The Spring Garden Area Business Association's Annual & Special General Meeting is taking place June 11 in the Georgian Lounge at the Lord Nelson Hotel.
Registration opens at 4:30, Annual & Special General Meeting to start at 5:00 p.m.
We look forward to seeing you on June 11 with food and friends to wrap up the 2017-2018 fiscal year and look forward to all that is planned for 2018-2019!
If you are a member, please click here for important information!
The 2nd annual Halifax Garden Festival offers a full day of FREE seminars with experts like Neville MacKay and Niki Jabbour, and awesome local vendors: plants, seeds, tools, garden decor & more! Whether you’re new to gardening or already have a green thumb, there’s something for everyone; food growers, flower lovers, container gardeners & more. Family friendly! Check out the Halifax Garden Festival Facebook page for all the details. Thanks to Gold sponsors: Blomidon Nurseries, Bloom Greenhouse and Garden Centre, Oceanview Home & Garden, Lee Valley Tools, Pro-Mix Gardening and Arbor Plant Health Care. Bronze sponsor is Kynock Resources.
Make Music Day is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21 - the Summer Solstice. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music Day is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every time of musician, young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion - pour into the streets, parks, plazas and porches to share their music with friends, neighbours, and strangers. It is free and open to the public.
Alliance Français is looking for anyone with a venue to offer and interested in hosting a volunteer performance during the afternoon and/or evening of June 21. Ideally, this would be an outdoor space that provides the option of moving indoors in case of rain. Being part of Make Music Day Halifax is a Great opportunity for visibility for both performers and host venues. This will contribute to the revitalization of your district, and will allow people to discover a great place with an amazing energy!
Launched in 1982 in France, La Fête de la Musique is now held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries. Edmonton is the only Canadian City involved so far. Alliance Francaise has celebrated Summer Solstice and Make Music Day for the last few years, and in 2017 held the event in Halifax Public Gardens. Now is the time to make this an HRM-wide event! Join the celebration!
Back again by popular demand, Yoga in the Park is starting July 5th! Join us in Victoria Park every Thursday from 12:05 to 12:55 p.m. All you need is your mat and your water bottle, this event is free!
In case of rain, class will be held inside Shanti Hot Yoga at 5508 Spring Garden Road.
* = class will be held inside Shanti Hot Yoga
Mark your calendars... the 23rd Annual Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights and the 4th Annual Red Nose Run will take place Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 6:00 p.m!
The Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights presented by Eastlink is the kick-off to the holiday season with festive floats, marching bands, dancers, and a visit from Santa Claus!
Parade entry application forms will be available for download in July 2018.
The Chronicle Herald Holiday Parade of Lights presented by Eastlink takes place in downtown Halifax. The Parade begins on Upper Water Street, south of the CFB Halifax Dockyard, and continues onto Barrington Street via the Cogswell Interchange. The Parade continues down Barrington Street and turns right onto Spring Garden Road, continuing along Spring Garden Road and turning left onto South Park Street. The Parade then turns right from South Park Street onto University Avenue, past the IWK Children's Hospital, and ends at the corner of University Avenue and Robie Street.
The total length of the Parade route is approximately 2.5 kilometres. The total time of the Parade is approximately 2 hours from start to finish.
Streets along the Parade route will experience rolling closures during the Parade. No street parking is permitted during these closures. Streets will re-open once the Parade and spectators have safely left the area. Valour Way (Parade Marshalling Area) is open to Parade participants and DND staff only, no public traffic is permitted. Robie Street between University Avenue and College Street will remain closed as Parade particpants dismount from their floats. These closures are controlled by the Halifax Regional Police.
Few places in Halifax are more redolent of the city’s British past than the Lord Nelson Hotel and the Halifax Public Gardens. The Friends of the Public Gardens are hosting another great Victorian tradition, Afternoon Tea, in the hotel’s magnificent ballrooms.
Should you wish to add piquancy to the occasion, feel free to dress in Victorian style. and remember to bring a parasol for your before or after, self-guided, tour of the Gardens’ glorious springtime luster. Queen Victoria will hold court and judge the most fascinating hat.
Tickets available at The Lord Nelson Hotel and http://www.halifaxpublicgardens.ca/event/victoria-day-tea-party-2/
Cathedral Church of All Saints
Sat. April 28 from 10 a.m. - Noon
The Great Hall, Anglican Diocesan Centre,
1340 Cathedral Lane, Halifax
$2.00 Entry includes Coffee & Cookie
Free Parking - Victoria General Hospital lot on College St.
Proceeds to support the Cathedral Chruch of All Saint's Music Program and Refugee Families
Leading with Transit was started by a group of business leaders, community groups and residents who believe HRM needs a long term vision for public transit. We are asking the public to join us in shaping that vision.
Wednesday, April 11th - Dartmouth - 73 Tacoma Drive, Suite 204, Community Room 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Monday, April 16th - Spryfield - Captain William Spry Community Centre, Kidston Room 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Thursday, April 26th - Sackville - Sackville Heights Community Centre - 45 Connolly Rd, Middle Sackville, Silver and Gold Rm. 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, May 1st - Halifax - Portia White Atrium, 1855 Trollope Street, 6:00 - 8:00 pm