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

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May
17
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am

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

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-863-2358.

Community Hot Meal Program @ St. James United Church
May 17 @ 12:00 pm

The Community Hot Meal Program at St. James has resumed at noon on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
May 17 @ 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.

May
19
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
May 19 @ 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 902-318-9984.

Club 60 Annual General Meeting @ Club 60
May 19 @ 2:00 pm

Club 60 annual meeting held at the club 60, at  2 pm. Vaccine and mask required.

Card Play @ Monsignor Donnelly Hall
May 19 @ 7:30 pm

Card play will resume on April 7. For the safety of all, masks must be worn. Hope to see you there!

Thursday Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough
May 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

May
20
Fri
Creative Pictou County AGM, May 25 @ IGNITE Auditorium - 352 East River Road, New Glasgow
May 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Creative Pictou County invites you to join them for their Annual General Meeting Wednesday May 25, at IGNITE in New Glasgow!

Please RSVP by emailing creativepictoucounty@gmail.com.

 

St. Mary’s District Lions Club & Sherbrooke & Area Volunteer Fire Department Chase the Ace @ Sherbrooke Lions' Hall
May 20 @ 7:00 pm

Chase the Ace ticket sales from 7:00 to 8:30.  Draw will be shortly after 8:30.

May
21
Sat
45s Card Game @ Royal Canadian Legion Br43
May 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

45s card game, Saturdays, from 1:30-3:30, 50/50 will be sold. Bring a Partner

May
22
Sun
Crib Game @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
May 22 @ 1:00 pm

Crib games are back! Crib returns to St. Andrews Community Centre.  Cost is $5.00 and there is also a 50/50 draw.  A partner is required.

Family Square Dance @ Glencoe Mills Hall
May 22 @ 9:00 pm – May 23 @ 12:00 am

Family square dance from  9p.m. – 12 a.m. Children 10 & under free if accompanied by an adult. Canteen available.

May
23
Mon
Book Clubs @ Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries
May 23 all-day

Love to chat about books, and wondering what to read next? The branches of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries host Book Clubs throughout the month!

The “Good Morning” Book Club meets monthly at 10am the Stellarton Library! The “Good Night” Book Club also meets each month, from 7 to 8 pm.
For more information, and to register as seating is limited – please contact the Stellarton Library (stellarton@parl.ns.ca, (902) 755-1638).* Please note, the public library follows all current NS Public Health COVID-19 guidelines,  http://www.parl.ns.ca/locations/welcomeback.php 


Join us through Zoom on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10 am to meet others and discuss a selection of interesting books. If you aren’t familiar with Zoom, don’t worry, we can help you figure it out! Call the Antigonish Library at 902-863-4276 to register, or for more information.


The “Wednesday” Book Club meets each month at the Westville Library!  For more information, and to register as seating is limited – please contact the Westville Library, (902) 396-5022).* Please note, the public library follows all current NS Public Health COVID-19 guidelines,  http://www.parl.ns.ca/locations/welcomeback.php


The Pictou Library’s Online Book Club meets the 2nd Thursday of each month via Zoom! For more information, and to register – please contact the Pictou Library, (902) 485-5021.


The River John Library’s Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month. For more information, and to register as seating is limited – please contact the River John Library (riverjohn@parl.ns.ca, (902) 351-2599). * Please note, the public library follows all current NS Public Health COVID-19 guidelines, http://www.parl.ns.ca/locations/welcomeback.php

VON 50/50 Fundraiser @ Online
May 23 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.

“Green Burial” Information Session, May 30 @ St James United Church, Antigonish - Main Hall
May 23 @ 2:00 pm

Learn more about the environmentally friendly alternative to “conventional” cremation or burial.  Patrick Curry of CL Curry Funeral Services will be available to answer questions.  Masks are not mandatory, but recommended.

45 Card Play @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
May 23 @ 7:30 pm

45s card play resume in St. Andrews.  Cost is $6.00 and there is also a 50/50 draw.

May
24
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am

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

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-863-2358.

Community Hot Meal Program @ St. James United Church
May 24 @ 12:00 pm

The Community Hot Meal Program at St. James has resumed at noon on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
May 24 @ 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.

May
25
Wed
Paint night @ Hillside Community Hall
May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Come and have a painting experience with the one and only Mr. Rick Anderson! With all materials supplied this is a 19 + event  with a cash bar. For a ton of laughs and a great time please message the Hillside Community Hall Facebook page or phone Sadie at 902 755 3938.

May
26
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
May 26 @ 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 902-318-9984.

Book Sale @ Sister Catherine Steele Centre
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Great time to get a start on your summer reading.  Books of all types at the sale in the Sister Catherine Steele Centre, behind Our lady of Lourdes Church, 112 North Foord St, New Glasgow.

Card Play @ Monsignor Donnelly Hall
May 26 @ 7:30 pm

Card play will resume on April 7. For the safety of all, masks must be worn. Hope to see you there!

