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The St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival is thrilled to present a screening of the Oscar-nominated film Rebelle (War Witch), followed by two days of filmmaking workshops, as part of Scene & Heard, the Festival’s annual celebration of International Women’s Day. The screening takes place on March 1 at the LSPU Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are $12 for regular admission and $10 for students and seniors. We are also offering two days of workshops on March 2 and March 3 which are open to everyone. We’re exploring sound, script writing, line producing and budgeting, casting for Indie Films and talking to DOPs for directors and producers.
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Today, February 28

Sharing our Vision on Thursday, Feb. 28 from 2–4 p.m. at the Foran Room, city hall. Our focus: services and supports for those with acquired brain injury. We are looking for your ideas on supportive, sustainable housing, community services and rehabilitation for individuals with acquired brain injury. Please join us at our first consultation. Refreshments provided. If you are interested in attending, please register by calling 697-2532 or email lifechangesonadime@gmail.com.

Friday, March 1

2013 World Day of Prayer on Friday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m. at the St. John’s Seventh-day Adventist Church, 30 Aldershot St. An ecumenical celebration for all city churches. The theme this year is “I Was a Stranger and You Welcomed Me.” All are welcome to attend.

Saturday, March 2

To help residents make healthier choices, from shopping and eating smart, to family meal plans and coping with busy lifestyles, registered Dietitians will be at Dominion locations in St. John’s (55 Stavanger Dr.) and Mount Pearl (Pearlgate Plaza, 150 Old Placentia Rd.) on Saturday, March 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dietitians are available for interviews to share tips, valuable tools and guidance that will help Canadian families reach their nutrition goals.

Sunday, March 3

The Whitbourne Lions Club is hosting its monthly Sunday afternoon of fun and fabulous old-time country music on March 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.

Monday, March 4

Family Life Bureau — Power of Positive Parenting for single parents (four weeks) with facilitator Denise Sargeant on March 4 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. For more information or to register visit rcsj.org/content/line-registration-form for online registration, call Sister Loretta at 579-0168 or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

 Tuesday, March 5

Scrapbooking your Stories workshop at The Rooms on 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. 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.

 Wednesday, March 4

The NL Psoriasis Society will hold another in a series of educational and support meetings on Wednesday, March 6 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Teresa’s parish hall, Mundy Pond Road. If you or a family member need information or support then this meeting is for you.

Thursday, March 7

Family Life Bureau — De-Constructing Anger on March 7 from 7- 9 p.m. at St. Teresa’s Church.  All are welcome. For more information or to register: http://rcsj.org/content/line-registration-form for on line registration, call Sister Loretta at 579-0168 or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

General Listings

Today, February 28

• The Compassionate Friends invite parents of children of any age who have died, to join us in our monthly gathering on Feb. 28 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. We meet in Room 2J619 (near the pastoral care office), Health Sciences Centre. For information call Diana at 753-3530.  

 Friday, March 1

• A charity comedy event sponsored by The Rotary Club of St. John’s East — ROTFL — Rolling on the Floor Laughing on March 1 at 7:30 p.m. at the Bella Vista, Torbay Road. For ticket information contact Chris Roos at croos@ynortheastavalon.com.

• The second annual Mid Winter Bivver, Newfoundland’s premier snowmobile and culinary festival, is happening in the Exploits Valley from March 1-3. This exciting festival features food prepared by award winning chef Roary MacPherson and the Senior Newfoundland Culinary Team, a snowmobile trail ride with gourmet lunch, five-course dinner and wine pairing, a night ride with star gazing, demo rides and much, much more. Tickets are on sale now. Get yours at www.MidWinterBivver.com or call 1-877-990-6624.

• Family Life Bureau — Making Friends With Yourself (weekend seminar) from March 1-3. For more information or to register visit www.rcsj.org for on line registration or call Sister Loretta Walsh at 579-0168, or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

Saturday, March 2

• “Wake Up!” at The Suncor Energy Fluvarium, Saturdays and Sundays at 1:30 p.m. starting March 2 and continuing until the end of March. The winter is coming to an end and we can just start to see nature getting reading for spring. But who is waking up, who is still asleep? Who is building nests? Who is hunting again? Let’s discover who is getting up and on the move despite the snow.

• Happy City presents Dr. Katherine Loflin of North Carolina in a discussion about the concept of “Placemaking” and how we, as communities across the province, can continue to build on our strengths to turn our communities into places worth living — and into places worth loving. The event takes place Saturday, March 2 from 2-3:30 p.m. at Rocket Bakery, 272 Water St. It is open to the general public, admission is free and a reception will follow.

