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

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December 7

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.

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.

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.

December 8

Community Christmas Party

6:30 p.m. at the Log Building, Mills Road, Advocate Harbour. For ages zero to 100. Sponsored by the Advocate and District Development Association.

December 9

Christmas Service

7 p.m. at Bethany United Church with special music by Carol and Bruce Hoeg.

Musical Afternoon

1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Sunrise Senior’s Center, Lower Shinimicas, featuring Royal Hicks and Friends.

December 10

Snuggle Bugs

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place Resource Centre, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Drop-in support for parents of babies up to 18 months. Call Donna at 902-667-7250 for more information. Childcare and transportation provided.

Just Us Boys

A six-week youth engagement program for boys or anyone who identifies as a boy ages nine to 12. Call 902-667-7250 to register.

Shake, Rattle & Roll

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, Elmwood Drive, Amherst. For babies up to 12 months and their caregivers. Song, rhymes and stories. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation provided.

December 11

Shake Your Sillies Out

9:30 to 11 a.m. at Amherst Wesleyan Church on Maltby Court, Amherst. Join the staff of Maggie’s Place for a free active children’s program. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

December 12

Newcomers Club

6 to 8 p.m. at Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre. Join us to meet new people, share information and make a connection in the community. Childcare and taxi voucher available. For more information, call 902-667-7250.

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library. Drop-in stitchery group for knitters, crocheters, embroiders, quilters and those participating in other textile crafts. For more information, contact the library at 902-667-2549.

Classic Movie Night

7 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Library featuring a Christmas Carol.

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.

December 13

Wallace Country Christmas

2 to 7 p.m. at Wallace Community Centre featuring baked goods and craft tables, kids corner (starts at 5 p.m.), fishcake dinner with beans and chili and pies at Masonic Hall (from 4 to 6 p.m.), Santa’ visit from 5 to 6:30 p.m., St. John’s United tree lighting at 6:30 p.m. and parade at 7 p.m.

Santa’s Workshop

3 to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Make a special gift and give to someone you care about this holiday season.

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.

Teen Parent Program

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at ARHS. Join Maggie’s Place and Public Health in the health centre for new and expecting parents. Lunch provided. Call Donna at 902-667-7250.

December 14

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.

Christmas Open Mic

7 p.m. at The Hall in Parrsboro.

December 15

Ho, Ho, Holiday Fun

10 a.m. to noon bring the kids and join Maggie’s Place staff in creating some holiday arts and crafts and enjoy songs, stories and a visit from a special guest at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Robie St., Amherst.

December 16

A Child’s Christmas in Wales

4 p.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, 1 Ratchford St., Amherst, featuring special guest John Hancock of CBC Radio. Presented by the Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church Choir and guests under the direction of Jeff Joudrey. Freewill offering in support of the food bank and community outreach.

December 17

Snuggle Bugs

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place Resource Centre, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Drop-in support for parents of babies up to 18 months. Call Donna at 902-667-7250 for more information. Childcare and transportation provided.

Christmas Concert at The Hall

7 p.m. at The Hall in Parrsboro.

December 18

Shake Your Sillies Out

9:30 to 11 a.m. at Amherst Wesleyan Church on Maltby Court, Amherst. Join the staff of Maggie’s Place for a free active children’s program. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Storytime at White Birches

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. children and their caregivers are welcome to sing songs and read stories with Maggie’s Place and the library staff at 189 Fox Ranch Rd. Call 902-667-7250 for more information or you require transportation.

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.

December 19

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library. Drop-in stitchery group for knitters, crocheters, embroiders, quilters and those participating in other textile crafts. For more information, contact the library at 902-667-2549.

Movie at The Hall

7:3 p.m. at The Hall, 44 King St., Parrsboro, featuring The Man That Invented Christmas.

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.

December 20

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.

Teen Parent Program

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at ARHS. Join Maggie’s Place and Public Health in the health centre for new and expecting parents. Lunch provided. Call Donna at 902-667-7250.

December 21

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.

The Community Happenings are a free service to non-profit organizations. 30-word maximum. Email submissions to: darrell.cole@amherstnews.ca. 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.

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