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COMMUNITY THEATRE Saturday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m.
A repeat performance of the play “Caranza and a Man of Faith” will take place at the Garnish Community Centre. Tickets can be obtained at the door. A light lunch will be served following the play.
Cozy Corner Crafters meets every second Wednesday at the Salvation Army Faith and Hope, Marystown, at 7 p.m. Pook or hook mats, knit, crochet or sew. Beginners to advanced. Join us and experience a night of fun, food and fellowship. Further information from Linda Stockley, 279-2863 (O) or 891-2555 (R) and Edith Dicks, 279-3124.
The Burin Peninsula chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Canada has a monument to honour people from the region injured or killed in an alcohol or drug-related crash. To add a name, call 277-5811, email email@example.com, send a message through Facebook (MADDBurinPeninsula) or Twitter (@MADDBurinPen), or contact any member of the group.
The Marystown Museum is expanding its archives on the history of Marystown and the Mortier Bay region. Anyone wishing to share a recollection or item relating to the area’s fishing or shipbuilding history, or personal stories of local residents or the community, call 279-0439 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline. Drop your bagged items in the red drop box located at Home Hardware in the Marystown area. For further details, call 1-800-505-5525.
Free computer access
Marystown Memorial Library, located in Sacred Heart Academy, offers free computer services. Call 279-1507 for more info and hours of operation.
Mental health support group
For ages 14-18 every Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at The Merge. All are welcome. For more details contact Jimmy Bonnell at 277-4973.
Meetings are held in the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre Education Room each Thursday and Saturday, 8:30-9:30 p.m. A meeting is also held each Monday in St. Lawrence in the basement of the priest’s house. For more information call 277-4174, 873-6018 (Donna), 277-6666 (Shane), 8733423 (Kevin) or 357-2317 (Cathy).
Narcotics Anonymous is a group of recovering drug addicts. It costs nothing to be a member. Weekly meetings are held in the education/conference room at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre, Thursday and Saturday, 6:30-8 p.m. For more info, contact Tom at 2773058 (cell) or 891-1255 (home).
The Compassionate Friends Burin Peninsula Chapter provides support for parents dealing with the loss of a child, meetings the last Wednesday of each month at The Merge in Marystown from 7-9p.m. for more information call Barbara Noseworthy: 277-1837, Reuben Noseworthy: 826-2919, Maureen Shea: 277-3223 or Gwen Antle at 277-0311.
Pregnant? Call the Healthy Baby Club! This Burin Peninsula Brighter Futures program offers friendly support, helpful information, food supplements and prenatal education. Offices are available across the peninsula. Call 279-2922 or toll
The Newfoundland and Labrador Sexual Assault Crisis and Prevention Centre has a 24-hour information and confidential support on sexual violence. You can call toll free 1-800-726-2743 or visit the website at www.nlsacpc.com.
Regular weekly meetings of TOPS (Take off Pounds Sensibly) are held on the Burin Peninsula. For time and location in your area, call Elvina at 832-3813/5573.
The Overeaters Anonymous Skype/ telephone meeting takes place every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. To take part, please call toll free 1-877-7381742 or email info.oa.nl@gmail. com.
A weekly meeting for individuals and families affected by gambling is held each Tuesday, 8-10 p.m. in the rehab conference room at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre. For more information call 891-5030 or 832-3690. If you need to leave a message, someone will return your call ASAP.
The Seniors Resource Centre, 280 Torbay Rd. in St. John’s, has an information line. Call 1-800-5635599.