Events under 'Amherst area'
Sunday, July 05, 2015

Event Name

Date

CycleFit

Cumberland County Bike Week

Cycle Fit
Cumberland YMCA
5:30 p.m.

*All Cumberland County Bike Week events are FREE*

Helmets are required on ALL rides
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Remember sunscreen and water

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Unicycle Demonstration & Trial

Cumberland County Bike Week

Unicycle Demonstration & Trial
Amherst Regional High School
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*All Cumberland County Bike Week events are FREE*

Helmets are required on ALL rides
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Remember sunscreen and water

Monday, June 08, 2015 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Beginner/Family Ride

Cumberland County Bike Week

Beginner/Family Bike Ride
Hosted by The Bicycle Specialist
Start point is 198 Church St.
Frozen yogurt after teh ride at Beacon Park donated by S.O.A.R.
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

*All Cumberland County Bike Week events are FREE*

Helmets are required on ALL rides
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Remember sunscreen and water

Tuesday, June 09, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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CycleFit

Cumberland County Bike Week

CycleFit
Cumberland YMCA
12:10 p.m.

*All Cumberland County Bike Week events are FREE*

Helmets are required on ALL rides
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Remember sunscreen and water

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Intermediate Ride

Cumberland County Bike Week

Intermediate Ride
Hoested by The Bike Specialist
Start point is 198 Church St.
7:00 p.m.

*All Cumberland County Bike Week events are FREE*

Helmets are required on ALL rides
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Remember sunscreen and water

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Rodeo for Anything with Wheels

Cumberland County Bike Week

Rodeo for Anything with Wheels
(Bikes, Scooters, Skateboards, Wheelchairs)
We have a bike mechanic from The Bicyle Specialist on site for safety checks and small repairs.
Amherst Stadium
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

*All Cumberland County Bike Week events are FREE*

Helmets are required on ALL rides
Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
Remember sunscreen and water

Saturday, June 13, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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PGSAR Third Annual Biker's Rally

Pugwash Ground Search & Rescue will be holding their third annual Motercycle Poker Rally on June 20th. The route starts in Amherst and ends in Pugwash, with a checkpoint in Thompson Station.

Registration: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. in Amherst Town Square parking lot.

Prizes for best poker hands, door prizes, 50/50 draw, BBQ.

Fee: $10 per hand

Rain Date: Sunday, June 21, 2015

For more information contact Jim Kaluza at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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Multicultural Potluck Lunch

Multicultural Potluck Lunch

Friday, June 26, 2015
YMCA of Cumberland Community Room
92 Church Street, Amherst, NS
12 Noon - 1:00 p.m. (setup at 11:30 a.m.)

Please bring your favourite dish and help us celebrate Multicultural Day, taking place on June 27, 2015.

To RSVP or for more information,please contact Heather Gallent at (902) 667-9112.

Friday, June 26, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Silly Sports - Amherst Library

Silly Sports - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades P-6
It's the Olympics of goofy games! Create a foosball table, play twisted version of classic sports, and invent your own wacky race!
Registration begins one week before the event.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information

Thursday, July 02, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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ABC Amherst Book Club - Amherst Library

ABC Amherst Book Club - Amherst Library

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grades 7-8
Kick off summer reading with an after-hours discussion of Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews. New members welcome!
There will be pizza!
Registration required - please call (902) 667-2549 to sign up. 

Thursday, July 02, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Summer Storytime - Beacon St. Park

Summer Storytime - Beacon St. Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, July 06, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Artsy Science - Amherst Library

Artsy Science - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades P-6
You don't need paint and paper to be an artist. Create amazing works of art by doing science experiments!
Things will get messy, so wear clothes that can get dirty.
Registration begins one week before the event.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Thursday, July 09, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Summer Storytime - Rotary Park

Summer Storytime - Rotary Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, July 13, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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After Hours Minecraft - Amherst Library

After Hours Minecraft - Amherst Library

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ages 9-13
After hours Minecraft party.
Play Minecraft & eat snacks!
SPACE IS LIMITED.
Please call (902) 667-2549 to register. Registration begins July 6.

