Street and Parking Lot Closures on Monday, June 26

The Town of Wolfville has agreed to close a portion of Main Street and Elm Street to allow the Horton High School Prom Procession to take place in Wolfville on Monday, June 26. The procession will start at the Acadia Athletic Complex and head east on Main Street and then north on Elm Street to the Wolfville Farmers’ Market. It is scheduled to start at 7:00 pm and is expected to last approximately 90 minutes. The streets will remain closed until the procession is concluded and should re-open at approximately 8:30pm. 

Please be aware:

Main Street will be closed from Kent to Gaspereau starting at 7:00pm until approximately 8:30 pm.

Traffic will be detoured to Kent Ave and Gaspereau Ave by marshals provided by the Prom Committee at each barricade to direct traffic and address questions.

The “All Day Parking Lot” west of the Farmers Market will be closed for the entire day on June 26.

Community's Choice for Mudley's Movie Night!

Click here to see how to vote for the movie that will be shown for Mudley's Movie Night during this year's Mud Creek Days!

Request for Proposals - Information Technology Services

The Town of Wolfville is seeking proposals for monitoring and support of our Information Technology infrastructure and leadership in business solutions delivery services for the organization. 

  RFP Document (Click Link)

Wolfville's Emergency Volunteer Group

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Public Awareness and Support are Critical elements in Emergency Planning.  

The most immediate help after a disaster is from people nearby when the event occurs.  That means it is your work colleagues, neighbours, friends, family and members of the community who are the ones who will be giving or needing help.

Are you interested in helping your community and playing a critical role during major events, emergencies and disasters?  Join the Town of Wolfville’s Emergency Volunteer Group and show you care for our Town and region.  

As a volunteer, you will

  • Work with the public
  • Prepare for and respond to emergencies
  • Provide leadership
  • Provide essential services at a Comfort/Reception Centre during an emergency or disaster

Qualifications:

The Wolfville Emergency Volunteer Group welcomes your application if you:

  • Live or work in the Town of Wolfville
  • Are over 18 years of age
  • Speak English fluently
  • Have good communication skills
  • Enjoy helping people
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Are in good health

Commitment:

  • At the time of a real event, you would make the decision to assist or not to assist, and decide the amount of time that you could give.

Training Opportunity:

  • The Incident Command System (ICS)-Level 100 training will be provided for all volunteers (free online training)

Benefits of Volunteering:

  • Ability to help your family, neighbours, workmates and community in an emergency
  • Learn new skills
  • Enjoy new challenges
  • Meet new people in your community and across town
  • Help prepare a resilient community that’s ready for an emergency

Becoming a Volunteer:

If you have any questions, or wish to become an Emergency Volunteer, please provide the following information to the Town of Wolfville’s Emergency Management Coordinator (EMC) – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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  • First Name – Last Name
  • Contact Information (Address / Telephone (Primary Number) / Email)

Note:  All personal information will be retained by the EMC and not distributed to other organizations

You will be contacted if your help is needed.  This will depend on: the needs of affected areas (which may take time to assess); volunteer availability, location and skills required. We encourage you, if safe, to help your family, friends, neighbours, and groups you are already connected with.  

Thank you for your interest in volunteering to help the Town of Wolfville’s emergency response and recovery efforts

Free Canada 150 Concert

July 6 at 7:00

KC Irving Centre Gardens, University Ave, Wolfville

 Rain or Shine - Bring a chair! 

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The Town of Wolfville and Acadia University are pleased to support THE DREAM CATCHERS MUSICAL WHICH WILL TAKE YOU ON A QUEST TO FIND HOPE FOR THE FUTURE AND DARE YOU TO BELIEVE THAT NO DREAM IS TOO SMALL. Take hip hop, spoken word and folk. Blend it with contemporary and Indigenous dance, choose 26 of the most diverse and exciting young actors from across the country and experience The Dream Catchers. The show is a vibrant music and dance filled spectacle that explores the dreams of young Canadians. With brand new original music, dance and story from City Natives, Emm Gryner, Kinnie Starr, Paper Lions, Khodi Dill, Fred Penner, Nikki Payne, Carmen Braden, Romesh Thavanathan, Daniel Maté, Riley Simpson-Fowler, Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory, Caroline Savoie and Twin Flames - and featuring the TD Confederation Centre Young Company - The Dream Catchers' promises to leave audiences full of possibility. The Dream Catchers will perform across Canada in celebration of Canada 150 and will be featured in Wolfville on July 6 at 7:00pm at KC Irving Centre Gardens. Admission is free and please bring a chair or blanket for this spectacular outdoor performance.http://dreamingcanada.ca/en/the-performance

 

Consultation to Continue on RCMP Space

The Town has decided to continue consultation on potentially re-locating the RCMP offices in Wolfville to New Minas.  The issue will not be considered by Council until the Fall of 2017.  Updates on future consultation will be posted to the website, social media and around Town.  To view the staff document please click here .

