Updated March 28
EGGSTRAVAGANZA: East Egg Hunt Saturday, March 30. Enjoy breakfast at the Annapolis Royal Legion. Then enjoy a day of free activities sponsored by local business. Easter egg hunt starts at 11a.m. sharp at the Fort grounds. Call Paula for info 532-7090.
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
Bridgetown Family Fun
Until March 29 Bridgetown Family Fun Night is extended to the end of March. Every Friday night, until March 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Trojan Sport Centre 26 Bay Road. Use rear entrance. Bring your friends and family and come on out for an evening of fun activities. For more info, call Brooke @ 824-1069.
Skate Park Meetings
Want a Skate Park in Middleton? Come out to the committee meetings the 1st and 3rd Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the MRHS library. And bring everyone you know. Info: Brooke @ 824-1069.
Single Parent Support
Wednesdays "Just Me and the Kids", a Single Parent Family Support program meets from 6 to 8 p.m. at Emmanuel Church. Includes a meal, friendship, and small-group support. Call Deb at 825-6909 for more information.
Come out every Monday evening at the Port George Rec. Centre to play, sing or listen, and enjoy good friends and delicious snacks. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Jam starts at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $2.
Every Tuesday night starting at 7 p.m. in the Emmanuel Congregational Church at 37 Gates Ave., Middleton. All welcome.
Wednesdays Come out to Brickton Jam Sessions every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. Great Country & Bluegrass music. Come to play, sing, or listen. Refreshments at intermission. All for only $ 2 each.
Recyclables for Relay
Donate your refundables. Drop them off at Hankinson’s Recyclables in Middleton and say that their for “Relay for Life.”
After School LEGO
Thursdays at 3:30 p.m., Bridgetown and Area Library. What better way to spend after school than building LEGO at the library! Build with ours. Do not bring your own LEGO.
Family Board Game Night
Tuesdays Starting at 6:30 p.m. Bridgetown and Area Library. Enjoy some old-fashioned family fun at the Bridgetown Library. Bring your own board games or try some of ours. Ages 10+
Health Literacy Course
Until March 31 Learning for Life Health Literacy. Contact D.A.L.A., 245-7540.
March 28 Come to the Wilmot Community Center for an evening of music from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $2.
Walk With The Cross
March 29 At 9.30 a.m. Walk with the Cross from the Annapolis Royal Baptist Church to St. Luke's Church. At 10 a.m. Ecumenical Good Friday Family Service in St. Luke's Church followed by hot cross buns. Easter Sunday services at 8 and 10 a.m. in St. Luke's.
Good Friday Service
March 29 There is a Good Friday Service at New Beginnings, 1151 Bridge St., in Greenwood on Friday, March 29 at 7 p.m. There will be a drama, special music and a short video. Everyone is invited to this special service.
Easter Egg Hunt
March 30 A Family Easter Egg Hunt for children age two to Grade 5 will take place at Rotary Park on Saturday, March 30 from 10 to 11 a.m. Following the Egg Hunt, a Veggie Tales Movie: ‘Twas the Night before Easter’ will be showing at the Family Life Center at Middleton Baptist Church from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Popcorn will be served. Free and no registration required. All children must be supervised by a parent/guardian. Info: 825-3537. The Egg Hunt will take place inside at Middleton Baptist Church if weather is messy.
Easter Egg Hunt
March 30 East Egg Hunt Saturday, March 30. Enjoy breakfast at the Annapolis Royal Legion. Then enjoy a day of free activities sponsored by local business. Easter egg hunt starts at 11a.m. sharp at the Fort grounds. Call Paula for info 532 7090.
March 30 Easter pancake breakfast at Inglisville Hall, 8 to 10 a.m., all welcome. Ticket draw on two baskets. Proceeds to the Helping Hands Ladies Group.
March 30 Annapolis Royal Winter Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal. Free admission. Your source for local food products and more. Call 532-7018.
March 31 Held at the Clarence Baptist Church at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. George Mollins. All welcome. Business meeting to follow.
Let Food Be Thy Medicine
April 2 Let Food Be Thy Medicine at 7 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Spend an evening with Hilary Reifesen, RHN, and learn how to rekindle your relationship with food and take charge of your health.
