Kings County events June 17

Published on June 16, 2014

Landmark East School hosted an interactive workshop by Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (EDN) on June 3. Students learned about ideas and strategies for starting up a small business and grant opportunities available for young entrepreneurs. From left are Keith Gelhorn, ADDvocay ADHD & Life Skills Coaching Ltd., with students Elysa Fancelli, James Covert, Luke Smith and Archie Gillis, EDN business counselling co-ordinator. - Submitted


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June 18

• Early Registration – for Second Berwick Scouts next year, 5-8 p.m., at the Berwick Town Hall. Reduced early registration fee until end of June. Open to youths age five to 18.


June 20

• Meeting - KCAGoG will host a celebration of their work followed by the annual general meeting, 2-3:30 p.m., at Just Us café in Grand Pré. Refreshments. Info: or 542-2363.

• Prime Rib Dinner - at the Berwick Lions’ Hall, 6 p.m. Ticket $20 (table $200). All proceeds benefit facility improvements at Hardwood Lake Girl Guide Camp, Lake Paul. Tickets: Sara Keddy, 538-9191 or; or Jen Hall, 678-8700 or; or Wilsons Pharmasave

• Concert - New Hope Wesleyan Church concert, North Alton, featuring The Lumber River Quartet. 7 p.m., free admission. Eveningof the Gospel in song.

• Variety Show - 7 p.m. at St. Anthony's Church, Berwick. Freewill offering in support of youth attending Steubenville Atlantic.


June 21

• Breakfast - The Good Neighbour Club, 7-10:30 a.m., at the Centreville Community Hall. Freewill offering.

• Ticket Auction - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Hall's Harbour Fundy View Community Centre, Hwy. 359. Tickets 20 for $1. Snacks and refreshments available. Draw starts at 2 p.m., must be there to win. Info:

• Valley Hope Classic - second annual Wheel/Walk/Run 5/10 km at Kentville Memorial Park (tennis court area). Race kit pickup 9:30 a.m., race at 10:30 a.m. Register online at The Running Room under events  before June 1 $18, after June 1 $20. Family rates available. Lots of Prizes. Proceeds go to Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Nova Scotia (SBHANS).

Coldbrook Lions Dance - 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Music by Rte 12, $6 per person

• Breakfast - Wolfville and District Lions Hall, 7-10 a.m. Adults $6, under 10 $3. Proceeds for community projects.

• Ticket Auction - 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Draws begin at 2 p.m. at the Eagle Crest Golf Course, Centreville. Tickets 20 for $1. Proceeds to Grant Campbell to take part in Youth Leaders in Action program going to Vietnam

• Yard Sale - St. Anthony's, Berwick. Doors open at 8 a.m. Jewelry table and canteen available. From 1 to 2 p.m. fill a bag for $5.

• Coldbrook Lions Breakfast – 8-10:30 a.m. Adults $5, children three to 12 $3, under three years free

• Kentville Legion Dance - 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. $6 per person 19 and over, bar and kitchen available. Music by Still Doin Time.

Church Breakfast - Aylesford United Church, 8-11a.m. Freewill offering, everyone welcome. Sponsored by the Committee of Stewards for church expenses.


June 22

• Chinese Auction - Western Shore and Area Improvement Building. Doors open 9 a.m., draws at 2 p.m. All new items. Proceeds for the Special Needs Programs of Norwood Lodge #135, New Ross. 

House and Garden Tour – 1-4 p.m. in Burlington. Includes five homes. Dessert and tea from 12:30-4:30 p.m. at the community hall included in price of ticket. $12 in advance, $15 at the hall. Tickets at Larry’s Pharmacy, Country Stoves and Sunrooms, or 538-3441

• Music - Cambridge Baptist Church music event, 7 p.m., featuring Sonlight. Freewill offering, proceeds for church purposes. Fellowship and refreshments to follow.

• Musical Fundraiser – Kentville Lion’s Club, 1-4 p.m. 50/50 draws, live auction, cake draw, canteen facilities, plus Tops Kentville Chapter 5271 ticket draws on baskets. Freewill offering. Info: 679-4899

• Musical Benefit Show and Auction - 1:30 p.m. at the Kentville Legion, freewill offering, 50/50, auction and bake table, canteen available. Any donation appreciated. Proceeds to Lori States for medical expenses. Info: David, 678-4803


June 24

• Meeting – Flowercart’s annual general meeting, 7 p.m., at the Flowercart building, 9412 Commercial St., New Minas. 


June 26

• Jam session – 7-10 p.m. at the North Alton Hall, door prize, 50/50 and lunch. Donation at the door.


June 28 

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


June 29

• Ticket Auction – 2-4 p.m. at the Auburn Lions Hall, canteen, 50/50, grocery hamper, tickets 20 for $1. Proceeds for the Children Wish Foundation.    

Ticket Auction – 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Meadowview Community Hall, Kentville. Proceeds go to Cindy Spencer to help with travel and medical expenses.