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● Chase the Ace – River John Le­gion. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tick­ets sold 6:30-8:30 p.m. with draw at 9 p.m. Tick­ets three for $5, seven for $10 and 15 for $20. Must be present to win. Mu­sic by The Geezer.

● Chase the Ace – With en­ter­tain­ment at Pic­tou Le­gion, 7:30-9:30 p.m.

● Crib­bage – Westville le­gion, 7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion $5. Meat Darts, 8 p.m., cost $4. All wel­come.

● Card Party – St Bee’s Church Hall, Westville. Doors open at 7 p.m. Cards start at 7:30 p.m. Cash prizes, plus lunch is served.

● Knit­ting Cir­cle – The Stel­lar Knit­ters, 1 p.m. at Stel­lar­ton li­brary, novice and ex­pe­ri­enced. Yarn and nee­dles can be sup­plied or bring your own project.

● Women on Wheels – Pic­tou li­brary 10 a.m. Se­nior women en­joy­ing short bike rides, healthy snacks and con­nect­ing with oth­ers.

● Tod­dle Time – 10:15-11:15 a.m., Westville Li­brary, ages 18 months-3 years. Sto­ries, songs, games, crafts. To regis­ter, 902-396-5022.

● Tod­dle Time – 10:45-11:45 a.m., Stel­lar­ton Li­brary, 18 months- 3 years. Sto­ries, songs, fun and games. To regis­ter, 902-755-1638. Space is lim­ited.

● Gamers Af­ter­school – 3-5 p.m., Westville li­brary. Drop in for a gam­ing ses­sion for chil­dren ages 8-14.

● Stel­lar Curl­ing Club – Chase the Ace and open curl­ing 6-8 p.m. Win­ning ticket drawn at 8:15.

● Fam­ily Fun Night – 7:30-10 p.m. at Fa­ther’s House Church, J’s Place En­trance, 400 Ste­wart St., New Glas­gow. Snacks and games of­fered. For more info call Jim Swain at (902) 695-5509.

● Karaoke – Stel­lar­ton Le­gion ev­ery Fri­day night from 8 p.m. to mid­night. Adm: $3.


● Vol­un­teers Needed – for VON vol­un­teer as­sisted trans­porta­tion as well as one week a month for Meals on Wheels Westville pro­grams. For more in­for­ma­tion call Sheila Hoeg at (902) 752-3184, ext. 211.

● Do­nate Cloth­ing – and cloth items to Di­a­betes Canada’s re­us­able goods do­na­tion pro­gram. Drop bagged items in red cloth­ing do­na­tion bins avail­able at sev­eral lo­ca­tions through­out Pic­tou County. Call 1-800-505-5525 or visit declutter. di­a­ for more in­for­ma­tion.

● GO – play­ers wanted. Call Al 902 755-3250 if in­ter­ested.

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● 4-H Regis­tra­tion – Mid­dle River, 6:30 p.m. at Union Cen­tre Hall. For more inof con­tact Kelli McInnis at 902 396-4262.

● PiCCoLA – presents Fam­ily Lit­er­acy with Nikkie. Join for a fun-filled af­ter­noon of crafts, sto­ries and snacks. This free ac­tiv­ity is open to all – but you must regis­ter by call­ing our New Glas­gow of­fice 902-755-5827. FamLit with Nikkie takes place from 3:154:45 p.m. at PiCCoLA’s New Glas­gow lo­ca­tion – 174 Archimedes St.

Oc­to­ber 13

● Open House – at New Glas­gow Fire Depart­ment start­ing at 6 p.m. View fire­fight­ing ap­pa­ra­tus, learn how to op­er­ate a fire ex­tin­guisher and win some prizes. Hand­outs for chil­dren. All wel­come.

● Bingo – at New Glas­gow 55 Plus Club (up­stairs of New Glas­gow Fire Depart­ment) at 1:30 p.m. Door prize, sweets, prizes, great lunch, and a good time for all.

● Chase the Ace – Stel­lar Curl­ing Club, 6-8 p.m. Jack­pot ap­prox. $16,000 with eight cards re­main­ing.

● Con­cert – 7 p.m. at Green Hill Alma United Church. Ad­mis­sion: Do­na­tions for the Food Bank.

Oc­to­ber 14

● Mom to Mom Sale – at New Glas­gow Academy (93 Al­bert St. New Glas­gow), 1 -3 p.m. Seller ta­bles can be rented for $18 each or 2/$35. Ad­mis­sion is $2 per per­son. Event is a fundraiser for Pic­tou County Ba­bies to Boost­ers. If you are in­ter­ested in sell­ing your gen­tly used chil­dren’s cloth­ing, toys and baby gear, please con­tact pc­mom­to­

● Fam­ily Fall Fest – at Green Hill Alma United Church from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ac­tiv­i­ties for kids. Tick­ets for ac­tiv­i­ties sold on site.

