Kings County events: Jan. 22

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Jan. 22

• Food Bank AGM - at 7 p.m., the Berwick Food Bank Association will hold its annual general meeting at the food bank premises, located at 100 South St., Berwick. Everyone is welcome to attend.


Jan. 23

• Meeting - CFUW Wolfville will meet, 8:15 p.m., at the Acadia Art Gallery. Visitors welcome, there will be refreshments.

• AGM - Wolfville Historical Society annual general meeting at 2 p.m. in the Wolfville Town Hall. Mayor Cantwell will be the guest speaker.

Community Lunch – At New Beginnings Center, 1151 Bridge St., Greenwood, 11a.m. to 1p.m. The lunch is free will and everyone is welcome.

• Gospel Jam session - 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lockhartville Church. All welcome.



Jan. 24

• Jam Session – At Cambridge Community Centre, 7 p.m. Bring the talent or come to enjoy the music. Please bring your favorite treats/sweets for a lunch if you can. Coffee/tea is provided.  Freewill offering at the door.

• RDSP Presentation - Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP) presentation, 6:30- 8:30 p.m., Beveridge Arts Centre, Acadia. Provides information needed to determine whether your loved one will qualify. Offered by the Annapolis Valley Chapter of Autism Nova Scotia.

Facilitated by Michelle Morgan-Coole, BA, LL.B

Registration not required. For more, e-mail



Jan. 25

• Toast a Classic Scot - Performed by the Kings Chorale, a Musical Tribute to Robbie Burns, 7:30 p.m. at the New Minas Civic Centre.

• Roast Pork Dinner – Held by the Wolfville and District Lions, 5-6:30 p.m., at the Lions Hall, 36 Elm Ave., Wolfville. Tickets available from any Lions member or Wolfville Save Easy and at the door. $12 per person, under 10 $6. Take out available. Proceeds to Lions Community projects.


Jan. 26-27

• Eagle Watch 2013 Breakfast - Before embarking on a day of viewing the magnificent Bald Eagles, enjoy breakfast of pancakes and sausages, Sheffield Mills Community Centre, 96 Black Hole Rd. Proceeds to the maintenance of our historic schoolhouse and local charities. Adults $7, children $4


Jan. 26

• Guided Walk - Hike Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Nature Trust present a guided full moon walk or snowshoe in the Wolfville Watershed, Gaspereau Valley, at 7:30 p.m. Register at Participants qualify to win trail prizes. Go to for details.

• Card Party - Cornwallis New Horizens Club 45’s card party. Registration 1 p.m., games begin 1:30 p.m. Admission $2, refreshments, prizes and 50/50 tickets. Held at the Canning Lions Hall Seniors Room. For more, call 678-2030 or 582-7346

• Kentville Legion Dance - 9:30 p.m., River St., $6 per person. Music by Country Heat.

• St. James' Anglican Breakfast - 8 to10 a.m. at the Church Hall, Prospect Avenue, Kentville. Minimum donation $5.


Jan. 27

• Merchandise Bingo - 2 p.m. at Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #6, River St., Kentville

• Praise Service - 7 p.m. at the Kingston Baptist Church, Main St., Kingston, with musical guests Sonlight.  Freewill offering, all proceeds will be donated to the Multi Addiction Center in North Kingston. Fellowship and refreshments following service.

• Kentville Legion Flea Market - River St., Kentville, 8 a.m. to noon. Admission $1, wheelchair accessible, canteen available.


Jan. 30

• Ham Dinner - Aylesford Lion's fundraising dinner, at the Aylesford Lions Hall, Hwy 1, Auburn, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Freewill offering, takeout available. Proceeds to PRMS and St. Mary's Elementary.  Scotiabank will match all funds raised at this great community event up to $5,000.


Feb. 1

• Windsor Legion Dance - music by Split Decision. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.


Feb. 2

• Kettlebell Training Clinic - 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the Louis Millett Community complex, New Minas. Pre- registration is required. Call 681-6577 or email

• Dance - Valley Pride will host a Valentine's Sweetheart Dance, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., at the Middleton Lions Club, Hwy 10 Nictaux, $5 at the door. Cash Bar and all-request DJ.  For more, David Acker at 902-825-3197 or

• Jewelry Sale – Will be held by the Kings Kikima Grannies. Help support grandmothers in Kenya who are raising their grandchildren, orphaned because of AIDS. Blomidon Nurseries, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.



