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Other events May 10

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Mall Walkers Club, 8:45am, Avalon Mall, 737-2333

Seniors Bridging Culture Club: Tea, guest speakers & conversation, 2pm, Seniors Resource Centre 737-2333

Waking Up Your Spring Garden Bed w/ Head gardener Carl White, 12pm-1pm, free, MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mt. Scio Rd 737-8590

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Other events May 9

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Dress for Success: Pick up a job-interview-ready outfit from the free clothing bank as part of our “Get A Job!” focus on employment, 6pm-9pm, St. John’s Women’s Centre, 150 LeMarchant Rd

Drop In Evenings: Snacks & conversation at the Women’s Centre, 6pm-9pm, free, all women welcome, 150 LeMarchant Rd

Getting the Most From Your Soil w/ Roy Stares, 12pm-1pm, free, MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mt. Scio Rd 737-8590

Heritage Crafters: Knit, craft & make friends, 10am, Sobey’s Community Room, Howley Estates 737-2333

The Great Casavant Organ, David Drinkell plays varied programs of sacred and secular works, 1:15pm-1:45pm, free, Anglican Cathedral

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Other events May 8

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Auntie Crae’s house Band, lunchtime, free & no purchase required, Fishhook Neyle’s Common Room, Auntie Crae’s

City Meeting: Parks and Recreation Standing Committee, public welcome, 12pm-2pm, Conference Room A, 4th floor, City Hall

Trivia Quiz: Hot shot at history? Fantastic at films? Super at science? Compete for prizes, 9pm, Rose & Thistle

Vermicomposting (Worm Composting) w/ Anne Madden, 12pm-1pm, free, MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mt. Scio Rd 737-8590

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Other events May 7

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Council Meeting: Refer to Council Agenda on website for meeting agenda items (posted the Friday afternoon), Public is welcome, 4:30pm, Council Chambers, 4th floor City Hall

Stitch ‘n’ Bitch: A funky social crafting event open to all knitters, crocheters and stitchers, No fee but please support our partner by purchasing food/beverages,  7pm, The Casbah

The ABCs of Composting w/ Joy Carter-Barfoot, 12pm-1pm, free, MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mt. Scio Rd 737-8590

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Other events May 6

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Hobby Show: Plastic model contests, seminars,  flee market, RC demos, model train displays, local vendors, war gaming displays, and a fully sanctioned two day WarHammer tournament, $2, Mount Pearl Hotel www.ihg.ca

Home Show 2007, 10am-9pm, $4/$5, Mile One

Sundays on Health Research: Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer: Learn about progress in basic research on breast cancer and the new ovarian cancer vaccine, 2pm-4pm, MUN Medicine, Main Auditorium

Three Cheers For Composting: Family Program at the Garden: Composting exhibits & info, nature hikes, compost crafts & games, story time, discovery trail, garden tours, face painting and duck feeding, MUN Botanical Garden, 306 Mt. Scio Rd 737-8590

Walk on Water: Get fit, meet new people and learn about the downtown area,10am, rain or shine, free, Auntie Crae’s

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Other events May 5

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Hobby Show: Plastic model contests, seminars, flee market, RC demos, model train displays, local vendors, war gaming displays, and a fully sanctioned two day WarHammer tournament, $2, Mount Pearl Hotel www.ihg.ca

Home Show 2007, 10am-9pm, $4/$5, Mile One

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Other events May 4

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Friendship Club: For seniors, 737-2333

Home Show 2007, 12pm-9pm, $4/$5, Mile One

Mix & Mingle: +30 singles cruise w/ live entertainment, $15.95+, Pier 7, 726-9693

MUN Botanical Garden: Trails, giftshop & tearoom. Open daily 10am-5pm, free 1st Friday of month, 306 Mt. Scio Rd 737-8590

Soulful Sundown: Explore spirituality through gentle movement, chant, circle dance and meditation, All faith backgrounds welcome, 7:30pm, Gower Street United Church (basement)

Wine Tasting (MUN Alumni) Dr. Arthur May, former Memorial president and professor emeritus, will guide guests through the fine wines of the Northern Hemisphere. Sample the award-winning Cabernet Sauvignon, of which only 4000 cases were produced, savour two reception wines, three tasting wines and enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, $45, 7pm-10pm, must RSVP 737-4354

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Other events May 3

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Mall Walkers Club, 8:45am, Avalon Mall, 737-2333

Osteoporosis: Myths & Facts: A public education and information forum w/ Diane Theriault, MD, 6:30pm-8:30pm, free, MUN Inco Innovation Centre (IIC-2001)

Seniors Bridging Culture Club: Tea, guest speakers & conversation, 2pm, Seniors Resource Centre 737-2333

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Other events May 2

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Drop In Evenings: Snacks & conversation at the Women’s Centre, 6pm-9pm, free, all women welcome, 150 LeMarchant Rd

Free Professional Haircuts for women: As part of our “Get a Job!” focus on employment, 6pm-9pm, Must register 753-0220, St. John’s Women’s Centre, 150 LeMarchant Rd

Heritage Crafters: Knit, craft & make friends, 10am, Sobey’s Community Room, Howley Estates 737-2333

The Great Casavant Organ, David Drinkell plays varied programs of sacred and secular works, 1:15pm-1:45pm, free, Anglican Cathedral

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Other events May 1

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Auntie Crae’s house Band, lunchtime, free & no purchase required, Fishhook Neyle’s Common Room, Auntie Crae’s

