ON THE AGENDA
The Herdman Collegiate Class of 1997 will be celebrating their 20-year reunion in Corner Brook from Aug. 11-13. If you are a class member and wish to attend, email herd[email protected] or call Tara Noseworthy at 6604061.
The Salvation Army Annual Flower Services will be held Sunday, July 23 at the Mount Patricia Cemetery at 2 p.m. and the Salvation Army Townsite Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, services will be rescheduled at a later date.
The Harmon Hustle Road Race will take place in Stephenville on Aug 6. Participants will have a choice of 5km, 10km and 15km routes. Register online at zone4.ca. harmonhustle.webnode.ca.
The United Church Flower Service will be August 6, 4 p.m. at Mount Patricia.
The public will have another opportunity to visit the Grenfell Campus Observatory during public tours on Aug. 2 (at 2 p.m. and 10 p.m.). Rooms: Aug. 2: 2 p.m. in AS2016 and 10 p.m. in AS2026. Participants in the afternoon tours must be 12 years of age or more; those attending the evening sessions must be 16 years of age or more.
The Bay St George Artists Association is currently holding an Exhibit of original art by local artists including watercolor, oils, and acrylics. Over 40 pieces of original artwork will be on display until Aug. 31. The general public is invited to drop by.
The Bay St. George Mi’kmaq Cultural Revival Committee is asking people to contribute a block/blanket section for a community quilt, which will be displayed and used at the annual powwow. For more information contact me at 647-1370 or [email protected]
RETIRED TEACHERS WANTED
All retired teachers who graduated from the former Nova Scotia Teachers College are encouraged to attend the upcoming alumni reunion to be held Aug. 18-20 at the Glengary/Best Western Hotel in Truro, N.S. Registration fees and further information may be obtained by emailing [email protected]niassociation.ca or by calling (506) 3916203.
50 PLUS CLUB
The Caribou 50 Plus Club is starting up again for 2017. Meetings are the first Tuesday of every month; Card games of 500s and 120s every Tuesday; darts Thursdays followed by fun night; regular monthly dances. For more information call Vera Collett at 635-2031 or Rose Wilson at 635-5718.
The Community Youth Network Corner Brook and Bay of Islands YMCA intend to open and operate a high-end, used children’s clothing store in partnership with Pathfinders Alternative Education Program. The retail store, located on the lower level of the Millbrook Mall, will be targeted towards growing, ecofriendly families. CYN is requesting donations for gently used baby and children’s clothing (ages 0-5). There is a particular need for baby clothing for girls. Donations can be dropped off to CYN in the Millbrook Mall between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday.
BARRIER-FREE FITNESS CLASSES
Offered by Parkview Apartments in partnership with First United Church, the Humber Community YMCA and CMHI. Tuesdays and Fridays 11–11:45 a.m., facilitated by Holly Lewis of the YMCA. Held in the lecture hall/kitchen of First United Church. Programs are free of charge and open to all interested seniors. For more information, contact the Church office at 634-5301 or Matt Churchill at 634-1205.
The Western Brain Injury Stroke Survivor (WBISS) support group meets every second Tuesday from 1:30-3 p.m. The meetings are held at the Pollett Room at Corner Brook City Hall. This is a small, intimate group that focuses on support, growth and healing. Feel free to join us. Refreshments will be served.