September 03, 2014

The Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association Annual Memorial Service

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

    The Canadian Merchant Navy Veterans Association will hold their annual memorial service at the Merchant Navy Memorial outside the Marine Institute on Ridge Road on September 3 at 10 a.m. The general public and especially relatives of those who served in the Merchant Navy in WWII are welcome to attend.

The Landfall Trust of Brigus, NL in partnership with The Rooms Kent Centennial Wrap-Up

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

    The Landfall Trust of Brigus, NL in partnership with The Rooms Kent Centennial Wrap-Up on September 3 from 7 - 8 p.m. at The Rooms, St. John’s. See photos and hear stories of how the Rockwell Kent Centennial of 2014 unfolded. Meet Caroline Stone, Curator of the Rockwell Kent Exhibition “Pointed North”. Caroline will be on hand in for discussion and questions relating to the exhibition. Meet and chat with Board Members from The Landfall Trust.  Free public event.

COASTAL SOUNDS CBS COMMUNITY CHOIR

  • Place : ADMIRAL'S COAST RETIREMENT CENTRE
  • Time : 07:30
  • Details : The successful Coastal Sounds Community Choir is beginning its eighth season and is open to people of any age and musical background. Rehearsals are held on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 9:30 PM at the Admiral's Coast Retirement Centre in Upper Gullies. The first meeting is on Wed., Sept. 3. For more information, e-mail info@coastalsounds.ca or visit our website at www.coastalsounds.ca.

Archaeology Night

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

    Archaeology Night on Wednesday, September 3 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cupids Legacy Centre. Cost is $8.

Kent Centennial Wrap-up Presentation

  • Place : The Rooms Auditorium
  • Time : 19:00
  • Contact : admin@landfalltrust.org
  • Details : See photos and hear stories of how the Rockwell Kent Centennial of 2014 unfolded. Caroline Stone, Curator of the Rockwell Kent Exhibition “Pointed North,” will be on hand in for discussion and questions relating to the exhibition. Meet and chat with Board Members from The Landfall Trust.
  • Landfall Trust

September 04, 2014

Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre

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

     Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre - September 4. Our Coffee Matters café serves a Touton Breakfast starting at 8 a.m. and at 11 a.m. they serve a Fish Cake Lunch. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and again from 7 to 9 p.m. check out a Rug Hooking Exhibition by the Shoreline Hookers.  At 7 p.m. Rob Cobb and local entertainers showcase their music and Tai Chi By the Sea will demonstrate their gentle exercise program.  Contact info@manuelsriver.com if you’d like to perform or have books or CDs to sell.  It’s open mic night and all storytellers, acoustic musicians, and dancers are welcome!  Bar service is available and a $2 donation is requested for the evening.

September 06, 2014

Mamma Mia! A Tribute to the music of ABBA

  • Place : Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, NL
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Garrick Theatre (709) 468-5777
  • Details : Tonight MAMMA MIA will prove that disco is definitely not dead. The Garrick will be filled by the hits of ABBA as performed by vocalists Dana Parsons, Kelly-Ann Evans and Janet Cull backed by a powerhouse band. Join us for a memorable night of timeless music for all ages. Purchase tickets online 24/7 or at the box office (Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm)
  • Garrick Theatre

Doors Open event

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

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Historic Trust is thrilled to present the twelfth annual Doors Open event which will take place this coming weekend of September 6 and 7 at locations around the City of St. John’s. Doors Open is a unique opportunity for citizens and visitors of Newfoundland and Labrador to celebrate our community, architecture and heritage through the exploration of some of our hidden historical, architectural and cultural gems. Buildings that are normally closed to the public or charge an entrance fee welcome visitors to look around for free. Be sure to follow us on Twitter (@DoorsOpenNL) and Facebook (Doors Open Days) or go to our website: www.doorsopendays.com for more information on participating sites, activities, site by site operating hours and more. For more information, please contact Aileen Worrall at the Newfoundland Historic Trust. Phone 739-7870 (cell: 1-519-560-7930) or e-mail doorsopendays@gmail.com. For more information and a downloadable map visit

    www.doorsopendays.com

Fancy Stitches Two-Day Rug Hooking Workshop

  • Place : Cupids Legacy Centre
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details :

    Fancy Stitches Two-Day Rug Hooking Workshop on September 6 and 7 at the Cupids Legacy Centre from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $60 course registration + cost of materials if needed. Instructor: Diana Dove. Please register by calling Cupids Legacy Centre at 528-1610. Call Diana Dove at 884-1936 for more information regarding the workshop.

