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Date of Event: Leading into September 2017

Event Information: Be an everyday hero in your community. Parkinson SuperWalk takes place this September. Since 1990, the event has been raising awareness and funds to support Canadians with Parkinson’s, their families and the health professionals that treat them. Participate at one of the many locations across Canada. To register yourself or a team or to volunteer, visit online at double u double u double u dot ParkinsonSuperwalk dot ca or call Parkinson Canada at 1-800-565-3000.


Date of Event: Leading into September 30, 2017

Event Information: On September 30, 2017, I am participating in the Ride for Cancer, a 100km bicycle ride starting in Mahone Bay, NS to raise money for cancer research and to help find a cure.  Earlier this year, my dad was diagnosed. My ride is for my father, my family and friends, and anyone touched by cancer. You can donate at the link below and I thank you in advance for your support. :) http://action.qe2foundation.ca/goto/juliawoynar


Date of Event: Leading into September 7, 2017

Event Information:The Dartmouth Learning Network is taking names NOW for its fall registration, September 6th – 7th. If you want to get your GED or high school equivalency or feel that your reading, writing, math or computer skills are holding you back from the life you want, call 902-463-9179 or visit their website at dartmouthlearning.net to learn how their FREE programs and tutoring for adults 19 and over can help. 


Date of Event: August 1 - September 1, 2017 

Event Information: Start the Next School Year on a Positive Note. Boot Camp in Working Memory Training, five (5) days/week August 1 to September 1, 2017 (off Monday August 7). This is a neurofeedback program acclaimed as the best intervention for people with ADHD. It helps kids with Learning disabilities and High Functioning Autism. These is no cure for ADHD, LD or Autism. This helps with attention, impulsivity, error reduction, auditory processing, social skills, special memory, short-term memory, delay in processing, working memory. We offer modules to address these issues. Must have an IQ>80. Please, contact Maya @ 902-461-1761 for a free consultation. Our website http://excaliburadhd.org has more information under Programs.


Date of Event: August 18, 2017 

Event Information:  Join us for MariTunes on Friday, August 18th at Garrison Brewery at 8:00 pm. MariTunes is a musical showcase celebrating Maritime culture to highlight local, emerging musicians. Featured performers will represent a range of genres and include AquaKultre, MAJE, Co-Pilot and Guy & Doll. The event is a collaboration of up and coming students enrolled in the daVinci College Event & Promotions Management program working with up and coming musicians to showcase each other's’ respective talents. A grand prize will be awarded to the People’s Choice performer of the night.


Date of Event: August 19, 2017 

Event Information: Parish of St. Peter's Church will be holding the first annual "Blessing of the Bikes" and Free BBQ on Saturday 19th August between 12 noon and 2pm. Location is at 10030 Peggy's Cove Road in the community of Hackett's Cove. All are warmly invited.


Date of Event: August 20, 2017 

Event Information: C'mon on down to the Musquodoboit Harbour train station from 1-4pm for a fun filled day with music, prizes, and a delicious BBQ! On August 20th, there will be a Youth Benefit Concert run by two recent graduates named Haley Moulton and Brona Higginbotham. This is for the community's local food bank, and we are excepting cash and or food donations. All proceeds go to our food bank, and every little bit counts! So come on down to the train station and watch our talented community members perform their hearts out. All ages are encouraged to come, and we hope to see you there! (Rain date: Sunday, August 27th)


Date of Event: Augustt 26, 2017

Event Information: Come and shop at St. Margaret's Church Yard Sale on August 26th Lots of goodies for sale from 9am to 1pm. If you have any donations, please call Wayne at 860-2454


Date of Event: August 27, 2017

Event Information: Hope for Wildlife Annual Open House 5909 Highway 207 in Seaforth Sunday, August 27th, 2017 12 - 4 pm, rain or shine, Get a “behind-the-scenes” look at wildlife rescue & rehabilitation with access to bird and mammal nurseries, recovery units, a marine unit, a flight cage and our new Wildlife Hospital. There will also be wildlife displays, demonstrations, kids’ activities, live music, barbecue, silent auction, and local crafts & food. All funds raised support Hope for Wildlife’s efforts to help injured and orphaned wildlife in Nova Scotia. Parking allowed on one side of road only and a shuttle is on site to bring you from your car to the event if needed. FREE ADMISSION For more information, please visit https://www.hopeforwildlife.net/annual-open-house/ You can reply to this email also you can contact openhouse@hopeforwildlife.net or call Michelle at (902) 407-9453


Date of Event: August 29, 2017 

Event Information: Paint Nite Fundraiser for Windsor Lions Club 7-9pm, Tues. Aug. 29th, Rooms 4 & 5 (downstairs) Windsor Community Ctr., 78 Thomas St., Windsor Cash Bar & Canteen on Site - Ages 19+ Only Sign up by Aug. 14th at: https://www.paintnite.com/events/_1203136 Or contact: Tammy at 902-798-4428


Date of Event: August 30, 2017 

Event Information: The cobequid Youth Health Centre in Sackville is hosting a FREE BBQ & Free CONCERT on Wed Aug 30th 12-2pm, in partnership with Ascension Barbershop. This is our 7th annual event. We service youth 13-25 in the Sackville, Bedford, Fall river, and Tantallon areas. We provide counseling directly in the schools and in the community. We would love for you to come and support our event! Last year we had 400+ people attend. All free food, bouncy castles, entertainment, prizes and more! Let me know if you are interested in promoting our event in the community news section or attending the event and enjoying the day with us!


