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Date of Event: February 24 - 26, 2017

Event Information: The Halifax Kennel Club Dog Shows celebrate their 300th Shows at the coming Shows. Feb 24th to 26th-2017 With one show, late Friday, and 2 on Saturday (25th) and one on the 26th. Held at Halifax Forum, Windsor St, in the Multi-Purpose Room. In addition to the dog show, is our very popular “ Meet the Breeds”, where you can speak with responsible breeders & owners of the respective breeds, as well as doggy vendor’s. For additional information, please check out the website & to ensure you see your favorite breed, the judging schedule will soon be posted on the HKC website (” or like the HKC Facebook page for updates. Costs: Adult = $ 5.00 & Children & Seniors = $ 3.00 & Family = $ 12.00 Please note, to prevent any dogs from being left in cars - only dogs entered in the shows are permitted in the building. Hope to see you there 

Date of Event: February 28, 2017

Event Information: Pancake Supper - Shrove Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017 4:00 – 6:00 pm Church of the Good Shepherd, Beaver Bank, Eat In or Take Out, Sausages, Pancakes, Homemade Beans, Brown Bread/Biscuits Gingerbread/Apple Crisp Tea/Coffee Preschoolers - FREE Under 12 - $4.00 Adults - $8.00

Date of Event: February 28, 2017 

Event Information: ​St. Luke’s Church Sunday School Shrove Tuesday Pancake and Sausage Supper Event Date and Time: Tuesday, February 28/17 4:30pm to 6:15pm pertinent information about the event Being held at St Luke’s Church Basement, 9 Veterans Ave. Dartmouth. Tel#902 462 0135(basement phone#) Pancakes, sausages, beans, apple crisp desert, tea or coffee or apple juice. Tickets available at the door. Tickets $8.00 per Adult ,$5.00 per Youth(12 years or younger) Funds raised help support St Luke's Sunday School Foster Child and Sunday School Supplies Book sale(.50 per book or 3 for $1.00 ) pus silent auction If cancel due to winter conditions will be held Wednesday , March 01/17 4:30pm to 6:15pm Contact information St Luke’s Church Office Tel 902 434-7670(9amto 12 noon) or Tuesday Feb.28/17 Tel#902 462 0135 after 2pm

Date of Event: February 28, 2017 

Event Information:  The Anglican Church of Saint Andrew, 2 Circassion Drive (corner of Forrest Hills Parkway), Cole Harbour is looking forward to your attendance at our Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper. The supper consists of pancakes & sausages and homemade cookies. Coffee or tea will be served with juice for children. Tuesday, February 28th from 5 pm – 7 pm. What a great opportunity for fellowship and nourishment.Please come and bring your family and friends. All are welcome. Cost: A Free Will Offering.

Date of Event: March 1, 2017

Event Information: Join us for Mardi Gras Happy Hour at the Dartmouth Seniors Service Center. New Orleans style finger foods, cash bar, door prizes, games and fun! Wed. March 1st from 4.30 to 6.30 pm. Tickets $10 for Members/$12 for Non-Members. Call Cheryl at 902-465-5578 x 213 or email: or drop by the center at 45 Ochterloney St in fabulous downtown Dartmouth.

Date of Event: March 4, 2017

Event Information: Meraki Event Planning has partnered with Fitness Junkies to host the #IAmStrong Workout on Saturday, March 4th in honour of International Women's Day. We have invited 3 other women-run small businesses to participate in this 2 hour extreme-workout. Apple Valley CrossFit, Kettlebell Krushers Fitness, and The Yoga Hen Adventures will join us and each group will host a 25minute workout, proving just how strong girls and women can be. The event will take place at the Evangeline Middle School gymnasium in New Minas, and will run from 10an to noon. Girls 13-16 are invited but must be accompanied by an adult, and men are welcome too(if they think they're strong enough!) @MerakiEventPlan on Twitter, or to confirm your attendance 

