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Sept. 23

Rise N’ Shine Book Club

The Rise N’ Shine Book Club meets on the 4th Thursday of every month from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst. For more information or to register please call 667-2549. In September we will be discussing “The Things that Keep Us Here” by Carla Buckley.

Soup kitchen

The Salvation Army B.E.A.C.O.N. Café will be serving soup and sandwiches at The Salvation Army Thrift Store (basement) from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Donations are welcome but not expected. All are welcome.


The Springhill Miners Memorial Library is showing the after school movie Space Buddies from 3-4:30 p.m. for children ages 5-12 years. No cost and snacks provided. Please call the library at 597-2211 to register.

Sept. 24

Auction 45’s

An Auction 45’s Game will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. starting at 7:30 pm. Everyone welcome, no partner required. Light lunch supplied. Call 667-9311 for more info.


The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumb. Wing, Havelock St. is having a social starting at 5 p.m. Come enjoy beef or chicken pies with tossed salad or corn chowder and rolls. Play darts, crib or just relax. Inquiries 667-9262.

Sept. 25

Food Drive

The Cumberland Y Service Club and Y’s Menettes will host a food drive from 10 a.m. until noon. If you are not at home leave your food donation on your front step.

Lynda Burke Memorial Bursary Walk

Registration at 10, followed by the walk at 10:30 a.m. from the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre to Gables Lodge. Reception following the walk. Pledge sheets available.

Musical Evening

The Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. will hold a Musical Evening, Dance from 8-11 p.m. Lunch served. Everyone 50 and over, welcome. Call 667-1058 for more info.

Tantramar Theatre Blues & Jazz

7:00 pm “Live from Las Vegas”

Mr. Woody Woods & Dr. Linda Carvery

Call 661-3109, or e mail:

Turkey Supper

A turkey supper will be held at Fenwick United Church from 4 to 6 p.m.

Rummage Sale

Centennial Villa residents will be hosting a Rummage Sale from 1-3 p.m. at 258 Church St. Proceeds will be split between local charities and seniors activities.

Musical evening

An open mic musical evening will be held at 7 p.m. at the Dilligent River Hall.


The Amherst Masonic Society will host breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Masonic Temple, 20 Lawrence St.

(Across from Co-Op).

Sept. 26


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.

Roast beef supper

The R.C.A.F. Association,105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St. is hosting a roast beef supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Eat in or take out. Delivery inside town. Call 667-9262.


The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #45 in Parrsboro will be holding a cribbage tournament. Registration at 12:45. Canteen will be available with hamburgers, hotdogs and turkey burgers with gravy.

Sept. 28


A Cribbage Game will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. starting at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome, no partner required. Call 667-9311 for more info.


Amherst 50+ Club members bowl ever Tuesday afternoon at the King Pin Bowling Alleys starting at 1 p.m. Any members interested in bowling, please call Bertha at 667-9184.


The Amherst Curling Club will host its fall meeting at 7 p.m. at the curling club.

Sept. 29


@Calendar - Description:Christian Women’s Club will host its annual Bring and Buy fundraiser at 11:30 a.m. at the Wandlyn Inn. Baked goods, preserves, etc. Guest speaker. Call 667-3729 for tickets.

Sept. 30


Cumberland County/Sackville Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at Centennial Villa, Amherst at 2 p.m. For information contact Lola at 661-6196 or Barbara at 536-1015.

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.

Organizations: Shine Book Club, The Salvation Army Thrift Store, Springhill Miners Memorial Library Cumberland Y Service Club Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre Tantramar Theatre Fenwick United Church Dilligent River Hall Amherst Masonic Society The R.C.A.F. Association Royal Canadian Legion Branch Amherst Curling Club Support Group Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Las Vegas, Parrsboro Christian Women Cumberland County South Albion

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