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July 2019

Picnic in the Park – Lordly Park

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lordly Park

If you missed the free concerts in the park in San Francisco the summer of '67, you can experience something similar at Chester's Picnic in the Park every Tuesday evening, at Lordly Park in Chester – This is a free event featuring live music from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, features Kevin's Gypsy Minstrels, sponsored by GN Thermoforming Equipment. Bring your picnic supper, your children, your grandmother and your dancing shoes. If it rains on Tuesday, the…

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Maritime training Financial Aid Available – Nova Scotia Seamanship Education Society

July 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Nova Scotia Seamanship Education Society

In time for registration for the fall semester, financial assistance will be available for qualified applicants for the Sail Training Ship, Picton Castle’s ‘Big Rig’ at Bosun School, taking place this fall, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. The scholarships are being offered through the support of the Nova Scotia Seamanship Education Society (NSSES) and will be available to young men and women who wish to gain advanced and critical skills in maritime vocations, such as vessel maintenance, rigging, boat building and…

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How To Series – Rural Roots Market

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Rural Roots Market

New this summer is a How To Series where New Ross community members share their expertise.  Learn how to do or make something and take it home!  The How To's are held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on Sundays at the Rural Roots Market, at the entrance of the Ross Farm Museum in New Ross, happening before the market opens.  Presenters will bring all the materials you need to make the How To Happen.  To register please call 902-599-1207…

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Sobeys Extra Tantallon Walking Club – Sobeys Extra Tantallon

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

If you enjoy walking, your local Sobeys dietitian has a great program you’re going to want to check out this summer. The Sobeys Extra Tantallon Walking Club meets every Wednesday morning at 10:00 a.m. Each week participants meet in the community room at the Tantallon Sobeys Extra, then they head outside for a walk, returning to the store at 11:00 a.m. for a nutritious snack with Sobeys Dietitian Jennalle. The club is free to join and all ages and fitness…

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Chester Garden Club Flower Show And Tea “The Islands of Mahone Bay” – Chester Legion

July 25 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Chester Legion

The Chester Garden Club Flower Show & Tea “The Islands of Mahone Bay” is on Thursday, July 25th at the Chester Legion, 14 Union Street, in Chester from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Tea will be served from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.  For the Exhibits Show and Tea, its Adults $7 and Children 16 & under, its $3.  For seeing the Exhibits only, its $4 and children get in free when accompanied by an adult.  For more information, visit:…

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Gourmet Picnic Basket Fundraiser – Chester Municipal Heritage Society

July 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Chester Municipal Heritage Society

In 2017, CMHS began a fundraiser of making themed picnic baskets full of delicious food and drink, beautiful linens and glasses to benefit the Chester Municipal Heritage Society’s many programs benefiting Lordly House, Maple Cottage, the Chester Train Station and the much-enjoyed Lordly Park.  Chester Landmarks that are loved and enjoyed by all residents and visitors in the area. This year’s theme is based on Chester’s naval heritage called “Homefront Picnic”. During World War II, the citizens of Chester opened…

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Karaoke – Chester Legion

July 26 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Chester Legion

Karaoke at the Chester Legion in Chester is on Friday, July 26th starting at 9:00 p.m. for members and guests 19 years and older.  For more information, call the Legion at 902-275-3315.

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Newfie Breakfast – Chester Basin Legion

July 27 @ 7:30 am - 10:30 am
Chester Basin Legion, 25 Highway 12
Chester Basin, Nova Scotia B0J1K0 Canada
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The Newfie Breakfast at the Chester Basin Legion is on Saturday, July 27th from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at 25 Highway 12, exit 9 off the 103, in Chester Basin. They will be serving Home-made beans, a fishcake, From scratch pancakes, Scrambled eggs, hash browns, Fried ham or bologna, Toast or homemade biscuit, Juice and coffee. Its $8.00 for breakfast and under the age of 5 its free. Take out will be available. Everyone is welcome.

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2019 World Tuna Flat Races – Hubbards Community Waterfront Park

July 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hubbards Waterfront Association

The 2019 World Tuna Flat Races is on Saturday, July 27th at the Hubbards Community Waterfront Park in Hubbards. The registration is from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Tuna Flat Boat Races run from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Enter your business, association or find three friends and go for the gold. Teams of four race large "Tuna Flats" over a quarter mile course on Hubbards Cove. Registration is $40 per team. There are men, women and youth divisions.…

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Seafood or Corn Chowder Fundraiser – LaHave and District Fire Department Auxiliary

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
LaHave and Area District Fire Dept.

On Sunday, July 28th, a Seafood or Corn Chowder Fundraiser will be held for LaHave and District Fire Department Auxiliary At 50 School House Road, in LaHave. Dinner will served from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. The cost is $16 for Seafood Chowder and $9 for Corn Chowder. Children under 5 years of age its free. Please contact Josie Wall at 902-693-2018 for more information.  

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Chester Bandstand Summer Concert presents Chester Brass Band – Chester Bandstand

July 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Chester Bandstand

Chester Bandstand Summer Concert presents “Chester Brass Band” on Sunday, July 28th at the Chester Bandstand in Chester, starting at 7:00 p.m.  Children are welcome to dance on the grass. Adults may want to bring a lawn chair. Concerts may be moved or cancelled in heavy rain at the discretion of the performer(s). For more information, please contact Sue LeBlanc at 902-299-0139.

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Best of Boxwood 2019 – St. John’s in the Wilderness – New Germany

July 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St. Johns in the Wilderness

Musique Royale presents Best of Boxwood 2019, unleashing a new line up of artists who contribute equal doses of classical delicacy and earthy folk sounds for an unforgettable salute to the traditional dance music of the Canadian Maritimes. The Best of Boxwood tour comes to New Germany on Monday July 29th at 7:30 p.m. at St. John's in the Wilderness Tickets are $20 advance, and $25 at the door, get tickets for Musique Royale's Summer Festival at musiqueroyale.com!

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Pan Fried Haddock Dinner – Hubbards Area Lions Club

July 30 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hubbards Area Lions Club, 43 Lions Club Rd
Fox Point, Nova Scotia B0J1T0 Canada
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Tuesday, July 30th join in at the Hubbards Area Lions Club, 21 Lions Club Rd, in Fox Point from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. for their monthly fish fry. Enjoy pan fried haddock, mashed potatoes, veggies, coleslaw, fresh rolls, pickles/beets, tea/coffee and dessert. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children. The Bar  will be open and 50/50 draw available.

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Seniors Old Fashioned Picnic – Hubbards Barn and Community Park

July 31 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Hubbards Barn and Community Park

The Seniors Old Fashioned Picnic is on Wednesday, July 31st at the Hubbards Barn and Community Park, in Hubbards, from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Sandwiches, sweets, live music, art, face painting and games will be served up and played. The Doors open at 11:30 a.m.. This event is free. Donations to PRO Kids will be accepted. For more information, please call the Chester Municipality Recreation office at 902-275-3490.

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August 2019

Hubbards Community Waterfront Summer Movie Series – Napoleon Dynamite

August 2 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hubbards Waterfront Association

Summer is here! Why not enjoy even more time outdoors at the fifth annual Hubbards Waterfront Movies program, a free, outdoor screening series under the stars and with the ocean as backdrop? The next movie is Napoleon Dynamite at the Hubbards Community Waterfront Park, in Hubbards, on Friday, August 2nd at 9:00 p.m. Rain date is August 9th. Grab your lawn chairs and blankets, and cash for the concession (there's popcorn, sweet treats, and cool drinks for sale), Bring your…

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