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Lots happening around Annapolis County

Lots of great Christmas events still going on in Annapolis.

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 editor@annapolisspectator.ca, or drop them off at 87 Commercial Street, Middleton. Deadline is Thursday at 4 p.m. Events are also listed at www.novanewsnow.com

Macdonald Museum Hours

Annapolis Valley Macdonald Museum, 21 School St, Middleton will close for the season Dec. 20. It will reopen in the spring, to stay up-to-date visit www.macdonaldmuseum.ca Phone 825-6116 for more information.

 

Lego Thursdays

Starts January 9, 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Bridgetown and Area Library

Join us every Thursday for Lego at the Library.  (Ages 3+. Children 5  and under must be accompanied by a caregiver.)

 

Percussion Club

Starts January 7, 6:45 - 7:30 pm, Bridgetown and Area Library Learn how to play cool rhythms from around the world. Instruments   provided. Register at www.valleylibrary.ca or call 665-2758. (Ages 7 -  11)

 

Library Writing Group

Starts January 14, 2 pm, Bridgetown and Area Library. Share your work and ideas with others who enjoy writing.

 

Actors Required

The Performing Arts Club for Children meets at Evergreen Theatre every Saturday afternoon for drama games, music, comedy, and more. We would like more actors, children ages 6-13 for an upcoming play to be filmed and shown at the theatre. Phone 902-840-2623 or email evergreentheatrepac@gmail.com   

 

One-On-One Help

At your library this fall and winter - Free 1-on-1 help with your technology, maybe its a laptop, tablet or eReader.  Or maybe you want to learn how to download ebooks and audiobooks, or the basics of using computers.  Call a branch library for details or visit www.valleylibrary.ca"

 

Tupperville Market

Tupperville Farmers & Traders Market is now open every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the community hall, 2586 Hwy# 201. Find produce, home baking, crafts, collectibles and much more.

 

Lions’ Tree Sale

Until December 24 Annapolis Royal Lions Club annual Christmas Tree Sales Project daily until December 24, or until trees last, at Annapolis Royal Home Hardware. Hours are Mon. to Sat., 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Sun. from noon to 5 p.m. Proceeds go toward Lions’ Club charity activities.

 

GirlPower!

December 19 It’s GirlPower! On Thursday, Dec. 19 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bridgetown and Area Library. Girls ages 10 to 15, come hang out together at the Library for games, crafts, chats, snacks and fun.

 

Girl Power!

December 19 Two hours of Girl Power fun at the Library in Middleton from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Play games, do crafts and hang out together. Light snack provided. Designed for girls ages 10 to 15 years. Sign up now at 825-4835.

 

Christmas Open House

December 20 from 4 pm to 7 pm at the Delap House at 446 St George Street in Annapolis Royal. Come to sample tasty treats by Nona's Preserves, such as special Christmas drink, cheeses and crackers along with hot pepper jellies, spiced cranberry relish, sweet pickle chunks and dilled carrots, thumbprint cookies filled with orange chocolate port jelly, and tiny cheesecake bites with assorted jam for toppings. Christmas music performed on a Broadwood cottage grand piano.

 

Christmas Play: Casting Call

December 21 & 22, 7 p.m. Parkers Cove Baptist Church on Parker Mountain Road

A humourous, touching and reflective, dramatic and musical presentation celebrating the meaning of Christmas, as discovered through the characters auditioning for a role in a Living Nativity.  Free admission.

 

Song Service

December 22 Searching for the King at Lawrencetown United Baptist Church. A service of contemporary song with the L.U.B.C. praise band. Starts as 7:00 p.m. A time of fellowship and light refreshments will follow.

 

Christmas Eve Service

December 24 At Bear River East Baptist Church at 6:30 p.m., with Pastor Gloria Wright. Everyone welcome.

 

Christmas Eve Breakfast

December 24 At the Lions Club in Kingston from 6:30 to 11 a.m. Enjoy a complete breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, pancakes and toast. Free will offering.

 

Christmas Eve Service

December 24 Christmas Eve service starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Clarence Baptist Church, with Rev. George Mollins. All welcome.

 

Candlelight Christmas Eve

December 24 Enjoy an Old Fashioned Candlelight Christmas Eve Service at 7 p.m. at Historic Goat Island Church at 2340 Highway 1 in Upper Clements. Rev. Nathan Waterman officiating. Bring a small flashlight. There will be heat. Everyone is welcome. For information call 638-3175.

 

Family Christmas Dinner

December 25 This Christmas, there is no need for anyone to be alone. We extend an invitation to the community to enjoy a family dinner with us this Christmas at the First United Baptist Church in Annapolis Royal at 12 p.m. If you are able, leave a message at 532-2134 to let us know how many will come with you so that we have enough for everyone.

Grad Games

December 26 Middleton and District Arena will once again ring out with the sounds of cheering and playful jeering for the annual grad hockey games. Schedule: 5:15 - Grads of ‘97 to ‘03 vs. Grads of ‘04 to ’09; 6:20 – present day Monarch Girls against the Monarch Girl Grads;

7:25 - present day Monarchs vs. Grads of ‘10 to ‘13; 8:30 - present day Monarchs vs. Grads of 1950-96.

 

New Year’s Eve

December 31 Ring in the new year with our free festivities starting at 6 p.m. at Credit Union Centre in Kingston, (arena). Bring your skates. Enjoy a sleigh ride, live entertainment, Jimmie Dogs, chili, cider, & hot chocolate. Also face painting, balloon animals, and popcorn. Kids can be fingerprinted. Bring non-perishable food items or cash donation for our Food Bank. Fireworks shortly after 9 p.m. (Storm date:  Jan 1) Info: www.kingstonnovascotia.ca

 

New Year's Eve

December 31 Party at Clementsport Legion with Focus & Jester 7, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Cost is $15 a person with meal included. Tickets are limited. Info: 638-3303. 

Jam Session

January 4 Jam night at the Inglisville Community Hall will now be the first Saturday of every month at 7:00 p.m. Hope to see you there.

 

 

Organizations: Bridgetown and Area Library Learn, Macdonald Museum, Baptist Church School St Performing Arts Club for Children Evergreen Theatre Eve Service Library in Middleton Delap House Living Nativity Lions Club Historic Goat Island Church Credit Union Centre Food Bank

Geographic location: Annapolis Royal, 87 Commercial Street, Kingston 446 St George Street Broadwood Parkers Cove Bear River East Upper Clements

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