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Annapolis Royal, Bear River, Cornwallis, Digby,
Plympton, Barton, Brighton, Weymouth,

Clare, Meteghan, Saulnierville

June 2024

Digby Area White Goods Refuse collection

 

June Calendar from Family Center

Jun-Jul Exhibition Jennifer Goddard at Sissiboo Coffee Roaster, Bear River

Fri Jun 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day

11am-2pm Kejimkujik National Park


Fri Jun 21 at 7:30 / Sat Jun 22 at 7:30 / Sun Jun 23 at 3pm. King’s Shorts
King’s Theatre. Community Theatre. The fifteenth King’s Shorts Festival of Ten Minute Plays. Adults: $18 Youth: $12

Sat Jun 22 Mark Saulnier Memorial Softball Tournament

Weymouth Cricket Field Contact Kassidy Stark or Garrett Nesbit

Sat Jun 22 Yard Sale at Felker Hall

8am – 1pm Felker Hall Community Centre, Cornwallis Park

Sat Jun 22 Yard Sale

9am-2pm Smith’s Cove Baptist Church 29 Old Post Road, Smith’s Cove

Sat Jun 22 Yard Sale Fundraiser – J&M Foster For Cats

9am-2pm 113 petite paradise road, Saint Bernard

Sat Jun 22 (9am-2pm) and Sun Jun 23 (10am-3pm) Yard Sale Fundraiser

Admiral Digby Museum, 95 Montague Row, Digby

Sat Jun 22 BRFD Community Flea and Farmers’ Market

10am-2pm Bear River Fire Dept, 1277 River Rd, Bear River.

Sat Jun 22 Digby Multicultural Festival

10am-4pm Marina Stage, Digby

Sat Jun 22 Elementary Dance Party

6:30-7:30pm Digby legion $5 The DJ Mad Dadz

Sat Jun 22 Gospel Music Night fundraiser

6:30pm Havelock Wesleyan Church, 5507 Route 340, Weymouth Free will offering

Sun Jun 23 Cabin Building Workshop

Full day Contact Maregold Bookshop, Annapolis Royal info@maregold.com www.maregold.com

Tue Jun 25 Virtual Urgent Care Services Open House

1-3pm Digby Hospital Cafetaria Representatives will be onsite to share information and answer questions about the new service including how it works and what health issues are appropriate. They are also available to discuss other options to access care in the community as well.

Wed Jun 26 Aurora Borealis Paint Night

6-7pm Digby Library Paint with Joanna Jarvis. Register before June 21. For adults.

Wed Jun 26 The Great Escaper

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film, Indie, family, comedy. $10.95 Adult  $6.95 Youth. In the summer of 2014 — the 70th Anniversary of the D-Day Landings — octogenarian Bernie Jordan (Michael Caine) made global headlines. He’d staged a “great escape” from his care home to join fellow war veterans on a beach in Normandy, commemorating their fallen comrades.

 

Also Showing: SPECIAL OPENING FILM: ONE MAN’S LEAR BY TIM WILSON

A short personal essay on how deeply affected local filmmaker Tim Wilson was by the experience of playing King Lear in our community last June.  And it’s about much more than just forgetting lines.

Thur Jun 27 Weymouth Pre-primary Meet and Greet

8:30-10:30 am Weymouth Consolidated School

Thur Jun 27 Senior Washer Toss

2-4pm Bear River East Baptist Church, 2710 Clementsvale Rd.

Fri Jun 28 DARC Kick Off Summer

11am-2pm 27 Shreve Street, Digby. Free-will offering. Bouncy castles, bubble tent, face painting, carnival games, cash BBQ, magic show, balloon animals.

Fri Jun 28 The Island Boys (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Jun 28 Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film Action, Adventure, SciFi 14A 10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth. Snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers, young Furiosa falls into the hands of a great biker horde led by the warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel, presided over by the Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants fight for dominance, Furiosa soon finds herself in a nonstop battle to make her way home.

