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Mount Uniacke, NS B0N 1Z0
902-452-0603

CONTRA DANCE

Contra Dance Sat. 9 May, 7-10pm.
Wolfville Farmers Market,
The DeWolfe Building, 24 Elm St.
No experience necessary. $10, $8 students/unwaged.
valleycontradances@gmail.com; FB: Valley Contra Dances

A WALK ALONG MARTHA’S LAKE

WinePrint photo
Generously donated by local artist Sandra Aucoin in support of the 170th Anniversary of our Church of the Holy Spirit in Lakelands, A Walk Along Martha’s Lake will be displayed at the Anniversary Celebrations on Sunday, May 24th with the draw at 2pm – tickets are available for $2.00 each and may be purchased from any church member or from the artist herself. Postcards of the painting are also available for $2.00 each.

This beautifully framed painting depicts Martha’s Lake on a warm fall afternoon inviting any

170th ANNIVERSARY – CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, 1231 Hwy #1, Lakelands

May 2

Wine Taste & Learn. Held at the Mount Uniacke Community Fire Hall 7pm
Join us for an informative evening of wine and food pairing while discovering what goes into creating your favourite wine. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to match the wines sampled with Winexpert kits available from local retailers. These kits can be made at home or on-site at the store. It has never been easier to make your own wine.
Tickets are $10 per person. Call Blaine or Sherry at 902-256-3056 to reserve as seating is limited. This will be an exciting evening

FASTBALL REGISTRATION

The Mount Uniacke Mustangs will be holding Fastball Registration. Last year we offered a learn-to-play program for ages 5-8 and we plan to expand on the program this year.

WHEN: May 9th, 2015

TIME: 10:00am to 2:00pm

WHERE: Mount Uniacke Legion (Downstairs)

WHO: Boys and Girls of all ages

COST: Learn-to-play (AGES 5-8) registration cost will be $50.00 / per child, but could go up to $60.00 depending on equipment cost, Will know this come registration day.

All others will be determined by amount of games scheduled for the year. Will be determined after registration. Please sign up if interested

HANTS SPCA DIME AUCTION AND VENDOR MARKET

Apr. 18th, Windsor Legion (upstairs)
Viewing 9-11 am, Draws at 11
Shop Vendor Tables 7am-1pm
Proceeds for Vet/Boarding Fees
Legion/Fire Dept. will be hosting a Breakfast 7:30-10:30
Get your Spring cleaning done and donate new/lightly used items to help us save displaced Hants County animals. 158 kittens, cats, puppies and dogs were taken in during 2014. Vet and boarding fees result in constant dwindling funds. Please help our SPCA continue to save these precious animals! Drop items off at Saint Mary Animal Hospital, call 902-757-2000 or 902-798-4428. Your generosity is very much appreciated!

EAST HANTS SPORT AWARD FINALISTS

East Hants Sport Award Finalists Prove Great Athletic Talent in East Hants

East Hants – The East Hants Sport Heritage Society received an impressive range of nominations for its inaugural East Hants Sport Awards.

Fourty nine nominations across a variety of sports were submitted for the awards launched earlier this year. Up to three finalists from each of the 11 categories have now been selected to attend the East Hants Sport Awards event held later this spring.

The finalists include one World champion, three Canadian champions, 13 provincial team members or all-star teams, and 14 provincial champions.

“We were blown away by the amount

SENIOR SAFETY PRESENTATION

Seniors logo

April 13, 2015 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
Mount Uniacke Community Fire Hall
654 Highway #1

Representatives from the RCMP, EHS, Fire Department and
Ground Search & Rescue bring their experience and expertise to
this SAFETY presentation.
Join us for an interactive morning; learn about a variety of topics
relating to personal and community safety.

Complimentary lunch and draw prizes

Hosted by:
The Hants County Senior Safety Association
All Seniors Welcome!
Please call 902-798-9601 to register

WEST HANTS UNITED SOCCER ASSOCIATION – REGISTRATION FOR THE 2015 SEASON

Online Registration
➔ Online Registration will run from
March 9th to April 5th.

