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  • Writer's pictureEleanor Johnson

Weekly Events Update - May 30, 2024

Apple blossoms by Wayne Simon

Nearly the end of May, so summer events are appearing. We even have the first for August!

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 30 - Jun 6)

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 31 The Fall Guy

7:30 pm Kings Theatre, Film, Hollywood, Action, Comedy. PG. $10.95 Adult, $6.95 Youth. He’s a stuntman, and like everyone in the stunt community, he gets blown up, shot, crashed, thrown through windows and dropped from the highest of heights, all for our entertainment.


Digby Area White Goods Refuse collection

June Calendar from Family Center

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.

Sat Jun 1 Bear River Fire Dept Breakfast

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

Sat Jun 1 Cornwallis Park-wide Yard sale


Sat Jun 1 Clements Garden Club Sale sale

8am-1pm South Broadway, Cornwallis Park

Sat Jun 1 Pickerel Fishing Tournament (19th Annual)

8am Registration Southville Fire Hall $20 PP lunch included. 902-308-2024

Sun Jun 2. 2nd Diabolical Puppet Bomb

2pm (all ages) and 5pm (mature audiences) The Annex, 2182 Sheffield Rd, Canning.

Sun Jun 2 Elements of Nature

3pm and 6pm. King’s Theatre. Community Theatre, Dance. Join Sparkle Dancers and explore the Elements of Nature, through sound, movement, costume and character. Adults $15.00 Youth: $5.00

Sun Jun 2 Fundy Chorale Women's Choir Spring concert

4:00p.m. St. Patrick's Church, Digby.  Tickets at the door. 

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

1:30-3pm Weymouth Library. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited, 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. Register no later than Saturday, June 1 by contacting the library.

Fri Jun 7 Back to Black 

7:30pm King 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 Trivia Night

7pm Bear River Legion 1877 Clementsvale Rd.

Sun Jun 9 Raking Rally

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

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.

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

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

Admiral Digby Museum, 95 Montague Row, Digby

Fri Jun 28 The Island Boys (Free Outdoor Concert)

7pm Sissiboo Landing, Music on the Sissiboo

Sat Jul 13 Royal Canadian Legion Digby Celebrates 97 years

8pm-12pm Dance Tickets $10, canteen open Advance tickets 902-245-4070

Fri Aug 9 Tom Allen & Friends

7:30 pm Kings Theatre J.S. Bach’s Long Walk in the Snow. Music, Storytelling, Theatre. $40 Adults, $10 Youth In 1705, the 20 year-old JS Bach walked 400 km north, away from a messy work situation and toward musical enlightenment and, quite possibly, love.

Sat Aug 10 Mamma Mia Sing Along

7:30pm Kings Theatre Film, Live performance TICKETS: $25 Join Dany Rousseau and her cast in for a one-of-a-kind night Live+Film Experience!!! The show mixes the beloved film MAMMA MIA with on-stage singing & dancing plus audience sing-along participation.

Fri Aug 16 and Sat 17 at 7:30pm, Sun Aug 18 at 3pm Bakersfield Mist

Kings Theatre. Theatre.  A hilarious and poignant play first staged on the West End in London with Kathleen Turner and Ian McDermid, now performed worldwide. 

Sat Aug 24 Jah’mila

7:30pm Kings Theatre. Live Music. $35 Adult $5 Youth Jah’Mila is a reggae singer from Kingston, Jamaica, now based in Atlantic Canada. With a deep-rooted love for traditional roots reggae, her music blends the vibrant spirit of Jamaican roots music with elements of jazz and modern soul.

Mon Aug 26 – Fri Aug 30 Musical Camp for Youth

Kings Theatre. 5-day, all day. for Youth ages 8-16 with Andrew Morrisey. $225 + tax per participant for the week. Participants are asked to bring their own snacks, lunch, and beverages. There will be a Final Performances on the last day for friends and family.

Sat  Aug 31 Wrestling (Wharf Rat Rally)

  • 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

  • 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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