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February 7

Family Edition

6 p.m. at 2070 Mountain Road, Moncton. The Range Blossom Special featuring Family Edition. Admission is by a donation to the IWK Foundation.

February 8

Saturday Shows

6:30 p.m. at the Advocate Library featuring Despicable Me 2.

Valentine Fundraiser

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Royal Canadian Legion Branch 17, Springhill. Music by Cool Water. Fundraiser for the branch.

Knights of Columbus Breakfast

8 to 11 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Robie St., Amherst.

Roast Beef Supper

6 p.m. at Shinimicas Fire Hall. Advance tickets only. Call 661-4340 or 661-7181. Proceeds for Northport Elementary Home and School.

February 9

Acution 45s Tournament

1:30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Registration at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner.

February 10

Cumberland Riders ATV Club Meeting

7 p.m. at Cumberland North Academy. All members welcome.

February 11

When I Paint My Masterpiece

3 to 4 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Registration required at 667-2549.

Smart Device Course

2 to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Registration required. Call 597-2211 or drop in to register.

Band Association AGM

1 p.m. at the Parrsboro Band Hall. Annual general meeting of the Parrsboro Band Association.

February 12

Happy Valentine’s at the Library

3 to 4 p.m. at the River Hebert Library.

45s Tournament

7:30 p.m. at the Springhill Senior’s Centre, 4 McDougal St., Springhill. Please bring a partner.

Let’s Paint A Snowman

3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Pugwash Library. For Grades Primary to 6. Registration required at 243-3331.

Classic Movie Night

7 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring Night of the Hunter.

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Come and sew a stitch, trade ideas and enjoy the company of other crafters. Call 667-2549 for more information.

Beginners Tai Chi

1 to 2 p.m. demonstration, 2 to 3 p.m. first class at Atlantic Dance Academy, 106 Church St., Amherst. Please wear comfortable indoor shoes. For more information, call 667-9193 or amherst.taoisttaichi@gmail.com

February 13

Family Game Night

6 to 8 p.m. at the Advocate Library.

I’m Buggy For You

3 to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. For Grades Primary to 6. For more information call 597-2211.

Lego Robotics

3 to 5 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library. For ages nine and up. Registration required at 254-2046.

A Very Merry Valentine’s

3 to 4 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library.

February 14

Lego Time

2 to 5 p.m. at the Oxford Library. For Grades Primary to 6. Call 447-2440 for more information.

Turkey Soup Luncheon

11:30 a.m. at St. Andrew’s Wesley United Church, Springhill. Soup, rolls, biscuits, dessert. Eat in, take out or delivery. Call 597-3181.

Parkinson’s, MS Chronic Illness Support

2 p.m. in the Parrsboro Hospital Day Care Room. Falls clinic will be March 14, discussing important balance and prevention techniques. Call Barb at 348-2939.

Open Mic

7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Band Hall. Donations accepted. 50/50 draw, door prize and canteen.

February 15

Pot Luck Supper

4:30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Proceeds for club activities. Everyone welcome. Call 667-1058 for more information.

Turkey Dinner and Silent Auction

5 p.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church. One sitting only with 100 tickets being sold. For more information, call 667-8483.

February 16

Flag-Heritage Day

1 p.m. at the Parrsboro Legion. Flag ceremony followed by lunch, bake sale and school posters submissions. Sponsored by Parrsborough Shore Historical Society and Parrsboro Legion.

Sunday Jazz Vespers

4 p.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church featuring a worship service in the style of sacred jazz with the Bethany Jazz Quartet and soprano Zoe Leger. Admission is free.

Open Mic/Hootenanny

2 p.m. at the Springhill branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.

February 18

Apples, Windows and Androids

2 to 4 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library. Registration required at 254-2046.

February 19

Social Media 101

6 to 8 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library.

Movie Night

7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Band Hall featuring Blue Jasmine.

Diversity Showcase

3 to 7 p.m. at the Cumberland Regional Health Care cafeteria. There will be a celebration of Latin American culture with music, dancing and art and an Acadian band. The Kilted Chef Alain Bosse will have food demonstrations.

February 20

Book Miners Club

6 to 7 p.m. at the River Hebert Library.

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oxford Library. Come and sew a stitch, trade ideas and enjoy the company of other crafters. Call 447-2440 for more information.

Monthly Meeting Amherst 50+ Club

7 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. All members urged to attend. To become a member call 667-1058.

Kidney Foundation Meeting

7 p.m. at Knights of Pythias Hall, Amherst. Everyone welcome.

February 22

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts Racing

10 a.m. to 1 p.m at Amherst Cente Mall with Beavers trophies being presented at 10:45 a.m. and Cubs and Scouts’ trophies at 1 p.m. Event to feature model cars from Amherst, Fenwick and Parrsboro Beavers, Cubs and Scouts.

February 23

Cribbage Tournament

1:30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Registration at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner.

February 25

Night Titles Book Club

8 to 9 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library.

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Come and sew a stitch, trade ideas and enjoy the company of other crafters. Call 597-2211 for more information.

February 26

Victoria’s Quilts

9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the monthly meeting of Victoria’s Quilts at the Masonic Lodge, Lawrence Street, Amherst. New members welcome.

Fish Chowder/Turkey Soup Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Immanual United Church, 25 Hickman St., Amherst. Fish chowder or turkey soup, rolls, crackers, desserts, tea or coffee. Sponsored by the board of stewards.

45s Tournament

7:30 p.m. at the Springhill Senior’s Centre, 4 McDougal St., Springhill. Please bring a partner.

February 27

Crafternoon

3 to 4 p.m. at the Advocate Library. For Grades Primary to Grade 3.

Classic Movie Night

7 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library featuring In the Heat of the Night.

After School Movie

3 to 4:45 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring Despicable Me 2. For Grades Primary to 6.

Call of the Wild

3 to 4 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library. For Grades Primary to 6.

February 28

After School Movie

3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Oxford Library featuring Monsters University.

Open Mic

7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Band Hall. Donations accepted. 50/50 draw, door prize and canteen.

March 6

Lego Robotics

4 to 6 p.m. at River Hebert Library. Learn how to build Lego robotic creations. Space is limited. Call 251-2324 to register. For ages nine to 13.

March 10-13

March Break at the Cliffs

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Joggins Fossil Centre. Great activities for students including Maggie’s Place Babysitting Workshop, Mad Science Workshops, Mr. J the Magician, zumba, art glass, organic gardening, crafts and games.

March 12

Shrivelling Shamrock!

11 a.m. to noon at River Hebert Library. Join us for crafts, stories and fun. For Grades Primary to 6.

March 18

Social Media 101

3 to 5 p.m. at the River Hebert Library. Free two-hour course educates on use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest. To register, drop into the library or call 251-2324.

March20

River Hebert Book Miners

6 to 7 p.m. at the River Hebert Library. Book discussion on The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak. Meetings held the third Thursday of every month.

March 26

Bookable Times with Rachel

4 to 6 p.m. at the River Hebert Library. Do you have a gadget you need help with. Call 251-2324 to book an appointment with Rachel.

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 dcole@amherstdaily.com. 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: Parrsboro Library, Immanual United Church, Royal Canadian Legion Branch Oxford Library Cumberland North Academy Pugwash Library River Hebert Library Atlantic Dance Academy Parrsboro Hospital Shore Historical Society Royal Canadian Legion.February Cumberland Regional Health Care Joggins Fossil Centre Rachel.The Community Happenings Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland County, 2070 Mountain Road Moncton Springhill Miner Victoria Lawrence Street South Albion

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