Events Jan. 24

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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.

• Hang Out Night - White Rock Community Center (Use the back lower entrance), 7-9 p.m. $2 individual, $5 family. Board games, table tennis, air hockey and a Wii available. Participants encouraged to bring games. For info, 542-3805 or



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.

• Potluck and Blind Auction – hosted by Scott's Bay Community Hall Association, 5 p.m. Bring your favourite dish for the pot luck and a wrapped item for the auction. Proceeds for hall upkeep. Storm date Feb. 9. For more, call Jerry at 582-7489 or Hope at 582-3603.



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. 3

• Concert - of Christian Music featuring Elizabeth Deveau. Hall's Harbour Baptist Church, 885 West Hall's Harbour Rd., 7 p.m. Fellowship to follow.



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. 5

• Meeting – of the Wolfville and area Newcomer’s Club, 7 p.m., Wolfville Farmers’ Market Building. Speakers Tom and Mary Cosman. All welcome. Visit to learn more



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

• Benefit dance and auction - 6:30 to 11 pm. at the Michelin Club. Proceeds to Frank Webster. All donations welcome. For information, call John 365-2105 or 840-0811 or Donna 681-1386

• Afternoon Outdoors –Berwick Pathfinders and Rangers (Girl Guides of Canada) invite families to spend the afternoon outdoors, with games and fun at the Berwick town hall, 2-3:30 p.m. Part of Berwick’s Winter Carnival weekend. If it rains, cancelled.


Feb. 10

• Variety Show - Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Rd. New Ross, 1:30-4:30 p.m. admission $5. Lots of local talent. Canteen available, for more information call 689-2612 or 689-2000


Feb. 12

• Pancakes - Girl Guides holding Shrove Tuesday pancake, ham and baked bean supper at the Waterville fire hall. Freewill offering, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Hardwood Lake Girl Guide Camp.

• Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Supper, 5-7 p.m. L'Arche building, 341 Main St., Wolfville. Adults $7, children under three eat free. The first child between three and 12 years $3, all additional children eat free.

• A.C.W. Supper - All Saints’ A.C.W. hosts an annual Shrove Tuesday Supper, 4:30-6 p.m. at the All Saints’ Church Hall, Pleasant Street, Kingston (turn west off Bridge Street). Ham, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, pancakes and gingerbread. $10 per plate. Family rates and take out available. Contact Sheila Hulford 765-4023


Feb. 17

• Roast Beef Supper - Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Rd., New Ross. Adults $11, children five to 12 $5.50, under five $2.50, 4:30-6 p.m. For information, call 689-2000 or 689-2312


Organizations: Sheffield Mills Community Centre, Church Hall, New Minas Civic Centre Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Nature Trust Card Party Cornwallis New Horizens Club Canning White Rock Community Center Royal Canadian Legion Praise Service Kingston Baptist Church Multi Addiction Center Scotiabank Middleton Lions Club Bay Community Hall Association Harbour Baptist Church Wilmot Community Centre Michelin Club

Geographic location: Kentville, Wolfville, Kings Cambridge Community Acadia Annapolis Valley Nova Scotia Kingston Gaspereau Valley Prospect Avenue North Kingston Kenya New Ross All Saints Bayard Road Port Williams Community Canada Pleasant Street Bridge Street

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