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Weekly Events Update - April 25, 2024

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Below please find this week's events listing, and then a list of new events discovered since last week.


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


This Week's Events (Apr 25 - May 2)

April Art Exhibition "Glazed and Wired"

Abstract art in stained glass by Jay LeBlanc. Weymouth Waterfront Library during open hours.


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


Fri Apr 26 Ghost Buster: Frozen Empire

7pm. King’s Theatre. Film, Hollywood. Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure. PG In Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire, the Spengler family returns to where it all started — the iconic New York City firehouse — to team up with the original Ghostbusters, who’ve developed a top-secret research lab to take busting ghosts to the next level. But when the discovery of an ancient artifact unleashes an evil force, Ghostbusters new and old must join forces to protect their home and save the world from a second Ice Age. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


Sat Apr 27 Digby Gen. Hospital Auxiliary Breakfast

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


Sat Apr 27 Deep Brook / Waldec Lions Club Breakfast

7-10am 948 Hwy 1, Deep Brook $15 adults


Sat Apr 27 Fundraising raffles

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


Sat Apr 27 Hearts for Hospice Gala

6:30pm Digby Pines $75 Tickets quest@fundyhospice.ca or 902-532-8148


Sat Apr 27 Paint Night

7-9pm Lazy Bear Brewing $45 includes all supplies and refreshments


Sat Apr 27 Rum Ragged

7:30pm at King’s Theatre Live Music. Rum Ragged take a bold approach to the distinct folk music of their home island of Newfoundland. Boasting bouzouki, fiddle, bodhran, banjo, guitar, and button accordion, these new champions of East Coast music enliven and enlighten audiences with their signature brand of Newfoundland folk. Always honest, thought-provoking, and often humorous, it’s Rum Ragged’s live show that makes them a fast favourite with any audience. Their combination of striking vocal harmonies, staggering musicianship, and captivating storytelling gives concert-goers an experience they won’t soon forget. Rum Ragged is not your run-of-the-mill folk band, they are the genuine article. $35 Adults $20 Youth


Sun Apr 28 Giant Bingo

11am Digby Fire Dept Reservations 245-1931


Sun Apr 28 Mavillette Beach Clean Up

9am Mavillette Beach by Scotian Shores Shoreline Cleanup


Sun Apr 28 Open Mic

2-4:30pm Knights of Columbus, 288 P F Comeau Rd, (the Golf Course road) Little Brook. Clare, 902-540-2200


Sun Apr 28 Noelle Lucas, Liz Rhymer and Paul Purcell (Live music fundraiser)

2-4pm Grace United Church, 15 Prince William St. Digby. Free-Will offering. (poster).


Mon Apr 29 Weymouth Garden Club Meeting

7pm Weymouth Library All welcome.


Wed May 1 Understanding Lyme Disease

2-4:30pm MareGold Bookstore 212 St. George St. Annapolis Royal


Wed May 1 Wicked Little Letters

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Film, indie, comedy, drama. PG. A 1920s English seaside town bears witness to a farcical and occasionally sinister scandal in this riotous mystery comedy. Based on a stranger than fiction true story, WICKED LITTLE LETTERS follows two neighbors: deeply conservative local Edith Swan (Olivia Colman) and rowdy Irish migrant Rose Gooding (Jessie Buckley).


Sat May 4 Annual Spring Tea

1-4pm Felker Hall Community Centre, Cornwallis Park, Free will offering


Sat May 11 Mother’s Day Plant Sale (no poster)

Sissiboo Landing, Weymouth


Thur May 17 Civil War

7:30pm Kings Theatre, Film, Hollywood, Action, Thriller, Dystopian. 14A. From filmmaker Alex Garland comes a journey across a dystopian future America, following a team of military-embedded journalists as they race against time to reach DC before rebel factions descend upon the White House. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


Sat May 18 Mind, Body & Spirit Expo

10am-4pm Digby Fire Dept, 163 First Ave, Digby


Fri May 24 The Three Questions

6:30pm Kings Theatre, Children’s Theatre, dance. The Three Questions is the story of a child’s journey to discover how to do good in this world.  Based on the illustrated story for young audiences by Jon J Muth, Phin Performing Arts gently brings the story to life through expressive dance, imaginative scenery, and sensitive narration. Adults $25.00 Youth: $10.00


Sat Jun 1 Cornwallis Park-wide Yard sale

8am-1pm


Sun Jun 2. 2nd Diabolical Puppet Bomb

2pm (all ages) and 5pm (mature audiences) The Annex, 2182 Sheffield Rd, Canning.


Fri Jun 14 The Bessie Carruthers’ Study Club

7:30pm King’s Theatre, Musical, theatre. A witty musical stage production from PEI celebrating the era of the suffragettes.  It’s August 1919, and local Women’s Institute activist, Miss Bessie Carruthers of Kent Street in Charlottetown, has a very special guest for her weekly Study Club gathering: British musician, composer and renowned suffragette, Miss Ethel Smyth. Adults $25.00 Youth: $10.00


Sun Jun 23 Cabin Building Workshop

Full day Contact Maregold Bookshop, Annapolis Royal info@maregold.com www.maregold.com


Sun Jun 30 Bus trip to Royal NS Tattoo (Halifax)

Call Digby Area Recreation 902-245-1949 $100 pp


  • 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

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

  • Grief Support Group Saturdays Apr 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

  • 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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