Digby County Events - for New Year's

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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 info@digbycourier.ca, 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

Dec. 31

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

Dec. 31

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

Jan. 1

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

Jan. 8

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.

Mother’s United


For mothers and expectant mothers. Digby Family Resource Centre. Call 245-6464.



Saturday, Dec. 28:

2:30-3:30 p.m.

Adult Only: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 29:

4:00-4:50 p.m.

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:

4:00-4:50 p.m.


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

Open gym


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

Until February

At Digby General Hospital, featuring watercolorist Peter Martocchio of Deep Brook.


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

Computer help

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.


Organizations: Annapolis Royal, Digby Academy, Clements Historical Society Oakdene Centre Cove Community Centre Family Resource Centre Digby Regional High School Digby Area Recreation Commission Digby General Hospital North Range Art Club Adéline LeBlanc and Linda Cooper

Geographic location: Digby County, Clare, New Horizons Seabrook King Bear River Deep Brook

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