37th Annual Garden and Nature Art Exhibition
MUN Botanical Garden would like to welcome the public to the 37th Annual Garden and Nature Art Exhibition, on display at the Field Centre at 306 Mount Scio Road from November 7 – 30. All are invited to attend.
For more information, please contact our visitor services staff:
Phone: (709) 864-8590
St. John’s Celebrates National Child Day
This week the City of St. John’s is celebrating National Child Day.
This year, the City of St. John’s is celebrating the Right to Play with a variety of events and activities for children and families throughout the week.
Admission-free activities are taking place throughout the week of November 17th to 23rd. All families are encouraged to participate.
Move It Family Fun Day
Families of all ages and abilities are encouraged to join City staff for an afternoon of physical activity and fun including: obstacle courses, target games, active tot spot, crafts, bouncy castles, ‘skollyball’, hooping and much more.
Location: NL Sports Centre (Power Plex)
Date: Sunday, November 23
Time: 1:30-3:30 PM
Everyone Welcome – FREE Swims
Location: Wedgewood Recreation Centre
Date: Tuesday November 18
Time: 7:30-8:20 PM
Location: H.G.R. Mews Community Centre
Date: Thursday November 20
Time: 7-7:50 PM
Movers and Shakers Playgroups
Parents/Caregivers and children from 0 to 5 years are welcome to drop by our active playgroup at one of our two locations. Free admission and a healthy snack offered.
Location: Wedgewood Park Recreation Centre, 47 Gleneyre Street
Date: Thursday, November 20
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 noon
Location: Southlands Community Centre, 40 Teakwood Drive
Date: November 22
Time: 10-11:30 AM
Awareness Session: Music Therapy
Music Therapy is the use of music and musical elements to maintain and restore mental, physical, emotional, spiritual health and well-being. Music therapy benefits people of all ages and musical backgrounds with a variety of special needs. Spaces are limited. Register by calling 709-576-8499 or 709-576-8631 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: Foran/Greene Room, City Hall
Date: Wednesday, November 19
Time: 7-8:30 PM
Daniel Seminar (Rock Creek, BC)
Pastor Michael McPherson of the Seventh-day Adventist Church has been studying Bible prophecy for over a decade. He has found that Bible prophecy is full of hope for the future.
Please come and join in a study of this most fascinating book. Meetings will be held every Tuesday at 7 PM until December 16 at Rock Creek Medical Centre, Rear Basement Conference Room at Cutoff Road in Rock Creek, BC.
Do you have life challenging questions? Come to our Alpha Program and let’s explore these questions together.
The Alpha Program will begin Wednesday, October 8th and run until Wednesday, December 3rd. It will be held at Victory Christian Center, 10 Pearl Place, St. John’s. Program time will be 6:30 – 9:00 PM. Evenings will begin with a hot meal and a video.
Contact Program Coordinator Richard Moody at 753-0833 or e-mail email@example.com.
All Saints Parish ACW (Foxtrap) – Craft Sale
All Saints Parish ACW of Foxtrap will be hosting a Craft Sale on November 22 from 10 AM – 3 PM. Soup and sandwiches will be served for lunch. If you wish to book a table, please contact Barb at 834-4795 or Parish Office at 834-4501.
Fall Fair and Silent Auction
Come to Cowan Heights UCW, 141 Frecker Drive on November 22nd from 10 AM to 12:30 PM for their Fall Fair and Silent Auction.
At 6:30 PM there will be a Turkey Dinner. Tickets are available at the Church Office, 745-2871 or call Christine Russell at 368-9889 or Hollie Green at 368-8759.
The Church of the Good Shepherd
The Church of the Good Shepherd, on Richard Nolan Drive in Mount Pearl, will be having a wild life Dinner on November 22. Dinner will be served at 6 PM. For more information on tickets or pick-up orders, please contact the church at 747-1022.
Clarke’s Beach United Church – Gospel Music
Clarke’s Beach United Church invites you to an evening of gospel music featuring guest soloists from several surrounding churches in addition to our own Senior Choir and soloists. This service will take place on November 23rd at 7 PM, starting with a sing-a-long at 6:45 led by our guitar group. A time of refreshments and fellowship will follow.
Free Info Session: “Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Challenging Journey”
“Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Challenging Journey”: A free information session for those who support adults with Alzheimer’s either personally or professionally.