Date of Event: September 2, 2017 

Event Information: Summer Splash Sept 2nd 2017 Alderney Landing get your tickets today the ultimate Labor Day Bash coming your way don't miss out with Jenna Nation debuting her New soon to be release Album all tickets now $50.00 plus added taxes for both events get your tickets today. The summer splash event celebrates local acts and acts from away this event is to help celebrate Canada`s 150 yrs celebration as well as give kids a chance to perform on stage that does not come normal to them and also recognize Viola Desmond for her act of Courage in 1946 whom will grace our Ten Dollar bill next Year thanks to Her sister  Mrs Robinson hard work this event is also if happens to try and bring back the what once was. More details at: http://alderneylanding.com/events/outdoor_events.html 


Date of Event: September 7, 2017 

Event Information: Want to help your Community and have fun doing so?  Join us on September 7th and swim across the Halifax Harbour in support of the Province of Nova Scotia’s United Way campaign. To commemorate Canada 150, we’re looking for 150 swimmers to join our annual harbour swim and help us kick-off this year’s United Way fundraising campaign.  United Way Halifax works to improve lives and build community by engaging donors, residents and partners to work together on key issues affecting our city. United Way Halifax wants our city to be free of poverty, so that people can live their best lives. In order to participate, you should be able to:

  • swim 1500 meters in 30-40 minutes
  • raise $150 in pledges (remember, it’s for a good cause!)
  • bring your own wet suit (water temperatures around 16-20 degrees C)

For more information or to sign up, visit us at https://www.facebook.com/unitedwaynsgov/ or contact Mary Lou Burke at marylou.burke@novascotia.ca


Date of Event: September 9, 2017 

Event Information: The Halifax SuperWalk for Parkinson Canada will take place on Saturday, September 9th at Victoria Park. Registration will open at 10:00 am with the walk to start at 12:00 pm. For more information, other walk locations and to register online visit: www.SuperWalk.ca


Date of Event: September 14, 2017

Event Information: Parents of Youth Dartmouth-Skype “Working with School” is the topic for our next Support Group meeting for Parents of Youth with ADHD, and other caregivers. When: Thursday September 14, 2017 @7-8:30 PM. Where: 32 Dundas Street, Dartmouth, NS. Join us to share your experiences parenting ADHD. All are welcome. This event is available over Skype. Contact: Maya @902-461-1761 Website: http://excaliburadhd.org . If you wish to receive topic and date information about the meetings in your email-box, please, email ex.info@excaliburadhd.org with "Add to Dartmouth Parents of Youth" in the Subject-line. Please, enclose your phone number for last minute cancelations. There is help but no cure for ADHD. This is a Scent Free Place. Please, respect the sensitivities of others.


Date of Event: September 16, 2017

Event Information:The Dartmouth Seniors Service Center is hosting its 3rd Annual Walk for Seniors on Sat. Sept. 16. Join us for a leisurely walk starting from the DSSC around Sullivans Pond and return. Followed by refreshments and prizes. Fundraise a minimum of $35 per person. Funds raised will support programs for seniors in our community. Contact Diane for more information. 902-465-5578, email d.rose@dartmouthseniors.ca


Date of Event: September 16, 2017

Event Information: The Troops are ready to battle again. Our Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer in spring of 2010, after a mastectomy and many radiation treatments she is now a breast cancer survivor. My sisters and I are organizing a fundraiser in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer CIBC Run for the Cure. We are submitting a team, Lorraine’s CURE-ageous Troops for the annual run on October 1st 2017. The fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 16, 2017 at Brewster’s in Bedford. We will be having a silent auction, and selling tickets on various items. We have hopes this event will assist us in our efforts of reaching our fundraising goal. Any support in the form of an item, service or monetary donation will go a long way in helping us reach our goal. Your support will be recognized by all those attending the event and all funds raised will be donated to CIBC Run for the Cure. We would like to thank you in advance for your generosity. Feel free to contact any one of us at the contact information below.  Sincerely, Norma (Lorraine’s CURE-ageous Troops) Bev Hubley b.h.52@hotmail.com Phone 902-865-9415 *Norma Hippern nhippern@gmail.com Phone 902-452-6699 Bonnie Porter porter.grandy@ns.sympatico.ca; Phone 902-864-8323 Mailing Address: Norma Hippern 324 Larry Uteck Blvd, Unit 614, Halifax, NS. B3M0E7


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: September 24, 2017

Event Information: Sunday September 24, 2017, marks the 28th anniversary of Scotiabank AIDS Walk organized by the AIDS Coalition of NS (ACNS). Walkers will gather at Halifax Common, Pavilion Site to build community, increase awareness and raise funds to support HIV/AIDS efforts in Nova Scotia. WALK with us to help create a stronger community with better opportunities for people living with and affected by HIV/AIDS. Registration starts @ 12:30 pm and we will walk @ 2:00 pm. Join us at the finish line to enjoy a delicious BBQ offered by Sobeys and Wilson’s. This family fun filled afternoon will be a celebration of life, reflection, and hope


Date of Event: September 30, 2017

Event Information: Only 7% of Canadians will survive pancreatic cancer, but awareness and support can change this. Craig’s Cause Pancreatic Cancer Society is proud to host the 11th Annual Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Bike Tour/Walk/Run at Porters Lake Provincial Park on September 30th, 2017. Register at www.craigscause.ca and help change this statistic!


Date of Event: October 21, 2017

Event Information: Laing House Masquerade Ball, An Evening of Elegance and Intrigue Saturday, October 21st, 20176.30 pm – 12 am @ the Cunard Centre, Halifax. Lose yourself in the ethereal layers of the night as we explore what lays behind the mask at the Laing House Masquerade Ball, An Evening of Elegance & Intrigue. Buy tickets here: http://ball.lainghouse.org/masquerade-ball/masquerade-ball-tickets.html