careful what you wish for. Last week I asked for rain and God delivered
- boy, did he deliver! This week I am asking for the winning Lotto
number as I seem to be on a roll here.
The spiders have moved in
again. They all seem very happy here at the Meck, so much so that I
would deem them "long term stays" as we say in the hotel biz.
our wonderful tree carver, has completed his work of art at the Post
Office. Adam has selflessly donated over 2 months of his time, energies
and craftsmanship to do this for our village. Please read the
information below for the unveiling of Adam's work.
would not have taken place if it was not for the tireless efforts of our
Councillor, Brad Armstrong. Brad listened to all "camps," looked at the
numbers on the petitions, and helped make it happen.
This Week in Chester
Chester Playhouse After School Program is back for another season. This
is a wonderful way to get your budding thespian on the stage.Your child
prodigy will be in the capable hands of tech director and set designer,
the divine Mr Bob Elliott and his assistant Seth Cole. Also returning
are our patrons of education and driving forces, George and Erin Gore as
projections coordinator and producer.
All classes take place at
the Wherehouse at the corner of Duke and Regent Streets in Chester.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday classes run from 3- 5:30pm. Thursday's
class goes from 3- 4:30pm; Saturday's class is from 10- 11:30am. Spaces
are still available, but note that registration will close Friday, Sept
14th. For enrollment contact the most talented seamstress and organizer
in the land, Erin Gore @ 275-5864 email@example.com or the lovely
and tireless Cynthia Myers, ASP's director and facilitator
firstname.lastname@example.org (902) 219-2139. I want to bottle her energy and sell it.There is a fortune to be made here. Gimme.
Judi Dench needs no introduction. This woman is a power house. Don't
miss this screening.You owe it to yourself to be in one of those lovely Chester Playhouse
chairs. Did you know those chairs came from the old Hyland theatre in
Halifax? You can buy a seat plaque for a chair and have your name
inscribed as a permanent supporter of the Playhouse.
Chester Seaside Farmer's Market is back at the Parade Square from 2-5
pm. I got some interesting pickles there last week from the meat and pie
boys. There is every vegetable in the garden in the bottle. They call
them "3 Day Pickles" as they take a full three days to make. A bargain
at 5 bucks I thought and BTW they're delicious.
Saturday is the
unveiling of "SEA BEYOND" at the Chester Post Office @ 11:00 am. If you
enjoy views of the sea, preservation of our heritage, and appreciate
the value of unique handcrafted work, then you won't want to miss the
unveiling of the new tree carving at the Chester Post Office. Wildlife
Sculptor, Adam Connolly, has volunteered over 300 hours of his time to
sculpt our old Elm tree (RIP). The Municipality of Chester want to
publicly thank him for giving this tree a 'second life' to watch over
the Village. Over the last weeks, a donation jar was set up at the Post
Office to collect donations in appreciation of Adam's work with the
proceeds going to the Municipality of Chester P.R.O. Kids Program. If
you didn't have a chance to donate, it's not too late. Please come by
for the unveiling to thank Adam, donate to P.R.O. Kids and enjoy cake
& refreshments. It will be a great opportunity to mingle with
friends and admire the work of this world famous wood carver who happens
to live on Tancook. Who knows, you may even win a door prize. Parking
is available next door at the Chester Legion's upper parking lot.
Monday the monarch butterflies are in town - a powerpoint presentation
created and delivered by Roberta MacDonald at St. Stephen's Community
Parish on Regent Street @ 6:30 pm.This is sponsored by the Chester
Garden Club with refreshments to follow. New members welcome. There have
been more orange wings in the 'hood than normal this year- go find out
On Tuesday there is a free Tai Chi beginners class at St.
Stephen's Church Hall @ 64 Regent Street.This beginner class will start
September 25 for 12 weeks. Classes are Tuesdays from 10 - noon at
Chester. For cost/more info, call Sandy @ 275-3249. Please note that
continuing Tai Chi classes are held every Thursday from 10am-12pm at St.
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