Community events, for Jan. 30

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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, fax to 245-6136, post online at 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.

Jam sessions

Jan. 30

Singing and music at 7p.m. in North Range Community Hall.


Firefighter’s breakfast

Feb. 1

Bear River Fire Hall from 7 to  10 a.m. Proceeds for upkeep of hall.


Gospel services

Feb. 2

Digby Legion at 4 p.m., conducted by D. MacDonald and J. Gregg. Everyone welcome.


Clements Historical Society

Feb. 5

Clementsport Legion at 2 p.m. After the AGM, Patricia Briltz will give a talk on Edwardian clothing fashions, ‘Beauties and the Beastly’. Refreshments will be served.


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.


Adult skate


Digby Arena, 12-1 p.m. Free.


Parent & tot skate


Digby Arena, 11 a.m.-Noon. Free.


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.


Valentine's Day fun!

Feb. 13

Children ages five to 10 can celebrate Valentine's Day from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. by enjoying stories, making a craft and tasting treats. Register by Feb. 6.


Bedtime story hour

Feb. 27

Wear your pajamas, bring your favourite blanket and stuffed friend to snuggle up and listen to some bedtime stories from 6 to 7 p.m. Program is for all ages.


Computer help

To Feb. 15

A Community Access Program intern is available for one-on-one computer help. Call the library to make an appointment.


Weymouth Waterfront Library

4577 Hwy. 1, Weymouth  


Story time & crafts

Feb. 11

From 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., children ages six to 12 can make a heart bookmark as a gift for Valentine's Day and enjoy stories and treats.

 Writing your life story

 Feb. 15

Author Mel Malton will be teaching a workshop to help adults and teens get started writing their life story for family and friends. Register by Feb. 14. Bring bag lunch and notebook.

Giant book sale

Feb. 26 & 27

Need some new-to-you winter reading? The library has got lots of great books at great prices during its two-day book sale.


Computer help

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.


Westport Library

17 Second St., Westport


Create Valentine’s Day card

Feb. 12

From 3:30 to 5 p.m., get creative and make a Valentine's Day card or cards for those special people in your life and enjoy story time and a light snack. Program is for all ages.


Clare Branch Library

29 Chemin Haché, Meteghan


Puzzle exchange

During open hours

Do you have used puzzle that you’d love to exchange for a new-to-you one? Then, bring your old puzzle during open hours and exchange it for another one. All types of puzzles are accepted.

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