Chronic Disease Self-man­age­ment Pro­gram

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Step­ping Stones Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre in

Whit­bourne.

Morn­ing ses­sion runs from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m, and af­ter­noon ses­sion runs from 1 – 3 p.m.

• Mon­day (AM): Ac­tive Play (Ages 0-6) Mon­day (PM) Baby Time (Birth­walk­ing);

• Tues­day (AM): Tod­dler Time (Ages 0-2);

• Tues­day (PM): Leap into Learn­ing group 1 (Age 4);

• Wed­nes­day (AM): Fam­ily Drop in Play (Ages 0-6);

• Wed­nes­day ( PM): Leap Into Learn­ing group 2 (Age 4);

• Thurs­day( AM: Ages 0- 2) & (PM:Ages 3-6): Pot, Pan & A Wooden Spoon;

• Tues­day af­ter­noons: Healthy Baby Club 2:00 - 3:30.

For more, call Ser­ena Pomeroy (227-1010).

Group ses­sions planned for Heart’s De­light-Is­ling­ton town hall, Thurs­day af­ter­noons 1-3:30 p.m., run­ning March 21 to April 25. This FREE pro­gram has helped many peo­ple to bet­ter man­age their own health and live health­ier lives. The goal of the work­shop is to help you take con­trol of your health. Any­one with a chronic health con­di­tion is wel­come, and you may bring a fam­ily mem­ber or friend. For more, call 752-3946, toll free 1-866-880-8998 or email self­man­age­ment@east­ern­health.ca

Pizza and a movie

Hosted by Open Door church at the Knights of Colum­bus Hall in Car­bon­ear on Thurs­day, March 28 at 6:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free. For more, email joeljoy@nf.sym­pa­tico.ca.

In­door Mi­nor Soc­cer

The fol­low­ing is an up­com­ing sched­ule for Tim Hor­tons Tim­bits in­door mi­nor soc­cer, at Har­bour Grace Pri­mary. • March 30 — no soc­cer; • April 6 — 10 a.m., ages 4-5; 11 a.m., ages 8-9; 12 p.m., ages 6-7; and 1 p.m., ages 10-12.

• April 13 — SOC­CER Satur­day, in­cludes play­offs, ban­quet and dance.

For more, con­tact Don Coombs (596-1919/589-5995), or Al­bert, Mary and Sarah Pynn (596-5624).

Flea Mar­ket

Hosted by Cat Con­cerns, Satur­day, March 30, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Water Street, Bay Roberts. For more, call Linda at 786-1470.

Easter Break­fast

Or­ange Lodge, Clarke’s Beach, Satur­day, March 30 from 8-11 a.m. Pay at the door.

Soup and Dessert Sup­per

Hosted by St.Luke’s A.C.W. Port-deGrave. Thurs­day, April 4, 5:30 p.m. For more in­for­ma­tion call Elsie (786-6744).

Mu­sic Café

St. Paul’s Mu­sic Cafe, fea­tur­ing a va­ri­ety of mu­sic, voices and in­stru­men­tals, will be held at St. Paul’s Hall, Har­bour Grace, Fri­day, April 5, 7:3010:30 p.m. For more, call Paul or Brenda (596-7549).

Par­ent­ing pre­sen­ta­tion

The St. John’s Mil­i­tary Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre will host best-sell­ing au­thor and in­ter­na­tion­ally rec­og­nized speaker, Bar­bara Coloroso, for a pre­sen­ta­tion at the Hol­i­day Inn on April 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Coloroso will present “Par­ent­ing with Wit and Wis­dom” and “Par­ent­ing Through Cri­sis.” For more, call 570-4636.

Whit­bourne Old Time Coun­try Mu­sic

Hoe­down

Hosted by the Lions Club, Sun­day, April 7. Doors open at 1 p.m. for a 2 p.m. Start. Join the other per­form­ers at the open mic or bring your in­stru­ment and play along, or just tap your feet to the beat.

An­nual gen­eral meet­ing

The Bay Roberts Pub­lic Li­brary is hold­ing its an­nual gen­eral meet­ing on April 8 at 7 p.m. Any­one in­ter­ested in be­com­ing a board mem­ber are asked to at­tend. For more, call 786-9629.

2013 Health & Well­ness Sem­i­nar

Join Dr. Tim Riesen­berger as he shares prac­ti­cal and in­for­ma­tive pre­sen­ta­tions about how to pre­vent and com­bat life­style dis­eases such as di­a­betes, heart disease and can­cer. Pre­sen­ta­tions take place at the Avalon North Wolver­ines Search and Res­cue Build­ing hall, 12 Sta­tion Road, Bay Roberts (end of Bishop’s Road off Water Street), on Mon­day, Tues­day and Wed­nes­day, April 8, 9 & 10, at 7 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free.

