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Community events for the weekend

Friday, May 30 to Sunday, June 1, 2014

Friday, May 30

• Springhill Bottle Drive

For Springhill Minor Baseball on May 30 and 31.

Saturday, May 31

• Musical Evening With Steve Ripley

8 to 11 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. For more information, call 667-1058.

• Benefit for Tara Mawdsley

1 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Amherst Lions Club for 13-year-old Tara Mawdsley, who was recently diagnosed with bone cancer. There will be live entertainment, Chinese auction and live auction as well as other fundraisers.

• Annual Spring Sale

9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Collingwood Fire Hall. Baked goods, rummage, new-to-you items. Canteen available. Sponsored by Millvale United Church Women.

• Office Hours

8 p.m. Parrsboro Community Players perform their first play, Office Hours, at Parrsboro Hall. Directed by Natasha MacLellan.

• Carma Sale

8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot beside Shur Gain Needs & Feeds. Proceeds to support Carma Amherst Chapter’s spay and neuter program for homeless and stray cats. For more information, or to make a donation of items for the sale, call Michelle Hicks at 667-4451. Rain date is June 1.

• Bake Sale

9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Brookdale Hall. Bake table, jewelry, jams and pickles, plants and so on. Proceeds for Brookdale Hall. Everyone welcome.

• Rockin’ in the Jungle

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Amherst Stadium, hosted by Amherst CIBC Wood Gundy Ramblers and CFTA 107.9 FM. Featuring Merimac. Tickets at CFTA, Ken’s Grocery, JG Jewellers, Mike’ Drive Thru, Springhill Community Pharmacy, Lower Main Market in Oxford and Rod Allen’s Used Cars in Sackville.

• ATV Poker Run

9 a.m. to noon at Cumberland Snowmobile Club in Collingwood. Proceeds for the club. Rain or shine.

• Fundraiser for 50+ Club

8 to 11 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club. Music by Steve Ripley. Donations at the door. Proceeds for buliding fund.

• Turkey Salad Take-Out

3 to 6 p.m. at Holy Family Parish, 63 Church St., Amherst. Sponsord by Catholic Women’s League. Free delivery to seniors only. Call 667-2523 on Saturday.

Sunday, June 1

• ARHS Concert Band

2 and 7 p.m. at Susan Taylor Theatre at ARHS.

• Anniversary Service

6:30 p.m. at Immanuel United Church, Hickman St., Amherst. Special music: The Fellas. Refreshments to follow.

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