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Date of Event:  September - June, 2019
Event Information: Project ARC, a multiple award winning human rights education touring show is looking for youth cast members (volunteers) (12 -20 years of age) for the 2018-19 school year. The cast has traveled extensively, to elementary and junior high schools in HRM plus parts of mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton, for the last several years. Contact Janice at projectarctheatretour@gmail.com for more details.


Date of Event:  Ongoing

Event Information: Research shows that children with working memory issues have a greater risk of dropping out of school. Neurofeedback is hailed as the best intervention for ADHD. It is a long-term solution. You or your child’s attention and improved behaviour will last for many years to come. Location: 32 Dundas Street, Downtown Dartmouth. It helps people with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Learning Disabilities (LD) and High Functioning Autism (ASD). There are no cures for ADHD, LD or ASD. This program helps with attention, impulsivity, error reduction, auditory processing, social skills, spatial memory, short-term memory, delay in processing, working memory and more. We offer modules to address these issues. Must have an IQ greater than 80%. Please, contact Maya @ 902-461-1761 for a free consultation. Our website http://excaliburadhd.org has more information under Programs. This is a Scent Free Place. Please, respect the sensitivities of others.


Date of Event:  Ongoing until December 7, 2018
Event Information: Veith House's annual Holiday Support Program will be running again this year from October 9th to December 7th. The program helps to ensure that low-income individuals and families are able to participate in the holiday season. Our program links those in need of support with a sponsor who will help provide holiday gifts based off participants wish-lists. Last year we were able to sponsor around 80 families and are hoping to sponsor even more this year! If you are looking for a way to give back during the holidays and are interested in becoming a sponsor you can contact christmas.support@veithhouse.ns.ca or call 902-453-4320.For more information please visit our website at https://www.veithhouse.com/christmas-support


Date of Event: October 12, 2018

Event Information: Re-Connecting with Nature Workshop Oct. 12 Hubbards The Re-Connecting with Nature workshop is a hands-on day of adventure for adults to improve their ability to lead and share an appreciation and understanding of nature with children and youth. It will take place in Hubbards on October 12. Learn more and register by Oct. 9th at www.hikenovascotia.ca. For more information on this event or Hike Nova Scotia contact (not for publication): Janet Barlow, Hike Nova Scotia (902) 932-6902 info@hikenovascotia.ca


Date of Event: October 13, 2018

Event Information: Elmsdale District School's 24th Annual Craft Market and Fall Fair, Saturday, October 13, 2018 9 am - 2 pm Admission $2 75 MacMillan Drive, Elmsdale, NS, B2S 1A5
Over 50 Crafters and Home-based businesses, BBQ, Games and Prizes, Silent Auction, Bake Table and MORE!


Date of Event: October 13, 2018

Event Information: Strides For Obesity: Join the Halifax Obesity Network on Saturday, October 13th, 2018 at 8:00 am, at the Halifax Convention Centre, 1650 Argyle Street, Halifax NS, for a walk that is fun-filled, family-friendly, and non-competitive. The route is 3K, but participants can walk any distance they are comfortable with. Since 2016, Strides has raised over $21,000 for patient resources and programs, all thanks to participants, donors, and sponsors who are driven to make a difference. www.stridesforobesity.com There are lots of great weekly prizes to be won that have been donated by strong community supporters. One of which is an authentic Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins signed jersey. You just need to register for Strides for Obesity to win!


Date of Event: October 13, 2018

Event Information:Thy Fair Ladies Fall Craft Market October 13th-14th, 10am-3pm Cole Harbour Place Come join us for a fantastic fall market! We will have 50 local crafters and artisans each day, with items ranging from baby bibs to jewelry to Christmas decor. Admission is $1 (children 12 and under are free), with all admissions proceeds going to Building Futures, a local non-profit organization.


Date of Event: October 13, 2018

Event Information:15th Annual Fall Fair – “The best fall fair in town! Come join the fun!” – Saturday, October 13, 2018, 9am-1pm at 2669 Joseph Howe Drive, Bethany United Church$1 admission, children under 12 free. Food, Flea Market, Hand Crafts, Silent Auction, Seasonal Flair, Fun and Games for the kids! Come find great bargains and hidden gems – jewelry, books, home décor, furniture, housewares and so much more! Visit www.bethanyunitedchurch.ca for further details.