Date of Event: March 4, 2017

Event Information:  The Nova Scotia Law Enforcement Torch Run Committee and Special Olympics Nova Scotia invite you to join them on March 4th for the COOLEST event in town!  The Halifax Polar Plunge will take place on March 4th at Grand Parade.  As the cannons signal noon the first plunger will take to the man-made pool to see if their plunge is good enough to win them lunch for two from the toughest judge in Town, Mayor Mike Savage.  If you are BRAVE enough…Registration is only $50.00 and each plunger will receive a one of a kind event toque as well as the knowledge that they are helping to improve the lives of Nova Scotian’s living with an intellectual disability though sport.   For more information visit us online at or call 902-429-2266 x 2

Date of Event: March 5, 2017

Event Information: Crib Tournament Sunday, March 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: March 3, 2017

Event Information: Used Book Sale Fundraiser for the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada. Books of all genres to be sold, so there is sure to be one that you'll enjoy. Come grab a new-to-you book and feel good about your purchase. All proceeds are going directly to the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada to help fund blood cancer research and support programs for patients and their families. Location and Time: Dalhousie Student Union Building, main level (6136 University Ave, Halifax) from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m 

Date of Event: March 4, 2017

Event Information: Y’all come join us in the 2nd Annual New Orleans style Mardi Gras celebration! Olympic Hall, 2304 Hunter Street @ 5:00pm 'til late! Ms. Julie hails originally from New Orleans, and wants to share the fun that is Mardi Gras with her new home city of Halifax. Come on down and taste our authentic Southern Food, straight from New Orleans - Gumbo, Dirty Rice, Gator Bites, King Cake, and more! Try a new drink - like a Hurricane, Sazerac, Absinthe, New Orleans, or a Bloody Mary. A portion of the proceeds is being donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halifax.. Listen to Live Jazz, dance to Live Soul / R&B, wear a mask, throw some beads, have a damn good time! $25 advance, $30 at door See our website for tickets and package deals. 

Date of Event: March 10, 2017

Event Information: Dalhousie University’s PROsocial Project invites all to support their first ever Defeat Depression. Walk/Run on March 10, 2016! The event will be taking place in front of the Henry Hicks Building on Dalhousie’s Studley Campus at noon (in case of rain, the event will take place inside the Studley Gym). Community guest speakers, snack booths, and live music will be featured along with information about mental illness from local organizations. All are welcome to participate by signing up at

Date of Event: March 10, 17, 24, 31 & April 7, 2017

Event 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: March 10, 2017

Event Information: To all of the Halifax and Dalhousie University community! This year, the Dalhousie Cancer Fighting Committee is proud to announce that we are having a Relay for Life event right here at Dalhousie! The Relay is set to take place on Friday March 10th from 7pm to 12am at the Dalplex Field House, right on campus. We urge all of you to register as soon as possible, whether it be individually or with a team, and help to fundraise money for the Canadian Cancer Society while honouring friends, family or loved ones that have been affected by cancer.You can find the registration link on our Facebook page “Dalhousie Relay for Life”. There is a 15$ registration fee and although not mandatory, it is highly encouraged that every participant or team raise at least 150$ that goes directly towards the Canadian Cancer Society. With each registration, participants receive a free luminary to light at the ceremony and each additional one is 5$. Luminaries can be purchased at the event. Further details will be posted on our Facebook page as participants and teams begin to register, but we hope that everyone takes part in this great event and starts to fundraise as soon as possible! 

Date of Event: March 18, 2017

Event Information: Show Your True Colours - Celtic Nights Saturday, March 18th, 2017 at Juno Tower - CFB Halifax 6pm to 11:30pm A night of great food and music to help raise funds for the Cobequid Community Health Centre. With live music by Merimac and an "experience" live and silent auction. All funds will go towards the Cobequid's Emergency Department. For tickets call Heather at 902-869-6128 or visit

Date of Event: March 18, 2017

Event Information: Saint Paddy’s Dance (19+) North Woodside Community Centre. 230 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, NS Saturday March 18th 8:00 – 11:00 pm Tickets $7.50 per person Door prizes drawn throughout the night Snack and Limited Beverage Bar (beer, coolers) on site Tickets on sale NOW! 902-463-9276

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:

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 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. 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 : Draft beer and 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! Additional Details Contact: Andrea Eisses Phone: (902) 425-9018 Website: Contact Email: 

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 For more information, contact the Alzheimer Society at (902) 422-7961 or 1-800-611-6345.