Category Archives: Village of Canning

Market and Movie Events at Bruce Spicer Park

CABDA Canning Village Movie in the Park 07-2018

 

Hey Market Vendors and Business Owners — Exciting News!

Canning is hosting an evening outdoor Market on July 20th from 7pm-9pm and we would like to invite you to come and share your business at the market.  And the great news is the Market will be advertised on K-Rock radio for the entire week leading up to the event so there will be a lot of advertising for this Market.

Date:  July 20th
Location: Bruce Spicer Park (outdoors) in Canning
Time:  7  – 9 PM

Cost:  $25 for one table or $45 for two tables (tables are 6′ in length)
(Free for not-for-profits)

Included in the cost is a table and radio advertising, however, you are responsible to bring a chair.   All proceeds raised will be going to CABDA Canning Area and Business Development Association, a non-profit organization in the Village of Canning.

After the market, Canning & District Recreation will be hosting a movie night under the stars at the same location.  Everyone is invited to bring their lawn chairs and enjoy an outdoor movie that will start at dusk (shortly after 9 pm).  This will also attract people to the event.

For payments, you have a couple of options: e-transfers or cheque. A confirmation email will be sent to you automatically once you reserve your spot.

Don’t miss out, reserve your spot today by following this link:
https://form.jotform.com/Patriechoco/cabda-market–movie-at-the-park

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Merritt Gibson Memorial Library Summer Job

Canning Village Library

 

Want a SUMMER JOB as LIBRARY ASSISTANT?

Do you have fresh ideas?
Do you like meeting people?
How about working on your own?
Do libraries make you smile?
Are you tech savvy?

MERRITT GIBSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY in CANNING is hiring!
8-week job $11/hr from approx. JULY 4 TO AUGUST 25

Snappy new deadline: Thursday, June 28 at 5PM

Bring your résumé and cover letter to the Library, 9806 Main Street in Canning on Tuesday or Thursday 2-5 PM, Friday 5 – 7:30 PM or Saturday 10 AM – 1 PM or email them to canninglibrary@gmail.com.

This job is for students returning to school in the Fall, only.
If someone you know is a good fit then please tell them about us — we want our library to have a great summer!

Kendra Whitehead, Queen Annapolisa

Kendra Whitehead - Leadership Ambassador 2018
Kendra Whitehead – Leadership Ambassador 2018

The Village of Canning is delighted to congratulate Miss Kendra Whitehead, Canning Leadership Candidate 2018, who was selected to represent the Annapolis Valley as the 86th Queen Annapolisa, the Annapolis Valley’s Leadership Ambassador. We are deeply proud of her and her child attendant, Emily Randall-Johnstone. We know she will represent the Village of Canning, surrounding communities, and the entire Valley as a wonderful Leadership Ambassador throughout her year long reign.

“I am so thankful to have been given the opportunity to represent our village of Canning as this years Leadership Candidate. Throughout my Apple Blossom Festival experience I learned many things about myself and the incredible Valley we live in. I was able to show citizens from all over the Annapolis Valley the wonderful things we have to offer here in our humble village.

I am honoured to be selected as Queen Annapolisa the 86th. As the second Queen from Canning, I hope to make the entire village proud as I continue my reign.

I would like to offer a very special thank you to everyone from the Village and surrounding areas who have supported me through donations, kind words, and best wishes. It is your support that makes Canning such a wonderful place to live!”

– Kendra Whitehead, Queen Annapolisa the 86th
Leadership Ambassador 2018

Canning Village Summer Employment Opportunity

Canning Village summer employment opportunity

Looking for a summer job where you can develop skills, learn about administrative functions while providing a useful, helpful service? Check out the posting below for the lovely, friendly Village of Canning, Nova Scotia:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Positions available: 1
Regular Working Hours*: Monday – Friday, (30 hr/wk) between 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM flexible, some evenings required

Rate of Pay: $11.00/hr
Start Date: July 3, 2018
End Date: August 28, 2018

Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for working under the Clerk/Treasurer doing daily computer input, scanning and archiving documents, dealing with customers as well as overseeing the Fitness Centre.

Applicant Requirements:

  • must be at least 16 years of age and a current secondary or post secondary student returning to full time studies in the fall of 2018
  • First Aid/CPR certification**
  • Criminal Record check

 

How to Apply

To submit an application, please email your cover letter and resume, in a single PDF document, to village.canning@xcountry.tv with the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  Positions are subject to final board approval and may be altered at any time before employment start date.

Application Deadline: May 25, 2018

* Please note there will be requirements to work outside of regular working hours to accommodate special events/programming, etc. Applicants must be flexible and willing to accommodate weekend and evening commitments.

** Training will be provided in the instance that successful candidate does not currently hold certification training.

 

Canning Library Auction and Talk

Merritt-Gibson-Library-Auction-Graphic

The Canning Merritt Gibson Memorial Library is presently running the third silent auction until May 11, 2018.  Included in this auction are:

  • 2 tickets to the Ross Creek Centre for the Arts presentation of North Mountain Vanya
  • gift certificates from Longspell Farm and Moon Tide Farm
  • a gift basket of spice mixes and infused oil from Farmer John’s Herbs
  • a set of vouchers and market bag from Wolfville Farmer’s Market
  • a tea, herb and sauce pack, and
  • a gift certificate from Lee’s shop.

Please see our display of items during library open hours, take a look at the street-side billboard and follow Merritt Gibson Memorial Library on Facebook.

 

Horticulture Talk

Carol Goodwin of Beneath the Boughs Woodland Plant Nursery and Pottery in Kentville is joining us Saturday May 5 at 2 PM to talk about her horticultural specialties.  Carol is also a talented sculptor and potter, and will be able to answer a wide range of questions about plants and art in the garden.  Light refreshments will be served.  Free will offering. Come join us!