Showcase Productions Society proudly presents Spamalot!


Showcase Productions Society proudly presents Spamalot, the musical lovingly ripped off the wildly popular Movie Monty Python’s Search for the Holy Grail.   This is Showcase’s 24th season providing top notch community Theatre in Amherst!  The show runs May 7th to 10th at the Susan Taylor Theatre (ARHS). Showtime is 7:30 and tickets are $12 for seniors and students and $15 for adults.  Tickets can be purchased at Buds to Blossoms on Victoria St., by calling Sandra McInnis at 667-3667 or at the door.  Please note that the play may not be suitable for young children.
All profits from Showcase productions support students in Cumberland County through Scholarships, Sponsorships and Bursaries. To date, Showcase has awarded in excess of $125,000 to deserving students in Cumberland County.

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The Amherst Special Olympics

Special Olympics Amherst would like to cordially invite you to our 2nd annual:


This year’s auction will specifically support the Special Olympics Amherst Soccer Team as they prepare to travel to Vancouver in July for the 2014 National Summer Games.

Scotiabank Amherst Centre Branch, as part of Team Scotia Community Involvement Program, will be participating with the hope of matching a portion of the funds. Auctioneers, Roger Bacon and Steve LeBlanc, will be your hosts for this event.

Come early to register your paddle, and view our beautiful confections. The auction will feature more than 20 delectable cakes with a flavour to tempt any palate, and just in time for Mother’s Day.  What a great way to show your community spirit and support our Special Olympics Athletes as they strive for greatness. Admission is free, so gather your friends, family and co-workers and join us:

Saturday, May 3rd, 2014

Bridge Workshop, 16 Station St., Amherst

Viewing 1pm, Auction 1:30 pm

Cash and cheque accepted

We thank you in advance for your support and look forward to seeing you, and your sweet tooth, on May 3rd.

Kindest Regards;

Martha Saunders, Co-ordinator                                     Lisa Hines, Public Relations

Please RSVP by April 25th, 2014    Martha Saunders 667-5041 /

A Crystal Clear Evening!

aacclogotextsuccessThe Amherst & Area Chamber of Commerce invites you to their Annual General Meeting” A Crystal Clear Evening”.

Date:  April 15th

Venue: Amherst Wandlyn Inn

Time: Cocktails: 6 pm & Meal: 6:45

Entertainment: The Fella’s

Keynote Speakers:

Mayor Robert Small, CAO Mr. Greg Herrett

Warden Keith Hunter, CAO Mr. Rennie Bugley

Addressing the Memorandum of Understanding between the Town of Amherst and the Municipality of Cumberland as it relates to the region’s Economic Development. Followed by a Question & Answer period

Tickets: $50:00 each or a table of 8 of $320.00.

Individual members can purchase tables together.

125 Logo In partnership with the 125th Celebration of Amherst the Chamber is presenting a Gallery Honoring the Milestones and Successes of our members.

Members are requested to send information on their success stories, milestones, anniversaries, awards won, expansion and or new business ventures to by April 3rd. All businesses that respond will be spotlighted.

 Menu for the Annual General Meeting:


House Salad

Entrée choice of

Lemon Herb Haddock


Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Both served with

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Carrots & Green & Yellow Beans

Assorted Breads


Lemon Cake or Brownie Bombshell

Complimentary Glass of Wine with event ticket.

Tickets are on sale now from the Chamber office or any Board member.