August

Staples
Teacher Appreciation Days at Staples Halifax-Dartmouth

If you like the quality that Staples offers, and you are a teacher (or you know a teacher who will take you shopping), Teacher Appreciation Days can take the sting out of buying all those school supplies, with a 10% discount on school supplies. Considering how much of their own
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HP-Heritage-Day-2019
Hammonds Plains Heritage Day

  Welcome to the 4th Annual Hammonds Plains Heritage Day! Celebrate the community of Hammonds Plains with interactive, family-focused activities inside the Hammonds Plains Community Centre and outside under temporary fair tents. The intent of these activities is to showcase their rich history and thriving, diverse community. Activities will include
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NS Exhibition
Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition

Get ready for a week of family fun at the 73rd Annual Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition. With the combination of modern agriculture and vintage flair you can expect to be entertained with events for the whole family as old favourites and new experiences mesh together to create this much anticipated
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quinzou
Festival Quinzou 2019 (FREE Acadian Day Festival in Halifax!)

Founded in 2017 by renowned acadian artist Maxim Cormier, Festival Quinzou, presented by Acadian Seaplants Ltd, is a celebration of National Acadian Day in downtown Halifax. Festival Quinzou allows Acadians to celebrate not only in small Acadian Communities but also in the city of Halifax. For non-acadians, Festival Quinzou is
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SPCA
BBQ for the SPCA

Bring your community spirit to the Portland Street Superstore in support of the SPCA! There will be a BBQ by donation, as well as, a cram the police cruiser with pet supplies and food for SPCA. HRP mascot Blue will be on hand for a part of the event. See
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Lake and Shore
Lake and Shore Days

Join in a weekend of fun at the 20th Annual Lake and Shore Days! Events will be held in and around Porters Lake with most events at the Porters Lake Community Center. There will be dances, a parade, craft show, car show, pancake breakfast, teddy bear picnic and lots of
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Hope for Wildlife
Join the Fun at The Hope For Wildlife Open House

  The Annual Hope For Wildlife Open House will be on Sunday, August 25th, with FREE admission, a barbecue, wildlife demonstrations, games and much more! This unique event welcomes the public to take a behind-the-scenes look at wildlife rehabilitation in Nova Scotia. Note that this event gets very busy, but
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Natal Day Events for families Halifax
20 Family-Friendly Natal Day Events in Halifax and Dartmouth

The Halifax-Dartmouth Natal Day website has been updated, and it looks great! Whichever side of the harbour you live on, there are plenty of events to celebrate Natal Day. Here is our list of some of the best Natal Day events for families in Halifax and Dartmouth, including pancake breakfasts, parties
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Butterflies
Wild about Butterflies at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park

Join in the fun at the Shubenacadie Wildlife Park as they get Wild About Butterflies! You will have a chance to learn all about Nova Scotia’s butterflies including the endangered Monarch Butterfly. There will be a limited amount of milkweed seeds available for visitors to start their own butterfly garden.
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August Events
Family Friendly Events in Halifax – August

What’s happening around our beautiful city? Enjoy our month-at-a-glance listing of ongoing events in August happening in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville and beyond! August is here – the dog days of summer! The fun starts right out of the gate with the Busker Festival and the Natal Day Festival happening
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