COM­MU­NITY cal­en­dar

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• 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.

• Self es­teem – Pic­tou County Women’s Re­source and Sex­ual As­sault Cen­tre is of­fer­ing a self es­teem course for women. Call the Cen­tre, 902-755-4647 to in­di­cate whether day or evening would be prefer­able and which top­ics would be of in­ter­est to you.

• Get your GED – Free classes for those who want to im­prove their read­ing skills or ob­tain their GED of­fered by Pic­tou County Con­tin­u­ous Learn­ing As­so­ci­a­tion. Must be 19 years of age or over and have been out of school for more than one year. Reg­is­ter at 485-7014 or 755-5827 for classes start­ing the week of Sept. 24. Choose the class that suits you best – morn­ing classes in Pic­tou, morn­ing or full time classes in New Glas­gow or an evening class at the NSCC in Stel­lar­ton.

Sept. 6-13

• Book Sale – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily ( ex­cept Sun­day 12 – 5 p.m.). at the Bluenose Curl­ing Club. Pro­ceeds for the Y Ser­vice Club.

Septem­ber 6

• Book Club – 6-7:45 p.m., River John Li­brary. Join us for our monthly book club where we will chat about what we read. For more info or to ar­range for a copy of the book, call(902) 3512599.

Septem­ber 7

• Merigomish United Church – presents “He­lios”, At­lantic Canada’s premier five piece a cap­pella vo­cal en­sem­ble at 7:30 p.m. at the Merigomish church. Tick­ets: $20 and $5 for stu­dents. Avail­able at H&R Mu­sic, LBR GAS BAR, Merigomish or call Vickie at 902-926-2566

• Live Mu­sic – with Den­nis & Bud at Tren­ton Le­gion. 8 p.m.-close.

• Re­tire­ment Cel­e­bra­tion Break­fast – hosted by the The Re­tired Teach­ers Or­ga­ni­za­tion at St. An­drews Pres­by­te­rian Church Hall , Westville, at 10 a.m. Cost is $5, but new re­tirees may at­tend for free. Feel free to bring along a guest. Re­serve by call­ing Joyce at 902-396-5735, or e-mail at gab­ on or by Sept. 1.

• Women on Wheels – in part­ner­ship with Pic­tou Recre­ation 10 a.m.11 a.m., Pic­tou Li­brary. Join for this in­for­ma­tion ses­sion on the Women on Wheels pro­gram for a healthy snack and a ride.

• Knit­ting Cir­cle –led by the RJ Square Knit­ters (all ages, drop in) 10-11 a.m., River John Li­brary. For ques­tions, call (902) 351-2599.

• Knit­ting Cir­cle – led by the Stel­lar Knit­ters (all ages, drop-in), 1-2 p.m., Stel­lar­ton Li­brary. For more info call 902-755-1638.

Septem­ber 7-9

• 90th An­niver­sary – of Westville Le­gion Br. #35. Open to all. For more info visit Westville Le­gion Face­book page.

Septem­ber 8

• Auc­tion 45’s – at Tren­ton Le­gion at 1 p.m.

• Dance – at Westville Le­gion Br.#

35. Live Mu­sic by Hal Bruce, from 7 p.m.-12am. Tick­ets avail­able by call­ing Joe Stewart at 902-754-0690 or Westville Le­gion 902-396-3742. Ad­mis­sion $15 per per­son. The Chad Bus Ser­vice will be avail­able from 11 p.m.- 1a.m. to ser­vice Pic­ture Co. area only.

Septem­ber 9

• Chase the Ace at Tren­ton Le­gion – spons. by Tren­ton Fire Dept. and Br. #29 from 2-4 p.m.. Ad­vance tick­ets avail­able from Mon.-Sat. at our reg­u­lar ven­dors. Com­plete List is on our Face­book page. Jack­pot start­ing at $6,156.50 and draw will be shortly af­ter 4 p.m. on Sun­day. Karaoke to fol­low with KGB Ent. un­til 9 p.m.

• Chase the Ace Westville – spon­sored by the Westville Le­gion Branch 35 and the Westville Rink Com­mis­sion re­turns, with its first draw tak­ing place from 1-3 p.m. at the Westville Le­gion with a guar­an­teed jack­pot of $4,000 plus 30 per­cent of the weeks sales. Ad­vance tick­ets only ($20) can be pur­chased Mon­day-Satur­day at: New Di­men­sion Hair De­sign, White­tail Pub & Grill, Westville Le­gion, Hair to Stay in Stel­lar­ton, and Mill­side Gen­eral Store in Pic­tou.

