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Na­tional Theatre Live from Bri­tain will fea­ture Peter Pan was J.M. Bar­rie on June 16 at the Al Whit­tle Theatre.

JM Bar­rie in­vented Nev­er­land rather in the same way that Lewis Car­roll in­vented Won­der­land for Alice - by telling sto­ries to the chil­dren of his friends. The Llewe­lyn Davies fam­ily not only had five sons, but also a nurse for the boys and a St. Bernard. The lat­ter two mem­o­rably com­bined as Nana, the chil­dren’s ca­nine gov­erness.

The Wolfville screen­ing will start at 7 p.m. Jewell i is an award-win­ning nar­ra­tive jour­nal­ist whose ar­ti­cles and es­says have been pub­lished in news­pa­pers and mag­a­zines across Canada.

Born and raised in On­tario, Jewell’s life­long love of Nova Sco­tia be­gan with a fam­ily va­ca­tion when she was nine, and deep­ened af­ter she moved to Nova Sco­tia from Van­cou­ver in 2002. Her bi-weekly Field Notes col­umn was the in­spi­ra­tion for her first book, a col­lec­tion of es­says, called Field Notes: A City Girl’s Search for Heart and Home in Ru­ral Nova Sco­tia, pub­lished by Nim­bus. Con­lin and ac­tor Candy O’Brien for an af­ter­noon of mu­sic, his­tory, drama, art and your imag­i­na­tion. There will also be a silent auc­tion fea­tur­ing The United Ta­pes­try Ar­ti­sans Guild mem­bers.

Tick­ets, $25, are avail­able at the North Moun­tain Mar­ket and the Ber­wick Li­brary. way at 7:30 p.m.

Mu­si­cian Greg Simm has been in­volved with this or­ga­ni­za­tion since it’s in­cep­tion. Simm, who is a Wind­sor-area na­tive, has just re­turned from his 23rd trip to Baf­fin Is­land to teach youth fid­dle and gui­tar.

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