Canning/Scott's Bay community notes July 8

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By Pat Martin

Congratulations to Ami McKay of Scott’s Bay. Ami’s novel, The Birth House, published in 2006, made it on the CBC list of “100 novels that make you proud to be Canadian.”

“This girl’s heart is glowing,” says Ami McKay.

Congratulations to Bernice Ward, winner of Scott’s Bay Recreation raffle. Bernice won an assorted basket valued over $500. A huge thanks to contributors: Haze Restaurant, Kim MacQuarrie, Canning District Recreational Commission, Blue Fox Gallery, Cornwallis Chevrolet, Maple Leaf Home Hardware, Louise Huntley, Janice Huntley, Donna Huntley, Sherry Tupper, Canning Village Meat Shop, Tina Kennickell and myself and to those who purchased tickets. Proceeds will go towards the community playground.

Congratulations to Michaela Martin, daughter of Karen Huntley and Wayne Martin of Scott’s Bay, who received her high school diploma from Northeast Kings Education Centre in Canning. She received Honors in Grade 12.

Halls Harbour presents Legend & Lore of the Fundy Shore Fridays, 7:30-9:30 p.m., on July 18, Aug. 1 and 15, Sept. 12, Oct. 4 and 10. This is a historical production of Fundy facts and fables. Meet Jerome the grave keeper at the Fundy View Community Centre. Call 692-8546 or email

Scott’s Bay Haze Restaurant Ltd. is hosting Beautify the Bay. There are two categories: best lawn and most improved property. Winners receive a $100 restaurant gift certificate. Contest ends July 31. Visit for details; voting on Facebook July 31-Aug. 7.

Canning Library reading and craft programs are underway. The dates and times are on the window. Call 582-7699 for more details..

Ross Creek Centre for the Arts is offering summer arts, teen academies and summer dance programs. Call 582-3842 for details.

Two Planks Theatre productions of Miracle Man and Dustbowl Joan will run from July 12-Aug. 16. For tickets call 582-3073. Weblink: www.twoplanks

Organizations: The Birth House, CBC, Fundy View Community Centre Bay Haze Restaurant Canning Library Ross Creek Centre

Geographic location: Canning District, Maple Leaf, Northeast Kings Education Centre Halls Harbour

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