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Date of Event: June 1 - September 8, 2018

Event Information: The Sound A Music, B’ye at Grafton St Dinner Theatre The problem to solve about Maria is that she’s “from away” and got a gig in Cape Breton—governess to the children of Captain “Lobster” von Trapp. How can she bring together this family grown apart when someone’s always sneaking out for smokes, there’s no good sales at the Walmart for new clothes, and they’re talkin’ about her down at the Tim’s? Music, that’s how, the Cape Breton cure for what ails ya. Featuring the songs of The Sound of Music, with some East Coast twists. Call 902-425-1961www.graftonstdinnertheatre.com/reservations


Date of Event: July 21, 2018

Event Information: Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada. July 21st is our Christmas in July event running from 10am-3 pm at our kennel 343 west petpeswick rd in Musquodoboit harbour. Our event includes: face painting, silent auction, BBQ, nail trims for dogs, picture with Santa, kennel tours, multiple vendors, paw prints, our benefit store Christmas sale as well as our ever popular fun run. The fun run is where dogs race down a path and a radar gun is used to clock their speed.


Date of Event: July 17, 2018

Event Information: Open House for Feed Nova Scotia, Tuesday, July 17th from 2PM-6PM We're eager to show off our new location and celebrate the collective impact our network, donors, and volunteers make for our province! For each person who attends, KW Commercial Advisors will donate $10! Round up your friends and colleagues and help us achieve our goal of $5,000! Join us @: Feed Nova Scotia 67 Wright Avenue Dartmouth, NS B3B 1H2 Festivities kick off at 2PM with our ribbon cutting and capital campaign launch at 2:30PM. • Refreshments • Meet the team • Behind the scenes access No RSVP required. Questions? Contact Jess at 902.457.1689 or email jhawkes@feednovascotia.ca


Date of Event: July 28, 2018

Event Information: Aurora Illumination Series Presents Free Thrice Concert Description: Innovative rock band Thrice will headline a free concert in Halifax as part of the Aurora Illumination Concert Series, a summer-long celebration that will ignite every corner of Canada with free musical performances. When: July 28th 2018, Doors open 7:30pm AT Where: Marquee Ballroom, Portland Pl, Halifax, NS B3K 3B1, Canada Tickets: https://www.illuminationseries.ca free with rsvp


Date of Event: August 5, 2018

Event Information:  Crib Tournament Sunday, August 5th Forties Community Centre New Ross Doors open 12 noon Registration starts 12:30 Play starts 1pm $ 20.00 team Information call 689-2147 Canteen Available, wheelchair accessible


Date of Event:  August 3 - 16, 2018

Event Information: Heart&Stroke Big Bike The Heart & Stroke Big Bike is coming to Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, and Elmsdale from August 3rd to August 16th and there are seats left for you! Join forces with Heart & Stroke and be part of a BIG movement that’s saving lives coast to coast. Take a seat on the Big Bike and take a stand against heart disease and stroke. Get your friends, family and colleagues and register a team today. With your help, we can give Canadians more of life’s precious moments. Visit BigBike.ca for more information


Date of Event: August 11, 2018

Event Information: Come explore the Atlantic Canada Aviation Museum during our 3rd Annual Wings n’ Wheels event. This awesome, family oriented event will take place on Saturday, August 11th between 10:00am and 4:00pm. There will be a free BBQ and refreshments as well as face painting, games, and prizes for kids of all ages! On top of all this, admission is free! We have hundreds of artifacts, both large and small, on display, including more than 20 aircraft and 3 simulators. And alongside them all, we’ll have a breathtaking array of classic cars. You can even see our volunteers in action as they work on the latest plane restoration! We are located at Exit 6 on Highway 102, just across from the Halifax Stanfield International Airport. For more information you can visit our website, follow us on Facebook and twitter, or call us at (902) 873-3773.


Date of Event:  August 12, 2018

Event Information: The Eastern Passage-Cow Bay Summer Carnival takes place all week long from August 5th to August 12th. It includes many activities for families such as a Teddy Bear Picnic, Sand Castle Contest, Parade, and Fireworks! Please visit epcbsummercarnival.ca for more information on these events and many more!


