Community Events

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

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Apr
21
Sat
Country Breakfast @ Country Harbour Gun Club
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Country Breakfast Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Country Harbour Gun Club

Flea Market @ Claymore Inn and Suites (rear entrance), Antigonish
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

 

Flea Market, sponsored by the Respect Life Centre, will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Claymore Inn and Suites. Items will include furniture, housewares, toys, books, décor, jewellery, etc. Admission $1. Donations accepted. Call (902)863-6636 for information.

Antigonish Celtics Soccer Club registration @ Cleve's Source for Sports, Antigonish
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Antigonish Celtics Soccer Club is holding registration Saturday, April 21st from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cleve’s Source for Sports in Antigonish. For more information on dates and times, please go to their web site http://www.antigonishcelticsscoccer.com. You can also register online for soccer on their web site. If you register on line, one lucky person will win their registration back.

Bottle Drive @ Antigonish Arena parking lot
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Bottle Drive Saturday, April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Drop off at the Antigonish Arena parking between or they will gladly pick up – email macleoddancers@gmail.com to make arrangements. In support of the MacLeod School of Highland Dancers travelling to Scotland August 2018. 

Sat AM Puppets- Pictou
Apr 21 @ 10:30 am
Crib @ Heatherton Community Centre
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

45 Card Plays @ Royal Canadian Legion, Port Hawkesbury
Apr 21 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

45 Card Plays on Saturdays from 2-4pm at the R.C. Legion, Br.#43, Port Hawkesbury.

Earth Day Weekend Musical Variety Show @ First United Church, High Street, Trenton
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Earth Day Weekend Musical Variety Show Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. at First United Church, High Street, Trenton. Featuring prominent Pictou County performers. Light lunch social and fellowship to follow. Admission by donation with proceeds benefiting the First United Church General Memorial Fund.

For more information contact Kevin Reid at 902-752-8100 or 902-754-7874 or the church at 902-752-7813.

Hillsborough and Glendyer Music bi-weekly Jam Sessions @ Civic #4738, Mabou
Apr 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Hillsborough and Glendyer Music bi-weekly Jam Sessions take place:

April 21

May 5

May 19

June 2

June 16

June 30

from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Admission is $5 and entertainers are admitted free. A lunch is served and there’s a 50/50 draw. Call Ronelda at 902-945-2870.

Dance featuring Hal Bruce & Lisa Richard @ Heatherton Community Centre
Apr 21 @ 9:00 pm – Apr 22 @ 1:00 am

Come out April 21st for a fun night of dancing!
Entertainment will be provided by musicians Hal Bruce & Lisa Richard

Check out their incredible music by clicking on the link below:
http://www.halbruce.com/
http://www.lisarichardmusic.com/

Open to 19+, IDs may be requested
Cash bar will be available

Admission is $15 per person.
Tickets will be available at the following locations:
-MacDonald’s Convenience (St. Andrews)
-Brosha’s Short Stop (Lower South River)
-Hawthorne Convenience (Antigonish)
-Shelly Teasdale (902-870-5432)
-At the door

 

Apr
22
Sun
Heatherton Activity Centre
Apr 22 @ 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.

Crib Game @ St. Andrew's Community Centre
Apr 22 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

All Things Scottish Variety Concert and Dessert Auction @ Ecole Acadienne de Pomquet
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Enjoy some sweet talents during the second annual All Things Scottish Variety Concert and Dessert Auction, featuring the MacLeod dancers and friends, Sunday, April 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ecole Acadienne de Pomquet! There’s highland dancing, step dancing, piano, fiddle, guitar and more! And don’t forget the delicious treats in the dessert auction. Admission is $5 by donation. The All Things Scottish Variety Concert and Dessert Auction Sunday, April 22. Proudly supported by 989 Nothing But Hits!

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

Hank’s Jamboree will be held on Sunday, April 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.

Hector MacIsaac and Junior Fraser in concert @ King's United Church, Loch Katrine
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Come out for some toe tapping music this weekend in Loch Katrine! King’s United Church in Loch Katrine presents Hector MacIsaac and Junior Fraser in concert on Sunday at 2 p.m. at the church. There will be a silent auction and Canteen. Tickets are $15 each, available at MacDonald’s Convenience, St. Andrews and at the door. For reservations and information, phone 902-783-2182. Hector MacIsaac and Junior Fraser in concert this Sunday at 2 p.m. at King’s United Church!

Soccer tryouts @ Stellarton Indoor Soccer Complex
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

 

The last tryout for the Highland Soccer Club is being held this Sunday at the Stellarton Indoor Soccer Complex at 3 pm. Please visit our facebook site at HFC Soccer for details.

Coping with Life’s Challenges 1st Tuesday of each month
Apr 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.

Women Alike Cancer Support Group 1st Tuesday of each month
Apr 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.

Cribbage @ Goshen Community Center
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

There will be cribbage at the Goshen Community Center on Sundays at 7:30 pm. No partner required

Progressive 45’s Card Play @ The Royal Canadian Legion #081, Guysborough
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Progressive 45’s card play each Sunday evening at 7:30 at the Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough; includes cookie jar and 50/50.

Apr
23
Mon
War Amps
Apr 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

Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Apr 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 )
Apr 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.

Crib Games @ Royal Canadian Legion, Port Hawkesbury
Apr 23 @ 3:07 pm – 3:22 pm

Crib Games on Mondays at 7:30pm at the R.C. Legion, Br.#43, Port Hawkesbury.

Antigonish Improv Mondays
Apr 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.

Apr
24
Tue
Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Apr 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
Apr 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 902 318 0372  and Walk Yourself to Wellness!

Toddle Time – Tuesdays – Pictou
Apr 24 @ 10:30 am
Knitting for Children- Tuesdays
Apr 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters tfn
Apr 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.

Weekly 45s @ St. George's Channel Hall
Apr 24 @ 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.

Apr
25
Wed
Toddle Time – Wednesdays
Apr 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
Apr 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.

Card Game- Wednesdays
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm

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

Apr
26
Thu
Legos at the Library- Thursdays
Apr 26 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
Apr 26 @ 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
Apr 26 @ 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!

Knit & Crochet- Thursdays- Pictou
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
League Darts @ Royal Canadian Legion, Port Hawkesbury
Apr 26 @ 3:09 pm – 4:09 pm

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

Get Crafty @ New Glasgow Library
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Get Crafty Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. This month’s project is Yarn Jars.