Community Happenings

Staff ~ The Amherst News
Send to a friend

Send this article to a friend.

*** 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 Notices of yard sales and dances will not be published.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.

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.

After School Movie
The Springhill library will be showing the movie "Up" at 3 p.m. Open to ages 5-12.

Classic Movie Night
The Springhill library will be showing the movie "The Apartment," at 7 p.m.

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.

Darts Tournament
A mixed doubles darts tournament will be held at RCAF Association 105 Cumberland Wing on Havelock St., in Amherst at 10 a.m. Call 667-9262.

Jan. 25
The First Baptist Church men's group will meet at 7 p.m. Guest speakers are Bruce Saunders and Bruce Quigley. All welcome.

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.

Organizations: Amherst Town, Amherst Curling Club, Brookdale Church Amherst army Heritage Society Kidney Foundation Christ Church RCAF Association First Baptist Church Cumberland County Museum 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

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

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Thanks for voting!

Top of page