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Date of Event: March 24, 31 & April 7, 2017Event Information: The Anglican Church of Saint Andrew, 2 Circassion Drive, Cole Harbour, will be holding their Lenten Fish/Corn Chowder Luncheons on Fridays –March 10, 17, 24 & 31 and April 7 from 11:30 am – 1 pm. The cost is $10.00/per person and $3.50 for children under 12. For this low price you will be treated to our fabulous Fish or Corn Chowder with Biscuits, Dessert and Tea or Coffee. Children can have hotdogs, chips, cookies and juice. And again this year, Music will be provided by Ron Noiles and Friends. Come eat, dance, sing-a-long, purchase baked goods/crafts and enjoy some fellowship with your friends.


Date of Event: Recruiting for programs starting in March 2017

Event Information: WOMEN UNLIMITED WANTS TO COUNT YOU IN! Women Unlimited is currently recruiting for their FREE 14-week career exploration programs in the trades and technologies. These programs will start in March 2017 and will be held at both the NSCC Akerley and IT campuses. If you are a woman who is interested in learning more about building a career in the trades or technology fields, now is the time to connect with Women Unlimited. For more information, check out the Women Unlimited website: www.womenunlimitedns.ca


Date of Event: March 23, 2017

Event Information:  Dartmouth Seniors Center is hosting a Paint Night #2 on Thursday, March 23/17. 6.30 pm - 9:00 pm. Cost $25 members, $35 Non-Members. Let your inner artist come to life. No painting experience necessary. We will provide paints, brushes, aprons, canvases and light refreshments. Cash bar will be open. Please RSVP to Jan Garrison 902-465-5578, email j.garrison@dartmouthseniors.ca


Date of Event: March 24, 2017

Event Information: Calling all Super Hero's In support of Cameron Bedard Friday March 24th at the Springfield Lake Rec Centre, Upper Sackville. Silent auction  8-10. DJ 9-1. Tickets $20.00. Donations at the door. 50/50 draw. Stacy and Richard were told every parent’s worst nightmare last month their four year-old son Cameron has brain cancer. In less than one month Cameron has had three surgeries and is currently undergoing radiation and chemo therapy treatments. Cam is a happy, caring,  and strong boy who is always smiling. He is truly an inspiration to all of us. Cameron has a long road ahead of him,  will you be his superhero? Please wear your favorite superhero T-shirt in support! For tickets or to donate auction items contact Michelle (902)266-3209 or Tina(902) 880-7293


Date of Event: March 25, 2017

Event Information: Dartmouth Seniors Center is holding a Merchandise Bingo on Sat. March 25. Admission - $20.00. Purchase a ticket before Friday, March 17 for just $15.00. Doors open at 11.30 am. Mini Games begin at 1 pm. Regular Games at 1.45 pm. Bake Sale and Canteen on Site. Call the center at 902-465-5578 to reserve your place.


Date of Event: March 25, 2017

Event Information: Roast Beef Supper - Saturday, March 25, 2017 4:00 – 6:00 pm - Church of the Good Shepherd, Beaver Bank, NS Eat In or Take Out Roast Beef Mashed Potatoes Peas and Carrots Dessert Tea/Coffee Preschoolers Free Under 12 $6.00/person Adults $13.00/person


Date of Event: March 26, 2017 

Event Information: ​Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada will be hosting their Doggie Expo. March 26, 2017 from 10am-3pm at the Dartmouth Sportsplex. There will be exhibitors for doggy apparel, giftware, groomers, photographers and rescue groups. Admission is 5$ at the door. Doggies are welcome and theycan bring their owners too!


Date of Event: April 1, 2017

Event Information: Atlantic Women’s Barbershop Chorus Champions the ScotianAires invite you to an evening of memorable music at our upcoming concert “Music Speaks Louder Than Words”. Our chorus of over fifty voices will entertain with four part a cappella harmony and the evening also includes guest artists award winning women’s barbershop quartet, Tonic!.and special guest acclaimed Canadian singer-songwriter Allison Crowe. The concert will be held at the Bella Rose Arts Centre, 283 Thomas Raddall Dr. in Halifax on Saturday, April 1st at 7pm. You can order tickets at scotianaires.ca/tickets or go to our website, scotianaires.ca for more information. Tickets are going fast so don’t miss out!


Date of Event: April 2, 2017

Event Information: The youth cast of project ARC will be performing their multi-award winning human rights education shows at Woodlawn United Church in Dartmouth, Sunday, April 2nd at 7:00 and 8:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 and 8:00, respectively and freewill donations to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders, Hope For Wildlife and Out Of The Cold Shelter are welcome!


Date of Event: April 3, 2017

Event Information:  Hammonds Plains Historical Society Meeting & Presentation - The Hammonds Plains Historical Society will be holding it’s spring meeting, along with a presentation on Monday April 3rd at the Cornerstone Wesleyan Church (Corner of Hammonds Plains Road & Kingswood Drive)– 7pm. The presentation for the evening will be ‘The Legacy of Madeline Symonds’. Presentation is open to the general public with refreshments provided.


Date of Event: April 8, 2017

Event Information: The Parents of Multiple Births Association (POMBA) Halifax is hosting their biannual children’s clothing and equipment consignment sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 8th at the Halifax Forum (Multi Purpose Room). The sale features a “power hour” from 1p.m. – 2p.m. that will allow shoppers to purchase a variety of items at 50% off. Admission is $2 cash.


