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.

Card games are held at the Senior Echo Club Tuesday and Friday nights at 8 p.m. All are 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.

In 2011, Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. (NLLLC) launched a provincial fundraising campaign called “Roll Pennies for Pages.” With the end of the penny, why not donate them to us? All donations above $20 are eligible of a charitable donation receipt for tax deduction purposes. Call Sherry Humber at 634-1441 or email

The Salvation Army is looking for donations. It is in need of skates, winter boots, coats, household items, linens and men's clothing.

The Corner Brook Lions Club is currently looking for new members. If you are interested in being a part of the world’s largest service organization, contact Penny Pike at 388-8386.

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.

The Newfoundland Aboriginal Women’s Network offers cultural sensitivity workshops to all service providers, stakeholders and/or organizations offering services and programs. This workshop focuses on identifying with and respecting various cultures. It also introduces some traditional Mi’kmaq culture and teachings. This workshop is open to all groups free of charge. For more information or to book a workshop, please contact 643-1290 or email:

Offered by Parkview Apartments in partnership with First United Church, the Humber Community YMCA and CMHI. Tuesdays and Fridays 11–11:45 a.m., facilitated by Holly Lewis of the YMCA. Held in the lecture hall/kitchen of First United Church. Programs are free of charge and open to all interested seniors. For more information, contact the Church office at 634-5301 or Matt Churchill at 634-1205.

The Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital Auxiliary is looking for volunteers to assist us in our gift shop. If you have a couple of hours a week to assist us, please call Marina at 643-3716. All monies raised in the gift shop are used for the benefit of our clients and patients. Volunteer today to be part of a very worthwhile cause.

The AIDS Committee of Newfoundland and Labrador needs volunteers in the Corner Brook area for its Safe Works Access Program (mobile syringe distribution service) for two, three-hour shifts per month. Call David at 634-7927 or email to fill out an application form and for more information.



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