We Spent the Whole Day at Ice Patch Hollow!

It is not unusual to experience a rainy day in Nova Scotia during springtime. Most parents have a go-to list of things to do and places to go when such weather occurs. This is especially true with parents of toddlers – like me. At the top of my rainy-day list
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Bedford Days
Bedford Days Celebration

Bedford Days is a 10 day long festival that delivers family friendly activities and events that celebrate cultural diversity and good old fashioned fun! These events kick off on June 21st, National Indigenous Peoples Day, with a free event in Dewolfe park including indigenous music, Lusknikn – Mi’kmaw bread &
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Halifax Summer Playground Splash Pad
Splish Splash! 8 Awesome Summer Playgrounds with Splash Pads (or fresh water) in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville

Where to go on a hot summer day in HRM? Check out our list of cool summer playgrounds with splash pads where you can have fun and cool off at the same time! 1. Westmount School Playground and Splash Pad The playground and splash pad at Westmount School has an
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Crestview Children's Centre
Crestview Children’s Centre

Crestview Children’s Centre offers responsive, loving, and educational care to toddlers (18 months-3 years old), pre-school (3-5 years old), and school-aged (4-12 years old) children in Bedford and surrounding areas. Following the Nova Scotia Early Learning Framework, their curriculum is child-led and play-based. Children learn through play at Crestview. Children’s
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NS Designer Craft Show
NS Designer Crafts Council Christmas Show

Shop local this holiday season at the 44th annual Nova Scotia Designer Crafts Council Christmas Show. Come to the Cunard Event Centre for the largest designer craft show on the waterfront. You’ll find original, interesting and contemporary fine craft by Nova Scotian and Atlantic Canadian artisans. Give gifts that are
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Light up Bedford Parade
Light Up Bedford Parade

The Light Up Bedford Parade began in 1998 and has become a special tradition for many families in Bedford and surrounding communities.  The purpose of the Light Up Bedford Parade is to bring the community together for a festive evening to jumpstart the holidays and raise money for a charitable
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Ice Cream Day
Report Card Day at Chicken Little

Whoo-hoo! School’s out for summer! Let’s celebrate at Chicken Little! Congrats on making it through another school year… Chicken Little will give you a FREE ICE CREAM CONE! Stop by this Wednesday and they will reward you with a delicious ice cream cone! One free regular ice cream cone per
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Playgrounds in HRM
Wheeee! 10 Must-Visit Playgrounds in HRM to Check Out this Summer!

  Playgrounds. 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
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Monster Bash
Monster Bash at Sunnyside Mall

  The Sunny Side Monster Bash! Come to the Sunnyside Mall in Bedford on Saturday, October 26th for their annual Halloween Party! Bring your little ghosts and goblins for a Halloween Party with mascots, crafts, a pumpkin bouncy castle and more! FREE to participate with a donation to FEED NOVA
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Ten Thousand Villages Festival Sale in Bedford

Play, Learn, Grow (1040 Bedford Highway, 2nd floor) is hosting a sale of beautiful, fairly-traded gifts benefiting artisans developing countries around the world. The gifts you buy at the Ten Thousand Villages Sales will give the blessings of steady work, fair wages, and a better life for struggling families around
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