Alzheimer’s disease involves changes in communication and behaviours. This presentation will outline some coping tips and strategies to deal with the effects of the disease.
It will take place on November 25th from 2:30-4:30 PM at Kenny’s Pond Retirement Residence (Common Area, 6th Floor), 135 MacDonald Drive, St. John’s
Guest presenter will be Danielle Moore, First Link Coordinator, Alzheimer Society of NL.
Plus learn more about the NL Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and other elder abuse initiatives. Refreshments will be served.
This is a free event. All are welcome. For more information call the Seniors Resource Centre NL at 1-800-563-5599 or go to www.nlnpea.ca/Event_postings
Celebrate the Wonder of Christmas – The Salvation Army St. John’s Temple Band presents its 21th annual Christmas concert. The special guests this year are the Temple Songsters, and Salvato, a women’s vocal ensemble. A freewill offering will be accepted in support of the hospital visitation during Christmas. All are welcome.
Gospel Hymn Sing (CBS)
A Gospel Hymn Sing will take place at All Saints Parish Hall in CBS on November 30th at 7 PM. Three local entertainers will be in attendance. All are welcome.
Chapel of the Northern Lights Christmas Carol Service (Goose Bay)
The Chapel of the Northern Lights at 5 Wing Goose Bay will be presenting its 29th Annual Christmas Carol Service on Tuesday, December 2nd at 7 PM. The Happy Valley-Goose Bay community is invited to join with 5 Wing as we host a number of local choirs, churches and community members in songs celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ and in the reading of the Christmas story. This year the Christmas story will be shared in four different languages. Those attending are invited to bring a plate of Christmas cookies to share with others in attendance following the Carol Service.
We are accepting hats, mitts or ear warmers to decorate the Christmas tree in the foyer for distribution to those in need in the community, and non-perishable items may be placed under the tree for donation to the food bank. A freewill offering that is collected during the service will be given to the Labrador Christian Youth Camp.
The Chapel is located on Banshee Road, next to the Canex Store.
United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador Stuff-a-Sock Campaign
United Way of Newfoundland and Labrador is seeking help to fill over 1300 adult stocking requests for its 6th annual Stuff-a-Sock Campaign. Donations can be dropped off at the United Way office, located at 39 Pippy Place, during office hours, on or before Wednesday, December 3rd.
United Way is inviting the public to ‘stuff a sock’ with basic hygiene items (see website below for list), as well as an item or two from our miscellaneous suggestions. Full details on the Stuff-a-Sock program can be found by visiting nl.unitedway.ca.
Topsail United Church Breakfast with Santa
Topsail United Church Men’s Club Annual Breakfast with Santa on December 6th from 8-11 AM. Usual Good Menu.
Clarke’s Beach United Church – Annual afternoon tea and bake sale
The Craft Group of Clarke’s Beach United Church will hold its annual afternoon tea and bake sale on December 6 at 2 PM. This year our very special guests, Newfound Sound, the Ladies Barbershop Chorus from St. John’s, will perform at 2 PM in the church sanctuary and, following their performance, the afternoon tea and sale will take place in the church hall.
Lake Melville Ministerial Association Christmas Carol Sing (Happy Valley-Goose Bay)
The annual Lake Melville Ministerial Association Christmas Carol sing will be held on December 9th at 7 PM at the Salvation Army church in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador.
Anna Templeton Centre for Craft, Art and Design – Christmas Tea and Sale
Visit the 278 Duckworth Street on the weekend of December 12-14 for their wonderful Christmas Tea and Sale – three floors of holiday craft fair shopping and yummy eats and treats in the tea room.
Visit www.annatempletoncenter.com/events/photogallery-teaandsale2013 for times and admission fees.
Journey Through Bethlehem, Dinner Theatre (Corner Brook)
Journey Through Bethlehem, Dinner Theatre will take place December 12th and 13th at 6 PM. Menu will be chicken breast, mashed potatoes, veggies, gravy, roll and orange cake dessert served with tea/coffee. If you wish to purchase tickets, please call Gerry at 640-0033 or Dion at 634-3118. Please indicate which night you would like your ticket.
Clarke’s Beach United Church – Annual Service of Carols
Clarke’s Beach United Church Senior Choir will hold its annual Service of Carols and Readings on December 21 at 7 PM. Refreshments to follow in the church hall.