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(June 14, 2001, Gazette)

Sunday, June 17
Father’s Day
— The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador has a couple of events planned for Father’s Day. At 2 p.m., there is a drop-in family art workshop for all ages: Paint a Tie for Dad. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Then, at 3 p.m., join Newfoundland authors Agnes Walsh, Michael Crummey and Gordon Rodgers as they read stories and poems about fathers and families.

Monday, June 18
Geomatics workshop
— The Canadian Space Agency and C-CORE will be holding a free, one-day workshop in St. John’s. The workshop will consist of presentations from the geomatics industry about possible uses for radar satellite imagery in Newfoundland. Various applications will be covered, such as iceberg detection, ocean current velocity, oil spill detection, fishing fleet monitoring, geology, and forestry. To view the agenda or to register, visit www.space.gc.ca/csa_sectors/earth_enviroment/radarsat/curr_activities/prov_work/nf.asp.
Thursday, June 21
Lecture
— Memorial University’s Dr. Ronald Rompkey will give an illustrated talk about Jessie Luther, founder of the Grenfell Mission craft industries at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, June 22
Lectures end, Intersession

Sunday, June 24
Concert
— There is a sound symposium concert at the Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador at 3 p.m.

Monday, June 25
Exams begin, Intersession
Semester break begins, spring semester

Wednesday, June 27
Exams end, Intersession

Thursday, June 28
Lectures resume, spring semester

ONGOING
ST. JOHN’S
6 12 2 16
, an exhibition of the work of Grenfell College’s fourth year students will be displayed at the M. O. Morgan Music Building on the St. John’s campus from June 21-July 21.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Rocks and Weathers, installations of work reflecting geology, geography, meteorology and the sea — sponsored by organizers of the international conference of the Geology Association of Canada and the Mineralogical Association of Canada. The exhibition runs until Oct. 15. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador presents Matting Season: Hooked Rugs of the Grenfell Mission until Aug. 19. An exhibition of 50-60 Grenfell mats assembled from public, private and corporate collections in Canada and the United States. The exhibition will showcase the development and socio-economic impact of this craft industry upon the lives of the women who made them. In addition to the wide variety of Grenfell mats, the exhibition will include related artifacts produced for the Grenfell Mission between 1918 and 1945 in northern Newfoundland and Labrador, and the lower north shore of Quebec. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday from 7-10 p.m.

The Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador, located in the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre, features Josephine Murphy: Family. The exhibition runs until July 1. Gallery hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 5 p.m. and Friday evening 7-10 p.m. Free admission.
The Botanical Garden is offering Newfoundland gardening workshops in June. Contact the Garden at 737-8590 for more information.

The Botanical Garden hosts a family fun day every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a full day of fun and activities for the whole family. Drop in. Activities include children’s arts and crafts, exploration and trail activities, a nature hike, garden tours, puppet shows, face painting, and story time. Contact the Garden at 737-8590 for more information. In the event of inclement weather, a suitable indoor program will be available.

The Botanical Garden hosts a parent and tot preschool program every Saturday at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Contact the Garden at 737-8590 for more information.

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