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Can­ning Mer­ritt Gib­son Memo­rial Library is look­ing to ex­pand its chil­drens’ book sec­tion. Do­na­tions wel­come and ap­pre­ci­ated. Info: 902-582-7699.

Glooscap El­e­men­tary School will have an in-ser­vice Sept. 18 with no school for stu­dents; a home and school meet­ing takes place Sept 24, 6:45 p.m., school pho­tos are set for Sept. 26 and 28, and there will be an early dis-

It’s time for our vil­lage or­ga­ni­za­tions and ac­tiv­i­ties to start up again. Here are just a few of them, start­ing with our recre­ation pro­grams: in­door walk­ing group, Port Wil­liams Ac­tive Liv­ing, yoga, chair yoga, func­tional in­ter­val train­ing, zumba and, a new pro­gram — Fam­ily Fun Night at PWES. For dates, times and more de­tails: https://www. portwilliams. com/ com­mu­nity/

missal Sept. 27, 11:05 a.m.

Har­vest yoga se­ries will be held at the Scott’s Bay Com­mu­nity Hall, Wed­nes­days from 6- 7: 30 p.m., Sept. 12, 19 and 26. Meet at the hall with your yoga mats for a class with in­struc­tor Jen­nifer Boutilier. The cost is $40 for four weeks. Info: tinaken­nick­ell@hot­ E-trans­fers can be sent to jen­

Ross Creek Cen­tre for the Arts presents a house con­cert with Cana­dian singer, song­writer, multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist, and CBC favourite, Ben Kun­der Sept. 11, at 8 p.m. Tick­ets: $15. Info: 902582-3842.

First Corn­wal­lis Bap­tist Church in Up­per Ca­nard will host a free fam­ily fun day for all ages Sept. 15, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Every­one wel­come. Info: 902-690-5425.

Sea- Esta, Del­haven con­cert with singer/ song­writer John


The Port Wil­liams Play­group runs dur­ing the school year (from Septem­ber to June) from 10:30 a.m. to noon ev­ery Tues­day morn­ing at the Port Wil­liams United Bap­tist Church. The group is open to in­fants up to preschool­ers, and their care­givers, and there is no charge to at­tend. The morn­ing is set up with un­struc­tured play­time and snacks for the chil­dren and adults. For more in­for­ma­tion call the church: 902-542-3495.

The Women’s In­sti­tute weekly craft morn­ing is held ev­ery Tues­day from 9-11 a.m. in the mul­ti­pur­pose room of the com­mu­nity cen­tre. They in­vite all needle­work­ers, quil­ters and crafters of all types to bring their work and spend the morn­ing in the con­ge­nial com­pany of like-minded peo­ple.

KenWo is the friendly Du­pli­cate

Wort Han­nam is Sept. 21, at 6: 30 p. m. Info: 902- 692- 1662 or sound­con­necions­ther­apy@

Scott’s Bay Com­mu­nity Hall As­so­ci­a­tion will hold a flea mar­ket at the hall Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $5 ta­ble rental. Can­teen on site. Pro­ceeds for hall up­keep. Info: 902-582-7489.

Ami McKay, Scott’s Bay au­thor of best­selling nov­els, The Birth House, The Vir­gin Cure and The Witches of New York, presents a fol­low up from the Witches of New York, Half Spent Was the Night, a witches Yule­tide to be re­leased Oct. 16. It’s now avail­able for pre-or­der from re­tail­ers and book­stores: https://www/ama­zon. ca/ Half- Spent- Was- NightYul.../.../ 0735275661. Her new book is also listed on CBC works of Cana­dian fic­tion to watch for this fall list.

Bridge Club. They hold games on Mon­day and Tues­day evenings at 7 p.m. un­til Oct. 1, when the days and times will change to Tues­day, Wed­nes­day and Thurs­day af­ter­noons at 1 p.m. They also pro­vide bridge lessons pe­ri­od­i­cally and will try and pro­vide a part­ner if needed (con­tact Joy Cavazzi at 902-678-6738). For more in­for­ma­tion, e-mail Brian DeLong at or call 902765-4182 (home) or 902-760-2814 (cell). You may also con­tact Jean McKen­zie at char­lie­and­jean@ ns.sym­pa­

As part of the 150th birth­day cel­e­bra­tions of the Nova Sco­tia Museum, our Prescott House is cel­e­brat­ing its 45 years as a mem­ber of the pro­vin­cial museum fam­ily with a dis­play of pho­to­graphs, scrap­books, sto­ries and news items un­til it closes for the sea­son Oct. 6. Lutz, Ge­orge Daniel — 68, of Windsor, passed away Sept. 6,

