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Saturday, November 01, 2014
HOG THE COVERS PLAYING ( 9:00 pm - 1:00 am )

Hog the Covers will be playing at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Members and guests over 19 years welcome. For more info call 275-3315.




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.




HAM & SAUERKRAUT SUPPER ( 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm )

Enjoy a Traditional Ham & Sauerkraut Supper at Ocean Swells Community Centre, 2726 Hwy 329, Northwest Cove from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Menu: ham, sauerkraut, mashed potatoes, pickles, rolls, apple crisp, gingerbread, whipped cream, tea, coffee and fruit punch. Adults $12; Children (5-12 years) $5 and Children under 5 years are free. For more info call 228-2059 or 228-2373.




ROAST BEEF SUPPER ( 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm )

Roast Beef Supper at the Chester United Baptist Church from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Enjoy roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, dessert, tea/coffee. Adults $12 and Children under 12 years $6. Take-outs available. Sponsored by the Masonic Clarke Lodge #61.




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

Carlton Stone, Dylan Guthro and Breagh MacKinnon provide musical entertainment at the Chester Playhouse at 7:30 pm. Tickets available by calling 275-3933 or online at www.chesterplayhouse.ca




MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT ( 7:30 pm - 7:30 pm )

Musical Entertainment provided by Carlton Stone, Dylan Guthro and Breagh MacKinnon at the Chester Playhouse at 7:30 pm.  Tickets available by calling 275-3933 or online at www.chesterplayhouse.ca




Sunday, November 02, 2014
CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR ( 10:00 am - 2:00 pm )

3RD Annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Hubbards Area Lions Club from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Admission: Food Donation for our Christmas Hamper Program. There will be a bake table with lots of goodies to tickle your taste buds. Everyone welcome!




CRIB TOURNAMENT - FORTIES ( 12:00 - noon - 3:00 pm )

Crib Tournament at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross. Doors open 12:00 noon. Registration 12:30 pm. Play 1:00 pm. Cost $20 per team. Canteen available. For more info call 689-2147.




GOLD MINES TOURS ( 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm )

Sundays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Gold Mines Tour – two hour guided walking tour of the West side of Gold River Gold Mines, part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the 1860s from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Adults $10, children (7-12) $5 and under 6 years are free. All proceeds in support of Chester Municipal Heritage Society. For more info/reservation (a must) call 275-3718.




Wednesday, November 05, 2014
CHESTER AREA CHRISTIAN WOMEN'S CLUB ( 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. Come join us and enjoy Angelic Tunes by St. Clair Zinck, and hear Pat Peppard as she shares with us "Fashion and Design from the inside Out". Lottie Cooke will be showing us how to make Christmas Angels. Tickets are $7 and for reservations call Donna 902-275-5887.




REMEMBRANCE AFTERNOON ( 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm )

Remembrance Afternoon at the Trellis Café, Hubbards from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. Join in the story-telling, music with Carol Webb and friends, tea & dessert. Gratis. Sponsored by St. Luke's and St. Mark's Outreach.




Thursday, November 06, 2014
CANCELLED - Committee Of The Whole ( 8:45 am - 8:45 am )

Committee of the Whole Meeting cancelled



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Friday, November 07, 2014
PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP-OFF ( 10:00 am - 3:00 pm )

Prescription Drug Drop-Off at the Chester Pharmasave, 3785 Hwy 3 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Turn in your expired, unused prescription drugs, it prevents medications from falling into the wrong hands. This initiative is in partnership with Lunenburg County Crime Prevention Association.




Saturday, November 08, 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 - 1:00 pm )

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




Sunday, November 09, 2014
GOLD MINES TOURS ( 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm )

Sundays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Gold Mines Tour – two hour guided walking tour of the West side of Gold River Gold Mines, part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the 1860s from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Adults $10, children (7-12) $5 and under 6 years are free. All proceeds in support of Chester Municipal Heritage Society. For more info/reservation (a must) call 275-3718.




Thursday, November 13, 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
Saturday, November 15, 2014
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR ( 11:00 am - 1:30 pm )

Christmas Bazaar at the District #1 Community Centre, Blandford form 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Bake Table, Handwork, Fudge, Country Store and more. Lunch of Chili or Soup, plus dessert and tea/coffee. Adults $7, Youth (6-12 years) $4 and under 5 years are free. Sponsored by the St. Barnabas Ladies Guild.




RYAN EMMS CD RELEASE PARTY ( 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm )

Ryan Emms CD Release Party "Couldn't Be Better" at Atlantica Oak Island Resort, Western Shore from 4:00 to 6:00 pm. Free admission. Portion of proceeds going to IWK for Sick Children. Ryan will be joined on stage by: Scott Ferguson – drums/vocals, Pete MacDonald – bass/vocals and Kris Richards – electric guitar. Visit: www.facebook.com/rtemms.