• All Saints Parish Ways and Means Committee are holding a skit night on March 2 starting at 7:30 p.m. These skits will be performed by the Topsail S.U.F. Players and Friends, music intervals between skits will be performed by Saints Alive Band. Tickets are $8 single and can be purchased at the door.

• The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 32, Water Street, Bay Roberts is holding a fundraiser dance in aid of Cat Concerns on Saturday, March 2 starting at 9 p.m. Proceeds are going towards a cat shelter for the Conception Bay North Area. Music by Bob Hiscock. Admission by voluntary monetary donation. Door prizes and ticket draws.

Sunday, March 3

• Anyone in the St. John’s area can purchase Literacy 2013, $10,000 draw tickets and shares (only 213 tickets printed) at the The C.L.B. Sunday Market, operating from the C.L.B. Armoury on Harvey Road, March 3 between 12 and 4 p.m. Also, anyone who can’t make it to the market can email laubach@nf.aibn.com to make arrangements to get them in St. John’s between March 1 and 6.

• The Wesley Male Choir and Rev. Bill Mercer will conduct an evening service of song on March 3 starting at 6:50 p.m. The service will be held at Wesley United Church (corner of Patrick Street and Hamilton Avenue) and should prove to be an enjoyable evening of praise and worship. All are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, March 5

• The March meeting of the Avalon Prostate Cancer Support Group will be held at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at the Elk’s Club on Carpasian Road. Speakers are Donna Strong and Pamela Rideout. Topic: Healthy Wealthy and Wiser.

• The monthly meeting of the Newfoundland Horticultural Society will be held Tuesday, March 5 at 8 p.m. at St. David’s church hall Elizabeth Avenue. Todd Boland the research horticulturist at Memorial Botanical Garden will be doing the presentation. Todd has just returned from Germany where he attended the largest plant show on earth. He will be doing the presentation and showing slides of the many plant species that he saw. This will be followed by a social when all the gardeners chat over cups of tea and cookies. All interested gardeners whether amateur or well established are welcome. The yearly family fee of $20 is now due and may be paid at the meeting.

Wednesday, March 6

• Western Health is offering a six-week series of workshops to help those living with chronic health problems such as diabetes, arthritis, asthma, obesity or high blood pressure. The program, “Improving Health: My Way” is a chronic disease self-management program which will help people understand how to better manage their health conditions. The workshops will be held on Wednesday evenings starting on March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre in Port Saunders. To register contact Priscilla at 637-5000 ext 6689 or email selfmanagment@westernhealth.nl.ca.

• Chakras for beginners, with Donna Burt, on Wednesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m. from March 6-27, at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please pre-register by phone at 753-8760 or by email at information@thelantern.nf.net.

• The 2012 Rhonda Payne Theatre Award will be presented following the Grenfell Theatre Program’s presentation of Peter McGuinty (an adaptation of “Peer Gynt”), which takes place Friday, March 8 at 8 p.m. in the Fine Arts Theatre (Grenfell Campus, University Drive — Corner Brook). The award honours the memory of actor, writer and director Rhonda Payne. It assists female theatre artists in Newfoundland and Labrador who are struggling to achieve their goals as actors or writers and comes with a $500 cash prize. For more information contact the Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council 726-2212, nlacmail@nlac.ca, www.nlac.ca.

• Heavenly Creatures’ winter flea market will be held at The Curling Club (a.k.a. The Re/Max Centre), 135 Mayor Ave. on March 9 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. We hope you can come out to support our cause. All money raised goes toward the veterinary bills, and supplies, for the animals (of which there are over one hundred) in our care. We are still seeking donations of used items. We’ll be at The Curling Club (upper level) the day before the flea market, on March 8 from 12-8 p.m. for the donation drop-off. If you have furniture or other items that you need picked up call 739-0077 or email info@heavenlycreatures.ca. We’ll take everything but clothes, old computer monitors and VCRs, and we’ll also accept recyclables — beverage containers on which you’ve paid a deposit.

• Would you like to volunteer to help another adult learn to read and write? If you can read, you can tutor. Teachers on wheels will be holding a daylong tutor-training workshop on Saturday, March 9. Call Tom Dawe for details at 738-3975.

