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Alderney Gate Library

40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
(902) 490-5753 http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/branches/locations/alderney-gate.html

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May 2015

Prom Prep Party!

May 23, 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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July 2015

Doris Mason Trio with David Burton and Jamie Gatti

July 9, 2015 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Growing up in New Glasgow in a large musical family, Doris Mason and her sisters would take turns accompanying her fiddle-playing father on the piano. By the age of seven she’d written her first song. Her most recent release, 2014’s Love Songs and Lullabies, leans on the mellow side, offering an intimate and stripped down version of Mason’s voice and piano chops.  A listen through her discography will get you both original songs, and her own take on classics, with…

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April 2016

100in1Day Community Project Workshop

April 13, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
Free

What if hundreds of people united, each taking one small action to improve their city, all on the same day?! This workshop is meant to inspire creative projects for making your neighbourhood or community a better place! Learn more, meet other passionate people in your community and develop your intervention idea at this FREE workshop! Projects or initiatives could be led by an individual, group of like-minded citizens, or an organization. These projects are a simple, often low-cost way for…

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October 2016

Puppet Show: The 13 Days of Hallowe’en Ages 3+

October 29, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Everyone knows “The Twelve Days of Christmas,” but are you ready for The Thirteen Days of Halloween?

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November 2016

Author’s Stage: Guy Gavriel Kay

November 17, 2016 @ 7:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Grab this opportunity to see one of Canada's bestselling authors known for his groundbreaking fantasy novels, Under Heaven and River of Stars. His latest, Children of Earth and Sky

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Knitting and Crochet Tea Social

November 25, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Bring your wool, needles and hooks! Join other crafters to chat, exchange ideas, and work on your current creation.

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December 2016

Exquisite Holiday Paper Craft : In partnership with Trainyard General store

December 6, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Create magic from gorgeous paper materials and a dot of glue

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Holiday Tea

December 13, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Enjoy a steaming cup of tea with friends and community, a sweeping view of the Harbour and a few carols to ease in the Holiday Season

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MOVIE How the Grinch Stole Christmas

December 17, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Enjoy this family holiday Seussian classic with Jim Carrey

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Wyndrock Quintet Winter Concert

December 20, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Featuring sparkling music for the holiday season

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Adult programs : Christmas Eve Stress Chill-Out

December 24, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Take a breather and duck into the library for a few quiet moments of adult colouring and peppermint hot chocolate

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January 2017

Adult Programs: Environment Ethics

January 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Cultivating Cosiness: Hygge Living

January 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Cultivating Cosiness: Hygge Living In the deep, cold Winter how can we cultivate cosiness? Hygge is a beautiful Danish way of living that nurtures relationships with loved ones over crackling fires, warm woolen socks, shared meals, and laughter. Learn from local Danes how to have a hyggelig time, and get inspired with ideas for decorating a cosy living space. In partnership with the Scandinavian Society of Nova Scotia, and Kept Home Décor.   Alderney Gate Public Library Tuesday, January 17th…

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Programs at the library: Family Matter in Mental Health

January 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Programs at the library: Health / Wellness

January 20, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Programs at the library: Knitting and crochet social

January 27, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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February 2017

Alderney Gate Public Library: Rhythms of Burundi

February 7, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Alderney Gate Public Library: Celebration in Song Nova Scotia Mass Choir

February 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Alderney Gate Public Library: Lunch and Listen with Keonte Beals

February 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Alderney Gate Public Library: Valentine’s Day Tea

February 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Striking a Balance: The Importance of Psychological Self-Care

February 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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with Amber Fougere, R. Psych

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March 2017

Programs at the Library: Approaching Dementia Positively

March 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Halifax Public Libraries Adult Programs : Italian Renaissance

March 14, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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This six week course is a visual romp though Renaissance Italy

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Alderney Gate Public Library : Community Tea

March 24, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join us for a steaming cup of tea with friends and community

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Programs at the Library : Estate Planning

March 24, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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April 2017

Alderney Gate Public Library: Managing Your Finances in Retirement

April 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Alderney Gate Public Library: Decluttering Your Home & Your Life with Sharon Gibson

April 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Alderney Gate Public Library: Community Tea

April 28, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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May 2017

ALDERNEY GATE LIBRARY : Home Staging with Joanne Abrahams

May 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Planning to sell your home? Discover how home staging can play a role in your real estate transaction!

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Recovery Dialogue: Hope is the Beginning of Recovery

May 10, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Recovery Dialogues are designed to help you achieve awareness and increase self-confidence.

