The Seniors Citizens Echo Club on 103 West St. in Corner Brook will be holding a scat tournament on Saturday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. All are welcome
Tops NL1100 will be holding a garage sale Saturday, June 15, 9 a.m. to noon at the Kinsmen building on St. Mark’s Avenue in Corner Brook.
The Rotary Club of Humber, which meets at the Greenwood Inn and Suites, has begun its summer hours on June 4 at 7:30 a.m. Any person interested in learning about projects and becoming a member, please contact Peter at 639-1705 or text/call 632 0591. All are welcome.
The Salvation Army Thrift Store in Corner Brook’s new summer hours are Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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]
A summer fundraiser will take place at Holy Trinity Church Hall in Gallants on Monday, July 1, beginning at 11 a.m. There will be a flea market and bake sale and everyone is welcome.
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.
DRUMMING AND YOUTH GROUP
The White Wolf Drumming and Youth Group is holding weekly meetings for youth ages nine to 17 on Thursday nights 6 to 8 p.m. at the Qalipu Community Room 1 in Corner Brook. For more information call Lorraine Stone at 709634-2221 or email guider[email protected]mail.com or diannege[email protected]mail.com.
Stephenville will be starting NA meetings on Tuesday nights at the People of the Dawn Indigenous Friendship Center at 90 Main St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to come early or to learn more about it.
SPECIAL OLYMPICS VOLUNTEERS
Want to be a part of running the Vikings nation? Special Olympics Corner Brook are now seeking a treasurer and secretary for the Corner Brook Vikings Club Executive. If anyone is interested, please email Wayne at [email protected]maxrealtyprofessionals.com.
The People of The Dawn Indigenous Friendship Centre is currently seeking volunteers for the Helping Hands Program. The Helping Hands Program was created to help seniors in our communities with anything ranging from housework to light snow shovelling, or just spending some time with them. This is a free service to seniors and status card is not required. Please contact Paul or Samantha at 643-3902 for further information.
Weekly bingo has resumed at the Curling Lions Club, Petries Street, on Thursday nights. Bingo is at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.
THURSDAY NIGHT BINGO
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 is holding bingo Thursday nights beginning at 6:45 p.m.
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.
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, eco-friendly families. CYN is requesting donations for gently used baby and children’s clothing (newborn to age five). 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.
Effective immediately hours of operation will be 4 to 5:30 p.m. Fridays. Mary’s Kitchen is operated by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul with the co-operation and help of volunteers from other Catholic organizations. A free hot meal is offered to everyone who attends. It is located in the basement of Most Holy Redeemer Cathedral, Mt. Bernard Avenue. All are welcome.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING
The Scottish Heritage Society is hosting Scottish country dancing every Thursday evening, starting tonight from 7:45 to 9 p.m. at St. John the Evangelist Cathedral Hall in Corner Brook, rear entrance. Couples and single adults are welcome. For more information, call Shirley at 634-6923 or Charles at 634-3067.
Public card game at Pasadena Senior’s Club, 14 Tenth Ave., every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Cash Prizes. Come, bring a friend.
The Community Cafe runs the fourth Thursday of each month at Zion, 51 Carolina Ave., Stephenville, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Open to anyone who would like a meal and some fellowship.
GIFT SHOP VOLUNTEERS
The Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to assist us in our gift shop. If you have a couple of hours a week to assist us, please call Marina at 643-3716. All monies raised in the gift shop are used for the benefit of our clients and patients. Volunteer today to be part of a very worthwhile cause.
SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING
Weekly Scottish country dancing, sponsored by the Scottish Heritage Society, takes place Thursdays in the lower hall of St John the Evangelist Cathedral on Main Street in Corner Brook from 7:45 to 9 p.m. Please use the rear door to the hall. Both new and returning members are welcome. There is no need to come with a partner. For more information, call Charles at 634-3067 or Kathleen: 634-3789.
ABORIGINAL YOUTH GROUP
The Corner Brook Aboriginal Youth Group invites all aboriginal and non-aboriginal people ages nine to 17 to attend our weekly meetings on Thursday nights from 6:30 to 8 p.m. meeting at Qalipu Community Room, 1 Church St., Corner Brook in the old Majestic Building starting Sept. 14. Anyone interested in learning about all aspects of our traditional Mi’Kmaq Cultrual and to have fun please register. For additional information please contact Lorraine Stone at 634-2221 or email guider[email protected]mail.com or diannge[email protected]mail.com.
The Bay St. George South Historical Society’s museum is open seven days a week from 1 to 7 p.m., located on Main Road in St. Davids.
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 Evangislist Church on Main Street (rear entrance) and is held at 11 a.m.
Overeaters Anonymous welcomes anyone who wants to do something about their unhealthy or destructive eating habits. No dues or fees. If you are sick and tired of feeling sick and tired about your behaviour around food and want to change, contact OA. Phone 1-877-738-1742 toll free. Email [email protected], or visit www.oa.org. What have you got to lose?
RED CROSS DRIVERS
The Canadian Red Cross is in need of Emergency Response Vehicle drivers. Drivers would need to complete Disaster Management Level 1 and First Aid training, which will be provided. Must be 25 years of age; Class 5 licence required. To apply, contact our office at 634-4626. If you want to help those in your community following a fire, flood or natural disaster, call the Canadian Red Cross at 634-4626 or email us at nlvolun[email protected]cross.ca.
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 13, presents Thursday night bingo. Doors open at 7 p.m. Bingo starts at 8 p.m. All are welcome.
The Tree House Family Resource Centre in Pasadena offers a Baby Steps program for new parents and babies up to one year old on Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Anyone interested in attending can call Bernie at 686-5005.
You are invited to attend the Southwestern Housing Stability Initiative’s Community Café. Held 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month at the Stephenville Lions Club and the fourth Thursday of each month at the Zion Pentecostal Church. Come join us for good food, fun and new friendship. Lunch is on us. For more information, call Patti at 643-5399.
Don’t wait to become a senior. Come and bring a friend for a card game of 120s at the Seniors Club in Pasadena. Open to all. Good prizes. Starts at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday. Come and join in a game of bridge, 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and/or rummoli 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. the same day.