Sat Jun 29 Saint Bernard FD Breakfast

7-10am Adults $13 Saint Bernard Fire Hall

Sat Jun 29 Deep Brook/Waldec Lions Breakfast

7-10am Deep Brook/Waldec Lions, 948 Highway 1 Deep Brook. Adults $15

Sat Jun 29 PAW Carnival

11am-3pm Digby Pet Value In Aid of Baie Se Marie Animal Society

Sat Jun 29 St Matthews Church Speaker Series – The Electric City

11am 991 Weymouth Falls Road, Weymouth

Sat Jun 29 Lightness of Limbs

6pm King’s Theatre Live Show, puppetry. $20 Adults $10 Youth A chance to see the work of five extraordinary Nova Scotian puppet-makers and puppeteers on stage with three puppet plays. The two before intermission are for all ages. The one after intermission is for mature audiences.

Sun Jun 30 If

3pm Kings Theatre Family Film Hollywood Comedy PG. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth  IF is about a girl who discovers that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends — and what she does with that superpower — as she embarks on a magical adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids.

Sun Jun 30 Bus trip to Royal NS Tattoo (Halifax)
Call Digby Area Recreation 902-245-1949 $100 pp
 

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July 2024

Jul & Aug DARC Summer Camps www.digbyarearecreation.ca $125 +HST per child per week

  • Jul 2-5 Silly Scientists

  • Jul 8-12 Hometown Heros

  • Jul 15-19 Camp Rock

  • Jul 22-26 Wonderful World of Disney

  • Jul 29 – Aug 2 DARC Olympics

Also (See DARC Summer Recreation Guide)

  • Paddling Camps $125+HST

    • Ages 9-12 Jul 2-5

    • Ages 13-16 Aug 13-16

  • Wrestling Jul 8-12. 10--2pm. Ages 9-12. $40+HST

  • Summer Cooking Jul 22-26. Ages 8-12. $125+HST

  • Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. Jul 15-19. Girls Aged 12-15. $125+HST

  • 5 Day outdoor adventure camp Aug 6-9, Aug 20-23. Ages 5-12 $100+HST

  • Leadership camp Jul 29-Aug 2. Grade 7 to 15 years. $140+HST

 

Mon July 1st Celebrations Weymouth

Mon Jul 1 Canada Day in the ‘Vale

1-4pm Foresters Hall, Clementsvale Race, face painting, BBQ

Mon Jul 1 Digby Mayor & Council BBQ

11:30-1:30 Fishermen’s memorial Park, Maiden Lane, Digby. Free hotdogs, cake & drinks. Cake cutting at 12:45.

Jul 1 to Aug 31 Community Art Expo-Sale

10am-4pm Saint Bernard Church sacristy. 3623 Route 1, Saint Bernard.

Wed Jul 3 Bad Boys: Ride or Die

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film, Hollywood, Action, Comedy. 14A $10.95 Adult  $6.95 Youth When their late police captain gets linked to drug cartels, wisecracking Miami cops Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett embark on a dangerous mission to clear his name.

Thur Jul 4 Explore the Night

10am-11am Weymouth Library For ages 4 to 7 years Children aged 4 to 7 years can make a bat silhouette using sidewalk chalk, listen to a story about the night and enjoy a snack.

Fri Jul 5 Sissiboo Night Market

4-7pm Sissiboo Landing

Fri Jul 5 Dustin Boudreau (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri to Sun Jul 5 to 7 Lobster Bash

DownTown Digby See separate schedule

Fri Jul 5 & Sat Jul 6 Fleetwood Mac Tribute

7:30pm King’s Theatre, Live Music. $40 Adults, $10 Youth. The “Gypsy” Fleetwood Mac experience is a truly authentic representation of this multiple award-winning group’s very best songs of all time, including Stevie Nicks duets with Don Henley and Tom Petty. Their spectacular show repertoire includes; “Dreams, Go your Own Way, Rhiannon, Don’t Stop, The Chain,” and many more fan favourites.

Sat Jul 6 Bear River FD Breakfast

7am-10 am Adults $15

 

Sat Jul 6 Good Times Day Breakfast with Jill Balser

7:30-10am Smith’s Cove Fire Dept Adults $15

Jul 8 to 12 Summer Camp by DARC at SMBA

8:30-3pm $100+HST for ages 5-12 Limited spots, register with DARC

Wed Jul 10 Where Olive Trees Weep

7:30pm Kings Theatre Documentary Drama Film $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth. Where Olive Trees Weep offers a searing window into the struggles and resilience of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. It explores themes of loss, trauma, and the quest for justice.

Fri Jul 12 Big D and the Boyz (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Jul 12 Dance with DJ Mad Dadz (no poster)

8-12pm Weymouth Legion. Free Will offering at the door. Pub Grub & 50/50.

