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Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

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1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
(902) 425-7770

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March 2019

Family Bonds & Belonging

March 9 - November 3
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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What is family, anyway? Can you pick your family or is it determined by biology? Is family the people you share holidays with? Or, is it more of a feeling? Family Bonds and Belonging honours and interprets the many ideas of family - those of biology, of choice, of association and of place. Through four themes - belonging, growth and change, gatherings and generations - the exhibition celebrates Canadian identity by exploring families and family history, linking past to present…

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July 2019

Halifax Pride Festival Event: Swing OUT! With DalKing’s Swing

July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Date: Wednesday, July 24 Time: 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Location: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 Language: Presented in English Cost: FREE In partnership with DalKing's Swing Dance Society, this Halifax Pride is a chance for members of the 2SLGBTQ+ Community and Allies to learn and try swing dancing. No partner needed to participate, these lessons are geared towards those who have never social danced before. Come OUT to try something new and have fun! Before the dance,…

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2slgbtq+ Tour of Family Bonds & Belonging

July 28 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, 1055 Marginal Rd
Halifax, NS B3H 4P7
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Date: Sunday, July 28 Time: 2:30 p.m. Location: Ralph and Rose Chiodo Gallery Language: Presented in English Cost: Included with Museum Admission This half-hour long tour of Family Bonds and Belonging explores Canada’s history through the lens of 2SLGBTQ+ rights, experience and the evolving ideas about family that are reflected in policy, law and immigration. Open to members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community, allies and everyone who is interested in re-discovering Family Bonds and Belonging.

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