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The Compass - - EDITORIAL -

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.

Af­ter­noon tea

• 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.

Le­gion dance

• 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 ker­i­lynn84@hot­ 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 mike@cu­pid­sle­ga­cy­cen­

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.ter­ry­ or call 596-6390.

Gospel con­cert

• 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.

Salmon din­ner

• 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.

Live mu­sic

• 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

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.

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