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Weekly Events Update - April 18, 2024

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Although we just printed the April issue there are some events that only appeared after we went to print. So they are listed below. To make sure you don't miss these weekly updates, go to our website and sign up. It's free, and you will get a link by email.


If you need more details, go to our website for the event posters, or contact the organizers directly.


Events 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.


This Week's Events (Apr 18- Apr 25)

April Art Exhibition "Glazed and Wired"

Abstract art in stained glass by Jay LeBlanc. Weymouth Waterfront Library during open hours. The art features a range of impressions from whimsical to lyrical inspired by life and the surrounding landscape.


Thur Apr 18 Beaded Brooch Workshop

6-9pm Weymouth Makers Night, Weymouth Library. $10 Register


Fri Apr 19 Dinner Fundraiser (for Health Clinic roof fund)

5:30pm at the Bear River Legion $15


Fri Apr 19 Who Killed Henry? (A play by the Digby Area Theatre Society)

7pm Digby Regional High School Community Theatre Early tickets $15, at the door $17


Fri Apr 19 Celebrating Celine. The Ultimate Celine Dion Tribute

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Live Music. $60 Adults $20 Youth


Sat Apr 20 Spring breakfast

7:30-10am Smiths Cove Fire Dept $10. Under 5 eat free.


Sat Apr 20 Plant Sale

9am-1pm Old Siesta Hotel, 81 Montague Rd, Digby Bring your own tools and containers.


Sat Apr 20 Lily Lake Lollygog Trail Run

9:15am register 10am run. Vantassel Lake Trails, Digby


Sat Apr 20 Health & Wellness Expo

10am-4pm Digby Legion Free


Sat Apr 20-21 Acting Workshop with Jeremy Watkins

All day, $60 2 days. For adults. This is for actors who have had some experience, but new actors are welcome too.


Sat Apr 20 Fundraising Dance DJ Mad Dadz

8pm-12 Weymouth Legion 24 back St. $10pp


Sat Apr 20 Who Killed Henry? (A play by the Digby Area Theatre Society)

2pm and also 7pm Digby Regional High School Community Theatre Early tickets $15, at the door $17


Mon Apr 22 Weymouth Garden Club Meeting

7pm Weymouth Library All welcome.


Tue Apr 23 Bear River New Water System Information Session

2-6pm Bear River Legion


Wed Apr 24 The Old Oak

7pm King’s Theatre Film, Indie. Rating 14A. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


Thur Apr 25 Senior’s Soup and Fun

12-2pm Bear River East Baptist Church, 2710 Clementsvale Rd. Soup and Skip-Bo Tournament


Thur Apr 25 Youth Pride Social

4-7pm Digby Alt High School (21 Acacia Valley Rd.) Register 902-740-9221


Thur Apr 25 Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids

To register or for more information, visit www.valleybowlforkids.ca


Sat Apr 27 Digby Gen. Hospital Auxiliary Breakfast

8am-10am Digby Legion, $15 adults Take out available


Sat Apr 27 Fundraising raffles

From 1pm Weymouth Legion 24 back St Meat Draws, Chinese Auction, Karaoke


Sun Apr 28 Mavillette Beach Clean Up

9am Mavillette Beach by Scotian Shores Shoreline Cleanup


Sat May 4 Yard Sale and Raffle (Weymouth July 1st fund raiser)

10am-3pm Weymouth Legion Plant sale, baked goods. Kitchen will be open


Sat May 4 Town Hall 2.0 – Citizen Engagement

11am-6pm Digby Legion, 92 Mount St. Register, donation, own food and drink. 902-245-6227


Mon May 6 Traffic Control Workshop

9am-4pm $130+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830

Tue/Wed May 7/8 Two day Signing Workshop

9am-4pm $250+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830

Thur May 9 1/2day WHMIS Workshop

9am-noon $80+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830

Thur May 9 1/2day OHS Workshop

1pm-4pm $80+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830

Tue/Wed May 14/15 First Aid Workshop (1 or 2 day)

9am-4pm $100+tax / $150+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830

Tue May 28 Food Handlers Workshop

9am-4pm $45+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830


Wed May 15 Month of Maud Paint Night Fundraiser

6-8pm Admiral Digby Museum, 95 Montague Rd. Reserve your place $35 includes all supplies and refreshment. 902-245-6322


Sat May 18 – 19 Weymouth FD Softball tournament

Weymouth Cricket Field. Register a team by May 14


Sat Jun 1 Cornwallis Park-wide Yard sale


  • 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

  • Indoor Flea Market Sundays 10am-3pm May to September 726 Broadway Ave. Cornwallis. Vendors wanted 902-955-0779

  • 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 Sat. 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

  • Rudolf Steiner’s Lecture Series on Bees Sundays 12noon-2:30 8121 Barton, Rural Route 1 Starting Mar 17 for 9 weeks. Register email klauslangpohl@ns.sympatico.ca

  • Drop n Community Basketball Mondays 6-7:30pm Teen (13+), Adult Co-ed, At DRHS

  • Grief Support Group Saturdays Apr 13, 20, 27. 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 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; Kindergym Sat 10-11am; Open Gym Sat 10am-1pm; Basketball Sat 1-2pm; Pickleball Wed 6-7:30pm Sun 10-12noon; .

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

  • 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. Apr 19.

  • 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

  • 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

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

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

  • 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

  • Chair Yoga Wednesdays 10-11:15am Apr 10 to May 29 St Joseph’s Church hall $5 pp 902-245-4344

  • Weymouth Church of Christ Kids Club (Gr 1-5) Wed 7-8pm Youth Club (Gr 6-10) Wed 7-8pm

  • 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 2-5pm $2 pp Weymouth Legion

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

  • Needlecraft Afternoons Tuesdays 1-4pm Weymouth Library Mar to May.

  • 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

  • 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.


Send any events, contributions, comments or complaints, to info@theweymouthbridge.com


Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne


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