Community Events

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

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Sep
25
Mon
War Amps
Sep 25 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
Sep 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.

Antigonish MS Connection ( tfn )
Sep 25 @ 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
Sep 25 @ 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.

Sep
26
Tue
Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Sep 26 @ 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
Sep 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!

Toddle Time – Tuesdays – Pictou
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am
Knitting for Children- Tuesdays
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters tfn
Sep 26 @ 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.

LEGO Tuesdays @ Stellarton Public Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Stellarton Public Library presents LEGO Tuesdays from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Drop by the library on Tuesday evenings and build to your heart’s content!

Weekly 45s @ St. George's Channel Hall
Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
27
Wed
Numbers 2 Know Wellness Drop-in @ River John Library
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Numbers 2 Know Wellness Drop-in September 27 at the River John Public Library from 10 a.m. to noon. Reduce your risk of chronic disease by knowing your numbers for blood pressure, nutrition and physical activity.

Toddle Time – Wednesdays
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 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
Sep 27 @ 7:30 pm

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

Sep
28
Thu
Legos at the Library- Thursdays
Sep 28 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- Thursdays
Sep 28 @ 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 Resource Centre, 219 Main St. Call for an appointment 902 863 6221.

Aging Antigonisher’s Walking Club Tues & Thurs
Sep 28 @ 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
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Get Crafty @ Stellarton Public Library
Sep 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Get Crafty Thursday, September 28 at 6:30 p.m. This month’s project will be an Altered Book Craft … an altered book is a form of mixed media artwork that changes a book from its original form into a different form, altering its appearance and/or meaning.

 

Meeting @ Barney's River Presbyterian Church Hall
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There will be a meeting for lot holders and those interested in the Kenzieville Cemetery October, 28 at 7 p.m. at the Barney’s River Presbyterian Church Hall.

Sep
29
Fri
Heatherton Activity Centre
Sep 29 @ 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.

Tech Time @ New Glasgow Library
Sep 29 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Tech Time every second Friday at 3:30

Jam Session @ United Church Hall, Port Hood
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jam Session

 

Event Date:

September 1, 2017

 

Event Time:

7pm-9pm

 

Event Location:

United Church Hall, Port Hood

 

Event:

Weekly Jam Sessions will continue every Friday night from September 1st until October 13th

Crib Game Fridays
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm

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

Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society concert @ Lismore Community Hall
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society is holding a variety concert September 29 at 7:30pm at the Lismore Community Hall. Performers include Heather Cameron, Burns MacDonald, Gary Connors & Anne Baxter and John & Joyce Wilhem

Sep
30
Sat
St. Joseph’s Lakeside Community Centre Harvest Festival @ St. Joseph's Lakeside Community Centre
Sep 30 all-day

St. Joseph’s Lakeside Community Centre Harvest Festival is September 30! There’s a Farmer’s Market from 1 to 4 p.m. featuring local vendors and kids games; and a dance featuring Pogey from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sat AM Puppets- Pictou
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am
Knitting Circle @ New Glasgow Library
Sep 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

New Glasgow Public Library presents Knitting Circle every second Saturday from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Newfie Pub Night with Eddie Coffey and Rhonda Stamp @ St Andrew Jr School - Appleseed Drive
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Newfie Pub Night with Eddie Coffey and Rhonda Stamp September 30 from 7 to 10:30 pm at St Andrew Jr School – Appleseed Drive. Tickets $15 each – may be purchased at door or at Ant Golf Club or by calling 902-870-6304. Proceeds to Antigonish Golf Club.

Oct
1
Sun
War Amps
Oct 1 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

SPCA Blessing of the Pets Service @ Garden of St Theresa, Bethany, Antigonish
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

SPCA Blessing of the Pets Service 2 p.m. Sunday, October 1 in the St Theresa Garden at Bethany in Antigonish.  Hall at St James United Church in case of inclement weather.  All are welcome, pets however must be leashed or crated!

Card game crib @ Goshen Community Centre
Oct 1 @ 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.

Oct
2
Mon
Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Oct 2 @ 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 )
Oct 2 @ 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
Oct 2 @ 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.

Oct
3
Tue
Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Oct 3 @ 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
Oct 3 @ 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!