As­cen­sion stu­dent wins Knights of Columbus speak off Com­mu­nity calendar

The Compass - - News - Edi­tor@cb­n­com­ 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 a

A Span­ish ex­change stu­dent from As­cen­sion Col­le­giate re­cently earned the right to rep­re­sent Dal­ton As­sem­bly at the Knights of Columbus Fourth De­gree As­sem­blies Pro­vin­cial Fi­nal.

Luis Gar­cia came out on top com­pet­ing along­side five other stu­dents rep­re­sent­ing schools in the Trin­ity-Con­cep­tion area at the re­gional speak off event for Dal­ton As­sem­bly, held March 26 in Har­bour Grace.

Gar­cia, a Level II stu­dent at the Bay Roberts high school, de­liv­ered a speech about hap­pi­ness and the true mean­ing of suc­cess.

His first place fin­ish al­lows Gar­cia to travel to Bishop’s Falls for provin­cials on April 22.

Fel­low Level II As­cen­sion stu­dent Kait­lyn Tobin placed sec­ond with a speech about im­por­tant val­ues for teens.

Third went to Ni­cole Pike, a Level I stu­dent from Bac­calieu Col­le­giate in Old Per­li­can. She dis­cussed the im­por­tance of the In­ter­net in our day-to-day lives.

Also tak­ing part in the event were Car­bon­ear Col­le­giate stu­dents

April 14, 7 p.m.

Bay Roberts Easter drama

On Good Fri­day at the Sal­va­tion Army, Wa­ter Street, Bay Roberts, a pre­sen­ta­tion of “IN the Shadow of the Cross.” A freewill of­fer­ing will be taken.

April 15, 2 p.m. Car­bon­ear Le­gion cus­tomer ap­pre­ci­a­tion day

At the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion in Car­bon­ear, fea­tur­ing great lo­cal en­ter­tain­ment and a light lunch. For info call 596-3691.

April 15, 3 p.m.

Bay Roberts Le­gion open mike

At Bay Roberts Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32. Free ad­mis­sion.

April 22, 3 p.m. Car­bon­ear Le­gion lo­cal tal­ent night

Open mic at the Car­bon­ear Le­gion, with door prize give­aways and no cover charge. For info call 596-3691.

April 22, 4 p.m.

Emma Mercer and Aileen Pike and Bac­calieu Col­le­giate’s Max Hop­kins.

Bay Roberts Le­gion mati­nee

A mati­nee con­cert at Bay Roberts Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32 fea­tur­ing Clay­ton Deer­ing. Free ad­mis­sion.

April 29, 9:30 p.m.

Bay Roberts Le­gion dance

At Bay Roberts Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32, fea­tur­ing Lloyd Snow.

April 30, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Bay Roberts Le­gion craft sale

At Bay Roberts Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32.

May 2

Bay Roberts Lion steak din­ner

At Bay Roberts Royal Cana­dian Le­gion Branch 32. Last day to or­der is Mon­day, April 24. Call 786-2981.

Aug. 21-27

Old Per­li­can Cel­e­bra­tions

A week of events and ac­tiv­i­ties. Visit www.towno­fold­per­li­can. ca or the Face­book page for the events sched­ule.

Judges for the com­pe­ti­tion were Ellen Mer­ri­gan, Eileen Fur­long and Leo Mackey, with

Bac­calieu Trail SPCA chase the ace

Ev­ery Fri­day at West Side Char­lie’s in Car­bon­ear at 8 p.m.


Car­bon­ear Le­gion chase the ace

At the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, Car­bon­ear, ev­ery Satur­day, 11 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. with the draw tak­ing place at 9 p.m. For info call 596-3691.


Bay Roberts chase the ace

For the Bay Roberts Cul­tural Foun­da­tion, is held at the Bay Roberts Le­gion be­gin­ning 7 p.m. Ticket sales end at 8:45 and the draw takes place at 9 p.m. This week’s es­ca­lat­ing jack­pot is es­ti­mated to be at $11,000. There is a 50/50 draw at the end of the evening. Tues­day

New Hope Al-ANON

Meets ev­ery Tues­day 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre in Car­bon­ear, at 46 Pow­ell Drive. Reg O’Neill serv­ing as time­keeper. The judges noted it was a close de­ci­sion, adding all stu­dents A 12-step re­cov­ery pro­gram for rel­a­tives and friends of al­co­holics.

Wed­nes­day NAR-ANON

The Trin­ity Con­cep­tion NARANON Fam­ily Group of­fers a 12step pro­gram de­signed to help rel­a­tives and friends of ad­dicts re­cover from the ef­fects of their ad­dic­tion.

We al­ways main­tain per­sonal anonymity. Meet­ings Wed­nes­day nights, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the UTurn Ad­dic­tions Cen­tre, 46 Pow­ell Drive, in Car­bon­ear. For in­for­ma­tion, call 786-1797 af­ter 5 p.m.

Mu­seum and gallery

The Road to Yes­ter­day Mu­seum and the Christo­pher Pratt Gallery in the Cable Build­ing, Wa­ter Street, Bay Roberts, open 2-4 p.m. Wed­nes­days only. Spe­cial tours can be ar­ranged by ap­point­ment and pay­ment of the pre­scribed fee.


were very com­pet­i­tive. Lit­er­acy Coun­cil is of­fer­ing an op­por­tu­nity to im­prove read­ing, speak­ing and com­pre­hen­sion (in English) in a con­fi­den­tial and con­ve­nient way from home for FREE us­ing the TOTI Vir­tual Teach­ing pro­gram! Reg­is­tra­tion open across New­found­land and Labrador but spots are lim­ited. For more in­for­ma­tion email laubach@ or call 709 634 5081.

Qalipu mem­ber­ship

Have you been turned down for sta­tus with the Qalipu First Na­tions Band? If so, con­sider join­ing the Mi’Kmaq First Na­tions As­sem­bly of New­found­land as we fight this de­ci­sion. Con­tact us at 1-709388-6362 or check us out on our web­site­

New­found­land and Labrador Laubach


From the left, Aileen Pike, Ni­cole Pike, Faith­ful Nav­i­ga­tor Wil­liam Dob­bin, Luis Gar­cia, Kait­lyn Tobin, Max Hop­kins, and Past Nav­i­ga­tor Ger­ald Ryan. Emma Mercer is miss­ing from the photo.

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