Richmond County Events Calendar from Friday, February 1 – Sunday,  March 31, 2019

This list of events is 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

Friday, February 1

10:15am (Recess): – Serve Ice Cream to Students will take place at the Felix Marchand Education Centre in Louisdale for the month of February. Sponsored by St. Louis Parish CWL. For information contact Betty Ann Marchand at 902-345-2725.

6pm – 8pm: – Mid Winter Festival will take place at the Potlotek Community Hall. Sponsored by Potlotek Education. Contact Amanda Johnson, or Noelle Doucette at 902-535-3160 or emailajohnson@potlotek.ca.

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Saturday, February 2

2pm – 4pm: – Mid Winter Festival will take place at the Potlotek Community Hall. Sponsored by Potlotek Education. Contact Amanda Johnson, or Noelle Doucette at 902-535-3160 or emailajohnson@potlotek.ca.

7am – 10am: – Winterfest Breakfast will take place at Grand River Fire Hall in Grand River. Sponsored by the Grand River Volunteer Fire Department. Contact Hoanne McCormad at 902-587-2143.

2pm: – Free doTERRA Essential Oils Introductory Class at the St. Peter’s Branch Library in St Peters. Come out to the library for a FREE one-hour Intro to all things Essential Oils.  PLEASE REGISTER BY CALLING THE LIBRARY (902)535-2465 OR BY SENDING A FACEBOOK MESSAGE.

Join and learn about how to live your life in harmony with beautiful doTERRA essential oils. During this class, you will learn: What essential oils are and where they come from. How to use essential oils safely, effectively, and with confidence. What are the most important oils that every home needs. How to be proactive with your healthcare + integrate essential oil self-care practices into your daily routine. How to remove and replace toxins within the home. How to sleep better and manage stress. How to use oils to support seasonal allergies. How to improve your digestive health. How to support your immune system. How to release muscle tension. Tools and resources to support you along the way. Thanks to Marlie Gotell, doTERRA Wellness Advocate for putting this class together. We hope to see you there!

Sunday, February 3

2pm – 5pm: – Mid Winter Festival will take place at the Potlotek Community Hall. Sponsored by Potlotek Education. Contact Amanda Johnson, or Noelle Doucette at 902-535-3160 or emailajohnson@potlotek.ca.

11am – 2pm: – Fish Chowder/ chilli lunchion will be held at the Tara Lynn Community Centre in River Bourgeois. Admission will be $10.00 for Adults ( second bowl free), children under 8 is $5.00. No shell fish or cod in chowder,

2pm – 3pm: – St. Joseph’s Credit Union Family Fun Adventure Hike will take place at the Old Boudreauville Rd. Multi Purpose Trail (behind church). Sponsored by the St. Joseph Credit Union. Contact Tiffany Kehoe at 902-226-2288. Or email tkehoe@stjosephscreditu.ca.

2pm – 4pm: – St. Joseph’s CWL Social at the St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Petit de Grat. Sponsored by the St. Joseph’s Parish CWL. Contact Magdalen Samson at 902-226-3117.

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

8am – 11am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 in Arichat. This breakfast is held the 1st Sunday of each month. Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150.

Monday, February 4

7pm – Richmond Academy Prom Fashion Show will take place at the Richmond Academy. Richmond Academy is hosting the show to sell or give away dresses to those who do not want to buy a new dress. We will have girls modelling most dresses with the price ranging from $50-$400. There is no fee to enter and is open to everyone! There will be finger foods and refreshments available.

Tuesday, February 5

1pm – 3pm: – Care for Caregivers will take place at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre. Sponsored by the Strait Richmond Palliative Care Society. Contact Terry Boudreau at 902-226-2237. Emailterry.boudreau@hotmail.com.

6:30pm:- Creation des cartes de Saint-Valentin at Centre La Picasse in Petit de Grat. For more information contact Lynn Theriault at 902-226- 0149.

8pm: – Gros Bingo will take place at St. Joseph’s Parish Hall in Petit de Grat. Sponsored ty the St. Joseph’s Parish Hall Bingo Committee. Contact Magdalen Samson at 902-226- 3117.

6pm – 8:30pm- Pop-up Mug Making Workshop (Age 16+) will take place at the Richmond Education centre and Academy in Louisdale.  Come try your hand at pottery! Participants will create a mug that will then be kiln dried and returned to them. Instructor: Victoria Bonin-MacKenzie, VPottery Studio. Fee $4.00.

Thursday, February 7

3pm – 4pm: – 5 a 7 en famille – Patinage a l’arene will take place to take place at Arene de Richmond in Louisdale. Sponsored by La Picasse and l’Ecole Beau Port. Contact Lynn Theriault at 902-226-0149.

Friday, February 8

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Saturday, February 9

11am – 1pm: – Valentine Tea will be held at the L’Ardoise Jolly Club. Sponsored by the L’Ardoise Jolly Club. Valentine Tea at the Jolly Club. Come join us for a Valentine’s Tea including Soup, Sandwiches and Sweets. $8 per person.

