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2 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012FluorideFollow-UpDear Mr. Kerr:I would appreciate hearing from youanswers to the following questionsregarding the fluoride debate:1. What, if any, is the naturallyoccurring level of fluoride in ourTown Water System? The naturallyoccurring level of fluoride is below the registereddetection level. The RDL is 0.1 mg/l and thefluoride levels as tested at the wells beforetreatment is


4 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Free Community Business Listings & Two-Week-Tweets brought to you by: Just Us! Coffee Roasters CooperativeMain St. Wolfville & Hwy #1 Grand Pre, 542-7474 “Every time you buy something, you have the power to make a statementabout what you value, and to help shape the future of your community – BALLE NS” www.ballens.caBuy One Get One FREE Drinks&NO TAX on Travel MugsSave at Just Us! Wolfville & Grand Pré now through September 30th with valid student ID.These listings work on a 1st come, 1st served basis. Email grapevine.wolfville@gmail.com every two weeks for your freeplacement. Or, reserve your place with a 5-issue minimum commitment at $10 per issue.Suggested Theme: Well, the summer break from school is fast ending and, I hate to say, the fall will be here soon. It'sthat time of year when the town's energy turns with the incoming students. With that in mind, what's your welcome messageto the returning school body?Mermaid ImperialPerforming Arts Centre106 Gerrish St, Windsor, 798-5841mermaidtheatre.ns.caHeystudents,after you'vebought yourbooks, whynot buytickets fora show? This year, all ticketsare available online! The line-upincludes: The Modern Grass, JillBarber & Joel Plaskett Emergency.See our full events scheduleon page 6. What a line-up!Mermaid Imperial PerformingArts Centre, formerly Windsor'sImperial Theatre, was purchasedby Mermaid Theatre of NovaScotia in 2003. Since 2008,MIPAC has presented an annualseason of varied performances,including our Family Fare Series,unique in the province. For ourfifth season, we're now offeringtickets for sale online and at allTicketpro outlets.Wolfville Children’s Centre– 17 Earnscliffe Ave, Wolfville,542-5087 / nsnet.org/wolfvillechildrenscentre• We would like towelcome back returning studentsto Acadia and invite anyone whois interested in volunteering withchildren in their spare time tocontact us. Your energy is muchappreciated! We also say welcometo all our own new fall students!Atlantic Lighting Studio – 16Elm Ave. Wolfville, 542-3431 / atlanticlightingstudio.com• Welcometo Wolfville, Students! Goodstudy lights have a major impacton your ability to stay awake andstay focused. Recent studies alsoshow that comprehension levelsare greatly affected. Ask us aboutthe right light and the right placement.Harvest Gallery – 462 Main St.Wolfville, 542-7093 / harvestgallery.ca• This month ChatelaineMagazine (pg. 110) confirmswhat we already know ... Wolfvilleis a "HOT HOOD". Come in andsee what's new at Harvest Gallery.Bring us your custom framing!Everyone, students and residents,is welcome!Bluenose II Company Store –121 Bluenose Drive on Lunenburg’swaterfront, 634-1963 / bluenose2.ns.ca • The narrowest point ofour province is between Windsorand Chester. We’re a short 35kmsouth of Chester. Clothing for all,books, DVDs, CDs by local artists,pictures, rope, unique gifts, piecesof Bluenose II wood.Sister Lotus Body Care Products,Belly Dance & HerbalEducation – 680-8839 / sisterlotus.com• Fall's coming & it's timeto start focusing on detoxing &building immunity for the winter.Might an herbal consultation beof interest to you? I see clients inmy home office & design healthprogrammes & personal teablends with life-changing results.Inner Sun Yoga Centre – 112Front St. Wolfville, 542-YOGA / innersunyoga.ca• Here comes toonieweek, just in time for students' arrival.Check out 15 classes includingflow, restorative and dance.Free this week or donate a toonieto the food bank.FELTasticFashion – Port Williams,692-1462 / facebook.com/FELTasticFashion • New schoolyear...It's the perfect time tolearn new things. Hot-on-shelfFELTasticFashion Felting DIY kits& workshops are the next coolthings to try! Let's "Felt It. LoveIt. Treasure It."Applewicks – 10 Gaspereau Ave.Wolfville, 542-9771 / larchehomefires.org/applewicks• Students:It's hard to be away from home.Come into Applewicks, have atour and get to meet the wonderfulfolks who live and work in thiscommunity. We sell fantasticcandles and woven items & youcan watch them being created!boso Bamboo Boutique –Harbourside Drive (Railtown)Wolfville, 542-7790 / boso.ca • Tothe students, to people movinghere, and to the Sept. tourists- Enjoy Wolfville and all it hasto offer. Check out our new fallfashions while taking in the greatview of the Minas Basin.Apple Valley Driving SchoolInc.– 30 Highland Ave, Office628, Acadia U. Students' Centre,Wolfville, 542-4422 / 698-2332 /applevalleydriving.ca • WelcomeAcadia Students! You keep ourtown fresh and vibrant. Just rememberto always be safe on ourroadways. We would be honouredto serve you.Harwood House Bed &Breakfast – Wolfville, 542-5707 /877-897-0156 / harwoodhouse.com• This weekend we are again welcomingfamilies of students, as wehave for the last 14 years. Alwaysan exciting time, both for parentsand their sons and daughtersstarting Life at Acadia.Pumpkin Moon Farm &Herbals – Welsford, 538-3079 /pumpkinmoonfarm.com • Welcometo Wolfville! To all our new andreturning students, and to ourautumn visitors, a warm welcometo this beautiful region from theteam at Pumpkin Moon Farm!CentreStage Theatre – 61River St, Kentville, 678-8040(reservations) / 678-3502 (info.)/ centrestagetheatre.ca • The Sept.30th matinee of Said the Spider tothe Spy will be followed by a porkbarbecue at 4pm (MeadowbrookMeat Market). $30 for the showand dinner, reserve by Sept. 21st!Singing Nettles HerbalClinic – 538-3662 / Amanda@singingnettles.ca / singingnettles.ca• We are here to provide holistichealth consultations, herbal teasand medicines to cope with stress,anxiety and support generalwellbeing, workshops, walks, andcourses, Reiki and Life Coachingto help de-stress and guidestudents on their way.Quality long and short term accommodations in Wolfville:32 Main St., Wolfville, 542-3420 | www.roselawnlodging.ca


5 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Thursdays:Spitfire ArmsAlehouse (Windsor):Open Jam w/CarleBoutlier (30th), w/JayAmar (6th), w/KevinMyers (13th) 7pmLe Caveau (GrandPre): Martinis, Mojitos& Tapas w/Mark Riley& The Players Club(30th), 7pmPaddy’s Pub (Kentville):The HupmanBrothers (30th, 6th,13th) 9pmLibrary Pub(Wolfville): SamuraiNights (30th, 6th,13th) 9pmMud Creek Grill(Wolfville): Karaoke(30th, 6th, 13th) 9pmPaddy’s Pub(Wolfville): Trivia(30th, 6th, 13th)9:30pmAnvil (Wolfville): DJ(30th, 6th, 13th) 9pmFridays:Blomidon Inn(Wolfville): Jazz Mannequins(31st, 7th)6:30 – 9:30pmSpitfire ArmsAlehouse (Windsor):Paul Marshall & theCroaking Toads (31st),3-Way Radio (7th)8pmThe Port Pub (PortWilliams): Jon Duggan(31st) 8:30pmUnion Street Café(Berwick): Open Micw/Andy & Ariana(31st), w/Beer inthe Headlights (7th)8:30pmeat to the beatpresented byThe CD Collective 678-9011info@wwvending.com | William PickFind Us @ the Wolfville Farmers' MarketMud Creek Grill(Wolfville): UncleMark's Band (31st),TBA (7th) 9pmStoneroomLounge (Kentville):Open Mic w/MorghainLee (31st), TBA (7th)9pmWestside Charlie’s(New Minas): DJ Fade(31st, 7th) 10pmDooly’s (NewMinas): DJ Gizmo(31st, 7th) 10:30pmSaturdays:Farmer’s Market(Wolfville): HughSweeney & Friends(1st), Amanda Le-Blanc (8th) 10am-1pmLibrary Pub(Wolfville): Irish Saturdaysw/Bob and Ro(1st, 8th) 2-4pmSpitfire ArmsAlehouse (Windsor):Arrin Sorochan (1st),Darren Arsenault(8th) 7pmThe Kings ArmsPub (Kentville): TBA(1st, 8th) 8pmWestside Charlie’s(New Minas): TheGood Feeling Band followedby DJ Fade (1st)8pm, DJ (8th) 10pmLew Murphy’s(Coldbrook):TBA(8th) 8:30pmPaddy’s Pub (Kentville):Al King (8th)9pmPaddy’s Pub(Wolfville): AdamHewey (1st), WoodScott (8th) 9pmMud Creek Grill(Wolfville): Tom Hall(1st), TBA (8th) 9pmAnvil (Wolfville): DJ(1st, 8th) 9pmDooly’s (NewMinas): Video Dancew/DJ Gizmo (1st, 8th)9:30pmTommy Gun’s(Windsor): DJ TheBuzz (1st) 10pmSundays:Spitfire ArmsAlehouse (Windsor):Carl Boutlier (2nd,9th) 5pmPaddy’s Pub(Wolfville): Irish MusicSession (2nd, 9th)8pmMondays:Paddy’s Pub(Wolfville): Open Micw/Darren Arsenault(3rd) w/The HupmanBrothers (10th) 8pmTuesdays:Paddy’s Pub (Kentville):Irish Music Session(4th, 11th) 8pmT.A.N Coffee(Wolfville): Open Mike& Donna (4th, 11th)8pmThe Port Pub (PortWilliams): Open Mic(4th, 11th) 8:30pmMud Creek Grill(Wolfville): Open Micw/Guest Hosts (4th,11th) 9pmWednesdays:Farmer’s Market(Wolfville): GeorgeSymonds (5th), KarenWarner (12th) 4-7pmWestside Charlie’s(New Minas): Karaoke& Open Mic w/Margie& James (5th, 12th)9pmWEEKLY EVENTSThursdaysBabies & Books Drop In —Wolfville Memorial Library10-11am. Newborn to 2 years.INFO: 542-5760 / valleylibrary.caCochrane’s Walk & Talk —Pharmasave, Wolfville 10am.A Heart & Stroke walkaboutprogram. Also on Tuesdays. TIX:no charge INFO: 542-3972In the Round Knitting Group— Gaspereau Valley Fibres.1-5pm. Also Tuesdays 6pmINFO: 542-2656Seniors Afternoon Out —Wickwire Place, Wolfville 1:30-4:30pm. Supervised & friendlyenvironment, social afternoonwith peers. Also on Thursdays.TIX: $10 second visit & beyondINFO: 698-6309Berwick Farmers' Market— Town Hall, 236 CommercialSt. 