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WHAT'S GOIN ON: COMMUNITY AND OTHER EVENTS: FEBRUARY 29 - MARCH 6

Thursday, February 29

Adult Skating

Glace Bay Miners Forum, Glace Bay

9:30-11:30am

 

Tea Social

McConnell Library, Sydney

10–11am

Drop into the library every Thursday morning in February between 10-11am to relax and enjoy a hot

drink, socialize with other community members, and do fun activities (if you like!).

All are welcome.

 

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.

 

Canvas Paint with Cathy

New Waterford Library

11am – 1pm

Join Cathy and have fun creating your own special masterpiece. Registration is required. Call the New Waterford Library to register 902-862-2892.

 

Pre-School Skating

Emera Centre Northside, North Sydney

11:30am-12:30pm

 

Fitness Skating

Centre 200, Sydney

12-2pm

 

Adult Skating

Emera Centre Northside, North Sydney

1-2:30pm

 

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.

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Dance Lecture Presentation

CBU Centre for Sound Communities, Sydney

1:10-2:30pm

 

Line Dancing with Linda

Louisbourg Fire Dept Hall, Louisbourg

1:30pm Free

Whether you're a beginner or have experience, this program promises a fun-filled afternoon of grooving to the beat. Line dancing is a fantastic way to stay active, meet new people, and let loose on the dance floor. Linda, our talented instructor, will guide you through various dance routines, ensuring everyone has a great time. No partner is required, so feel free to come alone or bring your friends along. Wear comfortable clothes and shoes that will slide on the floor. This is a free program.

 

Lego Club

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

3:30-4:30pm

Calling all Master Builders! All are welcome to join in the fun and create with our LEGO.

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Film Showcase & Music Workshop

CBU Centre for Sound Communities, Sydney

4-6pm

 

Pickleball

Centre Scolaire Etoile de l’Acadie, Sydney

6pm

 

Sport and Social Club CBRM: Basketball

St. Theresa's Hall, Sydney

6:30pm $10 (drop-in) 19+

SSCC is always fun-first, welcoming, and open to all genders, fitness levels, and skill levels. Come try it out, or message sscc.cbrm@gmail.com with your questions.

 

Old Sydney Society Lecture Series

Sydney Museum, Sydney

7pm

 

IMAC Old-timers Taekwando Program

Southend Community Centre, Sydney

7pm, 1970s prices

Start Your New Year off in the right direction. Walk in our door and try the Old-timers Taekwondo Program. Relaxed, enjoyable, full the benefits, fitness and new start you are looking for in 2024. 1970s prices in effect. Contact 902-562-1494, imacsydney1@outlook.com.

 

Tarabish

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm

 

Friday, March 1

Parent & Tot Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

9–10am

 

Bookmark Contest

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

9:30am – 5pm

Drop into the library on Friday March 1st and design your own bookmark. Winners will have their bookmarks printed and displayed at the front desk.

 

CBRM Active Winter Walk Series

Brooks Haven Community Hall, Dutch Brook

10am

Join us for a series of gentle walks guided by trained walk leaders. For more information or to register visit cbrmrecreation.ca, call 902-563-5245, or email pmjacobs@cbrm.ns.ca.

 

CBRM Active Winter Walk Series: Dutch Brook

Brooks Haven Hall, Dutch Brook

10am (Adult)

 

Tots Skating

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

10-11am

 

Adult Skating

County Arena, Coxheath

10am-12pm

 

Senior Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

10am–12pm

 

Adult Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

10am 

 

Dr. Linda’s Writing Class

Mira Centre, Marion Bridge

10am-12pm

Please bring a lunch.

 

Story Time

Louisbourg Library, Louisbourg

10:30-11am

Fridays in February you can join library staff for stories, rhymes and songs. The story time activities will be aimed for toddlers and preschoolers and their parents (or caregivers). No registration for this fun activity. Drop-in.

 

Public Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

12–1pm

 

Adult Skate

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

12-2pm

 

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, Glace Bay

1:30-3:30pm

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

 

Elementary Drop-In

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

3:30-4:30pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Jr./Sr. High Drop-In

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

4:45-6pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Dungeons & Dragons

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

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.

