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Annapolis County Events space is provided for local non-profit organizations. Space is limited to about 25 words. There is no guarantee that notices will be printed. Contact 825-3457, fax 825-6707, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or drop them off at 87 Commercial Street, Middleton. Deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. Events are also listed at www.novanewsnow.com
Starting December 12 Chen Style Tai Chi is the oldest and parent form of Tai Chi and combines slow and fast movements. Led by Ken Flett at the Rebekah Hall, 1886 Clementsvale Road, Bear River, Thursdays at 7 p.m. $8. For more information, contact email@example.com
Christmas Eve Breakfast
December 24 At the Lions Club in Kingston from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Enjoy a complete breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, pancakes and toast. Free will offering.
Christmas Eve Service
December 24 The Annual Christmas Eve service at New Beginnings in Greenwood will be at 7 p.m. There is special music, drama, Scripture readings and the lighting of candles. We are celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ.
Christmas Eve Service
December 24 Christmas Eve service starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Clarence Baptist Church, with Rev. George Mollins. All welcome.
Candlelight Christmas Eve
December 24 Enjoy an Old Fashioned Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. at Historic Goat Island Church at 2340 Highway 1 in Upper Clements. Rev. Nathan Waterman officiating. Bring a small flashlight. There will be heat. Everyone is welcome. For information call 638-3175.
Family Christmas Dinner
December 25 This Christmas, there is no need for anyone to be alone. We extend an invitation to the community to enjoy a family dinner with us this Christmas at the First United Baptist Church in Annapolis Royal at 12 p.m. If you are able, leave a message at 532-2134 to let us know how many will come with you so that we have enough for everyone.
December 26 Middleton and District Arena will once again ring out with the sounds of cheering and playful jeering for the annual grad hockey games. Schedule: 5:15 - Grads of ‘97 to ‘03 vs. Grads of ‘04 to ’09; 6:20 – present day Monarch Girls against the Monarch Girl Grads; 7:25 - present day Monarchs vs. Grads of ‘10 to ‘13; 8:30 - present day Monarchs vs. Grads of 1950-96.
New Year’s Eve
December 31 Ring in the new year with our free festivities starting at 6 p.m. at Credit Union Centre in Kingston, (arena). Bring your skates. Enjoy a sleigh ride, live entertainment, Jimmie Dogs, chili, cider, & hot chocolate. Also face painting, balloon animals, and popcorn. Kids can be fingerprinted. Bring non-perishable food items or cash donation for our Food Bank. Fireworks shortly after 9 p.m. (Storm date: Jan 1) Info: www.kingstonnovascotia.ca.
New Year’s Eve
December 31 Come to the Middleton Rink from 6 to 9 p.m. for skating, hot chocolate, coffee, cider, hot dogs, face painting and live music. Then to the Rotary Park by 9:30 p.m. for fireworks. Event is free, but we encourage you to bring a donation for our local food bank.
New Year's Eve
December 31 Party at Clementsport Legion with Focus & Jester 7, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cost is $15 a person with meal included. Tickets are limited. Info: 638-3303.
January 1 Free New Year’s Day public skate and hot chocolate from 1 to 3 p.m. Hosted by Lawrencetown Lions Club at the Lawencetown Youth Arena.
January 4 Jam night at the Inglisville Community Hall will now be the first Saturday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Hope to see you there.
January 5 Annapolis Valley Bluegrass & Old Time Music Association presents Mountain Fever, Ron Deadder & Friends, and Good Ole Boys at Berwick Lions Hall at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $5. We support local charities.
January 7 Preschool Storytime Tuesdays starting January 7 from 11 a.m. to 12 noon at the Bridgetown and Area Library. A fun hour of stories, songs, fingerplays, and simple crafts for preschoolers and their caregivers.
January 7 Percussion Club from 6:45 to 7:30 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Learn how to play cool rhythms from around the world. Instruments provided. Register at www.valleylibrary.ca or call 665-2758. (Ages 7 - 11).
VON Lunch Bunch
January 7 VON Lunch Bunch at St. James Anglican Church in Bridgetown from 12 to 1 p.m. $8 per person. RSVP 678-1733 by January 3.
January 9 Lego Thursdays from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Join us every Thursday for Lego at the Library. (Ages 3+. Children 5 and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.)
January 14 Noon Luncheon at the Kingston Lions Hall. Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 12 to 1 p.m. (New Time). Come out and enjoy Roast Beef and mashed potatoes with all the fixings, coffee, tea, and dessert. Cost is $8 at the door or $8.50 delivered. Deliveries must be ordered by 10:30 a.m. on the 14th. Phone 765-2128.
Library Writing Group
January 14 Library Writing Group at 2 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Share your work and ideas with others who enjoy writing.
January 15 Join us for homemade soup at St. Monica’s Church Hall, 37 Connaught Ave., Middleton, on Wednesdays at noon beginning January15 until the Spring. All are welcome to come and socialize. There is no cost. Info: 825-6906.
Variety Music Night
January 18 The Kingston Lions Club presents a Variety Music Night at the Kingston Lions Hall on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Ticket sales at the door commencing at 6:00 pm. Canteen and 50/50 ticket sales. Featuring performances by Just For Fun, Bernie & Jackie; and Lois Lutz & Country Kids
VON Lunch Bunch
January 23 VON Lunch Bunch at St. George & St. Andrew United Church in Annapolis Royal from 12 to 1. $8 per person. RSVP 678-1733 by January 21.