Wednesday, September 9, 2015

September 9th, 2015 Press Release!

Chester Merchants Press Release


Well, it was very nice to have an entire summer of good weather rolled into Labour Day Weekend.

If you haven't been swimming, you should.
Go. Go now. These water temperatures are on par with the Clampett's cee-ment pond in Beverly Hills.

This Week in Chester

Tonight,Wednesday, the CCL (Chester Croquet League) will be at Lordly Park 5:30pm.
They welcome new players and spectators. You and your flask are invited to join in the fun.

Today and tomorrow the Chester Playhouse After School Acting Program will be at CAMS and CDS Schools. Director Cynthia Myers, Dawn Curry and many volunteers will host theatre classes for youth aged 5-13. Cost is $100 per student.  Bring your registration form and payment to the first day of class.The opportunity for your child to spend 12 weeks working with Cynthia is a gift to your child and to our community.

Tomorrow,Thursday, the Seniors College Association of Nova Scotia (SCANS) is holding an information and registration session for fall classes at St. Stephen's Hall at 54 Regent Street at 4:00 pm. Courses include "Economists Debate Capitalism through History" and "Development of the Atlantic Provinces." Yup.

Ever been to sea Billy?  Join the Sea Cadets ages 12-18 tomorrow night upstairs at the Chester Legion. Free registration for new and returning cadets is at 6:30 pm. Bring your health card and birth certificate or passport. For more info call Donna @ 902 689-2444.

The farmers are back at the market at the Old Train Station this Friday from 10am- 2pm.This is the crescendo of the growing season. Buy everything and bottle it. You never know when the next petrol crisis will hit.

Saturday morning there is breakfast happening at the Chester Legion from 7:30 -10:30am.  Enjoy eggs (any way you like them), french toast, hash browns, beans, bacon, sausage, toast, tea/coffee and juice.

The Chester Heritage Society is wrapping up their "Underneath it All" exhibit this Saturday at the Lordly Museum at 133 Central Street. If you haven't seen this fine collection of knickers from the Lordly Era of 1860-1960, you should get over there. The show may be viewed all this week from 10-2pm until Saturday.

How can we Chesterites share and participate in the Syrian refugee sponsorship effort?
Our local church leaders have some answers.They invite you to an information meeting this Saturday at 6 pm at the Baptist Church, 84 King Street.

Next Monday the Red Cross Blood Donor Clinic is at the Chester Legion from 1 - 3 pm and again from 5 - 8 pm. It's in you to give. For info dial up 1-888-236-6283.

Canadian comedian Mike MacDonald will be performing next Wednesday at the Chester Playhouse @7:30 pm. A staple of the "Just for Laughs" comedy festival and a revered comedian nationwide, Mike incorporates recent events and things that happen within his life into his routines. He has always been able to find the bright side to everything in life - from highly debated topics in the media to 12 hour family road trips. I'm sure he'll have a hey day with the upcoming Federal election.

The Chester Art Centre has engaged Janet Barkhouse to help you explore your poetic voice (should you have one) next Wednesday and Thursday from 1 - 4 pm where participants will explore their own unique voices. Bring a poem by one of your favourite poets to the first afternoon.
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Denny's has a slogan, 'If it's your birthday, the meal is on us.'
If you're in Denny's and it's your birthday, you might want reevaluate your life.

Suzi Fraser
for the Chester Merchants Group
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