Annapolis County Events

Lawrence Powell
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Update on December 4

Drowning in Colour: The Art of Wayne Boucher, a film by Alan Collins (46 Minutes) premiers with a public screening at King's Theatre, Annapolis Royal on Thursday, December 6 at 7 p.m., followed by a question and answer discussion with Wayne Boucher, Alan Collins, and Violet Rosengarten and the "Drowning in Blue Martini's" reception. DVD's will be available. All are invited.

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Memorial Christmas Tree Lights

December The Annapolis Community Health Centre Auxiliary is sponsoring the Annual Memorial Christmas Lighting for the Annapolis Community Health Centre. Memorial Lights are $5 each or 3 for $10. Larger donations are gratefully received. Lights can be purchased at Fancy's Jewelry or at the Reception Desk at the Health Centre. Thank you for your support.

 

Tree Sale

Until Christmas Annapolis Royal Lions Club annual Christmas tree sale from now until Christmas at Home Hardware, Annapolis Royal. Thanks for your support.

 

Jam Sessions

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.

 

Public Skate

At the Middleton and District Arena on Fridays, 7 to 8 p.m. and Sundays, 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. Adult Skate is on Wednesdays, 10 to 11 a.m.. Call 825-3583 to confirm. Cost: Youth $2; Adult $4; Family $10.

 

Museum Winter Hours

Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School Street is open winter hours, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday until December 14. Featured is the Nova Scotia Museum's antique clock and watch exhibit, the Rusty Nail exhibit, a recreated classroom and general store, Sports Walls of Fame, as well as smaller natural history and square dancing exhibits. Admission is $3 per person. Phone 825-6116 for more information.

 

Wreath Campaign

Starting November 24 Bridgetown Lions start their Christmas Wreath Campaign November 24. Contact Sharon Lycett at 665-4818 for information or any Lions club member. Proceeds support many community activities.

 

Curlers Needed

Bridgetown Curling Club requires experienced curlers or those who would like to learn. For curling on Mon. or Wed. night: Doug, 532-2140; for Fri. night: Connie, 665-2795 or Brenda, 665-2935; for Seniors (50+), Tues. and Thurs. afternoons: Peter, 665-4522; for Juniors on Sun. or Learn to Curl on Tues.: Monica: monicalloyd@ns.sympatico.ca; evenings at 665-4181. Info: bridgetowncurlingclub.com

 

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+

 

Light-a-bulb

Until December 7 Soldiers’ Memorial Health Auxiliary’s annual campaign at Middleton Home Hardware from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Every Thursday and Friday until Friday, Dec. 7.) Purchase a bulb at $5 each. Proceeds for new equipment at S.M. Hospital. 

 

Donut Sale

December 5 All Saint’s Anglican Church in Kingston will be selling Mini Donuts all day Wednesday, Dec. 5 at All Saints’ Anglican Church Hall, Pleasant Street, Kingston (turn west off Bridge Street). Cost: $ 4 a box. Warm from the kitchen.

 

Ticket Auction

December 6 Annual ticket auction of the Catholics Women’s League of St. Monica’s at their Hall on Connaught St., Middleton. Doors open at 2 p.m. with draws starting at 7 p.m. Also Bake Table, raffles and canteen. All proceeds go back to the community.

 

Christmas Concert

December 8 Middleton Choral Society, directed by Maureen MacLean, accompanied by Elizabeth Harwood, presents its annual Christmas concert of seasonal sacred and secular choral selections, Kingston United Church, Kingston, 8 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken.

 

Annapolis Royal Farmer’s Market

December 8 Your source for local food products and more, from October until May. From 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Historic Gardens. Free admission. Call 532-7018.

 

Nativity Tea

December 8 Start your Christmas early. A Nativty Tea will be held at St. Luke's Church hall, Annapolis Royal on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.  Displays of many different Nativity Sets and afternoon tea for $5.

