Jan. 31 proved to be a very windy day. Tim and Sandra Fisher of Middle Stewiacke
had a machinery shed partially built when the winds hit, blowing it down.
On Saturday, a group of 40 men from a Mennonite church group in Berwick and 10 more friends and neighbours came to the rescue and cleaned up the debris getting it ready to rebuild. The building measured approximately 50 feet by 80 feet.
For the bird watchers in our area, a cardinal has been spotted in Upper Stewiacke.
Children from the area have been skating on the former Ross Graves pond, now owned by Lola Brown and Ian Marquette.
Congratulations to Sarah Dickie and Dustin Perry on the birth of their new baby daughter, Claire Elizabeth. Sarah is the daughter of Oliver and Sharon Dickie of Eastville.
Get well wishes go to Ruby (Graham) Chaplin who has been in hospital for a few weeks.
Stewiacke Valley 4-H club will be hosting a public speaking rally on March 2 at the Upper Stewiacke United Church Hall beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be provided and everyone welcome.
On Saturday, March 16, the group will be holding a Jiggs Dinner at the Upper Stewiacke Church Hall from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Admission cost $12 for adults, $6 for children age five to 12 and free for preschoolers.
A yard sale at Upper Stewiacke Church hall sponsored by Upper Stewiacke and Springside congregations will be held on March 23. The hosts are looking for vendors, sellers and donations. For more information, call Michael at 671-2029.
The congregations of Upper Stewiacke and Springside will be holding the annual auction /potluck supper on April 20 at the Upper Stewiacke hall with viewing for the auction during supper.
On March 12, the Stewiacke Valley Garden Club will be meeting at the fire hall at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker Arthur Haskins will discuss growing Hostas. Everyone welcome.
A benefit dance for Blair Fleming will be held at the Upper Stewiacke Fire Hall, on Saturday, Feb.16 , music by Nighthawk. Donations at door. Sponsored by Brookfield Fire Brigade.
Margaret Johnson is a longtime resident of Upper Stewiacke. If you would like your community event to appear in her column email firstname.lastname@example.org