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CANADIAN CANCER SOCIETY'S CANCER FACT FOR JUNE 2017: Screening tests save lives. Getting screened can help find some types of cancer before you have any symptoms. The earlier cancer is detected, the better the chances of survival.  Talk to your doctor to learn more about your risk of cancer and what screening tests are right for you.  Learn more at itsmylife.cancer.ca

COASTAL SOUNDS SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAM:  Registration is now open for the 5th Annual Coastal Sounds Summer Music Program! ADULT CHOIR CAMP will take place form AUG. 14-18, 2017 at Topsail United Church. Enjoy a 'stay-cation' and join a choir for a week! Registration includes rehearsals & instruction, vocal and other workshops, lunches, social activities and more. Fee: $250 per participant; Deadline: July 1. See our Facebook event or visit www.coastalsounds.ca to learn more and register.

LIVING WELL WITH ADVANCED CANCER:  Are you living with cancer? Eastern Health invites you to attend an 8-week interactive support group designed to help those living with advanced cancer to reconnect with and sustain meaning in their lives. Co-facilitated by the Social Work Department of the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Centre and the Pastoral Care and Ethics Department of Eastern Health, this program will start May 8th and will meet on Monday’s from 2-4 p.m. until June 26th at the Botanical Garden Field Centre, 306 Mount Scio Road (weeks 2, 3 and 7 will meet Tuesday afternoon).  For more information or to register please contact Paul Grimes at 777-7611 or Bill Haynes at 777-7990.

 

 THE MALL WALKERS CLUB:  If you are 55 and older, and would like to increase your level of activity through walking, join us at the Avalon Mall Thursday mornings.  It's a great opportunity to socialize and network with new people.  For information call 726-8775.

The Agnes Pratt Foundation Cook Book is now available for sale!  There are delicious recipes from the residents and their families, staff, Board members and volunteers.  If you would like to purchase the new cook book, please contact Jackie Traverse at 752-8957.The cost of the book is $15.00.

TAI CHI BY THE SEA: Come and check us out! We meet every Monday and Friday in the Church Hall 9.30 – 11.00am Cost: $40.00 for 2 months. For more Information see Gillian or visit the website http://taichibytheseanl.blogspot.ca

PIANO LESSONS: Learn to play the piano, get back into it, or work on your existing skills. Beth Cranston, organist at Topsail United Church, holds piano lessons. Beth has 17 years accompaniment experience and has worked with both adults and children. Lessons currently take place in a private studio in St. John’s, or at your home. If you or someone you know is interested in taking piano lessons email Beth at cranston.beth@gmail.com or call 709-770-6927.

SINGING LESSONS:  Andrew Cranston, the choir director of Topsail United Church, also has a private teaching studio for voice lessons.   Lessons are taught out of the church.  Andrew has over 10 years of experience working specifically with adults and mature voices.  If you or anyone in your family is interested in taking voice lessons, please contact Andrew at andrew@nlchoral.ca  or by phone at 771-7002.

MUSIC LESSONS: Andrew Cranston, the Choral Director of Topsail United Church has an active private music studio and is still accepting new students. Lessons in voice, guitar, reading music and woodwinds are available. For more information or to register, contact Andrew at andrew@nlchoral.ca.

AA: Are you or family members affected by someone else’s drinking?  If so, maybe Alanon/Alateen family group can help.  For information please call:  722-2666.