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April 28

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Miners Memorial

Library, 10-11:30. Registration required, call 597-2211 to sign up.


Cumberland County Parkinson’s Support Group will meet at Centennial Villa, Amherst at 2 p.m. For information contact Lola at 661-6196 or Barbara at 536-1015.

Buffet Dinner

River Philip Community Hall will host a buffet dinner at noon. Sponsored by the River Philip UCW

April 29

Maple Pancake Supper

A Maple Pancake Supper will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. to help Ro-Win-Lea 4-H Club celebrate its 60th anniversary at the Knights of Pythias Hall, Pioneer St., Springhill *Funds to be raised for new jackets*


A potluck supper and cards will be held on April 29th at 6 p.m. at the Lorneville United Church.Bring your favorite dish and your dishes.

April 30

Spring Tea

Fenwick United Church Women’s Spring Tea

from 10 am - 2 pm. Tea, Baked Goods, Plants, etc.

Musical Evening

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 pm. 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 4-6pm

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 am-1 pm. 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.


The Chignecto Glooscap Snowmobile Assc. will host a fundraising auction at the River Hebert Fire Hall. New and used items. For information call 545-2928 or 251-2103. All welcome.


The Amherst Masonic Society will hold a breakfast from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Masonic Temple, 20 Lawrence St. Everyone welcome.

Earth Day Expo

All are invited to come out for an afternoon of family fun and “green” information. Booths, displays, demonstrations, nature lessons, TerraSonga, 100-mile Cafe, and more, at the Earth Day Expo, at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, 1 Ratchford St., Amherst. 1-4 PM.

Roadside clean-up

Annual Roadside Clean-Up for the community of River Philip will take place by meeting at the Hall at 10 a.m. Contact Patti Harrison for further details - 686-3358

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.


The Diligent River Community Hall will be offering a choice of breakfast menus from 8-11 am.


The Linden Community Organization will be holding its annual Pancake Breakfast from 8am - 12pm. All proceeds for building upgrades.

Day of Basketball

Cumberland County 4-H will run a day of basketball - all monies raised will go to the IWK - canteen, silent auction, bake sale, Celebrity vs 4-H Alumni game at 1 p.m. at ARHS - the public is welcome.

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.


Learn how to create resumes, greeting cards, posters and much more using Microsoft Word and Publisher. Four Fathers Library, 1:30-3. Registration required, call 667-2549 to sign up.

May 3

Classic Movie night

Last show of the season! 7:00 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 noon at 30 Prince Arthur Street BBQ to follow (free will donation)

For more information call 667-3879

May 5

Can We Talk about Waiting for Sex?

7:00-8:00 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.

Word & Publisher

Learn how to create resumes, greeting cards, posters and much more using Microsoft Word and Publisher. Miners Memorial Library, 10-11:30. Registration required, call 597-2211 to sign up.

Mobility workshop

Mobility Team Workshops at the Chignecto Manor in Advocate Harbour. Learn practical information about canes, walkers, scooters, hip protectors and grab bars from seniors and experts who know. 10 am - noon Please pre-register with: Shirley Morris, 392-2028 or e-mail:

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.

Women’s Wellness Fair

Parrsboro Legion 10 am - 4 pm. Door Prizes

Presentations including Yoga, Sexual Health Centre about Menopause and talking about sex with your kids, NLP, Epicure Selections and more. All proceeds to Relay for Life Cougars for a Cure.

Pancake Breakfast

A pancake breakfast will be held at the Maccan Legion BR# 134, from 8 am - noon.

Takeout available, everyone welcome.

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.

Organizations: Support Group, Highway Pentecostal Church, Presbyterian Church Microsoft Word Amherst Masonic Society The R.C.A.F. association Diligent River Community Hall Linden Community Organization Nazarine Church Northport Community Organization Northport Community Centre Leamington Cemetery Co. Christ Church Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Springhill Community, Oxford Moncton Parrsboro Cumberland County Aulac River Philip Maggies Place Leamington Advocate Harbour Little Nashville South Albion

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