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Oct. 15

Alcohol/Drug Abuse Information Session
For parents and guardians of students in Grades 6 to 9. At 6 p.m., E.B. Chandler Junior High. Call 694-8581 to register.
Creative Writing Workshop
CAN-U will hold a creative writing workshop with author Donna Morrissey from 1:30-4:30 p.m., at Tantramar Theatre. Call 661-0153 for tickets.
Meeting
Amherst Legion Branch No. 10's monthly general meeting will be held at 7:30 p.m., at the legion.
Oct. 16
Curl for Cancer
Today is the deadline to register for the Curl for Cancer bonspiel Oct. 23-25. E-mail
Jo-Ann Sigut at jsigut@msn.com to register your team.
Pot Luck Supper/Cards
A pot luck supper followed by an evening of cards will be held at the Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall in Lower Shinimicas at 6 p.m. Bring your own dishes and favourite food(s).
Oct. 17
Car Rally
The Ladies Auxiliary of the Southampton & District Volunteer Fire Dept., is hosting a car rally scavenger hunt. Call 546-2779 to pre-register and for more information.
Haunted Hayride
The Parrsboro Girl Guides Association will hold a "haunted hayride" from 4-6 and 7-10 p.m., at the Glooscap campground.
Roast Pork Dinner
"Celebrating the harvest," 4-6 p.m., Wallace Community Centre. Proceeds for the community centre.
Breakfast
The Knights of Columbus will hold its monthly breakfast from 8-11 a.m., at the community centre on 5 Robie St., Amherst.
Oct. 18
Book Launch
A book launch with Laurie Glenn Norris for "Cumberland County Facts and Folklore" will be held from 2-4 p.m., at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives. Call 667-2561.
Greyhound Planet Day
Greyhound Planet Day will be held from 1-4 p.m., at Dobson Park in Riverview, N.B. The event is all-breed. Contests and activities. E-mail greyhoundplanetday@hotmail.com or visit www.gpac.ca for more information.
Fall Fashion Show and Lunch
A fall fashion show and lunch will be held at Holy Family Parish, 63 Church St., in Amherst from 2-4 p.m. Call 667-3729 or 660-3450.
Evening of Song and Praise
An evening of song and praise will be held at Amherst Wesleyan Church, 50 Cornwall Ave., at 7 p.m. Bring a non-perishable food item.
45s Tournament
A 45s tournament will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., at 1:30 p.m. Registration at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner.
Walk for Wishes
The Amherst chapter of the Children's Wish Foundation will hold "Walk for Wishes" at the Amherst Curling Club at 1 p.m.
Oct. 19
Card Party
St. Paul's CWL, River Hebert, will hold a card party in the parish hall at 7 p.m. Cost is $5, everyone welcome.
Puberty Party
The Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County will host a free moms and daughters puberty party at 11 Elmwood Dr. (use side entrance), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pre-register at 667-7500.
Meeting
The monthly meeting of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 4 in Joggins will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting
Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will meet at 7 p.m., at Brookdale Church hall.
Cribbage Tournament
There will be a cribbage tournament at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre
(4 McDougal St.) at 7:30 p.m. Bring a partner.
Oct. 19
Amherst Curling Club
Open house week. Free events for all. Lessons and equipment available, 7-9 p.m. For details, call Stephanie 667-3331.
Oct. 20
Pot Luck Supper/Cards
The parish hall on Main Street in Springhill will hold a pot luck supper at 6 p.m., followed by a 45s card party at 7 p.m. Call Marilyn Sheppard at 597-3891.
Community Luncheon
A community luncheon will be held at noon at the Log Building in Advocate.
Amherst Curling Club
Open house week. Closest to the button contest. Lessons and equipment available, 7-9 p.m. For details call Stephanie 667-3331.
Chess Club
The chess club meets at the Springhill Library from 3:15-4:15 p.m. Open to ages 10 to 12.
Oct. 21
Classic Movie Night
The Springhill Library will show the 1948 movie "The Mystery Rope" at 7 p.m.
Meeting
Cumberland Trails will meet at 7 p.m., at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill.
Amherst Curling Club
Open house week. Family, friends and business fun night. Lessons and equipment available, 7-9 p.m. For details call Stephanie 667-3331.
Oct. 22
Happy Harmony
The St. Andrew's Wesley United Church (Main Street, Springhill) invites you to join The Happy Harmony at 7 p.m., as they take us into a musical holiday. Contact Barb Moore at 597-8305.
Alcohol/Drug Abuse Information Session
For parents and guardians of students in Grades 6 to 9. At 6 p.m., E.B. Chandler Junior High. Call 694-8581 to register.
Amherst Curling Club
Open house week. Four-end game.
Lessons and equipment available, 7-9 p.m.
For details call Stephanie 667-3331.
Chamber of Commerce Awards Gala
The Amherst Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual awards gala at 5 p.m., at the Wandlyn Inn. E-mail amherstchamberofcommerce@gmail.com for tickets.
Games Day
Games day will be held at the Springhill Library for ages six to 12 from 3:15-4:15 p.m.
Oct. 23
Haunted Mansion
J.C.'s Taekwondo, 141 East Victoria St., will hold a "haunted mansion" from 6-9 p.m. Proceeds to the Amherst and Area Taekwondo Parents Association.
Pumpkin Party
A pumpkin decorating party will be held at the Springhill Library at 3 p.m.
Apple Day
Amherst and Area Scouts Canada's Apple Day will continue with a door-to-door canvass, as well as several businesses.
50th Anniversary Celebration
The Revival Centre will hold a 50th anniversary celebration service at 7 p.m. Guest evangelist is Rev. Myron Powell from Caribou, Maine. Call 667-1509.