6pm: Valentine’s Dinner Theatre will take place at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall. Sponsored by St. Peter’s Community Club. Contact Clair Rankin at 902-631-1601. Email crankin@ns.sympatico.ca.

1pm – 3pm: Trail Hike /Randonnee (Weather Permitting). Bring your own snowshoes / Apportez vos propres raquettes Ecole Beau Port in Arichat. Sponsored by Centre iFit Isle Madame/ Isle Madame i Fit Centre. Contact: Shirley Anne Samson at 902-226 0204.

5:30pm- 7pm: – Valentine’s Social & Dance for ages 5-8 years of age and from ages 9 to 13 years of age will take place at the St. Peter’s Fire Hall. Sponsored by The Lakeside 4-H Club. Contact Deanna Fougere at 902-631-1409.

6pm – 1am:- Valentine’s Dinner & Dance will take place at the Riverdale Community Centre at 106 Vince McCarthy Drive. Sponsored by the Riverdale Community Centre. Contact Ken Reynolds at 902-631-4871. Email riverdale@bellaliant.com.

7pm: – Gala “Juste Pour Rire” Spectacle d’humoristes. Will take place at tCentre La Picasse (Grande salle) in Petit de Grat. Sponsored by La Picasse Centre Communautaire culturel. Contact Lynn Theriault at 902-226-0149.

Sunday, February 10

2pm: – Valentine’s Theatre Matinee will take place at the St. Peter’s. Hall. Sponsored by the St. Peter’s by St. Peter Community Club. Contact Clair Rankin at 902-631- 1601. Emailcrankin@ns.sympatico.ca.

8am – 11am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 in Arichat. This breakfast is held the 1st Sunday of each month. Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150.

Wednesday, February 13

2pm: – Valentine’s Tea & Bingo will take place at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre. Sponsored by the Louisdale Fleur de Lis Seniors Club. Contact Robert Goyetche at 902-345-2232. Emailrgoyetche51@hotmail.com.

6:30pm – 9:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Song Circle will take place at the Louisdale Lions Community Center in Louisdale. These song circles are for anyone who enjoys singing, playing and /or listening to live music!  The song Circle events will take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Please bring instruments, music stand and change for a donation box at the door. The money is used to purchase food for our snack time from 7:30pm to 7:45pm with tea and coffee. Come out for an evening of fun! Meet new people, learn new songs and share music with others.

Thursday, February 14

6:30pm: – Souper Saint-Valentin will take place at Centre La Picasse (Grande Salle) in Petit de Grat. Sponsored by La Picasse Centre Communautaire Culturel. Contact Lynn Theriault at 8=902-226-0149. Emailprogrammation@lapicasse.ca.

Friday, February 15

7pm: – Charity Trivia Night will be held at The Island Nest in Arichat. Sponsored by the St. Joseph’s Credit Union. Contact Michelle Hearn at 902-226-2288. Email: mhearn@stjosephscreditu.ca.

6pm- 9pm: – Pre registration for the 9th Annual Winter Fest Rally at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Center. Rally will take place on February 16. Sponsored by the Isle Madame ATV Riders. Contact Tony Pierce at 902-631-0825. Email: tony pierce@ eastlink.ca.

4:30pm – 7pm: – Fish Supper will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 in Arichat on the 3rd. Friday of each month.

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Saturday, February 16

10am – 2pm: – Riverdale Seniors Shuffleboard Tournament will be held at the Riverdale Community Center in Lower River. Sponsored by the Riverdale Community Services Society. Contact Graham Windsor at 902-625-2183. Email: graham.windsor@bellealiant.net.

9am- 12pm: – Registration for the 9th Annual Winter Fest Rally at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Center. Rally starts at 11am. Sponsored by the Isle Madame ATV Riders. Contact Tony Pierce at 902-631-0825. Email: tony pierce@ eastlink.ca.

1pm – 4pm: – Line Dancing Afternoon at the Louisdale Parish Hall. Free lunch provided. Sponsored by the Richmond County Seniors Senior & St. Louis Parish Council. Contact Claire Marchand at 902-302-. Contact Margaret Windsor at 902-625-2183. Email: Graham.windsor@bellaliant.net.

1pm – 4pm: Winter Fun Day will be held at the West Bay Community Centre. Sponsored by West Bay Community Association & Head of the Bay Seniors Club. Contact Murray MacPhie at 902-345-2988.

1pm – 4pm: – Creating a Splash of Colour in the Library (Free) will be held at the Petit de Grat Library, at Centre La Picasse. Sponsored by the Petit de Grat Library, c/o Eastern Counties Regional Library. Contact Kenneth David at 902-226-3534. Email davidk@nsme.library.ns.ca. Only 15 spots available. Registration required.

1pm – 4pm: – West Bay Winterfest will be held at the West Bay Community Centre. Sponsored by the West Bay community Centre. Contact: Murray MacPhie, at 902-345-2988. Email:derricktalbot@seaside.ns.ca.

Owners of Back on the Rack” and Kid 2 Kid Consignment will be hosting their 2nd Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser, which will feature clothing from both stores on display, and for sale. This will be amazing event again this year, taking place at the St. Peter’s Lions Hall starting at 3pm, with TV celebraty Ana Almedia from CTV live, back to emcee the event. Woot woot!! Always a fun time with her!

