The Community Calendar is your one-stop shop for community events in the Packet region.
Space is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations. Please email listings to Sarah Burton at packetcommuni[email protected] com. 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.
JAN. 3, 12:30-3 p.m. and 4:30-8 p.m.
BLOOD DONOR CLINIC
Canadian Blood Services will be holding a blood donor clinic at the Clarenville Inn on Thursday, Jan. 3 from 12:30-3 p.m. and 4:30-8 p.m. There are 171 appointments to fill. Clarenville residents are asked to book their appointments today by downloading the GiveBlood app or visit blood.ca.
JAN. 7, 11 a.m.
MEETING FOR RETIRED TEACHERS
Meeting for Retired Teachers for the Clarenville and surrounding area at the College of the North Atlantic, Clarenville Campus. All retired teachers are welcome
FEB. 5-6, 7 p.m.
ANNUAL OLD FASHIONED VARIETY CONCERT
Join us for a fun night that will include great musical talent, skits and lots of laughs. Presented by Anglican Christ Church and taking place at the Garrick Theatre, Bonavista. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by contacting the box office at 468-5777.
FEB. 18, 8 p.m.
At the Garrick Theatre, Bonavista, this is a night of comedy you won’t want to miss. After 30 seasons, Revue continues to fill the provinces Arts and Culture Centres and beyond. For ticket information, contact the Garrick Theatre box office at 468-5777.
FEB. 20-22, 8 p.m.
At the Eastlink Events Centre, Clarenville, this is a night of comedy you won’t want to miss. After 30 seasons, Revue continues to fill the provinces Arts and Culture Centres and beyond. For ticket information, contact the E.E.C. box office at 466-4105.
MAR. 15, 8 p.m.
THE MASTERLESS MEN ST. PATRICK’S DAY SPECIAL
Live in concert at the Eastlink Events Centre, Clarenville. Tickets are $42 (tax included) and can be purchased by calling the box office at 466-4105. Or, purchase tickets online at www.eastlinkeventscentre.com. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
ROTARY CLUB OF CLAREVILLE 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. 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 Stacey Sheppard for information 427-0167.
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 information contact Karen Pritchett at
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 information contact Lloyd Wiseman at 427-4592 or email 567random[email protected]
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. KIDZ PROGRAM
New Life Community Church now has a program just for first to fifth graders. Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month,
6-7:30 p.m., to play games, hang out with friends and learn about the Big God Story. You can find us at 58i Manitoba Drive (below Rodways).
Dementia Support Group, 7 p.m., every second Thursday at the board room, Golden Heights Manor, Bonavista. If you or someone you know are experiencing any form of dementia, please join us and bring a friend. For information or changes in the meeting schedule, contact Bonnie Maidment at 468-7066.
COLLECTING USED EYEGLASSES AND HEARING AIDS
Clarenville Lions Club is collecting used eyeglasses and used hearing aids at various locations in Clarenville. These eyeglasses and hearing aids are refurbished and redistributed to people in need throughout the world.
The drop-off locations are: Clarenville Area Co-op; Cowan’s Optical; Vogue Optical; East Coast Eye
Care; O’Mahony Manor; Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital; Random Square Mall and Eastern Health. SENIORS’ BUSING, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Clarenville Region Extended Seniors Transportation (CREST) system is a partnership between the Town of Clarenville and Random Age-Friendly Communities committed to providing appropriate and affordable transportation for people over 60, as well as for people confined to wheelchairs. Volunteers are needed to help provide this service. Contact John Metcalfe 466-7306, Larry Reid 4662870, Lloyd Dalton 546-2448, or Leo Bonnell 466-2933, if you can commit a day a month to help. FLEA MARKET
Now open at 16 Matthews Lane, Musgravetown (small shed behind the house). For information call Clayton or Joyce: 467-1042.
WE WANT THINGS YOU DON’T Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline. Drop your bagged items in our red drop boxes located at: Discovery Trails Sales & Service, Lethbridge; Midway Irving, Southern Bay; Canadian Tire and Sobeys, Clarenville; Foodland and Lions Club, Bonavista. For further details call 1-800-505-5525.
Meet each Monday and Friday night at the Roman Catholic Church basement, Clarenville, 7:30 p.m.; and Monday and Thursday at8 p.m. at the Eastern Health building on Coish Place, Clarenville. Your anonymity will be protected. For information call Vivian 4663389 or Bert 549-2736 or Mike466-2269. Previous answer
The Rotary Club of Clarenville meets Mondays at 12:15 at the Clarenville Inn. For information contact Karen Bursey: 466-8033.