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.
-- Sun: Farmers & Artists - Bear River: 1 to 4 p.m. Contact: Ken, firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Tues:Farmers & Traders – Jubilee Park, Bridgetown: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: Rachel, email@example.com
-- Wed: Farmers & Traders - Annapolis Royal: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (also Fridays: 8 a.m. to 1p.m.) Contact: Corine Warner, 245-4824
-- Fri: Community - Hampton Hall, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Contact: John, 665-4121
-- Fri: Farmers & Traders – Middleton - across from Town Hall: 2 to 6 p.m. Contact: Tammy, 765-9275
-- Sat: Farmers & Traders - Annapolis Royal: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Contact: Corine, 245-4824
Submit your pet for the 2013 Cherished Pet Calendar, deadline is August 25th. Mail photo & entry fee of $5 per photo, to CAPS Calendar Photos, P.O. Box 363 Middleton, NS, B0S 1P0. Info: 825-3377; 765-2424; www.caps-annapolis.org
One-on-one computer tutorials at Bridgetown and Lawrencetown Libraries. Do you have a computer question you would like some assistance with, a new program you would like to learn? Or maybe you would like to begin using computers. To book your basic computer session with an instructor, contact the Libraries.
August Yoga by the Sea classes every Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Port George Community Center. Classes are $10 each (drop in) or $8 if paid in advance. All proceeds to the Diabetes Association. For more information, contact Jennifer Parks-Smith at 242-5013.
Do you have a computer question you would like some assistance with? Or maybe you would like to begin using computers. To book your one-on-one basic computer session with an instructor, call the Kingston Library at 765-3631.
Bridgetown C@P Site at 26 Bay Rd., Bridgetown, provides access to computers, the internet and printing. Hours are Mondays to Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Horsing Around Exhibit
Until October 31 "Horsing Around" exhibit at Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street, Middleton. Exhibit features equestrian art as well as information, photos, and artifacts on horses in the Valley. Phone 825-6116 for more information. Exhibit continues until October 31. Admission charged.
Until August 18 Come to the Annapolis Valley Exhibition. Featuring some of your favourite events plus new ones for this year. Check us out at www.annapolisvalleyexhibiton.com; see our ad in the August 9 edition of the A.C. Spectator or pick-up the official program at various local businesses.
August 13 to 24 Offered at the Middleton & District Swimming Pool. Cost is $40 for the session, $30 for a second child and $20 for additional children. Contact: 825-3851 or 825-6600.
August 18 to September 15 Annette Cerchie from Granville Ferry is displaying 30 pieces of rug hooking at ARCAC St. George St., Annapolis Royal. Her personal works include 13 Frank Lloyd Wright stained glass windows and 17 framed hooked pieces on burlap. Reception will be held August 26from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
August 17 Middleton’s free movie series is continuing with “Wall-E” starting at dusk in Centennial Park. Food and beverages available for purchase. (Rain date: following evening.) Info: Recreation Department, 825-6611
August 18 All Saint’s Anglican Church Kingston will be serving breakfast, Saturday, Aug. 18 from 8 to 10 a.m. at All Saints’ Anglican Church Hall, Pleasant Street, Kingston. Cost is $ 6. Menu: pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, hash browns, toast, juice, tea & coffee. All are welcome.
August 18 Coffee Party at Kingston United Church, 733 Main Street Kingston on Saturday, Aug. 18 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wonderful variety of biscuits, muffins, homemade breads and jams, with your coffee or tea. A selection of desserts and jams will also be available on the bake table for sale. Admission $ 5 each
August 18 Daniel Heikalo with a guitar and cittern at 8 p.m. downstairs at Sissiboo Coffee Roaster, Rebekah Music Hall, 1890 Clementsvale Rd, Bear River. This is his last concert in NS for a while as he is moving to Quebec this fall. $10 at door.
Memorial Church Service
August 19 "Happy Memories" will be held at the Old Covenanter Church at Church Grove Cemetery in Melvern Square at 2 p.m. Rev. Sharon Budd will be the guest speaker. Come and remember your friends and loved ones who have passed away. Everyone welcome.
August 19 Sunday Church service August 19 at 10 a.m. at Torbrook Baptist Church. Guest speaker Rev. Wayne Mitton. Everyone welcome.
