Community Events

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

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Jan
22
Mon
Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Jan 22 @ 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
Jan 22 @ 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.

Antigonish Improv Mondays
Jan 22 @ 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.

Women Alike Cancer Support Group 1st Tuesday of each month
Jan 22 @ 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.

Jan
23
Tue
Family Literacy Day at Trenton Library! @ Trenton Public Library
Jan 23 – Jan 27 all-day

Family Literacy Day at Trenton Library!

  • What is your Favorite Story? … for Family Literacy Day week  (January 23 – 27)

Join us this week at the library, as we celebrate Family Literacy Day every day! Share with us your all-time family favorite stories to read aloud together! We invite you to drop by & read aloud at the library, snap a selfie to share, … and try our doodle table too! For more information, please call the Trenton Library at (902) 752-5181.

War Amps
Jan 23 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

Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Jan 23 @ 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 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!

Toddle Time – Tuesdays – Pictou
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am
Knitting for Children- Tuesdays
Jan 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters tfn
Jan 23 @ 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 Plays @ Port Hood Fire Hall
Jan 23 @ 7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

Auction Card Plays Tuesdays at 7:15pm at the Port Hood Fire Hall. Card Plays will begin on Tuesday, October 17th and will continue weekly for the Fall and Winter. Lunch and prizes.

Weekly 45s @ St. George's Channel Hall
Jan 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Weekly 45s card play take place Tuesdays at 7:30 at St. George’s Channel Hall. Admission is $4 per person with a light lunch provided. Sponsored by the South Mountain Arm of Gold Community Association.

Jan
24
Wed
Toddle Time – Wednesdays
Jan 24 @ 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

Family Storytimes @ River John Library
Jan 24 @ 12:55 pm – 1:55 pm

River John Library presents Family Storytimes on alternating Wednesday mornings starting January 10th at 9 a.m.

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

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ecumenical service @ St. James' United Church
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity ecumenical service January 24 at 7 p.m. at St. James’ United Church.

Card Game- Wednesdays
Jan 24 @ 7:30 pm

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

Jan
25
Thu
Legos at the Library- Thursdays
Jan 25 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

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Jan 25 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women is open for services Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Antigonish Women’s Resource Center, 219 Main Street. Please call to book appointments on Wednesdays at 902-863-6221 ext 225. Lindsay’s Health Centre offers women and adolescent girls with services and programs. Call 902-863-6221 ext 225.

Aging Antigonisher’s Walking Club Tues & Thurs
Jan 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!

Pete the Cat Preschool Storytime @ Westville Library
Jan 25 @ 1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Westville Library presents A special Pete the Cat Preschool Storytime, Thursday January 25 at 1:15 p.m.

Knit & Crochet- Thursdays- Pictou
Jan 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
League Darts @ Royal Canadian Legion, Port Hawkesbury
Jan 25 @ 3:09 pm – 4:09 pm

Thursdays at 7:30pm is League Darts at the R.C. Legion, Br.#43, Port Hawkesbury. Want to Spare, Contact Kelly Conrad 902-631-5094.

Snuggle Up & Read Family Storytime @ Stellarton Public Library
Jan 25 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm

Stellarton Public Library presents Snuggle Up & Read Family Storytime, PJs Party for Family Literacy Day Thursday, January 25 at 6:15 p.m.

The Birth of Family @ River John Library
Jan 25 @ 6:15 pm – 8:30 pm

The River John Library NFB Film Club presents The Birth of  Family Thursday, January 25 at 6:15 p.m.

Get Crafty – Origami Book Paper Flowers @ New Glasgow Public Library
Jan 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Origami Book Paper flowers (Get Crafty) – Thursday January 25 at 6:30pm

Robbie Burns Night @ Piper's Pub
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Antigonish Highland Society and Pipers Pub invite you to come and Raise a Glass to Robbie Burns! Celebrate Robbie Burns night January 25th from 7 to 9 p.m. at Pipers Pub. Come enjoy and evening of live music, dancing and toasts. Maybe even try a bit of Haggis! All ages are welcome. Robbie Burns night January 25th from 7 to 9 p.m. at Pipers Pub, presented by the Antigonish Highland Society and Pipers Pub

Jan
26
Fri
Together with Heather Music @ Westville Library
Jan 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Westville Library presents Together with Heather Music, Friday January 26, 10:30 a.m.

Crib Game Fridays
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm

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

Variety Concert @ Lismore Hall
Jan 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society is holding a Variety Concert Friday January 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Lismore Hall. Admission is $5. Featuring Colin Rankin & Friends, Ty Wallace and Caedda Enright.

Jan
27
Sat
Hockey Nova Scotia’s Coaches Day
Jan 27 all-day

Want to recognize your coach for all that he or she does on Coaches Day? We can help!

Saturday, January 27 is Hockey Nova Scotia’s Coaches Day. It is an opportunity for players and families to say thank you for all of the long hours that our coaches spend at the rink and on the road.

This year, Hockey Nova Scotia will be giving away 14 prize packages to coaches across the province. Prizes packages will be awarded to a coach from each of our Minor Hockey regions and Female Hockey zones.

Visit http://www.hockeynovascotia.ca/hns_12370_53576.html to nominate a coach today!

Heatherton Activity Centre
Jan 27 @ 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.

Sat AM Puppets- Pictou
Jan 27 @ 10:30 am
Crib @ Heatherton Community Centre
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

A Robbie Burns Evening @ Merigomish Schoolhouse Community Centre, 1682 Shore Rd, Merigomish
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Don your tartan, enjoy a five-course traditional Scottish meal, and sing along as we celebrate Robbie Burns Night. An evening of haggis, Scotch, and skirlie featuring music from the Carillon Singers, Heather Cameron and guests. Come toast Scotland’s Favourite Son! Tickets are $30, available in advance only. You can order tickets by calling 771-0022 or visit Chediac Furniture.

Jam Sessions @ Civic #4738, Mabou
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Hillsborough and Glendyer Music Biweekly Jam Sessions take every other Saturday from 7 to 10:30 p.m. at Civic #4738, Mabou. Admission is $5. Entertainers admitted free. A lunch is served and there is a 50/50 draw. For more information contact Ronelda at 902-945-2870.

Jan
28
Sun
Breakfast @ Port Hood Fire Hall
Jan 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Breakfast January 28 from 9 a.m. to 12 at the Port Hood Fire Hall. Come and enjoy a delicious breakfast and support the local fire dept.

Crib Game @ St. Andrew's Community Centre
Jan 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Cribbage Game at St. Andrew’s Community Centre Sundays at 1 p.m. Come and bring a partner.

Hank’s Jamboree @ Havre Boucher Community Centre
Jan 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hank’s Jamboree will be held on Sunday, January 28th 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.