August 20, 2014 12:34 pm
Updated: August 20, 2014 12:47 pm

Thursday August 21st on The Morning News:


We’ll kick things off at 6:45 with a lesson on how to pack a healthy school lunch that will actually get eaten – even by picky eaters.  Blogger Heather Nolan shares her mommy wisdom.

With the full program launch announced on Wednesday, we now know the full lineup of films for the 34th Annual Atlantic Film Festival coming up in September. At 7:15, festival program director Jason Beaudry will join us once again to highlight some of the big films screening in Halifax and give us the lowdown on some new events for 2014.

There’s a big party planned this weekend and this bash promises to be full of rum, cigars and class. Bacardi Festival Libre, a touring celebration of rum, the culture that surrounds it and even the arts, will take over the Lower Deck on Saturday. At 7:45 we’ll get a preview of what you can expect at the Latin Heat event this weekend. (Hint: lots of rum)

At 8:15 we’ll learn why breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.   Recipe ideas and advice from  Joy McCarthy – author of Joyous Health: Eat Well Without Dieting

It’s been a stellar summer for Reeny Smith and the future is looking even brighter. The North Preston native will release her debut EP this fall but not before taking to the stage twice at this weekend’s Prismatic Festival. We’ll chat with the Singer/Songwriter tomorrow at 8:45am.

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