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  • Writer's pictureEleanor Johnson

Weekly Events Update - March 21, 2024

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New events and this weeks events, all 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. as well as in photo albums on our facebook page. Please share this and ask others to subscribe.

Fri Mar 22 Ordinary Angels

7pm King’s Theatre Film, indie, drama. $10.95 PG Adult $6.95 Youth

Based on a remarkable true story,

Sat Mar 23 Deep Brook/Waldec Lions Club Breakfast

7am-10 $15 pp 948 Hwy1, Deep Brook

Sat Mar 23 Digby General Hospital Auxiliary Breakfast

8-10am $15 adults, $7.50 kids under 12

Sat Mar 23 Digby Museum Clean-up Party

10-2pm Admiral Digby Museum.

Sat Mar 23 Easter Market

10am-2pm Clare Market Fair, Meteghan Fire Station, 31 Meteghan Conn.

Sat Mar 23 Benefit for Troy Stone & Family

11am-10pm Weymouth Legion. Open mic, bake sale, dollar days, 50/50 Rapure, chili hot dogs. Raffles.

Sat Mar 23 BR Legion Kitchen Party

7pm-close Bear River Legion Driftwood kitchen supper 6-8pm

Sat Mar 23 Mad About March Cabaret

7:30pm at King’s Theatre Community Theatre, Musical $20 Adults $5 Youth

Sun Mar 24 Pysanky Egg Making

1-4:30pm Digby Legion Register email

Other classes Mar 8, 11, 19, 27 $19-25. See poster.

Sun Mar 24 Florencia en el Amazonas

3pm at King’s Theatre Met Opera – Live in HD – Stage to Screen Adult $15.95 Youth Free

Tue Mar 26 Job Fair

1-4pm Nova Scotia Works Digby/Clare, 87 Warwick Street

"Are you looking for a job in Southwest Nova Scotia? Employers who are looking to fill positions will be available with their job postings. Come with your resume and the opportunity to have a live interview on the spot. If you require assistance with your resume, book an appointment TODAY at our Digby or Clare Nova Scotia Works offices to have your resume ready in time for the Job Fair. Questions? call (902) 245-1830.

Tues March 26 Easter Egg Hunt

3 to 4:30 p.m. Meteghan Library Children of all ages can search for chocolate eggs hidden by the Easter Bunny in the library and make a spring craft.

Wed Mar 27 Book Club: Monkey Beach

6:30-8pm Digby Library. Join Colleen Humbert for lively and in-depth discussion of Monkey Beach by Eden Robinson at the library.

Thur Mar 28 Senior Games Afternoon and Easter Bonnet Contest

2-4pm Bear River East Baptist Church, 2710 Clementsvale Rd, Bear River East

Thur Mar 28 Dune Part Two

7pm King’s Theatre Film, Hollywood, Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure, Drama, PG, $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth.

Fri Mar 29 Course: Stay Home Alone (ages 10-12) by St John’s Ambulance

8:30-4pm Digby Curling Centre (27 Shreve St) Register w.Linda 902-247-0356

Sat Mar 30 Easter Dance (Gr Primary to 6)

6:30-7:30pm Digby Legion Photo booth. Canteen

Sun Mar 31 Easter Egg Hunt

2pm Bear River Grocery & Bear River Fire Dept.

April Art Exhibition "Glazed and Wired"

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

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

11am Weymouth Waterfront Library

Sat Apr 13 Felker Hall Community Breakfasts

8-10am Felker Hall Cornwallis Adults $12. Kids 5-12years $5

Sat Apr 13 Volunteer Fair

10am-1pm Digby Curling Centre by DARC 902-245-1949

Sat Apr 13 Seedy Saturday

10am-2pm Rendez-Vous de la Baie by Rooted in Clare Garden Club

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

Sat Apr 20 Spring breakfast

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

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

Sat Apr 27 Hearts for Hospice Gala

6:30pm Digby Pines $75 Tickets or 902-532-8148

  • 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


  • 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,, 726 Broadway, Cornwallis


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

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

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

  • Grief Support Group Saturdays Mar 23. 6pm Digby General Hospital Board Room. Contact email

  • 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 March and 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. Mar 22, 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 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.


  • 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.

Let us know of any events and send contributions, comments or complaints, to

Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne

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