Published on July 02, 2014
July 5 is Bobber Day at The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, 7 Conception Bay. Children’s Carnival and live music starting at 1 p.m. Bobber Race at 2:30 p.m. Ticket draws, face painting, bouncy castle. Buy Bobber tickets for $2,500 in cash prizes. Special event, 10 a.m. Riccardo Levi-Setti will sign his new Trilobite book in the centre’s Gift Shop. — Submitted photo
Published on July 02, 2014
Memorial University’s Botanical Garden is partnering with a number of organizations to bring creative design efforts and avid gardeners together. Local gardens galore will be revealed in the second annual Mystery Garden Tour. Attendees of the tour will receive an exclusive passport to visit 12 beautiful private gardens in the St. John’s metropolitan area at their leisure on July 5-6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The passport also includes a stroll through Memorial’s Botanical Garden and nature trails on both days. For more information, visit www.mun.ca/botgarden/events/annual/GardenMysteryTour.php and view pictures from last year’s tour. — Submitted photo
Thursday, July 3
Meet at Cupids Legacy Centre, Hike Burnt Head Trail for a whale-watching hike July 4 from 1 - 2:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Please pre-register by contacting Cupids Legacy Centre at 528-1610. Deadline to register is July 3.
• Join us for a full day of anniversary celebrations: today at The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, 7 Conception Bay Highway. Coffee Matters serving touton breakfast and fishcake lunch specials. Photo exhibit with live music starts 11 a.m. with hourly door prizes. Guided river tours. Disney’s “A Bug’s Life” at 3 p.m. “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” at 5 p.m. Doxie, our cuddly Trilobite toy’s first birthday with birthday cake for everyone at 2:15 p.m. C.B.S. School of Music, Company of Gypsies, storytellers, acoustic musicians and more at 7 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you’d like to perform or have books or CDs to sell. Bar service available. $2 donation requested for the evening.
• Pillow-top craft on July 6 at the Cupids Legacy Hall from 1-5 p.m. Cost is $20. Please pre-register by contacting Cupids Legacy Centre at 528-1610. Deadline to register is July 3. Instructed by Nicole Penney. Please bring your own pair of sharp scissors.
Friday, July 4
• Swing Social on July 4, at The Republic (upstairs) on Duckworth Street at 9 p.m. Hosted by Lindy Hop on the Rock. A fun night of swing dancing, starting with a lesson. Beginners are welcome, no partner required. Only $7 cover, lesson included.
• July 4 — Special Friday soiree campfire sing-along, at The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, 7 Conception Bay Highway from 7-8 p.m.
• Did you go to high school in Grand Falls-Windsor between 1967 and 1971? If so, you are invited to attend a joint reunion (July 4-6) of students from St. Mike’s, GFA, and St Catherine’s. For the first time students from Catholic and Protestant schools are getting together to celebrate. Visit www.kevinharvey.info
reunion.html to print your registration form. Find us on Facebook: Saints GFA Reunion 2014 or email email@example.com for more information.
• The Beaches Arts and Heritage Centre classical concert July 4 at 8 p.m. featuring nationally celebrated singers and musicians. This evening will include well-known (and loved) classical melodies, both vocally and instrumentally, and contemporary works. Join Shelly Neville, Calvin Powell, Heather Kao, Theo Webber and Brian Way along with special guest Alanna Fraize and Jim Tranquilla. Admission: $27. To purchase tickets call 677-2360. Visit us at www.beachesheritagecentre.ca.
Saturday, July 5
• Ride for the Breath of Life in support of Cystic Fibrosis on July 5. To register visit www.rideforthebreathoflife.ca.
• Bishops College 50-year reunion on July 5 for the 1964 graduates (including commercial). Call 745-4009 or 745-3408 for details.
• Flea market, front parking lot of All Saints parish hall, Foxtrap on July 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Hot dogs, burgers and soft drinks will be available for purchase. To rent a table please contact Barb Tilley at 834-4795 or Aura Farrell at 834-9384.
