Carbonear library to host author
Scheduled for May 8, 7-8:30 p.m., as part of Book Week, special guest author is Helene Boudreau, who will read from her latest young adult novel, “Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings,” and discuss the writing process. Young writers ages 9-13 especially welcomed. Free admittance.
Fundraiser for Belize
Benefit concert, Thursday, May 9, Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre, Carbonear, starts at 8 p.m. Hosted by the Anglican Archdeaconry of Trinity Conception, in aid of a mission to Belize in November. Up to 20 volunteers wil travel to Belize from Nov. 15-22 to establish a library and literacy centre. For more, contact Rev’d Canon Wm. Strong (683-1278).
Friends of Salmonier Nature Park Inc.
Will host its annual general meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 in the Sobeys Community Room, Howley Estates, St. John’s. General public are welcome. For more, call 709229-2224, or email email@example.com
Mother’s Day breakfast
Hosted by the Town of Brigus and Brigus Interacting Youth Group, with proceeds going to the All Hallows Community Park Project, Saturday, May 11, Brigus Recreation Centre, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tickets available at the town hall or Brigus Library. For more, called Raelene (528-1580) or Allisha (528-4588).
Scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at the Tilton Bingo Hall. Doors open at 1 p.m. for 2 p.m. start. Proceeds to Cat Concerns Cat Shelter Building Fund. For more, email the following: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lupus Awareness Walk
Scheduled for Sunday, May 12 at 2:30 p.m., starting and ending at the Bay Arena in Bay Roberts. For more, contact Jayne Murphy (7869626).
Persalvic School Musical
To be staged at the Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre on May 14.
Storytime at Carbonear library
This is a fun-filled, half-hour program for early literacy, with stories, songs, finger plays, puppets and much more. This session begins May 14 and goes until June 25, from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Register at the Carbonear Public Library or phone 596-3382. Available for ages birth to five.
Conception Harbour Open Mic
Hosted by the Conception Harbour Heritage Group, May 19 at the Parish Hall, next to the Jamie Murphy Memorial. Doors open at 1 p.m.
Family Resource Centre
The Trinity Conception Family Resource Centre is issuing a call for nominations for its board of directors. An annual general meeting will be held Tuesday, May 21 at Hotel Harbour Grace, beginning at 7 p.m. For more, call 5960712.
Thank God it’s Friday event
Hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion (Branch No. 32), Bay Roberts, Friday, May 24, starting at 5 p.m. Serving mussels, hamburger, and hot dogs. Performers include “Long Drung” with Les Cooper and friends and Paul Drover. Also plenty of storytelling. For more, contact Sandra Roach (683-1195).
CLB celebrating 100 years
The CLB in Bay Roberts will host a dinner on Saturday, May 25 at the Lions Club to commemorate its 100th anniversary, beginning at 7 p.m. Past and current members, and the general public, are invited. Entertainment by the CLB regimental band. For more, call 786-3024, or
Hosted by the Trinity Conception Battalion at St. Matthews Anglican Church in Bay Roberts on Sunday, May 26 at 3 p.m.
For more, call 786-3024, or email email@example.com.
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 (1-877776-0608).
Comedy Fest and Silent Auction
To be held in aid of the Baccalieu Trail SPCA Shelter Fund on May 30 (7 p.m. start) at the Conception Bay Regional Community Centre in Carbonear. For more, call 596-7529.
The newly formed Avalon Community Theatre will perform The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie on May 31 (7:30 p.m.) at the Princess Sheila NaGeira Theatre in Carbonear. The show features Barbara Dooley as Sergeant Trotter, Natalie Hobbs as Molly Ralston and Dennis Seeley as Giles Ralston. For more, call Dawn Butt (596-0598), or email AvalonCommunityTheatre@live.ca. Regular updates are also available on the group’s Facebook page.
Spring concert in Bay Roberts
Hosted by the Baccalieu Choristers, Saturday, June 1, 7 p.m. at the Bay Roberts Salvation Army Citadel. Donations for the food bank being accepted. For more, contact Sandra Roach (683-1195).
Sale of baked goods, crafts and flea market
Hosted by the Seaside Seniors’ Club, on June 6 at the club building. Begins at 10 a.m. A mug-
up will be served.
Dinner and Auction
The 22nd Trinity Conception Placentia Health Foundation dinner and auction, Saturday, June 8, Harbour Grace. For more, call Don or Shelly at 945-5289.
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