Annapolis County Events space is provided for local non-profit organizations. Space is limited to about 25 words. There is no guarantee that notices will be printed. Contact 825-3457, fax 825-6707, email email@example.com, or drop them off at 87 Commercial Street, Middleton. Deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. Events are also listed at www.novanewsnow.com
Museum Summer Hours
Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton, begins summer hours June 15 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mondays to Saturdays and 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Sundays. See Clock and Watch collection, a recreated general store and classroom, Rusty Nail exhibit of house and yard artifacts and temporary exhibits such as "Valley of the Dolls" opening on July 1. Admission charged. Phone 825-6116 for more information.
Notice: Reunion for former students and teachers of the former South Farmington School in Wilmot on August 4, 1 to 7 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and memories. Bring a potluck dish for supper. Information on facebook page South Farmington School, Nova Scotia or email: SouthFarmington.Reunion@yahoo.ca
June 21 Summer Solstice concert featuring the Annapolis Basin Community Band along with the Annapolis voices at 7:30 p.m. in Kings Theatre. Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at door, or $5 for youth.
June 21 Card Party at Moschelle Community Hall on Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. Refreshments. Everyone welcome.
June 21 Strawberry Supper at St George & St Andrew United Church (by the lights) in Annapolis Royal on Thursday, June 21 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Adults - $10, Under 12 - $5. Takeouts: Call the church June 20 daytime or June 21: 532-7954.
June 21 Join Parks Canada on Thursday, June 21 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at Port-Royal National Historic Site for National Aboriginal Day. Visitors will experience various aspects of the unique culture, traditions, music, and lifestyles of the Mi’kmaw people. Regular admission fees apply; visit http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/portroyal or http://twitter.com/ParksCanada_NS for more information.
June 22 Interpretive Plant Walk at Valleyview Provincial Park. Friday, June 22 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Meet at the main office. For more information call Ian at (902) 584-2327.
June 22 Come to Hampton Community Hall every Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Find yard sale items, antiques, produce, crafts, plants and other items. Rent a space for $5 a day by calling John at 665-4121.
June 23 Indoor yard sale and lunch items available at the Clarence Baptist Church Vestry (rear of Church), 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
June 23 The Annapolis Society for Youth-friendly Public Spaces and the Riptide Rollers Association (Women's Flat Track Roller Derby Team) are teaming up for a 12-hour fundraiser to take place at the Annapolis Youth Park. The all-day Roll-a-Thon runs from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The goal is to have people rolling continuously for 12 hours (at least one person rolling at all times). Participants can skateboard, roller skate, or ride a bike or scooter. At 11 a.m. there will be a dedication for those who have adopted a tree or bench. Please come and participate or support. For more info, contact Sally: 532-7066.
June 23 Coffee Party on Saturday, June 23 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Kingston United Church, 733 Main Street. Variety of biscuits, muffins, and homemade breads and jams with your coffee or tea. All for only $ 5 each. There will also be a bake table with a selection of rhubarb and other desserts and jams for sale. Everyone welcome. Proceeds for Kingston United Church General Fund.
June 23 Rain or shine at Parker Hall, Victoria Vale. Refreshments available. Table rentals ($5) available by calling Carolyn at 825-6739. Held by the Spa Springs’ Women’s Inst. with proceeds for Hall renovations.
June 23 Annual Strawberry Supper at Inglisville Community Hall, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Proceeds for the Inglisville Baptist Church.
Supper & Jam Session
June 23 Bean, Ham & Scallop supper with pie at Bridgetown Lion's Hall, Church St. at 5 p.m., cost is $10; children 10 and under eat free. Corn Chowder available in place of beans. Proceeds for United Pentecostal Church, Middleton as they celebrate 50 years of ministry. Followed by an open gospel jam.
June 23 At Forties Community Centre, 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy baked beans, salads, casseroles and pie, cost is $10 for adults, children 6-12 is$5 and free for pre-schoolers. Proceeds for St. Augustine Anglican and Forties United Baptist Churches.