• Play some traditional Newfoundland games — play unplugged July 5 at the Cupids Legacy Centre from
2-4 p.m. Open to the public.
• All Saints open mike. Come up to Foxtrap parish hall, C.B.S., on July 5 (for July only). Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Come enjoy a great evening of entertainment. For info call Selina at 834-5960.
Sunday, July 6
• The Siamsa Singers from Montreal will visit Trinity on July 6 and will be presenting a choral presentation at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, Trinity at 7 p.m. A seafaring celebration. Celtic music that will pluck at your heartstrings and get your toes tapping
• St. James United Church,
330 Elizabeth Ave. — Sunday worship time for July and August will be at 10 a.m. starting Sunday, July 6 and ending Sunday, Aug. 31. Everyone is welcome.
• Stained glass rug hooking on July 12 and 13 at the Cupids Legacy Centre from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: is $60 + cost of materials. Please pre-register by contacting Cupids Legacy Centre at 528-1610. Deadline to register is July 6. Please bring: four-ounce skein or ball of wool in black, dark brown, or dark green, a small pair of sharp scissors, and a container for scraps. Please bring your own lunch for each day. This two day workshop will cover dyeing and cutting wool fabric, while choosing from a variety of patterns, to give your rug a stained glass look.
• July 6 — Geocaching Day at The Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, 7 Conception Bay, from 1-3 p.m. Have fun exploring Manuels River at our summer geocaching day.
• The Whitbourne Lions Club hosts its monthly Sunday afternoon of fun and fabulous old time country music on July 6 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. Start your summer fun at the Whitbourne open mike.
Monday, July 7
• Holy Trinity Parish, Torbay, garden party card game on July 7 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 and include a chance to win the $100 door prize and all draws during the night.
• The Anglican Cathedral crypt tea room opens for the summer on July 7. The tea room is open Monday to Friday from 2:30-4:30 p.m. and Wednesdays from 2-4:30 p.m. Come and join us for a lovely afternoon tea with homemade treats in a lovely downtown setting. Cost is $8 per person. For information visit www.stjohnsanglicancathedral.org.
• Camp Hollywood’s musical theatre camps are happening the week of July 7, July 14 and July 21. Sing. Act. Dance! Call 763-ACT1 to register or visit camphollywood.ca.
• Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice, invites children in grades 2 and 3 in present school year to attend summer environmental day camp the week July 7-11, and children in grades 4 and 5 in present year to attend camp July 14-18. Activities include container planting of vegetables and flowers, art, song, hiking, video, field trips and other activities. Registration $50. To register phone 722-0082 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Register early as space is limited to 10 to 12 children per week.
Tuesday, July 8
• Bingo at BIS, 30 Harvey Rd. on July 8 at 7 p.m. Cards 3 for $5. For more information call BIS 754-0570. Bingo in aid of School Lunch Program. Come and bring your friends.• Giant flag raising on July 9 at the Cupids 1910 Flag Site at 10 a.m. Open to the public, no admission fee.
Wednesday, July 9
• The 32nd annual Memorial University Alumni Golf Tournament. Alumni and friends are invited to the 32nd annual tournament on Wednesday, July 9, at the beautiful Terra Nova Golf Resort. Our $95 registration gets you a round of golf, a gift, a barbecue banquet and a chance to win 100,000 Air Miles. Register at munalum.ca or call
1-877-700-4081 or 864-4354. Proudly sponsored by Johnson Inc.
• T’ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement — St. John’s area — six weekly classes for new and returning students, ongoing until July 9 at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. With 20 gentle, easy moves, T’ai Chi Chih is a simple way to help yourself feel better body/mind/spirit by using your own natural resources to help facilitate the flow and balance of your body’s internal energy. Can also be done seated. Please contact Sheila at email@example.com or 727-7863 for more information or simply come along to the class.
