Welcome To

CHESTER BOUND

A site featuring information about the Municipality

of the District of Chester -

Below a list of updated materials for  the week of 

October  30, 2017

Canada’s 150th Celebration  Event Listings   You need to begin to plan your event so that it can be included in a listing of the year’s events to be circulated to all residents and posted on the web.  To find out more or to list your event - sooner than later- This celebration lasts until the end of December so be sure to list your fall events as soon as you have the information.   email canauss@gmail.com , phone 902-275-3826 or Kathryn Gamache  at connect@aspotogan.org  , phone 902-857-1133 VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS CRAFT SALE LORDLY HOUSE MUSEUM , 133 CENTRAL STREET NOVEMBER 23 - 26 FROM 10 UNTIL 4 EACH DAY    --------------------------------------------- PROGRESSIVE MYSTERY  HOUSE TOUR - A HERITAGE SOCIETY FUND RAISER DECEMBER 16 FROM 2 - 5 PM $25 PER PERSON -TICKETS WILL BE PRESOLD ENDING  DECEMBER 2.  FOR TICKETS CALL 902-275-3826. BEGINNING AT LORDLY HOUSE MUSEUM YOU WILL RECEIVE YOUR FIRST HOUSE NUMBER TO VISIT AND THE BEGINNING CLUE TO SOLVING THE MYSTERY TITLE.  reVISION  Municipal Plan Review.   For information email: revision@chester.ca  or www.chester.ca/revision   or phone 902-275-2599 (added  August 22) Information about things to see in Nova Scotia Ink and Oyster Publishing Company - A personal history publishing company in the Annapolis Valley , we create heirloom books for those who desire to share their life stories or desire to have a parent’s life story put in print.  (added October 12) Forman Hawboldt - Inventor and Entrepreneur -  Virtual Museum of Canada  (added April 25) Cyber bullying and safety for students and others ; Internet Safety for children     (Added April 11) Chester Artisans -  A listing of the artists and artisans in the municipality of Chester - new section “Artists of the Past” and “Inspired by Chester”   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.    CLOSED FOR THE SEASON -  More information call 902-275-3718 (added May 29) Oak Island Centre  Closed for the season.     Displays, guides, gift shop - admission free, open to all.   Crandall Road off of Route #3 - NOTE  tours both private and public for 2018  will be posted in the new year. (added October 8) Check the "Friends of Oak Island" site for  information and updates   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 Chester Visitor Information Center - Closing soon for the season - 902-275-4616 - free wi-fi site - CLOSED FOR THE SEASON New displays at the Chester Train Station (the Visitor Information Center)  feature:  Gold Mining, A Community in the Making and Railway Memories  CLOSED FOR THE SEASON  Lordly House  Museum site - -     Closed  for the season   Information  or to book a tour  -   902-275-3842   or 902- 275-2030    (added September 16)

Crafts and Conversation  will

continue every Monday, 1:00 pm

throughout the fall months   get

help, learn how to do it, share ideas.  Enjoy a glass of

iced tea or lemonade.   Free of charge.  (added 

October 2)

 Parts of our museum holdings are now on line at Nova Muse.  Click here to view the items Lordly House Computer Access Site      Closed for the season  Information:  902-275-3842   or 902-275- 2030 .   This is an open Wi-Fi site.    Providing access for the general public to the Internet.     (added  October 2) Chester Municipal Heritage Page     - Next regular meeting  second Tuesday in the month at 7:00 PM at Lordly House, 133 Central Street Farmer’s Market  Closed for the season, see you next year    More information  (added October 8) Municipality of Chester  - Council Meeting Minutes etc.;  Municipal Recreation Commission   Chester Recreation  Fall Program Brochure- registration and information  (October) 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 first and thrid Wednesdays of the month are Committee of the Whole (COW)  meetings.  The public is encouraged to attend.   Phone 902-275- 4482; email is office@villageofchester.org   Zoe Valle Library - Information and hours Links with information on aging and improving the quality of life  for seniors   Want information about making a costume for a 250th celebration?  Check this out.  Information specifically about social media safety!  
© Carol A. Nauss, February, 2014