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Com­edy Fest and Silent Auc­tion

“Raise the Woof ” is be­ing 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).


Sched­uled for Sun­day, June 2, in aid of the new play park be­ing built at All Hal­lows El­e­men­tary in North River on June 8. The 15-kilo­me­tre trek will be­gin in Marys­vale and con­clude at the school in North River. Walk­ers in­clude school staff and re­tirees, and some par­ents, and be­gins 9 a.m. Any­one want­ing to get in­volved can pick up a spon­sor sheet at the school. For more, call 786-3691, or visit

Whit­bourne Mu­sic Hoe­down

To be held at the Whit­bourne Lions Club, June 2, door open at 1 p.m.

Sale of baked goods, crafts and flea


Hosted by the Sea­side Se­niors’ Club, Hant’s Har­bour, on June 6 at the club build­ing. Be­gins at 10 a.m. A mug-up will be served. For more, call Fran Pel­ley at 586-2820.

Per­salvic pro­ject un­veil­ing

Cel­e­bra­tion planned for Per­salvic El­e­men­tary, Vic­to­ria, Thurs­day, June 6, 6:30 p.m. to of­fi­cially un­veil walk­ing trail and com­mu­nity gar­den as part of En­vi­roFest 2013 pro­ject. Free hot dogs, drinks, mu­sic, prize draws. For more, con­tact the school at 596-2441.

Play Park build day

Sched­uled for June 8 at All Hal­lows El­e­men­tary, North River, be­gin­ning at 8 a.m. Vol­un­teers and do­na­tions wel­come. For more, visit

Adult dance

To be held at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Car­bon­ear, June 8 at 9:30 p.m. Mu­sic by Pynn’s Disco. For more, call 596-3691.

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).

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.

Blue­grass and Old-time coun­try

En­joy the en­ter­tain­ment at the Car­bon­ear United Church base­ment, Sun­day, June 9, doors open at 1 p.m. Acous­tic stringed in­stru­ments. Ev­ery­one wel­come.

Folk Fes­ti­val

Third an­nual Celtic Roots Folk Fes­ti­val, Satur­day, July 20, Knights of Colum­bus (out­doors if weather per­mits), Car­bon­ear. Some fea­tured per­form­ers in­clude Gra­ham Wells, Joanna Barker and The Freels. For more, email Justin at the fol­low­ing: celti­c­roots­folk­fest@hot­

Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre

Step­ping Stones Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre in Whit­bourne hosts a va­ri­ety of ac­tiv­i­ties. Morn­ing ses­sion runs from 9:30-11:30 a.m, and af­ter­noon ses­sion runs from 1-3 p.m. For a de­tai led sched­ule, call Ser­ena Pomeroy (227-1010).

Healthy Baby Club

Th­ese weekly group ses­sions for preg­nant women hosted by the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion Fam­ily Re­source Cen­tre, at lo­ca­tions in Car­bon­ear (9 New­foud­land Drive), Har­bour Grace (260 Harvey Street), and Bay Roberts (337 Con­cep­tion Bay High­way). In­cludes free food sup­ple­ments. For more, in­clud­ing dates and times, call 5960712 or 866-596-0712.

Sun­day School

Hosted by The Fam­ily Wor­ship Cen­tre, Har­bour Grace, each week from 11 a.m. to noon. For more, con­tact Pas­tor Wally White (596-5426).

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 be­gan 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.

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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