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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.

 

Hearts-a-Thumpin'! 

A Valentines Day Craft takes place at the Springhill Library from 3-4 p.m. for ages 5-12 years.  We will be making a tissue heart for that special someone!  Please call the library at 597-2211 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/Cards

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

 

Auction 45's

An Auction 45's will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., at 7 p.m..  Registration at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner.

 

King's Kids

The Amherst Open Bible Church welcomes all children ages 5-12 to its King's Kids Group which will meet at 7 p.m. at 131 Victoria St. W.   The children will enjoy games, prizes, snacks, singing and Bible time especially suited for their age group.  Pastor Grooms can be reached at 667-7271 or at pastor@aobbc.com.

 

Feb. 12

Sweetdarts

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.

 

Open Mic

Open Mic Night at the bandhall in Parrsboro. Donations at the door. 50/50 draw. Door prizes given out. Sponsor: Parrsboro Band Assoc.

 

Cribbage

The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing Havelock St is having a Crib Tournament with Registration at 1 and start time 1:30 P.M. Come alone or bring a partner. Inquiries 667-9262.

 

Sweetheart Darts

The R.C.A.F. Association,105 Cumberland Wing,Havelock St. is having a " Sweetheart " Dart Shoot starting at 10 A.M. Inquiries 667-9262.

 

Feb. 13

Musical afternoon

Musical afternoon at the Sunrise Senior's Hall in Shinimicas from 1 - 5 pm.

 

Meeting

Mothers Of Angels will gather at Cinder's Restaurant on Victoria Street, Amherst for coffee and dessert at 1:30 pm.

 

Breakfast

DW Thompson/Scotsburn Midget AAA Bombers will host a Big Breakfast Event

from 8:30 - 11:00 a.m. at the Amherst Lion's Club.

 

Auction 45's

 An Auction 45's 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.

 

Feb. 14

Meeting

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

 

Feb. 15

Cribbage

A cribbage tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St.,at 7 p.m.  Registration at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner.

 

Feb. 16

Puppet show

Special Appearance by the Gruffalo!  from 2-3 p.m. don't miss the Gruffalo Puppet Show.  Join us for stories and puppet fun!  Please call the Springhill Library at 597-2211 to register.

 

Movie night

Classic Movie Night at 7 p.m. Bring and friend and come along to watch the Alfred Hitchcock 1955 police comedy, The Trouble with Harry starring Shirley MacLaine, John Forsythe & Edmund Gwenn at Springhill Library.

 

Feb. 17

Movie

Don't miss the After School Movie, Nanny McPhee Returns showing at the Spinghill library from 3-4:45 for ages 5 and up. This movie is rated. G.  Please call the library at 597-2211 to register.

 

Meeting

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

 

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.

 

Musical evening

Musical evening at the Sunrise Senior's Hall in Shinimicas. This month only on Friday evening from 8 - 11:15 pm.

 

Auction 45's

An Auction 45's tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., at 7 p.m..  Registration at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner.

 

Feb. 19

Premiere

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.

 

Benefit

A benefit for Angela Schofield will be held at Teazer's Pub & Eatery starting at 9 p.m. Auction, local talent & lots of door prizes. Funds to help Angela with Cancer treatment costs.

 

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.

 

Flag Day Celebrations

Flag/Heritage Day Celebrations will be hosted by the Parrsborough Shore Historicial Society and Parrsboro Legion at noon.  Lunch, bakesale at noon. Special guest speakers at 1p.m.

 

Feb. 21

Meeting

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

 

Cribbage

A cribbage tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St.,at 7 p.m.  Registration at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner.

 

Feb. 23

Family Movie Night

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

 

Heart beats luncheon

Amherst CWC luncheon, Wandlyn Inn, 11:30 am.  Presentation on diabetes, music, inspirational message. Ham & Potatoe Scallop meal. Reservations necessary by noon February 21st. Call 667-3729.

     

 

Feb. 24

Soup Kitchen

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

 

Chilly Willy

Celebrate Chilly Willy Week from 3-4 p.m. by making your very own Chilly Willy penguin, playing some games and having a cool treat! This is for ages 5-12. Please call the Springhill library at 597-2211 to register.

 

Feb. 25

Auction 45's

An Auction 45's tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., at 7 p.m..  Registration at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner.

 

Feb. 26

Turkey Supper

A turkey supper will be held at the Immanual United Church: 1st sitting @ 4 pm; 2nd sitting @ 6 pm. All proceeds in support of Double D 4-H & Sunrise 4-H Clubs.

 

Open Mic

Open Mic Night at the bandhall in Parrsboro. Donations at the door. 50/50 draw. Door prize given out.

 

The Mitten

Children and their caregivers are invited to Maggie's Place for a fun morning of activities and a healthy snack. Call 667-7250 to register. 

 

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.

 

Feb. 27

Meeting

Annual meeting of the Parrsboro Band Association. 1 pm  Everyone welcome.

 

Kids movie

Kids movie at the bandhall in Parrsboro. 7:15 pm. Kids under 12 $2, adults $5.

 

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.

 

Feb. 28

Alphabet Soup in Motion

On Mondays from 12:30-2:30pm Maggie's Place is offering a healthy living program for pre-schoolers ages 2-5 years and their caregivers. Call 667-7250 to register.

 

March 1

Cribbage

A cribbage tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St.,at 7 p.m.  Registration at 1 p.m.  Please bring a partner.

 

March 10

Soup Kitchen

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

 

March 23

The Impacts of Media on Children

Wednesdays from 6:00pm-8:00pm join Maggie's Place staff to explore issues and strategies to help lessen the impact.  Call 667-7250 to register, childcare provided.

 

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Organizations: Springhill Library, Amherst Library, Amherst Curling Club CRHCC Amherst Open Bible Church Kids Group The R.C.A.F. Association Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Hall School Movie Oxford Baptist Church Capitol Theatre Presbyterian Church Parrsborough Shore Historicial Society Cumberland Pride Society Regular Meeting Wandlyn Inn Immanual United Church Double D Parrsboro Band Association Amherst Town

Geographic location: Shinimicas, Parrsboro, Amherst Victoria Street Oxford South Albion

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