COMING EVENTS

GUNNING AND CORMIER CHRISTMAS        December 13th

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT                 December 17th

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THIS WEEK AT THE HALL 

Monday December 10th       Jazz Improvisation                                                                     7:00 pm

Tuesday December 11th      King Street Strummers                                                                7:30 pm 

Wednesday December 12th  Parrsboro Citizens' Choir rehearsal                                             7:00 pm 

Thursday December 13th     Gunning and Cormier Christmas at The Hall                                8:00 pm

Friday December 14th          Open Mic at The Hall                                                                   7:00 pm

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See Calendar of Events or  Other Events at The Hall for all activities coming up at The Hall

Call The Hall at 902 701 8951


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A GUNNING AND CORMIER CHRISTMAS COMING TO THE HALL DECEMBER 13th



Two of the busiest solo musicians in the country, Multi Award Winning & 2018 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominees Dave Gunning & JP Cormier are coming together to bring us a one-of-a-kind show this holiday season, A Gunning & Cormier Christmas! New & Old song favorites for some great times, and good laughs. A show not to be missed!

This show will come to The Hall on December 13th.   This show is now sold out.   Become a member of the Parrsboro Band Association to get advance notice and advance ticket access to shows like this.  

Please Note:  The Elementary School Christmas Concert will be held on the same evening so parking will be at a premium around both the school and The Hall.   Patrons are advised that parking will probably be available at or near the High School as well as surrounding streets however parking on the street directly across from The Hall is prohibited.
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08 December 2018
SANTA VISITS THE HALL

The snow added magic to the parade, and the magic of Christmas continued at The Hall for many children when Santa stopped by to listen to their wishes, had out candy canes to each little visitor and to wish all a Merry Christmas.

While the numbers were down from previous years due to the difficult travel conditions all those who attended were treated to not just the joviality of Santa, but to hot chocolate, Christmas cookies and other treats served up by Santas helpers  (aka the volunteers from The Hall)
(How can one doubt the magic of the season when one sees smiles such as this)
Hosted jointly by the Lions Club and the Band Association this visit to The Hall by Santa has become, and will continue to be, a welcome addition to the festive season in Parrsboro
(Once again our wonderful volunteers step up to create a wonderful event.   With special thanks to David Beattie for getting seasonal music working)

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04 December 2018
COOP SPONSORS 50/50 FOR THE HALL


December is upon us and The Parrsboro Band Association is the recipient of the monthly 50/50 at our local Co-op in Parrsboro. When you are cashing out, just ask one of the wonderful staff to ring in a 50/50.  It is only $2 and it certainly helps us to continue to maintain our wonderful hall on King St.    Your support is truly appreciated.

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01 December 2018

OPEN MIC ANOTHER FUN EVENING

(Up Shore, Down Shore and Knot Sure opened the evening some seasonal, and almost seasonal, tunes)

The nasty nor'easter of Thursday was forgotten last night as laughter and song rocked The Hall at the Open Mic.   What a great evening of entertainment, with some seasonal music creeping in, getting the audience ready for the Christmas Open Mic to be held December 14th.
(Rob stepped out from behind the keyboard to lead two heartfelt and moving tunes)
The Open Mic nights have proved to be a source of regular entertainment for a wide ranging audience, who are regularly treated to a tremendous variety of music and frequently are rocked with laughter.   There is a family atmosphere about the evenings and everyone is welcome to drop in and enjoy the fun.   
(It is always a pleasure to have Connie come out and make her wonderful contributions to the evening)
We hope to see you all on December 14th for the "Christmas" version of Open Mic Night.

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23 November 2018
TREE LIGHTING WELL ATTENDED


The annual tree lighting at the bandstand attracted a large crowd again this evening, all willing to brave the extreme cold to kick off the festive season here in town.   The Board of Trade is to be commended for organizing this terrific event which, brief though it might be, reflects a great deal of hard work and volunteer time in order to create a unique evening.


Once again the Parrsboro Citizens' Choir represented The Hall, leading children and adults alike in a selection of seasonal favourites and it was encouraging to hear many of those in attendance joining in with the singing.


To finish the evening off in grand style, it would appear that most who were at the tree lighting headed up to The Hall immediately afterward as 70+ people were in attendance for the free holiday movie presented by the Band Association making this truly a community event.   All enjoyed seeing "Home Alone", reported to be one of the funniest 'kids' movies for the holidays of all time.   

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17 November 2018
OPEN KITCHEN PARTY AT THE HALL

(Lloyd and Karen performed to the delight of all)

In spite of the poor weather and road conditions, a few hearty souls braved the weather and came out for the Open MIc last night.  Needless to say with the small numbers on hand, performing conditions were a little more.....relaxed than usual with very few formal introductions, lots of jokes coming out, and even several members of the audience pressed into service to perform much to the enjoyment of all.

(Shannon and Matt came out of the audience, borrowed a guitar and entertained)
The few, the proud and the brave all had a great time, enjoying the presentations thoroughly.

Our next Open Mic will be held in two weeks, November 30th and we hope to see you all there.

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