Weekend listings for Cumberland County
Lots to do this weekend
Lots to do this weekend
University Women Book Fair
6 to 9 p.m. on May 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 24 at the Truro Curling Club. Hosted by the Canadian Federation of University Women (Truro Branch). Sale will offer used books, CDs, DVDs, games and puzzles. For more information go to www.cfuw-truro.org.
After School Movie
3 to 4:45 p.m. at the Oxford Library featuring the Smurfs 2. Call 447-2440 for more information.
Open Mic at the Hall
7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Citizens Hall. Donations appreciated, 50/50, door prize, canteen available.
Parrsborough Shore AGM
10:30 a.m. annual meeting for Parrsborough Shore Historical Society at Ottawa House Museum. Everyone welcome, refreshments served after meeting.
Jewelry, Baking and Yard Sale
8 a.m. to noon at 6 Oceanview Dr., Amherst. In support of Sexual Health Centre for Cumberland. Raindate: May 31.
8 a.m. to noon at the Cumberland County Museum featuring perennials, shrubs, annuals, herbs, soil mix and more. Rain or shine. For more information, call the museum at 667-2561.
9 a.m. for the Northport Home and School Association. Roadside pickup on Northport bus run. Call 661-7181 for more information or if you have bottles to becollected.
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, Ratchford Street, Amherst. Baking, plants, used books, silent auction and canteen. Something for everone. Free admission.
Masonic Society Breakfast
7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Amherst Masonic Lodge, 20 Lawrence St., Amherst. Eggs (your choice), bacon or sausage, hashbrowns, toast, orange juice, tea or coffee.
Barbecue for the Shelter
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Amherst Pet Valu Store. Proceeds to support L.A. Animal Shelter.
Wazoo Blues Band
7 to 10 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall.
Parrsboro Citizens Band Spring Concert
2 p.m. with the Parrsboro Citizens Band, Parrsboro Citizens Choir, Elastic Big Band and others Donations at the door.
1 p.m. registration and play begins at 1 p.m. at Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Please bring a partner.
Roast Beef Dinner
4 to 6 p.m. at the RCAFA 105 (Cumberland) Wing, Havelock Street in Amherst. Free delivery within town limits. Call 667-9262.
Fenwick United 128th Anniversary
11 a.m. at Fenwick United Church with special music.
7 p.m. at the Knights of Pythias Hall, Amherst (next to the Amherst Stadium). Music by Stephen Riply, Laura Paugh and the Fellas. Proceeds for Lady Tweedsmuir Club. Everyone welcome.
Read Away Your Fines
From May 26 to June 9 for Grades Primary to 12. Contact your local library for more details.
It Wasn’t the Stork
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Sexual Health Centre, Elmwood Drive, Amherst. Program for nine to 12-year-olds and parents to talk aout conception, pregnancy and childbirth. Call 667-7500 to register before May 23. No cost to register.
Hackmatack @ Your Library
1:15 to 2:15 p.m. at Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. For Grades 4 to 6. Author and illustrator Ashley Spires talks about her comic Binky Takes Charge.
Call 597-2211 for more information.
Twisted Stitchers @ Your Library
6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Call 597-2211 for more information.