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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 fos­

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).

Goods Bingo

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: cat­con­

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

email an­gli­can­rec­

Spring pa­rade

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 an­gli­can­rec­

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.

Com­mu­nity Theatre

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 Aval­on­Com­mu­ni­tyThe­ 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.

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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