• Mary Queen of Peace Knights of Columbus will be holding a St. Patrick’s Day dinner and dance on March 9 at St. Pius X Parish Hall on Smithville Crescent beginning at 6:30 p.m. Hot roast beef dinner and dessert. Silent auction, entertainment, door prize and dance. Tickets $15 each and available from Jim Ford at 738-0308, John Walsh at 726-6729 and Annetta Power at 579-0112 and from MQP parish office at 726-9924.

• Family Life Bureau - The Soft Side of Forgiveness on March 10 from 2-4 p.m. This is an opportunity to explore how difficult it is to ask for, or, to give, forgiveness. For more information or to register visit http://rcsj.org/content/line-registration-form for online registration, call Sister Loretta at 579-0168 or email flb@nf.aibn.com.

• A free bereavement session for people who have lost a loved one is being held on Tuesday, March 12 from 7-9 p.m. at the Miller Centre. No registration is required. For further information call Lisa Higgins at 777-8972.

• “Befriending the Shadow” from the “Coping with Anxiety” program with Helen Martinez, Psy.D. on March 12 from  7-9 p.m. at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please pre-register by phone at 753-8760 or by email at information@thelantern.nf.net.

 • Wesley United Church will host a soup luncheon with a social to follow on Thursday, March 14 starting at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be obtained by contacting Marvin Barnes at 579-7900; Pheobe Sheppard at 782-1689; Walter Young at 364-7440; or the church office at 579-3682.

• Alcoholic Anonymous Spring Convention with Al-Anon participation on March 15-17 at The Comfort Inn, 106 Airport Rd. Starts Friday at 8 p.m. Open to the public.

• The Vestry of St. John the Evangelist Church, of Coley’s Point will be having a Paddy’s Day Breakfast at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall in Coley’s Point, on March 16 from 8 to 11 a.m. On the Menu, we have eggs, rise ’n’ fries, toutons, baked beans and lots more. Everybody come out and help us celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

• Diamond Design in Churchill Square presents Tuckamore “Hello Spring!” concert on March 16 from 2-3 p.m.

• St. Mary’s Anglican Church, Craigmillar Avenue, will be hosting a Let’s All Be Irish night on March 16 at 6 p.m. Moose and beef stew will be served along with music, skits, dancing and entertainment by Flanigan’s Pub Party. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling the church office at 579-0039. Please note this event is BYOB. Come along and bring a friend.

• Join Nature Newfoundland and Labrador for our annual general meeting. It will be held on March 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the MUN Science Building, room SN 2067. Everyone interested in Nature NL is invited. It is our tradition to quickly deal with the formal business so we can move onto the casual part of the AGM: our members’ annual slide show. Please attend and bring along some of your favourite nature photos to share.

• The Ladies of the Sabre Easter afternoon tea will be held at the St. John’s Shrine Club on Topsail Road on March 23 at 2 p.m. Admission is $10. Usual spins on baskets and prizes for the best Easter hat. For tickets please call Sylvia Downey at 368-0696.

• The Dream Gala will take place on March 23 at the C.L.B. Armoury, St. John’s. The event will celebrate the children we have worked with over the last five years, and also honour the late Dr. Jack Hand. The Dream Gala will co-headline Kim Stockwood and Shawn Silver. Dinner music provided by Frequency Jazz Collective. Tickets are $60 and include a stuffed chicken breast dinner. Must be 19+. Tickets are available now at the C.L.B., online at www.dreambuzz.ca, or by calling 277-5177. Please purchase tickets by March 18.

• Join us Saturday, March 30 between 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. for Easter excitement at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium. There will be “baskets” of fun family activities such as Easter egg crafts, egg games, face painting, Easter egg hunt and more. Remember to bring a camera to have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny who will be appearing on the hour. Cost of the event is $5 per person (children two and younger are free.)

 • Fluvarium’s Nature Connections Spring Camp — April 2, 3, 4 & 5, for kids in grades 2-5. Make lots of fun new connections to the Freshwater Habitats around the Suncor Energy Fluvarium! Nature Connections Spring Camp is the perfect choice for the budding naturalist or animal lover. With small group sizes (10 campers per session) fun and adventure await. There are four days available with only 10 camper slots per session. Camp is $40 per day or $140 to attend all four. Each day will be with a different Fluvarium Educator as counselor each will have a different theme. Camp days are on a first come, first served basis and fill fast. Camp hours are 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (with drop off and pick up at 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.) For more information contact Denise Hennebury at 754-3474 or email dhennebury@fluvarium.ca.

• The Anglican Church of St. Philip’s 13th annual goods and services auction, on April 20 at 6 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Blackmarsh Road. Cost is $30. For tickets call the church at 895-0715 or George at 895-3360 or Susan at 754-6259.