Registration Dates
➔ Tuesday, April 7, 6-8pm at Avon View High School
➔ Wednesday, April 8, 6-8pm at Mount Uniacke District School
➔ Thursday, April 9, 6-8pm at Avon View High School
Thursday, April 16, 6-8pm at Avon View High School

Registration Notes
➔ Last day to receive registration forms will be at the registration on April 16.
All registration questions should be directed to Mike Benedict (email: lisajmacneil@hotmail.com)

VENDOR FAIR IN SUPPORT OF LISA WOOD

April 4, 2015 10am – 3pm Windsor Legion
Lisa Wood is a mother of two currently fighting the fight of her life with stage 4 gastric cancer. This fair is a fundraiser to help with medical costs, loss of wages, etc. Many different vendors, small businesses, crafts and much more. There is something for everyone! There will be a 50/50 draw and tickets on a Goodie Basket. Admission is $2.00, children under 12 are free. Come out do some shopping and support a great cause.

UNIACKE & DISTRICT VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPT.

Chase those winter blues away and think warm, sunny thoughts… Hey, I know, you can think about our annual fair!! Join the Uniacke Fire Department for its Annual Firefighter’s Fair. Fairgrounds open on Friday, June 19 at 6:30 and will begin with our kids’ large inflatables, games booths, canteen and many other exciting new events. We will end the night with our spectacular fireworks display at dusk. Join us again on Saturday, June 20 for our Second Annual 5km Run at 8:00am then at 11:00am enjoy our Annual Parade. Once the parade is finished, the fairgrounds will open up for

CRIB TOURNAMENT – ARDOISE RECREATION CENTRE

#3 Ardoise School Rd. @ Hwy1, West Hants

Sunday, April 12, 2015,
1pm (doors open 12:00)

$10.00 per person
Bring a partner

1st , 2nd, 3rd, winners’ prizes
& highest hand prize

Canteen available

For more information call 902 757-2107

www.ardoisehall.ca

UNIACKE & DISTRICT BR. #165 NEWS – ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

BURSARY INFORMATION

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch # 165 is offering TWO $1,000.00 Bursaries to students graduating High School and entering Post Graduate study:
a. students must reside within the area served
by Uniacke District School (corresponds also to the area served by Royal Canadian Legion Branch #165)

b. based on financial need of student

c. all information provided by the students will be held in strict confidence

d. to be presented at graduation in June and paid to the students upon proof of registration in a college, university, or community college

e. students will still be considered if in possession of other bursaries if less than $2,000.00

f. applicable to first

ARDOISE COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTRE

3 Ardoise School Rd., Ardoise, Hants County, NS
902-757-3217
Crib Tournament on Sunday April 12. Doors open at 12 noon with play starting at 1pm. Cost is $10.00 per person with cash prizes available to be won. Contact Gail Davis at (902) 757-2107 for more info.
Mother’s Day Direct Sales Expo on Saturday April 25 from 9 – 2:20pm. A huge selection of Direct Sales Vendors on site; free admission. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event! Contact Ann at (902) 757-3108 for more info.
Bingo on Sunday April 26, starting at 1pm. Prizes include cash, turkey, ham, and merchandise, a Grocery

BOULDERWOOD STABLES

boulder@eastlink.ca
Toll Free: 1-866-499-9138
Cell: 902-792-1215 Fax: 902-253-2031

Come out and enjoy the warmth of our pool!
Boulderwood “cool” pool is no longer available. We have installed a new heating system for your enjoyment and comfort. Come out and give it a try.

NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS AND DOG WALKERS

While flowers are a sure sign of spring, so is Doggie-Do. The far end of Rockwell Drive to the mailboxes has become a bathroom for dogs. While I love dogs I do not think they are the ones to blame – the owners should know better. Will the owners please, please either pick up after your dog or at least see to it that they do their number two off the edge into the ditch. If you do not, we will need to go through the very drastic step of re-naming our road to Doggie-Do, and