Kings County events: April 11

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Annapolis Valley Cheer Club members Alisha Murray, left, Brittany Levy and Maggie Park helped set up at the group's afternoon draw auction fundraiser, held April 6 at the Meadowview community centre in Kentville. The Cheer Club followed up the auction with a spaghetti supper in the evening


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 April 11

• Movie Fundraiser – for the Wolfville Food Bank, held by theWolfville Rotary Club. Double Feature: Dirty Harry and The Getaway at the Al Whittle Theatre, Wolfville, 7-11 p.m. Concessions by the Wolfville Scout Troop for trip to Canadian Jamboree. $20 at the door or to reserve, Gordon at 542-0400/ 

• Meeting - Annapolis Valley Decorative Artistsregular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at the Greenwich Fire Hall.


April 12

• New York New York Gala – April 12 deadline for purchasing tickets for the gala, including four-course meal, April 20, 6 p.m., at the Louis Millet Community Centre, New Minas. Tickets available from the Valley Regional Hospital Foundation 678-5414 or Proceeds to redevelop Valley Regional Hospital and build a hospice.

• Crib - R. Sheffield Memorial Crib Tournament at the Kentville Legion Hall. Registration 7 p.m., play starts 7:30 p.m. $10 per team. Prizes awarded.



April 13

• Annual General Meeting – ofValley Funeral Home Co-Operative, at the Kings Presbyterian Church, New Minas. Registration at 11 a.m., potluck at noon, meeting begins at 1 p.m.

• Breakfast - Kentville Legion Breakfast, River Street, 7:30- 10 a.m. Adults $5, children 12 and under $3.

• Dance -  Kentville Legion Dance 9:30 p.m. $6 per person. Music by Rte. 12.

• Benefit for Kingston Rink - an evening of Bluegrass/ Country Gospel music, 7:30 p.m., at Kingston United Church, 733 Main St. Featuring Valley Blue; Paul Marshall & Friends (Best of Intentions); The Kingston United Combo and The Musical Messengers Puppets. Freewill donations, refreshments. For info, Loretta, 765-6821

• Newfie and Country Jamboree - at the Lockhartville Community Hall, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

• Flea Market - Scott’s Bay Community Hall Association flea market, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the community hall. Table rental contact Jerry at 582-7489. Canteen facilities . Proceeds to the hall for upkeep.

• Rummage Sale - Scott’s Bay Women’s Institute will be having a rummage 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seaside Centre. $5 per bag, which will be provided. Proceeds to the Women’s Institute for upkeep of the Seaside Centre. For more, contact Gwen at 582-7178.

• Variety Music Night – presented by Kingston Lions presents at the Kingston Lions Hall, 7 p.m. $5. Featuring performances by Matt Balsor, Chet Brown and Lois Lutz.

• Brunch - 10 a.m. to noon at the Forest - Hill Baptist Church. Price $8.

• Coffee party - 10 a.m. to noon at the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot, $6 per person. Special bake table and knick-knack table.

• Church Breakfast - All Saint’s Anglican Church Pleasant Street, Kingston (turn west off Bridge Street). Breakfast 8-10 a.m., $ 7. 

• Masonic Breakfast – 8-10:30 a.m., at the Masonic Hall, 110 Mill Street, Berwick. Adults $6, Children $3. Now wheelchair accessible.

• Leatherback Sea Turtles – presentation by Kathleen Martin of the Canadian Sea Turtle Network, question and answer session to follow. Free event, 2- 4 p.m., at the Black Rock Community Hall.



April 14

• Variety Show - 1:30- 4:30 p.m. at the Forties Community Centre, New Ross, $5. Lots of local talent, canteen available. For more, call 689-2612 or 689-2000

• Kentville Legion Flea Market - River Street, 8 a.m. to noon, admission $1. Wheelchair accessible, canteen available.

• Jam Session - at the Lockhartville Community Hall, 1-4 p.m. Donation at the door.

• Country Music Variety Show - 1:30 p.m. at the Black Rock Culture and Recreation Centre. Lots of local talent. Freewill offering, canteen available, 50/50 draw. Proceeds for hall upkeep. For more, call Ralph, 538-7887

• Gospel Concert and Hymn Sing - featuring Susan Ueffing, at the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church,  Aldershot Road, 7 p.m. Freewill offering,

refreshments to follow.



