March Newsletter

This is a monthly listing of events which are happening in and around my community in Dartmouth.
Spring is just around the corner so don't forget to spring ahead with the clocks on March 11th

Through to April 22nd - Body Worlds RX - The newest exhibition offers visitors the unique opportunity to explore the amazing biology and physiology of human health and the dramatic effects of disease. From organs to muscles to the nervous system and to skeletal structures, Body Worlds RX gives unprecedented looks inside the most sophisticated mechanism in the world. Museum of Natural History. For more info phone 902-424-7353

Through to March 31st - Dartmouth in Wintertime - A new temporary exhibit on the main level of Evergreen. It explores events and activities that took place in Dartmouth during the colder months of the past. This includes snapshots of historically frigid weather, tools that were used in Dartmouth's once booming Ice Cutting Industry, and highlights a small sample of the museum's extensive ice skate collection, including some of the awards that are won by local skaters. Evergreen Museum. For more info phone 902-463-5612

Through to March 15th - Savour Food & Wine Festival 2018 - This Festival presented by The Restaurant Association of Nova Scotia, is one of Halifax's marquee food events of the year. Since 2003 the Savour Food & Wine Festival has grown from a small show to a series of exciting events that captures the essence of the food and beverage culture in Nova Scotia. The 15th year marks the Savour Food & Wine Show as the best and largest restaurant and beverage show in Canada. Celebrate the cultural interest and passion for great food and wine. For more info about this event and others coming up visit or phone 902-429-5343

Wed, March 8th - International Women's Day 2018 - ">The Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council invites union members, social movement activists, and members of the public to celebrate International Women's Day on Thursday, March 8th at 1:30 pm at Grand Parade in front of Halifax City Hall.For more information on events in and around Metro visit the Facebook page at Celebrate International Women's Day

Fri, March 9th, 10th and 11th - 35th Annual Atlantic Outdoor Sports and RV Show - Atlantic Canada's Premier Adventure Travel, fishing, hunting, outdoor sports and RV show. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, children 5 to 15 and Children 4 and under are free. Family rate is $34 (2 adults, 2 children) Fri-10am to 9pm, Sat-10am to 8pm and Sun-10am to 5pm

Halifax Exhibition Centre (formerly Exhibition Park). For more info phone Darwin Events Group at 902-679-7177 or 1-877-679-7177

Sun, March 11th -11th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade - Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day! The parade brings together Irish and non-Irish alike to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day in our city! The parade marshals at Pier 20 and will make its way down Lower Water Street through Irishtown beginning at 1pm. Following the parade, make your way to the Lower Deck Waterfront for an Irish after party! For more info visit

Mon, March 12th - 16th - March Break at the Discovery Centre - There is plenty of fun and learning going on at The Discovery Centre this March Break, with drop-in programs and live demonstrations every day, including Live Science Shows!   Discovery Centre. For more info visit or phone 902-492-4422

Mon, March 12th -16th - 2018 March Break Events at Ross Farm Museum - Enjoy a day out over March Break at the farm. Each day will have a theme relating to the farm. As always there will be lots of hands-on activities for everyone to enjoy and crafts that everyone can participate in throughout the day. Yummy hot chocolate served and sleigh rides with weather permitting. Ross Farm Museum. For more info visit or phone 902-689-2210

Mon, March 12th to 16th - Build Something Every Day this March Break! - Home Depot is holding a free workshop for kids! It will be offered every single day at the Lacewood and Dartmouth Crossing locations. Workshops will take place from 10am to 12pm. Last year was so busy, that this year, The Home Depot is placing a cap on participants. There will be a maximum of 100 participants per build. Also, you MUST register by phoning The Home Depot, or by stopping by the customer service desk. This is not a drop in! The Paint Dept is also running a colouring contest. Ages 5-10. Pick up a sheet from the Paint Desk and return by March 26th! Home Depot Lacewood and Dartmouth Crossing. For more info phone(902) 457-3480 (Lacewood), or (902) 460-4700 (Dartmouth Crossing)

Mon, March 12th to 16th - March Break Fun - Public Skating on the Emera Oval - The Oval will be open to the general public 7 days a week! Check their schedule over the break and bring the kids for some fun. Emera Oval. For schedule and more info visit

Sat, March 24th - World's Largest Garage Sale - Over 700 tables with something for everyone! You can also book your own ‘8 table with chairs for $30. Call or text 902-225-0909 to reserve. Halifax Exhibition Centre. 9am to 4pm. For more info email

Save the Date - April 6th, 7th and 8th - Spring Ideal Home Show 2018 - This is the region's ultimate showcase for indoor and outdoor living. Bring your ideas, plans and questions and get expert advice you need. See the latest in products, services and technology. You'll find hundreds of experts all under one roof! The show will once again include the Landscape Nova Scotia Garden and Patio Show, giving your ideas for landscaping, gardening, yard and other outdoor projects. $11 for Adults, $9 for Senior (60+) and under 8 free if accompanied by an adult. Fri-10am to8pm, Sat-10am to 6pm, Sun-10am to 5pm. Halifax Exhibition Centre (Formerly Exhibition Park) For more info phone 888-454-7469

Rosie's Listings in HRM -302-126 Farnham Gate, $139,900; 108-5393 Victoria Road, Halifax, $219,900

If you are getting a house ready for the Spring Market, please give me a call at 902-209-7073

Shameless Plug of the Month: Halifax Burger Week! March 22nd to March 28th. Halifax Burger week is a city-wide burger-eating celebration and fundraiser for Feed Nova Scotia. Over 95 restaurants will create unique burger specials for one week only! Burgers will either have a set price of $6 or a higher price with a portion being donated by the restaurants to Feed Nova Scotia. For more info visit


If you have any info you would like included in the April newsletter, please call Rosie
at 209-7073 or email

See you out there! 

Rosie Porter

7071 Bayers Road
Halifax, NS
B3L 2C2

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Cellular Phone : (902) 209-7073
Office Phone : (902) 453-1700
Office Fax : (902) 461-2689