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Weekly Events Update - June 6, 2024

White Lilacs by Wayne Simon

The flowering bushes seem to be showing really well this year, I am constantly saying "Ooh, look there!" and "Look at that one!" Not good for driving safety!

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This Week's Events ( Jun 6- 14)

Digby Area White Goods Refuse collection

June Calendar from Family Center

Jun-Jul Exhibition Jennifer Goddard at Sissiboo Coffee Roaster, Bear River

Tues Jun 4, 11, 18  Jewelry Making with Michelle (3 Tuesdays)

1:30-3pm Weymouth Library During this series of three workshops, participants will learn to make their own earrings, bracelet & beach glass pendant. Week one, people will work on earrings, week two on a beaded bracelet, and week three on a wired beach-glass pendant. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited so please register before 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 1 by contacting the library.

Wed Jun 5 Magical Science

6-7pm Digby Library Discover a magical force that will levitate particles. Scatter light and create illusions that will thrill your audience. Experiment with colourful teas and unusual potions on this Discovery Zone magical science adventure! This program is being provided by Scientists in Schools through funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC). This program is for children aged 4 to 12.

Thur Jun 6 Weymouth Tea

2-4pm St Joseph’s Hall, Weymouth. Proceeds to St. Joseph’s

Fri Jun 7 Back to Black

7:30pm King's Theatre. Film, Drama, Biography, Music. 14A. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth The extraordinary story of Amy Winehouse’s early rise to fame and the making of her groundbreaking album, Back to Black. Told from Amy’s perspective and inspired by her deeply personal lyrics, the film follows the remarkable woman behind the phenomenon and the tumultuous relationship at the center of one of the most legendary albums of all time.

Sat Jun 8 World Wide Knit in public Day

10am-2pm Sissiboo Landing. Bring your knitting, your chair, bag lunch and a smile!

Sat Jun 8 Trivia Night

7pm Bear River Legion 1877 Clementsvale Rd.

Sat Jun 8 Dee Dee Austin

7:30pm. King’s Theatre. Live music. DeeDee Austin is a 17-year-old Indigenous singer-songwriter from Fall River, Nova Scotia. Winner of the Music Nova Scotia Indigenous Artist of the Year 2023 and 2022 award, New Artist Recording 2022, Socan’s Young Canadian Songwriters Award Honourable Mention and the recent recipient of the Chief Noel Doucette Youth Achievement award.  $30 Adults $10 Youth

Sun Jun 9 Raking Rally

9am-12noon Bear River waterfront. Help to clean up the BR Waterfront for the summer season.

Sun Jun 9 Then We Burst Forth, Annapolis Voices Concert

3pm St. George & St. Andrew United Church, Annapolis Royal $20 Adults, $5 youth

Sun 9 Feeling Crabby? (Kids painting)

6-8pm Weymouth Library $25 per painter. For kids 5 and up. Join us for an evening of fun and creativity. I will gently guide them in creating their own 8x10in masterpiece. Snacks and drink included.

Mon Jun 10 Weymouth Board of Trade meeting

7pm Weymouth Waterfront Library Community Meeting Room

Wed Jun 12 Mi’kmaw Film & Culture Night

7:30pm King’s Theatre. Film, Live performance. Shalan Joudry and special guests. A special night celebrating Mi’kmaw culture. The evening will feature the screening of two films: “WOMEN OF THIS LAND” and “BASKET MAKER”. Following the screenings, Shalan Joudry and special guests are excited to launch their new book, “THE ART OF MI’KMAW BASKETRY.” This will be a sneak peek into the making of the book, as well as a sharing of some excerpts.

Thur Jun 13 Weymouth Tea

2-4pm St Joseph’s Hall, Weymouth. Proceeds to Digby Cancer Helpfund Assoc.

Thur Jun 13 Science Club: Gravity

3-4:30pm Digby Library Learn about gravity and build a paper airplane for a paper-plane flying contest. This program is for children aged 7 to 11. Register no later than June 12 by contacting the library.

Thur Jun 13 Paul O’Brien & AWEC Students

7:30pm King’s Theatre Live Music. Adults: $15 Youth: $10 Join singer-songwriter PAUL O’BRIEN and music students from the Annapolis West Education Centre for a very special night of music and stories!

Sat Jun 15 Smith’s Cove FD Breakfast with Jill Balser

7:30-10am Adults $15

Wed Jun 26 Aurora Borealis Paint Night

6-7pm Digby Library Paint with Joanna Jarvis. Register before June 21. For adults.

Fri Jun 28 Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film Action, Adventure, SciFi 14A 10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth. Snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers, young Furiosa falls into the hands of a great biker horde led by the warlord Dementus. Sweeping through the Wasteland, they come across the Citadel, presided over by the Immortan Joe. As the two tyrants fight for dominance, Furiosa soon finds herself in a nonstop battle to make her way home.

Sat Jun 29 St Matthews Church Speaker Series – The Electric City

11am 991 Weymouth Falls Road, Weymouth

Sun Jun 30 If

3pm Kings Theatre Family Film Hollywood Comedy PG. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth  IF is about a girl who discovers that she can see everyone’s imaginary friends — and what she does with that superpower — as she embarks on a magical adventure to reconnect forgotten IFs with their kids.

