Sunday September 21, 2014 11am - 5pm.
Halifax Waterfront, around the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
3rd Annual Spelling Bee for Adults
Join the Hive... Bee a Team!
March 5th at the Waterfront Warehouse. Registration is now open!
Gather four pals to represent your business or organizations; three spellers and a team captain. The entry fee includes team admission and play, food, and a chance at the championship! A limited number of teams are accepted, so register early!
The Spelling Bee is an initiative of The Word On The Street Canada, in co-operation with The Word on the Street Halifax. Participant's donations will go to support the festival's mission to celebrate Canadian reading and writing and advocate literacy. The minimum fee for team registration is $400. This fee can be paid for through a collection of donations from family, friends, and colleagues. The more your raise, the more you help Word on the Street!
Click here for more information on how to enter a team.
To make a donation to go towards a team fee, visit the CanadaHelps site
Click 'Donate now' and then select 'Spelling Bee for The Word on the Street Halifax' in the designation dropbox. Enter the team or organization's name that the donation is going towards in the instructions box.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions!
Word on the Street is hiring!
Do you love books? Do you enjoy planning events? Are you organized, driven, energetic, and personable? If your answer is yes, perhaps you'd be interested in knowing that we are hiring a Festival Manager for the 2014 festival! We are looking for an individual who can work independently as well as collaboratively, and is effective at performing tasks and carrying out a vision under tight time constraints. View details here.
Looking to volunteer for a fun and exciting cultural event? Look no further!! We are seeking motivated volunteers who will sit on our Sponsorship & Fundraising Committee. The committee meets once every two months until September. Send a message if interested! email@example.com
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.
If you are interested in participating in the 2014 festival, please email Genevieve Allen Hearn at firstname.lastname@example.org. A call for authors and exhibitors will be sent out in April.
View the full 2013 festival program here!
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Click here to find out more about the libraries literacy programs, http://www.halifaxpubliclibraries.ca/services/learning/adult-literacy.html