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WHO ARE WE?

The Old School Community Gathering Place is a hub for the arts, culture, community wellness and innovation. A non-profit cooperative, we are based in a Craftsman-style heritage building built in 1924, Musquodoboit Harbour’s former community school. We offer accessible programming to an intergenerational audience, with projects ranging from a youth employment experience program and several cultural programs, to community music jams, a French conversation group and Tai Chi. Special events include themed dances, musical performances, and festivals.

Explore our programming through our website, contact us or drop by to learn more about what we can offer.

Covid 19 Protocols in place, masks and distancing required.

COMING UP AT THE OLD SCHOOL

  • An Evening with Susan MacLeod, author of Dying for Attention: A Graphic Memoir of Nursing Home Care
    Oct. 21, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
    Musquodoboit Harbour, 7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS B0J 2L0, Canada
  • Alzheimer Society Family Caregiver Education Series
    Multiple Dates
    Wed., Oct. 27
    Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital Board Rm
    Oct. 27, 10:00 a.m. ADT – Dec. 01, 12:00 p.m. AST
    Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital Board Rm, 22637 7 Hwy, 22637 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Sheet Harbour, NS B0J 3B0, Canada
  • Type 2 Diabetes Info Session
    Thu., Oct. 28
    Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital Board Rm
    Oct. 28, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital Board Rm, 22637 7 Hwy, 22637 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Sheet Harbour, NS B0J 3B0, Canada
    Learn how to manage your diabetes through diet, exercise and medication.
  • Tai Chi Every Wednesday starting in September 2021!
    Wed., Sep. 08
    7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7
    Sep. 08, 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, 7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS B0J 2L0, Canada
    Tai Chi for Beginners 9:15 AM Tai Chi For Intermediate Learners 10:30 AM
  • Open Doors Youth Drop In
    Tue., Jul. 27
    Musquodoboit Harbour
    Jul. 27, 4:00 p.m. – Aug. 31, 7:00 p.m.
    Musquodoboit Harbour, 7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS B0J 2L0, Canada
    Tuesdays from 4:00 to 6:00 PM at The Old School
  • Fibre Friends
    Tue., Jun. 29
    7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7
    Jun. 29, 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, 7962 Nova Scotia Trunk 7, Musquodoboit Harbour, NS B0J 2L0, Canada
    Fibre Friends is back! Tuesdays from 1:00 PM- 3 PM

OUR FACILITIES

The Old School houses a commercial kitchen and a 1024 ft square multipurpose room with A/V technology, with several smaller classrooms.  Additional Old School assets include Eastern Shore Mental Health (ESMH), the Musquodoboit Harbour Community Garden and other food-related resources.Local and regional navigational help is available for health, wellness, and employment resources with our agency partners and host of in house knowledgeable staff and volunteers. WIFI available. Call us!