River John Volunteer Fire Department

Address: 32 School St (directly behind C.G. Fulton Pharmacy)
PO Box 99 River John, NS
Phone: 911 Local Number: (902) 351-2223 In an emergency phone 911 and ask for fire, police or ambulance.
Contact: David Brown
Events: visit the Community Hall for a list of upcoming events The Hall is available to be booked for special events such as weddings and dances.

Ladies Auxiliary- River John Fire Department

Address: Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-351-2337
Contact Person: Anita Clarke
The Auxiliary does fundraising to support the Volunteer Fire Department.
Events: The spring Ladies night out.
Meetings: Held the 3rd Monday of every month (except in the summer), at the River John Fire Hall.
New members welcome.


Address: 38 Caladh Ave,
Pictou, NS
Phone: 902-485-4333
River John Community Office: Manned by volunteers to allow easier access to RCMP services.
Phone: (902) 351-2449 if you would like to assist.

Frazee Rebekah Lodge #33

Address: River John Village Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-351-4266
Contact Person: Dianne Hann
Meetings: Held the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month (except summers).
New members welcome.

River John Community Choir

Address: Nova Scotia 
Phone: 902-351-2031
Contact Person: Marion Haliburton
Meet: Practice Thursday 6:30 pm.

River John Historical Society

Address: Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-351-2079
Contact Person: Linda Thompson-Reid

River John Festival Committee

Phone: 902-351-2328
Contact Person: Rae Langille
The committee puts on a weeklong festival every year, the week of July 25.
New committee members are always welcome.

River John Lion’s Club

Address: 2724 River John Station Rd, B0K 1N0, River John, Nova Scotia 
Meetings: every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month

Royal Canadian Legion Branch 108

Address: West Branch Road Nova Scotia
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Contact Person: Harley White.
The Legion provides services to Veterans. Legion grounds are home to the River John Remembrance Garden.
General meeting is held every month on the 3rd Tuesday at 8pm.
Bar Hours: 4 pm - 11 pm Fridays and 1 pm - 11 pm Saturdays Members and Guests only.

River John Ladies Group

Address: Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-351-2637
Meets the last Tuesday of each month (except July & August) at members' homes, 7:30 p.m. New members welcome.
For information call 351-2637 we raise funds for community projects. It's a fun group and a great way for newcomers to meet other ladies of the area. We also encourage those who are not new to the area to join.

River John EcoAction Committee

River John EcoAction Committee is a sub-committee of the River John Action Society. We arrange public film showings and other events to promote and encourage a more sustainable lifestyle. Our monthly business meetings are usually the third Monday of the month at 7pm.
Contact: Catherine Hughes 351-2001 for details.

Helping Hand Lodge #34 I.O.O.F.

Address: River John Village Nova Scotia
Phone: 902-351-2785
Contact Person: Ronald Langille
Meetings: Held every Monday at 8 pm (September - June) New members welcome.
A worldwide fraternal organization instituted locally in 1878.