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Community and Other Events – September 7-13: EVENT LISTINGS BY WHAT’S GOIN ON

Thursday, September 7

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 to reserve your spot.

Fibre Lunch

North Sydney Library, North Sydney


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

Friday, September 8

Fibre Lunch

McConnell Memorial Library, Sydney


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


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

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 or

Saturday, September 9

Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

9:30am-1:30pm, free

Super Saturday: Apple Craft

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay


All are welcome to join us for an apple-themed craft! No registration required.

Craft Market

Mira Boat Club

10am-2pm, donation

Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month

Polish Village Hall


Pogoria Polish Folk Ensemble is hosting an open house at the Polish Village Hall on Victoria Road in Whitney Pier. Sample some Polish food, see exhibits, learn dance steps.

Fête du Chocolat

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site


As the sun sets and the evening unfolds, we invite visitors to join us for a remarkable dining experience. Grandchamp restaurant will serve a sumptuous meal where chocolate takes center stage, enhancing each exquisite dish with its rich and velvety allure. After the meal, guests will be led to a campfire for storytelling and a cacao drinking ceremony. The event continues with live music by Hauler and a special drink menu at the Storehouse Tavern. Tickets:

Sunday, September 10

Nova Scotia Polish Heritage Month

Polish Village Hall


Join St. Mary's Polish Parish in Whitney Pier for its 110th anniversary Mass. The new Twin City Pocket Park will be unveiled right after the Mass on Sunday in honour of Cape Breton Regional Municipality's Polish Sister City, Walbrzych. That will be followed by a Polish Cafe and Lunch at the Polish Village Hall. Everyone is welcome.

Ross Ferry Farm Gate Market, Boularderie

12pm-3pm, free

Suicide Prevention Day Walk for Awareness and Hope

City Hall, Sydney


Monday, September 11

Adult Colouring Drop in

Glace Bay Library

1-7 pm

Drop in for some mindful colouring.

Tuesday, September 12

Movers & Shakers Storytime

McConnell Library, Sydney

10:30-11:30 am

Drop in for a fun, family story time with library staff. Songs, stories, rhymes and play! For babies, tots, preschoolers, parents, grandparents and caregivers!

Chess Club

McConnell Library, Sydney


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 For more information call Tara MacNeil 562-2013 or email

Wednesday, September 13

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.

Minute To Win It: Kids Edition

Glace Bay Library


Minute to Win it Kids edition! Have tons of fun as you race to the finish. Tick-Tock! Registration required. Please call the library at 902-849-8657 or email Emily at to reserve your spot.

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