Posted in Contests

Halifax – Trash to Treasures Contest for Ages 10-18

Trash-to-treasures-logoSMALLCalling all Trashionistas and Salvage Hunters to enter the Trash to Treasures Contest! Children in the Halifax Regional Municipality can participate.

$100, $50 and $25 gift cards are up for grabs for ages 10-13 and ages 14-18.

Entry forms and submission guidelines  

For more information, contact

Spread the word with a Trash to Treasures Poster

For inspiration, see the previous Trash to Treasures Contest Winners in the Creative Warehouse

Go to the Trash to Treasures page for more information and to check out the Workshops being held in February and March.

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Posted in Things to Do, Places to Go

Sydney: Library Used Book Sale – May 10-19

Used Book Sale

The Cape Breton Regional Library will be holding a Used Book Sale from Thursday, May 10 at 5:00 P.M., to Saturday, May 19 at 5:00 P.M at the McConnell Library. The sale will run during regular library hours.  The Library will be selling thousands of good, used books to make room for new materials. The sale will include adult and children’s books in both paperback and hardcover at very good prices. This is a fund raiser for the Library and all proceeds of the book sale will be used to supplement and support the programs and services of the Cape Breton Regional Library. (The Friends of the McConnell Library Pre-Sale will be held on May 10 from 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM. This Pre-sale is open to members of the Friends of McConnell Library only. Membership for the Friends group is available at the Library). For more information on the sale, ask at the desk or phone 562-3161 or 562-3279.

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Posted in Homeschool Events

Jan 12th – Homeschool Learning Time at Spring Garden Rd. Library

Home-School Learning Time
For all ages
Thursday, January 12, 1:30-2:30pm

Spring Garden Road Public Library, 5381 Spring Garden Road, Halifax

Families are welcome to join in for activities, stories and resource sharing. Presented in partnership with the Nova Scotia Home Education Association (NSHEA).

Chickadee-dee-dee! All about birds

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NSHEA Parents Show and Tell – Tantallon Library – Nov. 26

NSHEA’s first show and tell will be held at the Tantallon library on Saturday, November 26th at 10:30 am.  The discussion will be on all things math!  Librarian Lucas, will have resources available to look at and borrow, and there will be several math programs to take a look at. If you have something cool you’d like to share, please bring it along!

Board games and other activities will be available to amuse the children while the parents chat.

For more information, go to the Facebook event page.

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