• “How to Transition from Two Incomes to One” on July 9 at 6:30 p.m. at the A.C. Hunter Public Library. Changes in your life can have a major effect on your finances. How do you transition from two incomes to one? How do you assess your financial situation and determine how the debts should be paid? Every situation is unique but we can provide you with the information to get organized and started. Please call 737-3950 to register.
• Wild About Gardening on Wednesday, July 9 at the Cupids Legacy Centre at 7:30 p.m. Admission $8 at the door. Learn about native plants and their interconnectedness to birds, bats, bees and butterflies. Light refreshments will be served. Everyone is welcome.
• Landfall Artists 2014 workshops and talks. Come join us on July 9 for an artist-in-residence talk at St. George’s Heritage Church, Brigus, from 7–9 p.m. Artistic duo Tara Cooper and Terry O’Neill will talk about their most recent project “Supercell — The Poetics of a Storm Cloud.” Free admission, no registration required. Visit Tara at www.taracooper.com/Tara_Cooper/home.html.
Thursday, July 10
• July 10, 17, 24 and 31 — family campfire and sing-a-long at the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre 7-8 p.m. We provide the marshmallows for roasting. Feel free to bring an instrument and join in the sing-a-long.
• T’ai Chi Chih Joy thru Movement — Kelligrews — four or six weekly classes for new and returning students ongoing until possibly July 10 at The Kiwanis Club from 7-8:30 p.m. Please contact Sheila at firstname.lastname@example.org or 727-7863 for more information or simply come along to the class.
• July 11 and 12 — “Young Scientist: A River Runs Through It” at the Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre, 7 Conception Bay Highway, from 1-3 p.m. Join us as we explore the wonderful world of water.
• From June through August, Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold 53 regional conventions in 24 locations throughout Canada. The convention theme focuses on where real and satisfying truth can be found. This year our convention “Keep Seeking First God’s Kingdom!” will be held in NL at the Mount Pearl Glacier on July 11 to 13. This year we expect approximately 1500 delegates to attend from all over NL. For further information concerning our conventions visit http://www.jw.org/en/jehovahs-witnesses/conventions/
• The 37th annual Teddy Bear’s Picnic at Bannerman Park July 12 from 12-2 p.m. (rain delay date the July 13). Hosted by the Teddy Bear Man, Terry Rielly, the event is free, with face painting, a teddy bears clinic, a reading blanket and balloon animals. Bring a donation of food for the Salvation Army.
• The Floral Design Group of the Newfoundland Horticultural Society will present a floral art show at MUN Botanical Garden on July 12 from 12-5 p.m. and July 13 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission to the show is free. The Botanical Garden is located at 306 Mount Scio Rd. For more information please call 864-8590, e-mail email@example.com or visit the Garden’s website at www.mun.ca/botgarden.
• An afternoon with our Newfoundland Ponies on July 13 at the Cupid’s Beach/ Marina from 1 - 4 p.m. Cost is $5 per ride. Pony rides, buggie rides and live, local entertainment. All proceeds go to the Debbie Bray Memorial NL Pony Assistance/ Rescue Fund.
• 6th annual Motorcycle Ride for Autism on Sunday, July 13 — an annual motorcycle event in Newfoundland and Labrador dedicated to raising funds to support improved programs, services and supports for persons with autism and their families. Please visit www.canadahelps.org/GivingPages/GivingPage.aspx?gpID=37889 to donate.
• St. John the Evangelist Church, Coley’s Point, holds a breakfast on July 19 from 8-11 a.m. Cost is $8. It will be at the church hall in Coley’s Point. On the menu for that day will be eggs, bologna, sausage, baked beans, toutons, fries and toast. For a special treat there will be some fish and brewis while it lasts, so come early and get your share. For more information call Debbie at 786-0555 or Maxine at 786-6342.
• The John Cabot Rose Society will host its 8th annual Rose Show at MUN Botanical Garden July 19 from 12-5 p.m. and July 20 from 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 19 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. For more information on the John Cabot Rose Society, please contact Frank Smith, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 726-5232.