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Alli Wool­ridge, Avery Byrne, Cody Di­a­mond, Elaine Ped­dle, Jimmy Lan­ning, Mike Sam­son, Ted An­drews Charles Cour­tany, Heather Wool­ridge, Scott Shar­ron, Wil­son Bridger

Cory El­lis, Nel­son Pol­lard, Valda El­liott Christo­pher Sey­more, Natalie Par­sons



18: March 19: March 20: March 21: Happy An­niver­sary March 16:

Bruce and Yvonne

March 18:





Troy and Marie Fred and Ruby

Pre-teen dance

The Bot­wood Lions Club will be hav­ing a pre-teen dance on Fri­day, March 16 from 7-9 p.m. Mu­sic by DJ Sean and admission is FREE.

Vol­un­teer of the Year

The Town of Peter­view is ac­cept­ing nom­i­na­tions for the vol­un­teer of the year for 2018. The dead­line for nom­i­na­tions is Tues­day, April 10. Nom­i­na­tions can be dropped off at the town of­fice or mailed to Box 10, Peter­view NL, A0H 1Y0.

Moose burger sale

The Bot­wood Mu­ral Arts So­ci­ety is hav­ing a moose burger sale on March 27 be­gin­ning at 11:30 a.m. at the Bot­wood Fire Hall on Cir­cu­lar Road and con­tin­u­ing un­til all 300 burg­ers are sold. Cost is $3 per burger.

Peter­view Fire De­part­ment fundraiser

The Peter­view Fire De­part­ment is hav­ing a win­ter TV raf­fle on a 55-inch UHD TV. Tick­ets are $2 each or three for $5. To pur­chase tick­ets please con­tact mem­bers of the fire de­part­ment.

Story Time

The Bot­wood Kins­men Pub­lic Li­brary’s story time pro­gram runs un­til March 28 from 10:3011:30 a.m. for chil­dren age three to five. Please visit your li­brary to reg­is­ter your child.

Red Cross ice warn­ings

Ice travel on ponds, brooks and coastal ar­eas is not rec­om­mended. The Coast Guard is pre­par­ing a visit to Bot­wood and Lewis­porte har­bors which will leave breaks in the ice mak­ing it un­safe to travel.

Com­mu­nity vol­un­teer in­come tax pro­gram

Do you have skills to com­plete sim­ple or ba­sic tax re­turns? To vol­un­teer these ser­vices to help peo­ple in the com­mu­nity call 1-800-959-8281or visit www. canada.ca/taxes-vol­un­teer.

Chace the Ace lot­tery

Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 5, Bot­wood, on Wed­nes­days from 7 to 8:45 p.m. Tick­ets are three for $5. Draw held at 9 p.m. There is a 50/50 draw each night. Tick­ets are sold at the Le­gion. Must be 19 years of age to at­tend.

Fire De­part­ment re­minders

The lo­cal fire de­part­ment ad­vises clean­ing chim­neys and check­ing for cre­osote buildup and check­ing smoke de­tec­tor and car­bon monox­ide de­tec­tor bat­ter­ies.

Kins­men TV Bingo

Bot­wood Kins­men Club TV Bingo is on Rogers chan­nel 9 on Mon­days at 7 p.m. Cards avail­able in Bot­wood, Bishop Falls and GFW area stores.

Bot­wood Kins­men Li­brary An­chor Cen­tre


Fam­ily Bot­wood Lions Club Pub­lic


1:30-5 p.m.

Tues­day: 1:30-5 p.m.; 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Wednes­day: 1:30-5 p.m. Thurs­day: 1:30-5 p.m.; p.m.

Fri­day: 9 a.m.-12p.m.; 1:30-4 p.m.

Visit www.nlpl.ca or email plan­ning@nlpl.ca Phone: 2572091 a.m.-12

Bot­wood 50-Plus club

p.m.; 6:308:30


Free pro­grams for fam­i­lies. A great place to come and in­ter­act with other adults and chil­dren. Each pro­gram pro­vides a healthy snack.

Tues­day: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Lit­tle Friends Play Time

Wednes­day: 1:30-2:30 p.m. Skat­ing pro­gram for se­niors and tots, $3 for adults, $2 for chil­dren

Thurs­day: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fun Time.

For more in­for­ma­tion call Terri Lynn or Sue at 257-3657

Bot­wood 50-Plus Club is invit­ing new mem­bers. We are a so­cial club that meets ev­ery Fri­day at 8p.m. We play cards and darts and have a light lunch. Our yearly reg­is­tra­tion fee is $10. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call any mem­ber or Glo­ria Young 257-3217(Club PRO).

