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February 2024

Thur Feb 29 Bingo Night DAYS Program (12-18years)

3:30-6pm 1 Birch St. Digby

Thur Feb 29 Youth Pride Social
4-7pm Digby Alternative High 

 

Thur Feb 29 Leap Year Date Night 3 course pasta dinner

5:30pm Bear River Legion $15

Thur Feb 29 Leap Year Supper at Wey. Legion
4-7pm $15/$10 Chicken Rapure / Pulled Pork
 

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February
March 2024

March Exhibition in Weymouth Library: Floyd Gale

This exhibit features the wildlife and still-life paintings, portraits, and drawings by artist Floyd Gale during open hours in March.

Sissiboo Coffee Roaster Mar Art Exhibition
Water’s Edge by Lorna Mulligan Mar 1 -Apr 15. Bear River

Fri Mar 1 Guy Davis at 7:30pm at King's Theatre

Live music Guy Davis is a two-time, back-to-back Grammy nominee for Best Traditional Blues, a musician, Actor, Author, and Songwriter. Guy uses a blend of Roots, Blues, Folk, Rock, Rap, Spoken Word, and World Music to comment on, and address the frustrations of social injustice, touching on historical events, and common life struggles. $35 Adults       Youth FREE

Sat Mar 2 Bear River Firefighters’ Breakfast
7-10am Bear River Fire hall, Adults $15, Child $7.50

Sat Mar 2 Fun Trial Fundraiser (Dogs)

7:30-8:30am registration. 9am classes start. 322 Langford Road. Info 902-308-1198

Sat Mar 2 Women’s Weekend Vendor Market
10am-2pm Digby Pines Gold Resort

Sat Mar 2 Handmade Paper Making Course
2-4pm Oakdene Center, Bear River $40 Register Kenflett@gmail.com

Sat Mar 2 Djembe Drum Workshop by Dr. Henry Bishop
2-4pm Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth


Sat Mar 2 Black Heritage Riverside Chat by Dr. Henry Bishop
6:30-8pm Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth
 

Sat Mar 2 We have overcome. 3pm and 7:30pm at King’s Theatre
Community Theatre, Dance. Dive into the challenges and triumphs of today’s youth. Sparkle Dance teams each selected social issues they feel deserving of attention – bullying, being brave, metal health, the strength of friends – this dance show has all the feels! Adults $15.00 Youth: $5.00

 

Sun Mar 3 Skating through the Seasons
2pm Digby Area Skating Club $5


Sun Mar 3 Vanya – National Stage to Screen
3pm at King’s Theatre. Theatre $15.95

 

Wed Mar 6 Acrylic Paint Night with Joanna
6:15 to 7:30 p.m. Digby Library. Join Joanna Jarvis as she leads her popular, relaxed paint night. Participants will create a scene of birds and birch trees. This program is for adults. Register no later than March 1 by contacting the library.

Wed Mar 6 The Promised Land
7pm at King’s Theatre Film, Indie, Comedy, Drama. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth
 

Fri Mar 8 Youth Paint Night & Dance (for under 18s)
6-7pm Glow in the dark paint class; 7-9pm Dance $25 pp Weymouth Legion, Back St. Weymouth

Fri Mar 8 Amir Amiri Ensemble

7:30pm at King's Theatre Live music. Inspired by the diversity and fluidity of the many musical influences of Iran, the Amir Amiri Quartet creates an engaging and distinctive sound fusing the refinement of traditional and spiritual Persian music with folkloric and modern elements. $35 Adults       Youth FREE

Sat Mar 9 Rumour Has It: Songbook of Adele

7:30pm at King's Theatre Live music. A powerful night of music, soul and laughter. Bringing the songbook of Adele to life, renowned actor and singer, Kelly Holiff performs Adele’s most iconic songs. With her powerful voice, huge heart and hilarious stories, Kelly brings her own interpretation of Adele’s music to the stage. Backed by a world-class band led by musical director Sarah Richardson. $45 Adults    $15 Youth

Sun Mar 10 Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone
3pm at Kings Theatre (Free)

Mon Mar 11 Fun with Food – Mini March Break camp
9am – 1pm Family Studies Room at DRHS $25 pp ages 7-12years Register 902-245-4344


Tue Mar 12 Terrific Tuesday – Mini March Break camp
9am – 1pm Family Studies Room at DRHS $25 pp ages 5-12years Register 902-245-4344

Tues March 12, March Break Bash
2 to 4 p.m. Meteghan Library Children of all ages can join us for a fun-filled afternoon with games, crafts, and gadgets. There will be snacks.
 

