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Events Update - February 1, 2024

A painting by one of the Lake Side Artists on exhibition at the Weymouth Library this month

Did you notice the series of information talks at the Felker Hall in Cornwallis being put on by CORAH? CORAH is a Nova Scotia Community College program that offers social, cultural, learning and recreational activities for people 55 years of age and older. Learn about the pillars of health and wellbeing.


Events for this week and new events are listed below. Event posters are on our website (www. theweymouthbridge.com) as well as in photo albums on our facebook page. Please share this and ask others to subscribe.


Weymouth Library Art Exhibition: Lake Side Art Group

Members of the Lake Side Art Group will exhibit works in a variety of media and with various themes during open hours from Feb. 6 to 29.


Thur Feb 1 Rebates, Benefits & Supports for Older Adults CORAH

10-11:30 Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park. Register gailrogw@gmail.com or 902-247-0545

 

Thur Feb 1 Baking Night

3:30-6pm DAYS Program 1 Birch St. Digby

 

Fri Feb 2 The Color Purple (2023) at 7pm, King'sTheatre

Film, musical, drama. PG $10.95 Adult  $6.95 Youth

A story of love and resilience based on the novel and the Broadway musical, THE COLOR PURPLE is a decades-spanning tale of one woman’s journey to independence. Celie faces many hardships in her life, but ultimately finds extraordinary strength and hope in the unbreakable bonds of sisterhood.

 

Feb 3 Bear River FD Breakfast – All you can eat!

7-10am 1277 River Rd, Bear River, Adults $15

 

Sat Feb 3 Celebrate African Heritage Month

11-12pm Weymouth Library  A story sharing session will be hosted by Carmelita Johnson, who will read from books by Jamaican author Cedella Marley. Marley has several children’s books based on her father Bob Marley’s songs. This program is in partnership with Turning the Tide-Inspiring Communities. Register no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 2. Storm date and time is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 6 with a registration deadline of 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 3.

 

Sat Feb 3 Old Man Luedecke at 7:30pm at King's Theatre

Live Music. Old Man Luedecke is a 2x JUNO and multi East Coast Music Award-winner, and Polaris Music Prize nominee from Chester, Nova Scotia. Since 2004 he has travelled the world playing festivals, theatres and clubs. He delights his audiences with his heart-felt command of the stage. Plus, his inspired banjo playing and wry storytelling cut to the heart of normal/extraordinary experience itself.

 

Sun Feb 4 Birds of Gaza

2-4pm Oakdene Centre, Bear River. A community art project to craft unique birds in remembrance of the children killed in Israel’s war on Gaza. Open to all ages. Suggested donation $5-20

 

Sun Feb 4 Wonka. 3pm at King's Theatre

Family Film, Musical, Comedy, Fantasy, PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Based on the extraordinary character at the center of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Roald Dahl’s most iconic children’s book and one of the best-selling children’s books of all time, “Wonka” tells the wondrous story of how the world’s greatest inventor, magician and chocolate-maker became the beloved Willy Wonka we know today.

 

Wed Feb 7 Valley Hospice:3 years and growing CORAH

10-11:30 Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park. Register gailrogw@gmail.com or 902-247-0545

 

Wed Feb 7 The Boys in the Boat

7pm King’s Theatre. Film, Hollywood, Biography, Drama, Sport

The Boys in the Boat is a sports drama based on the #1 New York Times bestselling non-fiction novel written by Daniel James Brown. The film, directed by George Clooney, is about the 1936 University of Washington rowing team that competed for gold at the Summer Olympics in Berlin. This inspirational true story follows a group of underdogs at the height of the Great Depression as they are thrust into the spotlight and take on elite rivals from around the world.  PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

 

Thur Feb 8 Home Maintenance: Pro Tips CORAH

10-11:30 Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park. Register gailrogw@gmail.com or 902-247-0545

 

Thur Feb 8 DIY Bracelet Making

3:30-5pm Digby Library. Youth aged 11 to 15 years can design and make a friendship/Valentine’s Day bracelet. All material is supplied by the library.