Date of Event:  October 14, 2018

Event Information:  The Atlantic Champion Women’s barbershop chorus, The ScotianAires, invite you to our concert “Sing For Our World” hosted by the Church of the Holy Spirit, 1 Regency Drive, Dartmouth, on Sunday, Oct. 14th at 2pm. Enjoy the engaging harmonies of the award winning ScotianAires chorus and quartets ….tickets are $15 and a portion of the proceeds will go to the Primates World Relief and Development Fund, whose partners around the world work to improve health, food security and livelihoods for vulnerable people. You can purchase tickets at the door, or call The Church of the Holy Spirit at 902-463-6544.


Date of Event:  October 15, 2018

Event Information: International Wave of Light/Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day-Nova Scotia's official second annual awareness day to honor and acknowledge babies lost too soon. Special guest speakers, performance by the Nova Scotia Mass Choir, a candle lighting to honor the babies and families, and numerous downtown buildings lit in pink and blue for the International Wave of Light. Candles and buildings are lit at 7pm and burn for at least an hour in every time zone around the world, creating a continuous wave of light for 24 hours across the globe. Hosted by Gardens of Grace-Peer-led Community Support for Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss. 6:30-7:30 at Grand Parade in front of Halifax City Hall​


Date of Event:  October 18, 2018

Event Information:October is ADHD Month. We have a Joint Support Group on Thursday October 18, 2018. Dr. Daniel Chorney will discuss: “Anxiety, Depression and Insomnia”. Where: Our Saviour’s Church, 255 Portland Street corner of Hawthorne, Dartmouth. Time: 6:00 – 7:30 PM. All are welcome. Please, contact Maya @902-461-1761 for more information or visit our Website: http://excaliburadhd.org under Support Groups. This is a Scent Free Place. Please, respect the sensitivities of others. There is help but no cure for ADHD.


Date of Event: October 19, 2018

Event Information: Wine & Cheese Silent Auction Fundraiser Friday, October 19th, 7:30 pm (Doors open 7:00 pm) Good Shepherd Hall 28 Trinity Lane, Beaver Bank Advance Tickets $10.00 ($12 at the Door) Includes 2 glasses of wine & refreshments (cheese, crackers etc., etc.) Door Prize Must be 19 years of age to attend For Tickets Call: Judy Gordon - 902-864-0024 Linda Lowe 902-266-8917


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/


Date of Event: October 20, 2018

Event Information: Prospect Road Crafters' Market is returning again this year to the Prospect Road Community Centre on October 20th with a fantastic variety of crafters! Our doors are open from 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with free parking, free admission, live music, a fabulous door prize and lunch is available as well! Come join us for our annual sale and kick off to the Christmas season!


Date of Event:  October 20, 2018

Event Information: Fashion Show & Silent Auction in support of Living Outside The Lines Organization, a not-for-profit in the St. Margaret's Bay area that works to support Nova Scotia kids with extraordinary needs by providing funding to purchase specialized equipment, granting scholarships for secondary education and training and working with community groups to establish inclusive recreation programs. Our event will take place on Saturday, October 20 from 2:00-5:00 p.m at T4G Ltd., 3377 Kempt Road, Halifax. Guests can purchase their tickets prior to the event by contacting us through our website at www.livingoutsidethelinesorganization.com. Tickets are $25 each. The event will feature fashionable designs from local designer, Marie Webb of Lemonade Stand Designs, as well as other beautiful pieces provided by local retailers. Guests will be served a delicious assortment of refreshments and will have the opportunity to place bids on various items at our silent auction table. We hope the community will come out and support this incredible event!


Date of Event: October 21, 2018

Event Information: The MSVU soccer teams are hosting our first MSVU Kick For A Cure on October 21st. The women play at 12pm, and the men play at 2pm, both at Mainland Commons. We are inviting anybody and everybody to join us in wearing pink at these games to help raise breast cancer awareness. Entry will be by donation, with all proceeds going to the Canadian Cancer Society! 


