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Community Happenings for May

['Community Happenings']
['Community Happenings']
AMHERST, N.S. —

May 10

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.

Wellness Fridays

12 to 1 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library.

Oxford Pregnancy & Beyond

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nazarene Church, Oxford. For expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre. For more information, call 902-667-7250.

May 11

Nova Voce in Pugwash

7 p.m. Nova Voce Men’s Choir at the Pugwash United Church. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Musical Evening

7 p.m. at Sunrise Renwick United Church, 3849 Highway 6, Amherst Head, featuring Neon Moon (Ruth Shearer and Friends).

Country Gospel Open Mic

7 p.m. at Westchester Wesleyan Church, 4609 Wentworth-Collingwood Rd, Westchester Station, featuring local singers and musicians. Freewill offering. Refreshments and fellowship.

50+ Club Auction and Bake Sale

9 a.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Viewing 9 to 9:30 a.m. Items both new and used. Kitchen open. For more information, call 902-667-1058.

Cumberland Voice

8 p.m. at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. For ages 15 to 40. 8 p.m. at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. For ages 15 to 40. For more information contact Laurel at call Laurel at 902-899-3634, email laurelca@live.com or go to Wentworth recreation Facebook page.

May 12

Mother’s Day Brunch

9 a.m. to noon at Northport Community Centre.

Mother’s Day Turkey Dinner

4 to 6 p.m. at Christ Church Parish Hall (use back entrance off LaPlanche Street). Takeouts available from 4 to 5 p.m. Tickets at the door or in advance from the church office. Call 902-667-2415 for more information.

May 13

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.

May 14

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 – Popsicle Stick Grabbers

3 to 4 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. For Grades Primary to 6. Children age nine and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Cemetery Meeting

7 p.m. annual meeting of Northport Hillside Cemetery Company at the Northport Community Centre.

Cemetery Society Meetings

7 p.m. annual meeting for the Lorneville Cementery Company and Baxter Cemetery Society at the Lorneville United Church. All are welcome.

Homework Club

2:45-3:45 p.m. at Spring Street Academy library. Any student who could use some extra help with school work or a quiet place to work can come to the library every Tuesday. Snacks provided. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250.

Tech Petting Zoo for Adults

5 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Why should kids have all the fun. Drop-in to see the library’s neat new toys including its brand new 3D printer.

Library Reading

7 to 8 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring a reading by Allison Watson, who will read from her book, Transplanted: My Cystic Fibrosis Double-Lung Transplant Story.

Babies Come First

Free four-week prenatal program offered at Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation available.

May 15

Homework Club

2:45-3:45 p.m. at Spring Street Academy library. Any student who could use some extra help with school work or a quiet place to work can come to the library every Tuesday. Snacks provided. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 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.

Dr. Seuss Day

3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Pugwash Library. Children age 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Newcomers Club

6 to 8 p.m. at Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre, Elmwood Drive, Amherst. Are you a new immigrant to Cumberland County. Meet new people, share information and make a connection to your community. Childcare and transportation available. For more information, call 902-667-7250.

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Join our drop-in stitchery group. Bring your project to work on in this informal get-together. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting and other kinds of textile crafts.

After School Movie

3 to 5 p.m. at the Oxford Library, featuring The Lego Movie 2.

May 16

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.

Penguin Day

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

Penguin Day

3 to 4 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library.

Parenting for the Love of Kids

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. A five-week parenting program. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation within town limits.

Evil Genius Club – Stop Motion Movies

3 to 4 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library.

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 staff about your child’s health, have your baby weighted, breastfeeding support and more. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Youth Drop-In at YMCA

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for Grades 4 to 6 in the community room, swimming Grades 4 to 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Grades 7 to 10 in the community room from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. No registration required. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250.

May 17

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.

Wellness Fridays

12 to 1 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, featuring Stephanie Allen – Shift Happens: from to pain to passion and purpose.

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.

May 18

Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. For more information, call Laurel at 902-899-3634.

May 20

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.

Community Yard Sale

8 a.m. in Westchester with numerous vendors throughout the community. Rain or shine. Canteen and washroom facilities available at the fire hall.

Fun 45s

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Community Hall. Lunch to follow.

Yard Sale

8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. For more information, call Laurel at 902-899-3634.

May 21

Readers Night Out

7 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Enjoy a lively discussion on a different book each month. Space is limited so call 902-667-2549 to register.

