Put on your best ‘ugly’ holiday wear for the YMCA Ugly Sweater Run

On Saturday, December 15, community members will sport their best ‘ugly’ sweaters in the most festive and merriest 4k’ish run of the year. “It is a community event that uses fun, and physical activity to bring people together of all ages,” says Heidi Sinclair, acting executive director, at the YMCA of Pictou County. “As a...

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Holiday baking contest

Love to bake treats for the holidays? Cookies, pies, loaves and more? Think your holiday baking stacks up against the best of the best? Want to share your favourite recipes with others? Look no further than here! One of our sister publications, East Coast Living, is running a holiday baking contest and is looking for...

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Museum celebrating Christmas in style

STELLARTON – There will be no shortage of things to do this Saturday at The Museum of Industry. With the museum staff getting ready for the holiday season they will have things in full swing this weekend with their Holiday at the Museum event. The talk of the town, tiny and regular sized this year...

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Local musician wins prestigious award before returning home for concert

MERIGOMISH  –   Merigomish tenor Marcel d’Entremont is the recent recipient of prestigious award from McGill University. On Nov. 25, the tenor won the 2018-2019 Wirth Vocal Prize at McGill University in front of an enthusiastic audience and a four-person jury. Alongside collaborative pianist Dakota Scott-Digout, from Barrington, NS, d’Entremont’s program included works by Verdi, Duparc,...

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Last-minute gifts that give back: A holiday rescue guide

The holidays are fast approaching, which means last-minute gift shoppers are urgently searching for that special something to give their special someone. UNICEF Canada offers this holiday rescue guide, a list of meaningful gifts that will help children in need this season. “It’s been a tough year for kids. From famine to war to hurricanes,...

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