The Community Calendar is your one-stop shop for community events in the Packet region.
Space is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations.
Please email listings to Sarah Burton at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Listings should be typed, 50 words or less, and include the community in which your event is being held. You may also include one photo, if you wish, but it cannot be a poster. Listings will run in print and online each week on Thursdays. The deadline is Tuesday during the week prior to the edition of the paper in which your listing will run.
UNTIL DEC 22, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
FARM & MARKET CLARENVILLE
A non-profit seasonal Farm and Market, featuring local produce, prepared food, handcrafted items, and entertainment. Open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Saturday.
NOV 17, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
ANNUAL FALL FAIR
The Bloomfield-Musgravetown Lions Club will be holding its annual fall fair on Sat., Nov 17. A variety of food will be served. To book tables call 467-5132.
NOV 17, 10 a.m.
CHRISTMAS FLEA MARKET & BAKE SALE
Harcourt Recreation will be having their annual Christmas Flea Market and Bake Sale at the Community Centre. Soup and sandwiches will be available. All are welcome.
NOV 17, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR & FLEA MARKET
South West Arm Lions Club is holding its Annual Craft Fair and Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018 at the Lions Club in Hodges Cove, Main Road. To book a table; call Ferne at 548 - 2826 or Audra at 548 - 2275. Kitchen will also be open.
NOV 17, 7 p.m.
LEAN ON ME: A NIGHT TO COLLECTIVELY REMEMBER VICTORIA
Come join us for an amazing night of music in memory of an amazing person, for an amazing cause. Happening at Memorial United Church, Clarenville. Admission is by donation.
NOV 19, 7:30 p.m.
WOMEN’S INSTITUTE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Port Union-Catalina-Little Catalina Women's Institute Annual Meeting takes place at Log Cabin, Port Union. Members reminded fees are DUE.
NOV 19, 7:30 p.m.
FAMILY GOODS BINGO
Taking place at Heritage Collegiate, Lethbridge in support of the 2018-2019 graduates. Doors open 6 p.m. Bring your friends and family. Prizes are fantastic.
NOV 21, 8 p.m.
A CLASSIC COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
A night of Christmas songs and old classic country music with Newfoundland and Labrador legends, Gordon Cormier and Dave Pike. Taking place at the Garrick Theatre, Bonavista. Tickets: $25 (tax included).
NOV 25, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
SANTA CLAWS CHRISTMAS MARKET
Hosted by Feral Felines, the Santa Claws Christmas Market takes place at the Clarenville Inn Banquet Room. Come out and visit a variety of artisan and craft vendors and get some of your Christmas Shopping Done. A2Z Photography will be on hand taking Christmas Photos as well! (Full details TBA).
DEC 1, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CHRISTMAS MARKET FUNDRAISER AT CMS
Taking place at Clarenville Middle School. Admission is by donation at the door. All proceeds going to CMS Christmas wish tree. Over 50 vendors tables: $30 each. Tables are on first come, first paid basis.
DEC 1, 2:30 p.m.
AFTERNOON TEA, BAKE & CRAFT SALE
Hosted by St. Mary’s Anglican Church Women at the Church Hall on Memorial Drive, Clarenville.
DEC 1, 8 p.m.
OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Lethbridge Recreation presents an Old Fashioned Christmas Concert. Taking place at the Lethbridge Fire Hall. Seating is limited. Tickets available for advance purchase starting November 1 by contacting member or calling 427-8056.
DEC 8, 10 a.m.
CLARENVILLE LION’S SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Parade will begin at Cormack drive and proceed along Memorial Drive to the end of the Shoal Harbour Causeway. To enter a float, decorated vehicle, etc. contact Brian Felker at 433 - 2527 or Jennifer Smith at 427 - 7896.
DEC 8, 2:30 p.m.
CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON TEA & BAKE SALE
Shoal Harbour UCW is having a Christmas afternoon tea and bake sale at the Church Hall on Saturday, December 8 at 2:30 p.m. Come and bring a friend. Admission at the door.
DEC 15, 1 p.m.
SANTA CLAUSE PARADE LETHBRIDGE
Join us for the annual Christmas parade. Line up begins at 12:30 p.m. with parade starting at 1:00 p.m. from Young’s Industrial parking lot. Parade followed by lunch with Santa at the fire hall. Prizes for best floats in both commercial and residential categories.
Meet each Monday and Friday night at the Roman Catholic Church basement, Clarenville, 7:30 p.m.; and Monday and Thursday at 8pm at the Eastern Health building on Coish Place, Clarenville. Your anonymity will be protected. For info, call Vivian 466-3389 or Bert 549-2736 or Mike 466-2269.
ROTARY CLUB OF CLAREVILLE
The Rotary Club of Clarenville meets Mondays at 12:15 at the Clarenville Inn. For further information contact Karen Bursey: 466-8033.
CLARENVILLE LIONS CLUB
The Clarenville Lions Club has 37 members. The club has a board of directors’ meeting on the second Monday and a dinner meeting on the fourth Monday of each month for general membership at the Lions Den on Legion Road. For more information or to get involved with the Clarenville Lions Club, call Lion Heather Paul at 466-1012 or via email: email@example.com
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
The Bonavista Area Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. at the CPUM fire hall in Catalina. Providing support for cancer survivors and their loved ones. For more information contact Joan at 469-2470 or Penny 469-2653.