 

Country Gospel

December 8 Country Gospel Music Night at Paradise Community Hall, hosted by Paradise United Baptist Church from 7 to 9:30 p.m. Music by Best of Intentions, Debbie Rice, Fred Hall and Maggie Rice, Rod and Rosalie Byers, Mary Grace Baker, Paradise Baptist Praise Team, Victoria Cowen, Joe Johnson, and a Youth Skit. Intermission with tea and coffee; free will offering to offset expenses; all welcome. Contact 665-4649 or bsmarsh@eastlink.ca

 

Quiche Luncheon

December 8 Annual Christmas Quiche Luncheon and Bake Sale Saturday, Dec. 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost $6. Emmanuel Church 37 Gates Ave., Middleton. Miracles Christian Store from Bayers Lake will have a display of great gift ideas, along with our popular Gift Baskets and Baking. For information contact Sally at 825-3087 or Shirley at 825-2381.

 

Breakfast

December 8 All Saint’s Anglican Church Kingston will be serving a full breakfast on Saturday, Dec. 8 from 8 to 10 a.m. at All Saints’ Anglican Church Hall, Pleasant Street, Kingston (turn west off Bridge Street). Cost: $ 7. Menu: pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausages, baked beans, hash browns, toast, juice, tea and coffee. All are welcome.

 

Santa’s Breakfast

December 8 At the Inglisville Community Hall, 8 to 10:30 a.m. Enjoy pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, hash browns and toast for a free will offering with proceeds to the hall.

 

Breakfast & Fete

December 8 Breakfast, Curling, and Christmas Fair at Middleton Curling Club, 6 King St. Breakfast from 8 to 10:30 a.m., for a free will offering. Also crafts and bake tables, all-day Ticket Auction with drawing at 7:30 p.m. and a “Funspiel” open to all curlers in the afternoon, with "Draw to the Button". 

 

Safe TALK

December 8 Free workshop designed to help all community members identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide intervention. No previous experience or training required. Takes place at the Fundy YMCA, 1 to 4 p.m. Sponsored by Annapolis County Branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) and the Annapolis West Health Foundation. To register or for more information, call Fundy YMCA at 638-9622 or the CMHA at 526-2456.

 

Open House

December 8 Relay for Life fundraiser: ‘Celebrate the Christmas Season’ open house at Frank & Donna Spinney’s, 556 Greenwood Rd. Enjoy a hot beverage, wine, cheese & crackers, & holiday baking. Tour their seasonally decorated home. Listen/sing carols with Frank and his friends. Cost is $10, phone 765-3222 for ticket information and to pick time of tour, either 4:30 to 6 p.m.; 6:30 to 8 p.m., or 8:30 to 10 p.m.     

 

Fun Night Fundraiser

December 8 Fundraiser for Robert “Bob” Todd at Bridgetown Arena, 7 to 10 p.m., with free will offering hockey game, 50/50 draw, tickets on gift baskets, and canteen available. Bob and Janet have a long road ahead while Bob fights cancer.

 

Christmas Wassail

December 9 Annapolis Voices present "Christmas Wassail" at 3 p.m. in St George and St Andrews United Church, Annapolis Royal. Under the direction of Deirdre Morrell-Ormerod, and accompanied by Elsie Hepburn. Tickets are $12 and available from choir members or call Gordon at 532-0263.

 

Hymn Sing

December 9 There will be a Hymn Sing on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the Wilmot Christian Fellowship Centre, corner of Highway 1 and Dodge Road. Special Christmas music by members of our congregation and choir. Fellowship time to follow. All welcome.

 

Afternoon of Music

December 9 An Afternoon of Music featuring "Jim and Kelli Veinot and Rosemary will be held Sunday, Dec. 9 at Springfield United Baptist Church at 2:30 p.m. A social time will follow.

 

Christmas House Tour

December 9 The second annual Christmas House Tour will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9 starting at 6 p.m. There are five places to view in the Kingston, Wilmot, Auburn, and Torbrook area. Including the Kingston United Church of Canada where festive refreshment are available. Each home is decorated differently.  Cost: $10. Tickets are available from Kingston Pharmasave, Chisholms Pharmacy in Aylesford, Joann Corey at 765-0105.

