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Date of Event: Leading into the Blue Nose Marathon 2017

Event Information: Join Team Brain Tumour at the Blue Nose Marathon events! Run, Cheer or Volunteer! Find out more at

Date of Event: April 23 - May 7 & May 29 - June 4, 2017

Event Information: Help your child with ADHD succeed. Learn the skills to enable your child to be all s/he can be. Learn how to calm your family life. A Finnish program for parents of children with ADHD is the basis for our Family School POP. Parents/caregivers for 6-12 year old children are the main beneficiaries of this program, however, others will gain insight into the behaviours and their solutions in this 10 chapter/five session course. When: Sundays 2:00-5:00 PM April 23-May 7 and May 28-June 4, 2017. Fees: $70.00 (family members of Excalibur); $80.00 all others. This course is available over Skype. Last day to apply: Thursday April 20, 2017. For more information please, check our Website under Programs or you may call 902-461-1761. There is an application form on the Website. Please, fill it in and send it to Excalibur ADHD Association, 32 Dundas Street, Dartmouth, NS B2Y 2T9. Faster would be to send an Electronic Transfer to Please send another email with your application and password for the transfer. All materials, books and articles, are included in the fee. Articles are emailed. Facilitator: Maya Warnock, B.A. (Hon), M.B.A. Maya is a para-professional mental health worker specializing in ADHD. She has worked with children with ADHD for since 2002. Her education includes child development & psychology (M.S.V.U.), school-aged care (St. Lawrence College) and Simply ADHD (an ADHD Coaching course) plus several courses in Working Memory Training. She has been the Working Memory Coach since 2012. She has completed the Mental Health First Aid for Adults Working with Youth. She is a facilitator for several Support Groups, Saturday & Summer Camps and Family School POP 3-6 and 6-12. She wrote the books for the POP programs. (Dr. Sam Goldstein, a renowned expert in ADHD, wrote the foreword to them).

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: April 27, 2017

Event Information: "How Working Memory Training Can Help” is the topic for our next Support Group meeting for Parents of Children with ADHD, and other caregivers. When: Thursday April 27, 2017 @6-7:30 PM. Where: 32 Dundas Street, Dartmouth. AVAILABLE OVER SKYPE. Info on Website. This is an information session about the Working Memory training. Find out about this assistance to people with ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. All are welcome. Please, contact Maya @902-461-1761 for more information or visit our Website: under Support Groups. If you wish to receive topic and date information about the meetings in your email-box, please, email with "Add to Dartmouth Parent of Children" in the Subject-line. Please, enclose your phone number for last minute cancelations. There is help but no cure for ADHD.

Date of Event: April 28, 2017

Event Information: Penny Auction & Silent Auction Friday, April 28 St. Joseph's Church Hall, 3709 Prospect Rd, Shad Bay, NS Doors open at 6 pm, Draws start at 7 pm Canteen serving homemade chili & hotdogs Door prize, 50/50, lots of prizes to be won! OLMC parish welcomes everyone to a fun family night!

Date of Event: April 29, 2017

Event Information: Spring Merchandise and Cash Bingo North Woodside Community Centre. 230 Pleasant Street, Dartmouth, NS Saturday April 29th, 2017 Doors open at 5:30 pm; Bingo starts at 6:30 pm Booklets (Special and Regular) $5.00 each Canteen on site 902-463-9276

Date of Event: April 29, 2017

Event Information: What: Maritime Bhangra Group When: April 29th, 6pm Where: Chester Area Middle School (CAMS) Come for an evening of dancing, food and fun with the Maritime Bhangra Group. This is a fundraiser for the Chester Playhouse Youth Drama Program. Tickets: 902-275-3933 Adult: $15 / $20 at the door Youth: $10 / ASP $5

Date of Event: April 29, 2017

Event Information: Grandmothers to Grandmothers Fabric & Yarn Sale, Saturday, April 29, 2017 9 am – 1 pm St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 320 Flying Cloud Drive, Dartmouth, NS Great bargains in fabric, yarn, knitting supplies, patterns, beads and other notions All proceeds to go to the Stephen Lewis Foundation in support of African grandmothers who are raising children orphaned by HIV/AIDS.

Date of Event: April 29, 2017

Event Information: Upcoming Sale Event: Family Expo & Giant Kids sale in support of Make-A-Wish April 29th 9-3pm Location: Devonshire Arena, 3405 Devonshire Ave Contact Keli for more info Crafters, Direct Sellers, Gently used children's items! Everything from A to Z: Arbonne, Books, Booster Seats, Cloth Diapers, Exersaucers, homemade Skin Care, Playpens, Sunlife insurance and investments, Swings and much more!

