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October 24

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.

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.

October 25

Halloween Party

3 to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. For Grades Primary to 6. Children under age nine must be accompanied by an adult.

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 at ARHS

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at ARHS’ health centre. Hosted by health centre and Maggie’s Place for new and expecting parents. Lunch provided. Call Donna at 902-667-7250 for more information.

October 26

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.

Senior Safety Information Session

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cumberland YMCA, an information session and application workshop about programs to help with the high cost of home ownership causing hardship. A brown bag lunch will be provided and there will be presentations and assistance with applications for rebate programs.

October 27

Spooktacular Fun Day

10 a.m. to noon. Wear a costume and come out to enjoy art, games, snacks and stories. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wallace Halloween Dance

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Wallace Fire Department. Dress up for the costume contest. 19+ event. Proceeds for Wallace Fire Department.

Rummage and Yard Sale

9 to 11:30 a.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church. As well, giant yard sale in the basement.

October 28

Special Service

3 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Victoria, with special music by Daybreak from Chipman, N.B. Refreshments to follow.

Roast Turkey Dinner

4 p.m. at the RCAF Association 105 (Cumberland) Wing, Havelock Street, Amherst. Take-outs available. Call 902-667-9262 for more information or to order.

Silent Movie

7 p.m. Music at Trinity presents Nosferatu (Dracula) at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church with Halifax organist Shawn Whynot performing pipe organ accompaniment for the 1922 silent horror film.

October 29

Just Us Girls

A program youth engagement program for girls ages nine to 12. Call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250 to register.

Snuggle Bugs

9:30 to 11 a.m. drop into Maggie’s Place to receive support and information for parents with babies up to 18 months of age. Call Donna at 902-667-7250 for more information. Childcare and transportation provided.

Dad’s Cooking

6 to 8 p.m. at Maggie’s Place. Join other dads for an evening of cooking and conversation. Transportation and childcare available. Call 902-667-7250 to register.

Infant Massage

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Maggie’s Place. Learn ways to soothe and further bond with your infant, ages two to nine months. Call 902-667-7250 to register.

October 30

Storytime at White Birches

1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at White Birches Retirement Home. Join library staff and Maggie’s Place for singing and reading with residents. All children up to age five welcome. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Shake Your Sillies

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

Cribbage Tournament

7 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Registration at 6:30 p.m. Please bring a partner.

October 31

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.

November 1

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 at ARHS

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at ARHS’ health centre. Hosted by health centre and Maggie’s Place for new and expecting parents. Lunch provided. Call Donna at 902-667-7250 for more information.

November 2

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.

November 3

Turkey Supper

5 p.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church. One sitting only, 150 tickets being sold. Also, only 100 take-out tickets. For ticket information, contact the church office.

Annual Craft Show

9 a.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Everyone welcome. Lunch served.

Masonic Breakfast

7:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Amherst Masonic Temple, Lawrence Street, Amherst, with eggs, bacon or sausages, toast, hash browns, juice, tea and coffee. Take-outs available.

November 10

Christmas Talent Auction

6:30 desserts viewing and auction at 7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Oxford.

November 11

Musical Afternoon

1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Sunrise Seniors Hall, Lower Shinimicas Road featuring Royal Hicks and Friends. Freewill offering and a shared lunch.

November 12

Sunrise Seniors Meeting

2 to 3 p.m. at the Sunrise Seniors Hall, Lower Shinimicas. Everyone welcome.

November 14

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.

November 18

Christmas Tea, Craft, Bake Sale

1 to 3 p.m. at the RCAF 105 (Cumberland) Wing, Havelock Street, Amherst. Tables are $5 each. Call 902-667-7076 or 902-667-9262 for more information or to book a table.

November 24

Sunset Fall & Christmas Craft Sale

10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pugwash Royal Canadian Legion. Free parking, lots of wonderful items for sale. Sunset Auxiliary Christmas Raffle will be held that day.

December 1

Christmas Tea, Bake, Craft Sale

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. There will be a door prize and a 50/50. Everyone welcome.

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.

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