Sat Jul 13 Breakfast at Felker Hall

8-10am Adults $12 Eat in or Take out. Felker hall is at 734 (North) Broadway Ave, Cornwallis Park.

Sat Jul 13 Family Fun Day

All day DARC Outdoor rec centre, 1632 Ridge Rd, Digby. Free Bounce castle, outdoor games, BBQ, Bonfire. See DARC Summer Recreation Guide

 

Sat Jul 13 Royal Canadian Legion Digby Celebrates 97 years

8pm-12pm Dance Tickets $10, canteen open Advance tickets 902-245-4070

Sat Jul 13 Good Dear Good

7:30pm Kings Theatre. Live Music. Adults $30.00 Youth: $5.00

A vision of unison and love arrives on stage with intoxicating, searing vocal harmonies and relentlessly catchy pop-rock melodies. From the remote shores of Eastern Cape Breton, music became a means of expression for Tim Hatcher. Music Nova Scotia Awards 2023 Winners: Pop Recording of the Year. 2024 East Coast Music Award Nominations: Rising Star Recording of the Year, Rock Recording of the Year, Pop Recording of the Year.

Sun Jul 14 Annual Strawberry Shortcake Social

1-3pm Admiral Digby Museum. $12 tickets, limited seating so reserve your place. Email: admuseum@ns.sympatico.ca  or call 902-245-6322 today.

Thur Jul 18 Weymouth Tea

2-4pm St. Joseph’s Church, Free will offering in aid of Weymouth Garden Club

Thur Jul 18 DIGBY NECK COMMUNITY MARKET

3-6pm Digby Neck Consolidated School, Sandy Cove. Arts & Crafts made by local artisans.

Bake Sale & BBQ fundraiser. Facebook: Digby Neck Community Market.

Thurs Jul 18 (8pm), Jul 19 (8pm), Jul 20 (8pm) FODAR Festival of Dance Annapolis Royal 10th Anniversary.  Kings Theatre.

Expect a lineup of provocative and sometimes heart-stopping live dance at Atlantic Canada’s premiere Summer festival of contemporary dance!

Fri Jul 19 The Taproom Growlers (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Mon Jul 22-26 Acting Camp for Youth (5 day)

All day, King’s Theatre with Dany Rousseau for Youth ages 8-18. $195 + tax per participant for the week. Register. Dany Rousseau brings Method Acting for Young Performers to King’s Theatre with a scaled-down introduction to the Strasberg Method! There will be a Final Dramatic Performance on the last day for friends and family. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch, and beverages.

Wed Jul 24 Discovery Centre Summer Library Tour
3-4pm Digby Library Ages five and older can visit the library to take part in the Discovery Centre’s Ecosystem Expedition: Oceans, forests, wetlands, deserts, tundra, grasslands, mountains and more. These are the crucial ecosystems of the Earth that all life relies on. Join the Discovery Centre’s GenAction team to learn more about the importance of ecosystems, the species that live in them, and how it all connects to climate action. Be ready to use a microscope, test water samples, play fun games, and do simple crafts!

Fri Jul 26 Rnv3 (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat Jul 27 Bear River Cherry Carnival

Water sports! Parade! Cherry Pit spitting! Pie eating! Family and Friends! And best of all come support the Bear River Volunteer Fire Department!

Sun Jul 28 Baie Ste Marie Animal Society BBQ Chicken & Rappie Pie Sale

11am Knights of Columbus, Comeauville

Wed Jul 31 Teen Takeover at DARC

5-9pm for ages 11-15 See DARC Summer Rec Guide www.digbyarearecreation.ca

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August 2024

Aug DARC Summer Camps www.digbyarearecreation.ca $125 +HST per child per week

  • Aug 6-9 Crazy Carnival

  • Aug 12-16 Harry Potter Camp

  • Aug 19-23 The Great Detective

 

Fri Aug 2 Dave Coggins & Bonded Stock (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat Aug 3 Family Fun Day

All day DARC Outdoor rec centre, 1632 Ridge Rd, Digby. Free Bounce castle, outdoor games, BBQ, Bonfire. See DARC Summer Recreation Guide

Sat Aug 3 Gregory Muszkie

7:30pm Kings Theatre Music, Adults $25.00 Youth: $10.00 Gregory Muszkie is a singer, songwriter, and storyteller who embodies the character of a flawed, naive individual — ‘Greg’ — who navigates a crazed modern world. His satirical style combines humour and ennui to bring a unique musical experience to all. Inspired by music like The Barenaked Ladies, David Bowie, Rufus Wainwright, John Mayer and Stevie Wonder, he embarks on a journey of introspection and becoming.

