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THE WEEKS EVENTS
Fri 24 -Card party at the Eureka Lodge in Sheet Harbour at 7:30pm
Fri 24 -45s card party at 8pm at St John's Church Hall in Necum Teuch-all welcome
Sat 25---A CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP with best-selling, international award-winning author, Donna Morrissey at Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital in Sheet Harbour. Cost: $75.00 per person Time: 10:00 - 4:00 (bring doggie bag for lunch) Bring: Pen, paper - and smiles for teacher! To REGISTER for the Workshop: * email
* call Donna @ (902) 425 – 1120* call Sheet Harbour Parks & Rec (902) 885-2988. (for more info see write up in community news section)
Sat 25 -St James ACW, in Spry Bay are holding a Penny Auction/Bake Sale/Cake Walk -Door opens at 1pm, drawing starts at 2pm. Come and bring your friends.
Sat 25---Dime Auction at the Liscomb Legion---1-4pm for viewing and placing tickets. Draws at 4pm. lots to bid on including baked goods, books, plants, puzzles etc. Also a 50/50 draw, canteen available. Proceeds for hall maintenance.
Sat 25---Diamond Lil ladies group will holding a merchandise bingo at the Royal Canadian Legion, Watt Section. at 2 pm.
Sat 25---Sheet Harbour and Area Chamber of Commerce and Civic Affairs Annual Banquet and Silent Auction ; Cash Bar ; Cocktails 6:00 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm ; $30 pp and $50 per couple ; Three Course Hot Roast Beef dinner ; Silent Auction ;Guest Speaker : Mayor Mike Savage ; Tickets available from Brenda McInnis@ 885-2645 and Wanda Purcell @ 885-2504
Sat 25 -45s Card Party at St Peters Church Hall in Sheet Harbour -7:30pm/admission $4/sponsored by Stroke of Luck/info Karen at 885-2242
Sat 25---Dance at the Mushaboom Firehall--- 9 pm to1 am//Cash Bar // Band "Second Helping" $8 PP Adults 19 + //proceeds to help the Mushaboom Mackerel Derby in August
Sun 26---IWK Bingo at the Sheet Harbour Lions Center---in support of IWK//yard sale and bake sale at 1:30pm//Chip Bingo at 2pm//sponsored by Laura Tibbo-Boutilier
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The RCMP seek public assistance. For more information visit the SH-RCMP website listed under hot links.
Public Service Announcement
Free Swimming lessons at all HRM beaches this summer Tuesday, May 14, 2013 (Halifax, NS) – HRM is pleased to announce that all swimming lessons, and Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, and junior lifeguard programs running at HRM’s outdoor beaches and the Halifax Common Outdoor pool, are free to the public for the upcoming summer session. Registration is still required in order to take part in the classes. Registration will start at 10 A.M. on June 5, 2013 and will continue until classes are filled. Participants can register online at HRM’s Community Recreation Services “Rec Connect” on line at: https://eservices2.halifax.ca/recconnect/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.asp. Click on “Beach” for more information. Or call 490-6666, or visit a HRM operated community recreation centre. Sheet Harbour Recreation Office, located at 22756 Highway 7 in the Bluewater building, Office hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:30am - 2:30pm. Office Phone (902)885-2988.
ESMH/DMNH Memorial Wall - Update
Donations are slowly coming in. There are approximately 200 family names along the shore and so far we have 17 family names confirmed with a minimum $20.00 donation. Don't be disappointed- get your donation in so your family name will be remembered on this wall. Deadline for donations to secure your family name is May 31/13. Donations can be made at Scotiabank or by cheque payable to ESMH/DMNH Memorial Wall Fund, c/o Susan Crowell, PO Box 223 Sheet Harbour, N.S. B0J3B0. For more info contact Susan at 885-2885.
Only a few days left to make a donation to have your family name on a brick. To date we have 35 family names out of a possible 200 names. We will be sending the bricks out to have the names sandblasted the first week of June. If you want to be a part of this historical event you need to have your donation in before May 31. The ground work for the wall has been started which you can see when driving by the main hospital entrance.
Self Employed Benefits Program---Are you unemployed and looking for an opportunity to start your own business. Contact CBDC Blue Water to learn more. 902-827-5564 www.bluewatercbdc.ca
The painting group of the Seacoast Trail Arts Association will be exhibiting their work at the Sheet Harbour Public Library for the month of May. This group meets on a regular basis and if anyone is interested in joining, please call Sandy Moser at 885-2395 or email at
. Participants include Pat Bennett, Ann Hedges, Betty MacDonald, Sandy Moser, Jeannette Oickle, and Barbara Watt.
S.U.E.S in Sheet Harbour will be opening later this month. Available now for product drop off. Call Sue at 885-3115
A CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOP, with best-selling, international award-winning author, Donna Morrissey at the Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital in Sheet Harbour. Donna Morrissey is the author of four award-winning novels - Kit's Law, Downhill Chance, Sylvanus Now and What They Wanted as well as a screenplay, Clothesline Patch, which won a Gemini Award. She is currently writing her fifth novel, and her first children's fable. Donna grew up in a small fishing outport in Newfoundland and now lives in Halifax, where she has taught creative writing at Dalhousie University as well as at Humber College in Toronto. Her work has been translated into Japanese, Dutch, German and Italian. For more information about Donna, visit www.donnamorrissey.com The Workshop is: Designed around finding Voice and writing short fiction from one's past. * A one day, 6-hour workshop. * A fun, intriguing technique of tapping into one's past and combining truth with fiction to created short stories. * Designed for: beginning writers, those wishing to enrich their writing skills or looking for inspiration/motivation, and/or those wishing to play with words and develop right brain thinking. * Cost: $75.00 per person Date: May 25 Time: 10:00 - 4:00 (bring doggie bag for lunch) Bring: Pen, paper - and smiles for teacher! To REGISTER for the Workshop: * email
* call Donna @ (902) 425 – 1120 * call Sheet Harbour Parks & Rec (902) 885-2988
HRM Mayor Mike Savage will be guest speaker at the Chamber of Commerce Banquet on May 25th. For info go to the coming events section on this page.
It’s that time again when the Eastern Shore Musquodoboit Community Health Board look to the community to determine what health issues matter most to individuals and families. Please help us to identify health concerns and to make recommendations to Capital Health through our Health Planning process. Our online survey is www.oursurvey.ca The survey will take approximately 10 minutes and it will assist us to improve health in our communities. On behalf of the Eastern Shore Musquodoboit Community Health Board, we thank you for taking the time.
Canadian Tire Jumpstart. The goal of the jumpstart program is to ensure that all children have the oppportunity to participate in recreational sport by providing financial assistance to qualifying families with children ages 4 to 18. For more information ph 1-877-616-6600.
For information about LEA Place Women's Resource Center in Sheet Harbour, go to www.leaplace.com
The Eastern Shore Musquodoboit Community Health Board is looking for volunteer Board members. If interested, call the CHB office at 889-4118 or email