This week in Georgestown: Dec 30th, 2019

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1. Georgestown Skating Party
2. The Bannerman Park Loop is open!
3. New Year’s Eve: Skating Party
4. What’s on at The Rooms
5. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre
6. What’s on at The Lantern
7. Lending Libraries and Repair Shops
a. St. John’s Tool Library
b. Ordinary Spokes: bike repair for all
c. St. John’s Baby Clothes Library
8. Eating in Georgestown
a. Georgestown Café and Bookshelf
b. Georgestown Bakery
c. The Hungry Heart
d. The Rooms Café
9. Music Lessons in and near Georgestown
10. Roadwork in Georgestown
11. St. John’s E-updates
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1. Georgestown Skating Party
The annual Georgestown Skating Party will be held at the St. Bon’s Rink January 4, 2020 at 2:00pm with a social to follow at 3:00pm. Hot chocolate and festive goodies will be served. All ages are welcome. Admission is by donation. Donations to the Foodbank will also be collected.

2. The Bannerman Park Loop is open!
The Loop at Bannerman Park is now open for the 2019-2020 season:

Daily hours 10am-11pm,
except during ice resurfacing (no skating):
– Monday to Thursday: 2:30-3:15 p.m.
– Friday to Sunday: 1:15-2 p.m. and 4-4:45 p.m.
3. New Year’s Eve: Skating Party (at Bannerman Park)
The City of St. John’s is celebrating New Year’s Eve with a skating party at the Loop of Bannerman Park, Tuesday, December 31st, 5:00-7:00pm.

4. What’s on at the Rooms. Our neighbourhood art gallery, museum, and archives. For more information and to verify times: https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=65171494c0&e=d57f2ba488
Thursday, Jan 2nd, 2:00-4:00pm: Make a Mandala (https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=731a687df2&e=d57f2ba488)
Friday, Jan 3rd, 2:00-4:00pm: Make a Mini Skateboard (https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=544d019de3&e=d57f2ba488)
Friday, Jan 3rd, 7:30-9:00pm: Traditional Jam Session (https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=5f27a1a85c&e=d57f2ba488)

Ongoing programming:
The Culture Rooms. Daily
Experience Art! Daily
Fantastical Threads: Costumes at the Rooms Daily

5. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre. Our neighbourhood theatre.
For more information, call 579-4424 or e-mail theatreboxoffice@nf.aibn.com. Check out the complete line-up at https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=cd43c6f1df&e=d57f2ba488

Closed for the Holidays, Dec 23rd to Jan 7th.

6. What’s on at The Lantern (35 Barnes Rd)
For more information and to verify times: https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=21fb94ffa3&e=d57f2ba488

Closed for the Holidays, Dec 25 to Jan 1

7. Lending Libraries and Repair Shops (151 Empire Ave)
Lending libraries are closed until January 7th.
a. St. John’s Tool Library (709-771-4582)
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Hours of Operation
Tuesdays: 5:30 – 8:30pm
Thursdays: 5:30 – 8:30pm
Saturdays: 9:00am – 1:00pm
b. Ordinary Spokes: bike repair for all. You can tune up your bike, meet other cyclists, or purchase an affordable refurbished bike.
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Hours of Operation: Thursdays 5:30‑8:30pm
c. St. John’s Baby Clothes Library. A new library is set to open in St. John’s later this fall for sharing baby clothes, from size preemie to 2T. Clothes will be able to be picked up and dropped off at the St. John’s Tool Library during its hours of operation.
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8. Eating in Georgestown
a. The Georgestown Café and Bookshelf, 73 Hayward Ave, 579-7134. Open 8:00am until 5:00pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00am until 5:00pm on Sunday.
b. The Georgestown Bakery, 60 Hayward Ave, 753-8099. Open from Tuesday until Friday, from 7:00 until 5:30pm, and on Saturday from 7:00 until 3:00. Bagels, baguettes, breads of many varieties as well as sweets!
c. The Hungry Heart Café, 142 Military Rd, 738-6164. Open Tuesday to Saturday, from 8:00am until 3:00pm. Brunch is served on Saturday.
d. The Rooms Café, 9 Bonaventure Ave. Open Monday 10am‑5pm; Tuesday 10am‑5pm; Wednesday 10am – 9 pm; Thursday 10am – 5pm; Friday 10am‑10pm (Archives close at 5); Saturday 10am‑5pm; and Sunday Noon‑5pm (Archives closed). https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=c672d83fbe&e=d57f2ba488

9. Music lessons in and near Georgestown

Flute and Piano
Lessons with Johanna Jabora-Scott, M.Mus. Located on Hayward Ave. All ages are welcome. For more information, visit www.johannajaborascott.ca (https://georgestown.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=f9e134743347583d0f9e71738&id=1a05445015&e=d57f2ba488) .

Violin/Viola Lessons with Daniel Fuchs, M.Mus. located near the Gower Street United Church. Ages 6 and above, all levels welcome. For more information, please email fuchsviolin@gmail.com.

10. Roadwork in Georgestown
Construction is scheduled to continue through fall, and early winter (until January) on the following streets:
* Hayward Ave: From Maxse St to Catherine St
* The Dardenelles
* Bonaventure Ave: From Merrymeeting Rd to Howley Ave

11. St. John’s E-Updates
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