Community Happenings

Sam McNeish
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The following is a complete list of events and activities scheduled for Cumberland County in teh coming days and weeks.

Trinity-St. Stephens to mark 100 years

Oct. 12 - Trinity-St. Stephens United Church will be celebrating 100 years at 7:30 p.m. with a performance by Symphony Nova Scotia. Tickets are $25 for adults and $12 for students.

NSCC, Empire Theatre food drive

Oct. 13 - NSCC and Empire Theatres will be showing Shrek the Third at the theatre in Amherst at 1 p.m. Price of admission is one non-perishable food item per person.

Springhill Junior/Senior High Fall Craft Fair

Oct. 13 - The Springhill Junior/Senior High fall craft fair will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Springhill High School Gym, 84 Church St., Springhill. Cost: adults $2, students $1. Children 6 and under free. (Students 12 and under, please bring an adult with you!)

Ghostly tales at Ottawa House

Oct. 13 - Ottawa House Museum will be hosting an evening of ghostly tales at 7 p.m. Lunch will also be served. Ghost hunting equipment provided.

$5 per person.

Autumn House Musical Variety Show

Oct. 13 - Autumn House will hold its Musical Variety Show from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Amherst Lions Den on Electric Street. Adults $10, children $5. Canteen and auction between acts.

Oktoberfest - Parrsboro Band Hall

Oct. 13 - Oktoberfest will be held at the Parrsboro Band Hall from 8 to 11 p.m. Music by The Elastic Big Band. Sausages will be sold $10 - includes one beverage of your choice. Tickets available at Sweet Brier Boutique, Parrsboro Home Hardware, Rosebuds and Petals and at the door.

Fall Fair Talent Show

Oct. 14 - The fall fair talent show will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Holy Family Parish Hall. Canteen available. Talent includes Pius Burke, Drew Moore and June MacDonald.

Roast beef dinner

Oct. 14 - The 105 (Cumberland) Wing, 37 Havelock St will be hosting an eat-in and take-out roast beef dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $10 each. Call 667-9262 for details.

St. Davids Presbyterian Church to mark 78 years

Oct. 14 The St. Davids Presbyterian Church on Junction Road in Springhill will celebrate its 78th anniversary

with guest violinist Ian Galbraith

of Halifax at 7 p.m.

Harvest of song

Oct. 14 - Harvest of Song #25 will be held at the Joggins United Church at 7:30 p.m.

45s tournament

Oct. 14 - There will be a 45s tournament at the Golden Years Hall, 52 Croft St., at 1:30 p.m. $10 per couple (you must have a partner). Registration 1 to 1:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

Legion meeting

Oct. 15 - The Regular monthly meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 4 Joggins will be held at 7:30 p.m. Preparations for the Remembrance Day Service will be on the agenda. All members are urged to attend.

Trevor Baker in concert

Oct. 17 - Singer/songwriter Trevor Baker will play at the Amherst Wesleyan Church, 100 Spring St., Freewill offering or non-perishable food item for the Amherst Food Bank.

United Way ladies dinner

Oct. 17 - There will be a hip of beef buffet, door prize and silent auction at the Wandlyn Inn at 6 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from Cathy Skinner at 667-2203 or Allison Colburn at 667-2727. $25 per person, $175 per eight-person table.

Cumberland Pride meeting

Oct. 18 - Social and support group for GLBT individuals in Cumberland County. Get-togethers on the third Thursday of each month. Contact info: 902-660-5004 or e-mail:

Harvest bake sale and flea market

Oct. 20 - The harvest bake sale and flea market will be held at the River Philip Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a UCW project.

Home & School Assoc. Fall Bazaar

Oct. 20 - The Northport Home & School Association will be holding its annual fall bazaar from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be an auction, yard sale, games, pony rides, bake table and canteen.

Rummage Morning

Oct. 20 - UCW fall rummage sale at Heartz Hall, Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church, Ratchford Street. Selection of good used fall and winter clothing. Bedding, books, footwear, toys, and white elephant table items. Doors open at 9 p.m. $5 and $1 bags from 11 a.m. to 12 noon.

