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

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Oct
16
Sat
Swimming Courses @ Pictou Fisheries Training Pool
Oct 16 all-day

The Pictou Fisheries Training Pool is offering various swimming courses over the next few months.

The Bronze Medallion course is open to swimmers at least 13 or holding a Bronze Star. During this 22 hours course, candidates acquire the assessment and problem solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around water. The course will be held the October 16 weekend and Oct 23 weekend.

The Bronze Cross Course is for those at least 14 and holding a Bronze Medallion. This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. The course is on November 6 weekend, the afternoon of Nov 11 and weekend of Nov 13.

The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) will prepare you to teach the Red Cross swim lessons and provide you with valuable leadership skills. Candidates should be at least 15 and hold a Bronze Cross. The course runs in late December and January 4. Candidates must register by November 15th to access the online portion of the course.

To register or for more information on any of these courses call the Pictou Pool at 902-485-5301 or email aquatics@townofpictou.ca

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of 4-H, November 6 @ Antigonish Heritage Museum
Oct 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the event there have be local dignitaries, a 4-H display , slide show and a commissioned quilt displayed which we will be selling tickets on up until May 14, 2022 when we will have a large day long event in Heatherton to celebrate the 100th Anniversary. Heatherton is the Birthplace of 4-H in Nova Scotia.

 

Oct
18
Mon
Coats for Kids Pictou County
Oct 18 all-day

Bring your gently used coats and other winter wear to help those in need in Pictou County! Drop off locations are Stone’s RV Westville Road New Glasgow, United Way Stewart Street New Glasgow, and Department of Community Services Terra Cotta Drive New Glasgow.

Please ensure the items are clean, without tears, with working zippers. Infants to adult sizes are accepted.

Collection goes until November 4th, with distribution at the Ward 1 Recreation Centre on November 6 from 10am to 1pm.

VON 50/50 Fundraiser @ Online
Oct 18 all-day

Did you know? Beyond nursing and home support, VON serves thousands of clients in Nova Scotia every week through Community Support Services, including: Meals-on-Wheels, Transportation, Adult Day Programs and more…

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way in which VON is able to raise funds to support community programs, which rely heavily on donor support. We are seeking your help to keep important VON programs running by inviting you to participate in our monthly 50/50 raffle – drawn on the 2nd Thursday of each month! Your support through this raffle will help ensure that VON programs continue to serve vulnerable people in communities across Nova Scotia.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Winner is drawn the 2nd Thursday of every month starting May 2021 – with ticket sales closing at 11:59pm on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Thank you for supporting VON Nova Scotia. Good luck!!

**If you’re missing emails or tickets please check your junk or spam folders, otherwise head to support.rafflebox.ca for assistance.

The Faculty Music Recital of Dr. Paul Rushka @ Rm 110, 3090 Martha Drive, Antigonish
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Presented by St. Francis Xavier University’s Music Department

Doors open at 7:45pm. Free Admission!

Mask wearing and proof of vaccinations are required for entry.
Please practice social distancing with those outside your group.

Oct
19
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Health Services are offered each Tuesday for men and boys age 12 and over.

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-862-2358.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Oct 19 @ 4:00 pm

Weekly Toonie draw 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Play your Toonie by 4 p.m. on Tuesdays for this weekly draw in support of SHOPS. Winner receives half of the pot. Play your Toonie at Bud’s Convenience, Clover Farm, Feltmate & Son Enterprises, Rhynold’s Gas & Confectionary, Sherbrooke Garage or Whitney’s Corner Store. Follow them on Facebook or contact ed@shopsonline.ca for more information.

Oct
20
Wed
Remembering Keiko @ Lions Hall
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm

An event for the entire family! Join us at the Lions Hall in Sherbrooke for a fascinating conversation with the Whale Sanctuary Project’s Executive Director Charles Vinick about what it was like returning Keiko (star of the movie Free Willy) to his natural ocean habitat. Please join us and bring your questions.

