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• Meeting – of the Wolfville and area Newcomer’s Club, 7 p.m., Wolfville Farmers’ Market Building. Speakers Tom and Mary Cosman. All welcome. Visit www.wolfvillenewcomers.org to learn more
• Call to Remembrance – Will be held at Branch #98, Kingston, for students in grades 7, 8 and 9, beginning at 8 a.m. Public invited to attend. Storm date Feb. 8. www.kingstonlegion.com
• Jam Session - at the Cambridge Community Centre, 7 p.m. Bring the talent or come to enjoy the music. Please bring item for a lunch. Coffee/tea provided. Freewill offering at the door.
• Roast beef dinner – at the Wolfville Lions’ Club, 5-7 p.m. Fundraiser for 1st Wolfville Scouts attending 2013 Canadian Jamboree. Tickets: $13 adults, $9 ages 10 and under. Eat-in or take-out. Buy a ticket or donate one to local food bank. Info: sites.google.com/site/wolfvillescouts. To buy tickets, call: 680-2693 or e-mail email@example.com
• Valentines Dance - Kentville Lions Club, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., River St. Kentville, $5 per person, must be 19 and over. Music by Bev. Proceeds help the Lions help others.
• Tea - Port Williams Women’s Institute 100th anniversary tea, Port Williams Community Centre,
2 to 4 p.m., $5 per person
• Benefit dance and auction - 6:30 to 11 pm. at the Michelin Club. Proceeds to Frank Webster. All donations welcome. For information, call John 365-2105 or 840-0811 or Donna 681-1386
• Afternoon Outdoors –Berwick Pathfinders and Rangers (Girl Guides of Canada) invite families to spend the afternoon outdoors, with games and fun at the Berwick town hall, 2-3:30 p.m. Part of Berwick’s Winter Carnival weekend. If it rains, cancelled.
• Benefit Breakfast - at the Burlington community hall, 8-11a.m. All proceeds go to Linda and Avery Mapplebeck of Victoria Harbour. Linda is recovering in Halifax due to car accident. For further info or to donate, contact Susan Daniels, 538-3441
• Valentine’s Dance – at Waterville & District Fire Department, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Door prizes include White Point Beach, Calisher’s and Driftwood Restaurants. Tickets $7.50 at 692-1691
• Hardy Breakfast - 8 to 10:30 a.m., at the Masonic Hall, 110 Mill Street, Berwick. Adults $6. Children $3. Now wheelchair accessible.
• Legion Breakfast - Kentville Legion, River St. Kentville, 7:30-10 a.m. Adults $5, children 12 and under $3
• Cabaret Evening - Acadia’s Singing Theatre Production Ensemble hosts its annual event, Divas and Desserts. Features singing by the voices of Acadia’s School of Music and is family friendly, 7 p.m. in the MacKeen Room of the Student’s Union Building. $15 adults, $10 students ($50 for a table of four adults). To reserve seating call 585-1512.
• Kettlebell Fitness - eight week program, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 2nd floor at Kentville Recreation Centre. Limited space. Kettlebells provided, bring your own mat. Pre-registration required, call Nichole at 679-2556 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
• Valentine’s Tea - 2 to 5 p.m., North Alton Baptist Church, "The Arc." Variety of desserts. Freewill offering, door prizes, everyone welcome. Sponsored by the B.W.A.
• Variety Show - Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Rd. New Ross, 1:30-4:30 p.m. admission $5. Lots of local talent. Canteen available, for more information call 689-2612 or 689-2000
• Valley Gardeners Club Meeting - 7:30 p.m. in room 2101, Kingstec campus of NSCC, Kentville. Stan Kochanoff will speak on "Pruning, Planting and Tree Health Care," all are welcome.
• Pancakes - Girl Guides holding Shrove Tuesday pancake, ham and baked bean supper at the Waterville fire hall. Freewill offering, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Hardwood Lake Girl Guide Camp.
