Arts Night Out
Join us for a monthly night of creativity through arts and crafts. All the materials are provided and childcare is available.
Time For Me
Parents are invited to take some time to run errands or just have time for themselves while their kids play in Child Development.
Coffee Talk is an opportunity for parents to come together to relax and have a coffee while their children play in Child Development.
Our parenting team offers a variety of workshops every month. Check out our program calendar to see what's being offered!
(Children ages 3-5)
A summer camp, 3 mornings a week (2-week long session) for children 3-5 years old. Children enjoy outdoor play, fun activities and healthy snacks.
North Grove Campers
(Children ages 6-7)
The North Grove Campers is a summer camp, 3 mornings a week (3-week session) for children 6-7 years old. Children enjoy engaging in activities based on their interests, outdoor play and healthy snacks.
Baby & Me
Children under 1 year and caregivers)
'Baby & Me' is an interactive program facilitated by our family centre team for caregivers & newborns to 1-year-old babies. You'll have the opportunity to meet others with young babies, play and enjoy a snack together.
(Children ages 1+ and caregivers)
Time to get together and play! This program will be taking place in our child development space or outdoors in the Discovery Garden.
Food and Families
(Children ages 2+ and caregivers)
Come cook and share a meal with your child and take home the ingredients to try the new recipe at home.
Community Action Appointments
If you need some one-on-one help to connect with support in the community, please call 902 464-8234 to make an appointment with our Community Action Coordinator, Vinn.
Issues that community members often see us for include housing, accessing basic needs, physical and mental health supports, etc.
Good Food Market
Every Friday from 10-11:30 a.m.
Come by our weekly Good Food Affordable market, where we have produce for sale at affordable prices. Our market is for those who cannot afford or are unable to shop at other grocery stores.
Every Tuesday from 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Join us for a delicious and hearty lunch every Tuesday.
Every Monday from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
Join us for a delicious and hearty supper for families with school-aged children.
Every Wednesday from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Join us for buffet-style brunch every Wednesday morning.
Welcome Housing Drop-In
Every Wednesday from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
If you are homeless or at risk of homelessness and need support, come chat with the Welcome Housing staff during our Breakfast Drop-in.
Every Thursday from 11-12 p.m.
Join us for coffee and a buffet-style breakfast. This is a great opportunity to sit down and meet people in the community!
Community Health Team
Wellness Navigator Drop-in
Wednesday from 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Once a month, a wellness navigator will be here during Breakfast Drop-in to help you identify your health needs and connect you to resources in the community. See our calendar to see when they will be in.
Food Skills (Adults)
Join us as we walk through a simple and delicious recipe. You will enjoy a sample taste and get the recipe to make at home.
Join us in the kitchen to learn how to turn fresh food into shelf-stable preserves that will last all year.
Join us for a fun afternoon as we cook together and try out some tasty recipes.
Food Skills (Kids)
(children ages 7-9)
Join us for this fun, 4-week cooking program where kids can make delicious recipes from scratch!
(children ages 13-15)
Join us for this fun, 4-week cooking program that allows kids to grow their cooking skills and learn to make delicious recipes from scratch!
(children ages 8-11)
Join us for this fun 4-week program that combines basic gardening skills and basic cooking skills, while highlighting the connection between the two!
On the Farm
For folks with a community plot, these are an opportunity to come for a meal and meet your fellow gardeners!
Our community farm team offers a variety of workshops every month. Check out our program calendar to see what's being offered!
John Martin Youth
The grade seven classes from John Martin Junior High come by to volunteer at The North Grove.
BFEC Youth Program
Students from the Bedford Forsyth Education Centre come by the volunteer on the farm!
Pre-primary Cooking at Harbour View
Our child development team leads a cooking class for the pre-primary classes at Harbour View Elementary School.
Legal Aid Appointments
Wednesdays from 10-11:30
A Legal Aid Navigator is available, by appointment, on Wednesday mornings to provide information and support for family law, child protection issues and assist with Legal Aid applications.
Salon Talks with the Sisterhood
A safe space for African Nova Scotian women to uplift and empower each other through open and honest conversations about mental health. You'll enjoy a relaxing self-care experience and a FREE manicure while gaining meaningful connections.
Barbershop Talks with the Brotherhood
Barber Shop Talks are a safe space for Black men to talk about race and health while receiving a FREE professional cut, fade or shave.