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• LUNCH & LEARN – The Salvation Army CBS 50 Plus Fellowship on October 11th (from 2-4 p.m.) will feature Coralie Dodge who will share her experiences from her work with Samaritan’s Purse. Coralie has travelled to Costa Rica, Uruguay and Gambia, Africa to distribute Christmas Shoe Boxes. A light lunch will be served. In the interest of preparing lunch, please call Rose Ivany (834-5954) if you plan to attend.

• St. Peter’s, Upper Gullies Annual Thanksgiving Jiggs Dinner, Auction and Card Game will be held on Monday, October 14 beginning at 6:00 p.m. Jiggs Dinner complete with dessert and tea or coffee -$15. (No takeouts) Auction of Salt beef/ribs, baked goods, preserves, vegetables etc. to follow. Finish off this fine night with a card game – cash prizes. $5. Tickets available at the Church office during normal business hours or by calling 744-2648, or Ray at 744-2951, or Bob at 834-3883. Deadline is Friday, October 11 at 12 noon.

• Topsail United Church announces the return of its popular Harvest Festival Online Auction until October 30 at www.charityauctionstoday.com/auctions/TUC-9052. Register online to bid or make a donation. This year, payment may be made both online and in person. Items added regularly – check back often! Thank you for supporting our congregation and community.
• All Saints Open Mic, Foxtrap Parish Hall, October 12. Doors open 7 p.m. Jam Session starts at 7:15; Show starts at 8. Come for a great night of entertainment. For info call Selina at 834-5960.

• Topsail United Church annual Thanksgiving Breakfast will be held on Saturday Oct. 12 from 8 until 11 a.m. Usual Great Menu, Cost $ 8 Adults, Children under 12 is $ 4, Face Painting and Colouring for the Children. All are Welcome. Monday Oct. 14, our annual Fall Sale and Soup Luncheon starting at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Sale of Baked Goods, Preserves, etcetera, luncheon of soup, rolls, dessert, tea and coffee. Cost $8 Adults, Children $4. All are welcome.

• ACW of All Saints Parish, Foxtrap, are hosting a Jigs Dinner on October 17 at 12:30 p.m. Steamed pudding for dessert, tea and coffee. Card game to follow. Cost for dinner is $15 plus $5 for the card game. Take outs are available at 12 o’clock. To order your dinner, please call Barb 834-4795 or the Church office 834-4501.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 Kelligrews will hold a Seniors Dance on Thursday, October 17 from 7 – 10 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Music by Brian Finn. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
• The ACW’s Annual Thanksgiving Dinner (Roast beef and all the trimmings) featuring a mini bake sale will be held on Saturday, October 19 at 6:00 p.m. in the Parish Hall of St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Topsail. Tickets $15 per adult; $8 per child under 12 years; and are available now from Louise at 834-7385; or Shirley at 368-9504.

• All singers are invited to join Coastal Sounds Choir Association’s 7th Annual christmas cantata project, to be presented at their Christmas Concert on Dec. 18. For more details and to register, visit www.coastalsounds.ca/christmascantataproject. First rehearsal is on Oct. 19 at Topsail United Church.

• Dart Tournament Fundraiser for John Butler, Sunday, October 20 at Hooligans Sports Bar in Foxtrap, CBS. Registration at 9 a.m., Toe the line at 10 a.m. Teams of 2 men and 2 women. Registration is $40 per team. Please contact Amanda Butler at 709-219-0535, or Joyce Vatcher at 709-769-4160.

• The CBS Kin Club will hold its Coats for Community Drive on October 26th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dominion Store in Long Pond. We will be accepting coats, snow suits, hats, scarves, mittens and boots. We look forward to seeing you all drop by to help those who are less fortunate.

• Topsail United Church will hold a Turkey Dinner with Dessert, Tea and Coffee, on Saturday November 2, at 6:30 p.m. Cost $20. Tickets are available by calling the church office at 834-4567.

