What’s on the go… in Trinity Conception
Festival of Lights in Bay Roberts
Opening ceremonies scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 7:30 p.m. at the Wilbur Sparkes Recreation Complex. Includes lighting of Christmas tree and lighting of the Christmas illumination park. The park will be open every evening until Jan. 6. For more, call Lois Dawe (683-6377).
Hosted by the Bay Roberts 50-plus, scheduled for Nov. 28, 29, and 30, beginning at 7 p.m. each night. For more, call Mary (7863765).
Christmas Flea Market
Hosted by the Salvation Army (Carbonear) on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Happy Tree in Placentia
The annual Christmas Happy Tree will be lit during a ceremony at the Placentia Mall on Saturday, Nov. 30 (1 p.m.) Includes visit from Santa, local music and more. Hosted by the Placentia Lions Club.
Christmas Goods Bingo
To be held at the Spaniard’s Bay Recreation Centre on Nov. 30. Doors open at 1 p.m. Bingo starts at 2 p.m.
Afternoon Tea and Bake Sale in Clarke’s Beach
To be hosted by Clarke’s Beach United Church on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 2 p.m. Entertainment by “New Found Sound.” For more, call Sylvia Thornhill (786-1812).
To be hosted by the Victoria Community Centre Committee, at the Victoria Community Centre, on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Includes crafts, handmade and home-baked goodies. Flea Market items welcomed. To reserve a table, contact Jeanette (596-6373) or Sylvia (596-8701).
Children’s Wish Tree
A special lighting of the RCMP/Children’s Wish Christmas tree is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 1 (6 p.m.) at the Bay Roberts RCMP detachment. All donations go to the Children’s Wish Foundation for children with lifethreatening illnesses in this province. For more, contact RCMP Const. John Clarke (5895635).
Old Time Country Music in Whitbourne
Hosted by the Whitbourne Lions Club on Dec. 1 at the Lions Club (2 p.m. start).
Celebration of Lights with Chomper Parade
Scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 1, 5 p.m., beginning at the Cable Building parking lot and continue along Water Street to the Royal Canadian Legion. After the parade, residents are encouraged to attend the Christmas Wish Tree Lighting at the RCMP Building. For more, call Ron Delaney (786-2126) or Lois Dawe (683-6377).
Goods bingo in Tilton
Hosted by the Royal Canadian Legion at the Tilton bingo hall on Saturday, Dec. 7 (doors open 1 p.m.).
Card game in Brigus
Hosted by the Brigus and area 50-plus Club at the Legion on Sunday, Dec. 8, 2 p.m. start. Open to the public. Excellent prizes. For more, call Helene Doyle (229-6849).
The Placentia RCMP will be hosting the second annual “Fill up the Police Car” event to help stock the local food banks from Nov. 30 to Dec. 7. Donations can be made at the local detachment or during the Christmas parade Dec. 7.
Craft and bake sale in Bay Roberts
To be hosted by the Bay Roberts Lions Club on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call Diane (683-8902) or Ed (786-9596).
To be hosted by the UCW of Central United Church, Bay Roberts on Dec. 6 at the Bay Roberts Mall (10 a.m to 4 p.m.). For more, call Marilyn (786-4840).
Santa Claus Parade in Bay Roberts
To be hosted by the Bay Roberts Lion Club on Dec. 7, starting at 10 a.m., beginning at the fire hall, and concluding at the Lions Club. Awards for top floats. For more, call Ed (7869596).
Christmas in the Harbour
To be hosted by St. Anne’s Parish, Conception Harbour, includes brunch, bake sale, Santa, live music and more, on Sunday, Dec. 8 (11:30 a.m.) at the Marian Hall. For more, email email@example.com.
Service of Light and Remembrance
To be hosted by Coughlan Memorial United Church, Harbour Grace on Monday, Dec. 9 at 7:30 p.m., featuring the male choir. Fellowship and refreshments will follow. For more, call 596-7432.
Stepping Stones Family Resource Centre
The resource centre in Whitbourne will host a number of activities for the month of November. Morning session runs from 9:3011:30 a.m., and afternoon session runs from 1-3 p.m. Activities include active play, birth walking, toddler time, learning time, healthy baby club, and family drop-in playtime. For complete details, contact co-ordinator Serena Pomeroy (227-1010).
Thursday night crib league
Held weekly at the Royal Canadian Legion, Carbonear, beginning at 7 p.m. Members and non-members are welcome. For more, call 596-3691.
The Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline program is looking for donations of reusable clothing and cloth items. Items can be dropped off at the red drop boxes at Powell’s Supermarkets Carbonear, Harbour Grace and Bay Roberts. For more call 1-800505-5525.
Healthy Baby Club
These weekly group sessions for pregnant women hosted by the Trinity Conception Family Resource Centre, at locations in Carbonear (9 Newfoundland Drive), Harbour Grace (260 Harvey Street), and Bay Roberts (337 Conception Bay Highway). Includes free food supplements. For more, including dates and times, call 596-0712 or 866-596-0712.
Fun and fitness
St. Paul’s church in Harbour Grace is offering a program for men and women to improve flexibility, exercises and balance. Sessions begin 9:45 a..m. every Tuesday and Thursday.
Hosted by The Family Worship Centre, Harbour Grace, each week from 11 a.m. to noon. For more, contact Pastor Wally White (596-5426).