Mental Health and the Concept of Home workshop announced

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One of our upcoming shed residents, Maranda Elizabeth will be facilitating a discussion on the concept of home and how our mental health affects where and how we live. Questions to consider might be: Where do you feel the most at home? How do mental health and personal income dictate how you live? Do you ever feel homesick?

Criminal Queers Workshop, Tuesday July 6

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CRIMINAL QUEERS: sex panics, the criminalization of HIV, and strategies for decarceration
-workshop & discussion-
at Roberts Street Social Centre at 5684 Roberts Street
TUESDAY JULY 6th from 7PM to 9PM -- free of charge

This informal and discussion-based workshop seeks to discuss 

Performance of The Custom of Killing Rabbits on Friday, June 18

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The Custom of Killing Rabbits
A one-woman show by shed resident Alessandra Naccarato
workshop performance by candlelight
in the garden of Robert St Social Centre
Friday June 18th at dusk | 8 pm | Free
(Rain date Saturday June 19)

I swam here… a creative writing workshop on magic

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June 13, 2010 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Film Screening: Is The Crown At War With Us?

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Come join the Halifax Anarchist Black Cross on June 10th for a film screening at the Crow's Nest.

Papergirl Call for Submissions

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From Molly, our current shed resident: 

What's Good: Call for Participation

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Dear Halifax:

Theory by Fire: a discussion series on Marxism as living theory

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Discussions start at 8pm- short presentations to be followed by open discussions
Roberts Street Social Centre (5684 Roberts Street- little red house)
Backyard, around the fire pit
All Welcome

June 12 - Why we are drawn to Marxism

July 3 - Marx’s theory of value

August 14 - Anti-state communisms

Gardening at the Roberts Street Social Centre

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Thanks to the hard work of Meristem Collective, the yard at the Roberts Street Social Centre is looking fabulous, and a gardening committee has been formed! We have some big plans and need helping hands and donations.

Here are some of the plans:

Reminder: Crowd Control Sound & Art Fair, Saturday, May 29th, 12 PM - 4:30 PM

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This spring the Obey Convention will once again present a special celebration of DIY culture. Support local and traveling folks showing off their wares. Tons of tables of records, zines, posters, comics, art, tshirts plus Radiator Collective showcase and CKDU DJs all day.

Skillshare Series for a Halifax after Oil: Schedule Announced!

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The Roberts Street Social Centre and Transition Halifax

present Skillshare Series for a Halifax after Oil

RSSC General Meeting

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If you'd like to get involved at the Roberts Street Social Centre, come to our general meeting this Wednesday, May 19 at 7:00 pm, upstairs in the crow's nest. Everyone welcome!

RSSC visits Calgary!

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A Roberts Street Performance Zine!

Wednesday May 19th, 7 pm @ the Local Library (Central United Church on 7 ave and 1st St SW)
Presented by Sonia Edworthy and Lucas Dambergs


Interested in traveling to Toronto for the G20 at the end of June?

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Everyone is welcome to a meeting on May 12th at 6 pm in the crow's nest (upstairs of the RSSC). We will be discussing how we can organize cheap and effective transportation to and from Toronto. The meeting will be one hour.

Spring Sale and Celebration

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The Roberts Street Spring Sale and Celebration will be happening from 9 AM to 2 PM on Sunday, May 16, 2010. There will be all kinds of wares for sale, and good times to be had, but we still need some help!

Spring Cleaned Stuff!

Crowd Control Sound & Art Fair Call for Participants

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This spring the Obey Convention and Anchor Archive will once again present a special celebration of DIY culture. We are inviting local and traveling record labels, zine makers, screen printers, and other
talented folks to show off their wares at the BusStop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen Street, on Saturday May 29th from 11:30-4:30pm.

Shed Residencies begin May 25th

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Our regular winter events are winding down, but soon there will be a lot of events put on in conjunction with our residency program. The details of each events will be posted on an ongoing basis as they are worked out, but in the meantime, below is the fabulous list of residents for this year.

Thursday Cataloguing Parties in May

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Cataloguing parties will be held every Thursday for the month of May from 2 pm to 4 pm. Come by if you'd like to help input our zines into our online catalogue. No experience required!

**Please note that Monday cataloguing parties have been discontinued.

Popular Education – Cat Abreau: Monkey Talk – Wednesday, April 28, 7pm

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Humans share over 95% of our genetic make-up with our closest relatives, chimpanzees.  Studying other primates gives us invaluable and humbling insight into our place in evolutionary time and our unique (but not exceptional) species characteristics.

No Dinner and a Movie this week

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Dinner and a Movie is taking a break this week, but it will be back on May 2nd.

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