Community Events

Welcome to our new community events calendar! Here’s what’s happening in our community !

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Jul
21
Fri
Author Reading with Lesley Crewe @ New Glasgow Library and Antigonish Library
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – Jul 22 @ 2:00 pm

An Author Reading with Lesley Crewe Friday, July 21 at 7 p.m. at the New Glasgow Library and July 22 at 2 p.m. at the Antigonish Library.

Jul
22
Sat
Yard sale and Bake sale @ Antigonish Legion
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Grade 11 and 12 Gaelic students from Dr.J.H Gillis are hosting a massive yard and bake sale July 22 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Antigonish Legion. Loads of treasures and goodies to be found.

Book Sale @ Sister Catherine Steele Center, Stellarton
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

There will be a Book Sale in the Sister Catherine Steele Center, 112 North Foord Street, Stellarton, every Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon during the months of July and August. Sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes CWL. Donations welcome.

Sat AM Puppets- Pictou
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am
Imagination Saturdays @ Trenton Public Library
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Trenton Public Library presents Imagination Saturdays, every Saturday in July and August from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Drop by and draw, colour, glue, play games or build with Lego!

Washer Toss for Alzheimers @ Country Harbour Cultural Centre
Jul 22 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Washer Toss for Alzheimers Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s to be held this Sat at the Cultural Centre in Country Harbour.  Registrations is at 10:30 and play starts at 11.  Everyone welcome.

Fish Chowder or Chili Luncheon @ Wesley United Church Hall
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Fish Chowder or Chili Luncheon Saturday, July 22 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Wesley United Church Hall, 32 Queen St., Guysborough. Cost is $8 for Fish Chowder, Roll, Sweet, tea or coffee; $6 for Chili, roll, sweet, tea or coffee. Eat in or take out. All proceeds going to the building fund.

Jul
23
Sun
Crib Game- Sundays St Andrews
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm

It’s Cribbage at the St.Andrews Community Centre, every Sunday at 1pm.

Card game crib @ Goshen Community Centre
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Come and enjoy a game of crib every Sunday night at 7.30 p.m. in Goshen . Don’t need to bring a partner. Light lunch with tea or coffee served.

Weekly Progressive 45’s Card Games- Sundays
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm

Weekly Progressive 45’s Card Games – including Cookie Jars & 50/50 –   every Sunday evening, 7:30 at the Guysborough Legion.

Jul
24
Mon
Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Eastern Counties Regional Library, Port Hood Branch, located in the Resource Centre is open every Monday and Wednesday from 1-6pm. For more info 902 747 2597.

Antigonish MS Connection ( tfn )
Jul 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Antigonish MS Connection is a Self-Help group affiliated with the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada meeting the second Saturday of each month – from 2:00 to 4:00 pm at the Health Connections room at the People’s Place Library in Antigonish. We welcome anyone whose lives have been touched by MS, including those living with MS, their caregivers, family members, friends or colleagues, or anyone with a personal connection to MS. All are welcome.

Antigonish Improv Mondays
Jul 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Antigonish Improv invites anyone interested in learning about improv theatre to join them for weekly improv classes held at the St. FX Chapel Theatre on Monday nights from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Led by seasoned improv actors, you’ll learn basic improv techniques and games in a relaxed, playful environment. No stage experience required. Find out why improv techniques are so valued by actors, writers, comedians, educators, and business professionals. Our weekly meet-ups are free and open to the public.

Jul
25
Tue
Drop-in Tuesdays
Jul 25 all-day

Stellarton Public Library presents Drop-in Tuesdays, every Tuesday in July and August. Drop by the library and see what fun stuff they have planned! Games, LEGOs, crafts, activities and more!

Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Men’s Health Centre provides health services to men and boys 12 and older, Tuesdays from 9am- 4pm at Family Services Office, 275 Main St. Call for an appointment 902 863 2358.

Aging Antigonisher’s Walking Club Tues & Thurs
Jul 25 @ 9:45 am

The Senior Safety Program with StFX University hosts a Seniors Walking Program each Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9:45am. It’s FREE of charge, indoors and a social atmosphere. For more info and registration call 902 318 0372  and Walk Yourself to Wellness!

Nordic Walking Club @ Antigonish People's Place Library
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Antigonish Public Library presents Nordic Walking Club June 13 and 27, and July 11 and 25 from 10 to 11 a.m. Rain or shine, a walk feels fine! Nordic walking improves cardio-respiratory function and is an effective and efficient mode of exercise to improve overall fitness for all adults. Fun, informal jaunts around Antigonish. Dress for the weather. Meet in Bistro area.

Instruction available. All ages and levels welcome. Poles provided, or bring your own. Please register.

Toddle Time – Tuesdays – Pictou
Jul 25 @ 10:30 am
Heart and Stroke Big Bike @ Downtown Antigonish
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

What is Big Bike?

It’s a heart-pumping, cheer-thumping, crazy big, fun ride!

For 20 minutes, 29 riders power one Big Bike. On event day, one of our drivers will accompany you as you pedal through your community and celebrate your accomplishments. While you pedal, you literally stop traffic to support critical heart disease and stroke research. But be warned: The minute you stop, you’ll want to climb right back on. It’s that much fun!

