News and Notices
News and Notices
The Alexander Bay Lions Club will be holding a 50/50 draw to raise funds towards the creation of an emergency warming centre. Tickets costs $2.00 each, with a maximum prize payout of $5000.00. The prize will be drawn on April 28, 2014.
The emergency warming centre initiative is supported by the Alexander Bay Lions Club and its partners:
Town of Glovertown
Town of Traytown
Alexander Bay 50+ Club
Glovertown Town Council has received an application from Mr. Steven Cooney to erect a residential seniors complex at 181 Main Street North.
Any persons who feel they would be adversely affected, should this application be approved, must express their concerns, in writing, to Glovertown Town Council. The deadline for written expressions of concern with this application is Tuesday, February 18, 2014 @ 3:00 PM.
Glovertown Recreation Commission are pleased to announce the start of the 2014 Winter Carnival. This year's festivities will be held from Monday, February 10 to Sunday, February 16, 2014. There are a number of annual events and activities, Please keep an eye on this space for updated information on the Winter Carnival schedule.
2014 Winter Carnival Schedule - updated February 10, 2014
Monday, Feb. 10 - Snowmobile/ATV parade around the bay, starts at 7 PM, start point is central boat launch; fireworks to follow parade at the boat launch; moose burgers and pop sold on-site by Bonavista Bay Search and...
Glovertown Shipyard sent along the following notice for residents of Glovertown and surrounding communities:
Please be advised that the icebreaker will be at Glovertown Shipyards between Monday January 6, 2014 and Friday January 10, 2014. There will an open channel created between the Shipyard and the Tickle. Please use extreme caution and be aware of open water near this area of the Tickle.
Some of the dates for weekend events at Glovertown Gardens Arena have changed since our page was last updated. You can check out the updated event schedule by visiting the arena page on our website.
Also, the Wednesday night Men's shinny group is looking for more players. The last couple weeks have had anywhere from 8-12 skaters, and one goalie. The group is looking for another ten skaters and a goalie to fill out the ice and get a good weekly skate going. Cost is only $5 per night. It runs every Wednesday from 9:00-10:00 PM....
Some of you may be familiar with the children’s book series Flat Stanley. Written by the late Jeff Brown in 1964, Stanley Lambchop is a young boy who was flattened when a bulletin board in his bedroom fell on him while he slept. “Flat Stanley” enjoys the perks of his new body, sliding under doors, acting as a kite, and most importantly, his ability to be folded up, placed in an envelope, and mailed to his friends.
The storybook took on a new phase in 1995, when a...
The House of Diamonds Art Centre has a couple of ongoing projects they would like to share.
On November 16th and 17th the House will be hosting a beginners workshop in fly tying, with Jim Hayter from Gander coming out to teach two 8 hours sessions. Space is limited, and registration will be on a first come-first served basis. More information can be found by clicking this link to the event poster.
Also this month, the House of Diamonds, in association with local singer/songwriter Tony Mulrooney, are sponsoring an art contest to coincide with the release of Tony's album...
Glovertown Marina has announced that storage of vessels for the upcoming winter is available on-site. A 50 ton travelift is available to boaters interested in utliziing the storage space at Glovertown Marina.
For more information, including fees and costs, please contact Sam Butt of the Glovertown Yacht Club. He can be reached by phone at 533-2754.
The Fry Family Foundation, in partnership with the Town of Glovertown, welcome all walkers and runners in Glovertown and the central region to take part in the 7th Annual Diamond Dash X-country race.
This year's edition of the Dimaond Dash will take place on Saturday, Sept. 28th, 2013. The event begins at 12:00 PM with the non-competitive walk and run. Competitive races go later in the afternoon.
For further information on the 2013 Diamond Dash, please contact Laurie or Joanne at the Town Office. Full details on this year's event, including age groups and race day information, click...
This Friday, July 26, 2013, the Glovertown Yacht Club is holding the Grand Opening of the Glovertown Marina. A number of activities are planned for this event to inaugurate the facility. This event is open to the public, so drop by and see what's going on at our local Marina.
A parade of boats will leave the Marina at 10:30 AM. Boats that are not from the Marina are welcome to join the parade, meeting at the Breakwater. The barbecue will start at 1:00 PM, with hot dogs and refreshments provided. The Opening Ceremony will take place starting at 2:00...
Glovertown Recreation Commission is proud to announce the schedule of events for the 2013 Alexander Bay Days Festival. This year's festival runs from Thursday July 25th to Sunday July 28th, with lots of fun activities for all ages.
July 25th - Thursday
7:00 PM Music & Friends - Lion's Club, Station Road
Tickets: $10.00 each, available at Town Office or from Rec. Commission members
- Local entertainers, desserts, tea/coffee, 50/50 draw, door prizes
July 26th - Friday
7:00 PM Opening Ceremonies - Glovertown Softball Field
Admission: Adults - $5, Children under 12 - $2
Greetings from MHA Sandy Collins,...
2013 Crime Stoppers 2nd Annual Fun Dog Show Results
Glovertown Gardens - Sunday, April 28, 2013
Category: 1st place 2nd place
Cutest Outfit: Jake Dalton Clarabelle
Tallest Dog: Nala Jake Arnold
Tiniest Dog: Clarabelle Tinkerbell
Longest Stay: Mr. Jones Sisko
Longest Dog: Nala Jake Arnold
Shortest Tail: Chaos Brooklyn
Most Creative Trick: Sisko Jake Dalton
Waggiest Tail: Jake Dalton Surrey
Audience Favourite: Fenwick Clarabelle
Loudest Bark: Surrey Mr. Jones
Most Adorable: Clarabelle Skittles
Judges’ Favourite: Clarabelle Zhaar
Best in Show: Clarabelle Nala
Thanks to the volunteers who helped make this such a successful afternoon....
The Town of Glovertown is proud to announce ACOA funding has been awarded to do some much needed renovations to Ken Diamond Memorial Park. Under the Community Infrastructure Improvement Fund, the town has accessed one third of project costs, estimated at $56 000 dollars.
Funds will contribute to the purchase of materials for the upgrade of KDMP's trails and features, including new benches and signage; labour costs for three temporary employees; and general supplies and rentals.
The project is expected to be completed by August 2013. For more information on this project, please Read More »