The Craft Council Gallery new exhibitions

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

    The Craft Council Gallery opens two new exhibitions – The Spirit of the Caribou and From Time and Matter. Opening Reception: Saturday September 6 from 2 -4 pm at Craft Council Gallery, 59 Duckworth Street, St. John’s

Heavenly Creatures Silent Auction

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

    Heavenly Creatures, a local animal rescue group are hosting our 2nd annual silent auction and dinner on September 6 at the Knights of Columbus on St. Clare Ave. Doors open at 6 p.m. dinner served at 7 p.m. Cost is $35/ticket. Meal is stuffed chicken breast. Vegetarian option available. Over 100 prizes to bid on plus games of chance. Krissy Holmes from CBC will be hosting. To get tickets, visit our website at www.heavenlycreatures.ca or call Ashley at 576-0440.

Fall craft and gift fair for Graysen Power

  • Place : Kelligrews
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

    Fall craft and gift fair for Graysen Power on September 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Riverdale Banquet Hall, Kelligrews. $1 admission; kids under 12 free - all proceeds going to Graysen Power and family.

Craft/Vendor Fair in aid of Graysen Power

  • Place : Riverdale Banquet Hall, Kelligrews
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details : 30+ vendors will be showcasing their products. Great time to start your Christmas shopping early. Face painting, balloon animals and more for the kids. Admission is $1; kids under 12 free. All proceeds donated to Graysen Power, a 21 month old little boy who has multiple health issues and has spent most of his time at the Janeway.

September 07, 2014

Fun and fabulous old time country music

  • Place : The Whitbourne Lions Club
  • Time : 13:00
  • Details :

    The Whitbourne Lions Club is hosting its monthly Sunday afternoon of fun and fabulous old time country music on September 7 at the Lions Club in Whitbourne. The doors open at 1 p.m. and the excitement starts at 2 p.m. Join the other performers at the open mic or bring your instrument and play along or just tap your feet to that great old country beat. Enjoy the last days of summer at the Whitbourne Open Mic Show.

St. John's Orienteering Event

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 13:30
  • Details :

     St. John's Orienteering Event on Sept. 7 at 1:30 p.m. rain or shine. Beginners training, all welcome. Maps $2. Please pre-register at www.sjoc.ca. Starting location is Pippy Park, top of Allandale Rd, past the golf course.

Open House at the Bay Roberts Lions Club

  • Place : Bay Roberts
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    Open House on Sunday Sept. 7 from  2 - 5 p.m. at the Bay Roberts Lions Club. Celebrating 50 years  of community service. Good music and good fun. Free admission.

Book launch of Ida Linehan Young's memoir, No Turning Back, Surviving the Linehan Family Tragedy

  • Place : North Harbour
  • Time : 14:00
  • Details :

    Creative Book Publishing invites you to the launch of Ida Linehan Young's memoir, No Turning Back, Surviving the Linehan Family Tragedy happening on Sunday, September 7 at 2 p.m. in North Harbour, St. Mary's Bay at the North Harbour Community Centre. All are welcome, refreshments will be served, admission is free and books will be available for purchase.

ROAD TO NINJA-NARUTO THE MOVIE

  • Place : Cineplex Cinemas Avalon Mall
  • Time : 02:00
  • Details : Long ago, a mysterious masked shinobi unleashed the Nine-Tailed Fox onto the Village Hidden in the Leaves to spread chaos and destruction. But the Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze, and his wife Kushina Uzumaki sealed the Tailed Beast into their newborn son Naruto to save the village, foiling the shinobi’s plan.
 Years later, Naruto and his friends succeed in driving away the infamous Akatsuki, who have mysteriously returned from the dead. Upon returning to the village, the young shinobi are praised by their families for completing a dangerous mission. Reminded of how alone he is, Naruto begins to wonder what it’s like to have parents, when a strange masked figure appears before him – the same masked shinobi responsible for the death of his parents!
  • Tickets

September 08, 2014

Beginners’ classes in Taoist Tai Chi

  • Place : Holyrood, CBS, Mount Pearl and St.John’s
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    Beginners’ classes in Taoist Tai Chi start the week of September 8 in Holyrood, CBS, Mount Pearl and St.John’s. For more information or to register, call 579-5276. There is also an intensive weekend workshop Sept. 13/14.