• Shrove Tuesday - Pancake Supper, 5-7 p.m. L'Arche building, 341 Main St., Wolfville. Adults $7, children under three eat free. The first child between three and 12 years $3, all additional children eat free.
• A.C.W. Supper - All Saints’ A.C.W. hosts an annual Shrove Tuesday Supper, 4:30-6 p.m. at the All Saints’ Church Hall, Pleasant Street, Kingston (turn west off Bridge Street). Ham, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, pancakes and gingerbread. $10 per plate. Family rates and take out available. Contact Sheila Hulford 765-4023
• Meeting - Cambridge United Baptist Church Cemetery Company’s annual meeting, 7 p.m., at the Cambridge Community Centre. All lot owners are urged to attend.
• Kings Presbyterian Pancakes - Shrove Tuesday pancake supper, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Kings Presbyterian Church, 5563 Prospect Rd., New Minas. Freewill offering. Pancakes, sausages, baked beans, baked apples, gingerbread with sauce and beverage.
• Luncheon - at the Kingston Lions Hall 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, vegetables and dessert. $8 or $8.50 delivered.
• Meeting - The Port Williams Health Auxiliary will be meeting on Tues. Feb. 12 at
2 p.m. downstairs in the Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be David
Graham, Executive Director of Brigadoon. Everyone is welcome.
• Valentine Coffee - Kentville & Area Women's Connection, 9:30 a.m., at the Berwick Lions Club Hall - $8. Speaker Hank Veenhuis, Upper Stewiacke, Music by George Estey and feature on card making by Dora Crosby. Contact Peggy at 678-5522 before Feb. 10 for reservations.
• Meeting - of the Annapolis Valley Decorative Artists, 7 p.m., at the Greenwich Fire Hall. Anyone interested in decorative art is welcome.
• St. Valentine Luncheon and Auction - by Augustine Church Guild at the Forties Community Centre. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., luncheon at noon. Adults $, children $3, preschoolers free. Storm date Feb. 15.
• Valentine Candlight Dinner - at the Aylesford United Church. Storm date: Feb. 15. All tickets to be pre-sold, $25 per couple, $15 per person, limited seating. Call 847-3507 or 847-9774
• Valentine’s Dinner - sponsored by the Port Williams and District Lions Club at 7 p.m. at the Port Williams Community Centre, $40 per couple. Door prizes and entertainment. In support of Brigadoon Village. For tickets, contact any Lions Club member or call 678-6532. Storm date Feb. 15.
• Music Night – with Bev, starting at 9 p.m. at the Canning Legion. Open to everyone 19 plus. Minimum cover charge of $2 per person. Enjoy great music.
• Good Neighbour Club Breakfast - at the Centreville Community Hall, 7-10:30 a.m. Freewill offering. Everyone welcomed.
• Coldbrook Lions Breakfast - all you can eat, freewill offering. For information, call Marsha 692-0579
• Dance - Coldbrook Lions Dance, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., $6 per person. Music by Rte 12. For more information, call 538-8050
• Crib Tournament - Kentville Legion Ladies Auxiliary crib tournament. Registration 12:30 p.m., play at 1 p.m. upstairs, $20 per team. Lunch served compliments of the ladies
• Breakfast – held by Scott’s Bay Community Hall Association, 8-10 a.m. Adults $5, under 12 $2.50. Proceeds for hall upkeep. For more information, contact Jerry at 582-7489 or Hope at 582-3603.
• Variety Music Night – held by the Kingston Lions at the Kingston Lions Hall, 7 p.m., admission $5. Performances by Valley Blue, Chad Brown and Lois Lutz, and Wanda Beaudoin (Newfie)
• Legion Dance – Held at the Kentville Legion, 9:30 p.m. $6 per person, music by Sidewinders.
• Potluck and Service - ACTS of Worship (formerly Rally in the Valley), Coldbrook Baptist Church. Fellowship/potluck supper 5:30 p.m., service 7 p.m. All ages welcome.