3-6pm INFO: 375-2387 / berwickfarmersmarket@gmail.comFridaysYoga For Everyone (CommunityYoga) — Farmers’ Market,Wolfville 12-1pm All-levels,mats available. Also on Wednesdays.TIX: $5 donation drop-inSaturdaysWolfville Farmers' Market— DeWolfe Building, Elm Ave.Wolfville 8:30am-1pm September1st Music: Hugh Sweeneyand Friends. September 8thMusic: Amanda LeBlanc. INFO:wolfvillefarmersmarket.caWindsor Farmers' Market— Coach House, Waterfront9am-1pm INFO: windsorfarmersmarket@gmail.comPeace Vigil — Post Office,Wolfville. 12-1pmWeekly West African DrummingWorkshop — WolfvilleBaptist Church. 1-3pm INFO:gscxs@stu.caSundaysValley Youth Project — CivicCentre, New Minas 4-6:30pm.Are you a young LGBTQ-identifiedperson or ally looking for acommunity? Drop-in on the 1stand 3rd Sunday (Sept. 2nd) eachmonth. TIX: no charge INFO:valleyyouthproject@gmail.comWolfville Trail Runners —Join on Facebook for afternoonrun times. Meet at Trail Shop onMain St. Also Mondays @ 6pmINFO: 697-3115TuesdaysChaoyi Fanhuan Qigong(CFQ) Practice Group — St.Francis of Assissi Church Hallbasement, Wolfville 7-8:30 pm.Open to all who have taken CFQLevel 1 TIX: free will donationINFO: roche@eastlink.caBook in the Nook — WolfvilleMemorial Library 10-10:30am.Suggested age range: 3-5 INFO:542-5760 / valleylibrary.ca45’s Card Parties — CommunityCentre, White Rock 7:30pm.Lunch provided, prizes available.TIX: $2 INFO: 542-3109Farmers' Market — Baxter'sHarbour Community Center4-6pm. Until mid-Oct. INFO:Andree-Anne 430-7472WednesdaysKentville Farmers’ Market— Centre Square, Kentville10am-2pm. INFO: kentvillefarmersmarket.caHome Schooling Play Group— 10am. All ages welcome,email for location. TIX: nocharge INFO: Alisa @ nguyenalisa1@gmail.comLa Table Francaise — BAC,room 325, Acadia 12-1:30pm.Come practice your Frenchwith the lecteurs. TIX: no chargeINFO: caroline.blay@acadiau.caWolfville Farmers’ Market— DeWolfe Building, Elm Ave.Wolfville 4-7pm. FeaturingCommunity Market Suppers!September 5th Music: GeorgeSymonds; Theme: Back 2 School.September 12th Music: KarenWarner; Theme: Fall RecreationRegistration. INFO: wolfvillefarmersmarket.caThe Wolfville CommunityChorus — Wickwire Place,Wolfville 5:30-7pm. New memberswelcome. INFO: 542-0649 /susan_dworkin@hotmail.comproviding professional, creative,catering service for your special events( ) -


The Acadia Page7 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Kings Transit Proposal to StudentsIn an attempt to make economical transitservices available to as many people aspossible, Kings Transit would like to offer theU-Pass bus program to post secondary educationstudents within our service area.Basically, U-Pass would allow all participatingstudents to use the entire Kings Transit bussystem fare-free year round, not just whenclass is in session. Students must vote on theproposal in a September Referendum. Onceapproved, all students would pay for U-Pass($100 annually) as part of their student feepackage (currently the Kings Transit StudentPass is $65 per month). Kings Transit willbe proposing an initial 4-year agreementto allow adequate planning and budgetingfor the proposed changes in the operation(including the purchase of two new vehicles).The U-Pass service would begin in September2013 at which time the first U-Pass fee wouldbe added.Kings Transit would like to hear the student'sreactions to the proposed additions to thesystem.Which route is the most/least desirable?Doyou have alternative routes to propose?Are there other places Kings Transit should beserving?planning to offer fare-free service to studentsduring September 2012.Evangeline Express between Wolfville-New Minas-Kentville: This bus would travelbetween Wolfville and Kentville (subject tofinal timing of this route, it may be possibleto travel as far as Coldbrook with this bus),on the Evangeline Trail (Main St. Wolfville- Commercial St. New Minas - Park St.Kentville). This service will not go throughneighborhoods or into parking lots, allowingfaster travel time through this commercialcorridor. The service commences in Kentvilleat 7am and the last bus on this route willleave Kentville at 10pm. The Wolfville servicebegins at 7:30am with the last departurefrom Wolfville at 10:30pm, terminating atthe Kentville transfer point in downtownKentville.The Belcher Street Bus between Wolfvilleand Kentville via Port Williams, Kingstec,North Kentville and the Valley RegionalHospital: This service will provide connectionsbetween Kingstec and Acadia with access toneighbourhoods along the route. The firstbus would leave Kentville at 7:15am andWolfville at 7:45am and the last bus wouldleave Kentville at 10:15pm and Wolfville at10:45pm terminating at the Kings Transitheadquarters in New Minas.Acadia University15 University Ave, Wolfville. 542-2201Staffed Switchboard 8:30am-4:30pm.agi@acadiau.ca – General Inquiriesbuilding) at 25 minutes past the hour, arrivingin Wolfville (town centre bus shelter) at 53minutes past the hour). It is worth noting thatthe existing bus connects with service all theway to Weymouth in Digby County to the westand Brooklyn, Hants County to the east andthis entire area will be covered by the U-Pass.This will result in buses leaving Kentvillebound for Wolfville at :00, :15 and :25 andbuses leaving Wolfville bound for Kentville at:15, :30 and :45 (the last buses leave Wolfvilleat 8:15, 10:30 and 10:45.)The core system of Kings Transit (KingsCounty) will be placed on Google Transit toprovide better route and schedule informationavailability.For more information, Bill Zimmerman, 542-5157 / william.zimmerman@greatisland.caKings Transit would like to fine-tune theproposal in preparation for the Referendumand would appreciate your advice and welcomeyour thoughts on how to best present thisproposal to students. Kings Transit is alreadyThese services would all be in addition to theexisting route which leaves Wolfville (BaptistChurch) at 15 minutes past the hour, arrivingin Kentville (Cornwallis Inn) at 45 minutespast the hour, and leaves Kentville (AliantLa Table FrançaiseCome practice your French with the threelecteurs of Acadia, Alexandre, Florine andCaroline! Starting on September 12th, join usevery Wednesday between 12 and 1:30pm atthe Beveridge Arts Centre (room 325). Bringyour own pique-nique and stay for the entirelunch period or just come and spend a fewminutes. We will be there to chat with you inFrench about anything and everything. Venezparler français! Students, professors, supportstaff, members of the local community,everyone is more than welcome!We are looking forward to meeting with youin a couple of weeks for our first lunch. Oncompte sur votre présence, venez en grandnombre! For more information, please contactus : alexandre.thibodeau-rouleau@acadiau.ca/ florine.peyrisse@acadiau.ca / caroline.blay@acadiau.ca If you want to know more aboutour activities, visit us online: french.acadiau.ca2012 CIS Football Top 10 Rankings1. McMaster 2. Laval 3. Calgary 4. Montreal5. Western 6. Queen’s 7. UBC 8. Saskatchewan 9. Acadia 10. WindsorSchedule:Exhibition Game, Sept 1 St. FX X-Men @ Acadia Axemen,5pmSeason Opener, Sept 8 Saint Mary's Huskies @Acadia Axemen2pm2011 regular season record: 7-12011regular season standings: 1st Place AUFC2011playoff record: 1-1playoff finish: Lost 45-21 to McMaster(eventual National Champion) in National Semi Final Uteck BowlFor all statistics:english.cis-sic.ca/sports/fballShelagh CochraneB.Sc. Pharm.Pharmacist/OwnerHours of Operation: • Mon, Tues & Thurs: 9am - 5pm• Wed: 9am - 8pm • Fri: 9am - 5pm • Sat: 10am - 5pm(902) 697-310112 Elm Avenue, Wolfville, NS B4P 1Z9


