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Community Calendar: Sept. 22, 2019

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SEPT. 27 – 29
PORT BLANDFORD APPLEFEST
The Port Blandford AppleFest! is a new fall festival that celebrates all things apple. The festival includes family activities at the municipal park, a dinner theatre, car show, pig roast, outdoor concert and of course, apples! Please follow the Town’s Facebook page (The Town of Port
Blandford “Official”), Twitter account (@TownofPB) and website (Portblandford.com/applefest/) for the latest updates.

SEPT. 29
THE CULTURAL HOUSE
Come see Conway at The Cultural House, 149 Trinity Drive, George’s Brook-Milton. For more information, call 466-4488.

SEPT. 29, 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
HOTEL CALIFORNIA – THE ORIGINAL EAGLES TRIBUTE
Hosted by the Eastlink Events Centre, Clarenville. This event celebrates the music and the memories, and the band gets the audiences involved and on their feet. Purchase tickets online at www.eastlinkeventscentre.com or call 709-466-4105 ext. 222.

OCT. 5, 10 a.m. – OCT. 6, 4 p.m.
BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM & SHOW CASE (CRAFT & HOME TRADE SHOW)
Hosted by Clarenville Area Chamber of Commerce, at the Middle School Sportsplex, there will be a wide variety of great exhibitors, as well as a Children's Corner.

OCT. 6 – 11
COME ALL YE
Port Rexton will be hosting five days of singing, hiking, yoga, and more. For more information call 709-738-6013, or email info@growingthevoicesfestival500.com.

OCT. 10, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
7TH ANNUAL SENIORS’ INFORMATION FAIR
Random Age-Friendly Communities Board is hosting the 7th Annual Seniors’ Information Fair at the Clarenville Middle School. Event is free and will include numerous vendors, two presentations devoted to seniors’ services, a book and puzzle exchange, a light lunch, entertainment, and prizes. All seniors to register will receive a free tote bag. Contact Brenda at 466-2870.

OCT. 11
THE CULTURAL HOUSE
Come see BS Entertainment (music of Willie Nelson) at The Cultural House, 149 Trinity Dr., George’s Brook-Milton. Contact 466-4488.

OCT. 13, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
FROZEN IN TIME – THE MUSICAL!
Presented by Kids Corner Productions, and held at the Eastlink Events Centre, 15 Blackmore Ave., Clarenville. A show for the kids that the whole family will enjoy, featuring a three-character cast of the Snow Queen, the Ice Princess, and their lovable friends. All VIP seats include front of the theatre seating, and a photo opportunity with the cast on stage after the show during an exclusive meet and greet. Purchase tickets ONLINE at www.eastlinkeventscentre.com or call the EEC Box Office at 466-4105 ext 222, or stop by and pick-up in person. Box Office is OPEN every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from noon until 5 p.m. 

OCT. 19, 9 a.m. – OCT. 20, 2 p.m.
A MURDER ON WOODY ISLAND: MURDER MYSTERY EVENT
A mystery game set on Woody Island., hosted by Woody Island Resort, in partnership with Morrigan Mystery Evenings. Every guest will be given a role to play and clues to share during a game that that will keep you guessing all evening! This trip is a 19+ event. For prices and more information stay tuned to our Facebook Page. To register call 1 (709) 364-3701 or Toll Free at 1 (800) 504-1066.

OCT. 19, 7 p.m.
JAMESTOWN COFFEE HOUSE
Jamestown coffee house is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Calling all musicians who have been on stage over the last 15 years to come and join us for a great celebration. Enjoy the music, have a chuckle or two and to check out the newly renovated building. Admission at the door. Lunch
available. Call 425-0233.

OCT. 19, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
HERITAGE COLLEGIATE FALL FAIR
Hosted by Pine Things Wood Crafts, and held at Heritage Collegiate, 6 Heritage Pl., Lethbridge.

