St. Peter’s and Area Events Calendar

for  January and February 2020

St. Peter’s is a natural hub from which to seek out Cape Breton activities, attractions and experiences whether on land or sea/inland sea. We are within walking distance or a short drive away from some unique Cape Breton attractions and firmly anchored among many traditions and cultures. 

UPDATES

This list of events is typically provided by Ann Marie Yorke of the St. Peter’s, Richmond County – Visitor Information Centre. Any omissions or errors are apologized for in advance.  Ann Marie strives to keep this list current and we update it frequently however check with the event organizer for the latest information if you have a concern. Please submit additional entries or corrections to annmarieyorke@hotmail.com.

** WINTER FESTIVAL IS ON UNTIL FEBRUARY 22, 2020 **

To see the Winter Festival events only refer to our Winter Festival 2020 page.

Sunday, January 19

9am – 12pm: – Brunch at the Riverdale Community Centre in Lower River. Admission is Adults $8.00 and children under 12 years $4.00.

9am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast at the St. George’s Channel Hall in St. Georges Channel.

10am -2pm, The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn LockMasters Pub in St. Peter’s will be offering their brunch menu on Sundays, including their signature crafted lattes, mimosas, and dishes curated by Chef Dustin Wapen! Hope to see you! 

Monday, January 20

1pm – 2:30pm – Jeux des aînés –   Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les lundis, 13h00 à 14h30
Parrainé par: Comité régional du RANE
Personne contacte: Thérèse Benoit, 902-226-3233 Email: tecatou@hotmail.com

Tuesday, January 21

Noon – 1pm Le Cafe des Rendez-vous – Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les mercredis, 12h00 à 13h00 
Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. culturel Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

6pm: – Beginner & Yin Yoga will take place at the St. Peter’s Fire Hall in St. Peter’s. Hosted by Richmond County Recreation. Join us for a wonderful combination of Hatha & Yin Yoga.  Both classes are suitable for beginners.  Yin Yoga is a meditative style which allows us to experience the poses fully through longer holdings of the poses.  Our Hatha practice encourages us to connect our breath with our movement as we flow through the poses.  We will alternate between the different styles each week. Please bring any props that you may have such as a blanket, blocks, bolsters, straps and of course your yoga mat. Hatha Yoga will take place on January 7, 21 & Feb. 4 and Yin Yoga – January 14, 28 & Feb. 11. Fee: $36.00. Instructor: Michele MacPhee, please register for this program by calling 902-226-0663.

Wednesday, January 22

3pm – 5pm: – A Talk with the Palliative Care Team, Your Friends for Life at the Riverdale Community Center, in Lower River. Sponsored by: Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. Contact: Nancy Cameron, 902-631-2470 or Email: derrick.cameron@ns.sympatico.ca

Thursday, January 23

11:30am – 1pm: – Crepe and Pancake Brunch at La Picasse French Cultural Centre in Petit de Grat. Come and enjoy Crepes Suzette and pancakes with whipped cream, fruit, syrup and chocolate sauce, tea coffee or hot chocolate for $8.00. For more information call La Picasse at 902-226-0149

7pm – 9:30pm: – Open Mic Night at the Lockmasters Inn at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s. Bring your instruments for a great evening of music. No cover charge.

Friday, January 24

7pm -9pm: The Friday night OPEN MIC Jam Session at MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come enjoy the music. No cover charge.

7pm: Charity Trivia Night! At the Island Nest is being hosted by St. Joseph’s Credit Union at 2344 Hwy 206, Arichat, Nova Scotia B0E 1A0

We are back! Come join us! Must be 19 or over! 10 bucks to get in on the action! Maximum of 6 people per team! Lots of awesome prizes! Message us now to book your team! Come on out and have a blast with us to support a great cause!

Saturday, January 25

7am – 10am: – Winterfest Breakfast at the Grand River Fire Hall in Grand River. Sponsored by: Grand River Volunteer Fire Dept. Contact: Joanne McCormack, 902-587-2143 or Email: bilmac1111@yahoo.com

6pm: – The 18th Annual Robbie Burns Dinner & Entertainment will take place at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall in St. Peter’s.  Meet & Greet at 6:00 pm, Dinner at 6:30 pm, Tickets $25.00 per person. Please contact Dianne Landry at 902-535-2334 or diannel@stpeterscable.com for more information.18th Annual Robbie Burns Dinner & Entertainment. For an evening celebrating the Immortal Memory of Robbie Burns which also features dance, song and music by young and older participants honoring Scottish culture and heritage of so many residents of Richmond County. A highlight of the evening is the procession of the haggis led by a piper to the center of the gathering, followed by the “Address to a Haggis” – written by Robert Burns – delivered with great flourish!

