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Events


Cookbook Launch: Real Food for Real Families

Celebrate the launch of Wendy McCallum's Cookbook!

RSVP: realfoodlaunch.eventbrite.ca

Time: 6pm - 9pm

Date(s):  Wednesday 5th June 2013
Location:  St. Mary's Boat Club, Halifax, NS

An Evening with Robert MacNeil

Formac - Portrait of Julia coverJoin us for a special evening in Halifax with Robert MacNeil as he discusses his new novel Portrait of Julia

MacNeil's latest novel is the long-awaited sequel to his bestselling Burden of Desire. Returning the character of Julia in the Halifax post-war years, the novel takes the reader on a journey to Europe and into the world of celebrated artists, including Henri Matisse and Canadian painter J.W. Morrice. Julia struggles to choose between the man she trusts the most and one with whom she is passionately infatuated.

Starting at 7:30pm, join Robert MacNeil for an intimate discussion of his writing.


Date(s):  Wednesday 30th October 2013
Location:  Ondaatje Auditorium, Dalhousie University, Halifax

Bluenose Adventure - book launch

Join Jacqueline Halsey at Alderney Gate Library for the book launch of her new children's picture book,  Bluenose Adventure. Artie leaves Lunenburg to work aboard the famous schooner Bluenose in the early twentieth century.

Starting at 7pm, the event will feature a reading from the story and a screening of a 3-minute film about the Bluenose. Woozles will sell books.

Date(s):  Wednesday 6th November 2013
Location:  Alderney Gate Library, 60 Alderney Dr, Dartmouth, NS

Celebrate A Lucky Life

Formac - Lucky Life event

Date(s):  Tuesday 12th November 2013
Location:  Richard Goldbloom Research Pavilion, IWK Health Centre, 5980 University Avenue, Halifax

Author Stage at the Library: A Lucky Life

A Lucky Life coverJoin Dr. Richard Goldbloom at Halifax Libraries in March and April as he shares readings from his memoir

A Lucky Life

Saturday, March 29 at Alderney Gate Public Library - 2:30pm

Wednesday, April 23 at Keshen Goodman Public Library - 7pm

Sunday, April 30 at Spring Garden Road Public Library - noon

A memoir for loving life. One of Canada's most influential pediatricians -- a past Physician-in-Chief at the IWK Children's Hospital -- placed a high value on connecting with his patients and their parents, the world of theatre and classical music, and a pure love of life.

"Richard Goldbloom, pediatrician extraordinaire, is also a gifted storyteller. His book is filled with his trademark humour, with sage advice for childrearing and the practice of medicine, stories about his musician friends and recollections of a happy family man. A life well lived . . . a book worth reading!"Eleanor Wachtel

Date(s):  Saturday 29th March 2014 to Wednesday 30th April 2014
Location:  Halifax Public Libraries

Book launch: Gang Life by Mark Totten

Gang Life coverYou're invited to celebrate the launch of Mark Totten's fascinating and revealing account of gang members from across Canada

Gang Life: 10 of the Toughest Tell Their Stories

Thursday, April 10, 4pm

Hosted by the School of Social and Community Services, Humber College

Located in Assembly Hall, Humber College (Lakeshore Campus)

"Anyone who thinks Canada does not have a serious gang-violence problem should take off their rose-coloured glasses and read Mark Totten's chilling book." Robert Rotenberg, author of Stranglehold


RSVP via the evite

Date(s):  Thursday 10th April 2014
Location:  Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Drive, Humber College, Toronto

Edmonton book launch: Peacemakers

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Date(s):  Saturday 12th April 2014
Location:  Audreys Books, 10702 Jasper Ave NW, Edmonton

Toronto book launch: Peacemakers

Peacemakers Toronto launch details

Date(s):  Friday 25th April 2014
Location:  Croft Chapter House, University College, University of Toronto
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