Feb. 2-3

• Eagle Watch 2013 Breakfast - Before embarking on a day of viewing the magnificent Bald Eagles, enjoy breakfast of pancakes and sausages, Sheffield Mills Community Centre, 96 Black Hole Rd. Proceeds to the maintenance of our historic schoolhouse and local charities. Adults $7, children $4


Feb. 4

• Scottish Country Dance Classes – eight-week introductory session,  at the Wilmot Community Centre (Hwy 1 near Bayard Road). Classes are open to all; social dance style, no partner or previous experience is required. Classes 7 to 9 p.m. Fee is $5 per session or $30 for all eight classes.



Feb. 8

Roast beef dinner – at the Wolfville Lions’ Club, 5-7 p.m. Fundraiser for 1st Wolfville Scouts attending 2013 Canadian Jamboree. Tickets: $13 adults, $9 ages 10 and under.  Eat-in or take-out. Buy a ticket or donate one to local food bank. Info:  To buy tickets, call: 680-2693 or e-mail


Feb. 9

• Tea - Port Williams Women’s Institute 100th anniversary tea, Port Williams Community Centre,

2 to 4 p.m., $5 per person




Books by mail

Free service through the Annapolis Valley Regional Library for residents of West Hants, Kings and Annapolis counties who live further than 10 kms from a library branch, or who are physically unable to reach one. Great for seniors, caregivers, homeschoolers, rural residents or those who don't drive. Make requests from the online catalogue or booklists. Postage is paid for qualifying readers. 1-866-922-0229 or

Farmers' markets

SaturdaysWolfville Farmers' Market, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. DeWolfe Building, Elm Street, Wolfville.]



Friday night fun night Country and western music downstairs, Kentville legion. Member and guests welcome, no admission. 8 to 11:30 p.m.


Jam sessions

WednesdaysBlack Rock Culture and Recreation Centre. Canteen. $2 admission.


Wednesdays - 7 p.m., Brickton Community Hall, 12062 Hwy # 1. Admission $2, includes refreshments. Info: 765-6821 or 665-2073.


Thursdays United Church vestry, Kingsport. 7 p.m. Info: 542-0888.

Thursdays Cambridge Community Centre. 7 p.m. Bring the talent or come to enjoy the music. Bring your favorite treats and sweets for a lunch. Free coffee and tea. Admission: freewill


Every first and third Saturday Gospel jam, United church vestry, Kingsport. 2 to 4 p.m. Info: Eugene, 582-7283.

Fridays 7:30 p.m. Royal Canadian Legion, Wolfville.



Are you currently unemployed? We offer employment counselling services for people with disabilities. Call Community Inc., 679-7469.



Mondays at theNew Minas Volunteer Fire Department

Wednesdaysmerchandise bingo, Meadowview Development Centre, Brooklyn Street, Kentville. Games start at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday nights Forties Community Centre, New Ross. 7:30 p.m. 1/2 take games.

The second and fourth Friday of every month. Kentville New Horizons Seniors Club, 350 Main St. Club opens at 1 p.m. for 1:30 p.m. Prizes and refreshments, $2.

Thursdays Merchandise Bingo, West Brooklyn Hall. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., mini games start at 6:45, regular games at 7:45 p.m. Giant bingo the last Saturday of each month. Doors open 11 a.m., mini games start at 12:45.

Fridays at theNew Minas Volunteer Fire Department



Organizations: Food Bank AGM, Berwick Food Bank Association, Acadia Art Gallery Wolfville Historical Society New Beginnings Center Sheffield Mills Community Centre Lockhartville Church New Minas Civic Centre Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Nature Trust Card Party Cornwallis New Horizens Club Canning Church Hall Royal Canadian Legion Praise Service Kingston Baptist Church Multi Addiction Center Scotiabank Middleton Lions Club Wilmot Community Centre Fire Department Annapolis Valley Regional Library DeWolfe United church Community Kentville New Horizons Seniors Club

Geographic location: Kentville, Kings, Wolfville Annapolis Valley South St. Cambridge Community Acadia Nova Scotia Gaspereau Valley Prospect Avenue Kingston North Kingston Kenya Bayard Road Port Williams Community West Hants Black Rock Brooklyn Street New Ross

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