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Weekend Wrap-Up

Weekend Wrap Up, Sept 4-6, 2020

Babies’ bellies, Rubik’s, soccer, and a kid’s day coming your way, Haligonians! 1 – Hey families, is your baby ready to start solids? Join Heather Barnes, RD, Friday at 10:30, online to learn everything you need to know about getting ready to feed your baby safely. There is no one size fits all meal plan for babies! Signs of readiness, ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap August 28-30, 2020

Argh Matey! Check out this weekends’ family friendly happenings! 1 – The Village Shops at Dartmouth Crossing present… Drive Ins Under the Stars! Pack up the family Friday night for a special drive-in presentation of Disney’s Aladdin! This event is free to attend. You must have a ticket for your vehicle – this ticket is good for as many people ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up, August 21-23, 2020

This weekend is all about taking care of our communities, island hikes, and rollin’ thru the city! 1. Calling all community volunteers! Lake Echo Beach at 3168 Hwy #7 is in need of a little TLC and they need your help. Meet at the Lake Echo Community Recreation Centre parking tot for orientation on Saturday at 2. Please bring your mask. Gloves, ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up, August 13-16, 2020

Free ice cream, squawk talks, a road trip to sunflowers, and dance moves on the waterfront. Urban Parent is bringing some family fun your way! 1 – Did someone say FREE Ice Cream? The Halifax Christian Church is putting on a little summer fun for the kids with a drive-thru Ice Cream Social! So head to 51 Farnham Gate Rd. ... Read More »

Let’s have a great Monday!

Instead of our usual get-out-and-about Weekend Wrap-Up, here at Urban Parent, we want to share some great at-home activities to help you and your family make the best out of this unique global situation. This is also a call to action to share the positivity—please brighten everyone’s day with a picture of your little ones doing something fun or share ... Read More »

From Pirates to Superheroes, the Great Outdoors to the Party in the Kitchen, this weekend has it all in stores, museums, and shows! 1. Myths, Legends: Pirate Adventures! Set sail to Canada’s largest and oldest maritime museum, the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic! Enjoy your adventure of themed and historical activities, games and crafts…and if you dare, endeavour to make ... Read More »

Weekend WraP-Up, March 6-8, 2020

  Wowza Woosles, Carnivals, Free Skates & International Women’s Day! Urban Parent has Saturday to Monday covered! 1. On Saturday from 10-12 at Woozles on Birmingham Street in Halifax, party with Princess Elizabeth—you know, the one who prefers a paper bag over a ball gown? Join in and celebrate 40 years with the Robert Munsch classic! This is a family ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up, Feb 28 – Mar 1, 2020

Discover this weekend with science, puppets, wintery fun, and learning code! 1. With a featured exhibit that’s the talk of the town, a full schedule of science shows, and an exciting mix of full dome films and live star shows, there’s no better time than March Break to visit the Discovery Centre! Dig into the Dexter Construction Zone, learn to ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap Up, Feb 21, 2020

Break out into the winter day or night and celebrate cinema, cold nights, educators, and fashion! 1. Make this Friday night Movie Night! Pack the family up and head to Alderney Landing for the Reel Family Movie Night. This month’s feature is SHREK. Concessions are available for purchase but the movie is totally FREE and starts at 7. 2. Take ... Read More »

Weekend Wrap-Up, Feb 14-16, 2020

What does Cinderella, snow, whales and ice skating have in common? This weekend, Halifax! 1. Will Cinderella make it to the ball on time? Cinderella, a ballet, presented by the School of Dance at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts. Choose from 2 shows, Sunday, February 16 at Spatz Theatre, 1 and 4. Come early for the pre-show children’s craft ... Read More »