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March Break Activities at Museums

first_imgNova Scotia Museum sites are offering unique activities for families and visitors during March Break, March 14-22. The Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax is hosting March Break at Sea!, featuring poems and stories from Raina the Mermaid, Puppet at Sea Theatre shows, and underwater creatures and exploration with Shipwreck Ahoy! For more information, go to http://maritimemuseum.novascotia.ca . The Museum of Natural History in Halifax will have live animals from Little Rays’ Reptile Zoo, Dinosaurs Unearthed, the Nova Scotia Dinosaur Exhibit and a variety of hands-on activities. For more information, go to http://naturalhistory.novascotia.ca/ . The Museum of Industry in Stellarton is hosting Crash! Bang! Boom! Music at the Museum, where children can create their own sounds at the Music Table and explore how shape changes sound at the Perfect Pitch area. For more information, go to http://museumofindustry.novascotia.ca . Ross Farm Museum in New Ross is offering an outdoor winter experience, with a different theme for each day related to the farm. Weather permitting, there will be sleigh rides. For more information, go to http://rossfarm.novascotia.ca/ . The Firefighters’ Museum in Yarmouth is inviting visitors to try one of their heritage hunts. For more information, go to http://firefightersmuseum.novascotia.ca/. Fundy Geological Museum in Parrsboro is featuring three different March Break activities for young people from March 17-19, starting at 1 p.m. For more information, go to http://fundygeological.novascotia.ca/ . Hours of operation and schedules for March Break activities are available on each museum’s website. -30-last_img read more

Brock Media Clips for Monday Sept 25

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.Spruce Grove, we officially have a mayor race: Dan Doornekamp, a Brock University alumnus with a double major in political sciences and history, has decided to run for mayor in the small town of Spruce Grove, Alberta.Get the Pulse of Office 365 Tenant: Brock University IT Manager, Data Architect Norman Young was quoted in a press release about tyGraph Pulse, an Office 365 solution that provides affordable analytics for SharePoint, OneDrive, Exchange, Yammer, Skype and other programs. The release was picked up by publications across the U.S.Former Cap MacDonald lands with Brock U: Ayden MacDonald, the leading scorer with the Cowichan Valley Capitals of the British Columbia Hockey League last season, has joined the Brock Badgers men’s hockey team this season.Student housing crackdown in mayor’s sights: Brock issued a press release Friday talking about the steps it was taking to educate students on being respectful neighbours in off-campus residences. The Standard picked up the story as it talked to St. Catharines Mayor Walter Sendzik about the steps being planned to deal with the issue.Did we miss something? If you know of an appearance or story about a Brock faculty member, student, athlete or alumni, please drop us a line with a link to the story at [email protected] read more