Actress Lynda Boyd, who plays Rose Doyle on CBC-TV’s “Republic of Doyle,” will be at Sobeys on Merrymeeting Road Saturday at 2 p.m. as part of The Telegram’s Warm Hearts campaign. Boyd is the patron of the campaign, now in its third year, which raises awareness, money and comfy clothing for the women and children who have been victims of domestic violence and are staying at Iris Kirby House.
Lynda Boyd of "Republic of Doyle."
Boyd will accept donations to the campaign, sign autographs and take pictures. Clothing donations (new only, please) can be pyjamas, hats, mitts, scarves, socks and underwear, in a range of women’s and children’s sizes, or personal hygiene items such as soap, shampoo and toothpaste.
Saturday night, Boyd will perform alongside Mark Critch, Sean McCann, Chris Kirby, Mary Barry, Ian Foster, Chris Andrews, comedian Sarah Walsh and the Neighbourhood Strays at “Under the Covers,” a show at Holy Heart in aid of Warm Hearts. Tickets are $25, all taxes and surcharge included, and are available at www.holyhearttheatre.com or by calling 579-4424.