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.
Scrabble Xtravaganza @ your library
will take place at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst from 6:30 - 8 p.m.
Card Play @ your library
Help celebrate games in the library week! Adults are welcome to drop in to play cards at the River Hebert Library from 2-7 p.m. Enter to win a Wii system.
The Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St.,will hold its monthly meeting starting at 7 p.m. All members welcome. To become a club member call 667-1058.
@Calendar - Description:<t2>Amherst Curling Club will host its annual general meeting at 7 p.m.
A buffet dinner will be held at noon
at the River Philip Hall. Sponsored by River Philip U.C.W.
Workshop for kids
Where Did I Come From? A free evening program for 9-12 year old boys and girls and their parents will take place from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Inter-active workshop to share and learn about loving relationships,
family values around sexual activity, facts about conception, pregnancy, childbirth. Pre-register: Phone the Sexual Health Centre at 667-7500.
@Calendar - Description:<t2>The Amherst Kidney Foundation will be holding its monthly meeting at the Knights of Pythias Hall at 7 p.m. All welcome.
Royal Canadian Legion, Amherst, will host its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m.
The Amherst and Area Scouts Canada troops will be holding apple day with a door-to-door canvas and well as spots at local business. Please give generously when you see a Beaver, Cub or Scout on Apple Day. Apple Day continues on Oct. 23.
There’s No School Let’s Play Wii! will take place for grades Primary to 6, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Amherst Library. Enjoy some friendly competition with your classmates playing Sonic All Star Racing, Mario Party and more. Call 667-2549 to register.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Trinity St. Stephen’s UCW will host a rummage sale at Burgess Hall, 1 Ratchford St. 9 a.m.- noon. Good used fall clothing and other items.
Bake and Craft sale
A bake and craft sale will be held at the Rodney Hall from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
For orders call 597-2677 or 597-8728.
Lord Amherst Chapter IODE is holding a 100th anniversary celebration Tea from 2 - 4 p.m., at Christ Church Parish Hall.
An open mic event will take place at the Diligent River Community Hall at 7 p.m.
The R.C.A.F. Association,105 Cumberland Wing is having a roast beef supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Eat-in or Take out. Deliveries in town. Live and chinese auction following supper. All Proceeds go to support the Air Cadets. All welcome, Inquiries 667-9262.
A Halloween supper will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at the River Philip Hall and will feature a choice of lasagna or spaghetti with apple crisp & ice cream for dessert. Sponsored by the River Philip Hall Association.
Holy Family Parish Fashion Show & Luncheon, 63 Church Street at 2 p.m. Fashions for the whole family. Many door prizes.
Double “D” 4-H Club first meeting 1 p.m. at Immanuel United Church - new members welcome.
The Royal Canadian Legion Branch #45 in Parrsboro will be holding its monthly cribbage tournament. Registration at 12:45.
A cribbage game will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. starting at 7 pm. Everyone welcome, no partner required. Call 667-9311 for more info.
The Cumberland Pride Society regular meeting at 7:00 p.m. For location, and more information please call Chair Sue Reid at 661-1874
or Secretary Lisa Hill-Power
Amherst CWC will host an evening of fun and fashions 6 to 8 at the Wandlyn Inn. Included is a Country Fried Chicken Dinner, music and inspirational speaker. Reservations necessary. Phone 667-3729.
A miniature haunted village will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and will feature ghost stories, treats and more. Light refreshments will be served. Proceeds from goodwill donations will go to local charities.
Location is 1925 Highway 6 on the Sunrise Trail, eight kilometers from Amherst.
A 45s tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizen’s Centre at 4 McDougal St. at 7:30 pm.
Bring a partner.
A soup and chilli luncheon will be held at the Bridge Workshop, Station Street, Amherst, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Take out available. 667-8433.
The Amherst Lions’ & Lioness’ Clubs, working with SADD, are presenting FRENCHY’S - THE MUSICAL in the ARHS - Susan Taylor Theatre at 8 p.m.
For tickets call 667-0921.
Shows also run Oct. 29 and 30.
The Rise N’ Shine Book Club meets from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. For more information or to register please call 667-2549. In October the group will be discussing “The Book Thief”
by Marcus Zusak.
Celebrate Halloween with party time at the Miners Memorial Library in Springhill from 3 to 4:30 p.m. There will be games, pumpkin decorating, treats and more. Call 597-2211 for information.
The R.C.A,F. Assoc 105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St. is having its Hallowe’en Social starting at 5 P.M.
An Auction 45’s game will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. starting at 7:30 p.m. Everyone welcome, no partner required. Light lunch supplied. Call 667-9311 for more info.
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.
A Halloween Haunting will take place from 10 a.m. to noon at Spring Street Elementary School. Be sure to wear your Halloween costume. All activities are free of charge & all children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 667-7250 for more information.
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