● Westville and Area Gar­den­ing Club – will host the An­nual Fall Rally for the East­ern Dis­trict at the St. An­drew’s Pres­by­te­rian Church hall. The rally be­gins with regis­tra­tion at 8:30 a.m. and prom­ises a fun , in­for­ma­tive day of all things gar­den­ing. Cost is $10. ● Potluck Sup­per – East River Pas­toral Charge, at Springville Church Hall 4-6 p.m. Adults $10, chil­dren $5. Pantry table also. ● Haunted 3K Dog Jog – Hosted by Bender’s Bites and Tren­ton Parks Fall Fest at Tren­ton Park from 11 a.m.-1p.m. $15/team. BBQ, goodie bags and lots of prizes. Spon­sored by Sobeys, Sub­way, Poulains Phar­ma­choice and more. Pro­ceeds go to Good Bones Dog Res­cue. Regis­ter by Oct. 10 by call­ing 902 753-6188 or ben­der­s­bites@hot­

● North End Rec Cen­tre Fall Bazaar – 10 a.m.-1 p.m. craft and ven­dor event

● Prize Bingo – Bridgeville Com­mu­nity Cen­tre 2-4 p.m.

● Auc­tion 45s – at Tren­ton Le­gion at 1 p.m.

Oc­to­ber 15

● Chase the Ace – at Tren­ton Le­gion spons. by Tren­ton Fire Dept and Br. #29. Tick­ets sold from 2-4 p.m. with draw to fol­low. Must be present to win. This week’s jack­pot starts at $6,576.50. Karaoke with KGB Ent. right after draw from 4-9 p.m.

● Fall Fundraiser – French River Ceme­tery So­ci­ety of Pic­tou County, 9551 French River, N.S. BBQ and yard sale 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at French River Hall. Items can be dropped off be­tween 6-8 p.m. on Oct. 11.

● Fitz­patrick Moun­tain Hike – Hike Nova Sco­tia, the Pic­tou County Trails As­so­ci­a­tion and the Cape to Cape Trail present a guided hike on Fitz­patrick Moun­tain, Scots­burn at 1 p.m. Meet at Deb’s Hid­den Cafe in Scots­burn. Qual­ify to win a trail prize. See www.hiken­o­vas­co­ for de­tails.

● 3rd An­nual Fall Fid­dle Fest – Cari­bou Fire Hall, 2-4 p.m. Price $6, with pro­ceeds to Northum­ber­land Fish­eries Mu­seum. Fid­dlers young and old, room to dance. Free tea and cof­fee.

● Pic­tou County Os­tomy Group – meets in the board­room, 1st floor, Aberdeen Hospi­tal 2-4 p.m.

● An­niver­sary Wor­ship Ser­vice – 1 p.m. at Green Hill - Alma United Church. Spe­cial Guest Preacher: Rev. Jeanne Stright.

● Chase the Ace – for Westville Rink and Westville Le­gion from 1-3 p.m. at Westville Le­gion Br. # 35. Cur­rent jack­pot is at $5,270.50.

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● Mon­day Mu­sic – Steve Auld in con­cert at Green Hill - Alma United Church at 7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion: $10 (or what you can af­ford)

● 4-H Regis­tra­tion – River John, 7 p.m. at St Ge­orge’s Church Hall. For more info con­tact Mar­garet Cripps at 902 759-4595 or Chris­tine Heighton at 902 351-2061

● Gospel Con­cert – hosted by the Sal­va­tion Army in Westville with Alan O’Brien and his group called, “Han­nah and the Boys” at 7 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $5 for adults, chil­dren 16 and un­der are free. This group is widely known and en­joyed across Pic­tou County. Re­fresh­ments will be served.

Oc­to­ber 17

● Crohn’s and Col­i­tis – meet­ing at 7 p.m. in the Sobeys Com­mu­nity Room, West Side, New Glas­gow. Re­gional co­or­di­na­tor, Amanda, will be present for up­dates. Every­one wel­come. For more info, call Mike at 902 925-2582.

● Reg­u­lar Meet­ing – Northum­ber­land Adult Brain Tu­mour Sup­port Group, Main Floor Lounge of East River Manor, 690 East River Rd., 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker heather Cameron on Mu­sic Ther­apy. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion con­tact the Brain Tu­mour Foun­da­tion of Canada 1 800 2655106 ext 234.

Oc­to­ber 18

● RTO Pic­tou Branch – will hold their Gen­eral Meet­ing in the At­lantic Su­per­store Com­mu­nity Room, at 1 p.m. Please note the time change from pre­vi­ous an­nounce­ments. All RTO mem­bers are in­vited to at­tend.

Oc­to­ber 19

● The Pic­tou County Prostate Cancer Sup­port As­so­ci­a­tion – will be meet­ing at 7 p.m. in the UCT build­ing be­hind Sum­mer Street Ind.; Park St., New Glas­gow. Wheel chair ac­ces­si­ble. So­cial time to fol­low. Guest speaker is Dr. Gabriela ILIE leader of Dal­housie’s Soillse Prostate Cancer Qual­ity of Life Re­search Lab speak­ing on the lab’s re­search into qual­ity of life fol­low­ing prostate cancer treat­ments. All wel­come.

