October 13 Friday Fun Times
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Parents/ caregivers and children invited for a free, drop-in playgroup. Call 902667-7250 for more information. Reading at Wallace Museum
2 to 4 p.m. featuring Janet Maybee reading from her book Aftershock: The Halifax Explosion and the Persecution of Pilot Francis Mackey.
Pregnancy and Beyond
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Nazerene Church, Oxford. Expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place. Call 902667-7250 for more information.
October 14 Musical Evening
7 p.m. at Sunrise Renwick United, 3849 Highway 6, featuring the Uniacke Ramblers and LP Express. Light lunch provided. Proceeds for the church.
Knights of Columbus Breakfast
8 to 11 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Robie St., Amherst.
Zonta Fibre Arts Bazaar
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Col. James Layton Ralston Armoury, 36 Acadia St., Amherst. Shop among a dazzling array of the finest felts, hooked mats, quilts, tattings, yarns, inspired creations and exquisite fibre arts supplies. In partnership with the 154 Amherst Anson Air Cadets.
8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Bake table, vegetable table, full pantry and much more. Turkey burgers with dressing, tea/coffee and pie for dessert. For more information, call 902-667-1058.
Fall Tea & Sale
2 to 4 p.m. at Mount Whatley Hall. Something for everyone. Proceeds for Jolicure United Church.
October 15 Musical Afternoon
3 p.m. at Trinity United Church, Victoria, with special music by Daybreak from Chipman, N.B. Refreshments to follow. Everyone welcome.
1:30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club,
52 Croft St., Amherst. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner. Everyone welcome.
October 16 Coffee and Conversation
9 to 10:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Parent/caregiver drop-in. Childcare provided. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.
Evening of 45s
7:30 p.m. at the Fenwick Recreational Centre (Little Red School House). Great lunch to follow.
1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. A fourweek program for infants ages two to months. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Childcare available for older siblings.
October 17 Readers Night Out
7 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Enjoy a lively discussion of a different book each month. In October we will be discussing this year’s One Book Nova Scotia selection. Registration required at 902667-2549.
Shake Your Sillies
9:30 to 11 a.m. at Amherst Wesleyan
Church basement. Parents, caregivers and children drop-in. Hosted by Maggie’s Place. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.
Evil Genius Club
3 to 4 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Channel your inner evil genius with science experiments, technology, crafts and Lego. Call 902-667-2549 for more information.
October 18 Once Upon A Time
10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. For up to age five. Join Maggie’s Place each Wednesday as we sing songs, read a story and have a snack.
Movie Night at the Hall
7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring A Ghost Story.
After School Movie
3 p.m. at the Oxford Library featuring ParaNorman. For Grades Primary to 6. Children under age 9 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information call 902-447-2440.
2:45 to 4:15 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Sevenweek art-based program. For more information, call 902-667-7250.
October 19 Snuggle Bugs
9:30 to 11 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Receive support and information for parents with babies up to 18 months of age. Call 902-667-7250 for more information. Childcare provided.
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Springhill Senior’s Centre. Soup, chowder, pie, rolls and biscuits, Bake sale and silent auction. Eat in or take out.