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Weekly Events Update - April 5, 2024

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I apologize, I suddenly decided to attend a family gathering over Easter, and was unable to send out the weekly update last week. I trust you all got out and joined the Easter bunnies in all the egg hunts that were going on.


As a result of my absence there are also a lot of new events this week. Those, and this weeks events, are listed below. If you need more details, head over 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 5 - Apr 12)

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.


Fri Apr 5 Epic Eagles

7:30pm at King’s Theatre. Live Music. $45 Adults $15 Youth


Sat Apr 6 BRFD Breakfast

7-10am Bear River Fire Dept Adults $15, Child $7.50, 0-5 years free. All you can eat.


Sat Apr 6 Giant Yard Sale

9am-1pm Havelock Community Center (no poster).


Sat Apr 6 Book Talk “Legacy of a Weymouth Woman” by author Blain Henshaw

11am – 12noon Weymouth Library Author Blain Henshaw will read from his new book Legacy of A Weymouth Woman. The book is about the extraordinary life and times of his mother Lillian (nee Doty) who was born in Ashmore and grew up in Weymouth North at the tail end of the golden age of sail. The reading will be followed by a question and answer period. Blain Henshaw is an award-winning radio and television journalist (ATV News, CTV Atlantic) who lives in Dartmouth. His career as a writer spans more than 60 years.


Sat Apr 6 Music Night

7-9pm Havelock Community Center $5 Door prizes 50/50 Musicians welcome (no poster).


Sun Apr 7 Bear River Jumble Sale

10am-2pm Oakdene Community Centre, Bear River.


Sun Apr 7 Perfect Days

3pm King’s Theatre Film, Indie, Drama. PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


Mon Apr 8 Weymouth Board of Trade Meeting

7pm Weymouth Library Community Room. 4577 H’way 1, Weymouth. Special Guest Patsy Hicks, CDENE Rep.


Wed Apr 10 One Life

7pm Film, indie, drama. . PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


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 12 Digby Area Volunteer Recognition Ceremony

6:30pm DRHS Community Theatre


Fri Apr 12 Altar

7:30pm at King's Theatre. $30 Adults $10 Youth


Sun Apr 14 Lunch & Gospel Music

2-4pm Weymouth Legion. First 70 seniors registered will be free. Otherwise $10 per plate. Register at Floreen’s Hair Salon, Weymouth.


Sun Apr 14 Kung Fu Panda 4

3pm King’s Theatre. Family film, Hollywood, animated. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


Wed Apr 17 All Free All Day National Canadian Film Day – King’s Theatre

  • Butterfly Tale 10:30am

  • Mon Cirque à moi 12:30pm

  • Wildhood 2:45pm

  • Ru 5pm

  • Blackberry 7:30pm


Sat Apr 20 Plant Sale

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


Wed Apr 24 The Old Oak

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


Fri Apr 26 Ghost Buster: Frozen Empire

7pm. King’s Theatre. Film, Hollywood. Comedy, Fantasy, Adventure. PG $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth


Sun Apr 28 Noel Lucas plays at Fundy Hospice Fundraiser Music event

2-4pm Grace United Church, 15 Prince William St. Digby. Free-Will offering. (no poster).


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.


Wed May 15 Canada’s Circus Spectacular

4:30pm and 7:30pm Digby Area Arena 27 Shreve St. Prices vary. www.circusspectacular.com


Sun Jun 2 Elements of Nature

3pm and 6pm. King’s Theatre. Adults $15.00 Youth: $5.00


Sat Jun 8 Dee Dee Austin

7:30pm. King’s Theatre. Live music. $30 Adults $10 Youth


Fri Jun 21 at 7:30 / Sat Jun 22 at 7:30 / Sun Jun 23 at 3pm. King’s Shorts

King’s Theatre. Community Theatre. Adults: $18 Youth: $12


Fri Jun 28 Matt Dusk Sings Tony Bennett

7:30pm King’s Theatre. $60 for Adults $20 for Youth (Recommended 16+) 


  • 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 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

  • 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

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

  • Grief Support Group Saturdays Apr 6, 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 5, 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

  • Indoor Walking Tues & Thurs 6-7pm Digby Regional High School. Register with DARC.

  • 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

  • Digby Legion Seniors Program Thursdays, 10am Digby Legion

  • 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

  • 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 from Feb 4, 2-5pm $2 pp Weymouth Legion

  • Karaoke Alternate Saturdays (Mar 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 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 Mar to May.

  • 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

  • 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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