Community Events

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

Please submit your event at least two weeks in advance. All posts need to be approved prior to being published and will not show up right away, so please be patient. If you have an event to list, please visit our Submissons page .

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Feb
23
Thu
2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament @ St. Francis Xavier University
Feb 23 all-day

Register now for the 2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament, taking place Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! The annual event is held to honour the memory of Melissa Landry, who died as the result of a motor vehicle collision while volunteering in Arusha, Tanzania in 2013.

Players of all skill levels are invited to sign up for this fun and spirited day that gives back to the community! All proceeds and donations go to Best Buddies.

Steps to register:

1. Put together a team. Choose a name. (Bonus points for the best volleyball puns!)
2. Choose a team captain.
3. The team captain starts the team, and adds the team name through this registration page – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-melissa-landry-memorial-volleyball-tournament-registration-31190224802?aff=es2.
4. The team captain can choose to register on behalf of all team members by entering the number of players, or each member can add themselves by selecting the team name at a later date.
5. You’re done! Now go work on your outfits.

Registration closes Sunday, March 5, unless capacity is reached prior to that date. Teams will be approved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cat & Dog Fosters -tfn
Feb 23 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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Legos at the Library- Thursdays
Feb 23 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 !

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Midget AA Tournament
Feb 23 all-day

Game # Time Rink Team Name Room  Score
1 3:00 – 4:30pm Ant. Arena Antigonish Bulldogs
Strait Richmond
2 3:30 – 5:00pm AUX Truro Bearcats
Pictou County White
3 4:30 – 6:00pm Ant. Arena Glace Bay Miners
Western Valley Spartans
4 6:00 – 7:30pm Ant. Arena New Waterford Sharks
Antigonish Bulldogs
5 7:30 – 9:00pm Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Glace Bay Miners
6 7:30 – 9:00pm AUX Western Valley Spartans
Truro Bearcats
7 9:00 – 10:30 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
Cumberland Ramblers
February-11-17
8 8:30 – 10:00 am Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Western Valley Spartans
9 10:00 – 11:30am Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
Antigonish Bulldogs
10 11:30 – 1:00 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
New Waterford Sharks
11 2:00 – 3:30 pm Ant. Arena Truro Bearcats
Glace Bay Miners
12 3:30 – 5:00 pm Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
New Waterford Sharks
February-12-17
CROSSOVER GAMES
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
13 9:00 – 10:30 KMC Main 2nd BLACK
1st GOLD
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
14 9:00 – 10:30 Ant. Arena 2nd Gold
1st BLACK
* If Antigonish makes the crossovers they play at the arena
GOLD MEDAL GAME
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
15 1:00 – 3:00 Ant. Arena WINNER GAME #13
WINNER GAME #14

 

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women- Thursdays
Feb 23 @ 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
Feb 23 @ 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!

FriendShip Corner – Tues & Thurs
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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

Who did it? @ Pictou Public Library
Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

The Pictou Public Library presented Who did it? – Nineteenth Century Crime and Detective Fiction with Dr. Sandra Muse Issac, PhD, Thursday from 1 to 2:15 p.m. Thanks to a unique partnership with St. Mary’s University’s continuing education, the library will offer access to selected university courses in their community rooms – all are welcome!

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Knit & Crochet- Thursdays- Pictou
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
The Basics of Navigation Kijiji @ New Glasgow Library
Feb 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Kijiji Thursday, February 23 at 3 p.m. Want to buy or sell things online? Come by to learn the basics of navigation Kijiji! All are welcome.

Coping with Life’s Challenges 1st Tuesday of each month
Feb 23 @ 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.

NFB Film Club presents the Grasslands Project @ Westville Library
Feb 23 @ 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm

The NFB Film Club at the Westville Library presents The Grasslands Project Thursday, February 23 at 6:15. Everyone welcome!

New Glasgow Public Library presents Colouring for Adults @ New Glasgow Library
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Colouring for Adults Thursday, February 23 at 7 p.m. Join their staff as they embrace the newest craze – adult coloring books! Limited supplies will be available. All we welcome!

