Megan Leslie

Member of Parliament, Halifax

Events

Please note that this events page is a tool for the Member of Parliament as well as local groups and organizations to promote community events. The topics of events listed below do not necessarily reflect the views or position of the Member of Parliament or the New Democratic Party of Canada.

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How Can Federal Policy Move Towards a National Poverty Elimination St Strategy?

Starts: December 23rd, 2014 - 12:00pm
Where: Johanna B Oosterveld Centre

Community Society to End Poverty in Nova Scotia 

A roundtable conversation between local Anti Poverty Adocates and Federal MPs

Upcoming

Bethlehem @ Barrington

Christmas Eve in the Sanctuary

Starts: December 24th, 2014 - 6:30pm
Where: St. Matthew’s United Church

Live Nativity: donkey; drummers etc.

10:00 pm Communion

Christmas Morning: Carol Service

Starts: December 25th, 2014 - 10:30am
Where: St. Matthew’s United Church

902-423-9209 www.stmatts.ns.ca

Wonder'Neath Open Studio

Starts: December 26th, 2014 - 2:00pm
Where: Wonder'Neath Artist Studios

Supported by The 4Cs Foundation

A free drop in program where each person will be welcomed as an artist and valued community member. Children under 10 must be supervised. For more information contact Melissa or Heather at:
Ph: 902-454-6860

Onelight Theatre Presents 'Tell It On The Mountain'

Starts: December 26th, 2014 - 7:00pm
Where: Alderney Landing

Dear Friends,

I would like to invite you and a guest to our Onelight Theatre’s holiday performance of TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN, featuring Reeny Smith and the gospel music of The Sanctified Brothers, December 26-30 at our theatre Alderney Landing. Please RSVP to sandra@onelighttheatre.com<mailto:sandra@onelighttheatre.com>

Special Olympics Festival

Starts: December 28th, 2014 - 5:30pm
Where: Cunard Centre

For more information and tickets, please go to www.sofns.com/ 

Halifax Transit Offers FREE Designated Driver Service on New Year's Eve

Starts: December 31st, 2014 - 8:30pm

Celebrate the New Year by taking the ferry, bus, or Access-A-Bus. 

Bus & Access-A-Bus: 8:30pm to 2:00am (check schedules of last trip times)

New Year's Eve at the Grand Parade!

Starts: December 31st, 2014 - 9:30pm
Where: Grand Parade Halifax

Jon the hosts of CTV Morning Live for the region’s largest New Year’s Eve gathering.  It’s a free, two-and-a-half hour concert featuring high-energy entertainers from around the Maritimes.

 

Pro Love

Starts: January 1st, 2015 - 8:00am
Where: Victoria General Hospital

www.yourchoicehalifax.com

There are signs in the city, signs we don’t like.

Wonder'Neath Open Studio

Starts: January 3rd, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Wonder'Neath Artist Studios

Supported by The 4Cs Foundation

A free drop in program where each person will be welcomed as an artist and valued community member. Children under 10 must be supervised. For more information contact Melissa or Heather at:
Ph: 902-454-6860

Blue Nose Icebreaker

Starts: January 4th, 2015 - 1:00pm
Where: The Oval in Halifax

Join us on Sunday, January 4 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., for the Blue Nose Icebreaker, a family skating session at The Oval in Halifax. Whether you participate in Blue Nose, or are thinking about it; maybe you volunteer with us; or if you simply cheer us from the sidelines we’d love to see you at The Oval. The event is free and everyone is welcome – even if you don’t skate, come enjoy the fun and be part of our photo event for the Bluenose Marathon.

Masterpieces by Mozart and Haydn

with Jutta Puchhammer-Dedillot, viola, Renaud Lappierre, Violin and Symphony Nova Scotia

Starts: January 8th, 2015 - 7:30pm

Feature Bernhard Gueller as Conductor, Jutta Puchhamer on Viola and Renaud Lapierre on Violin, 

Tim Brady: Viola Concerto/ Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante/ Haydn: Symphony no. 104 "London" 

Wonder'Neath Open Studio

Starts: January 9th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Wonder'Neath Artist Studios

Supported by The 4Cs Foundation

A free drop in program where each person will be welcomed as an artist and valued community member. Children under 10 must be supervised. For more information contact Melissa or Heather at:
Ph: 902-454-6860

Suzanne Lemieux and Blue Engine String Quartet

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: January 11th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

Going for Barique and more, our Musician in Residence and Eastern Canada's finest string quartet play music from J.C. Bach to Arnold Bax.

Faciliated Business Networking Event - January 2015

Local Businesses Help Each Other Thrive

Starts: January 12th, 2015 - 4:30pm
Where: Alteregos Cafe

Hosted by Megan Leslie, MP in collaboration iwth the Halifax-area Business Improvement Districts.

Deadline to RSVP is January 7th.

