Updated February 11
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.
February 12 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.
February 12 Monthly board meeting for Companion Animal Protection Society starts at 7 p.m. in the Lawrencetown Municipal Building. All members and friends CAPS are cordially invited. In case of inclement weather, please call 825-2277 before 4 p.m. or check www.caps-annapolis.org
February 13 Wilmot and Area Neighborhood Watch meet at 7 p.m. in the Christian Fellowship Centre, Wilmot. All interested parties are invited.
VON Lunch Bunch
February 13 VON Lunch Bunch at Bridgetown Lions Hall in Bridgetown from 12 to 1 p.m. $8/person. RSVP 678-1733.
February 14 Enjoy a Delicious Valentine's Luncheon at Saint Alphonsus Roman Catholic Church, hosted by William Black United Church on Friday, Feb. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ( storm date Saturday, Feb. 15). Cost: $9 at the door. Take-out available. For more information, call Mary at 665-4769.
Annapolis Royal Trek
February 14 Hike Nova Scotia and County of Annapolis Recreation Services present a guided Sweetheart’s Moonlit Snowshoe Trek Annapolis Royal on February 14 at 6:30 p.m. Register at email@example.com, 532-3144 or 825-2005. Participants qualify to win trail prizes. See www.hikenovascotia.ca for details.
February 14 Valentine’s Supper at Emmanuel Congregational Church in Middleton, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Enjoy cupids’ cocktail, roll, poppy seed salad, mashed potatoes, carrots, peas, corn flake chicken breast, dressing, cranberry sauce and dessert. Cost is $12 per person. Limited seating. Reservations recommended, contact Sally at 825-3087 or Pat at 825-3823.
February 15 Valentine’s Dance at the Legion in Lawrencetown, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music by “Spare Parts” (classic rock). Everyone 19+ welcome. Cost is $10 each.
February 14-16 Come to the Bear River Winter Carnival. Some of the events are snow & ice sculpture contests, outdoor skating, fireworks, cross country ski clinic and trip, kids sledding hill, dance, art show, dinner, prizes, ATV & snowmobile Follow Me run, food contest, maple syrup snow suckers, kick-sledding workshopand so much more. For full schedule go to: www.bearriver.ca or call 467-3258.
February 14-16 Bridgetown Lions WinterFest schedule: Fri: Candlelight Parade and Bonfire at 6 p.m.; Sat: 5km. Fun Run/Walk Register at 8 a.m. at Fire Hall for race at 9 a.m.; Lions Pancake breakfast 8:30 - 11 a.m. at Bridgetown Fire Hall (free will offering); free Kinder pre-skate at arena 10 - 11 a.m.; free family skate 11 - 12; Winter Active at Valley View Park 2-5 p.m. with Annapolis Co. Recreation staff; Lions spaghetti supper 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at the Lions Hall: $10 person / under 12 yrs. $5/person; free adult skate at arena 6 -8 p.m. Sun: Lions church parade – Roman Catholic Church at 9 a.m.
February 15 At the Middleton Curling Club at 6 King St. from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Enjoy bacon, sausage, scrambled eggs, pancakes, baked beans and toast. Free will offering. All welcome. Beat the winter blahs with a hot breakfast in a social atmosphere.
February 15 Valley Pride monthly GLBT dance at the Lions Hall in Nictaux, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Music by DJ T Bone. Cost is $5 at the door. Door prizes, 50/50 and cash bar.
February 15 Grab your sweetie and join the Valley Trekkers lead by the "Luvely" Lynda Kanne as we follow her and her sweetheart on a 10 km walk in and around the Greenwood area. You might even learn of some new out of the way snuggle spots. Meet in the parking lot of the Greenwood Aviation Museum/Canex. Registration after 9:30 a.m. for walking at 10 a.m. Info: 847-1772; 765-0906.
February 15 At the Brickton Community Hall, 4:30 to 6 p.m. Menu: fish or corn chowder, rolls, crackers, tea or coffee with apple crisp for dessert. Price: $8. Take-out available for pick up only. To place order, call, 824-3295 or 824-0636.
February 15 At the Royal Canadian Legion in Bear River, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dance to the music of “One Night Only” - Paul Lombard and friends. Everyone welcome. NSLID required at door.
