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Community events calendar for Cumberland County


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Community events calendar for Cumberland County

May 20

Concert at the Hall

8 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring The Hupman Brothers.

 

May 21

Musical evening

Sunrise Senior Citizens, 8 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. Lower Shinimicas.

 

Wentworth Recreation Centre

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. yard sale in support. For information or booking, call 902-548-2682.

 

All You Can Eat Breakfast

7 to 10 a.m. at St. Mark’s Hall, Aulac. Also a bake sale. Proceeds for the Anglican Parish of Westmorland.

 

Plant Sale

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cumberland County Museum and Archives annual plant sale featuring perennials, annuals, shrubs, vines and more.

 

Masonic Breakfast

7:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Amherst Masonic Lodge, 20 Lawrence St., Amherst, featuring eggs, bacon or sausages, orange juice, tea and coffee. There’s also takeout.

 

Springhill Fishing Derby

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Springhill Pit Pond. Prizes, barbecue and lots of fun.

 

May 22

Spencer’s Island Farmers’ Market

1 to 4 p.m. opening day for farmers’ market in community hall, 69 Beach Rd., Spencer’s Island. Homemade beeswax candles, balms, oils and soaps. There’ll be baked goods, jams, jellies and vegetables as well as embroidery work, art, knitting, homemade quilts and other unique items.

 

May 23

Wentworth Recreation Centre

8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. yard sale in support. For information or booking, call 902-548-2682.

 

Card Party

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Recreation Centre.

 

May 24

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 p.m. drop-in stitchery group at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library.

 

Storytime Dance Party

10 to 11 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Strap on your dancing shoes and boogie over to the library for an hour of music, movement and toe-tapping tales. Call 902-667-2549 for more information.

 

Amherst Trails Association AGM

7 p.m. at the Amherst Police Department’s Francis Smith Community Room. Annual general meeting featuring a review of last year’s activities, a look ahead to 2016-17 and the election of officers.

 

Noontime Barbecue

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Amherst. Weekly barbecues start June 1.

 

May 25

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. In partnership with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age 5.

 

Bridge Club Luncheon

12 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Call Joyce McCollum at 902-667-8246 for more information.

 

Incredible Insects

3 p.m. at the Oxford Library. For Grades Primary to 6. Crafts, fun and games. Call 902-447-2440 for more information.

 

45s Tournament

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

 

Lebanese Dinner

4 to 6 p.m. at Oxford Lions Centre in support of Oxford Refugee Committee. Tickets available at Scotiabank or from committee members. For more information call 902-447-2217 or 902-447-2526.

 

May 26

After School Movie

3 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring The Peanuts Movie. For Grades Primary to 6.

 

Potluck dinner and cards

12 p.m. at Sunrise Senior Citizens. Lower Shinimicas.

 

Oyster Fest

7 p.m. at St. Thomas More Church Hall, Black Street, Pugwash. A variety of hors d’oeurves and oysters prepared hot and cold along with an expert panel discussion.

 

Lobster Roll Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Amherst. Lobster roll, tea, coffee and dessert. Takeouts will be available.

 

May 27

Strawberry Shortcake Luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Anglican Parish Hall, Springhill. Sandwiches, strawberry shortcake and choice of tea, coffee or cold drink. Funds being used for the purchase of hospital equipment by All Saints Springhill Hospital Auxiliary.

 

Musical Evening

8 to 11 a.m. at Springhill Senior’s Centre, McDougal Street, Springhill.

 

May 28

Bottle Drive

9 a.m. bottle drive along the Northport School bus route. Please place bottles at the end of the driveway. Proceeds for Northport Home & School Association. Call 902-297-0557 for more information.

       

Sea Cadets Breakfast

7:30 to 1 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge, Lawrence Street, Amherst. Featuring pancakes, sausages, tea and coffee. Proceeds to support cadets’ trip to Europe in 2017.

 

Sexual Health Centre Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 173 John Black Rd. To support Sexual Health Centre of Cumberland’s Girls World self-esteem camps and other programs and services.

 

Bake and Yard Sale

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Immanuel United Church, 25 Hickman St., Amherst. Sponsored by the church’s board of stewards.

 

Caledonian Fiddle Orchestra

7 p.m. the Caledonian Scottish Fiddle Orchestra is performing at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church as part of the Music at Trinity concert series.

 

May 29

Spring Band Concert

7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall.

 

Cribbage

1:30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner.

