Kings County events Feb. 18

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The Physicians Philanthropic Fund turned over $28,600 to three charities recently. Funds from the November gala went to, from left, Ingrid Blais of L'Arche Homefires in Wolfville; Allison Chega of Free Spirit Therapeutic Riding; and Wally Jarvis of The Refuge in Kentville. In the back row are J.P. McCarthy, Trevor Butler, Michael Rudd, Ashlee Johnstone, Scott Campbell and Marnie Goodman. Fundraisers have collected over $210,000 since 1998. - Wendy Elliott,


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Feb. 18

Lunch -  VON Lunch Bunch. Noon to 1 p.m. Kentville Legion. $8 a person. RSVP 678-1733.


Feb. 19

Meeting -  Wolfville and Area Historical Society. 2 p.m. Wolfville Fire Hall. Acadia University archivist Pat Townsend on the history of Acacia Villa School in Hortonville.

Family Movie Night - Kings County Academy cafeteria. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2. Bring a chair and blanket. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Showtime 6 p.m. Freewill donation to PTA. Canteen available.

Meeting - Wolfville and Area Newcomers Club. 7:30 p.m. L’Arche Hall, Main Street, Wolfville. Speaker: Mark Tipperman on hydraulic fracturing in Nova Scotia.

Luncheon – held by the Loyal Workers of the Port Williams United Baptist Church, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $8 per person.  All proceeds go to the general upkeep of the church.


Feb. 20

Lunch - VON Lunch Bunch. Noon- 1 p.m., Berwick United Church. $8 a person. RSVP: 678-1733

Jam Session – 7-10 p.m., North Alton Hall. Door prizes, lunch. Admission by donation


Feb. 22

Breakfast - Wolfville Legion. 7:30 to 10 a.m. $6. Proceeds to legion expenses.

•  Winter Frolic – Northville Farm Heritage Centre. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All ages. Horse drawn sleigh rides, hot chocolate, hotdog and marshmallow roast. Blacksmithing and oil painting demonstrations. Freewill admission. Storm date:

•  Celebration and dance - Black History Month celebration, 8 p.m. Tickets: $10. Info: or 678-3390. Dance starts at 9 p.m. (Ages 19 and older) Sponsored by Kentville and Area African Education Committee.

• Dance - Kentville Legion dance, 9:30 p.m., music by Appaloosa, must be 19 and over, bar and kitchen available.

• Country Breakfast & Silent Auction -

Greenwich Fire Hall, 8-10 a.m. $8 per person, $5 under 12 and under five free. Info: Darlene at 542-3498. All proceeds to the rebuilding fund for the Black River Community Hall

• Variety Music Night - 7 p.m. at the

Kingston Lions Hall, $5. Ticket sales at the door commencing at 6 pm. Canteen and 50/50 tickets. Phone 765-2128

• Hawaiian Tea - Lakeville Women’s Institute is hosting an afternoon tea, “Escape To Hawaii,” 2-4 p.m., at the Lakeville Community Hall. Freewill offering, will be donated to the Valley Hospice.

Breakfast - St. James Anglican Church, Kentville, monthly breakfast, 8-10 a.m. Minimum donation $6

St. Valentine Luncheon and Auction - doors open at 11:30, lunch at noon. Adults $9, children $4, preschoolers free. Forties Community Centre Forties, New Ross. Sponsored by St. Augustine Church Guild

• Card Party -Cornwallis New Horizens Club, 45’s Card Party in the seniors room at the Canning Lions Hall. Registration 1 p.m., games at 1:30 p.m.  Admission $2, prizes and refreshment, 50/50. Info: 678-2030 or 582-7346

Fish and Chips Supper - Royal Canadian Legion, Kingston, 5-7 p.m., $7 to eat in or $7.50 to take out. Tickets may be obtained at the bar. Info: 765-4428.


Feb. 23

•  Tribute - Black culture awareness event. Canning Baptist Church. Sing Out, Go Tell it in the Valley, tribute to Black spiritual and gospel music. 7 p.m. North Avenue, Canning. Proceeds for furnace fund. Storm date: March 2.


Feb. 26

Roast Beef Dinner - in support of the West Kings Football Team, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Aylesford  Lions Club, 50/50, silent auction. Freewill offering.

Meeting - Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW Wolfville) meeting at 7:15 p.m., Manning Memorial Chapel Hall; Club Night special activities.


Feb. 27

Science Fair - Landmark East School 30th annual science fair. Elementary and middle school students have been exploring concepts of sustainability through their science fair projects.

Viewing: 6:30-8 p.m.

• VON Lunch Bunch - 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the New Minas Sobey’s community room, $8 person.  RSVP: 678-1733


Feb. 28

Talk - New strategies for exploring and sharing African Nova Scotia History, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Fountain Commons, 26 Crowell Dr., Acadia University.


March 1

• Spaghetti Supper – 5-6:30 p.m. at the

Christ Church Hall, Berwick. Tickets: 538-0055 or     538-8545

Hantsport Lion’s Breakfast – 7-10 a.m. at the St. Andrews Anglican Church Hall, Chittick Ave.  Hantsport. $6 per person, children six to 12 years $3, five and under free. Proceeds for Lions Community Srevice Programs.


March 2

• Benefit Show – 1-4 p.m., Kentville Legion, proceeds to branch, freewill offering at the door, lots of local musical talent, auction, 50/50, canteen.

• Crib Tournament - Forties Community Centre, New Ross, doors open at noon, registration 12:30, play starts 1 p.m. $20/team. Info: 689-2147

• Roast Beef Supper – 4-6 p.m., at the

Lockhartville Hall, Hutchinson Road. Adults $12, under 12 $6. Take-out available for pickup,

call after 3 p.m., 684-0977


March 4

• Pancake Supper – held by Pine Ridge Middle School Concert Band, supported by the Greenwood Scotiabank, at the Aylesford United Church (2414 Hwy 1) 4:30-6 p.m.  Freewill offering at the door.  Info: 765-7570.

• Shrove Tuesday - pancake supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Waterville fire hall, freewill offering for Hardwood Lake Girl Guide Camp.


Organizations: Acadia University, Baptist Church, Area Historical Society Acacia Villa School Kings County Academy Chance of Meatballs 2 Loyal Workers Berwick United Church Card Party Kentville and Area African Education Committee Lakeville Community Hall James Anglican Church St. Augustine Church Cornwallis New Horizens Club West Kings Football Team Aylesford Lions Club Federation of University Women CFUW Wolfville Club Night African Nova Scotia History Fountain Commons Christ Church Andrews Anglican Church Hall Pine Ridge Middle School Concert Band Aylesford United Church

Geographic location: Wolfville, Kings, Hortonville Nova Scotia New Ross Lakeville Women Hawaii North Avenue Hutchinson Road

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