This Week - Sept. 13 to 19

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PUBLIC LIBRARY STORY TIME - Story time for pre-schoolers will begin Saturday at the Port aux Basques Public Library, starting 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

PUBLIC LIBRARY STORY TIME - Story time for pre-schoolers will begin Saturday at the Port aux Basques Public Library, starting 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.

OPEN HOUSE - The Gateway Women’s Centre invites you to an open house to raise awareness about the issue of sexual violence against women. This will take place on Friday, Sept. 17th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Constable April Janes, RCMP will be available to address any questions on sexual violence. Refreshments available. For more info call 695-7505.


WALK FOR WISHES - The Children’s Wish Foundation’s Wishmaker Walk for Wishes will be held in Port aux Basques on Oct. 17. Individuals and businesses are invited to collect pledges and take part in the walk. For more information contact Valerie Clarke at 695- 7372.

COLD PLATE DINNER - St. Paul’s ACW will be having a cold plate take out on Thursday, Sept. 23. For tickets contact Doreen at 695-3747, Effie at 695-3963 or any member of the ACW.

CARD GAMES - C.N. and Marine Atlantic Pensioners Association regular Tuesday afternoon card game and 3 games of BINGO will be starting Tuesday, Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. Everyone welcome! Good Prizes! No partner needed.

Routine events

LIFEJACKETS - The Canadian Red Cross would like to remind you to be safe and wear a lifejacket while enjoying all of your water activities. If you need to borrow a lifejacket contact your local Canadian Red Cross about the PFD Loan Program. They have PFD’s in both children and adult sizes. While this service is free, donations are always welcome. Please stop by the Corner Brook office to pick one up or to get more information about PFD Loan Program contact Lindsay at 709-634-4626

BOOKS WANTED - The LeGrow Hospital Auxiliary is looking for used books and pocket novels. To donate, contact Karina at 695-9643 or Pat at 695-9608.

GIFT SHOP - Volunteers are needed to help operate the LeGrow hospital gift shop, open daily from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Call Mary Mushrow at 695-7210 or Pat King at 695-9608 for details. Also, anyone wishing to knit items for the gift shop, with wool supplied, can call 695-2404 or 695-7210.

ORANGE LODGE - A Royal Williams #20 meeting is held every second Thursday of each month. The LOBA Daughters of Channel 819 meet on the first and third Thursdays of every month. The RBP 1161 meet every fourth Thursday of the month.

GROUP MEETINGS - Al-Anon and Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held on Currie Ave., at the same building as A.A. meetings. Al-Anon will meet on Tuesdays and Narcotics Anonymous will meet on Thursdays, both from 8-9 p.m. Confidentiality is of the utmost importance for those groups. Call 695-2984 or 696-0272 for more information. The times are 8- 9 p.m. for both groups. Open to everyone.

ARTHRITIS MARATHON - Are you interested in participating in The Great Wall Marathon in China with The Arthritis Society’s Joints in Motion Team next May? Run or walk the Marathon in honour of a friend, family member or co-worker with arthritis. Call 1-800-321-1433.

CENTRE RENTAL - The HB Richard’s Centre is available for rent. For more information call Kelly Penney at 695-3812.

BINGOS - St. Ann’s Centre, Upper Ferry, hosts bingo Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. For information call Phil Downey at 955-2528.

- Lion’s Club bingo is held every Wednesday night.

- There is bingo every Monday at the Codroy Valley Fire Hall at 8 p.m. For information call Rick Moore at 955-2211.

CARD GAMES - Gateway Senior Citizens Club card game is held Mondays at 8:30 p.m.

- St. Kevin’s Centre, St. Andrew’s, holds card games Tuesdays and Thursdays starting at 8 p.m. For information call Teri Luedee at 955-2042.

- The Lions Club hosts a card game Thursdays at 8:30 p.m.

- St. Ann’s Social Centre, Upper Ferry, hosts a card game Sundays and Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. For information call Phil Downey at 955-2528.

- The Royal Canadian Legion holds card games on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 2 p.m., as well as cribbage on Mondays at 8 p.m.

To have your event included in The Gulf News Community Calendar, submit it in writing before Wednesday at 5 p.m. by email to, fax at 695-7901 or drop it off at The Gulf News office on 17 Grand Bay Road.

Organizations: Port aux Basques Public Library, Gateway Women, RCMP Wish Foundation Wishmaker Walk for Wishes C.N. and Marine Atlantic Pensioners Association Prizes! Al-Anon LeGrow Hospital Auxiliary The Arthritis Society Codroy Valley Fire Hall Senior Citizens Club Lions Club Royal Canadian Legion The Gulf News Community Calendar

Geographic location: Port aux Basques, St. Paul, Corner Brook China 17 Grand Bay Road

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