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Oct. 9

Fun Darts
Parrsboro Legion Branch No. 45 will hold a weekly evening of fun darts, starting at 8:30 p.m. Food bank donations accepted.
Oct. 10
Girl Guide Cookies
The Girl Guides of Springhill will be selling cookies at the baptist church from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Barbecue Pork Dinner
The Wentworth Recreation Centre will hold a barbecue pork dinner from 4-6:30 p.m.
Shuffleboard & Karaoke
Parrsboro Legion Branch No. 45 will hold a weekly evening of shuffleboard and karaoke, starting at 8:30 p.m.
Oct. 11
Mothers of Angels
Mothers of Angels will meet at Connor's Restaurant in Amherst at 1:30 p.m. All mothers who have lost children are invited. Call Marilyn at 661-3183.
Oct. 15
Alcohol/Drug Abuse Information Session
For parents and guardians of students in Grades 6 to 9. At 6 p.m., E.B. Chandler Junior High. Call 694-8581 to register.
Oct. 16
Curl for Cancer
Today is the deadline to register for the Curl for Cancer bonspiel Oct. 23-25. E-mail
Jo-Ann Sigut at to register your team.
Pot Luck Supper/Cards
A pot luck supper followed by an evening of cards will be held at the Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall in Lower Shinimicas at 6 p.m. Bring your own dishes and favourite food(s).
Oct. 17
Car Rally
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Southampton & District Volunteer Fire Dept., is hosting a car rally scavenger hunt. Call 546-2779 to pre-register and for more information.
Haunted Hayride
The Parrsboro Girl Guides Association will hold a "haunted hayride" from 4-6 and 7-10 p.m., at the Glooscap campground.
Roast Pork Dinner
"Celebrating the harvest," 4-6 p.m., Wallace Community Centre. Potatoes, carrots, turnip, pork and gravy, apple crisp, beverage. Proceeds for the community centre.
Oct. 18
Book Launch
A book launch with Laurie Glenn Norris for "Cumberland County Facts and Folklore" will be held from 2-4 p.m., at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives. Call 667-2561.
Greyhound Planet Day
Greyhound Planet Day will be held from 1-4 p.m., at Dobson Park in Riverview, N.B. The event is all-breed. Contests and activities. E-mail or visit for more information.
Fall Fashion Show and Lunch
A fall fashion show and lunch will be held at Holy Family Parish, 63 Church St., in Amherst from 2-4 p.m. Call 667-3729 or 660-3450.
Amherst Legion Branch No. 10's monthly general meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m., at the legion.
Oct. 19
Card Party
St. Paul's CWL, River Hebert, will hold a card party in the parish hall at 7 p.m. Cost is $5, everyone welcome.
Puberty Party
The Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County will host a free moms and daughters puberty party at 11 Elmwood Dr. (use side entrance), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pre-register at 667-7500.
The monthly meeting of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 4 in Joggins will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will meet at 7 p.m., at Brookdale Church hall.
Cribbage Tournament
There will be a cribbage tournament at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre
(4 McDougal St.) at 7:30 p.m. Bring a partner.
Oct. 20
Pot Luck Supper/Cards
The parish hall on Main Street in Springhill will hold a pot luck supper at 6 p.m., followed by a 45s card party at 7 p.m. Call Marilyn Sheppard at 597-3891.
Oct. 21
Classic Movie Night
The Springhill Library will show the 1948 movie "The Mystery Rope" at 7 p.m.
Cumberland Trails will meet at 7 p.m., at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill.
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.

Organizations: Pot Luck, Wentworth Recreation Centre, Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall Southampton & District Volunteer Fire Dept. Parrsboro Girl Guides Association Wallace Community Centre Cumberland County Museum Card Party Sexual Health Centre Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Springhill Library Marion Murray Community Centre Amherst Town

Geographic location: Springhill, Amherst, Cumberland County Lower Shinimicas Dobson Park Riverview St. Paul River Hebert Elmwood Joggins South Albion

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