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A list of community happenings in the Trinity-Conception-Placentia region


Remembrance Day

° Placentia - Legion Branch No. 33 will hold its annual Remembrance Day parade and wreath laying on Nov. 11, departing the Legion at approximately 10:30 a.m. For more, contact Legion secretary Joanie Bruce (227-3531).

° Carbonear - any Legion member wishing to participate in the Remembrance Day Parade are asked to meet at the Carbonear Legion on Nov. 11 at 10 a.m. to be bused to the College of the North for 10:15 a.m. There will be a light lunch and entertainment back at the Legion following the ceremony.

° Salmon Cove - there will be a service at Bethany United Church, Carbonear on Nov. 10 (11 a.m.) Members will go to the Carbonear Legion after church for a light lunch, then will be bused to Salmon Cove at 1:15 p.m. for the Remembrance Day ceremony.

° Carbonear - Legion will host a Remembrance Day banquet and dance on Nov. 16. Cocktails at 7 p.m. and roast beef dinner at 7:30 p.m. Dinners are sold in advance, with music by Harold Priddle. For more, call 596-3691.

Country music jamboree

To be hosted by the Princess Sheila Nageira Theatre and The Troubadors on Friday, Nov. 8 (7:30 p.m.), and thereafter on the second Friday of each month. Bring family and friends and enjoy a great evening of old-time country and country gospel music in a comfortable setting. For more, call 596-3087 or 589-5632. Profits will be donated to a different charity after each show.

Bluegrass and old-time country music

To be held at the Carbonear United Church basement on Sunday, Nov. 10 (2 p.m. start). Acoustic stringed instruments. All Welcome.

Old-time variety concert

To be staged at the Cupids Legacy Centre on Friday, Nov. 1 (7:30 p.m. start). Join us for an evening of hilarious, old-fashioned fun, featuring lots of local entertainers with music, songs, recitations, and skits.

Flea market/bake sale

The Seaside Seniors Club of Hant's Harbour will host a bake and craft sale and a flea market at the club's building at 10 a.m. Nov. 7. A mug-up will be served.

Fall Sale in Harbour Grace

Hosted by the St. Peter's Anglican Church Women, Harbour Grace South on Monday, Nov. 11 at St. Peter's Hall. Craft and bake table will open at 3 p.m. Takeouts will be available in the Hall starting 3 p.m. Suppers in the hall will start at 5 p.m.

Craft Fair in Carbonear

St. James Anglican Church Hall in Carbonear will host its annual craft fair Nov. 11 from noon to 4 p.m. For more, call 596-2071.

Community theatre

Avalon Community Theatre group is getting ready to launch its next production, The Mumberley Inheritance by Warren Graves, to be staged at the Sheila NaGeira Theatre on Friday, Nov. 15. For more, call Marcia O'Neill (596-7278) or Dawn Butt (596-0598).

Music matinée/dance in Shearstown

To be held in aid of Shane Parsons and Gillian Curnew, two local residents who were involved in a serious motor vehicle accident in Alberta on Oct. 13. Event to take place Saturday, Nov. 16 at the Shearstown Lions Club, beginning at 2 p.m. For more, call Betty Parsons (683-7402).

Guest preacher at Coughlan

Rev. Bill Mercer will be a guest preacher at Coughlan Memorial United Church, Harbour Grace on Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. The Wesley Men's Choir will lead the singing. For more, call Pauline Penney by email at

Fall Auction

This second annual auction to be held at the Spaniard's Bay Recreation Centre on Nov. 17. Auction begins at 2 p.m. New and used items. Donation of items welcomed. For more, contact Donna Ryan (589- 6500).

Fall Bazaar in Carbonear

To be held at the Knights of Columbus and hosted by St. Patrick's Parish, Carbonear, on Thursday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 24. Opens on Day 1 at 5 p.m., with hot roast beef dinners and desserts. Day 2 begins at 1 p.m., and includes merchandise bingo and spins. For more, contact Agnes Croke.

Album release and concert

Blair Lane will host an album release and concert of hope at the Princess Sheila Nageira Theatre in Carbonear on Saturday, Nov. 23 (8 p.m. start). For tickets, call 596-7529. Proceeds to benefit the Cancer Care Foundation.

Carbonear Chronic Pain Support Group

Meetings held the last Sunday of every month at Carbonear General Hospital Meeting Room No. 1 on the 3rd floor. 2-4 p.m. Next meeting is Nov. 24, 2-4 p.m. For more, call Tina (229-2029)

Christmas Raffles

Hosted by the Bay Roberts 50-plus, scheduled for Nov. 28, 29, and 30, beginning at 7 p.m. each night. For more, call Mary (786-3765).

Christmas Goods Bingo

To be held at the Spaniard's Bay Recreation Centre on Nov. 30. Doors open at 1 p.m. Bingo starts at 2 p.m.

Christmas Bazaar

To be hosted by the Victoria Community Centre Committee, at the Victoria Community Centre, on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Includes crafts, handmade and home-baked goodies. Flea Market items welcomed. To reserve a table, contact Jeanette (596-6373) or Sylvia (596-8701).

Craft and bake sale in Bay Roberts

To be hosted by the Bay Roberts Lions Club on Sunday, Dec. 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more, call Diane (683-8902) or Ed (786-9596).

Bake Sale

To be hosted by the UCW of Central United Church, Bay Roberts on Dec. 6 at the Bay Roberts Mall (10 a.m to 4 p.m.). For more, call Marilyn (786-4840).

Santa Claus Parade in Bay Roberts

To be hosted by the Bay Roberts Lion Club on Dec. 7, starting at 10 a.m., beginning at the fire hall, and concluding at the Lions Club. Awards for top floats. For more, call Ed (786-9596).

Stepping Stones Family Resource Centre

The resource centre in Whitbourne will host a number of activities for the month of November. Morning session runs from 9:30-11:30 a.m., and afternoon session runs from 1-3 p.m. Activities include active play, birth walking, toddler time, learning time, healthy baby club, and family drop-in playtime. For complete details, contact co-ordinator Serena Pomeroy (227-1010).

Thursday night crib league

Held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Carbonear, beginning at 7 p.m. Members and non-members are welcome. For more, call 596-3691

Clothing donations

The Canadian Diabetes Association's Clothesline program is looking for donations of reusuable clothing and cloth items. Items can be dropped off at the red drop boxes at Powell's Supermarkets Carbonear, Harbour Grace and Bay Roberts. For more call 1-800-505-5525.

Healthy Baby Club

These weekly group sessions for pregnant women hosted by the Trinity Conception Family Resource Centre, at locations in Carbonear (9 Newfoundland Drive), Harbour Grace (260 Harvey Street), and Bay Roberts (337 Conception Bay Highway). Includes free food supplements. For more, including dates and times, call 596-0712 or 866-596-0712.

Fun and fitness

St. Paul's church in Harbour Grace is offering a program for men and women to improve flexibility, exercises and balance. Sessions begin 9:45 a..m. every Tuesday and Thursday.

Sunday School

Hosted by The Family Worship Centre, Harbour Grace, each week from 11 a.m. to noon. For more, contact Pastor Wally White (596-5426).

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