Wed Mar 13 Course: Stay Home Alone (ages 10-12) by St John’s Ambulance
8:30-4pm Digby Curling Centre (27 Shreve St) Register w.Linda 902-247-0356

 

Wed Mar 13 Video Game Night
6 to 8 p.m. Digby Library. Teens can drop in to play Mario Kart, Wii Sports, and other fun video games.

 

Wed Mar 13 Bob Marley: One Love
7pm King’s Theatre. Film. BOB MARLEY: ONE LOVE celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity. On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob’s powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Thur Mar 14 St Patty’s Theme Thursday – Mini March Break camp
11am – 3pm 19 Victoria Ave, Weymouth $25 pp ages 5-12years Register 902-245-4344

Thur Mar 14 Science Club: Sphero Bolts 
3 to 4:30 p.m. Digby Library. Learn about coding by navigating a Sphero Bolt robot through an obstacle course. This program is for children aged 7 to 11. Register no later than March 13 by contacting the library.
 

Fri Mar 15 Course: Babysitting basics (ages 12-14) by St John’s Ambulance
8:30-4:30pm Digby Curling Centre (27 Shreve St) Register w.Linda 902-247-0356
 

Fri Mar 15 Build a Model Cabin
2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Digby Library. Youth aged 12 to 15 years can build a model cabin with the construction kits provided by Skills Canada Nova Scotia. Please register no later than March 8.

Fri Mar 15 The Taste of Things
7pm. King’s Theatre. Film, Indie. Drama, History, Romance. PG. The relationship between Eugenie, an esteemed cook, and Dodin, the gourmet she has been working for over the last 20 years. Growing fonder of one another, their bond turns into a romance and gives rise to delicious dishes that impress even the world’s most illustrious chefs. When Dodin is faced with Eugenie’s reluctance to commit to him, he decides to start cooking for her. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth
 

Sat Mar 16 Smith’s Cove Fire Dept Breakfast
7:30-10am $10 All you can eat pancakes and sausage breakfast
 

Sat Mar 16 St Patricks Day Party

6pm Royal Canadian Legion, Digby $30pp BBQ dinner and dance. Music with Al Dupuis

Sat Mar 16 The Amazing Raven

7:30pm at King's Theatre Mentalist. From Toronto, THE AMAZING RAVEN is a unique force in the world of mentalism and illusion. He can seemingly predict and control human behaviour. He knows your thoughts before you do. This is a powerful performance that will turn you, the audience, into the stars of the show.

Sun Mar 17 St. Patrick’s Fun Day (adults only)
1-6pm Weymouth Legion. Darts & washer toss, $5 to play. Irish stew, meat tarts $10pp 

Tue Mar 19 to Apr 9 (Tuesdays 4-6pm) Youth Improv 
Workshop Series at King's Theatre

Join GEORGE CLAIRMONT — actor, writer, director, and improviser — for a fun series of after school workshops to learn how to improvise and have fun! Workshops on Tuesdays from 4-6pm, March 19-April 9. Show Sunday April 14 at 3pm (Show title: “The Instant Soup Opera”). Participants cost for 4 workshops plus a show: $80+hst. Ages: 10-15

Sat Mar 23 Benefit for Troy Stone & Family
11am-10pm Weymouth Legion. Open mic, bake sale, dollar days, 50/50 Rapure, chili  hot dogs. Raffles.

Sat Mar 23 Mad About March Cabaret
7:30pm at King’s Theatre Community Theatre, Musical $20 Adults    $5 Youth

 

Sun Mar 24 Pysanky Egg Making
1-4:30pm Digby Legion Register email mycanadianaxent@gmail.com
Other classes Mar 8, 11, 19, 27 $19-25. See poster.

 

Sun Mar 24 Florencia en el Amazonas 
3pm at King’s Theatre Met Opera – Live in HD – Stage to Screen Adult  $15.95 Youth Free

Tue Mar 26 Job Fair
1-4pm Nova Scotia Works Digby/Clare, 87 Warwick Street "Are you looking for a job in Southwest Nova Scotia? Employers who are looking to fill positions will be available with their job postings. Come with your resume and the opportunity to have a live interview on the spot.  If you require assistance with your resume, book an appointment TODAY at our Digby or Clare Nova Scotia Works offices to have your resume ready in time for the Job Fair.  Questions? call (902) 245-1830.