TWIN TOWN 50+ CLUB
Twin Town 50 Plus Club card games are held each Monday and Friday at 8 p.m. at the Seniors’ Centre, 51 Memorial Drive. All ages welcome. Regular monthly meetings the second Monday of each month at 2 p.m. For more information contact Gunter Kromm at 466-6121.
FRIENDSHIP & FUN
Every 2nd Tuesday from 8:15-9:45 pm at BAYNet come and join us for friendship and fun! If you are a young adult or know of others who feel a little isolated from social activities, this just may be what you are looking for. For more information please contact Shelley at 468-1044 or text at 647-283-5847 or call Eliza at 468-7812.
RUG HOOKING GROUP
We meet at the Bill Davis Chalet every Tuesday afternoon from 1:30 to 4:00pm. For more information, contact Diane Hodder, 466-1496 or Hodder_Diane@hotmail.
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT TO LOSE WEIGHT?
Tops #1624, Bonavista meets every Tuesday night at the College of the North Atlantic. Weigh-in is from 6:30 – 7:45. Meeting to follow. All are welcome.
DROP-IN SENIORS PROGRAM
GATHER - Bill Davis Chalet each Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-4 p.m. Anyone aged 50 or over is welcome.
CLARENVILLE KIWANIS CLUB
The Kiwanis Club of Clarenville meets the second and last Tuesdays of every month at 8:30 p.m. at St. Jude Hotel. We are actively seeking new members. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time, from Clarenville to the Caribbean and beyond. www.kiwanis.org. Contact Stacey Sheppard for more info: 427-0167.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
A support group for cancer patients and their families meets at 5 Coish Place on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Karen Pritchett at 466-5763.
567 RANDOM Air Cadet SQUARDRON
The 567 Random Air Cadet Squadron meets each Wednesday night at the Clarenville High School Gym at 7 p.m. We welcome and encourage any new members who are 12 years or older. Come out and have fun meeting new people and learning a lot of cool things. For more information please contact Lloyd Wiseman at 427-4592 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT TO LOSE WEIGHT?
Tops #5275, Clarenville meet every Wednesday night at the Clarenville library. Weigh in from 6-7 pm. Meeting to follow. All are welcome.
New Life Community Church now has a program just for first to fifth graders. Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month, 6-7:30 p.m., to play games, hang out with friends and learn about the Big God Story! You can find us at 58i Manitoba Drive (below Rodways).
Dementia Support Group, 7:00 pm., every second Thursday at the Board Room, Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista. If you or someone you know are experiencing any form of dementia, please join us and bring a friend. For information or changes in the meeting schedule, please contact Bonnie Maidment at 468- 7066.
COLLECTING USED EYEGLASSES & HEARING AIDS
Clarenville Lions Club is collecting used eyeglasses and used hearing aids at various locations in Clarenville. These Eyeglasses and Hearing Aids are refurbished and redistributed to people in need throughout the world.
The drop-off locations are: Clarenville Area Co-op; Cowan's Optical; Vogue Optical; East Coast Eye Care; O'Mahony Manor; Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital; Random Square Mall and Eastern Health.
SENIORS’ BUSING, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Clarenville Region Extended Seniors Transportation (CREST) system is a partnership between the Town of Clarenville and Random Age-Friendly Communities committed to providing appropriate and affordable transportation for people over 60, as well as for people confined to wheel chairs. Volunteers are needed to help provide this service. Contact John Metcalfe 466-7306, Larry Reid 466-2870, Lloyd Dalton 546-2448, or Leo Bonnell 466-2933, if you can commit a day a month to help.
Now open at 16 Matthews Lane, Musgravetown (small shed behind the house). For more information please call Clayton or Joyce: 467-1042.
WE WANT THINGS YOU DON’T
Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline. Drop your bagged items in our red drop boxes located at: Discovery Trails Sales & Service, Lethbridge; Midway Irving, Southern Bay; Canadian Tire and Sobeys, Clarenville; Foodland and Lions Club, Bonavista. For further details call – 1-800-505-5525
CLARENVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY HOURS
Regular Hours: Mon. 9-12 p.m. and 1- 4:30 p.m.; Tues/Wed., 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Thurs/Fri. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sat 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Closed Sunday.
ARNOLD’S COVE PUBLIC LIBRARY HOURS/EVENTS
Regular hours: Monday 6-9 p.m.; Tuesday 1-4 p.m.; Wednesday 6-9 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Closed Saturday and Sunday.
For more information, please contact the library at 463-8707.
ALANON AND ALATEEN
Are you affected by someone else’s drinking or drug use? If so, Al-Anon can help. Call 1-888-455-2666 toll free or visit the website www.al-anonandalateen.nl.ca.
COPING WITH LOSS?
Have you or someone you know suffered the tragic loss of a loved one? A local support group meets 8 p.m., third Tuesday monthly at 310 Memorial Drive, Clarenville. For more information contact Blanche Wiseman-Miller at 466-7457.
UPDATING GRAVE REGISTRY (VETERANS)
The Royal Canadian Legion Bonavista Branch #7, are updating their grave registry of WW1 and WW11 Veterans; and would like to hear from anyone in the Bonavista/Elliston Area, who have veteran relatives buried in the area. Contact any Legion member with information.
MADD MEMBERS NEEDED
The Trinity Bay Chapter of Mother’s Against Drunk Driving (MADD) located in Clarenville, but covers the entire Trinity Bay area, is looking for new members. If you are interested in joining or would like more information about MADD, email: email@example.com or phone: 709-427-2068.
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