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Weekend listings for Cumberland County

Lots to do this weekend

Lots to do this weekend

May 23

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

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.

May 24

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.

Plant Sale

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.

Bottle Drive

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.

Trinity-St.Stephen’s Bazaar

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.

May 25

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.

Cribbage Tournament

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.

Musical Evening

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.

May 26

Read Away Your Fines

From May 26 to June 9 for Grades Primary to 12. Contact your local library for more details.

May 27

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.

Organizations: Parrsboro Citizens Choir, Cumberland, Truro Curling Club Truro Branch Oxford Library Smurfs 2 Parrsborough Shore Historical Society Ottawa House Museum County Museum Northport Home Valu Store RCAFA 105 Fenwick United Church Knights of Pythias Hall Tweedsmuir Club Sexual Health Centre Springhill

Geographic location: Amherst Stadium, Cumberland County, Ratchford Street Havelock Street Springhill Miner

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