8 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012What's Happening from Aug. 30 - Sept. 13, 2012Send your event listings to grapevine.wolfville@gmail.com for publishing in this listTHURSDAY, 30End of Summer Party &Movie — Recreation Centre,Wolfville 6pm • Activities include:soap slide, sucker pull, mini sticks,sidewalk chalk, and face painting.5% discount if you sign up forour After-School & In-ServiceDay Programs (this day only)! Acommunity-wide game of Capturethe Flag starts at 7pm and TheMuppets movie starts at dusk.Bring chairs. TIX: no charge INFO:542-3019 / recreation@wolfville.caBlogging for Business —Library, Berwick 6-8pm. • Learnhow to blog. It looks like a webpage, but it is easily updated andwill always look fresh. For ages18+. TIX: no charge INFO/Reg:538-4030 / valleylibrary.caFacebook for Business— Murdoch C. Smith MemorialLibrary, Port Williams 6:30-8pm •This workshop will assist you increating business pages that canhelp you connect with currentand potential customers. TIX:no charge INFO: 542-3005 /valleylibrary.caPublic Consultation — FireHall, Berwick 7pm • The Town ofBerwick invites you to see thedraft Municipal Planning Strategychanges for the Town of Berwick!These changes have been mouldedfrom the public input sessionsin April. INFO: catwood@town.berwick.ns.ca /Meeting: WolfvilleCommunity DevelopmentCommittee — CouncilChambers, Town Hall, Wolfville 7pm• Discussing Economic Action Plan& Public Participation MeetingTIX: no charge INFO: 542-5767 /wolfville.caConcert: Steve PoltzWorld Tour — Al WhittleTheatre, Wolfville 8:30pm • A liveevent to remember, energeticdoes not begin to describe theaction. Australia, USA, UK, andnow....Wolfville TIX: $15 @ Box ofDelights, Wolfville INFO: Courtney542 0113 / cwd.patterson@gmail.comFRIDAY, 31Glooscap Lives Here —Upper camping site, BlomidonProvincial Park 12-8pm. Also Sept.1St & 2nd • Elder and SpiritualLeaders Emile Gautreau &Louise Goodwin invite you tothe teepee for a cultural journeythrough drumming, singing andstorytelling. TIX: no charge INFO:582-7319 / charlanebishop@gmail.comBarn Dance — Ross CreekCentre for the Arts, Canning 6pm •End-of-the-summer barn dance!North Mountain Ceilidh Band,chicken dinner (veg option),dancing at 7pm! All ages, preregisterto guarantee your dinner!TIX: $10 adults, $10 for dinner,child prices available INFO/Reg:582-3842 / artscentre.caSummer Concert Series —Lockhart and Ryan Memorial Park,New Minas 7-8:30pm • Aug. 31st:Valley Concert Band TIX: no chargeINFO: 681-2399 / newminas.comSATURDAY, 1Back to School Basics —Muir Murray Winery, Wolfville10am-4pm. Also Sept 2nd • Joinus for SWIG, face paintingand balloons, croquet gamesand a Scavenger Hunt in thevineyard! There will be woodfiredpizza to eat! TIX: no chargeINFO: 542-0343 ext 102 / info@muirmurrayestatewinery.comMagic Winery Bus — Townof Wolfville , Wolfville 10:30am-5:30pm. Also Sept. 2nd,8th, 9th• Wine your way through theAnnapolis Valley! The doubledeckerbus will make a one hourtrip to five great wineries: MuirMurray, Grand Pre, LuckettVineyards, L'Acadie Vineyards,Gaspereau Vineyards. Wolfville busstop at Town Centre. See articlepage 1 TIX: $10 Adult, Children nocharge INFO: 542-7000 / tourism@wolfville.caBattle at the Park GrandFinale — Upper Clements Park1-3pm • The winners of Rounds1 through 4 (Liam Potter & TheFuntime Brigade included) arebattling it out for the GrandPrize, including $750 and a paidgig at the park next year. TIX:no charge INFO: Jay 691-4747 /smokinentertainment@hotmail.comAxemen Football — RaymondField, 5pm • Exhibition Game:St.FX vs. Acadia Axemen TIX:$8 Adult, no charge for studentsINFO: sports.acadiau.caConcert: Tidal Funk —Evergreen Theatre, Margaretsville8pm. • Annual funkathon (jazz,blues, pop) from John Gillies,Richard Bennet and others fromMargaretsville and environs. Thegroup is again happy to featurethe paintings of abstract artistJean-Marcel Dumontier. TIX:$18 INFO/RSVP: 825-6834 /evergreentheatre.caSUNDAY, 2Harvest Festival — NorthvilleFarm Heritage Centre, Billtown 9am• Teamsters weigh in at 9-9:30am,ox-pull at noon. Baking and gardencompetition. Entries must be inby 12:30pm, judging at 1pm. Allchildrens' activities begin at noon.Reaping in the am, threshing afterlunch. TIX: freewill donation INFO:678-7088 / info@northvillefarm.caRescue Dog Show — HantsCounty Exhibition, Windsor 10am-3pm • 2nd Annual Dog Show! Lotsof vendors, small dog fashion show,BBQ by Shani Farms. All friendly,leashed dogs welcome, proceedstowards dogs in need. TIX: $2adults, no charge under 12 INFO:997-1141 / sclare@eastlink.caIncrEdible Picnic &Fundraiser — MeadowbrookFarm Meat Market, Somerset 11am-6pm. • Meadowbrook pig roastfrom 4-6pm and entertainmentby: Ruth Manning, GrahamMoorehead, Matt Lunn, KingsFiddlers, Donna & Andy and more.Hot air balloon rides, Al Bernardshow, Jimmie dog bbq, pettingzoo, carnival games, and more.Proceeds for Camp Brigadoon TIX:$5 adult, no charge 16 & under,$12 Pig Roast INFO: 538-1106 /meadowbrookmeatmarket.comScotian Hiker: TaylorHead Prov. Park — TaylorHead Prov. Park, Spry Bay 11:30am• 8km coastal walk around TaylorHead + 6km round trip hike to BobBluff. Check website for directions/updates on hike morning beforesetting out (come prepared). TIX:no charge INFO: scotianhiker.com/ Facebook: ScotianhikerMONDAY, 3 -Labour Day!Family Fun Day — HCLindsay Funeral Home, Berwick11:30am-3pm. Rain date Sept. 9th •Hosted by Annapolis Valley CheerClub, bounce castle, face painting,fish pond & much more. TIX: noentrance fee INFO: 691-3331 /av_cc@hotmail.comLabour Day Celebration— Memorial Park, Kentville 11am-2:30pm • BBQ, bounce castle,MLA in the dunk tank, and more.Fundraiser for Chrysalis House.TIX: no entrance feeTUESDAY, 4Meeting: Committee ofCouncil — Council Chambers,Town Hall, Wolfville 1:30pm-4pm •TIX: no charge INFO: 542-5767 /wolfville.caWolfville Newcomers'Club — Farmers' Market, Wolfville7-9pm • 1st monthly meetingfor 2012-13. Open to everyone,newcomers and long-timeAnnapolis Valley residents. Meetnew people, learn about the area.TIX: no charge INFO: 306-0570/ pam.swanigan@gmail.com /wolfvillenewcomers.orgWEDNESDAY, 5Neighbourhood Opportunitiesfor Wolfville(NOW) — Wolfville Farmes'Market 4-7pm • Looking for yourfeedback to develop strategiesto address the negative impactson neighbourhoods, related toTry a free class and donate a toonieto the food bank September 4th to the 10th.WOLFVILLE•NOVA SCOTIAwww.innersunyoga.ca542-YOGA (9642)


9 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Valley Event Ticket Giveaway: Chance to win 2 tickets to:Sahara Jane's CD Release, Sat. Sept 8, 2012. Al Whittle Theatre.Draw date: September 3rd. Enter at valleyevents.ca/winexcessive alcohol consumption.See article page 15. TIX: nocharge INFO: 542-5767 /dmombourquette@wolfville.caBike Safety for Ages 50+— Ocean Spirit Studio, Canning7-9pm • If you are 50 or older andwould like an opportunity to learnthe rules of the road and safety forbikes, Constable Blair MacMurterywill be on hand to help. TIX: nocharge INFO/Reg: 582-7507 /oceanspiritstudio.comFRIDAY, 7Paint Our Town Red andBlue — Central Ave., Wolfville3-6pm • The Wolfville BusinessDevelopment Corporation inviteslocal businesses to engage new andreturning Acadia students. Enjoyan afternoon for the entire family!TIX: no charge INFO: David 542-4093 / dhovell@downtownwolfville.comSATURDAY, 8Grow With Art — NSCC-Kingstec, Kentville 1-3pm (register@ 12:45pm) • Cartooning withMark Oakley. Ages 5-14 TIX: $2per child INFO: Irene 542-0234 /irenehazell@hotmail.comLadies Night — AnnapolisValley Shooting Sports Club, Canaan/ Kentville 1-4pm • All shootingequipment will be provided, bringpersonal protection equipment(hearing protectors and safetyglasses) and a jacket. Shoot avariety of handguns and rifles,possibly a shotgun or two as well.TIX: $5 for ammo INFO: 690-7372/ jrobinson@avssc.caUltimate Frisbee Weekendand Water Slip & Slide —Muir Murray Winery, Wolfville. AlsoSept. 