You don’t have to look far to see how many things are happening in this area.
On Friday, Nov. 9 Spencer’s Island Bingo will be held at the Advocate fire hall at 7 p.m.
There will be a Build It Drop-In at the Advocate Library from 3 to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15. Do you like to build? Drop-in for LEGO, giant dominoes, and Kapla planks. Please remember children younger than nine must be accompanied by an adult.
On Friday, Nov. 16 open mike will be held at the Advocate fire hall at 7 p.m. Come on out for an evening of great entertainment and fun. Proceeds will be for the Advocate Volunteer Fire Department. Canteen services will be available and 50/50 will be up for grabs as well.
It’s that time of year again - on Saturday, Nov. 17 it’s ladies night at the Advocate fire hall. Admission is $20 per person. Bring along your favourite appetizer, main dish or dessert to share with the others. Doors open for 'Happy Hour' at 5 p.m. and dinner starts at 6.
It's a fun night out while raising money for the Advocate School.
They are always looking for auction items and door prize items. If you would like to donate items please contact Kim MacGillivary or Coralee MacGillivary or take items to the school anytime.
On Saturday, Dec. 8 the Downshore Christmas Market will be held at the Log Building on Mills Road from 9 a.m. to noon while on Thursday, Nov. 29 the Christmas dance will take place at the Advocate School for Grades 7 to 12. The storm date is Dec. 6.
The ADDA annual Christmas party is Dec. 8 at the Log Building in Advocate Harbour.
The Advocate School Christmas Concert will be held on Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. with the storm date on Dec. 19.
The Meals on Wheels program that operates from the Bayview Health Center is seeing an increase in customers and they need more volunteers to deliver meals on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
If you can help with deliveries or would like to receive this service yourself, please call the Health Centre at 902-392-5400, the kitchen at extension 6035, or the office extension 5402.
The Advocate United Church Service will be held at the Advocate Manor at 8:30 a.m. for the winter. There won’t be a church service on Sunday, Nov. 11.
A Blue Christmas Service will be held on Dec. 20 at Grace United Church in Port Greville.
Sunday school will be held at Chignecto Manor at 10 a.m. on Sundays.
Well that's it for this week, have a great week everyone and enjoy your family and friends!
Terry Gulliver covers the New Salem and Advocate Harbour areas for the Amherst News.