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

Please submit your event at least two weeks in advance. All posts need to be approved prior to being published and will not show up right away, so please be patient. If you have an event to list, please visit our Submissons page.

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Oct
1
Sat
Guysborough Waterfront Market @ Guysborough Waterfront
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Buy local and come and see the beautiful waterfront, The Humble Spud and the Artswork East. Lots of vendors set up and live music as well.

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

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

Oct
2
Sun
After Market Kitchen Party @ Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace, 1682 Shore Rd Hwy 245 
Oct 2 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is an invitation to interested musicians for acoustic jam sessions at the Merigomish Schoolhouse following the weekly FMNS Farmer’s Marketplace, every Sunday 1 pm – 3 pm until December 18th.
Informal gatherings to share musical talents in our seaside community. All skill levels are welcomed. Bring your music to our ears!
Phone to discuss:  (902) 926-2634

Oct
3
Mon
Book Clubs @ Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries
Oct 3 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
Oct 3 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.

Oct
4
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 4 @ 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, Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 4 @ 11:00 am

The Community Hot Meal Program at St. James begins at Noon on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Oct 4 @ 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.

St. Andrews Bingo @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm
Oct
6
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Oct 6 @ 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.

Card Play @ Monsignor Donnelly Hall
Oct 6 @ 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
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

Oct
7
Fri
Chase the Ace @ Sherbrooke Lions Hall
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The St. Mary’s Lions Club and Sherbrooke & Area Volunteer Fire Department Chase the Ace will be held each Friday evening from 7:00 to 8:30.  Bar and Canteen on site, 19+.

Gamblers Anonymous Meetings @ Trinity United Church, 151 Temperance Street, New Glasgow
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm

Gamblers Anonymous Regular meetings for those struggling with a gambling problem are being held every Friday evening in New Glasgow.

Oct
8
Sat
Guysborough Waterfront Market @ Guysborough Waterfront
Oct 8 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Buy local and come and see the beautiful waterfront, The Humble Spud and the Artswork East. Lots of vendors set up and live music as well.

45s Card Game @ Royal Canadian Legion Br43
Oct 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Oct
9
Sun
After Market Kitchen Party @ Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace, 1682 Shore Rd Hwy 245 
Oct 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is an invitation to interested musicians for acoustic jam sessions at the Merigomish Schoolhouse following the weekly FMNS Farmer’s Marketplace, every Sunday 1 pm – 3 pm until December 18th.
Informal gatherings to share musical talents in our seaside community. All skill levels are welcomed. Bring your music to our ears!
Phone to discuss:  (902) 926-2634

Oct
10
Mon
Book Clubs @ Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries
Oct 10 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
Oct 10 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.

Oct
11
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 11 @ 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, Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 11 @ 11:00 am

The Community Hot Meal Program at St. James begins at Noon on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Oct 11 @ 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.

St. Andrews Bingo @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm
Oct
13
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Oct 13 @ 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.

Card Play @ Monsignor Donnelly Hall
Oct 13 @ 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
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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

Oct
14
Fri
Chase the Ace @ Sherbrooke Lions Hall
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The St. Mary’s Lions Club and Sherbrooke & Area Volunteer Fire Department Chase the Ace will be held each Friday evening from 7:00 to 8:30.  Bar and Canteen on site, 19+.

Gamblers Anonymous Meetings @ Trinity United Church, 151 Temperance Street, New Glasgow
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm

Gamblers Anonymous Regular meetings for those struggling with a gambling problem are being held every Friday evening in New Glasgow.

Oct
15
Sat
Guysborough Waterfront Market @ Guysborough Waterfront
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Buy local and come and see the beautiful waterfront, The Humble Spud and the Artswork East. Lots of vendors set up and live music as well.

45s Card Game @ Royal Canadian Legion Br43
Oct 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Oct
16
Sun
After Market Kitchen Party @ Merigomish Schoolhouse Marketplace, 1682 Shore Rd Hwy 245 
Oct 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This is an invitation to interested musicians for acoustic jam sessions at the Merigomish Schoolhouse following the weekly FMNS Farmer’s Marketplace, every Sunday 1 pm – 3 pm until December 18th.
Informal gatherings to share musical talents in our seaside community. All skill levels are welcomed. Bring your music to our ears!
Phone to discuss:  (902) 926-2634

Oct
17
Mon
Book Clubs @ Pictou-Antigonish Regional Libraries
Oct 17 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
Oct 17 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.

Oct
18
Tue
Men’s Health Services @ Family Service Office, 275 Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 18 @ 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, Main Street, Antigonish
Oct 18 @ 11:00 am

The Community Hot Meal Program at St. James begins at Noon on Tuesdays. Everyone is welcome.

Toonie Draw @ SHOPS
Oct 18 @ 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.

St. Andrews Bingo @ St. Andrews District Community Centre
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm
Oct
20
Thu
Lindsay’s Health Centre for Women @ Antigonish Women's Resource Centre, 219 Main Street
Oct 20 @ 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.

Card Play @ Monsignor Donnelly Hall
Oct 20 @ 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
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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