A busy New Salem hol­i­day, in­deed!

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

If you plan on at­tend­ing the many events this month, your cal­en­dar will be very full!

One of the many things hap­pen­ing is on Dec. 8. The An­nual Down­shore Christ­mas Mar­ket will be held at the Log Build­ing from 9 a.m. to noon.

Also at the Log Build­ing on the same date is the an­nual Ad­vo­cate and District Devel­op­ment As­so­ci­a­tion Com­mu­nity Christ­mas Party at 6:30 p.m. While on Dec. 11, the an­nual Chignecto Manor Christ­mas will be held at Chignecto Manor at 7 p.m.

On Dec. 13 there will be a Santa’s work­shop at the Ad­vo­cate Harbour Li­brary from 3 to 4 p.m. It’s for Grades pri­mary to 6. Young­sters can make a spe­cial gift and card to give to some­one this hol­i­day sea­son.

A Dave Baker & Friends Christ­mas gath­er­ing will then

take place at the Log Build­ing on Dec. 16 at 7 p.m. The next night, Dec. 17, there’s Spencer’s Is­land Bingo at the Ad­vo­cate Fire Hall at 7 p.m.

And that’s not all. The Ad­vo­cate School an­nual Christ­mas con­cert is Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. The storm date will be Dec. 19. ■ ■ ■

The Ad­vo­cate United Church Ser­vice will be held at the Ad­vo­cate Manor at 8:30 for the win­ter. On Dec.20 a Blue Christ­mas Ser­vice will be held at Grace United Church in Port Gre­ville.

On Dec. 24 the an­nual Christ­mas Eve ser­vice will be held at Spencer’s Is­land Union Church at 4 p.m.

On Sun­day, Dec. 30 there will be no church ser­vice. Sun­day School will be held at Chignecto Manor at 10 a.m. on Sun­days. ■ ■ ■

Re­mem­ber, the Meals on Wheels pro­gram from the Bayview Health Cen­ter is see­ing an in­crease in cus­tomers and needs volunteers to de­liver meals on Mon­days, Wed­nes­days, and Fri­days. If you can help or need this ser­vice, call the Health Cen­tre at 902-3925400, the kitchen at ex­ten­sion 6035 or the of­fice ex­ten­sion 5402.

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