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.
UNTIL 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.
DEC. 6, 7 p.m.
ANNUAL HEIDI DUNN MEMORIAL DESERT CAFÉ The second annual Heidi Dunn Memorial Dessert Café will take place at Discovery Collegiate, Bonavista. Tickets cost $12 each and can be purchased at the main office of the school.
DEC. 7, 8 p.m.
CHRISTMAS CAKE BINGO
Hosted by the Random Lions Club, Elliott’s Cove. Doors open at 7 p.m. Lots of great prizes and a food hamper jackpot. Please note, adults only.
DEC. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
CHRISTMAS CRAFT & VENDOR FAIR
Taking place at the Little Catalina Town Hall, with canteen service available throughout the day. Come visit us for some great Christmas gift ideas for everyone on your list. We’ll be accepting donations of children’s stocking items to go towards the Girl Guides Stuff-a-Stocking event.
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, 11 a.m.
LUNCH WITH SANTA
Bring your children to have lunch with Santa at the Random Lion’s Club, Elliott’s Cove. It promises to be a fun time!
DEC. 8, 2:30 p.m.
CHRISTMAS AFTERNOON TEA & BAKE SALE
Shoal Harbour UCW is having a Christmas afternoon 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. 9, 4:30-6:30 p.m.
SKATE WITH SANTA & TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY Join the Town of Clarenville at the Eastlink Events Centre for the annual Skate with Santa and Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony. Free skating with Santa from
4:30-5:20 p.m. All skaters must wear a helmet. Caroling led by the Salvation Army Band and Tree Lighting from
5:30-6:30 p.m. outside the facility.
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, 7:30 p.m.
GOLDEN HEIGHTS MANOR TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY
The Bonavista Peninsula Health Centre Auxiliary will light up the Tree of Memories in the lobby of Golden Heights Manor. Bulbs can be purchased in memory of loved ones at the manor (near the elevator) from 2-4 p.m. until Dec. 9. They will also be accepting donations.
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. 12, 7-8:15 p.m.
CHRISTMAS CANDLELIGHT YOGA FLOW
Join us for Christmas Candlelight yoga. Bring a friend and treat yourself to a relaxing night. Admission is $15 as a fundraiser for Farm & Market Clarenville. We look forward to seeing you there. Email money transfers can be made to [email protected]look.com.
DEC. 15, 8:30-10 a.m.
The Men’s Fellowship of the St. Mary’s Anglican Church (Memorial Drive, Clarenville) is having an “All you can eat” buffet breakfast. Admission at the door. All are welcome for good food and fellowship.