NEW WORLD ISLAND
The May schedule for grocery runs are May 11 and May 30. The medical/dental NDBM Health Centre dates are May 1, 15 and 29. The medical NWI Community Health Centre dates are May 8 and 22 and the church runs are May 13 and 27. For more information please call Doreen Roberts the Community Bus Outreach Coordinator at 884-4244. If you are a senior, a person with a physical disability, or someone with limited access to transportation, we invite you to join us.
Twillingate Public Library
April 26 – Story Time for three and four year olds from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. every second Thursday (three-year-olds – caregiver required).
May 3 – Rhyme Time for babies and toddlers from 10:30 – 11 a.m. every second Thursday (caregiver required). For more information please phone 884-2353 or email email@example.com.
The May schedule for grocery runs are May 14 and May 31. The medical/dental dates are May 10 and 24. The church runs are May 6 and 20. For more information please call Doreen Roberts the Community Bus Outreach Coordinator at 884-4244. If you are a senior, a person with a physical disability, or someone with limited access to transportation, we invite you to join us.
Lewisporte Public Library
April 26 — Beginning April 26 and continuing on Thursday afternoons at 1 p.m., Story Time spring session for preschool age children 3-5. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
May 2 - Scribblers Ink returns for another afternoon of readings at 2 p.m.
May 5 - Join Newfoundland fiction author Marshall Godwin for a reading from Belle Maro at 2 p.m.
Women’s Health Screening (Pap Clinic)
May 1 - To book an appointment or for further information call 535-0778. Central Health Lewisporte, Health Promotion Team.
Men’s Wellness Clinic
May 2 - To book an appointment for Men’s Wellness Clinic (prostate exam) or for further information call 535-0778. Central Health Lewisporte, Health Promotion Team.
27th Annual Fantasy Auction
May 4- The Auction will be held at the Kinsmen Centre. Viewing of items and wine tasting start at 6 p.m. Auction starts at 7 p.m. Tickets on sale now at Calypso. Wine tasting tickets available at the door. For more information call 535-2604.
Grand Lodge Sessions
May 6 — Hyacinth Loyal Orange Lodge #88, Pansy Royal Black Preceptory #753 and Carnation Ladies Orange Benevolent Association #721 of Lewisporte have the pleasure of hosting Grand Sessions of the 140th Annual Grand Orange Lodge of NL, the 101st Grand Black Chapter of NL and the Grand Lodge of NFLD Ladies Orange Benevolent Association in Lewisporte from May 4 - 9. We will have delegates from across Newfoundland and Labrador as well as from other parts of Canada.
As part of the celebration we are planning to have a parade on Sunday, May 6. This would begin at the Orange Lodge (Main St. and Leyte Ave.) at 1:30 p.m., proceed to the Town Hall (for wreath laying), return back to the United Church for a service at 3 p.m. After the service (at approximately 4 p.m.) we will again line up and proceed back to the Orange Lodge. Family and friends of the “lodge” and the general public are invited to watch the parade and enjoy the church service. Lewisporte is currently the largest Orange Lodge on the island with a membership in excess of 50 and has a long tradition having hosted the Grand Lodge Sessions seven times in the past, the first in 1908 and the last one in 1996.
Red Shield Blitz
May 7 - The Salvation Army Lewisporte will be having our Red Shield Blitz (canvassing door-to-door) beginning at 6 p.m. Please support the Red Shield and help us to help others.
St. Matthew’s United Church
May 12 – There will be a Mother’s Day Dinner Theatre held at 7 p.m. Entertainment by Rev. Bill Colbourne and Freeman Pierce.
Baby Song Program
The Salvation Army Lewisporte is hosting a 10-week (April 18- June 20) Baby Song program. Baby Song combines music, singing and fellowship for parents and children ages 0-4years. Sessions will be every Wednesday 1:30-3 p.m. Registration is free! For more info contact Lorelei Cole at 535-2504 (w) or 535-0350 (h).
LEWISPORTE AND TWILLINGATE
Effective immediately and until April 30, 2012 the RCMP Detachments from Carmanville, Fogo, Lewisporte and Twillingate will continue to conduct checkpoints in their detachment areas as well as joint checkpoints. If you want to report an impaired driver call your nearest RCMP Detachment or call 1-800-709-RCMP. If possible provide the plate number and description of the vehicle and the identity of the driver.
Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach
Literacy Council Inc.
The Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. (NLLLC) is seeking individuals across Newfoundland and Labrador, interested in helping others reach their full literacy potential by becoming a tutor. Training provided! Or, if you or someone you know is in need of a tutor please call. All services are free.
Are you are former tutor for a Laubach Literacy Council? Are you still interested in tutoring but would like a refresher training first?
Newfoundland and Labrador Laubach Literacy Council Inc. (NLLLC) has launched a provincial fundraising campaign called “Roll Pennies for Pages”.
For more information on any of these services please call Sherry Humber at 634-1441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org It’s not too late!
Community Connections contact information
Following is the contact information for the current Pilot community connections correspondents:
Melva Tulk • Stoneville/Port Albert correspondent • 671-4211 • email@example.com
Michelle Wells • Embree and Little Burnt Bay correspondent • 535-3569 • firstname.lastname@example.org
Christy Boyd • Stanhope, Brown’s Arm and Laurenceton correspondent • 654-3123 • email@example.com
Peter Penney • Horwood correspondent • 671-4589 • firstname.lastname@example.org
A reminder that The Pilot is still interested in hearing from people to become Community Connections correspondents for the following areas: Twillingate Island, Fogo Island, Change Islands, Norris Arm, Norris Arm North, Loon Bay, Birchy Bay, Baytona, New World Island and Boyd’s Cove. Contact Karen Wells at 535-6910 or e-mail email@example.com for more information.
In The Community listing is a regular feature in The Pilot newspaper and online (www.lportepilot.ca). Events within The Pilot coverage area being held by not-for-profit groups/organizations can be advertised in this section at no charge (for up to three weeks). To add your listing email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to (709) 535-8640 or drop off at our office at 151 Main St., Lewisporte.