Cheapies & Freebies

Home Depot March
Build Nature Binoculars at the Home Depot Workshop for Kids

Looking for a fun activity for Saturday morning? Bring your kids (aged 5-12 years) to the Home Depot Workshop for Kids – a FREE kids workshop! Each month there is a new project for the kids to create, using wood, hammers, and glue. Check the Home Depot site to find
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Michael's Kids Club Halifax
Michaels MAKEbreak Crafts – Kids and Family Events

In addition to the Saturday Kids Club at Michaels, they also have afternoon craft sessions, Michaels MAKEbreak Crafts, that on certain weeks are geared towards kids and families. These MAKEbreak events are FREE for some crafts and a purchase is required for other crafts. Please check with the store for
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McDonald’s Family Night in Celebration of Literacy Day

Join in the fun at a literacy themed McDonald’s Family Night event to celebrate Family Literacy Day and inspire your child’s love of reading! This special event will feature live readings of ‘The Secret Life of Squirrels’ by local Canadian author, Nancy Rose. Children in attendance will also receive a copy
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Reel Family Movie
Alderney Landing ‘Reel’ Family Movie Night

Enjoy a family date at the Reel Family Movie Night at Alderney Landing. This month’s feature is Shrek! Tickets are FREE and the concessions will be available for purchase. Alderney Landing Family Movie Night When: Friday, February 21st, 2020 Where: Alderney Landing Theatre Time: 7:00 pm Where: 2 Ochterloney Street, Dartmouth
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Foxfire
Musique Royale Cookie Concert: Foxfire

Foxfire is the glowing branches in the forest, a bio-luminescence so rare and magical that it is fitting of this eclectic trio that will be playing at the February Musique Royale Cookie Concert. Coco Harris, Mary Knickle and Miranda Lever soulfully bring you a wide range of songs, velvet rich
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Literacy Day
Family Literacy Day Celebration – Creative Pathways to Literacy

You are invited to bring the whole family to the Family Literacy Day event at the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Halifax. The Dartmouth Learning Network and the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Halifax (Dartmouth North Site) have teamed up to bring you a hands-on event to celebrate
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Winter Activities to Enjoy with Your Family in HRM for $5 or Less

We can probably all agree on one thing – winter months are EXPENSIVE! With the holidays, winter clothing, heating the house… and on and on, it feels like a breath of fresh air to find activities for the kids that won’t break the bank. When looking for something to do
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Young Naturalists Club Halifax
Young Naturalists Club

The Young Naturalists Club (YNC) is a FREE nature club geared toward youth (7-12) and their families. There are several chapters, including one in Halifax. With the Young Naturalists Club, your kids can learn more about the many species of Nova Scotia plants and animals, or even the solar system. On
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Lessons at the Lake
Lessons at the Lake

We spent a lot of time at Halifax lakes and beaches last summer, thanks to Halifax Recreation’s program of FREE swimming lessons at Halifax beaches and outdoor pools. At Kearney Lake, my daughter’s class sizes were small, and by the end of the two-session summer, we knew most of the
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CN Rail 100 Year
CN Rail 100th Anniversary Celebration

CN Rail has been an integral part of Canadian history and this summer, they will be celebrating their 100th Anniversary with a tour across North America! Join them as they roll through Halifax to celebrate the trains and people that helped to build a nation. You will hear the stories,
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