Community Events

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

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Nov
20
Mon
Eastern Counties Regional Library – Port Hood Mon & Wed
Nov 20 @ 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 )
Nov 20 @ 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.

End of Life Planning Seminar @ Antigonish Lions Club 13 Highland Drive Extension
Nov 20 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

End of Life Planning Seminar November 20 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Antigonish Lions Club 13 Highland Drive Extension. Free seminar on end of life planning. Includes workshop topics related to end of life planning. Door prizes and light refreshments. Sponsored by Antigonish Lion’s Club. RSVP to Paul Tomlik 902-863-1715.

Coping with Life’s Challenges 1st Tuesday of each month
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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
Nov 20 @ 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.

Mini Crib Games @ Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 43
Nov 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Mini Crib Games at 7:30pm every Monday at the R.C. Legion, Br.#43, Port Hawkesbury. Bring a Partner or come Alone & see if we have a Partner for you!

Nov
21
Tue
Men’s Health Centre -Tuesdays
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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!

Nordic Pole Walking Club
Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Nordic Pole Walking Club @ Antigonish Library

  • The Walking Club will now meet weekly,
    • Tuesdays at 10am … until mid-December.
  • All are welcome!

For more information, and to register – please contact the Antigonish Library (902-863-4276).

Toddle Time – Tuesdays – Pictou
Nov 21 @ 10:30 am
Knitting for Children- Tuesdays
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters tfn
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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
Nov 21 @ 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.

Nov
22
Wed
Toddle Time – Wednesdays
Nov 22 @ 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

Laugh Play and Read program @ Westville Gym
Nov 22 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Laugh Play and Read program with Kids First & Westville Recreation Wednesdays – October 11th, 18th, & 25th November 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th at 12:30 to 2:00 pm in the Westville Gym. A special drop-in program for caregivers & children under 5 years. Healthy snacks provided. All are welcome! Please contact Kids First at (902) 755-5437 for travel support.

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

Card Game- Wednesdays
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm

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

Nov
23
Thu
Legos at the Library- Thursdays
Nov 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 !

LEGO

Heatherton Activity Centre
Nov 23 @ 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.

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Nov 23 @ 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
Nov 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!

Knit & Crochet- Thursdays- Pictou
Nov 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Nov
24
Fri
Festival of Trees @ Antigonish People's Place Library
Nov 24 – Dec 10 all-day

Experience the magic and wonder of the season during the CACL’s Festival of Trees at the People’s Place Library. Now through December 10, there will be 20 beautifully decorated trees and wreaths sponsored by local businesses on display. Pick your favourite, and enter to win over $5,000 in prizes! Tickets will be sold at the People’s Place Library during regular library hours. All proceeds benefit the Antigonish CACL. Experience the Festival of Trees at the Peoples Place Library. Proudly supported by 989 Nothing But Hits.

Old Fashion Christmas at Sherbrooke Village & Liscombe Lodge is open!
Nov 24 – Dec 2 all-day

Its Old Fashion Christmas at Sherbrooke Village & Liscombe Lodge is open for you!!

Friday & Saturday – November 24 & 25 and December 1 & 2

Lodge room with Breakfast ONLY $135 for 2 people

**Add buffet dinner $195

$148 for Family of 4

**Add Buffet dinner $238

**Add another person over 12 yrs $53.00 per night

BOOK today at 902-779-2307 or 1-800-665-6343

War Amps
Nov 24 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

Jam Sessions @ United Church Hall, Port Hood
Nov 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jams will be held at the United Church Hall, Port Hood on the following Fridays:

October 27th, November 10th and November 24th. Everyone welcome.

Crib Game Fridays
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm

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

The Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society 12th Anniversary Variety Concert @ Lismore Hall
Nov 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Karen Lynn MacDonald Allergy Awareness Society

12th Anniversary Variety Concert

Friday November 24, 2017

Lismore Hall, 7:30 pm

$5.00 Admission

Featuring:

Merton Arbuckle & Dock Gang

Hank & Marie Bouchie

Pam Leblanc & Students

J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation @ Immaculata Auditorium
Nov 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

It’s the musical event of the year! Antigonish Performing Arts presents the Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra with J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation Friday, November 24th at 8 p.m. in Immaculata Auditorium. J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation combines text, music, and stunning projected video and images to explore the world of the artisans who helped J.S. Bach realize his musical genius. Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra’s J.S. Bach: The Circle of Creation, Friday, November 24th at 8 p.m. in Immaculata Auditorium. Presented by Antigonish Performing Arts and proudly supported by 989 Nothing But Hits!

Nov
25
Sat
Christmas Bazaar @ St. John's Church Hall, Necum Teuch
Nov 25 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

St. John’s Anglican Church Christmas Bazaar November 25 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John’s Church Hall, Necum Teuch, Highway #7. Bake table, sale items, tree ornaments, hot lunch.

Sat AM Puppets- Pictou
Nov 25 @ 10:30 am
Christmas Village Market @ Whitehead Community Centre
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Christmas Village Market November 25 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Whitehead Community Centre. There will be 27 authentic vendors. $1 admission (children under 12 free). Large variety of local artisans, craftsmen/women showcasing their products for sale. Beautiful hardy dinner available for purchase Lovely Christmas Atmosphere.

Ladies Auxiliary Blue Mountain Fire Department Annual Christmas Tea and Sale @ Blue Mountain Fire Hall, Blue Mountain
Nov 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Blue Mountain & District Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary annual tea and sale will  be held Saturday November 25, 11 to 1pm in the Blue Mountain Fire Hall …there will be tasty sandwiches,, sweeties, tea, coffee, pantry table, tickets for sale on a  jam basket, grocery box, & Santa’s Sock. There will also be vendor tables. Hope to see you there…..Maybe even Santa will be there!!

$7.00 adults, $3.50 children ages 5 – 10, children under 5 free for further information call Nancy Webb at 902-922-3193

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

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

Knitting Circle @ New Glasgow Library
Nov 25 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Dance for Life @ Immaculata Auditorium
Nov 25 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 26 @ 3:00 pm

2017 Arts Health Antigonish and Heritage Association of Antigonish presents Dance for Life Saturday, November 25 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, November 26 at 2 p.m. in Immaculata Auditorium.

Saturday will feature the opening ceremony, and re-commitment to peace and friendship nation-to-nation, followed by multicultural dance performance.

Sunday will feature an art and activism workshop with Liliona Quarmyne Songor, our Life! Atsiakpo, our Death! A resistance dance-drama.

Guysborough Food Bank Fundraiser @ Jost Wharf Marina Commplex (upstairs)
Nov 25 @ 8:30 pm – Nov 26 @ 1:00 am

On Saturday, November 25th, 2017  there will be a Musical Food Bank fundraiser for Community of Guysborough at Jost Wharf Marina Complex (upstairs) from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Doors open at 8 p.m and age restriction  19 yrs and over with music by BBR Band with local musicians throughout the evening. No cover however cash and/or non perishable food donations accepted, come out and support your local food bank and have some fun doing it

Nov
26
Sun
Progressive 45’s Card Play @ The Royal Canadian Legion #081, Guysborough
Nov 26 @ 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.