THIS WEEK AT THE HALL

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CONCERT      MONDAY 18 December                       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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05 December 2017

JANUARY FILMS AT THE HALL

The Film Committee is pleased to announce the film selections for the month of January.   Full details of the upcoming screenings can be seen here.

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04 December 2017

CHRISTMAS CONCERT COMING TO THE HALL

Mark your calendar now for the annual Christmas Concert at The Hall.    The Parrsboro Citizens' Choir, the Jazz Ensemble, the King Street Strummers, the Elastic Big Band and more will add to your Christmas spirit.  


Advance tickets now available at Amethyst Boutique, Art Lab and Ken's Grocery, or will be available at the door.

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MORE INTEREST IN SOLAR PROJECT FOR THE HALL


The Hall made the papers as Cumberland News published an article which contained more details of the upcoming solar panel project which will reduce energy costs dramatically.   Read the article here:   www.cumberlandnewsnow.com/news/going-green-at-the-hall-163402/

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03 December 2017

JOAN KENNEDY BRINGS CHRISTMAS TO THE HALL


Always a Parrsboro Band Association favourite, the lovely and amazing Joan Kennedy returned to The Hall on Saturday, December 2nd.   Accompanied by Philip Kennedy with Rob Bentley on bass, Joan ignited the holiday spirit in all with beautiful classics and Christmas songs, all delivered 'Joan Kennedy style'. 


Even suffering the effects of a cold she put on a stellar performance.

One of the audience favourites was her rendition of a "Christmas Hallelujah" which you can see here https://youtu.be/5y1664bv3Jo
(Photos courtesy of Tommy Strutz)
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02 December 2017

FINAL OPEN MIC OF THE YEAR AT THE HALL


The fall Open Mic nights at The Hall came to a festive conclusion on Friday night.   Starting a bit later due to Santa's visit with the children, the evening kicked off with a surprise visit from 'the chipmunks'  (as Rob once again worked his sound magic to recreate the sound of the comedy favourite)


A good crowd was on hand to enjoy yet another night of variety entertainment, this time with a Christmas theme.


It has been a terrific season of Open Mic nights at The Hall and the Board wishes to thank everyone who supported them by coming out to perform, or to listen, or to volunteer their time setting up, breaking down, tending the canteen and all the other small unseen tasks without which this fundraising effort would not be possible.

See you all in 2018

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01 December 2017

CHILDREN MEET SANTA AT THE HALL

Once again the children of Parrsboro turned out in great numbers to meet and chat with Santa at the conclusion of the annual Santa Claus parade.   While the parade itself was the best ever, it was the opportunity meet and tell their wishes to the jolly old elf that held the children's attention.  Of course the hot chocolate and cookies provided by the Board of Trade did not hurt their spirits either.

A wonderful, magical evening in Parrsboro to kick off the Christmas season

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25 November 2017

ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING A COMMUNITY EVENT


The annual tree lighting celebration took place at the band stand on Friday evening with a large crowd present to celebrate the commencement of the festive season in Parrsboro.   The Parrsboro Citzens' Choir was on hand to lend a hand with the seasonal music, and a large number of the families gathered proceeded up to The Hall on completion for a free family film. 


The tree lighting with choir participation and the family film has rapidly become a welcome and fun tradition in town, with numbers attending growing every year.   Such fun to see the park filled with excited, chattering, singing children and their families.

Well done to the Board of Trade for sponsoring this event and to the small citizens committee who organized the amazing decorations on the band stand and in Gavin Park.
(Photos courtesy of Tommy Strutz)

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22 November 2017

NEW ROOF COMPLETED ON THE HALL

This fantastic image was photoshopped by Tommy Strutz to increase the clarity, remove the telephone poles and wires and add the Association logo.  What an incredible job!    Thank you so very much.

Work is now complete on the second major restoration project at The Hall in 2017.   The fixed seating project kicked off the year and now to finish it, the entire roof has been replaced with a durable metal roof which will protect the structure for years into the future.   This investment in the future of the community will ensure that all of the arts programmes and community involvement currently being offered by the Band Association will continue for many years to come.

A second image transformed by Tommy Strutz

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RYAN COOK AT THE HALL


It was a great concert performance by Ryan Cook on Saturday as he is touring his new album "Having a Great Time".   Ryan was accompanied by the lovely Jill Chambers (Dolly Sharton bass) and Terra Spencer.   It was a fun night with great music as Ryan totally engaged the audience, even to the point of drawing for and announcing the door prize winner.   And the new CD is absolutely the best!
(Photos courtesy of Tommy Strutz)
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18 November 2017

ANOTHER GREAT OPEN MIC AT THE HALL

Patrick once again impresses with his terrific blues performance

It was Friday night so of course the place to be was The Hall, at the Open Mic.   And what a great night it was.   Terrific entertainment, covering all genres of music, by some talented volunteer musicians who all come out to support the activities at The Hall.

Up Shore, Down Shore and even not sure...the music is terrific

The audience appreciated their talent and efforts and raised the roof when the new solar power project was announced,

The next open mic night will be held on December 1st and that will be the last one until the new year.   Mark it on your calendar now but note that it will not begin until 7:30 as Santa will be making his annual visit to The Hall after the Santa Claus parade.
(Photos courtesy of Sharlene Lake)

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THANK YOU!

Thank you to all who supported The Hall with the 50/50 draw at the Coop during the month of October.   And a very special thanks to the Coop for its continuing support of so many groups in the community

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