9th • Join us for ultimatefrisbee and a giant waterslidein the vineyard! Hayrides,scavenger hunt, and createyour own pizza! TIX: no chargeINFO: 542-0343 ext 102 / info@muirmurrayestatewinery.comAxemen Football — Acadia,2pm • Season Opener - SaintMary's Huskies @ Acadia AxemenTIX: $10 Adult, Free for students($6 to reserve) INFO: sports.acadiau.caConcert: RememberingElvis — Mermaid ImperialPerforming Arts Centre, Windsor7:30pm • International WorldChampion Elvis tribute artistThane Dunn and his eight-pieceCadillac Kings. Widely regardedas one of the very best in thebusiness at creating the illusion ofElvis onstage. TIX: $37 @ WindsorHome Hardware, Box of Delights,Wolfville, online or by phone INFO:1-888-311-9090 / ticketpro.caConcert: Sahara Jane's— Al Whittle Theatre, Wolfville8-10pm • Release concert forthe CD "Lonesome Sky". Withaccompanying guests: KenShorley, Andy Flinn and ArianaNasr. TIX: $10 @ Box of Delights,$12 at door INFO: 542-0558 /saharajanemusic@gmail.comSUNDAY, 9Paint Windsor — PheonixHollow B&B, Windsor 10am-4pm• A day of art and charity as localartists paint, sculpt, and createaround town while their works arebeing sold at the lovely PhoenixHollow B&B. Supporting the Hantscommunity Hospital AuxiliarySociety, silent auction at the endof the day for the works that theartists are working on. See ad page6 TIX: no charge INFO: Kelly 472-2436 / paintwindsor.comWalk for ALS — Village Park,Coldbrook, 11am • Coldbrook -Kentville Walk for ALS. Check in at10am, walk begins at 11am. INFO:679-1599 / walkforals.caScotian Hiker: PennantPoint — Crystal Crescent BeachProvincial Park, East Pennant,Halifax County 11am • 11ammeetup at the first parking lotat Crystal Crescent Beach. Checkwebsite for directions & updateson hike morning. TIX: no chargeINFO: scotianhiker.com/ Facebook:ScotianhikerLiving Titanic — PrescottHouse Museum, Port Williams2-4pm • A Musical Memoir of NovaScotia's only survivor, created andperformed by Rosalee Peppard.Quilt display, tea and homemadeapple crisp. TIX: $10 INFO: 542-3984 / baldwidj@gov.ns.ca /prescott.museum.gov.ns.caFundy Film screens:Moonrise Kingdom — AlWhittle Theatre, Wolfville 4pm &7pm • In this ‘60s period comedydramafrom Wes Anderson,two exceptional star-crossedyoungsters make a secret pact andrun away into the local wilderness,throwing their island hometowninto a frenzy as an ominous stormapproaches and strikes. WithBruce Willis, Bill Murray, EdwardNorton, Frances McDormandand Tilda Swinton. See ad pg. 15TIX: $8 INFO: 542-5157 / info@fundyfilm.caMONDAY, 10Valley Gardeners ClubCorn Boil — AgriculturalResearch Centre, Kentville 5:15-6:30pm • Members and friendsinvited to enjoy corn boil for asmall donation. Regular meetingafterwards, 7:30pm in room2101, Kingstec campus, Kentville.Author Clarence Stevens speakson "Butterflies in the Garden,".House plant & perennial exchangeafter the meeting. TIX: donationINFO: colbo@eastlink.ca /valleygardeners.caAi Ripples — Community Centre,Port Williams 7-9pm • "The Wayof the Heart" with Ailsa Keppie& Connie Fisher. Evening willalso include a group meditationand discussion/Q&A time. TIX:donations appreciated INFO: Ailsa404-9787 / ai.ripples@gmail.comTUESDAY, 11Alzheimer Cafe — KingsRiverside Court, Kentville 2-4pm •Monthly events provide a relaxed,accepting social environment andthe chance to meet and conversewith others in similar situations.TIX: no charge INFO: 1-866-966-1466 / careforce@careforce.caBurial Ground CareSociety — Sobey's CommunityRoom, New Minas 7:30pm • Allinterested parties welcome! TIX:no charge INFO: 542-2649 /tashby@ns.sympatico.caWEDNESDAY, 12Children's Nature Ramble— Upper parking lot, BlomidonProvincial Park 10am-12pm •Children of all ages invited toramble along the park’s trails withnaturalist Charlane Bishop. Seethe transformations of plant andanimal life. All weather event,dress accordingly. Bring a picnic!TIX: no charge INFO: 582-7319 /charlanebishop@gmail.comFundy Film screens:Marley — Al Whittle Theatre,Wolfville 7pm • Bob Marley’sappeal, impact on music and roleas a social and political prophet isundeniable. Marley is the life storyof the musician, revolutionary,legend and the man—fromearly days to internationalsuperstardom—with rare footage,never-before-seen performances,previously unreleased music andrevelatory interviews. See adpg 15 TIX: $8 INFO: 542-5157 /fundyfilm.caTHURSDAY, 13Mix & Mingle: The BigOne — Windsor Waterfront,3-7pm • Businesses from all overthe area are getting involvedto help us showcase the AvonRegion's offerings. Sip, chat,connect, BBQ. INFO: (877) 277-9797 / caubie@speedprons.comThomas Head RaddallPrize Reading — The Box ofDelights, Wolfville 7pm • GaspereauPress and Goose Lane Editonspresent an evening of readingsand lively discussion by ThomasHead Raddall Atlantic FictionPrize shortlisted authors: HeatherJessup (The Lightning Field) andValerie Compton (Tide Road). TIX:no charge INFO: 678-6002 / info@gaspereau.comMention this ad for a 10% discount on your first booking


10 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012For the week of August 30th© Copyright 2012 Rob BrezsnyRob Brezsny'sARIES (March 21-April 19): I'mafraid your vibes are slightly outof tune. Can you do somethingabout that, please? Meanwhile,your invisible friend could reallyuse a Tarot reading, and yourhouseplants would benefit from adose of Mozart. Plus -- and I hopeI'm not being too forward here-- your charmingly cluttered spotsare spiraling into chaotic sprawl,and your slight tendency tooverreact is threatening to devolveinto a major proclivity. As for thatrather shabby emotional baggageof yours: Would you considerhauling it to the dump? Inconclusion, my dear Ram, you'redue for a few adjustments.TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Ishappiness mostly just an absenceof pain? If so, I bet you've beenpretty content lately. But what ifa more enchanting and excitingkind of bliss were available?Would you have the courage to goafter it? Could you summon thechutzpah and the zeal and thevisionary confidence to head outin the direction of a new frontierof joy? I completely understandif you feel shy about asking formore. You might worry that todo so would be greedy, or putyou at risk of losing what youhave already scored. But I feelit's my duty to cheer you on. Thepotential rewards looming justover the hump are magnificent.GEMINI (May 21-June 20):I've got some medicine for you totry, Gemini. It's advice from thewriter Thomas Merton. "To allowoneself to be carried away by amultitude of conflicting concerns,"he wrote, "to surrender to toomany demands, to commit oneselfto too many projects, to want tohelp everyone in everything, isto succumb to the violence of ourtimes." It's always a good idea toheed that warning, of course. Butit's especially crucial for you rightnow. The best healing work youcan do is to shield your attentionfrom the din of the outside worldand tune in reverently to theglimmers of the inside world.CANCER (June 21-July 22): Idreamed you were a magnanimoustaskmaster nudging the peopleyou care about to treat themselveswith more conscientioustenderness. You were pesteringthem to raise their expectationsand hew to higher standardsof excellence. Your persistencewas admirable! You coaxed themto waste less time and makelong-range educational plansand express themselves withmore confidence and precision.You encouraged them to givethemselves a gift now and thenand take regular walks by bodiesof water. They were suspicious ofyour efforts to make them feelgood, at least in the early going.But eventually they gave in and letyou help them.LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): In thespirit of Sesame Street, I'm happyto announce that this week isbrought to you by the letter T,the number 2, and the color blue.Here are some of the "T" wordsyou should put extra emphasison: togetherness, trade-offs, tact,timeliness, tapestry, testability,thoroughness, teamwork, andThemis (goddess of order andjustice). To bolster your masteryof the number 2, meditateon interdependence, balance,and collaboration. As for blue,remember that its presence tendsto bring stability and depth.VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22):In the creation myths of EasterIsland's native inhabitants, thegod who made humanity wasnamed Makemake. He was alsotheir fertility deity. Today thename Makemake also belongs to adwarf planet that was discoveredbeyond the orbit of Neptune in2005. It's currently travelingthrough the sign of Virgo. I regardit as being the heavenly body thatbest symbolizes your own destinyin the coming months. In thespirit of the original Makemake,you will have the potential to bea powerful maker. In a sense youcould even be the architect andfounder of your own new world.Here's a suggestion: Look up theword "creator" in a thesaurus,write the words you find there onthe back of your business card,and keep the card in a special placeuntil May 2013.LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Whennovelist James Joyce began tosuspect that his adult daughterLucia was mentally ill, he soughtadvice from psychologist CarlJung. After a few sessions withher, Jung told her father thatshe was schizophrenic. How didhe know? A telltale sign washer obsessive tendency to makepuns, many of which were quiteclever. Joyce reported that he, too,enjoyed the art of punning. "Youare a deep-sea diver," Jung replied."She is drowning." I'm going toapply a comparable distinction toyou, Libra. These days you maysometimes worry that you're inover your head in the bottomlessabyss. But I'm here to tell youthat in all the important ways,you're like a deep-sea diver. (TheJoyce-Jung story comes fromEdward Hoagland's *Learning toEat Soup.