Pictou County weekend events

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Check out all the events that are happening in Pictou County this weekend

Today

• Garden Talk – Sharon St. John Church hall, Stellarton, 1 p.m. Tips on growing herbs and flowers. With Margie Beck and Carol Francis. Tickets on a planter full of garden products.  Admission $6. Refreshments served.

• Ham and Salad – Take out or delivery 11 a.m.-noon. Cost $8 per person. Hosted by Saint Bee’s Anglican Church, (Helping Hands) Westville.

• Kitchen Party – First United Church, 7-10 p.m. at the church hall on High Street, Trenton. Entertainment and lunch provided. Admission is a free will offering.

• Potluck Supper – Union Presbyterian Church, Thorburn, 4-6 p.m. Cost $10. Pantry table.

• Tea and Sale – Celebrate Spring at MacDonald Rebekah Lodge Sunnybrae, 2-4 p.m. Admission $3. Crafts, bake table, surprise bags and new to you.

• Crib Tournament – Stellarton legion, 1 p.m. sharp (registration 12:30). $10 admission. Bring your own partner. Members and non-members welcome.

• Free Comic Book Day – At all branches of the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library. Kids of all ages are invited to drop by their library to take part by receiving their free comic books. At 1:30 p.m. at New Glasgow branch, artists Morgan Salter and Brianne Williams will host a program on creating your own comics.

• Knitting Club – Meeting at New Glasgow library, 2:30 pm. Knitters of all levels of skill are welcome to drop by to chat, share, learn and work on a knitting project. We will have some supplies to share for those who do not have their own. 

• Friends by the Sea Arts – Art Show fundraiser for the Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library 6-8 p.m. at New Glasgow library. Admission $5 for a door prize draw with all proceeds going towards library collection development. Light refreshments and entertainment by George Durning with John Ashton as emcee. 

• Coffeehouse – Alma Firehall at 7:30 pm. Evening of musical entertainment, coffee, tea and snacks. Admission is by donation. All proceeds for Relay For Life, Team “Laps For Life.”

• Annual Book Sale – By Friends of the Antigonish Library at St. James United Church, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Only $1 per lb. of books. Bring books to donate to church Noon-7 pm. No textbooks, Readers Digest or magazines.

• Old Time Dance – Toney River Community Hall, 8:30 p.m.-12. Music by Raymond and Marlene MacDonald and Lynne MacKenzie, caller Jim Redmond. Admission $6. Shared lunch.

• Spring Coffee Party – First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Pantry, craft, novelty and fancywork tables. All welcome. Stairlift available.

• Flea Market – Abercrombie Community Centre, 9 a.m.-noon. Canteen. Lots of books, new-to-you, etc.

• Feast Day Celebration – Our Lady of Grace Monastery, starting with a procession at 2 p.m., then mass at 3 p.m. with Bishop Brian Dunn as celebrant. The Phillippine Choir from Pictou County will be singing. Everyone welcome.

• Lego Time – Pictou library, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Parents welcome to participate with their children.

• Mother's Day Shopping Event – Plymouth Community Centre, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wide variety of local vendors.

• Spring Fling – A.G. Baillie School, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Silent auction of a variety of goods. Prizes, bounce house, bake sale, raffles, cookie decorating, canteen chocolate bar bingo.

• Drive 4 UR School – Highland Ford, Exit 21, Westville, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., for North Nova Education Centre. For every test drive on this one day, Ford of Canada and Highland Ford will pay the school $20, up to $6,000.

• Trenton Legion Activities – Auction 45’s; dance with Narrows Road, 9 p.m.-close, $5 per person.

• Buy Local in Lyons Brook – Goods and services including locally brewed beer, visual art, doggie daycare, and much more available for sale at the Community Hall, 8:30 a.m.- noon. A project of Lyon’s Brook Women’s Institute.

• Yard Sale – St Andrews Church, Pictou, 8:30-11:30 a.m. Jewelry table, books and household items. On Saturday the AMS group will sell coffee/tea and muffins.

• Church Yard Sale – Trinity United, 8-11 a.m. Use the MacLean St. entrance, New Glasgow. Proceeds for the Sound and Projection system.  For pick-up of items call Ron at 755-4041.

 

May 4

• Variety Concert – Sponsored by St. David’s Presbyterian Church, Toney River, 7 p.m. Featuring Brenda and Brian Bowden, Angela Cromwell, Harley White, Donald Duggan and Thursday Night Players. Freewill offering. Lunch to follow.

• Music for Ministry – First Presbyterian Church, Stellarton, 3 p.m. Salvation Army Band, Brian and Brenda Bowden, Inner Voice, Stellarton Male Chorus, Cheryl Lays and Vicki MacLeod, Gospel Four. Donations will be received in support of Archway Counselling.

 

Organizations: First Presbyterian Church, Sharon St. John Church, Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Anglican Church Helping Hands Kitchen Party First United Church Knitting Club Antigonish Library James United Church Readers Digest Toney River Community Hall Raymond and Marlene MacDonald and Lynne MacKenzie Coffee Party Plymouth Community Centre A.G. Baillie School North Nova Education Centre Andrews Church AMS Salvation Army Stellarton Male Chorus

Geographic location: Stellarton, Pictou County, New Glasgow High Street Trenton Abercrombie Community Canada Narrows Road Lyons Brook Brook Women Toney River

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