• 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 to Oct. 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. For more information, please email: journalismreunion2013@live.ca or wrose72@facebook.com.

Announcements

• March is Water Month at the Suncor Energy Fluvarium. Kids ages 8-12 with their families are invited to join educators from the Fluvarium and Let’s Talk Science on Thursdays for the month of March, after school from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Each week we will focus on a different aspect of water, water creatures and water habitats. Pre-registration is recommended. For more information or to register contact Denise Hennebury at 754-3474 or email dhennebury@fluvarium.ca.

• Wesley United Church (corner of Hamilton Avenue and Patrick Street) will be holding a Lenten Reflection Service every Wednesday evening during Lent at 6:30 p.m. in the chapel/multipurpose room. Please use the entrance from the lower (paved) parking lot. All are welcome.

• The Business Development Bank of Canada invites applications from young entrepreneurs, 18-35, for the 2013 BDC Young Entrepreneur Award. To enter, create a short video to present a turning point your company has reached and the solution you propose to take your business to the next level. Eleven finalists, one per province and one for the combined territories, are short-listed to compete for a $100,000 Grand Prize. The winners are selected by public vote with a second prize of $25,000 in consulting services for runner-up. Deadline is April 2., at noon EDT. Info: www.bdc.ca/yea.

• Hours at the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot at Robin Hood Bay have been increased. The HHW Depot is now open two days a week year-round on Wednesdays and Saturdays from, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Properly dispose of used batteries, leftover propane and paint, compact fluorescent light bulbs, chemicals, solvents and more. For a detailed list of common HHW products residents can visit www.curbitstjohns.ca or call Access St. John’s at 311 with further questions.

 • 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. For more information, please call 726-4900 email us at bonjour@acfsj.ca.

• Fluvarium Kids Club weekend programs. Have you heard? Kids ages five to 10 and their families are invited to join Fluvarium Kids! Receive updates, collect stickers, and earn a Fluvarium Kids Fresh Water Friends certificate when you attend sessions in four different months. Fluvarium Kids programs are complimentary with admission. Ask about our annual Family Pass. For more information contact Denise Hennebury at 754-3474 or email dhennebury@fluvarium.ca.

• Are you a woman who needs help accessing the hidden job market? Need encouragement to stay positive? WISE Career and Employment Services offers a free three-week job search strategies program that includes resume and cover letter writing, mock interviews and much more. For more information about specific dates call WISE today at the location nearest you, or apply online at www.wiseprograms.com/ apply.htm.

 • Literacy Newfoundland and Labrador is currently looking for dedicated people who wish to be nominated for election to our board of directors. There are four vacant seats for which we are accepting nominations: Labrador Region; Central Region (two seats); Adult Learner Representative. Nomination forms are available at www.literacynl.com.

 • Heavenly Creatures, registered animal charity, is conducting a Winter appeal in St. John’s. Help save pets — join our guardian angel program. Seeking foster homes for pets. Accepting donations of pet food (wet and dry) and kitty litter. For more information visit www.heavenlycreatures.ca or call 739-0077.

• Newfoundland and Labrador Division of Navy League Cadets will be selling tickets to send cadets to Navy League Summer Camp. Tickets are $5, and are on a Lund 12’ aluminum boat with 4hp Mercury 4-stroke and Yacht Club Trailer. Tickets can be purchased by the cadets and officers of Northern Ranger, Fort Pepperell, Clyde and Polynia. For more information contact Denise Williams at 738-1955 or 743-3638. Draw date is May 12.

• Torbay 50+ Friendship Club would like to invite you to join us for a fun evening and to meet new friends on Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. at the Kin Centre, Bauline Line. Your choice: card game, darts or board games. For more information call Dot at 437-1803.

• Space needed by non-profit group, the Canadian Federation of University Women, to collect and sort books in preparation for their annual sale to support scholarships being held at the Arts and Culture Centre from April 17-19. Ideally 1000 square foot walk-in accessible space needed from mid February to mid April. Contact 727-5099.

• The Conception Bay South Literacy Council in co-operation with the Paradise/Conception Bay South Community Food Sharing Association is sponsoring its fifth annual “Food for Thought Project.” The purpose of this project is to encourage families to read with their children by providing gently-used children’s books to patrons of our local food bank. Books can be dropped off during office hours at the Food Bank next to Mary Brown’s on Route 60 or at the Conception Bay South Public Library. The project will run from Feb. 14 until March 14. Books should be appropriate for ages infant to twelve. For information or book pick up east of Foxtrap Access Road, call Stephanie at 834-3445 and west of the Foxtrap Access Road call Janice at 744-2581. Thank you for your support.

