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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. her­ita­

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.


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.di­a­ 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.


New­found­land and Labrador Laubach 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@nf.aibn. com or call 709-634-5081. 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 any other items we con­sider to be pre-paid ad­ver­tis­ing. Sub­mit list­ings to ed­i­tor@cb­n­com­

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