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Alcoholics Anonymous

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Trail Patrol Training at MUN Botanical Garden

Do you and your family enjoy getting outside, hiking trails, and chatting with visitors? Volunteering with MUN Botanical Garden’s trail patrol may be the right job for you. Trail patrol volunteers are members of the Friends of the Garden who help during open hours, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., daily, May – November. Families are welcome to volunteer as a group.

Duties can include, while hiking the trails: collecting litter, checking for fallen trees or any other hazards along the trails, providing assistance to visitors on the trails and communicating with staff via the visitor services desk.

Please email if you are interested in attending an upcoming training session.

Coastal Sounds Community Choir

Coastal Sounds Community Choir celebrates its 10th year in CBS with rehearsals commencing on September 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit High School in Manuels. New members are always welcome and no auditions necessary. For more information, please visit our website at or email

Grief and Bereavement Information and Support Group

An 8-week program for people grieving the loss of a loved one.

Start Date: Thursday, September 22
Location: Health Sciences Centre
Time: 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Will run 8 consecutive Thursdays

To register, please contact Jacintha Penney or Paul Grimes at 777-6959 or e-mail

Topsail United Church Hot Turkey Dinner

Topsail United Church will be holding a hot turkey dinner on October 29 at 6 p.m. Tickets available by calling the church office at 834-4567.

Loss of a Parent Support Group

This 6-week program is designed for adults who are grieving the loss of a parent. The group will meet every Thursday for a 6 week period beginning September 29 to November 3 inclusive.

Time: 7–9 p.m.
Location: Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane

To learn more about the program and to register, please call or e-mail:

Mag Snook, 777-8972 (email
Rev. Dr. Peter Barnes, Regional Bereavement Coordinator, Eastern Health, 777-2167 (email

Wesley Church Fish Luncheon and Game

Wesley United Church will hold a fish luncheon on September 30th, starting at 12:30 p.m. Cod, salmon, dessert and coffee or tea will be served followed by an auction and a game. Tickets can be purchased by calling Pheobe at 726-1689 or Joan at 368-0434.

Tutor Training Workshop

Would you like to volunteer to help another adult learn to read and write? If you can read, you can tutor. Teachers on Wheels will be holding a day-long tutor-training workshop. Call Tom Dawe for details at 738-3975.

Topsail United Church Online Auction

Topsail United Church will be holding an online auction from October 3-27. Please visit the church website at for details and how to log on and participate.

Topsail United Church Online Auction

Topsail United Church will be holding an online auction starting at 8 a.m. on October 3 and closing at 11 p.m. on October 27. To bid, please visit, It is very user-friendly. Once you are registered you can view the auction items and start bidding. You will be notified by e-mail when you are outbid, giving you the opportunity to go back and rebid. If you are successful, you may pick up your items at the church on October 29 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Payment by cheque, PayPal or cash. Thank you for your support.

Retirees Book Club

Are you retired and want to share your thoughts about the books you read? Join our new book club on the 1st Wed of each month from 2:15- 3:15 in the A.C. Hunter Activity Room. Our first meeting will be October 5th where we will be introduced to our first book selection.

Topsail United Church Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast

Topsail United Church Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast will take place on October 8 from 8-11 a.m. Usual good menu. All are welcome. Face painting and colouring for the children.

Topsail United Church Annual Fall Sale and Soup Luncheon

Topsail United Church Annual Fall Sale and Soup Luncheon will take place on Monday, October 10 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Sale of baked goods, preserves, crafts, etc, with a soup luncheon and desserts. All are welcome.

Topsail United Church – Kevin Collins “Better Than Today” Concert

Topsail United Church presents Kevin Collins in concert, “Better Than Today”, featuring Ray Walsh, on October 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be obtained by contacting the church office at 834-4567.

Wesley United Church Fall Fair Week

Wesley’s Fall Fair week begins October 15th with a sale of goods starting at 9:30 a.m., followed by a brunch at 10-12 noon. On October 20th at 12:30 p.m., there will be a soup luncheon and entertainment. On October 22nd, there will be a cold plate dinner (5:30 p.m.), followed by silent and live auctions. For tickets, contact Pheobe at 726-1689, Joan at 368-0434, Marvin at 579-7900 or the church office at 579-3682.

Maximizing Your Business

On October 18 at 6:30 p.m. join CPA Larry Smart for a session on Maximizing your Business at the A.C. Hunter Public Library.

Topsail United Church Annual Fall Flea Market

Topsail United Church Annual Fall Flea Market will take place on October 22 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. All are welcome.

Fall Festival of Friends Fundraising Event

October 22 – Fall Festival of Friends. Centre for Life will be having a fundraiser at Columbus Hall on St. Clare Avenue. An evening of entertainment by the Celtic Fiddlers, D’Arcy Broderick and more. Doors open at 7 and starts at 7:30. Come “Celebrate Life” and help support the work of the Centre for Life. Tickets are available at the Centre for Life along with St. Teresa’s, St. Patrick’s, St. Kevin’s and Mary Queen of the World parish offices.

For more information please call 579-1500.

Ten Healthy Habits of Financial Management

On November 17 at 6:30 p.m. join CPA Greg Gosse for a session on financial management at the A.C. Hunter Public Library. Call 737-3950 to register.

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