*)SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21):No false advertising this week,Scorpio. Don't pretend to be apurebred if you're actually a mutt,and don't act like you know it allwhen you really don't. For thatmatter, you shouldn't portrayyourself as an unambitiousamateur if you're actually anaggressive pro, and you shouldavoid giving the impression thatyou want very little when in factyou're a burning churning throbof longing. I realize it may betempting to believe that a bitof creative deceit would serve aholy cause, but it won't. As muchas you possibly can, make outerappearances reflect inner truths.SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec.21): In Christian lore, the serpentis the bad guy that's the causeof all humanity's problems. Hecoaxes Adam and Eve to disobeyGod, which gets them expelledfrom Paradise. But in Hindu andBuddhist mythology, there aresnake gods that sometimes dogood deeds and perform epicservices. They're called Nagas. Inone Hindu myth, a Naga princecarries the world on his head. Andin a Buddhist tale, the Naga kinguses his seven heads to give theBuddha shelter from a storm justafter the great one has achievedenlightenment. In regards to yourimmediate future, Sagittarius, Iforesee you having a relationshipto the serpent power that's morelike the Hindu and Buddhistversion than the Christian. Expectvitality, fertility, and healing.CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19):In Lewis Carroll's book Throughthe Looking Glass, the Red Queentells Alice that she is an expert atbelieving in impossible things. Shebrags that there was one morningwhen she managed to embrace siximprobable ideas before she evenate breakfast. I encourage you toexperiment with this approach,Capricorn. Have fun entertainingall sorts of crazy notions andunruly fantasies. Please note thatI am not urging you to actually putthose beliefs into action. The pointis to give your imagination a goodwork-out.AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18):I'm not necessarily advising you tobecome best friends with the darkside of your psyche. I'm merelyrequesting that the two of youcultivate a more open connection.The fact of the matter is that ifyou can keep a dialogue going withthis shadowy character, it's farless likely to trip you up or kickyour ass at inopportune moments.In time you might even come tothink of its chaos as being moreinvigorating than disorienting.You may regard it as a worthyadversary and even an interestingteacher.PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20):You need more magic in your life,Pisces. You're suffering from a lackof sublimely irrational adventuresand eccentrically miraculousepiphanies and inexplicablydelightful interventions. At thesame time, I think it's importantthat the magic you attract intoyour life is not pure fluff. It needssome grit. It's got to have a kickthat keeps you honest. That's whyI suggest that you consider gettingthe process started by bakingsome unicorn poop cookies.They're sparkly, enchanting,rainbow-colored sweets, butwith an edge. Ingredientsinclude sparkle gel, disco dust,star sprinkles -- and a distinctlyroguish attitude. Recipe is here:tinyurl.com/UnicornPoopCookies.the Stella Rose B & B611 Main St. • Wolfville's newest 4-1/2 star B&B697-2368 • www.thestellarose.com


11 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Mike UncorkedSigh, the summer’s almostover. Well, in terms of calendardays we still have a bit togo, but kids and mature studentswill soon be back at the grind,the evenings have started to cooloff, stores are shifting from theirsummer hours and the number oftourists has depleted. I can’t complainbecause I had a great summerwith lots of sun and manythings to do. I read lots of books,saw some wonderful plays, hungout with many friends and familymembers, and I got to spenda lot of time with my partnerwhich was really the highlight ofthe season. I finished my 20 th playand started a new season of GhostWalks and I had a very successfulYard Sale and a great summer atwork. I love the autumn however,and I can’t wait for the leaves tochange, the burst of diversity inWolfville from the arrival of thestudents and all the great eventsthat happen in the early fall inthis area, like Deep Roots and thecrop of new Fundy Film movies.I highly recommend taking inthe first selection of the FundyFilm Society’s incredible Fall lineup, Moonrise Kingdom. ShowingSunday September 9th at 4pmand 7pm, this light-heartedromantic comedy is set on afictitious New England island inthe summer of 1965 and tells thestory of two youngstar-crossed loverswho flee their town,which causes a localsearch party to fanout and find them.Moonrise Kingdomis directed by WesAnderson who haswritten and directedsome of my favoritefilms includingRushmore, The RoyalTenenbaums, BottleFall Out of Summer!Rocket, and the stop-motionanimation masterpiece FantasticMr. Fox and it stars Bill Murray,Bruce Willis, Edward Nortonand Academy Award WinningActresses Tilda Swinton andFrances McDormand. You will notbe disappointed with this film,which is filled with wonderfulcharacters and great visuals,including some shots inspired byAlex Colville paintings!And then on WednesdaySeptember 12th at 7pm, headto the Al Whittle theatre for theDocumentary Marley. I love allkinds of music, everything fromthe Four Tops to 80’s hair bands,and I also love movies so thecombination of great music andfilmmaking, will make Marley amust-see. Bob Marley’s appeal,impact on music and role asa social and political prophetis undeniable and Marley isthe life story of the musician,revolutionary, legend and theman, from his early days tointernational superstardom.This fascinating documentarycombines rare footage, neverbefore-seenperformances,previously unreleased music andrevelatory interviews to createa terrific portrait. Check outthe new complete fall line up atfundyfilm.ca , there’s lots of greatthings to see.It seems at this timeof year, much like inJanuary, I make someresolutions, both forlife and work. I have alot of ideas brewing forarticles... fun things tochallenge myself. I havea lot of great people towrite about and manyevents to promote...it’s an exciting time ofyear... enjoy it to thefullest!~Mike ButlerTHE CROSSWORDKINDLY BROUGHT TO YOU BYBack to School - created by MaryBeth ClarkeAcrossDown1. for geometry2. when you write with this,3. a big red one for the teachermistakes can be erased7. to help you add4. for measuring angles8. the lined paper found in binders5. when your pencil breaks, usethis9. more permanent writing tool6. for cutting paper12. many words to read in these10. clips that hold looseleaf13. for mistakes...you'll need these together14. Hilroy...for one11. the students seats1 2 3 45 69137810 11 12DEEP ROOTSArtist & festival Information Online14You can view artist biographies on our website (deeprootsmusic.ca/), along with ticket information, the festival lineup, and muchmore. You can also enjoy beautiful photos from last year’s festival byvisiting the Photo Gallery.:Pie r Squared “The Homemade Valley savoury in a crust” pies and quiches.Find us at theFind us at the Wolfville Farmers’ Market 697-2502 www.pie-r-squared.comWolfville Farmers' Market!