NOV. 1 – 3
BURIN PENINSULA ARTS COUNCIL ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR
Held in Marystown, the craft fair will feature homemade items, baked goods, music, workshops and more. Contact 709-279-1846, or email bpartscouncil@gmail.com.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS
Meeting each Monday and Thursday at 8 p.m. at the Eastern Health building on Coish Place, Clarenville. Contact Vivian 466-3389 or Bert 549-2736. Also meeting each Monday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Roman Catholic Church on Trinity Place. Contact Mike 466-2269. Anonymity will be protected.
MONDAYS
CLARENVILLE LIONS CLUB
Meets 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at the Lions Den on Legion Road. Contact Lion Heather Paul at 427-0702, email: recruitment.clarenvillelions@gmail.com, or check out their Facebook page facebook.com/clarenvillelionsclub.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
Bonavista Area Cancer Support Group meets the fourth Monday of each month, 7:30-9 p.m. at the CPUM fire hall in Catalina. Providing support for cancer survivors and their loved ones. Contact Joan at 469-2470 or Penny at 477-2125.
TWIN TOWN 50+ CLUB
Twin Town 50 Plus Club meets first Monday of each month at 2:30 p.m., and card games every Monday and Friday at 7:30 p.m., at the Seniors’ Centre, 51 Memorial Dr. Contact Gunter Kromm at 466-6121.
TUESDAYS
BONAVISTA YOUNG ADULT FRIENDSHIP & FUN
Every second Tuesday from 8:15-9:45 p.m. at BAYNet. If you are a young adult or know of others who feel a little isolated from social activities, this just may be what you are looking for. Contact Shelley at 468-1044 or text at 647-283-5847 or call Eliza at 468-7812.
RUG HOOKING GROUP
Meets at the Bill Davis Chalet every Tuesday afternoon from 1:30-4 pm. Contact Diane Hodder, 466-1496 or Hodder_Diane@hotmail.
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT TO LOSE WEIGHT?
Tops #1624, Bonavista meets every Tuesday night at the College of the North Atlantic. Weigh-in is from 6:45-7:45 p.m. Meeting to follow. All are welcome.
DROP-IN SENIORS PROGRAM
GATHER - Bill Davis Chalet each Tuesday and Thursday, 1:30-4 p.m. Anyone aged 50 or over is welcome.
CANCER SUPPORT GROUP
A support group for cancer patients and their families meets at 5 Coish Place on the last Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. Contact Karen Pritchett at 466-5763.
WEDNESDAYS
DO YOU NEED SUPPORT TO LOSE WEIGHT?
Tops #5275, Clarenville meet every Wednesday night at the Clarenville library. Weigh in from 6-7 pm. Meeting to follow. All are welcome.
KIDZ PROGRAM
or first to fifth graders, held 6-7:30 p.m. first and third Wednesday of every month at New Life Community Church, 58i Manitoba Drive (below Rodways). Play games, hang out with friends and learn about the Big God Story.
THURSDAYS
VICTORY DROP-IN CENTER
Held every Thursday at College of the North Atlantic, Victory is an evening drop-in center where participants are provided access to experts in the Mental Health field. There are social activities as well. Check out our Facebook page VictoryClarenville for a calendar of weekly activities.
ETC.
COLLECTING USED EYEGLASSES AND HEARING AIDS
Clarenville Lions Club is collecting used eyeglasses and used hearing aids at various locations in Clarenville. These eyeglasses and hearing aids are refurbished and redistributed to people in need throughout the world. Drop-off locations are: Clarenville Area Co-op; Cowan's Optical; Vogue Optical; East Coast Eye Care; O'Mahony Manor; Dr. G B Cross Memorial Hospital; Random Square Mall and Eastern Health.
SENIORS’ BUSING, VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Clarenville Region Extended Seniors Transportation (CREST) system is a partnership between the Town of Clarenville and Random Age-Friendly Communities committed to providing appropriate and affordable transportation for people over 60, as well as for people confined to wheelchairs. Volunteers are needed to help provide this service. Contact Leo Bonnell 466-2933 or Larry Reid 466-2870 if you can commit a day a month to help.
WE WANT THINGS YOU DON’T
Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline. Drop your bagged items in our red drop boxes located at: Discovery Trails Sales & Service, Lethbridge; Midway Irving, Southern Bay; Canadian Tire and Sobeys, Clarenville; Foodland and Lions Club, Bonavista. Call 1-800-505-5525.
ALANON AND ALATEEN
Are you affected by someone else’s drinking or drug use? If so, Al-Anon can help. Call 1-888-455- 2666 toll free or visit the website www.al-anonandalateen.nl.ca.
COPING WITH LOSS?
Have you or someone you know suffered the tragic loss of a loved one? A local support group meets 8 p.m., third Tuesday monthly at 310 Memorial Drive, Clarenville. Contact Blanche Wiseman-Miller at 466-7457.
MADD MEMBERS NEEDED
The Trinity Bay Chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) located in Clarenville, but covers the entire Trinity Bay area, is looking for new members. To join or for information about MADD, email: maddtrinitybay@yahoo.ca or phone: 709-427-2068.
EPILEPSY NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
Staring, mumbling and walking about confused, can it still be a seizure if you don’t fall and shake? Find out. Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador is giving away free information packs stuffed with information and goodies on epilepsy and seizures. To receive yours, call 722-0502 or
toll free at 1-866-EPILEPSY (1-866-374-5377), or by email at info@epilepsynl.com.
CLARENVILLE AREA RECREATION ASSOCIATION DROP-IN CURLING
The Clarenville Area Recreation Association(CARA) and the Eastlink Events Centre will host Drop-In Curling every Thursday from 10-11:30 a.m. beginning Oct. 3. Non-competitive, all experience levels are welcome, first session is free. Opportunities available for schools to book a group session before or after the drop-in curling session.

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