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Thursday, May 13

The provincial March for Life will be held Thursday, May 13, at 12:30 p.m. on Confederation Hill. Gather in the east parking lot of Confederation Building. For more information, call 726-5012 or e-mail

° There will be an interfaith prayer service Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army West Corps Mundy Pond Road. The Right to Life Association extends an invitation to everyone. For information, call 579-1500.

Thursday, May 13

The provincial March for Life will be held Thursday, May 13, at 12:30 p.m. on Confederation Hill. Gather in the east parking lot of Confederation Building. For more information, call 726-5012 or e-mail

° There will be an interfaith prayer service Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Salvation Army West Corps Mundy Pond Road. The Right to Life Association extends an invitation to everyone. For information, call 579-1500.

° The Annual Rosary and Procession sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will take place Thursday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. at the Basilica of St. John the Baptist. Candle light procession and benediction are also included in this celebration. Everyone welcome.

Saturday, May 15

° Yoga 101 Saturdays 12:30-1:30 p.m. Four week sessions. For more information, contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, e-mail or visit

° The Railway Coastal Museum will showcase Heritage Fair Projects created by students focusing on the Newfoundland Railway and coastal boat service May 15-16 from 2-5 p.m. Call 709-724-5929 for more details.

° Trinity United Church, Richard Nolan Drive, Mount Pearl will host a Jiggs' dinner Saturday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m. Tickets: $12 and take-outs are available. Call Diane at 834-3558.

° Powers Court open mike show will be held at St. Thomas Of Villanova Parish Hall, Manuels, C.B.S. Saturday, May 15. Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. For more information, call Frank at 834-8196 or Ian at 834-3544.

° A coffee house featuring local talent will be held Saturday, May 15 at Holy Trinity School in Torbay at 7 p.m. Admission $10.

Sunday, May 16

° The St. John's Choir will present its 35th anniversary spring concert Sunday, May 16, 2 p.m. at the Kirk on Long's Hill. Tickets are $10 and are available at the door or from choir members. Light refreshments will be served after the concert in the church hall.

° The Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland (SAEN) will offer fly rod building seminars Sunday afternoons from 1-3 p.m. Call the office for details at 722-9300.

° The Heritage and Archives Committee will sponsor Dr. Calvin Hollett for a lecture and book launch on the early years of Methodism in Newfoundland Sunday, May 16 3 p.m. at Gower St. United Church in the Lecture Hall. Admission is free.

° Traditional Latin mass is celebrated on Sundays, 5:15 p.m. at St. Pius X Church, Smithville Cres. For further information or a free Visitor's Guide to the Latin mass call Una Voce 722-4842.

° The Suzuki Talent Education Program will host a concert with the Suzuki String School of Guelph Sunday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's Anglican Church, Logy Bay Road. Admission is $5 for adults and free for students and children.

Monday, May 17

° Join the Newfoundland Cardiac Rehabilitation Association's exercise program at the NL Sports Centre Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. For more details, call Barb Baldwin at 579-2593.

° Blood donor clinics will be held at the following locations: All Saints Anglican Parish Hall, Foxtrap, Monday, May 17 from 4:30-9 p.m.; St. John's City Hall Friday, May 21 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 :30 p.m.; and, St. Nicholas Anglican Hall, Torbay Thursday, May 27 from 4:30-8:30 p.m.

° The Down Syndrome Awareness Centre will be open Monday and Tuesday from noon to 5 p.m., Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. We are located 21 Pippy Pl., Suite 106.

° Free weekly sessions addressing top questions asked about the Catholic faith are held every Monday at 8 p.m. at St. Pius X Church, 16 Smithville Cres. Call 728-9009 or visit

Tuesday, May 18

° Historical walking tours will be held Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:15 a.m. For complete details, visit

° An eight-week relationship program will be held Tuesday mornings, 10 a.m. to noon, at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd., up to June 1. Pre-register at 753-8760 or or

° The Family Life Bureau has a new six-week anger management course that runs Tuesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. and a new Assertive Communication course (six weeks) starting Tuesday, May 18. To register or for more information, call Sister Loretta Walsh or Helen MacKinnon at 579-0168.

° A free ceramics class for young adults aged 15-35 is being offered by For the Love of Learning Inc. Visit the drop-in centre at Gower United Church Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2:15 p.m.

° Relaxation Yoga Class for all ages and levels at the Church of the Ascension in Mount Pearl Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 10 a.m. Call Rita Lester at 368-7643 or 682-7671 to inquire.

° Knights of Columbus, Council 7405, will hold its regular monthly meeting Tuesday, May 18 in the meeting room of Mary Queen of Peace church on Torbay Road beginning at 7:30 p.m.

° Yoga OM classes Tuesday nights from 7:45 to 9 p.m. at the Lantern. Contact Janice at 237-3689 or

Wednesday, May 19

° Wednesday's 9:30 a.m. Gentle Flow Yoga Class will be held at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. For more information, visit or call Cheryl at 237-2756.

° Lunch and bridge every Wednesday at the Remax Centre (St. John's Curling Club). Call Shirley Kelly at 754-3260 to book a table.

° Seniors yoga with Sherry Ryan Wednesdays from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Nova Yoga Studio, 125 Long's Hill. To register, call 753-7267 or e-mail info@sherryryan.

° A 12-week spirituality program will be held Wednesday evenings up to June 30 from 7-9 p.m. at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Pre-register at 753-8760 or or ahutchings@

° Become a River Ranger: learn about protecting our rivers Wednesday, May 19 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Dominion second floor Community Centre, Lake Avenue (Memorial Stadium location). Guest speaker Dan Ficken will give a presentation on "The Ways to Keep Rivers Healthy". For more information or to register in advance contact, NAACAP at, visit or CPAWS NL or call 726-5800.

