Friday, August 1, 2014

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Weekend Wrap-up: August 1-3, 2014


1. Celebrating the city’s 119th Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day, the five day  Natal Day Festival runs until August 4th! A total of 30 individual events include; family activities, live concerts, one of the oldest parades in Atlantic Canada and a spectacular fireworks show launched from the span of the Angus L. Macdonald Bridge. Created with a commitment to provide low cost/no cost activities wherever possible, ... Read More »

But Mommm: Goodbye


Sitting on the doorstep I looked out on our lawn and driveway and saw my last eight years in one quick snapshot. Our crib was leaning up against a tree. The jogging stroller and bike trailer were parked on the lawn. Little Tikes gear littered the driveway – a car, a wagon, a water table, a climber and a desk. ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-up: July 26-27, 2014


1. It’s time for the 27th Annual Halifax Pride Parade! Each year the collective creativity, talents, and energy of our Halifax communities come together to wow the world, all while celebrating the diversity and variety of life here in the HRM. 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Free Downtown Halifax (Lower Water St. to Barrington St. to Spring Garden Rd.) on Saturday. And afterwards ... Read More »

Are We There Yet? Road Trip Fun


Ahhhhh Road Trips.  There’s nothing like a good road trip to bring the family together…or not! Multiple pee breaks, car sickness, back seat fights and more. No matter how far you’re going or who’s going with you, we hope these ideas will help make sure your next road trip is “time well spent” for everyone. Bingo – plan ahead for ... Read More »

Little Ones: Potty Time


One of the most popular questions we get from parents with young children is how to know when a toddler is ready to potty train and how best to make it a fun learning process for toddlers and parents alike. The good news is that they all eventually get there. For some, a little push will get them interested and ... Read More »

Upcoming Events

 Alderney Landing
 Art Gallery of NS
 Breathing Space Halifax
 Dartmouth Crossing
 Discovery Centre
 Exhibition Park
 Grand Parade
 Halifax Citadel
 Halifax Commons
 Halifax Metro Centre
 Halifax Seaport Farmers Market
 Halifax Shopping Centre
 Hatfield Farm
 Maritime Museum of the Atlantic
 Museum of Natural History
 Pier 21
 Point Pleasant Park
 Public Libraries
 Ross Farm
 Sands at Salter
 Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
 Waegwoltic Club