1:30pm – 3pm: – Skating Party at 9735 Grenville St., St. Peter’s. Sponsored by: St. Peter’s Community Club. Contact: Clair Rankin, 902-631-1601 or Email: crankin@ns.sympatico.ca.

Sunday, January 26

8am – 12pm: – A Community Breakfast will be held at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre in Louisdale.

10am -2pm, The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn LockMasters Pub in St. Peter’s will be offering their brunch menu on Sundays, including their signature crafted lattes, mimosas, and dishes curated by Chef Dustin Wapen! Hope to see you! 

12pm – 3 pm: – The Island Nest Restaurant is hosting another Senior appreciation “Open Mic” in Arichat. Come listen to some oldies and enjoy a senior meal special!  Senior Special : Your choice of Tea or Coffee,  Roast Turkey Dinner and Strawberry Shortcake for $13.00. Food Special available for anyone over the age of 55! Food hosted by The Island Nest. January 26

11am – 12pm: – Souper Sunday at the West Bay Community Centre. Sponsored by: West Bay Pastoral Charge. Contact: Donna Flynn, 902-345-2484 or Email: ronnie.flynn@sympatico.ca.

Monday, January 27

1pm – 2:30pm – Jeux des aînés –   Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les lundis, 13h00 à 14h30
Parrainé par: Comité régional du RANE
Personne contacte: Thérèse Benoit, 902-226-3233 Email: tecatou@hotmail.com

Tuesday, January 28

6pm: – Beginner & Yin Yoga will take place at the St. Peter’s Fire Hall in St. Peter’s. Hosted by Richmond County Recreation. Join us for a wonderful combination of Hatha & Yin Yoga.  Both classes are suitable for beginners.  Yin Yoga is a meditative style which allows us to experience the poses fully through longer holdings of the poses.  Our Hatha practice encourages us to connect our breath with our movement as we flow through the poses.  We will alternate between the different styles each week. Please bring any props that you may have such as a blanket, blocks, bolsters, straps and of course your yoga mat. Hatha Yoga will take place on January 7, 21 & Feb. 4 and Yin Yoga – January 14, 28 & Feb. 11. Fee: $36.00. Instructor: Michele MacPhee, please register for this program by calling 902-226-0663.

Noon – 1pm Le Cafe des Rendez-vous – Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les mercredis, 12h00 à 13h00 
Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. culturel Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

Thursday, January 30

7pm – 9:30pm: – Open Mic Night at the Lockmasters Pub at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s. Bring your instruments for a great evening of music. No cover charge.

Friday, January 31

7pm -9pm: The Friday night OPEN MIC Jam Session at MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come enjoy the music. No cover charge.

10am – 2pm: – Journée de créativité at Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. Culturel. Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 or Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

2pm – 4pm: – Floor Shuffle at the St. Peter’s Legion, Branch 47, in Grand Anse. Sponsored by: St. Peter’s Legion, Branch 47. Contact: Wes Peeples, 902-345-2260 or Email: wesley.peeples@ns.sympatico.ca

Saturday, February 1

Sunday, February 2

8am – 11am: – Community Breakfast sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150, in Arichat.

10am -2pm, The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn LockMasters Pub in St. Peter’s will be offering their brunch menu on Sundays, including their signature crafted lattes, mimosas, and dishes curated by Chef Dustin Wapen! Hope to see you! 

11am – 1pm: – Fish Chowder at the Tara Lynne Community Centre, in River Bourgeois. Sponsored by: River Bourgeois Mariner Society. Contact: Sherry Baccardax, 902-535-3182 or Email: psbaccardax@gmail.com

2pm – 4pm: – Snowshoeing at the park at the Lennox Passage Provincial Park on Isle Madame. Sponsored by: Friends of Isle Madame Provincial Parks. Contact: Marg Herdman, 902-227-8303 or Email: margareteherdman@yahoo.ca.

Monday, January 20

1pm – 2:30pm – Jeux des aînés –   Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les lundis, 13h00 à 14h30
Parrainé par: Comité régional du RANE
Personne contacte: Thérèse Benoit, 902-226-3233 Email: tecatou@hotmail.com

Tuesday, February 4

Noon – 1pm Le Cafe des Rendez-vous – Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les mercredis, 12h00 à 13h00 
Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. culturel Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

6pm: – Beginner & Yin Yoga will take place at the St. Peter’s Fire Hall in St. Peter’s. Hosted by Richmond County Recreation. Join us for a wonderful combination of Hatha & Yin Yoga.  Both classes are suitable for beginners.  Yin Yoga is a meditative style which allows us to experience the poses fully through longer holdings of the poses.  Our Hatha practice encourages us to connect our breath with our movement as we flow through the poses.  We will alternate between the different styles each week. Please bring any props that you may have such as a blanket, blocks, bolsters, straps and of course your yoga mat. Hatha Yoga will take place on January 7, 21 & Feb. 4 and Yin Yoga – January 14, 28 & Feb. 11. Fee: $36.00. Instructor: Michele MacPhee, please register for this program by calling 902-226-0663.