Oct
21
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women is a partnership of the Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority, the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and the medical community. Services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team that includes Mental Health Services, Addictions Services, Public Health Services, the Women’s Centre, a physician and a nurse practitioner. Along with the medical care provided by the physician and nurse practitioner, Lindsay’s Health Centre offers a series of programs that are designed to help women make informed decisions about their health.

For information or to book an appointment, call 902-863-6221

Live Outdoor Theatre: Hänsel und Gretel in – der Garten von Edible Horrors: a Terrible Parable @ North Barn Theatre
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – Oct 23 @ 9:00 pm

Wilkommen! You are invited on a bittersweet adventure with your two favourite German mooches, Hänsel und Gretel. Join them on a Grimm journey around the bonfire, through the Black Forest, right into the succulent heart of evil itself, in this pitch-black comedy from the spooky, Villainous creator who brought you Zomblet, with puppets created by the incomparable North Barn Theatre (Troubling Joy, Late Night Radio).

Playing twice nightly (7:30pm and 9pm), this 45 minute outdoor show runs from October 21-23 in Antigonish at North Barn Theatre, is rated PG (think Shrek),  and October 28-31 in Dartmouth at Shubie Campground. All tickets are pay-what-you-can. To book tickets or for more info visit villainstheatre.com.

Thursday Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Thursday night Bingo – begins 7:30pm

Oct
22
Fri
Swimming Courses @ Pictou Fisheries Training Pool
Oct 22 all-day

The Pictou Fisheries Training Pool is offering various swimming courses over the next few months.

The Bronze Medallion course is open to swimmers at least 13 or holding a Bronze Star. During this 22 hours course, candidates acquire the assessment and problem solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around water. The course will be held the October 16 weekend and Oct 23 weekend.

The Bronze Cross Course is for those at least 14 and holding a Bronze Medallion. This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. The course is on November 6 weekend, the afternoon of Nov 11 and weekend of Nov 13.

The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) will prepare you to teach the Red Cross swim lessons and provide you with valuable leadership skills. Candidates should be at least 15 and hold a Bronze Cross. The course runs in late December and January 4. Candidates must register by November 15th to access the online portion of the course.

To register or for more information on any of these courses call the Pictou Pool at 902-485-5301 or email aquatics@townofpictou.ca

District 9 Community Kitchen, October 29th @ Aulds Cove Fire Hall (13124 Highway 104)
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Take away meal: Chili on a bed of rice, with dinner roll from the ROC and dessert. Veggie option available. $10 per meal.
Pre-order by sending an e-transfer to acd9cda@gmail.com, or pick up day of.

Drive thru pick up at the fire hall. Proceeds will be shared between the Havre Boucher Community Park Playground and the Cape Jack Beach Provincial Park enhancement project. For more info go to acd9.ca

Oct
24
Sun
Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of 4-H, November 6 @ Antigonish Heritage Museum
Oct 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the event there have be local dignitaries, a 4-H display , slide show and a commissioned quilt displayed which we will be selling tickets on up until May 14, 2022 when we will have a large day long event in Heatherton to celebrate the 100th Anniversary. Heatherton is the Birthplace of 4-H in Nova Scotia.

 

Oct
25
Mon
VON 50/50 Fundraiser @ Online
Oct 25 all-day

Did you know? Beyond nursing and home support, VON serves thousands of clients in Nova Scotia every week through Community Support Services, including: Meals-on-Wheels, Transportation, Adult Day Programs and more…

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way in which VON is able to raise funds to support community programs, which rely heavily on donor support. We are seeking your help to keep important VON programs running by inviting you to participate in our monthly 50/50 raffle – drawn on the 2nd Thursday of each month! Your support through this raffle will help ensure that VON programs continue to serve vulnerable people in communities across Nova Scotia.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Winner is drawn the 2nd Thursday of every month starting May 2021 – with ticket sales closing at 11:59pm on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Thank you for supporting VON Nova Scotia. Good luck!!

