Western Star's community calendar

Published on June 6, 2017

There's always something on the go. Check out The Western Star's community calendar to find it

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This is The Western Star's daily rundown of what's on the go around our coverage area.

Viking viewing
The Corner Brook Museum and Archives will present a screening of the 1931 film The Viking on July 27 at 9:20 p.m. It will be shown in the Civic Square.

The Harmon Hustle Road Race will take place in Stephenville on Aug 6. Participants will have a choice of 5km, 10km and 15km routes. Register online at

The United Church Flower Service will be August 6, 4 p.m. at Mount Patricia.

The public will have another opportunity to visit the Grenfell Campus Observatory during public tours on Aug. 2 (at 2 p.m. and 10 p.m.). Rooms: Aug. 2: 2 p.m. in AS2016 and 10 p.m. in AS2026. Participants in the afternoon tours must be 12 years of age or more; those attending the evening sessions must be 16 years of age or more.

The Bay St George Artists Association is currently holding an Exhibit of original art by local artists including watercolor, oils, and acrylics. Over 40 pieces of original artwork will be on display until Aug. 31. The general public is invited to drop by.

The Bay St. George Mi'kmaq Cultural Revival Committee is asking people to contribute a block/blanket section for a community quilt, which will be displayed and used at the annual powwow. For more information contact me at 647-1370 or

The 20 year reunion of Herdman Class's 1997 will take place in Corner Brook Aug. 11-13. If you are a class member and wish to attend email or call Tara at 660-4061.

All retired teachers who graduated from the former Nova Scotia Teachers College are encouraged to attend the upcoming alumni reunion to be held Aug. 18-20 at the Glengary/Best Western Hotel in Truro, N.S. Registration fees and further information may be obtained by emailing nstc@alumni or by calling (506) 391-6203.

Every Wednesday at Pasadena Senior’s Club, 14 Tenth Ave.1 p.m. for Bridge. 1:30 p.m. for Rummoli. Everyone welcome.

Donate your gently used clothing and cloth items to the Diabetes Clothesline.
Drop your bagged items in our red donation bins located at Co-op, Colemans, Dominion, Western College and Stephenville Carpet Center in the Stephenville area. Colemans Supermarket in the Stephenville Crossing area. Midtown Variety and Parish Hall in the St. George’s area. Pentecostal Church and Foodland in the Pasadena area. Colemans locations, Corner Brook Plaza, Home Hardware, Stan Dawe locations, Veitch’s Ultramar,
Corner Brook Garage, Castle Carpets and Dominion in the Corner Brook area.

Stephenville Lions Club looking for new members. If you have a desire to volunteer, come and join us. Call 649-0612, or 643-4091 for more information.

There is bingo every Wednesday at the Elks Lodge, Carmen Avenue. Door opens at 7 p.m. Bingo starts at 8 p.m.

Rug Hooking Guild Of Newfoundland and Labrador, Western group, meets each Wednesday in the Community Room at Sobeys. Drop in between 1:30-4 p.m. and bring your project. For more information contact jane at:

Parkview Apartments in partnership with the Humber Community YMCA are offering programs for seniors, including barrier-free fitness, healthy living workshops, lunch and learn workshops and community kitchen programs. All events will be held in the Lecture Hall of First United Church and are free to all seniors. For more information, call the church office at 634-5301.

Western Health is looking for volunteers for the Auxiliary Gift Shop at the Long Term Care Facility in Corner Brook. Positions are available from Monday to Sunday and times can be worked around your schedule in the afternoons. For more information please contact Georgina Farrell at 637-3999 Ext. 3531.

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 35, Stephenville, now has a sick and visiting committee in place. Please advise us if anyone is aware of a veteran or member from branch 35 is in hospital, by contacting the branch president, Dave Johnston at 643-6767/649-5050 or In addition, you may leave a message with our Legion at 643-2077.

Families of problem drinkers, whether it is now or was in the past, can contact Al-Anon for help. In the Bay St. George area you may call 643-3059, 643-3557 or 646-5503 for the times and place of meetings.

Western Health, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, is offering a support group to assist individuals and their families on their Alzheimer’s journey. Pre-registration is suggested. The group will meet the second Tuesday of every month at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre (Education Room), Dr. Charles L. LeGrow (boardroom videoconference) Calder Health Centre (boardroom videoconference). To register or for more information, contact: 646-5800 ext. 7231. Another support group will meet the second Wednesday of every month at the Corner Brook Long Term Care Home (boardroom, first floor), Bonne Bay Health Centre (videoconference in the large conference room — enter through emergency department), and by videoconference at Rufus Guinchard Health Centre, conference room. To register or for more information, contact: 637-3999 ext. 3513.


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