Oct. 24
Harvest Supper
A harvest supper will be held at Sunrise Trinity United Church in Amherst Head from 4-6 p.m. Eat-in or take-out.
Fall Breakfast
The All Saints Hospital Auxiliary fall breakfast will be held at the Lamp Cabin in Springhill from 8-11 a.m. To purchase tickets, call Hannah McSavaney at 597-3227.
Puberty Party
The Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County will host a free moms and daughters puberty party at 11 Elmwood Dr. (use side entrance) from 10 a.m., to noon. Pre-register at 667-7500.
Haunted Mansion
J.C.'s Taekwondo, 141 East Victoria St., will hold a "haunted mansion" from 5-8 p.m. Proceeds to the Amherst and Area Taekwondo Parents Association.
Haunted House
The Cumberland County Museum and Archives will hold a "haunted house" from 7-9 p.m. Call 667-2561.
Apple Day
Amherst and Area Scouts Canada's Apple Day will continue with a door-to-door canvass, as well as several businesses.
Lyrics for Compassion
In support of Canadian Red Cross, 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m., Amherst Lions Club. Tickets available at Red Cross office or by calling 667-8794.
Meeting
The L.A. Animal Shelter's monthly meeting will be held at Access Label-s, 531 East Victoria St., in Amherst at 6:30 p.m. Call Kirsteen Thomson at 661-7297 or e-mail loukir@ns.sympatico.ca.
Breakfast
The Lupus Society of Nova Scotia will serve a hot breakfast at Truemanville Fire Hall from 8-11 a.m.
Halloween Haunt
A halloween haunt will be held at 1023 Valley Road in Springhill from 1 p.m., to dusk for kids and from dusk until 10 p.m., for others. Cash donations for Springhill Elementary School's playground fund and non-perishable items for the food bank will be collected.
Auction
King Edward Masonic Lodge in River Hebert will hold its annual auction at 1 p.m. Something for everyone.
50th Anniversary Celebration
The Revival Centre will hold a 50th anniversary celebration service at 2 p.m. Guest evangelist is Rev. Myron Powell from Caribou, Maine. Call 667-1509.
Oct. 25
50th Anniversary Celebration
The Revival Centre will hold 50th anniversary celebration services at 10 a.m., and 6:30 p.m. Guest evangelist is Rev. Myron Powell from Caribou, Maine. Call 667-1509.
Oct. 27
Internet Safety Information Session
For parents and guardians of students in Grades 6 to 9. At 6 p.m., E.B. Chandler Junior High. Call 694-8581 to register
Oct. 28
Halloween Party
The Springhill Library will hold a
Halloween party for ages 6-12 from 3-4:30 p.m. Register by Oct. 24 by calling 597-2211.
45s Tournament
There will be a 45s tournament at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre (4 McDougal St.) at 7:30 p.m. Bring a partner.
Fall Fashion Show
Amherst CWC will hold a fall fashion show from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Wandlyn Inn. Call Pat at 667-3729 for tickets.
Oct. 29
Turkey Soup Luncheon
The St. Andrew's Wesley United Church in Springhill is hosting a turkey soup luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Contact Barb Moore at 597-8305.
Oct. 31
Fall Bazaar
The Northport Home and School Association will hold its annual fall bazaar from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Come dressed in costume.
Breakfast
The Amherst Masonic Society will serve breakfast from 8-11 a.m., at the Masonic Temple, 20 Lawrence St.
Nov. 7
Craft Fair
The Amherst Lioness Club will hold its 11th annual craft fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Amherst Lions Community Centre. Admission is a non-perishable food item.
Fall Sale
Collingwood Fire Hall will hold its annual fall sale from 9 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by Millvale United Church Women.
Nov. 10
Talking With Your Teen About Sexuality
A free information session for parents and guardians of students in Grades 6 to 9. At 6 p.m., E.B. Chandler Junior High. Call 694-8581 to register.
Nov. 12
Puberty Party
The Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County will host a free boys and parents puberty party at 11 Elmwood Dr. (use side entrance), 6:30-8:30 p.m. Pre-register at 667-7500.
Gangs Information Session
For parents and guardians of students in Grades 6 to 9. At 6 p.m., E.B. Chandler Junior High. Call 694-8581 to register.
Dinner/Auction
The United Way of Cumberland County will hold a ladies dinner and auction at
6 p.m., at the Wandlyn Inn. Call 667-2203 for tickets.
Nov. 14
Veterans Dinner
A free dinner for veterans and their spouses will be held at 5 p.m., at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 10 in Amherst. Call 667-9949 before Nov. 1 or 667-8130.
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Organizations: Pot Luck, Springhill Library, Tantramar Theatre Cumberland County Museum Sexual Health Centre Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall Southampton & District Volunteer Fire Dept. Parrsboro Girl Guides Association Wallace Community Centre Knights of Columbus Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Wandlyn Inn Amherst Wesleyan Church Revival Centre Children Wish Foundation Wesley United Church Amherst Curling Club Card Party Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Area Taekwondo Parents Association Apple Marion Murray Community Centre Amherst Chamber of Commerce Sunrise Trinity United Church All Saints Hospital Auxiliary Amherst Lions Club Red Cross Lupus Society of Nova Scotia Springhill Elementary School Northport Home and School Association Amherst Masonic Society Amherst Lioness Club Amherst Lions Community Centre United Way Royal Canadian Legion Branch Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Springhill, Cumberland County Elmwood Lower Shinimicas River Hebert Dobson Park Riverview Caribou, Maine St. Paul Joggins 1023 Valley Road South Albion

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