Quilter's Guild Show
The Baccalieu Quilters' Guild presents "Quiltin' Around the Bay, 2010" May 15 and 16 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at S.U.F. Hall and Dildo Museum. View lots of beautiful quilts, quilted wall hangings and wearable art. Two sewing machines and a serger to be given away.
Recycling and bottle drive
The First Dunville Beavers and Cub will be holding a recycling and bottle drive on May 11 at 6:30 p.m. Please save your recyclables and donate them when the boys come knocking on your door. If you're not going to be home and have recycling like to give, simply contact one of the leaders. Donations can also be dropped off at 40 Shades Recycling in Dunville; just tell the staff it's for the First Dunville Scouting Movement.
Saturday, May 15, the Cubs and Beavers will be knocking door-to-door selling apples. A table will also be set up at the Placentia Mall. Please support us by purchasing an apple (or three). Funds generated goes towards our year-end camp.
St. Edward's after school art club will be holding a launch of the Grade 4, 5 & 6 student works at the Placentia Bay Cultural Arts Centre on Tuesday, May 11 at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and you can meet the young artists themselves. This exhibition is open to the general public. Show runs until Friday, May 21, 2010.
Canadian Blood Services is encouraging Placentia and surrounding area residents to book an appointment to donate blood and help save lives. There will be a blood donor clinic Monday, May 26, at the Royal Canadian Legion in Placentia from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Placentia Royal Canadian Mounted Police will be holding the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics on June 13 at 1 p.m. The walk will begin at the Seven Island Lookout in Dunville and proceed to the Placentia Detachment. Anyone interested in taking part or making a donation to this great cause can contact Cst Josh Tower of the Placentia RCMP for further details at 227-2000. Law Enforcement Torch Run T-shirts are also available for sale at the detachment for a price of $15 with all proceeds going towards the Special Olympics.
Lee Everts would like to hear from anyone who is interested in a programme related to the 3 Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Schools have been involved in recycling for years and making a difference and towns such as Pouch Cove and St. John's will be starting curbside recycling programme in the coming months. There's potential for communities in the Placentia area to do the same. If you're interested, please get in touch with her at 227-6004 or send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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