Schedule of Events In the Area Updated Jan 13, 2019

January 13

8am – 11am: – Community Breakfast will be held at the D’Escousse Civic Improvement Hall in D’Escousse on the second Sunday of each month.

2pm – 4pm: – Karaoke will take place at the St. George’s Channel Hall in St. George’s Channel. Admission is a donation and snacks will be served. Sponsored by the South Mountain Arm of Gold

2pm – 4pm: – The Richmond MacAdian Ceilidh Dancers gather at the St Peter’s firehall (behind Foodland) for 2 hours of fun exercise while learning Scottish dances. This event will run from Jan 6 to the end of April. Why not join in! Fee $20.00. Contact Dianne Landry at 902-535-2334 or email diannel@stpetercable.com.

January 16

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.

January 18

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.

5pm – 12am: – Wing Night at “The Motel” Hosted by The Clairestone Inn.  Admission is a $8.00 cover charge at the door. Wings $7.99 per doz. (5pm – 9pm) and Music by Eddie Cummings from 9pm – 12am.

January 19

6:30pm – 8pm: -The17th Annual Robbie Burns Dinner with entertainment will take place at the St. Peter’s Hall in St. Peter’s. Entertainment at 6:30pm and the dinner starts at 7:15pm. Sponsored by the Richmond MacAcadian Ceilidh Dancers. Contact: Dianne Landry for more information at 902-535-2334. Or email her at diannel@stpeterscable.com.

January 20

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: – The Richmond MacAdian Ceilidh Dancers gather at the St Peter’s firehall (behind Foodland) for 2 hours of fun exercise while learning Scottish dances. This event will run from Jan 6 to the end of April. Why not join in! Fee $20.00. Contact Dianne Landry at 902-535-2334 or email diannel@stpetercable.com.

January 20

1pm to 4pm: – Mixed Media Workshop – Hosted by Kiss Me Arts – A Cape Breton Gallery at Diddle’s Cafe & Bakery at 9969 Granville Street, St Peters. Hosted by Kiss Me Arts – A Cape Breton Gallery. You will learn a cool new technique and create a piece of art that you will be proud to hang on your wall or give as a gift.  Drop in to the gallery to register or message us and we will sign you up.  Cost is $28.75 including GST and includes all materials needed for the class.

January 24

11:30am – 1pm: Crepe Brunch will take place at Centre La Picasse in Petit de Grat. For more information contact Lynn Theriault at 902-226- 0149 or programmation@lapicasse.ca.

January 25

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

January 26

11:15am – 7pm: Winterfest Mixed dart Tournament will take place at the Grand River Fire Hall. This event is sponsored by the Grand River Volunteer Fire Department. Contact: Joanne McCormack, at 902-587-2143 or by email bilmac 1111@yahoo.com  

2pm: – Crib Game will take place at the Fourchu community Hall. Admission is $10.00 per person. Sponsored by the Fourchu Development Association. Contact Blair Gwynn at 902-884-2960.

6pm: – Volunteer Supper will take place at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150 in Arichat. Sponsored by the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 150. Contact: Joan Clannon at 902-631-1917.

8pm: – Trivia and Pub Night will take place at the Tara Lynne Center in River Bourgeois. Sponsored by the River Bourgeois Community Services Society. Contact: Janice Touesnard at 902-535-2068.

7am to 10am: – L’Ardoise Men’s Club Community Breakfast will be held at the L’Ardoise Community Centre in L’Ardoise. Admission is $8.00 for Adults and $4.00 for children. Sponsored by the L’Ardoise Men’s Club in conjunction with the Coastal Riders ATV Club.

9am – 10:30am: – Coastal Riders ATV Club Annual Fun Run will take place at the L’Ardoise Community Centre with the Run starting at 10:30am. 1st. Prize $1000.00.

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

January 27

1pm – 4pm: – Bridge Tournament will take place at the Anne Sampson Building, in River Bourgeois. Sponsored by the River Bourgeois Seniors 50+ Club. Contact: Sharon Chilvers, 902-535-2512. Or emailsharonchilvers49@gmail.com.

11am – 12:15pm – Souper Sunday will take place at the West Bay Community Hall. Sponsored by the West Bay Pasoral Charge. Contact: Donna Flynn at 902-345 – 2484 or Ronnie.flynn@ns.sympatico.ca.

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

2pm – 4pm: – The Richmond MacAdian Ceilidh Dancers gather at the St Peter’s firehall (behind Foodland) for 2 hours of fun exercise while learning Scottish dances. This event will run from Jan 6 to the end of April. Why not join in! Fee $20.00. Contact Dianne Landry at 902-535-2334 or email diannel@stpetercable.com.

2pm – 4pm: – the first 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.

January 29

6:30pm: – Session de peinture “détente” will take place at Centre La Picasse (Grande Salle) in Petit de Grat. Sponsored by La Picasse Centre Communautaire Culturel. Contact: Lynn Theriault at 902-226-0149. Email:programmation@lapicasse.ca..

January 30

10am – 3pm: We Care Days with Guest Speaker on Mental Health at the St. Louis Parish Hall in Louisdale. Sponsored by St. Louis Parish, in Louisdale. Contact: Dianne Landry at 902-345-2998. Or email debbiesamson52@ gmail.com.

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 email ajohnson@potlotek.ca.

6pm – 8:30pm- Pop-up Mug Making Workshop (Age 16+) will take place at the Potlotek at a location to be determined. 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.

January 31

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 email ajohnson@potlotek.ca.

7pm: – For Love of Chocolate Contest will take place at Centre LaPicasse. For more information contact Lynn Theriault at 902-226-0149.

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 email ajohnson@potlotek.ca.

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

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 email ajohnson@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.

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 email ajohnson@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 email margaretherdman@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.

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.

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.

February 6

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.

February 8

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

February 9

11am – 1pm: – Valentine Tea will be held at the L’Ardoise Jolly Club. Sponsored by the L’Ardoise Jolly

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.

7pm: – 7pm: – 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. Email crankin@ns.sympatico.ca.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

February 16

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 1

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

March 2

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.

March 8

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

March 22

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

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.

March 29

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

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.

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.