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ALDERNEY GATE LIBRARY: Wyndrock Quintet

May 15, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Atlantic Book Awards

May 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Victorian Tea

May 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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June 2017

Guitar Strumming Decoded with Stephen Dempster

June 1, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Guitar Strumming Decoded with Stephen Dempster Does all of your strumming tend to sound the same with every song? Are you finally ready to learn how the pros really do it? Then join Stephen Dempster of Dempster Guitar Studio in a two-hour hands-on workshop that will help you to strum more creatively. Your new strumming style will be based on what you hear in a song and not on canned strumming patterns someone else showed you. Requirements: A working knowledge…

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Food Fads: Fact or Fiction?

June 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Can you sort food fact from fiction? In this session we will explore popular diets and nutrition trends and see if they live up to their claims.

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Ask An Expert: Gardening Drop-In

June 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Ask an expert your gardening questions, big and small

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MEC’s Mobile Bicycle Maintenance Station

June 9, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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NFB Film Club Theater of Life

June 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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NFB Film Club Theater of Life Theater of Life captures the remarkable story of how renowned chef Massimo Botura transformed food designed for the dumpster into delicious and nutri‐ tious meals for homeless shelter residents including refugees, recovering addicts, former sex workers, and other disadvantaged people. A visual feast in itself, this film puts a human face on its powerful message of social justice. Local Syrian‐Canadian entrepreneurs from Piece of the East, a food upcycling initiative yielding glistening fruit jams…

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Scam Savvy: Fraud Fighter

June 20, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea

June 30, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join us for a steaming cup of tea with friends and community. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view.

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July 2017

Travel Talk: Île-à-Vache, Haiti – The People, the Landscape, the Challenges

July 7, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Travel Talk:  Île-à-Vache, Haiti - The People, the Landscape, the Challenges Most of us hear of Haiti only when a natural disaster strikes. But what is it like at other times? Patricia Egli, a retired environment scientist, sailed to Île-à-Vache off the south coast of Haiti. In this presentation, she will take you on a visit of this island of palm trees, sunny beaches, and turquoise waters, introducing you to the daily life of the inhabitants. Through the story of…

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Great American Song Book with Holly Arsenault

July 14, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join pianist Holly Arsenault as she plays and talks about many great classics from the Great American Song Book.

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Rainbow Crafts For Adults

July 15, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Rainbow Crafts For Adults Join us for a colourful crafting experience in celebration of Pride. Saturday, July 15 | 2:30 - 4 p.m. Alderney Gate​

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Author Lance Woolaver Featuring Maud Lewis: The Heart on the Door

July 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Author Lance Woolaver Featuring Maud Lewis: The Heart on the Door Join Lance Woolaver as he reads from his fascinating book, Maud Lewis: The Heart on the Door. Event Location: Helen Creighton Room Tuesday, July 18 | 7 p.m. Alderney Gate

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Bee School

July 29, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Bee School  The importance of these little, busy pollinators cannot be underestimated or undervalued. Learn about the life cycle of the honey bee, bee hive equipment, and get answers to all your questions. In partnership with the Halifax Honeybee Society and Scotian Bee Honey Alderney Gate Library July 29, 10AM-12PM

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August 2017

Community Tea

August 25, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea Join us for a refreshing cup of iced tea with friends and community. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view. Friday, August 25 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. Alderney Gate

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Paper Flower Craft

August 26, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Paper Flower Craft Make decorative paper flowers for decor, gifts, and more. We'll provide the inspiration, instructions and supplies. Saturday, August 26 | 2:30 - 4 p.m. Alderney Gate

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Discovering Who You Are, What are your values, and how can they guide you?

August 29, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Discovering Who You Are What are your values, and how can they guide you? Life is constantly evolving and so are we. Discover how your values can guide you in your choices and on your journey. In partnership with Rachel Harrison of Blue Dragon Coaching. Tue, Aug 29/7 PM​ Alderney Gate Public Library

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September 2017

Harvest Tea and Poetry

September 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join us for a steaming cup of tea with friends and community

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Latin American Cooking Class

September 9, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join the Latispanica Cultural Association to learn how to make some delicious Peruvian and Venezuelan food

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Alderney Gate Public Library: Conversation for Newcomers

September 16, 2017 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:15am on Saturday, repeating until June 16, 2018

Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Practice English Meet New Friends Learn About Local Community & Culture

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English Conversation Group

September 16, 2017 @ 9:15 am - 11:15 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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English Conversation Group program taking place at the Alderney Gate Public Library. Patrons may register anytime!  The 1st session of the English Conversation Group will be Saturday, September 16th from 9:15am-11:15am at the library.

