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Events Update - January 11, 2024



Gates Lane suddenly closed

Gates Lane has been suddenly unexpectedly closed, with no consultation, usage monitoring or warning. We are concerned that it is not to be repaired but decommissioned. This bridge is not only useful but essential in times of emergency. Please contact Jill Balser (MLA for Digby email

hello@digbyannapolis.ca) to add your voice to ours, if this is a concern to you.


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: Hooked Rugs by Cindy

This display features the hooked rugs out of wool and yarn by Cindy Cromwell. The artist designed some her work and used the patterns of others for some of the pieces. She is a member of Rustic Crafters. It can be viewed during open hours in January.


Sat Jan 13 Dance 60s, 70s, 80s Music by DJ Mad Ddaz

8pm-12am Clemenstport Legion Branch 122, 2008 Highway 1, Clementsport

Join us as we start the New Year kicking up our heels. $10 pp admission


Sun Jan 14 Chess Drop in

2pm Oakdene Community Centre, 1913 Clementsvale Rd, Bear River. Please bring a board if you have one. Contact kenflett@gmail.com


Sun Jan 14 “Rhythms of the Christmas Season” by the Fundy Chorale

4pm St. Patrick’s Church, Digby Tickets $15 @ the door.


Tues Jan 16 Book Talk

6:30-7:30pm Weymouth Library Louis Comeau will discuss his first suspense novel The Searing Heat. He will explain how the story came about and the process involved in writing it.


Wed Jan 17 Youth Pride Social (ages 13-18)

4-7pm Digby Alt High (21Acacia Valley Rd). Register to attend.

Register Janice.cromwell@tcrce.ca, 902-740-9221


Wed Jan 17 Paint Night

6:30pm Meteghan Fire Hall $30 pp. Join us for an evening of art and fun as we paint Winter Scenes with Anne Leblanc. All supplies provided.


Thurs Jan 18 Vision Board Night

3:30-6pm 1 Birch St. Digby, DAYS Program Youth Drop-in


Tues Jan 23 to Sat Jan 27 Craft Supply Swap

Senator Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library (Meteghan). Clean out your stash of craft supplies you’re not going to use and swap them for supplies you can use. Drop off unwanted, usable items during open hours starting Tuesday, Jan. 23. On Friday, Jan. 26 and Saturday, Jan. 27, the swap will be open for everyone to take home some crafting goodies. Leftover items will be given to local organizations. This is for all ages.


Thur Jan 25 African Heritage Month Civic Proclamation Launch

1pm Digby Station, 7 Birch Str. Digby

Refreshments will be available after the ceremony


Thurs Jan 25 Wheel of Fortune Night

3:30-6pm 1 Birch St. Digby, DAYS Program Youth Drop-in


Sat Jan 27 Family Literacy Day Fun

11-11:45am Digby Library Children aged 2 to 6 and their caregivers can celebrate Family Literacy Day and enjoy a story time and games at the library.


Wed Jan 31 Book Club: The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

6:30-8pm Digby Library. Join Colleen Humbert for lively and in-depth discussion of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce at the library. Register no later than Jan. 17 by contacting the library to reserve your spot and receive the books.


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


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.


Feb 12-16 Marine Advanced First Aid Course

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


Sat Feb 17 African Heritage Story Sharing

12-1pm Digby Library Celebrate African Heritage Month with a story-sharing session hosted by Carmelita Johnson, featuring the lyrics and universal love of the late Jamaican musician Bob Marley. Learn about Marley’s impact through the children’s books based on his songs by his daughter Cedella Marley. This program is in partnership with Turning the Tide-Inspiring Communities.


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.


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.


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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. Jan 12, 26, 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 Dooking, 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 at The Gym (151 Conway – Highway 303) in Digby

  • 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

  • Needlecraft Afternoons Tuesdays 1-4pm Weymouth Library Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13, 20, 27, Mar 5, 12, 19, 26.

  • Yoga Journeys Jan 2, 8, 15, 22 Register. (Journeys of the Soul) Sissiboo Landing

  • 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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