Sept. 20 - Rachel MacLean in concert in Hillsburgh United Church, Bear River, at 7 p.m., joined by Digby Baptist Ladies Ensemble. Proceeds for church window repairs. Sept. 20 - Firefighters’ breakfast in Smith’s Cove Fire Hall and Community Centre from 7:30-10 a.m. Proceeds for fire department. Sept. 20 - Thank-you party for Wharf Rat Rally volunteers at 7 p.m. in Sunset Beverage Room. Prizes, food, happy hour fun. Sept. 21 - Gospel music with Florence Pope of Salvation Army, Botwood, Nfld., at Full Gospel Tabernacle at 11 a.m. All welcome. Sept 23 - Kespu’kwitk Metis Council quarterly meeting at 7 p.m. at École par En Bas cafeteria. For information call (902) 742-6591. Sept 25 - Tea Days in Weymouth in Weymouth Historical Society Building from 3-5 p.m., sponsored by Digby General Hospital Auxiliary. Sept. 26- 27 - Well Women’s Clinic in Consultants Clinic, Digby General Hospital, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To book an appointment, call 245-2502 ext. 3282 Sept. 26-28 - ‘Sister Fair’ at Women’s Place Resource Center, Bridgetown, with art, crafts, workshops, a concert, networking, food, children and youth activities. For information on festivities, check the website www.sisterfair.com or phone Kadijah at 245-2760 or Wendy at the Women’s place Resource Center, 665-5166 Sept. 27 - Breakfast in Freemason’s Hall, corner of King and Mount streets, from 7:30-9 a.m. Good will offering. Everyone welcome. Sept. 27 - Old-fashioned supper of homemade beans, ham, scalloped potatoes, brown bread, apple crisp, gingerbread, etc. at Barton Baptist Church from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 - Eastern Woodland Métis Nation general meeting in Royal Canadian Legion, Yarmouth, Branch 61, at 7 p.m. All members asked to attend. Oct. 4 - Firefighters’ breakfast in Bear River Fire Hall from 7–10 a.m. Proceeds for upkeep of fire hall. Oct. 4 - Flea market in Bear River Fire Hall from 8 a.m. to noon. To book tables, call Evie at 467-0206 or Pat at 467-3521. Oct. 3-4 - Fair trade gift sale in Barton Baptist Church from 6-9 p.m. on Friday and on 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Unique, exquisite, economical gifts.
CANDIDATES’ FORUMSSept. 24 - Federal candidates in Royal Canadian Legion, Digby from 7 to 9 p.m. Digby Area Board of Trade forum for Conservative, Green, Independent, Liberal and NDP candidates. Questions from the audience will be entertained. Sept. 27 - Municipal District 3 candidates in Rossway Community Hall, Rossway, at 2 p.m., with Municipality of Digby candidates Linda Gregory and Victoria Wilson. Oct. 1 - Municipality of Digby candidates in Royal Canadian Legion, Digby from 7 to 9 p.m. Digby Area Board of Trade forum for municipal candidates and two candidates for African-Nova Scotian seat. Oct. 2 - Town of Digby candidates in Royal Canadian Legion, Digby from 7 to 9 p.m. Digby Area Board of Trade forum for town candidates and two candidates for African-Nova Scotian seat. Oct. 6 - Municipal District 2 candidates in Plympton Fire Hall, at 7 p.m., with Municipality of Digby candidates Maritza Adams, Elizabeth (Liz) Blinn, Peter L. Robertson, Paul Sullivan, Charlie Walker and Wanda Van Tassel. Refreshments served. SEPTEMBER - Exhibit at Clare library features landscape paintings of Clare area by artist Isao Sanami-Morrill. For more information, contact the library at 645-3350. To Nov. 12 - Art exhibit in Scallop Palette Gallery, Digby General Hospital: New works by local artists. Featured artist Marie Warner works in oils, pencil and watercolour. Oct. 11 - Benefit in aid of Wayne and Diane Milbury upstairs in Royal Canadian Legion, Bear River, at 6 p.m. Live auction. Donations would be greatly appreciated. MONDAYS - Digby Badminton Club Oct. 6 to May. Contact Shauna at 245-3759 for more information. TUESDAYS – ‘Baby and me’
morning fun for babies and caregivers from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Isaiah W. Wilson Memorial Library, Digby. Program presented by Family Resource Centre and Public Health. Phone 245-2163 for information. TUESDAYS - DEFGA bingo in Digby East Fish and Game Association clubhouse at 7 p.m. WEDNESDAYS - Mental health support group meets in Digby General Hospital boardroom at 7:30 p.m. for anyone with an interest in mental health. For information, call John Roswell at 245-4552. THURSDAYS - 603rd Weymouth Royal Canadian Army Cadets meets in Weymouth Consolidated School from 6:30 - 9 p.m. Looking for new members aged 12-18. For information, contact Lieut. Robert Sweeney at (902) 837-7419 after 6 p.m. SUNDAYS - Hill Grove United Baptist Church holds it Sunday school beginning at 9:45 a.m. (preschoolers to adults) and church service at 11 a.m. LAST TUESDAY OF MONTH - MS support group meets in Digby General Hospital cafeteria from 6:30–8 p.m. For information, call John Bent at 245-6707. NEW PLAY - Being written about ‘New France, The Electric City’. If you have stories or information, or would like to involved, contact playwright Hal at 245-5629 or firstname.lastname@example.org VOLUNTEERS WANTED - Digby Elementary School Advisory Council is looking for community members starting this September. For information, contact Cindy Hazel at 245-2677 or Digby Elementary School at 245-7550.