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The Canada Day parade in Weymouth last year was a damp affair, but the forecast for this year is mainly sunny.
Weymouth celebrates Canada Day
Breakfast at the Legion, 7:30 a.m.; street parade, 10 a.m. Opening ceremonies at noon at Noon,, bouncy castle, petting zoo, vendors, Sissiboo Landing. Chicken BBQ, ox pull, truck pulls, baseball at Cricket Field. Giant fireworks display at dusk.
Canada Day in Digby
Fishermenâ€™s Memorial Park, Maiden Lane, starting at 11:30 a.m.
Canada Day BBQ
Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park, 11:30 a.m. to1 p.m. Sausages, hamburgers, hotdogs, drinks and cakes. Join in the celebration and bring a friend.
Tea Days in Weymouth
Weymouth Historical Society Building from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
July 4 - 6
Schedule at www.lobsterbash.ca
Music on the Sissiboo
July 4, 11, 18 & 25
Performances at 7 p.m. Andy Andrew Elliot and friends on July 4; the Hupman Brothers on July 11; Paul Randy Mingo on July 18; and Taylor Express on July 25.
Lobster chowder luncheon
Trinity Anglican Church Hall from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Good Times Day
Breakfast & bake sale at Smithâ€™s Cove Fire Hall from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Silent auction from 7:30 to 10:30 a.m. Museum luncheon with strawberry shortcake & book sale, noon to 2 p.m. Yard sale Smithâ€™s Cove Baptist Church from 8 a.m. to noon.
Deep Brook Baptist Church from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds for church mission.
Parish of Clements Hall, Deep Brook, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Proceeds for the parish.
Raven Haven family fun day
Raven Haven Beachside Family Park from 1-5 p.m. For information, phone Brian at 532-3144 or email email@example.com
Musical evening & auction
Foresterâ€™s Hall, Clementsvale, at 7 p.m. Music followed by auction of new or nearly new items. Proceeds to Bear River Fire Department. lease support by attending and donating items.
Tea Days in Weymouth
Weymouth Historical Society Building from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. This week sponsored by St. Josephâ€™s Roman Catholic Church.
Felker Hall, Cornwallis Park, from 8-10 a.m. Everyone welcome.
121st Cherry Carnival
Bear River from 8 a.m. to 10:30 pm. Childrenâ€™s parade 9:30 a.m., followed by grand street parade at 10 a.m. Booths, canteen, bingo, childrenâ€™s water park, canoe races, greased pole competition and dunk tank. Dinner at noon and supper at 5 p.m. in the fire hall. Fireworks later in the evening. For information, phone 467-3633 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Veterans & wives dinner
Josieâ€™s Restaurant, Warwick Street, at 11:30 a.m.
Sissiboo Landing art exhibit
Featuring Hika Wagner
Smithâ€™s Cove Museum AGM
At 7 p.m. Guest speaker Peter MacLellan on the history of James Addington Holdsworth, one of Digbyâ€™s founding fathers.
Summer Concert Series
Digby Marina at 7 p.m., featuring â€˜Witchitawâ€™.
Drop-in art group
Oakdene Centre at 7 p.m. Bring own supplies.
Impact youth group
Smithâ€™s Cove Community Centre from 7â€“8:30 p.m. Non-denominational group open to people 11- 18 years of age. Call Mark 467-4114.
New Horizons seniorsâ€™ club
New Horizons club, Bear River, all day.
Royal Canadian Legion bingo
Branch 20, Digby, at 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. Sponsored by Legion Auxiliary.
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.
Low impact aerobics class
Foresterâ€™s Hall, Clementsvale, from 6:30 â€“ 7:30 p.m. Cost is $5 per night.
â€˜Walk slimâ€™ exercises
Hill Grove Baptist Church Hall on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
AT THE LIBRARIES
All branches: Adopt-A-Book campaign
Until June 30
Western Counties Regional Library fundraising campaign to put new books on library shelves People can donate online (westerncounties.ca) or during a visit to their local branch library.
2014 Summer Reading Club
Until Aug. 22
Children, teens and adults get a chance to read some great books, win some great prizes and participate in some imagination-related, exciting activities and programs. Registration begins June 24 and participants are eligible to win prizes and reading rewards.
Isaiah W. Wilson Memorial Library
84 Warwick St., Digby, 245-2163
Dreamers of Dreams, Makers of Worlds
July 8 & 15
From 1 to 2 p.m., Waste Check hosting a two-day â€˜Eurekaâ€™ program. Participants will discover a world without any waste reduction or diversion and will be challenged to create their own invention through activities and games. For ages eight and up.
From 2 to 4 p.m., children ages nine to 12 can learn to use Makey Makey to turn virtually anything into a computer keyboard. The possibilities are endless from banana pianos to water bucket dance pads. Register by July 15.
17 Second St., Westport, 839-2955
From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., children ages seven to 12 can learn to use Makey Makey to turn virtually anything into a computer keyboard.
Weymouth Waterfront Library
4577 Highway 1, Weymouth, 837-4596
Are You a Great Thinker?
From 10 to 11:30 a.m., children ages seven to 12 can bring their thinking caps and have lots of fun making â€˜spec-tubularâ€™ creations.
From 10 to 11:30 a.m., children ages seven to 12 can learn how to use Makey Makey to turn virtually anything into a computer keyboard. Register by July 15.
Clare Branch Library
29 Chemin HachÃ©, Meteghan, 645-3350
Exhibit: For Ships Sake
Until July 31
Exhibit features drawings of ships and houses by artist Curtis Fells.
LEGO Mindstorms Robots
From 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., youngsters ages eight and up can build their robots using LEGO Mindstorms robot. An intelligent brick computer controls the system, a set of modular sensors and motors, and LEGO parts from the Technics line to create the mechanical systems. Register by July 9.