Archived Halifax Events

These Halifax events have been archived based on an expiry date set by the originator. Please note that these events are only presented for interest – to give volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and site visitors an opportunity to see the types of events occurring in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Homes for the Holidays 2018 (Halifax, NS)

Category: Festivals
Dates: November 23, 2018 - November 25, 2018

YWCA Halifax is pleased to present Homes for the Holidays 2018 on November 23, 24 and 25.

Each year Homes for the Holidays brings together local designers, florists, community volunteers and retailers to decorate beautiful homes graciously loaned to us. The decorated homes are opened to the public with the purchase of a ticket, giving tour participants a dose of some glamorous holiday inspiration, and the opportunity to bring ideas to life in their own homes. Not only does this event spark the magic of the holiday spirit for the thousands of the excited participants; it carries that spirit on throughout the year as all funds raised go towards the programs and services supported by the YWCA Halifax.

WHAT IS HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS?
Each year Homes for the Holidays brings together local designers, community volunteers and retailers to decorate three beautiful homes graciously loaned to us by local homeowners for this annual fundraiser.
The decorated homes are opened to the public with the purchase of a ticket, giving tour participants some holiday inspiration for their own homes. Not only does this event spark the magic of the holidays it carries that spirit throughout the year as all funds raised go towards the programs and services supported by the YWCA Halifax.

WHEN IS HOMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS?
Friday, November 23, 1 pm-9 pm
Saturday, November 24, 11 am-5 pm
Sunday, November 25, 11 am – 5 pm

TICKETS
$25 In Advance
$30 Same Day at the door
Tickets will be on sale from November 1st and will be available online HERE

The event takes place on November 23, 24, & 25, 2018. Tickets will be on sale November 1st.

Please visit our website at www.ywcahalifax.com and follow on social media for regular updates.

VOLUNTEER
We require many volunteers to make this weekend a success. The following positions are available:
• Home Captains
• Home greeters & hosts
• Ticket sellers
• Ambassadors
Shifts are three hours in length. Each volunteer gets a FREE ticket to tour all three homes!

Contact us today events@ywcahalifax.com

Holiday Parade of Lights (Holiday Parade of Lights Society)

Category: Festivals
Dates: November 17, 2018 - November 17, 2018

Mark your calendars... the 23rd Annual Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights and the 4th Annual Red Nose Run will take place the night of Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 6:00pm.

The Holiday Parade of Lights presented by Eastlink is the kick-off to the holiday season with festive floats, marching bands, dancers, and a visit from Santa Claus!

The parade is also a community event that also serves as an integral fundraiser for non-profit organizations including FEED Nova Scotia and the C100 Cineplex Cinemas Toy Drive.

Volunteer Conference (Halifax Regional Municipality)

Category: Fundraisers and Volunteer
Dates: November 16, 2018 - November 17, 2018

Now in its 18th year, the Volunteer Conference celebrates volunteers while giving them opportunities for training and networking. The conference supports their work to make a difference in their communities.

The conference includes:
* A wide selection of interactive workshops
* Experienced speakers
* Lunch & refreshments
* Networking opportunities
* Welcome package
* Volunteer resource showcase
* Door Prizes

Friday, November 16 & Saturday, November 17, 2018
Atlantica Hotel Halifax - 1980 Robie Street at Quinpool.
Take advantage of the early bird registration fee before October 31! For more conference information and to register visit: www.halifax.ca/about-halifax/volunteering/volunteer-conference

Shakespeare in love (Neptune Theatre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: October 6, 2018 - October 6, 2018

Playwright Will Shakespeare struggles to write his next play against a fast approaching deadline. He finds his muse and inspiration in Viola - a beautiful young woman who will stop at nothing to appear in his next play. A series of schemes, disguises and a love affair leads to what will become Will's greatest masterpiece, Romeo & Juliet.

