Canada Day Celebrations
June 30 - Campbellton Canada Day Celebrations will be held starting with a parade of vehicles at the end of Birchy Point Road at 9 a.m. A bicycle parade will be held at the Community Centre parking lot at 10 a.m. with first, second and third place prizes for decorated bicycles. Birthday cake and beverages for everyone with a free hotdog for each child. Let's show we are proud to be Canadians!
Port Albert Day
The Recreation Committee of Port Albert will be hosting Port Albert Day on July 7 beginning at 12 noon. Lots of food, games of chance and other attractions. Something for the whole family. Come and spend the day with us. See you there.
NEW WORLD ISLAND
The June schedule for grocery run is June 29. 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. Book your ride today!
Twillingate Public Library
June 28 - Rhyme Time for babies and toddlers from 10:30 – 11 a.m. For more information please phone 884-2353 or email email@example.com.
Soiree/Come Home Year Volunteers
Anyone interested in volunteering an hour, afternoon, day or whatever they can commit to is encouraged to contact Gary Jacobs at the Lewisporte Town Hall at 535-2737.
Summer Reading For Fun
July 3 — Registration for the Summer Reading For Fun program will take place from 9 a.m. – noon (12 p.m.). The registration and program (set for July 4-Aug. 10) will take place at DieTrac Technical Institute. This program is for school age children who could benefit from the assistance of trained tutors in a one-on-one setting, along with some group activities. Space is limited so parents/guardians are reminded this is a first come, first serve registration. For more information contact Mabel Trenholm at 535-0615; Judith Russell at 535-0020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lewisporte Public Library
The Lewisporte Public Library will be offering a summer reading program for ages 2 to 13. This program will be held every Thursday evening starting July 5 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. There will be stories, crafts, games, prizes and more. This year’s theme is Imagine! You can register at the library starting June 26. Come join the fun!
Music on the Boardwalk
Location: Woofrey Park Chalet Verandah (or inside if the weather is
inclement). Time: 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Schedule: July 10 - Glen Fudge, July 17 - Sara Dorey/Stephen Brace, July 24 - Terry Penney, July 31 - BAC Boys, Aug 7 - Mussel Bed Soiree, Aug 14 - Dan Bursey, Aug 21 - Lorne, Dante and friends. For more information or to be included in the schedule for next year contact Myrtice Alpen at 535-6831 or email@example.com
Craft and Bake Sale
Oct. 27 - Please reserve for the Women’s Institute Craft and Bake Sale.
LEWISPORTE AND TWILLINGATE
Effective immediately and until June 30 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.
Call for Charity Applications
The Memorial University Medical School Class of 2015 is now accepting applications from registered charitable organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador for proceeds from the Monte Carlo Gala, an annual charity fundraising event to take place this coming November 2012 at the St. John’s Convention Centre. If your charity would like to receive a portion of the proceeds from this year’s Monte Carlo night please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive an application. Completed applications should be returned via email no later than July 6, 2012.
From literacy and essential skills to family and adult learning, Literacy NL can help. Call the Learn Line at 1-800-563-1111 or go to literacynl.com to get information on programs and services in your area.
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.