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Weekly Events Update - May 23, 2024

Black Capped Chickadee by Wayne Simon

Lobster Bash is coming (July 5 to 7, 2024), so we have a dedicated page on our website and created a photo album on our Facebook page for Lobster Bash event posters. Check it out.

All event posters are on our website (www. 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 (May 23- May 30)

May Weymouth Library Exhibition: Spool Knitting Display

This display features a variety of spool-knitted chair pads created by Joan Nelson Her technique is a new way of spool knitting using an old-fashioned craft with a modern spool hook.

May 21 to 31 55+ Games

Darts, Skip-bo, Crokinole, bowling, cribbage, scrabble, bridge, auction, and Washer Toss. Dates and times are on the Poster. Venues are through Digby. Contact DARC.

Fri May 24 Challengers

7:30pm Kings Theatre, Film, Hollywood, Drama, Sports. 14A. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth.  From visionary filmmaker Luca Guadagnino (Call Me By Your Name), Challengers stars Zendaya as Tashi Duncan, a former tennis prodigy turned coach and a force of nature who makes no apologies for her game on and off the court.

Fri May 24 to 26 Clare Community Swap

Clare Curling Club. On the Friday you drop off your unwanted items. Saturday from 8-10am you can drop off your items at the Clare Curling Club. On Saturday from 11 until 2pm and Sunday from 9-12pm everyone is welcome to come and "shop" for FREE! Whatever is left over will be donated to local groups in need.

Sat May 25 Digby Hospital Auxiliary Breakfast

8am-10am Digby Legion $15 adults

Sat May 25 Weymouth Little Library Info Meeting

10am Weymouth Library Community Room

Sat May 25 BRFD Community Flea and Farmers’ Market

10am-2pm Bear River Fire Dept, 1277 River Rd, Bear River.

Sat May 25 Tide & Timbre Music Night at SMBA

7-9pm Donations at the door for student feeding program. Bake sale, raffle

Sun May 26 Spring Concert

3pm Saint Bernard Church, 3623 Route 1, St. Bernard Adults $15

Sun May 26 Choral Evensong

4pm St. Luke’s Anglican Church, 340 St. George St. Annapolis Royal

Mon May 27 Weymouth Garden Club Meeting

7pm Weymouth Waterfront Library

Tue May 28 Food Handlers Workshop

9am-4pm $45+tax Nova Scotia Works, 87 Warwick St. 902-245-1830

Wed May 29 Canadian Dental Care Application Help

10am-3pm The Family Centre, 1 Birch St. Digby. Register 902-245-2300

Wed May 29, Unsung Hero

7:30pm Kings Theatre, Film, Indie, Music, Drama, Biography. PG. $10.95 Adult $6.95 Youth. Based on a remarkable true story, Unsung Hero follows David Smallbone as he moves his family from Down Under to the States, searching for a brighter future after his successful music company collapses.

Thurs May 30, 1492: The Americas before Columbus, CORAH

10am-11:30 Felker Hall, Cornwallis Register 902-247-0545

Fri May 31 The Fall Guy

7:30 pm Kings Theatre, Film, Hollywood, Action, Comedy. PG. $10.95 Adult, $6.95 Youth.

Sat Jun 1 Bear River Fire Dept Breakfast

7-10am “All you can eat” Adults $15 1277 River Rd, Bear River

Sat Jun 8 World Wide Knit in public Day

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

Sun Jun 9 Then We Burst Forth, Annapolis Voices Concert

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

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”.

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!

Fri Jun 14 55+Dance with DJ Mad Dadz

7:30-11pm Digby Curling Centre $10 Hits from the 60s and 70s DARC 902-245-2949

Tue Jun 18 Walk-in Clinic

4:40-9pm Weymouth Medical Centre

Sat Jun 22 (9am-2pm) and Sun Jun 23 (10am-3pm) Yard Sale Fundraiser

Admiral Digby Museum, 95 Montague Row, Digby

Sat Jun 22 BRFD Community Flea and Farmers’ Market

10am-2pm Bear River Fire Dept, 1277 River Rd, Bear River.

Sat Jun 22 Digby Multicultural Festival

10am-4pm Marina Stage, Digby

Sat Jun 29 Lightness of Limbs

6pm King’s Theatre Live Show, puppetry. $20 Adults $10 Youth A chance to see the work of five extraordinary Nova Scotian puppet-makers and puppeteers on stage with three puppet plays. The two before intermission are for all ages. The one after intermission is for mature audiences.

Jul & Aug DARC Summer Camps $125 +HST per child per week

o   Jul 2-5 Silly Scientists

o   Jul 8-12 Hometown Heroes

o   Jul 15-19 Camp Rock

o   Jul 22-26 Wonderful World of Disney

o   Jul 29 – Aug 2 DARC Olympics

Fri to Sun Jul 5 to 7 Lobster Bash

Downtown Digby See separate schedule

Sat Jul 6 Fleetwood Mac Tribute

7:30pm King’s Theatre, Live Music. $40 Adults, $10 Youth.

Mon Jul 22-26 Acting Camp for Youth (5 day)

Sat Jul 27 Bear River Cherry Carnival

Water sports! Parade! Cherry Pit spitting! Pie eating! Family and Friends! And best of all come support the Bear River Volunteer Fire Department!

Aug DARC Summer Camps $125 +HST per child per week

·        Aug 6-9 Crazy Carnival

·        Aug 12-16 Harry Potter Camp

·        Aug 19-23 The Great Detective

  • 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


  • 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

  • May 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.


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.

Send any events, contributions, comments or complaints, to

Have a lovely week

Eleanor & Wayne

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