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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 Bridgetown C@P Site at 26 Bay Rd., Bridgetown is open for the summer. We provide access to computers, the internet and printing. Hours are Mondays to Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Time Change Summer Ball hockey on Sundays is now from 1 to 3 p.m. starting July 1.
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 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.
June 28 Annual meeting of Annapolis County Trails Society starts at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Lawrencetown. All welcome.
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 Celebrate in Lawrencetown from 1 to 5 p.m. Come to the Fire Hall for cake and refreshments, plus activities such as road hockey, bounce kingdom, kiddie train rides, face painting, tattoos, and more. Plus free swim at the pool from 3 to 5 p.m. Presented by Lawrencetown & District Swimming Pool Society.
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
Bridgetown Canada Day
July 1 Many events throughout the day: 8:30 to 10 a.m. Lions Pancake Breakfast, Jubilee Park $7 adults, $4 children; 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Family Picnic and Children’s Games, Jubilee Park, bring lunch; 2 to 4 p.m. Pool Open House, Free Swin, Centennial Pool; 6:30 to 10 p.m. BCRA Canada Day Canteen, Jubilee Park; 8:30 p.m. Official Opening and Cake Cutting, Jubilee Park; 9 p.m. Live Music; Dusk is time for fireworks.
July 1 Summer services will alternate between the Nictaux Baptist Church and the Torbrook Baptist Church starting Sunday, July 1 at 10 a.m. in the Nictaux Baptist Church. All welcome.
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 3 & 4 For children and youth with physical and cognitive disability, ages 8 to 20, plus their friends and siblings, at New Minas Baptist Church, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Through sponsorship by Easter Seals, registration fee is $10 and a $5 fee for every additional sibling. Contact Matthew at Easter Seals, 453-6000, ext. 234.
July 5 Country Music at Moschelle Communuity Hall with Classic Country (Carl Hogan and Friends) Thursday, July 5 at 7:30 p.m. Freewill offering. Support for Hall.
July 5 Supper at 992 Harmony Hall on Harmony Road, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy pork tenderloin, potato salad, coleslaw, veggie slices, rolls, and strawberry shortcake. Free will offering for Harmony Baptist Church.
July 6 Come to Annapolis Royal for First Friday and enjoy music, entertainment, dance and fitness demonstrations, sidewalk and indoor sales, etc. in Annapolis Royal. St. George, St. Anthony and Victoria Streets. 5 to 9 p.m. Fun for the entire family. For additional info, call Holly at 532-2070 or visit www.annapolisroyal.com.
July 7 Melvern Square and Area annual yard sale.
July 7 Strawberry Short Cake supper at Paradise Hall, 4:30- 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a cold plate with strawberry shortcake for dessert. Cost is $10 for adult, $7 for children 12 & under, and $4 for under 5 years.
July 7 Make A Splash for the Lawrencetown Swimming Pool. Jokers Right performing at the Lawrencetown Fire Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. for 8 p.m. show. $10 in advance or $12 at door. For Ages 19 and over only. Prizes to be won and 50/50 draw. Tickets available from Meghann at 548-7079 or Wanda at 584-2285.
July 7 Valley Pride is hosting a Gay/Lesbian 19+ Summers Dance on July 7 from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. at 8921 Highway 10 Nictaux, Middleton Lions Club. This could possibly be the last dance if the attendance is not there to continue. Cash Bar,50/50 and door prizes and $5 admission. Contact David at 825-3197 for further details if needed. Also email@example.com.
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.
July 14 Udderly Delicious Bake Off at Kingston Arena. Prizes awarded in several categories: 10 and under, 14 and under, and adult. Desserts (with recipes) must arrive by 2 p.m. Judging from 3 to 4 p.m. Refrigeration available. Dessert portions sold after judging. Pick up registration forms at Kingston Village Office.
July 14 The Kingston Fire Department's Breakfast is Saturday, July 14 from 7 to 9:30 a.m. Menu - scrambled eggs, ham, hash browns, toast, pancakes, baked beans. Freewill offering. Everyone welcome.
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.
July 21 This year the Heart of The Valley Festival Children’s Parade, sponsored by Rosemary Chapter IODE, will precede the main parade. Register at 12:30 p.m. at the former NSLC building on Marshall St., Middleton. At 1:30 p.m. the Children’s Parade will proceed to Commercial St. The categories to be judged are comic, animal, fairy tale, group and miscellaneous. Prizes and treats given at end of parade in front of the elementary school.
July 21 ARFD Auxiliary Golf Fundraiser at the Annapolis Royal Golf & Country Club on
July 21 with 9 a.m. registration. $200 a team/4 person scramble. 50/50 tickets $2 pay to play contests, putting contest. Seafood chowder/chili at ARVFD station following the tournament.
Contact Brenda at 532-5896 or Louise at 532-2273. Come and support Annapolis Royal Volunteer Fire Department.
Vacation Bible School
July 23 to 27 'Sky' Vacation Bible School takes place July 23-27 at Middleton Baptist Church. All children ages 3 to Grade 5 are invited to come to this exciting free camp running from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. each day. Online registration is available at www.middletonbaptist.com. For more info please phone Holly at 825-3537.
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