This week in Georgestown: Feb 10th, 2020

You can visit us on our website at and also follow us on Twitter (@Georgestown NA) and Facebook (

1: Foods we Love at Hungry Heart
2. ChillFest: Sweetheart Skate
3. ChillFest: Characters on Ice 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. St. John’s E-updates
1. Foods We Love at Hungry Heart
The Hungry Heart Café is serving a five-course family style meal, featuring flavours of the Mediterranean, and showcasing some of their favourite products. It will make your heart skip a beat! Invite the people you love to dine with, Reservations required.
Friday, February 14 & Saturday, February 15 at 7:30 pm

2. ChillFest: Sweetheart Skate
Romance is in the air at the Bannerman Park Loop. Treat your sweetheart to a romantic evening under the lights with sappy love songs and free hot chocolate for everyone. Featuring live DJ, Slim Macho. This event is weather and ice dependent. Friday, February 15th, 6:30-8:30pm. Visit:

3. ChillFest: Characters on Ice Skating Party
Join us for a skating party with some of your favorite storybook characters at the Loop in Bannerman Park. In addition to characters, there’ll be kids’ music and free hot chocolate. Monday, February 18th, 1:00-3:00pm. Visit

4. What’s on at the Rooms. Our neighbourhood art gallery, museum, and archives. For more information and to verify times:
Tuesday, Feb 11th, 10:30-11:30am: Big Fun 4 Little People (
Wednesday, Feb 12th, 7:00-9:00pm: Local Foraging and Preservation with Shawn Dawson (
Thursday, Feb 13th, 2:30-3:30pm: A Look at NL Tourism with Dave Sullivan (
Friday, Feb 14th, 7:30-10:00pm: Come Home Cafe: Fall in Love with Greenspond (
Saturday, Feb 15th, 1:30-4:00pm: Intro to Comtemporary Art: People and Portraits (
Sunday, Feb 16th, 1:00-4:00pm: Nature Nook (
Sunday, Feb 16th, 2:00-4:00pm: Paint the Town Pink – Stories and Crafts with Lori Doody (

Ongoing programming:
The Culture Rooms. Daily
Experience Art! Daily

5. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre. Our neighbourhood theatre.
For more information, call 579-4424 or e-mail Check out the complete line-up at

34th Multicultural Show
Saturday, February 15th, 7:00pm

6. What’s on at The Lantern (35 Barnes Rd)
For more information and to verify times:
a. Drop in Meditation ( . Monday, 7:00pm
b. Back to Basics ( . Monday, 7:30pm
c. Wisdom Healing Qigong ( . Tuesday 10:30am (beginners), 1:30pm (beyond beginners), 7:00pm (B&B)
d. Pathways to Healing ( . Tuesday 7:00-9:00pm
e. T’ai Chi Chih (beginners) ( . Wednesday, 10:30am, 7:00pm
f. Lovers and Defenders: Self-Defence with Reneé Sharpe ( . Wednesday, 6:30-8:00pm
g. The 12 Steps: A Spiritual Journey ( . Wednesday, 7:30-9:00pm
h. Iyengar Yoga for Healthy Aging with Genia Sussex ( . Thursday, 9:15-10:30am
i. Yoga with Sherry Ryan ( . Thursday, 10:30-11:30am, 5:30-6:30pm
j. Gentle Yoga with Genia Sussex ( . Thursday, 11:00am-12:00pm
k. T’ai Chi Chih (Beyond Beginners) ( . Thursday, 1:30pm
l. Back to Basics ( . Thursday, 7:30pm
m. International House of Restoration Church Service. Sunday, 11:00am
n. Journey into Exile ( . Sunday, 2:30pm
o. Aikido for Women ( . Sunday, 6:40-7:30pm

7. Lending Libraries and Repair Shops (151 Empire Ave)
The tool library will re-open Tuesday, January 28 for regular hours.
a. St. John’s Tool Library (709-771-4582)
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.
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.

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).

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 ( .

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

10. St. John’s E-Updates
You live in Georgestown and haven’t signed up for the City’s e-mail updates yet? What are you waiting for? Have information from the City of St. John’s sent directly to your e-mail address. Simply select which types of information you would like to receive and enter your e-mail address to subscribe:

For people who live, work and play in Georgestown.

For more information or to list an event, please contact us at (
The Georgestown Neighbourhood Association provides these listings as a service to the neighbourhood: however, inclusion in the listings does not imply either the GNA’s participation in or endorsement of the events.

** (
** Share (
** (
** Tweet (
** (
** Forward (

This email was sent to (
why did I get this? ( unsubscribe from this list ( update subscription preferences (
Georgestown Neighbourhood Association . 13 Maxse Street . St. John’s, Nl A1C 2S6 . Canada

Email Marketing Powered by Mailchimp

This entry was posted in Newsletter. Bookmark the permalink.