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Thursday June 27, 2019

Blood Donor Clinics

Best Western Plus Hotel and Convention Centre
587 Highway 10

Appointments can be booked at Walk-ins are welcome if space permits. Clinics: 1-3 p.m. and 5-8, Wednesday and Thursday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Friday.

Thursday June 27, 2019

Open House

Athletics Gymnastics Academy
215 Dominion St

AGA will be hosting an Open House at the gym (located at 215 Dominion St - behind Giant Tiger & The Great Canadian Dollar Store) to celebrate our first year in our "new" location. Folks are invited to stop by and have a look around, talk to our coaches and help support some great local causes.

Friday June 28, 2019

Take-out Supper

Wesley United Church - Petite Riviere
22 Drew's Hill Road

Pick up 4-6 p.m. Turkey salad, broccoli salad, potato salad, roll and strawberry shortcake for dessert. Cost: $12. Contacts: Miriam MacIntosh 902-688-2866; Dave Hughes 902-688-1396.

Saturday June 29, 2019

German-Canadian Cultural Association Kaffeeklatsch

Pizza Delight
Dufferin Street

1 p.m. 902-527-1372.

Sunday June 30, 2019

Breakfast / Brunch

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #49
162 Pond Street

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults $9; children $5; ages 5 and under free.

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day in the Town of Lunenburg

250th Anniversary Park
Medway St

11 a.m.-1 p.m. 250th Anniversary Park (behind the Lunenburg Fire Hall). Rain location: Lunenburg Community Centre. Free. Live music, BBQ, cake, face painting, fire truck display, games for children and more.

Monday July 1, 2019

Garden Party and Fireworks

Chester Train Station
Smith Road

Booths, bingo, food, music, games and prizes for children beginning at 3:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. followed by fireworks at the Chester Yacht Club.

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day on the LaHave

Shipyard's Landing
King Street

This year, Canada Day on the LaHave is going to be a party to remember on two fronts: 11 a.m. In partnership with the South Shore Multicultural Association, Shipyards Landing will host a daytime multicultural extravaganza. From music to art to activities to delicious and diverse foods, you’ll love experiencing everything that makes Canada amazing along the banks of the LaHave River. Planning to stay a while? Why not bring along a blanket or camping chairs and make a full afternoon of it as you soak up the festivities and enjoy the music from the bandstand in this gorgeous space. 5 p.m. Once things wrap up at Shipyards Landing, we invite you to head on over downtown for the Canada Day King Street Kitchen Party. We’re expecting up to 10 different food trucks and vendors offering an array of tastes set against the backdrop of beautiful Downtown Bridgewater. Live music will be on at Pijinuiskaq Park all evening, and there will be plenty of demos and activities for all ages, including the Discovery Centre, Mad Science, Art Happening, and even a mechanical bull. And, don’t forget, the fireworks are scheduled to start at 10:15 to cap off a full day of celebrating what makes Canada the best country in the world. Join us.

Monday July 1, 2019

Lions Canada Day Events

Royal Canadian Legion Branch #102
44 Varner Road

New Germany & Area Lions Club Canada Day activities: Children’s Parade, 10:30 a.m., Rosedale Home for Special Care, Highway 10. Theme: Beach Days. Prizes for best costumes! Supper at the Legion Hall, 44 Varner Road, New Germany. Ham supper with Strawberry Shortcake for dessert. $12, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day in New Ross

New Ross Community Fairgrounds
5032 Highway 12

New Ross Canada Day Celebrations at the New Ross Fair Grounds - there will be children’s games, pony rides, booths - hamburgers, hot dogs, BBQ chicken, french fries and poutine, ice cream, fish and chips, water, pop, liquor, a beer garden and bingo. Rain date is the next day, same place and same time. 1:30 p.m. Costume Parade, judging at 1:45 p.m. 2-2:30 p.m. Opening ceremonies, costume prizes and official cake cutting. 2:30-10 p.m. Live music. 10:15 Fireworks