• St. Peter’s Annual Fall Fair will be held on Saturday, November 2 beginning at 10 a.m. with Coffee and tea, buns and Muffins – $5. Sale of baked goods, crafts, bread table etc. ‘til 12 noon. Silent auction all day with a variety of goods and services you can surely use. Then, your favourite Turkey Cold Plate Dinner at 6:00 p.m. – $15 which includes an all-you-can-eat salad and dessert buffet. No way you will leave hungry. Cap off the evening with a card game with cash prizes. $5. Tickets available by visiting the Church Office during regular business hours or by calling 744-2648.

• St. Edward’s Parish Fall Fair will be held at St. Edward’s School, Long Shore Road, Kelligrews, Sunday, November 3rd, 1:30 – 4:00 p.m. Door Prize, Goods Wheel, Bake Sale, Crafts, Children’s Activities, Cake Walk, Cake Auction, Canteen and much more. Everyone Welcome!

• Knights of Columbus Kelligrews is hosting a Craft Sale at its hall on the main Road, Kelligrews on the 10th of November from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $2 at the door. 50/50 tickets sold and a canteen will be available. Bring a friend and see local Crafts people show off their products. All proceeds in aid of the Knights Columbus Holy Spirit Council CBS/Paradise Charities.

• The 8th annual Christmas at Queen E is scheduled for Sunday, November 24 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Interested vendors can come by the school between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to complete a registration form, sign a waiver, select a table number and pay the appropriate fee for their chosen table(s). We only have space for about 100 tables, so don’t wait to sign up! Any questions or concerns email amybroaders@nlesd.ca.

• A “Halloween Bash” (sponsored by IODE) will be held on Sat, Nov. 26 at the Lions Club, Long Pond. Prize for Best Costume, Door Prize and Spot Dance Prizes. Tickets $10. For tickets call Ettie at 834-8870 or email ettiebursey@nl.rogers.com. Music by DJ Carl Rideout.
CBS Special Olympics serves individuals with intellectual disabilities. We offer sports programs in 5 and 10 pin Bowling, Athletics, Rhythmic Gymnastics, Snowshoeing, Swimming, Bocce, and softball. We also offer recreational Table Tennis. We still have spaces available. We are also looking for volunteers and coaches within our programs. Please come to see what Special Olympics has to offer you! For more information call Gail at 834-4957.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 Open Mic the second Friday of every month. Line Dance every week with Mondays 7-8 p.m. for beginners, Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. for Intermediate 8:15 -9:15 p.m. for Advanced. Zumba every Tuesday from 2:15-3:00 p.m. Cribbage every Thursday 7 – 9 p.m. You do not have to be a member to play. Mixed Darts every Wednesday at 8 p.m.

• Kids zone night at Hope Church, Garden Road, Seal Cove on Wednesday 6:30-7:30 for ages 3-12. Come for a time of stories, games, crafts and snacks. Bring a friend.

• OPEN MIC at S.U.F. Topsail, 2471 Topsail Road, every fourth Saturday of the month. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Door prizes. 19+ event. Come out for an evening of great rock and roll & country music. For more info contact Bill at 834-8585.

• CHASE THE ACE and 50/50 events held at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Hall, Manuels, on Sunday 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Draw at 7:15 pm.

• Kiwanis Club, Kelligrews weekly card game. Every Wednesday 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

• Spousal Grief and Bereavement Support Group – Are you experiencing grief due to the death of your spouse? Please join us on Tuesday nights, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Upper Gullies. This support group provides an opportunity for individuals to meet and discuss the loss of your spouse, provide support to each other, and share information that may help during the grieving process. This support group is “drop in” and supported by Grief and Bereavement Services, Eastern Health. For more information please call 631-9539 or 777-8972.

• CLB Foxtrap Company is welcoming everyone back and recruiting new members. Another exciting year is underway for our company. We have a well-rounded program of training, learning, games, outings, camps, parades, youth band, community involvement and physical activity for all ages. LTC Section ages 5 to 6 and YTC Section ages 7 to 9 on Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. JTC Section ages 9 to 12 and Senior Section, ages 13 and up on Tuesdays from 7:30 to 9 p.m. We welcome all boys and girls to join us at All Saints Parish Hall, Foxtrap.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 Open Mic the first Friday of every month. Line Dance every week with Mondays 7-8 p.m. for beginners, Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. for Intermediate 8:15 -9:15 p.m. for Advanced. Zumba every Tuesday from 2:15-3:00 p.m. Cribbage every Thursday 7 – 9 p.m. You do not have to be a member to play. Mixed Darts every Wednesday at 8 p.m.

