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Pippy Park Winterfest will be held Jan. 26, from 2-4 p.m. at the North Bank Lodge (off Nagle’s Place). An afternoon of winter fun and activities for families and the public. Snow games, sliding, free cross country and snowshoe rentals, hot chocolate and outdoor fun for all. Free admission. Sponsored by the Pippy Park Commission with the assistance of the College of the North Atlantic Community Recreation Leadership class and the City of St. John’s dept. of recreation and leisure. Contact Pippy Park at 737-3655 or info@pippypark.com. Participants take part in a Winterfest bean bag toss in this file photo.

Today, Jan. 24

New Chow Qigong (Chee-gong) eight-week daytime and evening classes on Thursdays starting Jan. 24 at The Lantern,

35 Barnes Rd., in St. John’s. Combining western practices and traditional Chinese medicine to help facilitate the flow and balance of our body’s natural vital energy for greater vitality and health in body/mind/spirit. For all ages and abilities. Simply come along and register at the first class. For further details please contact Sheila at 579-7863/727-7863 or sheilaleonard@nf.sympatico.ca or visit www.taichichihnl.ca and browse Chow Qigong menu link.

Friday, Jan. 25

Cowan Heights United Church is having a social and dance Jan. 25 at the Shriners Club on Topsail Road at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. For more information call 745-4074 or the church.

Saturday, Jan. 26

Positive Thinkers monthly breakfast on Jan. 26 from 9-11 a.m. New location: Bally Haly Golf and Country Club on Logy Bay Road. Speaker: Shelley Neville speaking about “How does an opera singer living in St. John’s, Newfoundland make a living?”

 

Sunday, Jan. 27

Bluegrass and old-time country music jam session at the Bay Roberts Lions Club on Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. Come by and hear some great songs and music performed by great musicians. Doors open at 1 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 28

St. Philip’s ACW monthly card party will be held Monday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. in the parish centre. Cost is $5. Lunch will be served. Everyone welcome.

Tuesday, Jan. 29

REEL Justice: inspiring fresh conversations around issues of justice on Jan. 29 from 7-9 p.m. at The Landing, Smallwood University Centre (UC-3018). Opening night feature “The People of Kattiwapiskat River.” Admission is free.

 

 

Wednesday, Jan. 30

The St. John’s Women’s Centre/Marguerite’s Place welcomes you to join us for our next cafe night on Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. We will be celebrating women’s right to vote in Newfoundland with the film “The Untold Story.” There will be tea, coffee and treats to enjoy during the film. Please call 753-0220 to book your seat. We are located at 170 Cashin Ave. Extension. Email info@margueritesplace.ca if you have any questions.

Friday, Feb. 1

St. Mary’s Anglican Church on Craigmillar Avenue will be holding a Jigg’s dinner on Friday, Feb. 1 at 6 p.m. in the church auditorium. A delicious partidgeberry dessert is included. Tickets are $15 and are available at the church office by calling 579-0039. Come along and bring a friend.

General Listings

Today, January 24

• Family Life Bureau Anger Management for Men (six weeks). Do you have difficulty containing your anger in everyday life? Topics include: the role of anger, beliefs that fuel anger, connections: thought/behaviour, stress reduction techniques, etc. Course starts on Jan. 24 from

12-2 p.m. For more information or to register visit www.rcsj.org for online registration or call director Sister Loretta Walsh, at 579-0168 or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

• Family Life Bureau Parenting Teens course (seven weeks) is designed to prepare parents for helping their children (ages 11-18) grow into the persons they were destined to become. How can we meet our children’s deepest needs? How and where do we set the boundaries? How can we pass on our values to our children? Course starts on Jan. 24 from

7-9:30 p.m. For more information or to register visit www.rcsj.org for online registration or call director Sister Loretta Walsh, at 579-0168, or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

 • RPM film premiers at WiE. Featuring a short documentary film about women’s participation in last year’s RPM Challenge, performances and sage words of advice from RPM stalwarts, this month’s Words in Edgewise is the perfect primer to get you ready for the 2013 Challenge. Along with You Can Punch a Hurricane, three bands that have a long history with the RPM Challenge — Pet Legs, the St. John’s Ukulele Orchestra, and Thom & the Tomcats — will perform, share their RPM experiences. Hosted by Morgan Murray on Thursday, Jan. 24 at

8 p.m. at the Eastern Edge Gallery, 72 Harbour Dr. Admission is pay-what-you-can donation.

