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.
BEST KIND COMEDY TOUR
Port aux Basques Lion’s Club. Tickets available at www.bestkindcomedytour.com.
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
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.