Kings County events Feb. 18

Published on February 17, 2014

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, www.kingscountynews.ca

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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: regedsecretary@ns.sympatico.ca 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.