Ashley Staples, Kate Mick and Cindy Staples enjoyed their coffee and conversation outdoors in downtown Kentville on March 8. The trio soaked up the sun and the warm temperatures that reached as high as plus 6 degrees Celsius in the Valley. - Nancy Kelly, www.kingscountynews.ca
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• Meeting - Annapolis Valley Decorative Artists Guild monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Greenwich Fire Hall
• Wolfville Lion’s Breakfast – 7-10 a.m., Elm Avenue, Wolfville. Adults $6, children 10 and under $3. Proceeds for community projects.
• Coldbrook Lion’s Breakfast – 8-10:30 a.m. Adults $5, children three to 12 $3 and under three years free.
• Breakfast - Aylesford United Church. 8 to 11 am. Freewill offering. Sponsored by Committee of Stewards for church expenses.
• Coldbrook Lion’s Dance - 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. $6 per person. Music by Rte 12.
• Dance - Kitchen Kuties relay team are holding a dance 9 p.m. at the Middleton Lions Hall in Nictaux Falls. Band is Jokers Right, $25 per couple. Tickets at the door or by calling Susan at 825-4617.
• Good Neighbour Club Breakfast – 7-10:30 a.m. at the Centreville Community Hall. Freewill offering.
• Soup Luncheon - St. Patrick's Day Soup Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Kings Presbyterian Church, New Minas. Freewill offering.
• St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast – held by Scott's Bay Community Hall Association, 8 to 10 a.m. $6 for adults, children 12 and under $3. Proceeds to the hall association for upkeep. Info: Jerry at 582-7489 or Hope at 582-3603.
• Autism Bowl-a-Thon – held by Annapolis Valley Chapter of Austism Nova Scotia, 2 to 5 p.m. at the Greenwood Bowling Centre, 14 Wing Greenwood. Info: 375-3031 or email@example.com
• St. Patrick’s Day supper - All Saints’ Church, Kingston. Pork loin dinner. 4L30 to 6 p.m. $12. Tickets available from Gordie Skanes, 242-2949, or Aline McNeil, 765-8801.
• St. Patrick’s Dance - Waterville & District Fire Department holding a St Patrick's Dance, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music by B & S DJ Services. Tickets $7.50 each, door prizes. Info: 681-1402 or 682-1803.
• St. Patrick’s Day Supper – 4-6 p.m., at the Forties Community Centre, New Ross. Adults $11, under 12 $6, under five $3. Doors open at 4 p.m., serving starts at 4:30 p.m. 689-2612
• Music - Lockhartville Hall, 1:30-4:30 p.m.
Music by Dave Guptill, special guest Barb Crowell Robinson, special appearance Robin Macumber and son Matthew. $5 at the door, small nickel auction, lunch $2.
• Hymn Sing – Wolfville Ridge Baptist Church. 7 p.m. Guess, Kings Gospel Choir. Fellowship and refreshments to follow.
• Benefit Show - 1:30 p.m. at the New Minas Fire Hall. Bake table, auction, canteen, 50/50. Freewill offering. Proceeds going to Doug Atwell. Info: Pearl 698-1076 or David 678-4803
• Gospel Concert and Hymn Sing - featuring the Mark Riley Band, 7 p.m., Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot Road. Freewill offering, food and fellowship to follow.
• Blood Donor Clinic - Kentville Fire Hall, 12-3 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Sponsored by the Kentville Lions Club
• Teen Autism Social Group – Will meet March 18 and 25, for youth ages 12-19 or 20 plus if still in high school with autism spectrum disorder, at Sobey’s Greenwood community room. $40 for eight weeks or $5 per session. Info: Karen at 765-3502 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sandy at email@example.com
• Meeting - annual general meeting of the Horton Community Centre Association, 7:30 p.m. at the Centre, Grand Pre. Info: 542-3150
• Public Talk - Wolfville and Area Historical Society public talk with Charles Burke, senior Parks Canada Archaeologist in Halifax, 7 p.m. in Room 138 of the Beveridge Arts Centre at Acadia University. (Enter by the north doors by the art gallery)
• Jam Session - North Alton Hall. 7 to 10 p.m. Door prize. Admission y donation.
• Karaoke - with Bev. 9 p.m. Canning Legion. Admission: $2. For more info, call after 4 p.m., 582-7246.
• Fish and Chips Supper - 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kingston Legion, $7 eat-in or $7.50 take out. Info: 765-4428.
• Kentville Lion’s Spring Fling Dance - River Street, Kentville, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $6 per person, $10 per couple. Music by Vintage. Info: 679-4899. Proceeds to support Lion’s projects
•Dance - Royal Canadian Legion, Cnaning. Music by V-3. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. $5.
• Variety Music Night Kingston Lions Club. 7 p.m. $5. Tickets on sale beginning at 6 p.m. Canteen available. Info: 765-2128, firstname.lastname@example.org or http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/kingstonns/
• Dinner - Lakeville Women’s Institute ham, bean, scallop potato dinner. 4:30 to 6 p.m. Lakeville Community Centre, $10 per person; $25 per family with children 12 and under.
• Dance - Kentville Legion. 9:30 pm. $6 per person. Music by Reboot. 19 and over. Bar and kitchen available.
• Workshop - Kings County Federation of Agriculture workshop on mentoring for farmers, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Kentville Agricultural Centre. All farmers welcome. Contact Cheryl at email@example.com
• Dance - 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Canadian Legion, Canning. Classic Rock Music by V-3, $5 per person
• Wolfville Legion Breakfast - 7:30 to 10 a.m., $6 per plate, proceeds for expenses.
• Concert – by gypsy jazz band Swingology, 3 p.m., at Windsor United Church. Proceeds towards new sound system for the church. Tickets $20 at the door, $15 advance at Windsor United Church office, Moe's Place Music Sales or Andrew Connolly Optician, or call 902-792-7232.
• Bottle Drive – by Central Kings Band, 8:45 a.m. to noon. Based at Central Kings High School parking lot and knocking on doors throughout the local area.
• Variety Show - Forties Community Centre, New Ross, 1:30 to 4 p.m., $5.