Noon – 1pm Le Cafe des Rendez-vous – Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les mercredis, 12h00 à 13h00 
Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. culturel Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

Thursday, February 6

7pm – 9:30pm: – Open Mic Night at the Lockmasters Pub at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s. Bring your instruments for a great evening of music. No cover charge.

7pm – 9pm: – Trivia Night at the Groundswell in D’Escousse. Gather your team together and head to the Groundswell for an evening of fun. 

Friday, February 7

6:30pm: – Hide-and-Seek Evening with young people – (7th to 12th grade) at Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat.  Sponsored by: La Picasse, cultural centre. Contact: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149. Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

7pm -9pm: The Friday night OPEN MIC Jam Session at MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come enjoy the music. No cover charge.

Saturday, February 8

11:15am: – Winterfest Dart Tournament at the Grand River Fire Hall in Grand River. 11:15 am – Registration, 12:00 pm Start. Sponsored by: Grand River Volunteer Fire Dept. Contact: Joanne McCormack, 902-587-2143 or Email:bilmac1111@yahoo.com.

4:30pm – 6pm: – Lasagna Supper at Our Lady of Assumption Parish Hall, in Arichat.  Sponsored by: Our Lady of Assumption CWL. Contact: Doreen Boudreau, 902-226-2810 or Email: dobocreations@outlook.com.

7pm – Valentine’s Dinner & Dance at the Riverdale Community Centre, in Lower River. 7:00 pm – Meal, 9:00 pm – Dance. Sponsored by: Riverdale Community Centre. Contact: Ken Reynolds, 902-631-4871 or Email: riverdale@bellaliant.com

Sunday,February 9

8am – 11am: Community Breakfast at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Hall on Isle Madame.

10am -2pm, The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn LockMasters Pub in St. Peter’s will be offering their brunch menu on Sundays, including their signature crafted lattes, mimosas, and dishes curated by Chef Dustin Wapen! Hope to see you! 

1:45pm – 4pm: – Merchandise Bingo at the Tara Lynne Center, in River Bourgeois.  Sponsored by: River Bourgeois Seniors Club 50+. Contact: Sharon Chilvers, 902-535-2512 or Email: sharon.chilvers@hotmail.com.

Monday, February 10

1pm – 2:30pm – Jeux des aînés –   Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les lundis, 13h00 à 14h30
Parrainé par: Comité régional du RANE
Personne contacte: Thérèse Benoit, 902-226-3233 Email: tecatou@hotmail.com

Tuesday, February 11

Noon – 1pm Le Cafe des Rendez-vous – Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les mercredis, 12h00 à 13h00 
Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. culturel Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

2pm: – Valentine Tea & Bingo at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre in Louisdale. Sponsored by: Louisdale Fleur de Lis Seniors Club. Contact: Robert Goyetche, 902-345-2232 or Email: rgoyetche51@hotmail.com

6:30pm: – Creating Valentine’s Day Cards at the Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat.  Sponsored by: La Picasse, cultural centre.  Contact: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 or Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca.

6pm: – Beginner & Yin Yoga will take place at the St. Peter’s Fire Hall in St. Peter’s. Hosted by Richmond County Recreation. Join us for a wonderful combination of Hatha & Yin Yoga.  Both classes are suitable for beginners.  Yin Yoga is a meditative style which allows us to experience the poses fully through longer holdings of the poses.  Our Hatha practice encourages us to connect our breath with our movement as we flow through the poses.  We will alternate between the different styles each week. Please bring any props that you may have such as a blanket, blocks, bolsters, straps and of course your yoga mat. Hatha Yoga will take place on January 7, 21 & Feb. 4 and Yin Yoga – January 14, 28 & Feb. 11. Fee: $36.00. Instructor: Michele MacPhee, please register for this program by calling 902-226-0663.

Thursday, February 13

7pm – 9:30pm: – Open Mic Night at the Lockmasters Pub at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s. Bring your instruments for a great evening of music. No cover charge.

