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March 31

Social network lesson

Miners Memorial Library, Springhill

Set up a Facebook account.

10-11:30 a.m. Call 597-2211 to sign up.


Cumberland County Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at Centennial Villa, Amherst at 2:00 p.m. For information contact Lola at 661-6196

or Barbara at 536-1015.

Missionaries Visiting

Karen and Bill Butt, Missionaries in Mozambique will do a presentation at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church at 10 a.m. All welcome.

Closing Banquet

CANSA celebrating 225 years Black Presence in Cumberland Wandlyn at 6 p.m. Hip of Beef Speaker Jennifer Harris Music with African Choir. Tickets at CANSA or call 661 1509 ext 0.

April 1

Girl Guide cookies

Spring sale of Girl Guide cookies begines today and will be sold door-to-door. If you would like you can order them by calling Ruth at 667 -5475.


1st Bn The North Nova Scotia Highlanders (North) Association - Amherst, Springhill Chapter will hold its regular monthly meeting and social at 7:30 pm at the Armoury. All ex highlanders and friends

of the Battalion welcome.

Fish luncheon

A fish luncheon will be held at St. David’s Presbyterian Church, 15 Junction Rd., Springhill from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Fish cakes, baked beans, biscuits & rolls and dessert. Advance sale - take outs available.

April 2


A fundraiser For the Bridge Adult Service Centre will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at 16 Station Street, Amherst. Everyone welcome. Silent auction. Registration begins at 12:30

Pancake Supper

St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, Springhill, 4 p.m. Pancakes, sausage, beans, brown bread, dessert. Eat in, take out or delivery. (Delivery available by calling 597-3181 on day of supper).


Cumberland Snowmobile Club regular monthly meeting 7.00pm at club house in Collingwood, also deadline for closing party tickets.

Pulled Pork Dinner

Alexandra Lodge No 87 will host a Pulled Pork dinner at the Amherst Masonic Temple

from 5-7 p.m. Take out available.

April 4

Flower power

The Parrsboro Garden Club will be talking about flowers at its monthly meeting, 1:30 pm. Amherst gardener Jeanette Hebert will be the guest speaker. The Parrsboro Garden club meets in the meeting room above the garage at Gillespie House.

April 5

Spring registration

Tantramar Seniors College spring registration in Amherst will be held at Trinity St. Stevens United Church 3-5 pm. Forinformation on courses go to

Classic Movie Night

The Amherst library will be showing the 1944 musical, Cover Girl starring Rita Hayworth and Gene Kelly. No admission charge — donations cheerfully


7 p.m. start.

April 6

Dinner Theatre

The Church Mouse Players will present a dinner theatre entitled “Tut, Tut, Tutsy” at the Oxford Nazerene Fellowship Hall, 207 Main St., Oxford. Limited tickets at Oxford Pharmasave 447-3700. Our Website:

April 9

Pancake supper

A pancake supper will be held at the Collingwood Fire hall from 1 to 6 p.m. Menu: Pancakes, Susages, Beans, brown bread, cake, beverages. Sponsored by the Collingwood & Dist. Vol. Fire. Dept. Ladies Auxilary.

Spring Flea Market

Holy Family Parish will host its Spring Flea Market from 8:30 am - 1 p.m. Rent a table to sell your wares. Coffee /

Tea Dessert Corner

Contact Parish Office 667-2523 or 667-0307 (Evenings).

Maple Syrup Festival

A Maple Syrup festival will be held at the Collingwood Firehall from 1 to 6 p.m.

Menu : Pancakes, Beans, Sausages, Cake, Beverages. Sponsored by : Collingwood & Dist. Volunteer. Fire Dept Ladies Auxiliary.


The R.C.A.F. association 105 Cumberland Wing, Havelock St. is holding a Cribbage Tournament. Registration at 1 and play starts at 1:30. Bring a partner or come alone. Inquiries 667-9262.

Kids fashion show

A kids fashion showwill be held at 6 p.m. at the Linden Community Hall. Donation at the door,

Canteen available

April 10

Pancake supper

The Lorneville United Church will be hosting a pancake supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Proceeds for Church purposes.

April 13


The Parrsboro Band Assc. will host a movie night at 8:00 pm featuring “SIDEWAYS” (2004) with Paul Giamatti and Thomas Haden Church. Rated R .


Fish Chowder or Turkey Soup

Rolls, Biscuits, Tea, Coffee & Desserts

Immanuel United Church

25 Hickman St

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

April 15


The Royal Canadian Legion Sackville brance will host a luncheon - Turkey stew from 11a.m. to 1 p.m.

April 16

Food drive

Cumberland Y Service Club & Amherst Y’s Menettes Door to Door Food Drive. In conjunction with other Community Volunteers. From 10 am to noon. If you are not home, please leave food bag on front step.

Pancake dinner

The annual Men’s Maple Festival Pancake Dinner at Trinity St Stephens United Church in Amherst from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Heartz Hall on Ratchford Street. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, baked beans, rolls, maple syrup, pie, tea or coffee. For takeouts call 667-8483. Maple products available.


A Ladies Circle Easter Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Soup or chili, rolls, biscuits, dessert, tea, coffee. Oxford Baptist Church

Roast Beef Dinner

Three Way 4-H Club Roast Beef Dinner

will be held - 2 Settings at 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Leicester Fire Hall. There will be a 50/50 and a silent auction at each setting.Please reserve tickets in advance. For tickets please call Sharon Siddall

at 902-667-7729 or 902-546-2598.

April 27

Seniors Slo-Pitch

Seniors Co-ed Fun Slo-Pitch information and registration meeting to be 10 a.m. at Heartz Hall, Trinity St Stephens Church.Call Judy or Hugh at 660-2959.

May 7


A benefit for cancer patient Lynn Michaud will be held on Saturday at Teazers Kitchen and Lounge.

May 8


The Parrsboro Band Assc. will host the Stadacona Band in concert at 2 p.m. at the Parrsboro Regional High School in partnership with the high school and the air cadets. Free will donations at the door.

May 29

Spring concert

The Parrsboro Band Assc. will host its annual Spring Concert with the Parrsboro Band. Guest musicians and performers. This event will celebrate the life of long time bandmaster Bernie Burke with the dedication of the main auditorium in his honour. Free will donations at the door. Further details to be announced.

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: Tantramar Seniors College, Support Group, Bn The North Nova Scotia Highlanders Presbyterian Church Bridge Adult Service Centre Wesley United Church Cumberland Snowmobile Club Parrsboro Garden Club Gillespie House Trinity St. Stevens United Church Dinner Theatre Parish Office Linden Community Hall Lorneville United Church Thomas Haden Church Trinity St Stephens United Church Oxford Baptist Church 4-H Club Parrsboro Regional High School Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Mozambique, Cumberland Wandlyn Oxford Ratchford Street South Albion

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