The Community Calendar is your one-stop shop for community events in The Packet region.
Space is reserved for nonprofit, non-government funded groups and organizations. Please email listings to Sarah Burton at packetcommuni[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 and online each week on Thursdays. The deadline is Tuesday during the week prior to the edition of the paper in which your listing will run.
JUNE 23 – DEC. 15, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
FARM & MARKET CLARENVILLE
A non-profit seasonal Farm and Market, featuring local produce, prepared food, handcrafted items, and entertainment. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. every Saturday.
NOV. 29, 6-8 p.m.
LIGHT UP THE NIGHT LANTERN WALK
Join us for a Christmas walk with handmade lanterns around the boardwalk. Experience the magic of the season as we light up the night. Beginning at Old Days Pond Boardwalk, Bonavista. Hosted by Bonavista Living & Bonavista Creative.
DEC. 1, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Hosted by Bethany United Church, Catalina. Admission: $2 for ages 12 and older. Chili and roll lunch $5. Vendors are selling baked goods, crafts, knitting, woodworking, and more.
DEC. 1, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
CHRISTMAS MAKER’S MARKET Get all your holiday shopping done in one place and support local makers. Taking place at ‘The Market Place’ in The Public Building (Post Office building). See Bonavista Living & Creative Facebook page for more details.
DEC. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS MARKET
Taking place at Clarenville Middle School in aid of the CMS Christmas Wish Tree. Admission is by donation at the door. Over 50 vendors including home based businesses, baked goods and preserves, woodworking, wreaths, crafters and knitted goods and more.
DEC. 1, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
INDOOR GARAGE, LUNCH AND BAKED GOOD SALE
The Burgoyne’s Cove Veterans Commemoration Association Inc. will hold an indoor garage sale, soup and sandwich, and baked good sale on Saturday, Dec. 1 at
DEC. 1, 2:30 p.m.
AFTERNOON TEA, BAKE & CRAFT SALE
DEC. 1, 6:30 p.m.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CAROLING & TREE LIGHTING
Let’s start the holiday season together. Taking place at the Public Building on Church Street, Bonavista.
DEC. 1, 8 p.m.
OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS CONCERT
Lethbridge Recreation presents an Old Fashioned Christmas Concert. Taking place at the Lethbridge
Fire Hall. Seating is limited. Tickets available for advance purchase starting Nov. 1 by contacting member or calling 427-8056.
DEC. 1, 8 p.m.
CLARENVILLE FORD CARIBOUS HOME OPENER
It’s Clarenville Caribous vs. Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts in the first home game of the 2018-19 season. Herder banner raising to take place. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.eastlinkeventscentre.com or contact box office at 466-4105.
DEC. 2, 2:30 p.m.
THE HURON CAROLE WITH TOM JACKSON
Tom Jackson’s smooth baritone will fill the Eastlink Events Centre, Clarenville, to celebrate the holiday season while supporting local food banks. Tickets $30, taxes included. Visit www.eastlinkeventscentre. com for information or call the box office at 466-4105.
DEC. 4, 8 p.m.
CHRISTMAS TIME’S A COMIN’ Join us at the Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, as we usher in the Christmas season with a concert of your favourite carols and songs. Featuring our very own talented local performers. Tickets are $20, tax included.
DEC. 6, 7 p.m.
SECOND ANNUAL HEIDI DUNN MEMORIAL DESERT CAFÉ
Taking place at Discovery Collegiate, Bonavista. Tickets cost $12 each and can be purchased at the main office of the school.
DEC. 8, 10 a.m.
CLARENVILLE LION’S SANTA CLAUS PARADE
Parade will begin at Cormack Drive and proceed along Memorial Drive to the end of the Shoal Harbour Causeway. To enter a float, decorated vehicle, etc. contact Brian Felker at 433-2527 or Jennifer Smith at 427-7896.
DEC. 8, 2:30 p.m.
CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON TEA & BAKE SALE
Shoal Harbour UCW is hosting a tea and bake sale at the Church Hall on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m. Come and bring a friend. Admission at the door.
DEC. 10, 8 p.m.
A TIME IN THE OLD HALL
A Christmas variety concert at the Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, with songs and recitations by Sherman Downey and From Stage to Stage. For ticket information call box office at 468-5777.
DEC. 11, 8 p.m.
A KENNY AND DOLLY CHRISTMAS
Sheila Williams and Don Brenton are back as Kenny and Dolly, and they are sure to get you into the Christmas spirit. Taking place at the Eastlink Events Centre, Clarenville. Tickets $44.50, tax included. Visit www.eastlinkeventscentre.com for more information.
DEC. 15, 11 a.m.
SANTA CLAUS PARADE RANDOM ISLAND EAST Route departs Random Island Academy, turns around at Charlie Martin’s Store, Hickman’s Harbour and travels to Petley Marina. Then returns to Random Island Academy for soup/sandwich lunch. Line up for floats/vehicles at 10:30 a.m.
DEC. 15, 1 p.m.
SANTA CLAUS PARADE LETHBRIDGE
Line up begins at 12:30 p.m. with parade starting at 1 p.m. from Young’s Industrial parking lot. Parade followed by lunch with Santa at the fire hall. Prizes for best floats in both commercial and residential categories.
DEC. 22, 8 p.m.
CHRISTMAS IN THE HARBOUR Hosted by Memorial United Church, Bonavista, this concert features artists Harvey Mouland, Keith Elliott, Kent Short, and Steve Abbott. Tickets are $10 and available at Bonavista Convenience, Bonavista Foodland, Bonavista Pharmacy, J.T. Swyers Co. Ltd., and Port Rexton Foodex. Proceeds going to Memorial United Church. For information call church office at 468-2074.
Meet each Monday and Friday night at the Roman Catholic Church basement, Clarenville, 7:30 p.m.; and Monday and Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Eastern Health building on Coish Place, Clarenville. Your anonymity will be protected. For information call Vivian 466-3389 or Bert 549-2736 or Mike 466-2269.
ROTARY CLUB OF CLAREVILLE The Rotary Club of Clarenville meets Mondays at 12:15 at the Clarenville Inn. For 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 information or to get involved with the Clarenville Lions Club, call Lion Heather Paul at 466-1012 or via email: heather[email protected] 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 information contact Joan at 469-2470 or Penny 469-2653.
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 information contact Gunter Kromm at 4666121.
FRIENDSHIP & FUN
Every second Tuesday from 8:159:45 p.m. 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 information contact Shelley at 468-1044 or text at 647-283-5847 or call Eliza at
RUG HOOKING GROUP
We meet at the Bill Davis Chalet every Tuesday afternoon from
1:30-4 pm. For information, contact Diane Hodder, 466-1496 or Hod[email protected]mail.
the community centre, Burgoyne’s Cove. Any and all support will be greatly appreciated. Hosted by St. Mary’s Anglican Church Women at the Church Hall on Memorial Drive, Clarenville.