Turkeyburger bake, craft cale

Oct. 20 - Rodney Ladies Aid will be holding the turkeyburger bake and craft sale, as well as horse ride at the Rodney Community Hall from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.

Turkey supper

Oct. 20 - There will be a turkey supper at the Sunrise-Trinity United Church, Amherst Head from 4 to 6 p.m. Adults $12, children under 12 $4.

Roast beef dinner

Oct. 20 - There will be a roast beef dinner at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 134, Maccan from 4 to 6 p.m. adults $10, children $5. Take-out available from 3 to 4 p.m.

Walk-a-block for Lupus

Oct. 21 - There will be a walk-a-block and treasure hunt to be held at the Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary, 2-4 p.m., in support of Lupus Awareness Month. Teams with a maximum of five participants must be preregistered. Prizes will be awarded to the top three fundraising teams. Prizes and gift cards will be awarded to participants throughout the day. For more information, call Josephine Fromm at 667-3253, or email

Double D 4-H meeting

Oct. 21 -Double D 4-H Club will be holding its first meeting of 2007-08 at the Immanuel United Church on Hickman Street in Amherst at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in joining 4-H this year is welcome. For more information, contact general leader Sharlene Carter-Earle at 667-7486.

Museum hosting special exhibit

Oct. 22 - The Cumberland County Museum & Archives will hold a special exhibit honouring the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island, Oct. 22 to Nov. 30. For further information contact Shirley Nickerson at 667-2561.

Celebration of hymns

Oct. 23 A celebration of hymns will be held at St. Andrews Wesley United Church in Springhill at 7 p.m. featuring organist Jim Scopie.

Fall supper

Oct. 24 The Springhill Baptist Church will hold a fall supper from 4 to 6 p.m. Dinner will feature ham, scalloped

potatoes and beans. Eat-in or take-out service is available. For more information, contact Betty at 902-597-8566, Bev at 902-546-2421 or Darlene at 902-597-2648.

Lionness Annual Fall Craft Sale

Nov. 3 - Annual fall craft sale sponsored by the Amherst Lioness Club will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Amherst Lions Hall. Admission is a non-perishable food item.

Annual remembrance service

Nov. 4 - The annual Remembrance service will be held in Advocate Harbour at the cenotaph at 11 a.m.

Celebration of Remembrance

Nov. 6 St. Andrews Wesley United Church will host a celebration of Remembrance at 7 p.m.

Annual Christmas Tea

Nov. 10 - St. Paul's Catholic Women's League is holding its annual Christmas tea and sale at the Parish Hall, River Hebert from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Craft table, bake table, white elephanttable, ,etc. Lunch - $3. Everyone Welcome.

Annual toy bingo

Nov. 19 - The annual toy bingo will be held at the Joggins Fire Hall starting at 7 p.m., doors opening at 6. Jackpot $150. There will be a 50/50 draw and tickets on a Christmas basket. All children under 12 who attend receive a prize.

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The Community Notice Board is a free service to non-profit organizations. 30-word maximum. Written submissions to: Community Notice Board, PO 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 only. No dances or yard sales.

Organizations: Ottawa House, Stephens United Church, NSCC and Empire Theatres Springhill High School Gym Cumberland Davids Presbyterian Church Joggins United Church Royal Canadian Legion Branch Remembrance Day Service Amherst Wesleyan Church Amherst Food Bank United Way Wandlyn Inn Double D Northport Home & School Association Andrews Wesley United Church Sunrise-Trinity United Church Amherst Point Bird Sanctuary 4-H Club Immanuel United Church Cumberland County Museum The Springhill Baptist Church Amherst Lioness Club Community Notice Board Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Springhill, Electric Street Junction Road Freewill Cumberland County Ratchford Street Hickman Street Nova Scotia Prince Edward Island Advocate Harbour St. Paul Catholic Women River Hebert South Albion

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