Kings County events May 27

Published on May 26, 2014

Berwick and District School vice-principal Cindy Dickie, right, and a group of Grade 6 and 7 students visited Kings County council’s committee of the whole May 20 to present a storyboard entitled “Positive Youth Led Actions to Address Discrimination.” The students, participants in the Berwick School Youth Forum for the Action Plan to Address Poverty, Discrimination, Social Injustice and Homelessness, has also presented their storyboard to Berwick town council and to a gathering at the Kings Mutual Century Centre Apple Dome. The storyboard illustrates the involvement of the students in the municipality’s Action Plan for Ending Racism and Discrimination, which Berwick Mayor Don Clarke said has now been adopted by Berwick town council. – Kirk Starratt,

©Kirk Starratt


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May 27

• Annual General Meeting - Kings Historical Society, 7:30 p.m., at the Kings County Museum, Kentville.  Following the meeting, guest speaker Karen Miles Porter will share her stories and collection of compacts.


May 28

• KCA Annual Spring Fling - 4:30-7 p.m. at KCA. Little Ray’s Reptiles, candy bags, cupcake walk, face painting and games, books, hot dogs, hamburgers, pop and treats.  Tickets 25 cents for each activity. Proceeds to classrooms. Rain date May 29


May 29

• Autism Speaker - Autism Education expert, Leslie Broun, to speak on "New Brain Research and Autism" 6:30 p.m. at the West Kings Memorial Health Centre, Orchard St., Berwick. Free. Info: Sandy 375-3031,

Information Session - YMCA Summer Work Student Exchange Program is accepting applications for students and host families for this year’s program. 7 p.m. at the Louis Millett Community Complex in New Minas Room 120.

Info: or contact Katie Brousseau at 902-210-0811.


May 31

• Ramp Jam – Noon-4 p.m. on Veteran’s Lane, Kentville. Bring a helmet, your bike, skateboard or scooter to try out Kentville Skate Park Association’s portable ramps. Info:

• Dance – at Royal Canadian Legion Br. 098 Kingston, 9 p.m. until closing, $ 7 per person. Music by Rte 12.

• Kentville Legion Dance - 9:30 p.m. $6 per person 19 and over, bar and kitchen available. Music by Appaloosa

• Turkey Dinner and Auction - Berwick Curling Club is having a ‘bring the club to the Appledome  fundraiser’, 6:30 p.m., at the Lions Hall, Kings Mutual Century Centre, Berwick. Tickets $25 each. Info: Brad at 538-3612.

• Apple Blossom Café - 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. James Anglican Church, corner of Main and Prospect Kentville. Sandwiches, salads, beverages.

• Kitchen Party - Millville Community Hall, 7 p.m.  Bring your instrument, voice, dance shoes and a potluck snack. Tea and coffee served, entry is free.

• Musical Variety Night - remembering Wilf Carter, 7 p.m., doors open 6 p.m., at Northeast Kings Education Centre, Canning. Tickets $10 at the door or Cochrane's Pharmacy in Canning and in Wolfville. Canteen available. Proceeds for the Wilf Carter Room, Canning Library and Heritage Centre Info: 582-3320.

•Breakfast - 8 to 10:30 a.m. at the Morden community hall, free will offering. All proceeds for upkeep of Community Hall.

Silent Auction/Musical Benefit - 7 to 10 p.m. at the Middleton Legion. Proceeds going to Kenzie Markey and family to help with medical expenses. All money raised will go to an account at the Greenwood Credit Union in her family’s name.


June 1

• Hymn Sing - 7 p.m. at the Hall's Harbour Baptist Church, West Hall's Harbour Road. Featuring Madeline and Britt Bauchman. Fellowship to follow.

• Apple Blossom Ghost Walk - starts 8 p.m. on the steps of the Cornwallis Inn, family-friendly, rain or shine. Adults $15, Students $10. Space is limited, reservations:

• Concert – Sonlight, 7 p.m., at Centreville Baptist Church. Freewill offering, proceeds to new church kitchen.

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

• Ticket Auction - Meadowview Hall, Kentville.

Viewing 1 p.m., draws 3 p.m. Tickets $1 for 20.

Fundraiser for the Kinette Club of Kentville & District.

