SYDNEY — There's lots to do around Cape Breton today as people prepare for their weekend with a variety of community based events.
Here's an extensive list of many of those activities:
7 p.m., Dominion Booters will meet at the Marcia Fiolek Park for a walk-about, everyone welcome
7:30 p.m., Doubles cribbage tournament, Community Hawks Club, Lower Mitchell Avenue
8 p.m., A card game at the Gardiner Mines Senior Citizens and Pensioners Hall, Seaside Drive, cash jackpot, free tea/coffee
10 a.m., Walk Away the Pounds program, Glace Bay Salvation Army, 40 Union St.
8 p.m., AA meeting by the Alano group at rear McKeen Street
9:30 a.m., Crafters Club, Main-a-Dieu Coastal Discovery Centre
New Waterford Credit Union Art Gallery presents "Character Reference," a watercolour exhibition by local artist, Patsy MacKinnon, CSPWC, during regular business hours
10 a.m.-12 p.m., Adult skating, New Waterford Community Rink
8 p.m., Tarabish, New Waterford Pensioners Club
8 p.m., Narcotics Anonymous at 429 Kings St.
8 a.m.-4 p.m., Veterans’ Memorial Computer Site is open
8 p.m., Aberdeen Alanon Family Group, St. Joseph’s Church (rear entrance), 30 Main St., Reserve Mines
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Karaoke at Reserve Pensioners Club, everyone welcome
9-10 a.m. Seniors swimming, Kiwanis Pool, Prince Street. Phone the pool for more information.
10 a.m. Cape Breton Overeaters Anonymous group will meet at Bethel Church, George Street (hall entrance). No weigh-ins, dues or fees. Contact Chantal, 371-5341; Harriet, 562-3510.
10 a.m., Walk aerobics, Salvation Army Sydney Community Church, 55 Inglis St. For more information, contact Dena, 562-1717.
10:30 a.m., Acceptance AFG will meet at the Salvation Army Community Church, 55 Inglis St.
12 p.m., (CD) Friday morning group (step), St. Theresa Church (rear), 381 Whitney Ave., Ashby.
1-3 p.m., High Fibre lunches, McConnell Library. All crafters working with any type of fibre, can join others for conversation and work on your fibre project. Knitters, crocheters, quilters, rug hookers, embroiderers, spinners, paper artists at all levels are welcome.
1:30 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, Old Radar Base Chapel. Partners guaranteed.
1:30-4 p.m., Darts will be played, Club 55,
Horizon Achievement Centre, tenth annual Holiday Treasures 5-8 p.m., craft show, 780 Upper Prince St. Crafts from local Cape Breton Artisans. Canteen service and bake table.
7:30 p.m., Tarabish game, Club 55.
7:30 p.m., Tarabish game, French Club.
8 p.m., Fall dance, Steelworkers and Sydney Pensioners Club, 30 Inglis St. Music by Killin Time.
8 p.m.-12 a.m., Karaoke jackpot, Royal Canadian Legion branch 12, in the lounge. Reg & Ruth Magliaro. Members and guests.
8 p.m., (CD) AA Westside Group meeting, Spanish River Seniors Club, 1840 Kings Rd.
7:30 p.m., 45s card game, Whitney Pier Seniors Club rooms, Breton Street.
9 p.m.-1 a.m., Dance, Royal Canadian Legion branch 128.
8 p.m., (CD) AA Boisdale Serenity meeting, 2457 Bourinot Rd.
6-7 p.m., Iona branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, evening supper, everyone welcome, followed by ceilidh
8 p.m.-12 a.m., Jackpot karaoke, with P&P, at Royal Canadian Legion branch 008
5-6 p.m., Wagmatcook Native Walkers Program at the Wagmatcook Culture & Heritage Centre, no charge
Cape Breton Community Calendar is a public service listing of community events sponsored by non-profit groups. To ensure adequate advance publication, submit notices at least two weeks prior to the event. Limit announcements to 24 words or less. Telephone 563-3838; fax 562-7077 or email your event to email@example.com.
For upcoming events, see Saturday’s Cape Breton Post.