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Flat View Monday, December 22, 2014
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Monday, December 01, 2014
FEELING FROSTY ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

"Feelin' Frosty" - come in from the cold to Bonny Lea Farm (5 Collicutt Road, Windsor Road) for some heartwarming music featuring Laura Smith, The Chester Brass Band, Morgan MacDonald, Peter Parsons and Lori Davis starting 7:30 pm. Admission is a Good Will Offering. Raffle tickets on a "One Night Stay" at Homewood Suites by the Hilton in Halifax. Must be present to win. For more info call 275-5622 Ext 224.




Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Water Monitoring Committee ( 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm )

This meeting will be at the Aspotogan Heritage Trust building in Hubbards.




CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... ( 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm )

Chester Playhouse presents...After School Acting performances "The Gingerbread Man" starting 7:00 pm for Students aged 5-8. For more info/tickets call the Playhouse 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Wednesday, December 03, 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. Come join us and enjoy music by Joey Carver, and hear Pat Peppard as she shares with us "Fashion and Design from the Inside Out". Our feature will be Canvas Artistic Creations by Beth Bleasdale. Tickets $7 and for reservations call Dona 275-5887.




SENIORS' CHRISTMAS PARTY ( 12:30 - pm - 3:30 pm )

Seniors' Christmas Party at the Chester Legion. Doors open 12:30 pm. Event from 1:00 to 3:30 pm. Need a ride – call Sandra at Community Wheels 275-5585.




CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... ( 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm )

Chester Playhouse presents...After School Acting performances "A Zombie Christmas" starting 6:00 pm and 7:30 pm for Students aged 11-13. For more info/tickets call the Playhouse 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Thursday, December 04, 2014
Cancelled - Committee Of The Whole ( 8:45 am - 11:15 am )

Committee of the Whole Meeting - cancelled



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk 902-275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... ( 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm )

Chester Playhouse presents...After School Acting performances "A Beary Merry Christmas" starting 6:00 pm & 7:30 pm for Students ages 8-10. For more info/tickets call the Playhouse at 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Friday, December 05, 2014
NEW ROSS CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL ( 8:00 am - 9:00 am )

Friday, December 5 to Sunday, December 7

21st Annual New Ross Christmas Festival - home of the Festive Holiday Carolers. Friday: 7:00 pm Tree Lighting, Children's Parade & Family Entertainment. Saturday: Community Breakfast, Turkey Dinners, Christmas Tree U-Picks, Craft Fairs at School & Legion, Children's Activities at Family Resource Centre, Cider with Cecilia, Festival Stage Demonstrations, Christkindlmarkt, Ross Farm Museum Activities, Legion Dance, 7:00 pm Festival Concert featuring Rachel MacLean. Sunday: Turkey Dinners, Christmas Tree U-Picks, Church Service, watch for 'At-Home' Studio Tours. Ross Farm Museum's – "Christmas in the Country". For more info visit: www.newross.ca.




Committee Of The Whole ( 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm )

Committee of the Whole Meeting

Presentation from Village Commission regarding Fiscal Review



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk (902) 275-3554 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
CHRISTMAS AT EAST RIVER VILLAGE HALL ( 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm )

Christmas at the East River Village Hall from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Tree sales $20 for a freshly cut 7-foot tree. If you would like to pre-order a tree please call 275-5720. Hot Chocolate, Carol Sing and Tree Lighting at 6:30 pm.




Saturday, December 06, 2014
BREAKFAST, BAKE SALE & MINI SILENT AUCTION ( 7:00 am - 10:00 am )

Firefighters' Christmas Festival Breakfast, Bake Sale & Mini Silent Auction at the New Ross Fire Hall from 7:00 to 10:00 am. Enjoy eggs, bacon, sausage, toast, pancakes, juice, tea/coffee. Adults $7, Children (5-12 yrs) $4 and Pre-Schoolers are free. We will also be selling pewter ornaments in support of Muscular Dystrophy (while supplies last) for $12. Anyone wishing to make a donation of baked goods for the bake sale, new or gently used items for the Silent Auction or who would like to donate some time to help at the breakfast, call Mary 689-2118 or Janice 689-2018.




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.




