One of These Nights …

Coming to Berwick


K-Rock 893   and the Berwick and District Lions club have teamed up to sponsor their third annual musical fundraiser which will held on Saturday September 1st in the Berwick & District School. The music for the past two has seen a celebration of the music of the sixties with a tribute to the Beatles and last year a ‘60's invasion’.

This year the focus moves forward a decade and will bring to Berwick a band who will pay homage to one of the most popular bands of the 70's, 80's and 90's.

Lions club member and event organizer Mark Hansford said " we are delighted to be able to announce that this year the Canadian Eagles tribute band 'One of these nights' are coming to town to entertain us with many of the most popular songs from this iconic band".

Details of the event were launched on local radio station 89.3 K-Rock by morning DJ Darrin Harvey on Monday July 16th - the day tickets went on sale. The event is being staged as part of Berwick’s 73rd Gala Day celebrations which will have a greater musical bias this year, with many local musicians performing throughout the three days of festivities.

Montreal based ‘One of these nights’, have been performing as an Eagles tribute band since 2006, and they tour throughout Eastern Canada, building a significant following and fan base from Toronto to the Maritimes.

It’s clear that the band get a real kick from what they do, as founder band member Romy Belanger commented. “It’s the Eagles because of the cool songs, the vocal harmonies and the different styles we need to get right, to make sure we get the right sound”. Romy continued, “The real fun part for us – which I only realized after we starting touring – is watching the audience light up when they hear their favourite song. That’s priceless”.

The Eagles have sold over 150 million records so far, with the Greatest Hits album selling a massive 42 million copies and the Hotel California album coming in second with 32 million!

“This year we promise a very special evening and we’re raising money for great causes in the process”, added Hansford. “One of our key beneficiaries this year will be the Grand View Manor appeal for fund to help purchase a new, and much needed, mini-bus, so we’ll be doing some new and different things as part of the evening to help the cause.


The Berwick & District Lions Club have raised over $15,000 from the previous two music events and are hoping to continue this success this year.

Tickets cost $25 until end of July, then $30 from 1st August and are available from a number of retail outlets throughout the Valley, on-line or from any member of the Berwick Lions Club.

New for this year, we are offering the following services :-
* Pre-show buffet ($10) with a cash bar at the Lions Hall (at the Kings Mutual Century Centre).
* Reserve your seats in advance - we'll give you the best available seats in the house ($10). 
* VIP Passes - strictly limited in numbers, you get a reserved seat, access to the pre-show buffet, a drink from the Lions club bar, a souvenir t-shirt, a souvenir poster signed by the band,a chance to meet the band after the show and access to Gala Days on three days (Sat, Sun & Mon). Total value of this is over $50 but costs just $25.

Full details can be found on their web site or on the K-Rock website at

Berwick is going to be rocking on September 1st and It’s certainly going to be ‘One of these nights’.



400 CLUB tickets are now being drawn

Here are the latest winners


Nov. 8 Philip Taylor $100.00 256
Nov. 15 Christine Connors $100.00 385
Nov. 22 Wally Maddison $100.00 221
Nov. 29 Susan Dunham $100.00 312
Dec. 6 Linda Doucette $100.00 7
Dec. 13 Elaine Roscoe $100.00 3
Dec. 20 Heather Peters $100.00 196
Dec. 27 April Taylor $100.00 251
Jan. 3 Wendy LaPierre $100.00 129
Jan. 10 John Prall $100.00 202
Jan. 17 Randy Holmesdale $100.00 190
Jan. 24 Shelley Corkum $100.00 170
Jan. 31 William Acker $500.00 Special Prize 252
Feb. 7 Ingrid Mooy $100.00 374
Feb.14 Ashley Decan $100.00 366
Feb. 21 Ruth Foster $100.00 051
Feb. 28 Dedra Steadman $100.00 353
Mar. 7 Michael Trinacty $100.00 096
Mar. 14 Christy Cox $100.00 097
Mar. 21 Holly Morrison $100.00 127
Mar. 28 Mark Peterson $100.00 185
Apr. 4 Sharon Hancock $100.00 235
Apr. 11 Don Armstrong $100.00 201
Apr. 18 Willis Huntley $100.00 400
Apr. 25 Peter Martin $100.00 632
May 2 John Cherest $1000.00 Special Prize 248
May 9 Deny Schofield $100.00 254
May 16 Fred Barbour $100.00 166
May 23 Marilyn Thorme $100.00 210
May 30 Brian Harris $100.00  
June 6 Kaye Carver $100.00 278
June 13 Susan Balsor $100.00 360
June 20 Marjorie Carey $100.00 048
June 27 Wendy LaPierre $100.00 129
July 4 Brian Flemming $100.00 148
July 11 Scott Stewart $100.00 040
July 18 Laurie Harding $100.00 125
July 25   $100.00  
Aug. 1   $1500.00 Special Prize  
Aug. 8   $100.00  
Aug. 15   $100.00  
Aug. 22   $100.00  
Aug. 29   $100.00  
Sept. 5   $100.00  
Sept. 12   $100.00  
Sept. 19   $100.00  
Sept. 26   $100.00  
Oct. 3   $100.00  
Oct. 10   $100.00  
Oct. 17   $100.00  
Oct. 24   $100.00  
Oct. 31   $2000.00 Grand Prize  
Oct. 31   $500.00 Consolation Prize  







Kings Mutual Century Centre

250 Veterans Drive, Berwick, Nova Scotia

Berwick Lions are Now Collecting Used Hearing Aids and Glasses  

Berwick Lions are now collecting Used Hearing aids and used eye glasses.

The hearing aids can be dropped off at Larry's Pharmacy or Wilson'd Pharmasave.

There will be an eye glasses collction box at Wilson's Pharmasave.


Berwick Lions Entrance


Where did the Berwick Lions come from?


The Berwick and District Lions Club was granted its second charter in 1961. From that time the Lions ave been an organization that has taken part in all aspects of the town of Berwick, NS.

Its members have been community leaders at every level. They have been sport coachs, teachers, farmers, accountants, pharmacists, auto dealers, service station owners, store owners, town councilors, town Mayors and the common folk of the town and district.

Our clubs operates the conference portion of the Kings Mutual Century Centre. We stay very busy hosting and catering business, community and government department meetings and seminars. The club also has public breakfasts and dinners to raise funds for assorted community necessities.

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