Free Children’s Program (Foxtrap)
Free Kids program – Blast Kidz for ages newborn – 11 (ages 3 and under need supervision)
Bi-weekly program starting September 16th from 6:30-7:30
Faith Pentecostal Church
36 Foxtrap Access Road
For more information call 834-2806.
The Salvation Army Citadel, Corner Brook Pioneer Club
Hey, kids – looking for an exciting, fun-filled evening with games, crafts, Bible stories, music, friendship and more?
Then Pioneer Club is just the place for you!
Mondays 6:30-8:00 p.m. at The Salvation Army Citadel, 36 Clarence Street, Corner Brook
Registration night is Monday, September 28th at 6:30 p.m.
For more info, call 634-5240/634-3118.
Grief and Bereavement Information and Support Group
An 8-week program for people experiencing loss.
Start Date: Thursday, September 24th
Time: 1:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Location: Health Sciences Centre
Facilitators: Jacintha Penney and Paul Grimes
To register, please call Jacintha or Paul at 777-6959.
Confirmation of appointment slips available.
Grief and Bereavement Information and Support Program (Clarenville)
An eight-week program designed for those who are grieving the loss of a loved one.
This free program follows a small group format using interaction, multimedia and a weekly coping skill. Discussions will be encouraged and confidentiality is expected.
The group will meet every Tuesday for an 8-week period beginning September 29th to November 17th inclusive.
Time: 2-4 p.m.
Location: Board Room, Coish Place, Clarenville
For more information and to register, please contact:
Lana Park, PEOLC Social Worker at 466-5779 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kevin Durdle, Pastoral Care and Ethics at 466-6356 email@example.com
An Afternoon in the Garden
Join our horticulture staff and see what’s in bloom at MUN Botanical Garden every week. This outdoor program will take place in the flower garden area, every Wednesday afternoon, 2–3 p.m., May to November.
To participate in this program, please check-in at the visitor services counter 10 minutes before the program start time. General admission fees apply; free for members of the Friends of the Garden and MUN students. Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes, suitable for gravel paths. Everyone welcome. Bring your gardening questions.
Eastern Gate Church 20th Anniversary Celebration Conference
Eastern Gate Church with Pastor Gord and Louise Young invite you to Eastern Gate 20th Anniversary Celebration with special speaker Pastor Keith Collins from Charlotte, North Carolina. October 2nd – 4th. Service times: October 2nd at 7:30 p.m., October 3rd at 7:30 p.m., October 4th at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Location: 759 Empire Avenue.
All are welcome!
12th Annual St. John’s Storytelling Festival
The 2015 St. John’s Storytelling Festival runs from October 6th-11th, with a line-up that includes a variety of local tellers, and visiting tellers Marta Bruno Singh (Ottawa) and Jean-Pierre Makosso (Vancouver). With events ranging from workshops to children’s stories, from solo performances to a story walk, the 2015 Festival has something for everyone.
The 2015 Festival includes events in a variety of locations in St John’s with a mix of over twenty local and visiting tellers. The full schedule is available at http://storytellingstjohns.ca/wp/festival/
The St. John’s Storytelling Festival also hosts a monthly Storytelling Circle at the Crow’s Nest Officers Club. Please see storytellingstjohns.ca for more information.
Experience Crusade (Corner Brook)
On October 9th to 11th, North American Missions, Atlantic District presents “Experience Crusade”, at the Pepsi/Civic Center, 1 Canada Games Place, Corner Brook. Hosted by Church of Zion United Pentecostal Church.
October 9th – Concert at 7 p.m., featuring the Prices
October 10th – Service at 7 p.m. – Keynote speaker will be Rev. Kent MacKay
October 11th – Services at 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
“Kids R Cool” – Themed kids’ session taking place during every event. Songs, skits and more…
For more information, call 634-8783 or 660-0303, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Solving Revelation’s Mysteries (Bridgewater, NS)
A continuing series of presentations
October 9th, 7 p.m.
Speaker: Don Corkum
Seventh-day Adventist Church
17 Greenwood Street
Bridgewater, Nova Scotia
Friday, October 9th, 7 p.m.
Solving Revelation’s Mysteries
Saturday, October 10th, 7 p.m.
Can God Be Trusted?
Monday, October 12th, 7 p.m.
