Have you ever gone owl watching? On April 7, haul on some warm clothing and your rubber boots and join park manager Keith Brown for a late excursion of Butter Pot Provincial Park in search for owls. We will meet at the park entrance (main gate next to the TCH underpass) at 7:30 p.m. and head out for a two-hour walk
(non-strenuous). Owls are difficult to find, but there is a good chance of seeing and or hearing boreal and great-horned owls (above as seen at Salmonier Nature Park). This event is weather permitting, so if you are interested send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can keep you posted. — Telegram file photo
Today, April 4
From Garden to Campus Brown Bag Series — Growing From Seed on April 4 from 1-2 p.m. at The Landing, UC-3018, MUN, St. John’s campus. Sponsored by MUN Botanical Garden. Registration is not required. Enter your name to win cool prizes. For more information call the Botanical Garden at 864-8590 or visit the Garden’s website at www.mun.ca/botgarden.
Saturday, April 6
St. Michael and All Angels parish is holding a morning coffee with bake and craft stalls at 10 a.m. on April 6 at the Shrine Club, Topsail Road. Come and bring your friends. Cost is $5.
Sunday, April 7
Carbonear old-time country music open mike/jam at the Carbonear Bethany United Church basement on April 7 at 2 p.m. Admission $5. Everyone welcome. For more information call Herb at 596-0006.
Monday, April 8
Taoist Tai Chi Society is currently offering two beginner classes, one on Monday evenings from 7-8:30 p.m. starting April 8 and Thursday mornings from 10-11:30 a.m. starting April 11. The classes will take place at the Hindu Temple, 26 Penny Lane. For further information, please call 579-5276 or visit our website at www.taoist.org.
Friday, April 5
• St. John the Evangelist Church annual fish and brewis takeout on Friday, April 5. Tickets are $8 each and are available from any vestry member, or by calling John at 786-6342, Roland at 786-9394 or Debbie at 786-0555.
• CFUW St. John’s is still collecting used books in preparation for the Giant Used Book Sale which will be held on April 17-19. Please bring your gently used books (fiction and non-fiction) to our sorting centre in the Hamlyn Road Plaza (the former Pennington’s site) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday until April 5. Sorry, we cannot accept encyclopedia, magazines, textbooks or Reader’s Digest Condensed Books. For more information, please email us at email@example.com.
Saturday, April 6
• St. Mary’s Church ACW will be hosting a luncheon on Saturday, April 6 at 1 p.m. in the church auditorium, Craigmillar Avenue. Quiche, salad and dessert will be served. Lunch will be followed by a card game (120s and Bridge). Tickets are $15 and are available by calling the church office at 579-0039.
• Open mike will be held at All Saints parish hall, Foxtrap on April 6. Doors will open at 7:15 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Come along and entertain or be entertained by local musicians. Admission at the door, canteen services available. For more information call Sandra at 834-4627.
Sunday, April 7
• We invite you to join us as for the first Peace Pole dedication in St. John’s as part of the global Peace Pole movement. Our Peace Pole gives voice to the hope, “May Peace Prevail on Earth” in English, French, Japanese and Spanish. There are more than 200,000 Peace Poles in 180 countries around the world. Please join us on Sunday, April 7 at 11 a.m. at the Powerplex, 90 Crosbie Rd.
• The Whitbourne Lions Club is hosting its monthly Sunday afternoon of fun and fabulous old-time country music on April 7 at the Lions Club in Whitbourne. 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.
• NL Moves is a monthly workshop series by DanceNL designed to expose the general public to many different dance genres while promoting wellness and physical activity. The workshops highlight some of the amazing work and skills of the dancers and movers of the province. NL Moves sessions are happening every month throughout Newfoundland until May and the workshops are free. Coming up in April, Butoh Inspired Movement on April 7 from 6-8 p.m. at Vanda Maunder Dance Studio, 59 Farm Rd., Brigus. Using vocabulary drawn from the modern Japanese dance form Butoh, students will explore what it means to be present in the body.
• The Jewish Community Havura of Newfoundland and Labrador and the Atlantic Jewish Council invite the public to a Holocaust Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 7, at the Sheraton Newfoundland Hotel. It is very excited to announce that this year, well known Newfoundland Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman will be its speaker. His topic will be, A Survivor Speaks: The Holocaust Experience of Newfoundland’s Philip Riteman. Additional information and a downloadable poster are available online at www.havura.org.
