Go Guide — Community Events For May 10

Monday, May 7

Art

Ongoing

ArtsSmarts deadline

ArtsNL is accepting online applications from schools, school boards or groups of schools to operate ArtsSmarts projects. ArtsSmarts provides funding to schools to bring professional artists into the classroom to help teachers and students integrate arts activities into non-arts subject areas. The application deadline is May 31 (for projects starting after Sept. 15, 2018 and completed by June 22, 2019). Visit >https://artsnl.smartsimple.ca to apply. Contact ArtsNL with any questions at 866-726-2212 (toll-free).

Children

11 a.m.

Active Start Playgroup

Caregivers get active with the little ones up to age five at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre’s active playgroup. Recreation staff will be on site to develop fundamental movement skills and physical literacy through active play. Cost is $3 per child aged two to five. Children under age two can participate free of charge.

Live Music

Ongoing

NSO welcomes The Tenors

The Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra (NSO) is happy to announce that tickets are on sale now for the NSO ExxonMobil Big Ticket, the NSO’s annual fundraiser. The concert will take place on Oct. 11 at Mile One Centre and will feature The Tenors, backed by the NSO. A decade after forming in their native Canada, The Tenors are an international success story. With their robust singing and seamless blend of classical and contemporary pop textures, Victor Micallef, Clifton Murray and Fraser Walters have scored multi-platinum sales, performed for the likes of Oprah Winfrey and Queen Elizabeth II, and shared stages with superstars such as Paul McCartney and Justin Bieber. Tickets, including a limited number of VIP meet-and-greet packages, can be purchased through the Mile One Centre box office, by phone at 576-7657 or online at >www.mileonecentre.com.

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8:30 p.m.

The Old Contemporaries

Performing acoustic songs old and new every Monday night at The Black Sheep’s “Monday Social.”

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10:30 p.m.

Larry Foley

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

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Meeting

8 p.m.

Torbay Public Library AGM

The Torbay Public Library Annual General Meeting (open to the public) will include reports from the board volunteers on activities over the last year, as well as the librarian’s report and board elections. The board is also seeking new members: a youth representative and ‘Friends of the Library’ volunteers to assist with events and projects. If interested in any volunteer position, please leave your contact information at the library, call 437-6571 during library hours, email >torbaylibraryboard@gmail.com, or come out to the AGM.

Seniors

10:30 a.m.

Seniors’ Walking Group

Want to go for a walk, but find it too cold or slippery? There is an amazing walking group at Cowan Heights United Church. Join us in the auditorium Monday, Wednesday, and Friday each week from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Admission is $1.

Tuesday, May 8

Classes

10:30 a.m.

Wisdom Healing Qigong

Several class times are offered for this eight-week program offered by Sheila Leonard at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd.: 10:30 a.m (beyond beginners), 1:30 p.m. (beginners), or 7 p.m. (beginners and beyond beginners). Includes posture alignment, gentle repetitive movements, visualization and focused intention. For more information, call Sheila at 727-7863.

Causes

7 p.m.

Weekly Crib Game

A weekly crib game in support of Ronald McDonald House happens every Tuesday evening in the basement at St. Teresa’s Church. $5 admission. Prize for the winner. Everyone welcome. Contact Andrew Walsh at 726-3935 for more information.

Groups

7:30 p.m.

Inner Healing Ministry

This group meets every Tuesday evening at the Wesley Church basement on Patrick Street. It is an hour of spiritual music, scripture and quiet time — an hour away from the hustle and bustle of life. It’s also a great chance to meet new people from all denominations. For more information, call Roger at 895-3499.

CFUW Meeting

The St. John's club of the Canadian Federation of University Women’s monthly meeting will be held at the MUN Earth Sciences Building in room 4065. Danielle Pinksen will speak about “Marine Engineering Systems: Women in Non-Traditional Jobs”. Everyone is welcome. Business meeting to follow.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Andrew Rodgers

Performing at Green Sleeves.

9 p.m.

Mark Manning

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Open Mike Night

Hosted by Mark Manning at O’Reilly’s.

Storytelling

7:30 p.m.

Story Circle with Dale Jarvis

Come revel in the wit and wonder of Dale Jarvis’ storytelling as he hosts the St. John’s Storytelling Festival’s May storytelling circle. A great opportunity for a night out with a few friends, a few laughs, and a wealth of fine storytelling. We welcome storytellers of all reasons and seasons, from accomplished veterans to first-time tellers; and of course, we wouldn’t be anywhere without an attentive audience. $5 cash at the door of the Crow’s Nest Officer’s Club.

Wednesday, May 9

Art

1 p.m.

Dave Hoddinott

Dave Hoddinott is the artist-in-residence at the Heritage Shop

(309 Water St.) this month and until June 17. Visit Dave at the second-floor gallery, where you can watch him paint and view his artwork every Wednesday through Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m.

Classes

10 a.m.

Boxing to Beat Parkinson’s

Presented by the Parkinson Society Newfoundland and Labrador, this is a specialized exercise program for Parkinson’s patients using boxing techniques. These one-hour classes are free, and are offered every Wednesday at Boxfit (878 Topsail Rd.). Call 754-4428 for details.

10:30 a.m.

T’ai Chi Chih

Two scheduled times are offered for this eight-week program offered by Sheila Leonard at The Lantern (35 Barnes Rd.): 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., both for beginners. These sessions involve 20 gentle repetitive movements that help stimulate, circulate, and balance the flow of our natural energy. For more information, call Sheila at 727-7863.

Groups

7 p.m.

Easter Seals volunteer orientation

Become an Easter Seals volunteer and help deliver programs for people of all ages and abilities. To confirm a spot for this orientation at Easter Seals (206 Mount Scio Rd.), please e-mail megan@eastersealsnl.ca.

