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Date of Event: Thursdays from September 21 - October 26, 2017

Event Information: The Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia invites families of persons newly diagnosed with dementia to our Family Caregiver Education Series in Bedford/Sackville. The series, available at no cost to participants, will begin on Sept. 21. It will run for six consecutive Thursdays until Oct. 26. It will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Each session will take place at the Bedford Sackville Community Health Team, 833 Sackville Dr., upper level. Registration is required. For more information, or to register for this Family Education Caregiver Series, please contact: Heather Murdock, heather.murdock@asns.ca, 902-422-7961 ext. 243 If you would like information about other supports and services offered by the Alzheimer Society of Nova Scotia, please call the Alzheimer InfoLine toll free at 1-800-611-6345.


Date of Event: leading into Christmas until December 16, 2017

Event Information: Each holiday season Veith House puts together the Christmas-Adopt-A-Family-Program that provides individuals or families with gifts during the season.We are putting in a request for sponsors to provide assistance to either individuals and/or families who are in need during the holiday season. Sponsorship can be in the form of gifts, gift cards, and/or donations. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us via email at christmas.support@veithhouse.ns.ca or call (902) 453-4320. Thank you for your consideration and we wish you the very best during the holiday season! We will be receiving sponsors until December 16th


Date of Event: October 20 - 28, 2017

Event Information: Take a gamble and come see the musical production of GUYS AND DOLLS at Bedford Baptist Church (158 Rocky Lake Drive) on October 20, 21, 27 and 28.. Shows are at 7pm with the addition of a matinee on October 21st at 3pm. Get tickets ($15) by emailing tickets@bedfordbaptist.ca or calling 902-835-5966


Date of Event: October 28, 2017

Event Information: Halloween Fall Festival Dinner at St. Peter’s Church in Rockingham, will be held on October 28th Doors open at 5:00 p.m. dinner at 6:00 p.m. Hot roast beef dinner, pie tea and coffee There will be a bake table. Prizes for best Halloween Costumes and best Old Scottish attire. Band for your listening or dancing pleasure is Abilene. Call Jean at 902-864-1994 for tickets before October 18th no tickets at door. That number again is 902-864-1994. Thank you Jean Watson 902-864-1994 Clan Lamont Society of Canada Jean.watson2@hotmail.com


Date of Event: November 4, 2017

Event Information: Seminar on Sustainable Urban Forests: “Trees in the City: Learning About the Urban Forest”. The event will take place on Saturday November 4th from 9:30am – 12:30pm at the Halifax Central Library and will strive to educate about what an urban forest is, how it is managed, and in what ways it provides value to the community. Our hope is to foster a greater sense of understanding about what urban forests are and foster a greater appreciation of this integral ecosystem.


Date of Event: November 4, 2017

Event Information: SICAM's annual  event, called SICAM FEST 2017 will be showcasing the rich cultural heritage of South India through its various art/dance forms. The performances will also include a Bollywood Mix  with much fanfare to enthrall the audience!!!. Delicious Indian food following the programme, will make this occasion a memorable evening to enjoy with family and friends.​ Save the date and purchase early to avail Early bird offers!!!


Date of Event: November 4&5, 2017

Event Information: Marley's Hope Dog rescue is hosting our annual craft fair at Cole Harbour Place on Saturday, November 4th and Sunday, November 5th from 10am-3pm! Last year was such a great success we decided to make it a two day event! A 2$ entry goes to save more dogs. Visitors will have access to over 60 vendors each day, many of them different on the two days. From baked goods, hand made items, direct sales, wood carvings, natural products and more, visitors can do all their Christmas shopping with local sellers in one stop. https://www.facebook.com/events/1446053952145138/


Date of Event: November 15, 2017

Event Information: WAMS Luncheon Gala Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Noon-2:30pm Halifax Marriott Harbour Front Hotel WAMS (Women Against Multiple Sclerosis) is a powerful network of women building MS awareness and raising funds to end MS. MS affects 3X more women than men. Please visit www.wamsgala.ca or email courtney.gilfoy@mssociety.ca for more information or to purchase a ticket.


Date of Event: November 16, 2017

Event Information: The Dartmouth Seniors Service Center presents our 41st Anniversary Recognition Dinner, Thurs. Nov. 16th, Reception - 6 pm (Cash Bar), 3 Course Salmon Dinner, 6.30 pm. $45 per tickets, Table of 8 - $340. Guest speaker Wendy Lil, Silent Auction, Entertainment by Paul Brushett & Co. We will be recognizing long time supporters of the DSSC: Gloria McClusky, Harry Chapman, Marilyn Keating, Terry Cooper, Ellen Latter. Call Cheryl for tickets 902-465-5578


Date of Event: November 18, 2017

Event Information: On November 18 St. Joseph's Children's Centre will be hosting their 3rd Annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair. Local crafters and artisans will be onsite for you to purchase that special something for your loved ones that you won't find in the stores. Did you miss the other major craft fairs? That's ok, this is the place to be! Join us at the Bedford Legion 1772 Bedford Highway from 10am to 2pm. Admission only $2.00 with all proceeds going back to the child care centre. St. Joseph's is a nonprofit childcare organization providing childcare for over 45 years in metro.


Date of Event: November 18, 2017

Event Information: Please join us Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Fairview Heights Elementary (210 Coronation Avenue, Halifax) for our annual Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair. Doors will open at 10am for shoppers. Admission is $1 or a food bank donation. Children under 12 are free. You don’t want to miss this event as it is the perfect opportunity to finish your holiday shopping! When you walk through the doors you will find products for your kitchen (Tupperware), jewelry (Magnolia & Vine, homemade jewelry), natural cleaning supplies (Norwex), beauty/wellness (Arbonne, VOXXLIFE, Lipsense, Monat, etc.), food (Sunset Gourmet, Epicure, Creamy Fudge) and much, much more!


Date of Event: November 18, 2017

Event Information: Building Futures Annual Christmas Auction & Bazaar Get into the festive spirit and get your Christmas Shopping done early! We are hosting our Annual Christmas Auction on Saturday, November 18, from 11:30am-4:00pm at 61 Glendale Ave, Lower Sackville. It is $5.00 at the door (includes paddle and door prize ticket). We will have a Silent and Live Auction, fresh baked goods and crafts for sale, yummy lunch items at Futures Cafe, prizes and more. All proceeds from the Auction will go towards our continued expansion of our programs and services that provide skills and training as well as employment and recreational services for adults with intellectual disabilities. Get involved in the cause and get ready for the Holidays, hope to see you here!  For more information, call Krista Parsons at (902) 865-1797 ext 6 or visit our website www.buildfutures.ca/news/


Date of Event: November 21, 2017

Event Information: the Dalhousie Kinesiology Society in Halifax are holding a Trivia Night on November 21st in support of Hope Blooms, an organization that provides education, support and youth empowerment in the North End of Halifax. They provide opportunities for children to learn how to plant and grow foods, as well as create dressings from these. The objective of this event is to allow students to build new relationships amongst their peers as well as with their superiors, providing the opportunity to make new connections within their program, while raising funds for Hope Blooms.https://www.facebook.com/events/1148583418608159/


Date of Event: November 24, 2017

Event Information: The Sackville Business Association is happy to announce that the 10th annual Sackville Christmas Tree Lighting will take place on Friday, November 24th from 6:30-7:30 at Acadia Park 650 Sackville Drive. For more information please visit our website at sackvillebusiness.com/treelighting .