Source: http://neptunetheatre.com/default.asp?mn=1.22.482

KIDS TENNIS TIME FALL PROGRAM (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: September 29, 2018 - September 29, 2018

10 week children's group tennis lessons for ages 2.5 to 13 years old by certified instructors focusing on the technical aspects of a great game. Learn the forehand, backhand, volleys, serve and more in a fun environment. David Greer and his team bring 25 years of teaching experience and passion to the kids training center.
Lessons are held Saturday and Sunday's time vary depending on the child's age and experience. The training facility is a custom made tennis facility for children with the correct courts size for a child's age. For more information on the program please visit www.tennistime.ca/kidstennis

Fall Kids Tennis Time (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: September 29, 2018 - December 8, 2018

Group tennis lessons for children ages 2.5 to 13 years of age. Kids Tennis Time offers custom made court sizes to fit children's ages along with the correct size rackets and balls. The 10 week programs are run during the fall winter and spring at a private gym located at 12 Flamingo Drive off the Bedford highway. For more information and details contact David Greer at tennistime@tennistime.ca

Stars and Strollers (Cineplex)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: September 12, 2018 - September 12, 2018

Stars and Strollers is a great way to relax with fellow moms, or just get some me-time.

Todd Houston auction (Rodney Cameron)

Category: Fundraisers and Volunteer
Dates: August 26, 2018 - August 26, 2018

Auction for Todd Houston who passed away from cancer June 25th 2018. Lower deck Clayton park 2 PM August 26th 2018.
2 tickets to any Bruins game in Boston this season plus hotel plus meet and greet with team after. Donated by Brad Marchand.
Brad Marchand signed Jersey
John tavares signed Toronto Maple Leafs jersey.
Josh bailey islanders signed jersey.
Even page is on facebook.

Children's Tennis Camp (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: August 13, 2018 - August 16, 2018

Tennis Time kids tennis for children of all level and ages. 3 weeks to choose from in August with small groups and certified instructors. the camp focuses on the FUNdamentals of tennis for recreational players. "Try it To Love it" say's Greer
For more information or registration contact tennistime@eastlink.ca

Blacktop Ball (GroundSwell Music)

Category: Festivals
Dates: August 10, 2018 - August 12, 2018

Halifax rock/roots group The Stanfields are set to host their fourth annual Blacktop Ball, featuring a weekend full of curated music, camping and the beach. Blacktop Ball is a music and camping festival in the heart of Ponds, Pictou County taking place August 10&11, 2018.

Set on Nova Scotia’s sandy Northumberland Shore, this 19+ ticketed show is the brainchild of The Stanfields’ frontman Jon Landry and road construction veteran Orville Mason. The BYOB camping event will bring live music fans from throughout the Atlantic region and across the globe to the Mason Property. This year’s edition will feature The Stanfields, The Hypochondriacs, Jessie Brown, Villages, Carmel Mikol, Hatchet Lake and many more.

Westmount Kids Tennis Camps/ Commons Kids Camps (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: July 9, 2018 - July 12, 2018

Children's group lessons with a certified instructor are offered at Westmount School the following weeks: July 9-12, July 23-26, August 13-16. The program offers tennis for children ages 5-16 on an hourly basis. You can find our other 2 hour daily tennis programs held at the Commons by visiting www.tennistime.ca/programs
Programs at the Commons are being held the weeks of August 13-16 and August 20-23, two hours a day for children ages 8-13, one hour a day for children ages 5-7 years. Tennis Time camps are four days a week with the 5th day being set aside in the event of rain. For more comprehensive information please contact David at tennistime@eastlink.ca

Halifax Ribfest (Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside)

Category: Food and Drink
Dates: June 29, 2018 - July 2, 2018

Four days of ribs and entertainment on the Halifax Waterfront. A fundraising project of the Rotary Club of Halifax Harbourside.

FREE Admission.

Rib pricing: $23 for a full rack, $14 for a half rack, $9.00 for a third rack.
(Prices may vary by Ribber)

Adult Tennis Lessons (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: June 25, 2018 - August 2, 2018

Group adult lessons begin at all locations across HRM on June 25th. The locations include Larry Uteck, Dartmouth (Brownlow Park), Halifax Commons and Westmount School. Certified instruction, 2 make up days for missed classes and a great learning environment make Tennis Time unique to Halifax. For more information please visit www.tennistime.ca/programs or contact David at tennistime@eastlink.ca

NBS Sharing Dance Day (Canada's National Ballet School)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: June 10, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Canada's National Ballet School invites you to join us for NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018!

NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018 events, presented by Shaw Communications Inc., unite Canadians and their communities together by empowering them to enjoy the physical, social, emotional and cultural benefits of dance. It’s a nation-wide, family-friendly event that includes professional dance performances, open free dance classes (including Bollywood, swing dance, and tango), activity booths, music, engaging activities for all ages and abilities, and free giveaways for kids.
The highlight of the day is a community performance of the 2018 Sharing Dance choreography, which has been taught and rehearsed across the country in dance studios, schools, community centres, long-term care facilities, and via free online instructional videos – by children and youth, seniors and everyone in between.
Special thanks to our partners Dance Nova Scotia, Halifax Dance, Halifax Public Libraries, Kinnected Leadership, and Studio 26 Dance Company in Halifax.

Date and Location: Sunday, June 10, 2018, 2:00 – 4:00, Paul O’Reagan Hall, Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax, NS B3J 1E9

For more information, visit sharingdance.ca.

Provincial Special Olympic Summer Games (Special Olympics Nova Scotia)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: June 8, 2018 - June 10, 2018

Special Olympics Nova Scotia is hosting the Provincial Special Olympic Summer Games in Halifax at Dalhouise and SMU with over 900 coaches and athletes coming to participate in various sport competitions. Volunteers are needed to help throughout the weekend. We are looking for people to fill positions such as sport referees, meal volunteers and general volunteers who can help anywhere.

JUNE TENNIS FOR KIDS (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: June 5, 2018 - June 28, 2018

The June program is geared toward all recreational players who would like to learn to play tennis for fun. This four-week lesson program is a great way of introducing or continuing to see if your child enjoys the sport without a long-term commitment. The difference between this program and other HRM recreational programs Tennis Time teaches is the student to teacher ratio is a maximum of 6>1. The drills, exercises and games for these lessons are composed of Tennis Canada Progressive Tennis curriculum. All equipment is provided. Bring your racket if you have one. Please don’t buy one unless you know it is the correct racket for your child’s age, size and strength. You will get sized the first day for a proper loaner racket.

Spinning With the Stars (Studio in Essence)

Category: Fundraisers and Volunteer
Dates: June 1, 2018 - June 2, 2018

See Halifamous Stars and local talented athletes come together in an incredible night of acrobatics, humour, and skill. Spinning With the Stars, much like Dancing With the Stars (expect circus!) is Halifax's "most exciting charity event" (Nancy Regan). All funds raised will go to support the Mental Health Foundation of Nova Scotia.

Friday, June 1st is going to be a wild and fun night at Casino Nova Scotia.

19+ event.

WINE & CHOCOLATE TASTING (Canadian Paraplegic Association (Nova Scotia))

Category: Food and Drink
Dates: May 25, 2018 - May 25, 2018

On Friday, May 25, 2018, some 300 + guests will enjoy a Friday evening in the company of great people, prizing, and of course the main attraction – Wine & Chocolate! The Halifax Ballroom at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel will be filled with tables of specially selected wine and chocolate samples, mouthwatering appetizers, and special attraction vendors and activities to keep guests engaged.

Dartmouth Adult Tennis (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: May 15, 2018 - June 21, 2018

Tennis Time provides unique lesson programs that facilitate the learning process for a great sport. Small groups, certified instructors, no membership fees or initiation fees. Please visit www.tennistime.ca for all programs throughout the HRM.

Halifax Adult Group Lessons (David Greer)

Category: Other Event
Dates: May 14, 2018 - June 20, 2018

Adult group lessons meet twice a week either Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday. We have several locations to choose from The Common, Westmount Tennis courts and Larry Uteck Transom drive. For more information on programming please visit www.tennistime.ca or email tennistime@eastlink.ca

FREE CONCERT: Bach's German Organ Mass (Nick Veltmeyer)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 13, 2018 - May 13, 2018

Aureas Voices presents a concert as part of the Cathedral of All Saints' "Sundays at Four" series, featuring an adaptation of the German Organ Mass by J.S. Bach.

The intricate organ works from the German Organ Mass or Clavier-Übung III will be coupled with appropriate chorales and excerpts from cantatas.

Nick Veltmeyer will perform as organist, alongside a chamber choir accompanied by Hilary Brown on cello. The programme will also feature local favourite soprano Janelle Lucyk.