Monday, April 8
• The St. John’s Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society invites everyone to family night, April 8 from 6:30-7:45 p.m. at Wesley United Church on Patrick Street. Children (five and up) are invited to bring their parents and grandparents for an evening of fun and easy Scottish country dances. For more information contact Denise at 895-2992.
• T’ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement eight-week daytime and evening classes Monday thru Wednesday for new and returning students. Beginning the week of April 8 at H.G.R. Mews and Wedgewood Park Community Centres, at The Lantern on Barnes Road and in Mount Pearl. With 20 gentle, easy moves that help circulate and balance the flow of our natural body energies, promoting greater vitality and health in body/mind/spirit. For all ages. Can also be done seated. Simply come along and register at the first class. For further details please contact Sheila at 579-7863/727-7863 or firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.taichichihnl.ca.
• La Leche League Canada — St. John’s breastfeeding support group on April 8 at 7 p.m. at Sobeys Community Room (Torbay Road and Highland Drive). Topic is nutrition and weaning. Pregnant women, nursing moms and babies welcome. Members and non-members welcome (free of charge).
Tuesday, April 9
• Managing Anger 1, on April 9 from 7-9 p.m. and 12 Step Spirituality with Agnes Hutchings April 10 to July 3 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please pre-register by phone at 753-8760 or by email at email@example.com.
• Bishop Spencer College alumni are holding their spring lunch on April 13 at 12:30 p.m. at the Clovelly Golf Club. Tickets are $30 and must be purchased on or before April 9 by calling 579-6219 or 722-4546.
Wednesday, April 10
• The next Wessex Society Lecture will be held on Wednesday, April 10, at 8 p.m., at the Marine Institute, Ridge Road. The speaker will be artist Mary Pratt, who will speak on the topic Mary Pratt: Fredericton-Salmonier-St. John’s-Fredericton. All are welcome to attend.
• Family Life Bureau April events — Mindfulness (seven weeks) begins on April 10 and anger management for men (six weeks) and parenting children course (zero to 11 years — five weeks) begin on April 11. For more information or to register: http://rcsj.org/content/ line-registration-form for online registration, call Sister Loretta at 579-0168 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, April 11
• Chow Qigong (Chee-gong) eight-week daytime and evening classes on Thursdays starting April 11 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Combining western practices and traditional chinese medicine to help facilitate the flow and balance of our body’s natural energies for greater vitality and health in body, mind and spirit. Emphasis on both wellness and fitness. For all ages. Simply come along and register at the first class. For further details please contact Sheila at 579-7863/727-7863 or email@example.com or visit www.taichichihnl.ca and browse Chow Qigong menu link.
• The Holy Heart of Mary safe grad tickets are on sale now and are available between noon and 5 p.m. at the Holy Heart Theatre until April 12. Tickets are $25. The safe grad committee will draw for an iPad Mini at the safe grad. To be eligible students must submit the consent form, baby picture and purchase their ticket by April 8 at 5 p.m. The safe grad starts at 11:30 and ends at 5:30 a.m. All graduating students and their guests are invited to attend. Start the evening with a hypnotist at Holy Heart Theatre. Then move to the gym for fun with Sky High Amusements. Capture all your memories at a dress-up photo booth. Try your luck at the casino and find out what your future holds with our fortune tellers.
• St. Lawrence Parish ACW Portugal Cove will be holding their spring sale on April 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Serving brunch: $8 adults, $4 children 12 and younger. Usual tables. All are welcome. Any questions, call 895-6424 or the church office 895-2215.
• The Writers’ Union of Canada invites all members and non-members to its 40th Anniversary Chair’s Tour event in St. John’s on Sunday afternoon, April 14. Come meet TWUC Chair, Merilyn Simonds and hear the latest on copyright, eBooks, Library and Archives Canada, PLR, and Freedom of Expression and the Digital Landscape. Mingle with other writers, learn why collective voice matters so much right now and share your views on what it means to be a writer in Canada today. The event will take place at the home of Janet Harron and Liam Mckenna, 172 Patrick St. from 2:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday April 14. Everyone welcome.
