Writer talk on art history
• The Landfall Trust of Brigus presents a talk on Monday, Sept. 14, with current writer-in-residence Peter Neary, professor emeritus as Western University and holder of an honourary doctorate from Memorial University. His talk is titled “Writing Newfoundland and Labrador Art History: a Personal Narrative.”The free event takes place at the Brigus Public Library starting at 7 p.m.
• The Bay Roberts Fifty-Plus Club on Water Street will be having their afternoon tea on Sept. 17 from 2-4 p.m. All are welcome. For more information contact Gerald at 786-4588.
Legion jam session
• Royal Canadian Legion Branch 32, Bay Roberts, will host a jam session Saturday, Sept 19, at 3 p.m. Join us for our monthly open mike and enjoy a variety of local talents and even share a tune of your own! Free admission.
• There will be a dance at the Royal Canadian Legion in Carbonear on Saturday, Sept. 19, starting at 9:30 p.m. Music by Midnight Blue. Come out and bring a friend and rock the night away. For more info call the Legion at 596-3691.
Red Shoe Crew Walk
• On Saturday, Sept. 19, some amazing volunteers will be hosting the Red Shoe Crew “Walk for Families” in aid of Ronald McDonald House Newfoundland and Labrador. The event will take place at the Wilbur Sparkes Complex (soccer field/track) in Bay Roberts. Pledge sheets can be picked up at Cal LeGrow Insurance in Bay Roberts or through Kerilynn Mercer by contacting her at firstname.lastname@example.org or 786-4219. Registration for the event will begin at 10:15 a.m. The walk will begin at 11, with a celebration of families at noon. Search the Facebook Event Red Shoe Crew “Walk for Families” for more information.
Rug hooking course
• The Cupids Legacy Centre will be hosing a rug-hooking course Sept. 19-20. For more information see the Cupids Legacy Centre’s Facebook page for more or call (709) 528-1610 or email email@example.com.
Terry Fox Run
• The 35th annual CBN Terry Fox Walk/Run will be held at St. Francis Field, Harbour Grace, on Sunday, Sept. 20. Registration is at 2:30 p.m. and the event starts at 3 p.m. Rain or shine event, and there is no mini- mum pledge amount or minimum distance required. Walk, run, push a stroller, wheel or cycle; just get involved! Pledge sheets are available at council offices in many CBN communities, online, or at the Carbonear pool. Funds raised go directly to cancer research, some of which is being done in this province. If you are a cancer survivor and wish to take part, please contact www.terryfox.org or call 596-6390.
• The Full Gospel Pentecostal Tabernacle, 221 Main Road, Shearstown, will host a gospel concert with fellowship to follow on Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7:30 p.m.
Legion district meeting
• There will be a district meeting on Sept. 26 starting at 10 a.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Carbonear Branch 23. For more info call the Legion at 596-3691.
• The parish of Bay Robert’s/Coley’s Point is having their annual salmon dinner on Saturday, Sept. 26, starting at 7 p.m. It will be held at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall in Coley’s Point. Tickets can be picked up from any parish council member or by calling 786-0555 or 786-6342. Only a limited amount on tickets available so hurry fast — they won’t last long. For more info call Debbie at 786-0555 or 683-5788.
• Bay Roberts Legion Branch 32 will host a live music event with Lloyd Snow on Saturday, Sept. 26, at 9:30 p.m. Everyone welcome. Contact Dawn at Bay Roberts Legion at 7862075 for more information.
Annual health telethon
• The Trinity Conception Placentia Health Foundation will be holding its 26th Annual Telethon on Sunday, Oct. 4, on EastLink TV and Rogers TV throughout the region. For more information or to become involved, call Don or Shelly at 945-5289. Help us, and help yourself, with a donation!
Alzheimer learning series
• The Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador is offering a Learning Series for caregivers, family, friends and people living with Alzheimer disease or related dementias beginning Oct. 14. Sessions will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of dementia, coping strategies, legal and financial help, day-to-day care, resources and support systems. The free series is available in person, by phone or video by use of Skype anywhere across the province. For more information contact the First Link Coordinator, Danielle Moore at 576-0608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Hope Al-ANON
• The New Hope AL-ANON group meets Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Addictions Centre in Carbonear, located at 46 Powell Drive. A 12-step recovery program for relatives and friends of alcoholics. For more information, call Lorraine at 596-2171.
• The Trinity Conception NAR-ANON Family Group offers a 12-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of their addiction. We always maintain personal anonymity. Meetings are held Wednesday nights from 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Addictions Centre, 46 Powell Drive, in Carbonear. For more information, call 786-1797 after 5 p.m.
Museum and gallery
• From Sept. 8-25, the Road to Yesterday Museum and the Christopher Pratt Gallery in the Cable Building, Water Street, Bay Roberts, will be open 12:30-4 p.m. Monday to Friday.