The community calendar listings are 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, call (709) 535-6910 or drop off at the Pilot office at 151 Main St., Lewisporte.
Visit www.lportepilot.ca and go to the “My Calendar” link on the home page to list your event on our website calendar as well.
Tree of Love
St. Margaret's Anglican Church, Change Islands will be having their annual Tree of Love again this year. If you would like to give a donation in memory of a love one please send your donation to Kathryn Hurley, P. O. Box 66, Change Islands A0G 1R0.
Lewisporte Memorial Public Library
Drop by the Lewisporte Memorial Public Library to see our Artists' Wall. Our current featured artist is Elaine Young of Lewisporte.
At the library we have made a commitment to support and display local talent. While there, check out a book or if you don't have a library card, now is the time to get one.
Memory Tree and
Nov. 29 – Come light up the Lewisporte Health Centre Memory Tree at 1:30 p.m. A bulb will be lit with every donation in memory or in dedication of a loved one or friend. All donations will be used to purchase items for the residents at the Lewisporte Health Centre. Receipts will be issued for all donations. Donations may be made at the Accounting Clerk’s office, Lewisporte Health Centre during regular business hours or mailed to Lewisporte Health Centre, PO Box 880, Lewisporte, NL A0G 3A0. For further information, please contact Stephanie or Stacy at 535-0835.
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.
Walk-in flu shot clinics
Nov. 30, Dec. 7, 14, 21 - every Thursday from 1 – 3 p.m. until Christmas at the Lewisporte Community Health Centre.
The Salvation Army Lewisporte
Applications will be received on the following days only:
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
Meeting at the Kinsmen Centre unless otherwise stated:
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.
Dec. 11 - Christmas dinner, concert and party
Contact Brenda at 535-2772 re yoga.
Contact Val at 535-2265 or 541-4042 all other inquiries.
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 email@example.com by Thursday, Nov. 30.