Adult francophone choir open rehearsal

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

    The only adult francophone choir in the province invites you to help kick off a new season with an open rehearsal followed by wine and cheese on Monday September 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Centre des grands-vents, 65 Ridge Rd. For more information email chorale@acfsj.ca.

2015-2016 Police Cadet Training Program

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

    The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary would like to advise the public that it is currently recruiting for the 2015-2016 Police Cadet Training Program. The RNC will be holding public information sessions throughout the Province as part of the recruitment process. The first of many information sessions on this recruitment drive will be on September 8 in the Brunneau Centre at Memorial University, room IIC 2001. There will be a female only session from 7 - 8 p.m. followed by a general session from 8:30 –9:30 p.m. These sessions are for the general public. Information regarding the recruiting process and the online application are available on the RNC website at www.rnc.gov.nl.ca. Information can also be obtained by contacting the RNC Recruiting Unit at 729-8729 or by e-mail at rncrecruiting@rnc.gov.nl.ca.

September 09, 2014

Bingo

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

    Bingo - BIS-30 Harvey Road on September 9. Cards 3 for $5 additional cards .50 cents. In aid School Lunch Program. Doors open at 7 p.m. Come and Bring your friends. For more information call 754-0570.

     

Second Annual Landfall Trust Knitters Outing

  • Place : Brigus
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

    It's time for the Second Annual Landfall Trust Knitters Outing. Spend a wonderful day knitting with friends at Kent Cottage, Brigus. Learn new skills and benefit the Landfall Trust at the same time. Your $60 registration fee will earn you the chance to master two delightful mystery knitting projects. Knitting yarns and notions will be provided by Shirl the Purl and an elegant lunch (with vegetarian and gluten-free options) by Milly Brown. Bring only your needles (size will be specified later), a hearty appetite, lots of enthusiasm, and a folding lawn chair for alfresco knitting in the afternoon if it's a fine day. The session will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 9 at Kent Cottage in Brigus. Limited to 12 participants. You can register by emailing admin@landfalltrust.org or phoning 743-8244.

Landfall Knitters Outing

  • Place : Kent Cottage at Landfall, Brigus
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : admin@landfalltrust.org
  • Details : It's time for the second annual Landfall Trust knitters outing. Spend a wonderful day knitting with friends at Kent Cottage, Brigus. Learn new skills and benefit the Landfall Trust at the same time! Your $60 registration fee will earn you the chance to master two delightful mystery knitting projects. Knitting yarns and notions will be provided, plus elegant lunch (with vegetarian and gluten-free options). The session will run from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at Kent Cottage in Brigus. Limited to 12 participants. Register by emailing admin@landfalltrust.org or telephoning 743.8244.
  • Landfall Trust

End of Summer Card Game

  • Place : Topsail
  • Time : 20:00
  • Details :

    St. John the Evangelist ACW is hosting an "End of Summer Card Game" for Tuesday, September 9 at 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall, 20 Rectory Road, Topsail. Please bring own cards and baskets. Cost is $5.

September 10, 2014

Visiting Author Charis Cotter

  • Place : Cupids Legacy Centre
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Visiting Author Charis Cotter “The Swallow: A Ghost Story” on September 10 at the Cupids Legacy Centre at 7 p.m. Cost: $8

General Cancer Support Group meeting

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

    The Canadian Cancer Society will have their General Cancer Support Group meeting on September 10 at 7:30 p.m. This is an open meeting for cancer patients and caregivers. The support group will take place out of Daffodil Place on 70 Ropewalk Lane. For further information contact Denise McCarthy at 753-6520.

