The Coast - - EVENTS -


Septem­ber 14

THE COAST’S FOOD TRUCK PARTY See photo. Mu­seum of Nat­u­ral His­tory, 1747 Sum­mer Street, $2 FORCED TO FLEE: THE REFUGEE

JOUR­NEY Doc­tors With­out Board­ers hosts this info ses­sion on how the char­ity is re­spond­ing to the needs of forcibly dis­placed peo­ple around the globe. Dis­cov­ery Cen­tre, 1215 Lower Wa­ter Street, 6:30-8:30pm

MAKER’S MAR­KET A trove of lo­cal mak­ers share their trea­sures. Pro Skate­boards, 6451 Quin­pool Road, 6-9pm

PAUL GREENBERG The best­selling Amer­i­can au­thor, who penned the 2014 ef­fort on seafood sus­tain­abil­ity Four Fish, comes to Hal­i­fax to talk about the fu­ture of our oceans and fish-eat­ing habits. Mar­ion McCain Build­ing, Dal­housie Univer­sity, 6135 Univer­sity Av­enue, 7-9pm THE STO­RY­TELLERS CIR­CLE OF HAL­I­FAX FIRST FALL GATH­ER­ING An in­for­mal evening tell-around sees mem­bers share (but not read!) sto­ries of some­one or some­thing that changed their lives. Spencer House for Se­niors Cen­tre, 5596 Mor­ris Street, 7-9pm


Septem­ber 15


STÉPHANE TÉTREAULT The in­ter­na­tion­ally-renowned and dec­o­rated cel­list Stéphane Tétreault talks about his craft. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Room 406, 4:30-6:30pm, free GARRISON’S OK­TO­BER­FEST: HOPS AND BRATS Why wait an­other month to cel­e­brate the Ger­man cul­tural colos­sus that is Ok­to­ber­fest? Here, Garrison gets the fun rolling early with suds from brew­eries across the prov­ince, sausage-themed food and live mu­sic. Garrison Brew­ing Com­pany, 1149 Marginal Road, 6:30pm, $25 AN IN­TRO­DUC­TION TO THE ALEXAN­DER TECH­NIQUE Mal­colm Balk has been help­ing mu­si­cians and run­ners around the world feel bet­ter and move more nat­u­rally for over two decades. Now, he shares his se­crets. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Room 121, 2:30-4:30pm, free


Septem­ber 16


FEST Hal­i­fax’s orig­i­nal Ok­to­ber­fest re­turns for a full day of tra­di­tional Ger­man food, mu­sic and—the main event—beer! The fam­ily-fun at­mos­phere dur­ing the day switches to a 19+ party at night with games and danc­ing. It’s the clos­est you’ll get to the Ger­man foodie fest with­out cash­ing in your Air Miles. Garrison Brew­ing Com­pany, 1149 Marginal Road, 11am-11pm


HOOD BLOCK PARTY The neigh­bour­hood’s an­nual out­door fun fest re­turns with mu­sic, games and food. Things kick off with re­paint­ing the in­ter­sec­tion of Black Street and North­wood Ter­race, and the best part? You don’t have to be a res­i­dent to soak it all up!

10am-10pm, free

HAL­I­FAX #INSTAWALK If you’re a to­tal IG ad­dict, as­pir­ing shut­ter­bug, or just wanna know Hal­i­fax a lit­tle bit bet­ter, take part in this jaunt that sees new friends step­ping around the penin­sula, cap­tur­ing their jour­ney for the ‘gram in real time. Meet fel­low walk­ers at the Ci­tadel’s en­trance. Hal­i­fax Ci­tadel Na­tional His­toric Site, 5425 Sackville Street, 12-2pm NEW TECH­NOLO­GIES AND MUL­TI­ME­DIA IN STAGE DE­SIGN Shahin Sayadi talks about the re­cent ad­vance­ments in stage de­sign. Dal­housie Arts Cen­tre, 6101 Univer­sity Av­enue, Room 406, 9am-1pm, free

THE NOTEBOOK SCREEN­ING Fall for Ryan Gosling as if it were the first time at this sweet, un­der-thes­tars screen­ing. The Chick­en­burger, Bed­ford, 1531 Bed­ford High­way, 8:30pm

WALK FOR SE­NIORS Head to the Dart­mouth Se­nior’s Cen­tre (45 Ochter­loney Street, Dart­mouth) for a brief walk around Sul­li­van’s Pond fol­lowed by re­fresh­ments and pre­sen­ta­tions at the cen­tre. Fundraise a min­i­mum of $35 to par­tic­i­pate, with the money go­ing to­wards lo­cal se­niors. 9am-12, $35 WELL­NESS WORLD HEALTH AND LIFE­STYLE SHOW A fun-for-al­lages af­fair that’ll let you get caught up on the lat­est health and fit­ness fads. Cu­nard Event Cen­tre, Pier 23, 961 Marginal Road, to Sept 17, 10am-5pm


Septem­ber 17


CONFUSED It may be Septem­ber, but a sweet af­ter­sun­set screen­ing of the ‘70s-set ode to the last day of school will have you feel­ing like sum­mer’s just start­ing. Good Robot Brew­ing Com­pany, 2736 Ro­bie Street, 8:30pm, free


Re­lax and sip suds while Bel­latarot an­swers all your press­ing ques­tions with some help from the di­vine. Ask the cards if you should have an­other one! Good Robot Brew­ing Com­pany, 2736 Ro­bie Street, 4-6pm, $15

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