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Maple Syrup Workshop

September 19, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Maple Syrup Workshop Brian Allaway from Acadian Maple Products will speak about the historical aspect of the production of maple syrup from the beginning to the modern production methods. Learn how Canada supplies the world with this wonderful sweet treat that we often take for granted. Learn about the different grades and colour classifications of syrup, the many bi-products made with maple syrup, taste the different grades and become an informed consumer. Registration required. Call (902) 490-5745 to register. Tuesday,…

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NFB Film Club Ladies and Gentlemen Mr. Leonard Cohen

September 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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NFB Film Club Ladies and Gentlemen Mr. Leonard Cohen Produced in 1965, this is an informal portrait of Montreal poet, novelist, and songwriter Leonard Cohen, seen here reading his poetry to a rapt audience, relaxing with family and friends, and spending time on his own. ~44 min Tuesday, September 26 | 1 p.m. Alderney Gate​  

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Pet Loss and Bereavement with Nancy Blair

September 28, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Pet Loss and Bereavement with Nancy Blair Many people experience very deep feelings when they lose their pet. In recent years, as understanding of the human-animal bond has developed, the intense mourning for pets has become more recognized and understood. Suggestions on how to process the grief, to move into healing and ways to mourn and commemorate a beloved pet are shared. Speaker Nancy Blair is a Registered Counselling Therapist and a Certified Pet Loss and Bereavement Counsellor with the…

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Blackout Poetry

September 30, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Blackout Poetry Let your creativity fly. Drop in to create your own poems from old book pages. Just black out the words you don't need to create your own beautiful poetry. Saturday, September 30 | 2:30 - 4 p.m. Alderney Gate

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October 2017

NFB’s Indigenous Cinema on Tour: Aboriginal Architecture, Living Architecture

October 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Featuring expert commentary and stunning imagery, this documentary provides a virtual tour of seven Aboriginal communities

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Con Brio Recorder Consort

October 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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A group of 10 retired music teachers who enjoy getting together to play music on soprano, alto, tenor and bass recorders, and one cello

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NFB’s Indigenous Cinema on Tour: The Sacred Sundance

October 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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NFB's Indigenous Cinema on Tour: The Sacred Sundance Under a sweltering July sky, participants in the sacred Sundance ceremony go four days without food or water. At the end of this gruelling experience, they'll pierce the flesh of their chests in an offering to the Creator. ~69 min Tuesday, October 10 | 1 p.m. Alderney Gate​

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Movie Matinee – Skyfall

October 16, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Skyfall Ages 14A When Bond's latest assignment goes gravely wrong and agents around the world are exposed, M16 is attacked forcing M to relocate the agency. The events cause M's authority and position to be challenged by the new Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee. With M16 now compromised, M is left with only one ally she can trust, 007. Starring Daniel Craig with Judi Dench. Please note: This is an audio-descriptive for those who are blind or partially…

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In Concert: Maura Whitman

October 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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In Concert: Maura Whitman You are in for a night of jazz-infused pop sprinkled with a touch of soul. Maura Whitman is known for her powerful, unique sounding voice and for wonderfully crafting original music that will warm any soul on a cool fall evening. Come out to hear Maura's original material spattered with personal homages to some of the artists who have influenced her songwriting. Tuesday, October 17 | 7 - 8 p.m. Alderney Gate​

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Halloween Collage

October 21, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Let your creativity fly! Drop in and create a spooky collage. All materials provided.

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All Things Apple with Noggins Corner Farm Market and Chef Glover

October 23, 2017 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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All Things Apple with Noggins Corner Farm Market and Chef Glover Drop in and sample a variety of fresh apples and take the opportunity to ask staff of Noggins Corner Farm Market your apple questions. We will also have special guest Chef Emily Glover on hand making tasty apple treats. A Tastes Like Home program supported by the Province of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture, and Heritage. Also, in partnership with Noggins Corner Farm Market…

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All About Food Preservation

October 24, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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All About Food Preservation A member of the Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Society will answer your questions on food preserving. A Tastes Like Home program supported by the Province of Nova Scotia in partnership with the Department of Communities, Culture, and Heritage. Also, in partnership with Cole Harbour Rural Heritage Farm Society Tuesday, October 24 | 7 - 8:30 p.m. Alderney Gate​

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Con Spirito Duo – Live guitar performance

October 25, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea

October 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea Join Library staff, friends, and your community for a steaming cup of tea. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view. Friday, October 27 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. Alderney Gate

