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Community announcements, late August and September

Hello everyone! Here are a few things going on this month and next month (and one outlier for December). Also, fun fact about the neighbourhood – did you know that there is excellent bouldering in this area? If you don’t know much about bouldering, here’s a description.

I’m heading out to Crystal Crescent beach this afternoon with a friend to enjoy the beautiful day and do some rock climbing. In the meantime, enjoy the day and these upcoming events. 


Step Up to Leadership Training

When – Tuesdays, Sept. 23 – Dec. 2, 6:30 pm – 9:00pm

Where – St. James United Church  3811 Old Sambro Rd., Sambro

Free 10 week leadership development program for volunteers

• Want to take on the challenge of leadership?

• Want to make a difference in your community?

• Want to get more knowledgeable and effective in a group or board setting?

To register please call 902-869-4755 or email us athrmvolunteerservices@halifax.ca

For more information visit www.halifax.ca/volunteerservices



Noon Meditation Classes TODAY!

When – Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 – 12pm

Where – Spryfield Mall Wellness Centre

Please join Meditation Canada for an expansive meditation – Feel your connection to the Universe.

Next Session will be September 16, 2014.

For More Info, please contact Yvonne Macor atmeditate.ns@gmail.com.



Theatre Arts Guild 2014-2015 Presents the Season Opener – “Doubt: A Parable”

When – Show Runs September18th to October 4th – Tickets On Sale August 22nd, 2014

This award winning play, which has also been turned into a movie, takes place at a Catholic School in the Bronx in 1964.  When a priest can’t escape the suspicious eye of an old-school nun, it starts a battle that shakes the reputation and faith of the community.

For More Info, please visit www.tagtheatre.com. To reserve a seat, call (902) 451-1221.


(I’m excited to see this play, as it contains a wonderful quote that I came across a few years ago: 

“Doubt requires more courage than conviction does, and more energy; because conviction is a resting place and doubt is infinite – it is a passionate exercise. You may come out of my play uncertain. You may want to be sure. Look down on that feeling. We’ve got to learn to live with a full measure of uncertainty. There is no last word. That’s the silence under the chatter of our time. “) – Shaina


Emmanuel Church Players Presents A Dinner Theatre Specular – “Spryton Abbey – A Musical Comedy”

When – October 17th, 18th, 19th, 24th and 25th, 2014 – Tickets go on Sale September 1st, 2014

Where – Emmanuel Church – 322 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax

Tickets – $30/per person.  Reserved Seating – for advanced tickets, please phone (902) 477-7870.

“Quarter Note Singers” Rehearsals

When – Every Thursday – September 11th to December 11th, 2014 – 7 to 9pm

Where – Captain William Spry Community Centre

Please stop by as New Members are Welcome

Community Dance – Emmanuel Church – All Welcome

When – Saturday, September 13th, 2014 – 8 pm to 12am

Where – Emmanuel Church, 322 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax

Admission is $7/per person


Emmanuel Church Talent Show of Traditional Newfoundland & County Music

When – Sunday, September 14th, 2014 – 2 to 4:30pm

Where – Emmanuel Church, 322 Herring Cove Rd., Halifax

Admission is $6/per person.  Featuring the delightful and entertaining music of Big City Band, Chain & Anchor, Bill Grover, Billy Bob, Ray Brushett, Fraser Newcombe and Jocelyn Parlee.

All are Welcome to Attend


Spryfield Village 2nd Annual Harvest Festival

When – September 18th to 22nd, 2014

Please join in for a weekend of fantastic fall fun at the second Spryfield Village Harvest Festival. The SDBC has committed financial Resources to produce the festival, however they are still in need of additional sponsors and partners. Sponsors will be recognized on all advertising material including radio, posters and media releases.

If you have questions or require additional information about the Festival, please contact Bruce Holland, Festival Chairperson at sdbc@eastlink.ca.

Coffee House – Talented Local Musicians

 When – Sunday, September 21st, 2014 – 6:30 to 8:30pm

 Where – St. James United Church – 3811 Old Sambro Rd., Sambro

Please join St. James United Church for an evening of song by talented local musicians. ALL ARE WELCOME!!

For More Info or questions, please contact Tabatha Zinck at (902) 868-2791.

For those who like to plan their coffee houses WELL in advance…take note!


“SPECIAL EVENT” – Coffee House

When – December 11th, 2014 – 7 to 9pm

Where – Captain William Spry Community Centre

Please stop by to check out the great entertainment. With special guests, the Hydrostone Ukulele Ensemble. Everyone is WELCOME!


Legal Aid – Every Second & Forth Tuesdays at Chebucto Connections

Do you have questions or problems with CPP, Disability, Income Assistance, Employment Insurance, Housing Grants, Landlord/Tenant relationships? An experienced Lawyer will meet with you privately to discuss your problems and provide free legal service if needed.

Nova Scotia Legal Aid will offer legal aid services in Spryfield at the Chebucto Connections Office located at 531 Herring Cove Road every Second & Forth Tuesdays of the month. The next upcoming date are Aug 26th and so on.

To set up an appointment please call 420-3450 and ask for an appointment at the Spryfield Office. Nova Scotia Legal Aid will also accept walk-in clients. You can also check out their site for more information at www.nslegalaid.ca.

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