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Roberts Street Social Centre

Welcome Walker Mettling, our third shed resident of the year!

Our second shed resident (the awesome Shannon Willmott) has just left, so it's time to welcome our newest resident! Walker Mettling (hailing from Providence, RI) is here until June 19th.

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Letter Writing Social Activity Club

Come to Roberts Street Social Centre to spend time with fellow letter-writing lovers, and write letters to friends, lovers, your grandparents, or strangers. We'll have writing supplies and snacks and good company! You should bring stamps, addresses, and excitement! Every Monday starting June 6.

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Halifax Anarchist Black Cross Letter Writing

We'll be holding a political prisoner letter writing hang out, this Sunday June 5th at 3pm in the backyard of Roberts Street.

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Welcome to our first shed resident of the year: Liz Groeneveld

Welcome to Liz Groeneveld, our shed resident from May 9-22! 

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Support Our Space! RSSC Fundraising Week

We've been active in the little red house on Roberts Street for the last six years, supporting critical, creative projects and collaborating with other groups and projects. We are run entirely by volunteers and have no consistent government funding. We exist entirely off donations from our community, and keep it going by keeping our costs low.

 
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Pop Ed: Tom Webb, Manager of SMU's Master of Mgmt - Co-ops and Credit Unions

Tom Webb, Manager of SMU's Master of Mgmt - Co-ops and Credit Unions

Co-ops in the midst of economic crisis: replacing corporate globalization with global co-operation

April 20, 7 pm

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Interview with Anchor Archive co-founder on These Things that People Make

Sarah Evans, zinemaker and co-founder of the Anchor Archive Zine Library, was recently interviewed about the pet calendar and 24 Hour Zine Challenge on These Things that People Make - an awesome show about zines and other things that people make on CFRU.  You can listen to Sarah's interview and other episodes of the show (including interviews with other Halifax zinemakers and former Robert

Call for submissions - Anchorless Archive Zinemobile

The Anchor Archive Zine Library is seeking submissions for the Anchorless Archive Zinemobile – the amazing roving zine cart! As part of its fundraising week (May 7-14), the Anchor Archive is building a zine cart that will be pushed or pulled around the city to promote and distribute zines.

Host a Roberts Street Fundraising Event!

We're having a fundraising week May 7 - 14.  Want to help out?  You can host your own event or help with another one. Some ideas we've had so far: yard sale, art auction, scavenger hunt, performances, workshops and more.  

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Urban Maple Sugaring Project wrap-up

Last Friday, Mike and Juele did the final boil-down of maple sap they collected around Halifax's north end, even in the crazy weather. A handful of people showed up despite the storm (those wonderful keeners!) and zines were distributed, stories and pancakes shared. The experience was a happy, if cold and wet one.

Crafts Night starts February 15th

Here's a time and space for you to get creative and work on personal projects or collaborate with other crafty folks. You can make zines, stencil, knit, sew, glue or whatever else your heart desires.

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Susan Wolf on palliative care in a pediatric hospital

Wed. Feb. 2, 7pm 

It's winter, and Roberts Street Social Centre is guaranteed warm. In the cutest warmest room, the Popular Education lecture series is starting up again.

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New Zines in the Anchor Archive Zine Distro!

New zines in the distro! For sale at the Anchor Archive or by mailorder (add a couple bucks for postage).

Herbal Healing for Piercing and Tattoos: Organic Aftercare for Everyone 
Anastasia Weedsmith, Calgary. $2

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January General Meeting

 All welcome! Come to our general meeting to find out how to get involved at Roberts Street. If you would like to propose an event or project, email info@robertsstreet.org to be put on the agenda. 

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Now Accepting Residency Applications for 2011!

We are now accepting applications for our residency program. We are interested in proposals for projects that embody the same sort of do-it-yourself spirit as the Social Centre, and that contribute in some way to the community and/or the space. See more on the Residency page.

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Intro to Screenprinting Workshop

Monday January 10, 7-9p 
Please email inkstormscreen@gmail.com to register.
All classes at the Inkstorm Screenprinting Studio in the Roberts Street Social Centre (5684 Roberts St).

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Dinner and a Movie: Call for Hosts

Dinner and a Movie is a social way to share tasty food and watch great films. On Sunday evenings you can eat a home cooked meal prepared by volunteer chefs, and then watch a movie that they've chosen to complement the food (or maybe the other way around).

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Anchor Archive Open Hours Reduced for the Winter

Anchor Archive open hours on Tuesdays have changed to 6-8 pm for the duration of the winter.  Ink Storm open hours have not changed: they will remain 6-9 pm on Tuesdays. Sunday hours will remain 2-5 pm for both the Anchor Archive and Ink Storm.

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Slingshot Planners and Certain Days Calendars for sale

We have copies of the Slingshot Organizer (a day planner featuring radical dates for every day of the year) and Certain Days Freedom for Political Prisoners Calendars for sale in the Anchor Archive. Come by during open hours (listed below) to pick up a copy. Prices are as follows:

Large Slingshot Organizer: $12
Small Slingshot Organizer $8
Certain Days Calendar $15

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Film Screening: The Chicago Conspiracy

Thursday, December 16th, 7 pm
Presented by Into the Rebellion
Roberts St. Social Centre, 5684 Roberts Street
Free Event
 
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