April 15

• Meeting - Berwick Apple Capital Society regular meeting, 7 p.m., in the family room at the Berwick School. Everyone welcome.



April 17

• Luncheon - Port Williams United Baptist Church luncheon, at the church. 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Chowder or hamburg soup. $8 admission, children under 12 free. Takeout available.

• Volunteer Fair - Northeast Kings Education Centre School will be hosting a school and community volunteer fair, looking to promote the value, importance and benefits of volunteering in our communities. Main foyer, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., will be open for groups and organization who utilize volunteers to set up display booths to share information about the volunteer opportunities that their organizations have available.

• Annual General Meeting – of Horton Community Centre, 7:30 p.m., at the Horton Community Centre (11794 Hwy#1, Grand Pré). All community groups and residents are welcome to attend.

• Wolfville Historical Society - Wolfville Fire Hall, 2 p.m., associate professor Brenda Trofanenko, Canadian Research Chair in Education, Culture and Community, and an associate professor at Acadia, will speak about history, heritage and the role of museums. All welcome.

• Concert Showcase – at Pine Ridge Middle School, 625 Pine Ridge Ave., Kingston. Featured performers will be bands and choirs from Berwick, Kingston, Pine Ridge, Saint Mary's and West Kings District High School. Admission $5 adult, $3 student/senior, $10 family, proceeds to provide scholarships to summer camp or private study.  For more, call 765-7570


April 18

• Annual Meeting – of the Greenfield Memorial Cemetery Co. Ltd., 7:30 p.m., at the Gaspereau Community Centre. Everyone welcome.


April 19

• Karaoke - 9 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion, Habitant Br. #73, Canning. Music by Bev, open to 19+, $2 cover charge at the door. For more, 582-7246 after 4 p.m. daily

• Movie Night – 7-9:30 p.m., at the White Rock Community Center. $2 per person or $5 per family.


April 19-20  

Clothing Giveaway - Centreville Baptist Church mission group will be sponsoring spring and summer clothing give away, Murray Drive, 9 a.m. to 11:30. For more information call 678-1946(church) or Marilyn at 678-3939.  All welcome.


April 20

• Breakfast – of the Wolfville & District Lions Club, 7-10 a.m., at the Lions Hall, Elm Ave, Wolfville. Adults $6 Children 10 years $3. Proceeds to the Lion’s Community services.

• Darts – held by the Kentville Legion, Ladies Auxiliary. Registration 12:30 p.m., play 1 p.m. Upstairs, $20 per team. Lunch served.

• Good Neighbour Club Breakfast - at the Centreville Community Hall, 7-10:30 a.m. Freewill offering. Everyone welcomed.

• Spring Auction - Horton Community Centre, 7 p.m., 11794 Hwy#1, Grand Pré. Auctioneer Doug Crowell. Includes items donated by local businesses, used items donated by community members, baked goods, crafts and a 50/50 draw.

• Ham Supper – at the Gaspereau Community Hall, 4-6 p.m., $12 for adults. Proceeds for the Gaspereau United Baptist Church.

• Church Breakfast - Aylesford United Church, 8-11 a.m., freewill offering,  sponsored by the Committee of Stewards for church expenses.

• Hip of Beef Buffet Dinner - 6:30 p.m., Kings Presbyterian Church, 5563 Prospect Rd., New Minas. Tickets $20 adults, $10 for children 12 and under, at church office 681-1333 or at the door.

• Variety Supper - 4:30-6 p.m., North Alton Baptist Church. Adults $10. Children under 12 $4. Sponsored by the BWA. Proceeds for church work.

• Lions Breakfast - Coldbrook Lions all you can eat breakfast, adults $5; children three-12 $3; under two years free.

• Ticket Auction - Forties Community Centre, Forties Rd., New Ross. Doors open at 2 p.m. Tickets 25 for $1. Canteen available. For more, call 689-2612 or 689-2000        

• Coldbrook Lions Dance - 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $6 per person. Music by Rte. 12.

• Spring Clean-Up - Cambridge Cemetery spring clean-up, 9 a.m. Bring your own rake, bags provided. Tea and coffee at the Cambridge Community Centre. For more, call Alice 678-7969 

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

• Gala Concert – Will be held by the Annapolis Valley Honour Choir as a fundraiser for their tour of Europe in July. “Sing and Celebrate” will be held at 7:30 p.m. at University Hall, Acadia. Guest choirs include The Kings Chorale, The North Mountain Community Chorus and the Dukes of Kent


April 21

• Benefit Auction - musical entertainment and 50/50 draw, 1- 5 p.m., at the Aylesford and District Lion’s Club. Proceeds to Perry Corbett.

