Cape Breton Community Calendar is a public service listing of community events sponsored by nonprofit groups. To ensure adequate advance publication, submit notices at least two weeks prior to the event. Limit announcements to 24 words or less. Telephone 5633838; fax 562-7077 or e-mail your event to firstname.lastname@example.org.
TODAY BIG POND 1-3:30 p.m., Seniors social, entertainment by Cape Breton Ukulele Strummers, activities, refreshments and good company, Big Pond Community Centre – Fire Hall, Highway 4. Hosted by Big Pond Community Council. Contact Norma McDonald, 902-828-2554. EAST BAY 8 p.m., (CD) AA East Bay Group meeting, East Bay Hall. ESKASONI 8:30 p.m., (OD) AA Praying Hands Group meeting, Mikma’w Lodge, 70 Gabriel St. HOWIE CENTRE 7-10 p.m., Monday night bingo at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 151, East Bay. Doors open at 6 p.m. 15 games of $75, four 50/50 games, one 80/20 game, three jackpot games and a toonie game. Information, 564-0672 after 4 p.m. MEMBERTOU 7 p.m., Gamblers Anonymous mixed meeting, 3 Kateri St. PORT HOOD 7-9 p.m., Games night at the United Church Hall. Play board games, crib, auction or a game of your choice. Tea and sweets are served. SYDNEY 9-10 a.m. Seniors swimming at Kiwanis Pool, Prince Street. Phone the Kiwanis Pool for more information. 10 a.m., Walk Aerobics at Salvation Army Sydney Community Church, 55 Inglis St. For more information, contact Dena at 562-1717. 6 p.m., Shuffleboard for seniors, Steelworkers and Sydney Pensioners’ Club, 30 Inglis St. Members only. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Parents PEACE program — parental issues tackled, ie. peer pressure, sex, anger at Southside Learning Center, 266 Whitney Ave. No fee/registration. 6-9 p.m., New Dawn Centre for Social Innovation, 37 Nepean St. Open Studio art drop-in session. Bring your own supplies and spend an informal evening with others learning and sharing creative painting ideas. Register at www.theartroomcapebreton.ca. 7 p.m., St. John Ambulance Volunteer Brigade will meet at the Tim Hortons, George Street, (door facing the Casino). For more information, call 564-4189, or visit www.sja.com. New members welcome. 7 p.m., Cape Breton Overeaters Anonymous group will meet at Bethel Church, George Street (hall entrance). No weigh-ins, dues or fees. For more information visit www.oa.org. or phone Marion at 842-4628. 7:15 p.m., Al-Anon meeting (for adult children of alcoholics) will be held at St. Theresa Church basement, Ashby Road. 8-10 p.m., Adult badminton at Malcolm Munroe Memorial Jr. High School. Days when school’s open. Old and new players welcome. Small fee toward gym rental. SYDNEY RIVER 1:30 p.m., Spanish River Seniors meeting in club room. New members welcome. Join us for darts, cards and washer toss. For information, Theresa at 564-6481 or Henry at 562-3016. WHITNEY PIER 1:30 p.m., Seniors exercise class, chair and standing at Whitney Pier Seniors Club, 50 Breton St. All seniors welcome. 8 p.m., (CD) Whitney Pier Group meeting, Menelik Hall, Laurier Street.
TUESDAY BIG POND 7:30 p.m., Tarabish at the Big Pond fire hall. PORT HOOD 7:15 p.m., Auction card plays will be held at the Port Hood fire hall. Lunch and prizes. SYDNEY 9-10 a.m. Seniors swimming at Kiwanis Pool, Prince Street. Phone the Kiwanis Pool for more information. 10 a.m., Move it or Lose it seniors/adult exercise class at the Steelworkers and Sydney Pensioners’ Club, 30 Inglis St. Everyone welcome. Instructor Voni. Phone: 902-544-0289. VON Cape Breton Metro offers a foot care program located at 200 Churchill Dr. For more information or to book an appointment phone the VON office at 902-564-6479. 10:30 a.m., (CD) AA Alcano Group 12&12 meeting at St. Theresa Church (rear), 381 Whitney Ave., Ashby. 1:30 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, Old Radar Base Chapel. Partners guaranteed. 1:30 p.m. Blind 45s, Club 55. 1:30 p.m., Seniors social and dance at the Steelworkers and Sydney Pensioners Club, 30 Inglis St., Sydney. Entertainment and music by Dinky Cameron. Lunch served. All members and guests welcome. 6-8:30 p.m., Dads Are Parents Too, a free parenting program, 714 Alexandra St. Sponsored by Cape Breton’s Family Place Resource Centre. Preregistration is required. Call 902-562-5616 ext # 223 to register or for more information. For upcoming events, see Saturday’s Cape Breton Post. For more community calen
dar events see pages A6 and A7.