This week in Georgestown: Feb 3rd, 2020

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

1. Metrobus
2. Green New Deal NL Meetings
3. Marshmallow meetup at Bannerman Park
4: ChillFest: Sweetheart Skate
5. ChillFest: Characters on Ice Skating Party
6. Celebrate Heritage Week at the Lantern
7. What’s on at The Rooms
8. What’s on at Holy Heart Theatre
9. What’s on at The Lantern
10. 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
11. Eating in Georgestown
a. Georgestown Café and Bookshelf
b. Georgestown Bakery
c. The Hungry Heart
d. The Rooms Café
12. Music Lessons in and near Georgestown
13. St. John’s E-updates
1. Metrobus
Metrobus continues to offer free rides for all Metrobus and GoBus users until February 7.

2. Green New Deal NL Meetings
Inspired by the climate strike? Frustrated by glacial pace of action? Get involved in NL’s province-wide climate justice movement! The Social Justice Co-op NL is hosting the Coalition for a Green New Deal NL Organizing meeting, Tuesday, Febuary 4th, 7:00pm at the Lantern. For more information, visit:

3. Marshmallow meetup at Bannerman Park
On Tuesday, February 4th, 9:45-11:00am, Cloudberry Forest School will be at Bannerman Park. This will be a part of its satellite program, running January-April, meeting in local neighbourhood parks, playgrounds and school yards. The meet-up will be supplied with a variety of play experiences that adults can do at home to inspire getting out whatever the weather. (Suggested donation of 5$). For more information, visit:

4. 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:

5. 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

6. Celebrate Heritage Week at the Lantern
Celebrate Heritage Week at the Lantern on February 18th, 2020. Local architect Grant Genova will be speaking on 2020 Vision: Bringing the Past into the Future. Refreshments will be served.

7. What’s on at the Rooms. Our neighbourhood art gallery, museum, and archives. For more information and to verify times:
Tuesday, Feb 4th, 10:30-11:30am: Big Fun 4 Little People (
Wednesday, Feb 5th, 7:00-8:00pm: Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven (
Thursday, Feb 6th, 2:30-3:30pm: Anna Mitchell: “Mrs. Committee Mitchell” (
Friday, Feb 7th, 7:30-9:00pm: Traditional Jam Session (
Sunday, Feb 9th, 1:00-4:00pm: Letters & Lace Monoprinting (

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

8. 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

Mike Lynch–Getting to Know Me 4
Monday, February 3rd, 8:00pm

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

9. 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. New Year, (Green) New Deal ( . Tuesday, 7:00pm
e. Pathways to Healing ( . Tuesday 7:00-9:00pm
f. T’ai Chi Chih (beginners) ( . Wednesday, 10:30am, 7:00pm
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. The Sound of Soul ( . Thursday, 7:30-8:30pm
m. Back to Basics ( . Thursday, 7:30pm
n. International House of Restoration Church Service. Sunday, 11:00am

10. 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.

11. 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).

12. 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

13. 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.