COM­MU­NITY cal­en­dar

The Gulf News (Port aux Basques) - - Community Calendar -

Please note: Dead­line for items for the Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar is the Wed­nes­day of next week’s print edi­tion. To list an event email: cblack­[email protected] with the sub­ject line Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar or phone 6953671 and ask for Char­lene.



The Isle aux Morts Her­itage So­ci­ety in­vite you to spend an evening with Da Kood­ens as they per­form ‘Cel­e­brat­ing the Folk.’ En­joy a de­li­cious tra­di­tional meal and a good ole fash­ioned con­cert. Three per­for­mances at Hairy­man’s Safe Haven Cafe and Craft Shop in the Com­mu­nity Cen­tre in Isle aux Morts. Tick­ets can be re­served at the Town Of­fice in Isle aux Morts. For tick­ets call Ly­dia at 698-3441 or Shilo at 698-3313.

AUG. 3, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Hosted by the Gate­way Se­niors, at their club on 29 Main Street.

Aug. 4, 2-5 p.m.


AT the Gate­way Se­niors Club. Moose­burg­ers, ham­burg­ers and hot dogs will be avail­able to pur­chase.

AUG. 5, 12-4 p.m.


In sup­port of lit­er­acy, The Gulf News is host­ing a Home­made Kite Fes­ti­val at the Grand Bay West beach and field. Free ad­mis­sion, prizes and re­fresh­ments. Store bought kites are wel­come but will be judged sep­a­rately. No limit on kites per fam­ily. Chil­dren un­der 12 are to be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult.

AUG. 5, 7 p.m.

BINGO GAME at the Gate­way Se­niors Club.

AUG. 5

St. Paul’s An­nual Flower Ser­vice

Two ser­vices will be held. The first is at 2 p.m. in the ceme­tery next to the church; the other is at 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s ceme­tery on Bara­chois Hill.

AUG. 14, 8:30 p.m.


Can­cer sur­vivors, friends and fam­i­lies, there will be a lu­mi­nary ser­vice at Scott’s Cove Park with a pa­rade from the post of­fice to Scott’s Cove. For more in­for­ma­tion con­tact Dorothy Bragg 695-8265 or Ma­bel Spencer 695-3230. In the event of in­clement weather it will be held the fol­low­ing night.



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. com­mu­ni­[email protected] All calls are com­pletely confidential and we do not re­quire any per­sonal in­for­ma­tion. Book bags will be ready for pick up mid-late Au­gust.

OCT. 27


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


-45’s Card Game ev­ery Fri­day night. -Crib­bage ev­ery Mon­day night

-Bingo ev­ery Tues­day at 7pm

-The Ring of Fire Trib­ute Aug. 22

For more in­for­ma­tion call 695-3242 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 Li­braries Phone (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 sstrick­[email protected]­ 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.sym­pa­

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.

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