 

Springtime in Springhill

3 p.m. at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church. Doors open at 2 p.m. Featuring Nova Voce, Nova Scotia Provincial Men’s Choir. Tickets at the door, from choir members or by emailing tickets@novavoce.com. Tickets also available at Guardian Drugs and Springhill Pharamsave.

 

Anniversary Service

7 p.m. at Oxford Baptist Church, 89 Rideau St., Oxford. 140th anniversary service with special music by Harmony Ridge and guest speaker Rev. Dale Greer. Refreshments to follow.

 

Roast Turkey Dinner

4 to 6 p.m. at the RCAF Association 105 (Cumberland) Wing on Havelock Street. Takeouts available. Call 902-667-9262.

 

Musical Afternoon

3 p.m. at Trinity United Victoria featuring special music from the Oxford and Area Men’s Choir. Refreshments to follow.

 

May 30

Multi-cultural Committee Meeting

7 p.m. at the Cumberland YMCA community room. First public meeting for Multi-cultural Association of Cumberland. Opportunity to become a member, join a committee or become involved. For more information, or to become a member of the association, email culture@cumberland.ca .

 

Rodney Cemetery Society AGM

6:30 p.m. at the Rodney Hall. Volunteer cleanup will be June 4 starting at 9 a.m.

 

June 1

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. In partnership with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age 5.

 

Movie Night at the Hall

7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring In the Heart of the Sea.

 

Lego Fun

2 to 5 p.m. at the Oxford Library. For Gades Primary to 6. Call 902-447-2440 for more information.

 

June 2

Princess Tea

6 to 8 p.m. at Dr. Carson & Marion Murray Community Centre, Springhill. Little princesses can have their hair, nails and makeup done and get a yummy treat. There will also be a bake sale and a professional photographer on hand. All proceeds for Springhill’s elementary schools.

 

June 4

Plant and Bake Sale at the Hall

9 a.m. to noon at the Parrsboro Hall.

 

Concert in the Hall

8 p.m. featuring Joan Kennedy.

 

Lobster and Ham Takeout Supper

3 to 4 p.m. pickup at Sunrise Trinity United Church in Amherst Head. Meal includes two canner lobsters or ham, potato salad, coleslaw roll and pie. Deadline for placing orders is May 30. To order, call Iris at 902-661-4002 or Sandra at 902-667-9879.

 

June 5

Crib Tournament

1 p.m. at the RCAF Association 105 (Cumberland) Association Hall, Havelock Street. Amherst. Please bring a partner. For more information, call 902-667-9262.

 

Musical Evening

7 p.m. at Bethany United Church in Thomson Station featuring special music by Harmony Ridge. Refreshments to follow.

 

June 7

55+ Celebration and Games Day

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Amherst Stadium with presentations and recreation. Lunch included. Call Courtenay at 902-667-7484 to register.

 

June 8

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. In partnership with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age 5.

 

After School Movie

3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Oxford Library featuring Rio 2. Fun for all ages. Bring a snack.

 

June 9

Spring Into Summer

7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church, Springhill. Spring Into Summer concret with the Cobequid Funtones, Travelers, Encore, John Melanson and more. Freewill offering.

 

June 11

Concert in the Hall

8 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring Ryan Willigar.

 

June 13

After Hours Minecraft

5 to 7 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Play Minecraft and eat snacks. For ages nine to 13 and pre-registration required by calling 902-667-2549. 

 

June 15

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. In partnership with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age 5.

 

Movie Night at the Hall

7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring The Revenant.

 

June 16

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Oxford Library. Bring your stitching and share with others. Call 902-447-2440 for more information.

 

June 18

World Knit in Public Day

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Oxford Library. Drop in and knit a few stitches. Enter to win a prize. Call 902-447-2440 for more information.

 

June 20

Sexual Health Centre AGM

6 to 7 p.m. at the Anglican Parish Hall, Amherst. Guest speaker Dawn Ripley on the LGBTQU Safer Spaces Program. Refreshments to follow.

 

June 22

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. In partnership with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age 5.

 

Summer Reading Club Launch

3 to 4 p.m. at the Oxford Library with a Wild West party. For Grades Primary to 6. Call 902-667-2440.

 

June 27

Summer Reading Club Kickoff

10 a.m. to noon at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. For Grades Primary to 6. Drop in for games, crafts, snacks and sign up to join the Summer Reading Club.

 

June 29

Once Upon A Time

10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. In partnership with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age 5.

 

Illustrated Talk

7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring Going Bush and Never Never: Lawrence Nicholl visits Australia.

 

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