Community Events

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

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Jan
21
Sat
Maker Space Saturdays @ Westville Library
Jan 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Westville Public Library presents Maker Space Saturdays! Check out our maker space table with stuff that includes Lego Robotics, Lego WeDo, Virtual Reality Glasses, little bit kits and more. All are welcome!

Crib Game @ Heatherton Community Centre
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Crib Game every Saturday at 1 p.m. at Heatherton Community Centre.

Free Swims- until March 18
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:50 pm

Antigonish Town and County Rec Departments are offering Free swims every Saturday from November 5th-March 18th (excluding holidays) at the St. F.X. Alumni Aquatic Centre from 1:00-2:50 pm. There will also be free swims at the Strait Area Pool on some Saturdays through the winter.

45 Card Games @ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43
Jan 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

45 Card Plays every Saturday from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury.

15th annual Robbie Burns Dinner @ St. Peter's Lions Hall
Jan 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The 15th annual Robbie Burns Dinner with entertainment takes place January 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the St. Peter’s Lions Hall. $25 per person (no refund). Dress code in effect. Hosted by Richmond MacAdian Ceilidh Dancers. Supported by the Municipality of Richmond Recreation Department. For tickets, phone 902-535-2334.

Concert featuring Hector MacIssac, Junior Fraser, Ty Wallace and John Pellerin @ St. Andrew's Community Hall
Jan 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Concert featuring Hector MacIssac, Junior Fraser, Ty Wallace and John Pellerin Saturday, January 21 at 7 p.m. in the St. Andrew’s Community Hall. Sponsored by the KOC Council 1105 of Antigonish. Tickets can be purchase at St. Andrew’s Variety, Hawthorne Convenience or at the door.

4 Valleys Fire Department Fundraiser Adult Dance @ Maryvale Fire Hall
Jan 21 @ 9:00 pm – 9:15 pm

4 Valleys Fire Department Fundraiser Adult Dance Saturday, January 21 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the Maryvale Fire Hall. Music by One Stop Entertainment. Watch your favourite artists perform on the the big screen. Country, classic rock and top 40 hits! Admission is $10. Government IDs required.

Jan
22
Sun
Cat & Dog Fosters -tfn
Jan 22 all-day

Antigonish SPCA is looking for people who are willing to foster a loving cat or dog for a period of time . All supplies are provided. Call for more information 902 863 2111.

https://www.facebook.com/nsspca.antigonish/?fref=ts

 

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Highland Touch Football Sundays and Wednesdays-tfn
Jan 22 all-day

Come out and try Highland Touch Football.Games are played on Sunday mornings (10am) and Wednesday evenings (8:30pm) at Central Turf Field in Antigonish. The HTFL welcomes all skill levels, from those who have never thrown a football before to some who have played on university teams!The league is co-ed and open to anyone 16 years or older.For more information contact Andrew Arsenault at 902 631 1581.  andrewjarsenault@gmail.com

 

War Amps
Jan 22 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

Heatherton Activity Centre ( tfn )
Jan 22 @ 7:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Heatherton Activity Centre serves 14 clients .. Programs are baking, recycling , and a second hand clothing store.Open Mon.-Fri. 7am-3pm. 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.

Lochaber Community Centre @ Lochaber Community Center
Jan 22 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come out the Lochaber Community Centre breakfast Sunday, January 22 from 8 a.m. to noon. There will be scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, homefries, toast and homemade beans, served with tea or coffee or juice. $10 for adults, $5 for children. Hosted by the Lochaber Community Development Association. Come out and enjoy!

Breakfast @ Port Hood Fire Hall
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

A breakfast will be held at Port Hood Fire Hall on Sunday, January 22nd, 9am to 12noon. Everyone welcome.

St. Ninian Knights of Columbus @ St. Ninian Place
Jan 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The St. Ninian Knights of Columbus will be holding a Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at St. Ninian Place on Sunday, January 22nd from 9 .a.m to 1 p.m. Donations at the door.

