What's Up Rec?

Fred Page Cup just over a month away

We are counting down the days to the 2019 Fred Page Cup.

Amherst is proud to host this event, held from May 1 to May 5 at the Amherst Stadium.

Fred Page Cup tickets are available at the Rambler Toonie Office, 26 Industrial Dr., or you can call 902-661-2202.

This is sure to be an exciting and busy time for our community, as Amherst welcomes all visitors to town for some exciting hockey action. Please join with us in making them feel welcome and show your support.

The official 2019 Fred Page Cup schedule can be found on the Fred Page Cup website or the Town of Amherst website.

French Toast FestFrench Toast Birk B

What do you do when you have an egg factory, a bread factory and you're surrounded by sugar maple woods?

Have a French Toast Fest!

Seven chefs have created specialty French Toast dishes that will only be available from March 28 to April 4. Post your French Toast photos on Facebook and Instagram with #FrenchToastFest for a chance to win some sweet prizes!

Photo: Birkinshaw’s Tea Room & Coffee House

Visit www.amherst.ca/FrenchToastFest.html for details!

Upcoming Activities

 Amherst is certainly a busy spot with lots of upcoming events and activities. There is something for everyone.

 We have a Teen Dance being held on Friday, March 29, at the Amherst Lions Den from 6:30-9 p.m.

How about something for the adults? We have you covered! World Champion Than Dunn’s New Elvis Rock and County Experience, will be held at Amherst Regional High School on Friday, March 29, from 7:30-10:30pm.

Maybe your in the mood to have a few laughs? If that is the case, you can check out A Comedy Night Featuring Bob Mann, being held at the Amherst Firehall on Saturday, March 30, from 7-10 p.m. For a full schedule of events check the Amherst website.

Council Meeting 

The next regular council meeting will be held on Monday, April 22. All are welcome to attend. Attending council meetings is a great way to stay informed. If you are unable to attend, our council meetings are live-streamed.

What’s Happening

Learn what is happening around the community by visiting our free community events listing and by following us on Facebook and Twitter. If you have questions, community events and information to share, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 902-667-6500.

Here is a few more activities happening around Amherst:

  • Chase the Ace – Friday, March 29 - 7-9 p.m. - Holy Family Parish
  • Fabulous French Toast Cooking Class – Saturday, March 30 11 a.m.–1 p.m. - Simply for Life Amherst
  • U12 Ringette Jamboree – March 30-31 - Amherst Stadium