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October 04, 2021
Phase 5 Facility Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Town of Port Hawkesbury has made changes to facility operations to ensure compliance with the start of Phase 5 of Nova Scotia’s reopening plan.  Please note some important updates regarding activities at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.    Beginning October 4, 2021 the Civic Centre...
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September 27, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame 2021 Inductees
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2021 From the Office of Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton On behalf of Town Council, Town of Port Hawkesbury, Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton is pleased to announce the 2021 inductees into the Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame. From an outstanding list of nominations, the Board has chosen one athlete and two...
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September 16, 2021
Important events September 22, 2021
Please see below an important message from Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton regarding two important events on September 22, 2021: Orange Ribbon Ceremony 5:30pm: Join us to honor the memories of the many Indigenous children and adults who did not return from the Indian Residential Schools across Canada. After an opening prayer and...
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September 13, 2021
Update-Facility Restrictions
In an effort to maintain a safe environment for our patrons and staff, the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will continue to observe the current masking and gathering limit restrictions. Food/beverages will however be allowed in the building as of September 15th. We anticipate changes to Province of Nova Scotia COVID-19 Protocols to...
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September 09, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-September 19
Join us for this FREE concert series on our beautiful trails! September 19th show features Isabella Samson, Tyler and Abbey Mullendore and Cape Breton's own Ashley MacIsaac! TICKETS...
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September 07, 2021
Terry Fox Run- September 19 (Virtual)
This year celebrates the 41st Anniversary of the Terry Fox Run! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Terry Fox Run will be going virtual again this year. Last year was a HUGE success despite not being able to gather in person. Canadians across the country will unite once again in spirit, not in person, for their own version of the run. It...
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September 03, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-September 12
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  This week features Eastbound, Jon Hines and Jordan Musyscyn! Get your tickets here: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165460800709 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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August 31, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-September 5
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  This week features Isaac Vallentin, Aaron MacDonald and Matt the Music Man! Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165460072531 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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August 31, 2021
J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery Presents
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Town of Port Hawkesbury J.Franklin Wright Art Gallery Committee Presents Gallery Opening Show “Dosartistas” September 15, 7:00pm   Artist Information: Edward was born in Philadelphia, PA.  The family soon moved to Toledo, OH. He took art lessons at the Toledo Art Museum where he was...
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July 30, 2021
Tunes on the Trails-August 22
Join us in the beautiful Port Haweksbury Trails for this incredible concert series.  August 22 date featuring Dara Smith-MacDonald/Adam Young, Steve MacIntyre and Beolach! Get your tickets here:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/165316539219 Ticket holders will be emailed trail location the day before the...
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June 21, 2021
Sports Wall of Fame 2021
Press Release   The nominating committee of the Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame is calling for nominations for its sixth induction of members in November 2021. The committee will accept nominations to September 10, 2021 in the following categories: a.) Builder/Sponsor b.) Individual Athlete c.) Team.   Nomination...
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May 04, 2021
Student Employment Opportunity
The Town of Port Hawkesbury will be hiring summer students for work throughout the town in various departments as well as our trails systems.   All interested students must submit a resume/application no later than Friday May 14th, 2021, 1:00 pm local time.    Resumes/applications should be clearly marked Summer Student Jobs...
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May 03, 2021
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Closed
  Just as a reminder the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, Municipal offices, Body N Soul, Gym, Arena, Strait Area pool, walking track, library book drop off and pick up, are closed. We will post any updates when they become available....
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April 27, 2021
Gunning and Cormier Concert Rescheduled
Please note that the Gunning and Cormier May 15 concert has been rescheduled for July...
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April 27, 2021
Civic Centre closed
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, will be closed affective Wednesday, April 28th for two weeks.  This closure also includes Municipal offices, Body N Soul Fitness Centre, Eastern District Planning,  Strait Area Transat, walking track and arena. The Town of Port Hawkesbury will continue to follow all Provincial COVID 19...
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April 26, 2021
Student Art Exhibit
The annual student art exhibit will open at the J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery on Thursday, May 6, 2021. All of the pieces in the exhibit were created by students of SAERC and RECA. The show will run to the end of the school year. (Artwork by Alex Deon, grade...
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April 26, 2021
Civic Centre open today-April 26
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is open today.  We will be providing an update following the Provincial COVID 19 guidelines that will be released later this...
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April 26, 2021
Drop In Skates Cancelled
All Drop In Skates are cancelled until further notice.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may...
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April 24, 2021
Civic Centre to reopen Monday
The maintenance staff has carried out a deep clean of the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre however, the building will remain closed until Monday....
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April 24, 2021
Public Health Correction
***CORRECTION*** Public Health has discovered that the high risk exposure notification listed for the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre for April 18 was incorrect. There was a high risk exposure at the Centre, and those individuals effected have been contacted directly by Public Health to self-isolate. The exposure to the general the public was low...
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April 24, 2021
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre closed April 24.
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre will be closed today, April 24 for deep cleaning and sanitization due to a potential exposure to the COVID 19 Virus .   A reassessment of the situation will occur Sunday April 25.   The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Management thanks you for your...
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April 17, 2021
Mobile COVID 19 Testing
The Pubic Health Mobile Unit will be doing COVID 19 testing at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre on Tuesday, April 20 from 10:00 am. to 5:00 p.m. People with no symptoms are encouraged to get tested, and can drop in or book an appointment at www.nshealh.ca...
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April 01, 2021
Port Cities - Bear Head Conference Centre
Port Cities to perform at Bear Head Conference Room June 18-Tickets on sale April 12 In the brief period of time since Port Cities unleashed their incendiary debut—a wildly self-assured collection of sparkling, rootsy pop that showcases the Nova Scotia devotion to song writing—the band’s been hard at work bringing it to the...
