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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. 6
Day for Haiti
The Joggins Legion will hold a Day for Haiti beginning at 2 p.m. Entertainment and activites. Proceeds for Haitian earthquake relief. Call 251-2506.
Feb. 7
Mothers of Angels
Mothers of Angels will meet at 1:30 p.m., at First Baptist Church on Victoria St., in Amherst.
Cribbage
Cribbage will be played at the Springhill Senior Citizens Recreation Centre (4 McDougal St.) at 7:30 p.m.
Coffee House
The Salvation Army Community Church will hold a coffee house from 7-8:15 p.m. Free will offering.
Feb. 9
Community Luncheon
A community luncheon will be held at noon at the Log Building on Mills Road in Advocate.
Feb. 10
Valentine Crafts
Grades Primary to 6 are welcome at the Amherst library for Valentine crafts from 3-4 p.m. Call 667-2549 by Feb. 9 to register.
Cards
Cards will be played at the Springhill Senior Citizens Recreation Centre (4 McDougal St.) at 7:30 p.m.
Valentine Crafts
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to the Springhill library from 3-4 p.m., to make Valentine's Day crafts to take home. Call 597-2211 to register.
Feb. 11
Cards
Cards will be played at the Springhill Senior Citizens Recreation Centre (4 McDougal St.) at 2 pm. Meeting to follow.
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.
Variety Show
The Cumberland Singers present a
musical variety show for Haitian relief at 7:30 p.m., at the Wentworth Recreation Centre.
Pancake Supper
A pancake supper will be held at Christ Church parish hall from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Pot Luck Supper and Cards
A pot luck supper followed by an evening of cards will be held at the
Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall in Lower Shinimicas at 6 p.m. Bring your own dishes and favourite foods.
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. Call Lisa Hill at 660-5143 or e-mail cumberlandpride@hotmail.com.
Meeting
The Nova Scotia Highlanders (IV) Association will meet at 7:30 p.m., at the Amherst Armoury.
Valentine's Day With Dad
Kids ages six and younger and their male caregivers can enjoy a morning of fun from 10 a.m.-noon at Maggie's Place. Call 667-7250 to register.
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.
45s
Auction 45s 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.
Hymn Sing
An old-fashioned hymn sing will be held at Springhill Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Free will offering for Haiti relief fund.
Musical Afternoon
A musical afternoon will be held at the Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall in Lower Shinimicas at 5 p.m.
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.
Meeting
Cumberland County Riders ATV Club will meet at 7 p.m., at Brookdale church hall.
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.
Pancake Supper
A pancake supper will be held at Holy Family Church Hall, 63 Church St., Amherst from 4-6 p.m.
Pancake Supper
A pancake supper will be held at the Wallace Community Hall from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
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.
Bridge Luncheon
A bridge luncheon will be held at the Amherst Curling Club. Lunch from noon-1 p.m., bridge from 1-4 p.m.?Call 667-8246 for tickets.
Feb. 20
Sadie and the Snowman
Kids ages six and younger and their parents/caregivers can enjoy a morning of activities at Maggie's Place. Call 667-7250 to register.
Feb. 24
Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the 1982 film "E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial" at 6:30 p.m. Bring snacks and drinks.
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.
Feb. 26
Red Cross Information Session
A Red Cross information session for seniors will be held at the Tidnish Crossroads Community Centre at 2 p.m. Call Tanya at 667-1927 to register.
Snowman Building
Children and their caregivers are invited to meet at Maggie's Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst from 9:30-11:30 a.m., for a morning of snowman building. Call 667-7250 to register.
Feb. 27
Family Snow Sculpture
Tidnish Crossroads and Area Community Association will hold a family snow sculpture event, weather permitting, from 1-3 p.m., at the Rodney Estabrooks Memorial Sports Field.
Feb. 28
Outdoor Family Skate
An outdoor family skate will be held at Tidnish Bridge skating rink from 1-3 p.m., weather permitting.
March 1
Where Did I Come From?
Presented by the Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland County. For ages 9-12 and their parents. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call 667-7500 to register.
March 5
Luncheon
A free luncheon celebrating women in sports will be held from noon-1:30 p.m., at the Amherst Lions Club, 9 Electric St. Free will donation to Autumn House accepted.
March 6
Community Supper
The Pugwash Farmers Market will hold a community supper at the Chatterbox Cafe. Call 243-2918 for tickets.
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.
March 28
Chocolate-making Class
A free chocolate-making class for seniors will be held at the Tidnish Community Centre at 1 p.m. Call Tanya at 667-1927 to register.
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: Springhill Senior Citizens Recreation Centre, Marion Murray Community Centre, Amherst Curling Club First Baptist Church on Victoria Coffee House The Salvation Army Community Church Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre Wentworth Recreation Centre Christ Church Pot Luck Senior Citizens District Fire Department Springhill Baptist Church Sunrise Senior Citizens Hall Red Cross Tidnish Crossroads Community Centre Cumberland County Riders ATV Club Brookdale church Oxford Trinity United Church Holy Family Church Hall Anglican Church Rise N Shine Book Club Tidnish Crossroads and Area Community Association Amherst Lions Club Autumn House Chatterbox Cafe Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Haiti, Springhill 185 D'Orsay Road Mills Road Cumberland County Lower Shinimicas St. George's Parrsboro Elmwood Pugwash South Albion

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