Crib Game- Sundays St Andrews
Jan 22 @ 1:00 pm

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

Hank’s Jamboree @ Havre Boucher Community Centre
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hank’s Jamboree will be held on Sunday, January 22nd. at 2 p.m. in the Havre Boucher Community Centre.  Admission price includes a light lunch.  All proceeds from this event goes towards the Community Centre.  All entertainers welcome.

Robbie Burns Day @ Antigonish Legion (upstairs)
Jan 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Antigonish Highland Society is hosting Robbie Burns Day. Light refreshments and great entertainment. Admission is free but donations greatly accepted.

Free Skates- until March 19
Jan 22 @ 4:30 pm – 5:50 pm

Free skates every Sunday from November 6th until March 19th at the Antigonish Arena from 4:30pm-5:50pm. There are also free skates throughout the week. See their website (www.antigonisharena.com) for the full ice schedule. Free skates will also take place at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on some Saturdays throughout the winter.

Weekly Progressive 45’s Card Games- Sundays
Jan 22 @ 7:30 pm

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

Jan
23
Mon
Nurse Line 811
Jan 23 all-day

Trusted Health advice from a Registered Nurse, can you care for yourself at home or need to see a doctor…? Call 8 1 1 to talk with an RN, 24/7. For non emergency health care concerns.This is a free service.

Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Jan 23 @ 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 )
Jan 23 @ 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
Jan 23 @ 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.

Card Game @ Communities Along The Bay Hall
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

45’s card games will be every Monday night at 7:30 PM. cash prizes, cookie jar and a 50/50 draw sponsored by the Larry’s River fire department.  Bring a partner and come join us for some enjoyment!

Jan
24
Tue
Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Jan 24 @ 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
Jan 24 @ 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 Karen at 902 318 0372  and Walk Yourself to Wellness!

Toddle Time – Tuesdays – Pictou
Jan 24 @ 10:30 am
FriendShip Corner – Tues & Thurs
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Introduction to Guided Meditation @ Pictou Public Library
Jan 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Pictou Public Library presents Introduction to Guided Meditation Tuesdays from 2 to 3 p.m. Can you think of anything more effortless and relaxing than listening to tranquil music while you are guided into a state of deep meditation? Come join Mike Thompson! He is trained and certified by the Syliva Browne Hypnosis Training Centre in California. Mike is a graduate of it’s world-renowned hypnotherapy program, trained as a master hypnotist. All are welcome!

Knitting for Children- Tuesdays
Jan 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters tfn
Jan 24 @ 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.

Auction Card Games- Tuesdays
Jan 24 @ 7:15 pm

Auction Card Games at Port Hood Fire Hall , Tuesday nights at 7:15pm. Lunch and prizes.

Jan
25
Wed
Highland Touch Football Sundays and Wednesdays-tfn
Jan 25 all-day

Come out and try Highland Touch Football.Games are played on Sunday mornings (10am) and Wednesday evenings (8:30pm) at Central Turf Field in Antigonish. The HTFL welcomes all skill levels, from those who have never thrown a football before to some who have played on university teams!The league is co-ed and open to anyone 16 years or older.For more information contact Andrew Arsenault at 902 631 1581.  andrewjarsenault@gmail.com

 

Toddle Time – Wednesdays
Jan 25 @ 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
Jan 25 @ 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.

Story Hour with Nancy and Carol @ New Glasgow Library
Jan 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

New Glasgow Library presents Story Hour with Nancy and Carol Wednesdays at 2:30. Join them each week as they gather to share stories of interest from the local news, Reader’s Digest and elsewhere. For more information, call Nancy Langille at 902-755-5478.

Conversation Circle @ New Glasgow Library
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Conversation Circle every second Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30. Want to practice your English ? Or meet new people in your community? All are welcome!

Card Game- Wednesdays
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm

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

Pomquet Fire Dept Card Games- Wednesday’s
Jan 25 @ 7:30 pm

Card Game at the Pomquet Fire Department, Wednesday nights at 7:30 .

Jan
26
Thu
Cat & Dog Fosters -tfn
Jan 26 all-day

Antigonish SPCA is looking for people who are willing to foster a loving cat or dog for a period of time . All supplies are provided. Call for more information 902 863 2111.

https://www.facebook.com/nsspca.antigonish/?fref=ts

 

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