Date of Event:  August 17, 2018

Event Information: Gala Latina Carnaval Join us at Saint Mary's Boat Club for a summer Carnaval filled with Latin flavour! Enjoy traditional Hispanic dances, a three-course meal presented by Verano, and then dance the night away under the stars with Latin tunes from Son Latino and DJ Junior. Make sure to stick around for “La Hora Loca”, a fun-filled wild time brought to you by Atlantic Circus! We will have authentic Latin American artisan crafted pieces available at our silent action and are pleased to support the Bryony House with all proceeds from the auction. All ages welcome. Learn more and get tickets at: gala.latispanica.org


Date of Event: August 21, 2018 9:30AM - 3:30PM

Event Information:  Dance Educators Conference Halifax 2018 What a perfect way to prepare for the up and coming dance season  by bringing your staff to Canada's National Academy of Dance Education's Dance Educators Conference Halifax 2018. This conference will not only prepare you and your staff for the year ahead, but will also give you an opportunity to connect and team build as a staff. Our conference is unlike any other in Canada.  All of our presenters, teachers and advisors are dance scholars and industry experts who make studying, researching and working in the field of dance their career. This conference is a dance education experience. We discuss relevant topics in 21st century dance education, and dissect what it is we are doing as dance educators in our classrooms.  We will provide you with thought provoking discussions on everything from safe dance practices to managing your dance classes. If you are passionate about being the best teacher you can be, and you care about making the most of your time with your dancers in the studio, then this conference is for you! Spaces very limited...book today!

WHAT: CNADE Dance Educators Conference 2018 Halifax

WHO: Dance Educators, School Teachers, Dance Assistants, Studio Owners and those aspiring to be.

WHERE: Four Points Sheraton - Halifax

COST: $65/pp - Group discounts available. 


Date of Event:  August 25, 2018

Event Information: Beaver Bank Box Car Race - Aug 25th (Rain Date Aug 26th) We are having a family fun day and closing down a section of Heatherglen Drive in Beaver Bank on August 25th (rain date Aug 26th). We are hosting a FREE BBQ in the local park where we will also have the smaller children doing cardboard box car obstacle course. If you wish to be a racer or run through our obstacle course please email info@cartoonconrad.com and we can send you a registration form. Check out our facebook page for more information -​www.facebook.com/groups/1842171295803534


Date of Event:  September 1, 2018

Event Information: We are raising funds for treatment research that could increase the quality of life for those that suffer from CRPS, a painful disease that over 9,000 Canadians are diagnosed with annually. We need your help! Join us September 1st at Point Pleasant Park for the first annual Walk to Conquer CRPS. The walk will be led by Bradley Farquhar and his amazing dog, Jerry who completed the 1,000km Iditarod race in Alaska together. Join us and help make a difference for the thousands of Canadians who suffer. Register by emailing conquercrps@gmail.com or find us on Facebook. 

 


Date of Event:  September 16 - 22, 2018

Event Information:Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Bike Tour/Walk/Run Please air from September 16th, 2018 through to September 22nd, 2018 Contact Name: Stefanie Oldreive / Janice Trider Phone: 1-877-212-9582 / 902-701-4849 Email: craigscause@gmail.com 92% of pancreatic cancer patients will die from pancreatic cancer in 2018. Pancreatic cancer patients deserves better. We demand better. Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society invites you to attend the 12th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Bike Tour/Walk/Run on September 29th, 2018 at Porters Lake Provincial Park. This event is for all ages and all abilities. Registration includes drinks, food, and live entertainment. Register now and demand better for those diagnosed. For more information call 1-877-212-9582 or go to craigscause.ca 


Date of Event:  September 26, 2018

Event Information: A fundraiser for Bosom Buddies of NS held once a year. A black dress affair for all women of all ages. An opportunity for a great evening out supporting breast cancer survivors while enjoying hors d'oeuvres, door prizes, large silent auction, 50/50 photo booth, shopping, cash wine bar and guest emcee. Details and Tickets at https://www.facebook.com/events/292288567972767


Date of Event: October 20, 2018

Event Information: Laing House Masquerade Ball, Fire & Ice October 20th, 2018- Cunard Centre, 961 Marginal Road, Halifax The Hottest Ball. The Coolest Party. Get Your Tickets Today! http://ball.lainghouse.org/