Community Events

COMMUNITY EVENTS LISTING

Community event listings are published, as space permits, in The Masthead News, and/or on our website. Please download and complete the form below and email to richard@themastheadnews.ca by the submission deadline. Please submit logos only by PDF. Logos may be included as space permits.

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May 1
June 5
July 3
August 1
August 28 (Sept)
October 2
November 1
December 4
April 23
May 28
June 25
July 23
August 20
September 24
October 22
November 26

Every Monday

Marvelous Mondays at J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards 11 am to noon. Different theme every Monday. All ages.

Chase the Ace draws at New Ross Legion at 8:30 pm. Tickets at New Ross Legion, New Ross Home Hardware, Gina’s Hair Salon & Spa, New Ross Post Office, and Harley Bears.

Dart Night at the New Ross Legion at 7:30 pm.

TOPS, New Ross Legion from 5:45 to 7 pm.

Coffee at the Club Hubbards Area Lions Club, 21 Lions Club Road, Fox Point from 8-11 am. Enjoy fresh-baked pastries, breakfast sandwiches, or a full breakfast and juice, tea, or coffee. Cost: Donation at the door.

Monday Meet-Up at the William Black Community Hall, 10507 Peggy’s Cove Road, Glen Margaret from 2-4 pm. Informal drop-in open to all. Free hot drinks and cookies.

Weekly Coffee Social, New Ross Legion from 9 – 11 am. Join us for coffee, tea, baked goods, conversation. All welcome. Free will offering.

Auction 45s, Western Shore Legion. $5. For more information, call 902-627-2570.

Bingo at the East Chester Recreation Association, 3292 Hwy 3, Chester. Doors open at 6 pm; bingo starts at 7 pm. Check East Chester Recreation Association | Facebook for weather-related cancellations.

Pickleball at Aspotogan Consolidated Elementary School (ACES), 7-8:30 pm. $3 drop-in fee. Wear athletic, indoor footwear. Bring water and a paddle if you have one.

Every Tuesday

Baby & Tot Social at J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards from 10 am to noon. Meet other caregivers for coffee, tea, and conversation while your baby, tot or preschooler plays. Older siblings of any age are welcome to attend. Local doula and CAPPA-trained lactation educator Jo Beckett is available for breastfeeding support.

Canadian Movie Night at J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards, 7-9 pm.

Scrabble Club at the Lunenburg Public Library, 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg 1-2:30 pm.

Heritage Handwork Drop-in, District #1 Community Centre, Blandford (30 Firehall Road). Bring your hooking, knitting, felting, sewing (machine work as well), or any portable handwork and enjoy the sharing of handwork knowledge. (please bring your own supplies). A drop-in fee of $4.00 is appreciated. Bring your own beverage and lunch. Everyone welcome! (Current COVID restrictions in effect)

Cribbage at the Hubbards Area Lions Club, 21 Lions club Road, Hubbards. $7 per person. Doors open at 6 pm; games start at 7 pm. Cash bar and canteen available. 50/50 available.

Tuesday Tech Help at J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards, noon to 4 pm. Make a one-to-one appointment on Tuesday afternoons with our Tech Host.

Every Wednesday

Breakfast and Lunch catered by Two Salty Chefs at District #1 Community Centre, 30 Firehall Road, Blandford, from 6:30 am to 1 pm. Baked goods, breakfast, and lunch items available.

Scrabble at J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards, 1-3 pm. Join us for an afternoon of Scrabble and Quiddler. Game supplies provided.

Tantallon Chess Club at the Tantallon Public Library, 3646 Hammonds Plains Road, Upper Tantallon, starting January 18 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Nova Scotia Chess Association will be hosting this weekly opportunity for community members to come and learn how to play and to meet up with other chess lovers. This program is open to everyone and snacks are provided.

Auction 45s Card Games at Ocean Swells Community Centre, 2726 Hwy 329, Northwest Cove. $5 per person. Doors open at 6:30 pm; games start at 7:30 pm. Contact 902-228-2146 or 902-228-2373.

German Conversation: Alphorn to Zeitgeist, German Along the Alphabet, every Wednesday from January 10 to February 28 at the Lunenburg Public Library, 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, 11 am. Beginner German speakers and anyone interested in the German language are welcome to this gentle introductory course.

