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of the District of Chester -

Below a list of updated materials for  the week of

August 3,  2015

Lido Pool public swim  times:  Monday - Friday 12:00 (noon - 2 :00 PM and Saturday and Sunday 12:00 (noon) - 8:00 PM Chester Visitor Information Center - We are now open for season For information, maps and or brochures of area, please send a request by clicking here:     or call  902.275.4709  (added June 25) Farmer’s Market every Friday at the Chester Train Station, 20 Smith Road from 10 - 2    More information (added June 8) Picnic (and dancing) in the Park - your family is invited so bring your picnic and your dancing shoes. Live music from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at Lordly Park, Chester every Tuesday from July 7 to August 25. Here is the schedule: August 4: Amanda Riley – sponsored by... Chez Glass Lass, Light My Fire, Luna Spa August 11: Klunkers - sponsored by…Eric Harding of Tradewinds Realty August 18: Jamie Junger & friends – sponsored by...B.W. Armstrong Insurance August 25: Parsons Brothers – sponsored by...Wells, Lamey, Mailman & Bryson Meals for Musicians generously provided by the Stretch Diner. Free admission...Donations for the band gratefully accepted...if it’s raining Tuesday, then we dance on Wednesday, if it’s raining Wednesday, we dance on Thursday! Checkwww.chester.ca for Event Cancellation. Presented by: Chester Municipal Recreation & Parks, Chester Municipal Heritage Society and Community Volunteers. Follow us on Facebook for info & updates - Picnic in the Park Chester reVISION  Municipal Plan Review.  It’s time for the MODC to create a new Municipal Plan that will guide growth and changes over the next 25 years.  What’s your vision?  We want to hear from  you!  Information and a survey available at the link below.  Community meeting on August 19th at the Chester Legion Hall from 10:30 - 12 and 2 PM - 4PM and from 7 PM - 9 PM.  Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, contact:  revision@chester.ca 902-275-2599  (added January 7) Chester Artisans -  A listing of the artists and artisans in the municipality of Chester - new section “Artists of the Past” and “Inspired by Chester”   (added March 10) Burning Permits  no longer needed - first check municipal bye laws then  Nova Scotia Burn Safe   or call 1-855-564-2876 Oak Island  Display  -Tales and stories and pictures about Oak Island;  New sections added to the Scribes section of the web site.    There is also a display at the Atlantica Oak Island in Western Shore  The Explore Oak Island display at the Chester Train Station is  open for the season.    To access the display call 902-275-3718 Check the "Friends of Oak Island" site for  information and updates  -  (updated December 22)  Community Wheels  Sandra Meister -Coordinator of “Community Wheels”  Trips are also planned outside the area so check to find out where and when   23 Collicutt Road, PO Box 187, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0     Phone: (902) 275-5585  0r  Fax: (902) 275-2249 Email: sandrameister@sswap.ca  Lordly House  Museum site - -    Open Tuesday - Saturday 10 - 4 PM; Closed Sunday and Monday New Exhibit is,  “Underneath It All Undergarments 1860 - 1960 -the Lordly Era”, -  to access our files at other times call   902-275-3826   or 902- 275-3842  (added July 20) Lordly House Computer Access Site    open for the season   from 10 - 4 PM Tuesday to Saturday;   Closed on Sunday and Monday’   To  arrange an appointment please call  902-275-3826   or 902-275- 3842-.   This is an open Wi-Fi site.    Providing access for the general public to the Internet.     (added  June 22) Chester Municipal Heritage Page     August 4 - Regular  Meeting  7:00 PM   133 Central Street,   (Added July 13) Municipality of Chester  - Council Meeting Minutes etc.;   Municipal Recreation Commission   Chester Recreation  Summer Program Brochure- registration and information  (added June ) Village of Chester - information about the village of Chester.  We hold regular monthly meetings every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm at our office located at 27 Pleasant St (corner of Pleasant and King).  A public forum will be held on the fourth Wednesday of the month for residents to present ideas and problems encountered, at our offices 7:00 -9:00 PM.  The public is encouraged to attend.   Phone 902-275-4482; email is office@villageofchester.org   Weekly green bin pickup begins June 8 - September 22 (addend May 25) Zoe Valle Library - Information and hours Bible quiz, answers to last week's quiz, and information   Chester United Baptist Church   web site (added August 2) Art-lessons-and-websites-for-kids  (added December 15) illustrated Excel tutorial (including VBA programming) + 300 examples.  It's 100% free.  (added February 1) High quality free language arts worksheets  for teachers   (added Feburary 9) Illustrated Excel 2013 tutorial (added March 22) High quality free language arts worksheets  for teachers   (added March 22) Want information about making a costume for a 250th celebration?  Check this out.
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