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Looking for an interesting way to spend your Thursday afternoon? Drop into The Rooms new Coffee & Culture program, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and meet new people while exploring art and culture. Today: "Celtic tales of Love," with British Columbia-based storyteller Mary Gavan who offers a Valentine's Day treat of traditional tales of love and discusses their Celtic significance. Coffee & Culture is included in the cost of admission to The Rooms. For more information, call The Rooms at 757-8000 or visit www.therooms.ca. For more Valentine activities:

Trinity United Church will host its annual Valentine's Lasagna Dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at The Church of the Good Shepherd, Richard Nolan Drive, Mount Pearl. Tickets are $15. To reserve, call Diane at 834-3558.

Looking for an interesting way to spend your Thursday afternoon? Drop into The Rooms new Coffee & Culture program, from 2:30-3:30 p.m. and meet new people while exploring art and culture. Today: "Celtic tales of Love," with British Columbia-based storyteller Mary Gavan who offers a Valentine's Day treat of traditional tales of love and discusses their Celtic significance. Coffee & Culture is included in the cost of admission to The Rooms. For more information, call The Rooms at 757-8000 or visit www.therooms.ca. For more Valentine activities:

Trinity United Church will host its annual Valentine's Lasagna Dinner 6:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12 at The Church of the Good Shepherd, Richard Nolan Drive, Mount Pearl. Tickets are $15. To reserve, call Diane at 834-3558.

Valentine's dinner and dance to be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 56, Pleasantville. Music by Blackie O'Leary. Stuffed chicken breast dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12. Tickets available at the branch for $35 double. All welcome.

Topsail United Church Men's Club will host a Treat Your Sweetie Valentine Breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13. Cost $7 for adults, $3 for children under 12.

An evening of "hot" entertainment to warm your heart on Valentine's eve! The annual Theatre Newfoundland Labrador fundraiser will provide an atmosphere that will melt the snow, awaits you at the Corner Brook Arts and Culture Centre as the sexiest and hottest performers in Corner Brook prepare to entertain you. For tickets, call the box office at 637-2580.

Join us Saturday at 2 p.m. for an oh-so-sweet and tasty afternoon. In the Name of Love is a special cake-walk event at Eastern Edge Gallery. Admission $10. We are asking local bakers, restaurants and friends to help us by donating a cake for the event. The gallery can arrange for pick up on Friday, Feb. 12. If you are interested let us know, and on the day of the event you may drop your cake off between noon and 1:30 p.m. Please include an ingredient list with your sweet treat, and if you are using a non-disposable plate clearly print your name and number on the dish or be easy and place your cake on a take away platter.

An extraordinary evening of wine and food pairing tonight. Featuring wine tasting, a spectacular four-course meal, and entertainment with Peter Halley and Shelley Neville singing your favourite love songs. Cocktails 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Call 579-3023 to reserve, or visit www.spiritofnewfoundland.com.

Lester's on Pearltown presents "Love Letters for Haiti." A dinner, show and dance 7 p.m. at Lester's, 92 Pearltown Rd. Tickets are $35 and are available at Holy Heart Theatre Box Office at 579-4424. All proceeds go to the Canadian Red Cross for Haiti relief.

Today, Feb. 11

The schools committee of St. John's Clean and Beautiful invites the public to attend its first annual "For the Love of St. John's" art poster exhibit 6:30 p.m. at the Great Hall, City Hall. The exhibit will feature art works of Grade 3 students from St. John's. For more information, call 570-0350 or e-mail sjcab@cleanandbeautiful.nf.ca.

Friday, Feb. 12

The 12th annual Memorial alumni curling bonspiel is scheduled for Feb. 20 at the Re/Max Centre. To register, call 737-2313 or e-mail rsvpalumni@mun.ca. Deadline is Feb. 12. The fee is $30 per person and includes lunch. For more information on this and other alumni events, visit www.munalum.ca.

Saturday, Feb. 13

The Mazol Shriners Patrol Unit will have a flea market at the St. John's Shrine Club, 530 Topsail Rd. today starting 11 a.m. Please come and tell your friends. Your support for the Shriners is greatly appreciated.

Sunday, Feb. 14

The Festival of New Dance turns 20 this year and in honour of that anniversary Neighbourhood Dance Works will launch a fundraiser titled Do You Think You Can Dance? Auditions will be held through YouTube up to Feb. 14, and live auditions at St. John's Arts and Culture Centre today and Monday, March 8. For more information, visit www.dytycd.com or call 722-3663.

Monday, Feb. 15

The Conception Bay South Literacy Council in co-operation with the Paradise/ Conception Bay South Community Food Sharing Association will sponsor its third annual "Food for Thought Project" Feb. 15 to March 15. For information or book pick-up, call Maxine at 834-0195 (East of Manuels Bridge) or Cynthia at 834-5420 (West of Manuels Bridge).

Tuesday, Feb. 16

This Pancake Day, join CBC, the NL Housing and Homelessness Network for the 6th annual CBC Pancake Breakfast to help fight homelessness and raise awareness about housing in our province. This year's breakfasts will be held at seven locations: St. John's, Mount Pearl, Long Pond (CBS), Clarenville, Grand Falls-Windsor, Corner Brook and Happy Valley-Goose Bay. Parking is free at all locations and the suggested donation is $5. For times and locations as well as benefiting local organizations, visit cbc.ca/nl.

Wednesday, Feb. 17

Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, St. John's Centre monthly meeting will be held at 8 p.m. in the MUN Chemistry/ Physics Room C-2045. Speaker will be Stephen Shorlin. Topic: Orion: Betelgeuse, the Belt and Beyond. Public welcomed. Free parking available in Lot 5 behind the building.

Thursday, Feb. 18

The Seniors Resource Centre of NL is hosting a safe driving seminar for seniors. Drive Wise will be presented by the RNC from 2-4 p.m. at Tiffany Village. For more info call 737-2333.

Organizations: Coffee & Culture, Trinity United Church, Church of the Good Shepherd Royal Canadian Legion Eastern Edge Gallery Holy Heart Theatre Box Office Canadian Red Cross for Haiti CBC Max Centre Mazol Shriners Patrol Unit Shrine Club Shriners Conception Bay South Literacy Council Conception Bay South Community Food Sharing Association CBS Astronomical Society of Canada St. John's Centre Seniors Resource Centre

Geographic location: St. John's, Mount Pearl, Corner Brook Haiti Long Pond Clarenville Happy Valley Goose Bay Tiffany Village

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