12 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Like the Free Business Listings, this page works on a first come, first served basis(limit 1 listing per person). Or, to reserve a placement, pay $5 per issue (3-issueminimum commitment). Please keep listings to 35 words or less.CLASSES:Private Music Lessons:Voice, piano, & drums. Individualweekly instruction available inNew Minas for all ages, levels &styles! Music teachers with over10 years of experience, limitedspaces available. INFO: Kelly,365-6141 / coastalmusicstudio@hotmail.comCadance Academy: Yearlongdance classes begin September10th. 8-week fall sessionbegins September 17th. INFO:679-3616 / info@cadanceacademy.ca/ cadanceacademy.caMusic for YoungChildren (MYC): w/ JessicaHansen. Keyboard Based MusicProgram. Empowering children,enriching families! Register Nowfor Fall Classes! Private PianoLessons also Available. INFO/Reg: 670-5726 / jessicasjhansen@yahoo.ca / myc.com/Teacher/JaHansen.Herbal Adventuresfor Kids: One Sunday amonth, 10am-12pm, startingSept. 16th. A fun & naturalplant exploration with ClinicalHerbalist Amanda Dainow. Allages/abilities welcome. Bursariesavailable. TIX: $220 for the year(12 classes), or $60 per quarter,or $20 per class INFO/Reg: 538-3662 / amanda@singingnettles.ca/ singingnettles.caFall Belly Dance Classes,w/ Angie OrianaJenkins: Intermediate/Advanced: Mondays, Sept. 3rd-Oct. 15th, (No class Oct. 7th)7-8:30pm @ Ocean Spirit Studio,Canning. Beginners: Thursdays,Sept. 6th-Oct. 11th, 7-8:30pm @Wolfville Farmers' Market. INFO/Reg: sisterlotus.comWORKSHOPS:Watercolour Workshopw/ Jude Caborn:Oct. 6th, 9:30am-4pm @ WolfvilleRecreation Centre. Advancedwatercolour techniques , max16 students. Sponsored by theEvangeline Artists Co-op TIX: $65INFO: tracyhorsman@gmail.comAfrican Dance: FridaySept. 14th, 7pm, Acadia ChapelBasement. Traditional West Africandance (a great workout) withinstructor Cynthia Lewis to thebeat of live drummers! TIX: $15adults, $10 students INFO/Reg:Bruno 681-9870 / gscxs@stu.caArabic Dance andDrumming Workshop:Sunday, Sept. 16th, with drummerKen Shorley & dancer ColleenHagen. For Men and Women.TIX: $26 until Sept. 7th, $35 atdoor INFO: Colleen, 365-5268 /innersunyoga.caDONATE/VOLUNTEER:Volunteer Photographers:Experienced photographerswanted to join our teamto capture the highlights of DeepRoots Music Festival 2012 (Sept.28th-30th). INFO: photo teamleader, Bruce bdienes@capflex.comDonate Junk Jewelleryand Baubles: Our workshopson Deep Roots Saturday(Sept 29th) need materials tocreate fancy hats and crowns, andfascinatin’ rhythm instrumentsand such. Feathers, glitter, junkjewellery, beads, whatever. Allaccepted for this year’s parade!INFO: Lisa lisa@deeprootsmusic.ca100 miles to Arden& Iliad by Fire Campaigns:Two Planks and aPassion Theatre will stage twotimeless works: Shakespeare's AsYou Like It and Homer's The Iliad.To help make our 2013 seasona reality, the first 100 patronswho donate $100 or more will beinvited to a special preview of AsYou Like It on July 6th. INFO/Donate: 582-3842 / twoplanks.ca/ CanadaHelps .orgFOR KIDS:After School & In-Service Day Fall Programs:Parks & Playgrounds,Art Works, Earth Quests, OutdoorAdventure Club, Kids Yoga,and Athletics in Action. We'll alsobe heading to OnTree Fun & AdventurePark, Dalplex, Ross CreekCentre for the Arts and more! Ourprogram brochure has more information.INFO/Reg: 542-3019 /recreation@wolfville.caNew! Youth LeadersCore Program: InfoSession: Sept. 12th, 6-7pm @Wolfville Recreation Centre. Newprogram for ages 13+ who areinterested in being engaged communitymembers! Youth will volunteerin their community, learnnew skills, learn and participatein healthy active living opportunities,plan outings and have theoption of working towards theDuke of Edinburgh Award (alllevels). INFO: 542-3019 / recreation@wolfville.caAUDITIONS:Gary Grinkle's Battlewith Wrinkles: Wed.,Sept. 5th, 7pm @ CentreStageTheatre, Kentville, upstairs theatre.10 roles (ages 10 to adult).Family show to be performed: Oct20th, 21st, 27th, 28th, Nov 3rd& 4th INFO: 542-4049 / cherie@zincknet.caKentville GhostWalks: Looking for castmembers for two historicalproductions. Friday nights: Sept21st, Oct 5th, 19th. Saturdaynights: Sept 22nd, Oct 6th, 19th.Sept shows are dress rehearsals,experience with acting preferred.Paid positions, lots of fun. INFO:692-8546 / jerome@valleyghostwalks.comRENT: Sunday, Sept 23rd,Rhythm and Sole, Skyway Drive,Wolfville, Edalene casts for their9th production. High intensitymusic, actors/resses 16 to matureadulthood. INFO: Kerri 697-2515/ kerri@edalenetheatre.comGlory Days: Quick As AWink Theatre seeks 'bar rowdies'(males) for their Nov/Dec musicalINFO: 472-7229 / info@quickasawinktheatre.caGENERAL:Writing, Editing,Proofreading: Professionalauthor/editor available towrite or check your documents,resumes, essays, web content,manuscripts, letters; any form ofthe written word. Make your writingshine and be letter-perfect.INFO: Pamela 697-2926 / pamelacat@eastlink.caSweet Cat (Elsie) NeedsHome: Wonderful inside/outsidecat, greataround adults &children. Littertrained. Due toillness ,the ownercan no longerlook after her.INFO: 542-0631 /magwit@eastlink.caThe Footlight VolunteerAwards (theFootsies!): Sunday, Oct. 14th7pm @ CentreStage Theatre. Anevening of glitz, glamour andgourmet goodies as we celebrateand recognize the contributionsof the many volunteers who havegiven of their time and talentsover the past 29 years! RSVP byOct. 1st. INFO/RSVP: 678-8040 /centrestage@centrestagetheatre.Free Piano: Autopiano withbench. New owner is fully responsiblefor moving it. It workswell and was tuned recently.INFO: 542-2772 / 670-7422 /orielfineart@ns.sympatico.ca6 Hamster Cages forSale: $30-$50 new, sellingfor $15-$25 each or $80 for all.INFO: 542-2772 / 670-7422 /orielfineart@ns.sympatico.caBoxes of Tiles: 16 boxes(20 tiles each) of Castelli Noceceramic 12"x12" tiles. Boxes notopened. Purchased from Rafuse,Wolfville, for $1200, selling for$900 INFO: 542-2772 / 670-7422/ orielfineart@ns.sympatico.caBicycle Wanted: I have$50 to put towards a road-readychariot (mountain bike preferred).INFO: Jeremy 692-8546 /grapevine.wolfville@gmail.comCanning Studio 582-7028 or weekly at the Wolfville Farmers' Market