DaPoPo Theatre presents

A Good Death by Kim Parkhill and Directed by Garry Williams

Starts: January 14th, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Neptune Scoatiabank Studio Theatre

Featuring:

Samantha Wilson

Craft Beer and Local Food Celebration 2015

Starts: January 15th, 2015 - 7:00pm
Where: Halifax Club

Local Connections Halifax returns for its Second Annual Craft Beer & Local Food Celebration. As is the case with all LCH events, we will be raising the game once again.

And yes, tickets are all-inclusive, and you will again get a wonderful take-home glass as well, but this time we'll be using a Belgian-style glass which we think is the best available.

Wonder'Neath Open Studio

Starts: January 17th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Wonder'Neath Artist Studios

Supported by The 4Cs Foundation

A free drop in program where each person will be welcomed as an artist and valued community member. Children under 10 must be supervised. For more information contact Melissa or Heather at:
Ph: 902-454-6860

Film-making Workshops

Starting January 20

Starts: January 20th, 2015 - 12:00pm

for more information afcoop.ca 

Winter Workshops, starting January 20th 2015 

Better Politics Awards

A Springtide Collective Celebration

Starts: January 21st, 2015 - 7:00pm
Where: Loyola Conference Hall, Sobey Building, Saint Mary's University

Buy your tickets today for the first annual Better Politics Awards!

 

Yurt Building Workshops (1 of 2)

By Little Foot Yurts

Starts: January 23rd, 2015
Where: Wolfville, NS

Join Little Foot Yurts for a hands-on yurt building workshop and leave with the practical skills and resources to build your own yurt. This workshop will provide a thorough introduction to yurts, and the basics of yurt construction including: coppice as a timber crop, Acadian forest species, making a greenwood working station, using a drawknife, froe and other had tools, planning and designing your walls, roof, and wheel, and erecting a yurt. Full agenda is posted online. 

info@lyf.ca // www.lfy.ca // 902-670-4556

Community Society to End Poverty in Nova Scotia

How Can Federal Policy Move Towards a National Poverty Elimination Strategy?

Starts: January 23rd, 2015 - 12:00pm
Where: Johanna B Oosterveld Centre

A roundtable conversation between local anti-poverty advocates and federal MPs.

Megan Leslie, MP for Halifax and Rathika Sitsabaiesan, MP for Scarborough-Rouge River.

ART GALLERY OPENING: NSCAD ART Posters

Illustration and Design Students: Art Posters

Starts: January 23rd, 2015 - 5:00pm
Where: Megan Leslie Community Art Gallery

Opening Exhibit – January 23, 5:00 – 7:00 pm

(Show runs until April 2015)

PIAF

Starts: January 23rd, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Dalhousie Arts Centre

Choreography: Igor Dobrovolskiy 

Sung by: Edith Piaf 

Magnificent Mozart and Pre-Concert Chat

Symphony Nova Scotia

Starts: January 29th, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium

Thursday, January 29, 2015, 7:30 pm

Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Halifax

2015, Halifax Dance Viennese Opera Ball

Starts: January 31st, 2015 - 6:00pm
Where: World Trade and Convention Centre

A Benefit Soiree, 

Featuring Measha Brueggergosman 
Symphony Nova Scotia
The National Ballet

David Myles

Symphony Nova Scotia

Starts: February 6th, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie University

Featuring: David Myles, vocals; Martin MacDonald, conductor

Two performances: Friday and Saturday at 7:30PM.

Valerie Milot (harp) & Andre Bareil (violin)

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: February 8th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

Debut Atlantic presents a unique pairing in a program that ranges from classic to pop.

 

Coffee House in the Round

Starts: February 8th, 2015 - 6:30pm
Where: St. James United Church

Two Orchestras Play Rachmaninoff

Symphony Nova Scotia and Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra

Starts: February 15th, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie University

Featuring: Bernhard Gueller, conductor; Ben Marmen, cello;
Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra

César Franck: Le chasseur maudit; Camille Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor;Rachmaninoff: Symphonic Dances

More than 100 musicians take the stage as Symphony Nova Scotia joins forces with the Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra! Together, the two orchestras anticipate our end-of-season Russian Festival with our first-ever performance of Rachmaninoff's final creation - the rhythmic, fantastical Symphonic Dances. This virtuoso showpiece is accompanied by Franck's cataclysmic Le chasseur maudit ("The Accursed Hunter") in another exciting first for Symphony Nova Scotia's audiences.

A Tribute to Fritz Kreisler

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: February 22nd, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

Jeunesses Musicales presents two witty and gifted musicians -Ewald Cheung (violin) and Philip Chiu (piano) - recreating the charisma and virtuosity of the legendary violinist and composer.

 

Violinist Terry Tam and Pianist Lorraine Min

Symphony Nova Scotia

Starts: February 26th, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Rebecca Cohn Auditorium

Symphony Nova Scotia's Music Director, Bernhard Gueller, gives us the inside scoop on the orchestra's upcoming joint performance with violinist Terry Tam and pianist Lorraine Min. --> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQ97LS2vs7o&list=PLM2rllWR7b4iaa0OVHXX4H8iiHu5Cm3Lf&index=5

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Halifax Grammar School Moonlight Supper Club

Starts: February 28th, 2015
Where: World Trade and Convention Centre

Early Bird tickets are on sale now until October 31. Adult Early Bird tickets are $125 and Staff/Student (19+) Early Bird Tickets are $65.

