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 562-7077 or email your event to email@example.com.
3 p.m., Annual cemetery service, Pinehill Cemetery, River Bennett. Guest Speaker Rev. Glen Matheson.
7:30 p.m., Cape Breton Gaelic Society will present an evening of Celtic music, St. Patrick's Museum, 87 Esplanade, Sydney, featuring local musicians. Tickets at the door. 8 p.m., Féis an Eilein 17th annual Gaelic Concert Series Nuallan, Christmas Island fire hall. A traditional tea will be served. 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, 902-849-2449.
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. Information, 902-849-2449.
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.
11 a.m., Registration for the C.B. Antique & Custom Car Club annual community cruise. Leaving Mayflower Mall at 12 p.m. to Atlantic SuperStore, Glace Bay, Slyce Call Centre, New Waterford, Prince Street Shopping Centre, Sydney and North Sydney Mall. 3 p.m., Annual memorial service, Loch End Cemetery. Guest speaker, Alex MacGregor; special music provided.
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.
• Amazing Race for Youth — 12 teams of two to four young people, ages 12 and 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, Steelworkers and Sydney Pensioners Club, 30 Inglis St., Sydney. Entertainment and music by Dinky Cameron. Lunch served. All members and guests welcome. 2 p.m., Sea and Its People concert, Fourchu United Church. Fiddle, guitar music. Lunch to follow in the church hall. Freewill offering.
8-11 a.m., Breakfast buffett with bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, home fries, pancakes, toast, juice, tea/coffee, Zion/Wesley United Church, Gabarus Lake. 4-6 p.m., Annual Masonic supper, Heather Lodge 124. Ham and scalloped potatoes with desert at Framboise Hall. Eat-in or takeout.
1-3:30 p.m., Cape Breton Regional Municipality recreation department hosts social, Sydney Mines Seniors and Pensioners Club, 6 Fraser Ave. Entertainment by the Ukulele Strummers. Activities and refreshments.
8-11 a.m., Country breakfast, Knox Presbyterian Church, 10109 Kempt Head Rd., Ross Ferry, 12 km down Exit 13 off Highway 105.
6:30 p.m., 562 Cabot Air Cadet Squadron, North Sydney, auction at the Royal Canadian Legion, Archibald Avenue. Proceeds to the cadets trip to Parliament Hill in October. For tickets, 902-7941866.