The title page for the German Organ Mass in translation reads : "Prepared for music-lovers and particularly for connoisseurs of such work, for the recreation of the spirit, by Johann Sebastian Bach, Royal Polish and Electoral Saxon Court Composer, Capellmeister and director of the chorus musicus, Leipzig. Published by the author".

www.aureasvoces.ca

www.cathedralchurchofallsaints.com

NBS Sharing Dance Day- FREE dance rehearsals at the Halifax Central Library and Halifax Dance (Canada's National Ballet School)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 7, 2018 - June 4, 2018

required! Rehearsals will prepare you to shine in community dance performances on June 10th at NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018 Halifax and other NBS Sharing Dance Day events across the country! This year’s theme is environmental stewardship!
This is a great chance to get some exercise and have fun. Gather your family, friends, neighbours, and coworkers and get dancing! To learn more about Sharing Dance please visit: sharingdance.ca.

Locations:
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax NS B3J 1E9
Halifax Dance, 1505 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y6

Date:

• Saturday, April 28 @ Halifax Central Library - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Paul O’ Reagan Hall
• Saturday, May 5 @ Halifax Dance - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
• Monday, May 7 @ Halifax Central Library- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Lindsay Children’s Room
• Wednesday, May 17 @ Halifax Dance- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, May 31 @ Halifax Dance- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Saturday June 2 @ Halifax Central Library- 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Creative Lab
• Monday, June 4 @ Halifax Central Library- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Lindsay Children’s Room

Cost: Free
Website: sharingdance.ca
Contact: sharingdance@nbs-enb.ca

NBS Sharing Dance Day- FREE dance rehearsals at Halifax Dance (Canada's National Ballet School)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 5, 2018 - May 31, 2018

required! Rehearsals will prepare you to shine in community dance performances on June 10th at NBS Sharing Dance Day 2018 Halifax and other NBS Sharing Dance Day events across the country! This year’s theme is environmental stewardship!
This is a great chance to get some exercise and have fun. Gather your family, friends, neighbours, and coworkers and get dancing! To learn more about Sharing Dance please visit: sharingdance.ca.

Locations:
Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax NS B3J 1E9
Halifax Dance, 1505 Barrington St, Halifax, NS B3J 3Y6

Date:

• Saturday, April 28 @ Halifax Central Library - 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Paul O’ Reagan Hall
• Saturday, May 5 @ Halifax Dance - 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
• Monday, May 7 @ Halifax Central Library- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Lindsay Children’s Room
• Wednesday, May 17 @ Halifax Dance- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Wednesday, May 31 @ Halifax Dance- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
• Saturday June 2 @ Halifax Central Library- 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Creative Lab
• Monday, June 4 @ Halifax Central Library- 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Lindsay Children’s Room

Cost: Free
Website: sharingdance.ca
Contact: sharingdance@nbs-enb.ca

Volunteer Information Session (Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia)

Category: Job Fairs and Recruitment
Dates: February 13, 2018 - February 13, 2018

Do you ❤ genealogy and family history?

Just in time for Valentine’s day, you will have an opportunity to show your love at the Genealogical Association of Nova Scotia (GANS). A volunteer information session will be held on Tuesday, February 13, at 1:00 pm at the GANS Office.

What to expect at the session?
There will be an overview of some of the projects available, including cataloguing, creating a surname index, assisting in preparation of library finding aids,
working on a project with a partner organization, providing guidance to users of research room, and much more. If you have a special talent/skill that you feel would fit in with a genealogy society (e.g, video/audio editing, technology in general) come along and have a chat!

Some roles require availability during the weekdays and others, once training completed, can be done primarily from your home. While being a GANS member is always good, it is not required for all roles. There is no commitment by attending the information session.

What: GANS Volunteer Information Session
When: Tuesday, February 13th at 1:00pm-2:00pm
Where: 33 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, Suite 100

Please register by sending an email to vp@novascotiaancestors.ca with your name and put
“Info Session” in subject line. At this time of year, weather can be unpredictable so make sure you check your email the morning of the 13th in case there is a cancellation.

2017 Volunteer Conference (Halifax Regional Municpality)

Category: Meetings, Conferences and Workshops
Dates: November 17, 2017 - November 18, 2017

Now in its 17th year, the Volunteer Conference gives volunteers an opportunity to participate in training, networking and learning that help them become more effective in their work and make a difference in their communities.

