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Physical Activity Strategy
Naturally Active Victoria County (Physical Activity Strategy Est 2011) for a full copy of Victoria County’s Physical Activity Strategy, go to http://naturallyactivevictoriacounty.com/about-us/strategy/

The Victoria County Water Utility
This is an announcement regarding the Little Narrows water service work.
If you have any questions you can contact me at 902-295-0575 (cell).
Many Thanks,
Jocelyn Bethune

Saturday's scheduled maintenance has been POSTPONED until Monday, September 1st. So there is water service today. On Monday, beginning at 9am through until noon, the water will be shut off to conduct system maintenance. This affects customers in the eastern end of the system, from the Little Narrows pump house east to Hazeldale. We apologize for the inconvenience. Signed - Victoria County Water Utility.

Washabuck 45s Card Games - Thursdays
45’s card games take place Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm at the Washabuck Community Centre.

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  Iona CAP Site (Website)  
C@P Site Hours
CAP SITE IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. Thanks to everyone for their patronage!! Hope to see you again next year!

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  Br. 124, Royal Canadian Legion (Website)  
Labour Day Weekend Dance - Saturday Aug. 30
Music by: Robert Bouchard
9pm-1am; Admission: $8
19yrs and over

Monday Night Bingo
Join us at the Iona Legion every Monday evening for a fun night of BINGO. Starts at 7:45pm
Jackpots for Sept 1st: Building Jackpot: $1400; Rising Jackpot: $537.75; Toonie Game: $662 plus 1/2 sales.

Saturday Night Darts
DARTS 7:30 p.m. Every Saturday Night.
COME OUT AND HAVE A GOOD TIME. Teams are picked each night.
EVERYONE IS WELCOME.

Friday Night Suppers/Ceilidhs
Supper from 6 to 7 pm
Sept 5 - Roast Beef
Sept 12 - Roast Pork

Ceilidh from 7 to 10 pm
Sept 5 - tba
Sept 12 - tba

BAR HOURS
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday - bar closed
Thursday - 4:00 to 11:00pm
Friday - 4:00 to Midnight
Saturday - 7:00 to Midnight

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  Highland Village Museum/ An Clachan Gàidhealach (Website)  
 
Pioneer Day - Saturday, September 6 - 12 to 5 pm
Join us for an afternoon festival celebrating rural life. Watch demonstrations of flax processing, woodworking and natural dyes. Cash’s carding mill will run with spinning demonstrations. Learn how to square dance or take part in a milling frolic. Everyone will enjoy our variety of hands on experiences along with much more! Visit with animators from the Fortress of Louisbourg and Eskasoni Cultural Journeys. Finish your day off with locally grown corn on the cob for just 50 cents.

These Were My People - Washabuck: An Anecdotal History by Vince MacLean - IN STOCK
These Were My People by Vince MacLean is available in the Highland Village Gift Shop for $19.95 plus tax.

Sprs/Fun Gaelic Games for Kids -Fridays
Join us for a morning of interactive games that focus on language, song, dance and other aspects of Gaelic life. Sprs is for children aged 5-10 and is free. This program is offered every Friday in July and August.

Cilidh Schedule
Join us for Traditional Cilidhs Tuesdays and Thursdays or Milling Frolics on Wednesdays. All presentations take place between 2 and 3 pm in the Centre Chimney House (MacDonald House). Regular admission fees apply.

Open for the 2014 Visitor Season
We are open daily 10 am to 5 pm. For more information on our programs and events check out our website at www.highlandvillage.ca.

 
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  Grand Narrows Waterfront Development Society (Website)  
 
Wheelhouse Cafe - Closes for the Season Monday, Sept. 1st
The Wheelhouse Cafe is open from 10am until 7pm. Drop by for your morning coffee and pick up the daily newspaper. We continue to offer our popular stone baked pizzas, sandwiches, soups, salads and ice cream. Call in your order at 622-1313. Note: Sunday, August 31st will be our last day to be open for the season.

Public Washrooms, Showers & Laundry - Open for the Season
Public services are now available to the public. Propane tank swap is also available during regular cafe hours (10am-7pm).

 
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  Boisdale Fire Hall  
 
COD FISH SUPPER
COD FISH SUPPER
Saturday, Sept 13, 2014, 3-6pm
Boisdale Fire Hall
Menu: Cod Fish, Potatoes, Onions, Scrunches & Cottage Cheese
Desert: Ginger Cake & Sauce
Tea or Coffee

Cost: $12.00 per person

Sponsored by : Boisdale Vol. Fire Dept. Ways & Means

Beginners Yoga - Thursdays
Yoga finished for the season:
See you in September

PROGRESSIVE 45 CARD GAME
Will be held every Wednesday at 8:00pm at the Boisdale Fire Hall. Light Lunch will be served. Jackpot, Loonie draw & even Splits.

 
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  Féis an Eilein (Website)  
   
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  Rankin School of the Narrows
Sgoil Mhic Fhraing a' Chaolais (Website)
 
   
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  Home & School  
   
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  Parishes  
 
Ministries for St. Columba Church
Aug. 31-Readers-Joe/Peggy, Eucharist-Elizabeth/Francis/Albert, Altar Servers-Trevor/Lauren/Riley, Hospitality-Neil James/Dan Joseph/Larry/Neil

If you are unable to serve your ministry on the scheduled day, please find a replacement.

St. Barra Parish 200th Anniversary Committee
The committee is seeking donations from individuals or organizations to help support the events that we have planned. Donations can be made to any of the committee members (Dolena MacKinnon, Hughena MacKinnon, Hugh MacKinnon, Vince Jankowski, and Rod C. MacNeil), or by dropping your envelope in the church collection with your name and address. Income tax receipts will be issued. If contributing by cheque, please make the cheque payable to: St. Barra Parish Anniversary Fund. Thank you.

Weekend Mass Schedule
Saturdays

St. Andrew's-Boisdale-4:00 pm
St. Barra-Christmas Island- 5:30 pm
St. Mary's-Frenchvale- 5:30 pm

Sundays

St. Michael's-Baddeck- 9:00 am
Holy Trinity-Waycobah- 9:30 am
St. Columba-Iona- 11:00 am
Queen of the World-Wagmatcook- 11:00 am

 
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  Volunteer Fire Departments  
 
Iona Volunteer Fire Department Monthly Meeting
The Iona Fire Dept. regular meeting is usually held on the second Sunday of each month at 7:00 pm at the the Fire Hall.

 
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  NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH  
   
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