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Weekend Wrap June 15 -17, 2018

Bounce, catch a flick, plant a few seeds, or walk the ocean floor this weekend! 1. Bounce on over to the Bedford Place Mall this Saturday! Bounce Fest starts at noon! There will be tons of Bouncy Castles and a designated kids zone for the little ones 4 and under! Get your face painted and chow down on Beaver Tails! ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap, June 8 – 10, 2018

The weather is warmer, the sun is shining, let’s get outside! Stroll with a tortoise, ride a bike, run for nature, and walk the dog. 1.  Did you know that you can take a stroll with Gus the Tortoise? Gus is taken for a public walk every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 3:30 from the Museum of Natural History! You ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up May 11-13, 2018

Hey kids! Here’s a collection of things you can do with Mom this weekend. It’s not going to cost much, and bonus, it’ll be fun for the whole family (that means you too)! The 4th Annual Mini Con is a full-day all-ages celebration of all things geek! Come dressed in your favourite cosplay, join in great programs, and nerd out! ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up May 4-6, 2018

This weekend is brought to you by the letter M! What starts with M in the start of May? Why Midwife, Mountain Bike, Mamma Mia, and Market, of course! And just sayin, F is for Free and all this weekend’s events do not cost a penny. This Saturday at 11, at Grand Parade, Celebrate the International Day of the Midwife. ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up April 27-29, 2018

Let this Weekend Wrap-Up send you dancing, not fretting, inspirational rocking, and free concert going. Laskavo prosīmo! Or “welcome” in Ukrainian and Halifax Ukrainian Dance wants you to! At Happy Soul Dance Studio on 3089 Oxford Street, your kids aged 5-16 are welcomes to Try Ukrainian Dance on Saturday from 2-3. It’ll be open house-style—no charge, drop in, previous experience ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up April 13-15, 2018

This weekend how ‘bout some feel good, do good action? There is a lot of virtue floating freely around Halifax…get charitable with Gelato or bicycles and take in the goodness with a free concert or Anne Frank.   Get in line after lunch on Saturday for FREE Gelato Day at Humani-T Café! They start serving gelato at 2 in exchange ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up April 6-8, 2018

This weekend we are looking forward to something mystical, something active, something restful, and for dessert, take off…   The Mystic Market is back! For the second year running, Spirit of the Bay – Mystic Market will be offering psychic and/or medium readings alongside spiritual and/or mystic products that embrace the metaphysical world. Admission is by free will donation as ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap March 30-April 2, Easter 2018

  Get all wrapped up in Easter with egg hunts, crafts, and bunny-lovin’ fun! Yep, this Weekend Wrap-Up is all Easter, all FREE (or by donation), and we promise, Urban Parent found the best events on the go for you and your family. This is a quick and dirty guide to weekend Easter fun, so dress for a mess if ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up March 23-24, 2018

Here at Urban Parent, we thought long and hard about what your family would like to do this weekend and came up with a great selection! First, you need to eat—we’ve got you covered; next you must dance—got your back there too; and finally, you’ve gotta celebrate! Be it Easter or diversity or both, we’ve got you, Halifax families!   ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up March 16-18, 2018

  What are you doing this weekend, Urban Parent? Same thing we do every weekend, track down the best family friendly events in HRM and share them with all the awesome families in town! This time we’ve got a free skate to share with you, a nature nut meeting, some circus slash symphony, and storytime at a wholesome location…Best part, ... Read More »