I Dream of Genie 6:30 p.m. at Royal Canadian Legion, 74 Jackson St., Oxford. Church Mouse Players present dinner theatre I Dream of Genie. Tickets available by calling Parkview Restaurant at 902-447-2258 or at www.churchmouseplayers.canadianwebs.com . Once Upon A Time 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library in conjunction with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age five. Infant/Child Choking Program 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Maggie’s Place for infant/ child choking and CPR workshop. Learn some basic emergency skills. Call 902-6677250 to register. Twisted Stitchers 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library, Amherst. Knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting and other textile crafts welcome. Classic Movie Night 7 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library featuring Mother Wore Tights. Free admission but donations cheerfully accepted. Infant Massage 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at Maggie’s Place. Foursession workshop. Learn ways to soothe and bond with your infant. Free program with childcare for older children provided. Call 902-667-7250 to register. 45s Tournament 7:30 p.m. at the Springhill Senior’s Centre. Please bring a partner. Cumberland Wolfpack AGM 6:30 to 8 p.m. at West Highlands Elementary School. Agenda includes election of officers. Organization also looking for volunteers for upcoming football season. Packages will be available to assist volunteers complete the required paperwork. Alvin and the Chipmunks 3 p.m after school movie at the Oxford Library. For Grades Primary to 6. Children under age nine must be accompanied by an adult. Minecraft in Real Life 3:15 to 4:15 p.m. at the Pugwash Library featuring an hour of Minecraft-inspired crafts. Call 902-243-3331 to register.
Snuggle Bugs 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Support and information for parents with babies up to 18 months. Call 902-667-7250 for more information. Child care provided. Concert at the Hall 8 p.m. featuring The Good Brothers. Titanic: Sink of Swim 3 to 4 p.m. at the Parrsboro Library for Grades Primary to 6. Find out how the unsinkable ship sank 104 years ago and create your own seaworthy vessel. Call 902-2542046 to register. Family Game Night 6 to 8 p.m. at the Advocate Library. For all ages.
Friday Funtimes 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Free, drop-in playgroup for parents and children. Crafternoon 2 to 5 p.m. at the Springhill Miner’s Memorial Library. Paint, glue and glitter provided – bring your imagination. Call 902-597-2211 to register. Storymob Costume and Prop Making 10 to 11 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library featuring costume and prop making. Drop by the library to create costumes and props for Green Eggs and Ham Storymob on April16.
Hamming It Up With Dr. Seuss 10 a.m. to noon at Spring Street Academy. Maggie’s Place, CAN-U and Four Fathers Memorial Library Family Literacy Day celebration with games, art, stories, snacks and a story mob – Green Eggs and Ham. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Call 902667-7250 to register. Musical Evening 8 to 11 p.m. at the Sunrise Seniors Centre, Lower Shinimicas. Choral Concert 7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring A Celebration of Voice. Nickels for Notes 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Amherst. E.B. Chandler and ARHS band and choir students conducting annual Nickels for Notes fundraiser, visiting homes and businesses in Amherst collecting nickels and monetary donations. Maple Festival Pancake Supper 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Trinity-St. Stephen’s United Church including pancakes, sausage, baked beans, maple syrup, pie, tea or coffee. For takeouts, call 902-667-8483. Maple products available.
Gospel Concert 2:30 p.m. at Little River Baptist Church featuring The Fellas. In celebration of church’s 169th anniversary. Refreshments to follow. Special Music 7:30 p.m. at the Millvale United Baptist Church featuring 4Fun, Silver Rose and Encore. Refreshment and fellowship to follow. April 18
Chignecto Naturalists’ Club Meets 7:30 p.m. at the Sackville Public Library. This month’s speaker is Amanda Didychuk, biodiversity stewardship co-ordinator for Nature NB. She will be speaking on humanrelated mortality on migratory birds. See what you can do to make your home or office more bird friendly.
Storytime 10 to 11 a.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library featuring stories, songs, action rhymes and 30 minutes of free play. For ages two to five. Readers Night Out 7 to 8 p.m. at the Four Fathers Memorial Library. Aprils book is Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley.
Beat the Heat First Aid 9:30 to 11 a.m. at Maggie’s Place. Discuss and learn some basic first aid for burns, heat and cold emergencies. Call 902-667-7250 to register. Once Upon A Time 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Four Fathers Memorial Library in conjunction with Maggie’s Place. Sing songs, read a story and have a snack. For up to age five. Movie Night at the Hall 7:30 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall featuring The F Word in celebration of National Canadian Film Day. National Canadian Film Day 7 p.m. at the Advocate Library featuring The Grand Seduction, Springhill library featuring New Waterford Girl and Four Fathers Library (Amherst) featuring Men With Brooms. There’ll be treats and prizes. Minecraft in Real Life 3 to 4 p.m. at the River Hebert Library featuring an hour of Minecraft-inspired crafts. Call 902-251-2324 to register. Will and Estate Planning 6 to 7 p.m. at the Oxford Library featuring Bill Fairbanks talking about wills and living wills, power of attorney and designation. Call the library at 902-447-2440 to register.
Snuggle Bugs 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Support and information for parents with babies up to 18 months. Call 902-667-7250 for more information. Child care provided. Mad Hatters Tea Party 2 to 4 p.m. at the Sackville Hospital Atrium with silent auction, door prizes. Tickets available at hospital gift shop or at the door. Sponsored by Sackville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. 50+ Club Monthly Meeting 2 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. All members urged to attend. To become a member call 902667-1058. Lego at the Library 3 to 5 p.m. at the Advocate Library. Twisted Stitchers 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Oxford Library. Drop-in stitchery group with knitting, crocheting, embroidery, quilting and other textile crafts welcome. Call 902-447-2440 for more information
Friday Funtimes 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Maggie’s Place, 11 Elmwood Dr., Amherst. Free, drop-in playgroup for parents and children. Open Mic 7 p.m. at the Parrsboro Hall. Spring Market at the Armoury More than 20 local vendors displaying merchandise along with barbeque, bake and yard sale in support of the 258 Amherst Sea Cadets. Spaghetti Supper 4:30 to 6 p.m. at the Christ Church Parish Hall with spaghetti and garlic break and a variety of cakes for dessert, tea, coffee, water. Only 100 tickets sold with half the proceeds going to the refugee task group in the community. Tickets at the church office.
Roast Beef Dinner 5 p.m. Salvation Army Springhill Community Church celebrating 130th anniversary with roast beef dinner featuring Major Alison Cowling, Maritime Division Commander, as guest speaker. There will also be entertainment with Marg and Andrew Lloyd. For tickets, call church office at 902-597-3954, Bev Sharpe at 902-597-2329. Pancake Supper 3 to 6 p.m. at the Sunrise Seniors Centre, Lower Shinimicas. Canadian Tire Fling Day 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Canadian Tire featuring balloon pop for prizes, games and a barbecue. In support of the Cumberland Health Care Auxiliary’s Highland Fling.
Cribbage 1:30 p.m. at the Amherst 50+ Club, 52 Croft St., Amherst. Registration at 1 p.m. Please bring a partner.