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Nov. 4

Remembrance Day @ your Library

Come to the Miners Memorial Library in Springhill and make a Remembrance Day wreath to take home! ADMISSION FREE from 3:00-4:00p.m.,ages 5-12. Call to register 597-2211.

Nov. 5

King's Kids

The Amherst Open Bible Church welcomes children ages 5-12 to the King's Kids Group at 7 p.m. at 131 Victoria St. W. Games, prizes, singing and Bible time especially suited for their age group. For information contact 667-7271 or


The Nova Scotia Highlanders Association will host it monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m.

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 am - 1:30 pm.

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

An International Food Fesival 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 am - 12 Noon. Turkey Burgers and pie will be sold. For information call 597-3141. Craft & Bake Tables will provide an excellent spot to do some Christmas Shopping!

Fall Sale

A fall sale will be held from 9 am-1pm at the Collingwood firehall. Baked good, crafts, clothing and refreshments. Wheelchair accessible. Sponsored by: Millvale United Church Women

Open mic benefit

An 'Open Mic' musical benefit, to assist Jay Spencer with medical expenses, will be held at the Diligent River Community Hall at 7pm.

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 annula 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 pm.


Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will hold its regular meeting on Nov. 8 at 7 pm in the Brookdale Church Hall.

Open House

Amherst Curling Club Open House week begins Nov 8 to Nov 12th. 6 to 9 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Call 667-3331 for details.

Nov. 10

Tea and Sale

St. Mark's ACW Christmas Tea and Sale will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at St. March's hall, Aulac. Takeouts available. All welcome.

Musical evening

The Sunrise Senior Centre will host a musical evening at the Sunrise Seniors Hall in Lwr. Shinimicas from 7 to 9 p.m.

Twisted Stitchers

The Twisted Stitchers will meet from 6:30 - 8 pm and is looking for members. Bring your project. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting and all other kinds of textile crafts. For more information call the library at 667-2549.

Nov. 12

Supper and cards

A potluck supper and cards evening will be held at the Sunrise Senior Citizen Hall in Lwr. Shinimicas. Bring your own dishes and favourite food dish. 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

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.

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



The R.C.A.F.Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing on Havelock St. is holding a "Cribbage Tournament." Registration at 1 P.M. and play starts at 1:30. Bring a partner or come alone! inquiries 667-9262.


The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing on Havelock St. is holding a "Mixed Dart Shoot" Start time 10 A,M. Inquiries 667-9262.


A fundraiser/benefit will be held for Shawn Hunter for Liberation Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis. Entertainment by Steve Butler, silent auction at the Lions club hall on Electric Street, Amherst.

Christmas Tea

Parrsborough Shore Historical Society

Christmas Tea from 11:30am to 1:30pm at Fundy Geological Museum

Sandwiches and Sweets, Tea & Coffee

Proceeds for Ottawa House Museum.

Christmas Tea and Sale

The CWL Christmas tea and sale will take place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Amherst. Bake and craft items, raffles and more.

Nov. 14


A ‘FUN'draiser will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Between the Hearts Centre, Fort Lawrence, for Rachelle Dow's MS Liberation Treatment. Silent auction, music, food and games.

Learn about 4-H

The Sunrise 4-H Club is having an open House from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Trumanville fire Hall as November is 4-H month and the group wants to show people what 4-H is all about, everyone is welcome to come and see the exibits.

Musical afternoon

A musical afternoon will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior Citizen Hall in Lwr. Shinimicas.

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.

Nov. 15


CACL Amherst and District Branch holds its next meeting at 7 p.m. at the

Bridge Adult Service Center on Station Street, Amherst. For information call 667-8433.

Guest speaker

Speaker Jason MacDonald will discuss downtown redevelopment at a meeting of the First Baptist Church Men's Group at 7 p.m. All welcome.

Nov. 17

November 17 to 20 - The Church Mouse Players will present a dinner theatre entitled "Best Christmas Pageant Ever" at the Oxford Nazerene Fellowship Hall, 207 Main St., Oxford. Limited tickets at Oxford Pharmasave.

Nov 18


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.

Nov. 20


A benefit and silent auction for Claudia Weatherbee will begin at 6 p.m. Proceeds will be used for medication and medical travel for her heart condition. The event will take place at Teasers and will feature various bands and performers.

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.

Musical evening

A musical evening will be held at the Sunrise Seniors Hall in Lower Shinimicas from 8 to 11:15 p.m.

Christmas Bazaar

Christ Church, Amherst, will hold its annual Christmas Bazaar and Soup Luncheon at the Parish Hall from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Nov. 25

Springhill Christmas Parade

The Springhill Christmas Parade will begin at 6:30 p.m. For information contact 763-3000.

Nov 28


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.

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: First Baptist Church, Miners Memorial Library in Springhill, Amherst Open Bible Church Kids Group Nova Scotia Highlanders Association Food Bank Trinity United Church Cumberland Snowmobile Club Sunrise Seniors Hall Annual Springhill Senior Citizens Bazaar Sunrise Senior Citizen Hall Diligent River Community Hall Joggins Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Hall Amherst Curling Club Open House Sunrise Senior Centre Shawn Hunter for Liberation Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis Fundy Geological Museum Ottawa House Holy Family Church Hearts Centre Sunrise 4-H Club November 17 Oxford Pharmasave Parrsboro Regional High School Christ Church Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Oxford, River Hebert Port Greville Lwr Philippines Thailand Congo China El Salvador Italy Ireland Canada St. Paul Electric Street Lower Shinimicas South Albion

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