Thursday, July 29 • The Basilica Museum Committee presents Weaving the Wind, a Celtic harp recital by Ed Kavanagh, every Thursday throughout August from 1-2 p.m. Admission $7. For more information, contact the Basilica Cathedral Museum at 726-3660 or visit www.edkavanagh.com. Reservations are encouraged.
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Volks fans line up during a recent cruise. The Dub Show, a car show for Volkswagen and other European cars, will be held on Saturday, July 31 in Bowring Park. Any and all Volkswagens are welcome. Registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the show runs from 1-5 p.m. Show is free. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Shakti Yoga Studio sessions: gentle yoga class at 5:30 p.m. Hatha Flow, followed by a 15-minute Yoga Nidra relaxation at 7 p.m. Drop-ins welcome, visit www.shaktiyogastudio.ca or call 722-YOGA for more information.
• Rabbittown Theatre Company presents “Colony of the Heart” by Ben Pittman, a New World Theatre Project Production, 6 p.m. at The Indeavour Stage, Cupids on July 29 and 30. General admission is $25, groundling tickets are $10 and can be purchased from the Cupids 400 Box Office, 467 Seaforest Dr., Cupids NL, call 528-1610. Tickets will also be available on site half an hour before showtime. For more information, visit www.newworldtheatreproject.com.
• Marian Prayer Group, St. Pius X Parish Hall, will meet Thursday, July 29 at 8 p.m. All welcome. For more information, call Corinne at 368-9388.
• On Thursday, July 29 the Shallaway choir will present its musical program for the World Conference in a farewell concert at the LSPU Hall at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at the LSPU Box Office, or online at www.rca.nf.ca/info_boxoffice.html.
• Adult roller skating summer session at Mile One Centre tonight. Rates: adults $5/seniors and students $4/spectators $3. For more information, call 576-7657 or contact Peggy Walsh at email@example.com or 758-5494.
• NL Mustangs weekly Mustang Roundup and Cruise, beginning 7-8 p.m. at Tim Horton's, Thorburn Road.
• Tango on the Edge holds practicas (informal Argentine Tango dancing) every Thursday 8:30-10:30 p.m., RCA, 10 Bennett Ave. Everyone welcome. For details and contacts, visit www.tangoontheedge.ca
Friday, July 30
Saturday, July 31
• The Positive Thinkers meeting will be held Saturday, July 31 from 9-11 a.m. at the Battery Hotel. Guest speaker Carl George will talk on “Putting the fun back in Holistic Wellness.” Cost: $13 members, $16 non-members. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 747-4378.
• Musicians are invited to perform/busk at the Stephenville Community Market every Saturday from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Lions Club. Just show up with your instruments and have a jam.
• The Dub Show, a car show for Volkswagen and other European cars, will be held on Saturday, July 31 in Bowring Park. Any and all Volkswagens are welcome. Registration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the show runs from 1-5 p.m. Show is free. For more information, e-mail email@example.com.
• Carbonear Days presents Fibre Arts Exhibit of rugs, quilts, and woven blankets Saturday, July 31 from 2-4 p.m. in the multi-purpose room, Carbonear swimming pool building (park past pool — use rear entrance). Free admission. For more information, firstname.lastname@example.org.
• Applications are being accepted for the 2009 Miss Teen Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship Pageant from Oct. 14-17, 2010. For more information or to obtain an application, call 895-8588 or visit www.missteenachievement.com. Deadline for applications midnight July 31.
Sunday, Aug. 1
• NL Mustangs Sunday morning Mustang Brunch and Cruise from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Don Cherry’s, Freshwater Road, then cruise weather permitting.
• Whitbourne Lions Club hosts its monthly afternoon old time country music on the first Sunday of each month. This month's open mike will be held Sunday, Aug. 1 at the Lions Club in Whitbourne. The doors open at 1 p.m.
• Bingo every Sunday night at St. Teresa’s Parish Hall, 120 Mundy Pond Rd. Doors open 7 p.m. Games begin at 8 p.m. Lots of parking and there is wheelchair access. Rising jackpot each week.
• The Mother Daughter Ride (MDRide), a national fundraiser, will leave St. John’s in August. It involves two women — a mother and daughter team — who will lead other motorcycle riders on a 24-day trek across Canada ending in Vancouver. In partnership with SOS Children’s Villages, a national and international charity supporting orphans and abandoned children, all proceeds of the Mother Daughter Ride will enable children in Canada and around the world receive an education, a home and create a sustainable way of life.
Monday, Aug. 2
• The Whale Release and Strandings Group will have information and awareness sessions in the town of Twillingate and Fogo from Aug. 2-5. They will be visiting numerous wharfs and encouraging recreational fishers to take a moment, speak with them, report whale and turtle sightings. News and materials about the Whale Watcher Photo Contest, and the NL Marine Mammal Strandings Network will be shared. See newfoundlandwhales.net for more information about the group.
• Free tours will be offered by the NRC Institute for Ocean Technology, Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. until Aug. 27. For more information, call Mario Doyle at 772-4366, e-mail at Mario.Doyle@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca. or visit http://iot-ito.nrc.gc.ca.
Tuesday, Aug. 3
• Where once they stood, a walking tour celebrating the 400th anniversary of English settlement, Tuesdays and Fridays only from 9:15 a.m. at The Sheraton Hotel. Tour lasts about 75 minutes. Reservations: 364-6845. Visit www.boyletours.com.
• Workshops in Brigus presents felting with Pearl Fifield at Hawthorne Cottage Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 2-4 p.m. Cost: $25 (includes materials and admission to Hawthorne Cottage). Learn techniques and create a small felting piece of your own. For more information, call 528-4004.
• On Monday Aug. 2, from 3-4:30 p.m., at the Mercy Centre for Ecology and Justice (101 Mount Scio Road), the Friends of Pippy Park and Food Education Action St. John’s (FEASt) invite you to a free presentation given by Sister Mary Tee on “Ecological Literacy: Connecting Spirituality and Gardening.” For further information, contact Emily Doyle at 722-6604, email@example.com or visit www.feastnl.ca.
See GO, page B2