Date of Event: May 6, 2017

Event Information:  ‘Find Your Guiding’ is going to be held at Alderney Landing from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm on Saturday May 6th. We will have booths and stations set up for girls and members of the community to try out some traditional guiding activities including crafts, tent pitching, bubble soccer and rock climbing. We will have tables set up for people to ask questions and discover all that guiding has to offer! Along with all of these activities we will be having a BBQ! This event is free of charge and is open to everyone. Who: Dartmouth Shore Area Girl Guides What: ‘Find Your Guiding’ event When: Saturday, May 6th 2017 10:00am – 1:00pm Where: Alderney Landing Why: To share our love of guiding with the community and encourage others to get involved!

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.

Date of Event: May 7, 2017

Event Information: On Sunday May 7, 2017 at 7:30 pm Citadel 415 will present A Concert of Duets for Flute and Obbligato Harpsichord at The Music Room,. Performed by Henri Gauci on
baroque flute and Lynette Wahlstrom on harpsichord using period instruments - reproductions of historic musical instruments used in the 18th Century - the concert will
present works composed specifically as duets for flute and harpsichord compared to the more common combination of a solo instrument with accompaniment. Featured are
sonatas composed by Boismortier, JS Bach, JC Bach and Quantz. Admission is $20.00 for adults, $15.00 for students & seniors. Tickets are available online through the Music Room ( or at the door.

Date of Event: May 9, 2017

Event Information: Hungry Bowls Food Bank Fundraiser May 9, 2017 @ 6-9pm at Sir John A Macdonald High School. Call 902-826-3222 for more details. Food Bank Fundraiser - 200 glazed ceramic bowls have been hand-made by 25 student volunteers. Four local restaurants are donating soups. SJA Foods & Nutrition classes are also providing soups and breads. For $20 you get to pick out a bowl to take home and enjoy a gourmet soup supper. All proceeds go to St. Margarets Bay Food Bank. Be part of a community coming together to help create better food security for all.

Date of Event: May 18, 2017

Event Information: Please join us at the Dartmouth Seniors Center for our annual Lobster Dinner in support of Meals On Wheels program. Thursday, MAY 18th 2017, 45 Ochterloney Street in beautiful Downtown Dartmouth. RECEPTION 6:00PM, DINNER 6:30PM. EARLY BIRD COST: $45.00 (BEFORE MAY 1st) $50.00 AFTER MAY 1st. INCLUDES: Fresh MaritimeLOBSTER, POTATO SALAD, COLESLAW, ROLL, DESSERT, GLASS OF WINE & A $20 TAX RECEIPT

Date of Event: May 20, 2017

Event Information: Do you love Softball? Do you love supporting an amazing cause? Save the date for the first annual Cleats for Courage! A Co-ed Softball Tournament in support of Family SOS being held on Saturday, May 20th at Graves Oakley Memorial Park in Spryfield! Join us for over twelve hours of competitive softball action, canteen service, amazing raffle prizes and more! Family SOS is a local non-profit, child-centered organization directed toward building strong and healthy families. Learn more about the organization at

Date of Event: May 27, 2017

Event Information: The Capital Area Modelers Society will be holding their annual Spring Classic model contest and show at the Fredericton High School Cafeteria, on Saturday, May 27th. The doors open at 9:00 a.m., with entry registrations from 9:00 to noon, viewing all day, with awards to be presented at 4:00 pm. The show is the largest and longest running event east of Montreal and features some of the finest models from Eastern Canada, Quebec and Maine. There is something for everyone no matter if your tastes are military, ships, aircraft, cars or science fiction.Everyone is welcome to come out and see that models are more than just toys. The Oromocto SPCA will be providing a BBQ, with proceeds going to support the SPCA programs. There will be a free make and take for junior and potential modellers. Free admission to the public.For more information please check out our website at 


Date of Event: July 14 - 16, 2017

Event Information: Tide Fest, East Hants’ first homecoming weekend, is happening July 14-16. Join us at the East Hants Sportsplex in Lantz for ball hockey tournaments, world’s largest washer toss, a music festival, farmers markets, food trucks and much more! Visit for schedule and ticket information or find us on Facebook @EastHantsTideFest.

Date of Event: July 29, 2017

Event Information: Join us on July 29th and help us make a difference to the people who need it most. July 29th 1-3 AT COLE HARBOUR PLACE, COME SUPPORT OUR FIGHT AGAINST TERRIBLE CANCER. Enjoy a bunch of his family,friends and community members battle on the ice for some flashy metals. Maybe even a stanley cup of our own. There will be a door fee,player fee and items accepted for a silent auction, as well as a donation box at the rink. We will have the silent auction at Bubba Rays sports bar soon after the game. 50/50 will be going on during the game and auction. ALL PROFITS WILL GO DIRECTLY TO CHILDRENS WISH IN ROBBIE'S HONOR.