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June 21

Prairie Sea in Concert

8 p.m. at the Parrsboro Citizens Hall. Tickets can be purchased at, at Sweet Briar Boutique or by calling 701-8954.

Musical Evening

8 to 11:15 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall, Shinimicas.

10th Benefit Ho’Down

1 to 3 p.m. open mic, 3 to 5 p.m. special guest at The Legeres, 99 Fenwick Rd. Nappan. Proceeds for Cumberland Cancer Assistance Fund and Kate MacLeod Bursary.


8 a.m. to noon at the Collingwood Fire Hall, 70 Wentworth-Collingwood Rd. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, toast, sausage, juice, tea/coffee. Sponsored by CDVFD Ladies Auxiliary.

Quilt Fair

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lorneville United Church. Admission inlcudes refreshments. Proceeds for church purposes.

Community Garden Planting Day

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Amherst Community Garden, between 143 and 149 East Pleasant St. Learn about growing your own food, the community garden committee and enjoy health snacks and refreshments.

June 22

Cumberland County Car Show

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Robb Centennial Complex. For more information, call Gordon at 546-2776 or email .


1 p.m. registration, play begins at 1;30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, Croft Street, Amherst. Please bring a partner.

June 23

Girls World Summer Day Camps

Deadline for award-winning day camps in Amherst, Oxford, Parrsboro, Pugwash Advocate and River Hebert. To held in July and August. Space is limited. Call 667-7500 to register. For more information go to

Autumn House AGM

9 a.m. at Heartz Hall, Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, Amherst. Featuring guest speaker MLA Lenore Zann. She is one of five national spokespersons for Canadian Association of Mental Illness and Mental Health.

Nature New Brunswick

7:30 p.m. Sabine Dietz, president of Nature NB, will describe her organization (formerly the New Brunswick Federation of Naturalists), including its history, priorities and programs. Meeting is at United Church Maritime Conference Office, 21 Wright St., Sackville.

June 24

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Bring your project to work on at this monthly informal gathering. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting and all other kinds of textile crafts. For more information, call 597-2211.

June 25

45s Tournament

7:30 p.m. at the Springhill Senior’s Centre, 4 McDougal St., Springhill. Please bring a partner.

Mixed Dart League

7 p.m. at the Air Force Club, 105 (Cumberland) Wing, Havelock Street, Amherst. Every Wednesday night. Call 667-9184.

June 26

Fun Darts at the Wing

7 p.m. at the RCAFA 105 (Cumberland) Wing, Havelock Street, Amherst. Everyone welcome. For more information, call Ida Terrio at 667-7076.

Senior’s Cards

7 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall in Shinimicas.

Cumberland County Museum AGM

6:30 p.m. at the Cumberland County Museum on Church Street, Amherst. Featuring Bill Casey as guest speaker.

Summer Reading Club Kickoff

2 to 3 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. For Grades 7 to 12, including fun games and delicious snacks. Register for summer reading club at 597-2211.

June 27

Benefit for Crystal Trenholm

At the Oxford Legion with a DJ, music, bar, silent auction and numerous prizes. She is the wife of Wayne Trenholm of Shinimicas and is battling cancer.

June 28

Church Supper

4 to 6 p.m. at Malagash Community Hall. Serving casseroles, salads, homemade beans, brown bread, biscuits and pie. Proceeds for Malagash United Church. The hall is wheelchair accessible.

Summer Reading Club Kickoff Party

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the River Hebert Library. For Grades Primary to 6.

June 29

Beausejour Quintet

7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Citizens Hall.

July 1

Ottawa House Canada Day

1:30 citizens band, 2 p.m. flag raising, guest speakers, birthday cake and food auction at Ottawa House, Parrsboro.

July 3

Pictures by the Shore

7:30 p.m at Jost Winery, Malagash, featuring Ventus Machina woodwind quintet. Works by Mozart, Mussorgsky, Mozetich, Gibson and Miller.

July 6

Historic Mid-1800s Slides

2 p.m. at Ottawa House Museum, Parrsboro. Slides of Oxford and area from mid-1800s. Refreshments to follow.

July 9

45s Tournament

7:30 p.m. at the Springhill Senior’s Centre, 4 McDougal St. Please bring a partner.

July 13

Strawberry Shortcake by the Sea

11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Ottawa House Museum, Parrsboro.

July 19

Indoor Used Book and Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wag Canine Recreation Centre, 10C Lawrence St., Amherst. Also serving Greco Pizza from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. with all proceeds going to Emily’s Place Spay and Neuter Outreach Society.

July 23

45s Tournament

7:30 p.m. at the Springhill Senior’s Centre, 4 McDougal St. Please bring a partner.

July 27

Pictures by the Shore

7:30 p.m at Tidnish Community Hall featuring Ventus Machina woodwind quintet. Works by Mozart, Mussorgsky, Mozetich, Gibson and Miller.

The Community Happenings are a free service to non-profit organizations. 30-word maximum. Written submissions to: Community Happenings, P.O. Box 280, 147 South Albion St., Amherst Town Square Mall, Amherst, N.S., B4H 2X2. Fax: 667-0419, e-mail Notices will not be taken over the phone. Current events open to the public only. Notices of yard sales and dances will not be published. NOTE: There is no guarantee of publication: to ensure publication consider a paid advertisement by contacting our Sales Department at 667-5102.

Organizations: Cumberland, Lorneville United Church, Parrsboro Citizens Hall Sweet Briar Boutique Ottawa House Canadian Association of Mental Illness and Mental Health.Nature New New Brunswick Federation of Naturalists Maritime Conference Office Air Force Club RCAFA 105 Cumberland County Museum Oxford Legion River Hebert Library Wag Canine Recreation Centre Amherst Town

Geographic location: Parrsboro, Cumberland County, Springhill Oxford Amherst Community Croft Street River Hebert Shinimicas Havelock Street Church Street South Albion

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