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Oct. 14

Puberty party for boys

Puberty parties for boys aged 9-12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a parent and together learn about puberty changes through fun activities, video presentation and discussion. Participants must pre-register by calling the Sexual Health Centre at 667-7500.

Oct. 15


A benefit for Derek Deegan who is currently in treatment for Atopic Dermatistis will be held at the Lions Den from 8 p.m. until midnight. Live bands, auction, 50/50 and door prizes.

Pot luck

Pot luck supper and cards at Sunrise Seniors Hall, Lower Shinimicas,

6 p.m. Bring your own dishes and favourite food.

Auction 45’s

An auction 45’s game will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. starting at 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome, no partner required. Light lunch supplied. Call 667-9311 for more info.

Oct. 16


A musical evening will be held from 8-11:15 p.m. at the Sunrise

Seniors Hall, Lower Shinimicas.

Variety show and supper

A variety show and roast beef supper supporting Ottawa House Museum will take place at 5 p.m. - Supper at 6 p.m., Show to follow

at Parrsboro Legion Hall.


A casserole supper will be held at the Diligent River Community Hall from 4 to 6 pm.

Oct. 17


Mothers Of Angels will meet at

First Baptist Church at 1:30 p.m. Contact 661-3183 for further information.

Evening of Song

An evening of song in support of the local food bank will be held at 7 p.m. at the Amherst Wesleyan Church at 50 Cornwall avenue. Contact 667-9126 for more information.

Auction 45’s

An Auction 45’s tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., at 1:30 p.m. Registration at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner.

Church fundraiser

“Little Nashville” is playing at Renwick United Church in Linden

at 7 p.m. Refreshments available. Proceeds to the church.

Oct. 18


Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will hold its regular meeting

at 7 p.m. at the Brookdale Church Hall.

Oct. 19


A cribbage game will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. starting at 7 pm. Everyone welcome, no partner required.

Call 667-9311 for more info.

Oct. 20

Bake sale/bazaar fundraiser

A bake sale/bazaar fundraiser in support of the Cumberland United Way at the Scotiabank on Victoria Street.

The event continues Oct. 21 and 22.


A fish chowder or turkey supper and dessert luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Immanuel United Church,

25 Hickman St.

Movie night

Classic Movie Night will take place the Miners Memorial Library, Springhill at 7 p.m., showing the 1958 romantic comedy “Bell, Book and Candle starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak and Jack Lemmon.

Feel free to bring a snack and drink.

Free admission-Donations cheerfully accepted. For more information call 597-2211.

Oct. 21

Soup kitchen

The Salvation Army B.E.A.C.O.N. Café will be serving soup and sandwiches at The Salvation Army Thrift Store (basement) from 11 a.m.-2 pm. Donations are welcome but not expected. All are welcome.

Scrabble Xtravaganza

Scrabble Xtravaganza @ your library

will take place at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst from 6:30 - 8 p.m.

Card Play @ your library

Help celebrate games in the library week! Adults are welcome to drop in to play cards at the River Hebert Library from 2-7pm.

Enter to win a Wii system.


The Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St.,will hold its monthly meeting starting at 7 p.m. All members welcome. To become a club member call 667-1058.

The Community Happenings are a free service to non-profit organizations. 30-word maximum. Written submissions to: Community Happenings, P.O. Box 280, 147 South Albion St., Amherst Town Square Mall, Amherst, N.S., B4H 2X2. Fax: 667-0419, e-mail Notices will not be taken over the phone. Current events open to the public only. Notices of yard sales and dances will not be published. NOTE: There is no guarantee of publication: to ensure publication consider a paid advertisement by contacting our Sales Department at 667-5102.

Organizations: Sexual Health Centre, Ottawa House Museum, Diligent River Community Hall First Baptist Church Amherst Wesleyan Church Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Hall Scotiabank Immanuel United Church The Salvation Army Thrift Store River Hebert Library Amherst Town

Geographic location: Little Nashville, Linden, Victoria Street South Albion Amherst

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