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Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at FirstBaptistChurch, 1300 Oxford Street.
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ElderBerries February event: Downsizing : what does it mean for you?
Northwood, corner of Gottingen & North, Penthouse Meeting Room
All welcome



2:00 - 5:00pm
Pink Triangle Day Talk with RobinMetcalfe
In 1979, the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Rights Coalition declared an Annual Gay Holiday to be held every year on February 14th. Please join the ElderBerries to commemorate Pink Triangle Day with an richly illustrated talk by Robin Metcalfe about the symbol, its history, and the parallel history of LGBT activism.
A pot lunch social will accompany the lecture. Please bring something you like to make, and eat, or finger food.
The Northwood Penthouse, 2615 Northwood Terrace
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7:00 - 8:30
An Evening with WalterBorden
Actor, poet, playwright, and member of the Order of Canada, WalterBorden returns to Halifax to share conversation with friends and to read some of his own poetry. Location : Halifax North Memorial Library, Wednesday February 24, pm. Wheelchair accessible. Presented by TD Bank Group.


A Countertenor at the Opera in support of the Halifax Summer Opera Festival; The Music Room

An intimate evening with one of Canada's finest countertenors, Andrew Pickett, as he sings some of his favourite operatic repertoire from Baroque to contemporary.

Countertenor Andrew Pickett is well known to Nova Scotia audiences for his rare and specialized voice. This month, music lovers will have an opportunity to hear him perform beautiful ultra-high male arias in “A Countertenor at the Opera” at the Music Room on February 5, in a benefit concert for the Halifax Summer Opera Festival.

Accompanied by collaborative pianist Lynette Wahlstrom, Pickett will take the audience on a journey through four centuries of opera, from the early days of the castrati superstars to contemporary works written for countertenor. The programme will feature works by composers such as Purcell, Handel, Monteverdi, Mozart, Gluck, Benjamin Britten, Jonathan Dove, and Canadian composer Elizabeth Raum.

The recital will take place Friday, February 26, 7:30 pm at The Music Room, 6181 Lady Hammond Road, Halifax. Tickets are $30 and are available online through Ticket Halifax or at the door. Seating is very limited!

All proceeds go toward scholarships to allow young performers to attend the Halifax Summer Opera Festival.

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