Out and About

The Central Voice - - Editorial - Krysta Car­roll

Out and About is your new des­ti­na­tion for com­mu­nity events in cen­tral New­found­land. Space is re­served for non-profit groups and or­ga­ni­za­tions. Please email list­ings to Krysta Car­roll at outand­about­cen­tral@ gmail.com.

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 as space al­lows, as well as and on­line each week. The dead­line is Mon­days the week prior to the edi­tion of the pa­per in which your list­ing will run.



Gan­der - Ev­ery Satur­day at the Elks Lodge #310 Gan­der. Join us for Chase the Ace! Jack­pot over $3,500 and grow­ing. Join us from 1-3 p.m. at 9 Cald­well Street, Gan­der. T.U.F.F. FOR MOMS AND TOTS Grand Falls-Wind­sor – T.U.F.F (To­gether Unit­ing Fam­i­lies For­ever) for Moms and Tots takes place Wed­nes­days from 9-11 a.m. at Evan­gel Pen­te­costal Church. This pro­gram, for chil­dren aged 0-5 in­cludes an ac­tiv­ity and snack. The sched­ule for 2018 in­cludes: Nov. 14, Old Mc­Don­ald; Nov. 21 Fall Sun Catcher (please have some fun col­lect­ing leaves to bring in for this craft); Nov. 28, Christ­mas craft; Dec. 5, Christ­mas Party; and Dec. 12, Christ­mas car­ol­ing (more de­tails to fol­low).


Grand Falls-Wind­sor - A com­mu­nity in­ter­est group that cre­ates aware­ness about se­niors and peo­ple with dis­abil­i­ties who can’t shovel their snow by en­cour­ag­ing peo­ple to nom­i­nate snow an­gels for draw prizes sup­ported by busi­ness, com­mu­nity or­ga­ni­za­tion, and per­sonal in­di­vid­u­als. @gfws­nowan­gel2018

NOV. 8


Lewis­porte - Lewis­porte Me­mo­rial Pub­lic Li­brary will be host­ing a Knit­ters’ Cir­cle from 2-3:30 p.m. Bring your cur­rent knit­ting project, ex­change ideas and see what your li­brary has to of­fer. Cof­fee and tea will be pro­vided. “I have found that the most valu­able thing in my wal­let is my li­brary card.” — Laura Bush

NOV. 8


BOTWOOD - Com­mu­nity Cannabis Aware­ness Ses­sion pre­sented by Angela Sea­ward, Ad­dic­tions Coun­sel­lor with Cen­tral Health, at the Botwood Kins­men Pub­lic Li­brary at 7 p.m. This pre­sen­ta­tion will pro­vide an over­view of cannabis use for recre­ational and med­i­cal pur­poses, in­clud­ing in­for­ma­tion on what cannabis is, ef­fects of cannabis, cur­rent uses of med­i­cal cannabis, and risks and harms as­so­ci­ated with cannabis use. Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired for this ses­sion. Please call 257-2091 or drop into the li­brary to regis­ter.

NOV. 10


Gan­der - RCW Gan­der will hold a card game at 8 p.m. at the McCarthy Cen­tre. Re­fresh­ments will be served and all are wel­come.

NOV. 10


Grand Falls-Wind­sor - Christ­mas in the Casa Craft Fair will take place from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. at Wind­sor Pen­te­costal Church. There will be crafts, pre­serves, jewelry, knit­ted prod­ucts, etc. There will also be a lun­cheon served. All pro­ceeds go to the Pos­si­bil­i­ties House for Chil­dren in Linares, Mex­ico.

NOV. 10


Botwood - The Royal Cana­dian Legion in Botwood will be host­ing a dance to cel­e­brate and re­mem­ber the 100th An­niver­sary of the end of the First World War. Mu­sic by the lo­cal band Re­call. They will be play­ing First World War songs from 8-9 p.m. fol­lowed by an evening of danc­ing. Tick­ets are avail­able at the Legion in Botwood or at Imperial Va­ri­ety, Botwood. Tick­ets are $10 each ad­vance and $15 at the door. There will be prizes and snacks. Dress is ca­sual. Come out and sup­port your Legion and re­mem­ber our Vet­er­ans.

NOV. 11


On Sun­day Nov. 11, in ad­di­tion to the morn­ing Re­mem­brance Day cer­e­mony at the 11th hour of the 11th day, the Royal Cana­dian Legion Branch 5 Botwood in­vites every­one to also cel­e­brate and rec­og­nize those who sac­ri­ficed so much for us at a short sun­set cer­e­mony at the ceno­taph on Wa­ter Street in Botwood at 4:35 p.m. Some lo­cal churches will ring bells at their churches to rec­og­nize this his­toric day, every­one is cor­dially in­vited to at­tend at the Me­mo­rial Grounds for this ring­ing of the bells cer­e­mony. This is a Legion na­tional project and New­found­land and Labrador get to be the first to par­tic­i­pate in this event on Nov. 11 at sun­set.