 

Jr./Sr. High Drop-In

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

4:45-6pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Country Line Dancing

Radio Club, Glace Bay

6-8pm $10

 

Pickleball

Memorial High School, North Sydney

6pm

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Film Showcase & Music Workshop

Conseil Communautaire Étoile de l’Acadie, Sydney

7-9pm

 

Darts

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm

 

Saturday, March 2

Louisbourg 5 Mile Slush Run & 3 Mile Walk

Fortress Seniors Club, Louisbourg

9am $15

Awards and hot lunch to follow. More info chynes@cbrm.ns.ca or 902-733-2351.

 

Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

9:30am-1:30pm, free

 

Super Saturday: Bingo!

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

10am-12pm

Drop into the library to play BINGO with us. For children of all ages. No registration required.

Super Saturday: Melted Snowman Craft

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

10am-12pm

Drop into the library to have some fun! No registration required.

 

Super Saturday: Board Games

McConnell Library, Sydney

10am-1pm

Drop into the library to try out some of our board games! For all ages.

 

Pickleball

Centre Scolaire Etoile de l’Acadie, Sydney

10am

 

IMAC Old-timers Taekwando Program

Southend Community Centre, Sydney

11am, 1970s prices

Start Your New Year off in the right direction. Walk in the door and try the Old-timers Taekwondo Program. Relaxed, enjoyable, full the benefits, fitness and new start you are looking for in 2024. 1970s prices in effect. Contact 902-562-1494, imacsydney1@outlook.com.

 

Family Skating

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

11am-12:20pm

 

Women's Learn to Play Pickleball

Shipyard Elementary School, Sydney

1-3pm Free

Want to give pickleball a try? This learn-to-play program for women is the perfect program to do just that! Our knowledgeable instructors will guide you through the basics of pickleball, including rules, techniques, and strategies. You'll have the opportunity to practice and participate in friendly matches to put your newfound skills to the test. Don't worry if you don't have any equipment - we'll provide everything you need, including paddles and balls. Wear comfortable clothing, bring clean indoor sneakers, and don't forget a water bottle to stay hydrated. This is a free event.

 

Story Time

North Sydney Library, North Sydney

2:30-3:30pm

Drop in to the North Sydney Library on Saturday afternoons for an hour of stories and craft making. Registration is not required; stories and activities will be geared to the school age crowd.

 

Family Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

3:30pm

 

Sunday, March 3

Pickleball

Centre Scolaire Etoile de l’Acadie, Sydney

10am

 

Family Skating

Whitney Pier Community Rink, Whitney Pier

1:30-2:30pm

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Film Showcase & Music Workshop

Menelik Hall, Whitney Pier

3-5pm

 

Family/Beginner Skateboarding

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

4:30-5:45pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Family Skating

Dominion Rink

5-6pm

 

Shred Sirens

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

6-7:15pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Intermediate Skateboarding

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

7:30-8:45 (14+)

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Monday, March 4

Parent & Tot Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

9–10am

 

Tots Skating

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

10-11am

 

Senior Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

10am–12pm

 

Adult Skating

County Arena, Coxheath

10am-12pm

 

Public Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

12–1pm

 

Adult Skate

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

12-2pm

 

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.

 

Lego Program

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

3:30-4:30pm (grades P-5)

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Scooter Time

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

4-5:15pm (all ages)

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.


Jr./Sr. High Drop-In

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

5:45-7:30pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Film Showcase & Music Workshop

UNIA, Glace Bay

6-8pm

 

English Conversation Group

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

6-7:30pm

Looking to improve your English skills? The group welcomes newcomers to Cape Breton and provides opportunities to practice English.

 

Yoga

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

6-7:30pm

 

Sport and Social Club CBRM: Ultimate Frisbee

Brookland Elementary School, Sydney

6:30pm $10 (drop-in) 19+

SSCC is always fun-first, welcoming, and open to all genders, fitness levels, and skill levels. Come try it out, or message sscc.cbrm@gmail.com with your questions.

 

Cape Breton Toastmasters weekly meeting

Kiwanis Pool, Sydney

7-8:30pm

Cape Breton Toastmasters group meet every Monday evening. This is a hybrid meeting with online and in-person members. Please reach out to capebretontoastmasters3285@gmail.com to receive the zoom link and the agenda. To learn more about our club please visit https://3285.toastmastersclubs.org/.

 

Tuesday, March 5

Adult Skating

Glace Bay Miners Forum, Glace Bay

9:30-11:30am

 

Pre-School Skating

Emera Centre Northside, North Sydney

11:30am-12:30pm

 

Fitness Skating

Centre 200, Sydney

12-2pm free

 

Adult Skating

Emera Centre Northside, North Sydney

1-2:30pm

 

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.

