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SOUP and PANCAKES

First United Church will be having a Homemade Soup and Pancake Supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 13, from 5-7 p.m. The church will also be having two carnival breakfasts, Feb. 17 and Feb. 24, 7:30-10 a.m. Bologna, scrambled eggs, hash browns, homemade beans, juice, tea and coffee will be served.

HISTORY TALK

The Corner Brook Museum and Archives presents "England, Iberia, and the Logic of the Trade in Newfoundland Saltfish" on Feb. 15 beginning at 7:30 p.m. Olaf Janzen will give a public talk focusing on the Newfoundland Saltfish Trade. For more information please contact the museum at 634-2518 or at info@cornerbrookmuseum.ca. All are welcomed admission is pay as you wish.

CHILI COOK-OFF

The 10th annual Chili Fiesta will take place at Margaret Bowater Park on Saturday, Feb. 17, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sponsored by the City of Corner Brook with all proceeds going to the Western Regional Hospital Foundation. For more information, or if you would like to sign up as a chili chef, please call Debbie at the Foundation Office at 637-5353.

CARNIVAL BREAKFASTS

The First United Church will be having two carnival breakfasts, Feb. 17 and Feb. 24, 7:30-10 a.m. Bologna, scrambled eggs, hash browns, homemade beans, juice, tea and coffee will be served.

ATLANTIC BOYS CHOIR

The Atlantic Boy Choir is being hosted by Corner Brook Winter Carnival this year with two concerts. The first is Sunday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m at Most Holy Redeemer, 15 Mt. Bernard Ave. The second is Monday, Feb. 19 at 2 p.m at First United Church, 19 Park St. Tickets available at Gary Bennett Music, Goodhouse Building, choir parents and at the door, if still available.

CHILI LUNCH

First United UCW, 19 Park Street, will be having its 45th annual chili lunch on Monday, Feb. 19, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eat in or takeout. Tickets available from UCW members or at the door.

CABBAGE ROLLS

A carnival cabbage roll dinner will be held at All Hallows Church basement, Humber Road, on Monday, Feb. 19. Take out 4-5 p.m., eat-in 5-6 p.m. Cabbage rolls served with vegetables, dessert and tea or coffee. Tickets available at the door.

ROAST BEEF DINNER

All Saints’ Church is putting off a roast beef dinner on Feb. 19. The sit-down dinner starts at 5 p.m., while take-out orders can be picked up starting at 4:30 p.m. For more information call the church office at 634-6963.

BINGO

There will be Lions Carnival Bingo on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. at the Lions Rec Centre on Wellington in Corner Brook.

MEATBALL DINNER

The Oakland United Church Women, Forestside Road, will hold their Carnival Meatball Dinner on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Dinner includes meatballs, rice, vegetables, roll, assorted desserts, tea or coffee. Take-out 4:30-5:30 p.m., eat-in 5-7 p.m. Tickets available from any member or at the door.

CARNIVAL SOUP and PIE

St. Michael’s ACW, Park Dr., will be hosting its annual Carnival Soup and Pie Luncheon on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

FISH CAKE LUNCH

The Lions Carnival Fish Cake Lunch will take place Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 2 p.m. at the Lions Rec Centre on Wellington. Eat in or take out. Fish cakes served with partridgeberry sauce, homemade baked beans, roll, homemade dessert, tea or coffee. Tickets at the door. For information, call 634-8090.

FREE YOGA

The Pasadena Seniors Club will be offering free yoga at the club, 14th Tenth Ave.

starting Thursday, Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-noon. For information or to register call Ethel at 686-2730 or Karen at 686-2196.

SOUP LUNCHEON

The ACW Winter Carnival Soup Luncheon will take place Thursday, Feb. 22 at St. John the Evangelist Church Hall, Main Street, Corner Brook, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Home-made soups, assorted pies and crusty bread will be served. Tickets available at the door.

COLD PLATES

The Humber United Church Women are hosting a turkey cold plate buffet, which consists of turkey, ham, assorted salads, rolls, carrot cake, tea and coffee for winter carnival on Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. at Humber United Church, 88 Clarence St. For tickets contact Linda at 639-5377 or Karen at 634-4850.

SENIORS BOWLING

The Pasadena Seniors Club will be offering free bowling at Hodder Memorial Stadium in Deer Lake starting Friday Feb. 23, 1-3 p.m. You have to provide your own transportation.

For information or to register call Sandra at 686-2372 or Mona at 686-5534.

WINTER CARNIVAL CEILIDH

The Scottish Heritage Society of Western Newfoundland will host its annual Winter Carnival Ceilidh on Friday Feb. 23, at Bennett Hall, West St. at 8 p.m.There will be Scottish Country dancing and refreshments. Tickets are available at the door. For more information contact Doris at 785-7418.

BEARD GROWING DINNER

Tickets for the Corner Brook Elks Winter Carnival Hot Roast Beef Dinner and Beard Growing Judging are now on sale. The dinner is on Friday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m., with beard judging to follow at 7:15 p.m. Entertainment will be provided by the First United Church Accordion Group. Tickets can be purchased at the Lodge on Sunday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings or by calling Rob Perry at 634-7122.

POTLUCK SUPPER

A potluck supper will be held on Saturday, Feb. 24, 5-7 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Echo Club, 103 West St. All are welcome.

COMMUNITY HYMN SING

There will be a carnival hymn sing at the Salvation Army Temple, O'Connell Drive on Sunday, Feb. 25 at 7 p.m. A freewill offering will be received and refreshments will be served following. All are welcome.

MERCHANDISE BINGO

The Sacred Heart Ladies Group will be having a Merchandise Bingo on Sunday, March 4, 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart School. There will be 50/50 cash prize, a Jackpot game worth $100 and other games as well. All are welcome.

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