NOV. 11


Botwood - Join mem­bers of the Royal Cana­dian Legion and many lo­cal ser­vice clubs and gov­ern­ment rep­re­sen­ta­tives for the an­nual Re­mem­brance Day Pa­rade and Cer­e­monies at the Me­mo­rial Grounds and Ceno­taph in Botwood. The event will com­mence at 10:50 a.m. with a mo­ment of si­lence hon­our­ing our fallen at 11 a.m.

NOV. 15


Grand Falls-Wind­sor - Con­nec­tor NL Com­mu­nity Fair is a free event for the pub­lic to learn about vol­un­teer­ing and com­mu­nity ac­tiv­i­ties. It takes place 6 p.m. at the Mount Pey­ton Re­sort and Con­fer­ence Cen­tre. We hope to have a va­ri­ety of vol­un­teer or­ga­ni­za­tions, sports groups, and ser­vice clubs present so you can learn about all the op­por­tu­ni­ties in Grand Falls-Wind­sor. This event is free to at­tend and you’ll re­ceive a door prize bal­lot just for at­tend­ing. If you are a com­mu­nity group that would like to have a ta­ble at the fair, please con­tact Ash­ley at averge@con­nec­tornl.ca.

NOV. 15

OF­FI­CIAL OPEN­ING OF HAPPY TREE/CHEER KET­TLES Springdale - The Sal­va­tion Army, Springdale of­fi­cial open­ing of the Christ­mas Happy Tree and the launch­ing of the Christ­mas Cheer Ket­tles will be held at the Sal­va­tion Army Ci­tadel, 156 Lit­tle Bay Road, at 7 p.m. Bring along a gift to put un­der the Happy Tree and make child smile this Christ­mas. Re­fresh­ments will be served fol­low­ing the open­ing and all are wel­come.

NOV. 17

AP­PLE­TON CHRIST­MAS MAR­KET Ap­ple­ton – Come out to the Town of Ap­ple­ton be­tween 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and en­joy a large se­lec­tion of ven­dors for our fourth an­nual Christ­mas mar­ket. There’s sure to be some­thing for every­one on your list.

NOV. 17

FALL SALE AND MORN­ING COF­FEE Grand Falls-Wind­sor - Me­mo­rial United Church, Church Road, Grand Falls Wind­sor, will be hold­ing a Fall Sale and Morn­ing Cof­fee on start­ing at 10 a.m.

NOV. 17


Bishop’s Falls – There will be a fall fair at Leo Burke Academy (LBA) on Nov. 17 from 12 noon-4 p.m. Ven­dors can call the school at 258-6337 to book a ta­ble. Ta­bles are $20. This is a fundraiser for LBA grad­u­ates.

NOV. 17


Grand Falls-Wind­sor – Hand­crafted ven­dors are wanted for an ar­ti­san Christ­mas craft fair Satur­day, Nov. 17 at the Cor­duroy Brook Na­ture Cen­tre. Email info@cor­duroy­brook. com or call 489-3900.

NOV. 17


Bishop’s Falls – St. An­drew’s An- gli­can Church will be host­ing their an­nual Fall Sale and Tea be­gin­ning at 11 a.m., ad­mis­sion $3.

NOV. 16-18


Botwood - Ju­bilee Pen­te­costal Church is cel­e­brat­ing a 90th An­niver­sary in 2018. The year of cel­e­bra­tion be­gan in April. A full week­end of cel­e­bra­tion is planned for Nov. 16-18 in Botwood with spe­cial guests, speak­ers, gospel con­cert and a Rock Me­mo­rial event on Satur­day evening. For more in­for­ma­tion, call the church of­fice at 257-2762.

NOV. 20


Springdale - Grace United Church Women An­nual Fall Sale and Tea at Clarke Me­mo­rial Hall (church base­ment) at 7 p.m. Tick­ets are $3 each.


On Oct. 22, col­leagues from Do­min­ion stores across New­found­land and Labrador gifted $86,307 to the Janeway Chil­dren’s Hospi­tal. Cus­tomers and col­leagues at the Gan­der Do­min­ion store con­trib­uted al­most $6,000 of this to­tal, through the “Give a Lit­tle, Help a Lot” in-store cam­paign ear­lier this year.


Zom­bie Walk 2018 took place on Satur­day, Oct. 27. Zom­bies as­sem­bled at Goodyear Av­enue Field and creeped to­wards The Clas­sic The­atre on High Street where there was a free movie. There was a per­for­mance by Les­ley Oake School of Dance dancers. Non-per­ish­able food items and mone­tary do­na­tions were col­lected for the Com­mu­nity Food Bank.

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