Today, June 24
The Compassionate Friends, a support group for bereaved parents, will meet Thursday, June 24 in Room 2J619, Health Sciences Centre from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Parents dealing with the loss of a child are welcome to attend. For info, call Mary at 834-4027.
Adult roller skating summer session will be held at Mile One Centre beginning Thursday, June 24 and running until July 29 on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Rates: adults $5/seniors and students $4/spectators $3. For up-todate roller skating schedule information, call 576-7657 or contact Peggy Walsh at pwalsh@mileonecentre. com or 758-5494.
Ballad Night at the Crow's Nest Thursday, June 24 at 8 p.m. The Crow's Nest is located off the public stairs at the east side of the War Memorial on Duckworth Street, St. John's. There will be a $3 cover charge.
Prince of Wales Collegiate will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2010-2011 and a number of events have been planned for former faculty, staff and students. The first event will be a tree planting in the courtyard on Thursday, June 24. For more information and to register, visit www.pwc50.com.
Ray of Light Photography will host its second Model Boot Camp Tribal Elements from June 24-27. For more information or to get involved on any level, call Apryl Stead Pitts at 722-8245 or visit www.rayoflightphotography.ca/
An assistant water safety instructor and a water safety instruct course will be held in Corner Brook at the Grenfell pool this summer. The courses will run from June 28-30 and July 1-2, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Walk-in registration available 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, starting immediately. For more information, call 637-6208. Deadline to register is June 24.
Friday, June 25
Seniors chair yoga Fridays 10:45 a.m. to noon. Contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, by at email at info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or www.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
Tango on the Edge is pleased to sponsor workshops in Argentine Tango with guest artist Amira Campora from Buenos Aires, June 25-27. Some classes suitable for beginners. Visit www.tangoontheedge. ca for details.
Saturday, June 26
The Positive Thinkers Club monthly breakfast meeting, with guest speaker Ross Reid, will be held Saturday, June 26 at 9 a.m. at the Battery Hotel and Conference Centre. Cost: $13 members/$16 non members (cash/cheque). Includes breakfast and speaker. Topic: Stories of Commitment and Courage from the Dust. To book your seat, e-mail email@example.com. ca or call 747-4378.
A flea market, in aid of the Knights of Columbus and St. Paul's Council community projects, will be held Saturday, June 26, from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Paul's school gym, Newfoundland Drive, St. John's. Admission: $1, children free. Variety of items.
St. John's Farmers' Market will be held every Saturday from June to November, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lions Club Chalet on Bonaventure Avenue (behind the Remax Centre).
An open house will be held at the mosque, 430 Logy Bay Rd., Saturday, June 26, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Free guided tours and complimentary snacks. Meet your Muslim neighbours and learn about Islam.
Musicians are invited to perform/busk at the Stephenville Community Market every Saturday from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Lions Club. Just show up with your instruments and have a jam.
Powers Court open mike show at St. Thomas of Villanova parish hall in Manuels, C.B.S. June 26. Doors open 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Call Frank at 834-8196 or Ian at 834-3544 for more info.
A Canada Day concert will be held Saturday, June 26 at Paddy's Garden, Carbonear. Gate opens at 7:30 p.m. with performances by Auld Bowsies 8 p.m. and Greeley's Reel 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.carbonear.ca or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yoga 101 Saturdays/Sundays from 2-3 p.m. Four class session. Contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722- 9642, e-mail info@ShaktiYogaStudio. ca or visit www.shaktiyogastudio. ca.
Sunday, June 27
Sunday morning NL Mustangs Brunch and Cruise from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Don Cherry's, Freshwater Road.
A family fun day will be held at the Johnson Geo Centre Sunday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain or shine. Regular rates apply. Call 737-7884 for more information.
Drop by MUN Botanical Garden Sunday, June 27 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday afternoon, July 1 from noon to 4 p.m. to enjoy Canada Day Celebrations at the Garden. Fee general admission. Free for Friends of the Garden and MUN students. All children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 737-8590, email email@example.com or visit www.mun.ca/botgarden.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association Walk for Brain Wellness in support of Brain Injury Awareness Month will be held Sunday, June 27 at Quidi Vidi Lake from 2-5 p.m. For more information, call 579-3070.
