• Foodbank Challenge – Local churches challenging each other to collect items in support of the Berwick and District Food Bank.
• Baby Consignment Food Drive - For the month, bring non-perishable food items (diapers also needed) and save the tax on your purchase at Baby Central Consignment all items collected will go to the Kentville Food Bank. Drop off during business hours, 7106 Highway 1, Coldbrook
• Tea and Auction - Dessert tea and ticket auction, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Waterville Fire Hall. Admission $5, tickets 10 for $1 (draws at 8 p.m.) Hosted by 1st Berwick Pathfinders and Rangers.
• Meeting - Kings County Wildlife Association regular meeting at Kingstec, 7 p.m. Members are encouraged to bring a friend. New members welcome.
• Newcomer’s Club - Wolfville and Area Newcomer’s Club meets 7 p.m. at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market Building. Speaker John Whidden, author of the new book Wolfville’s Architectural Heritage.
• Donut Sale - All Saint’s Anglican Church Kingston, Pleasant Street, will be selling mini donuts, $4 a box.
• Jam Session - Cambridge Community Centre weekly Jam Session 7 p.m. Please bring treats/sweets for a lunch if you can. Free coffee/ tea. Freewill offering at the door
• Christmas Coffee Party – 11 a.m. Enjoy Christmas treats with friends. Freewill offering. Berwick United Church. All welcome.
• The Forgotten Carols – Will be presented by the Stage Prophets at University Hall, Wolfville. Tickets available at Box of Delights, Designer Café or St. Joseph’s Church office $15
• Charity Hockey Game - RCMP vs. NKEC hockey game that is going on at Glooscap District Arena Canning, 7 to 8:20 p.m. All the funding is going to NKEC breakfast program.
• Brown Bag Lunch - Don Wells will speak on the topic "Valley Hospice Foundation" at noon in the Acadia Room, 2nd floor, KC Irving Center. Change of location for this week only.
• Friendly Neighbours Christmas Hamper Program - Applications for Christmas Hampers are available at the following stores; Foodland, Coldbrook, Save Easy and Foodland Berwick, Sobeys Greenwood, Needs Aylesford, Pharmasave in Kingston, Bert’s in Auburn. Must be completed and returned where picked up not later than 7th. Applications will not be accepted after that date.
• Christmas Festival – Country Christmas family weekend at New Ross. Visit www.newross.ca for schedule.
• Craft Show - at NKEC in Canning, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Door prize, canteen, babysitting available. Sponsored by the band parents. Admission $2, kids 12 and under free. Info or to book a table NKECCraftshow@gmail.com
• Free Community Breakfast – 9-10:30 a.m. Join us as we celebrate the reason for the season. First Cornwallis Baptist Church, Upper Canard.
• Breakfast - All Saint’s Anglican Church Kingston, Pleasant Street (turn west off Bridge Street), 8-10 a.m., $7.
• Breakfast – Held by the Hantsport and District Lions Club at the Lochartville Community Hall, Hutchinson Rd., 7-10 a.m. Adults $6, children six to 12 $3, five and under free.
• Tea and Sale - South Alton Christmas tea and sale, 2 to 4 p.m. Freewill offering
• Breakfast with Santa - and bake sale, 8-11 a.m., North Alton Community Hall. Freewill donation, minimum $5. Candy canes for the kids.
• Legion Breakfast - Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, River St. 7:30 to 10 a.m. Adults $5, children 12 and under $3.
• Art Show – 1-4 p.m., Wolfville medical centre, 4 Little Rd. Artist Ron Stuart.
• Hardy Breakfast – Masonic Hall, 110 Mill Street, Berwick, 8-10:30 a.m. Adults $6, children $3.
• Dance - Kentville Legion dance, 9:30 p.m. $6 per person. Music by Rte. 12.
Dec. 8- 9
• Craft Fair - and tree decorating contest 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Forties Community Centre, New Ross. No admission. For information, call 689-2612 or 689-2000
• Christmas House Tour - Will be held at 6 p.m. Five places to view in the Kingston, Wilmot, Auburn and Torbrook area. Including the Kingston United Church of Canada, where festive refreshments are available. $10. Tickets available from Kingston Pharmasave, Chisholms Pharmacy in Aylesford, Joann Corey 765-0105 .
• Christmas Hymn Sing - at Wolfville Ridge United Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Music provided by choir and members of congregation. Freewill offering. Refreshments and fellowship to follow.
• Flea Market – Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, 8 a.m.-noon. Admission $1.
• Christmas Carol Sing - at The Forest Hill Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Refreshments and carolling.
• Benefit - Silent benefit auction for Darren Brown, 2 p.m. until all items are sold, at Dooly’s
Free will offering, auction, mystery envelope, raffle tickets, and bake sale. For more, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
• Valley Gardeners Club - meeting at 7:30 p.m. in room 2101, Kingstece. Christmas social, not a business meeting or program, members are asked to bring their favourite holiday savory or sweet finger food to share. The 2013 edition of the handbook will be available to members.
• Careforce Alzheimer Café - at Kings Riverside Court, Kentville, 2-4 p.m. No cost. Open to the public. For more information, please call 365-3155.
• Coffee and Decorating Ideas - at 9:30 a.m. by Kentville & Area Women's Connection at the Berwick Lions Club Hall. Music by Mary Anne Doherty Fleet, decorations by Mary Lou Power and speaker Stephanie Robbins. $8. Call Peggy, 678-5522, before Dec. 12 for reservations.
• Songs for a Winter’s Night – North Mountain Chorus concert, 7 p.m., at Berwick United Church. Special appearances by the ‘Shoretones’, Saxappeal’, Jon Hemingway, and other musical entertainment by some very talented choral members. Freewill offering with proceeds to local food bank.
• Christmas Jam - Cambridge Community Centre will be hosting a Christmas Jam Session and Ticket Auction, 7 p.m.
• Breakfast – at Kingston Baptist Church, Main St., 8-10 a.m. Freewill offering. All proceeds donated to the Kingston Elementary School's lunch program.
• Flea Market – Kentville Royal Canadian Legion, 8 a.m.-noon. Admission $1. Please bring sweets for a lunch if you can and a non-perishable food item for the food bank will get you in the door.