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['Community Happenings']
['Community Happenings']

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July 18

Master Chef

1 to 3:30 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. For ages 12 to 16. To register, call 902-667-7250.

Tea in the Garden

2 to 4 p.m. at the Wallace and Area Museum. Enjoy tea and sweets in the screed deck while overlooking the beautiful garden.

SuperNOVA Science Workshop

10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. For ages eight to 12. Learn about chemistry through a hands-on experiment where we will create a polymer out of two chemical compounds. Pre-registration is required by calling 902-597-2211. Children under age nine must be accompanied by an adult.

Evil Genius Club

2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Pugwash Library. For ages nine and over.

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Join us along with Maggie’s Place every Wednesday for songs, stories and snacks. For children up to age five. Call 902-667-2549 for more information.

SuperNOVA Science

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Learn about chemistry through a hands-on experiment where we will create a polymer out of two chemical compounds. Pre-registration is required by calling 902-667-2549.

July 19

Summer Reading Club

10 a.m. to noon at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Spectacular Space. For Grades Primary to 6. Registration required by calling 902-667-2549.

Baby Friendly Drop-In

1 to 3 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Chat with Public Health and Maggie’s Place regarding your child’s health, have your baby weight, breastfeeding support and more. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Snuggle Bugs

9:30 to 11 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Support and information for parents with babies up to 18 months old. Call Donna for information at 902-667-7250. Childcare and transportation provided.

July 20

Puppet Show

1 to 2 p.m. at the Miner’s Memorial Library, Springhill. For all ages. Children under age nine must be accompanied by an adult.

Friday Fun Times

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dickey Park splash pad. Free drop-in playgroup for parents/caregivers and children. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Puppet Show

10 to 11 a.m. at the Oxford Library. For all ages.

Oxford Pregnancy and Beyond

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place at the Nazerene Church, Oxford. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

July 21

Children’s Day

1 to 3 p.m. at the Wallace and Area Museum. Will your boat float? For ages five to 12. Registration in advance required by calling 902-257-2191.

Strawberry Shortcake Dessert

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

Rodney Estabrooks Memorial Tournament

10 a.m. to noon craft and bake sale at Tidnish Community Centre, washer toss games at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and ball tournament with canteen at Rodney Estabrooks Memorial Sports Complex, Tidnish. All proceeds in support of muscular dystrophy.

Bake and Craft Sale

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall, Lower Shinimicas Road. Baked items and crafts, canteen open. Tables available to rent by calling 902-447-3113 or 902-661-4140.

Seafood Chowder

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wallace Community Centre with biscuits, salads, desserts and more. Proceeds for Wallace United Church.

Open House

1 to 4 p.m. open house at Blue Heron Gallery, 11 Beatons Bluff, Route 366, Lorneville. Featured artist for 2018 is John Greer of Amherst. Guest artist is Randy Mugford, a Nova Scotia furniture designer. For more information, call 902-661-1089.

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Parrsboro Elementary School. Outdoor playgroup hosted by Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 to register.

July 22

Strawberry Shortcake Dessert

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

King Seaman Church Service

2 p.m. at King Seaman United Church, Minudie with Bill Drysdale officiating. Reception to follow in Minudie Community Hall.

July 25

Tea in the Garden

2 to 4 p.m. at the Wallace and Area Museum. Enjoy tea and sweets in the screed deck while overlooking the beautiful garden.

45s Tournament

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

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Join us along with Maggie’s Place every Wednesday for songs, stories and snacks. For children up to age five. Call 902-667-2549 for more information.

Really Rad Recycling

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Pugwash Library. Registration required.

Unicorns Unite

3 to 4 p.m. at the Oxford Library. For Grades Primary to 6.

Art Ambush

3 to 4 p.m. at the River Hebert Library. For Grades Primary to 6.

July 26

Cumberland Carnival

3 to 4 p.m. at the Miner’s Memorial Library, Springhill. Summer Reading Club Cumberland Carnival. Children under age nine must be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Reading Club

10 a.m. to noon at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Cumberland Carnival. For Grades Primary to 6. Registration required by calling 902-667-2549.

Baby Friendly Drop-In

1 to 3 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Chat with Public Health and Maggie’s Place regarding your child’s health, have your baby weight, breastfeeding support and more. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Super Science

3 to 4 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library. For Grades Primary to 6.

July 27

Friday Fun Times

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Free drop-in playgroup for parents/caregivers and children. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Parrsboro Pregnancy and Beyond

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place at the United Baptist Church, Parrsboro. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

July 28

Flea Market and Fun Day

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wallace and Area Museum.

July 29

Genealogy Presentation

2 p.m. at Ottawa House featuring Dr. Allan Marble speaking about the Spanish Flu of 1918.

July 30

Everything but the Kitchen Sink

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Advocate School. Outdoor playgroup hosted by Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 to register.

July 31

Evil Genius Club

1 to 2:30 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. For ages eight to 13.

Springhill Pregnancy and Beyond

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place at the Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

August 4

Breakfast at Minudie

9 a.m. at the Minudie Community Hall with pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, tea and coffee.

August 7

Volunteer Recruitment Day

9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Amherst Red Cross Service Centre, 16 Church St., Suite B. Tour the facilities and see the equipment, meet volunteers and staff and learn about local services and how you can volunteer.

August 11

Quilt Show

At the King Seaman United Church, Minudie on both Aug. 11 and Aug. 12. Beautiful handmade quilts by local artisans.


August 12

Blessing of the Crops

12 to 2 p.m. at St. Denis Roman Catholic Church, Minudie. Experience an Acadian traditional mass at an historic Acadian church. Celebrated by Rev. Bishop Paul Terrio. Reception to follow at parish hall in Joggins. Evening concert at St. Denis Church at 6 p.m.

August 24

Neither Rhyme nor Reason

6 to 8 p.m. at the Oxford Riverside Gallery. An exhibition of paintings by Louise Cloutier and poems by Richard Dittami. Closes Sept. 28.

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