Library Writing Group
April 2 Library Writing Group 2 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Discuss and share your work with other writers. The Library Writing Group meets the first Tuesday of each month. (Adults).
April 2 At Hampton Hall, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. We welcome Andrea Berry, owner of an organic farm with information on planting vegetable and flower gardens (organic hope seeds for sale). Bring a plate of sandwiches, fruit, veggies or squares to share, and a spare loonie to offset costs of tea, coffee, etc. Info: Jo, 665-2424
Let Food Be Thy Medicine
April 2 Let Food Be Thy Medicine at 7 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. An introduction to holistic nutrition with Hilary Reifesen, RHN.
April 3 On April 3 at 7 p.m. Foundations Bible School is offering the course "Denominations." Discover where denominations came from and learn about the different churches in this area. The location is at New Beginnings Center, 1151 Bridge St., Greenwood. For information call 765-8155
April 3 Annapolis West Senior Games Fun Afternoons will be held at the Annapolis Legion on April 3 at 1:30 p.m. and on April 17 at 1:30 p.m. Come to play your favourite games, socialize with other seniors and, of course, enjoy refreshments.
April 5 The Lawrencetown Consolidated School invites you to their annual Spring Prize Bingo. Booklets are $5 apiece for 15 games. Also a cookie jar, 50/50 draw and door prizes. Doors open at 6 for a 7 p.m. start.
Family Fun Event
April 6 The next Paradise Baptist Family Fun Event will be Bowling at LMK Lanes, Middleton. Meet us at the alley for all-you-can-bowl on Saturday, April 6 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Cost is $4/person and includes shoe rental. Bring your favourite snacks.
April 6 Valley Pride holds its 10th year Anniversary Dance on April 6 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. From 8 to 10 p.m. there will be a female impersonator show, open to everyone called Queens Bring Glamour to the Country. From 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. will be the dance. Admission is $10 at the door and for Students showing ID will be $8. This is a 19+ event. There is still a "cash Bar" available and 50/50 tickets plus an all request DJ. For more information contact David at 902-825-3197 or email@example.com or contact us on Facebook at Valley Pride. Open to the general public to attend.
April 6 Come and join Celebrity Host Maynard Morrison of "The Halifax Comedy Festival” at The Arts Council's annual "Celebration of the Arts." Music by local musicians and demonstrations by artists and artisans. Incredible prizes for raffles, silent and live auction. From 6 to 10 p.m. at the Annapolis Legion. $10 admission includes beverage and appetizers. Contact ARCAC at 532-7069.
April 6 Annapolis Royal Winter Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal. Your source for local food products and more. Free admission. Call 532-7018.
April 6 Ticket Auction and Bake Sale at Emmanuel Church, Middleton, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with draw at 2 p.m. A Relay for Life fundraiser held by ‘Beal’s Believers.’
April 6 Masquerade Ball - music by Caleb Miles Band (costumes/masks optional). Also cash bar, Cajun buffet and prizes at Oakdene Centre, Bear River, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Must be 19. Advance tickets are $20, call 467-4121 or at door for $25. Organized by Bear Rhythm Committee with proceeds to B.R. Board of Trade.
April 7 At the Inglisville Community Hall, 2 to 4 p.m. featuring Valley Blue, Just For Fun, Old County, and Best Intentions. All proceeds for four-year-old William McGill who is undergoing treatments for Leukemia. Free will offering.
April 9 Woodlawn Cemetery, annual general meeting. Annapolis Royal Town Hall, April 9 at 6:30 p.m. All lot owners and families are encouraged to attend.
April 9 Skip-Bo on Tuesday, April 9 at 2 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Join us the second Tuesday of every month for Skip-Bo, an entertaining card game. (Adults)
April 11 Take out or delivery. Presale tickets only. Held by Bridgetown Lions Club. Enjoy baked, glazed Canadian ham, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, brown bread, rolls, and apple crisp. Purchase tickets ($12 each) from any Lions member. Take outs: 4:30 to 6 p.m. Deliveries: 4 to 5 p.m.
April 11 The Executive meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion Port Royal Br.#21 meets at 7 p.m.
