Community Matters
Baccalieu Trail SPCA Thrift Store
 Friday June 14, 2024
 Bay Roberts   

The Baccalieu Trail SPCA Thrift Store, Main Highway Bay Roberts is accepting donations of new and gently used clothes, books, dishes, toys, jewelry and other household items.  Please bring donations to the store during office hours Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10:30am to 4:30pm. For more information visit the Baccalieu Trail SPCA Thrift Store on Facebook.

ACA Recovery Program
 Friday June 14, 2024
    709 743 1520

ACA Recovery Program

Adult Children of Alcoholic & Dysfunctional Families (ACA)

Friday , June 14 

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 (Thurs.) or zoom meeting (Tues.) email spirit4service or phone 709 743 1520.

Summer Party , BBQ and Dance
 Friday June 14, 2024
 Murray Premises Courtyard   685-2610

The Canadian Progress Club St. John's and Coast 101.1 present a Summer Party , BBQ and Dance at the Murray Premises Courtyard, Friday June 14th , with net proceeds to the Vera Perlin Society and Special Olympics!  Enjoy Billy Sharpe and Summerset and  Special guests Judith Morrissey & The Roadside Attractions.  Advance tickets available at The Gypsy Tea Room,  Call Billy Sharpe at 685-2610 or online at eventbrite dot ca.

Saturday Dance
 Saturday June 15, 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

Plant Sale
 Saturday June 15, 2024
 Government House   

The Newfoundland Horticultural Society is having their annual plant sale this Saturday, June 15th, in the parking lot of Government House, off Military Road.
Healthy, well-established plants will be available for purchase from 9:30 am to 11:30, priced from $2 to $10. Bring carrier bags or boxes to take home hardy perennials, shrubs and trees donated by our members. This is a chance to add beauty and variety to your garden at prices below competitive.
Rain date on Sunday, June 16th.

Saturday Breakfast
 Saturday June 15, 2024
 South River    683-0879

 June 15th at the Emmaus Café, Main Highway, South River.
From 8:00 to 11:00 am
Pre - order your take-outs 
Contact Bob at 683-0879.
(Text or message)

 Saturday June 15, 2024
 35 Barns Road   709-754-0773

Tea and SCRABBLE afternoon on Saturday, June 15, 2024…. 2 – 4:30 pm at The Lantern, 35 Barns Road, St. John’s.

Admission: $20

Help the Terra Nova Grannies once again to raise funds for the Grandmothers in Africa who raise their grandchildren orphaned by the AIDS/HIV virus. 

For further information, please contact: Jennifer 709-754-0773 or

Rogers First Set Event
 Saturday June 15, 2024
 Mount Pearl Tennis Club    

Mount Pearl Tennis Club 

The Rogers First Set Event on June 15th, is an event aimed at kids new to tennis or want to try tennis for the first time.  Kids will be led through drills, games, and a mini competition over a 2 hour span.  There are prizes and treats available.  This event is for kids aged of 6 to 12 and is being offered for free at the Mount Pearl Tennis Club in Mount Pearl.  Visit for more information and to register.

Father's Day Dance
 Saturday June 15, 2024
 49 St Clare Avenue   

The Singles Dance and Social Club (for single men and women  over the age of 30 are having a fathers day dance Saturday Jun 15 from 8:30 to 12:00pm at the Knights of Columbus 49 St Clare Avenue. Cost $12.00 non-members and $6.00 members.

Cold Plate Dinners
 Saturday June 15, 2024
 St. James United Church   (709)722-1881

St. James United Church (330 Elizabeth Avenue) is now taking orders for cold plate dinners. They are $18 and can be pre-ordered by calling the church office at (709)722-1881. Payment is required to place your order and can be paid in person or by e-transfer. The dinners will be available for pickup on June 21, 2024 anytime after 1:00 pm.

Sunday Flea markets
 Sunday June 16, 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 June 16, 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 ! 

Send Us Your Community Matters
 Monday June 17, 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

Flipper Dinner
 Tuesday June 18, 2024
 Jimmy Pratt Centre   709-726-8781

On June 18th, the Jimmy Pratt Centre will hold an eat-in or take-out Flipper Dinner. Tickets are $30.00 each and must be purchased and paid for in advance. Tickets for eat-in are limited. For more details and to book yours, please call 709-726-8781 or visit the former George St United Church, 25 Buchanan St. St. John’s office. All proceeds will benefit the Jimmy Pratt Soup Kitchen.

Tryouts for NL Games Tennis Team
 Wednesday June 19, 2024
 Mount Pearl Tennis Club    

Mount Pearl Tennis Club 

Tryouts begin for the Mount Pearl South NL Games Tennis Team on June 19th.  Anyone between the ages of 11 and 18 who live or go to school in Mount Pearl, Paradise or Goulds south to Trepassey can try out for the team.  Visit to learn more and to sign up.

Card Game
 Wednesday June 19, 2024
 Legion, Portugal Cove   

St. Lawrence ACW Portugal Cove monthly card game will be held Wednesday, June 19 at 8:00pm at the Royal Canadian Legion, Portugal Cove. Admission is $5. Please bring your own cards and baskets.