Bluegrass and Oldtime Country Music Jam session will be held at the Bay Roberts Lions Club Sunday, June 27 at 2 p.m. Bring an acoustic instrument and participate or just come and enjoy the music. Doors open at 1 p.m.
Torbay Folk Club Open Jam Session, last one until after the summer, will be held Sunday, June 27 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Liddy's in Torbay. Free Admission. All musicians and residents in Torbay and surrounding communities are welcome.
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, June 28
Free tours will be offered by the NRC Institute for Ocean Technology, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Aug. 27. Come see the world's longest ice tank as well as our other indoor oceans. For more information, call Mario Doyle at 772-4366, e-mail at Mario.Doyle@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca. or visit http://iot-ito.nrc.gc.ca.
Kids Yoga (age 6-12) Monday afternoons. Contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642 or e-mail info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or visitwww.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
The Newfoundland Chapter of the Canadian Condominium Institute will hold an Educational Seminar entitled Condominium Act 2009: A New Age of Regulation for Corporations, Owners and Directors at the Holiday Inn Monday, June 28, at 7 p.m. RSVP to Heather, 754-8532.
Shout Out! Media, a group of journalism students in Toronto working in partnership with the Girls Action Foundation to launch a cross-Canada media literacy and video production weekend workshop series for girls aged 12- 17, will be in St. John's on June 28- 29, at For The Love of Learning. For more information, visit http://shoutoutmedia.ning.com/.
Tuesday, June 29
Where once they Stood, a historical walking tour celebrating the 400th anniversary of English settlement, is held Tuesdays and Fridays only from 9:15 a.m. at The Sheraton Hotel. Tour lasts about 75 minutes. Reservations: 364-6845. Visit www.boyletours.com.
Are you interested in finding new ways to engage environmental minds? The Project Wild workshop, led by Julie Huntington of NAACAP, will be held Tuesday, June 29 6:30 p.m. at The Gathering Place, 172 Military Rd., next to the Basilica. Participants should be dressed and prepared for outdoor activities. Cost for Project Wild book $35. Contact Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 726-9673 for more details.
A meeting for all Molson retirees will be held at The Quidi Vidi Brewery 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29. The purpose of the meeting is to elect a Fight Back Committee. All retirees are urged to attend.
Wednesday, June 30
The Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs will hold two free online information sessions Wednesday, June 30 and Wednesday, July 28. The start-up session, from 9-9:30 a.m. and the growth session, from 9:30-10 a.m. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.nlowe.org or call 1-888- NLOWE-11.
The Mount Pearl Seniors Independence Group will hold a cash prize card game Wednesday, June 30, 2 p.m. at the Park Place Community Centre, Mount Pearl. Tickets $5 at the door. Spins start at 1:30 p.m. Bring your cards and baskets. Call 748-6485 for more information.
School Touring Program (STP): The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is accepting applications from professional artists, groups, and non-profit arts organizations. The STP supports tours of high quality artistic productions and presentations. Application deadline June 30. Contact the NLAC. Call 726-2212 or toll free 1 (866) 726-2212, or visit www.nlac.nf.ca.
ArtsSmarts: The Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council (NLAC) is now accepting applications from schools, school boards, or groups of schools to operate ArtsSmarts projects. Application deadline is June 30. Contact the NLAC for an application form and details: The Newman Building, 1 Springdale St., 726-2212 or toll free 1 (866) 726-2212 (NL only) or visit www.nlac.nf.ca.
Cabot Habitat needs skilled volunteers to help build four homes for four families in Pleasantville, from July 10-24. Training available for the unskilled. For more information, visit www.cabothabitat.ca or call 737-2823.
