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Events Update - February 29, 2024

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February is holding on as the one last gasp of winter! But don't worry, Spring is coming. Events happening this week and new events are listed below. 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.


Thur Feb 29 Youth Pride Social

4-7pm Digby Alternative High


Thur Feb 29 Leap Year Supper at Weymouth 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


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

7:30pm at King’s Theatre Live music. $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 Golf 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


Wed Mar 13 Bob Marley: One Love

7pm King’s Theatre. Film. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


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


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 Patrick's Day Party

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


Sun Mar 17 Hundreds of Beavers

3pm King’s Theatre Film Indie, comedy, adventure (Anarchic slapstick 2024). PG. $10.95 Adult


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.


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.


Sat Mar 30 Easter Fun

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


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 19 Celebrating Celine. The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute (King's Theatre)


Sat Apr 20-21 Acting Workshop with Jeremy Watkins (King's Theatre)


Fri May 3 Bruce Fummey: Stories of Scotland (King's Theatre)


Sat May 4 David Francey. A Truly Authentic Folk Singer (King's Theatre)


Fri May 10, 11, 12 The Odd Couple (Female Version)


Sat May 18 Grace, 2 Celebrating the Tragically Hip (King's Theatre)


  • 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

  • Hatha Yoga Class, Felker Hall, Cornwallis on Mondays from 11:30am - 12:45pm. Please bring a Yoga mat and a blanket. By donation.

  • Chair Yoga Class, Felker Hall, Cornwallis on Fridays from 11:30am - 12:45pm. Please bring a Yoga mat and a blanket. By donation.

  • 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 and Sats at 10am $15 drop-in, $40 per m. 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, www.firstcontactkarate.com, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis

DIGBY

  • Drop n Community Basketball Mondays 6-7pm (not during March Break) Teen (13+), Adult Co-ed, At DRHS

  • Pysanky Egg painting Mar 8, 11, 19, 27 Register email mycanadianaxent@gmail.com $19-25. Digby and Plympton.

  • Grief Support Group Saturdays Mar 2, 9, 16, 23. 6pm Digby General Hospital Board Room. Contact email cathywhitereiki@gmail.com

  • 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 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 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.

  • Adult 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) .

WEYMOUTH

  • 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.

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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