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October 17

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.

Pugwash Library Halloween Party

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at Pugwash Library. For Grades Primary to 6. Call 902-243-3331 to register. Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult.

October 18

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.

Card Party

12 p.m. at the Sunrise Senior’s Hall with pot luck lunch. Everyone welcome.

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.

Monthly Meeting 50+ Club

2 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. All members urged to attend. To become a member, call 902-667-1058.

October 19

Hot Breakfast for Business Leaders

9 a.m. at Artie’s Attic at Sociables with guest speakers Stephanie Moreau from the Municipality of Cumberland and Jonathan McClelland from the Cumberland Business Connector. Hosted by the Springhill and Area Chamber of Commerce.

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.

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.

October 20

Christmas Craft, Vendor and Bake Sale

10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Oxford Fire Hall. Free admission and canteen services available. Hosted by the Oxford Volunteer Firemen’s Ladies Auxiliary.

Craft and Bake Sale

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Salvation Army, 66 West Victoria St., Amherst. Many local vendors on site. Perfect place to pick up that Christmas gift.

Helen Menzies Mixed Doubles Dart Shoot

10 a.m. at the RCAF Association 105 (Cumberland) Wing. Fundraiser for Red Cross. Call 902-667-9262 to register.

Fall Rummage Show

8 a.m. to noon at the Nappan United Church. Huge variety of items including children’s clothing and a bake table.

October 22

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.

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.

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.

October 23

Author Talk

7 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library featuring Kayla Hounsell, who will be talking about her book First Degree: From Medical School to Murder. The Story Behind the Shocking Will Sandeson Trial.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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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