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Jan. 20

After school movie

The after school movie at the Miners Memorial Library In Springhill will be ‘TOY STORY 3’  Time-3 to 4:30 p.m. Rated G. Open to ages 5 to 12. Admission Free. Please call the Springhill Library to register at 597-2211.

Meeting

The Amherst chapter of the Kidney Foundation will be holding its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Phthias Hall, Church Street. Everyone welcome.

Jan. 21

Fun and games

A social night of fun and games will be held at the Oxford Baptist Church

7 pm. Everyone welcome.

For further information contact

Gerry & Marion McLellan

447-2857.

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.

Curling

The Amherst Chapter of the Kidney Foundation will host the 2011 curling funspiel Jan. 21-23. For information contact 667-2667 or 667-7906.

Jan. 22

Poker Rally

A Snowmobile Poker Rally  will begin at the Springhill Arena, Registration 10 am to noon. Proceeds for Cumberland Snowmobile Club.

Jan. 24

Meeting

Amherst First Baptist Church Men’s Group Meeting will take place at 7 p.m. Speakers – Cumberland Health Authority’s Bruce Quigley and Bruce Saunders. Special Music

All Welcome.

Jan 25

Cribbage

 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.

 

Jan. 26

ADHD Information Session

ADHD Information Session from 1:00-3:00pm, childcare provided, call Maggie’s Place 667-7250 to register.

Family Movie Night

Family Movie Night will take place from 6:30 to 8:35 p.m. at the Amherst Library will be showing "Annie" starring Carol Burnett.

 Luncheon

 "Time to Give Back" luncheon, Wandlyn Inn, 11:30.  Presentation by local Food Bank, music, inspirational message "Dancing Through Life".  Meatloaf dinner.  Donations for Food Bank encouraged.  Reservatons necessary. Call 667-3729.  All welcome.

Cards

There will be a 45’s tournament at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre (4 McDougal Street) at 7:00 pm.  Please bring a partner.

  

Jan. 27

Rise N’ Shine Book Club

The Rise N’ Shine Book Club meets the 4th Thursday of every month from 9 - 10 a.m.

at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst.  For more information or to register please call 667-2549.  January’s book will be “Debt-free Forever” by Gail Vaz-Oxlade.

Make a Zine

Make a Zine at the Amherst Library. Grades P-6 Please call 667-2549 to register.

Meeting

 The Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St.,will hold its Annual General meeting and Election Meeting starting at 7 p.m.  All members welcome.  To become a club member call 667-1058.

Jan 28

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.

Barbecue social

The R.C.A.F. Association,105 Cumberland Wing ,Havelock St. is having a barbecue social starting at 5 P.M. Eat, play crib or darts or just sit and relax. Inquiries 667-9262.

 

Jan. 29

Superhero Saturday

Bring the kids and join the Maggie’s Place staff at Spring Street Academy from 10am-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 pm. Door prize.

Musical Evening

 The Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St. will hold a Musical Evening, starting at 8 pm, with a light lunch at 11pm.  Everyone 50 and over, welcome.  Call 667-1058 for more info.

Breakfast

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

Bottledrive

Atom A Toyota Ramblers Bottle drive – players will be out collecting bottles as a fundraiser for their team.

Please call Deirdre @ 661-0259 with any addresses/bottles to be picked up.

Jan. 30

Cribbage

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.

Kids movie

Alvin and the Chipmunks - The Squeakquel will be shown at the Parrsboro Band Hall at 3:15 p.m. Admission charged at the door.

Feb. 1

Classic Movie Night

The Amherst library will be showing the 1934 romantic comedy, “It Happened One Night” starring Clark Gable at 7 p.m. No admission charge – donations cheerfully accepted. 

Feb. 8

Landscape painting

A Landscape Painting Class from 6-8 pm at the Four Fathers Library in Amherst.  Supplies and instruction provided to complete one landscape painting. Registration required by Feb. 5th. Ages 18 and up. Program is free but donations are cheerfully accepted!

 

Feb. 11

Curling fundraiser

A curling fun night in memory of Tim LeFurgey will be held at the Amherst Curling Club. Call Terri  Lewis  at 669-1585 to register.  All proceeds go to the Palliative Care Program at CRHCC.

Feb. 18

Fun and Games

A social night of fun and games will be held at the Oxford Baptist Church at

7:00 pm. Everyone welcome

For further information contact

Gerry & Marion McLellan

447-2857.

 

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Organizations: Kidney Foundation, Oxford Baptist Church, Springhill Library Knights of Phthias Hall Amherst Library Amherst First Baptist Church Group Meeting Wandlyn Inn Food Bank Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Shine Book Club The R.C.A.F. Association Street Academy Amherst Masonic Society Amherst Curling Club CRHCC Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Springhill, Church Street 20 Lawrence Street South Albion

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