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Dec. 23

Holiday Party

Kids aged 5-12 can celebrate the season at the Springhill Library by decorating cookies and making a tree ornament from 2 to 3:30 p.m. To register call the Springhill Library at 597-2211 by Dec. 22.


A benefit to held find a cure for schizophrenia will take place from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. at the Springhill Bar and Grill, and will feature five bands, including a headlining performance from Halifax’s Rich Aucoin. There will be prizes. For information people can search the super fun Christmas show/schizophrenia benefit on Facebook. All proceeds will be donated to the Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia.

Dec. 24

Christmas Eve Movie

A Christmas Eve movie will be held from 10 a.m. - noon for Grades P-6. The Amherst Library will be showing Despicable Me.

Snacks will be provided.


47th annual Christmas Pagent will be held at 7 p.m. at Immanuel United Church, 25 Hickman Street.

Jan. 1

New Years Levee

Christ Church will hold its annual New Year Levee, sponsored by the Men’s Club of Christ Church from noon until 1 p.m., in the Parish Hall. Enter from the parking lot behind the church. Everyone is welcome. Come help us celebrate the New Year.

New Years Levee

The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing , Havelock St., will be holding its New Year’s Levee from 1 to 3 p.m. Inquiries 667-9262. Come wish your friends “Happy New Year. “

Jan. 5

Movie Night

Movie night at the Parrsboro Bandhall on the big screen,

starts at 8 p.m.

Jan. 6


The Tantramar Community Radio Society will hold its annual general meeting at 7 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion at 47 Laplanche St. in Amherst. There will be a project update, financial report and election of officers.

Jan. 11

Terrific Toddlers

This program is for parents with children ages 1-3 years, Tuesday mornings from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

Call Maggie’s Place to register 667-7250.

Jan 15

Open Mic

@Calendar - Description:<t-5>Open Mic Night at the Parrsboro Bandhall. This is the winter home of theDiligent River Jam night. Donations at door. Starts at 7 p.m.

Jan. 19

Incredible Years Parenting Program

For parents of children with challenging behaviors ages 6-12 years. Wednesday from 9:30-11:30 a.m., call Maggie’s Place

667-7250 to register.

Movie Night

Movie night at the Parrsboro Bandhall on the big screen,

starts at 8 p.m.

Jan. 21

Fun and games

@Calendar - Description:<t-5>A social night of fun and games will be held at the Oxford Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. For further information contact

Gerry & Marion McLellan 447-2857

Jan. 26

ADHD Information Session

ADHD Information Session from 1-3 p.m., childcare provided, call Maggie’s Place, 667-7250, to register.

Jan. 29

Superhero Saturday

Bring the kids and join the Maggie’s Place staff at Spring Street Academy from 10 a.m.-noon, call 667-7250 for information.

Open Mic

Open Mic Night at the Parrsboro Bandhall. This is the winter home of the Diligent River Jam Night. Donations at door. Starts at 7 p.m.

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: Springhill Library, Holiday Party, Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia Tantramar Community Radio Society Royal Canadian Legion Oxford Baptist Church Street Academy Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, South Albion

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