Lots going on this winter at branch library

Jamie Heap
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Greetings. “Over $1,000 has already been raised by the sale of the 70th anniversary Co-Op cookbooks,” said River Hebert Co-op board of directors’ secretary Su Morin. “There are about 40 books left. They are being sold at the Co-Op for $10.  All proceeds go to the store improvement fund and will be spent on the installation of a coffee bar, new floor, ceiling tiles and general sprucing up of the store.”

February 1 River Hebert legion washer toss results: Debbie Hebert and Bill McClary won the $100.00 first place prize. They won nine of ten games, one more than the second place team of Bonnie Roberts and Alan Landry. The only team to beat the Hebert and McClary was Stuart Hurley and Laurie Landry. Only $5.00 per person. Luck of the draw partners. Laughs are free. All welcome.

New Horizons results for Feb. 3: Ladies’ first: Edith Purdy; second: Emmie Porter; men’s first: Ray Fagan; second: Donnie Melanson; door/consolation: Fred Hebert.

What’s on February and March at the River Hebert branch library?

Fridays through March 7:C.A.R.T. (Children and Adults Reading Together). For children aged 3 - 5 accompanied by a parent, grandparent or caregiver. Introduce your pre-schooler to the wonderful world of books. Lots of stories, games and fun activities, with a focus on parents and children reading together. Time to register;

February 12: Happy Valentines for grades P-6 from 3:00 pm until 4:00 pm. Make a Valentine card for that special person in your life. Also includes stories and games;

February 20: River Hebert Book Miners - Book Club. Meetings are held the third Thursday of every month from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Book discussion: Come discuss the book or books that you have read for the month;

March 6: Lego Robotics for ages 9-13 from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm Learn how to build Lego robotic creations. Space is limited. Phone 251-2324 to register;

March 12: Shrivelling Shamrock stories crafts and fun for P-6 11:00 am-12:00 pm;

March 18: Social Media 101 from 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm. Take a free two hour course to learn how to use such social media sites as Facebook Twitter, You Tube and Pinterest. Registration is required. Call 251-2324 or just drop in to register.

March 20: River Hebert Book Miners-Book Club from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Book discussion topic: The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak. Meetings are the third Thursday of every month from 6:00 pm until 7:00 pm;

March 26: One-on-one bookable times with Rachel from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm. Do you have a gadget you need help with? Book a one on one appointment and we’ll help you set it up. Topics may include tablets, E-Readers, laptops and phones.Call 251-2324 for details.

What’s on in River Hebert and Joggins?

February 12: Wednesday night bingo at the Joggins fire hall at 7:00 pm;

February 14: River Hebert seniors’ card party at 7:00 pm at the community hall;

February 14:  Friday night darts at the Joggins legion starting at 7:30 pm;

February 15: River Hebert legion Valentine’s dance from 9:30 pm until 1:00 am. Music by Derailed. Cost will be $8.00 per person;

February 16: Sunday Bingo at the River Hebert legion starting at 7:00 pm;

February 17: New Horizons card party at Joggins log building at 1:00 pm;

February 18: Tuesday night men’s darts at the River Hebert legion at 7:00 pm;

February 18: Tuesday night bingo at the Joggins legion starting at 7:00 pm;

February 22: Saturday night washer-toss at the River Hebert legion at 7:00 pm.


Organizations: River Hebert Co-op

Geographic location: River Hebert, New Horizons, Joggins

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