KOHL CANON SUPPER ( 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm )

Kohl Canon Supper at the Chester United Baptist Church from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. Adults $12, Children (6-12 years) $5 and under 5 years are free.




DINNER THEATRE "AFTER EVEN AFTER" ( 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm )

After, Even After – with a Twist – a dinner Theatre presented by the Accidental Actors and Sponsored by the Shoreham Village Ladies Auxiliary at the Chester Legion. Doors open 5:30 pm. Dinner is Roast Pork. Cost $25 per person. Play begins 6:30 pm. Tickets available at Shoreham Village Office, Bank of Nova Scotia Chester Branch or Gerri Allen 902-275-3817. Must be 19 years or older.




Sunday, November 16, 2014
CRIB TOURNAMENT - CHESTER ( 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm )

Crib Tournament at the Chester Legion starting 1:00 pm.




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

An Afternoon of Music MC'd by CoveFM's Chuckwagon Host, Gene Rogers. Music by Brecken Hills, Southwind, Agnes Clinton, Ron Muise & Country Sounds and Appaloosa at the Hubbards Area Lions Club, 21 Lions Lane, Fox Point starting 1:30 pm. Admission $7. Canteen and 50/50 draw. A Lion's Fundraiser for Community Projects.




GOLD MINES TOURS ( 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm )

Sundays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Gold Mines Tour – two hour guided walking tour of the West side of Gold River Gold Mines, part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the 1860s from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Adults $10, children (7-12) $5 and under 6 years are free. All proceeds in support of Chester Municipal Heritage Society. For more info/reservation (a must) call 275-3718.




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

The Athenaeum Society of Nova Scotia presents a talk on "Ecolabelling Nova Scotia Seafood: Competing on the Global Market" presented by Christine Penney of Clearwater Seafoods. The meeting is at Ocean Swells Community Centre, Northwest Cove, Hwy 329 starting 2:30 pm. Social Coffee & Cookies after the talk. For more info call 826-7210 or visit: www.athenaeumns.org.




Monday, November 17, 2014
CHESTER GARDEN CLUB MEETING ( 6:30 pm - 6:30 pm )

Chester Garden Club Meeting at the St. Stephens Parish Community Centre.  6:30 pm for 7:00 pm.  Join guest speaker Svenja Dee as she demonstrates how to make a seasonal wreath and a seasonl centerpiece.  Refreshments followed by AGM meeting.  New Members always welcome.




CHESTER GARDEN CLUB MEETING ( 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm )

Chester Garden Club Meeting at the St. Stephen's Parish Community Centre. 6:30 for 7:00 pm. Guest Speaker Svenja Dee will demonstrate how to make a seasonal wreath and a seasonal centerpiece. Refreshments followed by AGM meeting. New members always welcome.




Tuesday, November 18, 2014
FRIENDS OF NATURE AGM ( 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Friends of Nature AGM at the Chester Baptist Church Hall, 84 King Street starting 7:00 pm. Guest Speakers: Rosemarie Lohnes of Helping Nature Heal will bring us up to date on her Living Shorelines Project. Rosemarie has been working with the Ecology Action Centre on ways to minimize coastal erosion without destroying the living ecosystems of our shorelines. Mary-Frances Lynch will provide an update on the South Canoe Wind Farm. Jamie Simpson will speak on the latest developments in sustainable harvesting practices in Nova Scotia. Everyone welcome to attend. For more info visit: www.friends-of-nature.ca.




Thursday, November 20, 2014
Committee Of The Whole ( 8:00 am - 10:30 am )

Committee of the Whole meeting

Deadline for agenda items noon one week prior to the meeting



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Friday, November 21, 2014
WINE & CHEESE SOCIAL & SILENT AUCTION ( 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

The New Ross Regional Development Society invites you to a Wine & Cheese Social and Silent Auction held at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. An evening not to be missed!




Saturday, November 22, 2014
NEWFIE BREAKFAST ( 7:30 am - 10:30 am )

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




BREAKFAST - BLANDFORD ( 9:00 am - 11:00 am )

Breakfast at the District #1 Community Centre, Blandford from 9:00 to 11:00 am. Enjoy scrambled eggs, hash browns, bacon, sausage, baked beans, toast, tea/coffee. Adults $7, Children (5-12 years) $3.50 and under 5 years are free.