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Wolfville Marking Days Camps

Check out our Day Camps during school marking days this year!

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Are you Interested in serving on a Committee of Council?

It is not too early to start thinking about supporting the Town of Wolfville by volunteering to be a member on one of the Town's Committees of Council.

By end-2017/early-2018 there will be openings on the following Committees of Council:Get involved

The Town of Wolfville’s Committees of Council help shape the future of our community. Consider getting involved in civic life by volunteering for a Committee

Complete a "Committee of Council Application Form" and submit by emailing to Town Clerk (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

June is National Bike Month!

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Coast-to-Coast Exploration of Canadian Cuisine Event!

You’re invited! Tracy Moore joins President’s Choice® in Wolfville on coast-to-coast exploration of Canadian cuisine  

Nothing brings people together like eating together. When we eat together, we share more than just a meal. We see each other as equals. Eating together can make Canada, and maybe even the world, a better place.  

In celebration of our great nation’s 150th year, the President’s Choice® team has partnered with Cityline to conduct a coast-to-coast exploration of dishes that bring Canadians to the table. From March until June, the team will be touring the country, visiting six communities (Ottawa, Calgary, Richmond, Summerside, Wolfville and Montreal) and encouraging Canadians to eat together and share stories about their favourite dishes.  

Cityline host Tracy Moore and PC® Executive Chef Tom Filippou will be making a stop in Wolfville to tape a segment for the show during the Apple Blossom Festival. Residents and visitors are invited to join Tracy and Chef Tom for a meet and greet, where they can share their own views on Nova Scotia’s food culture and talk to the duo about eating together as a nation.  

WHAT: Meet and greet with Cityline’s Tracy Moore and Chef Tom Filippou

WHEN: Saturday, May 27 | 11 A.M.

WHERE: Lion’s Club| 36 Elm Street| Wolfville  

ONSITE OPPORTUNITIES ESPECIALLY FOR YOU:

  • Join Chef Tom and Tracy, along with other special guests, as we host an #EatTogether meal featuring recipes that represent the province of Nova Scotia
  • Interview with Chef Tom Filippou, PC® Executive Chef
  • Photos of meet and greet with Tracy Moore, Tom Filippou and local community members
  • Bring along your family, a friend or colleague!  

SOCIAL MEDIA HANDLES + HASHTAGS:

Instagram: @PresChoice /Twitter: @PresChoice/ Facebook:  President’s Choice #EatTogether  

For further information: Margaret Poole | Poole Communications | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 902-443-1410  

Onsite contacts: Megan Menard | Loblaw | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 647-642-9956 Mark Boudreau | Loblaw Atlantic | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | 902-802-8687

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Proclamations - June 2017

The following Proclamations have been posted to the Town of Wolfville's Proclamation Website (click link):

  • June 2017 - Recreations & Parks Month
  • June 3, 2017 - International Trails Day

Reconstruction Project - Sylvan Drive & Sunset Terrace

Notice to Residents

The Town of Wolfville has awarded a contract for the reconstruction of Sylvan Drive & Sunset Terrace to Gary Parker Excavating Ltd. The work includes replacement of sanitary, storm and water services, street reconstruction including new base materials, asphalt surfaces, concrete curbs and reinstatement of disturbed area(s).  

Installation of temporary water will commence on or about Monday, May 29th and construction is scheduled to start Monday, June 5, 2017. The project is expected to be completed by the end of September 2017.  Hours of work will generally be from 7 am to 7 pm.  While construction is ongoing, the work area will be closed to through traffic during work hours, except for emergency vehicles, construction and local resident traffic.  

For full details click here:  2017 05 26 Sunset & Sylvan Notice to Residents Reconstruction Startup