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Bay Roberts Lions Club Christ­mas Pa­rade

The an­nual Bay Roberts Lions Club Christ­mas Pa­rade takes place Satur­day, Dec. 6, start­ing at 10 a.m. Non-per­ish­able food items will be col­lected for The Help­ing Hand’s food bank.

Lower Is­land Cove Christ­mas event

The Flam­bro Head Her­itage So­ci­ety will hold its “Cel­e­brat­ing the Spirit of Christ­mas” event Satur­day, Dec. 6, start­ing at 8 p.m. Doors opens at the Her­itage Hall in Lower Is­land Cove at 7:30 p.m. There is an ad­mis­sion charge, and re­fresh­ments will be served through­out the evening. Come along and en­joy an evening of skits, songs and mu­sic.

Bri­gus con­cert

Kevin Collins will per­form an ‘Up Close and Per­sonal’ con­cert Sun­day, Dec. 7, at St. George’s Her­itage Church in Bri­gus. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Ad­vance tick­ets avail­able at Mar­shall’s Corner­stop in South River. Call 528 4817 for more in­for­ma­tion.

Old time coun­try mu­sic jam

The Whit­bourne Lions Club is host­ing its monthly Sun­day af­ter­noon of fun and fab­u­lous old time coun­try mu­sic Dec. 7 at the Lions Club in Whit­bourne. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the ex­cite­ment starts at 2 p.m. Join other per­form­ers at the open mic or bring your in­stru­ment and play along or just tap your feet to that great old coun­try beat. Have a won­der­ful af­ter­noon of fun and mu­si­cal mem­o­ries at the Whit­bourne Old Time Coun­try Mu­sic Hoe­down. En­joy the be­gin­ning of win­ter fun at the Whit­bourne Open Mic Show.

Se­niors card game

There will be a Free Se­niors Card Game at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Car­bon­ear on Tues­day, Dec. 9, start­ing at 8 p.m. All are wel­come, and a light lunch will be served. For more info, call 596-3691.

Vic­to­ria Lions Christ­mas Pa­rade

The pa­rade will be held Satur­day, Dec. 13, be­gin­ning at 10 a.m. Line up will be­gin at the Per­salvic park­ing lot.

Le­gion jam ses­sion

The Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32 Bay Roberts lo­cated on Wa­ter Street will host a jam ses­sion on Satur­day, Dec. 13, start­ing at 3 p.m. All wel­come to come and en­joy great lo­cal tal­ent.

Car­bon­ear Santa Claus Pa­rade

The pa­rade will take place Dec. 14. If any groups are in­ter­ested in en­ter­ing a float please see any mem­ber of the Car­bon­ear Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment. Penny’s Courier will again be col­lect­ing for the lo­cal food bank dur­ing the pa­rade.

Craft and bake sale

There will be a craft and bake sale on Sun­day, Dec. 14, at the Lion’s Club in Bay Roberts be­tween 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. A fundraiser for Mol­lie’ Dream.

Lions Club open mic

The Shearstown Lions Club will host its monthly Sun­day af­ter­noon open mic Dec. 14. Doors Open at 1 p.m. and the mu­sic starts at 2 p.m. Can­teen ser­vice will be avail­able.

New Year’s Eve din­ner

Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32 Bay Roberts lo­cated on Wa­ter Street will hold its New Year’s Eve din­ner and dance on Wed­nes­day, Dec. 31. Tick­ets to go on sale very shortly, please call the Le­gion at 786-2075 and leave your name and phone num­ber. All wel­come to at­tend.

New Year’s Ball

The New Years Ball tick­ets are now avail­able at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Car­bon­ear. Mu­sic by Mid­night Blue. For more info call 5963691.

Old Christ­mas Day din­ner

Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32 Bay Roberts lo­cated on Wa­ter Street will hold its Old Christ­mas Day din­ner and dance on Satur­day, Jan. 10, 2015. Tick­ets to go on sale in De­cem­ber, please call the Le­gion at 786-2075 to leave your name and phone num­ber. All wel­come to at­tend.

Pla­cen­tia play­ground project

The South­east Play­ground Im­prove­ment Com­mit­tee idea to im­prove the Wayne John Searle Memo­rial Recre­ation Com­plex in Pla­cen­tia has made it to the semi-fi­nal round of the Aviva Com­mu­nity Fund Com­pe­ti­tion. WE can po­ten­tially earn up to $50,000 to pur­chase new equip­ment for the play­ground. To make the fi­nals, we are ask­ing res­i­dents of the Trin­ity, Con­cep­tion and Pla­cen­tia bays to vote daily Dec. 1-10. The chil­dren of Pla­cen­tia thank you in ad­vance for your votes! You can vote at https://www.avi­va­com­mu­ni­ty­fund.org/ideas/a cf19507. Please join our face­book page at https://www.face­book.com/groups/South­east­Play­groundA­vi­vaCon­test.

Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion church re­search


The Dio­cese of Grand Falls and the Parish Coun­cil of Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Parish Har­bour Grace are look­ing for vol­un­teers in­ter­ested in un­cov­er­ing new and cre­ative po­ten­tial uses for Im­mac­u­late Con­cep­tion Church. The dio­cese and the Parish Coun­cil came to the dif­fi­cult decision to close the his­toric church, but hope a new use or pur­pose re­spect­ing the sa­cred character of the church can be found. If you are in­ter­ested or know some­one who might be in­ter­ested in join­ing the com­mit­tee, please con­tact Denise Howse at 709-489-4019 or denise­howse@rc­dio­ce­seg­rand­falls.ca.

Mu­seum and gallery

The off-sea­son sched­ule for the Road To Yes­ter­day Mu­seum and Christo­pher Pratt Gallery is now in ef­fect. Wed­nes­day af­ter­noons 2-4 p.m. un­til fur­ther no­tice.

Mem­ber­ship drive

The Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Har­bour Grace is hav­ing a mem­ber­ship drive. Those in­ter­ested can con­tact Ken Crocker at 596-1766 or Barb Sam­ple at 596-3935. All are wel­come.

Lit­er­acy NL

The Lit­er­acy NL Learn Line (1-800-563-1111) can pro­vide in­for­ma­tion on a va­ri­ety of lo­cal pro­grams and ser­vices: pri­vate vol­un­teer tu­tors for adults; Adult Ba­sic Ed­u­ca­tion; ex­tra help for your school-age child; learn­ing English as a Sec­ond Lan­guage; fam­ily learn­ing; GED ( high school equiv­a­lency); prepa­ra­tion for post-sec­ondary; work­place learn­ing. For more on the Learn Line, visit www.lit­er­a­cynl.com.

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