The conference includes:
* A wide selection of interactive and informative sessions
* Dynamic and experienced speakers
* Lunch and refreshments
* Networking opportunities
* Participant welcome packages
* Community showcase

Friday, November 17 & Saturday, November 18, 2017
DoubleTree by Hilton (formerly Harbourview by Holiday Inn) 101 Wyse Rd., Dartmouth

Take advantage of the early bird registration fee before October 31! For more conference information and to register visit:
https://www.halifax.ca/about-halifax/volunteering/volunteer-conference

NBS' Sharing Dance in Halifax (Canada's National Ballet School)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: November 5, 2017 - November 5, 2017

Join us for an afternoon of family fun, creative movement and dance – all ages and abilities welcome! No experience required!
Canada's National Ballet School’s Sharing Dance is offering an afternoon of free and engaging dance activities for participants of all ages. The event will take place in the BMO Community Room at the Halifax Central Library on Sunday, November 5th from 1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. The activities will include a Creative Movement Workshop for families, a demonstration class of the Tea & Tango dance program for seniors led by Martina Sommer, and more! Light refreshments will also be served. This is a great chance to get some exercise and have fun so gather your family, friends, neighbours, and coworkers and get dancing!
Event Schedule
• 1:00 p.m.- 2:15 p.m. Creative Movement Workshop for Families (all ages)
• 2:15 p.m.- 2:45 p.m. Break
• 3:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. Tea & Tango Class led by Martina Sommer
• 4:00 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Break
• 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Open Discussion about Dance Programs for Seniors with NBS staff and partners
You’re all invited to share the fun and the love of dance, so RSVP today!
This event is being hosted in partnership with Halifax Dance, Dance Nova Scotia, Parkinson Canada and Halifax Public Libraries.
To learn more about Sharing Dance please visit: sharingdance.ca.

The Walrus Talks Social Impact (The Walrus Foundation)

Category: Other Event
Dates: October 26, 2017 - October 26, 2017

Changing the world with visionaries, partners, and great ideas. How systemic change works, and how we can improve society through smart philanthropy, and community-driven action.

FEATURING
- Angela Bishop, Executive Director, Community Foundation of Nova Scotia
- Deborah Dickey, Manager, Dartmouth North Community Food Centre
- Mary Gordon, Founder and President, Roots of Empathy
- Sylvia D. Hamilton, Rogers Chair in Communications, University of King’s College
- Keith McIntosh, Founder, PLATO
…And more.

https://thewalrus.ca/the-walrus-talks-social-impact/
http://spatztheatre.tickethalifax.com/events/44300203/the-walrus-talks-social-impact

Nocturne: Art at Night (Nocturne)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: October 14, 2017 - October 14, 2017

Nocturne: Art at Night is a fall festival that brings art and energy to the streets of Halifax between 6 p.m.-midnight. The completely free annual event showcases and celebrates the visual arts scene in Halifax. Nocturne, designed and planned largely by volunteers, is an opportunity for everyone to experience the art of Halifax in a whole new light. The Nocturne program and map guide residents and visitors alike to a variety of exhibitions in galleries and public spaces throughout the city.

A Tribute to Elvis in Concert with Chris Connor and Peter Paquette: Presented by Paquette Productions (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: October 4, 2017 - October 4, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

The Wiggles (Scotiabank Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: September 27, 2017 - September 27, 2017

Get ready to Wiggle, CANADA! The world's favourite children's entertainment group, The Wiggles, are coming to perform for you as part of their BIG SHOW World tour! This brand new show will see Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony perform all over Canada, from the East Coast to the West Coast.

The Wiggles BIG SHOW tour will run from September through to November of this year! Come along and “Do the Propeller” or “Dial E for Emma,” and if Lachy falls asleep, call out “Wake up Lachy!” The Wiggles BIG SHOW will feature some of their most loved songs such as Hot Potato and Rock A Bye Your Bear. The fab four of fun will of course be joined by their Wiggly friends Dorothy the Dinosaur, Captain Feathersword, Wags the Dog and Henry the Octopus, along with the Wiggly red coat dancers.

Emma, Lachy, Simon and Anthony are looking forward to bringing The Wiggles Big Show to Canada - their Biggest show yet!

You better get a Wiggle on and get your tickets to The Wiggles BIG SHOW tour now, they’re selling like hot potatoes!