Monday, July 13, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony

Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony

Wednesday, July 15th at 12:00 p.m.
In front of the Cumberland YMCA (92 Church Street)
Refreshments to follow

For more information please contact (902) 667-3319.

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Food for Fun - Amherst Library

Food for Fun - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades P-6
Who says you can't play with your food?
Create marshmallow launchers, build pretzel structures, paint toast, & more! Don't forget your appetite!
Registration begins one week before the event.
Please call (902) 667-2549 to register.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Summer Storytime - Dickey Park

Summer Storytime - Dickey Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, July 20, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Family Fort Night - Amherst Library

Family Fort Night - Amherst Library

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grab your blankets and pillows and join us with Maggie's Place after hours to build your own reading fort!
There will be a campfire, stories, and snacks!
FREE - All Ages
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Thursday, July 23, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Cumberland Museum Yard Sale

The Cumberland County Museum & Archives is holding a Yard Sale & BBQ 

Saturday, July 25
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
150 Church Street, Amherst

If you are interested in donating items for the yard sale, feel free to drop off the items at the museum during operating hours OR you can rent a table to sell your own items for $15.00.

We will also be having face painting, games, etc., so make sure to bring the entire family!

For more information please contact (902) 667-2561.

Saturday, July 25, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Summer Storytime - Abby Rd. Park

Summer Storytime - Abby Rd. Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, July 27, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Every Week until August 26, 2015

Superhero Academy - Amherst Library

Superhero Academy - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades P-6
Think you have what it takes to be a superhero? Come find out! Make a mask, test your strength, and save the library from villains!
Registration begins one week before the event.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, August 05, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Every Week until August 26, 2015

Stuffie Sleepover - Amherst Library

Stuffie Sleepover - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
All Ages
Drop off a stuffed animal at the library between 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 5 for a stuffie-only sleepover.
Pick them up the next day to see photos of their library adventures and make a craft!
Registration begins one week before event.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Thursday, August 06, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Summer Storytime - Beacon St. Park

Summer Storytime - Beacon St. Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, August 10, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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After Hours Minecraft - Amherst Library

After Hours Minecraft - Amherst Library

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Ages 9-13
After hours Minecraft party.
Play Minecraft & eat snacks!
SPACE IS LIMITED.
Please call (902) 667-2549 to register. Registration begins July 6.

Monday, August 10, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Maker Fair - Amherst Library

Maker Fair - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Ages 5+
Create a banana piano with Makey Makey, build a LEGO robot, and more!
Please call (902) 667-2549 to register.

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Every Week until August 26, 2015

Trip Around the World - Amherst Library

Trip Around the World - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.
Grades P-6
Fly around the globe from the comfort of your library! Make a suitcase, identify exotic animals, try strange food, and more!
Registration begins one week before the event.
Please call (902)667-2549 for more information.

Thursday, August 13, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Summer Storytime - Rotary Park

Summer Storytime - Rotary Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, August 17, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
This event does not repeat

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Every Week until August 26, 2015

Summer Reading Club Wrap Party - Amherst Library

Summer Reading Club Wrap Party - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Grades P-6
Join us as we celebrate the end of Summer Reading Club with supersized games, cake, and end-of-summer prize draws!
Registration begins one week before the event.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Summer Storytime - Dickey Park

Summer Storytime - Dickey Park

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Join Maggie's Place & the Library for FREE storytimes in Amherst parks** all summer long!
There will be stories, songs, games, & snacks every Monday morning from 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
**In the event of rain, Summer Storytime will be held at the Amherst Library.
Please call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Monday, August 24, 2015 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

Once Upon a Time - Amherst Library

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Ages 0-5
Join us at the library along with Maggie's Place every Wednesday. We sing songs, read a story, and have a snack!
Call (902) 667-2549 for more information.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Every Week until August 26, 2015

ABC Amherst Book Club - Amherst Library

ABC Amherst Book Club - Amherst Library

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Grades 7-9
Say goodbye to summer with an after-hours discussion of August's book (to be determined).
New members welcome!
There will be snacks!
Registration required - please call (902) 667-2549 to sign up.

Thursday, August 27, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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