Wed Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Tea

2-4pm Weymouth Legion, Back St. Weymouth. $10 pp


Fri Feb 16 Family Violence Prevention Week, Juniper House Community Skate

1-2pm Digby Arena. Free. No registration required


Sat Feb 17 Family Violence Prevention Week, Juniper House Community Skate

2-3pm Universite Sainte-Anne. Free. No registration required


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


Sun Mar 17 St. Patrick’s Fun Day (adults)

1-6pm Weymouth Legion. Darts & washer toss, $5 to play. Irish stew, meat tarts $10pp


Sun Apr 7 Bear River Jumble Sale

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


  • Watercolour painting with Kelly Foxton Mondays 10:30-noon Bear River Pizza. $15 per class. Register Kelly 902-955-0779

  • Open Stage, every 2nd Sunday, 2-4pm The Village Cauldron Café.

  • Bear River Breakfasts. First Saturday of each month. 7am-10am. Adults $15, Kids under 10 $7, under 5 years free

  • Deep Brook Community Market Wednesdays 2-5pm 948 Hwy 1 Deep Brook

CORNWALLIS

  • Watercolour painting with Kelly Foxton Wednesdays 10:30-noon 726 Broadway Ave. Cornwallis. $15 per class. Register Kelly 902-955-0779

  • Watercolour painting Youth Classes with Kelly Foxton Saturdays 10:30-noon 726 Broadway Ave. Cornwallis. $15 per class. Register Kelly 902-955-0779

  • Tai Chi Qigong Tues 9:45 Family Rec Centre 726 Broadway Av Jenny 902-841-0333

  • Line Dancing, Felker Hall, Cornwallis, Mondays & Fridays 10:30am-11:30am $5 per class

  • Meat Bingo, Fridays 7pm, Felker Hall, Cornwallis. Door prize, 50/50, game prizes

  • Karate, Women's Defense, Weapons, DiscoveryBound Youth Centre, www.firstcontactkarate.com, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis

DIGBY

  • Basketball FUNdamententals Ages 9-12 $25 Wednesdays 6-7pm Starts Mar 27 Registration required call DARC

  • Try Curling 3 week clinic Fridays Feb 2, 9 and 16 7pm Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve St. $40 Register digbycurlingclub@gmail.com All equipment provided, bring sneakers

  • Crafter Noons Alternate Fridays 2-4pm Digby Library Join other crafters to chat and share ideas. Bring your own supplies to work on your project while keeping good company. This program is for adults. Feb 9, 23, Mar 8, 22, Apr 5, 19.

  • New Start Learn the 8 simple laws of health Tues Jan 23 – Mar 5 4-6:30pm 36 King Str. Featuring lectures by Barbara O’Neil – Vegetarian Cooking, Simple Meals, natural Healing. Contact Danielle Sutter to register by Jan 18 hbsutterfarm@gmail.com Event by Digby Seventh Day Adventist Church.

  • Public Curling Social Fri 7-9pm Digby Curling Club $15 non-members Delicious pizza and friendly competition

  • Youth Space Thurs 3:30-6pm 1 Birch Str. Turning the Tide

  • Math Tutoring Wed 4:30-5:30 Register with Turning the Tide

  • English & Science Tutoring Wed 5:30-7:30 Register with Turning the Tide

  • Speed Skating Jan 3 – Mar 6 Wed 7-8pm & 4 Sundays Register with DARC

  • Indoor Walking Tues & Thurs 6-7pm Digby Regional High School. Register with DARC.

  • Co-ed pick up hockey Tues & Sun 11:30-12:30am $10pp Digby Arena.