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Saturday Acoustic Jam

October 28, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Saturday Acoustic Jam Budding and experienced musicians, you are invited to join our monthly musical gathering. We welcome all types of acoustic instruments and invite people with all skill levels to share their music with others. Bring copies of songs, including guitar chords, if possible, so that other participants can jon in the song. Please bring your own instrument, your singing voice, or just your admiration for good music. Saturday, October 28 | 2 - 4 p.m. Alderney Gate  

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November 2017

Career Decision for Women

November 3, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Hobbies & Interest : Letter Social

November 4, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Descriptive Movie matinee: Pete’s Dragon

November 6, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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NFB’s Indigenous Cinema on Tour: The Road Forward

November 7, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Food for One or Two

November 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Picking up the pieces: Remembering the Mi’kmaq

November 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Saturday Acoustic Jam

November 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Skills for life: Living with Stress

November 23, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea

November 24, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea Join us for a book-themed community tea. We will have a resident expert on hand to discuss reading interests and share recommendations. Enjoy social time with friends while discussing your favourite books and working on your crafty creations. Friday, November 24 | 10 - 11:30 a.m. Alderney Gate​  

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A True Gaelic Story of the Halifax Explosion

November 28, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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December 2017

Descriptive Movie Matinee: How the Grinch Stole Christmas

December 4, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Holiday Hot Chocolate Social

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Feeling rushed this holiday season? If so, why not take a breather and unwind with some hot chocolate and holiday treats

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Saturday Acoustic Jam

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Community Tea

December 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join library staff, friends and your community for a steaming cup of tea. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view

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Wyndrock Quintet’s Winter Concert

December 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Featuring wind quintet selections, and duo pianists Louise Grinstead and Michele Bortolussi

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January 2018

Descriptive Movie Matinee Don’t Breathe (14A)

January 8 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Audio-descriptive screening for individuals who are blind or partially sighted. Everyone welcome.

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Watercolour Play

January 13 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Get inspired with watercolour paints and create some beautiful affirmation cards to celebrate your favourite quote, express your feelings, or just get silly.

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Community Tea

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Bring your craft projects and spend the morning creating and enjoying the beautiful harbour view.

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Saturday Acoustic Jam

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Monthly Musical Gathering All skill levels and all acoustic instruments welcome .

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February 2018

Descriptive Movie Matinee A Dog’s Purpose

February 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Audio-descriptive screening for individuals who are blind or partially sighted. Everyone welcome. Monday, February 5 | 2:00pm Alderney Gate Public Library

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Valentine’s Day Photoshoot

February 10 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Valentine's Day Photoshoot Strike a pose and join us to have your photo taken in front of our green screen. Create a wonderful Valentine's Day picture using our props and backdrops. Please note: Photos may not be available for same day pick-up. Saturday, February 10 | 2:30 - 4 p.m. Alderney Gate  

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Grief and Loss: What’s Normal; What’s Not?

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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This presentation will explore the differences between grief and mourning, the four tasks of grieving in moving towards resolution, and how to determine if your grief is uncomplicated or complicated.

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Community Tea

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join Library staff, friends, and your community for a steaming cup of tea. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view.

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Saturday Acoustic Jam

February 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Monthly Music Gathering

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March 2018

Art Nook for Adults DIY Bookmarks

March 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Drop in for an afternoon of crafting and socializing with library staff and friends.

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Descriptive Movie Matinee Queen of Katwe

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Based on a vibrant true story, Disney's celebrates the human spirit.

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Paranormal Art Exploration

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Explore the haunted history of Halifax with artist Drew McSherry. Discover the dark and twisted tales buried in the city and learn to draw a spooky ghost that will certainly frighten your friends and family.

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Community Tea

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join Library staff, friends, and your community for a steaming cup of tea. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view.

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Acoustic Song Circle

March 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Budding and experienced musicians, you are invited to join our monthly musical gathering.

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Renovate Your Relationships

March 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Our lives are full of relationships with other people. Join us for group activities to help you find ways to nurture relationships in your life.

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April 2018

Descriptive Movie Matinee: The Red Turtle Rated PG

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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This masterfully animated fantasy film tells the story of a man shipwrecked at sea who becomes stranded on a beautiful but desolate island. He learns to live in isolation, seemingly tormented in his efforts to escape the island by a giant red turtle. Miraculously, he soon comes upon a young woman also lost at sea and they create a family together.

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Jazz Appreciation Month: Zoe Leger

April 14 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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New arrangements of jazz standards for vocals and piano is on the set list for Zoe Leger's appreciation of jazz.

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Community Tea

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Alderney Gate Library, 40 Alderney Dr
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N5
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Join Library staff, friends, and your community for a steaming cup of tea. Bring your crafty creations and spend the morning enjoying the beautiful harbour view.

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