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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.

After school movie

The Princess and the Frog ( Rated G)

3 to 4:30 p.m. Ages 5-12. Free admission

Please call the Springhill Library to register



The Amherst Chapter of the Kidney Foundation will celebrate its 37th anniversary at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Phthias Hall, Amherst.


Amherst Legion will host its monthly meeting

at 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 19

Craft and Bake Sale

A craft and bake sale will be held at

St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, Springhill

at 11:30 a.m.

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 a.m.- 1 p.m.


Nov. 22-28 is Falls Prevention Week and in conjunction with that the Seniors Health Center at All Saints Hospital in Springhill will host its grand opening from 10 a.m. to noon. Falls Prevention Information,

door prizes, and refreshments.

Tea and sale

Trinity United Church, Parrsboro Tea and sale 1 to 3 p.m. Church hall. Returning is the popular toonie sale of like-new Christmas decorations.

Craft and bake sale

A craft and bake sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Linden Community Hall.

Parade Night @ your library

Cold? Gotta go? Need to meet a ride? The Four Fathers Memorial Library will be open during and after the parade with free hot chocolate and holiday treats. Join us from 6:3 to 8 p.m.

Nov. 21

Toy and gift bingo

The Springhill Elementary Home & School Associations will host the 4th annual toy & gift bingo at the Springhill Legion at 2 p.m. All proceeds go to purchase various items for the Junction Road

and West End Elementary schools.

Christmas Music

Brookdale United Church will welcome special musical guests Stephen Ripley, Pam Bowman and Tyler Buchanan at 7 p.m. Lunch available.

Christmas Fashion Show

The 4-H Christmas fashion show will take place at 2 p.m. at the Amherst Fire Hall. Dessert, silent auction, draws. For information call 667-0805 or 667-7486.

Musical evening

An Evening of Music will be held at Trinity United Church in River Hebert, at 6 p.m.

Guests include St. Andrew’s-Wesley Choir and Friends from Springhill, soloist Leah Killen, Harold Miller and Friends, Rev Christine and more. A free will offering.

Tea and sale

The annual Christmas Tea & Sale will be held at the FPW Firehall in Port Greville from 2 to 4 p.m. The event is hosted by the Age of Sail museum and Unite UCW, & Holy Trinity Anglican Guild. Door prizes, food, crafts, and more. New this year a baking contest.

Call 254-2079 for details.

Toy Bingo

A “Toy & Gift Bingo” will be held at the Springhill Legion from 2-4 p.m. All proceeds to the Springhill Elementary Schools Home & School Associations.

Nov. 24

Berries and Bowes Luncheon

Turkey dinner luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wandlyn Inn. Decorating demo, music and inspirational speaker. All welcome, reservations a must

by noon 22nd. Phone 667-3729.

Nov. 25

Springhill Christmas Parade

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

Christmas Theatre

‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’ dessert theatre will take the stage Nov. 25-27 at 7 p.m. at the Amherst Wesleyan Church. Reservation only at 667-9126.

Warm up at the Library

Warm up to the holidays by joining friends at the Springhill library for an open house. Hot chocolate and cookies will be served from 6-7:30 p.m.

Everyone is welcome.

Nov. 26


The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St. is having a Chili/Chowder Social starting at 5 p.m.

Come eat and then enjoy crib,darts or just conversation. Inquiries 667-9262.

Nov. 27

Musical Evening

The Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. will hold a musical evening, starting at 8 p.m., with a light lunch at 11 p.m. Everyone 50 and over, welcome.

Call 667-1058 for more info.


The 8th Annual Keith Adshade Heart and Stroke Foundation Scotch Doubles pool benefit will begin with registration at noon. Play begins at 1 p.m. at Doolys.

For information call 661-4028.

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. 

Organizations: Springhill Library, Kidney Foundation, Knights of Phthias Hall Trinity United Church Parrsboro Regional High School Sunrise Seniors Hall Christ Church Seniors Health Center All Saints Hospital Linden Community Hall Springhill Elementary Home School Associations Brookdale United Church FPW Firehall Sail museum Springhill Elementary Schools Wandlyn Inn Amherst Wesleyan Church Annual Keith Adshade Heart and Stroke Foundation Scotch Doubles Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Lower Shinimicas, Junction Road West End River Hebert Port Greville Holy Trinity South Albion

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