The Corner Brook Library Board book sale will take place May 9, 10 and 11 (Thursday to Saturday) in the main library during library hours. For more information call 637-6624.
BAKE and TEA SALE
The ACW Spring Bake Sale and Tea will take place at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall on Saturday, May 25, 2 to 3:30 p.m. Bake table with cakes, puddings, home-made bread, cookies and more. Country kitchen with knitted items, jewelry, books and household items and much more. There will be serving sandwiches and sponge cake with lemon filling.
The ACW of St. Michael’s Church on Park Drive is hosting its annual Mother’s Day Dessert Tea on Saturday, May 11, 2 to 4 p.m. in the church hall. Come and enjoy a variety of decadent desserts and a cup of tea/coffee. Dress in your spring hats and vintage clothing, if you so desire.
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13, 7 West St., will be holding its weekly bingo and Chase the Ace every Thursday. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information please call 634-5655.
The Blow Me Down Community Garden in Corner Brook has garden plots available for rent for the 2019 gardening season. If you are interested in renting a plot or getting more information, contact the Western Environment Centre at [email protected]
St. Michael and All Angels, Park Drive, will be holding a Syrian Refugee Sponsorship Fundraiser in the church hall on Saturday, May 25, 7 to 9:30 p.m. This will consist of a live auction, silent auction and lots of raffles. Refreshments, fun and fellowship.
The Town of Stephenville and the Indigenous community will bring a new festival to the region Aug. 23 to 25. This will be feature opportunities for local artists, crafters, storytellers, dancers and knowledge keepers to share culture and tradition. For more information call 643-3902.
There is bingo every Wednesday night at the Elks Lodge on Carmen Avenue in Corner Brook beginning at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. and all are welcome.
First United Church, Park Street, is once again offering art classes to seniors. This program is free of charge and facilitated by Sandra Hewitt-Parsons, professional artist/art therapist. A beginners class is held on Tuesdays at 1 p.m. and a second, more advanced class, is on Wednesdays at 1 p.m. If you are interested, please contact the church office at 634-5301.
The Rotary Club of Humber meet at the Greenwood Inn and Suites every Tuesday at 6 p.m.
The Western Brain Injury Stroke Survivor (WBISS) support group meets every second Tuesday from 1:30 to 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.
Please join us for a “free lunch” at the Open Door on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. This lunch is provided by the Anglican churches in the Humber Deanery and operates from the Cathedral Churchill Hall of St. John the Evangelist on Main Street.
Shopping. Reading. Taking a stroll down the street. Things you do every day without a second thought. But, for Newfoundlanders and Labradorians who are blind or partially sighted, these things can be challenging. A helping hand can make a world of difference. Become a CNIB Vision Mate and experience the rewards of giving back. With only two hours a week, you can help someone in your community with these everyday tasks. Learn how at cnib.ca/volunteer or by calling your local CNIB office at 1-800-563-2642.
Narcotics Anonymous meetings (women inclusive) will take place Corner Brook Women’s Centre on Tuesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. For more information, call Tanya at 639-8522 or email at house.cb[email protected]
Western Health and the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador are offering a support group to assist individuals and their families on their Alzheimer’s journey. Pre-registration is suggested. The group meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre (Education Room), Dr. Charles L. LeGrow (boardroom videoconference) and Calder Health Centre (boardroom video conference). To register or for more information, contact 646-5800 ext. 7231.
The Rotary Club of Humber meetings will be held on Tuesday mornings at 7 a.m. beginning June 5 for the summer months.
Al-Anon Family Groups are a fellowship of relatives and friends of alcoholics who share their experience strength and hope in order to solve their common problem. There has been a change in the meeting location for the Tuesday meeting. Meetings are now being held at the Humberwood board room, 35 Boone’s Rd., Corner Brook, at 8 p.m. The Thursday morning meeting remains at the St. John the Evangelist Church on Main Street (rear entrance) and is held at 11 a.m.
Deer Lake Lions Club is looking for new members. If you are interested in giving back to or serving the community, come and join us. Email kjoy[email protected]mail.com or call 635-3449 for more information.
The Corner Brook Status of Women are looking for volunteers to help at the Centre on Carmen Avenue. If you want to work toward the goal of creating a better community while promoting change, equality and women’s rights, call us at 639-8522.
NEW MEMBERS WELCOME
The Upper Humber Rod and Gun Association, Goose Arm Road, Deer Lake, is now accepting new members. For more information, call 635-7179 or 635-5415.
The Mount Moriah Recreational Committee will hold weekly card games, 8 p.m. every Tuesday night at the Mount Moriah Community Hall.
FREE LUNCH PROGRAM
“The Open Door,” a free lunch program, is open every Monday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the church hall at St. John the Evangelist, Main Street. This outreach ministry is hosted by the Anglican Parishes of the Humber Deanery (Corner Brook and the Bay of Islands). All are welcome.
The Elks Lodge 505 in Corner Brook is collecting pennies. To donate, contact Ed at 632-5696.
The Corner Brook/Bay of Islands Community Trauma Response Team offers support for those who have experienced a traumatic event such as deaths from accidents, suicide or homicides, witnessing or experiencing severe physical harm or injury, or an actual or perceived threat to your life. If you have experienced such an event, the Community Trauma Response Team may be able to help. Please contact Mental Health and Addiction Services to access supports. Corner Brook: 634-4506 (Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) Additional help is available 24/7 from the Mental Health Crisis Line: 1-888-737-4668.
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 toward growing, eco-friendly families. CYN is requesting donations for gently used baby and children’s clothing (ages 0 to 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.
ROTARY CLUB OF HUMBER
Anyone wishing to become involved in the club or one of its many charitable projects is welcome to drop in to the club’s weekly meeting held Tuesday evenings, 6 p.m. at the Greenwood Inn and Suites.