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Hope you are getting some time this summer to enjoy your family, the sunshine, and all the great summer events that are coming back to our fabulous city. Here are a few fun events for you to check out this weekend!

To sunshiny days,

Check out our Weekend Event Guide – 5 Family-Friendly Activities to Enjoy in and around HRM (click on each heading for more info).

1. Sea Creatures Scavenger Hunt 

The Halifax Shopping Centre is hosting a fun event for savvy spies – their sidewalk Sea Creatures Scavenger Hunt! Find all 5 hidden sea creatures and receive a $10 gift card for the Halifax Shopping Centre.

2. Patio Lanterns Festival

The Patio Lanterns Festival continues this weekend at the Grand Parade with FREE concerts all weekend long!

3. Theatre in the Park

The Gale Force Theatre presents ‘A Tale on Two Wheels’ – a FREE show for kids delivered by tandem bike to parks across HRM! The shows wrap up this weekend with shows in Bedford on Friday and the Public Gardens/Common Roots Farm on Saturday.

4. Pop Up Cinema

The Bedford Days Festival will be hosting a FREE Pop Up Movie this weekend at the BMO in Bedford. A longtime favourite, E.T. will be playing on the big screen this Saturday night!

5. Sackville Summer Concert Series

The very talented Sackvegas favourite, Jon Cyr, will be playing at Acadia Park this weekend. Join him for some toe-tappin’, sing-along, musical fun.

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