Date of Event:  October 22 2018

Event Information: Join us for an evening of storytelling with Grant Maltman - curator of the Banting House Museum in London, ON - as he brings to life the stories of those impacted by the discovery of insulin in 1921 and tells the tale of Sir Frederick Banting, co-discoverer of insulin. Entrance is by donation to Diabetes Canada's summer camp programs in Nova Scotia. Suggested donation is $10/person. Donations also accepted at the door. Due to some graphic images of life before insulin, parental discretion is advised for those under 12. Get Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-discovery-of-insulin-a-timeline-of-stories-and-inspiration-tickets-50543637380


Date of Event:  October 22 2018

Event Information: Royal Canadian College of Organists (RCCO) Halifax presents: Phantoms of the Pipes An evening of Frightening and Fantastic Music featuring the MONSTER ORGAN Saturday October 27, 2018; 7:00pm Reception to follow with prizes for the best costume Special guests: Halifax Boys’ Honour Choir Conductor: Pamela Burton Admission by donation at the door; $10 suggested, 12 and under free Proceeds to the RCCO David MacDonald Organ Scholarship Fund


Date of Event:  October 25, 2018

Event Information: For over two decades, Divert NS has been celebrating and recognizing the achievements of innovative Nova Scotians who have helped make our province a leader in recycling and waste diversion. Held annually, the Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence bring together Nova Scotia's environmental elite from businesses, government, academics, and communities across the province.

Mobius Awards of Environmental Excellence

Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market

Reception: 5:30 – 6:30PM   Awards Event: 6:30 – 9PM

$75/ticket + fee and tax

To purchase tickets, visit: www.mobiusawards.eventbrite.ca

A meal will be served and a cash bar will be available. Attendees of the 2018 Mobius Awards will be delighted by a posh reception and thoughtful dining experience inspired by guest speaker, Joshua Becker, and his dedication to the minimalist lifestyle.  Come celebrate environmental excellence with the award ceremony emceed by Halifax's own, Nancy Regan.


Date of Event: October 27, 2018

Event Information: Organization: GPAC - Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada Date: October 27th, 2018 Event Webpage: https://sites.google.com/gpac.ca/furball/home Time: Dinner Starts at 7:00 PM and Dance Starts at 9:00 PM Location: Schooner Showroom 1919 Upper Water St, Halifax, NS B3J 3J5 Write Up: Our 5th Annual Fur Ball Gala https://sites.google.com/gpac.ca/furball/home promises to be another exciting night of wonderful food, fun events, great company, fantastic silent auction, dancing and many prize winning opportunities. All proceeds go to Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada www.gpac.ca Dinner starts at 7:00PM and Dancing Starts at 9:00 PM. Early Bird tickets go on sale August 1st https://sites.google.com/gpac.ca/furball/tickets and will be available until September 18th, while quantities last. If you would like to “Make it a Night” we have organized a discounted room rate with The Harbourfront Marriott. Ask for the Greyhound Pets of Atlantic Canada rate. You will not want to miss this event!


Date of Event: October 27, 2018

Event Information: Windsor & District Lions Club are holding a TICKET AUCTION, Oct. 27th at the Three Mile Plains Community Hall, 4474 Hwy. #1 Doors Open 9am, Viewing is from 9 – 10:30 Draws Commence 10:30 50/50, Bake Table, Canteen


Date of Event: October 27-28, 2018

Event Information: Hubbards Oct. 27-28 A Field Leader – Hiking Course (how to be a hike leader) will be offered through Hike Nova Scotia from October 27 to 28 in Hubbards. Participants receive Outdoor Council of Canada national certification. Learn more and register by Oct. 23 at www.hikenovascotia.ca.


Date of Event:  October 28, 2018

Event Information:Shearwater Flyer Trail Hike: Oct. 28 Hike Nova Scotia and the Cole Harbour Parks & Trails Association present a guided hike on the Shearwater Flyer trail in Cole Harbour on October 28 at 12 pm. You must pre-register at weebitwit@gmail.com. Qualify to win a trail prize. See www.hikenovascotia.cafor details.