Septem­ber 10

• Mon­day Mu­sic – Daugh­ter of the Moon, a singer songwriter from Bri­tish Columbia, will be in con­cert at Green Hill - Alma United Church at 7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion: $10 or what you can af­ford. Part of the Mon­day Mu­sic in Alma Con­cert Se­ries.

Septem­ber 11

• Pic­tou County Men­tal Ill­ness Fam­ily Sup­port Group – meet­ing from 7-9 pm in Room B-120 at NSCC, 39 Aca­dia Av­enue Stel­lar­ton.

• Se­niors Af­ter­noon Tea – hosted by St. Ge­orge’s ACW from 2-4 p.m. Use St. Ge­orge’s Church New Glas­gow Forbes Street Entrance. Sand­wiches, sweets, tea, cof­fee and punch will be served. No charge.

• Clas­sic Coun­try Mu­sic Jam – at Lour­des Hall from 6:30-9 p.m. Ad­mis­sion $5. No charge for play­ers. Light lunch will be served. 50/50 draw. For more info con­tact Bernie McCar­ron at 902-928-0426.

• ABCs for Ba­bies – 10:15-11 a.m., New Glas­gow Pub­lic Li­brary. A weekly li­brary pro­gram for ba­bies (0-18 months) & par­ents/care­givers. Sto­ries, songs & fun ac­tiv­i­ties. For more info or to reg­is­ter call 902-7528233.

• Tod­dle Time –10:30-11:30 a.m., Pic­tou Li­brary. Weekly li­brary pro­gram for tod­dlers (18 months - 3 years) & par­ents/care­givers. Sto­ries, songs, fun & games. For more info and reg­is­tra­tion, call 902-485-5021. Seat­ing is lim­ited.

• Yarn Cir­cle –10:30-11:30 a.m., Westville Li­brary. Join us as we get cre­ative. It could be knit­ting, cro­chet­ing or other crafty cre­ations. For more info on this new pro­gram, call 902-396-5022.

• Com­mu­nity Quil­ters – pre-reg­is­tra­tion re­quired, space is lim­ited, 2:30-4 p.m., Pic­tou Li­brary. This is an

op­por­tu­nity for any­one in­ter­ested in learn­ing/do­ing quilt­ing. To reg­is­ter, call 902-485-5021.

• Tween Readers Club – 3-4 p.m., Stel­lar­ton Pub­lic Li­brary. A book club for youth in Grades 7 & 8 the 2nd Tues­day of the month. For more info and reg­is­tra­tion, call 902-755-1638.

• Gamers drop-in – ages 8-12, 3:30-4:30 p.m., New Glas­gow Pub­lic Li­brary

• Bird­ers Group – 6-7 p.m., Pic­tou Li­brary. In­for­mal gath­er­ing of peo­ple that want to learn about lo­cal birds and how to identify them. We also learn to watch for and see unique birds in our neigh­bor­hoods. There are many books avail­able to be bor­rowed in the Birds of Nova Sco­tia and the At­lantic Provinces.

Septem­ber 12

• Pic­tou County In­jured Work­ers As­so­ci­a­tion – meet­ing at 7 p.m. at St. John’s Parish Hall, 390 High Street, New Glas­gow.

• Jam Se­sions – in the Durham Com­mu­nity Hall at 7 p.m. Shared lunch. Sil­ver col­lec­tion. All wel­come.

• Au­thor Read­ing – by Dr. Jock Mur­ray, 7 p.m. at de­Coste En­ter­tain­ment Cen­tre in Pic­tou. He wil present “Noble Goals, Ded­i­cated Doc­tors: the story of the Dal­housie Med­i­cal School” and will have copies of the book avail­able.

• Book Club at Tren­ton Li­brary – sec­ond Wed­nes­day of the month start­ing at 2:30 p.m. Light re­fresh­ments. For more info call 902-752-5181.

• Com­mu­nity Cafe – presents ‘Mak­ing a Can­dle Mat’ with Deb­bie Greene (tea, cof­fee and light snacks pro­vided) 2:30-3:30 p.m., Westville Li­brary.

• XBOX Gamers – at the Li­brary (drop-in) 3-5 p.m., Westville Li­brary. Play with the XBOX One, and bring a friend.

• Auc­tion 45’s – at Tren­ton Le­gion at 7 p.m.

Septem­ber 13

• A Roald Dahl Birth­day – 10 a.m.9 p.m., Pic­tou Li­brary. Come in cos­tume and re­ceive a book from our Adopt a Li­brary book col­lec­tion or you might even re­ceive a pair of BFG ears. Make a party hat, color the BFG, and make a “hu­man bean” but­ton.

Septem­ber 15

• Com­mu­nity Pic­nic – at Springville Recre­ation Field start­ing at 2 p.m. Bar­be­cue, games and live mu­sic.

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