Homework Club

2:45-3:45 p.m. at Spring Street Academy library. Any student who could use some extra help with school work or a quiet place to work can come to the library every Tuesday. Snacks provided. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250.

Tech Petting Zoo for Adults

5 to 7 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Why should kids have all the fun? Libraries are hosting a technology petting zoo for adults. Come out an enjoy our new 3D printer.

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 – Rockets

3 to 4 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Learn about the chemical reaction to fire a rocket. For Grades 4 to 6. Children age nine and under must be accompanied by an adult.

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.

Babies Come First

Free four-week prenatal program offered at Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation available.

May 22

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 the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Join our drop-in stitchery group. Bring your project to work on in this informal get-together. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting and other kinds of textile crafts.

Newcomers Club

6 to 8 p.m. at Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre, Elmwood Drive, Amherst. Are you a new immigrant to Cumberland County. Meet new people, share information and make a connection to your community. Childcare and transportation available. For more information, call 902-667-7250.

May 23

Rise n’ Shine Book Club

9 to 10 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. We’ll be discussing Precious Cargo by Craig Davidson. Call 902-667-2549 for more information.

Youth Drop-In at YMCA

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for Grades 4 to 6 in the community room, swimming Grades 4 to 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Grades 7 to 10 in the community room from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. No registration required. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250.

Parenting for the Love of Kids

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. A five-week parenting program. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation within town limits.

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 staff about your child’s health, have your baby weighted, 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.

May 24

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.

Wellness Fridays

12 to 1 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, featuring Doreen Howard: How acupuncture helps with stress and mental health.

Oxford Pregnancy & Beyond

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nazarene Church, Oxford. For expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place Family Resource Centre. For more information, call 902-667-7250.

Bookable Tech Time

2 to 5 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Ask to learn about e-readers, iPads, digital cameras, tablets, email and the internet. Call 902-597-2211 to book a time.

May 25

Cumberland Voice

8 p.m. at the Wentworth Recreation Centre. For ages 15 to 40. For more information contact Laurel at call Laurel at 902-899-3634, email laurelca@live.com or go to Wentworth recreation Facebook page.

May 26

Special Church Service

3 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Victoria, featuring special music by Oxford and Area Men’s and Women’s Choir. Refreshments to follow. Everyone welcome.

May 27

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.

Fun 45s

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Community Hall. Lunch to follow.

May 28

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.

Homework Club

2:45-3:45 p.m. at Spring Street Academy library. Any student who could use some extra help with school work or a quiet place to work can come to the library every Tuesday. Snacks provided. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250.

Babies Come First

Free four-week prenatal program offered at Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation available.

May 29

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, Elmwood Drive, Amherst. Are you a new immigrant to Cumberland County. Meet new people, share information and make a connection to your community. Childcare and transportation available. For more information, call 902-667-7250.

Twisted Stitchers

6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Join our drop-in stitchery group. Bring your project to work on in this informal get-together. Knitting, crochet, embroidery, quilting and other kinds of textile crafts.

May 30

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.

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 staff about your child’s health, have your baby weighted, breastfeeding support and more. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.

Parenting for the Love of Kids

9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. A five-week parenting program. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation within town limits.

Hackmatack Author Reading

10 to 11 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. For Grades 4 to 6. Children age nine and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Youth Drop-In at YMCA

5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for Grades 4 to 6 in the community room, swimming Grades 4 to 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and Grades 7 to 10 in the community room from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. No registration required. For more information, call Maggie’s Place at 902-667-7250.

May 31

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.

Wellness Fridays

12 to 1 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, featuring Kimberley Smith: Young Living Raindrop and Technique (massage and essential oils).

June 1

Lobster/Ham Take-out Supper

Pickup between 3 and 4 p.m. at Sunrise Renwick United Church, 3849 Highway 6, Amherst Head. Orders must be placed by May 27 by calling Iris at 902-661-4002 or Sandra at 902-667-9879.

June 3

Fun 45s

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Community Hall. Lunch to follow.

June 4

Babies Come First

Free four-week prenatal program offered at Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare and transportation available.

June 10

Fun 45s

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Community Hall. Lunch to follow.

June 17

Fun 45s

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Community Hall. Lunch to follow.

June 24

Fun 45s

7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Community Hall. Lunch to follow.

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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