The Central Voice : 2018-12-12

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12 WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2018 THE CENTRAL VOICE COMMUNITY ■ Out and About DEC. 13 Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. To register your child, drop by or call the library at 257-2091. Gander – Gander Public Library pre-school story time every Wednesday beginning at 2 p.m. for ages three to five. Botwood - The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5 Chase the Ace. Tickets are three for $5, and there’s a nightly 50/50 draw. Tickets sold 7-8:45 p.m. with the draw at 9 p.m. Grand Falls-Windsor – Pre-school story time program for children aged 3-5 starts 10:30 a.m. at the Harmsworth Public Library. To register your child, drop by or call the library: 489-2303. Grand Falls-Windsor - The Diabetes Education Clinic offers a drop-in service 1-4 p.m. Have your blood sugar, blood pressure and weight checked. Bring your diabetesrelated questions to the nurse and dietitian. No appointment necessary. Grand Falls-Windsor - The Exploits 50+ Club, Edwards Place, holds a public card game at 8 p.m. Admission is $4. event each week with the deadline for playing being closing time on Wednesdays at store locations. Draw is every Thursday at the Royal Bank in the Exploits Valley Mall at approximately 7:30 pm to Gander - YQX Quilters’ Guild meets the third Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m., in the Art Gallery of the J.R. Smallwood Arts and Culture Centre. New members welcome. meet the first and third Sundays, 1:30-4 p.m., at the Arts and Culture Center. For info call 256-3578. Gander - Regular Sunday meetings of Church of Jesus Christ of Latterday Saints at the Gander Senior Citizens Center. For more information call 422-1437 or 683-7361. Grand Falls-Windsor – The Harmsworth Public Library will be having its annual Seniors’ Christmas celebration on from 2-4 p.m. Ed Power and Friends will be the entertainment and refreshments will be served. So come and have an enjoyable afternoon at the library. Krysta Carroll Out and About Out and About is your new destination for community events in central Newfoundland. Space is reserved for non-profit groups and organizations. Please email listings to Krysta Carroll at [email protected] Listings should be typed, 50 words or less, and include the community in which your event is being held. You may also include one photo, if you wish, but it cannot be a poster. Listings will run in print as space allows, as well as and online each week. The deadline is 5 p.m. Mondays the week prior to the edition of the paper in which your listing will run. The deadline for the remaining editions in December is now past. But please send along your listings for 2019. MONDAY DEC. 13 Grand Falls-Windsor - The Exploits Valley 50+ Club, Edwards Place public bridge game takes place every second Monday at 1:30 p.m. Admission $4. Everyone welcome. Exploits Valley - Exploits Disability Association help people with disabilities and other who cannot help themselves. Meetings take place on the first Monday of every month at the Corduroy Brook Enhancement building on 2 Conservation Place, Grand Falls-Windsor. Gander - An invitation to join an enthusiastic group of ladies, learn new things, attend interesting talks and demonstrations, and have lots of fun. Gander Women’s Institute meet the first Monday of each month. For more info call 256-8577 or email [email protected] Gander - Looking for fun and friendship? Come out to Fraser Road United Church Hall on Monday mornings, 10-11:30 a.m. Parents ‘n’ tots is a great time to meet other parents and make new friends. BLOOD DONOR CLINIC Lewisporte – Canadian Blood Services will be holding a mobile donor clinic at St. Paul’s Anglican Church Hall from 4–8 p.m. There are 89 appointments to fill. Lewisporte residents are asked to book their appointments today by downloading the GiveBlood app or visit FRIDAY Grand Falls-Windsor – Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12, Queen Street Chase The Ace, 6-8 p.m. with the draw shortly after 8 p.m. Tickets are $5 each. There is a 50-50 draw as well at $1 a ticket. Grand Falls-Windsor - Exploits Valley Community Coalition Car Seat Clinics held the last Friday of every month at the Family Resource Site (Family Moments) in Grand FallsWindsor. Trained Child Restraint technicians will teach you how to install your car seat, and instruct you on the proper safety installation recommendations of your child’s restraint system. Call 4893296 to book an appointment. DEC. 15 CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR Grand Falls-Windsor - Santa’s Last Stop Shop — Christmas Craft Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at St. Alban’s Anglican Church, 13 Masters Avenue. All proceeds from table sales will go to support St. Alban’s Anglican Church. DEC. 26 OLD YEAR ENDS WITH MUSIC AND FRIENDS THURSDAY SATURDAY Buchans – Preschool story time at the Buchans Public Library 2:30 p.m. Grand Falls-Windsor - Grand FallsWindsor Volunteer Fire Department T.V. Bingo every Thursday evening at 6:30 on Rogers Cable 9. Cards are can be picked up at a convenience store near you in Grand Falls-Windsor, Bishops Falls and Botwood. Support your local Fire Department. Gander - The Gander Seniors 50+ Club Inc. regular card games every Thursday at 8 p.m. and regular afternoon bingo at 2 p.m. Both events are open to members as well as the general public. Grand Falls-Windsor - If you’re looking for a great organization that helps both locally and internationally, consider the Rotary Club. Find a friendly Rotarian and ask them about joining. Meets every Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Mount Peyton Hotel. Exploits Valley - The Central Nfld Antique Auto Club meets every third Thursday at 8 p.m. at Ibex Fuels on Hardy Avenue or the Creed Club in