Wed Aug 7 Rock Painting

2-4pm Children, 6-7:30pm adults. Digby Library.

Thur Aug 8 Let’s Celebrate the Northern Sky!

10-11am Weymouth Library Children aged 8 to 12 will get creative using a chalk technique inspired by the aurora borealis and then enjoy a snack. Register no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7

Fri Aug 9 Paul Corbett & Jerry Thurber (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Aug 9 Tom Allen & Friends

7:30 pm Kings Theatre J.S. Bach’s Long Walk in the Snow. Music, Storytelling, Theatre. $40 Adults, $10 Youth In 1705, the 20 year-old JS Bach walked 400 km north, away from a messy work situation and toward musical enlightenment and, quite possibly, love. Enjoy the journey with the brilliant musicianship of harpist Lori Gemmell, violinist Mark Fewer, bassist and gambist Joe Phillips, and virtuoso vocalist Suba Sankaran.

Sat Aug 10 Breakfast at Felker Hall

8-10am Adults $12 Eat in or Take out. Felker hall is at 734 (North) Broadway Ave, Cornwallis Park.

Sat Aug 10 Mamma Mia Sing Along

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film, Live performance TICKETS: $25 Join Dany Rousseau and her cast in for a one-of-a-kind night Live+Film Experience!!! The show mixes the beloved film MAMMA MIA with on-stage singing & dancing plus audience sing-along participation.

Mon Aug 10 to Aug 14 Quilt Expo

All day. Eglise Sacre-Coeur. $5 entrance.  Large quilt show! Over 200 quilts to see and buy as well as well as other hand craft projects . Beautiful works of art on display ! Open all day and evenings Aug 12 and 13th. Day only Aug 14th

Wed Aug 14 Teen Takeover at DARC

5-9pm for ages 11-15 See DARC Summer Rec Guide www.digbyarearecreation.ca

Fri Aug 16 Star Story Time and Playdough Playdate

10:30-11:30am Digby Library Children aged 2 to 6 can listen to a story about the stars and the night sky and participate in activities including playdough play. Register no later than Wednesday, Aug. 14 by contacting the library.

Fri Aug 16 Gloria Maillet & Family (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Fri Aug 16 and Sat 17 at 7:30pm, Sun Aug 18 at 3pm Bakersfield Mist

Kings Theatre. Theatre.  A hilarious and poignant play first staged on the West End in London with Kathleen Turner and Ian McDermid, now performed worldwide. 

Thur Aug 22 Digby Neck Community Market  

3-6pm Digby Neck Consolidated School, Sandy Cove. Arts & Crafts made by local artisans.

Bake Sale & BBQ fundraiser. Facebook: Digby Neck Community Market.

Fri Aug 23 Ruth Manning & The Prospectors (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat Aug 24 Jah’mila

7:30pm Kings Theatre. Live Music. $35 Adult $5 Youth Jah’Mila is a reggae singer from Kingston, Jamaica, now based in Atlantic Canada. With a deep-rooted love for traditional roots reggae, her music blends the vibrant spirit of Jamaican roots music with elements of jazz and modern soul.

Mon Aug 26 – Fri Aug 30 Musical Camp for Youth

Kings Theatre. 5-day, all day. for Youth ages 8-16 with Andrew Morrisey. $225 + tax per participant for the week. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch, and beverages. There will be a Final Performances on the last day for friends and family.

Wed Aug 28 Discovering Dinosaurs

1-2pm Weymouth Library. The National Touring Museum presents the undisputed rockstar of dinosaur expertise, Tim Jeffries. Armed with mind-boggling dinosaur knowledge, he brings a collection of fossils he personally excavated in Alberta’s Badlands. Jeffries will share the incredible journey of dinosaur bones, from dusty digs to dazzling museum displays. Discover why Alberta is the holy grail for dinosaur discoveries. He will teach participants to tell the difference between rocks and bones and answer all your questions.

Fri Aug 30 The Dave Burbine Band (Free Concert)

7pm Music on the Sissiboo, Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth

Sat  Aug 31 Wrestling (Wharf Rat Rally)