All of those who have purchased tickets by October 31 will be entered into a draw for a one night stay at the Prince George Hotel for the night of the event.

Thibault Cauvin, guitarist

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: March 8th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

International sensation Cauvin stops in Halifax as part of his cross-Canada tour in a concert co-presented with Alliance Francaise.

 

Video Games Live

Starts: March 10th, 2015 - 7:30pm
Where: Dalhousie Arts Centre

Tickets Available

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Quartet La Corde

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: March 15th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

This remarkable award-winning string quartet (Ben Marmen, cello; Artem Kolosov and Hee Min Choi, violin; and Warda Limaye, viola) returns to the Cecilia Concert stage at the onset of their professional careeers.

 

Coffee House March 29

Starts: March 29th, 2015 - 6:30pm
Where: St. James United Church

Willem Blois & Cindy Thong

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: April 19th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

Two outstanding young pianists combine showmanship with technique to present a populist approach to the two piano concert format.

 

Angels' Essentials-Body, Mind and Spirit Fair

Starts: May 9th, 2015 - 10:00am
Where: Halifax Forum-Multi-Purpose Center

Saturday May 9, 10am-5pm - Sunday May 10, 10am-5pm

Admission: $8 One Day, Two Day Pass $11

Fifth Wind

Cecilia Concerts

Starts: May 10th, 2015 - 2:00pm
Where: Lilian Piercey Concert Hall

Musician in Residence Suzanne Lemieux introduces the woodwind quintet which she helped to found in a program spanning three centuries of music for wind qunitets.

 

The 2015 PLWHIV/AIDS Forum and Canadian AIDS Society Annual Meeting (AM)

Starts: June 12th, 2015
Where: Lord Elgin Hotel

Scholarship application form - 2015 PLWHIV/AIDS Forum and the Canadian AIDS Society Annual Meeting

The 2015 PLWHIV/AIDS Forum and Canadian AIDS Society Annual Meeting (AM)will be held June 12 – 15, 2015 at the Lord Elgin Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario.

The PLWHIV/AIDS Forum will be held June 12 and 13, 2015.

The CAS Annual Meeting will be held June 14 and 15, 2015.

The scholarship application forms for both the Forum and AM are now available for download on the CAS website at:


http://www.cdnaids.ca/home.nsf/pages/2015-plwhivaids-forum-and-the-canadian-aids-society-annual-meeting

If you would like to apply for a scholarship for both events, you must submit separate forms.
The forms are in PDF and in Word formats.

The submission deadline for the scholarship applications is February 13, 2015.

The registration kits for the PLWHIV/AIDS Forum and CAS AM will be available at a later date.

Queen - It's a Kinda Magic

Presented by Showtime Australia

Starts: August 7th, 2015 - 8:00pm
Where: Bella Rose Arts Centre

QUEEN – IT’S A KINDA MAGIC recreates Queen’s 1986 World Tour concert, featuring over 20 of the band’s greatest hits such as ‘We Will Rock You’, ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’, ‘We Are the Champions’, ‘Under Pressure’ and ‘Fat-Bottomed Girls’. Painstaking attention has been paid to all the music – the iconic voice of Mercury, the amazing guitar solos of May and the groundbreaking Rock harmonies. And with state-of-the-art sound and lighting and authentic costumes, this is as close as you’ll ever get to the real thing!

General - $59.00

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Homelessness Memorial Service - 2014

Starts: December 22nd, 2014 - 11:00am
Where: St. George's Round Church

Please join us in remembering and honouring the lives of people wo have lived and died homeless.

Everyone is welcome to mingle and enjoy a fabulous luncheon after the service.

Grab That Dough: XMAS Hamper Edition

Starts: December 21st, 2014 - 9:00pm
Where: Menz Bar

Second of two performances. 

Hosted by Mz. Vicki de Knight and Madison Hart

Capella Regalis Men and Boys Choir

to Bethlehem with Kings; with the Maritime Brass Quintet

Starts: December 21st, 2014 - 3:00pm
Where: St. Mary's Basilica

With the Maritime Brass Quintet
St. Mary's Basilica, 5221 Spring Garden Road
Patron $75 Priority $35 General $20 and Student $10
Tickets: Capellaregaliseventbrite.ca and King's Co-op Bookstore at 902.422.1270 ext 261

www.capellagregalis.com

Christmas Music Service: Choir AcabellA Handbells

Starts: December 21st, 2014 - 10:30am
Where: St. Matthew’s United Church

Minister: Rev. Betsy Hogan

Minster of Music: Wayne Rogers

MP's Community Skating Party

Hosted by Megan Leslie

Starts: December 20th, 2014 - 10:00am
Where: Scotiabank Centre (formerly Metro Centre)

FREE event for all ages!

All levels of skaters are welcome!

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