Knitting Circle at the Lunenburg Public Library, 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, 1-3 pm. All lovers of knitting, quilting, or any other handcraft, experienced or beginner, are invited to come relax, learn, share your favourite patterns, and discover new ones. New members welcome! Drop in.

Morning Prayer, St. Margaret’s Anglican Church Hall, Tantallon, 10 am Everyone is welcome to join us as we pray and discuss the daily lections together. A potluck meal is served on the third Wednesday of each month.

Auction 45s Card Games at the Little Red School, Canaan, starting 7:30 pm. $3.

Every Thursday

Two Coves Café, St. Luke’s Anglican Church Hall, 10 Shore Club Road, Hubbards, 9-11 am. Free coffee, tea, muffins (gluten free option available). Wheelchair accessible. Free WiFi, open to all. Visit us at twocoves.ca and on Facebook @TwoCovesHubbards.

Tantallon Chess Club, Tantallon Public Library starting January 18 6-7:30 pm. Open to youth and adults. Free.

Pickleball at District #1 Community Centre, 30 Firehall Road, Blandford for adults and youth 13 and over. For more information on costs and times, contact pickleball@bellaliant.com.

Pickleball at the Black Point and Area Community Centre, 8579 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Black Point, 7-9 pm. All equipment provided. Bring indoor shoes. $2 fee.

Bingo, New Ross Legion from 7-10 pm.

Knit Night at J.D. Shatford Memorial Public Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards, 7-9 pm. Bring your supplies to the library and enjoy a hot beverage and warm conversation. Experts will be on hand to help beginners.

Lunenburg Farmers Market, 8 am – noon, 17 Green Street, Lunenburg. More info: lfm@lunenburgfarmersmarketns.ca

Every Friday

Chair Yoga at District #1 Community Centre, 30 Firehall Road, Blandford. Drop-in fee is $7.00/class; please bring exact change if possible. All are welcome to this fun and ‘user-friendly’ class. No previous experience is necessary. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Learn how to mend clothing, Lunenburg Branch, South Shore Public Library. Fridays 2pm. Sewing guidance and sewing machine available.

Friday Night Live, New Ross Legion starting at 8:30 pm. Cover charge: Members $5 and non-members $7.

Prospect Road Jammers, Prospect Road Community Centre, 2141 Prospect Road, Hatchet Lake 7-9:30 pm. Charge is $1 to listen or play. More information: prospectcommunities.com/jammers

Every Saturday

Super Saturdays at J.D. Shatford Memorial Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards 11-11:30 am. Different theme every Saturday. All ages.

Chess at the Library at J.D. Shatford Memorial Library, 10353 St. Margarets Bay Road, Hubbards from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. All ages.

Blockhouse Winter Farmers Market, 9 am – 1 pm, South Shore Waldorf School, 64 School Road, Blockhouse, November to May. Local grass-fed meats, veggies, honey, etc.

Daily Events

Saturday, April 6

Pancake Breakfast, Hubbards Area Lions Club, 8-11am. Pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausages, and hash browns with juice, tea, and coffee. Cost: donation at the door. 50/50 also available.

Mindfulness Meditation is designed to help us bring our bodies and minds together instead of the usual way of doing one thing and thinking about something else. Each session will include meditation instruction, meditation practice, walking meditation, and an opportunity for questions and discussion. Sessions will be the first Saturday of every month, starting April 6, 10-11am, Room 406 (2nd Floor), Mahone Bay Centre, 45 School Street, Mahone Bay. Optional $5 contribution.

Annual Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser for the Chester Municipal Heritage Society. Prime Rib (Medium), served with roasted potatoes, mixed vegetables, gravy and horseradish, Yorkshire pudding, followed by chocolate caramel cheesecake. Prepared by Chef Tom Connors. $45/person. Pick up at the Royal Canadian Legion Chester 4-6pm. For more info or to purchase a ticket, call Carol Nauss 902-275-3826 or Jayne Campbell 902-228-2628.

Sunday, April 7

Evoking Our Sanity through Mindful Meditation, St. Margaret’s Bay Shambhala Centre, 13495 Peggy’s Cove Road, Upper Tantallon, 9:30am-noon. Mindfulness practices based in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Mindfulness Based Art Therapy, and neuro-affective meditation. We will meditate, explore perception, and guided embodied mindfulness meditations for wellness and healing. For more information go to bay.shambhala.org. No cost.