GINGERBREAD CRAFT FAIR ( 9:00 am - 1:00 pm )

Gingerbread Craft Fair at the Chester District School from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Crafts, Food, Live Music and Family Fun. Support the Lighthouse FoodBank and bring a can of food! Vendor Info: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .




CRAFT FAIR ( 10:00 am - 3:00 pm )

Craft Fair at the Chester United Baptist Church form 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Variety of items to choose from: jams, knitted goods, willow baskets, sea glass jewelry, fudge, etc. Free admission.




ANNUAL CHRISTMAS BAZAAR ( 11:00 am - 1:30 pm )

Annual Christmas Bazaar at St. Stephen's Parish Community Centre, 5460 Regent Street, Chester. Doors open at 11:00 am. Lunch 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. Variety of Soups, Homemade Bread, Apple Crisp and Tea/Coffee. Adults $8, Children under 10 years $5. Books, Bake Table, Christmas Items and Wreaths.




CRIB TOURNAMENT - CANAAN ( 11:00 am - 1:00 pm )

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




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

Country Jamboree at the Little Red School, Canaan from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. 50/50 Raffle Draws. Donation jar at the door. Lunch provided.




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. For more info call 275-3315.




Sunday, November 23, 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. For more info call 275-3315.




COUNTRY CHRISTMAS VARIETY SHOW ( 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm )

COUNTRY CHRISTMAS VARIETY SHOW at the District #1 Community Centre, Blandford starting 1:30 pm. Featuring: Junior Choir, Agnes Clinton, The Bauchmans, Coastline, Fraser Newcombe and New Found Country. Admission $6. Bake table and canteen. All proceeds for All Saints Church, Bayswater. For more info call Barb or Malcolm at 228-2961.




GOLD MINES TOURS ( 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm )

Sundays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Gold Mines Tour – two hour guided walking tour of the West side of Gold River Gold Mines, part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the 1860s from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Adults $10, children (7-12) $5 and under 6 years are free. All proceeds in support of Chester Municipal Heritage Society. For more info/reservation (a must) call 275-3718.




GOSPEL CONCERT ( 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm )

Gospel Concert at the Chester United Baptist Church, 84 King Street starting 7:00 pm with Rev Dan Green; Rev Joe Green; Kathryn Green; Richard Ward; Whitman Giffin's Group; Jimmy & Judy Manuel; Roy Cooke; David Bezanson; Robert Westcott; Singing Moms and maybe more. Come and join us, everyone is welcome. Great music with Hymn Sing starting 6:30 pm. Fellowship to follow concert.




Monday, November 24, 2014
BASIN GARDENERS ASSOCIATION PRESENTS... ( 7:15 am - 9:15 am )

Basin Gardeners Association is presenting a Christmas Wreath Workshop led by Angela Corkum at the Annual General Meeting starting 7:15 pm at the Aenon Baptist Church Hall, Chester Basin. All materials will be supplied. If you wish to participate, please RSVP to Myra 273-2000 by November 20. Visitors and new members welcome.




BLOOD DONOR CLINIC ( 1:00 pm - 6:00 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.




Citizens Planning Advisory Committee ( 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm )

This Committee is formed by members of the public along with municipal representatives. They advise staff and Council on the reVision Plan Review and subsequent planning documents. To view the Agenda, click here.

The meeting will be in Council Chambers, 151 King Street, Chester.



Contact Info : Sean Gillis Email : sgillis@chester.ca
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Public Hearing - Amendments To Zoning (Mill Cove) ( 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Public Hearing regarding amendments to Municipal Planning Strategy and Land Use By-Law to:

Rezone a portion of the Mill Cove Park Rural Residential zone to Mill Cove Park Single Unit Residential.

Rezone a portion of the Mill Cove Park Single Unit Residential zone to Mill Cove Park Multi-unit Residential

Amend relevant policies of the Municipal Planning Strategy and the Land Use By-Law to establish new zone standards.

Agenda can be found in the Agendas section of the website.

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD AT HUBBARDS FIRE HALL, 36 HIGHWAY 329, HUBBARDS



Contact Info : Pamela Myra Municipal Clerk (902) 275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Wednesday, November 26, 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 by clicking here.



Contact Info : William DeGrace, Senior Planner Email : wdegrace@chester.ca Url: http://www.chester.ca
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Public Hearing - Letter Of Concurrence For Telecommunications Tower - 149 Central Street, Chester ( 8:45 am - 9:15 am )

The public hearing process will be undertaken to consider a request for letter of concurrence to Industry Canada for the installation of a 25-metre communications tower to be located at 149 Central Street, Chester.

 

Agenda can be found in the Agenda portion of this website.



