COM­MU­NITY cal­en­dar

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You’re in­vited to show off and share your har­vest bounty at the Won­der­ful Fine Mar­ket’s first Back­yard Har­vest Ta­ble to­day at the Royal Cana­dian Le­gion. Join a grow­ing num­ber of back­yard gar­den­ers at the Back­yard Har­vest Ta­ble from 9:30-10 a.m., We’ll sell your do­nated pro­duce from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Pro­ceeds and left­over pro­duce will be do­nated to the Food Bank Net­work. Con­tact Jan Reid at janstu­ for more in­for­ma­tion.


The Can­cer Sup­port Group meet­ing will take place on Sun­day, Sept. 17 at the Se­niors Echo Club, 103 West St., 2-4 p.m. Can­cer sur­vivors and fam­ily mem­bers and friends are wel­come. Ev­ery­one wel­come.


St. Paul’s UCW will hold a soup, sand­wich and bake sale Thurs­day, Sept. 21, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. No de­liv­ery avail­able


All Hal­lows Church, 109 Hum­ber Road, Cor­ner Brook will hold a live auc­tion with 50-plus items to be auc­tioned on Satur­day, Sept. 23, 2017. View­ing is at 7:15-7:45 p.m. Auc­tion Starts at 7:45 p.m. Re­fresh­ments will be served dur­ing in­ter­mis­sion and there’s ad­mis­sion by ticket only. Call Bill at 639-9900 or 640-2696 for more in­for­ma­tion.


Qalipu will be host­ing an in­door yard sale Sept. 23 at 11 West St., 9 a.m.-1 p.m.


There will be an An­ces­tral Voices Work­shop on Sept 23, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mi’kmaw Cen­tre in De­grau. All are wel­comed and it is free.


The Breast Can­cer Sup­port Group will be hav­ing a mer­chan­dise bingo on Sept. 24 at 2 p.m. at Im­mac­u­late Heart of Mary School, Hum­ber Road, Cor­ner Brook. For fur­ther info call Joan at 785-7465 or 632-8548.


On a Wing and a Prayer Din­ner and Show will take place at St. Michael and All An­gels Church Hall on Satur­day, Sept. 30 at 6:30 p.m. The or­der for the day is din­ner, dessert, tea/cof­fee and there will be skits, mu­sic and sto­ries. For tick­ets call Bar­rie (632-2037), Larry (639-7655) or Don (632-2290).


The United Church Women in Stephenville will be hav­ing a take-out baked-bean sup­per (beans, ham, brown bread, cake) on Sept. 25. For tick­ets call 643-2866 or 6436559.

The United Church Women, Stephenville will be hav­ing a yard sale Oct. 7 start­ing at 9 a.m. in the Church Hall on St. Clare Ave.


The Food Bank Net­work of the Bay of Is­lands Min­is­te­rial As­so­ci­a­tion, Inc. will hold its an­nual gen­eral meet­ing Mon­day, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Cor­ner Brook Bap­tist Church, 11 O’Con­nell Drive (next to the Cor­ner Brook Ar­moury). All are wel­come to at­tend.


Breast Friends breast can­cer sup­port group will have a meet­ing at the Women’s Cen­tre on 2 Car­men Ave. in Cor­ner Brook on Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m. New mem­bers al­ways wel­come. Guest speaker is new nav­i­ga­tor nurse, Ni­cole White. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion call Joan 7857465 or Shirley 785-5247.


The West­ern Re­gional Hospi­tal Foun­da­tion Ra­dio­thon is tak­ing place Fri­day, Sept. 29, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. to raise funds to pur­chase pri­or­ity med­i­cal equip­ment for the ma­ter­nal new­born, med­i­cal imag­ing, oph­thal­mol­ogy, phys­i­cal ther­apy and res­pi­ra­tory de­part­ments.

Pledge your sup­port and help im­prove health care by call­ing 634-2322.


“The Open Door,” a free lunch pro­gram, is open ev­ery Mon­day from 11:30 a.m.-1p.m. in the church hall at St. John the Evan­ge­list, Main Street. This out­reach min­istry is hosted by the Angli­can Parishes of the Hum­ber Dean­ery (Cor­ner Brook and the Bay of Is­lands). All are wel­come.