• Roast Beef Supper - Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Rd., New Ross. Adults $11, children five to 12 $5.50, under five $2.50, 4:30-6 p.m. For information, call 689-2000 or 689-2312
• Taoist Tai Chi – Beginner classes at Berwick town hall gym, Feb. 18, 6-7:30 p.m.; Kentville Lions Club Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m. and Feb. 21, 12:30-2 p.m. For more, call 678-4609.
• Historical Society Meeting - at 2 p.m. in the Wolfville Fire Hall. Guest speaker Dr. Julian Gwyn, speaking on the History of the N.S. Fruit Growers’ Association, which is nearing its 150 anniversary. Everyone welcome.
• Variety Show – 2-5 p.m. at the Kentville Legion. Admission $ 5, 50/50 draw, door prizes, canteen. Country Heat, Basil Davidson, Cy Brown Band and more. All proceeds for the Kinette Club of Kentville & District
• Turkey Farmers of Nova Scotia - annual meeting 8 a.m. at the Old Orchard Inn Greenwich. Dinner banquet with chicken producers following the morning session. Pre-register with the board office before Feb. 8.
The VON Annapolis Valley District volunteers assist with the community support programs helping seniors, the adult day program, meals on wheels, foot clinics and the safety check-in programs. Call 1-800-411-9646 or 678-1733.
The Kings County SPCA needs your time, talents and caring. 538-9075 or www.kingsspca.com.
Volunteer with VON to pack meals for Meals On Wheels at the Valley Regional Hospital, three days per month, for 1.5 hours per day. Volunteers also needed to deliver meals in the Kentville/New Minas area. Call 1-800-411-9646.
Horton Community Hall Call 542-3150 and leave a message.
Meadowview Development Community Hall is available for bookings. 680-0988.
Lions' hall River Street, Kentville. Available for parties, meetings, receptions, etc. Info: Richard Lomond, 679-4899.
The Rebekah Hall Cottage Street, Berwick. Call Julie, 538-7762. Good for birthdays and smaller gatherings.
Hardwood Lake Girl Guide Camp accepts non-Guiding bookings: teams, family reunions, youth groups, subdivision getaways. Lake Paul, Kings County. Lodge, cottage, tent sites, lifeguards onsite in season, sandy beach, canoes, rowboats, hiking available. Sara, 538-9191.
The Multi-Addiction Centre is available for meetings in an alcohol- and drug-free environment. Info: Dale or Kathleen Veinot, 765-8709.
Kingsport Community Hall available for rent at reasonable rates. Full kitchen facilities. Info: 582-2481.
Sundays Valley Arm Wrestling Club practice, 2 p.m. Fitness Experience Gym, 65 School St., Middleton. $2 drop-in covers use of gym facilities. All ages and abilities welcome. Info: Shawn Ross, 760-1544 or email@example.com . www.novascotiaarmwrestling.com
Third Saturday of each month, Coldbrook Lions, 8 -11 a.m., 1416 South Bishop Rd. Freewill offering. All you can eat.
Tuesdays 1-2 p.m. Baby & Me: Parents with infants (birth to walking) share information and support. Infant rhyme time is offered. Childcare is available for siblings. Free. Info: 678-5760.
Wednesdays 1- 2 p.m. Tots ‘n’ Tales. For children aged three to five years and parent or caregiver. Childcare is available for siblings. Sing songs and move to music, listen to stories and make crafts. Free. Info: 678-5760.
Tuesdays from Jan. 22 - May 28, 6-8 p.m., Sobeys GreenwoodSocial Group for teenagers with Autism. Ages 12-19, will accept 20 and 21 year olds if you are still in high school. For more information, please call Karen 765-3502.
Wednesdays Free community lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. New Beginnings Centre, 1151 Bridge St., Greenwood. Also free clothes available. Sponsored by the Open Hand.
Every Friday, 4 p.m., at the Berwick Legion, with music, listen or join in. Call 538-9340 or 538-3542