Terence Bay Community Hall Anniversary Party, 1pm. Everyone is welcome to help celebrate 40 years of the Terence Bay Fire Hall that is now the Community Hall, 80 Sandy Cove Road. Light refreshments. Free.
Crib Tournament, Forties Community Centre (1787 Forties Road, New Ross). Doors open at noon. Registration starts at 12:30pm. Play begins at 1pm. $20 per team. Canteen available. Fully accessible. For more info call 902-689-2147.

April 12-27

Lunenburg County Music Festival – Competitions for band, piano, strings, voice, and musical theatre taking place at various venues April 12-18. Full schedule at www.lcmf.ca. Award winers from these events will be invited to perform at our “Stars of the Festival” Finale Concert o Saturday, April 27 at 3pm at Central United Church, 136 Cumberland St., Lunenburg. For more information, contact lunenburgcountymusicfestival@gmail.ccom or go to www.lcmf.ca.

Saturday, April 13

Fashion Show and Tea, Estabrooks Community Centre, 4408 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Lewis Lake, 2-4pm. Adults $8, children 5-12 $5. Proceeds as well as a percentage of sales from the Fashion Show will go to the Xmas Families Project.

Sunday, April 14

Supper, Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 4-6pm. Baked beans, scalloped potatoes, ham, dessert, tea & coffee. Eat-in or take-out. For more info call 902-689-2000 or email: fortiescc@gmail.com.

Tuesday, April 16

Song Circle with Hosts The Mother Pluckers, Tantallon Public Library, 3646 Hammonds Plains Road, Upper Tantallon, 2-3pm. Come to play or sing music with others. All are welcome, no experience required. Bring your instrument and/or your voice. For more information, go to www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca or call 902-826-3330.

Free Will Lunch at Trinity United Church in Timberlea, 11-2 pm. Soup, rolls, dessert, tea and coffee. 67 Trinity Way, Timberlea All Welcome. Donations accepted.

Wednesday, April 17

Cribbage Tournament, St. Margaret’s Bay Legion #116, 11169 Peggy’s Cove Road, Seabright. Register at 6:45pm, games start at 7pm. Cash prizes and 50/50 draw. $10/person; teams of two. Must be 19+ years of age. Refreshments available and new players are always welcome. For more information, contact ayshearidge1@gmail.com.

Friday, April 19

Karaoke Night, New Ross Legion, 8:30-11:30pm. Fund music with Darlene Jamieson. Members $5; Non-Members $7.

Saturday, April 20

A Walk Down Memory Lane – Musical Concert, St. Andrew’s Anglican church, 2553 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Timberlea, 2pm. Join us for an afternoon of live music featuring your favourite tunes from the 40s, 50s, and 60s. $10/person. For advance tickets, contact sharron.mackenzie@gmail.com or 902-876-7282.

Sunday, April 21

The Athenaeum Society of Nova Scotia presents “Nova Scotia Quality of Life Initiative” at Ocean Swells Community Centre starting 2:30pm. Seminar presented by Danny Graham, Chief Engagement Officer for Engage Nova Scotia. Free. All are welcome. Q & A following. For more info call 902-476-4465.

Thursday, April 25

Community Shredding Service sponsored by St Margaret’s Bay Community Enterprise Centre, 1-5229 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Upper Tantallon, 12:30-2:30pm. Confidential household documents that you’d like to have shredded? $5/box. No binders. Parking available at side and rear of SMB Community Enterprise Centre. Rain date is Thursday, May 2, 12:30-2:30pm. For more information, call 902-826-1680 or reception@smbcec.org.

April 25, 26, and 27

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” Musical, Bay View High School, 31 Scholars Road, Upper Tantallon. Tickets are $15 at the door or online via the Bay View High School website, Bay View High Musical Tickets – Google Docs. For more information, call 902-826-3222 or go to https://bvh.hrce.ca/.

