COMMUNITY CALENDAR

SATURDAY
JULY 13

Flea market at St. Paul’s Church Hall in West Ecum Secum from 8 a.m. till noon. Everyone is welcome.

Harbourview Volunteer Fire Department invites you to their second annual fundraising barbecue in Isaac's Harbour from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Come and enjoy food prepared and cooked by Shawn Hymie. There will be a straw booth, obstacle course for the kids, door prizes and much more. All proceeds will to go to the fire department

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Steak barbecue from 4 to 6 p.m. Come and enjoy a prime rib steak, fried onions and mushrooms, a baked potato, kernel corn, a roll and coffee or tea. Cost is $20 per meal. There will only be 150 meals this year. Purchase an advance ticket by calling Joan at 902-227-5688, at the Legion hall on the day of the event from 10 to 11 a.m. or pay at the door (while supplies last).

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Dart tournament (age 19+), 7:30 p.m. Entry fee is $45 per team. The first ten teams of 3 players to register will be accepted. Other teams will be placed on a waiting list in case of a cancellation. Seventy per cent of the proceeds will be given out as prizes. For advance registration, call Peppie MacDonald at 902-227-5246.

SATURDAY
JULY 13, 20 and 27

Guysborough Community Market at the Jost Building on the Guysborough Waterfront from 9 a.m. till noon. Locally handmade crafts, jewelry, leather crafts, carved wooden bowls, jams and pickles, baked goods, artwork, cards, knit, crochet, apparel, maple syrup, vegetables and much more. New vendors welcome. Contact Sandi at 902-358-2061, sandi@thepotters.ca or via our Facebook page.

SUNDAY
JULY 14

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Mini-cribbage card play (age 19+), 1 p.m. Get a partner for the regular Sunday afternoon mini cribbage card play. Entry fee is $7 per person. First, second and third place prizes as well as toonie jar and bonus pot draws. Optional 50/50 and Chase-the-Queen-of-Hearts draws.

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Scat card play (age 19+), 8:30 p.m. Get a partner for a special scat card play. Entry fee is $7 per person. First, second and third place prizes as well as crazy toonie jar and crazy bonus pot draws. Optional 50/50 and Chase-the-Jack-of-Hearts draws.

SUNDAY
JULY 14, 21, and 28

St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada will be worshiping with our Presbyterian brothers and sisters in Glenelg, 9:30 a.m. and Blue Mountain, 11 a.m.

SUNDAY
JULY 14 and 28

Services for the Eastern Guysborough / Mulgrave Pastoral Charges (United Church) are 9 a.m. in Bayfield and 11 a.m. in Guysborough. All are welcome.

MONDAY
JULY 15

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Blind 45s card play (age 19+), 8 p.m. Get a partner for a special blind 45s card play. Entry fee is $7 per person. First, second and third place prizes as well as crazy toonie jar and crazy bonus pot draws. Optional 50/50 and Chase-the-Jack-of-Hearts draws.

WEDNESDAY
JULY 17

The Milford Haven Home for Special Care's Strawberry Tea will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. Admission is $6 per person. Take outs available. We hope to see you there.

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – 45s card play (age 19+), 7:30 p.m. Get a partner for the last regular 45s card play of the season. Entry fee is $7 per person. First, second and third place prizes as well as toonie jar and bonus pot draws. Optional 50/50 and Chase-the-King-of-Hearts draws.

THURSDAY
JULY 18

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Warm up to the memorial pool tournament (age 19+), 7 p.m. Entry fee is $10 per person (tables included). Seventy per cent of the proceeds will be given out as prizes.

FRIDAY
JULY 19

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – 4th Annual Ambrose DeCoste Memorial Pool Tournament (age 19+), 7 p.m. Partners gather for a pool tournament in honour of our late life-time member Ambrose DeCoste. Entry fee is $10 per person. Seventy per cent of the proceeds will be given out as prizes.

FRI. and SAT.
JULY 19 and 20

Quilt show and sale at St. Mary's Anglican Church in Bayfield, Antigonish County (1407 Summerside Road) – Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The show will also feature variety of crafts, knitting, crocheting, cross stitch and more, crafted by local artisans. Admission is $3 per person. A door prize will be drawn. All proceeds will go to St. Mary's Anglican Church.