September 11, 2014

Breakwater Books and Creative Book Publishing are excited to present Mixed Type 3

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

    Breakwater Books and Creative Book Publishing are excited to present Mixed Type 3 – putting a twist on mainstream literary events in downtown St. John’s On September 11 at Erin’s Pub on Water Street at 7 p.m. Local authors and musicians will team up with host and award-winning author Chad Pelley to present an unforgettable night of literature and music. Mixed Type 3 will feature authors Megan Gail Coles, Ed Kavanagh, Trudy J. Morgan-Cole and Nicholas Ruddock along with a musical performance by the Sherry Ryan Band. All are welcome to attend, refreshments will be served and admission is free. Did we mention that there will also be killer door prizes courtesy of our friends at Aqua Kitchen and Bar, The Club, Hometel and The Telegram! And, if that was not enough awesomeness, we will also be giving away a collection of books by Creative and Breakwater authors!

     

The Agnes Pratt Auxiliary Cold Plate Luncheon and Card Game

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

    The Agnes Pratt Auxiliary Cold Plate Luncheon and Card Game will take place on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 12:30 p.m. at Wesley U.C. Lecture Hall on Patrick Street. Tickets are $15 and may be obtained by calling Marjorie at 722-6825 or Pheobe at 726-1689.

ROAD TO NINJA-NARUTO THE MOVIE

  • Place : Cineplex Cinemas Avalon Mall
  • Time : 02:00
  • Details : Long ago, a mysterious masked shinobi unleashed the Nine-Tailed Fox onto the Village Hidden in the Leaves to spread chaos and destruction. But the Fourth Hokage, Minato Namikaze, and his wife Kushina Uzumaki sealed the Tailed Beast into their newborn son Naruto to save the village, foiling the shinobi’s plan.
 Years later, Naruto and his friends succeed in driving away the infamous Akatsuki, who have mysteriously returned from the dead. Upon returning to the village, the young shinobi are praised by their families for completing a dangerous mission. Reminded of how alone he is, Naruto begins to wonder what it’s like to have parents, when a strange masked figure appears before him – the same masked shinobi responsible for the death of his parents!
  • Tickets

September 12, 2014

Harry Hibbs

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

    Harry Hibbs Returns, to the St. John's Arts and Culture Centre September 12-14. Harry Hibbs Returns features a fabulous cast led by Michael Power as Harry, with a band led by Bryan Hennessey and is being performed at the Arts and Culture Centre from September 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. with a matinee performance September 14 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 each, or $25 until Sept 7 with promo code Hibbs5 (HST and service charge included) available online at www.artsandculturecentre.com.

Birds Of A Feather

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

    September 12 and 13 at the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre Young Scientist:  Birds Of A Feather from 1-3 p.m. and Saturday 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Weather permitting, we’ll hit the trails and go bird watching, and go on a scavenger hunt! Included with membership or general admission.  Parents must remain with their children at all times.

September 13, 2014

Motorcycle Ride for Lupus

  • Place : Mount Pearl
  • Time : 09:00
  • Details :

     Diane Bartlett Memorial Ride. Join us for a Motorcycle Ride for Lupus on September 13. Starts at A & W in Mount Pearl. Registration at 9 a.m. ride starts at 10 a.m. Cost is $25. Includes lunch, registration gift, chances to win many great prizes including the grand prize draw for a trip for 2 from WestJet. For more info, contact Doug at 689-2028 or visit our Facebook page "Ride for Lupus- in Memory of Diane Bartlett"

Visiting Author Sheilah Roberts

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

    Visiting Author Sheilah Roberts “For Maids Who Brew & Bake” Second Edition on September 13 at the Cupids Legacy Centre at 7:30 p.m. Cost: $8

A Night at the Caravanserai: Vaudeville

  • Place : The Rockhouse (8 George Street)
  • Time : 21:00
  • Contact : Seraka Dance Company (info@seraka.com)
  • Details : Seraka Dance Company presents its 3rd annual production of A Night at the Caravanserai; a mesmerizing evening of eclectic and inspired performances of belly dance, as well as juggling, Chinese pole, classic burlesque, broadway and musical interludes. The magnificent Phil Goodridge will be your master of ceremonies, guiding you from act to act with his wit and charm throughout this evening of vaudevillian variety. One night only, not to be missed! Saturday September 13 @ The Rockhouse. Doors open 8:30pm, Show starts 9:00pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, or $20 at the door. Performers & Entertainers Include: - Seraka Dance Company - Kristine Jennes - Company of Gypsys - Janice & Andrea - James Burke - Danielle Aubut & Lisa Woolgar - Evelyn Osborne - Stephanie Moyst - The Island Belles - Phil Goodridge More information available at www.seraka.com
  • Night at the Caravanserai: Vaudeville