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Dance Workshop

CBU Centre for Sound Communities, Sydney

1:10-2:30pm

 

Learn to Garden: Butterflies & Pollinators 

Louisbourg Firehall, Louisbourg

1:30pm (Adult)

 

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.

 

Kids Art

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

3:45-4:45pm (grades P-5)

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Youth Art

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

4:45-5:45pm

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Floor Hockey

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

4-5pm (ages 12-18)

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Jr./Sr. High Basketball

Undercurrent Youth Centre, Glace Bay

5-6:15pm (grades 6-12)

Contact info@undercurrentyc.com for more information.

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Film Showcase & Music Workshop

Membertou Heritage Park, Membertou

5-7pm

 

CBRM Active Winter Walk Series

Renwick Brook, Glace Bay (South East Trail Entrance)

5:30pm

Join us for a series of gentle walks guided by trained walk leaders. For more information or to register visit cbrmrecreation.ca, call 902-563-5245, or email pmjacobs@cbrm.ns.ca.

 

English Conversation Group

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

6-7pm

Looking to improve your English skills? The group welcomes newcomers to Cape Breton and provides opportunities to practice English.

 

Knitting Group

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

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.

 

IMAC Old-timers Taekwando Program

Southend Community Centre, Sydney

7pm, 1970s prices

Start Your New Year off in the right direction. Walk in our door and try the Old-timers Taekwondo Program. Relaxed, enjoyable, full the benefits, fitness and new start you are looking for in 2024. 1970s prices in effect. Contact 902-562-1494, imacsydney1@outlook.com.

 

Country Line Dancing

Cedars Club, Sydney

7pm $10

 

Tarabish

Marion Bridge Community Hall

7:30pm

 

Wednesday, March 6

Parent & Tot Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

9–10am

 

Adult Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

10am

 

Senior Skate

Membertou Sports & Wellness Centre, Membertou

10am–12pm

 

Pre-School Skating

County Arena, Coxheath

10:45-11:45am

 

English Conversation Group

North Sydney Library, North Sydney

11:30am-12:30pm

The English Conversation Group at the Cape Breton Regional Library welcomes newcomers to Cape Breton and provides opportunities to practice English. For more information, please email Dorothy at dkaiser@cbrl.ca. Brought to you by: Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada and the Cape Breton Regional Library.

 

Lunch & Learn: PressReader

North Sydney Library, North Sydney

12-1:30pm

A New Horizons for Seniors Digital Literacy Program. Join CBRL Librarians for a light lunch and learn how to use the PressReader app and your library card to gain FREE access to more than 7,000 of the world’s top newspapers and magazines as soon as they hit the shelves. Publications include the Cape Breton Post, the Chronicle Herald, the Globe and Mail, and many more. Registration is required. Please call the library at 902-794-3272 to reserve your spot! Please note: If you’d like to sign up for PressReader during the session, bring your device and have your email address and password handy.

 

Adult Skate

Sydney Mines Community Centre, Sydney Mines

12-2pm

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Music Workshop

Cape Breton University Cafeteria, Sydney

12-2pm

 

Tech with Teens

New Waterford Library. New Waterford

3:30-4:30pm

A New Horizons for Seniors Digital Literacy Program. Students from B.E.C.’s Interactive Group will be at the New Waterford Library to offer one-on-one tech help to those who need some assistance with their devices (tablets, laptops, iPhones, etc.). Call the library to register 902-862-2892.

 

CBRM ConnectArts: Watercolour Art

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

5:30-7:30pm

Come make some watercolour art with CBRM Connect Arts! Space is limited and registration is required. Call the library, or email glacebay@cbrl.ca for more information and to register. This event was postponed from February 14th.

 

Pickleball

Greenfield Elementary, New Waterford

6pm

 

CBRM ConnectArts: Macrame Workshop

Florence Community Centre

6:30pm (12+)

 

Transatlantic Pilgrimage: Film Showcase & Music Workshop

McConnell Library, Sydney

6-8pm

 

Indoor Soccer (Futsal)

Centre Scolaire Etoile de L'Acadie, Sydney

6:30pm $10 (drop-in) 19+

SSCC is always fun-first, welcoming, and open to all genders, fitness levels, and skill levels. Come try it out, or message sscc.cbrm@gmail.com with your questions.

 

Tower Road Community Firehall, Glace Bay

Yoga Wednesdays

7pm

 

Pickleball

Shipyard Elementary, Sydney

7:15pm

 

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