The Plaid Marquee presents Lion @ Cineplex Theaters, New Glasgow
Feb 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Plaid Marquee will present the drama Lion on Thursday, February 23, 7:00 pm at Cineplex Theaters, New Glasgow.  Based on a true story, Lion stars Dev Patel, Rooney Mara and Nicole Kidman and has Oscars nominations for Best Picture, and both Actor/Actress in a Supporting Role.  Doors at 6:00 pm.  Tickets $10.00.  No advance tickets.

About the film:
Five-year-old Saroo (Dev Patel) gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty-five years later, armed with only a handful of memories, his unwavering determination, and a revolutionary technology known as Google Earth, he sets out to find his lost family and finally return to his first home.

Women Alike Cancer Support Group 1st Tuesday of each month
Feb 23 @ 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.

Spares needed for Mixed Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43
Feb 23 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Spares needed for our Mixed Dart League from 7:30pm to 10:30pm on Thursdays at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43, Port Hawkesbury. Contact Kelly for details at 902-631-5094. Runs October to April.

Feb
24
Fri
2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament @ St. Francis Xavier University
Feb 24 all-day

Register now for the 2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament, taking place Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! The annual event is held to honour the memory of Melissa Landry, who died as the result of a motor vehicle collision while volunteering in Arusha, Tanzania in 2013.

Players of all skill levels are invited to sign up for this fun and spirited day that gives back to the community! All proceeds and donations go to Best Buddies.

Steps to register:

1. Put together a team. Choose a name. (Bonus points for the best volleyball puns!)
2. Choose a team captain.
3. The team captain starts the team, and adds the team name through this registration page – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-melissa-landry-memorial-volleyball-tournament-registration-31190224802?aff=es2.
4. The team captain can choose to register on behalf of all team members by entering the number of players, or each member can add themselves by selecting the team name at a later date.
5. You’re done! Now go work on your outfits.

Registration closes Sunday, March 5, unless capacity is reached prior to that date. Teams will be approved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Midget AA Tournament
Feb 24 all-day

Game # Time Rink Team Name Room  Score
1 3:00 – 4:30pm Ant. Arena Antigonish Bulldogs
Strait Richmond
2 3:30 – 5:00pm AUX Truro Bearcats
Pictou County White
3 4:30 – 6:00pm Ant. Arena Glace Bay Miners
Western Valley Spartans
4 6:00 – 7:30pm Ant. Arena New Waterford Sharks
Antigonish Bulldogs
5 7:30 – 9:00pm Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Glace Bay Miners
6 7:30 – 9:00pm AUX Western Valley Spartans
Truro Bearcats
7 9:00 – 10:30 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
Cumberland Ramblers
February-11-17
8 8:30 – 10:00 am Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Western Valley Spartans
9 10:00 – 11:30am Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
Antigonish Bulldogs
10 11:30 – 1:00 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
New Waterford Sharks
11 2:00 – 3:30 pm Ant. Arena Truro Bearcats
Glace Bay Miners
12 3:30 – 5:00 pm Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
New Waterford Sharks
February-12-17
CROSSOVER GAMES
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
13 9:00 – 10:30 KMC Main 2nd BLACK
1st GOLD
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
14 9:00 – 10:30 Ant. Arena 2nd Gold
1st BLACK
* If Antigonish makes the crossovers they play at the arena
GOLD MEDAL GAME
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
15 1:00 – 3:00 Ant. Arena WINNER GAME #13
WINNER GAME #14

 

Minecraft @ New Glasgow Library
Feb 24 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

New Glasgow Library presents Minecraft Friday, February 10 and 24 at 3:30 p.m. Join in at the library to play Minecraft with a group! Computers are limited so participants with their own devices and accounts are invited to bring them along! Registration is required. Please contact the library at 902-752-8233 for more information.

Crib Game Fridays
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm

Cribbage Game Fridays @ Country Harbour Gun Club, 7:30pm. Admission $5. No partner needed.

Variety Concert @ Lismore Community Centre
Feb 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

A Variety Concert sponsored by The Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society will take place at the Lismore Community Center on Friday, February 24th at 7:30 p.m.

Feb
25
Sat
2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament @ St. Francis Xavier University
Feb 25 all-day

Register now for the 2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament, taking place Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! The annual event is held to honour the memory of Melissa Landry, who died as the result of a motor vehicle collision while volunteering in Arusha, Tanzania in 2013.