 

Friday, January 25

• Spring Tides is an annual reading series held between March and June that showcases some of the province’s new and established writers. The series presents four to five public readings — two in

St. John’s and two to three readings elsewhere in the province — with each reading featuring two writers. WANL provides an honorarium to each reader. WANL seeks expressions of interest (EOI) from writers who would like to participate in this series during 2013. Preference will be given to writers who have a recently published book. For eligibility and submission guidelines, please contact WANL at 739-5215, or visit WANL’s website at wanl.ca. The submission deadline is Friday, Jan. 25. Readers will be chosen and confirmed in February.

• Family Life Bureau Ego and the Spiritual Path weekend workshop on Jan. 25-26. For more information or to register visit www.rcsj.org for online registration or call director Sister Loretta Walsh, at 579-0168, or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

• “Boxed In!” one exhibition — two venues. The Rooms reception, Friday, Jan. 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Gallery of the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador reception, Saturday, Jan. 26 from

2-4 p.m. The culmination of a two-year project, “Boxed in!” is a national exhibition project of small sculptural works organized by the Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador in collaboration with The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery.

 

Saturday, January 26

• Pop Up Deli on the Square — The Sheraton will host a fundraiser for Shaun Hussey and Michelle Leblanc — in aid of getting our gold medal winning chef to Kelowna to participate in the Canadian Culinary Championships — on Jan. 26 at the The Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Court Garden from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Price $10 per person. This will be an open event to all members of the public. First come first serve. All proceeds will be going directly to Shaun and his team.

• The 25th annual Arctic char dinner sponsored by the Church of the Good Shepherd will be held Jan. 26 at the Reid Community Centre in Mount Pearl. For the low price of $25 per ticket you can enjoy an Arctic char dinner, a silent auction and dance. Tickets will be available by calling the church office at 747-1022 or by email cotgs@nf.aibn.com.

 

Sunday, January 27

• On Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. St Augustine’s Anglican Church, 1 Westerland Rd. in St John’s, as part of our celebration for the week of Christian Unity, celebrates the growth of the International Community in Newfoundland. This musical service will feature the International Gospel Choir of Newfoundland and Labrador and our own Jacob’s Passage Band. A luncheon of international foods will be served after the service. All are welcome. For further information call the Church Office at 753-1931.

• Join artist in residence Jennifer Morgan to discover the world of printing in colour on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at St. Michael’s Printshop, 72 Harbour Dr. $100 members/$130 non-members. Call or write the printshop to register. www.stmichaelsprintshop.com.

• Family Fun at The Rooms on Jan. 27 — collagraph printmaking. Looking for a way to cherish your old mismatched home-knit mittens? Bring them to The Rooms and create a collagraph print, or try some of the other textiles we have on hand before checking out the art of Betty Goodwin.

• “Life Goes On” at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. ongoing to January 27. Join us to help prove that there are still lots of animals active and awake all winter long. Once we know which animals are still near the stream, we can find ways to help make the winter months a little easier for them. Please bring a clean milk carton or food grade plastic bottle per child.

• Torbay Folk Group open jam session on Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. at Liddys in Torbay. Newcomers welcome.

• Clarke’s Beach United Church Women will hold a memorial hymn sing on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. You are invited to come along and share as we remember and give God thanks for the lives of those who are now with the Lord. All are welcome. Refreshments to follow in the church hall.

• The Wesley United Church men’s choir will be holding a service at Wesley on Sunday, Jan. 27. The service will start with a sing-a-long at 6:50 p.m. and Rev. Bill Mercer will give a sermon. All are welcome.