Tues March 26 Easter Egg Hunt
3 to 4:30 p.m. Meteghan Library Children of all ages can search for chocolate eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny in the library and make a spring craft.
 

Wed Mar 27 Book Club: Monkey Beach

6:30-8pm Digby Library. Join Colleen Humbert for lively and in-depth discussion of Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson at the library. Register no later than Jan. 17 by contacting the library to reserve your spot and receive the books.

Sat Mar 30 Easter Fun
10am-2pm Bomb Bish Bakery. Easter Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Easter Bunny Photos, colouring table, cotton candy Etc.

 

Sat Mar 30 Brave

10:30am at King’s Theatre (Free Easter Film)
Family film.  PG. Free.

Sat Mar 30 Kim Doolittle & The Doctors

7:30pm at King's Theatre Live Music. 

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March
April 2024

Fri Apr 5 Epic Eagles at 7:30pm at King’s Theatre

Live Music. Perfecting the music while sharing incredible lead vocal similarity, audiences are treated to a high energy show with the legacy sound of the Eagles and Don Henley.  Featuring greatest hits like Hotel California, One of These Nights, Life in the Fast Lane, Desperado, Dirty Laundry, New Kid in Town, Take it Easy, The Boys of Summer along with some deep cuts for the die-hard Eagles & Henley fans. Journey with Epic Eagles through all Eagles’ signature sounds, from country rock to hard rocking tunes highlighting their extraordinary catalogue, with lush vocal harmonies and exceptional musical accuracy. $45 Adults       $15 Youth

Sun Apr 7 Bear River Jumble Sale

10am-2pm Oakdene Community Centre, Bear River.

Fri Apr 12 & Sat 13 Basketball Clinic w. Murphy Burnatowski
Gr 6-9 and separate Gr 10-12 $30 pp. Register 902-245-4344 through DARC

Fri Apr 12 Altar at 7:30pm at King’s Theatre

Theatre. Eugenio is a queer young immigrant living in St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Since moving from Mexico less than a year ago, he has experienced deep love and even deeper heartbreak when Benjamin, his new boyfriend, inexplicably “ghosts” him. Looking to the traditional Mexican holiday Día de Muertos and his father’s previous experience with paranormal activities, Eugenio decides to build an altar in the hopes that he will be able to summon his boyfriend’s ‘ghost’ and gain the closure he so desperately desires. Through the altar, Eugenio realizes that he has been something of a ghost himself to those left behind in Mexico. Will setting up an altar be enough to heal these relationships or is there more to find out?

$30 Adults       $10 Youth

Fri Apr 19 Celebrating Celine. The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute
7:30pm King’s Theatre. Live Music. Following an incredible run of sell out theatre tours across the UK and Europe, multi award-winning tribute artiste January Butler is now taking her very own brand new theatre production show out into the world, and looking to delight Celine fans with an incredible live production having teamed up with International Tour Company Forrest Jones Entertainment – to take on CANADA! When it comes to performing the incredible music and back catalogue of Celine Dion, January is undoubtedly No.1, having risen through the ranks of junior talent shows, to performing in sold out venues of over 2000 seats – January has studied, developed and honed her craft replicating the vocals, mannerisms and interactions — she is only second to the real thing! $60 Adults $20 Youth

Sat Apr 20 Lily Lake Lollygog Trail Run

Sat Apr 20-21 Acting Workshop with Jeremy Watkins
All day, $60 2 days. For adult. King’s Theatre In this two-day workshop, participants will review various aspects of performing arts with Jeremy Watkins, a professional actor and coach. This is for actors who have had some experience, but new actors are welcome too.

Thur Apr 25 Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids

To register or for more information, visit www.valleybowlforkids.ca

Sat Apr 27 Rum Ragged at 7:30pm at King’s Theatre

Live Music. Rum Ragged take a bold approach to the distinct folk music of their home island of Newfoundland. Boasting bouzouki, fiddle, bodhran, banjo, guitar, and button accordion, these new champions of East Coast music enliven and enlighten audiences with their signature brand of Newfoundland folk. Always honest, thought-provoking, and often humorous, it’s Rum Ragged’s live show that makes them a fast favourite with any audience. Their combination of striking vocal harmonies, staggering musicianship, and captivating storytelling gives concert-goers an experience they won’t soon forget. Rum Ragged is not your run-of-the-mill folk band, they are the genuine article.

$35 Adults       $20 Youth

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