**If you’re missing emails or tickets please check your junk or spam folders, otherwise head to support.rafflebox.ca for assistance.

Annual General Meeting Canso Co-operative Health Services @ Canso Lions Club
Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm

Open to all members & general public. All Covid-19 protocols being followed. Proof of vaccination & ID must be shown.

Oct
26
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Health Services are offered each Tuesday for men and boys age 12 and over.

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-862-2358.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Oct 26 @ 4:00 pm

Weekly Toonie draw 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Play your Toonie by 4 p.m. on Tuesdays for this weekly draw in support of SHOPS. Winner receives half of the pot. Play your Toonie at Bud’s Convenience, Clover Farm, Feltmate & Son Enterprises, Rhynold’s Gas & Confectionary, Sherbrooke Garage or Whitney’s Corner Store. Follow them on Facebook or contact ed@shopsonline.ca for more information.

Oct
27
Wed
Coats for Kids Pictou County
Oct 27 all-day

Bring your gently used coats and other winter wear to help those in need in Pictou County! Drop off locations are Stone’s RV Westville Road New Glasgow, United Way Stewart Street New Glasgow, and Department of Community Services Terra Cotta Drive New Glasgow.

Please ensure the items are clean, without tears, with working zippers. Infants to adult sizes are accepted.

Collection goes until November 4th, with distribution at the Ward 1 Recreation Centre on November 6 from 10am to 1pm.

Oct
28
Thu
Swimming Courses @ Pictou Fisheries Training Pool
Oct 28 all-day

The Pictou Fisheries Training Pool is offering various swimming courses over the next few months.

The Bronze Medallion course is open to swimmers at least 13 or holding a Bronze Star. During this 22 hours course, candidates acquire the assessment and problem solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around water. The course will be held the October 16 weekend and Oct 23 weekend.

The Bronze Cross Course is for those at least 14 and holding a Bronze Medallion. This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. The course is on November 6 weekend, the afternoon of Nov 11 and weekend of Nov 13.

The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) will prepare you to teach the Red Cross swim lessons and provide you with valuable leadership skills. Candidates should be at least 15 and hold a Bronze Cross. The course runs in late December and January 4. Candidates must register by November 15th to access the online portion of the course.

To register or for more information on any of these courses call the Pictou Pool at 902-485-5301 or email aquatics@townofpictou.ca

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women is a partnership of the Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority, the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and the medical community. Services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team that includes Mental Health Services, Addictions Services, Public Health Services, the Women’s Centre, a physician and a nurse practitioner. Along with the medical care provided by the physician and nurse practitioner, Lindsay’s Health Centre offers a series of programs that are designed to help women make informed decisions about their health.

For information or to book an appointment, call 902-863-6221

Thursday Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Thursday night Bingo – begins 7:30pm

Oct
29
Fri
District 9 Community Kitchen, October 29th @ Aulds Cove Fire Hall (13124 Highway 104)
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Take away meal: Chili on a bed of rice, with dinner roll from the ROC and dessert. Veggie option available. $10 per meal.
Pre-order by sending an e-transfer to acd9cda@gmail.com, or pick up day of.

Drive thru pick up at the fire hall. Proceeds will be shared between the Havre Boucher Community Park Playground and the Cape Jack Beach Provincial Park enhancement project. For more info go to acd9.ca

Oct
31
Sun
Stephen and Patricia Swain Day @ MacLeod Mountain Mudding
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm

Stephen and Patricia Swain Day registration from10:30 to 11:45 a.m. $20 per person  (Kids 12 & Under FREE) Registered participants, pit crew and families only between 10:30 and 11:30. Driver’s meeting at noon. Gate opens at 11:30 a.m. For further details email macleodmtn@gmail.com

 

Nov
1
Mon
VON 50/50 Fundraiser @ Online
Nov 1 all-day

Did you know? Beyond nursing and home support, VON serves thousands of clients in Nova Scotia every week through Community Support Services, including: Meals-on-Wheels, Transportation, Adult Day Programs and more…

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way in which VON is able to raise funds to support community programs, which rely heavily on donor support. We are seeking your help to keep important VON programs running by inviting you to participate in our monthly 50/50 raffle – drawn on the 2nd Thursday of each month! Your support through this raffle will help ensure that VON programs continue to serve vulnerable people in communities across Nova Scotia.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Winner is drawn the 2nd Thursday of every month starting May 2021 – with ticket sales closing at 11:59pm on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Thank you for supporting VON Nova Scotia. Good luck!!

