The Events column is for non-profit listings of events in Digby County. Items may run twice for free before the event’s date. Email items to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to 245-6136, post online at www.digbycourier.ca or mail to the Digby Courier at 124 Water St., Box 670, Digby, N.S., B0V 1A0, attention: Events. Deadline for submitting listings is Thursday at 4 p.m.
New Year’s Eve party
Royal Canadian Legion, Clementsport, from 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. featuring members of the Focus Band of Annapolis Royal and Jester 7 from Clare. Admission $15 per person. Light lunch. Tickets available at the Legion.
New Year’s dance
Royal Canadian Legion, Digby, from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Music by DJ. Party favours. Join us toring in the New Year.
New Year’s levees
TOWN: From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at town hall with the unveiling of artefacts from cornerstone of Digby Academy at 1:30 p.m.
MUNICIPALITY: From 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the municipal offices in Seabrook.
Clements Historical Society Meeting
Royal Canadian Legion, Clementsport, at 2 p.m. Planning 2014 activities, and examining historic photos and documents. Refreshments.
Call for playwrights
Jan. 10 deadline
King's Theatre in Annapolis Royal is accepting scripts for its eighth annual Festival of 10-minute plays, June 13-15. For complete guidelines, go to the King's Theatre website at www.kingstheatre.ca and click on “King's Shorts.”
Drop-in art group
Oakdene Centre at 7 p.m. Bring own supplies.
Impact youth group
Smith’s Cove Community Centre from 7–8:30 p.m. Non-denominational group open to people 11 to 18 years of age. For information, call Mark at 467-4114.
New Horizons seniors’ club
New Horizons club, Bear River, all day. Everyone welcome.
Royal Canadian Legion bingo
Branch 20, Digby, at 7:30 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Sponsored by Legion Auxiliary.
For mothers and expectant mothers. Digby Family Resource Centre. Call 245-6464.
HOLIDAY FREE SKATE SCHEDULE:
Adult Only: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 29:
Monday, Dec. 30:
1 – 2 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 31:
1 – 2 p.m.
Thursday, Jan. 2:
1 – 2 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 3:
1 – 2 p.m.
Parent & Tot: 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m.
Adult Only: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 4:
Adult Only: 3:30-4:30pm
Sunday, Jan. 5:
Regular Adult skate
Digby Arena, 12-1 p.m. Free.
Regular Parent & tot skate
Digby Arena, 11 a.m.-Noon. Free.
Regular Public skate
Saturdays and Sundays
Digby Arena Saturdays, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. , Sundays 4- 5 p.m. Free
Digby Regional High School gym, with varying activities. For information, call Digby Area Recreation Commission at 245-5006.
Shop Local market
Sunday, Monday, Thursday-Saturday
Digby Evangeline Mall. Produce, crafts, baking, art, fashions, Lions radio Bingo cards. New vendors, volunteers, members welcome. 467-3754.
‘Walk slim’ exercises
Hill Grove Baptist Church Hall on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
Scallop Palette Exhibit
At Digby General Hospital, featuring watercolorist Peter Martocchio of Deep Brook.
AT THE LIBRARIES
Isaiah W. Wilson Memorial Library
84 Warwick St., Digby,
Exhibition: Recent works
To Jan. 31
Collaboration of eight artists of the North Range Art Club. Their paintings depict rural landscapes, seascapes and floral scenes, expressing individual interpretation of nature's beauty.
Sen. Ambroise H. Comeau Memorial Library
29 Chemin Haché, Meteghan
During open hours. Exhibit in memory of Hilda Saulnier presents the works of Rose Belliveau, Simone Comeau, Adéline LeBlanc and Linda Cooper, members of Les Acapeintres.
Weymouth Waterfront Library
4577 Highway 1, Weymouth
Jan. 7 to Feb. 15
Tuesdays and Friday, 6-8 p.m.; Thursdays, 1:30-4:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. One-on-one computer help.