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We want the things you don’t!
Donate your 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

Donate used furniture/household items

If you have any furniture, household items and kitchen wares that are in good condition but are in your way, please contact Homes Helping Homes: Cindy at 486-5353 or Stephanie at 489-8981 to give these items a new home.

Exploits Community Centre is looking for good used bikes. Drop off at 30 Bartle Place or call 489-2141 for pick-up.


Remembrance Day Ecumenical Service

Sunday, Nov 5 at the Branch 12 Royal Canadian Legion at 2:30 p.m.

11th annual Walk for Corduroy Brook

Sunday, Oct. 29 at 2.p.m. at the new Corduroy Brook enhancement building on Conservation Place. Please join in for a relaxing stroll on the trail, finger foods and refreshments as we raise funds for the Corduroy Brook Project and honour the memory of Owen Grimes, a friend to the trail and the community. To make a donation, take a pledge sheet, or help in any way, contact the Corduroy Brook office at 489-3900.

Wishmaker Walk

Happening Sunday, Nov. 19 Registration will take place at 2 p.m., with the walk commencing at 2:30 p.m. from Forest Park Primary. This year’s theme is Wish Heroes. We invite all participants to come out dressed as their favorite super hero or every day hero and enjoy a fun-filled day while raising money to help grant wishes. If you would like to participate and obtain a pledge sheet please feel free to contact Stephanie Caines, Wishmaker Walk coordinator, at 486-2591, 489-8488 or email, or Krysta Carroll, Wishmaker Walk coordinator, at 393- 0533 or email

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.


Monday Nite Mens’ Bowling League

Welcome back to existing teams. 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

Resumed practice 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 3 at the 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 starting Sept. 1-2015 from 1-4 p.m.

Status of Women Central AGM

Wednesday, Nov. 15 at 7p.m. on 5B Bayley Street. Everyone is welcome.

Story time at Harmsworth Public Library

The library will hold 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.


Exploits Jazz Band Red Maple Festival Dance

Friday, Oct. 27 at the Royal Canadian Legion 9p.m.- midnight. Tickets available from any member of the band and at the legion.

Chase the Ace

Chase the Ace lottery is held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 12 Grand Falls, on Queen Street every Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. - Jackpot:

$6018.50. Cards left: 13. Next draw: Oct. 27, 2017.


Remembrance Day Parade and Ceremony

Saturday, Nov 11, the parade will form up at Beaumont Hamel Armory at 10:15a.m. and move to the Cenotaph to start the ceremony at 11a.m.


Anglican Church Jumble Sale
Saturday, Oct. 21, 9:3 a.m. in the parish hall on Beaumont Avenue. Items to be donated can be dropped off at the church after 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 20.

Fall Sale and Morning Tea

Saturday, Nov. 25 at the Holy Trinity Anglican Church on Beaumont Avenue starting at 10a.m.

SA Thrift Store

Store hours Monday-Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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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