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GO GUIDE: St. John's area events for June 11 to 15

Enjoy some of Newfoundland’s best as they gather to play a selection of traditional Newfoundland music at Rocket Bakery on Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. This is a free event.
Enjoy some of Newfoundland’s best as they gather to play a selection of traditional Newfoundland music at Rocket Bakery on Tuesday from 12:30-1:30 p.m. This is a free event. - 123RF Stock Photo

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Events must be submitted by Monday each week to be included in the following weekend’s event listings.

Monday, June 11

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10:30 p.m.

Larry Foley

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Ongoing

NSO welcomes The Tenors

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra (NSO) is happy to announce that tickets are on sale now for the NSO ExxonMobil Big Ticket, the NSO’s annual fundraiser. The concert will take place on Oct. 11 at Mile One Centre and will feature The Tenors, backed by the NSO. A decade after forming in their native Canada, The Tenors are an international success story. With their robust singing and seamless blend of classical and contemporary pop textures, Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray and Fraser Walters have scored multi-platinum sales, performed for the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Queen Elizabeth II, and shared stages with superstars such as Paul McCartney and Justin Bieber. Tickets, including a limited number of VIP meet-and-greet packages, can be purchased through the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 576-7657 or online at www.mileonecentre.com.

Tuesday, June 12

Classes

10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.

Wisdom Healing Qigong

Come “Awaken the Energy Within”! Relax! En-JOY! Weekly wellness classes with Sheila Leonard at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Classes are ongoing throughout June, at 10:30 a.m. for the beyond beginners class and 1:30 p.m. for the beginners class. Focus on postural alignment, gentle repetitive movements, visualization, sound and focused attention. Call 727-7863 or visit www.sheilaleonard.ca for more information.

Art

Ongoing

Brushes with Nature

An exhibition of works by Monday’s Company at Memorial University Botanical Garden, 306 Mt. Scio Rd. Monday’s Company have been painting with Diana Dabinett for 25 years. The exhibition runs from June 8 to July 12. As the room is sometimes in use, phone ahead to make sure the exhibition is open. Call 864-8590.

Games

7 p.m.

Crib

The weekly crib game in support of Ronald McDonald House continues every Tuesday in the basement of St. Teresa’s Church. Admission is $5 with a prize awarded to the winner. The event is open to everyone. Contact Andrew Walsh at 726-3935 for more information.

Live Music

12:30 p.m.

Trad Tunes at Rocket Bakery

Enjoy some of Newfoundland’s best as they gather to play a selection of traditional Newfoundland music at Rocket Bakery from 12:30-1:30 p.m. This is a free event.

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Open Mike Night

At O’Reilly’s.

Wednesday, June 13

Children

Ongoing

Fluvarium’s Summer Nature Camps

Registration is now open for The Fluvarium’s summer nature camps, designed to capture the interest and the imagination of young campers ages six through 12. Fish on Long Pond, swim at the Aquarena, relax in the forest and explore nature through engaging and thought-provoking programs. Camp cost is $165 (plus HST) and campers will be provided with a T-shirt. Limited space is available, and some weeks fill fast, so call 754-3474 to register.

Art

1 p.m.

Dave Hoddinott

Dave Hoddinott is the artist-in-residence at the Heritage Shop,

309 Water St., until June 17. Visit Dave at the second-floor gallery, where you can watch him paint and view his artwork every Wednesday through Sunday from 1-5 p.m.

3 p.m.

Art Hive

Make art, collaborate and engage with members from your community at our Art Hive at A.C. Hunter Public Library: a community art studio that welcomes everyone as an artist in an environment of inclusion, respect and learning. All ages are welcome. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Call 737-3950 to register.

Classes

10 a.m.

Boxing to Beat Parkinson’s

Presented by the Parkinson Society Newfoundland and Labrador, this is a specialized exercise program for Parkinson’s patients using boxing techniques. These one-hour classes are free, and are offered every Wednesday at Boxfit, 878 Topsail Rd. Call 754-4428 for details.

10:30 a.m.

T’ai Chi Chih

Come “Awaken the Energy Within”! Relax! En-JOY! Weekly wellness classes with Sheila Leonard at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. Classes are ongoing throughout June at 10:30 a.m. for new and returning students. Includes 20 gentle, repetitive movements that help increase the flow of our natural energy. Call 727-7863 or visit www.sheilaleonard.ca for more information.