Date of Event:  November 3, 2018

Event Information:  Ham, Baked Beans, & Scalloped Potatoes Supper roll & dessert included! Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 4:30 - 6:30 PM Dine In or Take Out Hope United Church (downstairs) 3055 Connaught Avenue Halifax, NS Pre-Sale Tickets only: $15; children 12 and under $7.50 For Tickets, call Nancy Nelson at 902-455-0261 or visit Church Office


Date of Event:  November 10, 2018

Event Information: : Join Halifax's professional crowd at Casino Nova Scotia for an incredible night of networking, community giving and celebration all in support of the Special Olympics Canada Foundation! If you’ve been before, you know the motionball Halifax Gala is the party of the year. And this year was no exception. Guests will enjoy live music by Paul Lamb and DJ Clymaxxx, speciality cocktail stations, gourmet hors d’Oeuvres, photo stations, casino games and a midnight snack bar. Most importantly, you'll have the chance to mix and mingle with the local Special Olympics athletes we're supporting through this unforgettable night of celebration! For more information and to get your tickets visit: mball.ca/halifaxgala or motionball.com See you on the dance floor, Halifax!


Date of Event:  November 15, 2018 6pm

Event Information: 42nd Anniversary Recognition Dinner. This is a huge fundraiser for the Centre and a time to recognize incredible community volunteers and contributors while also supporting the work of the Centre. This year we will be recognizing the outstanding work of six long-time supporters: Lois Hetherington, Patrice Hope, George Chater, Russ Walsh, Betty Robertson, and Joe and Maureen Baltzer. Join us for a three-course meal, silent auction, and entertainment by Paul Brushett and Marianne Rissesco. The evening will be MC'd by Richard "Bingo King" Wenaus. This year's guest speaker is Wayne Harrett, founder of 105.9 Seaside-FM!  Dartmouth Seniors Service Centre, 45 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth, NS TICKETS: $50 each or 10 for $450 can be purchased by calling Cheryl at 905-465-5578 x 213 or by emailing c.foley@dartmouthseniors.ca Weblink: http://www.dartmouthseniors.ca/special-events/42nd-anniversary-recognition-dinner Facebook link: https://www.facebook.com/events/321000408675335/


Date of Event: November 17, 2018

Event Information: Join us for our annual Russian Dinner fundraiser on Saturday November 17, 2018 at 4:00 PM at the Owl Club, 34 Oakdale Crescent, Dartmouth, NS on Banook Lake. Lee Hiltz will be the M.C. for the event. Help us raise funds for administration and our programs assisting people with ADHD. Our Support Groups are free to all. We keep our costs of all our programs to a minimum. Cost: $30.00 per adult includes a $15.00 charitable donation. (Children under 12 $10.00. $15.00 for youth over 12. Both must be with an adult.) Last day to purchase tickets: Wednesday November 14, 2018. Please, contact Maya @902-461-1761 for more information. Purchase your ticket through Excalibur ADHD Association. Information on our Website http://excaliburadhd.org under Events.


Date of Event:  November 17, 2018

Event Information: Please join us to kick off the Christmas season with some shopping, celebrations and fun. We are hosting another craft fair & market at The Royal Canadian Legion, 703 Main St, on November 17, 2018, from 10am-2pm. This is a great way to support Cole Harbour/Eastern Passage's only family resource centre and to get some of those special little gifts for those who mean the most to us. There will be a prize basket, 50/50 draw and more! Admission is $2/person with children under 12 being free. This is for Parents & Children Together Family Resource Centre in Cole Harbour and is a fundraising event in order to increase and maintain programs and services within the community. We are a non-profit organization and a registered charity.


Date of Event:  November 17, 2018

Event Information: Building Futures Employment Society is hosting our FUTURES Annual Christmas Auction & Bazaar. It's our biggest fundraiser of the year and it is back. Only $5 at the door and includes your bidding paddle and the chance to win a number of door prizes! Take a chance to win yourself half of the take in our 50/50 draw! The bidding begins at 1 pm with a live and silent auction and over 100 quality items up for grabs! A lunch of homemade hamburgers and seafood chowder starts at 11:30 am. Next, check out our baked goods and preserves table to stock up on your holiday yummies. All the proceeds from this event go towards Building Futures Employment Society's continued programs and services that support people with intellectual disabilities. So join us at Building Futures, 61 Glendale Ave, Lower Sackville on November 17th, 2018 for a fun-filled afternoon with the whole family to support a great cause. Can't wait to see you there!