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day in New Germany

New Germany

7-10 a.m. Breakfast at the Anglican Church Hall, 5311 Highway 10. Adults: $8; children six-12: $5; under five: free. 8 a.m. Canoe with Greg. Meet at Veterans Memorial Boat Ramp at the north end of New Germany Lake. Canoe / kayak for a guided paddle on the lake and north on the LaHave River. Contact Greg at 902-644-2153 10:30 a.m. Registration for Children’s Parade for ages 12 and under. 11 a.m. Children’s Parade. Theme: Beach Day at Rosedale Home for Special Care. Prizes provided by New Germany & Area Lions. Will be held inside Rosedale Home if inclement. Call Pat Wentzell 902-644-3280. 9-11:30 a.m. Registration for Ox Pull, sponsored by Ultramar (Bluewave Energy). Pulls begin at 12:30 p.m. Call Brian Nauss 902-212-0832. 12:30 p.m Line up for street parade at NGES. Parade begins at 2 p.m. Parade prizes provided by RBC New Germany. To register, call Sherry Russell 902-644-2116 or Nancy Watson 902-644-3018. Throwing of any item, including candy or promotional items, from floats or other parade entries is not allowed. Individual participants may walk in the parade and distribute these items person-to-person. Participants under the age of 10 must, at all times, be supervised by an adult at the ratio of a maximum of six children to one adult. 4-10 p.m. Garden Party at Royal Canadian Legion Grounds. Mini Donuts, 4-H Ice-cream, Merv’s Ribbon Fries, Nellie’s Bus, Charlies Pizza Slices, Turkey Burger Canteen, Ds Nuts, frosted almonds and pecans and caramel corn, candy apples, cotton candy, and lots more. Lots of games of chance and things to do. Bouncy castle, fish pond, blanket wheel, sucker pull, bean bag toss, Captain Hook, face painting, NG Lions Train. Lots of prizes including stuffed animals. 4 p.m. Musical entertainment: Dave Burbine; Wild WIllie, The Old Mule Skinner; Just Us Old Folks; BJ Mackay and Dave Riley; Bernie Sharpe; and from 8-10 p.m., the rock of Weather Advisory. 4:30-6 p.m. Ham Supper. $12. Potatoes, carrots, turnip, green beans/peas, coleslaw and rolls, strawberry shortcake, juice, tea and coffee. Fireworks launched by New Germany Volunteer Fire Department. Please watch for updates on or visit our Facebook page: New Germany Canada Day or call Cathy 902-644-2922 or 902-212-2922 (cell).

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day in Milton

Milton Memorial Hall
168 Tupper Street

11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cake, hot dogs, games and fun for the entire family. Rain or shine.

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day in Mahone Bay

St. James' Anglican Church
65 Edgewater Street

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Strawberry Shortcake for the Three Churches Foundation in front of the Three Churches site (Anglican Church rectory lawn on Edgewater Street).

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day Celebrations

Petite Riviere Fire Hall
18 Petite Riviere Road

12 to 4 p.m. Barbeque, pulled pork, salads, strawberry shortcake. Children's games. Live music. Duck Race: 3 p.m. Fireworks at Sperry's Beach (can be viewed at Risser's Beach boardwalk).

Monday July 1, 2019

Canada Day in Riverport


Major sponsors for Canada Day include Rose Bay General Store, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, and Department of Canadian heritage and Official Languages/Patrimoine Canadien et des Langues officielles. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Annual Fish Fry. For dessert, the Ladies’ Auxiliary will have strawberry shortcake, and Lil’ Orbits will have donuts and cotton candy. There will be a bouncy castle for the children. 1:30 p.m. The street parade begins at the Rose Bay crossroads to the Riverpot & District Community Centre. Dusk Fireworks

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Ladies Summer Sing Program

Dayspring and District Fire Hall
13177 Highway 3

Do you like to sing? Seaside A Cappella's Ladies Summer Sing Program starts June 19, 2019. Learn how to sing A Cappella in four part harmony. You will learn techniques in vocal production, proper breathing, singing posture, etc. Ability to read music not required. The program runs for seven weeks every Wednesday evening from 6:45-8 p.m. $5 per session or $35 for all seven sessions.

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Peggy's Cove Area Festival of the Arts - Opening Reception

Shining Waters Marina
148 Nautical Way

The Peggy’s Cove Area Festival of the Arts will open on July 3 with a gala reception at Shining Waters Marina featuring live musical entertainment, refreshments, door prizes and sale of member artworks. Join us at this vibrant arts experience! Tickets will be available online in the spring of 2019. For more information, visit our website at

Wednesday July 3, 2019

Strawberry Social

Riverport Community Centre
79 Lower Lahave Road

11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sandwiches, sweets, strawberry desserts, beverages. Bowls of fresh strawberries and cream. Bake Table. Adults: $10; under 12: $5. Sponsored by St. Matthew's Lutheran Church.

Thursday July 4, 2019

An Illustrated Talk on Lunenburg County Architecture

Broad Cove Community Hall
7147 Highway 331

7 p.m. Entertaining slide show and talk on some of the oldest houses in English Canada. Presented by Architect Syd Dumareq in the vintage Broad Cove Hall. Refreshments. Free will offering.

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