October! Month No. 10: The one that starts as summer's best and ends
with goblins and candy. Last weekend was glorious, one of the best all
summer. Only this time of the year has those clear morning skies that
turn that deep, deep blue in the afternoon that can't be matched any
other season. Hopefully there will be more of the same to come (but not
Raking leaves yet? If so, you must have a horse chestnut. It's good practice for the rest of fall.
This Week in Chester
Please note: The OHC(Our
Health Centre) public meeting planned for tonight, Wednesday, has been
rescheduled for Tuesday October 14th @ 7pm at the Chester United Baptist
Church, 84 King St. Chester. In the meantime, keep buying their 50/50
tickets at a slew of places in the Municipality; the more tickets sold,
the bigger the pot at the weekly Monday draw. I can't believe my name
hasn't been pulled yet?!
Friday morning, 10am-2pm, the Chester Farmer and Artisan Market still
holds fort at the Old Chester Train Station. Not long now until the
goodies to be had won't be there anymore. Check it out and hoard what
you can while we still have the opportunity.
On stage at the Playhouse, Friday night, is Ray Bonneville at 7.30pm. An intimate performance of Blues and folk. Tickets are $22 adult and $18 student.
Or lubricate your pipes for Karaoke at the Chester Legion from 9:00 pm to 12:30 am. Members and guests over 19 years welcome. If you're fast, you can take in both.
Saturday morning is the Chester Minor Hockey Associations Annual Golf Tournament in Memory of Al Nunn at the Chester Golf Course.
Shotgun Start 10:00 am. Registration $360 for a team of 4 golfers with a
hot meal provided and prizes to be won at the end of the day. To
register please email Satrina at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
After all that exercise, change the outfit for a Bingo with Bling Evening at
the Chester Legion from 7:00 to 10:00 pm. Refreshments, games, live
music. Cost $25 per person. Cash Bar. Sponsored by St. Augustine's Guild
for outreach activities.
There's a group in our midst that drop everything at a moment's notice to risk life and limb to save others, namely our volunteer firefighters. Sunday
brings a chance to thank them and show your support. They'll be
'Meeting & Greeting' at the Chester Shore Mall, Hwy 3 from 11:00 am
to 2:00 pm. See the Fire
Apparatus and Equipment up close; hands-on Fire Prevention for Kids
& Adults; learn about Fire Prevention in your home; enjoy a BBQ
& refreshments, there's a chance to win a Fire Extinguisher or a
Smoke Alarm. In case of rain, join them at the Chester Fire Hall, 149
Central Street, Chester.
"Blessed are they who can laugh at themselves for they shall never cease to be amused"