Friday Fun Times
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Free dropin playgroup for parents/caregivers and children. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.
Oxford Pregnancy and Beyond 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Expecting parents and parents with babies and young children are invited to join Public Health and Maggie’s Place at the Nazerene Church, Oxford. Call 902667-7250 for more information.
Knights of Columbus Breakfast
8 to 11 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 5 Robie St., Amherst.
Amherst Head Cemetery AGM
6 p.m. at the home of Marian Haylock, 3651 Highway 6, Amherst Head. Anyone interested is welcome to attend.
Coffee and Conversation
9 to 10:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, Elmwood Drive, Amherst. Parent discussion group with coffee/tea and a snack. Childcare and transportation within town limits provided. Call 902667-7250 for more information.
Evil Genius Club
3 to 4 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Call 902667-2549 for more information. This week’s theme Gross Science. For ages nine to 14.
Readers Night Out Book Club
7 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Call 902-667- 2549 to register.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. breadmaking workshop at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Childcare and transportation available. Call 902-667-7250 to register.
Shake Your Sillies
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Amherst Wesleyan Church, 6 Maltby Crt., Amherst. Parents and children are invited to join Maggie’s Place staff for a free drop-in physical activity-based playground. For information, call 902-667-7250.
Once Upon A Time
10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Join us along with Maggie’s Place every Wednesday for songs, stories and snacks. For children up to age five. Call 902667-2549 for more information.
National Film Day
7 to 9 p.m. at the Miner’s Memorial Library, Springhill, featuring Into the Forest. Celebrate Canada by watching a great Canadian film. Free admission, but donations cheerfully accepted.
Movie Night at the Hall
7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring The Glass Castle
6-8 p.m. Are you and immigrant, new to Cumberland Couty? Come to Maggie’s Place to enjoy a socal time and guest speakers. Childcare and transportation available. Call 902-667-7250 to register.
7 p.m. National Canadian Film Day featuring Long Time Running at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Documentary features the 2016 Tragically Hip tour with Gord Downie.
9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Dr. Carson and Marian Murray Community Centre, Springhill. Join the staff from Maggie’s Place to discuss strategies to deal with difficult emotions. Childcare provided. Call 902-667-7250 to register.
April 19 Wills and Estate Planning
6 to 7 p.m. at the Miner’s Memorial Library, Springhill. Learn about wills and living wills, power of attorney and designations. Call 902-597-2211 for more information. Presented by Bill Fairbanks and the Cumberland Barristers Association.
Baby Friendly Drop-In
1 to 3 p.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Chat with Public Health and Maggie’s Place regarding your child’s health, have your baby weight, breastfeeding support and more. Call 902-667-7250 for more information.
9:30 to 11 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Support and information for parents with babies up to 18 months old. Call Donna for information at 902-667-7250. Childcare and transportation provided.
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