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Jan. 15
Book Launch
The Cumberland County Museum and Archives and Morris Haugg will hold the launch of his new book "Memorable - Memories Plus" from 2-5 p.m. Call 667-2561.
Jan. 16
The Knights of Columbus will hold its monthly breakfast from 8-11 a.m., at the Knights of Columbus Community Centre on 5 Robie St., in Amherst.
Jan. 18
Cumberland Pride, an organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people in Cumberland County, will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m., in Heartz Hall at Trinity St. Stephen's United Church in Amherst. E-mail
Cumberland County Riders will meet at 7 p.m., in the Brookdale Church hall.
CACL Amherst and District branch will meet at 7 p.m., at 16 Station St., Amherst. Call 667-8433.
Cadet Parade
272 Amherst army cadets will hold their COs parade at 6:30 p.m., at the Amherst Armouries. New cadets welcome Mondays from 6:30-9 p.m. Call 667-4713.
Jan. 20
Scrabble Night
Scrabble night will be held at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst at 6:30 p.m. Call 667-2549.
Bridge Luncheon
A bridge luncheon will be held at the Amherst Curling Club. Lunch at noon. Bridge from 1-4 p.m. Call 667-8246.
Jan. 22
The Amherst chapter of the Kidney Foundation will hold a curling funspiel today through Jan. 24 at Amherst Curling Club. Call 667-2667 or 667-7906 for more information.
Jan. 23
Family Literacy Fun Day
A family literacy fun day will be held at Christ Church parish hall from 10 a.m.-noon. Call 667-7250.
Jan. 26
The Cumberland County Museum and Archives, in conjunction with The Black Loyaist Heritage Society of Shelburne, present The Black Loyalist Heritage Society Travelling Exhibit through Feb. 27. Call 667-2561.
Jan. 27
Family Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the movie "G-Force," starring Nicholas Cage and Penelope Cruz, at 6:30 p.m.
Amherst CWC will hold its monthly luncheon at the Wandlyn Inn at 11:30 a.m. Reservations required. Call 667-3729.
Jan. 28
Rise N Shine Book Club
The Rise N Shine Book Club will meet from 9-10 a.m., at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst. Call 667-2549.
Springhill and Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual general meeting at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre. Meet and greet at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Call 597-8462 for tickets.
Jan. 30
Roast Beef Dinner
The Airforce Club on Havelock St., will hold a roast beef dinner from 4-6 p.m. Eat in or take out. Call 667-9262.
Amherst Masonic Society will serve
breakfast from 8-11 a.m., at the Masonic Temple on 20 Lawrence St. All welcome.
Evening of Art
An art auction for Autumn House will be held at Amherst Regional High School. Doors open at 7 p.m., auction starts at 8 p.m. Call 667-1344 for tickets.
Feb. 1
Puberty Party
The Cumberland Sexual Health Centre will hold a puberty party for girls ages 9-12 and their mothers from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 667-7500 to pre-register.
Feb. 16
Pancake Supper
Oxford Trinity United Church will hold a pancake supper from 4:30-6 p.m. Take-outs available. Call Viola Huntington at 552-2120.
Feb. 17
Lenten Lunch
A lenten lunch will be served at St. George's Anglican Church hall in Parrsboro from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
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 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: Cumberland County Museum, Knights of Columbus, Amherst Curling Club Heritage Society Brookdale Church Amherst army Kidney Foundation Christ Church Wandlyn Inn Rise N Shine Book Club Springhill and Area Chamber of Commerce Airforce Club on Havelock Amherst Masonic Society Autumn House Amherst Regional High School Cumberland Sexual Health Centre Oxford Trinity United Church Anglican Church Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland County, Shelburne St. George's Parrsboro South Albion

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