• All Saints Parish, Foxtrap, is hosting a luncheon and Card Game, September 19 at 12:30 p.m. Meal will be open face roast beef sandwich with the trimmings, dessert, tea and coffee and Card Game to follow. Cost is $15 single. For more information call Sandra at 240-2114.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50 will be holding a seniors dance on Thursday, September 19 from 7 – 10 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Music by Me and Him. Doors open at 6 p.m. Also an Adult Dance on Saturday, October 5 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cost is $10 per person. Music by Lloyd Snow. Doors open at 8:30 p.m.

• Coastal Sounds Community Choir warmly invites you to join us during the month of September. All are welcome. Come along just for fun or sign up for the term. No audition is required, just a love of singing and a willingness to learn. Rehearsals take place on Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit High School in Manuels, beginning Sept. 11. For more information visit www.coastalsounds.ca or email info@coastalsounds.ca.

• S.U.F. No 41 Topsail will be having a Gospel Open Mic on Sunday Sept. 22 Starting at 7:30 p.m. Come hear some great gospel music performed by local entertainers. For more info, Call Bill at 834-8585.

• Tai Chi by the Sea – We are a not-for-profit community group in Conception Bay South who practice Tai Chi together three times a week. New Introductory classes start Monday, Sept. 23 at Topsail United Church. The classes will meet Monday and Friday mornings at 10:15. For more information contact us at shoretaichinl@gmail.com or call Trish 744-3557. Visit us at www.taichibytheseanl.blogspot.com.

• Kids zone night at Hope Church, Garden Road, Seal Cove on Wednesday nights beginning on Sept. 25 at 6:30-7:30 for ages 3-12. Come for a time of stories, games, crafts and snacks. Bring a friend.

• On September 27 at 1 to 3 p.m., Faith Pentecostal Church, 36 Foxtrap Access Road will be having its 50 plus lunch and fellowship followed by music and singing. For more information call Daphne at 834-8352.

• The Red shoe Walk for Families will take place on Saturday September 28th. Registration will take place at 9:30 a.m. at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Hall (Powers Court). The walk starts 10 a.m. from St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Hall to St. George’s School Long Pond and return. There will be water available for the walk and hotdogs at the end of the walk. Make your steps count for families. www.walkforfamilies.ca

• All Saints Parish Confirmation Registration will take place September 29 at 2 p.m. upstairs in the Parish Hall. Children will need to be age 11 before the end of December 2019. More info to follow at a later date.
• Topsail United Church presents its Harvest Festival Concert, on Friday Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. featuring special guests Fergus O’Byrne, Baccalieu with Corey Reynolds, Brett Vey and Adam Squires, Dogberry Duo with Charlie Barfoot and Jack Daw. Tickets just $20, available at the Church Office by calling 834-4567. All are welcome.

• St. Peter’s, Upper Gullies Fellowship Band will next perform in the Parish Hall on Sunday, October 6 at 7:00 p.m. After a joyful summer of fun and relaxation, the guys and gals of the band are all ready to belt out the best gospel music around. Light refreshments and fellowship to follow. All welcome!

• Topsail United Church annual Thanksgiving Breakfast will be held on Saturday Oct. 12 from 8 until 11 a.m. Usual Great Menu, Cost $ 8 Adults, Children under 12 is $ 4, Face Painting and Colouring for the Children. All are Welcome. Monday Oct. 14, our annual Fall Sale and Soup Luncheon starting at 11 a.m. until 1 p.m., Sale of Baked Goods, Preserves, etcetera, luncheon of soup, rolls, dessert, tea and coffee. Cost $8 Adults, Children $4. All are welcome.

