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Events Update - February 22, 2024

Art by Julianna Weaver

Events happening this week and new events are listed below. Posters are on our website (www. 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.

Sissiboo Coffee Roaster Feb Art Exhibition (Bear River)

Crystal Payne, Gary Fraser, Flora Doehler Feb 1 -2 9.

Thur Feb 22 Watato Childrens Choir

7pm SMBA Weymouth The Watoto Children’s Choir is Touring Canada once again, and the choir is making a stop in Weymouth, Nova Scotia on Thursday, February 22nd for a concert at the St. Mary's Bay Academy High School from 7:00pm-8:30pm. FREE to attend. All are Welcome.

Fri Feb 23 American Fiction

7pm at King’s Theatre Film, Comedy, Drama. Rating 14 $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Sat Feb 24 Saint Bernard Firefighters’ Breakfast

7-10am $10 pp Kids under 5, $5.

Sat Feb 24th Second Gates Lane Bridge Meeting.

10am Weymouth Legion, Back Street, Weymouth. Members of the Department of Public Works team will be there to update the community.

Sat Feb 24 Baked Beans in aid of Electric City

1-4pm $10 includes roll and dessert, 4668 Trunk 1, Weymouth

Sat Feb 24 Handmade Paper Making Course

2-4pm Oakdene Center, Bear River $40 Register

Sat Feb 24 Full Moon Night Hike

7pm Van Tassel Lake Trails 3.5km full loop. email

Sat Feb 24 Paul Corbett & Jerry Thurber with Bill Leblanc

7:30pm The Digby Pines. Free admission

Sat Feb 24 Mid Winter Party (19+) DJ Rewind

9:30pm-2am $10 cover The Sunset Pub. 411 Hwy 303, Conway, Digby

Sun Feb 25 Magic Show

1pm Weymouth Legion, Back street, Weymouth Free will donation

Sun Feb 25 Open Mic

2-5pm Knights of Columbus, Concession, Clare

Sun Feb 25 We have overcome (Dance)

3pm Oakdene Centre, Bear River Community Theatre, Dance

Sun Feb 25 Soul

3pm King’s Theatre, Film, Kids & Family, Animation, Comedy, PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Tue Feb 27 Using the Internet Safely

2-3pm Meteghan Library Navigating the Internet can be confusing. It can be easy to fall prey to scams and misinformation. This information session will help you avoid scams and viruses, and teach you how to fact check. Register by Feb. 27 by contacting the library.

Tue Feb 27 Wastecheck Information Workshop

6-7pm 1 Birch Str. Digby Family Centre. Register

Wed Feb 28 Lets Get Serious about Falling CORAH

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

Wed Feb 28 Book Club: Olive Kitteridge

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

Wed Feb 28 Arts for Life in Annapolis Royal

7pm at King’s Theatre Film, Special Event FREE by donation (suggested $10). Doors open 45 minutes before showtime. Please arrive early.

Thur Feb 29 Youth Pride Social

4-7pm Digby Alternative High

Thur Feb 29 Leap Year Supper at Wey. Legion

4-7pm $15/$10 Chicken Rapure / Pulled Pork

Thur Feb 29 Leap Year Date Night 3 course pasta dinner

5:30pm Bear River Legion $15

Sat Mar 2 Fun Trial Fundraiser (Dogs)

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

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.

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 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.

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 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.

Sat Mar 16 St Patrick's Day Party

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

Tue Mar 19 to Apr 9 (Tuesdays 4-6pm) Youth Improv

Workshop Series 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 Mad About March Cabaret

7:30pm at King’s Theatre Community Theatre, Musical $20 Adults $5 Youth

This crazy little Community Cabaret directed by Dany Rousseau and featuring amazing local talent, is taking the words “March Madness” and running with them. No, not down the court to the basket, but to the King’s Theatre stage! This cabaret will feature songs & performances centered around turning wild, letting loose, and going mad. So, let loose your wild side, spring into song, and come lose yourself in the music!

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

Sung in Spanish and inspired by the magical realism of Gabriel García Márquez, Mexican composer Daniel Catán’s 1996 opera tells the enchanting story of an opera diva who returns to her native South America to perform at the legendary opera house of Manaus—and to search for her lost lover, who has vanished into the jungle.

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.

Sat Mar 30 Brave (Free Easter Film)

10:30am at King’s Theatre. Family film.

Merida (Kelly Macdonald), the impetuous but courageous daughter of Scottish King Fergus (Billy Connolly) and Queen Elinor (Emma Thompson), is a skilled archer who wants to carve out her own path in life. Her defiance of an age-old tradition angers the Highland lords and leads to chaos in the kingdom. Merida seeks help from an eccentric witch (Julie Walters), who grants her an ill-fated wish. Now, Merida must discover the true meaning of courage and undo a beastly curse before it’s too late. PG. Free.

Apr 20 Lily Lake Lollygog Trail Run

Thur Apr 25 Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids

To register or for more information, visit

  • 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


  • 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 10-11am $5 per class

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

  • Karate, Women's Defense, Weapons, DiscoveryBound Youth Centre,, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis


  • Free Income Tax Clinics Digby Library. Open hours on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, The library is offering a free income tax return service in partnership with the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program in March and April by appointment. Visit or contact the library to make an appointment.

  • Community Open Gym at DRHS Family Play Fri 6-7:30pm; Basketball Fri 6-7:30pm; Pickleball Fri 7:30-9pm; Kindergym Sat 10-11am; Open Gym Sat 10am-1pm; Basketball Sat 1-2pm; Pickleball Sat 2-3pm.

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

  • Try Curling 3 week clinic Fridays Feb 9 and 16. 7pm Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve St. $40 Register 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 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 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.

  • Adultd pick up hockey Tues 10-11am & Sun 11:30-12:30pm $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

  • 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) .


  • After School Program (W. Consolidated) Mon-Fri 2-5:50 Apr to June Register through DARC

  • 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 (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 Tues & Wednesday nights February 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 Feb 27, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26.

  • 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.


  • 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

Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne

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