Maritime Hooking Groups

NOVA SCOTIA

Annapolis Valley Groups

Apple Blossom Rug Hookers
Individual homes from Windsor to Berwick, NS on Wednesday 9:30–12 noon, September to May. Contact Donna Bentley 902 542-7516.

Loft Rug Hookers
Meet all year long on Wednesday 10 am – 2 pm at the Lloyd Memorial Center in Kingsport, NS. Contact Golda Kelly 902 582-3079.

Rags to Riches
Meet all year long on Wednesdays 9 am–12 noon at the IOOF Hall in Berwick, NS. Contact Jackie Frost 902 538-9588.

River Street Hookers
Meet all year long on Fridays, 10 am – 2 pm at Lynn Denney’s Studio in Kentville, NS. Contact Lynn Denney 902 692-8118.

Spinners
Meet in New Minas at Sobey’s Community Room from September to May from 10 am–2 pm. Contact Donna McGrath 902 678-2279. dmcgrathns@gmail.com

Woolly Wanderers
Meet all year round at the New Minas Atlantic SuperStore Community Room; Thursdays, 9:30 am–1 ish. Contact Cathy Oomen 902 582-3623

Cape Breton Groups

Spanish Bay Friendship Matters
Dobson Yacht Club (upstairs), Westmount Rd. Sydney, NS; Tuesday 12-4 pm, Year Round. Contact Mora Ballantyne, 902 270-5931

Down East Rug Hookers
CB Center for Craft & Design (downstairs), 322 Charlotte St.
Sydney; Wednesday 10 am–3 pm, September–May. Contact Maggie Miller 902 564-0036

Boularderie
Boularderie East, phone for directions; Monday 1–4 pm, September–June. Contact Marilyn Gillan 902 674-2119

Old Schoolhouse Rug Hookers
Big Bras d’Or Hall, 1390 Old Route 5, Big Bras d’Or; Wednesday 10:30 am–4 pm, Sept.–June.
Contact Marilyn Gillan 902 674-2119

Country Lane Studio
Ferguson Lane, Homeville NS; Wednesday 2-4, Year Round, Contact Marie MacVicar 902 539-7440

Wild Wooly Women
Mira Seniors & Pensioners Club, Marion Bridge Tuesdays 10am – 3pm Sept. – April. Contact Diane Harris 902-562-5780

Womens Winter Workshop
Gabarus Fire Hall, Tuesday 10am – 2:30pm Sept. – May. Contact Marie Jaarsma 902-884-2544

Colchester

Colchester Heritage Rug Hookers
Douglas St. School, Truro, NS; Wednesday 9:30 am–2 pm
September–June.
Contact Tanya McNutt 902 895-1231

Friday Friends
Douglas Street School, Truro, NS;Friday 12:30 – 3 pm
September – June
Contact Beverly Levine 902 893-2640

Economy Rug Hookers
Economy Recreation Centre, 3315 Highway #2. Tuesdays 10-2 pm Year round. For up to date info and summer location contact Micheline Beaton 902-647-2985

Cumberland

Remsheg Rug Hookers
Wallace & Area Museum, Wallace, NS; Thursdays, 10 am–2 pm, Year Round. Contact Sarah Ladd 902 257-3435

Beach-Side Hookers
Ottawa House, Parrsboro, NS; Wednesday 10 am–2 pm
July and August; Contact Abbie Ross 902 254-2948

Friends Hook Nook
All Saints Parish Hall, Main Street, Springhill, NS;
Wednesday 10 am–2 pm. Sept.-June.
Contact Abbie Ross 902 597-2293

Northport Loopers
Northport Community Centre, Northport, NS; Monday 10 am–2 pm, Year Round; Contact Polly Verstraten 902 661-9534

Town and Country Thrummers
Bridge Workshop, Station Street, Amherst, NS; Tuesday evenings 7–9 pm, September – June, Contact Lynne O’Brien Lines 902 6676-2233

Dartmouth

Dartmouth Heritage Matters
South End Baptist Church, 60 Hastings Dr. Dartmouth;
Thursday 9-12 am. Sept. to June. Contact Ruth Downing 902 462-2554; Janet Charest 902 462-8512

Eastern Shore Matters
Musquodoboit Library,
7900 Highway 7; Tuesday, 12:30-4 pm, September to June. Contact Sheila Livingston 902 845-2407

Fundy

Nicholsville Rugrats
Nicholsville Community Hall, Tuesdays 10 am-12 noon, Sept. to June. Contact Valerie Despres 902 847-1001