FRI. to SUN.
JULY 19 to 21

King's United Church will celebrate 150 years into its ministry at Loch Katrine, Antigonish County with a weekend of activities planned. Friday – Open house from 6 to 9 p.m. Enjoy a free strawberry shortcake. Saturday – Memorial hymn sing featuring Emery van de Wiel, 7 p.m. Sunday – memorial service of worship, 11 a.m. There will be special music, guest speaker Reverend Doug Stewart and a presentation by Clan Sinclair. Highland dress is encouraged. A light lunch will be followed by a bluegrass festival, 2 p.m.

SATURDAY
JULY 20

Guysborough Come Home Week fish chowder / chili luncheon will be held at Wesley United Church Hall from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $8 for chowder (includes a roll, a sweet and coffee or tea) and $6 for chili (includes a roll, a sweet and coffee or tea). Eat in or take out.

A night of Newfoundland and Irish music with Eddie Coffey and Rhonda Stamp at Pipers Pub in Antigonish from 6 to 10 p.m. For tickets, call 902-870-6304 or 902-863-4797. Proceeds will go to the Antigonish Golf Club.

SUNDAY
JULY 21

Services for the Eastern Guysborough / Mulgrave Pastoral Charges (United Church) are 9 a.m. in Canso, 11:30 a.m. in Boylston and 1:30 p.m. in Mulgrave. All are welcome.

2019 Scotia Days at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion – Mini-cribbage card play (age 19+), 1 p.m. Get a partner for the last regular mini-cribbage card play of the season. Entry fee is $7 per person. First, second and third place prizes as well as toonie jar and bonus pot draws. Optional 50/50 and Chase-the-Queen-of-Hearts draws.

Chedabucto Curling Club: chicken barbecue, duckie race (tide dependent) and games of chance at 6 Reddys Hill in Boylston from 1 to 4 p.m. For prepaid chicken advance orders, call Lois at 902-533-2447 or Phil at 902-863-8922. Visit www.chedabuctocc.ca for full event details.

FRI. to SUN.
JULY 26, 27 and 28

Moser River Days: Friday – Bingo at the Moser River Community Hall, 7 p.m. Saturday – Craft tables at the community hall from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.; parade, 10 a.m.; Games galore at the Moser River Park from noon till 2 p.m.; Kitchen party at the McMann House from 2 to 4 p.m.; Supper at the community hall from 4 to 6 p.m.; Variety show at the community hall, 8 p.m.; Fireworks at the park will follow the show. Sunday – Outdoor flower service at the "old" Moser River Cemetery, 2:30 p.m. For more details, visit us at www.facebook.com/MoserRiverDay.

FRI. to SUN.
AUGUST 2 to 4

Seal Harbour Days 2019: Look forward to the first weekend of August once again, as current and former residents and friends of Seal Harbour and surrounding communities gather for the 36th year in a row. Friday – Pot luck supper at Charles and Gary’s on Grandmother’s Hill, 5 p.m. Saturday – Tea By the Sea at Julia Manthorne’s from 2 to 4 p.m. Dress up as fancy as you like for fun. An Ice Cream Social will follow at the Goldboro Interpretive Centre later that evening. Sunday – Service at Seal Harbour Church, 11 a.m. A pot luck dinner will follow.

SUNDAY
AUG. 4, 11, 18 and 25

Services for St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada are 9:30 a.m. at Bethany in East River St. Mary's, 11 a.m. at St. John's in Sherbrooke and 7 p.m. at Kirk in Glenelg.

SUNDAYS

Hot breakfast, served the last Sunday of every month at the Auld’s Cove Fire Hall from 8 a.m. till noon. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children under 12.

Services for Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Country Harbour Mines are 9 a.m. on the first, third and fifth Sundays of the month, 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Sundays of the month. Visit us online at www.threeharbours.net.

Services for Canso United Baptist Church, 11 a.m.

Mini-cribbage card plays at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion, 1 pm. Get our latest toonie-jar and bonus-pot values on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MulgraveLegion or on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MulgraveLegion.

JAM Club – Jesus And Me for St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada takes place every second Sunday at Kirk in Glenelg, 2 p.m. This is our charge’s Sunday school program for children and all ages. This year’s theme is super heroes.

Kitchen parties take place the third Sunday of every month at St. Patrick’s Hall in Guysborough Intervale, 2 p.m.

Services for the Abundant Life Centre, with Reverend David Wheeler, are held in the Meeting Room at the Chedabucto Lifestyle Complex, 2:30 p.m.

Bingo at Maple Hall in Heatherton, 2:30 p.m.

Services for Canso Christian Centre, 6 p.m.

Baptist worship services at New Harbour, 7 p.m.

Progressive 45's card plays at the Guysborough Royal Canadian Legion, 7:30 p.m. Includes cookie jars and 50/50 and open bar. Everyone is welcome.