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk (902) 275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Council ( 9:15 am - 12:15 - pm )

Council Meeting

Following Public Hearing Process (communications tower at 149 Central Street)

Agenda in Agenda section of this website.



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk Email : pmyra@chester.ca
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE ( 10:00 am - 5:00 pm )

Thursday, November 27 to Sunday, November 30

The Chester Municipal Heritage Society's ANNUAL Victorian Christmas Craft Sale at Lordly House Museum, 133 Central Street, Chester from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Featuring the work of many local crafts people, this show promises not to disappoint those looking for unique Christmas gifts for family and friends. For more details, contact Hilary at 273-2176.




Friday, November 28, 2014
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE ( 10:00 am - 5:00 pm )

Thursday, November 27 to Sunday, November 30

The Chester Municipal Heritage Society's ANNUAL Victorian Christmas Craft Sale at Lordly House Museum, 133 Central Street, Chester from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Featuring the work of many local crafts people, this show promises not to disappoint those looking for unique Christmas gifts for family and friends. For more details, contact Hilary at 273-2176.




ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING & CAROL SING ( 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm )

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING & CAROL SING at Anvil Park, Chester Basin starting 6:30 pm. Enjoy some hot chocolate and watch as Santa arrives on the Fire Truck. Everyone welcome.




CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING ( 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm )

Christmas Tree Lighting at the Chester Train Station. Fun starts 6:30 pm with tree lighting at 7:00 pm. Hot Chocolate & Cookies. Music. Efficiency NS Holiday Light Exchange. Help us fill a sleigh with Food Bank Donations and of course SANTA! Proudly presented by the 1st Chester Basin Beavers and Cubs.




Saturday, November 29, 2014
CHRISTMAS AT THE HUBBARDS BARN ( 8:00 am - 12:00 - noon )

Christmas at the Hubbards Barn (#57 Hwy 3, Hubbards) from 8:00 am to 12:00 noon. Come take care of your Christmas list with local artisans, local food and more at our Annual Christmas at the Barn market. For more info visit: www.Hubbardsbarn.org.




ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR ( 9:00 am - 2:00 pm )

Annual Christmas Craft Fair at the Chester Basin Legion from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm. Lots of crafters with great gift ideas, Christmas décor items and so much more. Watch as Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive courtesy of the CBVFD at 11:30 am. Bring your camera for pictures with Santa & Mrs. Claus. Mail your letters to Santa. Kitchen canteen with coffee/tea at 9:00 am. Lunch begins 11:30 am featuring fish chowder, sandwiches and sweets. For more info call 275-8391 or 273-2341.




VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE ( 10:00 am - 5:00 pm )

Thursday, November 27 to Sunday, November 30

The Chester Municipal Heritage Society's ANNUAL Victorian Christmas Craft Sale at Lordly House Museum, 133 Central Street, Chester from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Featuring the work of many local crafts people, this show promises not to disappoint those looking for unique Christmas gifts for family and friends. For more details, contact Hilary at 273-2176.




OLD TYME COUNTRY & WESTERN MUSIC ( 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm )

Old Tyme Country & Western Music with Gene Rogers, Radio Show host on: Cove FM 88.7 & Covefm.com at the Western Shore Legion from 2:00 to 5:00 pm.




PRIZE BINGO - BLANDFORD ( 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Price Bingo at the District #1 Community Centre, Blandford. Doors open 6:00 pm. Bingo starts 7:00 pm. Variety of prizes. Canteen available. Jackpot - iPad with retina and Apple TV.




SETON CANTATA CHOIR ( 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Seton Cantata Choir Concert will be performing at the Chester United Baptist Church starting 7:00 pm. Donation at the door with proceeds for the organ upgrade.




Sunday, November 30, 2014
VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE ( 10:00 am - 5:00 pm )

Thursday, November 27 to Sunday, November 30

The Chester Municipal Heritage Society's ANNUAL Victorian Christmas Craft Sale at Lordly House Museum, 133 Central Street, Chester from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily. Featuring the work of many local crafts people, this show promises not to disappoint those looking for unique Christmas gifts for family and friends. For more details, contact Hilary at 273-2176.




GOLD MINES TOURS ( 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm )

Sundays, November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Gold Mines Tour – two hour guided walking tour of the West side of Gold River Gold Mines, part of the Nova Scotia Gold Rush of the 1860s from 1:30 to 3:00 pm. Adults $10, children (7-12) $5 and under 6 years are free. All proceeds in support of Chester Municipal Heritage Society. For more info/reservation (a must) call 275-3718.




CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS WITH SANTA ( 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm )

Children's Christmas with Santa in attendance and treats for all the children at the Western Shore & Area Improvement Association Hall from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.




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