  • This Girl Can (Girls Gr 7-9) DRHS. Register through DARC

  • This Girl Can (Girls Gr 5-6) Digby Elementary School. Wednesdays After school Register through DARC

  • Pickleball Sundays 10am-noon DRHS Gym

  • Shinny hockey (Co-ed 40+) Tues & Thurs 10-11am $10pp Digby Arena

  • Kids in Motion After school – 5pm; Tues Gr P-3; Thurs Gr 4-6 Digby Elementary School

  • Public Skating Wednesdays – Parent & Tots 11-11:45; Adults 19+ 12-1pm; Students (P-6) 2:30-3:30; Teens (Gr7-12) 3:30-4:40pm. Sat & Sun Open public skate 4-5pm Digby Arena, 27 Shreve Str.

  • Homework Club Wednesdays 4-7pm The Family Centre 1 Birch St

  • Digby Legion Seniors Program Thursdays, 10am Digby Legion

  • Tai Chi Qigong Classes, Tuesdays at 6pm contact Jenny 902-841-0333

  • Women’s Pick-up Hockey Mondays 8:10pm DARC

  • Recreational Pond Hockey Ages 6-16 Thursdays Nov-Mar 14, 5-5:50 Register DARC

  • Junior Curling Sundays 4-5pm, Nov to March, Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve St. Register.

  • Family Centre (Please check FB for dates & times) Crafting Together (Mondays 10-12noon); Nobody’s Perfect (Tuesdays 10-11am); Baby & Me (Tuesdays 10-12noon), Positive Discipline in Everyday Parenting (Wednesdays 10-12noon); Social Time (Wednesdays 10-12noon); Play and Grow 3-5years (Thursdays 10-12noon); Toddler Time (Fridays 10-12noon) .

WEYMOUTH

  • Basketball FUNdamententals Ages 9-12 $25 Tuesdays 6-7pm Starts Mar 26 Registration required call DARC

  • Crib Sundays from Feb 4, 2-5pm $2 pp Weymouth Legion

  • Karaoke Alternate Saturdays (Feb 3, 17, Mar 2, 16, 30). Weymouth Legion

  • Darts Wednesdays 6:30-9pm Weymouth Legion $2 per player. Lounge will be open for beverages and snacks.

  • Climbing Wall Wednesday nights January – March 5:30-7:30 Weymouth Consolidated School (unless school is closed for weather) $5 pp $10/ family

  • Needlecraft Afternoons Tuesdays 1-4pm Weymouth Library Jan 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26.

  • Yoga Journeys at Sissiboo Landing. Mon 2-3pm Jan to Feb 12; Tues 7-8pm Jan 16-Feb 20 Register jackie@journeysofthesoul.ca (new poster)

  • Indoor Walking Tues & Thurs 6-7pm SMBA Register with DARC

  • This Girl Can (Girls Gr 5-6) Weymouth Consolidated School. Mondays After school. Register through DARC

  • Pickleball, Weymouth, Sundays 10am-noon, SMBA

  • Kids in Motion After school – 5pm; Tues Gr P-3; Thurs Gr 4-6 Weymouth Consolidated

  • Community Open Gym Saturdays 10-1, St. Mary’s Bay Academy

  • Bingo Tuesdays 6pm W. Legion

  • Makers’ Nights Thursdays 6-9pm Weymouth Library

  • Weymouth Waterfront Development Committee (WWDC) meets third Wednesday 1:30 at Sissiboo Landing.

CLARE

  • NS Walk Group, Clare Wed 10am DJs General Store, Salmon River

  • Clare Market Fair Saturdays 10am-2pm Oct to Apr 6 Meteghan Fire Station

  • Adult Skating Tuesdays 10-11am Universite Ste. Anne Rink

  • Fibre Arts Group: Wednesdays, 1 to 2 p.m. Meteghan Library

  • Lions Bingo Mondays 7pm Meteghan Lions Club

  • Darts Thursdays 1:30pm Clare Columbus Club $3

  • Scrapbooking at Clare Library, Tuesdays, 6-7:45pm


All events and posters are on our website home page, and facebook page. New posters are added continuously to the website, so check there to see what's on.


Let us know of any events and send contributions, comments or complaints, to info@theweymouthbridge.com


Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne


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