• Cochrane Street United Church will be holding a dinner theatre fundraiser with Spirit of Newfoundland at the Spirit of Newfoundland Theatre, 6 Cathedral St. on Jan. 31. The show is called “Go Duet Yourself” (details of show at SpiritofNewfoundland.com). Tickets are $75 per person. A receipt for a charitable donation will be issued for a portion of the ticket price. Tickets can be ordered by contacting Elizabeth Squires at 745-1002, Jim Carscadden at 895-3959 or by contacting the church office at 722-3023. Deadline for tickets is Jan. 27.

 

Tuesday, January 29

• Join the N.L. Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse’s next public meeting on Jan. 29, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Tiffany Village (theatre, main floor), 50 Tiffany Court. Guest speaker, Dr. Gail Wideman, with a presentation on “Aging in Rural Places: The Role of Senior Navigators.” Refreshments will be served. This is a free event and all are welcome. If you can’t make it in person, feel free to join the meeting online. Please go to www.nlnpea.ca/Event_postings for further information or call the Seniors Resource Centre at 737-2333.

• Beothuck Street Players will be holding its AGM at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre, Irwin’s Court, on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

• Card game at St. Lawrence Parish Hall Portugal Cove, Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 8 p.m. Bring your own cards, lunch provided, $5 admission. Call 895-2215 or 895-6434 for more information.

 

Wednesday, January 30

• Engaging Evening at The Rooms on Jan. 30. Between Darkness and Memory: Betty Goodwin Panel Discussion. Local artists and scholars will engage in a round table discussion, exploring themes related to the multidisciplinary practice of renowned Canadian artist Betty Goodwin.• The 25th annual Arctic char dinner sponsored by the Church of the Good Shepherd will be held Jan. 26 at the Reid Community Centre in Mount Pearl. For the low price of $25 per ticket you can enjoy an Arctic char dinner, a silent auction and dance. Tickets will be available by calling the church office at 747-1022 or by email cotgs@nf.aibn.com.

 

Sunday, January 27

• On Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. St Augustine’s Anglican Church, 1 Westerland Rd. in St John’s, as part of our celebration for the week of Christian Unity, celebrates the growth of the international community in Newfoundland. This musical service will feature the International Gospel Choir of Newfoundland and Labrador and our own Jacob’s Passage Band. A luncheon of international foods will be served after the service. All are welcome. For further information call the church office at

753-1931.

• Join artist-in-residence Jennifer Morgan to discover the world of printing in colour on Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at St. Michael’s Printshop, 72 Harbour Dr. $100 members/$130 non-members. Call or write the printshop to register. www.stmichaelsprintshop.com.

• Family fun at The Rooms on Jan. 27 — collagraph printmaking. Looking for a way to cherish your old mismatched home-knit mittens? Bring them to The Rooms and create a collagraph print, or try some of the other textiles we have on hand before checking out the art of Betty Goodwin.

• “Life Goes On” at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. ongoing to Jan. 27. Join us to help prove that there are still lots of animals active and awake all winter long. Once we know which animals are still near the stream, we can find ways to help make the winter months a little easier for them. Please bring a clean milk carton or food grade plastic bottle per child.

• Torbay Folk Group open jam session on Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. at Liddys in Torbay. Newcomers welcome.

• Clarke’s Beach United Church Women will hold a memorial hymn sing on Sunday, Jan. 27 at

7 p.m. You are invited to come along and share as we remember and give God thanks for the lives of those who are now with the Lord. All are welcome. Refreshments to follow in the church hall.

• The Wesley United Church men’s choir will be holding a service at Wesley on Sunday, Jan. 27. The service will start with a sing-a-long at 6:50 p.m. and Rev. Bill Mercer will give a sermon. All are welcome.