Bingo at the Charlo's Cove Parish Hall, 7:30 p.m.

MONDAYS

The Goldboro Quilters Group invites experienced quilters as well as those interested in learning to quilt to drop in and join us at the Goldboro Interpretive Centre from 1 to 4 p.m.

Members of the Port Bickerton Community Centre meet every third Monday at the center, 7 p.m. Those interested in becoming new members are invited. We also have an exercise room available for use throughout the week (please see a member for the key).

Crib card parties at the Sheet Harbour Royal Canadian Legion, 7:30 p.m. Entry fee is $6 per person. For more information, call Juanita at 902-654-2642.

League darts at the Whitehead Community Centre, 7:30 p.m.

Card plays at the Country Harbour Gun Club, 8 p.m. Admission is $5 per person.

MON. to SAT.

Cascades Thrift Shop (22657 Highway 7, Sheet Harbour; a part of the Gerald Hardy Memorial Society) open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed the second Tuesday and Wednesday of each month. Join us on Facebook (GHMS Sheet Harbour).

TUESDAYS

Auction 45s card plays at the Melrose Seniors’ Club, 1:30 p.m. Prizes and a 50/50 draw. Sponsored by the Melrose Seniors’ Club.

Ladies basketball night at the Chedabucto Place gymnasium from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For Grade 6 and up (along with adults). Free of charge. Sponsored by MODG Recreation.

Canso Lions TV bingo, 6 p.m. Play at the Lions Club or at home by watching on Cable 6.

Open gym – a free program where children can be the master of play – at St. Mary’s Education Centre / Academy from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. All school-aged children are invited and encouraged to attend.

ECYA’s Chase the Ace fundraiser takes place at AJ’s Pub (237 Main Street, Canso) from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tickets are five for $5. For more information, call Marie at 902-366-2559 or email ecya@ns.sympatico.ca.

45s card parties at the Moser River Community Hall, 7:30 p.m. Admission is $7 per person. All are welcome.

45s card plays at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Port Felix, 7:30 p.m.

Darts at the Country Harbour Gun Club, 7:30 p.m.

Ecum Secum Fire Department card parties at the fire hall, 8 p.m.

WEDNESDAYS

Parent / tot drop-ins at the Guysborough Kids First Centre, Mulgrave Youth Centre and St. Mary’s Education Centre / Academy from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and Fanning Education Centre from 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Healthy moms / healthy babies drop-ins at the Kids First Centre in Antigonish from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Game and social day at the Goshen Community Centre, 1 p.m.

SHOPS Toonie Draw fund raiser takes place between 2 and 4 p.m. Register and play each week (by 6 p.m. on Tuesdays) for your chance to win. Full rules posted at participating businesses: Sherbrooke Garage, Bud's Quikway, Feltmate & Son, Rhynold’s Convenience and Whitney’s Corner Store. Must be age 19+ to participate. All proceeds will go to SHOPS.

Alzheimer Café is held the first Wednesday of every month at The People’s Place in the Antigonish Library, 5:30 p.m. The Café offers a comfortable setting for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and / or other dementia – and all those interested in socializing and learning more about dementia. Evenings often include entertainment and education, as well as food and beverages.

Music Jam Night at the Moser River Community Hall, 7 p.m. Donations accepted at the door. All are welcome.

Card plays at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Charlos Cove, 7 p.m.

Men’s workout sessions at the Fanning Fitness Centre from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. The winter months are a great time to get healthy and learn some new skills at your local fitness centre. Work out at your own pace with personal trainer Wanda O’Handley there to assist you. Cost is $2 per person. Sponsored by MODG Recreation.

45s card plays at the Mulgrave Royal Canadian Legion, 7:30 pm. Get our latest toonie-jar and bonus-pot values on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MulgraveLegion or on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/MulgraveLegion.

Lobster card plays at the Charlo’s Cove Parish Hall, 7:30 p.m. Running from May 1 to June 19.

45s card plays at the Hazel Hill Fire Hall, 7:30 p.m. Good prizes. Entry fee is $5 per person.

Auction 45s at the Goldboro Interpretive Center, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Bingo at the Sherbrooke Lions Club, 7:45 p.m.

THURSDAYS

Women’s bible study for St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada takes place at Mary Ann Cameron’s in Sherbrooke, 10 a.m.

A meditation program is held at the Sherbrooke Library from 11 a.m. till noon. Learn how to meditate followed by a short practice. Feel the peace and calmness. Newcomers are always welcome.

