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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

@Calendar - Description: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.


Cumberland County Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at Centennial Villa at 2 p.m. Please join us for a time of learning, fellowship and refreshment.

For information contact Lola at 661-6196

or Barbara at 536-1015.

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 pm, 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.

Christmas Tea & Sale

A Christmas tea and sale will be held at the Point de Bute Hall, 2-4 p.m. Proceeds for Jolicure United Church

(crafts, fruit cake, Christmas Cooking, aprons, mittens, and something for everyone). Door prize.

Toy Bingo

The River Hebert Legion is holding a toy bingo at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Christmas and bake sale

A Christmas and bake sale will take place from 9 to noon at the Knights fo Phythias Hall,

Church Street in Amherst.

Fall Bazaar

A fall bazaar will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Immanuel United Church 25 Hickman Street, Amherst. Lots of food and crafts.

Support for Christmas Daddies

The Hawkes’ Sisters will perform at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre (4 McDougal St) at 7 pm. All proceeds to Christmas Daddies Telethon! Cheque will be presented on live TV. Please come out

and support the less fortunate!

Christmas Tea and Sale

A Christmas tea and sale will be held from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Parrsboro Baptist Church.

Craft and bake tables

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.

Santa on Parade

River Hebert Santa Claus Parade will take place at 5:30 p.m. Visit with Santa at the fire hall after the parade. Anyone wishing to take part be at the

school by 5 p.m. for line up.

Christmas Music

Emmanuel United Church in Amherst will be hosting a evening of Christmas music 7 to 9 p.m. with guest signer Stephen Ripley. Refreshments.

Christmas Musical evening

A Christmas Musical evening will be held at 7 p.m. at Mapleton United Church. Lunch following in the church hall. Everyone welcome.

Roast Beef Supper

The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing Havelock St. is having its Roast Beef Supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Eat in or take out. Deliveries in town limits. Inquiries 667-9262.

Fashion Show

The Thread of Winter pre-holiday fashion show will be held at 11 a.m. at Spring Street Academy in support of the Cumberland YMCA Strong Kids Campaign.

Dec. 1


International AIDS Day Vigil at the First Baptist Church beginning at 7 p.m.

Dec. 3

Curl for Cancer

The 2nd annual Curl for Cancer will begin at the Amherst Curling Club. Register a team of four by contacting Jo-Ann Sigut at 667-8233 or for more information Terri Lynn Lewis at 669-1585.

Dec. 4

Christmas Tea and Bake Sale

Malagash United Church is hosting a Christmas Tea and Bake Sale at Malagash Community Hall, 1926 North Shore Road from 11 - 2 p.m.

Lots of Christmas baking for sale.

Christmas Fun Day

Parents/caregiver and their young children welcome. Activities from 10-noon and the Knights of Columbus Hall, call Maggie’s Place 667-7250

for more information.

Holiday celebration

The Cumberland Pride Society hosts the third Annual Holiday Celebration at the Wandlyn Hotel. Dinner begins at 7 p.m. with entertainment following. Tickets are available for purchase until Nov. 27. For more information, contact 660-5143 or email

Tea and sale

There will be a Christmas Tea and Bake/Craft Sale at the R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St. from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Inquiries 667-9262

Dec. 5

Christmas concert

Amherst Regional High School Christmas Concert 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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: Cumberland, Amherst Wesleyan Church, Support Group Annual Keith Adshade Heart and Stroke Foundation Scotch Doubles Immanuel United Church 25 Hickman Street Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Parrsboro Baptist Church Emmanuel United Church Mapleton United Church Street Academy YMCA First Baptist Church Amherst Curling Club Wandlyn Hotel R.C.A.F. Assoc Amherst Regional High School Christmas Concert Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Church Street, North Shore Road South Albion

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