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Oct. 7

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.

Puberty party for girls

Puberty parties for girls aged 9-12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a parent and together learn about puberty changes through fun activities, video presentation and discussion. Participants must pre-register by calling the Sexual Health Centre at 667-7500.

Bowling night

The Cumberland Pride Society Family Bowling Night at King Pins Lanes. Begins at 7 p.m. A time for families and friends to have fun. For more information, call Lisa HIll-Power at 660-5143.

Oct. 8

Tag Day

The 272 Amherst Army Cadets will be hosting at “Tag Day” at Amherst Pharmasave and Walmart will all proceeds going to cadet projects. The event continues on Oct. 9.

Oct. 9

Crib tournament

The R.C.A.F. Association,105 Cumberland Wing on Havelock St., is having a cribbage tournament. Registration at 1 p.m. and play starts at 1:30. Inquiries 667-9262.

Bake and Preserve Sale

@Calendar - Description:A bake and preserve sale will take place from 8 a.m. to noon at River Hebert Elementary, rear entrance. All proceeds going towards “Santa’s Little Helpers.”

Barbecue

The Wentworth Recreation Centre will host a barbecue pork dinner from 4 to 6:30 p.m.

Oct. 10

Music

A musical afternoon will be held from

1-5 p.m. at the Sunrise Seniors Hall,

Lower Shinimicas.

Oct. 14

Puberty party for boys

Puberty parties for boys aged 9-12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Bring a parent and together learn about puberty changes through fun activities, video presentation and discussion. Participants must pre-register by calling the Sexual Health Centre at 667-7500.

Oct. 15

Benefit

A benefit for Derek Deegan who is currently in treatment for Atopic Dermatistis will be held at the Lions Den from 8 p.m. until midnight. Live bands, auction, 50/50 and door prizes.

Pot luck

Pot luck supper and cards at Sunrise Seniors Hall, Lower Shinimicas, 6 p.m.

Bring your own dishes and favourite food.

Oct. 16

Music

A musical evening will be held from

8-11:15 p.m. at the Sunrise Seniors Hall,

Lower Shinimicas.

Oct. 20

Bake sale/bazaar fundraiser

A Bake sale/bazaar fundraiser in support of the Cumberland United Way at the Scotiabank on Victoria Street. The event continues Oct. 21 and 22.

Oct. 21

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.

Oct. 23

Fall Breakfast

All Saints Hospital Auxiliary will host their annual “Fall Breakfast” at the Lamp Cabin from 8:30-11 a.m. There will be pantry/candy tables, door prizes and a 50/50 draw. For additional information or to purchase tickets, contact Hannah McSavaney at 597-3237.

Supper

The Apple River potluck church supper will take place at the Apple River Hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Meatballs, potato scallop, salads, beans and desserts.

Hayride

A haunted hay ride will be held from 4 to 6 and 7 to 10 p.m. at the Glooscap Campground in support of the Parrsboro area Girl Guides Association.

Oct. 27

Meeting

The Cumberland Pride Society regular meeting is at 7 p.m. For location, and more information please call Chair Sue Reid at 661-1874 or Secretary Lisa Hill-Power at 660-5143.

Oct. 29

Curl 4 Cancer

Curl 4 Cancer will be held at the Amherst Curling Club. To register contact Jo-Anne Sigut at 667-8233 or for more info contact Terri Lynn Lewis at 669-1585.

Oct. 30

Bazaar

The Northport School Bazaar will be held from 8:30 a.m. - noon and will feature an auction, barbecue, bake table, yard sale, kids’ games. Donations of baked goods or sale items greatly appreciated.

Drop off at school or call Tanya 667-1927 or John 661-2130.

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 bworks@amherstdaily.com. 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: to ensure publication consider a paid advertisement by contacting our Sales Department at 667-5102.

Organizations: The Salvation Army Thrift Store, Sexual Health Centre, Amherst Army Cadets Walmart The R.C.A.F. Association Wentworth Recreation Centre Scotiabank Cumberland Pride Society Amherst Curling Club Northport School Bazaar Amherst Town

Geographic location: Victoria Street, Apple River, Parrsboro South Albion Amherst

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