Con­cert at the Le­gion

En­ter­tain­ment by the Avalon Sleeveens, an evening of mu­si­cal mem­o­ries, Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Spa­niard’s Bay, Satur­day, April 13, doors open at 7 p.m. Pro­ceeds in aid of cys­tic fi­bro­sis. For more, call Barb (786-3671) or Linda (582-3670.

Char­ity Con­cert

Sched­uled for The Princess Sheila NaGeira The­atre in Car­bon­ear on April 19 at 8 p.m. Per­for­mance by the Avalon Sleeveens. All pro­ceeds go to “This Lit­tle Light,” an anti-bul­ly­ing pro­gram by the Ma­sonic Lodge Heart’s Con­tent.

Gift Shop Shower

The Car­bon­ear Gen­eral Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary will be host­ing a shower in aid of The Hospi­tal Gift Shop at St. James Church Hall, Car­bon­ear, Tues­day, April 23, 2013, 7:30 p.m. Please come and bring a friend and help sup­port your hospi­tal.

Bat­tle of the At­lantic pa­rade and

cer­e­monies

Hosted by Royal Cana­dian Le­gion District No. 2 New­found­land and Labrador Com­mand and Branch No. 22 in Up­per Is­land Cove, Sun­day, May 5. Re­cep­tion at 1 p.m. at the Le­gion; pa­rade to de­part at 1:45 p.m.; wreath lay­ing and ser­vice to com­mence at 2 p.m. at the war me­mo­rial, fol­lowed by a pa­rade to the pub­lic wharf, where a wreath will be placed in the ocean. A re­cep­tion will fol­low at the Le­gion. For more, call Harold Mercer (589-2320) or Terry Walsh (589-2117).

Com­mu­nity The­atre

The newly formed Avalon Com­mu­nity The­atre will per­form The Mouse­trap by Agatha Christie on Satur­day, May 11 at 7:30 p.m. at Har­bour Grace Pri­mary. Re­hearsals are be­ing held ev­ery Sun­day from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. The group is seek­ing as­sis­tance in a va­ri­ety of ar­eas, in­clud­ing back­stage helpers. For more, call Dawn Butt at 596-0598, or email Aval­onCom­mu­ni­tyTheatre@live.ca. Reg­u­lar up­dates are also avail­able on the group’s Face­book page.

Walk for Mem­o­ries

Join the Alzheimer So­ci­ety in “Stay­ing One Step Ahead of Alzheimer’s Disease” on Sun­day, May 26 at 2 p.m. at Kenny’s Pond, St. John’s for their Walk for Mem­o­ries. Over 7,681 fam­i­lies live with Alzheimer’s disease in New­found­land and Labrador. For more, con­tact the Alzheimer So­ci­ety toll free at 1-877-776-0608.

Din­ner and Auc­tion

The 22nd Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Pla­cen­tia Health Foun­da­tion din­ner and auc­tion, Satur­day, June 8, Har­bour Grace, Har­bour Grace. For more, call Don or Shelly at 945-5289.

Mo­tor­cy­cle ride/dance fundraiser

The “NO RE­TREAT NO SUR­REN­DER” dance and mo­tor­cy­cle ride fundraiser in sup­port of Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cen­tre Pa­tient and Fam­ily Sup­port will be held in Har­bour Grace in June. The dance will take place Satur­day, June 8 at the Dal­to­nian Club, while the ride will de­part from Ad­mi­ral’s Ma­rina on Sun­day June 9. “No Re­treat No Sur­ren­der” is a non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tion in Har­bour Grace, and is sup­ported by “THE CAV,” or the Cana­dian Army Veter­ans’ Mo­tor­cy­cle As­so­ci­a­tion (LYS Unit) in Con­cep­tion Bay North. For more, call John Bick­ham (596-6100).

Seek­ing vol­un­teers

Or­ga­niz­ers of the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Fall Fair are cur­rently seek­ing vol­un­teers from the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Area to help with this year’s event which will take place Sept. 26th-29th at the SW Moores Me­mo­rial Sta­dium in Hr Grace. Any­one in­ter­ested in serv­ing on this com­mit­tee please email dale­coombs@gmail.com or call 596 7510.

Texas Hold ‘em

• Vic­to­ria Fire De­part­ment, Fire Hall, Vic­to­ria, Wed­nes­day nights, 8 p.m. For more, call 596-2817 or 5962320

• Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Car­bon­ear, Tues­day nights starts 8:15 p.m. For more, call 596-3691

The Cal­en­dar is a com­mu­nity ser­vice of­fered by The Com­pass to pro­vide non-profit or­ga­ni­za­tions with space free of charge to pro­mote their meet­ings and com­mu­nity events. We re­serve the right to edit out ticket prices, ad­mis­sion fees, and any other items we con­sider to be pre- paid ad­ver­tis­ing.

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