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The Central Wire community calendar is a place for non-profit organizations across central Newfoundland and Labrador to list upcoming events. If you or your organization would like to make a listing, free of charge, please email the details to Krysta Carroll at krys28@ hotmail.com. Deadlines for submissions are at least two weeks in advance of the event. Please keep in mind we still live in unpredictable times and items in this calendar are subject to change. It's best to check with the organization ahead of time to ensure events are still taking place. CENTRAL NL BRANCH 86 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL RETIREES Branch annual general meeting on March 28, 11 a.m. at St. Martins Hall in Gander. Hot beef dinner provided, price $10 per person. Open to members and potential new eligible members. Call Winston at 884-2862 or Shirley at 651-5961, or byemail wlkjenkins@personainternet. com. LEWISPORTE PUBLIC LIBRARY Adult Spanish classes are returning to the Lewisporte Public Library. Join teacher Maria Ferrer-Lightner on Thursday afternoons. Call 535-2519. Family Story Time is Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. Stories, songs, crafts and more. Are you a part of a knitting/ crafting circle? We want to hear from you. Call Katherine at 6995772 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire. ASSOCIATION FOR NEW CANADIANS March is Multicultural month. Multicultural Exhibit upstairs at the Gordon Pinsent Center for the Arts where local artists will be displayed for the full month of March. Call 489-0235 for events and activities. GANDER ELKS LODGE CHASE THE ACE 2 Caldwell St. Every Saturday afternoon from 1-4 p.m. Draw to take place at 4:15 p.m. and the winner must be present to try for their chance to draw the ace. PRIDE GRAND FALLSWINDSOR Voluntary, not-for-profit organization with an aim to provide an opportunity for the 2SLGBTQ+ community and their allies to celebrate and advocate for the culture, heritage, diversity and rights of 2SLGBTQ+ people. New members are always welcome. You can find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @gfwpride PFLAG GFW Chapter of Pflag Canada and is a resource, support and education network for 2SLGBTQ+ people of all ages, as well as their families and friends. You can find them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram (@pflaggfw), email them at grandfallswindsornl@ pflagcanada.ca or call 1-888-5306777 (ext.584) PARENTS OF TRANS, TWOSPIRIT & GENDER DIVERSE KIDS – CENTRAL NL Confidential support group for parents of transgender, two-spirit and gender diverse children, youth & adults. For more information, email email@example.com, call or text 486-9300 or visit Facebook @ parentsoftranskidsnl. GANDER BRANCH WOMEN’S INSTITUTE Monthly meetings are first Monday of the month at the Arts and Culture Centre except when it's a holiday the meeting is then held the following Monday. New members welcome. Call 2563073. GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR HERITAGE SOCIETY The collection of the Grand Falls-Windsor Heritage Society includes documents, artifacts and photographs related to the history of the mill, the town and its people. 10 Mill Rd. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Call 4896903 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. FIRE DEPARTMENT TV BINGO Rogers Cable 9 and Valley Radio 94.5 FM at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays with five $100 prizes and a $1,000 jackpot to be given away each week. Pick up your cards in Bishops Falls at Krista's Clover Farm, D and R Self Serve and Convenience Ltd., and Glen's Ultramar; in Botwood at White's One Stop and Imperial Variety; and in Grand Falls-Windsor at Hilltop Kwikway, Kelly's Korner, Centennial Groceteria, Queensway Esso, Jim's Value Grocer and Riverside Convenience. Six games for $7. GANDER ELKS LODGE #310 BINGO Every Thursday. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 8 p.m. Elks Club Grand FallsWindsor Bingo 17 Beaumont Ave., Grand Falls-Windsor, begins at 8 p.m. on Fridays. Gander Public Library Monday, Thursday, Friday 9 a.m.-4:50 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, 9 a.m.7:50 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:20 p.m. Sunday, closed. Lewisporte Public Library Monday 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; 1:30-5 p.m. Wednesday 1:30-5 p.m.; 6-8 p.m. Saturday- Sunday closed Bishop Falls Public Library Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday: 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 1:30-5 p.m. Wednesday: 9:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m., 1:30-5 p.m., 6-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: Closed Harmsworth Public Library, Grand Falls-Windsor Monday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. Tue/Wed/Thursday 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Visit their Facebook page for updates. (709) 489-2303 or 4893507, email grandfallswindsor@ nlpl.ca.