Food & Music
April 11 At the Wilmot Community Center, 13972 Hwy 1. Free will offering potluck from 6 to 7 p.m. Bring you favourite casserole or dessert to share. Followed by jam session and snack for $2 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Champlain Garden Club
April 11 Alain Belliveau from the Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute will speak on invasive plants: what to look for, what to avoid, and what to do if you've been invaded. Belliveau has assembled a guidebook "Invasive Alien Species In Nova Scotia." 7:30 p.m. at the Annapolis Royal United Church (by the lights). Everyone welcome.
Sacred, Secular, and Silly IX
April 12 Annapolis Valley Centre Royal Canadian College of Organists presents a
concert by singers and instrumentalists from the Annapolis Valley in support of its Organ Scholarship Fund in Bridgetown Baptist Church, Bridgetown, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. Freewill offering.
April 13 Annapolis Royal Winter Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal. Your source for local food products and more. Free admission. Call 532-7018.
Swim for Supper
April 13 Lawrencetown Pool Committee hosts a pool fundraiser, 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Lawrencetown Fire Hall. Menu of beans, ham, potato scallop and brown bread. Cost is $10 for adults, children 12 and under are $4. Advance tickets, take outs, and delivery in Lawrencetown area available. Contact: Shyloe, 584-7008.
New Horizons Meeting
April 15 Habitation New Horizons Club annual meeting Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m. at 1773 Lower Granville Rd, Port Wade. This is a very important meeting as the future of the hall will be discussed. For more information call 532-2450.
April 20 There will be a Lobster Dinner in support of the Bridgetown Curling Club on Saturday, April 20 from 4 to 6 p.m. $20 per plate includes lobster, roll, potato salad, coleslaw and dessert.
Eat In or Take Out. Advance tickets may be purchased at the Bridgetown Scotiabank or by calling: Karson at 532-5524 or 532-8537; or Brenda, 665-2935. Tickets may also be purchased through any club member. Limited tickets at the door. Scotiabank Bridgetown will match funds raised to a maximum of $5,000.
Grad Bottle Drive
April 20 Held by the Grad Committee of MRHS in the Middleton area with proceeds to Safe Grad activities. To contribute, please have your bottles ready for door-to-door pickup, at roadside, or drop at Hankinson’s Depot that same day and say it’s for MRHS Grads. Also early drop off at 419 Main St., Middleton.
April 20 Maplefest at Milford Hall, South Milford (Route 8) sittings at 12 to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. Enjoy fluffy pancakes, local maple syrup, old fashion baked ham, baked beans, potato salad, homemade rolls and assorted cream pies. Take outs available. Proceeds for Milford Hall, Milford History Centre, and a portion to Milford Baptist Church. Contacts: Adele at 532-2811 or Judy at 532-2615.
April 20 Annapolis Royal Winter Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal. Your source for local food products and more. Free admission. Call 532-7018.
April 25 General meeting of the Royal Canadian Legion Port Royal Br.#21 meets at 7 p.m.
April 25 Come to the Wilmot Community Center for an evening of music from 7 to 10 p.m. Admission is $2.
April 27 Annapolis Royal Winter Farmer’s Market from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at Historic Gardens, Annapolis Royal. Your source for local food products and more. Free admission. Call 532-7018.
55+ Winter Series
April 28 Winter Series is a free seminar for those ages 55+. Series #4 is on Spring blossoms featuring a walking horticultural workshop through the town and surrounding trails. Meet at the Town Hall in Annapolis Royal at 2 p.m. Complimentary refreshments served following the workshop. Info: Brooke, 824-1069
April 30 The Annapolis Royal & District unit of the Canadian Cancer Society will hold its annual general meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the municipal building, Annapolis Royal. The public and new members are invited.
Mother’s Day Supper
May 12 “Keeping it Local” hosted by Annapolis Co. 4-H Leaders Council at Lawrencetown Fire Hall. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Cost is $15 per person. Enjoy shepherd’s pie, caesar salad and apple crisp. Fundraiser for new 4-H barn at Annapolis Valley Exhibition Grounds. Advance tickets for sale at Scotiabank Middleton, Bridgetown, and Annapolis Royal, or at door. There is limited seating. Net proceeds will be matched (max. $5,000) by Scotiabank.