Players of all skill levels are invited to sign up for this fun and spirited day that gives back to the community! All proceeds and donations go to Best Buddies.

Steps to register:

1. Put together a team. Choose a name. (Bonus points for the best volleyball puns!)
2. Choose a team captain.
3. The team captain starts the team, and adds the team name through this registration page – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-melissa-landry-memorial-volleyball-tournament-registration-31190224802?aff=es2.
4. The team captain can choose to register on behalf of all team members by entering the number of players, or each member can add themselves by selecting the team name at a later date.
5. You’re done! Now go work on your outfits.

Registration closes Sunday, March 5, unless capacity is reached prior to that date. Teams will be approved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Midget AA Tournament
Feb 25 all-day

Game # Time Rink Team Name Room  Score
1 3:00 – 4:30pm Ant. Arena Antigonish Bulldogs
Strait Richmond
2 3:30 – 5:00pm AUX Truro Bearcats
Pictou County White
3 4:30 – 6:00pm Ant. Arena Glace Bay Miners
Western Valley Spartans
4 6:00 – 7:30pm Ant. Arena New Waterford Sharks
Antigonish Bulldogs
5 7:30 – 9:00pm Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Glace Bay Miners
6 7:30 – 9:00pm AUX Western Valley Spartans
Truro Bearcats
7 9:00 – 10:30 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
Cumberland Ramblers
February-11-17
8 8:30 – 10:00 am Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Western Valley Spartans
9 10:00 – 11:30am Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
Antigonish Bulldogs
10 11:30 – 1:00 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
New Waterford Sharks
11 2:00 – 3:30 pm Ant. Arena Truro Bearcats
Glace Bay Miners
12 3:30 – 5:00 pm Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
New Waterford Sharks
February-12-17
CROSSOVER GAMES
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
13 9:00 – 10:30 KMC Main 2nd BLACK
1st GOLD
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
14 9:00 – 10:30 Ant. Arena 2nd Gold
1st BLACK
* If Antigonish makes the crossovers they play at the arena
GOLD MEDAL GAME
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
15 1:00 – 3:00 Ant. Arena WINNER GAME #13
WINNER GAME #14

 

Maker Space Saturdays @ Westville Library
Feb 25 @ 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!

Sat AM Puppets- Pictou
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am
NIA with Kate Brown Georgallas @ Antigonish People's Place Library
Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Kate Brown Georgallas is an artist and Art professor at St. F. X. She will be starting a NIA class on Saturdays from 12-1 pm, beginning February 4. It will be held in the Community Room of the Antigonish library. The NIA Technique is a mind/body physical conditioning program that initially stood for Non-Impact Aerobics. It is a health & fitness alternative that emerged in the ’80’s, & evolved to include neurological integrative practices &
teachings. NIA combines martial arts, modern dance arts & yoga in a workout set to music.

Crib Game @ Heatherton Community Centre
Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Free Swims- until March 18
Feb 25 @ 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.

Laughter for Health and Happiness @ New Glasgow Library
Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Laughter for Health and Happiness – laughter yoga is the latest craze sweeping the world! All are welcome – no previous yoga experience required.

Hillsborough and Glendyer Music Bi-weekly Jam Session @ Civic #4738, Mabou
Feb 25 @ 1:44 pm – 2:44 pm

Entertainers admitted free. Admission $5. A lunch is served and there will be a 50/50 draw. For more information call Ronelda at 902-945-2870.

45 Card Games @ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43
Feb 25 @ 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.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner @ St. George's Channel Hall
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Saturday, February 25 at 4 p.m. at  St. Georges Channel Hall.  Tickets are $15 per person and are presold. For information and/or tickets, contact Jack at 902-345-2487  (cell 902-578-9852) or Rose at 902-345-0616.

4th annual Ham & Scallop Potato Supper @ St.Paul's Catholic Church, Sherbrooke
Feb 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

4th annual Ham & Scallop Potato Supper February 25 from 4:30 to 6 pm at St.Paul’s Catholic Church, Sherbrooke. Church Hall is in the basement of the Church This is a major fundraiser for the church renovations.

