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2016 Summer Employment Opportunities

All summer employment positions are dependent upon successful government funding and all applicants must have been a full time student in the term immediately preceding the summer and be returning to full time studies in the term immediately following. Current Openings: Museum Programming Assistant The Museum Programming Assistant provides a first point of contact for visitors, assisting them in getting the most from their time at the site and creating a welcoming and enjoyable visitor experience.  Duties will include: greet visitors in the museum reception area or Historic Giles House. Read More →

Councillor Lorelei Nicoll to host Old Fashioned Christmas at the Farm

Join us on Sunday, December 6th from 5:30 to 8pm for an Old Fashioned Christmas at the Farm.   The Giles House, Harris House and Blacksmith Shop will be festively decorated and ready to welcome the community for some traditional Christmas fun.  Come and watch the blacksmith working at the forge, take part in the family activities including cookie decorating and ornament decorating or step back in time in the historic Giles House, with fire and oil lamps burning, and enjoy carols and stories of Christmas long ago.  This event is hosted by District 4 Councillor Lorelei Nicoll and sure to be a great community gathering (and not quite … Read More →

“Farmer for a Day” 2015

Farmer for a Day is a school program delivered by the Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture for grade 3 students in the HRM.  The Farm Museum will host this 3 day event for the 4th consecutive year in September 2015 , welcoming over 300 students for a very special agricultural experience.  Farmer for a Day gives students from elementary schools in Halifax Regional Municipality a chance to explore traditional and modern-day farming through interactive activities and sessions with representatives from the agricultural sector.   Read More →