February

Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Open Houses
Star Gazing in Halifax at the Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Open House

The Burke-Gaffney Observatory Public Open Houses are a great way to learn about astronomy with your kids aged 8 and older. The open houses generally last one to two hours and involve looking at various astronomical objects through a big telescope and discussing the nature of these objects. The staff and
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Family Fun Day in Beaver Bank

Join in the fun at the Beaver Bank Kinsac Community Center for their 1st Annual Family Fun Day! Visit the kids fun zone for the RC race track, laser tag, rockband competition, face painting, canteen, and more! Their Community Market will feature food vendors, crafters, artisans, community groups, social enterprise,
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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 17th and will honour Africville. If you would like to know more about Nova Scotia Heritage Day, click here for a review of previous and future honourees.
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2nd Fairview Scouts Annual Pancake Supper

Come out and support the 2nd Fairview Scouts at their annual pancake supper! This year will also feature a silent auction with items donated from our local business community. The supper includes pancakes with sausage, and your choice of tea, coffee or juice. All proceeds go to funding supplies, activities,
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Halifax Convention Centre Welcome Weekend

The Halifax Convention Centre is opening its doors to the community for a FREE Welcome Weekend to celebrate their second anniversary! No better way the enjoy a Sunday morning than with beautiful views, live tunes from ECMA artists and delicious local samples from Taste of Nova Scotia members. Halifax Convention
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Winter Fest Fleming Park
Family Winter Fest at Shubie Park

Adventure Earth is hosting its annual FREE Family Winter Fest at Shubie Park! Come enjoy the beautiful outdoor winter weather and fun winter activities for children, youth, and adults. There will be lots of activities for the whole family including snowshoeing (weather dependant), parachute games, outdoor cooking, crafts, hot chocolate
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Puppet Cantata
African Heritage Month: Puppet Cantata

The ‘Beyond Imagination Puppet Crew’ proudly presents ‘A Puppet Cantata’ in celebration of African Heritage Month. These BIG puppets tell the story of how enslaved people developed the Underground railroad on their journey into Canada to gain freedom. This powerful storytelling is brought to life with amazing rod, glove and
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Zatzman Anniversary
Zatzman Sportsplex Anniversary Open House

  The newly renovated Zatzman Sportsplex is celebrating their first anniversary on Heritage Day and you are invited to the party! Enjoy a FREE skate and fun in the gymnasium with bouncy castles, treats and more! Zatzman Sportsplex Anniversary Open House When: Monday, February 17th, 2020 Time: 9:00 am – 11:00
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African Heritage Festival
Lift Every Voice: African Heritage Month Musical Showcase

The African Nova Scotian Music Association presents ‘Lift Every Voice” – a showcase of amazing talent from our African Nova Scotian music community. This 5th Annual concert will feature a gospel choir, soloists, drummers and a visual presentation about Africville. Lift Every Voice: African Heritage Month Musical Showcase When: Wednesday,
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African Heritage Month – Djembe Drums with Dr. Henry Bishop

Celebrate African Heritage Month with a FREE hands-on educational rhythmic experience with Dr. Henry Bishop at the Alderney Gate Public Library. Learn rhythms and grooves with Artist, Musician, Educator, and Humanitarian, Dr. Henry Bishop. Perfect for children, this fun-filled workshop is designed so that everyone will learn to play percussion
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