Special Events

Where to see the Bluenose in 2020
Where to See the Bluenose II, as She Sails Around Nova Scotia This Summer

This summer, Nova Scotia’s most famous schooner, the Bluenose II, will sail around the province as part of a tour called Sail Past Summer. Due to Covid-19 restrictions you won’t be able to board the ship, but rest assured, she will put on a magnificent display for any well-wishers who
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East Peak Climbing
East Peak Indoor Climbing Grand Opening

  The wait is over! Halifax has a new place to climb and it is unlike anything else in the city. Chalk up your hands and head to East Peak Climbing – a 6,700 square foot indoor climbing facility – opening its doors this Saturday, February 29 in the old
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Board Games
Giant Board Games at the Library

There’s nothing better to pass a winter’s day away than a family board game afternoon. Let the games begin as the Central Library will be bringing out their collection of giant board games including Giant Jenga, Giant Connect 4, Human Battleship and Hungry Hungry Hippos! Giant Board Games at the
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Geekquinox
Spring Geekquinox 2020

Come join the fun with a weekend of geeky goodness! Geequinox is a full weekend event held at the Halifax Forum (in the multi-purpose centre) focused on gaming, cosplay, comics, and art. There will be cosplay guests and performances, artist and guest panels, as well as, vendors selling a variety
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Children’s Event at Toys R Us

Kids can ‘ramp’ up the fun at Toys R Us by building a LEGO® car to test out on the LEGO® Ninjago Obstacles Dojo Track. Make it to the dojo to complete your test! Participants will receive a FREE LEGO® Ninjago Headband to take home (while supplies last)! LEGO® NINJAGO
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Pop-Up Market
Pop-Up Community Market

Join in the fun for ‘Our Community Market’ at the beautiful Halifax Brewery Market location. Vendors will be selling homemade goods, gifts, art, crafts, jams, soups, and more, all representing a local nonprofit, community group, charity or youth entrepreneurship. #ShopSocial #Fundraising Pop-Up Community Market When: Sunday, January 26th, 2020 Time:
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Halifax Thunderbirds
Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse – Halifax’s Newest Pro Sports Team

When I asked Halifax Thunderbirds player, Kyle Jackson, what we can expect when experiencing a Thunderbirds game for the first time, his response was “an absolute party!”… and who doesn’t love a good ol’ East Coast party? Get ready to join in the fiesta with the Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse Team
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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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Family Literacy Day
Family Literacy Day

  Read, play a game, tell a joke, follow a recipe… What are you going to do to encourage literacy on this year’s Family Literacy Day? Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative held annually on January 27 to teach families the importance of reading and engaging in other
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Pier 21 Teacher Appreciation
Teacher Appreciation Weekend at Pier 21

Attention teachers and educators! It’s a whole weekend just for you to explore the Museum and learn more about our curriculum-based education programs. Test out their programs first-hand and enter to win a prize. Coffee, tea, and refreshments will be served. FREE admission for teachers and their immediate families with
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