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A look at what's coming up in western Newfoundland

SOUP, LUNCHEON and BAKE SALE

The St. Paul's United Church Women will hold a Soup, Sandwich Luncheon and Bake Sale on Thursday, Feb. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Eat in or take out. No delivery available. It takes place at the United Church Hall, 17 Spruce St. in Deer Lake.

SUPPORT GROUP

Breast Cancer Support Group will meet at the Corner Brook Women's Centre on Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m. New members always welcomed. Further info call Berdina at (709)630-0127 or Shirley at (709)785-5247 or email penneyjoan@yahoo.ca.

SERVICE

The World Day of Prayer service is scheduled to take place at St. Michael and All Angels on Friday, March 1 at 7 p.m.

MERCHANDISE BINGO

The Sacred Heart Ladies Group will be having a merchandise bingo on Sunday, March 3, 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart School. There will be a 50/50 cash prize, a Jackpot game worth $100.00 in grocery certificates, and other games as well. All are welcome.

BINGO

There will be a merchandise bingo held at Sacred Heart Elementary School, Curling St.

on Sunday, March 3 starting at 2 p.m. All are welcome.

CARD GAMES

Card games will be held in St. Michael’s Church Hall, Park Dr., 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays, Feb. 26, March 12, March 26, April 9, April 23, May 7, May 21, May 28 and June 4. All are welcome.

LEGION FUNDRAISERS

The Royal Canadian Legion Br.13 ,7 West Str. will be holding its weekly bingo, and Chase the Ace every Thursday. Doors open at 7 p.m. For more information please call 634-5655.

ART EXHIBIT

There is a new exhibit in the Tina Dolter Gallery, it is called "Mentor and Metalsmith" featuring the silver art of Arthur Brecken and Wesley Harris. It runs until March 4.

NARCOTIC ANONYMOUS

Stephenville will be starting NA meetings on Tuesday nights at the People of the Dawn Indigenous Friendship Centre at 90 Main St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for anyone who wants to come early or to learn more about it.

CANCER SUPPORT

The Stephenville Cancer Support Group meets on the first Wednesday of each month until May at St. Anne’s Hall, West Street at 7:30 p.m. For more information call Joan at 643-3425 or Joyce at 643-3021.

ALZHEIMER'S SUPPORT

Western Health and the Alzheimer’s Society of Newfoundland and Labrador are offering a support group to assist individuals and their families on their Alzheimer’s journey. Pre-registration is suggested. The group meets at 6 p.m. the third Thursday of every month at the Bay St. George Long Term Care Centre (Education Room), Dr. Charles L. LeGrow (boardroom videoconference) and Calder Health Centre (boardroom video conference). To register or for more information, contact 646-5800 ext. 7231.

THURSDAY NIGHT BINGO

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 13 is holding bingo Thursday nights beginning at 6:45 p.m.

NEW LIONS

Deer Lake Lions Club is looking for new members. If you are interested in giving back to or serving the community, come and join us. Email kjoycrocker@hotmail.com or call 635-3449 for more information.

CHASE THE ACE

The Mi’kmaq centre in De Grau is hosting a Chase the Ace fundraiser every Sunday starting at 4 p.m. The draw will take place at 6 p.m.

BRIDGE and RUMMOLI

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

DIABETES CLOTHESLINE

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.

ABORIGINAL YOUTH GROUP

The Corner Brook Aboriginal Youth Group invites all aboriginal and non-aboriginal people ages 9-17 to attend our weekly meetings on Thursday nights from 6:30-8 p.m. meeting at Qalipu Community Room, 1 Church St., Corner Brook in the old Majestic Building starting Sept. 14. Anyone interested in learning about all aspects of our traditional Mi’Kmaq Cultrual and to have fun please register. For additional information please contact Lorraine Stone at 634-2221 or email guiderstone@hotmail.com or dianngeorge@hotmail.com.

MEMBERS WANTED

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.

WEEKLY BINGO

Weekly bingo has resumed at the Curling Lions Club, Petries Street, on Thursday nights. Bingo is at 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome.

BINGO

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

COMMUNITY QUILT

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 BSGCRC@gmail.com.

VOLUNTEERS SOUGHT

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.

COMMITTEE IN PLACE

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 davidjamesjohnston@hotmail.com. In addition, you may leave a message with our Legion at 643-2077.

AL-ANON 

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.

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