The Day that Changed the World
– Free admission
– Free parking
– Free Study Guides
– Free Bible
Safe and Sound Benefit Concert
Safe and Sound is a benefit concert to end youth homelessness in support of Choices for Youth. At 9 p.m. on October 9th, join us for an all-ages show. All proceeds with go directly to CFY to help young people make safer, more positive life choices. Tickets can be purchased online, at Fred’s Records, or at The Attic on MUN campus. Visit www.safeandsoundstjohns.com for information and tickets.
Arts Northeast – Art Sale and Exhibition
Journey into Colour
October 10th, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. One day only.
Hampton Inn and Suites, 411 Stavanger Drive, St. John’s, NL
Free admission and tax free
Join artists Pat Hayden-Ryan, Michelle Whitten LaCour, Dora Cooper, Joan Roberts and Brenda Miller Rowe to view and discuss art.
Everyone is welcome, bring a friend or two. Start your Christmas shopping early. Visa/MasterCard accepted.
Loving God Blessing Israel
Victory Christan Centre will be hosting the Loving God Blessing Israel Tour. It will take place on October 11th at 7 p.m. Victory Christian Centre is located at Pearl Place. For more information, please contact Gord MacGowen at 770-7602.
You won’t want to miss this great event.
Check out the website for more information: www.lovinggodblessingisrael.com
Thursday, October 15th at 7:30 p.m. at Windsor Pentecostal Church Multi-purpose room. Performing: Freeman Stagg and friends. With grab bag sale and bake sale.
Wesley Church Fall Fair Weeks
Wesley Church Fall Fair week kicks off on October 17th with a Brunch (10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) and usual sale tables (11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.). On Thursday, October 22nd at 12:30 p.m. there will be a soup luncheon and entertainment (Auction). On October 24th, there will be a cold plate dinner (6:00 p.m.) and more. For tickets contact Pheobe at 726-1689, Marvin at 579-7900 or the Church Office at 579-3682. This is Wesley’s main fundraiser for the year and your support is appreciated.
Centre for Life Dinner and Silent Auction
Dinner and Silent auction on October 24th at Columbus Hall on St. Clare Avenue at 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director and International Chair of Euthanasia Prevention Coalition. Tickets are available by calling 579-1500. Deadline for tickets is Monday, October 19th.
Celtic Revival! – The SKY Family (Golden, BC)
When: October 21st, 7 p.m.
Golden Baptist Church
1343 Pine Drive
For additional information, call: (250) 344-7676
Celtic Revival! ECMA nominees The SKY Family will be performing their high energy production Celtic Revival! Fast-paced music combined with humor and inspiration makes a toe-tapping time for the whole family!
Informational Lecture on Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia
Informational lecture on assisted suicide and euthanasia at the Capitol Hotel on October 23rd at 7 p.m. Guest speaker is Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director and International Chair of Euthanasia Prevention Coalition.
There is no fee for this event but a non-perishable food item or a monetary donation to the Gathering Place is requested in the spirit of community caring and sharing. Registration for this event is on line by visiting www.centreforlife.ca or by calling the office at 579-1500.
Urban Pursuit 2015
ARE YOU READY? November 7th
Easter Seals Newfoundland and Labrador is excited to give 50 teams the opportunity to win $10,000.
Teams of two will travel around St. John’s using their own vehicle visiting famous landmarks and other locations while completing a variety of tasks along the way. Teams will race against the clock as they navigate along the course, relying on their teamwork as they try to complete 10 tasks in order, in the least amount of time.
Registration is $250 per team.
All proceeds support Easter Seals programs for persons with disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador. All fees are non-refundable.
All teams are encouraged to get friends/family to sponsor their team by making a donation online directly to their personal Urban Pursuit page. Each team can earn up to a 20-minute head start by fundraising to support the event. A 30-second advantage will be given for every $100 raised to a maximum of 20 minutes. The top fundraising team will receive a free pass through one of the ten challenges or may choose to take a head start based on their total amount raised.
Once registered, teams will receive more information about rules and regulations for the event.
Challenge yourself and change lives!
Is your School Crossing Guard one of Canada’s favourites?
Nominations are now being accepted for Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guards. If you know a school crossing guard who is currently working and does an exceptional job at keeping kids safe, tell us why they should be selected as one of Canada’s favourites.
From now until November 23rd, nominations will be accepted from students, educators, parents and community leaders from across the country who believe they have an outstanding school crossing guard in their community.
Winners will be announced in early December and will participate in an awards celebration at their local school.
To learn more about Canada’s Favourite Crossing Guard contest, or to nominate a school crossing guard, visit http://www.parachutecanada.org/programs/topic/C400.