Creative Chaos – Art in the Afternoon at Bethany Center in Antigonish from 2 to 4 p.m. Pre-registration is required. Presented by Teri Brean-Arsenault. For further information or to register, call 902-863-4726 or email bethanycenter@themarthas.com.

TOPS Country Harbour (NS 5296) weight support group meetings at the Country Harbour Community Centre from 3 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, call Maxine at 902-328-2945.

Fanning family intramural night at the Fanning Education Centre gymnasium from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Need some time to unwind from the day while spending time with your children? Come and take part in organized activities with family and friends. This program will be ongoing throughout the school year. A supervisor will be on site. Free of charge. Sponsored by MODG Recreation.

Chase the Ace at the Port Bickerton Community Centre – tickets sold from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The bar will be open (ID may requested). Thank you for your continued support.

Men’s group for St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada takes place at St. John’s in Sherbrooke, 7 p.m.

Bible study at the Canso Christian Centre, 7 p.m.

Bingo at Guysborough Royal Canadian Legion, 7:30 p.m. Special games and a cookie jar. Open canteen.

45s card plays at the Canso Lions Club, 7:30 p.m. Cash prizes. Sponsored by the Canso Lions Club.

FRIDAYS

Senior’s Cafe takes place at the Sherbrooke Library from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Chedabucto family intramural night at the Chedabucto Place gymnasium from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Need some time to unwind from the day while spending time with your children? Come and take part in organized activities with family and friends. This program will be ongoing throughout the school year. A supervisor will be on site. Free of charge. Sponsored by MODG Recreation.

Canso Shamrock Club music night takes place the third Friday of every month, 7 p.m. Come and enjoy a relaxed evening of instrumental harmonies and classic songs. For more information, call Coleen at 902-366-2295.

Friday Night 45s card plays at the Trinity United Church Hall in Mulgrave, 7 p.m. Grocery prizes, 25-cents per game, no partner required, 50/50 draw and lunch served. A great evening of old-fashioned fun.

Junior youth group for St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada takes place monthly at Kirk in Glenelg from 7 to 8 p.m. This is our charge's program for youth, Grades 6 to 8.

Chase the Ace at the Havre Boucher Community Centre, 7 p.m. Play continues until the Ace of Spades is drawn. Come and enjoy an evening out with entertainment and friends.

Chase the Ace at the Port Bickerton Community Centre, 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for three. Draw takes place after all money is counted. Thank you for your support.

Senior youth group for St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada takes place every second Friday at Kirk in Glenelg, 7:30 p.m. This is our charge’s program for youth, Grades 9 to 12.

45s card plays at the Whitehead Community Centre, 7:30 p.m. Building Loonie Jar and a 50/50 draw. Entry fee is $6 per person.

Cribbage at the Country Harbour Gun Club, 7:30 p.m.

SATURDAYS

Services at the Church of the Good Shepherd, Tor Bay, 2 p.m.

Enjoy a free skate at the St. Mary’s Recplex from 3 to 4 p.m. Skates and helmets are available, free of charge (made possible through funding support for the Province of Nova Scotia by the Department of Health and Wellness).

The Living Room – join St. Mary's Pastoral Charge / United Church of Canada in a relaxed, living room / cafe atmosphere for contemporary worship, prayer, praise, and time for just being together as community in the lower hall of St. John’s United Church, Sherbrooke, 6:30 p.m.

Chase the Ace at the Mulgrave Fire Hall, with tickets sold ($5 each, four colours available) from 7 to 9 p.m. Draw is held at 9:15 p.m. (50 per cent to the fire department, 25 per cent to the building jackpot and 25 per cent to the winning ticket holder). Come and enjoy a night of music, cards and friendly faces. NOTE: due to special occasions, Chase the Ace may be cancelled on occasion, but will resume the following Saturday.

Services are 7 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Church in Guysborough Intervale and 5 p.m. at St. Thomas Church in Salmon River.

Progressive 45s card plays at the St. James Hall in Halfway Cove, 7:30 p.m. Full meal, grocery prizes and a loonie jar. Free hot coffee and tea. Sponsored by the St. James Anglican Church of Halfway Cove. Come and bring a friend.

Bingo at the Port Felix Parish Hall, 7:30 p.m. Nine $50 games, two $75 games, building jackpot and Toonie jar. 50/50 tickets will be sold and canteen services will be available.

Bingo at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, 7:30 p.m.

Auction 45s card plays at the Melrose Seniors’ Club, 8 p.m. Prizes and a 50/50 draw. Sponsored by the Melrose Seniors’ Club.