COM­MU­NITY cal­en­dar

Cape Breton Post - - WEEKEND | NORTH OF 49 -

Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar is a public ser­vice list­ing of com­mu­nity events spon­sored by non-profit groups. To en­sure pub­li­ca­tion, sub­mit no­tices at least two weeks prior to the event. Limit an­nounce­ments to 24 words or less. Tele­phone 563-3838; fax 5627077 or email your event to edit@cb­post.com.

July 20

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Pride flag rais­ing with bar­be­cue at the NSCC Strait Area Cam­pus, Port Hawkes­bury. Pro­ceeds to the Stu­dent Emer­gency Fund. Ev­ery­one welcome to show sup­port. 1-3:30 p.m., Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Mu­nic­i­pal­ity recre­ation depart­ment hosts se­niors so­cial, West­side le­gion, Midge­ley Drive, West­mount. En­ter­tain­ment by the Ukulele Strum­mers. Ac­tiv­i­ties and re­fresh­ments. 6-10 p.m., North­side Guest Home 40th an­niver­sary with an evening of mu­sic and dance, North Syd­ney fire hall.

July 21

8-10:30 a.m., An­nual rose and flower show, North Syd­ney Gar­den Club, Royal Cana­dian Le­gion branch 19, 16 Archibald Ave. Judg­ing from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Public view­ing from 1-6 p.m. Prize pre­sen­ta­tion, 6 p.m. 8 p.m., Féis an Eilein 17th an­nual Gaelic Con­cert Se­ries Éirich Air!Driv’er. A tra­di­tional tea served, Christ­mas Is­land fire hall. In­for­ma­tion, 902-622-2627 or www.feisaneilein.ca.

July 22

3-6 p.m., Straw­berry fes­ti­val, New­som Church Hall, Do­min­ion Street, Glace Bay. Tick­ets, 902849-6171. 1-3 p.m., Straw­berry fes­ti­val, Calvin Church, New Water­ford. Spon­sored by the Calvin United Church Women. Take­out only. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Straw­berry tea and sale, St. John's United Church, Big Bras d'Or.

July 24-25

• River­side Ele­men­tary School, Syd­ney River, re­union, Syd­ney River Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment. In­for­ma­tion, Gail, 902-270-6027.

July 25

1-5 p.m., An­nual fam­ily pic­nic, St. Mar­garet Com­mu­nity Hall, Grand Mira South. Some­thing for ev­ery­one, bingo, silent auc­tion, darts, dunk tank, straw game, fish pond and roast beef din­ner all af­ter­noon.

July 26

9 a.m.-12 p.m., Break­fast brunch, Big Bras d'Or fire hall, 1390 Old Route 5. Spon­sored by the Friends of the Big Bras d'Or fire hall. Eat-in or take­out. 2-4 p.m., South­side Boularderie fire hall hosts straw­berry fes­ti­val. Sand­wiches, straw­berry short­cake made with fresh lo­cal berries and tea or cof­fee. 2 p.m., Cape Bre­ton Is­land Hop­pers walk­ing club hosts 5-10 km guided walk, North River Bridge, North River Pro­vin­cial Park. Reg­is­tra­tion, 1:30 p.m. New mem­bers welcome. In­for­ma­tion, Cal, 902567-6702. 6 p.m., De­fen­sive driv­ing course, Town House, 150 Com­mer­cial St., Glace Bay. To register, Town House, 902-849-2449.

July 28

8 p.m., Féis an Eilein 17th an­nual Gaelic Con­cert Se­ries Nual­lan. Tra­di­tional tea served, Christ­mas Is­land fire hall. In­for­ma­tion, 902-622-2627 or www.feisaneilein.ca. 6-10 p.m., Safe boating course, Town House, Glace Bay. All op­er­a­tors of boats in­clud­ing per­sonal wa­ter craft must be in pos­ses­sion of a plea­sure craft op­er­a­tor card. Call for ad­di­tional class dates. In­for­ma­tion, 902849-2449.

July 30

6 p.m., De­fen­sive driv­ing course, Town House, Glace Bay. This course meets the re­quire­ments of Nova Sco­tia's exit from the grad­u­ated li­cens­ing pro­gram. Four points may be de­ducted from the record of a driver who has suc­cess­fully com­pleted a de­fen­sive driv­ing course within the pre­ced­ing year. In­for­ma­tion, 902-8492449.

Au­gust 1

8-11 a.m., Coun­try break­fast, Mira Se­niors' and Pen­sion­ers' Cen­tre, Mar­ion Bridge. In­cludes juice, toast, scram­bled eggs, ham, sausage, hash browns, cof­fee/tea. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Sale of an­tiques and house­hold goods, lunch avail­able, TCH 105 to exit 12, English­town ferry to Jersey Cove, left at blink­ing light onto Cabot Trail, 3 km, fol­low signs. 11 a.m., Fam­ily fun day, Fourchu Hall. Pony rides, games of chance, free hot­dogs and pop while sup­plies last.

Au­gust 2

11 a.m., Reg­is­tra­tion for the C.B. An­tique & Cus­tom Car Club an­nual com­mu­nity cruise. Leav­ing Mayflower Mall, 12 p.m. to At­lantic Su­per­Store, Glace Bay, Slyce Call Cen­tre, New Water­ford, Prince Street Shop­ping Cen­tre, Syd­ney and North Syd­ney Mall.

Au­gust 3

1-3:30 p.m., Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Mu­nic­i­pal­ity recre­ation depart­ment hosts se­niors so­cial, Port Morien Le­gion/Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. En­ter­tain­ment by the Ukulele Strum­mers. Ac­tiv­i­ties and re­fresh­ments.

Au­gust 4

• His­toric Amaz­ing Race for Youth — 12 teams of two to four young peo­ple, ages 12-18, to par­tic­i­pate in fol­low­ing clues and com­plet­ing chal­lenges at lo­ca­tions in down­town Glace Bay. Must pre­reg­is­ter by Aug. 4 for the start on Aug. 12. 1:30 p.m., Ac­tion Week 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.

Au­gust 10

1-3:30 p.m., Cape Bre­ton Re­gional Mu­nic­i­pal­ity recre­ation depart­ment hosts se­niors so­cial, Syd­ney Mines Se­niors and Pen­sion­ers Club, 6 Fraser Ave. En­ter­tain­ment by the Ukulele Strum­mers. Ac­tiv­i­ties and re­fresh­ments.

Au­gust 11-15

• Ha­vanaFax from the Los Pri­mos Pro­ject are com­ing back to Cape Bre­ton and they are play­ing around the CBRM with the Cape Bre­ton Jazz Fes­ti­val.

Au­gust 15

8-11 a.m., Coun­try break­fast, Knox Pres­by­te­rian Church, 10109 Kempt Head Rd., Ross Ferry, 12 km down Exit 13 off High­way 105.

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