• “Road to Innovation,” a share, experience, engage, and discover workshop in visual art, will be led by educator Dr. Florence Samson at Ultramarine Fine Art Studio, 100 Duckworth St. on April 15 from
7-9:30 p.m. Artist June Walker-Wilson will be in attendance to discuss her innovative approach to art making. Refreshments and materials provided. Limited to six participants. Fee $45. To register call 368-8919 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
• New empowerment group at Marguerite’s Place, 170 Cashin Ave. Extension. On Tuesday, April 16 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. this closed six-week group is offered to women who have experienced recent intimate partner abuse in their lives. Sessions are free, but you must call facilitators Natasha or Sheila to register. Transportation and/or childcare funds may be available to support you in availing of this group. For more information call 753-0220.
• Bio-spiritual Focusing, “Let the Body speak its Mind” with Donna Burt April 17 to May 8 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please pre-register by phone at 753-8760 or by email at email@example.com.
• CFUW St. John’s Book Sale will be held April 17-19 at the Arts and Culture Centre, St, John’s. For the best selection come Wednesday, April 17 from 7-9 p.m. and Thursday, April 18 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. All remaining books will be half price on Friday April 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information about the sale or to join CFUW, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 570-7596.
• The A.C. Hunter Adult Public Library is proud to welcome Gerard Collins on Wednesday, April 17 at 7 p.m. Gerard will be reading from his novel “Finton Moon,” hope to see you there.
• Wesley United Church will be holding a fish luncheon (fried cod and baked salmon, dessert, tea and coffee) on Friday, April 19. There will be two sittings, at noon and 1 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be obtained by calling Pheobe Sheppard at 782-1689, Marvin Barnes at 579-7900 or the church office at 579-3682.
• After a sold-out screening at the St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival, “The Disappeared” is back. “The Disappeared” is opening at Empire Theatres Studio 12 at the Avalon Mall on April 19 for a two-week run. “The Disappeared” tells the story of six men who are stranded in two dories in the middle of the North Atlantic. Battling both themselves and each other, they manage to paddle hundreds of miles to return home safely.
• The OGM presents 50 Grades of Oil Masquerade Ball — A Benefit for Easter Seals NL on April 19 at the C.L.B. Armoury. It’s an opportunity for you to network with our business and oil and gas community, have a blast, with friends, colleagues, spouses and clients and be a contribution to Easter Seals yourself. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $150 each. For tickets call 770-0677 or email email@example.com. You can dress up or we’ll have a masquerade mask for you at the door.
• T’ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement eight-hour weekend course for new and returning students. Friday evening and Saturday, April 19, 20 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. With 20 gentle, easy moves that help circulate and balance the flow of our natural body energies, promoting 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 contact Sheila at 579-7863/727-7863 or firstname.lastname@example.org. or visit www.taichichihnl.ca.
• St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, will be holding its annual spring sale and morning coffee, Saturday, April 20 in the church hall, the corner of Long’s Hill and Queen’s Road. Stalls will include baked goods, jams and jellies, crafts, books, plants and a white elephant table. Tickets are $5 which include the admission of $.50, and a sit down cup of tea, coffee and yummy edibles. Doors will open at 10 a.m.
• George Street UCW spring tea and sale at the Jimmy Pratt Memorial Outreach Centre on Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m. Tea at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $6. For more information contact the church office at 726-8775.
• St. Thomas’ Church annual silent auction and cold plate supper (with an all-you-can-eat salad buffet) will be held on Saturday, April 20 at 5 p.m. in Canon Wood Hall, 8 Military Rd. Tickets are $12 each and must be purchased in advance by calling 754-0151.
• 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.
• Marguerite’s Place is proud to sponsor and support Walk the Miles for Smiles on April 21. This walk hopes to assist in preventing child abuse through public awareness and education. Registration at Bowring Park from 9-11 a.m. Please come out to support and bring awareness to this important cause. Complimentary on-site Laser Tag, provided by Frontline Paintball & Laser Tag.
• 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 April 21 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.
• The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada, St. John’s Chapter, is holding its first annual family fun day on Sunday, April 21 at Holiday Lanes, Elizabeth Avenue, St. John’s, from 2-4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the general public. The event will include glow bowling, pizza and a door prize. Everyone is welcome. Call Kathy at 579-3700 to register or email email@example.com.
