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Chester Area

Multi-family Yard Sale

May 6, 8:30am-2:00pm

4826 Highway 3, Marriotts Cove

A variety of yard sale items. Shine only!

BBQ

May 6, 10:00am-2:00pm

4826 Highway 3, Marriotts Cove

If it rains, the BBQ will move to the Chester Basin Fire Hall at 5430 Highway #3. Hamburgers, hotdogs, sausages, cold drinks and snacks. Money raised will go towards equipment for the Chester Basin Volunteer Fire Department's new truck (expected to arrive early 2018).

Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am &
May 7, 9:00am

253 Marriotts Cove Road East

Furniture, household items, camping and sailing gear. Rain or shine!

Family Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am

173 Wake Up Hill Road, Marriotts Cove

Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6, 9:00am-3:00pm

14 Zinck Road, Chester

Boat stuff, tools, miscellaneous, and Mary Kay (Vanda Stevens, consultant). Call 902-277-1575.

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am

2 Main Street, Chester

Rain or shine!

PRO Kids Fundraiser

May 6, 8:00am-3:00pm

151 King Street, Chester

BBQ and refreshments, Chinese Auction, Bake Sale, and individual yard sales on property. Click here for details.

Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am-1:00pm

216 Central Street, Chester

Cancelled on Saturday if it rains, but will hold on Sunday if the weather is fine.

Huge Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am-6:00pm

Corner of North Street and Valley Road, Chester.
902-275-3359

Many vendors, great buys, free admission.

Multi-Family Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am & May 7, 9:00am

3715 Highway 3, Chester

Lots of baby girl and kids clothes ranging from 0 months to 6 years. Fill a bag for $5. Also, brand name womens and mens clothes. Tools, kitchen supplies, camping gear and everything in between. Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am

3958 North Street, Chester
Huge Yard Sale and Plant Sale

May 6, 9:00am-4:00pm

36 Target Hill Road, Chester

Huge yard sale from three households. Household items, windows, tools, etc. Also perennials and plants. Rain or shine!

 

Chester Basin Area

Large Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am

18 White Birch Road (off of Croft Road), Chester Basin

Furniture, household items, toys, sports equipment, hunting and fishing items and several other miscellaneous items. Rain or shine!

Yard Sale and Bake Sale

May 6, 8:30am-3:00pm

St. John's Anglican Church
5533 Highway 3, Chester Basin

Yard sale and yummy baked goods. Serving delicious burgers, hot dogs, tea, coffee and soft drinks. Call Charlotte Corkum at 902-275-3194 or Faye Hennigar at 902-275-4947. Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 10:00am-3:00pm

18 Borgels Drive, Chester Basin

Selling various household items, children's toys, jewellery, pictures. Shine only!

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am-4:30pm

NS Off Grid Renewable Energy
677 Borgels Point Road, Chester Basin

Solar supplies, various household goods, clothing, free range eggs, chicks.

Contact: 902-275-5938;  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;  www.nsoffgrid.ca; www.facebook.com/nsoffgrid

Multi-Family Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am-3:00pm

5438 Highway 3, Chester Basin

Shine only!

Country Breakfast

May 6, 7:30-10:30am

Chester Basin Fire Hall

Enjoy bacon, sausage, baked beans, scrambled eggs, toast, juice, tea/ coffee. Cost $7. Take-out available.

Penny Auction & BBQ

May 6 & 7

Chester Basin Legion
Everett Branch #88
25 Highway 12, Chester Basin

7:00pm Friday, May 5, May Pole Lighting with Town Crier. 9:00am-3:00pm Saturday, May 6 Penny Auction with BBQ from 10:00am-2:00pm. 9:00am-1:00pm Sunday, May 7 Penny Auction. Draw starts at 1:00pm. Rain or shine!

Call Natalie Forsyth at 902-273-2341 or Debbie Robidoux at 902-225-4623.

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7

12 Lacey Mines Road

A little of everything! Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am-3:00pm

55 Lower Grant Road, Chester Grant

Radial arm saw, 29" snowblower, Sharp-All machine, hardwood table, rocking chair, golf clubs (boys and dad's), odds and ends. Shine only! Contact 902-275-5776.

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am-3:00pm

1501 Highwy 12, Chester Grant

A multi-family event with lots of items for everyone, including household items, plants and much more. Shine only!

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:30am-4:30pm

21 Middle River Road, Middle River

Household items, kitchen stove, two steel doors and kitchen table. Rain or shine!

 

East Chester/East River Area

Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am

56 Duncan Road, East Chester

Various household items, carboys, bile, snowboard boots and whatever else we find to get rid of! Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am-3:00pm

East River Village Hall
7639 Highway 329

Village yard sale with multi-items. Anyone can book a space for a small donation to the Village Hall. A good variety of items. Rain or shine! Contact Sheila Hirtle for information at 902-275-5720. 

Family Yard Sale

May 6, 9:00am-3:00pm

7803 Highway 329
Next to Chester Basin Fire Hall

Shine only!

Multi-Family Yard Sale

May 6, 9:00am-3:00pm

7807 Highway 329

Shine only!

 

Hubbards/Aspotogan Peninsula Area

St. Luke's Annual Mayfest Yard Sale and Bake Sale

May 6, 9:00am-1:00pm

10 Shore Club Road, Hubbards

Free admission. An indoor event, rain or shine. Proceeds will support the Exterior Painting Project at St. Luke's Church.

