalogue copy to corporate press releases, hone a few skills to help you shoehorn words into smaller spaces—gracefully. All welcome. A $10 fee to cover the group's costs will be collected at the door.

From Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series

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

    From Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series - Session #1: Edible Wild Plants in Newfoundland on January 29 from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. at  The Landing, University Centre, Room-3018, MUN St. John’s Campus. Todd Boland will introduce you to the native and naturalized Newfoundland plants that are edible throughout the season, from spring shoots to fall berries. Format: PowerPoint Presentation. Registration is not required and participants are invited to bring along their lunch.  Everyone is welcome. Admission is free for students. Donations gratefully accepted.  All proceeds help support the MUN Botanical Garden education programs. The From Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series, starts on January 29, and will continue on the last Thursday of each month, January – April.  Topics will include: Grocery Store Botany: Coffee, Tea & Cocoa; Backyard Composting, Vegetable Gardening in Raised Beds, and Newfoundland Edible Plants. For more information, please call the Botanical Garden at 864-8590, visit the Garden’s website at www.mun.ca/botgarden or email bgprograms@mun.ca.

January 30, 2015

Fish luncheon

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

    Wesley United Church will hold a fish luncheon on Friday, January 30 at 12 p.m. Cod, salmon, dessert and coffee or tea will be served. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by calling Pheobe at 726-1689, Marvin at 579-7900 or the Church office at 579-3682

January 31, 2015

Teachers on Wheels

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

    Would you like to volunteer to help another adult learn to read and write? If you can read, you can tutor. Teachers on Wheels will be holding a daylong tutor-training workshop on Saturday, January 31st. Call Tom Dawe for details at 738-3975.

The 30 Plus Singles Club is having a singles barbaque and dance

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

    The 30 Plus Singles Club is having a singles barbaque and dance on Saturday, January 31 at the RCAF Club, 565  Roosevelt Avenue, Pleasantville. Barbaque starts at 8 p.m. Dance at 9:30 p.m. Barbaque and dance: members $10, non-members $20. Steaks must be ordered before 5 p.m. Friday, January 30 by calling 722-3060. Dance only tickets at the door, members $5, non-members $9. For more information call 722-3060 of visit our website; www.30plussinglesclub.ca

     

     

The Suncor Big Band Show

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

    Arts and Culture Centre

    St. John’s

    The Suncor Big Band Show is A Hard Habit to Break! Don’t spend your Saturday in the Park (or your Friday, for that matter!)…spend it with the NSO!  The irrepressible Jody Richardson and the ever-versatile NSO, with conductor Marc David, will colour your world with some of Chicago’s greatest hits, a tip of the hat to the Rat Pack …and more!  This one will be a Hard Habit to Break! Proudly presented by Suncor, The Suncor Big Band Shows take place on Friday, January 30 & Saturday, January 31, at 8 p.m. at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre. Tickets ($40/$45) are available at the Arts and Culture Centre box office (729-3900) or online at artsandculturecentre.com.

Postive thinkers breakfast

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details :

    Postive thinkers breakfast on Jan. 31 at UPTOWN Gourmet Grill and Bar on Kenmount Road from 9 - 11 a.m. Lori Savory will speak about "From the Belly Up - Finding Myself Through Bellydance.” Cost for members $18, non members $21.

 

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