Community and Recreation News

Read by the Sea kicks off its 20th Year on Wednesday

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A literary festival celebrating its 20th year will take place in River John beginning Wednesday.

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Salt Springs Elementary World Literacy Champions

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Students at Salt Springs Elementary School ended their school year as World Literacy Champions after winning the WOW Reading Challenge which is held in conjunction with the Pictou -Antigonish Regional Library.

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Recreation Programs Getting Ready to Start for Another Summer

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Here, from the left: Chris Gillin, East River Valley; Danielle MacEachern, Lismore; Kelcey LeBlanc, Plymouth; Janie Craig, River John; Cindy Fraser, MOPC Recreation Coordinator; Daniel Chisholm, Joel MacNeil, Sydney MacDonald,...

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Sharing the joy of reading: a new Dementia Friendly Collection for Memory Impaired adults, and their caregive

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Andrea Currie (Staff Trainer), and Jess Davey (Web Services Manager), featured with items on display from a Memory Kit and several books from the new Dementia Friendly collection.

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Wildfire Prevention Information Session in Little Harbour

Two local fire departments want to people to realize that wildfire is a serious threat throughout Canada, and it can happen here.

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Registration for LARK Programs taking place June 20

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Looking for recreation fun this summer for your child? The Municipality of Pictou County is once again hosting its Leisure and Recreation (LARK) Programs.

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Avoiding Wildlife Encounters in Your Yard

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People can reduce the risks of wildlife encounters in their neighbourhoods by following advice from experts at the Department of Lands and Forestry.

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Volunteers step up to keep local tourism centres open longer into the year

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Local visitor information centres are ready to open their doors for another season. Staff of DEANS includes from the back, left: Summer Students Daniel Weyman, Connor Matheson, Kelyn Palmer, Hailey...

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Municipal Staff raise $1100 for Viola's Place

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Staff with Municipality of Pictou County raised $1100 for Viola's Place homeless shelter during its fundraising BBQ. We could have done it with our community's support.

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Only Game in Town being shown at River John Fire Hall

The Sunrise Film Festival will be screening the comedy ‘The Only Game in Town’ plus a short film at the River John Fire Hall as a fundraiser for the...

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