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June 2019

Welcoming Moms and Babies – Laura Fisher

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Explore how our community currently welcomes moms and babies, and how we can improve our network of support. Laura Fisher (Acadia '19) will share her research into social services, healthcare, housing and food security, breastfeeding, public spaces, and transportation within Kings County, and how these areas impact moms' and babies' ability to thrive. Recommendations and discussion to follow! Join us every Thursday evening this summer for engaging talks, workshops, crafts, and more, here at the Box of Delights!

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Healing Turtle Island Fundraiser Raffle

June 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Every cash donation towards the 2019 Healing Turtle Island Ceremony earns an entry into this raffle for a chance to win a copy of Sacred Instructions by Sherri Mitchell, a talking stick made by Elder “Dr.” Joe Michael, and books by Tom King and Mi’sel Joe. Cash donations are accepted at The Box of Delights, EOS, Kingsport Studios, and at the Non-Profit booth at the Wolfville Farmer’s Market May 29th and June 1st. The raffle draw will be held Saturday…

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Wildfood and Foraging – Tam Verlaine

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Tam talks Wildfood and Foraging - how to be closer to nature, and the provisions it provides. Come learn how to journey into foraging, mushroom identification, native edibles, poisonous mushrooms, foraging etiquette and more. The bookstore provides an opportunity for discussion, which can sometimes be tricky while traipsing through the woods! Join us every Thursday night this summer for engaging talks, workshops, crafts, and more, here at the Box of Delights!

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Screening of The Doctrine of Discovery

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Following through on the fundraiser for the Healing Turtle Island Ceremony fundraiser and on the calls to action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission and the MMIWG report, we are hosting a screening of Sheldon Wolfchild and Steven Newcomb’s The Doctrine of Discovery: Unmasking the Domination Code, with the gracious permission of the producer. We will follow up with some discussion and then at a later date with a chance to discuss Sherri Mitchell's book Sacred Instructions: Indigenous Wisdom for…

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Vinyl Sticker Workshop – Izzy Francolini

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Learn how to make vinyl stickers with Izzy Francolini! During this workshop, participants will create their own designs and, through cutting and collage, recreate those designs in adhesive vinyl. All skill levels are welcome. Supplies will be provided. Izzy Francolini is a queer and non binary artist, based out of Sackville, New Brunswick. Their work often explores themes of personal politics, nature, domestic and wild animals, and color. Any questions can be sent to irfrancolini@mta.ca Join us every Thursday night…

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Reading with Briana Corr Scott: She Dreams of Sable Island

June 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Briana Corr Scott is visiting the Box of Delights on June 28th to read from her beautiful children's paper doll book She Dreams of Sable Island! "She dreams of Sable Island She goes there in her sleep The fog comes softly to her and she drifts across the deep." Nova Scotia-based paper-doll artist Briana Corr Scott's first children's picture book explores the wilds of the childhood imagination and of the shape-shifting Sable Island. Written as a gentle, lyrical poem, She…

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July 2019

Sue Kerr Book Launch: Unlikely Stories of a Perfect Childhood

July 6 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Join local author Sue Kerr for the launch of her debut memoir, "Unlikely Stories of a Perfect Childhood." Sue will be at the shop for a reading and to sign copies of the book! About the memoir: "Everyone wanted a fun, bubbly mother like mine. Everyone loved how she dressed us up in stylish matching outfits. Five little girls in a row. Everyone wanted a family like ours. Picnics, parties and practical jokes. Popular parents always up for a good…

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Book Launch with Amy Spurway: Crow

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Join author Amy Spurway for the Wolfville launch of her new book Crow on Thursday, July 11 at The Box of Delights Bookshop. Witty, energetic, and crackling with sharp Cape Breton humour, Crow is a story of big twists, big personalities, big drama, and even bigger heart. This event is free and open to the public. Presented by The Box of Delights Bookshop and Goose Lane Editions. This event is organized with the assistance of the Canada Council for the…

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Book Launch with Anne Bishop: Under the Bridge

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Join local author Anne Bishop for a reading from her new novel Under the Bridge, followed by a question period and book signing. Anne Bishop has been an activist for four decades in organizations dedicated to local, international, environmental, food, fibre and LGBT justice. She is the co author of five books and author of two: Becoming an Ally: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in People and Beyond Token Change: Breaking the Cycle of Oppression in Institutions.

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Adam Barnett Book Launch: Where to Cycle in Nova Scotia

July 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Front Street Community Oven, 117 Front Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Bring your bikes and join us in celebrating this detailed, narrative guide featuring maps and easy-to-navigate, turn-by-turn directions. There will be an author reading, wood-fired oven pizza, and books for sale and signing.

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