• Ron Klusmeier — Tour of a Lifetime will be visiting Topsail United Church on Sunday, April 21 for a workshop and concert. The workshop is open to anyone interested in music in the context of worship. The workshop is free and begins at 3 p.m. To register for the workshop please visit www.musiklus.com. Also at 3 p.m. there is a projection and technology workshop at Topsail United Church with Christina Bogucki a member of the Klusmeier Team at a cost of $30 per person. The concert is at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person. To reserve tickets for the concert please contact at Rosalind at 834-9443.
• April is child abuse awareness month. Please join us for a morning of fun with that special child in your life on April 22 from 9:30-11:30 a.m. as we celebrate through play activities and music. Every child is amazing, let’s acknowledge and celebrate the wonder of yours. Transportation options may be available to and from Marguerite’s Place, 170 Cashin Ave. Extension. Please call for more information and to register 753-0220. Healthy snacks will be provided.
• Free gospel concert by 50 members of the Canadian University College Choir on April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. John’s Seventh-day Adventist Church, 30 Aldershot St. Free Admission, offering will be taken. All are invited to attend.
• Managing Anger 2, with Helen Martinez on April 23 from 7-9 p.m. at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please pre-register by phone at 753-8760 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Canadian Cancer Society will be holding a volunteer appreciation celebration to honour their volunteers on Wednesday, April 24 from 6-9 p.m. at the Lions Club on Newtown Road. All Canadian Cancer Society volunteers are invited to come along and enjoy an evening of celebration.
• The Bay Roberts Public Library is hosting a book reading by local author Mike Flynn on Wednesday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome, refreshments will be served. For more information call 786-9629.
• Kids Eat Smart Foundation Newfoundland and Labrador announces its 10th annual fundraising gala — Alice in Newfoundland — taking place Thursday, April 25 at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland at 6:30 p.m. The evening will raise funds to support over 200 Kids Eat Smart Clubs that provide a nutritious breakfast to over 20,000 children and youth across the province. Supporting the cause and enhancing the evening will be Krystin Pellerin and Steve O’Connell from the Republic of Doyle, and performer Andy Jones. The evening, emceed by Anthony Germain of CBC Radio’s St. John’s Morning Show, includes dinner, live and silent auctions, games and much more. Tickets are selling fast and are $150 per person or $1,500 for a table of 10. They are available through the Foundation’s website at www.kidseatsmart.ca or by calling 722-1996.
• St. John’s Guild of Embroiderers welcome all first time visitors and members to embroider in the spring, at our April meeting on April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at Corpus Christi Hall — 260 Waterford Bridge Rd.
• The Newfoundland and Labrador Brain Injury Association will be holding their annual meeting and election of officers on Wednesday, May 1 at Tiffany Towers commencing at 7 p.m. All are welcome.
• Eating disorder foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador information sharing session on May 2 from 7-8:30 p.m. at 31 Peet St., suite 230. For more information call 722-0500 or email@example.com.
• 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.
• Join the Alzheimer Society in Staying One Step Ahead of Alzheimer’s Disease on May 26 at 2 p.m. at Kenny’s Pond, St. John’s for their Walk for Memories. There will be various walks taking place this year in support of over 7,681 families living with Alzheimer’s disease in Newfoundland and Labrador so contact the Alzheimer Society toll free at 1-877-776-0608 for more information. Many people walk in honour or memory of a loved one whose lived with the disease — participate in this year’s Walk for Memories as a tribute to someone you love. Register online: www.walkformemoriesatlantic.ca or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador (WANL) in partnership with the Literary Arts Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador is calling for submissions to one of the country’s most lucrative literary awards for unpublished writers: the Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union Fresh Fish Award for Emerging Writers. The Award, sponsored by the Newfoundland and Labrador Credit Union, is intended to serve as an incentive for emerging writers in the province by providing them with financial support, recognition and professional editing services for a book-length manuscript in any genre. Rules of eligibility and submission guidelines contact the Writers’ Alliance at 739-5215, toll-free at 1-866-739-5215, or email email@example.com. Send submissions to: Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador, Haymarket Square, 208-223 Duckworth St., St. John’s, NL, A1C 6K1. Alternately, submissions may be delivered in person at the above address. Postmark deadline: June 14. http://wanl.ca/index.html
• Beaconsfield High School Class of 1993, 20th reunion is taking place on July 19. Contact Dawn Dooling-Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
• 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: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
• Get involved in the 2013 Easter Seals Drop Zone on July 27 at Atlantic Place. In the event’s first two years we have raised more than $95,000 for Easter Seals NL. In 2013 we are hope to raise $100,000. Join us and rappel 150 feet down Atlantic Place in downtown St. John’s and make a difference in life of a child. To register visit www.thedropzone.ca/stjohns/.