**If you’re missing emails or tickets please check your junk or spam folders, otherwise head to support.rafflebox.ca for assistance.

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of 4-H, November 6 @ Antigonish Heritage Museum
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

At the event there have be local dignitaries, a 4-H display , slide show and a commissioned quilt displayed which we will be selling tickets on up until May 14, 2022 when we will have a large day long event in Heatherton to celebrate the 100th Anniversary. Heatherton is the Birthplace of 4-H in Nova Scotia.

 

Nov
2
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Health Services are offered each Tuesday for men and boys age 12 and over.

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-862-2358.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm

Weekly Toonie draw 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Play your Toonie by 4 p.m. on Tuesdays for this weekly draw in support of SHOPS. Winner receives half of the pot. Play your Toonie at Bud’s Convenience, Clover Farm, Feltmate & Son Enterprises, Rhynold’s Gas & Confectionary, Sherbrooke Garage or Whitney’s Corner Store. Follow them on Facebook or contact ed@shopsonline.ca for more information.

Nov
3
Wed
Swimming Courses @ Pictou Fisheries Training Pool
Nov 3 all-day

The Pictou Fisheries Training Pool is offering various swimming courses over the next few months.

The Bronze Medallion course is open to swimmers at least 13 or holding a Bronze Star. During this 22 hours course, candidates acquire the assessment and problem solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around water. The course will be held the October 16 weekend and Oct 23 weekend.

The Bronze Cross Course is for those at least 14 and holding a Bronze Medallion. This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. The course is on November 6 weekend, the afternoon of Nov 11 and weekend of Nov 13.

The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) will prepare you to teach the Red Cross swim lessons and provide you with valuable leadership skills. Candidates should be at least 15 and hold a Bronze Cross. The course runs in late December and January 4. Candidates must register by November 15th to access the online portion of the course.

To register or for more information on any of these courses call the Pictou Pool at 902-485-5301 or email aquatics@townofpictou.ca

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

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women is a partnership of the Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority, the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and the medical community. Services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team that includes Mental Health Services, Addictions Services, Public Health Services, the Women’s Centre, a physician and a nurse practitioner. Along with the medical care provided by the physician and nurse practitioner, Lindsay’s Health Centre offers a series of programs that are designed to help women make informed decisions about their health.

For information or to book an appointment, call 902-863-6221

Thursday Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough
Nov 4 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Thursday night Bingo – begins 7:30pm

Nov
5
Fri
Coats for Kids Pictou County
Nov 5 all-day

Bring your gently used coats and other winter wear to help those in need in Pictou County! Drop off locations are Stone’s RV Westville Road New Glasgow, United Way Stewart Street New Glasgow, and Department of Community Services Terra Cotta Drive New Glasgow.

Please ensure the items are clean, without tears, with working zippers. Infants to adult sizes are accepted.

Collection goes until November 4th, with distribution at the Ward 1 Recreation Centre on November 6 from 10am to 1pm.

Nov
8
Mon
VON 50/50 Fundraiser @ Online
Nov 8 all-day

Did you know? Beyond nursing and home support, VON serves thousands of clients in Nova Scotia every week through Community Support Services, including: Meals-on-Wheels, Transportation, Adult Day Programs and more…

COVID-19 has fundamentally changed the way in which VON is able to raise funds to support community programs, which rely heavily on donor support. We are seeking your help to keep important VON programs running by inviting you to participate in our monthly 50/50 raffle – drawn on the 2nd Thursday of each month! Your support through this raffle will help ensure that VON programs continue to serve vulnerable people in communities across Nova Scotia.