 

Christmas Service

December 9 Lawrencetown Male Choir, directed and accompanied by Carole Baltzer, presents a Christmas program of music and readings, Lawrencetown United Baptist Church, Lawrencetown, 7 p.m. A freewill offering will be taken.

 

Musical Drama

December 9 & 10 "Good Will to Men" presented by the MBC Sanctuary Choir & Drama Team at Middleton Baptist Church at 7 p.m.

 

Human Rights Day

December 10 Human Rights Day Program ‘Education Under Fire’ will be held on December 10 at 7 p.m. at the NSCC, 295 Commercial Street in Middleton. A Panel has been invited to speak on issues such as: Home Schooling, Health, and International Education. This is Part 1 of a series on Human Rights to be held in Annapolis County. All are welcome.

 

Scrabble

December 11 Bridgetown and Area Library from 2 to 4 p.m.  Drop into the library and indulge in a lively game of Scrabble with other Scrabble aficionados. (Adults)

 

Skip-Bo

December 11 Skip-Bo on Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at Bridgetown and Area Library. Join us the second Tuesday of every month for Skip-Bo, a fun and ingenious card game.

 

Supper & Music

December 13 Come to the Wilmot Community Centre, #13972 Highway 1 for a potluck supper followed by a Jam session with refreshment. Supper from 6 to 7:30 p.m. for a free will offering. Jam session from 7 to 10 p.m. Cost is $2. Info: David Thompson, 825-3125; Carol Layton, 825-2700.

 

Legion Meeting

December 13 Annual General Meeting of Port Royal Legion Br.21 at 7 p.m.

 

Annapolis Royal Farmer’s Market

December 15 Your source for local food products and more, from October until May. From 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Historic Gardens. Free admission. Call 532-7018. 

 

Christmas Party

December 15 Family Christmas party at Middleton Baptist Church, 5 to 7 p.m. Enjoy a lasagna meal, sleigh rides, crafts and a movie for children and teens up to Grade 12 and their families.

 

Community Breakfast

December 15 There will be a Community Breakfast at the Kingston Baptist Church, Main St, Kingston on Saturday, Dec. 15 from 8 to 10 a.m. For a free-will offering, come and enjoy a delicious hot breakfast. All proceeds raised by this event will be donated to the Kingston Elementary School's lunch program.  All are welcome.

 

Community Pot Luck

December 16 Enjoy a Granville Centre Community Pot Luck Dinner on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 1 p.m. Bring your favourite dish or desert and join us in a celebration of the season with a meal, skits, carols, and fellowship. Everyone welcome. Free will offering. Granville Centre Community Hall 5650 Highway 1, Granville Centre.

 

Children’s Concert

December 16 Children’s Christmas concert at 10:45 a.m. in the Middleton Baptist Church. Child care available.  

Christmas Concert

December 16 New Song’s Christmas concert starts at 7:30 p.m. in the Middleton Baptist Church. Free will offering.

Annapolis Royal Farmer’s Market

December 22 Your source for local food products and more, from October until May. From 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Historic Gardens. Free admission. Call 532-7018.

 

Christmas Eve Service

December 24 At the Middleton Baptist Church starts at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

 

Annapolis Royal Farmer’s Market

December 29 Your source for local food products and more, from October until May. From 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Historic Gardens. Free admission. Call 532-7018.

 

Organizations: Anglican Church, Health Centre, Nova Scotia Museum Bridgetown Curling Club Middleton Baptist Church Family Board S.M. Hospital Middleton Choral Society Paradise United Baptist Church Emmanuel Church Christian Store Granville Centre Inglisville Community Hall Middleton Curling Club Health Foundation Wilmot Christian Fellowship Centre Springfield United Baptist Church Christmas House Tour Kingston United Church of Canada Lawrencetown United Baptist Church MBC Sanctuary Choir Drama Team NSCC Human Rights Bridgetown and Area Library Wilmot Community Centre Port Royal Legion Br.21 Community Breakfast Kingston Baptist Church Kingston Elementary School Eve Service

Geographic location: Annapolis Community, Kingston, 87 Commercial Street Historic Gardens All Saints Pleasant Street Bridge Street Catholics Women Luke Aylesford 295 Commercial Street Pot Luck

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