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Aug. 22-Sept. 12

Art exhibit in Holyrood

Art by Joan Roberts will be displayed at the Holyrood Public Library until Sept. 12. Features paintings and fish prints done through a Japanese method called gyotaku.

Sept. 8

Live music in Bay Roberts

A matinee performance with Renegade at the Royal Canadian Legion in Bay Roberts at 4 p.m.

Sept. 8

Live music in Shearstown

An evening of musical entertainment with The Trinity Quartet and Leia Daireaux. Also featuring special guests from Alberta Janis Hodder and daughter Carla Kucher. At Trinity United Church in Shearstown at 7:30 p.m. Fellowship time after with lunch. All proceeds from this event support Trinity United Church.

Sept. 8

Live music in Carbonear

Live entertainment with Harold Priddle, at the Carbonear Legion on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8-11 p.m. Downstairs. No cover charge. Specials on that evening. For more info call 596-3691.

Sept. 10

Kiwanis Golf Tournament

The 6th annual Kiwanis Golf Tournament takes place Sept. 10 at The Wilds on Salmonier Line. Supporting the Kids East Smart Foundation. $500 for a team of four with cart, includes hole sponsor. $100 for hole sponsor only. Registration at 8 a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. Prizes and lunch provided following tournament. Contact Ted Strickland at 596-6902 for more information.

Sept. 15

Bay Roberts jam session

At the Royal Canadian Legion in Bay Roberts. Starts at 3 p.m.

Sunday

Old-Time Country Music

The Bay Roberts Lions Club is hosting an old time country music-bluegrass open mic session on the fourth Sunday of every month. Doors open at 1 p.m. and the show starts at 2 p.m. There is a $5 cover charge at the door and cafeteria service is available. Musicians are encouraged to bring along an instrument and participate in the entertainment or just sit and tap your feet to the sound of some of your favorite country songs. Hope to see you there.

Tuesday

Newfoundland humour night

The Bay Roberts Cultural Foundation and the Madrock Theatre Troupe will be staging ‘How’s About a Time – a Night of Newfoundland Humour’, at the SUF Lodge #82, located on Patterson Street, Bay Roberts (adjacent to the Bay Roberts Fire Hall) on Tuesday nights until August 21. Show time is at 8 p.m. To book tickets and for more information, please call Sandra Roach at 683-1195 or email sroach@pigeoninlet.ca. As this is a popular event, please book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

New Hope Al-ANON

Meets every Tuesday 7:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Addictions Centre in Carbonear, at 19 Industrial Crescent. A 12-step recovery program for relatives and friends of alcoholics.

Wednesday

NAR-ANON

The Trinity Conception NAR-ANON Family Group offers a 12-step program designed to help relatives and friends of addicts recover from the effects of their addiction. We always maintain personal anonymity. Meetings Wednesday nights, 7:30-8:30 p.m. at the U-Turn Addictions Centre, 19 Industrial Crescent, in Carbonear. For information, call 786-1797 after 5 p.m.

Bay Robert museum and gallery

The Road to Yesterday Museum & Christopher Pratt Gallery is open Wednesdays from 2-4 p.m.

Thursday

Bay Roberts Legion Chase the Ace

Join us for Chase the Ace from 7-9 p.m. Come meet some friends and try your luck! Somebody’s got to win! Why not you?

MISCELLANEOUS

Diabetes Canada clothing drop-offs

Does your children’s fashion sense change on a weekly basis? Not sure what to do with your old clothing? Donate your reusable clothing and cloth items to Diabetes Canada’s reusable goods donation program. Drop your bagged items in our blue[A1] clothing donation bins located at: Powell’s in Bay Roberts and Carbonear, outside the former Powell’s building in Harbour Grace, Dominion Bay Roberts and Carbonear, Freshmart in Dildo, Crockers Esso in Heart’s Delight, Drovers Store in Whiteway, Hindy’s Gas Bar in Winterton, Gasland in Old Perlican, Foodland in Whitbourne, Greens Drug Mart in Greens Harbour, Koles Convenience in Heart’s Content areas. Call 1-800-505-5525 or visit declutter.diabetes.ca for more information. Your donation will make a difference in the lives of the 11 million Canadians living with diabetes or prediabetes, while diverting items from landfill.

Literacy

Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council is offering an opportunity to improve reading, speaking and comprehension (in English) in a confidential and convenient way from home for FREE using the TOTI Virtual Teaching program. Registration open across Newfoundland and Labrador but spots are limited. For more information email laubach@nf.aibn.com or call 709-634-5081.

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