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  • Writer's pictureEleanor Johnson

Weekly Events Update - March 7, 2024

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Lots of new events are listed this week. We are also beginning to prepare the next print issue, for distribution on March 15, so if you have an event, or announcement you want to be included, please let us know.

Paid advertising by businesses pays for the printing, so if you want to include a business card or larger ad, this is hugely useful to us. Events happening this week and new events are listed below.

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.

Thur Mar 7 Jam Session

7pm Weymouth Legion. Fundraiser for repairs. Food available.

Fri Mar 8 Youth Paint Night & Dance (for under 18s)

6-7pm Glow in the dark paint class; 7-9pm Dance $25 pp Weymouth Legion, Back St. Weymouth

Fri Mar 8 Amir Amiri Ensemble

7:30pm at King’s Theatre

Sat Mar 9 Gulliver’s Cove Cleanup

11am-3pm Bags and gloves provided. Wear sturdy shoes and protective clothing. Bring snacks and water.

Sat Mar 9 Rumour Has It: Songbook of Adele

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

Sun Mar 10 Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone (Free)

3pm at Kings Theatre

Mon Mar 11 – 15 March Break Bonanza (ages 12-24)

Day camps # 1 Birch Street, Youth Centre. Register 902-308-4337.

Mon Mar 11 Fun with Food – Mini March Break camp

9am – 1pm Family Studies Room at DRHS $25 pp ages 7-12 years Register 902-245-4344

Mon Mar 11 Weymouth Board Of Trade

7pm Sissiboo Landing Virtual presentation by Jen Goucher of the Chamber of Commerce Group Insurance Plan

Tue Mar 12 Terrific Tuesday – Mini March Break camp

9am – 1pm Family Studies Room at DRHS $25 pp ages 5-12years Register 902-245-4344

Tues March 12, March Break Bash

2 to 4 p.m. Meteghan Library Children of all ages can join us for a fun-filled afternoon with games, crafts, and gadgets. There will be snacks.

Wed Mar 13 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

Wed Mar 13 Video Game Night

6 to 8 p.m. Digby Library. Teens can drop in to play Mario Kart, Wii Sports, and other fun video games.

Wed Mar 13 West Nova Bee Club

7pm Upper Clements Hall, 2951 Highway 1, Upper Clements more info 902-638-2005. All those beekeepers and those wanting to learn about beekeeping are welcome.

There is no admission charge, but a small donation to the hall (a toonie) would be appreciated.

Wed Mar 13 Bob Marley: One Love

7pm King’s Theatre. Film. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Thur Mar 14 St Patty’s Theme Thursday – Mini March Break camp

11am – 3pm 19 Victoria Ave, Weymouth $25 pp ages 5-12 years Register 902-245-4344

Thur Mar 14 Science Club: Sphero Bolts

3 to 4:30 p.m. Digby Library. Learn about coding by navigating a Sphero Bolt robot through an obstacle course. This program is for children aged 7 to 11. Register no later than March 13 by contacting the library.

Sat Mar 16 Seedy Saturday

10am-1pm Bear River Community Greenhouse, 100 Wharf St. Bear River

Sat Mar 16 Meat raffle Fundraiser

From 1pm, draws start at 4pm. Must be present to win. Weymouth Legion.

Sat Mar 16 St. Patrick’s Day Party, Sunset Pub

9:30pm Sunset Pub, 411 Hwy 303, Conway, Digby. DJ Hot Cue

Sat Mar 16 St. Patrick’s Day, Jesus Murphy

8-11pm Digby Pines

Sun Mar 17 Hundreds of Beavers

3pm King’s Theatre Film Indie, comedy, adventure (Anarchic slapstick 2024). PG. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth

Tue Mar 19 Free Community Meal for Seniors (55+)

4:30pm Inclusion Clare, 1711 Highway 1, Church Point. Register by Mar 12

Wed Mar 20 Saint Bernard Church Info session

7pm Chez Jean Dairy Twirl, 3139 Hwy 1, Belliveau.

Fri Mar 22 Ordinary Angels

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

Sat Mar 23 Deep Brook/Waldec Lions Club Breakfast

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

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 Easter Cantata Musical

7pm Weymouth Church of Christ

Sat Mar 30 Easter Fun

10am-2pm Bomb Bish Bakery. Easter Egg Hunt, Face Painting, Easter Bunny Photos, colouring table, cotton candy Etc.

Sat Mar 30 Easter Egg Hunt

11am Weymouth Church of Christ. Kids up to 12 yrs.

Sat Apr 13 Volunteer Fair

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

  • 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


  • Drop n Community Basketball Mondays 6-7pm (not during March Break) Teen (13+), Adult Co-ed, At DRHS

  • Pysanky Egg painting Mar 8, 11, 19, 27 Register email $19-25. Digby and Plympton.

  • Grief Support Group Saturdays Mar 9, 16, 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; Pickleball Fri 7:30-9pm; Kindergym Sat 10-11am; Open Gym Sat 10am-1pm; Basketball Sat 1-2pm; Pickleball Sat 2-3pm.

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

  • Try Curling 3 week clinic Fridays Feb 9 and 16. 7pm Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve St. $40 Register All equipment provided, bring sneakers

  • 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. Feb 23, Mar 8, 22, Apr 5, 19.

  • Public Curling Social Fri 7-9pm Digby Curling Club $15 non-members Delicious pizza and friendly competition

  • 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

  • Speed Skating Jan 3 – Mar 6 Wed 7-8pm & 4 Sundays Register with DARC

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

  • Adult pick up hockey Tues 10-11am & Sun 11:30-12:30pm $10pp Digby Arena.

  • 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

  • Public Skating Wednesdays – Parent & Tots 11-11:45; Adults 19+ 12-1pm; Students (P-6) 2:30-3:30; Teens (Gr7-12) 3:30-4:40pm. Sat & Sun Open public skate 4-5pm Digby Arena, 27 Shreve Str.

  • 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

  • Women’s Pick-up Hockey Mondays 8:10pm DARC

  • Recreational Pond Hockey Ages 6-16 Thursdays Nov-Mar 14, 5-5:50 Register DARC

  • Junior Curling Sundays 4-5pm, Nov to March, Digby Curling Centre, 27 Shreve St. Register.

  • 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 16, 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 February January – 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 12, 19, 26.

  • 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

  • Adult Skating Tuesdays 10-11am Universite Ste. Anne Rink

  • 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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