Com­mu­nity cal­en­dar

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - Editorial -

Please note: Dead­line for items for the Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar is the Wed­nes­day of next week’s print edi­tion. To list an event email: cblack­more@ gulfnews.ca with the sub­ject line Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar or phone 695-3671 and ask for Char­lene.

AUG. 22, 8 P.M.

RING OF FIRE, JOHNNY CASH EX­PE­RI­ENCE

Royal Cana­dian Le­gion, doors open at 7 p.m. Tick­ets are avail­able at the le­gion, Bob’s Chicken Coop or Pam’s Nails. For more in­for­ma­tion please call 6953242.

AUG. 25, 5 P.M.

SOU’WES NL DELTA WATER­FOWL SPORTS­MAN’S DIN­NER

Third an­nual Sports­man Din­ner tak­ing place at the Lion’s Club. A roast beef din­ner with games, raf­fles, silent auc­tion and live auc­tion. With guns, back­packs, cases bags calls, knives, ap­parel, art­work, home dé­cor and more. Come help sup­port a great or­ga­ni­za­tion with lo­cal projects. Doors open at 5 p.m. and din­ner at 7 p.m. For tick­ets please call Mark 694-2684; Natasha 695-6557; Neil 694-0150; Andy 695-8274; Jeremy 6942417 or Brian 694-2844.

SEPT. 25

BEST KIND COM­EDY TOUR

Port aux Basques Lion’s Club. Tick­ets avail­able at www.bestkind­com­e­dy­tour.com.

OCT. 27

DIN­NER THE­ATRE

St. Au­gus­tine’s Church in Mar­ga­ree – Fox Roost will be host­ing its an­nual din­ner the­atre. More de­tails to fol­low.

ROYAL CANA­DIAN LE­GION

- 45’s Card Game ev­ery Fri­day night. - Crib­bage ev­ery Mon­day night - Bingo ev­ery Tues­day at 7 p.m. - Johnny Cash -Aug. 22

- Usual Sus­pects – Sept. 8 - Gen­er­a­tion Gap – Sept. 28

For more in­for­ma­tion call 695-3242

AU­GUST

BLOCK THE BUS 2018

Block the Bus is a back to school ini­tia­tive for all south­west coast stu­dents and fam­i­lies. Peace­ful com­mu­ni­ties col­lects and pur­chases school sup­plies for fam­i­lies that re­quire as­sis­tance for the up­com­ing school year. If you or a fam­ily you know need as­sis­tance, con­tact 695-6901 or email peace­ful.com­mu­ni­ties.swcev@ gmail.com. All calls are com­pletely con­fi­den­tial and we do not re­quire any per­sonal in­for­ma­tion. Book bags will be ready for pick up mid-late Au­gust. VOL­UN­TEER CO­OR­DI­NA­TOR NEEDED

The Port aux Basques Public Li­brary and the NL Laubach Lit­er­acy Coun­cil has part­nered to seek a vol­un­teer stu­dent tu­tor co­or­di­na­tor for the Port aux Basques area. Please feel free to con­tact ei­ther Margie Lewis, ex­ec­u­tive di­rec­tor of NLLLC, at 709-634-5081 or Natasha Wells, Re­gional Li­brar­ian West­ern New­found­land & Labrador Divi­sion Li­brariesPhone (709) 634-7368.

MIS­CEL­LA­NEOUS

CHAN­NEL-HEAD LIGHT­HOUSE

The town is seek­ing in­for­ma­tion or mem­o­ra­bilia on the Chan­nel-Head Light­house. We would like to cap­ture some of our his­tory and dis­play it at the Rail­way Her­itage Mu­seum. If you have any­thing you would like to do­nate please con­tact me at 695-5775 or email sstrick­land@por­tauxbasques.ca

PORT AUX BASQUES LIONS CLUB

The Lions club din­ner meet­ings start 7 p.m. on the sec­ond and fourth Tues­day of each month. For more in­for­ma­tion, please con­tact Pres­i­dent Bruce Bur­ton at 695-8815 or email: brucebenf.sym­pa­tico.ca

PORT AUX BASQUES LI­BRARY PRO­GRAMS Tues­day, 2:30-4:30 p.m., adult colour­ing so­cial; 7:30-8:30 p.m. video game teen club; Wed­nes­day, 2:30-4:30 p.m., sit and knit; Thurs­day, 7:30-8:30 p.m., com­puter class; Fri­day, 1-3:45 p.m., drop in and play for ages 0-5 years; Satur­day, 10:30-11:30 a.m., fam­ily sto­ry­time, ages 0-5 years, per­fect for fam­i­lies with muli­ti­ple chil­dren of dif­fer­ent ages. For more in­for­ma­tion, please call 695-3471.

SCAREDY CAT RES­CUE

Scaredy Cat Res­cue is a lo­cally run cat res­cue group that re­habs and re-homes feral kit­tens. We trap, neuter and re­turn adult fer­als to care­givers and pro­vide out­door shel­ters to com­mu­nity cats. For more in­for­ma­tion please visit our Face­book page or call 695-6294.

THE REC HOUSE YOUTH CEN­TRE

Youth from 12-18 can drop by Mon­day to Thurs­day un­til 9 p.m., Fri­day un­til 10 p.m., and Satur­day from 3-10 p.m. Darts, ping-pong, air hockey, Wii games, Xbox games, Net­flix, board games and arts and crafts are avail­able. We have spe­cial events on our sched­ule and plan spe­cific ac­tiv­i­ties for youth. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 695-6901.

MEN­TAL HEALTH SUP­PORT GROUP

Light­house Peer Sup­port Group (men­tal health sup­port group) will hold its weekly meet­ing at 7 p.m. ev­ery Wed­nes­day at St. Christo­pher’s Ho­tel in the At­lantic Room. If you have a men­tal ill­ness and suf­fer in si­lence come out and join us in a non-judg­men­tal, sup­port­ive en­vi­ron­ment. Con­tact Joel Hinks on Face­book or call 694-0636.

SAL­VA­TION ARMY THRIFT STORE HOURS

Mon­day to Satur­day, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

VOL­UN­TEER OP­POR­TU­NITY

West­ern Health is look­ing for vol­un­teers to as­sist as greeters at West­ern Me­mo­rial Re­gional Hospi­tal and Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Cen­tre. Greeters help wel­come vis­i­tors and clients and as­sist them in find­ing lo­ca­tions through­out the build­ing. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Vol­un­teer Re­sources Depart­ment at 709637-5369 or visit our web­site at west­ern­health.nl.ca. PUBLIC LI­BRARY HOURS

Tues­day 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 7-9 p.m.; Wed­nes­day 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m., 6-9 p.m.; Thurs­day 12-9 p.m.; Fri­day 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-5 p.m.; Satur­day 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 2-5 p.m. Closed Sun­day and Mon­day. Ev­ery sec­ond Satur­day is sto­ry­time. For more in­for­ma­tion please call 695-3471.

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