Music of the Grand Ol' Opry

  • Place : Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, NL
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Garrick Theatre (709) 468-5777
  • Details : Since 1925, The Grand Ol’Opry has been showcasing the best of country music and has become one of the longest running radio shows in broadcast history. Tonight, a who’s-who of local entertainers brings a taste of Nashville tradition to Bonavista with a collection of country standards and contemporary hits.
  • Garrick Theatre

Coastal Sounds Ladies Choir Auditions

  • Place : Topsail United Church
  • Time : 03:00
  • Details : The successful Coastal Sounds choir organization is building a new Ladies’ Choir! Auditions will take place on Saturday, September 13th or by appointment. This opportunity is being offered to female singers in the CBS and surrounding areas who are looking for an opportunity to work with other serious-minded singers in a small ensemble setting on largely a cappella repertoire. To find out more or sign up for an audition, email info@coastalsounds.ca or visit www.coastalsounds.ca.

Fundraising concert for the NL Musicians’ Emergency Fund at The Ship

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 22:00
  • Details :

    September 13 at 10 p.m. The Newfoundland and Labrador Musicians’ Association will host a fundraising concert for the NL Musicians’ Emergency Fund at The Ship. Republic of Doyle’s Lynda Boyd and Krystin Pellerin along with jazz songstress Katie Hopkins will be singing jazz and blues standards accompanied by Bill Brennan, Andrew McCarthy, Greg Bruce and Mark Peddle. Proceeds from this concert will be contributed to the Newfoundland and Labrador Musicians’ Emergency Fund. $15 at the door.

September 14, 2014

Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life

  • Place : Quidi Vidi Lake
  • Time : 14:00
  • Contact : If you require pledge sheets or additional information, please contact the ACNL at (709) 579-8656 or email ajackman@acnl.net
  • Details : This year’s walk will take place in St. John’s on Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at Quidi Vidi Lake. Registration is at 1:00 pm, followed by the walk beginning at 2:00 pm. Entertainment and a complimentary barbeque will follow the walk. The Scotiabank AIDS Walk for Life is coordinated by the AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador (ACNL) and the proceeds received during this event help the ACNL to provide necessary programs and services to people living with or affected by HIV or AIDS throughout our province.
  • http://www.aidswalkforlife.ca/StJohns.htm

The Five Island Art Gallery

  • Place : Tors Cove
  • Time : 10:00
  • Details :

    The Five Island Art Gallery

    7 Cove Rd., Tors Cove

    New works by artists Sylvia Bendzsa and Michelle Whitten LaCour are now at the Gallery.

    Carolyn Morgan's solo exhibit " Art is for Apple " will continue until September 14. The Gallery is opened 7 days a week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 334-3645 or email fiveislandgallery@nf.aibn.com to make a reservation.

Terry Fox Run

  • Place : King George V Park, Quidi Vidi Lake St. John's
  • Time : 10:00
  • Contact : 1-888- 836-9786
  • Details : Date: Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 Where: Quidi Vidi Lake (Rain or Shine). For other run sites, please see www. terryfox.org Registration Opens: 10:00am at King George V Soccer Field Official Warm-Up/Start: 11:00am Route Info: Participants can do 1, 2 or 3 laps around Quidi Vidi Lake (1 lap = 3.6km) Accessibility: This is a family friendly, non-competitive event where walkers, runners, wheelchairs, bikes, strollers, and dogs on leash are encouraged to participate! **Donations/Pledge Sheets accepted & merchandise available for sale: 10am - 1:30pm**

September 15, 2014

Current Research & Practices in Autism Spectrum Disorders

  • Place : Glendenning Golf - 120 Gabriel Road St. John’s, NL
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : Families for Effective Autism Treatment (FEAT-NL) - featnl@rocketmail.com
  • Details : Guest speakers: Dr. Isabel Smith (current Dalhousie University’s Joan and Jack Craig Chair in Autism Research) Andrea Dawe, MSc, S-LP (speech language pathologist - autism) Workshop highlights: - Current research in autism spectrum disorder - Effectiveness of the Nova Scotia Early intervention Program for young children with autistic spectrum disorders - What is pivotal response therapy? - Practical applications with school age children

Current Research & Practices in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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

    Current Research & Practices in Autism Spectrum Disorders on September 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Glendenning Golf, 120 Gabriel Road. To register contact: Families for Effective Autism Treatment PO Box 39142, Topsail, St. John’s, NL A1E 5Y7, fax 753-1805 or  email:featnl@rocketmail.com.

