Lunenburg County is hosting the 2017 Nova Scotia 55 Plus Games from September 13 - 16, 2017. The motto is Fun, Fitness and Friendship. The events and sports are broken down into 3 categories: passive, mildly active and active. Activities include 45's, bridge, skip bo, scrabble, crib, curling, track and field, hockey, 8-ball, soccer, darts, shuffleboard, washer-toss, horseshoes, swimming, mountain biking, tennis, pickleball, golf, badminton, 5 and 10 km runs, and bowling!
The Lahave Islands Marine Museum is celebrating Canada's 150th anniversary with a Special Exhibit...Canada 150-"OUR HISTORY THROUGH ART". Original maps, prints, photographs and paintings illustrate local and Nova Scotia life and evolution towards Confederation. An informative Exhibit booklet can be purchased for the low cost of $6.00
Chester Farmers’ & Artisan Market is open for the Season and will run each Friday till October 6 at the Chester Visitor Information Centre, 20 Smith Road from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm (rain or shine). Market days are fun days! We have a variety of local farm vendors and artisan vendors selling fresh fish, meat, breads, veggies, baked goods, jewelry, soaps, folk art, flowers, sweet treats, hot food and more. Come grow with us! For more info email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.chesterfarmersmarket.wordpress.com/ or like us on Facebook: Chester Farmers’ & Artisan Market
Jul 22 7:30am to 10:30am Newfie Breakfast – Chester Basin Legion 25 Highway 12 (exit 9 off the 103) Home-made beans, fishcake, From scratch pancakes, Scrambled eggs, hash browns, Fried ham or bologna, Toast or homemade biscuit, Juice and coffee $8.00 Take out available Everyone welcome
Firemen's Breakfast, Saturday, July 22, United Communities Fire Hall, Cherry Hill, 8-11 a.m. Adults $8, children 5-12 $4, under 5 free.
Newfie Breakfast at the Chester Basin Legion, 25 Hwy 12 (Exit 9 off Hwy 103) from 7:30 to 10:30 am. Enjoy home-made beans, fishcakes, from scratch pancakes, scrambled eggs, hash browns, fried ham or bologna, toast or homemade biscuit, juice and coffee. Costs $8. Take-out available.
Lunenburg Art Gallery Paint Sea on Site & Silent Auction Saturday, July 22 and Sunday, July 23 Rain or shine Come and see artists as they paint on location in the heritage town of Lunenburg Bidding closes at 4:30 p.m. each day at the Lunenburg Community Centre (off Victoria Road) Admission Free
ElderDog - Lunenburg Pawd is hosting a Sizzling Summer Yard Sale. ElderDog is committed to ageing dogs and ageing people! Funds raised from this yard and bake sale will be used to support dogs and their companions in their health and well being.
Petite Riviere Fire Dept. Clam Dig and Dance, July 22. Clam Dig registration 12 p.m., single $10, couple $20, dig 1 - 3 p.m. Dance 9:30 -12:30 a.m. Band: Little Barry Cooke and Blue Devils. Tickets $10 at door. 19 and older.
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #24, Bridgewater, Saturday, July 22, 9 p.m 12:30 a.m., doors open at 8 p.m. Admission $8. Band: Harvest Moon. Door prize and 50/50 tickets. Next dance, August 12. Band: Matt Baldor.
Celebrate Confederation by joining Mrs. Lordly for tea at the Lordly House Museum starting 2:30 pm. Finger sandwiches and sweets - $5 per person.
Concert/Recital, Saturday, July 22, 7 p.m., Trinity United, Rose Bay, celebrating the 100th anniversary of our Casavant pipe organ, featuring Kevin Parks, (Organist), Dana Pardy and Ameilia Parks, (Soprano), $10.
Westfield Baptist Church will be having a benefit supper on July 22, Westfield Community Hall, 4:30 -6:30 to raise money for the replacement of the church roof. Menu: sweet and sour meatballs, rice/potatoes, broccoli and cucumber salad, cheese cake for dessert. Free will offering.
Picnic (and dancing) in the Park - your family is invited so bring your picnic and your dancing shoes. Live music from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Lordly Park, Chester every Tuesday from July 4 to August 29. Here is the schedule: July 4: Kevin’s Gypsy Minstrels – sponsored by... B.W. Armstrong Insurance July 11: Hupman Brothers – sponsored by...Mecklenburgh Inn & Dolly Hancock July 18: Amanda Riley – sponsored by... Chester Building Supplies July 25: Parsons Brothers – sponsored by...GN Thermoforming Equipment August 1: Cut Split & Delivered - sponsored by…Eric Harding of Tradewinds Realty August 8: FOG (Four Old Guys) – sponsored by...Chester Area Pharmasaves August 15: Short Notice – sponsored by...Chester Auto Supplies (NAPA) August 22: Sons of the Sea – sponsored by... Hawboldt Industries August 29: Jamie Junger & friends – sponsored by...All Outdoors Landscaping. Meals for Musicians generously provided by the Stretch Diner. Free admission...Donations for the band gratefully accepted...if it’s raining Tuesday, then we dance on Wednesday, if it’s raining Wednesday, we dance on Thursday! Check www.chester.ca for Event Cancellation. Presented by: Chester Municipal Recreation & Parks, Chester Municipal Heritage Society and Community Volunteers. Follow us on Facebook for info & updates - Picnic in the Park Chester.
Bridgewater Community Gardens 4th Learning Session: All About Weeds & Pests & How to Identify & Control Organically. Tuesday, July 25, 6-8 p.m. at Hodge Podge Garden, corner Aberdeen & Elm. (Rain: Art Happening, 757 King St.). $10 tax in; free to BCG volunteeers & gardeners. Pre-register: Bridgewater Parks & Rec. 902-543-2274 or e-mail email@example.com For info on gardening: Chris Sanford, firstname.lastname@example.org.
July 27 Raise Up to Cancer - Chemo Hat Day 10-8pm Come and join us to sew chemo hats for the Journey room located in the Bridgewater Hospital. We are gathering people who sew to stitch together hats for those who require hats after treatment. We are creating hats for both men and women. Raise someone up who is going through a difficult time in their life, show your support and bring comfort with a hat. Raising a sewing community in support to those who need our love and support. Lynn's quilting studio will be supplying the fabric, we look to the community for the volunteers to sew the hats. Bring your machine, thread and a smile we'll provide the rest. Hope to see you then! Lynn's Quilting Studio 965 Upper Branch Auburndale, NS PH: 902-541-1168
Chester Garden Club Flower Show & Tea Celebrating Canada 150 at the Chester Legion from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Exhibits & Tea: Adults $7 and Children (16 & under) $3. Exhibits only: Adults $4 and Children are free with an adult. For more info visit: www.chestergardenclub.wordpress.com.