Friday, February 14

2:30pm – 4pm: – Snowshoeing and maple shoot at La Ecole Beau School, in  Arichat. Sponsored by: La Ecole Beau-Port School. Contact: Yevtte Tougouri, 902-631-4243 or Email: tougouriny@sepne.ca.

7pm -9pm: The Friday night OPEN MIC Jam Session at MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come enjoy the music. No cover charge.

6pm – 10pm: – Dinner Theatre/Play Matinee at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall in St. Peter’s. Sponsored by: St. Peter’s Community Club. Contact: Clair Rankin, 902-631-1601 or Email: crankin@ns.sympatico.ca.

6:30pm: – Valentine’s Day Dinner at Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Sponsored by: La Picasse, cultural centre. Contact: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 or Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca.

Saturday, February 15

10am – 4pm: – Riverdale Annual Shuffleboard Tournament will take place at the Riverdale Community Centre, Lower River. Sponsored by: Riverdale Comm. Services Society. Contact: Graham Windsor, 902-625-2183 or Email: graham.windsor@bellaliant.net.

11am – 1pm: – Valentine’s Tea at the L’Ardoise Jolly Club. Sponsored by: L’Ardoise Jolly Club. Contact: Elaine Sampson or Email: e.blinn.sampson@gmail.com.Winter Festival

1pm – 4pm: – Winter Festival will take place at the West Bay Community Centre. Sponsored by: Head of the Bay Seniors Club and West Bay Community Centre Association. Contact: Murray MacPhie, 902-345-2988.

1:30pm – 3pm: – Dinner Theatre/Play Matinee at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall in St. Peter’s. Sponsored by: St. Peter’s Community Club. Contact: Clair Rankin, 902-631-1601 or Email: crankin@ns.sympatico.ca.

Sunday, February 16

9am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast at the St. George’s Channel Hall in St. Georges Channel.

10am -2pm, The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn LockMasters Pub in St. Peter’s will be offering their brunch menu on Sundays, including their signature crafted lattes, mimosas, and dishes curated by Chef Dustin Wapen! Hope to see you! 

2pm – 5pm: – Robert Service Poems by Reg Landry &Fish and Corn Chowder Lunch will be held at the St. Peter’s Legion Branch 47, Grand Anse. Sponsored by: St. Peter’s Legion Branch 47. Contact: Wes Peeples, 902-345-2260 or Email: wesley.peeples@ns.sympatico.ca.

Monday, February 17

1pm – 2:30pm – Jeux des aînés –   Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les lundis, 13h00 à 14h30
Parrainé par: Comité régional du RANE
Personne contacte: Thérèse Benoit, 902-226-3233 Email: tecatou@hotmail.com

1pm:- Crib Tournament will be held at the Riverdale Community Centre, Lower River. Sponsored by: Riverdale Club 55+. Contact: Margaret Windsor, 902-625-2183 or Email: graham.windsor@bellaliant.net.

6:30pm: – Family film at Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Sponsored by: La Picasse, Cultural Community Centre. Contact: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 or Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

Tuesday, February 18

Noon – 1pm Le Cafe des Rendez-vous – Centre La Picasse, Petit-de-Grat. Les mercredis, 12h00 à 13h00 
Parrainé par: La Picasse, centre comm. culturel Personne contacte: Lynn Theriault, 902-226-0149 Email: programmation@lapicasse.ca

Thursday, February 20

7pm – 9:30pm: – Open Mic Night at the Lockmasters Pub at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s. Bring your instruments for a great evening of music. No cover charge.

Friday, February 21

7pm -9pm: The Friday night OPEN MIC Jam Session at MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come enjoy the music. No cover charge.

4:30pm – 7pm: –  A Fish Supper will be served at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150, Arichat.

Saturday, February 22

7:30pm: – Trivia in the Village at MacBouch Beverage Room & Restaurant in St. Peter’s. Sponsored by: Village on the Canal Association. Contact: Anne Digout, 902-535-2321 or Email: annedigout@hotmail.com.

Sunday, February 23

8am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre in Louisdale.

10am -2pm, The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn LockMasters Pub in St. Peter’s will be offering their brunch menu on Sundays, including their signature crafted lattes, mimosas, and dishes curated by Chef Dustin Wapen! Hope to see you! 

Tuesday, February 25

4pm – 8pm: –  Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150, Arichat. Admission is $6.00 per person. Contact Sylvia Boudreau at 902-227-1411 for details.

Thursday, February 27

7pm – 9:30pm: – Open Mic Night at the Lockmasters Pub at the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn in St. Peter’s. Bring your instruments for a great evening of music. No cover charge.

Friday, February 28

7pm -9pm: The Friday night OPEN MIC Jam Session at MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come enjoy the music. No cover charge.