Bear River Area Cancellations due to COVID -19

If you know of any local, Bear River cancellations, please email me  for addition to this list. I am also compiling a list of free online concerts and courses.
Your additions are most welcome.  – Flora

COVID-19-Cancellations-and-Closures-980x515Postponed or Cancelled until Further Notice:


Wednesday Mar 18, 2020

  • The Bear River United Baptist Church has cancelled church services and meetings for the next two weeks. A reassessment will be made at the end of this time.
  • All services, meetings and programs of the Advent Christian church have been cancelled until further notice due to COVID-19.
  • Tall Sips Pub closed until further notice
  • Sissiboo Coffee Bear River, open for takeout only
Monday Mar 16, 2020
  • Tuesday afternoon music coffee breaks at Sissiboo Coffee with George Sloane
  • Glass Mosaic workshop with Karen Aaker at the Oakdene Centre
  • Copper Enamel workshops with Larry Knox at his studio
  • Oakdene Centre Doll making workshops
  • A number of Legion Activities. Click here for details.
  • BEAR RIVER FIRST NATION Band Hall and Health Center is Closed to Public until further notice. Exceptions are emergency or essential purposes.
    Staff will still be working so please call the office.
    Contact Numbers and Emails Band Hall – 902 467 3802 Health Center – 902 467 4197 Councilor Carol Ann Potter – 902 308 0556 – Chelsea Potter –
    Alycia Harris –
  • All Annapolis Valley Regional Libraries are closed to the public as of March 16.
    This includes the Bookmobile in Bear River and surrounds.
    The plan is to reopen April 6.
    Our online services are still available. No fines will be incurred during this period.
  • As of March 16, 2020, all Western Counties Regional Library branches and Books by Mail services are closed to the public for 3 weeks. This includes the Digby Library.
    Patrons will not be charged late fees for materials on loan during this period and we encourage everyone to keep their borrowed materials until libraries re-open.
    Our digital library is accessible all the time to download eBooks, audiobooks, digital magazines. You can also learn a new language.