• Knights of Columbus Kelligrews is hosting a Craft Sale at its hall on the main Road CBS Kelligrews on the 10th of November from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $2 at the door. 50/50 tickets sold and a canteen will be available. Bring a friend and see local Crafts people show off their products. All proceeds in aid of the Knights Columbus Holy Spirit Council CBS/Paradise Charities.

• OPEN MIC at S.U.F. Topsail, 2471 Topsail Road, every fourth Saturday of the month. Doors open 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Door prizes. 19+ event. Come out for an evening of great rock and roll & country music. For more info contact Bill at 834-8585.

• CHASE THE ACE and 50/50 events held at St. Thomas of Villanova Parish Hall, Manuels, on Sunday 5:30 to 7:00 pm. Draw at 7:15 pm.

• Kiwanis Club, Kelligrews weekly card game. Every Wednesday 8:00 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

• Spousal Grief and Bereavement Support Group – Are you experiencing grief due to the death of your spouse? Please join us on Tuesday nights, 7:00-8:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Parish Hall, Upper Gullies. This support group provides an opportunity for individuals to meet and discuss the loss of your spouse, provide support to each other, and share information that may help during the grieving process. This support group is “drop in” and supported by Grief and Bereavement Services, Eastern Health. For more information please call 631-9539 or 777-8972.

CONCEPTION BAY CENTER

• BENEFIT DANCE – Star of the Sea Holyrood, for 9-year old Logan Rumbolt, Wednesday, September 25 from 8 p.m. to midnight. Music by Lloyd Snow. For more information contact Monica St. Croix, 240-1856.

• Saints Peter & Paul Parish is having a Fall $1000 Ticket Draw on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at the Merchandise Bingo in the Parish Hall in Harbour Main. At 7:30 p.m. we will be starting ticket spins on the $1000 draw and bingo will start by 8:00 p.m.
The MGA 50+ Club will hold their fall dinner and dance on Nov. 1, 2019 at the Community Center in Holyrood at 7:00 p.m. Music by ME and HIM. For tickets call Mary at 229-7850, or Sadie at 229-4094.

• Christmas Draw fundraiser for the Colliers Volunteer Fire Department. Cash prize valued at $1000. Tickets are $2.00 each or 3 for $5. Tickets will be drawn on December 18th during the CBC Firemen’s TV Bingo. Your support is needed and appreciated, thank you! For more info, contact any of the volunteer firefighters or the Town Office at 229-4333.

• OPEN MIC—The Conception Harbour open mic show is held on the third Sunday of each month at the Parish Hall next to the Jamie Murphy Memorial. Doors open at 1:00 p.m., the music starts at 2:00 p.m. Join the other performers or just tap your feet to that great old country beat.
• CHASE THE ACE— Holyrood Volunteer Fire Department Chase the Ace Wednesday nights from 7 – 9 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion in Holyrood.


ST. MARY’S BAY

• The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 62, Riverhead, St. Mary’s Bay is letting residents know from our neighboring communities that the Branch has an assortment of medical aides and equipment available for the public at no charge. If you are in need of specific items, please contact the Branch at 525-2712 or our chairperson of medical supplies Willie at 525-2427. All we require is that the equipment is returned to the Branch after the need is no more, so we can lend it out to others. Thank you.

OTHER

• Are you troubled by someone’s excessive drinking? – Al-Anon Is for you.
There are meetings in the area that The Shoreline News covers. You may contact Al-Anon by telephoning the local office for information on meeting locations or a contact person (709)722-2666, or call Al-Anon Family Group Headquarters for meeting Information at 1-888-425-2666 (1-888-4AL-ANON). You may also find more information about Al-Anon at Al-Anon.org

• Affected by a loved one’s drug addiction? Call Nar-Anon at 770-5213, or e-mail naranonstjohns@gmail.com. Meetings every Monday at 8 p.m. at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Mount Pearl, and on Thursdays at 8 p.m. at St. Theresa’s Church, Mundy Pond. Anonymity respected.

• The Canadian Cancer Society holds a general cancer support group meeting on the second Sunday of each month from 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. For more information contact Joan at 364-8716.

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