McNabs Island 2017 Beach Cleanup (Registration is now CLOSED)

Registration is now CLOSED for the Beach Cleanup on June 4th. If you want to volunteer for other McNabs Island events, please consider becoming a member of the Friends of McNabs so you'll receive advance notice about our events.

Although we are sold out, we do have a waiting list. Register via Eventbrite.ca https://www.eventbrite.com/o/friends-of-mcnabs-island-society-10724104906 or by calling 902-434-2254

Sunday June 4 (rain date- June 11) Time: 9:30AM – 4PM

Celebrate Environment Week and Oceans Day by helping us clean up McNabs Island Provincial Park! Over the past 27 years, our volunteers have collected more than 12,500 bags of garbage and recyclables from the beaches of McNabs and Lawlor Islands Provincial Park.

Two Departure Locations: Halifax: Murphy's on the Water, Cable Wharf or Eastern Passage: A&M Sea Charters 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman's Cove.

This is a FREE event but EVERYONE must PRE-REGISTER via Eventbrite.ca or by calling 902-434-2254

Groups such as girl guides or other groups interested in helping with this popular event should contact the Friends of McNabs ahead of time. For more information, contact info@mcnabsisland.ca or fill out the contact us form http://www.mcnabsisland.ca/ or call Faye (902-443-1749) or Cathy (434-2254). For updates, follow us on https://www.facebook.com/McNabsIsland and Twitter @mcnabsisland.

July Heritage Tour

Sunday July 16 Time: 10AM - 4PM

Stroll through Canadian history on McNabs Island! Learn about the important role the Island played throughout our history from a Mi’kmaq First Nations summer encampment, to a French fishing station, and then protector of British North America. Discover what it was like to live on the island during the World Wars and in peacetime.

Departure from Eastern Passage: A&M Sea Charters, 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman's Cove.

Cost: $15 (members and children) $20 (non-members). Space is limited; tickets go on sale via Eventbrite.ca later this spring.

For more information on these events contact info@mcnabsisland.ca or fill out the contact us form http://www.mcnabsisland.ca/ or call Faye (902-443-1749) or Cathy (434-2254). For updates, follow us on https://www.facebook.com/McNabsIsland and Twitter @mcnabsisland.

August Heritage Tour

Sunday AUGUST 13 Time: 10AM - 4PM

Stroll through Canadian history on McNabs Island! Learn about the important role the Island played throughout our history from a Mi’kmaq First Nations summer encampment, to a French fishing station, and then protector of British North America. Discover what it was like to live on the island during the World Wars and in peacetime.

Departure from Eastern Passage: A&M Sea Charters, 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman's Cove.

Cost: $15 (members and children) $20 (non-members). Space is limited; tickets go on sale via Eventbrite.ca later this spring.

For more information on these events contact info@mcnabsisland.ca or fill out the contact us form http://www.mcnabsisland.ca/ or call Faye (902-443-1749) or Cathy (434-2254). For updates, follow us on https://www.facebook.com/McNabsIsland and Twitter @mcnabsisland.

2017 Fall Foliage Tour of McNabs Island

Sunday October 15 (rain date October 22) Time 10AM – 4PM

Join the Friends of McNabs Island Society for the annual Fall Foliage Tour of McNabs Island Provincial Park. See the island in its autumn splendour and participate in guided history and nature tours.
Two Departure Points: Halifax: Murphy's on the Water, Cable Wharf, on the Halifax Waterfront and Eastern Passage: A&M Sea Charters 87 Government Wharf Rd, Fisherman's Cove.
Cost: $15 (members and children) $20 (non-members). Tickets go on sale via Eventbrite.ca in the fall.

For more information on these events contact info@mcnabsisland.ca or fill out the contact us form http://www.mcnabsisland.ca/ or call Faye (902-443-1749) or Cathy (434-2254). For updates, follow us on https://www.facebook.com/McNabsIsland and Twitter @mcnabsisland.