Heritage Day
Nova Scotia Heritage Day Family Events

Each year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day honours a notable Nova Scotian or Nova Scotians. This year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day is Monday, February 21st and will honour the Grand-Pré National Historic Site. If you would like to know more about Nova Scotia Heritage Day, click here for a review of
Continue Reading »

Halifax Thunderbirds
Halifax Thunderbirds Return to the Scotiabank Centre

Get ready to ‘feel the thunder’! The Halifax Thunderbirds Lacrosse Team is back at the Scotiabank Centre and ready for action as they welcome to town the Georgia Storm. This is the first of four home games that remain this regular season for the Halifax Team. Get ready to cheer
Continue Reading »

Grand Pre
Notable Nova Scotians and how we celebrate them on Nova Scotia Heritage Day

Each year, Nova Scotia Heritage Day, on the third Monday in February, honours a notable Nova Scotian.  The holiday has a “rolling” honouree; it changes every year. Here is a list of the notable Nova Scotians and how we celebrated them on Nova Scotia Heritage Day. Scroll down for a list of
Continue Reading »

African Heritage Month
Ways to Celebrate African Heritage Month With Your Family

The province of Nova Scotia has over 50 historic African Nova Scotian communities, dating back over 400 years. The 2022 theme for African Heritage Month is ‘Through Our Eyes: The Voices of African Nova Scotians’. This theme recognizes the long-standing history of people of African Descent in the development of
Continue Reading »

Bike Week
Winter Bike Week 2022

Are you ready to hop on your bike for some year-round cycling? Whether you are an old pro or new to cycling in the winter, Halifax Bike Week is a week-long event to celebrate winter cycling. The Halifax Cycling Coalition has some great tips on cycling in the winter, riding
Continue Reading »

Puppet Cantata
African Heritage Month: Virtual Puppet Show

Halifax Libraries presents a puppet show in celebration of African Heritage Month – “Through Our Eyes: The Voices of African Nova Scotians” African Heritage Month Puppet Show When: Tuesday, February 22nd, and Friday, February 25th,2022 Time: 10:30 am- 11:30 am Where: Online Website: https://halifax.bibliocommons.com/events/

February Guide
Family Friendly Events in Halifax – February

What’s happening around our beautiful city? Enjoy this month-at-a-glance listing of ongoing events in February, happening in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford, Sackville, and beyond! A new month is upon us and the shortest month of the year has fun events for the whole family! February kicks off with Groundhog Day and
Continue Reading »

Sackville Snow Days Festival
Sackville Snow Days

Enjoy some winter fun at The Sackville Snow Days Festival, an annual winter event that runs during the February long weekend in Sackville. Led by the Sackville Business Association, this fun family event is organized by community groups, organizations, businesses, and volunteers. This year’s festival will look a bit different
Continue Reading »

Shubie Sam
Shubenacadie Sam – Online Event

Join the handlers of Shubenacadie Sam online on February 2nd as he makes his big prediction live on Facebook. Tune in at 8 am sharp to see if Sam predicts an early spring or another 6 weeks of wintery weather! Also, be sure to check out the ’60 seconds with
Continue Reading »

Snowshoe Demonstration at Ross Farm
Snowshoe Demonstration at Ross Farm

What’s a great way to embrace these Atlantic winter days? Why not enjoy the beautiful winter air and learn about snowshoes at Ross Farm? On February 5th and 6th, the interpreters at Ross Farm will be demonstrating the traditional art of snowshoe making. They will also have snowshoes available for
Continue Reading »