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March 17

St. Patrick’s Day

The Amherst Library will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day from 10:30-noon. Don’t forget to wear green to the Amherst Library for St. Patrick’s Day. Call 667-2549 to register. Grades P-6

Wii party

Wii games will be played from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Join us at the Amherst Library to play Wii. Call 667-2549 to register. Grades P-6.

March Break Movie

A March Break movie will be held at the Springhill Library. The feature will be “Despicable Me” Rated G for Ages 5-12, from 2:30-4 p.m. Please call the Springhill Library

to register at 597-2211.


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.

General Meeting

Amherst Legion at 7:30 p.m.

Kidney Foundation

The Amherst Chapter of the Kidney Foundation will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Pythias Hall.

March 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



St Patrick’s Day Legion Luncheon at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 26, 15 Lorne Street, Sackville, from 11 am to 1 pm.

Menu: Boiled Ham Dinner, rolls, dessert, and tea or coffee. All Welcome! For additional information, contact 364-9900.

March 19

Musical evening

Musical evening at Sunrise Senior Hall

Lr. Shinimacas 8 -11 p.m.

Pancake & Maple Syrup Brunch

The Malagash Community Hall will play host to a Pancake and Maple Brunch from 11a.m - 2 p.m. Also serving homemade beans & brown bread, sausage, dessert, juice, tea & coffee. Storm date March 20. Proceeds for Malagash United Church.

March 20

Pancake supper

Pancake supper 4-6 bakes beans & sausage, roll & cakes at Sunrise Senior Hall Lr. Shinimacas.

March 21


The Cumberland Pride Society holds its monthly meeting from 7-9 PM. For location or other information please call 902-660-5004 or 902-661-1874. Email:


CACL Amherst and District Branch holds its next meeting at 7 p.m. at the Bridge Adult Service Center on Station Street, Amherst. Any interested members of the public are welcome to attend.

For information call 667-8433.

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.

March 24

Rise N’ Shine Book Club

The Rise N’ Shine Book Club meets on the 4th Thursday of every month from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst. For more information or to register please call 667-2549. In March we will be discussing the book “Peyton Place” by Grace Metalious and comparing it to the movie starring Lana Turner.

March 26


Zumba Fun for Kidney - Amherst Fire Hall - Registration 10:30 - Class 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.


Kidney Foundation Kitchen Ceilidh - Amherst Fire Hall - 9pm - 1am. Contact Carole @ 664-9955 or Rhonda @ 667-9976.


Camp TAWASI is having a pancake breakfast at Humphrey Memorial United Church in Moncton from 7to 11 a.m. Admission a donation to camp. There will also be a bake table. All proceeds towards the camps operating cost.

Pancake Supper

Fenwick United Church will host a pancake supper from noon to 6 p.m. Pancakes, Sausage, Beans, Biscuits, Sweets Tea and Coffee. Maple Products

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.

Open mic

The Parrsboro Band Assc. will host Open Mic Night at 7 p.m. An evening of entertainment with musicians from all over the county and beyond. Free will donation at the door, a 50/50 draw, canteen facilities available and a good time for all. (Note this will be held at The Hall if the Diligent River facility has not yet reopened.)

For the Kids

From 10-Noon ‘Catilina Magdalena Hopensteiner Wallendiner Hogan Logan Bogan’ … phew that’s a mouthful!!!

A morning of family fun, free play, a story, art and a healthy snack! Register at Maggie’s Place 667-7250

March 27


The Amherst Lions Club will host a Bluegrass concert featuring Bluegrass Tradition & Rustic Harmony at 7 p.m.


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.


The Parrsboro Band Assc. will host a children’s Matinee Movie at 3:15 p.m. YOGI BEAR. Rated for ‘mild rude humour’ Family fun on the big screen with loads of hot buttered popcorn.

Roast Beef Supper

The R.C.A.F. Assoc. 105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St. is holding it’s Roast Beef supper from 4 to 6 P.M. Eat in or take out. Deliveries inside town limits. Call 667-9262

March 30


The Parrsboro Band Assc. will host a special showing of the documentary “PAPER PROMISES” at 8 p.m. followed by a commentary by Bruce Graham who has connections to the characters in the film. Freewill donations at the door. Note: film is unrated but apparently contains some ‘strong’ language.


The Christian Women’s Club will host the “Wearin’ O’ the Green Luncheon, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and will feature an Irish dancer, Irish music and an inspirational speaker. For reservations call Carolyn 661-1080, Pat 597-2971 or Pat 667-3729.

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.

Organizations: Amherst Library, Kidney Foundation, Springhill Library Knights of Pythias Hall Oxford Baptist Church Royal Canadian Legion Sunrise Senior Hall Lr Cumberland Pride Society Bridge Adult Service Center Shine Book Club Humphrey Memorial United Church Fenwick United Church The Hall Amherst Lions Club Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, 15 Lorne Street, Peyton Place Moncton Diligent River Christian Women South Albion

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