Community Matters
Saturday Dance
 Saturday July 20, 2024
 The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1 ( 57 Blackmarsh Road )   

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 1 ( 57 Blackmarsh Road )

will be hosting Dances Every Saturday at 9 pm

$10 at the door. 57 Blackmarsh Road

Everyone Welcome

Welcome to Our Community Hot and Fresh full-plate breakfast
 Saturday July 20, 2024
 Emmaus Cafe South River   709-683-0879

The Emmaus Café, Main Highway, South River is hosting a Welcome to Our Community Hot and Fresh full-plate breakfast on Saturday (July 20th) from 8:00 to 11:00 am. Enjoy sit-down or take-out.   

Moose Sausage,


Hash browns, 

Scrambled eggs,  Pancakes;

Plus;   tea / coffee / juice – (for eat - in customers.)

$ 12.00 per order

 If you prefer to eat at home, you can pre - order your take-outs.  Contact Bob at 683-0879. (Text or message). 

Help support our Outreach Ministries.


Holy Cross Ex-Pupils walk
 Saturday July 20, 2024
 Ricketts Rd   

There will be a Holy Cross Ex-Pupils walk taking place on Saturday, July 20th, leaving Ricketts Rd 1:30pm to Patrick St , leaving there at 2:00pm and onwards to Bro. Egan Field on Leslie St.
Snacks and refreshments at the field. All Holy Cross Ex-Pupils are Welcome. If raining it will be held on Sunday July 21st.

Sunday Flea markets
 Sunday July 21, 2024
 Legion, Branch 1   

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 1 (Blackmarsh Road) Sunday Flea markets from 9-12. Pop in and see the vendors and what they have to offer.

Sunday Flea Market
 Sunday July 21, 2024
 Lions Chalet   

St. John’s Lions Club Weekly Sunday Flea Market!   You Never Know what you will find… records, dvds, jewelry, collectables , books, housewares  and more!  The St. John’s Lions Weekly Sunday Flea Market is located at the Lions Chalet on Mayor Ave. ( behind the re max centre ) from 8:30 AM until Noon ! 

Abra Whitney Concert
 Sunday July 21, 2024
 Topsail United Church   

Abra Whitney is pleased to announce she will be in concert at  Topsail United Church on Sunday, July 21st at 3:00pm. It  will feature Folk, Jazz, Country and Pop music. The show will be an hour without intermission, and admission is by donation at the door (cash or e-transfer)

Flower Service
 Sunday July 21, 2024
 Topsail United Church Cemeteries   

The Flower Services for Topsail United Church Cemeteries in Upper Gullies and Long Pond have been rescheduled to Sunday July 21, Upper Gullies at 2 P.M. and Long Pond at 3 P.M. Weather permitting.

Send Us Your Community Matters
 Monday July 22, 2024   

Coast 101.1 offers Community Matters listings free of charge for events by charities and registered not for profit groups.

Please send your event information to Text written emails, please. Posters are not placed in the listing. Ensure your accuracy and spelling as we often "cut & paste" your information.

Items we cannot accept for Community Matters include:

-For profit events

-Private fundraising events by/for individuals without board/community group oversight (online auctions/fundraising posts like GoFundMe, family organized fundraising events)

-Straight lottery/gaming events (Bingo, Chase The Ace, Poker) where the only or main reason to attend is participation in the lottery/gaming

--events with a gaming element as a part of the program (ie 50-50 draw at the dinner/dance) and not the sole reason to attend may be accepted

Vacation Bible School
 Monday July 22, 2024
 Church of the Good Samaritan   Donna Tuck

There is a Vacation Bible School being held on Monday, July 22 to Friday, July 26 from 8:45am to 12noon at Church of the Good Samaritan, 10 St. Clare Avenue.  Register via emailing or call 709-682-8212 for registration link.  All children aged 3 to 10 years are welcomed to join the fun.  
Young youth (11+) are encouraged to volunteer to help our tour guides!

Al-Anon and Alateen
 Tuesday July 23, 2024

Not everyone trapped by alcohol is an alcoholic. Family and friends are suffering too. Do you worry about how much someone drinks?

Al-Anon and Alateen can help.

For more information call 709-722-2666 or 1-888-455-2666. Or visit

Beaconsfield School 50th Reunion
 Wednesday July 24, 2024

The 50th Reunion Celebration for Beaconsfield School on Waterford Bridge Road in St. John’s is officially underway! All former Saxons, Staff and Students are invited to a week of exciting events from August 18 to August 24, 2024. It’s a perfect opportunity to reconnect, reminisce, and celebrate the school community’s rich history as both a high school and a junior high school.