13 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Staghorn Sumac-AdeFrom Jenny Osburn of Union Street Cafe • www.localfoodlover@blogspot.comIdidn't need any more reasons to love the staghorn sumac tree. Ilove that in spring its limbs are coated with velvety fur, like a freshlyantlered deer. Long fern-like leaves emerge, then gorgeous red conesthat keep their colour and beauty as the leaves turn to autumn redand orange. In early winter when the leaves have fallen it is perfectlyelegant, bare stretching branches topped with those same red bractsproviding a perky splash of colour against a snowy backdrop.So when I saw a glass of what looked like pink lemonade on myfriend Angie's facebook page with the label "Sumac-Ade" I was greatlyintrigued. Supposedly she had made it from the cones of the sumactree! It was late at night but I found my sumacs by flashlight andsnapped off a few flower clusters. I made a little batch of the mostdelicious drink you could imagine just by soaking the berries in coldwater and adding a little sugar. It's sour like lemonade but with adistinctive taste.StaghornSumac-Ade• 6-8 Sumac Cones• Cold water to cover• Sugar or Maple Syrup to tasteShake off any insects on thecones and place them in a largepot. Crush and break the conesapart and cover with cold water.Let sit for an hour, then strain.Add a little sweetener and serveover ice.183 Commercial St, Berwickunionstreetcafe.ca538-7787"handmade food and fun"ABS-O-LUTE HEALTH CLUBStudent Fall SpecialPurchase a 3 MonthStudent Membership at$129.36 +tx (Sept 1 - Oct 15/12)Receive an EXTRA MONTH at NO CHARGEThat’s 4 months for the price of 3!A current Student ID Must be presented8934 Commercial St., New Minas365-3210 • www.absolutehealthclub.comLet’s Eat! Personal Chef ServicesLet’s Eat! Personal Chef Services isa dynamic chef service brought toyou by Chef Kerina Dykstra, a RedSeal Chef based in the AnnapolisValley - the ultimate food andfarm centre of the Maritimes.Personal chef services are growingin popularity across NorthAmerica and Let’s Eat! PersonalChef Services wants to bring thishealthy and affordable optioninto your home. Enjoy theconvenience of promoting goodhealth and satisfying your tastebuds, while keeping within yourspending budget.The diverse culinary services ofLet’s Eat! Personal Chef Services aredesigned with one goal in mind --to promote health and happinessin people’s lives through simplewhole foods. After a consultationwith Chef Kerina to discuss yourunique needs, she’ll design acustom menu that you’ll savour.www.letseatns.comChef Kerina Dykstra 902-300-1268All menus are created usingthe highest quality ingredientsavailable. Chef Kerina can createany meal in the very basic ofkitchens with finesse -- you maynever view your kitchen in thesame light again!Let’s Eat! Personal Chef Servicesoffers other unforgettable foodexperiences, such as Cooking forCandida – a three month mealplan that helps people with yeastallergies cook delicious meals withwhole foods while continuing toheal their bodies, Dinner for Two-- an intimate three-course mealprepared in your home, perfectfor celebrating a special occasion;and the Perfect Pairings ProgressiveDinner and Wine Tour -- a tour ofAnnapolis Valley wineries, whichexplores exciting food and winepairings in partnership with GoNorth Tours.See ad aboveWe are pleased to welcome Dr.Wasan Al-Saadi. A University ofToronto graduate , Dr. Al-Saadiis licensed in Nitrous Oxideadministration. She is fluent inEnglish, French and Arabic andlooks forward to welcoming newpatients. Call us, send us an emailor book yourappointmentonline by ourwebsite.399 MAIN STREET, WOLFVILLE • 542-4555


14 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012The Grapevine Asks:Dear Mayor and Councillors,As the elections approach (Saturday, October 20), I'm wondering if you'd be able to share 2-5 sentences on what it takes to be on council. Therecould be a few people in the community wondering if they should put their name in the hat but unsure of what it really entails. With yourexperience, I'm sure you'd be able to offer some words of wisdom on the topic.“Acommitmentto serve on ourTown Councilrequires asacrifice ofprivate timeof about 25hours a weekfor reading,meetings, educational programs (learning).Being prepared to participate as part of ateam to govern a busy municipality whichalready knows “what it wants to be whenit grows up”. Team work and trust areessential.”Wolfville Mayor, Robert Stead"Councillorsneed a mix ofskills to makean effectivecontribution toTown Council.They shouldhave a goodfeeling for thestrengths ofthe community, and the people who live here.They will need to understand how budgetswork, how policy is developed and what themost effective means are of communicatingwith citizens. The more of this experience theybring into office, the faster they can makea start at influencing the decisions made atTown Council. Councillors are not advisorsto Town staff, but are the leaders accountableto the public. Therefore Councillors shouldbe comfortable setting direction for theorganization, and being accountable for theresults. Not every Councillor starting out hasall these skills but an ability to learn quicklyon the job is important.The most effective Councils are those that canconstructively debate and make decisions.The ability of individual Councillors to workas a team and utilize each other’s strengths isimportant.It takes patience, commitment and teamworkto be on Town Council."Councillor Keith IrvingTo become a candidate, nominations can be filed by appointment with the returning officer (Denise Bonnell dbonnell@wolfville.ca) in the fivebusiness days prior to nomination day (September 11 th , 2012).Stardrop by Mark Oakley: www.iboxpublishing.comStardrop is brought to you by The Box of Delights - A Delightful Little Bookshop on Main St Wolfville542-9511 www.boxofdelightsbooks.com


15 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Who's Who: Angel and Sherry Kozlowski: High Kicking Sistersam always looking for aI challenge when I write theseGrapevine articles. I take suggestionsfor people and topicsand I try to follow through nomatter what the subject might be.This Who’s Who came to me bysuggestion and my interest wassnatched from the beginning. Ibelieve this is my second doubleduty Who’s Who profile... it’salways nice to challenge yourself.Let me introduce you to Angeland Sherry Kozlowski, yes theoutfits.... I know, I know, I’mgetting to them... just read on!Angel and Sherry grew up inWhite Rock. Sherry graduatedfrom Acadia in 1999 with a BSc.and received a diploma in DentalHygiene from Dalhousie in 2003.She now works for Alliance Dentalin Coldbrook and when Angel isnot spending time with her kidsshe is also employed in the DentalProfession.And now the outfits! Sherryand Angel have been trainingin Taekwondo with Master JoWagner for 20 years. Angelreceived her black belt in 1995and is currently a 3 rd degreeblack belt. She trains (for fun)in Brazilian Jiu Jitso, Muay Thai,Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) andTaekwondo. Sherry has wonseveral medals at TaekwondoNationals and is Silver medalistfor 2011, Silver at the OlympicCarding, and she is currentlytaking a Sport Nutrition courseand trying to build herself as aPersonal Trainer. Sherry andAngel are also the co-ownersand instructors behind VictoryTaekwondo, a school specializingin training those of interest inthese special fields that Sherryand Angel have become expertsin. Victory Taekwondo operatesout of the Abhaya Mixed MartialArts Facility in Port Williamsbut is an independent club.Taekowndo is great for both menand women, of all ages and fitnesslevels. You'll learn how to kick,stretch, get fit, increase flexibility,balance, increase confidence,learn proper breathing techniquesor just have fun. For moreinformation about classes, privatelessons, or general inquiriescontact Angel and Sherry attkdvictory@hotmail.com or call670-7897. And check out thehttp://www.abhaya.ca/ websitefor more information.Angel and Sherry find this areauseful to both their interests andtheir business because there isno other taekwondo school inthe area and they are in the samebuilding as the ever growing sportof Mixed Martial Arts. Sherryand Angel want to mention thattheir classes would be beneficialto Acadia’s diverse student body,looking for something differentand fun to do!Now it’s not all kicks and puncheswith these two. Sherry enjoyscooking and baking when she’snot working out and Angel iscurrently filming a reality TVshow called Cubicle to the Cage, a13 episode show following regularpeople in their journey to becomeProfessional MMA fighters. Theshow is being filmed in Halifax;therefore she trains with TitansMMA for the show and saw thisas a great opportunity to learnfrom some great instructors andwhen the show is over she willfight for ABHAYA MMA. Best ofluck to you both!Now, I need a challenge formy other Grapevine article...you know, Sherry and Angelmentioned I could take a fewtaekwondo classes and then writeabout them.... can these two helpme get my kicks? It is always niceto challenge yourself, isn’t it?