Jul & Aug DARC Summer Camps 

o   Paddling Camps $125+HST

  • §   Ages 9-12 Jul 2-5

  • §  Ages 13-16 Aug 13-16

o   Wrestling Jul 8-12. 10--2pm. Ages 9-12. $40+HST

o   Summer Cooking Jul 22-26. Ages 8-12. $125+HST

o   Girls Just Wanna Have Fun. Jul 15-19. Girls Aged 12-15. $125+HST

o   5 Day outdoor adventure camp Aug 6-9, Aug 20-23. Ages 5-12 $100+HST

o   Leadership camp Jul 29-Aug 2. Grade 7 to 15 years. $140+HST

Thur Jul 4 Explore the Night

10am-11am Weymouth Library For ages 4 to 7 years Children aged 4 to 7 years can make a bat silhouette using sidewalk chalk, listen to a story about the night and enjoy a snack.

Sat Jul 6 Bear River FD Breakfast

7am-10 am Adults $15

Jul 8 to 12 Summer Camp by DARC at SMBA

8:30-3pm $100+HST for ages 5-12 Limited spots, register with DARC

Sat Jul 13 Family Fun Day

All day DARC Outdoor rec centre, 1632 Ridge Rd, Digby. Free Bounce castle, outdoor games, BBQ, Bonfire. See DARC Summer Recreation Guide

Wed Jul 31 Teen Takeover at DARC

5-9pm for ages 11-15 See DARC Summer Rec Guide

Sat Aug 3 Family Fun Day

All day DARC Outdoor rec centre, 1632 Ridge Rd, Digby. Free Bounce castle, outdoor games, BBQ, Bonfire. See DARC Summer Recreation Guide

Sat Aug 3 Gregory Muszkie

7:30pm Kings Theatre Music, Adults $25.00 Youth: $10.00 Gregory Muszkie is a singer, songwriter, and storyteller who embodies the character of a flawed, naive individual — ‘Greg’ — who navigates a crazed modern world. His satirical style combines humour and ennui to bring a unique musical experience to all. Inspired by music like The Barenaked Ladies, David Bowie, Rufus Wainwright, John Mayer and Stevie Wonder, he embarks on a journey of introspection and becoming.

Wed Aug 7 Rock Painting

2-4pm Children, 6-7:30pm adults. Digby Library.

Thur Aug 8 Let’s Celebrate the Northern Sky!

10-11am Weymouth Library Children aged 8 to 12 will get creative using a chalk technique inspired by the aurora borealis and then enjoy a snack. Register no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 7

Wed Aug 14 Teen Takeover at DARC

5-9pm for ages 11-15 See DARC Summer Rec Guide

Fri Aug 16 Star Story Time and Playdough Playdate

10:30-11:30am Digby Library Children aged 2 to 6 can listen to a story about the stars and the night sky and participate in activities including playdough play. Register no later than Wednesday, Aug. 14 by contacting the library.

  • Bear River Night Market every 2nd Wednesday 4-8pm starting June 5 – Oct 9

  • Smiths Cove Fire Dept Coffee Mornings Thursdays 9:30-11:30am 43 North Old Post Road, Smith’s Cove. By donation.

  • 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


  • Vinyasa Flow Yoga Thursday evening 6:30-7:30pm (Begins May 30th) Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park

  • Zumba  Tuesdays 6:30-7:30pm Felker Hall Cornwallis $5pp 902-526-2140

  • Low Impact Exercises Mon, Wed & Fridays 9-10am Felker Hall Cornwallis 902-638-3373

  • Cribbage  Thursdays from 12:30pm Felker Hall Cornwallis 902-376-2007

  • 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.

  • 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,, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis


  • Build and Electric Vehicle – Grab and Go Kit Jun 8 to 15 All day (grab and go), Digby Library  

  • Rocket Shapes Scavenger Hunt – Jul 9 to 20 All day Digby Library. Children aged 3 to 8 can participate in a scavenger hunt to find paper shapes needed to make a rocket craft during open hours. They can assemble the rocket and try flying it.  

  • Digby Farmers & Artisans Market Fridays & Sundays from June to September 10am- 3pm along the Admirals Walk in Digby N.S

  • Transition to School Wednesdays and Thursdays Jul 3 to August 15 10am-2pm Digby Family Centre Register 902-245-2300

  • Spring Story Time - Fridays 10:30-11am Digby Library. Children 5 and younger and their caregivers can enjoy stories, songs and activities at the library.

  • Drop-in Community Sport Thursday nights May 2 – June 13 6-7pm Indoor soccer; 7:30-9pm Volleyball 13+, adult, recreational, coed. At Digby Regional High School.

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

  • Community Open Gym at DRHS (May 10, 11, 17 and 18 only) Family Play Fri 6-7:30pm; Basketball Fri 6-7:30pm; Kindergym Sat 10-11; Open Gym Sat 10-1pm; Teen / Adult Basketball Sat 1-2pm.

  • 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

  • June Family Center Calendar Crafting together; Baby & Me; Toddler Time; Social Time; Play & Grow (3-5years); Amped Up; Parenting the Defiant Child; Strengthening Families. For days and times please see poster. 902-245-2300.


  • After School Program Mon to Fridays 2pm-5:30pm W. Consolidated School Register with DARC $12 per child/day Sept 2024-Jun 2025

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

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne

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