Register at www.bigbike.ca

FriendShip Corner – Tues & Thurs
Jul 25 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FriendShip Corner is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4pm at the John Paul Centre.

Knitting for Children- Tuesdays
Jul 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters tfn
Jul 25 @ 3:42 pm – 4:42 pm

Do you want to make an impact in your community? Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County are currently recruiting mentors for their In School Mentoring Program in Antigonish. The program runs only during the school year, on school property, for one hour per week at lunch time. Many employers encourage their employees to participate and can be quite flexible around volunteering. An hour could mean nothing to you, but everything to a child.For more information please contact Big Brothers Big Sisters of Pictou County at (902)863-5332 or www.bbbsofpc.com.

Seniors’ Supper @ United Church Hall, Port Hood
Jul 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Seniors’ Supper July 25 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the United Church Hall, Port Hood. Come and join us for fish chowder, biscuits, sweets and beverage. Donations accepted and any extra money after expenses will go to Port Hood Food Bank.

Jul
26
Wed
Heatherton Activity Centre
Jul 26 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Heatherton Activity Centre serves 14 clients. Programs include baking and recycling. Open Monday to Friday,  7 a.m. to 3 p.m. To order baked goods, call 902-386-2808. To donate recycling items after hours, please drop off in the bin at the side of the building.

Toddle Time – Wednesdays
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join in for stories, songs , fun and games for Toddlers aged 18 months to 3 years and their parents/ caregivers…. at the Peoples Place Library, Wednesday mornings from 10-11am. For registration & info please call 902 863 4276

Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Eastern Counties Regional Library, Port Hood Branch, located in the Resource Centre is open every Monday and Wednesday from 1-6pm. For more info 902 747 2597.

Coping with Life’s Challenges 1st Tuesday of each month
Jul 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Info Session: Coping with Life’s Challenges happens the 1st Tuesday of each month, 4-5pm at Health Connections at the Peoples Place Library. For more information call 902 863 7369.

Women Alike Cancer Support Group 1st Tuesday of each month
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm

Women A Like Cancer Support Group meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at Health Connections in the Peoples Place Library. For more information call Charlene Porter at 902 867 4500 ext 4436.

Card Game- Wednesdays
Jul 26 @ 7:30 pm

Card Games every Wednesday at 7:30pm in the West Bay Community Centre, West Bay.

Jul
27
Thu
Legos at the Library- Thursdays
Jul 27 all-day

It’s LEGOS at The Peoples Place Library today ( Thursday ) from 9:30am -11 and again this afternoon from 3 until 4:30.. Drop by and show what you can build !

LEGO

War Amps
Jul 27 all-day

This year ( 2016 ) marks the 70th anniversary of The War Amps Key Tag Service! To date, more than 1.5 million sets of lost keys have been returned to their owners. Donations to the Key Tag Service fund many programs for amputees, including the Child Amputee (CHAMP) Program, which provides financial assistance for artificial limbs and recreational devices, regional seminars and peer support. For more info visit waramps.ca

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women- Thursdays
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women provides women and adolescent girls with services and programs. They are open Thursdays from 9am-4pm at the Antigonish Women’s Resouce Centre, 219 Main St. Call for an appointment 902 863 6221.

Aging Antigonisher’s Walking Club Tues & Thurs
Jul 27 @ 9:45 am

The Senior Safety Program with StFX University hosts a Seniors Walking Program each Tuesday and Thursday morning at 9:45am. It’s FREE of charge, indoors and a social atmosphere. For more info and registration call 902 318 0372  and Walk Yourself to Wellness!

Book Sale @ Sister Catherine Steele Center, Stellarton
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

There will be a Book Sale in the Sister Catherine Steele Center, 112 North Foord Street, Stellarton, every Thursday and Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon during the months of July and August. Sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes CWL. Donations welcome.

FriendShip Corner – Tues & Thurs
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

FriendShip Corner is open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-4pm at the John Paul Centre.

Fun Darts @ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Fun Darts on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Br.#43, Port Hawkesbury. Running until Sept., 14th. Only $5 per night and Win Gift Certificates.

Summer Storytime @ River John Library
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

River John Library presents Summer Storytime Thursdays from 2 to 3 p.m. A summer drop-in program with the River John Day Camp leaders. Join them for stories and crafts. All are welcome!

Knit & Crochet- Thursdays- Pictou
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Teddy Bear Slumber Party @ Stellarton Public Library
Jul 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stellarton Library presents Teddy Bear Slumber Party Thursday, July 27 from 6 to 7 p.m. Bring your Teddy Bear or other stuffed friend! Join in activities during the evening and leave your stuffed friend at the library overnight. On Friday, come by to pick up your friend and receive photos of their slumber party adventures! Registration is required. Call 902-755-1638 or visit the library to register. Ages 5 plus. On toy per child.

Ceilidh at the Museum @ Antigonish Heritage Museum
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Come out this Thursday July 27th and watch some of the community’s most talented musicians perform live Celtic music! The event will take place at 7:30pm at the Antigonish Heritage Museum. Admission is $8 and snacks and drinks will be provided. Hope to see you all there!