Spencer’s Is­land bingo will be back

Many other up­com­ing events in New Salem as well

The Amherst News - - COMMUNITY - Terry Gul­liver writes for the New Salem and Ad­vo­cate ar­eas.

Hello from beau­ti­ful down­town New Salem!

Well school starts this week, so please watch out for all the lit­tle and the big ones go­ing to school and please don’t pass school buses when they are stopped with flash­ing lights. ***

On Fri­day, Sept. 14, Spencer’s Is­land Bingo will be held at the Ad­vo­cate Fire Hall at 7 p.m. Come out for an even­ing of fun! ***

A com­mu­nity lun­cheon will take place at the Log Build­ing on Mills Road at noon, Tuesday, Sept. 25. On the menu is a turkey din­ner with all the trim­mings, rolls, pies, tea and cof­fee. The cost of this lun­cheon will be $12. Call Gina Neves at 902-3922012 to let her know if you will be at­tend­ing and to make sure there will be enough food.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come and it is spon­sored by the Ad­vo­cate and Dis­trict De­vel­op­ment As­so­ci­a­tion.

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On Thurs­day, Sept. 27 come to the Ad­vo­cate Li­brary for Art Ambush from 3 to 4 p.m. It’s for Grades Pri­mary to 6 and ex­plores your cre­ative side with spon­ta­neous art forms and lots of colour! Please call 902-3922214 for more in­for­ma­tion. ***

A Com­mu­nity Cho­rus has been started with prac­tices be­ing held in the Ad­vo­cate United Church with choir di­rec­tor El­iz­a­beth Ma­cLeod. This will be on Tues­days at 7 p.m. Any­one in­ter­ested in singing is wel­come. Please pass the mes­sage on to ev­ery­one. This is a com­mu­nity cho­rus, not a church choir.

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The Down­shore Market is now open for the sea­son at the Log Build­ing on Mills Road on Satur­day morn­ings from 9 a.m. to noon. Come and see what the sellers have to of­fer or have a cof­fee or tea and meet an old or new friend.

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The Spencer’s Is­land Craft and Farm­ers’ Market is now open for the sea­son at the Spencer’s Is­land Com­mu­nity Hall on Sun­day af­ter­noons from 1 to 4 p.m.

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Trin­ity United in Parrs­boro has not been hav­ing sum­mer ser­vices but would at­tend Port Gre­ville’s ser­vices at 9:45 at Grace United. The fol­low­ing are dates, and who will be our pul­pit sup­ply. Times are 8:30 a.m. at Ad­vo­cate United and 9:45 at Grace United in Port Gre­ville un­less oth­er­wise stated.

Sept. 2 - Shelly Tren­holm - Com­bined ser­vice at Colin’s Field fol­lowed by break­fast. 9:30. ***

The Meals on Wheels pro­gram that op­er­ates from the Bayview Health Cen­tre is see­ing an in­crease in cus­tomers and they now need more vol­un­teers to de­liver meals on Mon­days, Wed­nes­days, and Fri­days.

If you can help with de­liv­er­ies or would like to receive this ser­vice your­self, please call the health cen­tre at 902-392-5400, the kitchen at ex­ten­sion 6035 or the of­fice ex­ten­sion 5402.

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Well that’s it for this week, have a great week ev­ery­one and en­joy your fam­ily and friends.

Terry Gul­liver

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