Happy Canada Day!July 1st 2012 scheduleMeet at KGIC at 8a.m.• 8:00am: Pancake Breakfast• 10:30am: Parade• 11:00am: Halifax Citadel Hill• 12:30pm: Cake• 2:30pm: Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo• 10:00pm: Fireworks show
Happy Canada Day! July 1st There are lots of FREE!!! events happening all over Halifax and Dartmouth for Canada Day.Check out the schedule at Tara’s desk OR on the coffee table by the couches/sofas.
Tuesday Trivia with TaraTime: 12:45Where: In the kitchen with our lovely new tables and chairs!
Unlimited Laser Tag! • Leaving KGIC at 4p.m. Cost: $25.00• We can play as many games of laser tag as we want until 10:00p.m.• In between games of laser tag, you can play arcade games. (You have to pay extra to play these games)• There is a Wendy’s, Burger King, Dairy Queen and Tim Horton’s nearby if you want to grab dinner before you play. Deadline: Friday, June 29th
WATER BALLOON FIGHT!! Create a team of at least 5 people. Maximum of 6 teams. $4.50 / team (5 people = .90 cents / person) When: Friday, July 6th Time: After classes on Friday (2:00p.m.) Deadline: Wednesday, July 4th Each team will be given TWO-HUNDRED and FIFTY (250) balloons to fill up with water. WHERE: The Halifax Commons Park Wear clothes you don’t mind getting wet in. Garbage bags can be provided as “rain gear” if you want. LET’S HAVE SOME FUN !!
Canoeing at the Saint Mary’s Boat ClubWhen: Saturday, July 7thTime: 10:00 IN THE MORNING!!!Cost: $7.50 (Canoe rental for 1 hour, life jacket,canoe and paddles)Minimum 6 students. Please sign up in pairs(twos) so you have a partner.Deadline: Friday, July 6th
LUNCHTIME ACTIVITY!! (starting at 12:45) Tuesday, July 10thLet’s play “Headbanz” the fun guessing game!
Let’s play UNO!!! Thursday, July 12thThis is alunchtimeactivity!!
Let’s start the weekend with a tour !When: Friday, July 13thMeet at KGIC at 4:30p.m.Time: 5p.m.—6:30p.m.Cost: $17.00 (non-drinkers: $6.00)Where: Pier 21 by the Farmer’s Market.DEADLINE July 9thWe need at least 10 people signed up to go on thetour. MUST be 19 years and older.Non-drinkers can try the “Cannonball Soda” that ismade at the Garrison Brewery.
Saturday, July 14th Dragon Boat Race Festival Cost: $1.00Let’s go to the Dragon Boat Race Festival!
KGIC Halifax Facebook CONTEST Details will be announced Monday, July 16th. You will have until Thursday, July 19th to give your photo to Tara to post on FB. 1st Prize: $25.00 gift card!!
Tongue Twister Challenge!When: Tuesday, July 17thTime: 12:45Where: In the kitchen / student lounge.THREE (3) prizes will be awarded to the winning Tongue TwisterParticipants.Prizes: $5.00 Tim Hortons Gift Cards
KGIC KARESUntil June 30th, KGIC Halifax students and staff will show how much they care(kare) by recycling pop and juice cans and bottles. All proceeds ($) will begiven to Feed Nova Scotia.KGIC Halifax raised $94.56 during the month of June for Feed Nova Scotia.Feed Nova Scotia is a charity that provides food for children and families whoneed help.If you have some spare change that you want to get rid of, please place yourdonations in the jar at Tara’s desk in July.
FREE ActivityLet’s go to the Nova Scotia Museum of Art.Leaving KGIC at 5p.m.When: Thursday, July 19
TALL SHIPS FESTIVALThursday, July 19th – Thursday, July 26thFREE CONCERTS FIREWORKS!
TALL SHIPS FESTIVAL Thursday, July 19th – Thursday, July 26th- Fireworks EVERY NIGHT at “nautical twilight”.- “Taste of Nova Scotia” will have a tent and cooking stage withcelebrity chefs.- Families can take a boat ride on Theodore Tugboat.- Alderney Landing will have a “pirates cove” and a “haunted house”.- Indoor AND outdoor concerts including kids’ shows and freeconcerts at Casino Nova Scotia.- There will 20 -24 “Tall Ships” in the Halifax Harbour. $5.00 to tour the ships for the day. Children under 12 are free.- July 23: PARADE (time TBA)
TALL SHIPS FESTIVALThursday, July 19th – Thursday, July 26th
Deep Sea FishingWhen: Friday, July 20th Deadline: Tuesday, July 10th• We need a minimum of 6 students signed up before we can go.Cost: $73.60Time: 3p.m.-7p.m.Leaving KGIC at 2:45p.m.
Farmer’s Market Saturday, July 21st• FREE!! UNLESS you want to buy something! Sign up deadline: July 18thMeet at KGIC at 12p.m.
Sing-a-long with Tara When: Monday, July 23rd Time: Lunchtime (12:45-1:130p.m AND 3-4p.m.)
UNO CHAMPIONSHIP When: Tuesday, July 24th Practice games at lunchtime. (12:45-1:30)Championship game after classes (4:00p.m.-5:00p.m.)
$51.75 TASTING TOUR Are you interested in trying new, delicious, local foods? Halifax has a NEW tour for your stomach! Local Tasting Tours offers an unforgettable tasting experience for groups of six or more with delicious food and drink offerings at locally owned Halifax eateries. Substantial tastings, with brief sit-down restaurant visits and an alcoholic beverage tasting included.
$51.75 TASTING TOUR Are you interested in trying new, delicious, local foods? When: Thursday, July 26th Deadline: July 20th
African FestivalWhen: Friday, July 27thWhere: The Halifax Waterfront (a 1 minute walkfrom KGIC.)Time: Leaving KGIC at 3p.m. FREE!!
African FestivalThe festival will include:- Arts- Crafts- Visual and Performing arts of people of African descent- People in the festival will be from from Nigeria, Ghana, Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrean, Gambia, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Togo, Uganda, Somalia, ADAM, Caribbean and African Nova Scotian Community.
Zip Line Day Trip• When: Saturday, July 28th• We need at least 6 people signed up to go Zip Lining.• Cost: $130.00 We will rent a vehicle and drive 2 hours to Nova’s Scotia’s 1st and biggest zip-line park. It is a lot of fun!! DEADLINE: JULY 16TH
If no one signs up for the zip line trip…. (That’s okay! There’s a back up activity!)Saturday, July 28th OPTION 2:Let’s go on a Pirate ship tour!Cost: $25.00Time: 12:30p.m. (1 hour)Meet at KGIC at 12:15p.m.(Don’t be late!!)Deadline: July 16th