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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 har­mon­hus­tle.webn­


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]


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]­ni­as­so­ci­a­ or by call­ing (506) 3916203.


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.


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.

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