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MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK MAY 7TH – 13TH
LIGHT IT UP GREEN
The Town of Clarenville, Eastern Health & The Canadian Mental Health Association are encouraging businesses, organizations and residents to SHINE A GREEN LIGHT or tie a GREEN RIBBON during the Mental Health week May 7th – 13th, 2018. Support Mental Health for you and me. For more information please contact Deanna Burns 427-3927 or Adam Wiseman 427-6659.
SPCA THRIFT STORE
OPEN MON-SAT 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The store is attached to the shelter and is located at 125 Huntley Drive, Clarenville. The store relies completely on donated items from the public and items can be dropped off during hours of operation.
CLARENVILLE MEN’S SOFTBALL LEAGUE
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
If interested in playing in the annual softball league this summer, contact Scott Maidment on Facebook messenger. Registration is open until the end of May.
MAY 5, 2:30
AFTERNOON TEA AND SALE
St Mary’s ACW will be hosting their annual afternoon tea and sale at St. Mary’s Anglican Church Clarenville. For further information contact Marjorie at 466-7450.
MAY 5, 7 PM
St. Andrew’s Anglican Church will be having a coffee house at the Lions Club. All are welcome.
MAY 6, 2-5
KITCHEN PARTY FUNDRAISER
There will be a kitchen party fundraiser at Heritage Collegiate in Lethbridge. This is in aid of Anne Oldford, resident of the community, who is currently battling cancer. There will be entertainment and a soup and sandwich dinner will be served. Any donation would be very much appreciated. Thanking you in advance for your king support.
MAY 9, 10 AM – 12 NOON
MORNING COFFEE & BAKE SALE The Shoal Harbour UCW will be hosting a morning coffee and bake sale at the church hall. Admission at the door. Come and bring a friend.
MAY 16, 7 PM
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING CLARENVILLE MINOR HOCKEY ASSOCIATION
The Annual General Meeting of the Clarenville Minor Hockey Association will be held at the Clarenville Events Center. It is open to all our hockey parents, and we would love to see all of you there. The elected positions during the AGM include –
President, VP, Treasurer, Secretary, Head Hockey Parent, Registrar, Equipment Manager and Director Positions.
MAY 17, 7 PM
ANNUAL MENTAL HEALTH AND ADDICTIONS AWARENESS WALK The Tip-A-Vista Wellness Foundation will be holding the 4th Annual Mental Health and Addictions Awareness Walk. It will be starting from the Public Building to Old Day’s Pond Boardwalk. There will be refreshments at the Pentecostal Church Hall. T-Shirts are available to purchase from Exercise Room, Keough Shop, Church Street. See you all there!
MAY 23, 7:30 PM
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
The Annual General Meeting of the Clarenville Area SPCA is taking place in the Sobey’s Community Room, Sobey’s, Clarenville. All are welcome!
MAY 26, 7 PM
There will be a coffee house held in Jamestown. There will be an open mic and Jam session. Lunch will be available. Everyone is welcome. For more info call Marie at 425-0233.
AUG 3 & 4
1977-1978 CLARENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION
The 1978 graduating class of Clarenville Integrated High School is looking for students and teachers from 19771978 for a class reunion Aug. 3-4,
2018. If you or someone you know graduated/taught that year, please contact Cynthia Layden-Barron @ email@example.com or Wendy (Keel) Scurrey @ firstname.lastname@example.org
ROTARY CLUB OF CLAREVILLE The Rotary Club of Clarenville meets Mondays at 12:15 at the Clarenville Inn. For further information contact Karen Bursey: 466-8033. CLARENVILLE LIONS CLUB
The Clarenville Lions Club has 37 members. The club has a board of directors’ meeting on the second Monday and a dinner meeting on the fourth Monday of each month for general membership at the Lions Den on Legion Road. For more information or to get involved with the Clarenville Lions Club, call Lion Cliff Forward at
466-3942 or via email: cliff.forward@ gmail.com
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
The Bonavista Area Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of each month from 7:30-9 p.m. at the CPUM fire hall in Catalina. Providing support for cancer survivors and their loved ones. For more information contact Joan at 469-2470 or Penny
TWIN TOWN 50+ CLUB
Twin Town 50 Plus Club card games are held each Monday and Friday at 8 p.m. at the Seniors’ Centre, 51 Memorial Drive. All ages welcome. Regular monthly meetings the second Monday of each month at 2 p.m. For more information contact Gunter Kromm at
FRIENDSHIP & FUN
Every 2nd Tuesday from 8:15-9:45 pm at BAYNet come and join us for friendship and fun! If you are a young adult or know of others who feel a little isolated from social activities, this just may be what you are looking for. For more information please contact Shelley at 468-1044 or text at 647283-5847 or call Eliza at 468-7812. RUG HOOKING GROUP
We meet at the Bill Davis Chalet every Tuesday afternoon from 1:30 to 4:00pm. For more information, contact Diane Hodder, 466-1496 or Hodder_Diane@hotmail.
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT TO LOSE WEIGHT?
Tops #1624, Bonavista meets every Tuesday night at the College of the North Atlantic. Weigh-in is from
6:30 – 7:45. Meeting to follow. All are welcome.
DROP-IN SENIORS PROGRAM GATHER - Bill Davis Chalet each Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-4 p.m. Anyone aged 50 or over is welcome. CLARENVILLE KIWANIS CLUB
The Kiwanis Club of Clarenville meets the second and last Tuesdays of every month at 8:30 p.m. at St. Jude Hotel. We are actively seeking new members. Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world, one child and one community at a time, from Clarenville to the Caribbean and beyond. www.kiwanis. org. Contact Joliffe Quinton for more info: 466-7391
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
A support group for cancer patients and their families meets at 5 Coish Place on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. For more information contact Karen Pritchett at 466-5763.
567 RANDOM Air Cadet SQUARDRON
The 567 Random Air Cadet Squadron meets each Wednesday night at the Clarenville High School Gym at 7 p.m. We welcome and encourage any new members who are 12 years or older. Come out and have fun meeting new people and learning a lot of cool things. For more information please contact Lloyd Wiseman at 427-4592 or email
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT TO LOSE WEIGHT?
Tops #5275, Clarenville meet every Wednesday night at the Clarenville library. Weigh in from 6-7 pm. Meeting to follow. All are welcome.