OCT. 26 Spaniard’s Bay haunted house
The Spaniard’s Bay Recreation Centre is hosting its 4th annual Haunted House event Friday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m.
OCT. 27 Shearstown Halloween Dance for MS
At The Shearstown Lions Club building. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $15. Music by Jim Parsons. Advance ticket purchase enters your name for an extra door prize. Cash prizes for best costume, most original and scariest. All proceeds support the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada.
OCT. 27 Haunted Harbour Grace
Journey through the Town with a guide and actors telling stories of horror and intrigue. This is a fund raiser for the Conception Bay Museum. Cost $10 per person or $20 per family of four or more. Starting point at the museum on Water Street. Bright visible clothing, sturdy footwear and flashlights are recommended.
NOV. 5 Developing Carbonear’s historic business district
From 9 a.m. to noon at the Princess Sheila Seniors Club building, 163 Water St. Business owners, heritage enthusiasts, students and local citizens will network to discuss opportunities and needs for developing business and bringing new life to the heritage area. What are local assets and how can they best be utilized? Local entrepreneurs will give insight into their inspirations and plans for building art, craft, culinary, and tourism businesses that are heritage-friendly. Event facilitated by Heritage NL in cooperation with the Town of Carbonear. Free event, but registration required at www. heritagenl.ca.
SUNDAY Old-Time Country Music
The Bay Roberts Lions Club is hosting an old time country music-bluegrass open mic session on the fourth Sunday of every month. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the show starts at 2 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge at the door and cafeteria service is available. Musicians are encouraged to bring along an instrument and participate in the entertainment or just sit and tap your feet to the sound of some of your favorite country songs. Hope to see you there.
TUESDAY New Hope Al-ANON
Meets every Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Addictions Centre in Carbonear, at 46 Powell Drive. A 12-step recovery program for relatives and friends of alcoholics.
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 Wednesday nights, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Addictions Centre, 46 Powell Drive, in Carbonear. For information, call 786-1797 after 5 p.m.
Bay Robert museum and gallery
The Road to Yesterday Museum & Christopher Pratt Gallery is open Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m.
Thursday Bay Roberts Legion Chase the Ace
Join us for Chase the Ace from 7-9 p.m. Come meet some friends and try your luck! Somebody’s got to win! Why not you?
MISCELLANEOUS Diabetes Canada clothing drop-offs
Does your children’s fashion sense change on a weekly basis? Not sure what to do with your old clothing? Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to Diabetes Canada’s reusable goods donation program. Drop your bagged items in our blue[A1] clothing donation bins located at: Powell’s in Bay Roberts and Carbonear, outside the former Powell’s building in Harbour Grace, Dominion Bay Roberts and Carbonear, Freshmart in Dildo, Crockers Esso in Heart’s Delight, Drovers Store in Whiteway, Hindy’s Gas Bar in Winterton, Gasland in Old Perlican, Foodland in Whitbourne, Greens Drug Mart in Greens Harbour, Koles Convenience in Heart’s Content areas. Call 1-800-5055525 or visit declutter.diabetes.ca for more information. Your donation will make a difference in the lives of the 11 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes, while diverting items from landfill.
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