• Cochrane Street United Church will be holding a dinner theatre fundraiser with Spirit of Newfoundland at the Spirit of Newfoundland Theatre, 6 Cathedral St. on Jan. 31. The show is called “Go Duet Yourself” (details of show at SpiritofNewfoundland.com). Tickets are $75 per person. A receipt for a charitable donation will be issued for a portion of the ticket price. Tickets can be ordered by contacting Elizabeth Squires at 745-1002, Jim Carscadden at 895-3959 or by contacting the church office at 722-3023. Deadline for tickets is Jan. 27.

 

Tuesday, January 29

• Join the N.L. Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse’s next public meeting on Jan. 29 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Tiffany Village (theatre, main floor), 50 Tiffany Court. Guest speaker, Dr. Gail Wideman, with a presentation on “Aging in Rural Places: The Role of Senior Navigators.” Refreshments will be served. This is a free event and all are welcome. If you can’t make it in person, feel free to join the meeting online. Please go to www.nlnpea.ca/Event_postings for further information or call the Seniors Resource Centre at 737-2333.

• Beothuck Street Players will be holding its AGM at the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre, Irwin’s Court, on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at

7:30 p.m. All are invited to attend.

• Card game at St. Lawrence Parish Hall Portugal Cove, Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 8 p.m. Bring your own cards, lunch provided, $5 admission. Call 895-2215 or 895-6434 for more information.

 

Wednesday, January 30

• Engaging evening at The Rooms on Jan. 30. Between Darkness and Memory: Betty Goodwin Panel Discussion. Local artists and scholars will engage in a round-table discussion, exploring themes related to the multidisciplinary practice of renowned Canadian artist Betty Goodwin.

UPCOMING

• All Saints Parish, C.B.S. is having a dinner and dance on Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. We will be hosting a three-course meal (roast chicken dinner) to be followed by an adult dance at our parish hall. Music by Mel Strong and the Retro Band. Tickets can be purchased at the parish office by calling 834-4501. There will be ticket draws and a door prize.

• The Holy Cross Junior High school council will be hosting an adult dance at the Knights of Columbus, St Clare’s Avenue on Feb. 1 starting at 8 p.m. Tickets $10 each, are available in advance only, at the office of Holy Cross Junior High. Music supplied by Grant Brown’s Magical Night’s D.J. services. All proceeds will go to Holy Cross Junior High.

• Join St. John’s comic book artists as they celebrate Wallace Ryan’s Mom’s birthday (and his birthday two days later) and pay tribute to all those moms who threw our comics out when we were kids, on Feb. 1 from 7-9 p.m. at the Anna Templeton Centre, 278 Duckworth St. Art supplies are provided and all you need to bring is some cookies or snacks to share and some of your favourite comics to share or trade.

• The Wesley Youth Group will be showing the Disney animated classic movie “Lady and the Tramp” on Feb. 1 starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Church (corner of Hamilton Avenue and Patrick Street). Refreshments and snacks will be served. Admission is free. All are welcome.

 • Gail Taylor benefit on Saturday, Feb. 2 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Kelligrews. Tickets $10 each. There will be an auction and a dance.

• The Club du Samedi offers entertaining and educational activities in French for children aged five to 14. Each Saturday morning, the Club meets between 9 and 11:45 a.m. at the Centre des Grands-Vents. Participants take part in language-based activities, crafts, music, sports and more. The next session will start on Feb. 2. The cost is $100 per child ($85 for ACFSJ members). For more information, please call 726-4900 email us at finance@acfsj.ca.

• There will be a flea market at All Saints Parish Hall, C.B.S. on Feb. 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $1. Table rental is $15. To rent a table, call the church office 834-4501 or call Barb 834-4795. Soup and sandwiches and moose burgers can be purchased during the flea market. No crafts please.

• Animal Tracks at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. from Feb. 2-24. Every footprint tells a story … what stories are being told around the Fluvarium this winter? Help us find out what critters might be hiding in the woods and explore some mysterious tracking stories.

• Moose supper on Feb. 2 at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall, Coley’s Point at 6 p.m. Tickets are $10 each, and are available from any vestry member or by calling 786-6342.

