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February 2019

The Montreal Shtetl

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Acadia University Art Gallery, Beveridge Arts Centre
Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Book launch of and dramatic readings from The Montreal Shtetl: Making Home After the Holocaust by Zelda Abramson and John Lynch. The Montreal Shtetl presents a portrait of the daily struggles of Holocaust survivors who settled in Montreal, where they encountered difficulties with work, language, culture, health care, and a Jewish community that was not always welcoming to survivors. By reflecting on how institutional supports, gender, and community relationships shaped the survivors’ settlement experiences, Abramson and Lynch show the relevance…

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Authors @ Acadia – Ian Storey

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beveridge Arts Centre, 10 Highland
Wolfville, Nova Scotia Canada
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Getting Historical Fiction Right - The Case of Mary Renault

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March 2019

Why Unions Matter – Everyday Citizenship

March 16 @ 12:00 am

Everyday Citizenship invites members of the Nova Scotia community to talk about their work and dialogue with the students about the more abstract questions already at play in the world.

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Doug Knockwood Book Launch at Glooscap First Nation

March 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glooscap First Nation

Join our friends from Fernwood Publishing and Glooscap First Nation for a celebration of the life and work of Elder Doug Knockwood and the local launch of his book of stories, memories, and reflections. This event is a part of a larger Mawi'omi at Glooscap First Nation addressing the decolonization of education. For more information and to register, please contact Darlene Peters Copeland at lnu.whitelightning.ns@gmail.com

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April 2019

Ghostly Casting Call

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Box of Delights Bookshop, 466 Main Street
Wolfville, Nova Scotia B4P1E2 Canada
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Interested in being a ghost in 2019? Contact Valley Ghost Walks! This is the third and final date for the open Ghostly Casting Calls: Box of Delights Bookstore, Wolfville Thursday, April 25, 5-8pm Male and female roles available, ages 18+. Thursdays and selected Fridays in 2019. Read our scripts and ask your questions. Part proceeds go toward each performing ghost. INFO: 902-692-8546 / jerome@valleyghostwalks.com / valleyghostwalks.com

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Miniature Bookcase Workshop with Freedom Miniatures

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Freedom Miniatures is coming to Wolfville! Join us at the bookshop for an evening of crafting as we learn how to make a miniature bookcase and books. $40 per person, 8 spots available. Reserve your place in store! Make a wooden bookcase in 1/12th scale plus learn how to make books to fill the shelves. This three hour class will have you building the bookcase from a kit and applying a finish (stain, paint, varnish) of your choice. Samples of…

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May 2019

Book Signing with Jean Abernethy – Fergus the Horse

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Attention all equestrians! Jean Abernethy, creator of the hilarious Fergus the Horse, will be visiting the Box of Delights Bookshop on May 3rd! Drop by between 1PM and 3PM to meet Jean and get a signed copy of a Fergus comic collection - The Essential Fergus, A Horse to be Reckoned With, Fergus and the Greener Grass, and Fergus and The Night Before Christmas will all be available. Jean's sister Ruth, author of Life and Bronze, A Sculptor's Journal, will…

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