Planting companion layers in a food forest

Bluenose Academy 18 Tannery Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Learn how to plant shrub, perennial and low layers in a food forest in this FREE hands-on Learn & Work Party. Physical challenge level: medium-high More details and free registration (required) at Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/868460006257?aff=oddtdtcreator Food forests have been used to grow food by many indigenous cultures around the world for hundreds of years or more, and […]

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The Butterflyway Project: Start your own pollinator garden

Bluenose Academy 18 Tannery Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“FREE workshop: Learn about the Butterflyway Project, native pollinator habitats, and get help starting your own. Free seeds! Physical challenge level: easy More details and free registration (required) at Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/868479153527?aff=oddtdtcreator The Butterflyway Project is a citizen-led movement growing highways of habitat for bees and butterflies across Canada. Wild pollinators such as butterflies and bees are […]

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International Trails Day Celebration

Welcome Street Parking Lot Mahone Bay

Party on the Dynamite Trail! June 1, 10-4pm Live music, food, 17 tents: Lunenburg Co Search and Rescue, Sweet Ride Cycling, Shore Cycle, Coastal Action, NS Trails, Bayview School, Cycling NS, Trans Canada Trail, Tourism NS, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Atlantick, ATV Association of NS, Dept of Natural Resources and Renewables, Bay to […]

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Lets Grow Sunflowers

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Join us to learn how to plant container sunflowers and how to grow these bold yellow blooms. Bridgewater Library, Age 5+ under 10 with caregiver, Sunday, June 2, 2 pm

Free

FICTION FÊTE: AN EVENING OF ATLANTIC CANADIAN FICTION

Lunenburg School of the Arts 6 Prince Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

Celebrate Atlantic fiction authors with a showcase of readings from the Atlantic and Nova Scotia Book Awards nominees, including the authors nominated for the highly coveted Thomas Raddall Atlantic Fiction Award, a book prize valued at $30,000. Our host, K.R. Byggdin, won the Raddall Award in 2023 for their debut novel Wonder World. Lunenburg Bound […]

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What are Herpetofauna? Why are they so Unique?

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Join us for a discussion with Abby Lewis, Forest Stewardship Coordinator at Mersey Tobeatic Research Institute. Nova Scotia has many wonderful animals, including our small but diverse group of herpetofauna (Reptiles and amphibians). 

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Writing Our Pride

Lunenburg Library 97 Kaulbach Street, First Floor, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

Join us in the lead up to Pride month for two wonderful workshops hosted by Wake Lliore and in collaboration with Lunenburg Pride. These workshops will focus on creatively writing short works that will be part of an intergenerational queer literature display in the library during Lunenburg Pride Week. Wake will lead participants in writing their stories […]

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Create a naturalized rain garden

Bluenose Academy 18 Tannery Road, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

“Learn how to create a rain garden with moisture-loving native plants. in this FREE hands-on Learn & Work Party. Physical challenge level: medium-high More details and free registration (required) at Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/868444078617?aff=oddtdtcreator Presented by Rosmarie Lohnes, CEO, Helping Nature Heal, Nova Scotia’s premiere ecological restoration company. Gain know-how and experience while helping the Food Forest build […]

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Guided Family Hike

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Let’s celebrate International Trails day by taking a hike! We’ll walk along the trails surrounding the LCLC. Travel over a bridge, by a babbling brook, and identify many local species of plants and creatures. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Father’s Day Storytime and Craft

Margaret Hennigar Public Library 135 North Park Street, Bridgewater, Nova Scotia, Canada

Come listen to stories about amazing fathers! Afterwards, we will create “Super Dad” paper puppets to take home to celebrate you dad or caregiver.

Free

Book Launch at Block Shop Books: A Gentleman and a Thief

Block Shop Books 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

Block Shop Books invites all to the Lunenburg launch of A Gentleman and a Thief by Dean Jobb. Dean will read followed by a Q&A with Jesse Ward, The Lunenburg Barnacle’s Editor. Refreshments will be provided.  “A potent cocktail of high-end grift and Roaring Twenties opulence, Jobb’s latest page-turner sparkles like a trove of stolen diamonds. F. Scott Fitzgerald […]

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Book Launch at Block Shop Books: Lunenburg Farmers Market Cookbook

Block Shop Books 125 Montague Street, Lunenburg, NS, Canada

Block Shop Books invites all to the Lunenburg launch of The Lunenburg Farmers’ Market Cookbook by Elisabeth Bailey. Food and gardening writer Bailey will be in conversation with Lunenburg Farmers’ Market Manager Whitney Cruikshank, in celebration of local producers, local produce and seasonal recipes. Refreshments and treats will be provided.

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