Meet­ings are: 2nd Tues­day at 7 p.m. (din­ner meet­ing); last Tues­day of the month 7:30 p.m. (board meet­ing). The Lion’s Den is avail­able to rent for par­ties and other cel­e­bra­tions. To rent the hall con­tact Mar­i­lyn Matheson at 709-257-2049. For cater­ing call Au­drey Shar­ron at 257-2166.

Peter­view Fire De­part­ment

Res­i­dents of Peter­view, 18 years or older with a valid driver’s li­cense in­ter­ested in be­com­ing a fire fighter for the Town of Peter­view can con­tact the town hall for more in­for­ma­tion.

Space in this column is re­served for non-profit, non-gov­ern­ment funded groups and or­ga­ni­za­tions. Send your list­ing to edi­tor@ad­ver­tis­ernl.ca or drop off at the Ad­ver­tiser of­fice, 6 Hardy Ave.

In it to quit it

The Ex­ploits Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, in con­junc­tion with pub­lic health, is host­ing a free four-week smok­ing ces­sa­tion pro­gram. Ses­sions run April 9, 16, 23, and 30 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the com­mu­nity cen­tre. To reg­is­ter, call 489-2141.

Ducks Un­lim­ited

Join Ducks Un­lim­ited Ex­ploits Val­ley March 15 from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion for a din­ner and auc­tion in sup­port of con­ser­va­tion.

Crime Stoppers Branch

The Ex­ploits Val­ley Crime Stoppers Branch is look­ing for new mem­bers. We meet once a month for ap­prox­i­mately an hour and par­tic­i­pate in three to four fundrais­ers a year that would re­quire min­i­mal vol­un­teer time. Please con­sider join­ing our team to help keep crime off our streets. Con­tact Lo­ri­ann Leyte-Ped­dle at 489-2704.

Fam­ily and Friends Evening of Mu­sic En­ter­tain­ment

The Grand Falls-Wind­sor Ki­wa­nis Club is pre­par­ing for the 53rd Cen­tral New­found­land Mu­sic Fes­ti­val sched­uled for March 2018. This year the Wednes­day evening fam­ily night is ex­pand­ing to in­clude fam­ily and friends. Rally your mu­si­cal fam­ily and/or friends and share your tal­ents. Reg­is­ter now by call­ing Mary Keats at 489-9751.

We want the 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 Home Hard­ware and River­wood Va­ri­ety in Grand Falls-Wind­sor, Wishes, Flow­ers & Gifts in Bish­ops Falls and Herm’s Va­ri­ety in Bot­wood ar­eas. For fur­ther de­tails, call 1-800-505-5525.

River Gold Fundraiser

River Gold Fundrais­ing is a com­mu­nity fundraiser in part­ner­ship with three lo­cal ser­vice or­ga­ni­za­tions: Cor­duroy Brook En­hance­ment As­so­ci­a­tion, Ex­ploits Val­ley SPCA, Grand Falls-Wind­sor Her­itage So­ci­ety. We run a weekly event with the dead­line for play­ing be­ing clos­ing time on Wed­nes­days at store lo­ca­tions. Draw is ev­ery Thurs­day at the Royal Bank in the Ex­ploits Val­ley Mall at ap­prox­i­mately 7:30 pm to http:// river­gold.ca/rg/

SUN­DAYS Chase the Ace

Chase the Ace lot­tery is held at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall ev­ery Sun­day from 7:15-9:15 p.m.

Bridge Game

The Ex­ploits Val­ley 50+ Club, Ed­wards Place pub­lic bridge game on Mon­days at 1:30 p.m. Admission $4. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

MON­DAYS Happy Mat­ters

Our lo­cal rug hook­ing group meets ev­ery Mon­day from 1:303:30 pm. from Septem­ber to May at the com­mu­nity room of IBEX Fu­els (Irv­ing Sta­tion), Hardy Av­enue at the rear of the build­ing. You do not have to be a mem­ber to at­tend our hook in. Con­tact June Old­ford at email june.old­ford@gmail.com or 709-489-6039.

Ex­ploits Dis­abil­ity As­so­ci­a­tion

We help peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties and other who can­not help them­selves. Meet­ings take place on the first Mon­day of ev­ery month at the Cor­duroy Brook En­hance­ment build­ing on 2 Con­ser­va­tion Place.

Mon­day Nite Men’s Bowling League

New teams of five (male) play­ers or in­di­vid­ual (male) play­ers may reg­is­ter at Ex­ploits Lanes by call­ing 489-2717.


Meet­ings ev­ery sec­ond Mon­day. For in­for­ma­tion call: Dave El­lis at 393-1147 or visit our FB page: www.face­book.com/GFWToast­mas­ters.

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