7:30 p.m.

Overeaters Anonymous

We meet at St. James United Church on Elizabeth Avenue every Wednesday. For more information, call 738-1742.

Information

7 p.m.

Chemo Brain

This presentation for blood cancer patients dealing with life after chemotherapy is hosted by Melanie McMillan from the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada at the A.C. Hunter Public Library. Call 737-3950 to register for this presentation with your library card.

Live Music

6 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

7 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

10 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

10:30 p.m.

Heel N’ Toe

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Radio

2 p.m.

VOWR guest interview

Barbara De Land speaks with Dr. Alex Marland, co-editor of The Democracy Cookbook on VOWR (AM 800) or at www.vowr.org. The Democracy Cookbook is a unique book about government. Dr. Alex Marland, Memorial University political science professor, describes the idea for the book, and selecting 75 different contributors who offer diverse perceptions.

Thursday, May 10

Children

10 a.m.

Active Playgroup

Recreation staff are on site at the Paul Reynolds Community Centre to encourage active play and facilitate opportunities for story time, music and creative play for lots of activity and fun. For children up to five years old and their caregivers. $3 per child, no cost for children under six months old.

Classes

1:30 p.m.

T’ai Chi Chih

This eight-week program for Beyond Beginners is offered by Sheila Leonard at The Lantern (35 Barnes Rd.). These sessions involve 20 gentle repetitive movements that help stimulate, circulate, and balance the flow of our natural energy. For more information, call Sheila at 727-7863.

Games

8 p.m.

Bingo

Bingo at Blackmarsh Legion. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Bitters Trivia Night

Join hosts Clay and Eryn at Bitters Pub. Test your knowledge and win awesome prizes.

Trivia Matters

Join host Geoff Inder for trivia every Thursday night at The Station.

Groups

10 a.m.

St. John’s PROBUS Club

We are a group of retired business and professional people who meet the second Thursday each month at St. James United Church for social interaction. We have guest speakers and interesting activities. We are not a fundraising organization. Call 753-9438 for more information or join us as a guest at one of our meetings.

Live Music

5 p.m.

Fergus O’Byrne

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

6:30 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

8 p.m.

Irish Descendants

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

11 p.m.

Mark Manning & Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11:30 p.m.

Ceiligh

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Social

6 p.m.

Flipper Dinner

Wesley United Church is hosting a flipper dinner with dessert, tea and coffee for $25. Eat in only, no takeout available. Call Pheobe Sheppard at 726-1689, Joan Strickland at 368-0434 or the church office at 579-3682.

7:30 p.m.

Spring Card Party

The Ladies of the Sabre are hosting their Spring Card Party at the Mazol Shrine Centre, 530 Topsail Rd. Bring your own basket. Tea and coffee will be served. Cost is $5. There will be arm’s length tickets sold on prizes. To reserve your table, call Sylvia Downey at 368-0696.

Friday, May 11

Causes

6 p.m.

Klondike Casino Night

The C.L.B. Armoury in partnership with Easter Seals for persons with disabilities in Newfoundland and Labrador proudly present Klondike Night at the C.L.B. Armoury on Harvey Road. Casino games include Blackjack, Roulette, Crown & Anchor, Horse Races, and Texas Hold’em. Play for cash. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $10. 19+. People can also buy tickets in advance of this event for a grand prize of $5,000. Tickets are $2 each or three for $5. To purchase or to help sell tickets, contact Samantha Parrell at samantha@eastersealsnl.ca or call 754-1399 extension 229.

Live Music

4 p.m.

Rob Cook

Performing at Green Sleeves.

6 p.m.

Chris Hennessy

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

8 p.m.

Damian Follett

Performing at Green Sleeves.

9:30 p.m.

The Masterless Men

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

12 a.m.

Dave White & Carl Peters

Performing at Green Sleeves.

The Bishops

Performing at O’Reilly’s.

Saturday, May 12

Children

Information

1 p.m.

Backyard Composting

The City of St. John’s, in partnership with the MMSB and MUN Botanical Garden, are offering free backyard composting information sessions to residents of St. John’s. This approximately one-hour session is at MUN Botanical Garden. You can purchase a standard compost bin for $50 or a tumbler bin for $75 (HST included). These sessions are for St. John’s residents only. You can attend a free backyard composting information session without registering - just show up! If you will be purchasing a bin after the session, cash will be the only method of payment. Receipts will be provided.

Live Music

6:30 p.m.

Derek Graham

Performing at Green Sleeves.

7:30 p.m.

Aurora Women’s Choir

Aurora Women’s Choir’s 4th annual Spring Concert at St. James United Church, Elizabeth Avenue, with special guests the Trinitas Chamber Ensemble. The Ensemble features Michelle Cheramy (flute), Nathan Cook (cello), and Phil Roberts (piano). Tickets are $20, but $18 for students and seniors, and children 12 and under attend for free. For more information or to purchase tickets online, please visit >www.coastalsounds.ca.

11 p.m.

Groovy

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Sunday, May 13

Causes

10 a.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Join us to celebrate Mother’s Day and support education work at The Fluvarium with a Mother’s Day brunch buffet. There are seatings at 10 a.m., 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. After your meal, families are invited to visit the exhibits or join our educators for stories, crafts and feeding time. Cost for the event is $26.50 for adults and $14.50 for children ages 10 and under. Limited seats available. Buy your tickets now by visiting The Fluvarium or call 754-3474.

Live Music

7 p.m.

Dave Whitty

Performing at Green Sleeves.

11 p.m.

Dave White

Performing at Green Sleeves.

Source : http://www.thetelegram.com/community/go-guide-st-johns-area-community-events-for-may-7-207957/

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