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• Classic Country Music Jam – every Tuesday at Lourdes Hall, 6:30-9 p.m. Light lunch served, 50/50 draw. $5 at the door – no fee for players. Info: Bernie McCarron, 902-928-0426
• Card party – every Monday, 7:30 p.m., in MacPherson’s Mills Community Centre. Light lunch served.
• Stellarton Legion Chase the Ace – weekly Friday nights at 9 p.m. Tickets for sale daily in the lounge up to 8:30 p.m. on Friday. Tickets $5 for four. You do not need to be present to win.
• Hunters Breakfast – Saturdays, 6:30-10 a.m. Springville Church Hall, Oct. 20-Dec. 8
• Jam Session – all singers, players, toe tappers and hummers are welcome at the jam sessions in the Durham Community Hall Wednesday evenings, 7-9 p.m. Shared lunch. Silver collection.
• Art in the Hall 4 – until Dec. 7, 2018. This is the fourth in a series of rotating installations of art by Pictou County artists. Curated by the Art At Large Collective, this show features six new and emerging artists. Free admission to view the show. Museum of Industry, Stellarton.
• Kid’s section – Lego Builders Club at the Museum of Industry Stellarton, Tuesdays 3 to 4 p.m. Ages five older. Free admission, no preregistration required.
• Families Matter in Mental Health – 11-week group program starting Oct. 25 from 6-8 p.m. Education, support, coping, strategies for family and friends. For confidential registration, contact Sherry Blinkhorn at 902-759-2557 or blink@ ns.sympatico.ca
• Hooked on Trucks – at the Museum of Industry until Nov 16. A special display of rugs by the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia, complemented by an array of toy trucks from the Nova Scotia Museum collection and model trucks made available by private collectors and the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association. Open Mon.-Sat., 9-5 p.m. and Sun. 10-5 p.m.
• Poppy Campgain – at Westville Legion, 1-3 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. every day until Nov. 10. To order wreaths or crosses call 902-396-3742 or 902396-6274.
• MORPH – will be running a four week group for youth who are survivors of sexualized violence. This group will meet Mondays, starting Nov. 19, from 6-7:30 p.m. in New Glasgow. The group will be focusing
on coping skills, consent, boundaries, trust, and respecting yourself. It is open to youth who are high school ages.
• Friday Fun Night – at Westville Curling Club in support of local food bank. Bring an item for the food bank. Curling, social and snacks are free.
• We Remember – a special Remembrance Presentation by Willem Hekman at the Lyon’s Brook Hall at 2 p.m. As a former general in the Netherlands Navy, Hekman will speak about both World Wars as well as his special project of honouring Pictou County veterans and their families. Refreshments provided. Freewill offering in support of Lyon’s Brook United Church.
• Auction 45s – at Trenton Legion at 1 p.m.
• Tea and Sale – 5-7 p.m. Holy Name Hall, Westville. Admission: $6. Lunch provided. Pantry table, craft table, new to you and more. Sponsored by Holy Name C.W.L.
• Coffee Party – Plymouth Fire Hall, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: adults $8, children $4. Bake and book tables.
• No Pipe Pancake and Sausage Breakfast – hosted by Pictou West NDP at the Northumberland Fisheries Museum, 21 Caladh Ave., Pictou, 7:30- 11 a.m. Adults $7, kids $5.
• Hot Salmon Supper – served at the Lismore Hall, 4-6 p.m. $15 adults, $8 children under 12. Takeout available. Also Christmas Craft Sale from 3-5 p.m. Free admission.
• Remembrance Day Service – at Eureka Cenotaph at 11 a.m. All welcome.
• Glencoe Remembrance Day Service – at the Glencoe Community Hall at 2:30 p.m., 957 East River East Side Rd., Glencoe.
• Sunny Brae Remembrance Day Service – at the Sunny Brae Veteran’s Memorial in Sunny Brae, 2 p.m. Guest speaker Tim Houston, N.S. PC leader. Light lunch and reception to follow in IOOF Hall in Sunny Brae. Admission free. If weather is inclement, the service will be held in the Calvin Presbyterian Church in Sunny Brae.
• Annual Remembrance Day Service – in Trenton at 11 a.m. at the cenotaph on High Street. Reception to follow at Br. #29, RCL, Trenton.
• Women Alike Group Meeting – at Glen Haven Manor at 7 p.m. Guest speaker David MacLean, pharmacist from Pharmacy First. This is a meeting for breast cancer survivors. There will be a few snacks provided at the end.
• Pictou County Mental Illness Family Support Group – in Room
B-120 at NSCC (39 Acadia Ave., Stellarton) from 7-9 p.m.
• Auction 45s – at Br. #29, RCL, Trenton at 7 p.m.
• Monthly Meeting – of the Pictou County Prostate Cancer Support Association at 7 p.m. in the UCT Building behind Summer Street Ind on Park Street New Glasgow. The public is invited to attend. Building is wheelchair accessible. A social time will follow.
• Soup and Dessert Luncheon – 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Salem Presbyterian Church. Homemade soup, desserts, tea/coffee. Take-out available. Cost: $8.
• Hooked on Trucks – A special
display of rugs by the Rug Hooking Guild of Nova Scotia, complemented by an array of toy trucks from the Nova Scotia Museum collection and model trucks made available by private collectors and the Nova Scotia Trucking Safety Association. Demonstrations of rug hooking will take place on dates to be determined. Free admission to view the display. Call the Museum of Industry at 902-755-5425 for more details. museumofindustry.novascotia.ca Open Mon.-Sat. 9-5 p.m., Sun. 10-5 p.m.
Nov. 16 and 17
• Christmas Craft Shoppe – at Mill Brook Community Club, Pictou County, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Admission $2. Cash or Visa only. Large selection of hand crafted items and pantry table. Door prize is a Christmas tree donated by Nelson’s Tree Farm.