~Mike ButlerBrought to you byT.A.N. COFFEEwww.tancoffee.caNeighbourhood Opportunities for Wolfville (NOW)On Wednesday September 5, 2012 from4pm-7pm, members of the newly createdNeighbourhood Opportunities for Wolfville group(NOW) will be at the Wolfville Farmers’ Marketin search of public input. Specifically, they arelooking for your feedback to develop strategies toaddress the negative impacts on neighbourhoods,related to excessive alcohol consumption.NOW members include representatives from theTown of Wolfville, Acadia, RCMP, Acadia StudentUnion and other stakeholders, which to date haveincluded local lounge owners and landlords.Rather than focusing on legislation and bylaws,the goal is to work together as a community tobuild mutual respect for all aspects of communitylife; and to deter destructive behaviour includingnoise and damage to personal, business andpublic property.NOW has already developed suggestions forimprovements but they are looking for your helpto further these ideas.Diane Mombourquette542-5767 / dmombourquette@wolfville.caDEEP ROOTS: Tickets & PassesPasses and tickets are available for purchase through our TicketPro.ca website get yours today!If you have questions, contact the Deep Roots office in person or at 542-7668 / office@deeprootsmusic.ca. Our office is located downstairs from The Box of Delights Bookshop on Main Street in Wolfville. OurVolunteers will be in the office Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 - 5Fundy Film SocietyThe world's best films in Wolfvillefilms subject to change without noticeMoonrise KingdomSunday, Sept 9: 4 & 7 p.m.Acadia Cinema's Al Whittle Theatre450 Main Street, Wolfville542-5157www.fundyfilm.caMarleyWednesday, Sept 12: 7 p.m.Once Upon a Time inAnatoliaSunday, Sept 16: 4 & 7 p.m.Al Whittle Theatre 542-5157www.fundyfilm.cawww.facebook.com/fundyfilmAutumSundaySundayPete SeWednesd6-Packs: $36available 30 m! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! General adm


16 The GrapevineAugust 30 - September 13, 2012Scotian HikerThere’s no place likehome to roam.triviawww.scotianhiker.comWolfville’swalksGRAVELY GHOSTA HISTORICAL PRODUCTIONThursday, Sept 6 th @ 8:30pmSharp! . Adults $13, Students $8Please pre-book, space limitedjerome@valleyghostwalks.com692-8546 (family friendly)12345answers:Where in NS can you find thewarning sign "Danger. Please donot climb on volcano"?In what town can you find the FirefightersMuseum of Nova Scotia?What is the name of the shale gasexploration (fracking) zone stretchingfrom Wolfville to Maitland?In what year was the first officialApple Blossom Festival held?What type of shark was recentlybeached at Sandy Cove?1. Mastodon Ridge, Stewiacke; 2.Yarmouth; 3. Windsor Block; 4. 1933;5. Basking SharkBrought to you by: Jeremy Novak &Jocelyn Hatt with contributions byMike Butler, Lisa Hammett Vaughan& Monica Jorgensen.Contact us: 902 . 692 . 8546grapevine.wolfville@gmail.comDont miss a Grapevine:Subscribe for $2.00 an issue.Also available online:www.grapevine.wolfville.orgPrinted atThe AcadiaPrint Shop585-1129We love submissions of: Art Banners,Random Acts of Kindness, Events, ArticlesFireworks & Yurts. Congratulations on the wedding Josh Herbin & Erin Dalton!photo by: Ashley Noto, caverhillphotography.comBuilders of Nova Scotia coppice wood yurts, inspired by the Kyrgyz andMongolian styles, Little Foot Yurts' mission is to make these beautiful sheltersHarlow & Genevieve escaped to the beautiful Blomidon beaches over the hot long weekend. Photo by Jossaccessible through rentals, sales, and educational workshops. Visit them in theGaspereau Valley or online: lfy.caBrought to you by: Daniels’ Flower Shop Ltd. 40 Water St, Windsor798-5337 www.danielsflowershop.comMy daughter was desperateto build a very specific typeof shelving unit and betweenboth of us we had no ideawhat we were doing. We wentto a large store in New Minasto look at lumber and cameaway discouraged with their"cut it yourself" set up - nota salesperson in sight to helptwo people who had never cut apiece of wood in their lives. Backto Wolfville to Rafuse HomeHardware. They had nothingon the floor that would workfor us so Ken pointed us to thewarehouse and said the guysback there might be able to help.The guys were so incrediblyhelpful and after much diggingwe found two different materialsthat would work. No chargeeither since it was just left overs!However cutting the stuff wasgoing to be the tough part. Weneeded 12 2 foot lengths all4 inches wide. A young fellownamed Mark offered to take thepieces home with him on hislunch hour and do the cuts on histools. No charge. We were bothshocked. Wolfville is were theheart is, especially at Rafuse.KathyThe GrapevineAdvertising Rates (per issue) + HSTSubmission deadline Deadline forSept February 13th issue 2nd issue, September January 11th 31stAd Size 1 Issue 4 Issues 13 Issues 26 Issues1 Block $40 $36 $34 $322 Blocks $80 $72 $68 $643 Blocks $110 $99 $94 $884 Blocks $130 $117 $110 $100Where to find The Grapevine:95% of all businesses in Wolfville, Grand Pré , Gaspereau & Port Williams receive atleast 1 hand-delivered copy. Additional papers can be found at these fine locations:Wolfville: The Post Office, EOS, Pita House, Muddyʼs Convenience, Cinematopia, thepublic Library, Just Us! Cafe, Wolfville Farmersʼ Market, T.A.N., Whatʼs the Buzz? Rolled OatGreater Wolfville Area: •Grand Pré - Convenience Store, Just Us! CoffeeRoasters. •Gaspereau - Valley Fibres, XTR Station, • Port Williams - Wharf GeneralStore, Tin Pan Bistro. Canning - Art Can, Alʼs Fireside Café, Aspinall Studios.•Windsor -Moeʼs Place Music, Yum Bakery, T.A.N. café •Hantsport - R & Gʼs Family Restaurant,Pizzaria •Berwick - Kateʼs Pantry, Rising Sun Café, Drift Wood •Kentville - DesignerCafé. Hall's Harbour - Copper Fox GalleryEND OF SUMMER SALE CONTINUES!BitterSweet welcomes Acadia Students...Come check us out! WISHLANTERNS &CONFETTI CANONS arrived just in time tocelebrate a party, wedding or get-together!344 Main St. Wolfville 542-3331vintagesweetshoppe.ca / bittersweetboutik.caTide Predictions atCape BlomidonSource: Canadian Fisheries & Oceanswww.waterlevels.gc.caAug3031Sept01020304050607080910111213High12:18pm1:08pm*Low6:27pm7:16pm1:54pm 7:40am2:38pm 8:24am3:21pm 9:06am4:02pm 9:47am4:44pm 10:27am5:27pm 11:09am6:12pm 11:52am7:02pm 12:40pm7:33am 1:34pm8:29am** 2:31pm9:25am 3:29pm10:19am 4:24pm11:09am 5:15pm* Highest High: 42.7 feet** Lowest High: 32.5 feetPlease note, there are normally two high and low tides a day

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