Local vendors with unique items for sale will also be on site. There will be Music, refreshments and sweets. Organizers will have a 50/50 and Auction! Admission will be a donation at door. Also a portion of the proceeds will go towards their “Back to the community” account.

Sunday, February 17

9am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast will be held at the St. George’s Channel Hall in St. George’s Channel on the 3rd Sunday of each month.

2pm – 4pm: – Youth Jam Session will take place at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come out and enjoy the very talented young performers from Richmond County.

Thursday, February 21

12pm: Luncheon will take place at the Riverdale Community Center. Sponsored by the Riverdale Club 55+Contact: Margaret Windsor at 902-625-2183. Email graham.windsor@bellaliant.net.

6:30pm: – “Rire de bon Coeur” Soiree sociale will take place at the Centre La Picasse (Grande Salle) in Petit de Grat. Sponsored by Les femmes acadiennes de Richmond. Contact: Magdalen Samson at 902-226-3117.

Friday, February 22

2pm – 4pm: – Floor Shuffle or Washer Toss will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion in Grande Anse. Sponsored by The St. Peter’’s Legion Branch 47 in Grande Anse. Contact Beverly MacRae at 902-345-2395. Email bevmacrae7@gmail.com.

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

6pm – 8:30pm- Pop-up Mug Making Workshop (Age 16+) will take place at the Riverdale Community Centre in Lower River. Come try your hand at pottery! Participants will create a mug that will then be kiln dried and returned to them. Instructor: Victoria Bonin-MacKenzie, VPottery Studio. Fee $4.00

Saturday, February 23

7:30pm: – Trivia in the Village will take place at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Sponsored by the Village on the Canal Association. Contact: Anne Digout at 902-535-2321. Emailannedigout@hotmail.com.

8:30am – 11:30am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Evergreen Club in Port Hawkesbury on the last Saturday of the month.

Sunday, February 24

8am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre in Louisdale on the last Sunday of each month.

2pm – 4pm: – Youth Jam Session will take place at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s. Come out and enjoy the very talented young performers from Richmond County.

Tuesday, February 26

6pm – 8:30pm- Pop-up Mug Making Workshop (Age 16+) will take place at the Anne Sampson Building in River Bourgeois. Come try your hand at pottery! Participants will create a mug that will then be kiln dried and returned to them. Instructor: Victoria Bonin-MacKenzie, VPottery Studio. Fee $4.00.

Wednesday, February 27

6:30pm – 9:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Song Circle will take place at the Louisdale Lions Community Center in Louisdale. These song circles are for anyone who enjoys singing, playing and /or listening to live music!  The song Circle events will take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Please bring instruments, music stand and change for a donation box at the door. The money is used to purchase food for our snack time from 7:30pm to 7:45pm with tea and coffee. Come out for an evening of fun! Meet new people, learn new songs and share music with others.

Friday, March 1

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Sunday, March 3

8am – 11am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 in Arichat. This breakfast is held the 1st Sunday of each month. Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150.

Friday, March 8

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Sunday, March 10

8am – 11am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 in Arichat. This breakfast is held the 1st Sunday of each month. Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150.

Wednesday, March 13

6:30pm – 9:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Song Circle will take place at the Louisdale Lions Community Center in Louisdale. These song circles are for anyone who enjoys singing, playing and /or listening to live music!  The song Circle events will take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Please bring instruments, music stand and change for a donation box at the door. The money is used to purchase food for our snack time from 7:30pm to 7:45pm with tea and coffee. Come out for an evening of fun! Meet new people, learn new songs and share music with others.

Friday, March 15

4:30pm – 7pm: – Fish Supper will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 150 in Arichat on the 3rd. Friday of each month.

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Sunday, March 17

9am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast will be held at the St. George’s Channel Hall in St. George’s Channel on the 3rd Sunday of each month.

Friday, March 22

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Wednesday, March 27

6:30pm – 9:30pm (doors open at 5:45pm) Song Circle will take place at the Louisdale Lions Community Center in Louisdale. These song circles are for anyone who enjoys singing, playing and /or listening to live music!  The song Circle events will take place on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of every month. Please bring instruments, music stand and change for a donation box at the door. The money is used to purchase food for our snack time from 7:30pm to 7:45pm with tea and coffee. Come out for an evening of fun! Meet new people, learn new songs and share music with others.

Friday, March 29

9pm – 11pm – Weekly Friday Night Jam Session at the MacBouch Restaurant & Lounge in St. Peter’s.

Saturday, March 30

8:30am – 11:30am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Evergreen Club in Port Hawkesbury on the last Saturday of the month.

Sunday, March 31

8am – 12pm: – Community Breakfast will be held at the Louisdale Lions Community Centre in Louisdale on the last Sunday of each month.

Telile Annual Telethon will take place at the Telile Community Television in Arichat. Live Children’s choir, auction and ticket draw. For more information, contact Cora LeBlanc at 902-226-1928 or cora@Telile.tv.