August 19 Everyone’s invited to the Old St. Edwards Anglican Church, Clementsport at 3 p.m., with guest speaker and refreshments.
August 19 Family Support Concert for Nick Vidito, 1 to 4 p.m., at Nictaux Fire Dept. Enjoy music by Elizabeth Deaveau, Reg Taylor (Digby), Robbie Jamieson, Katrina Gillis, Josh Harris, SHOUT, The Connaught Family and Janice Sheridan. Also Ticket Auction, bake sale and hot dogs and drinks. Free will offering towards repairs of wheelchair accessible van and other related areas. Contact: Janice Sheridan at 825-6840
August19 The Town of Middleton will be hosting our annual ‘Family Picnic in the Park’ at Centennial Park, 12 to 2:00 p.m. Featuring a concert by the award-winning Hupman Brothers Band and a free barbecue. For more info, call the Middleton Recreation Department at 825-6611.
August 19 Come to the Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum from 2 to 4 p.m. as Mike Hayes speaks on ‘Cottage Cove - Lobster Fishery,” tales of a local fisherman.
Vacation Bible School
August 20 to 24 At Habitation Baptist Church from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Ages four to 14. Free registration. Babylon: Daniel’s Courage in Captivity. Together, through Bible teaching, singing, snacks and activities, learn that God is always with you in every situation just as He was with Daniel.
August 24 Middleton’s free movie series is continuing with “ET” starting at dusk in Centennial Park. Food and beverages available for purchase. (Rain date: following evening.) Info: Recreation Department, 825-6611.
Fun Run & Walk
August 25 Five-kilometre Fun Run & Walk at the Rotary Park in Middleton. All proceeds are going towards the Diabetes Association. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. the run/walk starts at 10:30 a.m. Cost is $10/person or $25/family. Free water is available along the route. Receive a free apple from Spurr Brothers Farm upon completion. Stop by the hotdog sale for lunch.
August 25 Cribbage Tournament 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. Call 825-4751 for info.
Annual Theme Dinner
August 25 At Margaretsville Community Hall. Six-course French cuisine. First setting at 5 p.m., second at 7 p.m. Reservations required. Call Sherry, 825-2251 or Betty, 825-3290.
August 26 Sonlight Gospel Group with Brad Hewey from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Centennial Park, Kingston next to the Rink, 1490 Westwood St. Bring a lawn chair and some water to drink. Free admission. Contact: 765-2800 or firstname.lastname@example.org www.kingstonnovascotia.ca for details.
August 25 There will be a Yard Sale on Saturday, Aug. 25 at 10 a.m. at Kingston United Church, 733 Main Street, Kingston. The usual great finds as well as a pickle and jam table. Slices of pie with tea or coffee available for sale also. Rain or Shine.
August 26 An Evening with Graham Wright, Italian-trained baritone accompanied by Amery Boyer, celebrating his 70-year vocal career. At the Garden Path, 265 St. George St., Annapolis Royal from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Donations will go to Food Bank.
August 26 Discover how to scrapbook your family history, with enthusiast Donna Elmore, at Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum from 2 to 4 p.m.
Tea & Tunes
August 26 The Town of Middleton will be hosting a Senior’s Afternoon Tea and Tunes at Centennial Park, 1 to 3 p.m. This free event features a musical performance by Cassie and Maggie MacDonald and an afternoon tea. Info: Recreation Dept. 825-6611
August 31 Middleton’s free movie series is continuing “Back to the Future”starting at dusk in Centennial Park. Food and beverages available for purchase. (Rain date: following evening.) Info: Recreation Department, 825-6611
September 3 Celebrate at the Mount Hanley Schoolhouse Museum , 2 to 4 p.m., with a closing day performance by local musicians “Silver and Gold.” Refreshments served. Bring a folding chair.
September 15 Annual Golf Tournament for HART at 9:30 a.m. at Berwick Heights. Cost is $80 per person or $300 per team of four which includes a stuffed chicken breast meal. If you don't golf you can still attend the meal and Silent Auction for $20. Pre-registration is required, call Laurie at 341-HART or Anthony at 840-3397. All proceeds go to H.A.R.T.'s vet bill.