5 p.m.

FISHCRAFT

Join Fishing for Success at Rocket Bakery from 5-8 p.m. for a family-friendly evening of hands-on activities that are all about fish and fishing. Learn ancient skills of weaving rope and knitting net — but with a modern twist all your own. Make your very own souvenir to keep. Learn skills that have been handed down through Newfoundland and Labrador families for generations.

7 p.m.

Cabot Toastmasters

Is a fear of public speaking holding you back? Drop in to our meeting at Mount Pearl City Hall to learn what we're all about. For more information, simply Google “Cabot Toastmasters”.

Games

8 p.m.

Bingo

Weekly bingo at the Mazol Shrine Centre, 530 Topsail Rd. 

Fundraiser

Upcoming

Fish Fry at The Fluvarium

Save the date: on July 31 our Red Seal chef, Antoine Harding, will prepare a delicious three course fish dinner for the Fluvarium’s annual Fish Fry Fundraiser. All proceeds go toward children’s environmental education programs. Call 754-FISH (3474) for tickets. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.

4:30 p.m.

Lobster Dinner at The Kirk

The 42nd annual Lobster Dinner at The Kirk (St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 76 Queen’s Rd.) is a popular dinner that always sells quickly. Takeout orders can be picked up any time after 4:30 p.m. The eat-in big feast in the hall is at 7 p.m. Cost is $60. Included are two cooked and split Newfoundland lobsters, assorted salads, buns and trifle for dessert. A takeout lobster dinner is a date night picnic for two, or you can join us in the hall for the big feast. Reserved seating for groups of eight or more. Get yours by calling the church office at 726-5385 or email kirklobster@gmail.com. Advance tickets only.

Groups

7:30 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous

Regular weekly meeting held every Wednesday at St. James United Church on Elizabeth Avenue. For more information, call 738-1742.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

7 p.m.

Kyran Pennell

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N’ Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Discussion

7 p.m.

LGBTQ+ Support Panel

Are you a parent, relative or friend of someone who identifies as LGBTQ+? Do you want to be encouraging, but sometimes you aren’t sure how? Well “come out” and join us for a panel discussion at A.C. Hunter Public Library about supporting your LGBTQ+ loved ones. All are welcome. Call 737-3950 to register.

Thursday, June 14

Classes

1:30 p.m.

T’ai Chi Chih

Come “Awaken the Energy Within”! Relax! En-JOY! Weekly wellness classes with Sheila Leonard at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd. This beyond beginners class is ongoing throughout June at 1:30 p.m. Refining our practice of the 20 gentle repetitive movements, helping further increase the flow of our natural energy. Call 727-7863 or visit www.sheilaleonard.ca for more information.

Live Music

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

6:30 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Glory Days

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Public Forum

Ongoing

Rural Vitality

Join us at Rural Vitality: Partnerships and Placemaking - a unique community-based forum where communities on the Bonavista Peninsula will tell their story and invite innovative ideas on how to harness built heritage for community revitalization. Trinity Historical Society is co-organizing the forum with the Bonavista-Trinity Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Sir William Ford Coaker Heritage Foundation, and Tourism Elliston, with support from the Environmental Policy Institute of Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. The forum will take place from June 14-17 in communities across the Bonavista region. Learn more and register at www.preservationofplace.com.

Friday, June 15

Live Music

4 p.m.

Derek Graham

Performing at Green Sleeves.

5 p.m.

Jim Feehan

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Greeley’s Reel

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11:30 p.m.

The Punters

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

12 a.m.

Dave White & Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Public Forum

Ongoing

Rural Vitality

Join us at Rural Vitality: Partnerships and Placemaking - a unique community-based forum where communities on the Bonavista Peninsula will tell their story and invite innovative ideas on how to harness built heritage for community revitalization. Trinity Historical Society is co-organizing the forum with the Bonavista-Trinity Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Sir William Ford Coaker Heritage Foundation, and Tourism Elliston, with support from the Environmental Policy Institute of Grenfell Campus, Memorial University. The forum will take place from June 14-17 in communities across the Bonavista region. Learn more and register at www.preservationofplace.com.

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