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General Listings

General Listings:

• Dream Workshop with Dorothy Corrigan, PBVM at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd., Friday, May 7 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Pre-register at 753-8760 or information@thelantern.nf.net.
• Cochrane Street United Church will host a Victorian Mother's Day Tea Saturday, May 8. Doors open 2 p.m. and afternoon tea will be served between 2:30 and 4 p.m. Admission is by ticket only at a cost of $10 and a limit of 150 people. For tickets, contact the church office at 722-3023.
• May workshop at St. Michael's Printshop, Painterly Monotypes with Scott Goudie, Saturday, May 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost $80 and all materials included. To register, call 754-2931 or e-mail stmichaelsprintshop@nfld.net. Registration limited to 10 participants.
• Immaculate Conception Parish, Colliers will host a Mother's Day Dance at the Parish Hall, Harbour Drive Saturday, May 8 at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 each and are available at the door. Music by Southern Accent. For more information, call the parish office at 229-3858, Colleen at 229-6648 or Nora at 229-4579.
• Would you like to help another adult learn to read and write? Teachers on Wheels will hold a tutor-training workshop Saturday, May 8. Call Tom Dawe at 738-3975.
• Topsail United Church will hold a lobster/steak gala dinner and silent auction Saturday May 8 at 7 p.m. Enjoy lobster, steak or a combo. A wide selection of desserts, tea and coffee. To reserve, call Bob at 782-0388.
• The Newfoundland and Labrador Physiotherapy Association in collaboration with the St. John's Running Room will have a 5K fun run Sunday, May 9. Meet at the Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre for a 9:30 a.m. start. Pre-registration is $15 and available at www.runningroom.com. Registration race day is $20.
• La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Group, for pregnant and nursing moms, babies welcome, will meet May 10, June 14, July 12, Aug. 9, Sept. 13, Oct. 4, Nov. 8, and Dec. 13. 7 p.m. at Sobeys Torbay Road. For more information, call Helen 437-5097, Jane 722-5815 or Jan 739-9368.
• The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 56, Pleasantville will host its monthly senior's night Monday, May 10 beginning at 8 p.m. with bingo. A dance will follow with music by Blackie O'Leary. Soup will be served at 10:30 p.m.
• Easter Seals is currently recruiting volunteers. If you are interested, the next volunteer orientation session will be held noon on Wednesday, May 12 at Husky Energy Easter Seals House, on Mount Scio Road. For more information and to confirm your attendance, contact Eileen at 754-1399.
• The last meeting of the Wessex Society for this season will be held Wednesday, May 12, at 8 p.m., at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road, and will include a presentation by The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador, Winterton.
• Pro-Life NL will hold the provincial March for Life on Thursday, May 13, at 12:30 p.m. at Confederation Hill. Gather in the east parking lot of Confederation Building and march to the main door. This is in solidarity with other provincial and national Marches for Life.
• There will be an Interfaith Prayer Service Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army West Corps Mundy Pond Road. For information, call 579-1500.
• Interested in Home Education? Check out Conference on the Rock that will be held in Gander, May 14-15. For more details, visit www.chenl.ca or thechenlchannel.blogspot.com.
• At The Rooms for May: Friday, May 14, 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception for Edward Burtynsky: Oil - Canadian Premiere; Sunday May 16, 2 p.m. artist talk with Edward Burtynsky; Wednesday, May 19, 7 p.m. public lecture; Wednesday, May 26, 7 p.m. Film: Manufactured Landscapes, Edward Burtynsky. For more information, call 757-8000 or visit www.therooms.ca.

Announcements

• Registration is ongoing for the Capital Subaru St. John's triathlon that will take place Aug. 8. To register or for more information, visit www.stjohnstri.com.
• Did you know that The Kilbride to Ferryland Family Resource Centre offers a Healthy Baby Club that includes: pre-natal education, food supplements, hospital tours and much more. For more information, call 747-8532.
• A new website for the Bay Bulls-Bauline Athletic Association is now up and running. For all updates on what is going on in sport and recreation visit www.bbbaa.net. Any groups wishing to post their recreation/sport events, e-mail rrd@nf.aibn.com.
• Camp Hollywood offers a professional program that is more than a musical theatre camp. Your children will also be introduced to backdrop design, mask art, stage makeup and special effects and costuming the character. Stay tuned for classes coming to Bay Roberts, Clarenville, Labrador City this summer season. Call 722-ACT1 (2281) or e-mail camphollywood8@gmail.com.
• Register for the 17th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup as a co-ordinator or cleanup participant at shorelinecleanup.ca or 1-877-427-2422.
• The RCMP is now accepting applications from town councils and community service groups who are interested in having the Musical Ride come to their town. For information on hosting the Ride, along with electronic applications, visit www.rcmp.ca and look under the Musical Ride. Applications must be received by July 2010.
• Would you like to volunteer to plan and supervise the 2010 children's summer camps in French. Contact Canadian Parents for French, Northeast Avalon Chapter, to be part of its summer camps committee. Call 722-5816 or e-mail mbwright@nl.rogers.com.
• To find out how to become a foster parent, call the Newfoundland and Labrador Foster Families Association at 754-0213 or 877-754-0218 (toll free), or your local Child, Youth and Family Services Office. You can also visit www.nlffa.com.
• The Family Life Bureau offers individual, couple and family counselling. For more information, call Sister Loretta Walsh or Helen MacKinnon at 579-0168 or e-mail flb@nf.aibn.com. For a listing of all other programs, refer to www.stjohnsarchdiocese.ca/flb.
• Nominations are now being accepted for the Environmental Awards Program. For additional information, call 753-8780, e-mail nlwi@nfld.com or visit www.gov.nl.ca/env or www.mmsb.nl.ca.
• St. John's Public Libraries are offering technology classes. For inquiries and registration, call the A.C. Hunter Library at 737-3950. Some classes require that you bring your own equipment. Please check when registering.
• United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador has issued its latest call for proposals to registered charities throughout the province to apply for funding for programs and services. Guidelines for proposals and the application are available from United Way's website: www.unitedwaynl.ca or by calling 753-8288.
• Do you need help in applying for income support, preparing appeals or finding information from the policy manual? Call Ron at the Community Services Council, 753-9860.
• The Alzheimer Society is seeking walk organizers in communities across the province for their 21st annual Walk for Memories! To organize a walk in your area, contact Elizabeth at 1-877-776-0608.
• Sick and tired of your harmful eating behaviours? Contact Overeaters Anonymous at 738-1742, e-mail info.oa.nl@gmail.com or visit www.oa.org.
• The Landfall Trust is seeking expressions of interest from established writers for a two week writer in residence in September 2010. For further information, visit www.landfalltrust.org.

Organizations: Topsail United Church, The Newfoundland and Labrador Physiotherapy Association, Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre La Leche League Breastfeeding Support Group Royal Canadian Legion Husky Energy Easter Seals House Wessex Society Marine Institute The Wooden Boat Museum of Newfoundland and Labrador Life NL Confederation Building Interfaith Prayer Service Salvation Army The Rooms Ferryland Family Resource Centre Healthy Baby Club Bay Bulls-Bauline Athletic Association United Way Newfoundland and Labrador Foster Families Association Youth and Family Services Office The Family Life Bureau A.C. Hunter Library Community Services Council The Alzheimer Society The Landfall Trust

Geographic location: Cochrane Street, St. John's, Sobeys Torbay Road Pleasantville Mount Scio Road Ridge Road Newfoundland and Labrador West Corps Mundy Pond Road Gander Bay Roberts Clarenville

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