Yard Sales

May 6 & 7, 8:00am

Alexander Avenue, Fox Point

This is a driveway full of great deals from downsizing. There are new in box and lightly used items at low, low prices including blow-up camping items, croquet set, large wooden tool box full of tools, 1960 spring rocking horse, luggage and tables full of $1.00 items.

21 Alexander Avenue, Fox Point

Huge yard sale, many new items for Summer, usable household items, work boots, large carpets cheap, collectables. This is a must stop!

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am-6:00pm

544 Highway 329, Fox Point

Various items including: bicycles, small tables, chairs, lamps, kids toys and accessories, suitcases, some tools, and much more. Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am-3:00pm

4610 Highway 329, Blandford

Computer desk/chair, old china, car stands, household items, wolf theme items, bath seat, 18" doll clothes and more. Rain or shine!

Multi-family Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am

5493 Highway 329, Blandford

Household items, dishes, dvds, clothing, much more. Rain or shine!

Yard Sale

May 6, 8:00am-3:45pm

182 Upper Blandford Road, Blandford

Household items

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am

1425 Highway 329, Northwest Cove

New and used items, books, bicycles, Disney VHS movies, washing machine, preserves, tires, new air conditioners and much more. Rain or shine!

 

Martins River Area

St. Martin's Annual Mayfest Cookie Sale

May 6, 8:30am-3:00pm

Martins River Community Fire Hall, Martin's River

Large variety of cookies. $3/dozen. Something for everyone! Rain or shine!

Mini Dollar Auction

May 6, 9:00am-2:00pm

Martins River Fire Hall

Drawing will start at 2pm. Hosted by the Martins River Fire Auxiliary.

Annual Mayfest Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am-4:00pm

Martins River Fire Department

For table rental or more information, call Percy at 902-624-9221.

 

New Ross Area

Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 8:00am

117 Glengarry Road, New Ross

Many treasures can be found. Household items, clothing, books, a variety of items. Rain or shine!

Indoor/Outdoor Multi-Family Yard Sale

May 6 & 7, 9:00am

Carriage House Treasures
892 Forties Road
902-689-2391

Rain or shine!

 

Western Shore Area

Yard Sale & Fish Fry

May 6, 9:00am-2:00pm

Western Shore Fire Department
6412 Highway 3

Rain or shine!

ALS Fundraiser Yard Sale

May 6, 9:00am

Western Shore Fire Department
6412 Highway 3

Lots of new things and others. Call Stella Myra at 902-627-2417. Rain or shine!

Mayfest 2017 Registration Form

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PRO Kids Sponsorship

  PRO Kids Application Guidelines

 PRO Kids Application (Online Form)

  PRO Kids Application (PDF Form)

 

 

 

 

 

Who Can Apply?

The criteria for accessing PRO Kids funding is

  1. Recipients must be 0-18 years of age, live in the Municipality of Chester and, due to lack of funds, can not participate in sport, recreation and cultural activities.
  2. Applicants can apply for assistance with registration fees and equipment costs at any time of year, but approval will only be considered once per season.
  3. Recipients must be registered with an organized community group in order to receive financial assistance.
  4. Applicants must fill out an application form and submit the completed form to the Recreation & Parks Office at least three weeks prior to the start of the program. Please note, that late applications may not receive approval in time to start the program.
  5. Approval is based on a Reference System. Applicants must provide the name of a reference that is familiar with their personal and financial situation and who can verify that the applicant requires financial assistance. The reference should be an adult who knows the family (not a relative or close friend). (Examples of Reference: Social Worker, Clergy, Group Leader, Coach, Teacher, Doctor). If the applicant is a client of Community Services, they can get Community Service to stamp the application form and no reference would be required. The applicant will be contacted if any further information is required.
  6. Applications are processed on a first come, first serve basis.
  7. Applicants should hear the results of their application within 3 weeks of applying.
  8. Cheques for registration fees will be made payable to the organization where the child is registered.

~ Confidentiality of all recipients will be protected. ~

Games Team

Our Games Team can provide kids' fun and excitement at your event during the summer months! We usually provide up to two summer staff for an hour to play games, do activities and run around with the kids!

Forward requests to our Community School Coordinator via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone at 902-275-2712. The Games Team's schedule tends to fill up fast, so first come, first served!

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How to Donate or Support PRO Kids

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We receive financial donations to sustain the PRO Kids Program from the following:

• Businesses
• Community Groups
• Granting Agencies
• Municipality of Chester
• Individuals

Community groups also assist by donating program space(s) and/or by offering PRO Kids a reduction in the registration fee.

PRO Kids has also been successful in generating funds through various fundraising campaigns.

Everyone who gives a donation to PRO Kids will receive an income tax receipt. Donation cheques can be made payable to "Municipality of Chester".

If you or someone you know would like to contribute to PRO Kids, please contact our PRO Kids Coordinator at 902-275-3490 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

PRO Kids

PRO Kids is Positive Recreation Opportunities for KIDS. It is a program that provides financial assistance to children and 2014-10-03 PRO Kids NHLPA Photo 001youth 18 years of age or under living in the Municipality of Chester who, due to lack of funds, are not able to participate in sport, recreation and cultural activities.

 

Benefits

  • Gives kids in the Municipality of Chester an opportunity to participate, rather than watch from the sidelines
  • Builds confidence
  • Promotes physical activity
  • Improves health
  • Builds leadership skills
  • Builds self-esteem
  • Develops friendships
  • Provides opportunity to be part of a team