• The Whitbourne Lions Club is hosting its monthly Sunday afternoon of fun and fabulous old-time country music on Feb. 3 at the Lions Club in Whitbourne. The doors open at 1 p.m. and the excitement starts at 2 p.m. Join the other performers at the open mike or bring your instrument and play along or just tap your feet to that great old-country beat.

 • Celebration of Candlemas on Sunday, Feb. 3, Mass in French at 5 p.m. Pancake super at 6 p.m. at Theater Centre Communautaire des Grands-Vents, 65 Ridge rd, St-John’s. Free for ACFSJ’s members. For more info: 726-4900, www.acfsj.ca

• To cap off its 25th year of contributing to the literary arts in the province, the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador has partnered with the Newfoundland Quarterly to offer a postcard story contest. The winning submission will be published in the Spring 2013 issue of The Newfoundland Quarterly, and its author will also take home a $250 cash prize. The contest is open to all writers in Newfoundland and Labrador who are age 19 and over. The stories must be in English, unpublished and not currently submitted to any other publication or contest. Submissions must be 250 words or less in any genre (narrative or poetry, fiction or nonfiction — anything goes) and include the word “twenty-five,” or the numeral “25.” Submission deadline is Feb. 8. For full submission details visit WANL’s website at www.wanl.ca.

• T’ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement eight-hour weekend course for new and returning students. Friday evening and Saturday, Feb. 8, 9 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd., in St. John’s. With 20 gentle, easy moves that promote greater vitality and health in body/mind/spirit. For all ages. Can also be done seated. Please pre-register by the Thursday before. For further details please contact Sheila at 579-7863/727-7863 or sheilaleonard@nf.sympatico.ca. or visit www.taichichihnl.ca.

 • Book Artist Tara Bryan will teach you how to make pop-up structures that can be used individually or combined to create cards, decorations, book illustrations, and more on February 9 and 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Michael’s Printshop, 72 Harbour Drive. Starting with simple cut-on-the-fold pop-ups and moving to more complex assembled movable structures, you will learn the basic techniques for designing your own pop-up images. There will be time to experiment with various papers, adhesives and other materials to hone your skills and play. Bring your own drawings, prints, paintings, magazines — anything on paper that can be cut out — and learn to turn them into 3-D movable images. Cost is $150 materials included.

• Cinéma Jeunesse: Cendrillon (É-U 2012) on Saturday, Feb. 9 at 2 p.m. at the theatre in the Centre des Grands-Vents. 65 Ridge Rd. Free for members upon presentation of the membership cards ($2 for non-members.) Free popcorn. For more info call 726-4900 or visit www.acfsj.ca.

• Valentine’s dinner and dance at St. Lawrence Parish Hall, Portugal Cove on Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Hot roast beef dinner, $25 per person. Tickets pre-sold only, call 895-2215 or 895-6424.

• NL Moves February — Butoh inspired movement with Lisa Porter on Sunday, Feb. 10 from 2-4 p.m. at Vanda Maunder Dance Studio, 59 Farm Rd., Brigus. For more information email DanceNL at info@dancenl.ca.

• From Garden to Campus brown bag series from 1-2 p.m. on Feb. 12 at The Landing, UC-3018, MUN St. John’s Campus. Admission: $5 per person. Free for MUN students (donations gratefully accepted). All proceeds help support the MUN Botanical Garden education program. Upcoming sessions: Gardening for Bees and Butterflies on March 7 and Growing From Seed on April 4. Registration is not required. For more information call the Botanical Garden at 864-8590 or visit the Garden’s website at www.mun.ca/botgarden.

• Pancake supper at St. Lawrence Parish Hall Portugal Cove on Feb. 12 from 5-6:30 p.m. Pancakes, sausages, tea, coffee, $6 per person. Tickets pre-sold only, call 895-2215 or 895-2263.

• The first meeting of the newly formed St. John’s Aboriginal Women’s Association will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. in the St. John’s Status of Women Centre, 170 Cashin Ave.