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March 23, 2021
Gunning and Cormier in Concert
Gunning and Cormier to perform May 15, Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Gunning & Cormier go back 23 years when Dave had a fiddle player drop out of a show at the last minute. “He hired me for a gig when I was just back from Nashville, nobody knew me here,” says Cormier. “We were totally blown away by J.P.’s...
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February 16, 2021
Kris Tynski Tails of the Light Exhibit
Due to the impending weather, we will be rescheduling for Sunday, February 21 at 3:00 p.m. Kris Tynski- Tails of the Light Exhibit Opening February 20- J. Franklin Wright Gallery at 3:00 p.m.   Born and raised in Cape Breton, Kris  Tynski developed a strong admiration for the outdoors. His lens captures the wildlife,...
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December 21, 2020
Drop In Skating Back On!
Please note all Drop In Skates will be resuming.  All users are required to sign in at the PHCC Box Office for contact tracing purposes and on Saturday (for Public Skating) at the Body N Soul Fitness Centre reception...
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December 01, 2020
Colour with a U Too
The J. Franklin Wright Gallery presents Colour with a U Too “In Canada, we spell colour with a “u”. We also spell labour, favourite, honour, and neighbour with a “u”. That “u” could stand for unique, unforgettable, universal, unity, understanding, utopia. It could include the unusual, unexpected,...
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November 02, 2020
Second show added for Matt Minglewood -November 27
Matt Minglewood second show added November 27th- Bear Head Conference Room Matt Minglewood has a sound that some would consider a Northern Rock with a Canadian feel, a musical hybrid with one foot steeped in the musical roots of blues & country and the other knee-deep in rock. To quote one fan “We had a blast! A cornucopia of...
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October 13, 2020
Trees for Life Exhibition
Nancy Stevens TREES  FOR  LIFE EXHIBITION Artist’s Statement:   Growing up in cities, my knowledge of trees was limited. I visited parks on the West Coast, marveling at the size of the great Douglas Firs, and regularly walked the groomed paths of Point Pleasant Park in Halifax. I was able to...
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October 13, 2020
COVID Protocol While Attending a Performance
COVID Protocol While Attending a Performance Purchasing tickets Tickets can be purchased in person or by phone only. You will be assigned seats according to the number of tickets desired / the size of your “bubble” (places will be very limited so first come, first served). For the time being, online purchases are not...
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October 13, 2020
Matt Minglewood - Sold Out - New Show Added- November 27
Tickets on sale Wednesday, October 28 at 10:00 a.m. for the November 27 show..   Matt Minglewood has a sound that some would consider a Northern Rock with a Canadian feel, a musical hybrid with one foot steeped in the musical roots of blues & country and the other knee-deep in rock. To quote one fan “We had a blast!...
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September 23, 2020
Blood Donor Clinic
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September 01, 2020
Extended hours at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre.
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August 27, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Hours Extended
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Hours Ecxtended The Port Hawkesbury Fitness Centre has now been open for a month after being closed due to COVID. We have seen an increase in new memberships, and are now able to make some changes to the hours of operation. Starting September 8, we will be extending the hours to 6:00am to 1:00 p.m. and...
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July 20, 2020
Civic Centre Fitness Reopens August 4 Information
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre  As we work to reopen the Fitness Centre we have compiled answers to some of the questions you may have.  We appreciate your patience as we put new protocol in place to keep everyone safe. FAQ Q: When is the facility opening? A: We will reopen our facility as part of a...
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June 25, 2020
PHCC Fitness Centre
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Fitness Centre and walking track will re-open Tuesday, August 4th. Information on hours of operation and new Fitness Centre Covid-19 protocol will follow. Thank you so much for your patience and we look forward to seeing everyone soon!...
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June 18, 2020
Outdoor Spaces Reopening
Following the provincial announcement today, the playground is open.  This includes the tennis courts, basketball courts, the play structures, the recreation fields, and the pump track.  We are awaiting the province’s decision on the reopening of splashpads. Please adhere to the Covid-19 regulations, as outlined today by the...
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May 04, 2020
Civic Centre Opened to the Public
The Port  Hawkesbury Civic Centre is now open to the public 8:30-4:30 p.m.. We look forward to...
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March 27, 2020
David Francey concert postponed to 2021.
The David Francey concert scheduled for May 16 at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre  has been postponed to May 15, 2021. Refunds are on their way to previous ticket buyers, and we hope this new date will be of interest to those who had supported the...
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March 23, 2020
Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Program
The Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Program which was previously scheduled at the Civic Centre has been postponed until further...
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March 18, 2020
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre Update
PRESS RELEASE – March 18, 2020 Port Hawkesbury – Town of Port Hawkesbury Coronavirus (Covid-19) Preparedness Plan and Intervention Measures - The Novel Coronavirus (Covid -19) Pandemic Preparedness Plan is available for the public on the Town Website - www.townofporthawkesbury.ca - The Port Hawkesbury Civic...
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October 04, 2021
Phase 5 Facility Update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   The Town of Port Hawkesbury has made changes to facility operations to ensure compliance with the start of Phase 5...
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September 27, 2021
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Port Hawkesbury Sports Wall of Fame 2021 Inductees
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 27, 2021 From the Office of Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton On behalf of Town Council, Town of Port Hawkesbury,...
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September 16, 2021
Important events September 22, 2021
Please see below an important message from Mayor Brenda Chisholm-Beaton regarding two important events on September 22, 2021: Orange Ribbon...
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