Daniel O’Donnell (Scotiabank Centre)

Category: Live Music
Dates: September 25, 2017 - September 25, 2017

The Irish singer—who boasts over 31 albums in the UK's Top 30 charts and a bigger catalogue than fellow Irish music idols U2—brings an impressive catalogue on this North American tour that also features his longtime singing partner Mary Duff.

Chris de Burgh "A Better World" Canadian Tour 2017, presented by DKD (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: September 21, 2017 - September 21, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

Chris de Burgh "A Better World" Canadian Tour 2017, presented by DKD (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: September 20, 2017 - September 20, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

3rd Annual Career, Education and Settlement Fair (Canadian Immigrant Magazine)

Category: Meetings, Conferences and Workshops
Dates: September 8, 2017 - September 8, 2017

Canadian Immigrant magazine’s third annual Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is set for Friday, September 8, 2017, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the World Trade and Convention Centre.
In addition to a tradeshow of diverse exhibitors, including employment services, education institutes and social service agencies, the event offers newcomers plenty of opportunities to network and even get hired. Employers, including Pete’s Fine Foods, Loblaws and Halifax School Board, will be on site! Plus, don’t miss our day-long Resume Clinic, where you can get one-on-one free advice on your resumé and job search.
And this year’s speakers’ program is bigger than ever, with an inspirational lineup that includes RBC Top 25 winner Jennifer Gillivan, Skyline IT CEO Hai Hu, a workshop on taking the CELPIP English test, a session on becoming a permanent resident by IRCC, a labour market info session and a Canadian workplace culture class!
Register today at www.canadianimmigrant.ca/careerfair/halifax.

A&W Burgers to Beat MS (A&W)

Category: Fundraisers and Volunteer
Dates: August 24, 2017 - August 24, 2017

On Thursday, August 24th, $2 from every Teen Burger® sold goes to the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada. In addition to buying a Teen Burger®, supporters can also donate through rounding up their bill at the register, purchasing $1, $2 and $5 paper cutouts, placing money in in-store donation mugs, participating in other local restaurant fundraising initiatives, and online at BurgersToBeatMS.ca.

Blessing of the Bikes (The Parish of Saint Peters Church)

Category: Food and Drink
Dates: August 19, 2017 - August 19, 2017

10030 Peggys Cove Road
Hacketts Cove NS
August 19th, 2017
Noon - 2 p.m.
We are pleased to announce our first Blessing of the Bikes and community BBQ. Bring your bike. Bring some friends. Stay for hotdogs, sausages, hamburgers and drinks (donations welcome). Fun for all ages. On the lighthouse route, Peggys Cove Road. Hope to see you there.

Fairview Family Day BBQ and Fun Fair (Fairview Community Association)

Category: Festivals
Dates: August 12, 2017 - August 12, 2017

free food and fun, with bouncy castles, face, henna and hand painting, Zumba dancing, games, clowns and more

Blessing of the Boats (The Parish of Saint Peters Church)

Category: Other Event
Dates: July 16, 2017 - July 16, 2017

175 West Dover Road
West Dover NS
(West Dover Wharf)
July 16, 2017 at 2 p.m.
Sail your boat to West Dover Wharf July 16th to join us for The Annual Blessing of the Boats. No boat? Join us at 175 West Dover Road - West Dover (following the lighthouse route either from Peggys Cove Road or Prospect Road. 2 p.m.
Hope to see you then.

Goodwill Bot: Tails and Ales (K9 Partners Assistance Dogs)

Category: Bar and Drink
Dates: July 3, 2017 - July 3, 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017
5-8pm
Good Robot Brewing Company

We're back and once again taking over Good Robot for the evening.

With the K9PAD dogs and puppies by our sides, we'll be hunkering down at Good Robot until they force us out. But really... will they? Cute dogs... amazing beer. I think we'll stay.

The K9PAD team are looking to gain your support for our newest Service Dogs in Training. These two dogs are being trained for clients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a very rare condition. Never heard of it? Check them out here: Atlantic Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Society Some of our other dogs will be there too. We'll satisfy your puppy fever.

So why not come out, enjoy the amazing beer that Good Robot has to offer, play with some puppies, and support a great cause?