Scottish country dance classes

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 19:45
  • Details :

    Scottish country dance classes begin Monday, Sept. 8th at Wesley United Church, 101 Patrick Street, St. John's. Organizational/introductory class on September 8 from 7:45-10 p.m. Regular classes begin September 15. All are welcome, especially beginners. No partners are necessary. Scottish country dancing is a fun and friendly way to exercise both body and mind, and you don't have to be Scottish. For more information contact Ken at 722-5787 or visit our website at www.rscdsstjohns.ca.

September 16, 2014

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

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

     Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction is an approach to self -care that teaches stress management techniques that are powerful and long lasting, shown from Program research over the past 20 years. This 8 week course, including a one-day retreat, is based on the renowned work of Jon Kabat- Zinn, and developed at UMASS Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness. The Program commences September 16 and there is free orientation on September 9. For information call 685-6027, or email mbsr.stjohns@gmail.com for full details.

September 18, 2014

Parenting Teens Course

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

    Parenting Teens Course: (5 wks). This course is designed to prepare parents for helping their children (ages 11-18) grow into the persons they were destined to become. How can we meet our children's deepest needs? How and where do we set the boundaries? How can we pass on our values to our children? Begins September 18 from 7-9 p.m. (Cost: materials and services $50.) . Contact the Family Life Bureau at 579-0168 or flb@nf.aibn.com. Find us also on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/pages/Family-Life-Bureau.

Be part of the World’s Largest Coffee Break

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

     Be part of the World’s Largest Coffee Break on September 18. The Alzheimer Society is currently seeking volunteers to help with the distribution of Coffee Break kits. Coffee Break is a signature event where businesses, social clubs, individuals etc., are provided with free coffee as an incentive to donate. If you would like to volunteer to help distribute the kits or would like some more information, contact the Alzheimer Society at 576-0608. Don’t forget to check us out on Facebook and Twitter at www.facebook.com/asnl2 and/or www.twitter.com/asnl2 to stay up to date on our latest programs and services, volunteer opportunities and events!

September 19, 2014

Trio Benetri

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

    Trio Benetri - featuring St. John’s natives Lynn Kuo, Rafael Hoekman, and Thomas Yee - kicks off the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra’s 2014/15 Season with a special performance of Beethoven’s rarely heard Concerto for Violin, Cello and Piano!  Kuo, Hoekman, and Yee, who live in Toronto, Calgary, and Honolulu, respectively, will be joined by Maestro Marc David in a program which also includes an orchestral transcription of Bach’s Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme and Brahms’ Symphony No.2, Op. 73.  Proudly presented by The Telegram, the NSO’s opening night concert takes place at 8 p.m. on Friday, September 19 at the St. John’s Arts & Culture Centre.  Tickets ($30-$45) are available at the Arts & Culture Centre Box Office (729-3900) and online at artsandculturecentre.com.

Auditons for A Christmas Carol

  • Place : Corner Brook
  • Time : 19:00
  • Details :

    Arts and Culture Centre

    Corner Brook

    Theatre Newfoundland Labrador is holding auditions for its ‘Community’ production of A Christmas Carol which will go into rehearsal the first of October and take the A & C stage at the end of November. Singers and actors of various ages are needed for this production. This call is for adults only. Audition dates and times are Friday, Sept 19 from 7 – 8:30 p.m.  and   Sunday, Sept 21 from 7 – 8:30 p.m. @ TNL Office.  No need to book or prepare anything for the audition. For more information contact Sara at 639 7238 or email youth@theatrenewfoundland.com.