NEW ROSS CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL ( 8:00 am - 9:00 am )

Friday, December 5 to Sunday, December 7

21st Annual New Ross Christmas Festival - home of the Festive Holiday Carolers. Friday: 7:00 pm Tree Lighting, Children's Parade & Family Entertainment. Saturday: Community Breakfast, Turkey Dinners, Christmas Tree U-Picks, Craft Fairs at School & Legion, Children's Activities at Family Resource Centre, Cider with Cecilia, Festival Stage Demonstrations, Christkindlmarkt, Ross Farm Museum Activities, Legion Dance, 7:00 pm Festival Concert featuring Rachel MacLean. Sunday: Turkey Dinners, Christmas Tree U-Picks, Church Service, watch for 'At-Home' Studio Tours. Ross Farm Museum's – "Christmas in the Country". For more info visit: www.newross.ca.




CRAFT FAIR - NEW ROSS ( 10:00 am - 4:00 pm )

Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7

Craft Fair at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm both days. Proudly part of the New Ross Christmas Festival.




CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS ( 11:00 am - 2:00 pm )

Children's Christmas at the East River Village Hall from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. Craft & Cookie decorating, (free) Hot Chocolate, Christmas Music and Tree Sales ($20).




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.




TURKEY DINNER & SUPPER ( 11:30 am - 12:30 - pm )

Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7

Turkey Dinner & Supper at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and again from 2:30 to 4:30 pm both days. Enjoy turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Adults $12, Children (12 and under) $6 and Children under 5 years $3. Proudly part of the New Ross Christmas Festival.




ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE CONTEST & AUCTION ( 3:00 pm - 6:30 pm )

Annual Christmas Cookie Contest & Auction at the Chester Yacht Club from 3:00 to 6:30 pm. Join us for a fun-filled family holiday event! Bring your camera and wear your ugliest, ugly Christmas Sweater for great photo op with Santa! For more info call Sandy 275-4441 or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it




HOG THE COVERS PLAYING ( 9:00 pm )

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.




Sunday, December 07, 2014
HOG THE COVERS PLAYING ( 9:00 pm )

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.




NEW ROSS CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL ( 8:00 am - 9:00 am )

Friday, December 5 to Sunday, December 7

21st Annual New Ross Christmas Festival - home of the Festive Holiday Carolers. Friday: 7:00 pm Tree Lighting, Children's Parade & Family Entertainment. Saturday: Community Breakfast, Turkey Dinners, Christmas Tree U-Picks, Craft Fairs at School & Legion, Children's Activities at Family Resource Centre, Cider with Cecilia, Festival Stage Demonstrations, Christkindlmarkt, Ross Farm Museum Activities, Legion Dance, 7:00 pm Festival Concert featuring Rachel MacLean. Sunday: Turkey Dinners, Christmas Tree U-Picks, Church Service, watch for 'At-Home' Studio Tours. Ross Farm Museum's – "Christmas in the Country". For more info visit: www.newross.ca.




PANCAKES With SANTA ( 8:00 am - 11:00 am )

Join Chester Minor Hockey for Pancakes with Santa at the Chester Legion from 8:00 to 11:00 am. (Sponsored by Chester Save Easy). Get your picture taken with Santa, enter a coloring contest and enter to win one of three holiday Christmas Baskets.




CRAFT FAIR - NEW ROSS ( 10:00 am - 4:00 pm )

Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7

Craft Fair at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm both days. Proudly part of the New Ross Christmas Festival.




FAMILY ADVENT SERVICE ( 11:00 am - 1:00 pm )

Parish Family Advent Service at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 11:00 am.




TURKEY DINNER & SUPPER ( 11:30 am - 12:30 - pm )

Saturday, December 6 & Sunday, December 7

Turkey Dinner & Supper at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm and again from 2:30 to 4:30 pm both days. Enjoy turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Adults $12, Children (12 and under) $6 and Children under 5 years $3. Proudly part of the New Ross Christmas Festival.




TOY DRIVE & CRAFT SALE ( 12:00 - noon - 3:00 pm )

Toy Drive & Craft Sale at the Chester Fire Hall from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Come help support a local mom & tot's group, make Christmas special for families in need. Toys must be new & unwrapped, bake table, craft tables, door prizes & Santa.




Monday, December 08, 2014
Citizens Planning Advisory Committee Meeting ( 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm )

The Citizens Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC) is appointed to Council to advise on all aspects of the Municipal Plan Review. Meetings are open to the public and are held in Council Chambers, 151 King Street in Chester.



