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Grand Falls-Windsor Community Calendar

Space in this column is reserved for non-profit, non-government funded groups and organizations.

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Blood donor clinics
Canadian Blood blood donor clinic at Windsor Pentecostal Church in Grand Falls-Windsor Feb. 12 from 5-8 p.m. and Feb. 13 from 1-  p.m. and 5-9 p.m. There are 222 appointments to fill. Donors are asked to book their appointments by downloading the GiveBlood app or visit

Family and Friends evening of music

The Grand Falls-Windsor Kiwanis Club is preparing for the 53rd Central Newfoundland Music Festival scheduled for March 2018. This year the Wednesday evening family night is expanding to include family and friends. The evening is intended to be a relaxing time of local musical entertainment. Register now by calling Mary Keats at 489-9751.

We want the things you don’t!
Donate reusable clothing and cloth items to the Canadian Diabetes Association’s Clothesline. Drop your bagged items in our red drop boxes located at Home Hardware and Riverwood Variety in Grand Falls-Windsor, Wishes, Flowers & Gifts in Bishops Falls and Herm’s Variety in Botwood areas. For further details call 1-800-505-5525


River Gold Fundraising is a community fundraiser in partnership with three local service organizations: Corduroy Brook Enhancement Association, Exploits Valley SPCA, Grand Falls-Windsor Heritage Society. We run a weekly event with the deadline for playing being closing time on Wednesdays at store locations. Draw is every Thursday at the Royal Bank in the Exploits Valley Mall at approximately 7:30 pm to


Chase the Ace

Chase the Ace lottery is held at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall every Sunday from 7:15-9:15 p.m.

Bridge Game

The Exploits Valley 50+ Club, Edwards Place, has resumed its public bridge game on Mondays at 1:30 p.m. Admission $4. Everyone welcome.


Happy Matters hooking group

Our local group meets every Monday from 1:30 pm. to 3:30 pm. from September to May. We meet at the Community Room of IBEX Fuels (Irving Station), Hardy Avenue located at the rear of the building. We bring whatever project we are working on and love to get together to chat, exchange ideas and help each other. You do not have to be a member to attend our hook-in. Contact June Oldford at e-mail or 709-489-6039.

Exploits DisabilityAssociation

We help people with disabilities and others who cannot help themselves. Meetings take place on the first Monday of every month at the Corduroy brook enhancement building on 2 Conservation Place.

Monday night men’s bowling league

New teams of five (male) players or individual (male) players may register at Exploits Lanes by calling 489-2717.

Meetings every second Monday. For information call: Dave Ellis at 393-1147 or visit our FB page:


Central Cancer Survivors Choir

Practice 2 p.m. on Tuesdays at Memorial United Church in Grand Falls-Windsor. If you are a cancer survivor and enjoy singing, laughter, fellowship and the support of others who have had a diagnosis of cancer, please join us.

St. Joseph’s Parish

St. Vincent De Paul Shop at St. Joseph’s Parish open every Tuesday from 1-4 p.m.

Grand Falls House Foundation AGM

The annual general meeting of he Grand Falls House Foundation Inc. will be held in the conference room of the Corduroy Brook Enhancement Building at Conservation place in Grand Falls-Windsor on Wed. Feb 21 at 7p.m.

The meeting is open to the public.

Story time at Harmsworth Public Library

The library holds a regular pre-school story time program for children aged 3 -5, every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. To register your child, drop by or call the library: 489-2303.

Diabetes Education Clinic

The Diabetes Education Clinic offers a drop-in service on Wednesdays between 1-4 p.m. Have your blood sugar, blood pressure and weight checked. Bring your diabetes-related questions to the nurse and dietitian. Come back and get on track. No appointment necessary.

Youth Alpha for Ages 11-14

Join us each Wednesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at E.M. Bishop Hall, Holy Trinity Anglican Church, for fun, food, games, music and teaching presentations about the Christian faith. Each session will start with a meal. No cost for participants. Contact Linda Pafford at 489-9801 or Barbara Leyte at 489-9332 for more info.

Exploits 50 + Club Card Game

The Exploits 50+ Club, Edwards Place, holds a public card game every Wednesday at 8 p.m. Admission is $4. Everyone welcome.


Rotary Club

If you’re looking for a great organization that helps both locally and internationally, look no further than the Rotary Club. Find a friendly Rotarian and ask them about joining – we’d love to have you on board! We meet every Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. at the Mount Peyton Hotel.

Antique Autos

The Central Nfld Antique Auto Club meets every third Thursday of the month at 8 p.m. at Ibex Fuels on Hardy Avenue or the Creed Club in Botwood. For more info contact Bruce Critch at 257-3360. Check out their website at Having an antique auto is not mandatory.


Royal Canadian Legion Branch 12 Chase the Ace

Jackpot: $1178.50. Cards left: 50. Next draw: Jan 26, 2018


50-Plus Club

The Senior's Friendly 50-Plus Club at 50 Main St., Grand Falls-Windsor holds card games on Thursday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m.

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