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Weekend Wrap-up: January 23-24, 2016

1. She’s baaaack!!! SUE, the most famous T-rex in the world is being unveiled this weekend at the Discovery Centre – come be among the first to check our the 42-ft long replica, enjoy dino-related activities and more.
2. Quick As A Wink Theatre brings to life the classic musical, Annie.  Join your favorite red-headed orphan as she waits to be rescued from the horrible Miss Hannigan.
3. More than 300 teddy bears have taken over the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic for the Teddy Bear’s Ahoy exhibit. Bring the whole family out and check out this fun, fluffy display!
4. Calling all figure skating fans – the National Skating Championships are happening right here in Halifax. Come watch Canada’s top 250 figure skaters for a week of on-ice competition.
5. It’s Family Sunday at the Art Gallery and this time it’s all about exploring energy and movement through colour. Enjoy art and activities in the studio and explore the galleries.
6. It’s Robbie Burns Day at Ski Wentworth on Saturday! Wear a kilt (or rent one there) and ski for free! There’s a kilted race at 1pm, live entertainment, Highland Games for the kids and more!

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Urban Parent (formally HRM Parent) is a an online community for families living, exploring and playing in the Halifax area. We connect local parents with events, information, services, products – and each other. Our online community of local parents is growing every day and we’re so grateful for all who are a part of it. Our Facebook and Twitter “inbox” questions have been known to cause some wild conversations, unite families with similar needs and most importantly let many parents know they are never alone! Urban Parent is run by local parents, for local parents. We know what a struggle it can be to find local information and resources, so we’ve done the work for you in the hope that it has made your day a little easier and maybe even given you some cool parent points with the kids! Have an idea for a blog? Need more information? Want to advertise with us? Just send us an email at info@urbanparent.ca we’d love to hear from you.


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