5 things to do in Halifax: From Halifax Convention Centre to cats and dogs
Basketball, bowling and The Discovery Centre are also on tap.
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The new Halifax Convention Centre is open and ready for the world. The centre is opening its doors for the community throughout the weekend offering tours, popcorn and a movie, live music, and coffee. Events run from 4-6 p.m. Friday, 1-4 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
Swishing You a Happy New Year
The Halifax Hurricanes face the Niagara River Lions on Friday, and the Island Storm on Saturday at Scotiabank Centre. Both games start at 7 p.m. and tickets are available through Ticket Atlantic or at the box office.
Shedding Light on Cats & Dogs
The Discovery Centre is hosting Cats & Dogs, a sensory and interactive exhibit put together by La Cite from Paris, France. The exhibit aims to give a look into the lives of our furry companions. The exhibit opens Friday and runs though into April. The centre opens 10 a.m. each day.
Jog & Joe
The BLT Runners are hosting their monthly Jog & Joe, a run/social gathering. The 40-minute jog will start at 8:30 a.m., meeting at the Uncommon Grounds on South Park Street. The runners will go to Point Pleasant Park, and then meet back at Uncommon Grounds for coffee.
Strike a Connection With God
The Bayers Road Baptist Church is holding s Soup and Bowl. After worship, enjoy a variety of soups for lunch, and then at 1 p.m. head across the street to the Bayers Road Bowlarama for an afternoon of bowling. Games are $5 for one string and $8 for two, with shoes provided.