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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.
Supper and Card Party
St. Monica's Guild will hold a supper and card party at 6 p.m., in the parish hall, 91 Main St., Springhill. Call Marilyn at 597-3891.
Meeting
The annual general meeting of the Amherst and Area Chamber of Commerce will be held at 6 p.m., at the Wandlyn Inn.
Open Forum
An open forum on avoiding debt during the holiday season will be held at the Cumberland YMCA from 6:30-8 p.m. Pre-registration a must. Call 667-9112.
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.
Luncheon
Amherst CWC will hold its monthly luncheon at the Wandlyn Inn from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Reservations required. Call 667-3729.
Meeting
The monthly meeting of the Amherst Y's Menettes will be held at the Cumberland YMCA at 7 p.m.
45s
A 45s tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre, 4 McDougal St., at 7:30 p.m. Bring a partner.
Nov. 26
Bag Sale
The Bridge Adult Service Centre will hold a fill-a-bag used clothing sale from 9 a.m.-6 p.m., at 16 Station St., Amherst.
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.
Luncheon
An eat-in or take-out soup luncheon will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. David's Presbyterian Church, Junction Road, Springhill.
Christmas Bazaar
A Christmas bazaar will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at St. David's Presbyterian Church, Junction Road in Springhill.
Bag Sale
The Bridge Adult Service Centre will hold a fill-a-bag used clothing sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at 16 Station St., Amherst.
Christmas Movie Night
There will be a Christmas movie night at Holy Family Parish Church hall at 7 p.m. Tickets at the parish office or contact Dana at 667-0307 or Christine at 667-4774.
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.
Craft Workshop and Sale
A craft workshop and sale will be held at Brookdale hall from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds for Double-D craft and floriculture.
Musical Evening
A musical evening will be held at the Cumberland County Museum and Archives from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 667-2561.
Christmas Tea and Sale
A Christmas tea and sale will be held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., at Parrsboro Baptist Church.
Tea Party
Tantramar Seniors College will hold a Mad Hatter's tea party at St. Ann's Church Hall, British Settlement, from 2-4 p.m.
Breakfast
Amherst Masonic Society will serve a strawberry pancake breakfast from 8-11 a.m., at the Masonic Temple, 20 Lawrence St.
Prayer Breakfast
A prayer breakfast will be held at Port Greville Baptist Church at 8 a.m.
Bluegrass Gospel
An evening of music will be held at Collingwood United Church at 7 p.m. Proceeds for church purposes.
Christmas at the Farmers Market
Christmas at the Farmers Market in Tatamagouche will be held from 8 a.m.-noon.
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.
Roast Beef Dinner
Airforce 105 Wing will serve a roast beef dinner from 4-6 p.m. Take-outs available. Call 667-9262.
Meeting
Mothers of Angels will gather at First Baptist Church on Victoria Street, Amherst at 1:30 p.m., to make decorations for the Christmas Memory Tree. Contact Marilyn Williams at 661-3183.
Celtic Service
Joggins United Church is hosting a
St. Andrew's celebration in worship and music with celtic harpist Heather Shatford at 11 a.m. Call Christine at 251-2001 for more information.
Cribbage
A cribbage 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.
Dec. 1
Classic Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the 1944 musical comedy "Meet Me in St. Louis" at 7 p.m.
Dec. 3
Book Sale
The Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst will hold a book sale today through Dec. 5. Proceeds to the Cumberland Regional Library.
Dec. 5
Holiday House Tour
Sponsored by Parrsboro midget girls hockey, 3-8 p.m. Tickets available at RMA Tourism, 151 Main Street, Parrsboro or team members.
Christmas by the Sea
Pugwash Christmas by the sea market at the atrium in the high school from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Christmas Tea and Sale
A Christmas tea and sale will be held at RCAF Association 105 Cumberland Wing from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 667-9262.
Christmas at the Park
Oxford area Lionettes will hold Christmas at the Park at the Lions Community Centre from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dec. 7
Concert
The Port Greville Christmas Tree Singers will hold a concert at St. Andrew's Wesley United Church in Springhill at 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 8
Blood Donor Clinic
Canadian Blood Services will hold a blood donor clinic from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m., at the Amherst Fire Hall.
Dec. 9
Blood Donor Clinic
Canadian Blood Services will hold a blood donor clinic from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m., at the Amherst Fire Hall.
Dec. 12
Christmas Fun Day
Maggie's Place staff will be hosting a Christmas celebration for young children in the gym at the Cumberland YMCA. For more information, call 667-7250.
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.
Christmas Candlelight Celebration
A Christmas candlelight celebration will be held at the Mothers of Angels Memory Garden in Christie Park at 1:30 p.m. Contact 661-3183 for more information.
Dec. 26
Breakfast/Fundraiser
The Springhill & Oxford area chapter of the Kidney Foundation of Canada will hold a family breakfast and fundraiser at the Lamp Cabin Dining & Beverage Room (Junction Road), Springhill. Breakfast from 8-11:30 a.m. Fundraiser from 2 p.m.-midnight.
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Organizations: Tantramar Seniors College, Presbyterian Church, Wandlyn Inn Canadian and Indonesian World Youth Card Party Bridge Adult Service Centre Area Chamber of Commerce Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Rise N Shine Book Club Holy Family Parish Church Christmas house Craft Workshop Cumberland County Museum Parrsboro Baptist Church Church Hall Amherst Masonic Society Port Greville Baptist Church Collingwood United Church Blood Services Amherst Lions First Baptist Church Celtic Service Joggins United Church Holiday House RMA Tourism RCAF Association Lions Community Centre Wesley United Church Mothers of Angels Memory Garden Springhill & Oxford Kidney Foundation of Canada Lamp Cabin Dining & Beverage Room Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Springhill, Oxford 15 Junction Road Parkview Ann Parrsboro Tatamagouche Victoria Street St. Louis 151 Main Street Christie Park South Albion

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