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WHAT’S GOIN ON: COMMUNITY AND OTHER EVENTS -DECEMBER 14-20

Community and Other Events – December 14-20

 

Thursday, December 14

Winter Clothing Giveaway

McConnell Library, Sydney

10am-8pm

Need something warm and cozy to wear? Drop into the McConnell Library’s winter clothing giveaway to pick up new-to-you items. While supplies last.

 

Exercise Class with instructor Vicki White

Mira Centre, Marion Bridge

10:30am, FREE

All levels are welcome as Vicki will show different levels for those of us who may need to slow it down or ramp it up.

 

Public Skating

Centre 200, Sydney

12-2pm free

 

Fibre Lunch

North Sydney Library

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.

 

Art for Kids

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 126 (Westside Legion), Sydney

5-6:15pm

Painting and drawing instruction, printmaking and more. Message nancychiassondesigns@gmail.com

for pricing.

 

Games Night

Mira Centre, Marion Bridge

6:30pm

Share your favorite game (board game) with friends and neighbours. Or just come to chat and socialize. Everyone is welcome.

 

Tarabish

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 151 (East Bay Legion), Howie Centre

7pm $10

 

Tarabish

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm

 

Friday, December 15

Parent & Tot Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

9–10am

 

Senior Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

10am–12pm

 

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

 

Adult Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

10am 

 

Public Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

12–1pm

 

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.

 

Addiction Recovery Program

Community Cares Youth Organization, Sydney Mines

1:30pm

The Elizabeth Fry Society of Cape Breton is running an Addiction Recovery Program out of the Community Cares Youth Organization in Sydney Mines for females and gender diverse individuals on Friday afternoons.

 

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.

 

Dungeons & Dragons

Glace Bay Library

4:30-5:30 pm

Presenting our 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.

 

Darts

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm

 

Saturday, December 16

Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

9:30am-1:30pm, free

 

Family Skating

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

11am-12:20pm

 

Family Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

3:30pm

 

Sunday, December 17

Craft Market

Mira Boat Club, Marion Bridge

1-4pm

 

Family Skating

Whitney Pier Community Rink, Whitney Pier

1:30-2:30pm

 

Drop & Shop

Northside Community Pool, North Sydney

5-9pm, $18/child | ages 6-12

Looking for some free time to finish up those Christmas errands? We’ve got you covered. Our Drop and Shop extravaganza will keep your little eves entertained while you tackle that gift list. Leave the kids with us. They’ll have a blast with swimming, crafts, games, and holiday movies galore.

 

Family Skating

Dominion Rink

5-6pm

 

Monday, December 18

Parent & Tot Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

9–10am

 

Senior Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

10am–12pm

 

Public Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

12–1pm

 

Beginner Bridge Classes

Club 55, Sydney

1pm, $5 members | $6 non-members

The Cape Breton Duplicate Bridge Club is offering Beginner Bridge classes. Play with instruction for next level players. Relaxed game for all levels: new, improving and experienced players. No partner required. ACBL sanctioned games. No partner required.  Bridge offers excellent benefits, regardless of age, income or physical condition. It is challenging and inexpensive.

 

New Canadian Family Connection

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

6-7pm

New to Canada and looking to connect with other families? Join us for a meet and greet. Make new friends and connect with the community. All ages. No registration required: everyone is welcome!

 

Yoga

Royal Canadian Legion - Branch 126 (Westside Legion), Sydney

6:45-8:15pm

 

Tuesday, December 19

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.

 

Public Skating

Centre 200, Sydney

12-2pm free

 

Tarabish Tuesdays

Spanish River Community Centre, Sydney River

1-4pm, $8

Join us weekly for cards! You may want to bring a partner. It is $8 to join in. Tea and coffee provided.

 

Beginner Bridge Classes

Club 55, Sydney

1pm, $5 members | $6 non-members

The Cape Breton Duplicate Bridge Club is offering Beginner Bridge classes. Play with instruction for next level players. Relaxed game for all levels: new, improving and experienced players. No partner required. ACBL sanctioned games. No partner required.  Bridge offers excellent benefits, regardless of age, income or physical condition. It is challenging and inexpensive.

 

Caregivers Nova Scotia Support Group

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

1-3pm

Caregivers Nova Scotia facilitate free support groups for caregivers. As they explain, “Whether you feel like talking or you’re more comfortable just listening, we offer a confidential, non-judgmental, friendly atmosphere to meet other caregivers with similar experiences.” All are welcome to attend. No registration required.

 

English Conversation Group

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

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.

 

Knitting Group

New Waterford Library

6-7:30pm

Bring your current knitting, crocheting, or handicraft project to the New Waterford Library Tuesdays at 6pm and enjoy the company of other crafters. No registration necessary. For more information, call 902-862-2892.

 

Tarabish

Marion Bridge Community Hall

7:30pm

 

Wednesday, December 20

Parent & Tot Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

9–10am

 

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

 

Adult Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

10am

 

Senior Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

10am–12pm

 

Tea & Trivia

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

10:30-11:30am

Come to the New Waterford Library for a cup of tea (you can even wear a fancy tea hat!) and engage in some friendly trivia. Registration is required. Please call the library at 902-862-2892 to reserve your spot.

 

Higher Source Connection with spiritual medium Mary Mombo

Royal Canadian Legion – Branch 128, Whitney Pier

7-8:30pm $30

Fundraising event for Peter Pan Daycare.

 

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