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  • Writer's pictureEleanor Johnson

Events Update - February 8, 2024

Thanks to all the snow plow operators and rescue crews working through this last week.

Please note - we are compiling the next print issue, to be distributed Feb 15. Send event details, adverts, submissions, announcements etc. to Email submissions by the end of the day today (Feb 8) please. Posters for events will be put on our website and Facebook page, and details included in the listing in the print issue and weekly updates.

Events 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.

Thurs Feb 8 Home Maintenance: Pro Tips. CORAH

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

Thurs Feb 8 Valentines Craft Night (Ages 8-12)

3:30-6pm DAYS Program, 1 Birch Street, Digby

Thurs 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.

Fri Feb 9 Mean Girls (2024)

7pm at King’s Theatre. Film, Hollywood, comedy, PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Sat Feb 10 Valentine’s Day Dance, Gr 2-6, Music by DJ Mad Dadz

6-7:30pm Digby Legion, Food, music, dance, photo booth, $5 entry, dress up or not.

Sat Feb 10 Valentine’s Day Dance, Music by Al Dupuis.

6pm supper $10pp. 8pm dance $15pp or $25 couple. Weymouth Legion, 24 Back Street Weymouth, Chicken Parm Penne with Caesar salad. Add cake for $2. Take out available.

Sat Feb 10 Jet Black

9pm at Digby East Fish and Game

Sat Feb 10 Old Man Luedecke (Date change due to weather)

7:30pm at King's Theatre. Live Music. Adults $30.00 Youth: $5.00

Sun Feb 11 Valentine’s Day Bake Sale

1-4pm Plympton and Gilbert’s Cove Bake Sale & 50/50

Sun 11 Feb Duo Cordella

3pm at King’s Theatre. Live Music. $30 Adults Youth FREE

Feb 12-16 Marine Advanced First Aid Course

8:30-4:30 pm Digby Ground Search & Rescue. Call 902-742-6167 to register. $40

Wed Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Tea

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

Wed Feb 14 Valentine’s Day Paint Night

6:30pm Meteghan Fire Hall $30pp Registration required through Clare Rec.

Thur Feb 15 Seniors Gift Card Bingo and lunch.

10:30am-12:30pm 27 Shreve Str. Digby Curling Club $5 pp. Space is limited, registration is required 902-245-1949 DARC.

Fri Feb 16 Seniors’ Social

1-3pm 19 Victoria Road, Weymouth $5

Fri Feb 23 American Fiction

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

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

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

Sat Feb 25 Magic Show

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

Sat Feb 27 Saint Bernard Firemen’s Breakfast

7-10am $10 pp Saint Bernard Fire Hall

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.

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. Adults $15.00 Youth: $5.00

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 only)

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

Tue Mar 19 to Apr 9 Youth Improv Ages: 10-15

Tuesdays 4-6pm at King’s Theatre. Cost for 4 workshops plus a show: $80+hst.

  • 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 10:30am-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,, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis


  • 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.

  • 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) .


  • 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 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 (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.


  • 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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