Mi'kmaq Cultural Day
June 23 Rain or shine at 319, Hwy# 340, Richfield, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Open to all native and non-native peoples. Cultural workshops and demonstrations all day. Free hot dog lunch at noon. Potluck at 5 p.m. Bring lawn chair, sun hat/umbrella, drum, rattle, guitar, etc. Free overnight camping available. No drugs, alcohol, videotaping or recordings allowed - no exceptions. Contacts: Wanda, 467-0356; Alice. 761-2526
June 24 At Lions Hall, Auburn for Valley West Chapter of the Children’s Wish Foundation. Opens at 10 a.m., draw at 2 p.m. Also canteen, 50/50 and touch & take table.
June 24 At Victoria Vale Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Special guest is “New Song Trio.” Free will offering. Proceeds to help send children to camp. Refreshments to follow service.
June 24 Fundraising Concert at 7 p.m. in Oakdene Centre, Bear River. Proceeds to fix the roof. Cost is $15; free for children. Performances by folk singer Bob Snider and Stan Carew. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bridge for Margaretsville
June 25 Bring your table of four Bridge players for an afternoon of play starting with lunch at 12 noon at Margaretsville Community Hall. Cost is $10 per person for cost of lunch with remainder to Hall fund. Please reserve your table by contacting Sherry at 825-2251. (Bridge-every other Monday.)
June 26 Annual meeting of Stoney Beach Cemetery Company starts at 7 p.m. at Lower Granville Hall, Port Royal. All lot owners and interested parties are encouraged to attend.
June 26 At Middleton Fire Hall, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy lobster chowder ($8), corn chowder ($7) or turkey vegetable soup ($7) with strawberry shortcake or gingerbread for dessert. For deliveries, call Sylvester at 825-4758, leave message. Sponsored by Holy Trinity Church.
June 26 Companion Animal Protection Society’s Adoption/Volunteer evenings from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1468 Ben Phinney Rd., Margaretsville. Adoption and volunteer/foster applications available. Meet our volunteers and see how you can become involved in CAPS work. Info: 825-2277.
June 27 Regular monthly Board meeting ofCompanion Animal Protection Society of Annapolis County starts at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Lawrencetown. All members and friends of CAPS are invited.
Cold Plate, Shortcake
June 28 Cold plate with strawberry shortcake, tea, coffee at Kingston United Church, 733 Main St, Kingston on Thursday, June 28 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone welcome, only $ 10 each. Proceeds for General Fund.
June 30 Start at the Paradise Community Hall, runs 1 to 4 p.m. Tour six gardens, enjoy lemonade and cookies, join the scavenger hunt and be eligible for door prizes for your garden, $10 for adult, free for children under 12 with two adults. Advance tickets at L’town Restaurant, B’town Pharmasave, B’town Animal Hospital, Debbie at 584-7121 or Barbara at 584-3511. Proceeds for Hall renovations.
June 30 Ticket Auction on Saturday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Brickton Community Hall 12062 Hwy # 1. Great selection of new and gently used items. 100 tickets in an envelope for just $ 5. Proceeds for much-needed hall repairs. There will be sandwiches and sweets with coffee and tea for sale also. For info please call Loretta at 765-6821.
June 30 At Middleton Legion Branch #1, registration at 12 noon, play starts at 1 p.m. All entrance monies returned in prizes. Canteen available. Members and guests welcome. Must be 19 years of age. Info: 825-4751.
June 30 Art Sale on Saturday, June 30 from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at St. George & St. Andrew United Church, Annapolis Royal, NS. Previously loved pieces of art at a reasonable price.
