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Feb. 3

Turkey Burger and Dessert Lunch

A Turkey Burger and Dessert Lunch will be held at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, Springhill beginning at 11:30 a.m. Eat in/ take-out/ or delivery. Telephone orders received after 9:30 a.m. on morning of sale - 597-3181.

Soup Kitchen

The Salvation Army B.E.A.C.O.N. Café in Amherst for the winter. 11 am - 1:30 pm.

Family bowling

The Cumberland Pride Society hosts Family Bowling Night at King Pin Lanes in Amherst. All welcome. Please email with any questions.

Feb. 4

Relay for Life Kickoff

Relay For Life kickoff day for Cumberland County Wear your Relay t-shirt in any color from any year, let’s paint the county in the Relay colors.

Social evening

1st Batallion Nova Scotia Highlanders (North) Association will host the monthly social evening at the Armoury, 7:30 pm. Steak darts will be played.

Feb. 5

Movie Matinee

Cumberland North Academy Home & School Empire Theatre Toonie Movie Matinee How To Train Your Dragon February 5th, 1 p.m. Advance Tickets available by calling 661-2464, 661-1343, 667-4883 Admission proceeds to the H&S Assoc.


Cumberland Snowmobile Club ‘s regular monthly meeting will be held at the clubhouse in Collingwood

at 7 p.m.

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. 10

Valentine’s Day @ Your Library

Valentine’s Day @ Your Library 3-4 pm

For grades P-6. Hooray, it’s Valentine’s Day! Join us at the Amherst Library to make a Heart Spiral Mobile. Please call 667-2549 to register.

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.


Supper and cards at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall in Shinimicas. Bring your own dishes and your favourite food. Time 6 p.m.

Feb. 12


The Sweetheart Valentine’s Day Doubles Dart Tournament at 1 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Br.#17, Springhill. Bring your valentine for a day of fun!

Free Coaching

The Cobequid Fun-Tones are hosting free singing lessons by a Certified Instructor beginning at 10:00 a.m. OPH hall on Ellis Street, Oxford. Bring your lunch. All ages invited. Let’s SING.

Me and Dad: Science is Fun!

Maggie’s Place is inviting you to bring your Dad for a fun day of science experiments and play. Share breakfast and have a story all about Dad. Runs 10 a.m. to noon. Pre-registration is required. 667-7250.

Feb. 13

Musical afternoon

Musical afternoon at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall in Shinimicas from 1-5 p.m.

Feb. 14


Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will be holding its regular meeting on Mon. Feb 14 at 7pm at the Brookdale Church Hall.

Feb. 18

Fun and Games

A social night of fun and games will be held at the Oxford Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome

For further information contact Gerry & Marion McLellan 447-2857.

Feb. 19


Premiere of “I Can Wait”, educational video for youth, Capitol Theatre, Oxford, 7-8 p.m.

Reserve free seats by February 16: Sexual Health Centre 667-7500

Feb. 20

Inspirational music

An evening of inspirational music will be held at 7 p.m. featuring Maxine Dobson at St. David’s Presbyterian Church, Springhill.

Feb. 21


The Cumberland Pride Society Regular Meeting to be held at 7:00 PM. Please email for location or more information.

Feb. 23

Family Movie Night

The Amherst Library will be showing Sorcerer’s Apprentice starring Nicholas Cage. 6:30-8:20 PM

Feb. 24

Soup Kitchen

The Salvation Army B.E.A.C.O.N. Café in Amherst for the winter. 11 a.m. - 1:30 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. 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 B.E.A.C.O.N. Café, Wesley United Church, Amherst Library Cumberland Snowmobile Club Amherst Curling Club CRHCC Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Hall Oxford Baptist Church Capitol Theatre Presbyterian Church Cumberland Pride Society Regular Meeting Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland North, Shinimicas Oxford South Albion

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