Thursday, July 8
Rabbittown Theatre Company presents Colony of the Heart by Ben Pittman, a New World Theatre Project Production, 6 p.m. at The Indeavour Stage, Cupids on July 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30. General admission is $25, groundling tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the Cupids 400 Box Office, 467 Seaforest Dr., Cupids NL, call 528-1610. Tickets will also be available on site half an hour before showtime. For more information, visit www.newworldtheatreproject.com.
° Adult roller skating summer session will be held at Mile One Centre on Tuesday and Thursday evenings up to July 29. Rates: adults $5/seniors and students $4/spectators $3. For up-to-date roller skating schedule information, call 576-7657 or contact Peggy Walsh at email@example.com or 758-5494.
° Spirit of Newfoundland Productions presents, "Oh Canada ... More Than Just Beavers." A musical tribute that explores the music and culture of Canada. The following show dates are: July 8, 9, 10, 13, 28, 29. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with showtime at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 6 Cathedral St. Cost: $59.50 plus tax/gratuity for dinner and show. Fore more information, call 579-3023 or toll free 877-661-3023.
° 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.
Friday, July 9
° With the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, Neighbourhood Dance Work's will launch the first of two Choreographic Labs this season: Choreographic Lab, Acting for Dancers - Choreography Motivated by Text and Character with Lois Brown group class Friday, July 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and mentorship sessions Saturday, July 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost to attend $75. Space is limited. ° Seniors Chair Yoga Fridays 10:45 a.m. to noon. Stretch, strengthen and relax. Contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, by e-mail at info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or www.shaktiyogastudio.ca
° 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 all evening. Tickets are $10 in advance,$12 at the door. To reserve tickets, call Sherry at 364-3851.
° An evening of stories, ballads and recitations from the Newfoundland oral tradition with singer Eleanor Dawson and story teller Mick Mooney will be held Friday, July 9 at 8 p.m. at the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Center, Placentia. For more information, contact the Town of Placentia at 227-2151 ext. 224.
° The Rising Tide Theatre in Trinity presents the season premiere of "Brand New Beat", a play featuring the Art Andrews Dance Party television series in Newfoundland in the 1960s, Friday, July 9. For more information, contact 1-888-464-3377 or visit www.risingtidetheatre.com.
Saturday, July 10
° Cabot Habitat needs skilled volunteers to help build four homes for four families in Pleasantville this summer, from July 10-24. Training available for the unskilled. For more information, visit www.cabothabitat.ca or call 737-2823.
° Yoga 101 Saturdays/Sundays from 2-3 p.m. Four class session. Great for first time yoga practitioners and those wanting an overview of the basic postures. Contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, e-mail info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or visit www.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
Sunday, July 11
° Fertility Yoga Sunday mornings from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Pre-registration required. Contact Shakti Yoga Studio at 722-9642, e-mail at info@ShaktiYogaStudio.ca or visit www.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
° The Colliers annual garden party will be held Sunday, July 11 at 2 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Parish Hall and grounds. An afternoon for the family to share in the traditional garden party events. Cold plates will be served for supper at 4 p.m. (eat-in/take-out). Cost $6 adult/$3 children. Also, a garden party dance will be held at the parish hall, Harbour Drive at 9:30 p.m. Music by Ron Rose. For more information, call the parish office at 229-3858, Frances at 229-4324 or Nora at 229-0082/4579.
° 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 Crescent. For further information or a free Visitor's Guide to the Latin Mass call Una Voce 722-4842.
° NL Mustangs All Ford Mustangs Show, Shine and Shoot Out at Clarenville Dragway July 11.
Monday, July 12
° 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 visit www.shaktiyogastudio.ca.
° Downtown St. John's presents Reel Downtown every Monday night in July (12, 19 and 26), at the bottom of Solomon's Lane, Water Street. Beginning at 8:30 p.m. (weather permitting). Come see stars under the stars. Free Admission, but a donation to The Nickel Independent Film Festival will be gratefully accepted. Suitable for all ages.
° Exploration and Experimentation at The Children's Centre! Register your 5-7 year old for this interactive four day afternoon summer program. Programs begin July 12 and run weekly (register for one, two or all eight weeks). An afternoon program for children 2, 3 and four is also offered. For more information, call Kendra at 579-9053 or visit www.thechildrenscentre.com.
Tuesday, July 13
° Spiritual Inner Healing Ministry welcomes you every Tuesday evening for an hour of praise and worship 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Church basement, Patrick Street. For more information, contact Yvonne at 368-9313. Everyone welcome.
° The following watercolour workshops with NL artist Margaret Walsh Best are available: Monday, July 12 "Simplifying Watercolour"; Tuesday, July 13 and Wednesday, July 14 "50 Million Year Old Rocks" Part 7 of Workshop Series: "A Brush with History"; and, Thursday, July 15 and Friday, July 16 "Botanical Wonders of Signal Hill" Part 8 of Workshop Series: "A Brush with History". For further information, contact Margaret Walsh Best at 753-2643 or visit www.margaretbest.com.
° The Rising Tide Theatre in Trinity presents the season premiere of "Rig," a story written by Mike Heffernan and adapted by Joan Sullivan, Tuesday, July 13. For more information, call 1-888-464-3377 or visit www.risingtidetheatre.com.
Wednesday, July 14
° A free online seminar to help women venture into international markets, sponsored by the Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs, will be held Wednesday, July 14 from 9-9:30 a.m. To register, visit www.nlowe.org or call 1-888-NLOWE-11.
° Mary Brown's across Canada will host a Big Mary Day on Wednesday, July 14. From the sale of every Big Mary, Mary Brown's will donate $2 to The Children's Wish Foundation.
° Linnea Good a singer/song writer and known as one of Canada's foremost performers of music of faith for all age audiences, will perform at Topsail United Church Wednesday, July 14, at 7 p.m. Admission just $10.
° Now You Are Really Talking, Historical Walking Tour. The story of the Irish in Newfoundland, Wednesdays. Meet outside The Rooms at 7:20 p.m. Tour lasts 75 minutes and costs $10. No need to book or reserve.
Thursday, July 15
° The Alzheimer Society will hold its monthly family support group meeting Thursday, July 15 at 7 p.m. at 685 Water St. If you have a loved one with Alzheimer's disease and would like to attend a meeting with other family members please join our meeting. Info: 576-0608.