Click here to purchase tickets.

Winner is drawn the 2nd Thursday of every month starting May 2021 – with ticket sales closing at 11:59pm on the 2nd Monday of the month.

Thank you for supporting VON Nova Scotia. Good luck!!

**If you’re missing emails or tickets please check your junk or spam folders, otherwise head to support.rafflebox.ca for assistance.

Nov
9
Tue
Swimming Courses @ Pictou Fisheries Training Pool
Nov 9 all-day

The Pictou Fisheries Training Pool is offering various swimming courses over the next few months.

The Bronze Medallion course is open to swimmers at least 13 or holding a Bronze Star. During this 22 hours course, candidates acquire the assessment and problem solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around water. The course will be held the October 16 weekend and Oct 23 weekend.

The Bronze Cross Course is for those at least 14 and holding a Bronze Medallion. This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. The course is on November 6 weekend, the afternoon of Nov 11 and weekend of Nov 13.

The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) will prepare you to teach the Red Cross swim lessons and provide you with valuable leadership skills. Candidates should be at least 15 and hold a Bronze Cross. The course runs in late December and January 4. Candidates must register by November 15th to access the online portion of the course.

To register or for more information on any of these courses call the Pictou Pool at 902-485-5301 or email aquatics@townofpictou.ca

Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Health Services are offered each Tuesday for men and boys age 12 and over.

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-862-2358.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm

Weekly Toonie draw 12:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Play your Toonie by 4 p.m. on Tuesdays for this weekly draw in support of SHOPS. Winner receives half of the pot. Play your Toonie at Bud’s Convenience, Clover Farm, Feltmate & Son Enterprises, Rhynold’s Gas & Confectionary, Sherbrooke Garage or Whitney’s Corner Store. Follow them on Facebook or contact ed@shopsonline.ca for more information.

Nov
11
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Nov 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women is a partnership of the Guysborough Antigonish Strait Health Authority, the Antigonish Women’s Resource Centre and the medical community. Services are provided by a multi-disciplinary team that includes Mental Health Services, Addictions Services, Public Health Services, the Women’s Centre, a physician and a nurse practitioner. Along with the medical care provided by the physician and nurse practitioner, Lindsay’s Health Centre offers a series of programs that are designed to help women make informed decisions about their health.

For information or to book an appointment, call 902-863-6221

Thursday Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough
Nov 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Royal Canadian Legion Thursday night Bingo – begins 7:30pm

Nov
14
Sun
Christmas Bazaar @ St. Joseph's Lakeside Community Centre
Nov 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Christmas Bazaar from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Lakeside Community Centre, St Joseph’s. More than 25 vendors… a great time to do a little Christmas shopping… light refreshments will be available…

Nov
15
Mon
Swimming Courses @ Pictou Fisheries Training Pool
Nov 15 all-day

The Pictou Fisheries Training Pool is offering various swimming courses over the next few months.

The Bronze Medallion course is open to swimmers at least 13 or holding a Bronze Star. During this 22 hours course, candidates acquire the assessment and problem solving skills needed to make good decisions in, on, and around water. The course will be held the October 16 weekend and Oct 23 weekend.

The Bronze Cross Course is for those at least 14 and holding a Bronze Medallion. This course begins the transition from lifesaving to lifeguarding and prepares candidates for responsibilities as assistant lifeguards. The course is on November 6 weekend, the afternoon of Nov 11 and weekend of Nov 13.

The Water Safety Instructor Course (WSI) will prepare you to teach the Red Cross swim lessons and provide you with valuable leadership skills. Candidates should be at least 15 and hold a Bronze Cross. The course runs in late December and January 4. Candidates must register by November 15th to access the online portion of the course.

To register or for more information on any of these courses call the Pictou Pool at 902-485-5301 or email aquatics@townofpictou.ca