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Community events calendar

November 7

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 8

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.

Coffee and Conversation

9 to 10:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place. Join other parents to discuss health-related topics and other parenting successes/challenges. Transportation and childcare provided. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

November 9

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.

Music at Trinity

7:30 at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church, Amherst, featuring Symphony Nova Scotia. Tickets available at the church office (debit, cash, Mastercard or Visa, either in person or by calling 902-667-8483. Tickets cannot be held without prior payment. Children between age seven and 17, if accompanied by an adult with a ticket, admitted free.

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.

November 10

Christmas Talent Auction

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

Turkey Supper

5 p.m. at Wesley-St. Matthew’s United Church, Pugwash. Includes meal, dessert and beverage. Advance tickets only by calling 902-661-4340 or 902-297-0557. Proceeds for Country View 4-H.

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 13

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.

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.

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.

45s Tournament

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

Classic Movie Night

7 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring Dinner at Eight, a 1933 comedy-drama. No admission charge, but donations cheerfully accepted.

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.

November 15

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.

Coffee and Conversation

9 to 10:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place. Join other parents to discuss health-related topics and other parenting successes/challenges. Transportation and childcare provided. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

After School Movie

3 to 4:30 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring Teen Titans Go. Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

November 16

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.

Concert Fundraiser

1:30 p.m. at St. George’s Anglican Church Hall, 23 Church St., Parrsboro, featuring an afternoon of country music with Buckie Hazel, Connie Dawson, Dianne O’Brien, Claude Lamb, Blake Dawson, Helen Chapman, Donna C. Benjamin, Helen Chapman, David Brown, Bucko Dawson and Ron O’Brien. Proceeds for church and hall maintenance.

November 17

Live Auction

1 p.m. at the Salvation Army, Amherst, with proceeds going to the work of the Salvation Army in Amherst and surrounding areas. Auction items, donated by community, can be viewed beginning at noon. Auctioneer is George Baker. Christmas kettle campaign will also be kicked off with help from MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin and deputy mayor Sheila Christie.

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.

Christmas Service

7 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Victoria with music by the Cobequid Fun-Tones.

November 19

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.

November 20

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.

Acoustic Circle

7 to 9 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall, Lower Shinimicas. Come and entertain, or listen.

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.

Evil Genius Club

3 to 4 p.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. For Grades 4 to 6. Come up with a contraption that can save your water balloon from certain doom.

Readers Night Out

7 to 8 p.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Enjoy a lively discussion on a different book each month. Call 902-667-2549 to register.

November 21

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.

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.

November 22

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.

Rise n’ Shine Book Club

9 to 10 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. For more information, or to register, call the library at 902-667-2549. In November we’ll be discussion biographies.

Card Party

2 to 4 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall, Lower Shinimicas.

Coffee and Conversation

9 to 10:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place. Join other parents to discuss health-related topics and other parenting successes/challenges. Transportation and childcare provided. 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.

November 23

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.

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.

November 25

Christmas Service

7 p.m. at Bethany United Church, Thomson with special music featuring Sally Jennings and Friends.

November 26

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.

Maker Mondays

3 to 4 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Cat Castles. Construct a lavish cardboard castle for your feline friends or stuffies.

November 27

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.

Evil Genius Club

3 to 4 p.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. For Grades 4 to 6. Colour Science: Explore the science behind colour.

November 28

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.

Puppet Show

3 to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

November 29

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.

Coffee and Conversation

9 to 10:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place. Join other parents to discuss health-related topics and other parenting successes/challenges. Transportation and childcare provided. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Nov. 29

Giant Book Sale

10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Nov. 30 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Bargains galore. Proceeds to the library to help buy new books.

November 30

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.

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 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.

24th Christmas at the Park

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Oxford. Craft sale, quiche and dessert café. Admission free. Door prizes. Sponsored by the Oxford Area Lioness Club.

December 4

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 5

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.

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.

December 9

Christmas Service

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

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.

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.

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