Yoga program for seniors

  • Place : St. John's
  • Time : 09:30
  • Details :

    The St. John’s Retired Citizens Centre, 10 Bennett Ave, is offering a 10 week low-stress yoga program for seniors with Joanne Bremner. Sessions are 9:30 a.m. Friday mornings starting September 19. Cost is $50 for 10 sessions. Registration at 9 a.m. on September 19 with first session to follow at 9:30 a.m.

September 20, 2014

The Secrets

  • Place : Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, NL
  • Time : 08:00
  • Contact : Garrick Theatre (709) 468-5777
  • Details : Hot off the release of their Nashville recorded debut album, The Secrets are poised to take the local music scene by storm. Individually Karla Pilgrim, Terri Lynn Eddy and Renée Batten are accomplished solo performers. But together, they’re a force to be reckoned with. Join us as this folk-country trio pours up a triple shot of smooth harmonies chased by spritely mandolins and bluegrass tinged guitar. Purchase tickets online 24/7 or at the box office (Monday-Friday, 1:00-5:00 pm)
  • Garrick Theatre

In concert with John Sands

  • Place : Cowan Heights United Church
  • Time : 07:00
  • Details : In Concert with John Sands Cowan Heights United Church Saturday, September 20, at 7:00pm Admission $15.00 A reception will be held following the concert. For tickets contact the Church: 745-2871

The Five Island Art Gallery

  • Place : Tors Cove
  • Time : 00:00
  • Details :

    The Five Island Art Gallery

    7 Cove Rd., Tors Cove

    Gerry Squires will be offering a portrait workshop September 20. Call 334-3645 or email fiveislandgallery@nf.aibn.com to make a reservation.

Family Fun Day

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

    September 20 at the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre  – Family Fun Day, 1-3 p.m.  Learn to geocache and how to navigate using a compass and map.  Every month the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre hosts a Family Fun Day, an event geared towards bringing families together to enjoy the outdoors.

September 21, 2014

Pink Pony Rides

  • Place : Logy Bay
  • Time : 12:00
  • Details :

    Pink Pony Rides on Sunday September 21 from 12 - 1:30 p.m. at Clovelly Stables, Logy Bay. Cost is $5 each. For all ages. All proceeds go to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.

The 15th annual Feast of Cohen presents Happy Birthday Leonard.

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

    Arts and Culture Centre

    St. John’s

    September 21 at 8 p.m. The 15th annual Feast of Cohen presents Happy Birthday Leonard. Performances by Vicky Hynes, The Cohenettes: Jill Porter and Lori Cooper, and Host Des Walsh and featuring Band Leader, Sandy Morris with The Beautiful Losers: Boomer Stamp, Kelly Russell, Derek Pelley, Dave & Geoff Panting. Special Guest Showcase of Newfoundland Artists: Joel Thomas Hynes, Kat McLevey, Glenn Simmons, Aley Waterman, Steve Maloney and Dana Parsons. Admission is $50. For tickets visit www.artsandculturecentre.com or call 729 3900 or 1 800 663 9449

TD Tree Days

  • Place : Mount Carson Terrace Detention Pond
  • Time : 09:00
  • Contact : Kayla Murphy - kayla.e.murphy@td.com
  • Details : TD Tree Days COMMUNITY LISTING NOTICE Tree lovers of all ages are invited to help plant 300 trees at Mount Carson Terrace Detention Pond on Sunday, September 21st as part of TD Tree Days 2014. The planting will start at 9:00am - rain or shine. This is one of over 140 events taking place across the country where volunteers will help plant 50,000 trees in celebration of the program's 5th anniversary. To register for the TD Tree Days event or to learn more, visit www.tdtreedays.com.
  • http://www.tdtreedays.com

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.

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 24, 2014

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 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

September 26, 2014

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

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

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

The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation Fun Walk

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

    The Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation - 1 km fun walk in St John's on September 28 at 2 p.m. at Kenny's Pond Retirement Community, 135 Macdonald Dr. The event offers participants snacks and beverages and provides an opportunity for grateful patients, and their families, to honour and celebrate their surgeon and the healthcare professionals that aided in their return to mobility. Celebrate with your friends and surgeon. If you are interested in joining the Fun Walk closest to you, register at www.canorth.org or call  1-800-461-3639 x 223

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.

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.

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

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.