Parks & Recreation

2017 Volunteer Award Nominations

volunteer heartCommunities throughout Nova Scotia are being encouraged by The Province of Nova Scotia and the Village of Bible Hill to recognize and appreciate the many contributions made by their volunteers.   

If your group or organization has a worthy volunteer, please complete the following form and submit it to the Village of Bible Hill by Friday, March 3rd 2017. The individual’s volunteer commitment(s) can be in any field, ie: hospital service, schools, recreation, service club etc. 

The Village of Bible Hill would like to thank all groups, clubs and community organizations that participate in this worthwhile annual project. 

Each organization can nominate an individual and/or organization for each different award if they choose.  Please fill out their name and phone number and email address along with a summary of the nominee’s volunteer work (if you need more space please feel free to use the back of this sheet).   Each community/individual may nominate more than one (1) person for each category and may nominate in as many categories as fit.  You may be contacted to provide some addition information about your nominee.

  pdf 2017 Bible Hill Volunteer Award Nomination Form (92 KB)  

Guided Snowshoe Hikes

The Village of Bible Hill in partnership with Hike Nova Scotia will be hosting 2 family oriented snowshoe hikes and 2 evening snowshoe in the dark hikes this winter. All events are free and snowshoes are available to rent on a first come first serve basis for the hikes. All hikes will be about 3 Kms or 1 hour long but can be shortened or lengthened by individuals on an individual basis if they wish. The details can be found below.

Thursday, January 12th at 7:00PM

Dalhousie Agricultural College Trail, leaving from the Woodsmans lot, 34 College Road.Parking in the university lot will be free. This is a night hike so bring a flashlight and dress warm!

Sunday, January 29th at 2:00PM

Village Court Trailhead for Farnham Brook TrailPark on street and hike along the scenic Farnham Brook trail towards Valley.

Thursday, February 9th at 7:00PM

Dalhousie Agricultural College Trail, leaving from the Woodsmans lot, 34 College Road.Parking in the university lot will be free. This is a night hike so bring a flashlight and dress warm!

Sunday, March 19th at 2:00PM

Eagle Crest trail leaving from the Warren Drive trailhead. Enjoy a scenic hike along the Salmon River Valley and keep your eyes out for lots of squirrels, with possibly a visit from an eagle or a woodpecker!

Scotia Pool Closure

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Due to unforseen circumstances Scotia Pool will not be ready to re-open until January 9, 2017.

Thank you for your patience.

It will be well worth the wait.

Christmas 2016 Action on the Hill

 

img 2The Christmas edition of Bible Hill's Action on the Hill is now available.  Please click on the link below to see the newest edition!

pdf AOTH December 2016 (2.44 MB)

Holiday Season Events in Bible Hill

Christmas_tree.jpegWelcome in the Holiday with Bible Hill’s Tree Lighting!

The Village of Bible Hill is hosting its Annual Tree Lighting on Wednesday, November 30th at 6:00 pm on the front yard of 69 Pictou Road.  All are welcome!  There will be music by the Bible Hill Junior High School Band, Redcliff Middle School Band and a joint choir from Bible Hill elementary schools, refreshments to be had and a special holiday visitor will be there at 6:45 to greet the children!  Come out and enjoy the warmth of the season with your friends and neighbors.  Donations for the Colchester Food Bank will be accepted.  For more information contact the office at 902-893-8083.  See you there!  

 

 

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Bible Hill Garden Club Holiday Centerpiece Workshop

 

Please join the Bible Hill Garden Club on Sunday, December 4th starting at 1:00 pm for the Annual Centerpiece Workshop. Tickets are $10.  Limited spaces will also be available at the door.  All festive supplies will be provided, however, please bring your own clippers and gloves.  Spaces will be filling up fast so register soon! For more information or to register please contact the Village Office at 902-893-8083.  

 

 

Light Up Bible Hill - Get in the Festive Spirit!

Get in the festive spirit this season by decorating your home for the holidays! On Wednesday, December 14th, a bus will be travelling around Bible Hill to vote for the homes most brightly decorated!  If you would like to join the bus tour of Bible Hill please contact the Village at 902-893-8083.  

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Holiday Social – For those young at Heart!

There will be a holiday social for adults 55+ at the Village Hall on Wednesday, December 21st from 4-6:00pm.  Music and a light snack will be provided along with door prizes for this Christmas celebration.  Please call the Village of Bible Hill for more information at 902-893-8083.  

  

 

 


Holiday Gingerbread Cookie Decorating!

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The Village of Bible Hill will be continuing a tradition this year as part of our holiday celebration – decorating holiday gingerbread cookies.  This will be a great way for families to spend an afternoon together enjoying the holiday spirit.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Decorating will take place on Thursday, December 22nd from 1-3pm at the Village Hall. Donations for the Colchester Food Bank will be accepted. Space is limited - anyone interested in being part of this holiday event please contact the Village of Bible Hill at 902-893-8083.