Welcome to Arts Health Antigonish (AHA!)

Please browse through our website and connect with us as we foster creative expression for community health

Horticulture PlayShop

In Celebration of Horticultural Therapy Awareness Week – March 17-23, 2023, a Playshop was held at the People’s Place Library on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 5:30. Learn about the many therapeutic benefits of horticulture and our connection to nature. For this Playshop, we heard stories from the RK MacDonald Nursing Home Horticulture Program, the Place of Peace -St. Martha’s Hospital Garden, Bethany Grounds, Ant. Farmer’s Market, Ant. Garden Club, Harbour Moon Botanicals, & Antigonish Community Gardens. Be inspired by nature in the Arts, learn from a herbalist, look for wild flowers, and network with community groups! Explore our plant therapy corner & more!

Tapestry of Tales – Listen

A Tapestry of Tales. A radio show and podcast starring senior citizens in our community.

Listen to all episodes on SoundCloud
A radio show and podcast starring seniors from our community sharing their stories.

AHA! Connects – 10th Anniversary Blog

10th Anniversary Blog Welcome to AHA! CONNECTS!, a celebration of Arts Health..

Dance for Health

Dance for Health: Parkinson’s is open for registration Feb March 2024. Dance fosters socialization & well-being while improving gait, mobility, and balance.  If you live with movement challenges, this class is for YOU! Read More

Virtual Arts-Based Workshops for Older Adults

Free, fun, interactive arts-based program offered online for older adults living in Nova Scotia.

This program offers companionship, connection, and a creative means of self-expression. Workshops are led by talented Artists from across the Province.

Join us in dance, creative writing, painting, poetry, laughter yoga, music therapy, & so much more! See schedule and more