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Halifax Public Gardens Summer Events

The Gardens is open year-round but it really comes alive uring the summer months with flowers, events and live music. Check their Facebook page for details of special events (and regular posts of the most beautiful and uplifting photos!) You can also check Halifax.ca for walks and special event details.
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Best places to Picnic HRM
The Best Places to Picnic in Halifax and Beyond!

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is a wonderful destination for outdoor enthusiasts looking to enjoy a delightful picnic surrounded by picturesque landscapes and stunning coastal views. With numerous parks, beaches, and green spaces, here is a list of the top places to have a picnic in HRM. 1. Public Gardens The
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Walking Trails halifax
Walking Trails Within 50km of Downtown Halifax

If you’re looking for a great way to spend a day outdoors with your family, there are few activities better than hiking or walking. Luckily, if you’re in the Halifax area, you have plenty of options to choose from. Within 50 km of downtown Halifax, you’ll find a variety of
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National Garden Day at Halifax Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens are inviting you to join them in celebrating National Garden Day. Get inspired for the garden. Get inspired for the garden, celebrate Canada’s rich garden heritage, and teach your kids the importance of growing a sustainable future. There will be something for everyone at this event!
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Storytime at the Public Gardens
Storytime at the Public Gardens

It’s Summer Storytime at the Halifax Public Gardens. Kids, toddlers, babies, and their parents can enjoy FREE stories every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 am, thanks to our friends at Woozles bookstore. Storytime happens rain or shine, either inside Uncommon Grounds Cafe, or on the grounds nearby. Where to meet?
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Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Shubenacadie Wildlife Park is a 40-hectare park owned and operated by the Nova Scotia Department of Natural Resources and Renewables, providing a wide range of outdoor recreational and educational opportunities to Nova Scotians and visitors alike. A stroll through their two kilometers of wheelchair-accessible and shaded pathways provides an open,
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Trees and Seas
Trees and Seas Festival – Tree Planting

Join Plastic Oceans Canada for a fun afternoon of planting trees in Cole Harbour Heritage Park! Spend the afternoon planting trees, learning about the importance of preserving our environment and then celebrate your efforts with a barbecue! Trees and Seas Festival – Tree Planting When: Saturday, August 7th, 2021 Time:
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Playgrounds in HRM
Wheeee! Our Must-Visit Playgrounds in HRM to Check Out this Summer!

The laughter as the toddler on the swing soars for the sky, the squeal as the preschooler rockets down the slide, and the sense of accomplishment as the school-ager finally makes it all the way across the monkey bars. Playgrounds are not only fun for the kids, but an essential
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Young Naturalists Club Field Trip

Join the YNC for a winter snowshoe or hike. No snowshoes? No problem! The YNC has secured several pairs that are available to borrow. Contact them for details. Send an email to Karen at ynchalifax@yncns.ca to register! Young Naturalists Field Trip – Winter Snowshoe or Hike When: Sunday, March 1st,
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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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