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Weekend Wrap-up: Nov 9-11, 2013


1. To commemorate Remembrance Day and the ultimate sacrifice made by so many Canadian Forces personnel, the Family Sunday this month at the Maritime Museum will involve, children and their families making a poppy.

There will also be a quick tour of our Age of Steam Gallery, where many vessels that saw action during two world wars are marked with poppies. There will also be a reading of In Flanders Fields by Canadian poet and solider, John McCrae.

2. Calling all comic book fans small and large! Hal-Con is the largest event of its kind in all of Atlantic Canada, featuring actors, authors, comic book guests and many other great sci-fi personalities. An awesome experience that’s not to be missed!
3. It’s Hockey Season! Checking out a Mooseheads game is a fun and exciting way to spend an evening with the family. Check them out this Saturday at 7pm as they take on Saint John here in the Metro Centre. GO MOOSE!
4. Little Ray’s Live Reptiles is coming to the Discovery Centre! Visit the Theatre on Saturday and Sunday to meet an assortment of exotic animals from Little Ray’s. Live reptile shows happening three times daily: 11 AM, 1 PM and 2:30 PM!
5. Nature Discovery for Young Children on Sundays at the Museum of Natural History from 9:30-11:30 am.  A program specially designed for children ages 5 and under and their parents, grandparents or other caregivers. Drop in for hands-on exploration of real Museum objects, discovery activities, and learning about nature through creative play.
6. Take part in Remembrance Day commemorative ceremonies at Grand Parade in downtown Halifax and the Sailors Monument in Point Pleasant Park. Both commemmorations begin at 11:00 a.m. on November 11th.

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