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WHAT’S GOIN ON COMMUNITY AND OTHER EVENTS : NOVEMBER 9-15

Thursday, November 9

Tech Tea with Teens

McConnell Library, Sydney

10am-12pm

A New Horizons for Seniors Digital Literacy Program. Are you an older adult with questions about how to use your laptop, tablet, or mobile phone? Bring your device to the library and enjoy some tea & treats while receiving basic technology help from students in Sydney Academy’s O2 program. No registration required. Please note that the volunteers will not be familiar with library-specific apps like Libby or PressReader. These drop-in sessions are meant to help you perform simple tasks on your devices.


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.


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.


Fall LEGO Club

Glace Bay Library, Glace Bay

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.


Holiday Treasures Craft Show

Horizon Achievement Centre, Sydney

5-8pm


Yoga

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

6:45-8:15pm


Tarabish

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm


Friday, November 10

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


Holiday Treasures Craft Show

Horizon Achievement Centre, Sydney

11am-7pm


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.


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.


Diwali Gala 2023

Sacred Heart Downtown, Sydney

6-10pm

This year celebrate Diwali with a cause. First ever Diwali Gala with 3-course Indian meal, cultural performances, music and dance.


Darts

St. Margaret’s Community Hall, Grand Mira South

7:30pm



Saturday, November 11

Remembrance Day Ceremony

Centre 200, Sydney

9am


Cape Breton Farmers’ Market, Sydney

9:30am-1:30pm, free


Holiday Treasures Craft Show

Horizon Achievement Centre, Sydney

12-5pm


Family Skating

New Waterford and District Community Centre, New Waterford

3:30pm


Sunday, November 12

Fall Carnival

171 Tupsi Drive, Membertou

11am-3pm, $5

Face painting, tattoo station, candy apples, nail station, games prizes and more in support of Dreams Take Flight.


Holiday Market

North Sydney Fire Hall, North Sydney

11am-3pm


Shopping is My Favourite: Vendor Event

New Waterford Fire Hall, New Waterford

12-4pm


Family Skating

Whitney Pier Community Rink, Whitney Pier

1:30-2:30pm


Diwali Night: Party of Lights

Centre 200, Sydney

8pm-2am 19+

$30 (advance) | $35 (door) | $320.83 (table of 5) | $512.53 (table of 8)

Experience the magic of Diwali as Centre 200 transforms into a mesmerizing spectacle of lights, colours, and cultural performances. Indulge in delicious Indian cuisine, dance to the beats of Bollywood music. Whether you're familiar with Diwali or new to its festivities, this event promises an unforgettable night of fun, laughter, and cultural exchange. Don't miss out on this opportunity to celebrate the triumph of light over darkness with friends and family.



Monday, November 13

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.


Christmas Light Up & Craft Fair

Knox Hall, Glace Bay

5-9pm


Tuesday, November 14

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.


Babies and Books

New Waterford Library, New Waterford

10:30-11:30am

For infants up to 24 months. The program takes place weekly on Tuesdays, October 10-November 14. To register for all six sessions, please call 902-862-2892.


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.


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.


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.


Cape Breton Naturalists Presentation

North Sydney Library

6-7:30pm

Join Fritz McEvoy for a tale of collection and discovery on the topic of Lepidoptera of the Sunrise Valley.

This is the monthly meeting of the Cape Breton Naturalists Society; hosted by the North Sydney Library.

Everyone is welcome.


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.


Country Line Dance Lessons with Christine

Cedars Club, Sydney

7pm, $10

Drop in class. No registration required. Facebook: @linedancecapebreton email: cfilipowich@yahoo.ca


Tarabish

Marion Bridge Community Hall

7:30pm


Wednesday, November 15

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

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 or visit the front desk to reserve your spot!


Baby Playgroup

McConnell Library, Sydney

10:30-11:30am

A drop-in session for babies and their parents/caregivers. The McConnell Library’s program space will be arranged for fun, creative play. Make connections and have fun. Feel free to bring your own snacks/coffee.

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