COMING EVENTS                           

MAY 26th                    ANNUAL SPRING CONCERT                    7:00 pm

JUN 1st                       ANNUAL PLANT AND BAKE SALE                9:00 am

JUN 2nd                     CONCERTS IN THE PARK BEGIN                  7:00 pm

JUN 7th                     WILLOW STREET STATION IN CONCERT            8:00 pm


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

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THIS WEEK AT THE HALL 

Tuesday May 21st            Improv Jazz Ensemble                                                                                    2:30 pm

Tuesday May 21st         King Street Strummers                                                                                    7:30 pm

Wednesday May 22nd    Parrsboro Citizens' Choir - men's sectional                                                     10:00 am

                                     Film for All at The Hall                                                                                     7:00 pm

Thursday May23rd        Parrsboro Citizens' Choir                                                                                 7:00 pm

Sunday May 26th          Annual Spring Concert                                                                                     7:00 pm



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Call The Hall at 902 701 8951


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SPRING CONCERT COMING TO THE HALL

Yes you know it is really spring when the annual Spring Concert comes to The Hall on May 26th.   Come out and enjoy the fun and see what all happens when citizen's get together to make music.


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12 May 2019
ANNUAL PLANT, BOOK AND BAKE SALE

Yes it is time to plan now to be at The Hall at 9:00 am on June 1st for the annual Plant and Bake Sale.   This is the most popular plant sale of the year in the area and will once again feature hundreds of perennials which come from Parrsboro gardens so they have a great head start on establishing themselves.

Tables are available for rent at $10 each.   If you would like to rent a table please call 1-902-701-8954 and leave a message.  A volunteer will return your call.   If you would like to donate plants, baking or books to the event, The Hall will be open from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Friday, May 31st.

The Band Association is also selling tickets on a gorgeous garden decoration.   Tickets are only $2.00 or 3 for $5.00 and will be on sale at every event at The Hall until the drawing will be made at the annual Plant and Bake Sale on June 1st, 2019.  

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12 May 2019
WILLOW STREET STATION TO PERFORM AT THE HALL

Another great concert is coming to The Hall when WILLOW STREET STATION will visit on Friday June 7th.    Advance tickets are now on sale at Ken's Grocery, Harrison's Home Hardware, Guys and Gas Hair Design, Love Jill Boutique and on line here.   Get your tickets early and don't miss out on this great evening with a terrific performing group.

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16 May 2019
WORKSHOPS AT THE HALL


Coming next in July in the Workshop Series at The Hall is this exciting opportunity to engage with a well known screenwriter and investigate the entire process of screenwriting, from an initial conception to the completion of a script.


For more information call 902-728-2144 or email culturalcampus@thehall.ca.   To register for future workshops you can pick up a registration form and drop off payment at The Hall during any event at The Hall, you can print off a registration form here and mail it along with payment to The Hall, 44 King Street, PO Box 712 , Parsboro, NS, B0M 1S0, or you can register online at www.parrsborocreative.com.

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18 May 2019
FINAL OPEN MIC OF THE SEASON

(Little Gwendolyn enchanted the audience at the beginning of the evening)

A terrific night tonight at the Open Mic at The Hall. A great, enthusiastic and appreciative audience; a tremendous variety of entertainment; loads of laughter and even some singing along to go with the tapping toes and clapping hands. What a great way to end the winter season.

                                                                               (A new quartet made their performing debut to the delight of all)

Thank you to all the entertainers who gave so generously of their time and talents and thank equally to the audience who continue to come and support the restoration of The Hall. Special thanks to Rob Bentley, Patricia Burke and Rick Sylvester without whose efforts these nights would not run nearly so smoothly.


(It was great to have Jim Galway drop in to help us close the season)


Concerts in the Park begin on June 1st and Open Mic will return to The Hall in September.



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13 May 2019
SONG WRITING - THINKING OUTSIDE THE GENRE BOX    SUNDAY MAY 12th

Wonderful Mother's Day Tea followed by a performance by the Long Sault Trio this afternoon at The Hall in Parrsboro. Fiddle tunes and jigs, gypsy soul, amazing harmonies and great finger-picking, tales of a truck with 485,000 km, and another truck with a tree growing up through the bed, soulful sax, beautiful lyrics.   


What a great way to spend a Mother's Day afternoon. We even had some dancers! Thanks to Linda Marie Grenier, David Tilston and Victor Maltby for visiting Parrsboro. We hope you come back again!
                                                                                                                                                                                                          (Text and photos courtesy Beth Peterkin)

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12 May 2019
SONG WRITING - THINKING OUTSIDE THE GENRE BOX    SUNDAY MAY 12th


Song-Writing with Long Sault Trio from McDonalds Corners, ON.   Thanks to Linda Marie Grenier, David Tilston and Victor Maltby for showing us the song-writing process, complete with "altered chords" like a D flat minor 7th that makes for some interesting sounds!!  


And yes....we did collaboratively write a song, but you'll have to come to the Mother's Day Tea and Concert at The Hall tomorrow afternoon (May 12th) to hear it. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. for the Tea and is followed by a performance by Long Sault Trio at 2 p.m. Cost is just $10 at the door, or $5 for those under age 12. Bring your Mom, wife, sister, Grannie, daughter or the girl next door for a great afternoon of food and music.

(Text and photos courtesy Beth Peterkin)

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04 May 2019
OPEN MIC AT THE HALL

(Flloyd Anderson, visiting from BC, performed two wonderful pieces to the delight of the audience)

Friday night saw another wonderful evening of music at The Hall as the doors opened on the second last Open Mic night of the season.  On a night that saw the return of several entertainers who have been absent through the winter months and the attendance of some new performers visiting the variety of music was nothing short of amazing.

(Dilly and Ray, joined by Ron Byers, made their first appearance of the season since returning from warmer climes)

A propos to the variety of music, the evening featured a terrific variety of instrumentation as well with two violins, two mandolins, a banjo and harmonica all combining to create some unique and amazing sounds.

(Adding to the variety, Donna invited all the ladies up to perform "I'll Fly Away" in a terrific performance)

The final open mic of the season will be held in two weeks time;  May 17th.   Concerts at the Park will begin on June 2nd as The Hall will be open on June 1st for the Annual Plant and Bake Sale.

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