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WEEKLY EVENTS Thursdays
Coffee and Conversation – Pictou County Women’s Resource and Sexual Assault Centre, 503 South Frederick St., New Glasgow, for women 1-3 p.m.
Community Choir – The Trinitarians rehearse 10 a.m.-12, Multi-Purpose Room, Trinity United Church, Temperance St., New Glasgow, MacLean St. entrance. New members welcome. More info contact Monica George Punke at (902) 752-1297 or Richard Skidmore (902) 752-5632.
Al-Anon – 12-step-program at 7 p.m. at Nova Scotia Community College in Stellarton, Room C153. Meetings for family and friends affected by a loved one addicted to alcohol.
Zumba/Zumba Toning – Westville legion, 7-8 p.m., $5 drop-in. Cribbage – Pictou New Horizons Club, 7 p.m. Admission $2.
Meditation Evening – Everyone welcome at East River Meditation Healing Centre, 337 Forbes St., New Glasgow, 8 p.m. For info call Mark or Alexandria 755-4325.
Card Party – 7:30 p.m. in the Thorburn Fire Hall. Light lunch served.
VON-Adult Day Program – Therapeutic activities and caregiver relief with focus on wellness, socialization, recreation and rehabilitation. For adults at risk of going into LTC. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Westville Recreation Building. Call 301-9538 for info. Transportation can be provided.
ABCs for Babies – Pictou library 10:30 a.m. for newborns to 15 months.
Knit or Crochet – Drop-in group, Pictou library 3-4:30 p.m. Bring your own yarn and needles. t Bluenose Rug Hooking – Pharmacy First, Foord St., Stellarton, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. New members welcome.
Tween Scene – 3-4 p.m., Westville Library, ages 8-14 invited to hang out and create together. Crafts, games, puppetry, art, poetry, guest speakers, snacks. To register, 902396-5022.
Legos at the Library – 3-4 p.m., New Glasgow Library.
Gaelic Friends – Group interested in speaking Gaelic meeting at Pictou library 6:30 p.m.
DAILY EVENTS Today
SNAPS – (Scotsburn Northumberland Amateur Photography Society) are holding their first meeting of the 2017-18 season, 7-9 p.m., at North- umberland Regional High School, and encourage all amateur photographers to come out and enjoy learning about photography. The group holds one meeting a month and one photo field trip per month. Admission $2.
Monthly Meeting – of Pictou County Injured Workers Association will be held at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Parish Hall, High Street New Glasgow. All members are encouraged to attend.
Auction 45’s – At Trenton Legion at 7 p.m.
55 Plus Contract Bridge – Resumes at New Glasgow Fire Hall, 1:30 p.m. New members welcome. For further information phone 902-7524043.
Book Sale – Sister Catherine Steele CentreThursday, Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-noon. Sponsored by Our Lady of Lourdes CWL.
PiCCoLA AGM – The annual general meeting of the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association (PiCCoLA) will be held at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at PiCCoLA’s New Glasgow location, 174 Archimedes St.
Laughter Yoga – Learn how it can improve your health and well-being with guest speaker Shelley Ballantyne, Laughter Yoga Trainer at noon at the Lyon’s Brook Hall. Open to all men and women. Register by calling 902 485 8358 or 902 485 9284. This Lunch and Learn Session is sponsored by the Lyon’s Brook WI and Picou County Seniors’ Outreach.
Until October 1
Life of Jean - This museum installation visually captures the life of a Nova Scotia “everywomen” (19212014), revealing layers of meaning through the power of photographs. Free admission. Museum of Industry, 147 North Foord St., Stellarton.