Saturday, April 27

Spring Yard Sale & Vendor Market (all indoor), Madeline Symonds Middle School, 290 White Hills Run, Hammonds Plains, 10am-3pm. Admission $1, 12 and under free. Yard sale, crafts, food, raffle, and silent auction. Family friendly, accessible, parking. Book vendor tables by April 20 ($30).

Connect to your Community, St. Luke’s Parish Hall, 10 Shore Club Road, Hubbards, 10am-1pm. Local businesses, services, organizations, mini vendors’ market, and mini café. Door prizes drawn throughout event (must be present to win). Cost by donation. To book a table contact clairmacinnis@yahoo.ca.

Turkey Supper, Trinity United Church, 67 Trinity Way, Timberlea, 4-6pm. Take-out only. Adults $18, children $8, preschoolers free. First come, first served. More information, call Ellen Mclaughlin 902-499-6362.

25th Annual Lobster Supper hosted by the Anglican Parish of French Village. Take-out supper includes homemade potato salad, coleslaw, and dessert (gluten-free option available). Lobster supper is $30 and ham is $15. Pick-up at St. Margaret’s Bay Legion, 11169 Peggy’s Cove Road, Seabright, 4-5:30pm. To reserve tickets, call Dorothy at 902-826-2305.

Roast Beef Dinner, Hubbards Area Lions Club, 3:30-5:30pm. Slow-roasted beef served with mashed potatoes and vegetables, au jus, and shortbread-based pie squares for dessert. Dine-in or take-out. Preorder no later than Wednesday, April 24, 6pm with Louella Regan, 902-857-9714. Tea/coffee, 50/50, and cash bar available with dine-in. $16/person.

Volunteer Opportunity Fair, Mahone Bay Centre, 45 School Street, Mahone Bay. An opportunity for non-profit’s to promote their organization and volunteer opportunities. Over two dozen organizations participating. No cost to non-profits or visitors to the fair.

“Kindness is Contagious” Live Auction, Estabrooks Community Hall, 4408 St. Margaret’s Bay Road, Lewis Lake, 7-10pm. 50/50 draw and cash bar. Proceeds to the Ken Gordon Society, helping make the difference in the lives of homeless men. Tickets $10 at door. For information on how to donate, email kengordonsociety@gmail.com.

Lrod Byng Chamber Choir Noon Half-Hour Concert
Saturday April 27, noon. St. James Anglican Church, 14 Parish Street, Mahone Bay NS B0J 23E0. Admission by free will offering. Contact 3churchesfoundation@gmail.com or Scott Tanner, 902 624-9563, SDT4public@gmail.com for info

Wednesday, May 1

Cribbage Tournament, St. Margaret’s Bay Legion #116, 11169 Peggy’s Cove Road, Seabright. Register at 6:45pm, games start at 7pm. Cash prizes and 50/50 draw. $10/person; teams of two. Must be 19+ years of age. Refreshments available. New players welcome. For more information, contact ayshearidge1@gmail.com.

Fish chowder and soup luncheon will be held at Central United Church Hall, 283 Lincoln Street, Lunenburg from 11:15 to 1 p.m. Soup, roll, crackers, cake and drinks – $12.

Saturday, May 4

Ikebana: The Japanese Art of Flower Arrangement, St. Margarets Bay Shambhala Centre, 13495 Peggy’s Cove Road, Upper Tantallon, 1-5:30pm. Workshop offered by 3 Ikebana teachers certified by the International Sogetsu School of Ikebana. Pre-registration required. Limited enrollment. Details at monthly calendar at https://bay.shambhala.org. $45.

Vendors Wanted – Flea Market & Yard Sale, Forties Community Centre (1787 Forties Road, New Ross), 9am-3pm. Tailgate vendors or tables $10. To reserve your spot call Ervin 902-689-2782 or Marsha 902-689-2612.

Sunday, May 5

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Practice, St. Margarets Bay Shambhala Centre, 13495 Peggy’s Cove Road, Upper Tantallon, 9:3am-noon. Deep relaxation, breath work, sitting meditation, walking meditation, mindful yoga, Qi Gong and more. For more information, call or text 902-476-4097 or see the Monthly Calendar at https://bay.shambhala.org. Free.

Saturday, May 11

“A Family Affair” Vendor Market, Estabrooks Community Hall, 10am-2pm. There will be vendors, a children’s play area, and a BBQ. $2.

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