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Newfoundland kindness to strangers tour August 2017

Map of Newfoundland with tour stops noted by heart shapes

The “Newfoundland Kindness to Strangers” tour is a series of book signings, readings and presentations of “How Kindness To Strangers Can Heal The Divide” August 2-16, 2017.


American author Kevin Tuerff will also conduct informal listening sessions to ask Newfoundlanders to record brief video stories of how kindness and cooperation have resolved conflicts. 

See the tour schedule below. Return to this page or follow social media channels to see what tips Newfoundlanders can provide to a divided world.

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St. John's

Thursday, August 3 7-8:30 pm

Book reading: A.C. Hunter Library Arts & Culture

Allandale Road

Friday August 4, 7:30 am


St. John's East Rotary Club

Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland

115 Cavendish Square


Friday, August 4, 1-3 pm

Book signing

Book Worm Gander

Fraser Mall​

Saturday, August 5, 4-5pm

“Festival of Flight” Book signing

North Atlantic Aviation Museum


Gander, continued

Sunday, August 6, 7-8pm

Presentation and Book Signing

St. Joseph’s Church, McCarthy Hall

10 Bishop Place

Monday, August 7 

Book signing, 8-10am

Gander Day Breakfast

Gander Chamber of Commerce 

Steele Community Center

Book signing 2-4pm

Gander Day Picnic

Cobb's Pond

Tuesday, August 8 12:15pm

Brief presentation

Gander Rotary Club

​Hotel Gander


Book Reading & Signing 3-5 pm

Gander Public Library 

6 Bell Place


Wednesday, August 9 2-3pm

Book reading

Lewisporte Public Library

152 Main Street

Fogo Island

Friday, August 11 7:30-8:30pm


St. Patrick's Hall, Tilting

Grates Cove

Sunday, August 13 2:30-3:30pm


Grates Cove Studios

St. John's

Monday, August 14 7-8:30 pm

Presentation & Music!

 co-sponsored by Theatre St. John's & The Lantern

at The Lantern, 35 Barnes Rd


Tuesday, August 15 7-9 pm

Book Reading & Signing  

Chapters Indigo Bookstore 

70 Kenmount Rd.

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