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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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March 2019

Family Bonds & Belonging

March 9 - November 3
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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What is family, anyway? Can you pick your family or is it determined by biology? Is family the people you share holidays with? Or, is it more of a feeling? Family Bonds and Belonging honours and interprets the many ideas of family - those of biology, of choice, of association and of place. Through four themes - belonging, growth and change, gatherings and generations - the exhibition celebrates Canadian identity by exploring families and family history, linking past to present…

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September 2019

For All The Tea in Zhōngguó: Poetry in Two Languages

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Free

Date: Sunday, September 29 Time: 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Location: Andrea & Charles Bronfman Theatre Language: Presented in English and Mandarin Cost: Free (does not include admission to exhibitions) In celebration of the 10th annual Culture Days, the Museum is pleased to host this unique blend of English and Mandarin poetry readings from the new book For All The Tea in Zhōngguó compiled by Rodger Martin. The result of 30 years of writing, the book has two parts, first,…

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October 2019

Annual Public Meeting: Come Connect with the Museum

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Free

Date: Wednesday, October 2 Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Location: Andrea & Charles Bronfman Theatre Cost: Free Language: Presented in English The community is invited to join us as we talk about our successes and plan for the future at our Annual Public Meeting. Rob Vineberg, chair of the board of trustees and Marie Chapman, CEO will highlight some of the amazing activities of the last year, including Refuge Canada, acknowledge and thank our donors, followed by a Q&A…

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Together from Aways: Meet the HFX Wanderers

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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$10

Date: Tuesday, October 15 Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Location: Andrea and Charles Bronfman Theatre Language: Presented in English Cost: $10 Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite. HFX Wanderers Football Club, Halifax's professional soccer club, burst onto the scene this spring as they embarked on their first-ever season in the Canadian Premier League. Comprised of players both home-grown and from around the world, the Wanderers bring together a range of stories about the newcomer experience. From the many ways…

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Start Your Night Here: Nocturne at the Museum

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Free

Date: Saturday, October 19 Time: 6:00 p.m. - midnight Location: Museum-wide Language: Presented in English Cost: Free The Museum takes part in Nocturne: Art at Night to explore this year’s theme, “Scaffold,” through the lens of immigration and journey. Begin your Nocturne tour at the Museum to discover our inspiring artists and their stunning creations, including two beacon projects: Beacon project artist Margarita Fainshtein presents The Beige Room, a bland conference room that becomes an evolving canvas for the thoughts…

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Family Fun Day: Diwali

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Date: Saturday, October 26 Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: Museum-wide Language: Presented in English Cost: Included with Museum Admission Diwali, the Indian “festival of lights” symbolizes the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. Diwali is the biggest festival in India and is observed by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs and some Buddhists around the world. Families are invited to join us at the Museum to learn more about Diwali and celebrate with us…

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November 2019

Breakfast with a Fascinating Canadian: Lino A. Saputo, Jr.

November 27 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Date: Wednesday, November 27 Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. Location: Kenneth C. Rowe Hall Language: Presented in English Cost: $100/ticket or $1000/table of 10 The Breakfast with a Fascinating Canadian speaker series features well known Canadians, such as Lino A. Saputo, Jr., speaking about their connection to immigration and the important role it plays in our economy, culture and way of life.

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