Hello from beautiful Downtown New Salem.
I missed a week of the news as I was away and did not have a computer to do it. It's hard to believe how much we now rely on technology.
Don Fletcher is doing guided tours to the Three Sisters area from Saturdays to Thursdays. Donations to the Geopark would be appreciated.
You can contact Fletcher at 902-392-2727.
On Friday, Oct. 11 the Advocate Community Bingo will be held at the Advocate Fire Hall at 7 p.m.
Come on out for an evening of fun and there is also a canteen and 50/50 draw.
On that same date, there will be an open mic at the Log Building on Mills Road at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, Oct. 16 Open Mic will be held at the Advocate Fire Hall. Come on out for an evening of great music! Donation at the door. There will be a 50/50 and canteen available. Proceeds are for the Advocate & District Volunteer Fire Department.
There will be a Halloween Party at the Log Building on Mills Road from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26. Wear a costume and come have a great time and treats.
On Sunday, Nov. 10 the annual Remembrance Day Service will be held at the Log Building on Mills Road at 11:00. There will also be a light lunch. Everyone Welcome.
On Tuesday evenings the Advocate Harbour Community Chorus is being held at the Advocate United Church at 7. This is not a church choir, but an open community chorus for everyone to enjoy and sing together.
On Sundays the Spencer's Island Craft and Farmers Market is open from 1 to 4 p.m. at 69 Beach Rd. in the Spencer's Island Community Hall off Hwy 209, next to the Sun Moon and Stars!
They are pleased to announce a variety of new artisans who will be joining their quaint market this year.
You will see lots of new smiling faces, artistic crafts such as; useful hand made wooden articles, handmade knitting, hooked rugs and toys; handmade jewelry; eco thermos bottles with beautifully applied designs; personalized wooden, glass, sewing and signs; handmade soaps, beeswax candles balms, creams, eco food wraps, and variety of honey and maple products; a variety of fresh locally grow seedlings, plants, vegetables (when is season), herbs, herbal tea blends and meals in a jar; and of course they have a variety of baking going on this year. There is something for the whole family so take a drive and enjoy a Sunday afternoon, walk the beach and join them at The Spencer's Island Craft and Farmer's Market.
Contact Margie at 902-392-2900 if you have questions.
Tai Chi is being held at Chignecto Manor on Thursday evenings at 7.
The Meals on Wheels program that operates from the Bayview Health Centre is seeing an increase in customers and they now need more volunteers to deliver meals on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.
If you can help with deliveries or would like to receive this service yourself, please call the Health Centre at 902-392-5400: the kitchen at extension 6035 or the office extension 5402.
The Advocate United Church Service will be held at the Advocate United Church at 9 a.m. on Sunday mornings for the summer and fall.
Well that's it for this week, have a great week everyone and enjoy your family and friends.
Terry Gulliver writes for the New Salem and Advocate Harbour areas for the Amherst News.