° The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, St. John's Centre will meet Wednesday, May 19 at 8 p.m. in the MUN Chemistry/Physics Room C-2045. Free parking in Lot 5 at rear of building. Public welcome. For details , visit

Thursday, May 20

° Seniors Chair Yoga Thursdays from 10:45 a.m. to noon. Stretch strengthen and relax. For more info, contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, e-mail or visit

° The Rooms Coffee & Culture program, every Thursday from 2:30-3:30 p.m., is included in the cost of admission to The Rooms. For more information, call The Rooms at 757-8000 or visit

° The May meeting of the Natural History Society of Newfoundland and Labrador presents a free public lecture, A photographer's eye on Newfoundland and Labrador, by Jean Knowles Thursday, May 20, 8 p.m. at the MUN Botanical Garden (306 Mt. Scio Rd.). For further information, contact Dave Snow at 722-3123 or Rita Anderson at 895-2564.

Wednesday, May 18

Fly tying for beginners. Join Judy Guy and Raelene Thomas to learn the basics of fly tying 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19 at the A.C. Hunter Library at the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's. Materials and equipment provided. Suitable for teenagers and adults. Call 737-3950 to register.

Thursday, May 20

A free public lecture, The Building Blocks for A Healthy Community: How to Identify and Mobilize the Assets in Local Neighbourhoods and Towns by John McKnight, will be held Thursday, May 20, from 7-9 p.m. in the Main Auditorium, Health Science Complex.

Coming up

° Registration is now being accepted for the Botanical Garden's Junior Naturalist Camp summer program. Each camp is one week long and is suitable for school-age children. To receive more information and a registration form, visit or call 737-8590.

° The 2010 Fluvarium Nature Camp for Kids, ages 7-10. Four five-day sessions to choose from: Week A - July 19-23; Week B - July 26-30; Week C - Aug. 9-13; and/or Week D - Aug. 16-20. Cost: $135 per session. For more information, contact Denise Hennebury at 754-3474 or

° The Anglican Parish of St. Mary The Virgin, Craigmillar Avenue will celebrate its Patronal Festival with a variety concert, Friday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. Canteen service will be available. Tickets are $10. On Saturday, May 29 at 6:30 p.m. a three course banquet will be served in the auditorium. Tickets are $22 and will be available until 1 p.m. May 26 from the Church office. For more information, contact the Church Office at 579-0039.

° A free Thyroid Cancer Information Day will be held Saturday, May 29 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Eastern Health, Conference Room C - Administrative Offices, 306 Waterford Bridge Rd. For more information, e-mail or call Joanie Bruce at 227-2784 or Ida P. Marrie at 726-1125.

° The Gower Street United Church Women will hold a flea market in the lecture hall of the church on Saturday, May 29 from 9 a.m. to noon.

° A bereavement seminar for people who have lost a loved one, presented by Dr. Rick Singleton, will be held Monday, May 31, from 7-9 p.m. at the Health Science Centre in room 2J-618-19. Stay on the main corridor through the main entrance. No registration is necessary. For more information, call 777-6959.

° A free decorating session will be held Tuesday, June 1 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Activity Room, 1st floor Children's Library, Arts and Culture Centre. Hosted by Marilyn Mitchell from the Paint Shop. To register, call 737-3950.

° The Alzheimer Society will hold its annual general meeting on Wednesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Health Science Centre auditorium. Individuals who are out of town can also participate via conference call. Guest speaker Brad Wicks will present "Legal Considerations for you and your family." For more information and to RSVP, call Wanda at 576-0608.

° Holy Heart Founders' Award Dinner honouring Dr. Valerie Long will be held Thursday, June 3 7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple. Tickets are $40. Call 579-3023.

° A giant SPCA flea market will be held Saturday, June 5 at St. Mary's Church Auditorium, Craigmillar Avenue.


° The Family Life Bureau offers counselling services for individuals, couples and families upon request. For more information, call Sr. Loretta Walsh or Helen MacKinnon at 579-0168 or e-mail For a listing of all other programs, visit

° Register your children in Canadian Parents for French sponsored themed summer camps focused on sports, crafts, science, space, and mystery. Full and half day camps located at the Centre des Grand Vents, Ridge Road from June 28-August 27. Register at MUN's Lifelong Learning Department. Call 737-7979 or visit

° 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 Any groups wishing to post their recreation/sport events, e-mail

° 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

° To register for the 17th annual Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup as a site co-ordinator or cleanup participant, visit or call 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, visit Applications must be received by July 2010.

° Would you like to volunteer to plan and supervise the 2010 children's summer camps in French? Call 722-5816 or e-mail

° 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: or by calling 753-8288.

Organizations: Knights of Columbus, Confederation Building, Salvation Army Life Association The Railway Coastal Museum Newfoundland Railway Pius X Church Trinity United Church Holy Trinity School Kirk The Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland SAEN The Lantern The Heritage and Archives Committee The Family Life Bureau Suzuki String School of Guelph Anglican Church Newfoundland Cardiac Rehabilitation Association NL Sports Centre St. John's City The Down Syndrome Awareness Centre Learning Inc. Gower United Church Church of the Ascension Peace church Remax Centre Curling Club Dominion Royal Astronomical Society of Canada St. John's Centre United Way Administrative Offices The Gower Street United Church Women The Alzheimer Society Church Auditorium Ferryland Family Resource Centre Healthy Baby Club Bay Bulls-Bauline Athletic Association A.C. Hunter Library

Geographic location: Torbay Road, St. John's, Mount Pearl Newfoundland and Labrador West Corps Mundy Pond Road St. Thomas Logy Bay Road Foxtrap Craigmillar Avenue Children Ridge Road Bay Roberts Clarenville

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