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COMMUNITY AND OTHER EVENTS – AUGUST 24-30 - EVENT LISTINGS BY WHAT’S GOIN ON



Thursday, August 24

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm­


Fibre Lunch

North Sydney Library, North Sydney

1-3pm

Bring your current craft project to the North Sydney Library on Thursday afternoons and enjoy the company of other crafters. No registration necessary.


Decorate a Donkey Pinata

Sydney Mines Library, Sydney Mines

2-3pm

Learn how to put a donkey form together then decorate it using glue sticks and tissue paper. For ages 7-12. Registration is required. Please call 902-736-3219 or email Sharon at sydneymines@cbrl.ca to reserve your spot!


Ice & Salt Activities

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

3-4pm

Combine science and art to see what happens when you mix salt, ice, and a whole lot of colour!

Registration is required. Call the Glace Bay Library 902-849-8657, or email Emily at ewilliams@cbrl.ca to register.


Parks Canada: Archaeology Talk

Louisbourg Library, Louisbourg

6:30-7:30 pm

Parks Canada will offer an engaging and informative presentation about the archaeology at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site and how archaeologists date pottery using seriation. Registration is recommended. Please call the library at 902-733-3608 to reserve your spot.


Youth Paddle

Mira River Provincial Park, Albert Bridge

4pm-5pm, Free

Suitable for youth between the ages of 12 and 18 years old. Sessions will include instruction by a certified Paddle Canada instructor. Boards and lifejackets will be provided by the CBRM Recreation. Limited spaces available. Pre-registration required.


Youth Girls Paddle Boarding

Mira River Provincial Park, Albert Bridge

5:15-6:16pm

Stand Up Paddle program for females and female identifying individuals between the ages of 12 and 18 years old. Sessions will include instruction by a certified Paddle Canada instructor. Boards and lifejackets will be provided by the CBRM Recreation. Limited spaces available. Pre-registration required.


QueerBoss

258 Keltic Drive, Sydney

5:30pm-7pm, free

This is a safe space to learn what it means to lead, sharpen athletic skills and learn new ones! Open to all youth who identify as part of the LGBTQIA2S+ community, no previous sport experience necessary. Welcoming and supportive atmosphere where positive experiences with sport and active living are the focus. Limited spots available. Located at former Keltic Dr. baseball field next to County Arena.


Ladies Night Stand Up Paddle

Mira River Provincial Park, Albert Bridge

6:30pm-7:30pm, free

Stand Up Paddle program for females and female identifying individuals (18+ recommended). Sessions will include instruction by a certified Paddle Canada instructor. Boards and lifejackets will be provided by the CBRM Recreation. Limited spaces available. Pre-registration required.


Friday, August 25

Fit 4 Tots - Petersfield

Petersfield Provincial Park, Sydney

10-11am

The Fit 4 Tot's program will aim to provide beginning sport/movement instruction to children aged 0-5. The basis of this program will focus on getting the children active while providing them with proper developmental skills by introducing aspects of the 5 fundamental movements (I.e., kicking, throwing, jumping, etc.). Parents/guardians/caregivers will be required to stay with their children for this program.


Fibre Lunch

McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney

1pm-3pm

Drop into the McConnell Library on Fridays to knit or crochet with a community of crafters. Bring your own project or use donated yarn to make warm items for local non-profit organizations. Enjoy tea and friendly conversation.


Saturday, August 26

Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

9:30am-1:30pm, free


Super Saturday: Lego

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

10am–12pm

Drop-in and have fun creating with our Lego supplies. Everyone welcome.


Downtown Sydney Street Festival

Charlotte Street, Sydney

11am-3pm

Join us for our annual Street Festival taking place on the newly constructed block of Charlotte Street. There will be music, games, vendors & more!


What's SUP Saturdays

Mira River Provincial Park, Albert Bridge

1-5pm

One hour guided Stand Up Paddle session with one of our Paddle Canada certified Flat Water SUP instructors. Instructors will cover some basics of paddling, and then take participants out for a paddle. For ages 16 and up. Pre-registration required. Sessions are: 1-2pm / 2:15-3:15pm / 3:30-4:30pm.


Sunday, August 27

Ross Ferry Farm Gate Market, Boularderie

12pm-3pm, free


Monday, August 28

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Adult Lego Drop in

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

1-7pm

Drop in for Lego and let your creative side take over.


Goat Island - Monday Night Hike Series

East Bay Hills Trailhead, East Bay

7-9pm Free


Tuesday, August 29

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Seniors Art Morning

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

10am–12pm

Join us for nature inspired art. Registration is required. Call the library, or email Emily ewilliams@cbrl.ca to register.


Chess Club

McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney

2:30pm-4:30pm

Do you play chess? Interested in learning or building your chess skills? Drop-in to the McConnell Library for Chess Club. Some instruction available with chess club volunteer Donald MacLean donaldmaclean935@yahoo.com For more information call Tara MacNeil 562-2013 or email tmacneil@cbrl.ca


NamasTuesday's Yoga – Open Hearth

Open Hearth Park, Sydney

6-7pm, free

Yoga in the park is all about having fun and trying something new! Join yogi Amanda Rowe for a one-hour class that will get your body moving and allow you to try new poses that you may not try on your own. Meet us on the grass for this super fun and relaxing yoga session!


Wednesday, August 30

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Historic Downtown Walks

McConnell Library, Sydney

1-2pm

Join us for leisurely walks and some historic stories of downtown Sydney! All walks begin at the McConnell Library. Dress comfortably and for the weather. Everyone welcome.


Giant Board Games

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

2-3pm

Join us for some giant board games. Everyone welcome.


Pokemon Night

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

6-7pm

Gotta catch em’ all! Join us for our summer Pokemon night. Bring your cards and your friends!


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