Wednesday, July 2, 2014

July 2nd, 2014 Press Release!

Chester Merchants Press Release

Greetings!

Trust you all waved your Canadian flags and enjoyed the beach weather and the fireworks yesterday. Pay attention to the expiry date on the sunscreen tube because if it has passed the expiry date, it's like baby oil and you will burn up like a piece of bacon. I know this from past experience.

With regards to the Anti-Spam notice we sent Monday, we are still receiving more consent forms as of today and are still in the editing process, so we are sending this missive to our old email list one last time. If you haven't re-subscribed as yet and wish to, you must click "join our mailing list" below.
   
This Week in Chester

Tomorrow, Thursday, is the 75th Anniversary of the Chester Garden Club. You are invited to attend the opening of the Cove Garden Seaside Monument and the re-dedication of the Ruth Chandler Tree at 4pm in the Cove Garden on Water Street.
A formal tea and reception will follow at the Lordly House on Central Street to open the 75th Anniversary exhibit and the installation of trophies. 275-3421

Would you like to improve your watercolour skills? The Chester Art Centre is hosting a class with William Rogers on Thursday and Friday. Bill teaches at St.F.X. and is prez of the Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour. He's exhibited and given workshops worldwide and also been honoured with many awards. 275-5789 for info.

Don't miss the Farmer's Market at the Train Station Friday from 10-2 pm.

Friday night the Hupman Brothers are performing at the Fo'c'sle Pub at 9pm.This band is fantastic. They look like they just crawled out of the "Back Forties" in New Ross. Get down there early and make a night of it. I stopped in there at Monday lunch and had some wings off Sandy's plate. They were divine.

Saturday night is the "Hottest Night of the Year" event at the Chester Yacht Club from 5 pm - 1 am. This is a fund raiser for the Chester Junior Racers and PRO Kids.
There will be silent and live auctions, eight live bands with 38 musicians, raffles, food and libations throughout the evening. Pay what you can at the door. Open to everyone!

Sunday evening at 7 pm the Bridgewater Firemen's Band will be playing at the Chester Bandstand. All are welcome. Bring the rug rats and let them run off some steam.

Tuesday night is the first "Picnic in the Park" at Lordly Park. Live music from 6-8 pm with
"Radio in Colour," a great mix of music from yesterday and today. Free Admission.  Donations for the band gratefully accepted.  RAINDATE:  if it's raining Tuesday, they dance on Wednesday.  If it's raining Wednesday, they dance on Thursday.  Check here for event cancellation. 

Tuesday night is also Ladies little Black Dress Night at the Chester Yacht Club from 6-9pm. Tickets MUST be reserved by this Saturday, July 5th by calling the CYC @ 275-3747 or s.morash@ns.sympatico.ca. Ticket includes a glass of wine, a chance for a door prize, food and an array of products offered by local vendors such as specialty soaps, sandals, scarves, fine woodworking, clothing and ohh so much more. Net proceeds of the event will be invested in the Birthday in a Basket Program at the Food Bank and local families in need.
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Suzi Fraser
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