Official Engagements

December 2016


Thursday, 01 December 2016

On Thursday, 01 December 2016 at 6:00 p.m., Their Honours will attend the Canadian Cancer Society’s 21st Annual Festival of Trees Gala, at the Delta St. John’s Hotel & Conference Centre.

Friday, 02 December 2016

On Friday, 02 December 2016 at 10:00 a.m., Their Honours will receive, at Government House, Commander Sheldon Gillis, the Commanding Officer of Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship, ST. JOHN’S.

At 11:00 a.m., Their Honours will host, at Government House, Empower, The Disability Resource Centre, for a Ceremony to celebrate the 2016 International Day for Persons with Disabilities. Following the Ceremony, Their Honours will host a Reception, for the recipients and invited guests.

At 2:00 p.m., Their Honours will make a Christmas visit to the residents and staff of the Caribou Memorial Veterans’ Pavilion.

At 6:30 p.m., His Honour, as Patron of the Vera Perlin Society and Her Honour, will attend the 39th Vera Perlin Society’s Annual Christmas Dinner & Dance, at the CLB Armoury.

At 8:00 p.m., Their Honours will attend “Our Divas Do Christmas” at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Saturday, 03 December 2016

On Saturday, 03 December 2016 at 2:30 p.m., His Honour, as Honorary Colonel of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment and Her Honour, will attend the Royal Newfoundland Regiment Soldiers’ Christmas Dinner, at CFS St. John’s Mess.

At 7:30 p.m., Their Honours will attend Shallaway – Newfoundland and Labrador Youth in Chorus Annual Christmas Concert at Gower Street United Church.

Monday, 05 December 2016

On Monday, 05 December 2016 at 2:30 p.m., His Honour the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour Patricia Fagan, will host a Seniors’ Afternoon Tea, for invited guests, at Government House.

Tuesday, 06 December 2016

On Tuesday, 06 December 2016 at 7:00 p.m., Their Honours will host a Christmas Reception, for invited guests, at Government House.

Wednesday, 07 December 2016

On Wednesday, 07 December 2016 at 2:30 p.m., Their Honours will make a Christmas visit to the residents and staff of the Salvation Army Glenbrook Lodge.

At 4:00 p.m., His Honour and Her Honour, as the Honorary Patron, will host a Christmas Reception for Rainbow Riders, at Government House.

Thursday, 08 December 2016

On Thursday, 08 December 2016 at 3:30 p.m., Their Honours will host a Ceremony, at Government House, for the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission’s 2016 Human Rights Award. Following the Ceremony, a Reception will be held for invited guests.

At 5:00 p.m., Their Honours will attend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police “Friends of the Force” Reception, at the RCMP Headquarters.

At 7:30 p.m., Their Honours will attend the Peter MacDonald Production of “Scrooge”, at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Friday, 09 December 2016

On Friday, 09 December 2016 at 2:00 p.m., Their Honours will make a Christmas visit to the residents and staff of The Agnes Pratt Home.

Sunday, 11 December 2016

On Sunday, 11 December 2016 at 8:00 p.m., Their Honours will attend a “Celtic Christmas” with the Irish Descendants and Navigators, at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Monday, 12 December 2016

On Monday, 12 December 2016 at 5:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour Patricia Fagan, will attend the official launch of the Atlantic Boychoir, at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

On Tuesday, 13 December 2016 at 2:30 p.m., Their Honours will make a Christmas visit to the residents and staff of St. Patrick’s Mercy Home.

At 7:00 p.m., His Honour, as Chancellor of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour, will host a Dinner at Government House for invited guests, to celebrate the Investiture of new Members to the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

On Wednesday, 14 December 2016 at 2:00 p.m., His Honour, as Chancellor of the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador, will preside over the Investiture of new Members to the Order of Newfoundland and Labrador, at a Ceremony, at Government House. Following the Investiture, Their Honours will host a Reception for invited guests.

Thursday, 15 December 2016

On Thursday, 15 December 2016 at 2:30 p.m., Their Honours will make a Christmas visit to the residents and staff of Saint Luke’s Homes.

At 7:00 p.m., Their Honours will host a Christmas Reception, for invited guests, at Government House.

Friday, 16 December 2016

On Friday, 16 December 2016 at 2:00 p.m., Their Honours will make a Christmas visit to the residents and staff of Pleasant View Towers.

Sunday, 18 December 2016

On Sunday, 18 December 2016 at 11:00 a.m., Their Honours will attend Cochrane Street United Church for the Worship Service of Lessons and Carols and His Honour will read a Lesson.

From 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Their Honours will welcome members of the public to a Christmas Levee at Government House.

At 7:30 p.m., Their Honours will attend Kittiwake Dance Theatre’s production of “The Nutcracker”, at the Arts and Culture Centre.

Tuesday, 20 December 2016

On Tuesday, 20 December 2016 at 7:00 p.m., His Honour the Honourable Frank F. Fagan, Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador and Her Honour Patricia Fagan, will host a Christmas Reception, for invited guests, at Government House.