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North Queens Income Tax!
posted: 20th January 2015

North Queens Volunteer Income Tax Program
The Recreation Department will be making appointments for the Free Volunteer Income Tax Program, operated by community volunteers, and provided at no charge. Appointment in North Queens are available on Wednesday, March 4th & 11th at the Caledonia Visitor Information Centre. For more information about the program, or to make an appointment, please call 902-354-5741. Please note that appointments are required as this is not a drop in service.

RQM Notices
posted: 20th January 2015

Volunteer Income Tax Program for Residents of Queens County
The Recreation Department will once again be making appointments for the Free Volunteer Income Tax Program, operated by community volunteers, and provided at no charge. Appointments will be scheduled on Monday evenings between 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Cook & Sons Financial, and Tuesday afternoons between 1:00 – 4:30 p.m. at the T.H. Raddall Library. Appointments will continue until mid April. For more information about the program, or to make an appointment, please call 902-354-5741after February 1st. Please note that appointments are required as this is not a drop in service.

North Queens Volunteer Income Tax Program
The Recreation Department will be making appointments for the Free Volunteer Income Tax Program, operated by community volunteers, and provided at no charge. Appointment in North Queens are available on Wednesday, March 4th & 11th at the Caledonia Visitor Information Centre. For more information about the program, or to make an appointment, please call 902-354-5741 after February 1st. Please note that appointments are required as this is not a drop in service.

Jedi Training
Monday, March 16th, 10 am – 1pm
Is the force strong in you, young Jedi? Learn light saber skills, using the force and ways of the Jedi. Bring dry indoor sneakers, comfortable clothing, light saber (if you have one). Training is 30 minutes per age group.
Ages: 5- 10 Years
Cost: $5.00/ person
Queens Place Emera Centre
Call the Recreation Department to register before 12 noon on March 9th. Minimum 12 Jedi.

Zumba Teen
Monday, March 16th, 2 pm – 3 pm
Age: 13 -18 years
Cost: $10.00/person
Queens Place Emera Centre
Call the Recreation Department to register before 12 noon on March 9th. Minimum 10 people, Maximum 15 people. Bring dry indoor sneakers.

Babysitting Course, Liverpool
Tuesday, March 17th, 9 am – 5 pm
Learn what every babysitter should know at this 8 hour St. John Ambulance Babysitting Course. Bring a pen/pencil and doll/teddy bear to practice diapering and dressing.
Age: 11 years +
Cost: $55.00/ person (includes pizza, snacks & manual)
Queens Place Emera Centre
Call the Recreation Department to register before 12 noon on March 2nd. Minimum 10 people, Maximum 18 people.

Mask Making
Wednesday, March 18th, 10 am – 12 pm
Create an expressive, three-dimensional mask using cardboard, paper and other decorative materials. You will be inspired by masks from different cultures.
Ages: 8 -13 years
Cost: $10.00/ person
Queens Place Emera Centre
Call the Recreation Department to Pre-register before 12 noon on March 9th. Minimum 8 people, Maximum 15 people.

Babysitting Course, Caledonia
Wednesday, March 18th, 9 am – 5 pm
Learn what every babysitter should know at this 8 hour St. John Ambulance Babysitting Course. Bring a pen/pencil and doll/teddy bear to practice diapering and dressing.
Age: 11 years +
Cost: $55.00/ person (includes pizza, snacks & manual)
North Queens School
Call the Recreation Department to register before 12 noon on March 2nd. Minimum 10 people, Maximum 18 people.

Popping Parachute
Play parachute games and have fun with friends!
Age: 5-12 years
Cost: $10.00/ person
Queens Place Emera Centre
Call the Recreation Department to register before 12 noon on March 9th. Minimum 10 people, Maximum 15 people. Bring dry indoor sneakers.

Movie Matinee
Friday, March 20th, 2 pm
Join us for a showing of the Oscar nominated movie “Box Trolls”. The film tells the story of Eggs, a human boy raised by trash-collecting trolls, as he attempts to save them from Archibald Snatcher, a pest exterminator. Rated PG.
Cost: $6.00/ person (Astor Movie passes are not accepted for admission)
Doors will open at 1:30 pm, show time 2 pm.

Magic Show
Saturday, March 21st, 1 pm – 2 pm
Let “The Amazing Mr. J” entertain you! This high energy, highly interactive magic show always features lots of laughs, and live animals too! With over 15 years experience, Mr. J loves travelling across Canada to entertain kids, adults and even celebrities.
Cost: $5.00/ person
Queens Place Emera Centre.

ROYAL NOVA SCOTIA INTERNATIONAL TATTOO BUS TRIP WITH THE REGION OF QUEENS RECREATION DEPT. – TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!
Enjoy the sights, sounds and pageantry of the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.
Date: Thursday, July 2nd , 2015, Departure: 3:00 p.m., Liverpool – show time is 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $80.00 each until the pre-registration date of May 15th, 2015 (Ticket payments received after May 15th will be $87.00 each)
Maximum registration: 54 people, minimum requirement: 48 people
Transportation: Fully appointed air conditioned motor coach.
** Supper will be at Swiss Chalet, and is not included in the ticket price
To register or for more information contact the Region of Queens Recreation Department, 902-354-5741, or drop in at 249 White Point Road, Liverpool.

Summer Employment Opportunities
The Region of Queens Recreation and Community Facilities Department offers a variety of exciting summer employment opportunities. For further information on these positions, please contact us at 902-354-5741 between 8:30 am and 4:30 pm weekdays at 249 White Point Road, Liverpool. An application form and basic job description are available on our website to download http://www.regionofqueens.com/residents-and-council/employment-opportunities/ . The North Queens Community School and Liverpool Regional High School also have application packages at their main office for your convenience.

Physical Activity in a Box: Loan Program
Did you know that the Recreation Department has a variety of equipment for loan? GPS system, Nordic walking poles, flag football and Ladder Golf Set. There is a refundable deposit required upon pick-up, items will be loaned to those 19 years and older. Call the Recreation Department for more information!
KidSport
KidSport is a national children's program that helps children overcome the financial barriers preventing or limiting their participation in organized sport. The KidSport program believes that no child should be left on the sidelines and all should be given the opportunity to experience the positive benefits of organized sports. KidSport provides support to children in order to remove financial barriers that prevent them from playing organized sport. KidSport Nova Scotia provides funding of up to $300/year/child for sport registration and/or equipment. The next deadline for funding is March 1st, 2015. For more information or an application please visit the Recreation Department or online at http://www.regionofqueens.com/recreation/programs/youth-funding/kidsport .
Jumpstart
The Canadian Tire Jumpstart program is a national charitable program that helps financially disadvantaged children participate in organized sport and recreation. The Jumpstart program believes that “the answer to ‘can I play’….should always be yes!”. The Jumpstart program provides funding of up to $300/child/per application for registration fees and equipment. The next deadline for funding is May 18th, 2015. For more information or an application please visit the Recreation Department or online at http://www.regionofqueens.com/recreation/programs/youth-funding/jumpstart .
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