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Happy Valentine’s Day!

  • Wednesday, Feb 1st to the 29th – Dine Around – Give your kitchen a break for the month of February. It’s a tasty time of year, when folks are encouraged to support local restaurants by enjoying special Dine Around menus for lunch and/or dinner. Savour special menus from your favourite Halifax restaurants, priced at $10, $20, $30, $40, or $50. For more info visit https://discoverhalifaxns.com/dinearound/
  • Thursday, February 2ndAfrican Heritage Month – Calypso Celebration – A burst of music kick off the African Heritage Month celebrations at the Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, a captivating winter performance that brings a vibrant combination of musical traditions to the stage, celebrating the heritage of Caribbean immigrants to Canada. For more info visit https://www.facebook.com/CanadianMuseumofImmigration/events
  • Thursday, February 2nd to 5th – International Boat Show – The Halifax International Boat Show brings you the top brands from across the Maritimes. This leading event features boats of all shapes and sizes, along with exhibits of marine equipment, marine engines, diesel, gas, outboard and inboard, marine electronics and accessories, docks and dock builders. For more info and tickets visit http://www.halifaxboatshow.com/
  • Saturday, February 4th – Roots of Rhythm with Dr. Henry Bishop – TD presents African Heritage Month and Dr. Bishop has planned for you a fun-filled interactive afternoon of percussion demonstration for all ages. Bring your own drum and play along. Suitable for kids and teens. Alderney Landing Library. For more info visit https://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/locations/AG/
  • Thursday, February 9th LOVE EWE – INTRODUCTORY NEEDLE-FELTING WORKSHOP 6-9:30pm. Join Sue from Two Ewes on First Felt & Fibre for this introductory needle-felting workshop. Just in time for Valentine’s Day, you will create your very own little ewe from sheep’s wool. You will also create a lovely garland from felted hearts! No experience is necessary, but those who have already tried felting will enjoy this workshop too! A minimum of 6 participants is required for this workshop; registration will be capped at 15. Fee – $75.00 + HST All materials and required equipment will be provided. They will begin promptly at 6:00 pm so you all finish by 9:30 pm. This workshop is suitable for ages 12 and up; children must be accompanied by an adult. Cole Harbour Farm Museum. For more info and to register visit https://coleharbourfarmmuseum.ca/
  • Tuesday, February 21stFREE: The Berkeley Seniors’ Series: Symphony Meets Bhangra… Again! With almost four million YouTube views, Halifax’s own Maritime Bhangra Group is a social media sensation – and they’re returning to Symphony Nova Scotia for another fun-filled family show! Come experience the energy and excitement of this joyful Punjabi dance, plus a variety of bright, lively music from all around the world. Halifax Central Library. For more info visit https://symphonynovascotia.ca/…/the-berkeley-seniors…/

Rosie Loves Local – This month, I thought I would do something different and share with you some of the charities that are near and dear to my heart. If you can, please help out where you can.

Alice House – https://alicehouse.ca/

Dartmouth Community Fridge – https://www.facebook.com/groups/dartmouthcommunityfridge/

Out of the Cold – https://www.outofthecold-hfx.ca/

Bide awhile – https://bideawhile.org/

Shameless Plug of the Month: Dartmouth’s Players presents “Season of Love” A Broadway Cabaret. February 9th to the 18th – Valentine’s Day is here once again, so come celebrate with at Dartmouth Players! Join some of your favorite Dartmouth Players lovebirds for an evening of heartfelt and hilarious stories coupled with some of Broadway’s greatest love songs. Whether you’re dating, married, or simply a hopeless romantic, come be their Valentine for a date night affair you won’t forget! 181 Portland Street, Dartmouth. For more info, visit https://dartmouthplayers.ns.ca/

Real Estate News – Are you ready for the spring market! We are seeing a few more listings but it seems some homes are staying on the market a little longer. If you are a buyer, it’s definitely not as frantic as it was in the past few years. There are fewer competing offers and more homes to see and time to decide. We are still down in listings and we need more inventory especially for the spring market. If you have any questions, I would be happy to help.

If you have any info you would like included in the March newsletter,
please call Rosie at 902-209-7073 or email rosemary@royallepage.ca

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