Updated August 24
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.
Tuesdays Toastmasters meets Tuesdays from 6:15 to 8 p.m. at Air Commodore Birchall Training Centre, Bldg 221, Greenwood. Everyone welcome. For information contact: email@example.com or Edie Murray 665-2397.
-- 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 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 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.
August 25 Greenwood Players Group are holding auditions for their Christmas production of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at the Morfee Centre on August 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. and August 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. (Play runs November 20 to 25.) All welcome - will need a valid rec or club pass if chosen.
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 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 25 Come to Bishop Park Gala Day in Round Hill to enjoy games, contests, music and a pork barbecue supper ($10 per plate). For further info, call 532-0543 or 532-7988.
Chris Rice Benefit
August 26 For Chris Rice and his family. Chris was in a diving accident in June, and is currently receiving treatment in Ontario. Barbecue and music entertainment for a free will offering, 4:30 to 10 p.m., at Jubilee Park, Bridgetown. Also a Ticket Auction. Donations to auction may be left at Town Hall or call 824-1903. (Or donate at any RBC to account # 01103 501 5540)
August 26 Local Market & Yard Sale at Mountain Lea Lodge in Bridgetown, 1 to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Approximately 30 tables of local marketers and vendors, barbecued hotdogs, 50/50 draw. Support local and support The Busy Bees of Mountain Lea Lodge.
August 26 The Clements Historical Society presents its’ annual ‘Historic Personalities Talks’ at 2 p.m. at Goat Island Church, Rte#1, Upper Clements. Talks this year include: Colonial William Hallet Ray; Miss Ruth Sweeney; Brigadier General Arthur Bremner. Refreshments will be served.
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 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 26 The annual Cemetery Service for the Torbrook Mines United Church cemetery will be held at the Torbrook Mines United Church on Sunday, Aug. 26, at 2:30 p.m. All plot-holders and family are welcome to share this service of worship and the blessing of the graves which follows. Rev. Joy Noble will officiate.
August 27 The bi-annual meeting of the Torbrook Mines United Church Cemetery Corporation will be held Monday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. at 1539 Torbrook Road, Torbrook Mines. All plot-holders and interested persons are invited to come to discuss comments, suggestions and policies.
August 28 & 30 Open Walk-in Clinic with Dr. Mangat at the Bear River Community Health Clinic on August 23 & 28: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.; August 30: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All welcome, just bring a valid Nova Scotia Health Card. Info: 467-3611
August 29 Monthly meeting of the Board of Directors of Companion Animal Protection Society of Annapolis County starts at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Lawrencetown. All CAPS’ members and friends are invited.
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 1 Come to the Western Kings Community Fair in Tremont. Enjoy displays in the Agricultural building, riding and pull competitions, children’s parade and cross cut competitions, plus various games, breakfast, lunch and dinner. Cost: adults $4; children under 12 – free. Check this paper for complete schedule of events.
September 2 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.
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 7 Music, dance, entertainment, petting zoo, sidewalk and indoor sales, etc. in Annapolis Royal. St. George, St. Anthony and Victoria streets. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Fun for the entire family. For additional info, call Holly at 532-2070 or visit www.annapolisroyal.com.
Music Night, Auction
September 13 On Thursday, Sept. 13 at 7 p.m. the Forester's Hall in Clementsvale will be holding a music night and auction in support of the Annapolis Community Health Centre. Please help us support this worthwhile cause.
Ciderfest Silent Auction
September 14 to 16 Bridgetown and Area Friends of the Library celebrates Bridgetown Ciderfest Days with its annual silent auction of quality crafts and services in the former Bee and B Fitness Centre building, 29 Queen Street on Friday from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Raffle tickets ($1) also available for Ann Watson afghan: draw time is Sunday at 4 p.m. at close of auction. Proceeds benefit the Program Room of the Bridgetown and Area Library.
September 15 This year’s Ciderfest 5K – run jog or walk is a fundraiser for the Bridgetown Library. Cost is $10. Register by sending cheque made out to library to Victor Vidito, Box 5, Bridgetown, NS B0S 1C0 or on race day, 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., at Bridgetown Dev. Center on Bay Rd. Rain or shine, the race starts at 8:30 a.m.
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.