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John Little – Forging a Life

November 10, 2017 - January 21, 2018

On display at the Mary E. Black Gallery: Nov 10 - Dec 22, 2017 & Jan 6 - 21, 2018 Opening Reception with Interactive Percussion Performance by Lindsay Dobbin: Thursday Nov 9, 2017, 6:00 p.m. Storytelling with John Little: Sunday, Nov 19 & Jan 14, 2:00 -4:00 p.m. Storm Date: Jan 21, 2:00 -4:00 p.m. Performance with percussionists Doug Cameron and Erin Donovan, and vocalist Janice Jackson: Sunday, Nov 26, 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Storm Date: Dec 3, 2:00 -…

Pop-up Library

November 26 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Halifax Public Libraries will be at the Halifax Seaport Farmers Market on Sunday, November 26, from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. They will have crafts, books for adults and children, DVDs and magazines that can be borrowed and tech gadgets to explore. Did you know the Market also has a drop box where you can return anything you borrowed?! Come down to the Market and join the fun!

Community Workshop: Kids in the Kitchen – Sunday, November 26

November 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bite-Sized Kitchen’s mission is to is to teach children all aspects of making food from scratch, using whole ingredients and hands-on methods. Perfect for ages 8 to 12, participants will learn how to make fresh pasta, simple pesto, prepare a green salad with dressing from scratch and sample their creations when finished. $12.00 per workshop (includes supplies) Please RSVP to welcome@halifaxfarmersmarket.com to reserve your space today. Space is limited

Performance with Doug Cameron, Erin Donovan, and Janice Jackson

November 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Extraordinary percussionists Doug Cameron and Erin Donovan will be animating John's sonic sculptures in a free performance with soprano Janice Jackson on Sunday, November 26, from 2 to 3:30pm (storm date December 3rd, 2-3:30PM.) John's work has been recognized internationally, and his sound sculptures have been played by musicians in jazz bands, symphony orchestras, and experimental music ensembles. His life and works also inspired the evolving performance installation Burnwater, which has been presented on his property and at several theatres.

What’s Next? Fusion’s Speed Networking

November 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

One of the biggest takeaways from Fusion Halifax's #HowDoIStay Panel was the importance of connection. Connections with movers & shakers, with neighbours, with organizations. Connections with your peers, your boss, your peer’s boss. Connections that make you feel like you’re a part of this place. The city's biggest young professionals network, Fusion Halifax and Halifax Partnership, the go-to source on the city’s economy, are teaming up to offer "What's Next? Fusion's Speed Networking with Emerging & Established Leaders" on November 30th at the…

Plant-Based Protein | Nutrition Class

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Learn all about the wide variety of plant-based protein options! Which foods have the most protein, can you combine ingredients to create complete protein, how much protein do you really need? All these questions and more will be answered for you in a fun, interactive and easy to understand lecture. You'll get to taste samples, watch food demonstrations (like how to make delicious black bean burgers!), and take home the recipes. There will also be time for a question and…

Diversity Spotlight: Iron Road

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A tale of forbidden love set against the building of the Canadian railway in the 1880s. Iron Road follows the journey of Little Tiger, a Chinese woman who disguises herself as a man to circumvent immigration rules of the time, and persuade the son of a railroad tycoon to hire her onto the explosives crew. This screening will be complemented by a short presentation by a Museum historian on Chinese immigration, exclusion and head tax. This is a free event,…

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