Botwood. For more info, contact Bruce Critch at 2573360. Check out their website at Having an antique auto is not mandatory. Grand Falls-Windsor - The Seniors Friendly 50-Plus Club at 50 Main St., Grand Falls-Windsor holds card games Thursday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. Exploits Valley - River Gold Fundraising is a community fundraiser in partnership with three local service organizations: Corduroy Brook Enhancement Association, Exploits Valley SPCA, and Grand Falls-Windsor Heritage Society. An Gander – Chase the Ace every Saturday at the Elks Lodge #310 Gander. Join us for Chase the Ace! Jackpot over $3,500 and growing. Join us from 1-3 p.m. at 9 Caldwell Street, Gander. Gander - Seventh-Day Adventist Church, Every Saturday, 2 p.m. Bible Study; 3 p.m. Worship Service Grand Falls-Windsor – The Town of Grand Falls-Windsor Farmers Market takes place every Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at 14 High Street. ST. JOSEPH’S CHURCH, 10 BISHOP STREET Pilley’s Island – Old year ends with music and friends at the Pilley’s Island Rec Centre starting at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for students. Lots of entertainment and our last event of the year. Gander - Christmas Season Mass times 2018-2019 are as follows: Dec. 24, Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, St. Anne’s at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 24, Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, St. Joseph’s at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 25, Solemnity of the Nativity of the Lord, St. Joseph’s at 11 a.m. Dec. 29, Feast of the Holy Family, 5 p.m. Dec. 30, Feast of the Holy Family, 9:30 a.m. at St. Anne’s Dec. 30, Feast of the Holy Family, 11 a.m. Dec. 31, Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, 5 p.m. Jan. 1, Solemnity of Mary, the Holy Mother of God, 11 a.m. No Mass at 9:30 a.m. at St. Anne’s Jan. 3, Memory Tree Mass, 7 p.m. Jan. 5, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, 5 p.m. Jan. 6, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord, 9:30 a.m. at St. Anne’s Jan. 6, Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord , 11 a.m. Christmas Day (Nativity of the Lord) and New Year’s Day (Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God) are Holy Days of Obligation. TUESDAY DEC. 31 Gander – Tiny Tots at the Gander Public Library takes place beginning at 2 p.m. every Tuesday. Enjoy 30 minutes of stories, songs and sensory activities to help stimulate your child. Exploits Valley - Central Cancer Survivors Choir practice 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at Memorial United Church in Grand Falls-Windsor. If you are a cancer survivor and enjoy singing, laughter, fellowship and the support of others who have had a diagnosis of cancer, please join us. Grand Falls-Windsor - St. Vincent De Paul Shop at St. Joseph’s Parish open every Tuesday from 1-4 p.m. Grand Falls-Windsor – Toastmasters is an organization focused on professional and personal development. We work together to bring out the best in each of us. Meetings held every second and fourth Tuesday from September to May at the College of the North Atlantic in Grand Falls-Windsor. For information please contact us at [email protected] or visit our Facebook page: www.facebook. com/GFWToastmasters. NEW YEAR’S DANCE Botwood – The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 5 Botwood will be holding a New Year’s Dance at 9:30 p.m. Music with the live band Recall. Limited tickets available at the Botwood Legion for only $15 each. Come out and support your local Legion and ring in the New Year at Botwood Legion. Party favours and a light lunch provided. SUNDAY Exploits Valley - Exploits Aboriginal Community Group (EACG) hosts Bernie’s Puktew every second Sunday from 6-7:30 p.m. This is a youth group and is led by the interests of the youth in the community. Activities are centered around the Mik’maq culture and include drumming, songs, talking circle, traditional crafts and cultural teachings. Any family in the community interested in learning more about the Mik’maq culture or just want to celebrate and honour these traditions are welcome. For more information email [email protected] Grand Falls-Windsor - Chase the Ace lottery is held at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall every Sunday from 7:15-9:15 p.m. Gander - Gander Care and Share Group (651-2001). Meets Sunday, Tuesday and Friday 8 p.m., Wednesday and Friday at 1:15 p.m. at Fraser Road United Church (side entrance). All meetings are closed except for the last Sunday of each month. This last Sunday is an open meeting meaning family and friends are welcome. Gander - The Hooking Matters ONGOING SNOW ANGELS Grand Falls-Windsor - A community interest group that creates awareness about seniors and people with disabilities who can’t shovel their snow by encouraging people to nominate snow angels for draw prizes supported by businesses, community organizations, and individuals. @gfwsnowangel2018 EVERY WEEK WEDNESDAY Grand Falls-Windsor – T.U.F.F (Together Uniting Families Forever) for Moms and Tots takes place Wednesdays from 9-11 a.m. at Evangel Pentecostal Church. This program, for children aged 0-5 includes an activity and snack. Botwood - Story time program at the Botwood Kinsmen Public Library for children aged 0-5, every ANNUAL TREE OF LOVE Change Islands – St. Margaret’s Anglican Church will be having their Annual Tree of Love again this year. If you would like to give a donation in memory of a love one please send your donation to Kathryn Hurley, P.O. Box 66, Change Islands, NL, A0G 1R0. MISCELLANEOUS ARTISTS’ WALL Lewisporte - Lewisporte Memorial Public Library is currently displaying the photographic work of Scott Lilley on the Artists’ Wall. Drop in to see these amazing photos. 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