The Tely Go Guide July 17

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The 36th annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic will be held on July 20 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Bannerman Park with a rain delay date of July 21. — Telegram file photo

Go Guide Highlights

Friday, July 19

The Avalon Artist Group is partnering with the Holyrood Squid Festival to host a gala art show and sale on July 19 at The Hat/Velvet Horn in Holyrood. Friday opening reception from

7-9 p.m., Saturday from 12-7 p.m. and Sunday from 12-5 p.m. For more information call Rosemary at 229-0639.


Saturday, July 20

SPAN flea market and bake sale on July 20 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the SPAN parking lot, 472 Logy Bay Rd. Call 738-3401 for more information.

Thursday, July 23

There will be a card game at St. Lawrence Parish Hall, Portugal Cove on July 23 at 8 p.m. Bring your own cards, lunch provided, $5 admission. Call 895-2215 or 895-6424 for more information.

Saturday, July 27

Positive Thinkers monthly breakfast will be held July 27 from 9-11 a.m. at Bally Haly, Logy Bay Road. Guest speaker: Dan Dillon. Topic: Training For Success. Please reserve your seat by July 25 at


Thursday, July 18

• Join the Association for the Arts in Mount Pearl for outer space crafts and human sculptures.

1:30-2:30 p.m. Monday and Friday, 7-8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, Admiralty House Museum, Old Placentia Road, Mount Pearl. Call 765-9383. All kids welcome.


Friday, July 19

• Beaconsfield High School class of 1993, 20 year reunion is taking place on July 19. Contact Dawn Dooling-Ryan at for further information.


Saturday, July 20

• Take a look back to the music and culture that shaped our province, at the third annual Celtic Roots Folk Festival on Saturday, July 20. The day kicks off at 11 a.m. with a gaelic football game at the Carbonear soccer pitch. It’s free and anyone can play. Then at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Grounds in Carbonear, there’s music from performers like Fergus O’Byrne, Jenny Gear and Sandy Morris, Joanna Barker, Graham Wells and The Freels.

• Brother John Frampton OFM Cap. will launch his new book, “Everybody Happy? Reflections From A Capuchin Friar” on Saturday, July 20 from 1-3 p.m. at Mary Queen of the World Church basement. Autographed copies will be available for $10. You are invited to come out for a reading and meet Brother John and his editor, Anne Wright-Howard, former CBC Radio producer. For more information, call Brother John at 647-229-5959.

• On Saturday, July 20 as part of Heart’s Content Heritage Day, the Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador (HFNL) will celebrate the designation of the Heart’s Content Provincial Registered Heritage District and will unveil a plaque recognizing this designation. The plaque will be unveiled on the grounds of the Mizzen Heritage Community Museum at 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

• The John Cabot Rose Society will host their seventh annual Rose Show at MUN Botanical Garden on Saturday, July 20 (12-5 p.m.) and Sunday, July 21 (10 a.m. to 4 p.m.). This is a non-competitive event and admission to the show is free. Members of the public are invited to enter their roses (vases provided) in the upcoming rose show. Please bring exhibits on Saturday, July 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. For more information on the John Cabot Rose Society, please contact Frank Smith, (email:, telephone: 726-5232).


Tuesday, July 23

 • Budgeting 101 on Tuesday, July 23 from 7-8 p.m. at the A.C. Hunter Library, Activity Room, first floor Children’s Library, Arts and Culture Centre. You will receive tips on budgeting, tips on managing debt and tips on savings and best of all its offered at no cost to you. Register at 737-3950.

• Summer Labyrinth — “A Walking Meditation” with Donna Burt from 7-9 p.m. on July 23. Pre-register by Monday, July 22 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Please pre-register by phone at 753-8760 or by email at

Wednesday, July 24

• His Honour the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, lieutenant-governor of Newfoundland and Labrador, and Her Honour Patricia Fagan invite the public to join them at the annual Garden Party on Government House grounds from 3-4:30 p.m., on Wednesday, July 24. Featuring The Church Lads’ Brigade Band, The Signal Hill Tattoo and The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary Mounted Unit. Light refreshments will be served by the Girl Guides. In case of inclement weather on July 24, the Garden Party will be held from 3-4:30 p.m., on July 25.

• “Faerie Tales” on Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 p.m. at the Cupids Legacy Centre, Cupids. Admission $8 adults, $4 children. Learn the truth behind our local stories about the little folk from those who know.

• Legend City Wrestling is proud to announce its return to the C.L.B. Armoury with former WWE Superstar Rhino. On Wednesday, July 24 join us to see what Rhino will have to say about all that has transpired since he last stepped into the LCW ring several months ago.  All tickets are available at the C.L.B. Armoury and Long’s Hill Convenience.


• There will be a dance and silent auction July 26 to raise funds in support of Jeanine (Boudreau) Doiron who has been transported to the Toronto General Hospital to await a double lung transplant. Jeanine, 34, lives in Mount Pearl and is originally from Witless Bay. In 2009, she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer and pulmonary hypertension. Jeanine was successful in her battle with cancer, however, the pulmonary hypertension has proven to be more difficult. Jeanine left the province on July 5 to await her transplant. The fundraiser will be held at the Knights of Columbus on St. Clare Avenue in St. John’s. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Auction donations as well as prizes for this fundraiser are being accepted. You can contact us by email at or call 746-0443 (Sherisse) or 691-8070 (Marie). Tickets for the dance and silent auction are $10 each and can be purchased by calling 709-745-7650 or emailing We have also set up a bank account under “Fundraiser for Jeanine Doiron” at Scotiabank, account number 21113 00673 18.

• 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: or

 • 2013 Flatrock Soiree is July 26-28. Opening ceremony on July 26 at 1:30 p.m. at the Flatrock Community Centre and seniors social from 2-4 p.m. Family fun day at the Red Head Complex on July 27 from  2-4 p.m. Shawn Silver Dancing and Village Dancers at Ocean View Park at 7:30 p.m. with local talent 8:30 p.m. with Foggy Dew. Open air dance at 10 p.m. On July 28 starting at 3 p.m. The following are playing: The McGrath Family, Shamrock, The Martin Family (Jimmy), Dungarvan, Redline, Heel ‘n Toe. Fireworks at 10 p.m.

 • Get involved in the 2013 Easter Seals Drop Zone on July 27 at Atlantic Place. In the event’s first two years it has raised more than $95,000 for Easter Seals NL. In 2013 it hopes to raise $100,000. Join us and rappel 150 feet down Atlantic Place in downtown St. John’s and make a difference in the life of a child. To register visit

• Fifth annual Dub Show on July 27 at Bowring Park. The Dub Show is Newfoundlands only Volkswagen car show. There is no charge to enter a car in the show, and admission for spectators is free. The Dub Show is accepting non-perishable food items to donate to the local food bank. There will be a barbecue in support of Ronald McDonald House. Prizes will be awarded in random draws.


Organizations: Avalon Artist Group, The Hat/Velvet Horn, Association for the Arts Heritage Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador Beaconsfield High School Knights of Columbus Grounds World Church CBC Radio Mizzen Heritage Community Museum The John Cabot Rose Society A.C. Hunter Library

Geographic location: Holyrood, Mount Pearl, Portugal Cove Carbonear Logy Bay Road Placentia Road Children

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