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Stay up to date with all the local news about attractions, upcoming events and more.

Fledglings and Folk
Fledglings and Folk Is A Haven for Independent Play and Imagination

Situated in the heart of Lower Sackville, Fledglings and Folk has established itself as a preferred family hangout since its recent opening. Focused on encouraging independent play and igniting children’s imaginations, my family and I explored this trendy spot during the “Teddy Bear Picnic” event, and it proved to be
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Family Fun Halifax
Provincial Parks Opening Weekend- Camping Season Kicks Off!

Camping and day-use parks will be open in time for the Victoria Day weekend! Nova Scotia’s provincial parks will start opening Friday, May 19, for another season of adventure. Provincial Parks Opening Weekend Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 Website: www.novascotia.ca/news/release

Hotels with pools
Hotels with Pools and Waterparks in HRM

Halifax Regional Municipality is home to beautiful landscapes, world-class attractions, and gorgeous hotels that accommodate the hundreds of thousands of visitors we get each year.  But, Halifax is not just for tourists. In fact, sometimes it is nice to plan an escape without veering too far from home. When a
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Xena's Bread and Butter
Xena’s Bread and Butter is Sweet and Delicious

Xena’s Bread and Butter is the realization of a labour of love for two Filipino Canadians that use to spend their days working as homecare workers and their nights baking in a borrowed kitchen. Offering unique Filipino-inspired treats in an interactive, totally instagrammable setting- we had to check out what
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Winter Fun at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

It is hard to fight the urge to frolic outside when life gives you a fresh sprinkling of snow and a bunch of sunshine. When we were given this perfect recipe for outdoor winter fun, we decided to bundle up and head to Shubenacadie Wildlife Park to run wild with
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Family Fun Halifax
Upshaw’s Roller Dome

Upshaw’s Roller Dome is a roller skating rink inspired by the “old-school” roller rinks of the 1980s. With open skates, special events and even holiday hours for Winter2022/2023, this is an activity the whole family will love. Upshaw’s Roller Dome Address: 16 Dentith Rd, Spryfield Phone: (902-405-1101) Email: hfxrollerdome@gmail.com Website:
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The Value of Halifax Public Libraries

Libraries help to build healthy communities, and with over 14 branches in and around HRM, it’s safe to say that the value of our Halifax Public Libraries is immeasurable. It is time to reimagine how you think about libraries. Gone are the days of quietly tiptoeing around with your nose
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A road trip around Yarmouth and Acadian Shores, map and graphic showing suggested itinerary
A 5-day Road Trip Through Southwestern Nova Scotia

When we planned our multi-family road trip to Brier Island via the South Shore and Yarmouth and Acadian Shores, we totally underestimated how much there is to explore. It’s like when tourists hit Cape Breton, and try to do it all in 48 hours  – it just can’t be done! But we
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Twitter Boredom Bingo Halifax
Boredom BINGO! {With Free Printable}

The days are long, but the years are short,” is how the saying goes. Well, the days are really, really long when you’re isolating at home during a pandemic. The days are made even longer still when you have kids telling you how bored they are every 15 minutes. Sure you can
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Virtual Experiences
8 Can’t-Miss Virtual Experiences Parents and Kids Can Enjoy Together

Screen Time – it’s that double-edged sword we as parents lament on a daily basis. We’ve all heard the expert rules on limiting screens, but let’s face it – with school cancelled, most parents just really, really need a break! We’ll take it one step further – why not enjoy
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