• Torbay New Horizons Computer Program for Seniors. Learn how to browse the internet and send email to family and friends. Free to 50+. One on one instructions at your own pace in a relaxed atmosphere. To register call Mary at 437-6314.

• The Anchormen, Newfoundland and Labrador’s only male Barbershop Chorus is recruiting new members. If you can carry a tune and like to sing, the chorus invites you to join them for a regular Monday night rehearsal. Melody, as well as harmony singers are needed and the ability to read music is not a requirement. This could become a fun night out and a very enjoyable experience, which you might not want to miss. For further details please call either Alex at 834-0666 or Albert at 746-9311.

• The following Grand Concourse trails are groomed and open for winter: C.A. Pippy Park (skiing only,) Quidi Vidi Lake, Mundy Pond, Kenny’s Pond, Waterford River, Long Pond. Visit grandconcourse.ca for information.

• Become a Volunteer with the Canadian Cancer Society. Have you or someone you know been touched by cancer? Would you like to be part of a growing organization to help others who are affected by cancer? Every Monday evening the cancer society emotional support volunteers hold a social evening for patients staying at the Agnes Cowan Hostel. The volunteers serve a cup of tea and a light snack while offering emotional support to those that attend. If you would like further information on how to become a volunteer please contact Lori Whitten, volunteer co-ordinator at 757-8533 or lwhitten@nl.cancer.ca.

• 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 every body 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. Gentle beginner yoga, Fridays at 11 a.m. Classes taught by Judy Power, certified Kripalu Yoga and Holistic Health Educator, www.alivewithyoga.ca or 754-2425.

• The Autism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, South and Central Chapter are excited to offer new recreational therapy programs this winter. We are offering: Early Intervention Music Groups for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages two to five. Interactive Music Groups for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder ages five to adult. We are also offering one-to-one sessions if individuals are interested. If you or anyone you know are interested in these groups please contact Kimberly-Ann McDonald, regional program co-ordinator for the Autism Society at 489-4190 or email info@asnl.ca or visit www.asnl.ca. Registration now open.

• The Boogie Babes, singing entertainment for parties, special events conventions and more. Book us for a singing Telegram. Starting price only $45. Call 726-9710 or 765-4755 or email jrl415@mun.ca. Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TheBoogieBabes.

• 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 tot’s 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 tot’s 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 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 two to six), FUNdamentals (youth seven to 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.

• Historic maps of the Outer Battery, a calendar for 2013 put together by the Outer Battery Neighbourhood Association contains a colourful selection of historic maps showing what was happening at the Battery over the past four centuries. The 2013 calendar contains unique maps of handline grounds, cod trap berths, sunkers and fortifications dating from 1675 to the present. Copies are available for $10 each at Belbin’s Grocery, 85 Quidi Vidi Rd. and Blue Moon Pottery, 17 Outer Battery Rd.  

• A new way of living is yours if you want it. Are you ready to make a positive change in your eating habits? If you feel that your eating may be getting out of control, there is help. Overeaters Anonymous is a group of people who want to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues or fees. For more information call 738-1742 (1-877-738-1742) or email info.oa.nl@gmail.com.

• Chow Qigong eight weeks with Sheila Leonard on Thursdays, ongoing to March 14, at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please call 753-8760 or email information@thelantern.nf.net.

• Easter Seals Newfoundland and Labrador is a charitable organization which is dedicated to maximizing the abilities and enhancing the lives of children and youth with physical disabilities. ESNL is currently accepting donations of children’s and young adult books to help fill the newly renovated John C. Crosby Library. Donations can be dropped off at Easter Seals Husky House located at 206 Mount Scio Rd. For more information call 754-1399 or info@eastersealsnl.ca.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Organizations: Adventist Church, Life Bureau, The Rooms Whitbourne Lions Club NL Psoriasis Society

Geographic location: Mount Pearl, Old Placentia, Whitbourne Teresa Mundy Pond Road

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  • Andrew Safer
    February 28, 2013 - 09:33

    The seminar, "Making Friends with Yourself", scheduled for March 1-3 has been cancelled due to an illness.

  • Andrew Safer
    February 28, 2013 - 09:31

    The seminar, Making Friends with Yourself, scheduled for March 1-3, has been cancelled due to illness.