First Bell: Fall 2018

By Our Children Explore space with Woodlawn Public Library and local scientists Are you curious about outer space? Want to learn how you can have a career studying the cosmos? On Sept. 22 the Woodlawn Public Library is hosting an opportunity to explore space with local scientists from 2 to 3 p.m. WISEatlantic hosts local […]

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First Bell: Summer 2018

By Our Children Playing along with Eddie the Cat Nova Scotia’s Clean Foundation is taking puppet theatre to a whole new level. Based on Clean’s award-winning puppet theatre presentation Eddie and the Air Out There, the Foundation has now launched an interactive video game featuring Eddie and his friends. Eddie is a loveable cat (puppet) […]

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First Bell: Spring 2018

By Our Children   Cotton-tales and puddle ducks Tickets are on sale now for a Beatrix Potter children’s ballet, presented by the School of Dance, Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts. Beatrix Potter: Two Tales Dancing, is a narrated ballet of Potter’s famous children’s stories The Tale of Jemima Puddle-Duck and The Tale of Peter Rabbit. […]

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First Bell: Winter 2017

By Our Children Discovery Centre announces winners of 2017 awards The Discovery Centre hosted its 15th annual Discovery Awards, Halifax’s most prestigious science recognition event, on Nov. 23rd at the Cunard Centre to celebrate Nova Scotia’s best and brightest science innovators.  There were two Nova Scotia Science Hall of Fame Inductees:  • Dr. William Feindel […]

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First Bell: Fall 2017

By Our Children Artistically speaking… If you have a junior artist budding in your family and would like to supply some inspiration, the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia is a must-visit. It offers free admission on Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. …or artistically working If just seeing completed art in a gallery isn’t inspiration […]

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First Bell: Summer 2017

By Our Children Get playing at Dal! Dalhousie University’s Department of Athletics offers a variety of sport and recreational summer camp options featuring low instructor-to-student ratios that foster skill development and teach the importance of teamwork and fair play. Dal Tigers sport camps include hockey, basketball, volleyball, swimming, and soccer. Recreational camps include indoor and […]

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First Bell: Spring 2017

By Our Children Go digital! This March Break, create animations and original video games with characters that can jump, dig, mine, and craft weapons to battle scary monsters. Instead of playing games, Artech campers go behind the scenes and learn how to create and program their own games. Unique to Artech is the infusion of […]

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First Bell: November 2016

By Our Children Crack the code at Citadel Hill Families will love visiting the Halifax Citadel National Historic Site next summer. Admission to national parks be free all year in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday. Also, from May to October 2017, kids ages six to 11 can explore the historic fort with Parks Canada’s Xplorers […]

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First Bell: Fall 2016

By Our Children A mind-blowing experience at the new Discovery Centre When the new Discovery Centre opens soon on the Halifax Waterfront, visitors will get the chance to see the first Immersive Dome Theatre in Atlantic Canada. Offering a completely new and captivating experience, the Dome is part theatre, part planetarium. Visitors will enjoy a […]

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