Over the Top: Halifax Week in Pictures
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Summer has finally landed in Halifax and the city looks like it has an exciting lineup of events to soak in.
The Greek Fest and Play On! just wrapped up, the Multicultural Festival is this weekend, and Parks Canada, in connection with Select Nova Scotia announced plans to hold a picnic on George's Island.
The week wrapped up with me hanging over the side of Fenwick Tower to Capture Metro reporter Ruth Davenport getting a media preview of what it is like to rappel down the side of the south end apartment complex.
Members of the Senior Dancers perform at the Greek Fest on Sunday. The warm weather on the weekend brought out huge numbers of people to the annual festival of Greek culture and food. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Teams compete in a street hockey match at the Oval last Sunday afternoon. The game was part of Hockey Night in Canada's Play On! which sees dozens of teams play at various age levels at 20 to 50 games at a time over the course of the weekend. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Members of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Canadian Regiment from Gagetown file down the stairs near the town clock after a photo shoot on Monday. The Regiment is in town to participate in the upcoming Tattoo. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Mylène Paquette shows her ocean rowboat to members of the media at the Royal Nova Scotia Yacht Squadron on Monday. Mylène is hoping to be the first person to row across the atlantic ocean. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Biologist Dawn Sephton pulls a collection device out of the water at the Bedford Institute of Oceanography on Tuesday. BIO is tracking invasive species, like sea squirts, in the Harbour. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Halifax Citadel Regimental Association workers Iain Summerby-Murray, left and Robyn Hardie talk on top of the rooftop of the Halifax Seaport Market on Wednesday after a press conference to announce Picnic in Past, which will be held on George's Island this summer. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Metro Halifax reporter Ruth Davenport goes over the edge of Fenwick Tower during a media event to promote the Rope for Hope on Thursday. Money raised during Fridays event will go to the Make-a-Wish foundation. (METRO/Jeff Harper)
Artist Monika Wright poses for a photo at her Upper Tantallon home on Thursday. She is one of many artist competing in an art battle this weekend. (METRO/Jeff Harper)