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Tuesday, April 01, 2014
WHEELS TO MEALS (11:30 am - 1:00 pm)

WHEELS TO MEALS at the Chester Basin Legion.  Entertainment starts 11:30 am and meal at 12:00 noon.  Cost $8 per person.  To register call 624-0318.  Sponsored by Chester Basin/New Ross/Chester Lions Club & VON Lunenburg County.




Wednesday, April 02, 2014
MONTHLY BRUNCH (9:30 am - 11:30 am)

CHESTER AREA CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CLUB MONTHLY BRUNCH at the Western Shore & Area Improvement Association Hall, 6485 Hwy 3 (lower entrance) starting 9:30 am.  There will be entertainment and a guest speaker.  For reservations call Donna 275-5887.




LENTEN LUNCHES PRESENTS... (12:00 - noon - 1:00 pm)

LENTEN LUNCHES PRESENTS...Dawn Harwood Jones who will talk about "Why We Need Immigrants", at the St. Stephen's Parish Hall, 54 Regent Street, Chester from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.  Menu:  Soups, Breads, Cheeses, Squares, Tea/Coffee for $8.




Thursday, April 03, 2014
CANCELLED - Committee Of The Whole - CANCELLED (8:45 am - 10:45 am)

The Committee of the Whole previously scheduled has been cancelled. 

The universal sewer rate previously scheduled to be discussed at the April 3, 2014 meeting of the Committee of the Whole will be disucssed at Council on April 10, 2014.



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Saturday, April 05, 2014
COUNTRY BREAKFAST (7:30 am - 10:30 am)

COUNTRY BREAKFAST at the Chester Basin Fire Hall from 7:30 to 10:30 am.  Enjoy bacon, sausage, baked beans, scrambled eggs, toast, juice, tea/coffee.  Take-out available.




COMEDIAN JIMMY THE JANITOR "LIVE" (6:30 pm - 10:30 pm)

COMEDIAN JIMMY THE JANITOR "LIVE" at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross.  Doors open 6:30 pm.  Showtime 7:30 pm.  Tickets $20 available at Barry's Service Station & the New Ross Home Hardware.  Everyone 19 years and older welcome.




COUNTRY JAMBOREE (7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

COUNTRY JAMBOREE at the Little Red School, Canaan from 7:00 to 10:00 pm.  Local musicians, 50/50, raffle draws.  Donation jar at the door.  Lunch provided.




Sunday, April 06, 2014
CRIB TOURNAMENT - FORTIES (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

CRIB TOURNAMENT at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross.  Door open 12:00 pm, registration 12:30 pm and play starts 1:00 pm.  Cost $20 per team.  Canteen available.  For more info call 689-2147.




GOSPEL CONCERT (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

GOSPEL CONCERT at the Little Red School, Canaan starting 1:00 pm.  Featuring Country Blue, Southwind, Country Side of Blue Grass, Agnes Clinton and Ella Jean Levy.  Bake table and canteen available.  Admission $5.  Proceeds for the three local Churches.




Monday, April 07, 2014
FREE SENIORS' WORKSHOP "MEMORIES ON VIDEO" (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Mondays starting March 24

Chester Municipal Heritage Society Announces Free Seniors' Workshop:  "MEMORIES ON VIDEO".  Thanks to a grant from Human Resources Canada, the Chester Municipal Heritage Society in co-operation with Pink Dog Productions is presenting a three-month program to learn the basics of video production and assist 'seniors' to record family and community oral history. Anyone over 55 years old qualifies for these workshops.   The workshops are from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and are divided into three sections so that any level of participant can learn at their own pace.  People can choose to opt out of certain sections (such as complex technology).  Their only registration 'fee' is a commitment to getting at least one oral history story about the Chester Municipality for the Heritage Society.  Flip cameras and lights will be available to borrow and assistants will come on the first shoots.  For more info/register call Light My Fire Studio, Chester at 275-5800.




Wednesday, April 09, 2014
LENTEN LUNCHES PRESENTS... (12:00 - noon - 1:00 pm)

LENTEN LUNCHES PRESENTS...Allison Kelland who will talk about "Pain Management", at the St. Stephen's Parish Hall, 54 Regent Street, Chester from 12:00 to 1:00 pm.  Menu:  Soups, Breads, Cheeses, Squares, Tea/Coffee for $8.




