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Weekend Wrap-up: June 18-19, 2016

1. Come make a splash at MEC Halifax Paddlefest 2016! This urban celebration of all things paddlesport is ideal for anyone wanting to try out different kayaks and paddleboards or looking to fine tune their skills!
2. Have kids who are interested in sailing? Come to the learn to sail open house at the Bedford Yacht Club! They will have some boats set up so you can hit the water, a BBQ, gear swap, prize draw, and coaches there to answer your questions!
3. The Do it for Dads Walk Run 5KM is a fun, family-friendly event, hosted on Father’s Day, that raises awareness and funds for prostate cancer, the number one cancer affecting Canadian men and the families that love them.
4. It’s Father’s Day at the farm! Head to Ross Farm with your dad and he’ll get in free. You can explore the barns and exhibits and join staff for tea & cake in Rose Bank Cottage!
5. Head to the Keshen Goodman library to say Hooray to Dads! Dads are so special! Listen to stories about fathers, sing songs, and make a craft just for dad!

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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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