What’s on the go this week?
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 695-3671 and ask for Charlene. ROYAL CANADIAN LEGION
-Bingo Games Tuesday and Saturday -Chase The Ace every Sunday from 2-4 p.m. -Dec. 8, Jack Daniels Band
-Dec. 23, First Tips Eve Bash, Jay’s Disco -DEC. 26. Boxing Day Dance, Days Gone By -Dec. 31. New Year’s Bash call 695-3242 for tickets. -Every Sunday from 2-4 p.m., Chase the Ace. Come out and support your local fire department and Legion. For information call Amy at 695-3242.
JAN. 9, 3-4 P.M. IPAD/TABLET BASICS
Port aux Basques Public Library are offering four free classes for individuals wanting to learn the basic of what an Ipad or tablet can do. Use of your own tablet is required. Please call 695-3471 to register. Space is limited.
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 sstrick[email protected]tauxbasques.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 multiple children of different ages. For more information, please call 695-3471.
THE REC HOUSE YOUTH CENTRE
Open to youth aged 12-18, Monday to Thursday until 9 p.m., Friday until 10 p.m., and Saturday from 3-10 p.m. Darts, pingpong, air hockey, Wii games, Xbox games, Netflix, board games and arts and crafts are available. For more information, call 6956901.
MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT GROUP
Lighthouse Peer Support Group (mental health support group) meets 7 p.m. every Wednesday at St. Christopher’s Hotel (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 6940636.
SALVATION ARMY THRIFT STORE
Open 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 709-637-5369 or visit our website at westernhealth.nl.ca.
PUBLIC LIBRARY HOURS
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.
Every second Saturday is storytime. For more information call 695-3471.
POCKETBOOKS NEEDED BY HOSPITAL GIFT SHOP
The Dr. Charles L LeGrow Health Care Centre Gift Shop needs used pocket books. They can be dropped off at the gift shop Monday to Sunday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Contact president Lorna Penney at 695-3681
AUTISM INVOLVES ME
The Resource Room, located behind First Choice Convenience, has plenty of items available to loan, including books, sensory toys, noise-cancelling headphone, weighted blankets and more. For information contact Joan Chaisson at 695-3044 or jbchais[email protected] gmail.com. Meetings are the last Sunday of every month.
SALVATION ARMY, GRAND BAY
Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Home League. Friday 9:30 p.m. Men’s Coffee Club.
FAITH UNITED CHURCH, BURGEO
UCW meeting first and third Monday of each month, at 8 p.m.
Tuesday 10:30 p.m. Bible Study Projects committee and official board meet monthly.
WESLEY UNITED CHURCH CHANNEL
UCW meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 2 p.m.