Thursday, May 20
° Relive the adventure of the glory days of the 1980's. Join Spirit of Newfoundland for their hilarious dinner and show, "Stucco in the 80s" Thursday, May 20, at 7 p.m. at Masonic Temple, 6 Cathedral St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Call 579-3023 for reservations. For more information, visit www.spiritofnewfoundland.com.
° 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.
° The annual general meeting and board of directors election of the Salmonid Association of Eastern Newfoundland will take place at Hampton Hall Marine Institute, Ridge Road Thursday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. Speakers will be Peter Wesley and Ian Goudie. New members welcomed.
° 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.
Friday, May 21
° Interested in travelling to New Orleans, Disney, or Grand Cayman Island? Run or walk a Marathon in honor of a friend, family member or co-worker with arthritis. To attend a lunch and learn Friday, May 21 at 12:30 and learn about Joints In Motion, contact Jennifer at 579-8190 or toll-free 1-800-321-1433.
Saturday, May 22
° Yoga 101 Saturdays 12:30-1:30 p.m. Four week sessions. For more information, contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, e-mail info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or visit www.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
° As part of the International Day for Biological Diversity, MUN Botanical Garden will host a free lecture Saturday, May 22 entitled: "Invasion of the Giant Hogweed." This presentation will be made by Todd Boland, Research Horticulturist, MUN Botanical Garden and admission is free. For more information on the International Day for Biological Diversity and the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, visit www.cbd.int. For more information on Botanical Garden programs and events, call 737-8590 or visit www.mun.ca/botgarden.
° The Nature Conservancy of Canada will offer a Basic Bird Workshop on Saturday, May 22 in Stephenville Crossing/Sandy Point. There is no cost to the workshop and lunch will be provided. A few seats are still available. If you are interested, register with Chantelle at 753-5540.
Sunday, May 23
° The Holy Sacrifice of the Mass in the Extraordinary Form (Traditional Latin) 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.
° Bingo every Sunday night at St. Teresa's Parish Hall, 120 Mundy Pond Rd. Doors open 7 p.m. Games begin at 8 p.m. Lots of parking and there is wheelchair access. Rising jackpot each week.
Monday, May 24
° Rebalance, Recharge, Restore with Exhale Yoga at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Gentle Flow Mondays 9:30 a.m., Yoga Re-Boot Thursdays 7:30 p.m. All levels and drop-ins welcome. Visit www.exhaleyoga.ca or call Cheryl at 237-2756.
° Graduates of the Eastern Health Cardiac Rehab program invite you to continue on the road to good heart health. Come and join the Newfoundland Cardiac Rehabilitation Associations exercise program at the NL Sports Centre Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings. For more details, call Barb Baldwin at 579-2593.
° 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.
° HB Creativity will hold a five-week novel writing workshop series (with Paul Butler) Monday evenings up to May 24 at Suite 201, 223 Duckworth St., St. John's. For full details, contact 753-7740, firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.writingworkshops.ca.
Tuesday, May 25
° Historical walking tours will be held Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:15 a.m. For complete details, visit www.boyletours.com.
° Enriching our Relationships: "Healing Your Emotional Self" - with Agnes Hutchings. An eight-week program Tuesday mornings 10 a.m. to noon at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd., up to June 1. Pre-register at 753-8760 or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
° The Family Life Bureau has a new six-week anger management course that runs Tuesdays from noon to 1:30 p.m. Learn how to control anger. To register or for more information, call Sr. Loretta Walsh or Helen MacKinnon at 579-0168.
° 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.
° Canadian Hard of Hearing Association-Newfoundland and Labrador will offer a free educational session on the genetics of deafness and hearing loss Tuesday, May 25 at 7 p.m. at the Capital Hotel on Kenmount Road. Guest speaker will be Dr. Terry Young. For more information or to attend, contact Kim at 753-3224 or e-mail email@example.com.
° The E. P. Roche Assembly of the 4th Degree Knights of Columbus will hold its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, May 25 in the meeting room of the Mary Queen of Peace church on Torbay Road. All Sir Knights are invited and encouraged to attend. Rosary will be at 7:30 p.m. followed by the meeting. Sir Knights are reminded to bring their 3rd and 4th Degree cards. Please use the side door of the church. Around to the right.
° Yoga OM classes Tuesday nights from 7:45 to 9 p.m. at the Lantern. Contact Janice at 237-3689 or www.yoga-om.ca.
° Japanese Language instruction available on Tuesday and by appointment. Contact Nami Ohara at 743-2883, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.oharaconsulting.ca.
Wednesday, May 26
° Wednesday's 9:30 a.m. Gentle Flow Yoga Class will be held at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Engage your breath and enrich your life. For more information, visit www.exhaleyoga.ca 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.
° Twelve-Step Spirituality - A Spiritual Journey - with Agnes Hutchings A 12-week program Wednesday evenings, up to June 30 from 7-9 p.m. at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Pre-register at 753-8760 or email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 27
° 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 info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or visit www.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
° The Rooms new 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 www.therooms.ca.
° The Schools Committee of Clean and Beautiful invite you to the Super Speak-off 2010, as grade 6 and 9 students in St. John's Speak Up and Promote Environmental Responsibility Thursday, May 27 6:30 p.m. in the Foran/Greene Room St. John's City Hall. For information, contact Karen Hickman at 570-0350 or e-mail email@example.com.
° The Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, will meet Thursday, May 27 in Room 2J619, Health Sciences Centre from 7:30-9:30 p.m. All parents dealing with the loss of a child are welcome to attend. For info, call Mary 834-4027.
° Local musicians will take to the stage of MUN's D.F. Cook Recital Hall for the second annual benefit concert in support of the Bethany Danielle Pike Memorial Camp Fund. This year's concert will celebrate the life of Bethany Pike through music and song 8 p.m. Thursday, May 27. Admission is by freewill donation to the Bethany Danielle Pike Memorial Camp Fund which sponsors 12 children each year to attend camp.
° Join Newfoundlanders and Labradorians for CNIB Shades of Fun Day Thursday, May 27 and help raise awareness about vision health. Purchase a pair of Peeks Eyewear sunglasses with 100% UVA and UVB protection exclusively through your local CNIB for only $5 a pair or in packs of 5 for $20 and all proceeds will go directly to CNIB's vital programs and services. Call 754-1180 and order yours now.
° Wesley Male Choir have released a new CD entitled "20 Years Later" to celebrate its 20 years of Gospel service to various churches and organizations in St. John's and surrounding areas and as far away as Corner Brook. To obtain a copy of the CD for $ 15, call Wesley Church Office at 579-3682, Don Waye at 579-0671, Bill Brake at 726-6963 or any member of the choir.
° Heavenly Creatures, local animal charity, will conduct a spring appeal. Earn Angel Wings and join our Guardian Angel Program. For more information, visit www.heavenlycreatures.ca or call 739-0077.
° 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. For a listing of all other programs, visit www.stjohnsarchdiocese.ca/flb.
° 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 www.mun.ca.
° 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 email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
° 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 www.mun.ca/botgarden 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 email@example.com.
° 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.
° Overeaters Anonymous will hold a Public Information Meeting Friday, May 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Rotary Sunshine Camp on Thorburn Road. If an obsession with food is bothering you, there is help. It's powerful and it's free. Call 738-1742 for more information.
° Rabbittown Theatre Company presents Caesar A New World Theatre Project Production May 28-30 at 8 p.m. and a pay-what-you-can matinee on May 29 2 p.m. at the Rabbittown Theatre (located on the corner of Linscott Street and Merrymeeting Road). To reserve tickets, call 739-8220 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
° 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 email@example.com 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.