Oc­to­ber 20

● Fam­ily Round and Square Dance – at St. Mary’s Par­ish Hall - Hwy 245 Mary­vale, Antigo­nish Co. from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Mu­sic pro­vided by John Pel­lerin, Colin Rankin and Mac Morin. Ad­mis­sion: $10. Chil­dren 12 and un­der free when ac­com­pa­nied by an adult. Tea and sweets pro­vided. Com­mu­nity Lun­cheon – 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in sup­port of the Help­ing Hands Min­istry, an out­reach pro­gram of St. Ge­orge’s Angli­can and Trin­ity United Churches. Trin­ity Multi-Pur­pose Room (Please use Ma­cLean St. En­trance)

Tick­ets: $8 from Help­ing Hands vol­un­teers, St. Ge­orge’s and Trin­ity Church Of­fices and at the door.

Oc­to­ber 21

● Roast Beef Din­ner – at Plymouth Fire Hall from 4-6 p.m. Cost is $12. Eat in or take out avail­able.

● SBI 4-H Club – will be do­ing a bot­tle drive start­ing at 9:30 a.m. The area will cover Sunny Brae through to Springville and River Road.

● Sharon St. John Fall Fair – Aca­dia Ave., Stel­lar­ton, 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Turkey burg­ers, quilts, bake table, lots of ac­tiv­i­ties.

● Hot Roast Pork Sup­per – at St. Paul’s Pres­by­te­rian Church , Merigomish, 4-6pm. Adults $12 . Chil­dren $6. Pantry table. ● )BSWFTU 3PBTU #FFG 4VQQFS o 1JDUPV United Church, 47 James St. 4:30-6 p.m. With all the trim­mings and dessert. Tick­ets $13 adults, $8 chil­dren. Take­out and de­liv­ery avail­able, 902485-8081.

● Christ­mas Craft Sale – Bethel Church Hall, Pic­tou Land­ing, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Any­one wish­ing to rent a table call Mary at 902-752-0296 or Ruth at 902-752-0185-2 be­fore Oct. 18. Table rental is $20.

● Hunters Break­fast – at Springville Pres­by­te­rian Church Hall, 6:30 – 10 a.m.

Oc­to­ber 22

● Spe­cial An­niver­sary – Merigomish United Church cel­e­brat­ing 90 years of Chris­tian wit­ness in the com­mu­nity at our 9:30 a.m. ser­vice. Potluck lunch to fol­low in the church hall. Ser­vice will in­clude ser­mon by Rev. Doug Ste­wart and mu­sic by the com­bined choirs of Merigomish United and St. Paul’s Pres­by­te­rian Church. All are wel­come.

● Mu­si­cal Thank Of­fer­ing – The Al­lan Pol­lok Aux­il­iary of the At­lantic Mis­sion So­ci­ety will hold an af­ter­noon of mu­sic at St. An­drew’s Pres­by­te­rian Church, 37 Moun­tain Rd., New Glas­gow, 2 p.m. Free will of­fer­ing. Re­fresh­ments after the con­cert.

Oc­to­ber 23

● 4-H Regis­tra­tion – Scots­burn, 7 p.m. at Scots­burn Ele­men­tary School. For more info con­tact Cathy Lavers

at 902 485-8204.

● 4-H Regis­tra­tion – Salt Springs, 7 p.m. at West River Fire Hall. For more info con­tact Betty Lou Scott at 902 925-2057.

● Regis­tra­tion – for Hill­side Girls Club from 6 to 7 p.m. at the North End Re­cre­ation Cen­ter, down­stairs. Girls from age 5 to teens are wel­come. Open to any­one in the area. For info call Ellen at 902 7551801.

Oc­to­ber 24

Some­thing Spe­cial for Women – St. David’s, 4354 Sun­rise Trail, Toney River, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Speaker: Ce­cilia Mcrae- Pres­i­dent of Pic­tou County Men­tal Ill­ness Fam­ily Sup­port As­so­ci­a­tion; health- Susie Belt from Seafoam Laven­der; craft-Dar­lene Hen­der­son; Mu­sic – Myrna Phillips and Lynda Man­ning; Seeds of Home Book Store, Tren­ton. Fel­low­ship time with re­fresh­ments and book table.

Oc­to­ber 26

● Soup and Dessert Lun­cheon – St Bees’ Angli­can Church (Help­ing Hands) Westville, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Price $8. Take out avail­able.

Oc­to­ber 28

● Hunters Break­fast – at Springville Pres­by­te­rian Church Hall, 6:30 – 10 a.m.

● Women’s Well­ness Work­shop – Pic­tou Lodge; to regis­ter go to www.iamwor­­day.

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