• Romeo and Juliet starring Michael Smith as Romeo and Laura-Marie Smith as Juliet at the LSPU Hall Resource Centre for the Arts, 3 Victoria Street on February 13-16 at 8 p.m. Saturday matinee at 2 p.m. For information and tickets, book online at www.rca.nf.ca, or call the Hall at 753-4531.

• Valentine’s Day party at Theatre Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents, 65 Ridge Rd., St-John’s on Feb. 15 at 7 p.m. For more information: 726-4900, www.acfsj.ca

• Memorial Ambassador is a competitive volunteer program at Memorial University that allows successful students to get involved on and off campus by attending events such as affinity dinners and presidential awards ceremonies. The students also participate in useful training sessions on topics like networking. The application deadline is Feb. 15. For more information on the program email answers@mun.ca or visit the Answers front desk in the University Centre, room 3005.

• The 50th Anniversary Committee is celebrating our parish schools, St. Pius X Girl’s and Boy’s Schools, on Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. The celebratory service will open in the St. Pius X Church followed by a reception and open house in the Parish Hall and the Elementary School from 2:30-4 p.m. Past administrators, faculty, staff, students and friends of both schools are invited to join us for this event. Come and celebrate, meet old friends, share memories, and reminisce about the good old days. There will be a display of photos and memorabilia from both schools. For more information or if you have photos you would like to share contact the parish office at 754-0170 or email stpiusx@nl.rogers.com.

• The Conception Harbour Heritage Group hosts its monthly open-mike show on the third Sunday of each month and this month’s will be held on Feb. 17 at the Parish Hall next to the Jamie Murphy Memorial. The doors open at 1 p.m. and the excitement starts at 2 p.m.

• Ciné-franco: The Artist (Drama- France-2011) on Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Theatre Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents, 65 Ridge Road. Free for members upon presentation of the membership cards ($ 2 for non-members.) For more info: 726-4900, www.acfsj.ca.

• Scrapbooking your Stories workshop at The Rooms on Feb. 19, 26 and March 5 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. How can objects and documents inspire your story? Start scrapbooking your personal history in this three-part hands-on workshop at The Rooms. Hear from experts on journaling, sketching and interviewing while preserving your memories for years to come. This workshop is for adults, costs $60 and pre-registration is required. Cost includes some materials; please bring your own scrapbook. To register, contact visitor services at 757-8090.

 • College of the North Atlantic Junior Culinary team fundraiser all you can eat brunch buffet on Feb. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Prince Phillip Drive Campus Cafeteria. Cost $20 per person. We will only be selling 150 tickets. For tickets please contact roger.andrews@cna.nl.ca.

• Cowan Heights United Church Membership and Spirit Of Newfoundland are having a dinner and a show: “Go Duet Yourself” with duets such as “Islands in the Stream” and “I had the Time of My Life” featuring Peter Halley, Shelly Neville and other well known artists from Newfoundland on Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. at the former Masonic Temple on Cathedral Street. Spirit of Newfoundland is kindly donating their time to what is our major fundraiser for the year. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. We will also be having a silent auction. Tickets are $75 per person with a $25 receipt per ticket. Deadline to purchase tickets is Feb. 22. For tickets phone Sharon at 745-4074 or the church office at 745-2871.

• The 24th annual St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival is now open for submissions. Whether you’re a filmmaker or part of a film-related organization, we’d love for you to submit a film or help us get the word out. We accept any and all films directed, written or produced by women. Co-gender productions are also accepted. The 24th annual St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival will take place from Oct. 22-26. The early bird deadline to submit a film is March 18 and the final deadline is May 20. Submissions will be accepted through Withoutabox or by mail. For more information visit www.womensfilmfestival.com. For a list of accepted formats and to download the required forms go to www.womensfilmfestival.com/submit.

• College of the North Atlantic Journalism alumni reunion. Are you a current or past student of the journalism program at College of the North Atlantic’s Stephenville campus? Plans are now underway for a journalism alumni reunion this summer in Stephenville. The organizing committee is looking to get in touch with potential attendees so that we can find out how many people are hoping or planning to attend. The event will take place during the weekend of July 26-28, 2013. For more information, please email journalismreunion2013@live.ca or wrose72@facebook.com.