Contact Info : Sean Gillis, Planner 902-275-2599 Email : sgillis@chester.ca
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
ADVENT DAY OF REFLECTION ( 10:00 am - 11:00 am )

Advent Day of Reflection at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 10:00 am.




Thursday, December 11, 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
CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... ( 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

Thursday, December 11 to Saturday, December 13

Chester Playhouse presents..."Soprano' Green Gables", the last Christmas Farce by Malcolm Callaway starting 8:00 pm.  Not suitable for young audiences! For more info/tickets call the Playhouse 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Friday, December 12, 2014
CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... ( 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

Thursday, December 11 to Saturday, December 13

Chester Playhouse presents..."Soprano' Green Gables", the last Christmas Farce by Malcolm Callaway starting 8:00 pm.  Not suitable for young audiences! For more info/tickets call the Playhouse 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Saturday, December 13, 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.




CHESTER RAVENS PEEWEE B TOY DRIVE ( 12:00 - noon - 4:00 pm )

Chester Ravens Peewee B Toy Drive at the Chester Rink from 12:00 to 4:00 pm. All toys to be donated to the IWK's Operation Snow Pile and to the 7 Link Playroom. For every donation be entered to win a Party Sub from Chester Subway. For more info call Satrina 277-0021.




FREE PUBLIC SKATE ( 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm )

Free Public Skate at the Chester Rink from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. There will be refreshments. Hosted by the Chester Municipal Recreation Committee.




NHL ALL-STARS GAMES ( 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm )

The Celebration of the Edmonton Oilers 30th Anniversary of the 1984 Stanley Cup win continues with Glenn Anderson's NHL All-Stars Cliff Ronning, Craig Muni, Doug Bodger, Greg Adams, Darryl Shannon, Dave McLlwain and others VS local All-Stars at the Chester Rink starting 6:30 pm. After the game, the Reception featuring Country Music Star Aaron Pritchett will be playing with Amanda Riley at the Chester Legion. General Admission: $25. Intermission Passes $20 (must have admission ticket). Reception Pass $20 (must have admission ticket). Tickets available in Chester at Chandler Davis, Scotiabank or by calling 279-0560. In support of the 351 Llewellyn Sea Cadets Chester Branch of the Navy League.




COUNTRY JAMBOREE & MEMORY TREE LIGHTING ( 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

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




BREAKFAST - CHESTER ( 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm )

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.




CHESTER PLAYHOUSE PRESENTS... ( 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm )

Thursday, December 11 to Saturday, December 13

Chester Playhouse presents..."Soprano' Green Gables", the last Christmas Farce by Malcolm Callaway starting 8:00 pm.  Not suitable for young audiences! For more info/tickets call the Playhouse 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




Sunday, December 14, 2014
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA ( 8:00 am - 11:00 am )

Breakfast with Santa at the Forties Community Centre, 1787 Forties Road, New Ross from 8:00 to 11:00 am. Enjoy eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, pancakes, toast, juice, tea/coffee. Adults $7, Children (under 12) $4 and Children under 5 years are free.




LOBSTER SUPPER & VARIETY SHOW ( 8:00 am - 12:30 - pm )

St. George's Church Lobster Supper & Christmas Variety Show at the East River Union Hall. Supper from 4:00 to 6:30 pm. Enjoy approx. 1 pound lobster, salads, roll, dessert $15 or Turkey Salad Plate $9 and a Child's Salad Plate $4. Dine-in or Take-out (deliveries within 10 miles). Supper tickets are to be pre-ordered by Saturday, December 13. For tickets call either Sheila Hirtle 275-5720; Vicky Young 275-4219; Eugene/Grace Cooke 857-3585 or at the Hair Salon # 6 Pig Loop Chester 275-5966. Variety Show from 6:30 to 8:30 pm with a wonderful variety of local performers. Tickets $5 each at the door. Bake table. All Welcome.




ADVENT LESSONS & CAROLS ( 11:00 am - 12:00 - noon )

Advent Lessons & Carols at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 11:00 am.




