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April 21


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.

Uploading Photos

Learn how to upload your digital photos

and email them to friends or post them on Facebook. 1:30-3 at Four Fathers Library, free of charge, registration required. Call 667-2549 to sign up.

General Meeting

Amherst Legion Branch #10 @ 7:30 p.m.

April 22

Pancake Brunch

Annual Good Friday Pancake Brunch, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Leicester Fire Hall. Menu: Pancakes, Eggs, Bacon, Sausages, Toast, Beverages, Muffins, Biscuits, and Maple Products.

April 23


A ham and scallop and bean supper from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Oxford Fire Hall. Proceeds for a new fire hall.


Breakfast from 8 to 11:00 a.m.. at the Knights of Columbus Community Hall. 5 Robie Street, Amherst.

Open Mic

An ‘open mic’ musical evening will be held at the Diligent River Community Hall at 7 p.m.

April 24


All are welcome to attend “The Jerusalem Encounter” a drama presented by the Revival Centre, Faith Pentecostal Church, at 6:30 P.M. Admission: Freewill offering.

April 25


The annual meeting of the Mapleton Cemetery will be held at 7 p.m. at the Mapleton Chruch.

April 26


The annual meetings of the Lorneville Cemetery Co. and Baxters Cemetery Society will be held at the Lorneville Church at 7 p.m.

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.

Family Movie Night

The Amherst Library will be showing Nanny McPhee Returns, starring Emma Thompson 6:30-8:10 p.m.


The Christian Women’s Club will host a “Bloom into Spring Luncheon” from 11:30 to 1 at the Wandlyn, Amherst. Music, gardening tips, inspirational speaker and meal. Reservations necessary, call 667-3729 forinfo.

April 30

Spring Tea

Fenwick United Church Women’s Spring Tea

from 10 a.m. 2 p.m.. Tea, Baked Goods, Plants, etc.

Musical Evening

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

Gospel music

The Gospel Quartet “For The Cross” from Moncton, NB will be singing at the Highway Pentecostal Church in Parrsboro at 7 p.m. A free-will offering will be received and refreshments will be served following the concert. Everyone Welcome.

Kitchen Party

Springhill Community Centre

CIBC Room, Main St., hosted by,

St. David’s Presbyterian Church. 7 p.m.

Tickets at the Community Centre, Ross Anderson Pharmacy, Springhill Pharmacy or call Linda at 597-3579.

Pancake Supper

A pancake supper will be held from 4-6 p.m.

at the Trinity United Church Vestry Oxford

Sponsored by Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters.

Bake & Craft Sale

Bake & Craft Sale Saturday at the Knights of Pythias Hall from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Board Breaking at noon, as Jim Ripley of JC’s Tae Kwon-do will attempt to break 1,000 boards in 1 hour. All proceeds in support of the Amherst & Area Tae Kwon do Parents Association.


All you can eat breakfast will be held from 7-10 p.m. at St. Mark’s Hall in Aulac. Homemade baking and quilts for sale.

May 1

Roast beef dinner

The R.C.A.F. association ,105 Cumberland Wing ,Havelock St. is holding it’s monthly Roast Beef Dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Eat in or Take out. Deliveries in Town.

Call 667-9262

May 2

Alphabet Soup in Motion

Maggies Place offering 6-week program (Mondays) from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for parents and preschoolers at Nazarine Church in Oxford. Call 667-7250 for information.

May 3

Classic Movie night

Last show of the season! 7 pm. the Amherst library will be showing the 1955 Alfred Hitchcock black comedy, The Trouble with Harry starring Shirley MacLaine. No admission charge — donations cheerfully accepted.


Northport Community Organization will hold its annual meeting at the Northport Community Centre at 7 p.m.

May 4


Leamington Cemetery Co.’s annual meeting will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Abbie Ross Civic #11857, Leamington,N.S. All interested persons please attend.

Minds in Motion Walk

Fourth Annual Minds in Motion Mental Health Awareness Walk. 12 noon30 Prince Arthur Street

BBQ to follow (free will donation)

For more information call 667-3879

May 5

Can We Talk about Waiting for Sex?

7-8 p.m.

A program for Parents and 11-14 year olds to attend together. Watch and Discuss the new 15- minute video drama “I Can Wait”. To register phone the library at 667-2549. Sponsored by the Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County and Cumberland Public Libraries

May 7


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

Musical Evening

A musical evening featuring The Little Nashville Band at the Sunrise Trinity United Church Amherst Head from

7 9 p.m. Refreshments Available.

Turkey dinner

Christ Church Parish Hall, Amherst. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enter from parking lot behind church. Turkey dinner, homemade pies. Take out available. Call 667-2415. Tickets at the door or church office.

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: Amherst Legion Branch, Oxford Fire Hall, Knights of Columbus Community Hall Diligent River Community Hall Revival Centre Faith Pentecostal Church Mapleton Chruch Lorneville Cemetery Co. Baxters Cemetery Society Lorneville Church Trinity St Stephens Church Amherst Library Highway Pentecostal Church Presbyterian Church The R.C.A.F. association Nazarine Church Northport Community Organization Northport Community Centre Leamington Cemetery Co. Christ Church Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Robie Street, Jerusalem Oxford Christian Women Moncton Parrsboro Springhill Community Aulac Maggies Place Leamington Cumberland County Little Nashville South Albion

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