• Concert - Matt Balsor and Friends featuring Chet Brown, Wendy Manning, Jo-Ann Newman, Graham Moorehead and Ruth Manning, 7 p.m., at Horton High School as a fundraising event for the school’s Safe Grad Program. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets $10 and are available only at the door.

• Hymn Sing - Wolfville Ridge Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Guests are Blake and Nancy Bowman. Freewill offering. Fellowship and refreshment to follow.

• Kentville Legion Flea Market - River Street.  8 a.m. to noon, admission $1. Tables call 678-8935. Wheelchair accessible, canteen available.



April 25

• Annual Meeting – of the North Kingston Public Cemetery, 7 p.m., at the Kingston Fire Hall. We welcome anyone who has questions about the cemetery, prices etc. to attend.



Children’s programs

Tuesdays 1-2 p.m. Baby & Me: Parents with infants (birth to walking) share information and support. Infant rhyme time is offered. Childcare is available for siblings. Free. Info: 678-5760.

Wednesdays 1- 2 p.m. Tots ‘n’ Tales. For children aged three to five years and parent or caregiver. Childcare is available for siblings. Sing songs and move to music, listen to stories and make crafts. Free. Info: 678-5760.


Social Group

Tuesdays from Jan. 22 - May 28, 6-8 p.m., Sobeys GreenwoodSocial Group for teenagers with Autism. Ages 12-19, will accept 20 and 21 year olds if you are still in high school.  For more information, please call Karen 765-3502.



Community lunch

Wednesdays Free community lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. New Beginnings Centre, 1151 Bridge St., Greenwood. Also free clothes available. Sponsored by the Open Hand.

Every Friday, 4 p.m., at the Berwick Legion, with music, listen or join in. Call 538-9340 or 538-3542


Youth group

Mondays at the Kingston Baptist Church. 7:30 to 9 p.m. Games, drama, music, Bible and more.

Band practice

Every Mondaynight, the King's Community Concert Band rehearses, 7 to 9 p.m., in the recreation centre of the New Minas Baptist Church. The band, which does both parades and concert performances, is looking to expand and is inviting interested musicians to check it out.

Washer toss

Every Fridaynight. Royal Canadian Legion, Berwick. 7 p.m.


Seniors' groups

MondaysRecreational Carpet Bowling, 1 p.m. Kentville New Horizons Club, 350 Main St. All over 50 welcome. No fee.

Monday evenings. Wii bowling, Forties Community Centre, New Ross. Interested in joining or trying it for the first time? Info: Marsha, 689-2612.

Wednesdays Coldbrook and District Apple Valley Seniors meet 1:30 to 4 p.m. with a potluck every third Wednesday of the month. Games and a light lunch at the seniors' room of the lions' hall on South Bishop Road, Coldbrook.

Wednesdays Centreville 50 plus association, 1:30 p.m. at the community hall. Bring a friend.

Wednesdays Minas Fifty Plus Seniors Club. New Minas fire hall, 1 p.m. Fun, games and light lunch. Monthly potluck first week at noon. New members welcome. Info:



Organizations: Kings, Baptist Church, Presbyterian Church Wolfville Food Bank Rotary Club Louis Millet Community Centre Seaside Centre Valley Regional Hospital Foundation Bay Community Hall Association Horton Community Centre Anglican Church Canadian Sea Turtle Network Forties Community Centre Berwick Apple Capital Society Berwick School Kings Education Centre School Wolfville Historical Society West Kings District High School Greenfield Memorial Cemetery Co. Gaspereau Community Centre Royal Canadian Legion White Rock Community Center Wolfville District Lions Club Good Neighbour Club Breakfast Church Breakfast Aylesford United Church Committee of Stewards BWA Cambridge Community Centre Big Deal Annapolis Valley Honour Choir University Hall The North Aylesford Horton High School Sobeys GreenwoodSocial Group New Beginnings Centre Kentville New Horizons Club

Geographic location: Kentville, Kingston, Wolfville Kings New Ross River Street Country Jamboree Pine Ridge Bay Women Bridge Street 110 Mill Street Coldbrook Aldershot Road Saint Mary Gaspereau Europe Kent South Bishop Road

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