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Weekend Wrap-up: Oct 27-28, 2012

Lots on the go this weekend! For the full list, check our event calendar! 1. It's a great weekend to be an animal lover. There's the Halloween Cat Show at the Forum, complete with Cat costume competition on Saturday at noon and a Halloween Black Cat competition! The Shubenacadie Wildlife Park is hosting their first ever Hallowe'en party on Sunday from 9am-12pm. Face painting, crafts, a pumpkin game and hot chocolate. Wear a costume and win a prize! 2. You’re not afraid of a little scary science are you? Discovery Centre’s Spooktacular Science includes Exploding Pumpkins, Bats in 3D, a Real Live Creepy Crawly Tarantula and Halloween-themed Touch Boxes. Gather up your goblins and ghosts; your witches and fairies. Grab your broomstick and fly to the Discovery Centre on Saturday…IF YOU DARE! 3. Calling all comic book fans small and large – it's Hal-Con time again! Come enjoy the largest comic and sci-fi event of its kind in all of Atlantic Canada, featuring actors, authors, comic book guests and many other great personalities. 4. Head to the Bedford Public Library on Satuday  at 2:30pm for a fun and festive Masquerade Ball. Make a feathered and beaded mask, dance, play music and games, and enjoy some sweets. Dress in your fanciest clothes, if you like. 5. If you enjoyed the "Open City" event in may that you're sure to love City Harvest! So many cool things happening across the city throughout the weekend – it's a celebration of food, shopping and culture. From pumpkin carving contests at the Market to free yoga at Bikram to a free photo booth and cider at the Summit Shop there is something for everyone! Not to mention delicious back door takeout from all the best restaurants in town! 6. There is a VERY special treat coming to Spring Garden Library on Sunday. Marlene Companion is coming to do a drum and Mi'kmaq culture program from 2:30-3:30, but that's not all! The All Nations Drum Group is coming too, with the big drum! Kids will be invited to played hand drums and the big drum and learn a peace song "Uahigha". 

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