Valley Excursion Field Trip – June 20th

Hi folks,

We’ll meet at 9.00 a m at the Fireside Cafe, 9819 Main Street, Canning. If you are travelling on Highway 101, take Exit 11 for Port Williams and Canning.

Morning – 9.30 a m to 12.30 p m (about an hour and a half at each venue)

1. Pereau Wharf in Delhaven (2051 Pereau Road) Low tide is at 10.30 a m

2. Blomidon Estate Winery in Habitant (#10318 on Route 221 between Canning and Kingsport)

Lunch in Canning

Afternoon -2.00 to 5.30 pm (about two hours at the Historic Site)

  1. Grand Pre National Historic Site – Admission fee – Adults $7.80; Seniors $6.55
  2. Tangled Garden (11827 on Highway 1) in Grand Pre. Admission fee to Garden is $3.00.

The last three venues all have websites if you would like more information.

Please bring your completed Field Trip Waiver Form which can be downloaded off our PGNS website at:

Please bring along sunscreen, fly repellant, and waterproof footwear (for Delhaven or wet grass if need be).

Please email me at or call me at 902-422-8164 if you have any questions.

I hope you are able to join us!


CAPA Photo Expo – Conference and Competition

Spring is well underway and June is just around the corner. Before you know it, we will be well into summer. CAPA Photo Expo is happening August 1-3 in Vancouver. This is a great experience to meet and learn from photographers from all across Canada and North America. For those that missed the Early Bird Registration, one can register until July 31.

In conjunction with the conference, there is also a competition open to photographers from all over the world.

There are 4 categories:

  • Digital Open
  • Digital Nature
  • Print Monochrome
  • Print Open

The submission deadline is June 1 and more information on the competition can be found here. Good luck in the competition and hope to see some of you at the conference!

There is a CAPA Competition 2015-2016 Update in the Competitions web page.

Joyce Chew
Halifax District CAPA Rep