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Oct. 28


The Amherst Lions’ & Lioness’ Clubs, working with SADD, are presenting Frenchy’s The Musical in the ARHS - Susan Taylor Theatre at 8 p.m. For tickets call 667-0921. Shows also run Oct. 29 and 30.

Book club

The Rise N’ Shine Book Club meets from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. For more information or to register please call 667-2549. In October the group will be discussing “The Book Thief”

by Marcus Zusak.

Pumpkin party

Celebrate Halloween with party time at the Miners Memorial Library in Springhill from 3 to 4:30 p.m. There will be games, pumpkin decorating, treats and more. Call 597-2211 for information.

Oct. 29

Halloween social

The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St., is having its Halloween social starting at 5 p.m. Inquiries 667-9262.

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.

Haunted House

A Halloween Haunted House will be held at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives on Church Street from 6 to 9 p.m. The event also takes place Oct. 30.

Teens and Truth (T-N-T)

@Calendar - Description:The Amherst Open Bible Church welcomes all teens ages 13 and up to its T-N-T Group which will meet at7 p.m. at 131 Victoria St. where they can fellowship with other teens, take part in sword drills and study the Bible. Pastor Grooms can be reached at 667-7271 or at

Oct. 30


The Northport School Bazaar will be held from 8:30 a.m. – noon and will feature an auction, barbecue, bake table, yard sale, kids’ games. Donations of baked goods or sale items greatly appreciated. Drop off at school or call Tanya 667-1927 or John 661-2130.

Halloween Haunting

A Halloween Haunting will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at Spring Street Elementary School. Be sure to wear your Halloween costume. All activities are free of charge and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 667-7250 for more information.


A benefit will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall to support Kim McLeod who has a rare terminal illness (amyloidosis) requiring her to travel to Boston. Money raised with help cover medical and travel expenses.

Christmas Sale

A Christmas sale will be held at the Fenwick Church Hall from 10 a.m. to noon.

Oct. 31


A cribbage 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.


A cribbage 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.

Nov. 6

Lunch and bake sale

Ladies Circle Luncheon & Bake Sale and Christmas gift tree will be held at the Baptist Church in Oxford, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Fall Dinner

A Fall Roast Chicken Dinner 4-5:30 FPW Firehall in Port Greville. Roast chicken, potatoes and fall vegetables, assorted pies, tea and coffee.

Fall Fair

Amherst Lioness 12th annual Fall Fair 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Amherst Lions Hall. Admission - Non -perishable food item for food bank. Lunch available, door prizes.

Harvest Supper

Sunrise Trinity United Church in Amherst Head will host a Harvest Supper and Sale from 4 to 6 p.m. The menu features ham, potato scallop, beans, bread, rolls and apple crisp. The sale will have crafts, baked goods preserves and more.

Food Festival

@Calendar - Description:An international food festival will be held at First Baptist Church in Amherst from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The fundraiser will offer foods from Philippines, Thailand, Congo, China, El Salvador, Italy, Ireland and Canada. Call 667-2001.

Hot & Cold Buffet

Trinity United Church Hall, River Hebert

5 p.m. Presale of tickets only

Call Carol at 251-2893 or Lois at 251-2552.

Snowmobile meeting

Cumberland Snowmobile Club will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Snowmobile Club, Collingwood.


The Annual Springhill Senior Citizens Bazaar will be held at the Senior’s Recreation Centre from 10 a.m.-12 noon. Turkey burgers and pie will be sold. For information call 597-3141. Craft and bake tables will provide an excellent spot to do some Christmas shopping!

Nov. 7

Memorial Hymn Sing

A memorial hymn sing will be held at the

Trinity United Church, River Hebert, at 6 p.m.

Favourite hymns to be sung in memory of loved ones.

Tea and Sale

The St. Thomas Aquinas CWL (Joggins) will hold its annual Christmas tea and sale from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Door prizes, baked goods, crafts and more.

Nov. 8

Toy/Gift Bingo

Heritage Models museum toy/gift bingo

River Hebert Legion, 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Nov. 13

Annual Christmas Bazaar

The annual Christmas bazaar will be held at the River Philip Hall from 9 a.m. to noon.

A River Philip U.C.W. event.

Christmas Tea and Sale

@Calendar - Description:St. Paul’s C.W.L., River Hebert is holding its Christmas Tea and Sale in the parish hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Craft and bake table, white elephant table. Everyone welcome.

Christmas Bazaar

The Christmas Bazaar will be held at the Parrsboro Regional High School from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Crafts, draws, gifts and more.

Turkey dinner

Trinity St. Stephen’s UCW Turkey Dinner at Heartz Hall from 4 to 6 p.m. For ticket information, phone the church office, 667-8483. Take outs available.

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.

Organizations: Susan Taylor Theatre, Shine Book Club, Miners Memorial Library in Springhill Halloween Haunted House Cumberland County Museum The Amherst Open Bible Church First Baptist Church Northport School Bazaar Street Elementary School Knights of Columbus Hall Fenwick Church Hall Trinity United Church Cumberland Snowmobile Club Annual Springhill Senior Citizens Bazaar Joggins Heritage Models museum Parrsboro Regional High School Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, River Hebert, Church Street Victoria Boston Oxford Port Greville Philippines Thailand Congo China El Salvador Italy Ireland Canada St. Paul South Albion

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