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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.
Christmas Tea
St. Mark's ACW will hold a Christmas tea and sale at St. Mark's Hall in Aulac, N.B., from 2-4 p.m.
Nov. 13
Pot Luck Supper and Cards
The Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall in Lower Shinimicas will hold a pot luck supper at 6 p.m., followed by an evening of cards. Bring your own dishes and favourite foods.
Locked in at the Library
An overnight book discussion group/slumber party, for girls in Grades 5-8. Call the Amherst library at 667-2549 for more information.
Fun Darts
Parrsboro Legion Branch No. 45 is hosting a weekly evening of fun darts starting at 8:30 p.m. Food bank donations are accepted.
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.
Tea & Sale
St. Paul's CWL, River Hebert, annual tea and sale will be held at the parish hall from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Craft Sale
A craft sale will be held at Amherst Wesleyan Church, 50 Cornwall Ave., from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Turkey Dinner
A turkey dinner will be served at Heartz Hall in Trinity St. Stephen's United Church, 1 Ratchford St., Amherst, from 4-6 p.m. Call 667-8483 for tickets.
Old Time Country Music
The Hawkes Sisters will be playing old time country music at the Senior Citizens Centre (4 MacDougal St, Springhill) at 7 p.m. Proceeds to Christmas Daddies.
Family Literacy Fun Day
A family literacy fun day for parents/caregivers and kids ages six and younger will be held from 10 a.m.-noon at Maggie's Place. Call 667-7250 to register.
Shuffleboard
Parrsboro Legion Branch No. 45 is having a weekly evening of shuffleboard starting at 8:30 p.m. Food bank donations accepted.
Craft Sale
A craft sale will be held at the Wentworth Rec Centre from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Breakfast
The Knights of Columbus will hold its monthly breakfast from 8-11 a.m., at the Knights of Columbus Community Centre on 5 Robie Street, Amherst. All welcome.
Nov. 15
Evening Service
St. David's Presbyterian Church (15 Junction Road, Springhill) will hold an evening service with music by Marianne Balser at 7 p.m. Free will offering.
Concert
The second annual concert for the Rutherden Leblanc Memorial Scholarship Fund will be held at First Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Free will offering.
Reception
The Sackville Art Association members annual exhibition opening reception will be held at 3 p.m., at the Owens Art Gallery in Sackville, N.B.
Meeting
Cumberland Pride, An organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and transsexual individuals in Cumberland County, will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Heartz Hall in Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church. E-mail cumberlandpride@hotmail.com for details.
Toy Bingo
The Amherst Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary will hold its annual toys plus more bingo, doors open at 11:00 a.m., with games starting at noon.
Nov. 16
Meeting
The monthly meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 4 in Joggins will be held at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting
Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m., in the Brookdale Church Hall.
Nov. 17
Meeting
Tidnish Community Centre's semi-annual meeting will be held at 7 p.m. All welcome.
Nov. 18
Workshop
Maggie's Place will hold a workshop on positive parenting from two homes from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 667-7250 to register.
Scrabble Night
The Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst will hold Scrabble night at 6:30 p.m. Call 667-2549.
Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the movie "Twilight," starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, at 7 p.m. Open to Grades 7-12.
Nov. 21
Luncheon
Christ Church Amherst ACW will hold a Christmas soup luncheon from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at the parish hall, LaPlanche St.
Bethlehem Market
The 10th annual Bethlehem Market will be held at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dart Shoot
An open doubles dart shoot will be held at the River Hebert Legion at 10 a.m.
Jewellery Sale
Holy Family Church, 63 Church St., Amherst will hold a jewellery sale at 9 a.m.
Nov. 22
Musical Evening
Sunrise Trinity United Church in Amherst Head will present a musical evening from 7-9 p.m.
Celebration of Hope
A celebration of hope (cancer) service will be held at Wentworth United Church at 7 p.m.
Nov. 23
Meeting
The annual general meeting of the Dr. D.M. Cochrane Memorial Medical Centre will be held at the Brookside Curling Club in River Hebert at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 24
Cooking Workshop
A cooking workshop hosted by Canadian and Indonesian World Youth exchange students will be held from 9:30-11:30 a.m., at Maggie's Place. Call 667-7250 to register.
Nov. 25
Workshop
Maggie's Place will present a step-parenting workshop from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 667-7250 to register.
Family Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the movie "Up," starring Ed Asner and Christopher Plummer, at 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 27
Rise N Shine Book Club
The Rise N Shine Book Club will meet at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst from 9-10 a.m. To register, call 667-2549.
Nov. 28
Pool
The seventh annual Heart and Stroke tournament commemorating Keith Adshade will be held at Dooly's at 1 p.m. Registration begins at noon.
Christmas House Tour
A Christmas house tour will be held in Oxford at 7 p.m. Tickets available at Oxford Home Hardware and the Parkview Restaurant.
Nov. 29
Evening Service
St. David's Presbyterian Church (15 Junction Road, Springhill) will hold an evening service with music by Geraldine Charters and Gerry Hannah at 7 p.m. Free will offering.
Concert
Blue Horizon and the Bluegrass Diamonds will perform at 7 p.m., at the Amherst Lions Den.
Dec. 13
Evening Service
St. David's Presbyterian Church (15 Junction Road, Springhill) will hold an evening service with music by the Highland AME Choir from Amherst at 7 p.m. Free will offering.
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Organizations: Wentworth United Church, Sexual Health Centre, United Way Wandlyn Inn Presbyterian Church Pot Luck Knights of Columbus Royal Canadian Legion Branch Tea & Sale Amherst Wesleyan Church Senior Citizens Centre Wentworth Rec Centre Rutherden Leblanc Memorial Scholarship Fund First Baptist Church Sackville Art Association Owens Art Gallery Amherst Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale Church Hall Tidnish Community Centre Christ Church Amherst ACW Bethlehem Market Family Church Brookside Curling Club Canadian and Indonesian World Youth Rise N Shine Book Club Christmas house Amherst Lions Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland County, Trinity St. Stephen Elmwood River Hebert 15 Junction Road Aulac Lower Shinimicas St. Paul 5 Robie Street Sackville Joggins Oxford Bethlehem Parkview South Albion

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