What’s Up Rec?

The Amherst News - - SPORTS - Jen­nifer Bick­er­ton is the cul­ture, events and mar­ket­ing co-or­di­na­tor for the Town of Amherst.

It’s hard to be­lieve Novem­ber is here. The weather may be get­ting colder, but we want to en­cour­age you to still get out and get ac­tive, es­pe­cially af­ter hav­ing maybe too many treats for Hal­loween.

And what a great Hal­loween it was, with so many great events for all ages to en­joy from Spirt Walks to Zom­bie Walks, what an amaz­ing com­mu­nity we have!

A great way to stay ac­tive, is to get walk­ing. Stop by the Amherst Sta­dium, where the walk­ing track is open Mon­day to Fri­days from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., on Satur­days from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sun­days from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The sta­dium is a great place to get in your walk, out of the brisk Novem­ber weather, and on those days where the sun is shin­ing, don’t for­get about our trails.

Or why not get out for a skate? Our adult and se­nior skates are on Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­days from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; Par­ent and Tots Skat­ing Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.; and we have open skates and af­ter-school skat­ing avail­able.

Need a hel­met? We have you cov­ered. We have plenty avail­able for lend­ing if you need.

Take a peek at our Com­mu­nity Cal­en­dar at amherst.ca for a full sta­dium sched­ule.

An­other way to stay ac­tive and con­nected is to at­tend all of the great events and ac­tiv­i­ties put on by our many part­ners and neigh­bours through­out the com­mu­nity. Our com­mu­nity cal­en­dar and our weekly skinny are up­dated reg­u­larly to keep you in­formed on what your com­mu­nity is of­fer­ing.

Would you like a copy of our Weekly Skinny emailed to you ev­ery week? No prob­lem! We like to share. If this is some­thing you would like to re­ceive, please con­tact amher­strecre­ation@amherst.ca and we will make sure you are in­formed. We also want to hear about your event.

On Nov.10 there will be a mu­ral un­veil­ing at 4 p.m. at Amherst town hall, as well as our an­nual Re­mem­brance Day cer­e­mony will be held on Nov. 11 at 11 a.m. This is a very spe­cial week­end to hon­our our vet­er­ans.

We hope you are en­joy­ing the beau­ti­ful ban­ners that were co­or­di­nated by the Amherst Le­gion. What a great way to cel­e­brate and hon­our our vet­er­ans.

And what is next … well, Christ­mas will be here be­fore you know it and the Recre­ation Depart­ment is so ex­cited to kick off Christ­mas the week­end of Nov. 16 to 18, with our Christ­mas Light up, Christ­mas Pa­rade and the Tree for Bos­ton send­off. Be sure to join us as we kick off this won­der­ful sea­son. Stay tuned to our Face­book page and web­site for a full sched­ule of Christ­mas events and ac­tiv­i­ties.

Our next sched­uled reg­u­lar coun­cil meet­ing will be held on Mon­day, Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at Amherst town hall. Meet­ing are open to the pub­lic. At­tend­ing these meet­ings is a great way to stay in­volved in your com­mu­nity and have your voice heard.

Learn what is hap­pen­ing around the com­mu­nity by vis­it­ing amherst.ca for our free com­mu­nity events list­ing and fol­low us on Face­book and Twit­ter. If you have ques­tions, com­mu­nity events and in­for­ma­tion to share, email amher­strecre­ation@amherst.ca or call 902-667-6500.

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