This week in Georgestown: December 10th

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1. SAVE THE DATE: The annual Georgestown neighbourhood skating party.
2. What’s on at The Rooms.
3. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre.
4. What’s on at The Lantern.
5. St. John’s Tool Library:
6. Ordinary Spokes: bike repair for all.
7. Eating in Georgestown.
a. Georgestown Café and Bookshelf
b. Georgestown Bakery.
c. The Hungry Heart.
d. The Rooms Café.
8. Private resource teacher in Georgestown.
9. Music lessons in Georgestown.
10. St. John’s E-updates.

A green garbage net was found at the corner of Barnes Road and William Street. It is outside 84 Barnes Road. If this is yours, please come to retrieve it.

1. SAVE THE DATE: The annual Georgestown neighbourhood skating party.
Sunday, December 30th, at 2:00 at St. Bon’s Forum.

Skating will be from 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. with a social to follow upstairs afterwards! Admission by donation (suggestion: $5). A non-perishable food-bank item would be greatly appreciated. COME OUT FOR THE EVENT OF THE SEASON!!!

2. What’s on at the Rooms. Our neighbourhood art gallery, museum, and archives. For more information and to verify times:

Big Fun for Little People. Tuesdays until December 18th, from 10:30 until 11:30 a.m.

Engaging evenings. Mummers Festival: Janneys on the Big Screen . Wednesday, December 12th, at 7:00 p.m.
Coffee and Culture. Mummers Festival: 10 Years of the Mummers Festival . Thursday, December 13th, at 2:30 p.m. in the theatre.

Rasa. Friday, December 14th, 8:00-10:00 p.m.

Holiday Family Fun. Sunday, December 16th, 1:00-4:00 p.m.

The Sights Before Christmas. Sunday, December 16th, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir. Sunday, December 16th, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

3. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre. Our neighbourhood theatre.

Monday, December 10th, at 7:00 p.m. Music to Warm your Heart: Holy Heart Choral and Instrumental Ensembles.

Wednesday, December 12th, and Thursday, December 13th, at 8:00 p.m. Grinch Dressing and Gravy … A Newfoundland Adaptation.

Saturday, December 15th, at 8:00 p.m. A Kenny and Dolly Christmas.

Friday, December 21st, and Saturday, December 22nd, at 7:30 p.m. A Christmas Time with The Ennis Sisters.

For more information, call 579-4424 or e-mail Check out the complete line-up at
4. What’s on at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Road.

a. Better Breathing Choir. Wednesdays, 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. No choir on Wednesday, December 5th; Choir on both December 12th and 19th. Then it will restart some time in the spring.

c. Iyengar Yoga Classes.

d. T’ai Chi Chi and Chow Qigong.

5. St. John’s Tool Library. (151 Empire Avenue) Tuesdays 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.; Thursdays from 2:30 until 8:30; and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. During opening hours, call them at 709-754-8665.

Friday, December12th at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, December 16th, at 2:00 p.m. Holiday Wreath Making.

6. Ordinary Spokes: bike repair for all. 151 Empire Avenue. (at the Tool Library). Thursday from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m.

7. Eating in Georgestown.
a. The Georgestown Café and Bookshelf are open 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Saturday, and from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. 73 Hayward Avenue, 709-579-7134.

b. The Georgestown Bakery, 60 Hayward Avenue, is open from Tuesday until Friday, from 7:00 until 5:30 p.m., and on Saturday from 7:00 until 3:00. Bagels, baguettes, breads of many varieties as well as sweets! 753-8099.

c. The Hungry Heart Café,142 Military Road, 738-6164. The cafe is open Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Closed on Saturday and Sunday.

d. The Rooms Café. 9 Bonaventure Avenue.
i. Opening hours. Monday CLOSED; Tuesday 10 am – 5 pm; Wednesday 10 am – 9 pm; Thursday 10 am – 5 pm; Friday 10 am – 10 pm (Archives close at 5); Saturday 10 am – 5 pm; and Sunday Noon – 5 pm (Archives closed)
Afternoon Tea. Wednesdays, 3:00-5:00 p.m. A selection of fine teas, sandwiches, scones with clotted cream and preserves, pastries and sweets. Call 757-8097 to reserve your seating.
8. Private resource teacher in Georgestown.
Zanele Myles provides support in reading, writing, and math for elementary students and in study skills for high school and university students. Located on Mullock Street. For more information, visit or Study Corner Tutoring on Facebook

9. Music lessons in Georgestown.
Flute and Piano Lessons with Johanna Jabora-Scott , M. Mus. Located on Hayward Ave. All ages are welcome. For more information, visit ( .

10. St. John’s E-Updates.
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