The Southern Gazette - - SOCIAL PAGE - If you would like to an­nounce your up­com­ing event, write The South­ern Gazette at P. O. Box 1116, Marys­town, A0E 2M0; Fax 2792628 or e-mail ‘ edi­[email protected]­erngazette.ca’. Con­tri­bu­tions are free of charge but will be edited for brevity.

Autism Sup­port Of­fice

Burin Penin­sula Autism Par­ent Sup­port Group has opened full time in the Marys­town Mall, next to the Sewing Room.

Tel: 279-0198, e-mail: ‘[email protected]­look.com’.

Drop by to see our Lend­ing Li­brary and Targa Tech.

Also check out our Face­book page at ‘Burin Penin­sula Autism Par­ent Sup­port Group’.

The Burin Penin­sula Autism Sup­port Group will also be be­gin­ning its reg­u­lar monthly meet­ing the first Thurs­day of each month, start­ing Mar. 6 at its lo­ca­tion in the Marys­town Mall at 7 p.m.

Doggy Fash­ion Show

The Royal Cana­dian Legion, Branch 29 in Salt Pond, Burin, is host­ing its first an­nual Doggy Fash­ion Show.

It’s sched­uled Sun­day, Mar. 23, start­ing at 2 p.m.

Awards for first, sec­ond and third prize pups will be pre­sented for the best dressed and best be­haved with a great per­son­al­ity dog you own.

Also there will be a can­teen, 50/50 draw and lots of fun. Pro­fes­sion­als in doggy fash­ion and groom­ing will be in at­ten­dance.

Call Anne at 567-1857 or 357-2021 to reg­is­ter and for more in­for­ma­tion.

Dry good do­na­tions will be ac­cepted at the door for the SPCA.


Shrove Tues­day

St. Giles Angli­can Church in Gar­nish will hold a ‘Shrove Tues­day’ bean and pancake sup­per in the church base­ment Tues., Mar. 4, be­gin­ning 5 p.m.

Pancake/Sausage Sup­per

Holy Trin­ity ACW, Burin, is hav­ing a pancake/sausage sup­per Mar. 4 in the Angli­can Church Hall, Ship Cove. Pickup sup­pers at 4:30 p.m. with eat-in at 5 p.m. For tick­ets call Shirley, 891-1527, or Deanne, 891-1377.

Monthly Meet­ing

The Burin Hospi­tal Ladies Aux­il­iary will hold its reg­u­lar monthly meet­ing Thurs., Mar. 27, at 8 p.m. at the hospi­tal. All mem­bers are urged to at­tend. New mem­bers wel­come and needed.

Af­ter­noon Tea/Bake Sale

The United Church Women of Win­ter­land will host an af­ter­noon tea and bake sale Sat., Apr. 5, 2-4 p.m. in the Win­ter­land Re­cre­ation Cen­tre. Tick­ets avail­able from any UCW mem­ber or at the door.

Sum­mer Ex­hibit

Per­sons in­ter­ested in par­tic­i­pat­ing in the lo­cal sum­mer ex­hibit, ‘ The Old Home’, spon­sored by Burin Penin­sula Arts Coun­cil, can con­tact BPAC at 279-2325 or ‘ [email protected]­pa­tico.ca’.

Tourism In­for­ma­tion

HRTA of­fice and Vis­i­tor In­for­ma­tion Cen­tre for 2014 will op­er­ate out of the Farmer’s Mar­ket across from Wal-Mart (same lo­ca­tion as the Light­house.) The of­fice will open in the spring with an up­date later. Of­fice con­tact can be made through tele­phone: 709-279-1887, Fax: 709279-5116 and email: ‘the­heritageru­[email protected]’.

Arts Scholarshi­ps

The Burin Penin­sula Arts Coun­cil is ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for 2014 Arts Scholarshi­ps. El­i­gi­ble re­cip­i­ents are first year stu­dents en­gaged in sec­ondary stud­ies in the fields of Vis­ual, Mu­sic or Theatre Arts. Con­tact Jim Miles at 279-2325 or ‘ bpartscoun­[email protected]’ for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion.

United Way sup­port

United Way of NL has is­sued its an­nual Call for Pro­pos­als for Com­mu­nity Fund grants. This CFP in­vites reg­is­tered char­i­ties to sub­mit pro­pos­als sup­port­ing the im­pact ar­eas iden­ti­fied by United Way. The fund­ing is of­fered through sup­port of in­di­vid­u­als and or­ga­ni­za­tions dur­ing United Way’s 2013 workplace cam­paign. In 2013, 50 com­mu­nity groups from through­out the prov­ince were re­cip­i­ents of 50 grants to­tal­ing $650,000.

Arts Fund­ing Op­por­tu­ni­ties

The New­found­land and Labrador Arts Coun­cil ( NLAC) is now ac­cept­ing ap­pli­ca­tions for its Pro­fes­sional Project Grants Pro­gram ( for in­di­vid­ual artists, groups, and non-profit arts or­ga­ni­za­tions). Dead­line is Tues­day, Mar.18,. Projects must start on/af­ter May 15, 2014. Con­tact the NLAC for an ap­pli­ca­tion form and de­tails at The New­man Build­ing, 1 Spring­dale Street, St. John’s, 726-2212 or toll free 1 (866) 726-2212 or ‘ www. nlac. ca’, ‘ nlac­[email protected]’.

Crib Games

The Marys­town Lions Club is hold­ing weekly crib games at the Lions Cen­tre Wed­nes­days be­gin­ning at 8 p.m. Cash prizes awarded.

Com­puter classes

The Burin Me­mo­rial Li­brary is again of­fer­ing free com­puter classes for beginners. The pro­gram in­cludes In­ter­net ba­sics, Com­puter ba­sics, In­ter­net bank­ing, Face­book, In­ter­net shop­ping, Mi­crosoft Of­fice, Word or any other pro­gram of in­ter­est. Call 891-1924 for fur­ther in­for­ma­tion and reg­is­tra­tion.

Weekly Meet­ing

The Overeaters Anony­mous Skype/Tele­phone Meet­ing takes place ev­ery Thurs­day at 7:30 p.m. To take part, please call toll free 1877-738-1742 or email ‘[email protected]’.

Re­gional Sum­mer Games

The Town of Marys­town is host­ing the Burin Penin­sula Re­gional Games July 20- 27, 2014. The Marys­town Re­cre­ation Com­mit­tee is ask­ing per­sons in­ter­ested in vol­un­teer­ing on the host com­mit­tee to con­tact Do­minic at 279-1661, Ext. 231. Join in the ex­cite­ment of the Games.

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