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May 28, 2016 Tour of Clark Head with Ken Adams
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
Join retired Geologist Ken Adams – for tour of Clark Head: The rocks of Clark Head present a cross section through Parrsboro’ s geologic past. They tell of the warm tropical seas, shallow lakes and...
May 31, 2016 Telling the Empress of Ireland Story
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7:30 pm The sinking of the Canadian ocean liner Empress of Ireland in 1914 comes close, and in a few ways even exceeds, the tragedy of the famous Titanic disaster. Far more Nova Scotians perished in...
June 3, 2016 The Ocean + You – Kick off to Ocean’s Week HFX
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Help us open Oceans Week HFX with a splash! Each year Halifax pays tribute to the body of water that connects us all by offering events, lectures, music and food celebrating...
June 4, 2016 Partridge Island
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
Join Gerald Gloade – Program Developer Officer for the Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq at Partridge Island as he interprets the Island, as well interpretation of Wasoq, Cape Split and Cape Blomidon...
June 4, 2016 to June 5, 2016
Pumpkin Planting
Ross Farm Museum, New Ross
What better way to celebrate the start of the summer than to join the annual pumpkin planting days at Ross Farm Museum? Bring the children and let them plant a pumpkin seed, then they can return in...
June 4, 2016 to October 15, 2016
“First Beach” Guided tour
Fundy Geological Museum, Parrsboro
Experience, learn and view the high/low tidal landscape during our newest beach tour. “First Beach” Guided tour includes local social history, a friendly introduction to geology of the area, and a...
June 6, 2016 Ocean Climate Change and Acidification: Global-Scale Human Impacts on the Sea
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
Monday, June 6th, 2016 7:30 pm Scott Doney is a Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution whose expertise spans oceanography, climate and biogeochemistry, with particular emphasis...
June 7, 2016 Tuesday Night Tunes: Jiggers Mist Performs Songs by James R Devine
Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Halifax
7 pm – 8 pm, free As the kick-off to this year’s Tuesday Night Tunes summer concert series, enjoy the music of Jiggers Mist, including songwriter James Devine. James is an award-winning singer/...
June 9, 2016 Rhubarb Festival
Le Village historique acadien, Lower West Pubnico
1:30 - 3 pm. Mouth watering rhubarb dishes and live entertainment, no better way to spend a late spring afternoon!  $6.00 ($5 members)
June 9, 2016 Festival de la rhubarbe
Le Village historique acadien, Lower West Pubnico
13h30-15h Desserts savoureux à la rhubarbe et spectacle de musique. Quelle belle activité printanière! 6 $ (5 $ membres)

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