Garden Opens: MUN Botanical Garden marks 30th season of being open to public, 10am-5pm, 306 Mt. Scio Rd

Trivia Quiz: Hot shot at history? Fantastic at films? Super at science? Compete for prizes, 9pm, Rose & Thistle

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Other events Apr 30

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Bollywood Jig: Dance class for women featuring eastern, western pop, tribal, bhangra, cha cha cha, indian, folk & hip hop, 7pm, Free but must register, St. John’s Women’s Centre, 150 LeMarchant Rd 753-0220, (7 pm on Mondays in March)

Council Meeting: Refer to Council Agenda on website for meeting agenda items (posted the Friday afternoon), Public is welcome, 4:30pm, Council Chambers, 4th floor City Hall

Stitch ‘n’ Bitch: A funky social crafting event open to all knitters, crocheters and stitchers, No fee but please support our partner by purchasing food/beverages,  7pm, The Casbah

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Other events Apr 29

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Acoustic Pickin’ Sesson (Bluegrass & Oldtime Country Music Society) Acoustic stringed instruments only, electric bass and pedal steel welcome, no PA system, 2pm-5pm, $5, Masonic Temple

Festival of New Dance Reception w/ Neighbourhood Dance Works & Christopher House, Artistic Director of Toronto Dance Theatre, 6pm-8pm, Bianca’s Bar

Sundays on Health Research: Autism: Joyce Churchill will give a parent’s perspective, Dr. Bridget Fernandez will speak about the genetics and recent breakthroughs & pediatrician Dr. Cathy Vardy will talk about the importance of early intervention, 2pm-4pm, MUN Faculty of Medicine, Main Auditorium

Walk on Water: Get fit, meet new people and learn about the downtown area,10am, rain or shine, free, Auntie Crae’s

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Other events Apr 28

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Big Air Insanity Tour: A showcase of top international pros from the FMX and BMX circuit, 7pm, $22, Mile One 576-7657

Day of Mourning: For Persons Killed or Injured in the Workplace

Get in the Van: Free seminar for songwriter-performers interested in learning how to tour successfully. Topics will include festivals and showcases, promotional materials, contracts, grants, live performance royalties and tales of life on the road, w/ Mark Bragg & Dennis Parker, 4pm, The Ship

Long Pond Cleanup: Natural History Society will be having its annual cleanup. Garbage bags will be provided, 10am start, Meet in parking lot by MUN’s ‘Splash’ facility

SPCA Spring Sale: Expect great bargains: Morning coffee, lunch, baked goods, crafts, pet items, books, live entertainment by The Magic Man (Mark Webber), plants, antiques, 10am, $1 admission, St. Augustine Church on Westerland Road

Suzuki String Program Open House : The Suzuki Talent Education Program will show what they have to offer parents of young children and interested string instructors. Christina Smith, folk artist and STEP faculty member will lead a fiddling workshop, 11am-12pm while Evelyn Osborne, STEP’s Artistic Director, leads group classes in a demo of STEP curriculum, 1:30pm-3pm. Plus info booths, brochures and a documentary film, 11am-4pm, Masonic Temple

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Other events Apr 27

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Book Launch: Human Beans by Ron Pumphrey, A tongue in cheek the tale of Pumphrey’s humble beginnings in the 1930s, a meritorious memoir of his growing up in Harbour Grace and on Bell Island, 7pm-9pm, Chapters

Critical Mass: Group ride for cyclists’ rights, meet at 6pm, Colonial Building, Bannerman Park

Free Workshop: (Assoc of Heritage Industries) A look at our cultural producers and the public perception of NL’s past. Presentation topics include The Historian’s Gaze: Memory and Meaning in Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador and The Emergence of Nationalism in Newfoundland and Labrador: An Overview, Free but must RSPV: http://nlahi.blogspot.com/

Friendship Club: For seniors, 737-2333

Lunch & Learn: Supporting Victims of Elder Abuse: A look at services, legislation, and responses to elder abuse, the legislative framework for a long term care and community support services, understanding the criminal court process, and how victim services supports victims of crime. Displays, free lunch and free book on legislation, support & services, free but must RSVP 737-2333, 12pm-2pm, The Fluvarium

Orientation at Lakecrest School: Children entering Kindergarten in September 2008 welcome! 9am, Lakecrest School (Patrick Street) 738-1212

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Other events Apr 26

Wed, Apr 25, 2007

Biotech Challenge: NL students “freestyle” with science experiments using mussel shells to clean up pollution, to looking at Omega-3 for prevention of Alzheimer’s, 2pm-4pm, NRC-Institute for Ocean Technology.

City Meeting: For Planning Standing Committee, public welcome, 12pm-2pm, Conference Rm A, 4th floor, City Hall

General Meeting: NL Blood Disorders: Learn about disorders of the blood and immune system and the impact these disorders have on patients, their families and workers in this field, 7pm-9pm, Health Sciences Centre, Main Auditoriun

George Story Lecture (Newfoundland Historical Society) Dr. Gordon Handcock will be speaking on An Account of Merchants Lester and Slade, Trinity and Battle Harbour, 8pm, Marine Institue, Ridge Road

Grants Lunch & Learn: Join representatives to learn more about the application process for the community grants program just in time for the next application deadline of May 15th, RSVP at 752-4910, 12:15pm-1:30pm, Eastern Health, Cordage Place, Rm 207

Mall Walkers Club, 8:45am, Avalon Mall, 737-2333

Seniors Bridging Culture Club: Tea, guest speakers & conversation, 2pm, Seniors Resource Centre 737-2333

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