Concert - Canadian Gospel Music Songwriter and Recording Artist Elizabeth Deveau at the Bethany Memorial Baptist Church, Aldershot. 7 p.m. Free will offering, Fellowship and refreshments to follow.

Hymn Sing - 7 p.m. at the Stoney Hill Baptist Church, Lockhartville. Guest Lorna Myles and Friends. Lunch to follow.


June 2

Lake Cemetery Co. - Annual meeting will be held 7p.m. in the Lakeville Community Hall.


June 2-6

• Auditions – for new members of the Annapolis Valley Honor Choir for the next school year. Auditions for Junior Choir (Grade 5 to 8) and Senior Choir (Grade 8 to 12) at various locations.  Details on the AVHC website,


June 5

• Meeting - North Alton Hall general meeting, 7 p.m. All welcome.


June 6

• Yard Sale Drop-Off - Kings Kikima Grannies yard sale, drop off items 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the L’Arche Hall (across from the Wolfville Fire Hall).


June 7

• Crib Tournament - at the Kentville Legion, registration 12:30 p.m., play at 1 p.m. upstairs, $20 per team.

• Dance - Kentville Legion, 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. Must be 19 and over, bar, kitchen available. Music by Big Deal.

• Lobster Dinner – 4-7 p.m. at Ryan Lockhart Park, New Minas. Takeout orders only, picnic tables sat up. Tickets, $20, must be purchased in advance at the village office or for credit card payment, 681-6972. Proceeds to New Minas Splash Park.

• Breakfast – held by Team Sobeys Greenwood Relay For Life Team, 7-10 a.m. at the Kingston Lions Hall. Freewill offering.

• Yard Sale – 8 a.m. at the North Alton Baptist Church. Miscellaneous items, plant sale, bake goods. Proceeds for church work.

• Yard Sale - Kings Kikima Grannies yard sale, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the L’Arche Hall (across from the Wolfville Fire Hall).

• Yard Sale - Avonport Baptist Church yard sale (rain or shine) 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Plant sale, bake table, barbecue, canteen. Rentals $10, call 542-0996. Proceeds for church projects.

• Yard Sale - Stoney Hill Baptist Church, Lockhartville, 8 a.m. to noon.

• Variety Show – 1-4 p.m. at Meadowview Development Centre, Brooklyn Street, Kentville. Canteen available, freewill offering. Proceeds for hall upkeep.

• Breakfast - Hantsport and District Lions Club breakfast, 7-10 a.m., at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church Hall, Hantsport. $6 per person, six to 12 years $3, five and under free. Proceeds for Lions community service programs


June 9

• Gardening - Valley Gardeners Club meeting 7:30 p.m. in room 2101 at the Kingstec campus of NSCC, Kentville. Keith Fuller will speak on soil enhancement. 


June 11

• Volunteer Night - annual general meeting and volunteer appreciation night, 7 p.m., at the Waterville and District Fire Volunteer Department


June 12

• Karaoke – 7-10:30 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 098, Kingston. Free admission.

Jam Session - North Alton Hall, 7-10 p.m. Door prize, 50/50 and lunch. Donation at door.

• Memory Walk - Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia Walk with a Purpose 11th Annual Alzheimer Memory Walk. Registration 9:30 a.m., Wolfville Nursing Home. Barbecue and auction follows the walk at Earnscliff and Main Street. Pledge sheets available at Cochrane’s Pharmasave, Wolfville or Wolfville Nursing Home. Info: 542-2429,


June 13

• Concert - at the Berwick Royal Canadian Legion, doors open at 8 p.m., show at 8:30 p.m., must 19 and older. Kitchen Party, The Hupman Brothers, Caleb Miles, $10 at the door


June 14

• Kentville Legion Breakfast - River Street, 7:30-10 a.m. Adults $6, children 12 and under $3

• Valley Trekkers Walk - explore the trails of Mickey Hill Pocket. Meet at the Park (Exit 22 off Hwy 101, south on Hwy 8) around 9:30 a.m. for walking at 10 a.m. Info: 532-2503 or 765-0906.

• Kentville Legion Dance – 9-12 p.m., $6 per person, must be 19 and over, bar and kitchen available. Music by Rte 12


June 15

• Father’s Day Roast Beef Supper - at the Forties Community Centre, New Ross. Doors open at 4 p.m., serving at 4:30 p.m. Adults $11, ages five to 12 years $5.50, under five $2.50