New Germany and Area Lions Club Merchandise Bingo, May 29, 7 p.m., Pinehurst Hall. Proceeds for the club.
Would you like to brush up on your conversational French? We invite you to join us for 10 lessons in a comfortable group setting. We will be using an effective, oral-based approach that will have you speaking in no time. We will also touch on writing and reading en français.
We are preparing to showcase the various media of Ron Kuwahara, Gail Sutherland and Robert Sutherland. The Opening Reception for their exhibition "Coastal Impressions: Works by Three Nova Scotian Artists" will take place on Tuesday, May 30th at 5:00 pm at the Lunenburg Art Gallery. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend. Their bios follow and we hope you are able to attend. RON KUWAHARA Ron Kuwahara, physicist, turned to his artistic need to draw and paint which led him from his professional career to studies at NSCAD University. In 2011 he completed his BFA with a major in painting. Ron’s scientific background complements his artistic side by detecting underlying patterns and structures in nature, urban settings and the human form. His work draws the eye away from the objects within a scene to where one’s peripheral vision catches the wider sensations of colour and light. His figurative works catch the in-between moments that we glimpse from the “corner of our eye”. GAIL SUTHERLAND Originally from Montreal, Gail moved to Nova Scotia in the spring of 1990. She attended John Abbott College where she obtained her Fine Arts Degree. Gail then completed her BFA at Concordia University specializing in graphic design. Her career as a graphic designer led her to the love of watercolour painting and she has studied with various artists including Helmut Gerth, Judy Garfin, Alvaro Castagnet and Brian Atyeo. 2011 brought her the distinction of becoming an elected member of the Canadian Society of Painters in Water Colour. Gail is an avid hiker who enjoys, and is inspired by, the people and rugged beauty of the Maritimes. ROBERT SUTHERLAND Robert Sutherland, a retired architect enjoys painting plein air and is most comfortable creating with pencil and charcoal. Watercolour has been a presentation medium of his choosing for over forty years and has enjoyed figure drawing for quite some time. Oils were his first choice, however, after retiring, decided to switch to acrylics because of the quicker tying time, which better suits his temperament. His sketch value focuses on what captures his interest and then he translates that into a paintin
Ham Supper, Italy Cross Middlewood & Dist. Fire Dept., May 31, 4-6 p.m. Admission $11. Ham, mashed potatoes, hotslaw, roll, dessert, tea/ coffee. Proceeds for Ladies Auxiliary.
Free public forum. Wednesday, May 31, 7-8:30 p.m. Lunenburg County Lifestyle Centre, 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater (Active Living Studio) Featuring Dr. Colin MacLeod, B.Sc, ND Clinical practice in Upper Tantallon and Halifax One in four people live with arthritis in Nova Scotia. Join Kim Slauenwhite, Community Education Coordinator with The Arthritis Society as she welcomes their special guest speaker, naturopathic doctor, Colin MacLeod. Dr. Colin's practice focuses on pain management and maintaining health through physical activity and diet. He utilizes platelet-rich plasma, prolotherapy and acupuncture to keep his patients pain-free so that they can stay physically active, social and healthy. There is no cure for arthritis, but by understanding your disease and the variou self-management procedures available to you, you can learn how to control arthritis so it doesn't control you! Register today: To register, please call 1-800-321-1433, EXT#823 or email us at email@example.com
With China's determination to be a world power, it becomes imperative to understand the core values of Chinese culture from political authoritarianism to food and fashion. With Yongmei Wang, who moved to Halifax from China in 2008.
Annual General Meeting, Thursday, June 1, 11 a.m., Hillside Pines, 77 Exhibition Drive, Bridgewater. Annual dues $2.
Mahone Bay Fire Department Bingo, Thursday and Sunday's at 7:10 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cosmic Bingo, June 10, 8 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m., 184 Kinburn Street.
Seniors' Penny Auction, New Germany New Horizons Seniors' Club, 4978 Highway 10. Saturday, June 3, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Canteen available.
The Riverport and Area Community Choir and Friends Spring Variety Show, Saturday, June 3, 7 p.m., Trinity United Church, Rose Bay. Free-will offering. Bake Sale at intermission.
PENNY AUCTION, BAKE TABLE, .25 cents CLOTHING SALE, CANTEEN & RAFFLE , June 3, Hebb's Cross Fire Hall, 10-1. Sponsored by Sarah's Ladies Aid, Calvary Lutheran Church Middlewood.
Firemen's Breakfast, Italy Cross Middlewood & District Fire Dept., June 3, 6-11 a.m. Proceeds for hall. Admission $8, children $3.50.
Annual Plant, Bake and Yard Sale and BBQ, Saturday, June 3, 9 a.m - 1 p.m., Barss Corner Community Hall. Proceeds for the Barss Corner Baptist Ladies Auxiliary.
Country Music Jam. Acoustic only. Pleasantville fire hall, June 3, 7 p.m., admission $2. Lunch donations appreciated. Everyone welcome. 50/50 draw. Info 902-543-4260
25th Annual Italy Cross Fire Department Fishing Tournament, Wallace Lake (off Highway 103). Trout, Bass, largest oddball and best fish of the day. One night stay at the White Point Beach Resort for catch of the tagged fish. June 3, breakfast starts at 6 p.m. Official start time 7 p.m. Official stop time 2 p.m. Warning horn sounds 1:30 p.m. Registration fee: single entre, junior (under 16 years) $10; adults $16; team entry $25; fire dept team $25. For more info call Dale Croft 902-543-9564 or Ronnie 902-543-9806