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Feb. 19
Meet and Greet
Northport Community Centre will hold a meet-and-greet from 7-9 p.m. Refreshments will be served.
Silhouette Unveiling
The Cumberland chapter of Silent Witness Nova Scotia will hold a silhouette unveiling at 3 p.m., at the Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro.
Teens and Truth
The Amherst Open Bible Church's Teens and Truth group for ages 13 and older will meet at 7 p.m. at 131 Victoria St. West, Amherst. Call 667-7271 or e-mail pastor@aobbc.com.
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.
Variety Show
A variety show to raise money for cancer research (Relay for Life) will be held at the Southampton Community Centre at 7 p.m.
Supper
Wentworth United Church will hold a supper in support of Haitian relief from 4-6 p.m.
Musical Evening
A musical evening will be held at 8 p.m., at the Sunrise Senior Citizens Centre in Lower Shinimicas.
Feb. 21
Flag/Heritage Day
Parrsboro Legion will hold a Flag/Heritage Day event from noon-2:30 p.m. Flag raising at 1 p.m.
Musical Evening
A musical evening will be held at Sunrise Trinity United Church in Amherst Head from 7-9 p.m. Proceeds for Haitian relief.
Feb. 22
Seniors Wii Time
Seniors are invited to the Amherst library from 1-3 p.m., to try out some indoor sports on the Nintendo Wii gaming system. Refreshments will be provided.
Feb. 23
Winterfest
Celebrate Winterfest at the Amherst library with an evening of fun and snacks and Dance Dance Revolution from
7-9 p.m. Open to Grades 7-12.
Prom Pal
The Prom Pal fashion show will be held at 7 p.m., at the Susan Taylor Memorial Theatre at ARHS. Proceeds to safe grad committees in Cumberland County.
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.
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.
Soup and Chili Luncheon
The Bridge Workshop, 16 Station St., Amherst, will hold a soup and chili luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Take-out available. Call 667-8433.
45s
A 45s tournament will be held at the Springhill Senior Citizens Centre, 4 McDougal St., at 7:30 p.m. Please bring a partner.
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.
Bag Sale
The Bargains at the Bridge used clothing store will hold a fill-a-bag sale at 16 Station St., Amherst, from 9 a.m-6 p.m.
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.
Bag Sale
The Bargains at the Bridge used clothing store will hold a fill-a-bag sale at 16 Station St., Amherst, from 9 a.m-3 p.m.
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.
Turkey Burger Sale
A turkey burger sale will be held at the Dr. Carson and Marion Murray Community Centre in Springhill from 10 a.m.-
1 p.m. Call 597-3158 or 597-2458 to order.
Benefit
A benefit darts tournament and silent auction will be held for the family of Eric Jollota at 1 p.m., at the Elm Tree Tavern.
Musical Evening
A musical evening will be held at the Amherst 50+ Club from 8-11 p.m. Call 667-1058.
Feb. 28
Outdoor Family Skate
An outdoor family skate will be held at Tidnish Bridge skating rink from 1-3 p.m., weather permitting.
Roast Beef Supper
A roast beef supper will be served at the RCAF Association on Havelock St., in Amherst from 4-6 p.m. Eat in or take out. Call 667-9262.
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 2
Blood Donor Clinic
A blood donor clinic will be held at the Amherst Fire Hall from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m.
Classic Movie Night
The Amherst library will be showing the 1963 suspense comedy "Charade" at
7 p.m. Bring snacks and drinks.
March 3
Blood Donor Clinic
A blood donor clinic will be held at the Amherst Fire Hall from 1-3 and 5-8 p.m.
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.
Jiggs' Dinner
An Irish boiled dinner will be served at St. David's Presbyterian Chursh in Springhill. Settings at 4:30 and 6 p.m. Call 597-3579.
March 7
Pancake Supper
A pancake supper will be served from 4-6 p.m., at the Sunrise Senior Citizens Centre in Lower Shinimicas.
March 13
Pancake Day
Nappan United Church will host its annual pancake day from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Pancake Supper
Immanuel United Church, 25 Hickman St., Amherst will hold a pancake supper from noon until 6 p.m.
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 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 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: Northport Community Centre, Sunrise Senior Citizens Centre, Fundy Geological Museum Amherst Open Bible Church Southampton Community Centre Wentworth United Church Rise N Shine Book Club Sunrise Trinity United Church Red Cross Tidnish Crossroads Community Centre Susan Taylor Memorial Theatre Wandlyn Inn Springhill Senior Citizens Centre Tidnish Crossroads and Area Community Association Marion Murray Community Centre Amherst Lions Club Autumn House Chatterbox Cafe Nappan United Church Amherst Town

Geographic location: Amherst, Cumberland County, Lower Shinimicas Parrsboro Springhill 185 D'Orsay Road Elmwood Pugwash South Albion

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