February 15 Bridgetown Winterfest 5 km. Fun Run/Walk. Come support the Bridgetown Lions Club. Onsite registration at 9:00 a.m., however, to guarantee yourself a spot in the race and a medal, pre-registration is required by calling Andrea Barteaux at 665-4185 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Run/walk begins at Bridgetown Fire Hall, 31 Bay Road. Entry fee is $10. Refreshments after the run and a draw for prizes.
Afternoon with Friends
February 16 The Friends of the Library will host the second "Afternoon with Friends" speaker; The Magic and Mystery of Cricket, presented by Simon Bonnington from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Church Hall in Annapolis Royal. Learn about this game, played by garrisons at Fort Anne, and see its recent resurgence in our area. Please join us, and bring a friend.
Food Bank AGM
February 17 The Twelve baskets Food Bank’s annual general meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Food Bank, 9326 Hwy 10 Nictaux (across from Needs). The general public is welcome to attend.
February 18 Public meeting concerning the proposed quarry on Brooklyn Road to be held at the Brickton Community Hall on Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 7 pm. Everyone is welcome. Guest speakers, Powerpoint presentation, and a
moderator to be announced.
February 21 The Great Spaghetti Supper at St. Luke's Anglican Church in Annapolis Royal, 5 to 6;30 p.m. Enjoy spaghetti with veggie or meat sauce, salad, fresh breads with flavored butters and an ice cream dessert bar with brownies. Cost: adults $10; children $5. Wine available for $4/glass. Tickets available at church office (532-0342) or from project committee members.
February 22 At the Middleton Baptist Church Family Life Center, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Featuring: art, handbag & jewelry sale, a bake table, talent auction (11:30 – 12:30), and everyone’s favourite – Bonnie’s Bistro serving soup, sandwiches & dessert for $8 (11:30 – 1:00).
Variety Music Night
February 22 Variety Music Night at the Legion in Kingston, 7 to 9 p.m. Featuring Valley, Blue, Carroll Edwards and Country Harmony with Rob Jamison and Friends. Cost is $5 at the door. Also canteen and 50/50.
February 22 Everyone is invited Saturday, Feb. 22 to a a community breakfast from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at the Forester’s Hall in Clementsvale. The menu will consist of bacon, eggs (any style), hashbrowns, homemade beans, fruit, toast, tea, coffee, and juice. Admission will be $8.00 for adults, $4.00 for children 12 – 5 and under 5 is free.
February 22 At Middleton Legion Branch #1, registration at 12 noon, play starts at 1:00 p.m. All entrance monies returned in prizes. Canteen available. Members and guests welcome. Must be 19 years of age. Info: 825-4751
February 22 At the Middleton Legion, doors open at 9 a.m. with draws at 2 p.m. All proceeds support Middleton & District Minor Hockey. Tons of items and gift certificates, plus a raffle for a 2 night Harbourville cottage stay, 50/50 and canteen. Info: www.middletonminorhockey.ca
VON Lunch Bunch
February 25 VON Lunch Bunch at Greenwood Sobey’s Community Room from 12 to 1. $8/person. RSVP 678-1733.
February 25 Homemade Lunch on February 25 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Middleton Fire Hall catered by the Middleton & Area Fireflies. New on the menu will be chili served with garlic bread ($8.00) or you can enjoy for only $7 the ever-popular corn chowder or turkey vegetable soup. A variety of "made-from-scratch" cakes for dessert. Free home delivery in Middleton by calling Bonnie at 825-3062 by Monday, Feb. 24.
February 27 to March 1 Division III Girls Provincial Basketball Tournament at the Middleton Regional High School. Eight high school teams from throughout the province will play. Tickets: adults $5; students $2; under 12 is free; 3 day pass is $12. Schedule: Thurs. & Fri.: 2:00, 4:00, 6:00 & 8:00; Sat.: 9:00, 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00.
March 1 Ticket auction at Middleton Fire Hall on March 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., sponsored by Middleton & Area Fireflies. Lots of items and certificates to be won. Canteen services available. Special draws for a Giant Gift Basket, a Shamrock Cake, 50/50, and a Roast Beef Dinner for six at Just Dropping Inn Bed and Breakfast. Draws will begin at 2:05.
March 29 Old Family Photo Identification Workshop, 12:30-4:30, at the Bear River Museum / Oakdene Centre. Learn to date old phots, place people in your family tree, identifiy faces from your past and browse historic photo & reference books. Bring your old photos. Cost is $20. Register at email@example.com or 467-1467 This is a fundraiser for the Bear River Museum.