Bridgetown & Area

Bridgetown Hookers
Anglican Church in Bridgetown, Thursdays 10 am–2 pm. Contact Sandra Sampson 902 665-2193

Sea Gull Rug Hookers
Community Room, Digby Super Store, Mondays 9 am–1 pm, Sept. to June. Contact Joan Donnelly 902 245-2491

Superstore Crafters
Kingston Superstore upstairs, Wednesdays 1–4 pm. Contact Cindy Noble 902 825-6314

Brickton
Brickton Community Hall, 2nd & 3rd Wednesdays except August. Contact Sue Russell 902 765-2880

Fundy Group
Kingston Legion, First Wednesday every month 10 am–2 pm. Contact Cindy Noble 902 825-6314

Habitation Hookers
Every Thursday 1-4 in Summer at Lower Granville Hall, Granville Rd., Port Royal. in Winter, first Thursdays of the month at Moose River Studio in Clementsport, the other Thursdays at members’ houses. Contact Nancy@ecosmiths.ca or Carol Thorne (902) 532-2257

Halifax

The Kingfisher Group
Bethany United Church Hall, 2669 Joseph Howe Dr. (round the back); Monday 9 am–1 pm, Year round. Contact Janet Delo 902-422-6553 or delo@ns.sympatico.ca

Hooked Rug Museum of North America
9849 St. Margaret’s Bay Rd, Hwy #3
Queensland / Hubbards NS
Thursdays 10:30 – 3:00
June – Sept $3.00 drop in fee
Contact Suzanne Conrod 902-275-5222
www.hookedrugmuseumnovascotia.org

Seaside Matters
St. Timothy’s Anglican Church Hall, 2320 Prospect Rd., Hatchet Lake, NS; Every 2nd Monday 9:30 am – 1 pm
Contact Susan Osbourne 902 852-3900 or sosbourne@bellaliant.net

Pictou/Antigonish/Guysborough

The Hector Hookers
New Horizons Seniors Club, 14 Kempt St.,Pictou; Monday 9:30-1, September–June. Contact: Linda MacDonald 485-9270

Bluenose Rug Hookers
Atlantic Super Store, 394 Westville Rd., New Glasgow. Thursdays, 9:30-1. Sept.-June. Contact: Peggy Kilfoil 755-1727

Bluenose Descendents Rug Hookers
meet at the home of Kay Bowman, New Glasgow, Wednesday evenings. Contact Kay Bowman 755-1924

Little Harbour Rug Hookers
meet at each other’s homes Monday mornings, Sept.-June Contact Carol Cochrane 755-5376

Melrose Loopy Ladies
Greenfield Oldsters Club, Hwys 7 & 348, Mondays 1-4 pm. Contact Joan Lewis 783-2990

Arisaig Shoreline Friends
meet at each other’s homes, Mondays 1-3 pm. Sept.-June. Contact Marsha Wong 863-2868

Antigonish Highland Hookers
Atlantic Superstore, Market Street, Antigonish
Wednesday evenings, 6-9pm, September to June
Contact: Marsha Wong 863-2868

South Shore

Main Street Hookers
Encompassing Designs, Mahone Bay;
1st & 3rd Wednesdays, 7–9 pm. Contact www.encompassingdesigns.com or 902-624-0370

Spruce Top
255 Main St. Mahone Bay; Sunday, 12–4 pm.
Contact Carol Harvey-Clarke 902 624-9312

Liverpool

Liverpool Hookers
Superstore Meeting Room, Liverpool, NS, Monday 10 am – 2 pm (Bring your own lunch.) Contact Rose Decker 902 354-5597 or pdecker@ns.sympatico.ca

Trinity, Rose Bay/Riverport Group
Trinity United Church, Rose Bay, NS; Tuesday 1 – 4 pm, September – April
Contact Carol Harvey-Clarke 902 624-9312 or chclark@tallships.ca

Hebbville
Hebbville Fire Hall; Thursday,10 am–2 pm (Bring your own lunch.)Contact Jean Wentzell 902-354-3550

RGHNS Monthly Guild Meetings
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Hall,
25 Phoenix St, Bridgewater, NS; Last Thursday of each month at 10 am – 2 pm except July, August and December
Bring your own lunch. Contact Heather Gordon 902-640-2369 or hagordon@eastlink.ca

Shelburne

Shelburne Hookers
Yacht Club on the waterfront. Tuesdays 10 am–2 pm. Bring your own lunch. Contact Pat Nickerson 902-637-3229 clydenickerson@eastlink.ca

River House Rug Hooking
36 Petite Riviere Rd., Petite Riviere. Open house hooking Sunday 2-5 pm year round. July & Aug. Monday 7-9 pm outside on the deck.
Various groups also meet at the River House. Contact Jane Steele 902-693-3111.