Monday, December 15, 2014
CPAC Meeting ( 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

The Citizens Planning Advisory Committee (CPAC) is appointed to Council to advise on all aspects of the Municipal Plan Review. Meetings are open to the public and are held in Council Chambers, 151 King Street in Chester. To view the Agenda for this meeting, please click here.



Contact Info : Sean Gillis, Planner 902-275-2599 Email : sgillis@chester.ca
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
TREE OF MEMORIES LIGHTING & SING CHOIRS ( 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm )

Tree of Memories Lighting and Sing Choirs at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 6:30 pm.




CHRISTMAS CONCERT ( 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm )

Gideons Christmas Concert at Aenon Baptist Church, 57 Hwy 12, Chester Basin starting 7:00 pm. For more info call Gaston Jolicoeur 521-2911.




15TH ANNUAL SING ( 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm )

15th Annual Sing! Choirs at St. Stephen's Anglican Church, Chester starting 7:30 pm. Enjoy an evening of Christmas Music featuring Chester United Baptist Choir, Musical Friends, St. Augustine's Singers, St. Stephen's Anglican Choir, Studio Singers and guests. Free will offering to benefit Chester PRO Kids and CUBC Organ Fund. Storm Date: Thursday, December 18.




Thursday, December 18, 2014
Committee Of The Whole ( 8:45 am - 11:15 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, December 19, 2014
KARAOKE - CHESTER ( 9:00 pm )

Karaoke at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm till 12:30 am. Everyone 19 years and older welcome.




Saturday, December 20, 2014
KARAOKE - CHESTER ( 9:00 pm )

Karaoke at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm till 12:30 am. Everyone 19 years and older welcome.




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.




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

Chester Playhouse presents...Christmas at the Playhouse featuring "The Chad Doucet Band" starting 7:30 pm. Chad Doucette is a Canadian singer from East Chezzetcook, NS, who finished 4th in the 2006 season of Canadian Idol. For more info/tickets call the Playhouse 275-3933 or visit: www.chesterplayhouse.ca.




CHRISTMAS DANCE ( 9:00 pm )

Christmas Dance at the Chester Basin Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Music performed by our one; our only DJ Brian Collins from Collins Entertainment Group. Tickets $10. Members and all guests over 19 years welcome. For more info call the Legion 275-4767. If transportation is an issue, call 293-2051 ASAP and leave a message. We are looking at booking one cab for the night. Call so we can get a headcount as cabs are very limited. Flat rate fee TBA.




Sunday, December 21, 2014
CHRISTMAS DANCE ( 9:00 pm )

Christmas Dance at the Chester Basin Legion from 9:00 pm to 1:00 am. Music performed by our one; our only DJ Brian Collins from Collins Entertainment Group. Tickets $10. Members and all guests over 19 years welcome. For more info call the Legion 275-4767. If transportation is an issue, call 293-2051 ASAP and leave a message. We are looking at booking one cab for the night. Call so we can get a headcount as cabs are very limited. Flat rate fee TBA.




CHRISTMAS CRIB (CHILDREN'S PLAY) ( 11:00 am - 12:00 - noon )

Christmas Crib (Children's Play) at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 11:00 am.




CRIB TOURNAMENT - CHESTER ( 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm )

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




Wednesday, December 24, 2014
CHRISTMAS COMMUNION ( 8:00 am - 9:00 am )

Wednesday, December 24

Christmas Communion at All Saints, Canaan starting 2:00 pm.

Christmas Communion at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 5:00 pm.

Christmas Communion at St. George's, East River starting 8:00 pm.




Thursday, December 25, 2014
Offices Closed ( 8:30 am )

Offices Closed



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk Municipality of the District of Chester PO Box 369 Chester, NS B0J 1J0 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Friday, December 26, 2014
Offices Closed ( 8:30 am )

Offices Closed



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk Municipality of the District of Chester PO Box 369 Chester, NS B0J 1J0 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Saturday, December 27, 2014
Offices Closed ( 8:30 am )

Offices Closed



Contact Info : Pamela Myra, Municipal Clerk Municipality of the District of Chester PO Box 369 Chester, NS B0J 1J0 Email : pmyra@chester.ca
Sunday, December 28, 2014
CHRISTMAS LESSONS & CAROLS ( 11:00 am - 12:00 - noon )

Christmas Lessons & Carols at St. Stephen's Anglican Parish, 54 Regent Street, Chester starting 11:00 am.




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