We've got a unique twist on the 50/50. Yes, we're incorporating our pups. Our team will also be accepting toys acceptable for Xlarge and Giant breeds (They love kongs, freeze-dried treats, dehydrated treats, and other durable toys). We might just have a few other things to satisfy your puppy cravings.

Ready for it? Here we come...

St Johns Church open for guests (The Parish of Saint Peters Church)

Category: Other Event
Dates: June 12, 2017 - October 23, 2017

The Parish of St. Peters Church would like to welcome you to drop by St. Johns Anglican Church, located in the historic village of Peggys Cove. Parish Volunteers are pleased to greet you from 10 a.m. til 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday. Upon arrival you will notice prayer request forms. If you would like to leave a prayer request please do so. The prayer deliverance is ministered by our Rev'd Andrew Cooke and a dedicated Prayer Group. Email: canon.cooke@outlook.com

JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes (JDRF)

Category: Fundraisers and Volunteer
Dates: June 11, 2017 - June 11, 2017

This year, we invite you to be part of something bigger than just a Walk. Join over 40,000 Canadians in a powerful movement to create a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). Join us on June 11, rain or shine, for the JDRF TELUS Walk to Cure Diabetes at Dewolf Park. Lunch and entertainment for the whole family will be provided. For more information, or to register, please visit www.jdrf.ca/walk or contact halifax@jdrf.ca.

Sharing Dance Day (Lindsay Riklis)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: June 2, 2017 - June 2, 2017

Canada's National Ballet School and partners invite you to join the nation’s biggest dance party to celebrate Canada’s 150th with … Sharing Dance Canada 2017!

This exciting event will include:
• Community performance presentations of the 2017 choreography
• Community participants and partner organizations will perform the choreography in front of a large public crowd multiple times over the course of the event; hundreds of dancers expected at each Signature Official Event
• Free open dance classes reflecting various dance forms
• Professional dance performances
• Partner activity booths
• Activities will engage the whole family
• An MC and other special guests
• Social media activation
• Videographer to capture the event

This year, four Canadian choreographers have collaborated to give voice and movement to a unique work that embodies and celebrates Canada’s diversity and artistic identity. Choreographers include Kimberley Cooper (Calgary), Eugene Baffoe (Winnipeg), Tracee Smith (Toronto) and Roger Sinha (Montreal).

Learn more at sharingdance.ca about how to join FREE dance rehearsals leading up to our June 2nd event. Bring your friends, family, and neighbors and DANCE!

Contact Info (for event listings): Niamh Byrne Rodgers, nbyrnerodgers@nbs-enb.ca

The Hali-ditarod (Parker Street Food & Furniture Bank)

Category: Fundraisers and Volunteer
Dates: May 28, 2017 - May 28, 2017

Dress Up. Cause Chaos. DO GOOD.

The Hali-ditarod takes the famous Alaskan Iditarod race and replaces the dogs with people, snow gear is replaced by costumes and the sleds are shopping carts. This one-of-kind event incorporates a shopping cart race, costume contest, games, and food and fundraising drive to end up with a great time for everyone. Each team, consisting of five members, four pullers and one musher, race around the Oval to each of the required check points where they participate in various wacky challenges. The team with the fastest time wins.

Join the fun by registering a team or simply show up to cheer on your favourite team!

Tennis Time (Tennis Time)

Category: Sports and Fitness
Dates: May 22, 2017 - May 29, 2017

Tennis Time offers certified tennis coaching in a small group setting for adults in Halifax and Dartmouth. We also offer private and semi private lessons throughout metro. New events starting every month.

Charley Pride in Concert, presented by Rocklands Entertainment (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 18, 2017 - May 18, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

John Prine, with special guest Amanda Shires, presented by Rubin Fogel Productions (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 16, 2017 - May 16, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

Jenn Grant, presented by Sonic Concerts (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 13, 2017 - May 13, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

One Night with the KING: starring Brandon Bennet, direct from Las Vegas (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 12, 2017 - May 12, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

An Evening with City and Colour - solo, presented by Sonic Concerts. (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 10, 2017 - May 10, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html

An Evening with City and Colour - solo, presented by Sonic Concerts. (DAL Arts Centre)

Category: Arts and Entertainment
Dates: May 9, 2017 - May 9, 2017

More information at https://www.dal.ca/dept/arts-centre/events-schedule.html




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