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COMMUNITY AND OTHER EVENTS – SEPTEMBER 14-20: EVENT LISTINGS BY WHAT’S GOIN ON


Thursday, September 14

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Busy Bee Tots Group

Glace Bay Library

10:30-11:30 am

Welcome to our new program, Busy Bee Tots, where caregivers can drop in with their young children to enjoy our space, books, toys and good company. Registration is required. Please call 902-849-8657 or email Emily at ewilliams@cbrl.ca to reserve your spot.


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.


Fall LEGO Club

Glace Bay Library

3:30-4:30pm

Calling all Master Builders! All are welcome to join our fall LEGO Club. Registration required. Please call the library at 902-849-8657 or email Emily at ewilliams@cbrl.ca to reserve your spot.


Tarbish

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm


Friday, September 15

Chair Yoga with Nancy Chiasson

Spanish River Community Centre, Sydney River

10-11am, $8

Join Nancy Chiasson weekly at Spanish River Community Centre for an hour of self-care. We will begin with a grounding and centering meditation, move into joint mobility and seated yoga poses, breathing practices and instruction on finding your natural Prana will be given. You can expect to feel an improvement in your memory, mood and energy and reduction in inflammation and so much more. ifeelgreatyoga@gmail.com


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.


Friday Knitting Club

Glace Bay Library

1:30-3:30pm

Everyone is welcome to join us for an afternoon of knitting, tea and great conversation.


CaperCon

Centre 200, Sydney

3-9pm

Cape Breton's premier pop culture convention gathers fans from near and far to celebrate the vibrant worlds of anime, sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, and video games. As the highlight of the pop culture calendar in Cape Breton, CaperCon brings together enthusiasts of all ages to indulge in their passions, connect with like-minded individuals, and create lasting memories. Full schedule and details at capercon.ca


Dungeons & Dragons

Glace Bay Library

4:30-5:30 pm

Presenting out new D&D group run by Wizards of the Coast. Teens and adults are welcome to join us for an hour of dice-rolling RPG fun. Space is limited. Register by calling 902-849-8657 or emailing ewilliams@cbrl.ca or cminnis@cbrl.ca


Family Roller Skating (all ages)

New Waterford and District Community Centre - Main Floor

7:30-9:30pm


Darts

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm


Saturday, September 16

Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

9:30am-1:30pm, free


Super Saturday: Batman Day

Glace Bay Library

10am-12pm

Celebrate Batman with crafts and games.


CaperCon

Centre 200, Sydney

10am-10pm

Cape Breton's premier pop culture convention gathers fans from near and far to celebrate the vibrant worlds of anime, sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, and video games. As the highlight of the pop culture calendar in Cape Breton, CaperCon brings together enthusiasts of all ages to indulge in their passions, connect with like-minded individuals, and create lasting memories. Full schedule and details at capercon.ca


Wool Painting (Introductory Level)

Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design, Sydney

1-3pm

$30 + HST (members) | $34.50 + HST (non-members)

Learn how to paint with wool. Using needles as your brush and wool roving as you paint, you will learn techniques to create texture and to blend wool together to create a 2D felted image. Cost of materials is $10 payable to the instructor. For more information on this program or to register, email tammy@capebretoncraft.com. Instructor: Bailee Higgins



Sunday, September 17

Terry Fox Run – North Sydney

Northern Yacht Club, North Sydney

9:30-11:30am

Registration starts at 8am. 5 km + 10 km route along Queen and Commercial Street. Distances are marked. Route follows the beautiful North Sydney Harbour. Bicycle, Wheelchair, Dogs on leash accessible.


Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


CaperCon

Centre 200, Sydney

11am-6pm

Cape Breton's premier pop culture convention gathers fans from near and far to celebrate the vibrant worlds of anime, sci-fi, fantasy, comic books, and video games. As the highlight of the pop culture calendar in Cape Breton, CaperCon brings together enthusiasts of all ages to indulge in their passions, connect with like-minded individuals, and create lasting memories. Full schedule and details at capercon.ca


Ross Ferry Farm Gate Market, Boularderie

12pm-3pm, free


Terry Fox Run - Sydney

Victoria Park Armories, Sydney

1-3pm

Registration starts at 12pm. Distance is 5 km. Wheelchair, bicycle, rollerblades, dogs on leash accessible.


Terry Fox Run - Glace Bay

Renwick Brook Park, Glace Bay

2-4pm

Registration starts at 1pm. 4 km walking trail surrounding Brook. Bicycle, rollerblades, wheelchair, dogs on leash accessible.


Terry Fox Run - New Waterford

Francis MacKinnon Memorial Track, New Waterford

2-4pm

Registration starts at 2pm. Bicycle, Wheelchair, Dogs on leash accessible.




Monday, September 18

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Pokémon Club

Glace Bay Library

6-7pm

Gotta catch ’em all! Register to partake in our monthly Pokémon Club. Bring your collection, play the game, enjoy some crafts and make new friends. Reserve your spot by calling 902-849-8657, or emailing Emily at ewilliams@cbrl.ca



Tuesday, September 19

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Chess Club

McConnell Library, Sydney

2:30-4:30pm

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.


Crafts Group

Mira Centre, Marion Bridge

10am-3pm, $3

Bring whatever craft you are working on. Some are rug hooking, some are knitting or crocheting and some may be doing diamond rating. It is $3 on a drop-in basis. Everyone is excellent at sharing their talent so don’t be afraid to come in have a look around and ask questions. Everyone welcome.


English Conversation Group

Glace Bay Library

6-7pm

Looking to improve your English skills? The English Conversation Group at the Cape Breton Regional Library welcomes newcomers to Cape Breton and provides opportunities to practice English. Space in the group is limited. To register, please contact Dorothy Kaiser by email at dkaiser@cbrl.ca.


Tarbish

Marion Bridge Community Hall

7:30pm


Wednesday, September 20

Cruise Ship Craft Fair

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 12

9am-3pm


Chair Yoga with Nancy Chiasson

Spanish River Community Centre, Sydney River

10-11am, $8

Join Nancy Chiasson weekly at Spanish River Community Centre for an hour of self-care. We will begin with a grounding and centering meditation, move into joint mobility and seated yoga poses, breathing practices and instruction on finding your natural Prana will be given. You can expect to feel an improvement in your memory, mood and energy and reduction in inflammation and so much more. ifeelgreatyoga@gmail.com


Power of Attorney and Estate Planning

Mira Centre, Marion Bridge

2pm

Thanks to the Nova Scotia government’s age-friendly grant a free session with Kelly O’Brian from Sampson-MacPhee will be speaking on personal directives and power of attorney including living wills. A question and answer time will follow. Everyone welcome.

Kids on Canvas: Leaf Stamping

Glace Bay Library

6-7pm

Join us for Leaf Stamp Art. Bring your own leaves or use ours. Registration required. Call 902-849-8657 or email Emily at ewilliams@cbrl.ca to save your spot!

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