Feb
26
Sun
2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament @ St. Francis Xavier University
Feb 26 all-day

Register now for the 2017 Melissa Landry Memorial Volleyball Tournament, taking place Saturday, March 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.! The annual event is held to honour the memory of Melissa Landry, who died as the result of a motor vehicle collision while volunteering in Arusha, Tanzania in 2013.

Players of all skill levels are invited to sign up for this fun and spirited day that gives back to the community! All proceeds and donations go to Best Buddies.

Steps to register:

1. Put together a team. Choose a name. (Bonus points for the best volleyball puns!)
2. Choose a team captain.
3. The team captain starts the team, and adds the team name through this registration page – https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2017-melissa-landry-memorial-volleyball-tournament-registration-31190224802?aff=es2.
4. The team captain can choose to register on behalf of all team members by entering the number of players, or each member can add themselves by selecting the team name at a later date.
5. You’re done! Now go work on your outfits.

Registration closes Sunday, March 5, unless capacity is reached prior to that date. Teams will be approved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Elsie Kelly Memorial Snowmobile Rally @ SnoDogs Grooming Building, Mill Road
Feb 26 all-day

The annual Elsie Kelly Memorial Snowmobile Rally is Sunday, February 26. The event begins at the SnoDogs Grooming Building on Mill Road and ends at Ralph Kelly’s cottage where there will be a barbecue. Cost is $15 per snowmobiler. Barbecue costs vary. All funds will be donated to the Palliative Care Society of Antigonish Town and County in memory of Elsie Kelly. Tickets will be available to purchase on a Blackhawks signed jersey, Calgary Flames team signed jersey and a Providence Bruins hockey stick. Snowshoers and cross country skiers welcome! Pre register by calling Ralph Kelly at 968-1965. Proudly supported by 989 Nothing But Hits!

Highland Touch Football Sundays and Wednesdays-tfn
Feb 26 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

 

Midget AA Tournament
Feb 26 all-day

Game # Time Rink Team Name Room  Score
1 3:00 – 4:30pm Ant. Arena Antigonish Bulldogs
Strait Richmond
2 3:30 – 5:00pm AUX Truro Bearcats
Pictou County White
3 4:30 – 6:00pm Ant. Arena Glace Bay Miners
Western Valley Spartans
4 6:00 – 7:30pm Ant. Arena New Waterford Sharks
Antigonish Bulldogs
5 7:30 – 9:00pm Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Glace Bay Miners
6 7:30 – 9:00pm AUX Western Valley Spartans
Truro Bearcats
7 9:00 – 10:30 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
Cumberland Ramblers
February-11-17
8 8:30 – 10:00 am Ant. Arena Pictou County White
Western Valley Spartans
9 10:00 – 11:30am Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
Antigonish Bulldogs
10 11:30 – 1:00 pm Ant. Arena Strait Richmond
New Waterford Sharks
11 2:00 – 3:30 pm Ant. Arena Truro Bearcats
Glace Bay Miners
12 3:30 – 5:00 pm Ant. Arena Cumberland Ramblers
New Waterford Sharks
February-12-17
CROSSOVER GAMES
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
13 9:00 – 10:30 KMC Main 2nd BLACK
1st GOLD
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
14 9:00 – 10:30 Ant. Arena 2nd Gold
1st BLACK
* If Antigonish makes the crossovers they play at the arena
GOLD MEDAL GAME
Game # Time Rink Team Room  Score
15 1:00 – 3:00 Ant. Arena WINNER GAME #13
WINNER GAME #14

 

Heatherton Activity Centre
Feb 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.

Antigonish Lion’s Club Sausage and Pancake Breakfast @ Lions Den Highland Drive Extension
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Antigonish Lion’s Club pancake and sausage breakfast February 26 from 9 to 1 p.m. at the Lion’s Den on Highland Drive Extension. Funds raised to benefit Relay for Life St. F.X. and Kids Against Cancer. Donations accepted at the door.

Antigonish Lions Club pancake breakfast @ Lions Den Highland Drive Extension
Feb 26 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Antigonish Lion’s Club pancake and sausage breakfast February 26 from 9 to 1 p.m. at the Lion’s Den on Highland Drive Extension. Funds raised to benefit Relay for Life and Kids Against Cancer. Donations accepted at the door.