Ascension student wins Knights of Columbus speak off Community calendar
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.
Bay Roberts Lion steak dinner
At Bay Roberts Royal Canadian Legion Branch 32. Last day to order is Monday, April 24. Call 786-2981.
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.
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.
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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 www.mfnan.org.
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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.