July 1 Is the ticket sale deadline for the Hampton Lighthouse and Historical Society annual Hampton Beach Lobster supper to be held July 7. Tickets available in Bridgetown at Bank of N.S., Pharmasave, Credit Union, or call Brinton at 665-2099. Cost is $15 per supper – lobster, potato salad, and bun. Bring blanket, chair, utensils, and beverage to enjoy on beach, or take home. Proceeds for Hampton Lighthouse restoration fund.
July 1 At the Port George Rec. Centre, 8 to 10 a.m. Enjoy pancakes, baked beans, scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausage, fruit salad and muffins. All welcome. Proceeds for upkeep of Hall.
July 1 Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum is opening for the season with a special Canada Day celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Refreshments served. Everyone welcome. (Regular summer hours: week-ends and holidays, 1 to 4 p.m.)
July 1 Granville Ferry Community Hall Canada Day Pig Roast. Two sittings 5:30 and 7 p.m. $12.50 adults, $4 children. 50/50 Draw. Advance tickets only. Call 532-0245 to reserve yours.
Canada Day Celebrations
July 1 Canada Day Celebrations at 1 p.m.at Melvern Square Community Hall. Parade, flag raising, barbecue, and soap slide. Everyone welcome.
Middleton Canada Day
July 1 Canada Day Celebration, 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday, July 1 at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School St, Middleton. Town Crier Gary Long starts the festivities at 1 p.m. Free musical entertainment by Ernie Marshall and Friends, children's activities, cake and lemonade and free admission to museum exhibits with "Valley of the Dolls" opening this day. The exhibit features antique and newer dolls and dollhouses. Middleton fireflies will be on hand selling hotdogs and shortcake. Phone 825-6116 for further information.
Doll Exhibit Opening
July 1 "Valley of the Dolls," an exhibit featuring dolls and dollhouses from the past, opens Sunday, July 1 from 1 to 3 p.m, at the Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. No admission charged on Canada Day. Phone 825-6116 for more information.
Keji Canada Day
July 1 Join Parks Canada at the Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Join a guided hike, a canoe paddle, a visit to the petroglyphs, a campfire program and more. Ceremonies start at the Visitor Centre at 11 a.m. with the singing of “O Canada” and free cake and refreshments. Admission is free; for more information, visit http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/halifaxcitadel or https://twitter.com/ParksCanada_NS,
Fort Anne Canada Day
July 1 Join Parks Canada between noon and 3 p.m. at the Fort Anne National Historic Site this Canada Day. Singing of “O Canada” at the flag raising ceremony, walk in the procession from Town Hall to the grounds at Fort Anne, eat a slice of Canada Day cake, play a game of croquet, listen to musical entertainment and take part in children’s activities. Admission is free; for more information, visit http://www.parkscanada.gc.ca/fortanne, or https://twitter.com/ParksCanada_NS.
July 3 At the Hampton Hall, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Howard Selig on the benefits of using flax. Please bring a plate of sandwiches, fruit, veggies or squares to share and a loonie to help with coffee/tea expenses and hall upkeep. Info: Jo at 665-2424.
July 7 Melvern Square and Area annual yard sale.
July 8 Come to the Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum from 2 to 4 p.m. to see ‘Dolls Around the World,’ presented by Judi Cahorn. It features dolls from every continent.
July 12 The Forester's Hall in Clementsvale on July 12th. at 7:00 pm, will be holding a benefit for the Bear River Fire Department. There will be live music followed by an auction. Donations of food or new items would be greatly appreciated in support of this worthwhile cause.
Yard Sale & Auction
July 15 Ticket Auction and Yard Sale for the Multi Addiction Centre / MACS at their hall at 1980 Bishop Mtn. Rd., N. Kingston, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Contact: Kaye Veinot at 765-8709.
August 4 Reunion for any former students and teachers of the former South Farmington School in Wilmot, 1 to 7 p.m. Enjoy an afternoon of fun and memories. Bring a potluck dish for supper. Check out our facebook page South Farmington School, Nova Scotia or email us at SouthFarmington.Reunion@yahoo.ca