• Spring clothing needs — Marguerite’s Place — spring is in the air and that extra sunshine in the sky is a welcome sight. With the changing of the season so to is the need for spring clothing and footwear for our Boutique. Have a look through your athletic clothing to see if there are pieces that you no longer need. We are in need of casual clothing such as jogging pants, lighter jackets and warm sweaters. Please ensure your donation is gently used and appropriate for the spring season. Thank you for your ongoing support. Drop off donations to 170 Cashin Ave. Extension.
• Move your body, free your spirit — stretch, strengthen, tone, breathe, re-energize, relax in Alive With Yoga classes, offered by Judy Power, certified Kripalu yoga instructor and holistic health educator. Call 754-2425 or view the schedule at www.alivewithyoga.ca. Yoga is an opportunity to release pent-up energy and change patterns that no longer serve us in exchange for healthier ones.
• Survivors of Suicide support group meetings take place the first Tuesday and third Monday of each month in the boardroom, School of Social Work building, Memorial University. For information contact Tina Davies at 726-4223.
• Morning or evening relaxation yoga and morning FUN Cardio Strengthening Class held at The Church of Ascension in Mount Pearl.These classes are non-competitive, friendly and suitable for people of all ages and abilities. For more information and to register please call Rita at 682-7671 or go to www.relaxationyoga.ca.
• 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.
• Are you affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? First Link is your first step to living well with dementia. Whether you are living with Alzheimer’s disease, another form of dementia, or supporting someone who is, First Link connects you to health services and information in your community. For more information on the First Link program you can contact the First Link co-ordinator Megan Harris-Edwards by telephone at 576-0608 or 1-877-776-0608 or by email at email@example.com.
• 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 Kins Centre, Bauline Line. Your choice: card game, darts or board games. Men and women welcome, cup of tea and goodies served after our games. For more information call 437-1803.
• The Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. is seeking individuals across Newfoundland and Labrador, interested in helping others reach their full literacy potential by becoming a tutor. Training provided. If you or someone you know is in need of a tutor please call. All services are free. For more information call Sherry Humber at 634-1441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Do you love a good story? Do you have one to tell? Join us each month for an evening’s entertainment. For more information about the Storytelling Circle and other events throughout the year, visit storytellingstjohns.ca or email email@example.com.
• Lunch and bridge every Wednesday at the St. John’s Curling Club Re/Max Centre. Please call Shirley Kelly at 754-3260 to reserve your table.
• 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 9-11:45 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Fluvarium Kids Club Weekend Programs. Have you heard? Kids ages five and 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 email@example.com.
• 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 an 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.
• Torbay New Horizons Computer Program for seniors. Learn how to browse the internet and send email to family and friends. Free to 50 plus. 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.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. will soon be launching a provincial fundraising campaign called “Change Your Luck with Literacy 2013” Ticket Lottery with only 213 tickets printed. The tickets are $100 each or can be bought in shares of $5 of up to 20 people with one grand prize draw of $10,000 on Friday, Sept. 13, at 8:40 a.m. on CFCB Radio Station. For more information, please call Sherry Humber at 634-1441 or email email@example.com
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com. 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 of 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.
• 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.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• 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 email@example.com.
• 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Presbyterian Church in Newfoundland — over 500 delicious recipes complied from the congregations — these are the best of the best. An excellent gift for any occasion. Only $15. Proceeds go towards youth ministry. Pick up your copy from the church office at St. Andrew’s (76 Queens Rd.) or St. David’s (98 Elizabeth Ave.)
• The Latin Mass is offered every Sunday at 5:15 p.m. at St. Pius X Catholic Church on Smithville Crescent (next door to St. Patrick’s Mercy Home on Elizabeth Avenue) in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Latin-English translations provided. In your quest for the spiritual, discover the ancient silent regeneration of the mass. Sponsored by Una Voce. For information visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqvYjwTr8C0 or call 722-4842.