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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.
Luncheon
Amherst CWC will hold its monthly luncheon at the Wandlyn Inn at 11:30 a.m. Reservations required. Call 667-3729.
45s
A 45s card tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre, 4 McDougal St., at 7:30 p.m. Please bring a partner.
Meeting
The Amherst Y's Menettes will meet at the Cumberland YMCA at 7 p.m.
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.
Meeting
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.
Fill-A-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.
Meeting
Cumberland County Parkinson's support group will meet at Centennial Villa in Amherst at 2 p.m. Call Lola at 661-6196 or Barbara at (506) 536-1015.
Jan. 29
Fill-A-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.
Jan. 30
Breakfast
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.
Fundraiser
The Knights of Columbus will hold a fundraiser in support of Haiti earthquake victims at the Knights of Columbus community centre from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Ages 19 and older.
Jan. 31
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.
Haiti Relief Concert
A concert for Haiti relief will be held at River Hebert United Church at 2 p.m. Donations to Shelter Box Canada accepted. Call 251-2549.
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.
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. 2
Classic Movie Night
The Amherst library will show the 1946 drama "The Postman Always Rings Twice" at 7 p.m. Bring snacks and drinks.
Meeting
Piece by Piece Autism Association will meet from 6:30-8 p.m., at Maggie's Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Call Elaine Mazur at 230-2053.
Feb. 4
Kitchen Party
A family community kitchen party in support of relief efforts in Haiti will be held at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill from
7-10 p.m. Admission is a donation at the door.
Feb. 9
Community Luncheon
A community luncheon will be held at noon at the Log Building on Mills Road in Advocate.
Feb. 10
Valentine Tea
A Valentine tea will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., at the home of Audrey Nix, 1600 Collingwood-Wentworth Road.
Feb. 12
Curling Fun Night
A curling fun night in memory of Tim LeFurgey will be held at the Amherst Curling Club from 6 p.m.-midnight. Proceeds to the palliative care unit at Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Call 669-1585.
Feb. 13
Tea
An afternoon of English High Tea by Cumberland Pride will be held from 2-4 p.m., at Trinity-St. Stephen's United Church.
Feb. 14
Valentine Supper
The Advocate and District Fire Department will hold a Valentine supper from 4:30-6 p.m., at the fire hall.
Feb. 15
Meeting
Cumberland Pride, an organization for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and transsexual people in Cumberland County, will meet from 6:30-8:30 p.m. E-mail cumberlandpride@hotmail.com or call 660-5004.
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.
Dessert Buffet
A dessert buffett will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at 1 p.m., in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.
Scrabble Night
Scrabble night will be held at the Four Fathers Memorial Library in Amherst from 6:30-8 p.m. Call 667-2549.
Feb. 25
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.
March 17
St. Patrick's Day Luncheon
A St. Patrick's Day luncheon will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at noon in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.
April 21
Sandwich Board Shuffle
A sandwich board shuffle will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at noon in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.
May 19
Spring Fling Extravaganza
A spring fling extravaganza will be held at 185 D'Orsay Road at noon in support of the LA Animal Shelter. Paper donations required. Call Sharon Duffy at 667-2880 or e-mail sharonduffy@eastlink.ca.
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Organizations: Rise N Shine Book Club, Marion Murray Community Centre, Bridge Adult Service Centre Wandlyn Inn Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Knights of Columbus Springhill and Area Chamber of Commerce Amherst Masonic Society Autumn House Amherst Regional High School River Hebert United Church Airforce Club on Havelock Cumberland Sexual Health Centre Piece Autism Association Amherst Curling Club Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre District Fire Department Oxford Trinity United Church Anglican Church Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Haiti, 185 D'Orsay Road Canada Elmwood Springhill Mills Road 1600 Collingwood-Wentworth Road Cumberland County St. George's Parrsboro South Albion

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