For event details please see the website at 

Kettle's On!
 Wednesday July 24, 2024
 SSVP Carbonear Foodbank

The SSVP Carbonear Foodbank is hosting a community meal on Wednesday, July 24th! Kettle's On will be held from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Community Room of the Conception Bay Regional Community Centre (Civic Centre). There is no admission fee, but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, we can be contacted at 596-5945 or by email at

Art Exhibition/ Sale
 Wednesday July 24, 2024
 Colony of Avalon Giftshop   

Irish Loop Artisans Cooperative is hosting an Art Exhibition/ Sale from Wednesday, July 24th to Sunday, July 28th in conjunction with Ferryland Days Events. All sales from over 30 local artist are given back 100 percent to the artist.
There will be paintings, prints, hooked rugs, moose carvings, books by local authors, and CDs by local musicians
Something for everyone. No charge on the door
Hours are 10 am to 9 pm except Sunday 10 am to 5 pm
It will be held at the former Colony of Avalon Giftshop

Summertime Harbour Grace Haunted Hike
 Thursday July 25, 2024
 Harbour Grace   

The Conception Bay Museum is once again having the "Summertime Harbour Grace Haunted Hike" at 9:30 on Thursday July 25th leaving from the Museum. Again our long deceased undertaker, Mr. Art Rogers, will lead the the people in attendance through our streets as he taunts the famous and infamous characters from our sordid past!  This year there will be new stories and new characters you won't want to miss!!! Come if you dare! Tickets are $10.00 each $5.00 for children accompanied by adults and can be acquired at the gate. This is an easy, less than a kilometre walk lasting about one hour and 15 minutes.  Call Phone  709-596-2172. or 709-589-5662 for more information.

Sit 'n Knit on Water
 Thursday July 25, 2024
 286 Water Street   

Sit 'n Knit on Water!  NONIA will hold a free knitting circle from 1-4 pm every Thursday on the Downtown Pedestrian Mall during July and August at 286 Water Street.  

Weekly Women's Circle
 Thursday July 25, 2024
 Carbonear Foodbank   709-596-5945

The SSVP Carbonear Foodbank is pleased to announce that, in partnership with LeShane Seaside Vitality, they will be offering a Weekly Women's Circle. The circle will take place Thursday evenings at 5:30pm at the food bank. For more information please email or call 709-596-5945. 

Red Cross Volunteers
 Thursday July 25, 2024

The Canadian Red Cross is in need of volunteers to support their Emergency Management Program, the Canadian Red Cross assist families that are displaced from their homes in the event of a fire or other disaster. 
All necessary training is provided.
For more information, please contact Robert at 709-758-8403 or visit

ACA Recovery Program
 Friday July 26, 2024
    709 743 1520

Did you grow up in an alcoholic or dysfunctional home? ACA is a recovery program for adults whose lives were affected as a result of being raised in an alcoholic or dysfunctional family. For more information go to or for information regarding local (weekly) Newfoundland groups in- person (Wed. 10 a.m & Thurs. 7:30 p.m) or zoom meeting (Tues. & Thurs. 7:30 p.m) email spirit4service or phone 709 743 1520.

Country & Western Dance
 Saturday July 27, 2024
 K of C St. Clare Avenue   

There will be a Country & Western Singles Dance on Saturday, July 27, 2024 at the Knights of Columbus, 49 St. Clare Avenue Downstairs. Time:  8:30pm...Members $6.00...Non-Members $12.00.  Tickets on the Door. Dress up in your Country & Western Attire.  

All Saints Flower Service
 Sunday July 28, 2024
 Dunns Hill Road Cemetery   

All Saints Flower Service will be held at Dunns Hill Road Cemetery on Sunday, July 28th,

Starting at 2pm, and the Church Road Cemetery Service will be Sunday August 4th,

Starting at 2pm.  If the scheduled Sunday has inclement weather, the service will be

moved to the next evening  starting at 7pm.

Perchance Theatre
 Thursday August 1, 2024
    On Now Until August 25th

Running until August 25th, check out the best and brightest artists from across our province this summer. Perchance Theatre is Newfoundland and Labrador’s only professional, classical theatre company. This year’s performances include High Steel, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare and Tempting Providence. For more information visit  Contact the Box office today to get your tickets for the Main Stage Performances Conception Harbour at 709-771-2930.

Queen Elizabeth Class of 1984 Reunion
 Saturday August 3, 2024

The Queen Elizabeth Regional High School Class of 1984 would like to invite all 1984 alumni & former teachers, to their 40 year Reunion, being held at Shenanigans CBS on Aug. 3 starting at 6:00 pm.

Garden Party
 Saturday August 10, 2024

Garden party on Saturday August 10 from 1-6pm at 77 Harbourview Drive in Hillview.  Free admission, cash bbq and games.  It's a fundraiser for the Hillview recreation and beautification corporation.  Featuring an open mic outdoor stage, washer tournament, raffle table, games, prizes and bbq.

Music in the Hall
 Wednesday August 14, 2024
 98 Elizabeth Avenue   

St. David’s “Music in the Hall” Concert Series is pleased to welcome
back David Pomeroy accompanied by Brian Way, with their guests Grace
Nolan and Anna Mercer.
The concerts will take place at St. David’s Hall, 98 Elizabeth Avenue on
Wednesday & Thursday, August 14 & 15. at 8pm ~
Tickets for either performance are $25 per person.
Please call or email the office for more information and to reserve
709-722-2382 and 

Schizophrenia Education and Awareness Workshop
 Tuesday September 17, 2024
 Corner Brook

The Schizophrenia Society of Newfoundland and Labrador  will be offering a 3-hour hybrid (Zoom/In-Person) workshop on Schizophrenia Education and Awareness on September 17 from 1p-4p. The in-person portion of this event will be held in Corner Brook at the Centre for Innovation and Technology. This workshop is targeted towards individuals with loved-ones living with schizophrenia, working individuals, and students looking to learn more about schizophrenia, and obtain a certificate.  Tickets are available through Event Brite or cash at the door.  For more information or to register email or call 709-777-3335.


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