Date of Event: April 9, 2017

Event Information: Marley's hope dog rescue is holding a fundraising craft show on April 9th from 10-4pm at Cole Harbour place. There will be 60 tables of vendors with a variety of crafts, baked goods and lots of homemade goodies. There will also be a raffle and a 50/50 draw. A great way to get some Easter shopping done and support a great cause, admission is $2.


Date of Event: April 8 & 9, 2017

Event Information:  The Annual Spring Hobby Show is a much anticipated, multi discipline event featuring Aircraft, Armor, Ship, Figure, Science Fiction & Automotive modeling, Dolls & Dollhouse miniatures; Radio Control Ship & Aircraft Models; Lego Displays; Model Railways; a Model Contest; Military Enactors; a Trade Fair, and much more. The broad scope of the displays and activities is suitable for all ages! This year’s show will be held on Saturday and Sunday April 8th and 9th, 2017 at the Sea King Club at 12 Wing Shearwater, 242 Warrior Avenue. Admission is $5/person, $12/family of four. For more information please visit the museum’s website at www.shearwateraviationmuseum.ns.ca or call the museum at 902-720-1083


Date of Event: April 19, 2017

Event Information: On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, the Halifax Wildlife Association is pleased to have Jonathan Roberts present on his current project, A History of Elephants - an initiative to study the relationship between people and wildlife in Northern Ghana, West Africa. This free, public presentation will start at 7pm, in the auditorium located in the lower level of the Museum of Natural History, 1747 Summer Street, Halifax. 


Date of Event: April 22, 2017

Event Information: We are women from all walks of life, with one goal. The goal to create a community of Women That Hunt. It's not just about "hunting" however, we hunt for the best fishing hole, the best harvest in our gardens, the best meat to put on our tables, the best family game of man tracker, we hunt for health and well-being. We are mothers, wives, & girlfriends. We are a sisterhood. We are the Women That Hunt. We are hosting a Youth Expo on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 from 9am to 4pm at the Don Henderson Memorial Sportsplex in Brookfield, NS. The Youth Expo is a unique event designed to expose youth to new activities related to the outdoors, fitness, art, community programs, nutrition and overall general health and wellness. The Expo is designed to be interactive, guided by professionals and experts in various fields in an effort to educate and inspire. We were hoping that this event could be added to your list of PSA’s and Community Events Calendar. www.theyouthexpo.com Please let me know if you have any questions


Date of Event: April 22, 2017

Event Information: Benefit for Bill Murray from Cole Harbour.Place: Parkside Pub & Grill  Time: 3-1 am. auction starts : 3.00 pm special : A glass of beer and 5 wings $10.00. Entertainment until 1 am. Donations Made at door


Date of Event: April 27, 2017

Event Information: April 27, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm Location: Discovery Centre 1215 Lower Water St. Halifax, Primo Vino is a primavera pairing of wine and awareness in support of Laing House. Enjoy an intimate evening of food, drink and friends. Supporting mental health has never been so fun! Get your tickets now, before they’re gone! http://www.lainghouse.org/events/primo-vino-tickets.html Additional Details Contact: Andrea Eisses Phone: (902) 425-9018 Website: http://www.lainghouse.org/events/primo-vino-tickets.html Contact Email: aeisses@lainghouse.org 


Date of Event: April 29, 2017

Event Information: Upcoming Sale Event: Family Expo & Giant Kids sale in support of Make-A-Wish April 29th 9-3pm Location: Devonshire Arena, 3405 Devonshire Ave facebook.com/TwoLittleMonkeysHRM twolittlemonkeys.info Contact Keli for more info Crafters, Direct Sellers, Gently used children's items! Everything from A to Z: Arbonne, Books, Booster Seats, Cloth Diapers, Exersaucers, homemade Skin Care, Playpens, Sunlife insurance and investments, Swings and much more!


Date of Event: May 7, 2017

Event Information: Walk for Alzheimer’s Make Memories Matter Registration is now open for the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia’s annual Walk for Alzheimer’s. The 5km walk will take place on Sunday, May 7. The specific locations are: Halifax, Cunard Centre; Wolfville, Farmers’ Market; Sydney, Centre 200; and a brand new location in Truro, at the Farmers’ Market. Festivities begin at 1:30 p.m. and the walk begins at 2 p.m. To register for this event go to www.walkforalzheimers.ca. For more information, contact the Alzheimer Society at (902) 422-7961 or 1-800-611-6345.


Date of Event: May 9, 2017

Event Information: Hungry Bowls Food Bank Fundraiser May 9, 2017 @ 6-9pm at Sir John A Macdonald High School. Call 902-826-3222 for more details. Food Bank Fundraiser - 200 glazed ceramic bowls have been hand-made by 25 student volunteers. Four local restaurants are donating soups. SJA Foods & Nutrition classes are also providing soups and breads. For $20 you get to pick out a bowl to take home and enjoy a gourmet soup supper. All proceeds go to St. Margarets Bay Food Bank. Be part of a community coming together to help create better food security for all.


Date of Event: May 20, 2017

Event Information: Do you love Softball? Do you love supporting an amazing cause? Save the date for the first annual Cleats for Courage! A Co-ed Softball Tournament in support of Family SOS being held on Saturday, May 20th at Graves Oakley Memorial Park in Spryfield! Join us for over twelve hours of competitive softball action, canteen service, amazing raffle prizes and more! Family SOS is a local non-profit, child-centered organization directed toward building strong and healthy families. Learn more about the organization at http://www.familysos.ca/