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The First Choice Haircutters team will be at The Gathering Place all day today providing haircuts free of charge.
The First Choice Haircutters team will be at The Gathering Place all day today providing haircuts free of charge. - 123RF Stock Photo
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. —

Tuesday, May 14


7 p.m.


The weekly crib game in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association N.L. Division takes place in the basement of St. Teresa’s Church from 7-9 p.m. 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.

Classes and groups

10:30 a.m., 1:30 and 7 p.m.

Wisdom Healing Qigong

Come “Awaken the Energy Within”! Relax! More wellness, more energy, more joy! Weekly daytime and evening classes with Sheila Leonard at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd., until May 21. Classes at 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. are for new and returning students. Class at 1:30 p.m. is for returning students only. Focus is on postural alignment, gentle repetitive movements, visualization, sound, with focused intention and attention. Register at your first class. Call 727-7863 or visit for more information.

7 p.m.

Free ESL Classes

The Association for New Canadians is offering free evening English as a second language classes beginning Tuesday at the ESL Training Centre, 148 Elizabeth Ave. (off Smithville Crescent). To register, phone 726-6848 or email

Meditation, the Silent Teaching

Basic meditation practices offered by Sri Chinmoy Meditation Centre at St. John’s College Chapel include breathing, concentration, posture, visualization exercises, chanting and guided meditations. No prior experience is necessary. Register in advance: 237-1611.

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

Do you want a touch of the Holy Spirit? Every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m., Inner Healing Ministry meets at Wesley United Church auditorium for a wonderful hour of music and prayer, a time to let the worries of life go away for an hour, a time of healing, a time for you. Open to everyone and a great place to meet new friends from all denominations. For more information, call Roger at 895-3499.


9:30 p.m.

Jest B’ys

Open-mike comedy every Tuesday at Yes B’ys. Pay what you can.


All day

Free haircuts

The First Choice Haircutters team will be at The Gathering Place providing haircuts free of charge.

Live Music

12:30 p.m.

Trad Tunes at Rocket Bakery

Enjoy some of Newfoundland’s best as they gather and play a selection of traditional Newfoundland music at Rocket Bakery on Water Street. Admission is free.

7:30 p.m.

Choir Folk

Coastal Sounds Community Choir presents Choir Folk at Topsail United Church in C.B.S. Special guest choir Holy Spirit High School's VIVA under the direction of Gwen Carroll. Tickets $20 regular, $18 student/senior, 12 years and under free. Non-perishable food and cash donations to the C.B.S./Paradise Community Food Bank gratefully accepted.



The Strange Case of Madame D

RCA Theatre Company’s Significant Other Series is back for another year with “The Strange Case of Madame D,” a co-production with Wreckhouse Productions, written and directed by Frank Barry, featuring George Robertson and Nicole Underhay, and projected images by Rhonda Pelley. “The Strange Case of Madame D” runs June 5-8 at the LSPU Hall. Tickets are on sale now at or by calling the LSPU Hall box office at 753-4531.

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