2018 at the Hants Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal. Son of the late Daniel and El­iz­a­beth “Betty” (Coolen) Lutz, Ge­orge was born on Oct. 30, 1949 in Hal­i­fax. He was a spe­cial soul who con­tin­u­ally de­fied the odds. Ge­orge loved mu­sic and would lis­ten to the clas­sics for hours on end, boo­gieing to the likes of Elvis Pres­ley, Johnny Cash and Kenny Rogers. He loved to dance and would be the first one up on the dance floor at any fam­ily func­tion. He was a de­voted brother and un­cle and al­ways had a smile on his face. He lived with his sis­ter and her fam­ily un­til mov­ing to the pal­lia­tive care ward ear­lier this month at the Hants Com­mu­nity Hos­pi­tal, Windsor. He is sur­vived by his de­voted and lov­ing sis­ter, Roselina (David) Mor­ris, of Windsor; brother, John (Fa­bien Barabé) Lutz, of Tan­tallon; neph­ews Danny Mor­ris, of Bed­ford, and Michael Mor­ris, of Dart­mouth; niece Carole (Michael) Underhill, of Windsor; great-nieces Sarah Mor­ris, of Bed­ford, and

Alyssa Mor­ris, of Sackville, and their mother, Melanie Mor­ris, of Sackville; plus ex­tended fam­ily from Prince Ed­ward Is­land: Leonard, Kenny, Linda, Tony, Heather, Todd, and Wilma, and their fam­i­lies. He was pre­de­ceased by his par­ents and half-brother Benny Lutz, from PEI. The fam­ily would like to thank long-time friend Joan Carter, of Avon­dale, who of­ten helped care for Ge­orge when he be­gan to de­velop de­men­tia, and the com­pas­sion shown by the North­wood Home care­givers who helped Ge­orge over the past year. Spe­cial thanks also goes out to the doc­tors and nurs­ing staff who tried to make his fi­nal days as com­fort­able as pos­si­ble. Vis­i­ta­tion was from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Mon­day, Sept. 10 at Lind­say’s Windsor Fu­neral Home, 194 King St., P.O. Box 2218, Windsor, NS, B0N 2T0. A fu­neral ser­vice will be held at 2 p.m. on Tues­day, Sept. 11, 2018 in Lind­say’s Fu­neral Home chapel. In­ter­ment will be in Maple­wood Ceme­tery, Windsor. Do­na­tions in mem­ory may be made to a lo­cal an­i­mal res­cue or to a char­ity of choice. — 87, of Brook­lyn, Hants County, passed away Thurs­day, Aug. 30, 2018, at the Windsor Elms Vil­lage, Fal­mouth. Born on Aug. 1, 1931, in New­port, Hants County, Nova Sco­tia, he was the son of the late Ray­mond and Kath­leen (Dem­mings) McKay. Chook’s most im­por­tant role was be­ing a de­voted hus­band, lov­ing fa­ther and grand­fa­ther. He was adored by his grand­chil­dren and loved spend­ing time with them. Chook spent his en­tire work­ing ca­reer as a truck driver; start­ing with his fa­ther’s com­pany McKay’s Trans­fer, and then went on to work for var­i­ous truck­ing com­pa­nies. Chook was a found­ing mem­ber of the Brook­lyn Vol­un­teer Fire Depart­ment in 1962. He took great pride serv­ing as a vol­un­teer fire­fighter and was ac­knowl­edged for his many years of ser­vice. Chook was an ac­tive mem­ber of the Fire Depart­ment Aux­il­iary. He was also awarded the Queens Di­a­mond Ju­bilee Medal. Chook as­sisted with fundrais­ing and build­ing the first New­port District Rink and was a found­ing mem­ber of New­port Mi­nor Hockey As­so­ci­a­tion. He stayed an ac­tive mem­ber of mi­nor hockey for many years, and took great pride in coach­ing his sons. Chook is sur­vived by his chil­dren, War­ren (Ag­gie) McKay, Tig­nish, PEI; Ray­mond McKay, Fort McMur­ray, Al­berta; Todd (Sheila) McKay, Grand Pré; Jane (Brian) Corkum, Hal­i­fax; grand­chil­dren, Shana-Lynn McKay (Chris Ad­shade), Tyler McKay, Denise (Josh) Reynolds, LeeAnn McKay (Maxime Vin­cent), Joseph McKay (Meghan Bar­rett), Alanna McKay, Con­nor McKay, Nathan McKay and David Corkum; six great­grand­chil­dren; brother, Hil­burne “Tibby”; many nieces and neph­ews. He was pre­de­ceased by his lov­ing wife of 59 years, Christine Mar­garet McKay (2015); his daugh­ter-in-law, Beth Denise McKay (2013); broth­ers, Rudolph and James. Vis­i­ta­tion was held 2-4 and 6-8 p.m, Thurs­day, Sept. 6, 2018, in the Lind­say Windsor Fu­neral Home, 194 King St., P.O. Box 2218, Windsor, B0N 2T0. Fu­neral ser­vice was held at 2 p.m. Fri­day, Sept. 7, 2018, in Lind­say’s Windsor Fu­neral Home Chapel, with the Rev. Tom Hen­der­son of­fi­ci­at­ing. A pri­vate fam­ily In­ter­ment was held in St. James Angli­can Par­ish Ceme­tery, Brook­lyn, Hants County. Do­na­tions in mem­ory of Chook may be made to the Alzheimer’s So­ci­ety or to a char­ity of one’s choice. To have a do­na­tion card placed, please call Lind­say’s (902-798-2232). To add your con­do­lences click on “guest­book” at: www.lind­saysfu­ner­al­

Mckay, Ger­vaise “Chook” War­ren

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