Announcements

• Alive With Yoga invites you to move your body and free your spirit with this new session of yoga. Whether you’re beginning or experienced, the schedule provides many choices, for all ages, a.m. and p.m. classes, gentle, and meditation. Kripalu Yoga, recognizes everybody is different, it views postures as tools to release chronic tension, stretch and strengthen the body and increase self-awareness, postures are modified to meet individual needs. Classes taught by Judy Power, certified Kripalu Yoga and holistic health educator, www.alivewithyoga.ca or

754-2425.

• Valentine’s chocolate roses fundraiser. Heavenly Creatures will be selling Hershey’s Kisses’ roses to raise funds for the animals in our care. Roses are just $1 each. Pre-ordered roses can be picked up from a volunteer’s home in St. John’s or if necessary, delivery can be arranged to the purchaser if it’s in St. John’s or Mount Pearl if you order 12 roses or more. We are not able to deliver roses from the purchaser to their family or friends.

Payment for delivery is COD or can be emailed in advance to ashleyandkim@hotmail.com. To place your order or to find out where to purchase roses call Ashley at

576-0440/682-8487 or email ashleyandkim@hotmail.com.

• Bowling every Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Plaza Bowl and Badminton every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents Gymnasium. For more information call

726-4900 or visit www.acfsj.ca.

 • Big fun for little people is back at The Rooms. Our tots’ program — especially designed for two- to four-year-olds — features stories, songs, puppet shows, games and crafts that will be big fun for you and your little one. After the program, head upstairs to The Rooms Café for a complimentary tea or coffee for yourself. The tots’ program takes place every Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.

 • Are you a family or friend caregiver? Caregiver conversations are held the third Monday of every month. For information or to register phone Paula at

726-2370.

• The Kiwanis Annual Music Festival 2013 runs from Feb. 17-28. We desperately need volunteers for the following for the full two-week event: floor marshals, ticket sellers and ushers. Contact

579-1523 or email kiwanismusicfest@nf.aibn.com. The festival office is at 90 O’Leary Ave.

• Meals on Wheels is a non-profit organization which operates Monday through Friday during lunch hour delivering hot meals to those in need of our service. For more information phone

752-8945.

• Free internet access at the Centre communautaire des Grands-Vents,

65 Ridge Rd. For more Information call 726-4900 or visit www.acfsj.ca.

• Special Olympics Newfoundland and Labrador is excited to announce new opportunities for children and youth with an intellectual disability. Our winter activities include an Active Start program (children 2-6), FUNdamentals (youth 7-14), soccer, cross-country skiing and bowling programs. Please contact Jenn Ryan at 738-1923 or jenrr@sonl.ca for more details.

  • Are you are former tutor for a Laubach Literacy Council? Are you still interested in tutoring, but would like a refresher training first? For more information, please call Sherry Humber at 634-1441 or email laubach.adprojects@gmail.com.

Organizations: College of the North Atlantic Junior, College of the North Atlantic Journalism, Anna Templeton Centre The Lantern The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery.Saturday Anglican Church The Landing Shriners Club Bay Roberts Lions Club Smallwood University Centre Family Life Bureau Parenting Teens Craft Council of Newfoundland and Labrador The Suncor Energy Fluvarium Church of the Good Shepherd Ukulele Orchestra Eastern Edge Gallery Torbay Folk Group Beach United Church Women The Wesley United Church Cochrane Street United Church Newfoundland Theatre Family Life Bureau Ego N.L. Network Beothuck Street Players Deli on the Square Sheraton The Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland Court Garden International Community Theatre Centre Knights of Columbus The Wesley Youth Group Royal Canadian Legion Evangelist Church Hall The Whitbourne Lions Club Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador Botanical Garden Anniversary Committee Pius X Church The Conception Harbour Heritage Group Cowan Heights United Church Membership Laubach Literacy Council

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