The Sal­va­tion Army Thrift Store at 6 Herald Ave., is ask­ing for your do­na­tions of good qual­ity, gen­tly used cloth­ing. Your faith­ful sup­port helps the thrift store and helps oth­ers within the com­mu­nity. Do­na­tions are ac­cepted at the store Mon­day to Fri­day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. A bin is pro­vided for af­ter hours cloth­ing do­na­tions only.


West­ern Health is look­ing for vol­un­teers for the Aux­il­iary Gift Shop at the Long Term Care Fa­cil­ity in Cor­ner Brook. Po­si­tions are avail­able from Mon­day to Sun­day and times can be worked around your sched­ule in the af­ter­noons. For more in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Ge­orgina Far­rell at 637-3999 Ext. 3531.


The New­found­land Abo­rig­i­nal Women’s Net­work of­fers cul­tural sen­si­tiv­ity work­shops to all ser­vice providers, stake­hold­ers and/or or­ga­ni­za­tions of­fer­ing ser­vices and pro­grams. This work­shop fo­cuses on iden­ti­fy­ing with and re­spect­ing var­i­ous cul­tures. It also in­tro­duces some tra­di­tional Mi’kmaq cul­ture and teach­ings. This work­shop is open to all groups free of charge. For more in­for­ma­tion or to book a work­shop, please con­tact 6431290 or email:


The Up­per Hum­ber Rod and Gun As­so­ci­a­tion, Goose Arm Road, Deer Lake, is now ac­cept­ing new mem­bers. For more in­for­ma­tion, call 635-7179 or 635-5415.


The Sir Thomas Rod­dick Hospi­tal Aux­il­iary is look­ing for vol­un­teers to as­sist us in our gift shop. If you have a cou­ple of hours a week to as­sist us, please call Ma­rina at 6433716. All monies raised in the gift shop are used for the ben­e­fit of our clients and pa­tients. Vol­un­teer to­day to be part of a very worth­while cause.


Please join us for a “free lunch” at the Open Door on Mon­days from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. This lunch is pro­vided by the Angli­can churches in the Hum­ber Dean­ery and op­er­ates from the Cathe­dral Churchill Hall of St. John the Evan­ge­list on Main Street.


The Bay St. Ge­orge Cul­tural Cir­cle in­vites all abo­rig­i­nal and non­a­bo­rig­i­nal peo­ple to at­tend our singing and drum­ming ses­sions Tues­day nights from 6:30–8 p.m. Any­one in­ter­ested in learn­ing to drum and sing tra­di­tional Mi’kmaq songs and re­ceiv­ing teach­ings is asked to visit the Bay St. Ge­orge Cul­tural Cir­cle at 329 Main St. in St. Ge­orge’s. For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion please con­tact Anne Hart at 649-5909 or Odelle Pike at 7210195.


The Cana­dian Red Cross is in need of Emer­gency Re­sponse Ve­hi­cle driv­ers. Driv­ers would need to com­plete Dis­as­ter Man­age­ment Level 1 and First Aid train­ing, which will be pro­vided. Must be 25 years of age; Class 5 li­cense re­quired. To ap­ply, con­tact our of­fice at 634-4626. If you want to help those in your com­mu­nity fol­low­ing a fire, flood or nat­u­ral dis­as­ter, call the Cana­dian Red Cross at 6344626 or email us at nlvol­un­teers@ red­


Shop­ping. Read­ing. Tak­ing a stroll down the street. Things you do ev­ery day with­out a sec­ond thought. But, for New­found­lan­ders and Labrado­ri­ans who are blind or par­tially sighted, th­ese things can be chal­leng­ing. A help­ing hand can make a world of dif­fer­ence. Be­come a CNIB Vi­sion Mate and ex­pe­ri­ence the re­wards of giv­ing back. With only two hours a week, you can help some­one in your com­mu­nity with th­ese ev­ery­day tasks. Learn how at­un­teer or by call­ing your lo­cal CNIB of­fice at 1-800-563-2642.


Are you a breastfeeding mom? Have you breast­fed your baby for at least six months? Do you sup­port breastfeeding? Do you live in the Bay St. Ge­orge Area? If you an­swered “Yes” to th­ese ques­tions please call Marie Bud­den at 6438698, public health nurse, West­ern Health with the “Bay St. Ge­orge mom­s4­moms Breastfeeding Sup­port Group.”

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