Yarmouth

Carpetbaggers
Beacon Church Parlour; Thursday;10 am–1 pm, Year Round. Contact Shirley Bradshaw 902 742-2468

Rugg Bees
St. Ambrose Parish Centre, upstairs; Wednesday eves. 7–9 pm, September to June. Contact Leslie Cranley-Blades 902 742-8518.

The Harbour Hookers
Acadien Museum; Thursday 1–4 pm, Year round. Contact Dorothy Cameron 902 723-2660; Bernice D’Entremont 902 762-3380

NEWFOUNDLAND

The Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador (RHGNL)
hosts various hook-ins throughout the province during the year. We welcome you to come and join us.
For more information visit our website at www.rhgnl.ca

NEW BRUNSWICK EAST

Hookeuses de Grande-Digue Hookers
Notre Centre; September to May. Tuesdays 9am-11am.
Contact Marielle Poirier 506 533-9578 marjean@nb.sympatico.ca

Les Hookeuses de Bouctouche
The Arts Centre, 5 Irving Boulevard; Bouctouche, N.B. Wednesday 10 am–2 pm
Contact Carmella LeBlanc, 506 872-2275 or Shirley Parks 506-525-2194

Sussex Tea Room Rug Hookers
Sussex Senior’s Center (Jubilee Hall), 50 Perry Street, Sussex, NB
Year Round 9:30 am – 12 noon, Contact Beverley Floyd floydb@nbnet.nb.ca or Erin McKenna mcrugs@hotmail.com

Kent Hookers/Hookeuses de Kent
Club d’Age d’Or, Main St., Richibucto, NB Thursdays 1-3pm bi-weekly.
Contact Marsha 506-523-0896 cleamac@xplornet.ca

Miramichi Rug Hookers
Seniors room in the Lions building, 234 Morrison Lane, Miramichi
Thursdays, 10 am to 3 pm
Contact Marg Bertrand, email maggi632010@hotmail.com

Past Time Matters
Resurgo Place, 20 Mountain Road, Moncton, NB
Wednesdays 10 am – 2 pm
Contact Debbie Lessard 506-382-4842 journeyrugs@gmail.com or Helen Dunstan-Blackie helendunstanblackie@gmail.com

Past Time Matters Evening Rug Hooking
Community College (Room 117), 505 College Street, Dieppe
1st and 3rd Monday of the Month 7pm-9pm
Contact Margie Whyte, 506 855-9041, Margie.Whyte@gmail.com

NEW BRUNSWICK WEST

Quoddy Loopers
Catholic Church of St. Andrews Parish Centre (basement) corner King & Parr Sts., St. Andrews, NB; Wed. evenings 6:30–8:30 pm. Year round. Contact Mary Jones 506 529-3790 (H)
506 529-9020(W)

Carnegie Hookers
St. John Art Centre; Friday 9:30 am–12 noon, Sept. to mid-June. Contact Lynn Kinsella peterkin@nb.sympatico.ca

Heritage Rug Hooking Guild
St. Peters Hall, 2365 Woodstock Rd.; Every 2nd Thursday 9 am–1:30 pm, May–October. Contact Carol Williams merc51@nb.sympatico.ca

Evening Matters
Cathedral Hall, Church St. at Brunswick, Fredericton, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays, 7-9 pm, Sept. – May. Contact Gisele Bourque-Richards 506-458-8789

PEI

Island Matters
Farm Centre, 420 University Ave. Charlottetown; Second Saturday of each month September–June, 10 am. Contact Cathy Clory 902-569-1312

Shady Ladies
West Royalty Center, 1 Kirkdale Road
Charlottetown, PEI Wed. 10 am–2 pm, Sept. – June.
Contact Anne Lockhart 902-629-0249

Lady Slipper Rug Hookers
Lefurgey Cultural Center, Prince St. Summerside; Wednesday 9:30 Sept.-June. Summer activities. Contact Carolyn MacKean 902 836-4238

Monday Group
York United Church, 757 York Rd., Rte. 25, Monday 10am-3pm, Sept.-June. Contact: Sharon MacLeod 902-629-1234
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