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EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY MONTHLY MEETING

Sunday July 9, 2017. 2pm
Nine Mile River Community Hall (7160 Hwy 14)
Please join the East Hants Historical Society for their monthly meeting and program: “The Early History of Nine Mile River” presented by Pat Whidden. All welcome. Refreshments to follow.

EAST HANTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY PRESENTS “LIVING TITANIC AND MORE!”

Sunday July 23, 2017. 2pm
West Gore Disciple Church (1000 Hwy 202)
East Hants Historical Society proudly presents “Living Titanic and More!” performed by Rosalee Peppard. Proceeds to benefit EHHS. Silent Auction. Meet & Greet with Refreshments.
To purchase tickets ($20) or for more info, call Kate: 902-758-2570

WALK FOR DOGS

Walk For Dogs

Corey Stevens (Pet Valu Mgr.), Marlene Vandertoorn (Lions Zone 5 Chair), Susan McDonald (Windsor Lions Club), Art Reid & Mel Currie (New Minas Lions Club).
Windsor & District Lions Club, with assistance from New Minas Lions Club, visited the New Minas Pet Valu to promote their Walk for Dog Guides which will be held at the Windsor Water Front, commencing at 10am on June 25th.
This family and dog-friendly event welcomes participants of all ages and abilities. The Pet Valu Walk for Dog Guides relies on the

UNIACKE ESTATE 2017 SEASON

Uniacke Estate Museum Park will open on June 1st for our 65th season.
Museum Hours of Operation
Sunday: 11:30am to 5pm
Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday to Saturday: 10am to 5pm

We have some exciting events planned:
July 1st – Canada Day Open House. Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday at Uniacke Estate. Enjoy the country life with a picnic, walk on the trails, and a visit to the house. Free admission. Free treats in the Tea Room (while supplies last).
August 25th – Sunset Secrets. What happened at Uniacke house when the sun went down? Explore the rooms behind the ropes. Discover the

UNIACKE DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT NEWS

The 2017 Firefighters’ Fair is around the corner!! As has been mentioned in previous Newsletters, Fair dates for this year have been set at Friday, June 23 and Saturday, June 24. Friday, fairgrounds open at 6:00pm with our assortment of rides, booths, canteen and our fireworks display at dusk. On Saturday, we kick off with our fun run at 8:30am (details below), our parade starts at 11:00am followed by the fairgrounds opening at noon with rides,
booths, canteen and bingo.
Fireman’s Fun Run and Youth Run participants need to be registered by June 2.

ANNUAL COMMUNITY YARD SALE EVENT 2017

It’s that time of year again – our Mount Uniacke Annual Community Yard Sale Event is planned for Saturday, June 17, 2017 with a rain date of June 18th. It will run from Lakelands to Irving and all roads in between. Everyone will be responsible for their own signage….
It is on Kijiji right now and if you want your address published, please send me an email and a week before the event I will post it on Kijiji. My email address is rmborden@eastlink.ca

BENEFIT DANCE FOR 2 YEAR OLD GIRL

A benefit dance for my 2-year old daughter Makayla – twin sister to MacKenzie – will be held May 27th 9pm – 1am at the Rawdon Fire Hall. YOU CAN RESERVE A TICKET – $10 each for entry – or purchase at the door. The building only holds 150 so be sure to reserve yours now.
JOHNNY ROCK – The River Bottom Band will be playing at the Rawdon Fire Hall!! So put on your dancing shoes everyone! It’s going to be a fun night and you’re going to be helping us get everything Makayla

THIS FAMILY NEEDS YOUR HELP

I am here from New Brunswick to help organize a fundraiser for this family. I am using a Facebook page to reach as many people as we possibly can.
On June 10th there will be a SPAGHETTI DINNER at Centre Burlington Hall 2-6pm followed by a Silent Auction and Live Auction by Laurie Parker of Brooklyn.
In September 2016 this family’s lives changed forever.
Money is being raised to help the family of 2 year old twins who contracted E-coli poisoning in September 2016 and have been at the IWK ever since. One of the twins has been

DON’T FORGET TO ATTEND THE FRAUD WORKSHOP

at the RCL Legion Br 165 in Mount Uniacke on Monday, May 29/17 7-9pm
Downstairs Hall
Sponsored by Mount Uniacke COP / RCMP / Uniacke Newsletter
FRAUD – Recognize it – Report it – Stop it
FREE admission. Coffee and Donuts