Thursday, April 10, 2014
Council (8:45 am - 11:45 am)

Council Meeting

Deadline for agenda items is noon one week prior to the meeting.



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk (902) 275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Friday, April 11, 2014
CHESTER MUNICIPAL HERITAGE SOCIETY MEETING (5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

CHESTER MUNICIPAL HERITAGE SOCIETY ANNUAL MEETING at St. Stephen's Church Hall, 54 Regent Street, Chester.  Potluck Supper 5:00 pm.  Guest Speaker: Mora Dianne O'Neill, PhD, Associate Curator Historical Prints and Drawings Art Gallery of Nova Scotia will talk about "Chester's Artistic Heritage - A View from the Outside" starting 6:00 pm.  Meeting 7:00 pm.




Saturday, April 12, 2014
BREAKFAST - CHESTER (7:30 am - 10:30 am)

BREAKFAST at the Chester Legion from 7:30 to 10:30 am.  Enjoy eggs (any way you like them), French toast, hash browns, beans, bacon, sausage, toast, coffee/tea and juice.




CRIB TOURNAMENT - CANAAN (11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

CRIB TOURNAMENT at the Little Red School, Canaan starting 11:00 am.  Cost $20 per team.  Cash prizes.




TURKEY SUPPER (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

TURKEY SUPPER at the Chester United Baptist Church from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.  Enjoy roast turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing, carrots, corn niblets, rolls, dessert, tea/coffee for $12.  Take-outs available.




DEVIL'S ELBOW PLAYING (9:00 pm)

"DEVILS ELBOW" will be playing at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Members and guests over 19 years welcome.




SPRING FLING DANCE (9:00 pm)

SPRING FLING DANCE at the New Ross Fire Hall from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Doors open 8:45 pm.  Music by "Paradox".  Tickets $8 and available at Barry Russell Service Stations.  Must by 19 years and older.




Sunday, April 13, 2014
DEVIL'S ELBOW PLAYING (9:00 pm)

"DEVILS ELBOW" will be playing at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Members and guests over 19 years welcome.




SPRING FLING DANCE (9:00 pm)

SPRING FLING DANCE at the New Ross Fire Hall from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Doors open 8:45 pm.  Music by "Paradox".  Tickets $8 and available at Barry Russell Service Stations.  Must by 19 years and older.




AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

AN AFTERNOON OF MUSIC at the Hubbards Area Lions Club starting 1:30 pm.  Canteen and 50/50 draw.  A Lion's fundraiser for Community Projects.




VARIETY SHOW - FORTIES (1:30 pm - 4:00 pm)

VARIETY SHOW at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 1:30 to 4:00 pm.  Featuring:  Rob Jamieson, Katrina Gillis, James Frank, Valley Blue, Cody Roabar, Jim & Judy Manuel and Country Blue.  Sound by Winston Shatford.  Canteen available.




ATHENAEUM SOCIETY PRESENTS... (2:30 pm - 4:30 pm)

ATHENAEUM SOCIETY MEETING – "MARITIME UNION: AN IDEA WHOSE TIME HAS COME?" presented by Senator Stephen Greene will be held at 2:30 pm at the Ocean Swells Community Centre in Northwest Cove, Hwy 329.  Social coffee & cookies after the talk.  All welcome.  For further information call 826-7025.




Monday, April 14, 2014
Audit And Budget Committee (9:30 am - 12:30 - noon)

Budget Discussions



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
BLOOD DONOR CLINIC (1:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

BLOOD DONOR CLINIC at the Chester Legion from 1:00 to 3:00 pm and again from 5:00 to 8:00 pm.  For more info call 1-888-236-6283.




FREE SENIORS' WORKSHOP "MEMORIES ON VIDEO" (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Mondays starting March 24

Chester Municipal Heritage Society Announces Free Seniors' Workshop:  "MEMORIES ON VIDEO".  Thanks to a grant from Human Resources Canada, the Chester Municipal Heritage Society in co-operation with Pink Dog Productions is presenting a three-month program to learn the basics of video production and assist 'seniors' to record family and community oral history. Anyone over 55 years old qualifies for these workshops.   The workshops are from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and are divided into three sections so that any level of participant can learn at their own pace.  People can choose to opt out of certain sections (such as complex technology).  Their only registration 'fee' is a commitment to getting at least one oral history story about the Chester Municipality for the Heritage Society.  Flip cameras and lights will be available to borrow and assistants will come on the first shoots.  For more info/register call Light My Fire Studio, Chester at 275-5800.