Applications for Camp GLOW, a Firefighting Camp for Women, are now being accepted for the following camp dates: St. John's July 19-23 and Stephenville Aug. 9-13. Women must be 17 years of age or older to participate. For more information, visit www.girlsintrades.com, www.mi.mun.ca/campglow/ or call Mary at 738-1138 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Research Centre for Music, Media and Place (MMaP) will host a symposium in the MMaP gallery, second floor of the Arts and Culture Centre in St. John's, from 8 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Friday, July 2. The final session of the day, featuring local traditional singers, will be held at Bitters Pub at 4:30 p.m. For more information, please visit www.mun.ca/mmap or call 737-2051
The 11th annual Trinity Conception Placentia Health Foundation Golf Tournament will take place Friday, July 2, at The Admiral's Green in Pippy Park, St. John's. For more information or to register, call Don or Brenda at 945-5289.
Submissions for the Canadian Folk Music Awards are now open for the 2010 edition. Deadline for submissions, July 2. For more information, visit www.folkawards.ca or www.prixfolk.ca.
With the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Neighbourhood Dance Works will launch the first of two Choreographic Labs this season: Choreographic Lab, Acting for Dancers Choreography Motivated by Text and Character with Lois Brown Saturday, July 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., group class Sunday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., group class Friday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., mentorship sessions Saturday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost to attend $75. Space is limited. Stay tuned for our second Choreographic Lab Authorship of Collaborative Structures with Anne Troake October 2010.
Art Tracey and the Class of 65 (Roy Orbison Tribute) Sunday, July 4 from 3-6 p.m. at the Holyrood Marina, Holyrood. Tickets: $8 for adults and children under 12 free. (Bring your own chairs.) For more information, call 229-6250 or e-mail holycross@ personainternet.com. Marian Prayer Group, St. Pius X Parish Hall, will be held July 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 8 p.m. All welcome. Join us as we become spiritually refreshed before the upcoming Charismatic conference early August. For more information, call Corinne at 368-9388.
A silent auction, in aid of the Arthritis Society Joints in Motion Team, will be held Friday, July 9 at Club One. Doors open 7:30 p.m., bidding from 8-10 p.m. with entertainment throughout the evening featuring Siochana and The Insiders. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. To reserve tickets, call Sherry at 364-3851.
NL Mustangs All Ford Mustangs Show, Shine and Shoot Out at Clarenville Dragway July 11.
The Buy A Bear Foundation is looking for donations of stuffed animals to support the Janeway Foundation and Children's Miracle Network. To donate, bears can be dropped off at the Janeway Foundation office in the Health Sciences Center or at 10 Cumberland Cres. For more information or to schedule a pick up if you are in the St. John's area, contact Robyn Sheppard at firstname.lastname@example.org or 765- 0977.
Free courses offered in the Catholic faith to persons interested in learning the faith as well as Catholics wishing to know more about their own faith. Call Dave at 745-8671.
Anyone interested in doing sidewalk Evangelizations to get lapsed Christians back into church life, call Dave at 745-8671.
The Lifesaving Society in Newfoundland is working towards collecting and preserving its history of lifeguard training and water and boating safety and needs your help. If you are or once were a lifeguard or society member and have any society memorabilia, medals, crests, photographs, or documentation you are willing to contribute, contact email@example.com or call 576-1953.
Have you ever thought about fostering? There is currently a provincial shortage of foster homes. Would you like to make a difference in the life of a child? Call the Nfld and Labrador Foster Families Association for more info: 754-0213, 877-754-0218 (Toll free) or e-mail: amykendall@ nfld.net.
The Parkinsons Society Newfoundland and Labrador is taking orders for its fall tulip bulb sale. If you are interested in buying tulip bulbs to support the society, call the office at 754-4428 or 1-800-567- 7020.
MUN Botanical Garden is open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. For more information, including a list of gardening workshops, summer camps, family programs and special events, visit www.mun.ca/botgarden, call 737-8590, or e-mail bgprograms@ mun.ca.
The Newman Wine Vaults Provincial Historic Site, 436 Water St., is open for the season. Admission is by donation or through advance booking for larger groups. Regular operating hours 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily throughout the summer. For more information about the site and upcoming special events, visit www.historictrust. ca or phone 739-7870.
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.
If you are ready to make a change in your eating habits, Overeaters Anonymous can help. Weekly meetings and no fees. For information, call 738-1742, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.oa.org.