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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. in Halifax on Thursday, 6 to 7:30!

2 – Thanks Maritime Museum of the Atlantic! Tune in to Merlin Macaw Squawk Talks, Wednesday, August 12 with The Parrot Whisperer! It’s a 15 minute live session with folks on Nova Scotia Webcams on Merlin’s live cam where you ask tons of questions! You can also stop by in person if you’d like to see him live. For more info DM on Facebook in advance to hear back by Wednesday. Admission is cost of entry into the Museum. 

3 – Get lost in a field of Sunflowers. Unplug the family for a day or take a moment to reconnect with a bit of Nature. Open August to mid September, Dakeyne Farm Sunflower Maze is now booking “By Appointment Only”. Just 3 miles from Windsor, this road trip makes for a nice little adventure. If you would like to visit you can email or you can call or text Jen at 902-791-0447.  Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for kids and under 3 is FREE! You can visit their website at 

4 – Parents get your TikTok moments ready! The East Coast Block Party is going LIVE with their new Pop-Up Event, in person, outside, on the Halifax Waterfront every Sunday in August! Join Nova Scotia’s top Dj’s & more special guests live, providing the soundtrack to this family friendly event every Sunday from Noon until 4!