BIRDS OF TANCOOK (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

BIRDS OF TANCOOK – a fascinating DVD presentation by Hillary Dionne at St. Stephens's Parish Community Centre at 7:00 pm.  Sponsored by the Chester Garden Club.  Refreshments to follow, new members always welcome. 

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Committee Of The Whole (8:45 am - 11:15 am)

Committee of the Whole Meeting



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Friday, April 18, 2014
FISH FRY & CHILDREN'S CORNER (4:00 pm - 6:30 pm)

GOOD FRIDAY FISH FRY at the Union Hall East River from 4:00 to 6:30 pm.  Enjoy pan fried haddock, veggies and dessert for $11.  Fish n Chips:  1 piece $9 or 2 pieces $11.   Children's Corner starts 3:00 pm.  Easter Egg Hunt with some eggs having treasures and there will be egg painting.  Children's events $4 and Fish Pond $1.   You must pre-register by calling 275-5720.  Bake table.  Proceeds for Daffodilly Queen Relay for Life Team.




Saturday, April 19, 2014
EASTER EGG HUNT (10:45 am - 12:45 - noon)

EASTER EGG HUNT at Lordly Park, Chester.  Admission starts 10:45 am.  Activities begin 11:00 am.  Cost:  $2 per child.  There will be prizes, egg hunt, BBQ and a candy scramble.  Everyone welcome!  Proceeds go to the Chester & Area Family Resource Centre.   RAINDATE:  MONDAY, APRIL 21




Sunday, April 20, 2014
CRIB TOURNAMENT - CHESTER (1:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

CRIB TOURNAMENT at the Chester Legion starting 1:00 pm.




Monday, April 21, 2014
FREE SENIORS' WORKSHOP "MEMORIES ON VIDEO" (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Mondays starting March 24

Chester Municipal Heritage Society Announces Free Seniors' Workshop:  "MEMORIES ON VIDEO".  Thanks to a grant from Human Resources Canada, the Chester Municipal Heritage Society in co-operation with Pink Dog Productions is presenting a three-month program to learn the basics of video production and assist 'seniors' to record family and community oral history. Anyone over 55 years old qualifies for these workshops.   The workshops are from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and are divided into three sections so that any level of participant can learn at their own pace.  People can choose to opt out of certain sections (such as complex technology).  Their only registration 'fee' is a commitment to getting at least one oral history story about the Chester Municipality for the Heritage Society.  Flip cameras and lights will be available to borrow and assistants will come on the first shoots.  For more info/register call Light My Fire Studio, Chester at 275-5800.




Tuesday, April 22, 2014
CHAMBER BREAKFAST (7:30 am - 9:00 am)

CHAMBER BREAKFAST with Danny Morton, Nova Star Cruises, at the Chester Basin Legion from 7:30 to 9:00 am.  Enjoy scrambled eggs, ham, toast, juice, tea/coffee.  Cost $15 for members and $20 for non-members.  Deadline to book a spot is Friday, April 18 at 12 noon.  To book, call Angela at 275-4709.




EARTH DAY IN CHESTER (9:30 am - 11:30 am)

EARTH DAY IN CHESTER – join us in cleaning up our Community and celebrating our planet.    Meet at the Chester Municipal Building, 151 King Street at 9:30 am.  Starting with a Municipality supported area garbage pick-up, and wrapped up by screening a film that celebrates our planet at the Chester Playhouse starting 8:00 pm.  Presented by:  Friends of Nature.




Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Village Planning Advisory Committee Meeting (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

The agenda for this meeting is usually published two days before each meeting. To access the agenda package, please visit our Document Library at http://www.chester.ca/2013-agendas/view-category.html



Contact Info : William DeGrace, Senior Planner Email : wdegrace@chester.ca Url: http://www.chester.ca
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Council (8:45 am - 11:45 am)

Council Meeting



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk Email : pmyra@chester.ca
SENIORS' COLLEGE ASSOCIATION PRESENTS... (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Thursday, April 24 to May 29

SENIORS' COLLEGE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA PRESENTS...Learning, Performance, and Forgetting with John Dickinson every Thursday at St. Stephen's Church Hall, 54 Regent Street, Chester from 2:00 to 4:00 pm for ages 50+.  For more info/register call SCANS at 444-7588 or visit www.theSCANS.ca.




CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... (7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS Maria Mutch reading from her book "Know the Night".  This will be a fundraiser for Autism Nova Scotia, and we will also have some new jazz from the Cynthetics starting 7:30 pm.  For more info call 275-3933 or visit www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Friday, April 25, 2014
SENIORS' COLLEGE ASSOCIATION PRESENTS... (1:30 pm - 3:30 pm)

Friday, April 25 to May 30

SENIORS' COLLEGE ASSOCIATION OF NOVA SCOTIA PRESENTS...Pedigree of Ideas with Fred Vaughn every Friday at St. Stephen's Church Hall, 54 Regent Street, Chester from 1:30 to 3:30 pm for ages 50+.  For more info/register call SCANS at 444-7588 or visit www.theSCANS.ca.




Saturday, April 26, 2014
NEWFIE BREAKFAST (7:30 am - 10:30 am)

NEWFIE BREAKFAST at the Chester Basin Legion from 7:30 to 10:30 am.




CRIB TOURNAMENT - CANAAN (11:00 am - 2:00 pm)

CRIB TOURNAMENT at the Little Red School, Canaan starting 11:00 am.  Cost $20 per team.  Cash prizes.




TICKET AUCTION (12:00 - noon - 2:00 pm)

TICKET AUCTION at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross.  Doors open 12 noon. Draw at 2:00 pm.  Canteen available.




SHORT NOTICE PLAYING (9:00 pm)

"SHORT NOTICE" will be playing at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Members and guests over 19 years welcome.




Sunday, April 27, 2014
SHORT NOTICE PLAYING (9:00 pm)

"SHORT NOTICE" will be playing at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am.  Members and guests over 19 years welcome.




VARIETY SHOW - FORTIES (4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

VARIETY DINNER at the Forties Community Centre from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.  Adults $10, Children 5-12 years $5, Preschoolers FREE.  Entertainment and an Auction after dinner.  Organized by the Brothers of Norwood Lodge #135 New Ross.  Proceeds for their Special Needs Programs.




GOSPEL CONCERT (7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

GOSPEL CONCERT at the Chester United Baptist Church at 7:00 pm, with Pam Paton & Friend and Agnes Clinton.  Everyone welcome.  Great music with Hymn sing starting at 6:30 pm.  Fellowship to follow concert.  See you there!




Monday, April 28, 2014
Audit And Budget Committee (3:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Budget Discussions



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
FREE SENIORS' WORKSHOP "MEMORIES ON VIDEO" (4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Mondays starting March 24

Chester Municipal Heritage Society Announces Free Seniors' Workshop:  "MEMORIES ON VIDEO".  Thanks to a grant from Human Resources Canada, the Chester Municipal Heritage Society in co-operation with Pink Dog Productions is presenting a three-month program to learn the basics of video production and assist 'seniors' to record family and community oral history. Anyone over 55 years old qualifies for these workshops.   The workshops are from 4:30 to 6:00 pm and are divided into three sections so that any level of participant can learn at their own pace.  People can choose to opt out of certain sections (such as complex technology).  Their only registration 'fee' is a commitment to getting at least one oral history story about the Chester Municipality for the Heritage Society.  Flip cameras and lights will be available to borrow and assistants will come on the first shoots.  For more info/register call Light My Fire Studio, Chester at 275-5800.




BASIN GARDENERS ASSOC MEETING (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

BASIN GARDENERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS..."Gardening by the Moon" is a way of life for Rosemarie Lohnes of Helping Nature Heal. Learn how to make use of the moon's phases to plan, tend, harvest and store garden crops.  This will take place at the Aenon Baptist Church, Chester Basin starting 7:00 pm.  New members/guests welcome. For more info call Myra 273-2000.




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