Sunday September 21, 2014
Halifax Waterfront, around the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
11am - 5pm
Book Club Boat Cruise
Sponsored by Murphy’s Cable Wharf and Waterfront Development
This feature is always a blast! Book Clubs get the exclusive chance to mix and mingle with their favorite authors while cruising the Halifax Harbour on the Tall Ship Silva. This year's authors include Michael Winter (Minister Without Portfolio), Lesley Crewe (Chloe Sparrow), Vincent Lam (The Headmaster's Wager) and Kate Pullinger (Landing Gear). Costas Halavrezos will host the event.
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About the festival: The Word on the Street is an annual one-day literary festival that takes place on the third Sunday of September in conjunction with other Word on the Street host cities. The event celebrates reading and writing, promotes Atlantic and Canadian writers, poets, books, and magazines, and raises awareness about literacy issues in Atlantic Canada.
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Theodore Tugboat tickets are SOLD OUT!
The 2014 Theodore Tugboat Lineup is:
Thank you to everyone who sent in their requests. All tugboat cruises are now full.
We look forward to offering this opportunity again next year!
The Word On The Street is committed to improving the reading skills and functional literacy of Canadians.
Click here to find out more about the libraries' literacy programs, http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/services/learning/adult-literacy.html