Thursday Bingo @ Royal Canadian Legion, Guysborough
May 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

May
27
Fri
Book Sale @ Sister Catherine Steele Centre
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Great time to get a start on your summer reading.  Books of all types at the sale in the Sister Catherine Steele Centre, behind Our lady of Lourdes Church, 112 North Foord St, New Glasgow.

May
28
Sat
Book Sale @ Sister Catherine Steele Centre
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Great time to get a start on your summer reading.  Books of all types at the sale in the Sister Catherine Steele Centre, behind Our lady of Lourdes Church, 112 North Foord St., New Glasgow.

 

One Day Market @ Sister Catherine Steele Centre
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Our Lady of Lourdes CWL/Fundraising Committee presents a variety of vendors providing beautiful handcrafted and selection of Home Party products.  New to you and bake goods tables will also be on site in the Sister Catherine Steele Centre, Stellarton, (Behind Our Lady of Lourdes Church) 112 North Foord St., Stellarton.   Free Admission

GIANT Book Sale at the Antigonish Library @ The Peoples Place, Antigonish Library
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Friends of the Antigonish Library (FoAL) is delighted to announce that their much-loved Giant Book Sale is back! On Saturday, May 28th they’ll be set up at the People’s Place Library in Antigonish from 10:00am until 4:30pm, where adult books are sold at $1/pound, and cookbooks & children’s books are $5/bag. Community members are invited to drop off their quality used books on Friday May 27th before 7:00pm in the community room of the library. Magazines, textbooks, multimedia, or items in poor conditions cannot be accepted. Volunteers are needed for sorting books on Friday evening and for helping during the sale on Saturday. Sign-up sheets are at the library’s front desk.

45s Card Game @ Royal Canadian Legion Br43
May 28 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

45s card game, Saturdays, from 1:30-3:30, 50/50 will be sold. Bring a Partner

Bluegrass Concert and Dinner @ Monsignor Donnelly Hall
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bluegrass Concert and Dinner featuring Bluegrass Tradition and Janet McGarry, music from 3 – 8 p.m., supper from 5 – 6 p.m., show tickets – $20; dinner tickets – $10. Supper is Chili or Chowder with roll, tea, coffee and dessert. Tickets at the door. Sponsored by the Monsignor Donnelly Reno Committee

Live Music By The J-Walker’s @ Antigonish Legion
May 28 @ 8:00 pm

The J-Walkers , Play live Saturday night !!!! Get out your dancing shoes and dance away those covid blues !!! Real good Fell good music. Spot light dance prizes of  J-Walkers swag !!! Got to dance to Win !!!! All for the love of live music !!!

May
29
Sun
Crib Game @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
May 29 @ 1:00 pm

Crib games are back! Crib returns to St. Andrews Community Centre.  Cost is $5.00 and there is also a 50/50 draw.  A partner is required.

May
30
Mon
Book Clubs @ Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries
May 30 all-day

Love to chat about books, and wondering what to read next? The branches of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries host Book Clubs throughout the month!

The “Good Morning” Book Club meets monthly at 10am the Stellarton Library! The “Good Night” Book Club also meets each month, from 7 to 8 pm.
For more information, and to register as seating is limited – please contact the Stellarton Library (stellarton@parl.ns.ca, (902) 755-1638).* Please note, the public library follows all current NS Public Health COVID-19 guidelines,  http://www.parl.ns.ca/locations/welcomeback.php 


Join us through Zoom on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10 am to meet others and discuss a selection of interesting books. If you aren’t familiar with Zoom, don’t worry, we can help you figure it out! Call the Antigonish Library at 902-863-4276 to register, or for more information.


The “Wednesday” Book Club meets each month at the Westville Library!  For more information, and to register as seating is limited – please contact the Westville Library, (902) 396-5022).* Please note, the public library follows all current NS Public Health COVID-19 guidelines,  http://www.parl.ns.ca/locations/welcomeback.php


The Pictou Library’s Online Book Club meets the 2nd Thursday of each month via Zoom! For more information, and to register – please contact the Pictou Library, (902) 485-5021.


The River John Library’s Book Club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month. For more information, and to register as seating is limited – please contact the River John Library (riverjohn@parl.ns.ca, (902) 351-2599). * Please note, the public library follows all current NS Public Health COVID-19 guidelines, http://www.parl.ns.ca/locations/welcomeback.php

VON 50/50 Fundraiser @ Online
May 30 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.

West Pictou Class of 1982 Reunion, August 6 @ Harbour House, Pictou
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Details are available on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WPDHClassof1982

45 Card Play @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
May 30 @ 7:30 pm

45s card play resume in St. Andrews.  Cost is $6.00 and there is also a 50/50 draw.

May
31
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 9:15 am

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

To book an appointment, call the Antigonish office at 902-863-2358.

Community Hot Meal Program @ St. James United Church
May 31 @ 12:00 pm

The Community Hot Meal Program at St. James has resumed at noon on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
May 31 @ 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.

Jun
2
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Jun 2 @ 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 902-318-9984.