Bishops College class of 1974
 Thursday June 20, 2024
 Shrine Club    709 682 0881

The Bishops College class of 1974 is celebrating fifty years since graduation.  

Mark your calendar for Thursday, June 20. We're gathering at the Shrine Club at 530 Topsail Rd, St. John's, NL A1E 2C5. 

Doors open at 7 PM

Find the Bishops Class of 1974 Reunion page on Facebook at

To RSVP, just click on ‘Going’ OR send an email to Rick Bishop at

Admission is $20 - Please pay in advance by EMT to

Contact: Andrea Cook – 709 682 0881

Luncheon and Card Game
 Thursday June 20, 2024
 All Saints Parish Hall   709-240-2114

Luncheon and Card Game at All Saints Parish Hall, Foxtrap, on Thursday,  June 20th.  at 12 noon,  Meal will

be a cold plate, dessert, tea/coffee. Cost is $15 for meal and $5 for cards.  Tickets will be sold on a basket of groceries.

Please call in advance to place your order for attendance.  Please call Sandra 709-240-2114 or Barb 709-834-4795

NL Arts Awards
 Friday June 21, 2024
 Bay Bulls Regional Lifestyle Centre

Friday, June 21, it's the 39th annual Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Awards, hosted by John Sheehan! Join us at the Bay Bulls Regional Lifestyle Centre to celebrate some of the province’s most talented performers as we showcase the rich diversity of the arts community.

Featuring: Deantha Edmunds, Karla Pilgrim & Jackie Sullivan, Carolina East, The Irish Descendants, Summer Bennett, The Navigators, Kelly Russell, and choreography by Robyn Breen.

Doors open at 7 p.m. | Show starts at 8 p.m.

Tickets are $25 and are on sale at 

Take Out Lobster Dinner
 Saturday June 22, 2024
 Topsail United Church   709-834-4567

Topsail United Church will be Holding a Take Out Lobster Dinner on Saturday June 22,  Pick up time will be from 5 Until 6 P.M. Meal will consist of 3 different types of Salads, Lettuce, Tomato, Roll, Dessert.  Cost $30, To Reserve please call the Church Office at 709-834-4567. 

Craft Fair
 Saturday June 22, 2024
 58 Smallwood Drive   

Craft Fair at the Church of the Ascension, 58 Smallwood Drive in Mount Pearl from 10am - 4pm June 22

The longest match
 Saturday June 22, 2024
 Mount Pearl Tennis Club    

Mount Pearl Tennis Club 

The longest match is a tennis-a-thon type event where we will try to play one continuous match from 8am to 10pm on June 22.  This will be done by rotating players on and off the court every so often.  There will be snacks available.  This is a free event, but donations will be accepted to help cover the cost of food.  This event is open to kids and adults with any skill level.  Players will be placed on court with opponents of similar age and skill level, so don't worry about having to play a pro!  Visit for more information and to register.

Author Storytime
 Saturday June 22, 2024
 Marjorie Mews Library   

 Marjorie Mews Library.

Author Storytime with April Harvey

June 22nd at 10am    Ages 5 and up

Come enjoy a storytime with local author

 April Harvey who will be reading her book

 “The Witch, the Dog, and the Unicorn.”

SNAP Application
 Wednesday June 26, 2024

The SPCA St. John's will be reopening its SNAP Application on Wednesday, June 26 at 3:00pm.  We will be accepting 100 new applications for surgery dates being booked between August - October 2024.  For those who are interested in participating in the Spay and Neuter Assistance Program (SNAP), please visit the SPCA St. John's Website for details on the program, instructions on how to complete the online application form and the program requirements.  The application will only be available on this date and time and will close again once it has filled. 

Music in the Hall
 Thursday June 27, 2024
  St. David’s Hall   709-722-2382

St. David’s “Music in the Hall” Concert Series.

We are pleased to announce the next in our series – featuring Karla Pilgrim, Leanne Kean and Natalie Noseworthy, accompanied by Sandy Morris, Scott Mansfield and Brian Way performing music from “The Trio” ~ Linda Ronstadt, Emily Lou Harris and Dolly Parton

The concert will take place at St. David’s Hall, 98 Elizabeth Avenue

on Thursday, June 27th at 8pm ~ Tickets are $25 per person.

Please call or email the office for more information and to reserve tickets, 709-722-2382 and 

SPCA Share to Care
 Sunday June 30, 2024

90% of funds for the Baccalieu Trail SPCA comes from fundraising efforts. It is with your support that they can provide the high standard of care for animals that come to their shelter.  Please show your support by donating to their GoFundMe campaign at and search Share to Care.

150 RCAFA Canada Day
 Monday July 1, 2024

150 RCAFA (North Atlantic) Wing will be celebrating Canada Day on Monday, July 1st at Building 565, Roosevelt Avenue, Pleasantville.
There will be Musical Interludes with Gloria Thistle.
Doors open at 4:00 pm. 
There will be hamburgers/cheeseburgers or hotdogs served with potato salad for only $8.00. Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. To order your dinner or for more info, please call Mary at 709 576-2128.
There will be a Happy Hour from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm. 
Please order by Friday, June 28. 

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.


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