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Submissions: The community calendar listings are a regular feature in The Pilot newspaper and online. 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, fax it to (709) 535-8640, call (709) 535-6910 or drop off at the Pilot office at 151 Main St., Lewisporte.


Food Bank and Toy Drive

Nov. 25 – Freake’s Ambulance will hold their sixth annual food bank and toy drive between 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Lewisporte Mall parking lot. Help fill the ambulance with non-perishable food items and children’s toys. Donations are greatly appreciated.

Children’s Wish Tree Lighting

Nov. 29 – The Lewisporte Detachment of the RCMP will hold the annual lighting of the RCMP Children’s Wish Tree at 7 p.m. at the Lewisporte RCMP Detachment. The large Christmas tree will be lit with red lights and through your donations change these red lights to white lights. Donations should be made payable to the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada and can be dropped off or mailed directly to the RCMP Detachment at P.O. Box 310, 217 Main St., Lewisporte, NL A0G 3A0. All monies raised go directly to the Children’s Wish Foundation to grant wishes in this province. All are welcome to attend.

Afternoon Walk in Clinics

November 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21 - every Thursday from 1 – 3 p.m. until Christmas at the Lewisporte Community Health Centre.

The Salvation Army Lewisporte

Christmas Hampers

Applications will be received on the following days only:

Nov. 22 – 9 am - 12 p.m.

Nov. 23 – 1 – 4 p.m.

Nov. 28 – 2 – 4 p.m.

Dec. 1 – 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Dec. 5 – 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Dec. 7 – 1 – 4 p.m.

All applicants must apply in person proof of income and expenses will be required.

Note: You can apply for your Christmas Hamper at the Food Bank (8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.) on Nov. 29.

Lewisporte Area 50+ Club

Nov. 23 - Acrylic painting at 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 24 - Walk around the boardwalk meet at the chalet at 1:30 p.m.

Nov. 28 - Walk at Pentecostal Church gymnasium at 10 a.m.

Nov. 30 - Floor Curling at 1:30 p.m.

Dec. 4 - Chair yoga at 10 a.m. Regular yoga at 11 a.m. Regular meeting at 7:30 p.m.

Contact Brenda at 535-2772 re yoga, painting, and walking activities.

Contact Val at 541-4042 all other inquiries.

Kinette Bingo

Nov. 27 - The Kinette Club of Notre Dame will be hosting $10 Bingo at the Kin Centre. Doors open at 7:15 p.m. Bingo starts at 8 p.m. Come and bring a friend. For every food item brought in for the Interfaith Goodwill Centre and Food bank your name will be entered in a draw for one of two turkeys.

Please Reserve

Nov. 24 – Please reserve for the Children’s Wish Christmas Musical Concert at the Lewisporte Lions Centre.

Please Reserve

Dec. 2 – Please reserve for the Lewisporte Lions Breakfast with Santa.


Notice to Clergy

The Pilot welcomes clergy throughout the coverage area to submit a Christmas message to appear in the Dec. 20 edition. Messages (with or without a photo) can be forwarded to Karen Wells at by Thursday, Nov. 30.

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