River Hebert and Area News

Fossil centre holding Father's Day activities

Jamie Heap jmheap@mta.ca
Published on June 16, 2011

Greetings from River Hebert. Although it may be raining today, I am sure that many of you would agree that we have been enjoying more than our fair of sunshine of late, especially when compared to all of the wet weather that we received earlier on in the spring. Bring on the sun!

Condolences are sent out to the family of William (Bill) Agnew (formerly of River Hebert) who passed away on Sunday, May 29 at the age of 91 at the Cumberland Regional Health Care Centre. Bill was a coal miner who worked the mines of River Hebert and Joggins for 40 years. Bill’s funeral took place on June 1. Donations can be made in his memory to the Canadian Diabetes Association, the Nova Scotia Lung Association or to a charity of the donor’s choosing. Rest in peace Bill.

What’s On in River Hebert and Area?

On Thursday, June 16, between 5-7 p.m., the River Hebert Branch Library will host a free Teen Movie Night featuring the movie “I Am Number Four” for teens 13 and up. Synopsis (imdb.com): “John is an extraordinary teen, masking his true identity and passing as a typical high school student to elude a deadly enemy seeking to destroy him. Three like him have already been killed ... he is Number Four.”

The Joggins Fossil Centre presents “Father’s Day at The Joggins Fossil Cliffs: Lobster Boil and Barbecue” this Sunday, June 19 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. featuring your choice of a lobster or sausage dinner. A guided beach tour (11:30 a.m. to noon) and a washer’s tournament will also be taking place. For more information, or to see if it is still possible to make a reservation, please phone 251-2727, extension 225.

The TD Canada Trust Summer Reading Club (free for all ages) will be holding a kickoff and registration party on Friday, June 24 at the River Hebert Branch Library. Phone 251-2324 for more information.

Happy Father’s Day!