Weekend Wrap Up – Family Day Weekend

Weekend Wrap Up – Family Day Weekend
February 14, 2019 Amber Rohal

With over 50 events and activities planned for Family Day Weekend, it’s absolutely impossible to be bored!

 

Saturday

 

Pete The Cat is a new musical based on the wildly popular Pete The Cat series of books for young children. This groovy blue cat is on his way to stay with a new family and he’s excited, but Jimmy Biddle is nervous about how their house-guest is going to shake things up.

 

Valens Lake’s annual Ice Fishing Derby returns on Saturday February 16, from sunrise until 1 p.m.! Lots of prizes to be won! Prizes will be awarded for adults and children.

 

Drop in and play at Duran Place for Kids – it’s a brand new spot, and your kids will love it! Mine did!

 

Ace Academy Flight Experience lets you pilot a First World War biplane using motion-sensing technology in this exciting interactive exhibit from the Canada Aviation and Space Museum.

 

Dundas Nature Play is a free family program geared towards parents and caregivers with children from birth to age six (and up!). Winter activities may include: den building, nature exploration (birds and animal tracks), and exploring snow! (We’ll also have a thermos of warm mint tea to share).

 

STEAM starts with Science brings your kids some hands-on fun exploring science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

 

Visit the new Spiders Alive! exhibit at Royal Botanical Gardens! Explore amazing adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other many-legged creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs for all ages.

 

Kidapalooza Family Festival will take place at the Markham Fairgrounds in over 50,000 sq ft of INDOOR space with some outdoor activities. The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature ​activity stations, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, stage shows, rock climbing, special guest appearances, plus so much more!

 

The Michaels Kids Club is where your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Choose from two projects designed specifically for your little maker’s age range. Today the artists are making some flower-y creations.

 

Enjoy winter activities all weekend at Halton parks! Regular gate admission applies. Mountsberg and Crawford Lake hosting special programs all weekend!

 

Be magical this Family Day Weekend! Join us at Safari Science’s Frogwarts School of Science and Lizardry. Meet magnificent animals, create dazzling science experiments and make amazing crafts you take home too! This event is for families to enjoy time together on Family Day weekend.

 

Join Hamilton Kids Fest for Family Day Fun. Bounce, laugh and play in Canada’s largest INDOOR inflatables.

 

Read more together! The library has multiple Story Time sessions happening today at a branch near you.

 

Don’t let winter keep you inside! Mountsberg Conservation Area invites you to join us on a horse-drawn sleigh ride through a winter wonderland.

 

Cineplex’s $2.99 family favourite movies continue every Saturday at 11:00 a.m. It’s a fun and affordable way to enjoy time with your family and friends! This week the feature film is the suspenseful The House with a Clock in its Walls.

 

Bring the family to Indigo for an interactive building and Scholastic story time inspired by The LEGO Movie 2 and Duplo! Find out what happens when imaginations collide! Plus, take home The LEGO Movie 2 stickers!

 

Love to play basketball? Come practice your 3-pointer or work on your jump shot, youth can drop-in to shoot some hoops at Brant Hills Community Centre at 1 pm.

 

At Michaels Make Break workshops, families that paint together make memories together! Create your very own family tree featuring all your loved ones. Buy the canvas, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.

 

 

Sunday

Sprinkle some sunshine and go nuts for doughnuts! This is an event for all you doughnut & pottery lovers of all ages. Eat your own & paint your own doughnut party is coming Sunday February 17 from 12-4!

 

Popping up in City of Burlington parks, tobogganing hills, and neighbourhood rinks through the winter. Pop Up n’ Play is a play experience where children can explore, create, imagine and play in their own way. Staff will provide materials to foster unstructured play that allows children to explore and use their imaginations.

 

Visit the new Spiders Alive! exhibit at Royal Botanical Gardens! Explore amazing adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other many-legged creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs for all ages.

 

Kidapalooza Family Festival will take place at the Markham Fairgrounds in over 50,000 sq ft of INDOOR space with some outdoor activities. The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature ​activity stations, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, stage shows, rock climbing, special guest appearances, plus so much more!

 

Enjoy winter activities all weekend at Halton parks! Regular gate admission applies. Mountsberg and Crawford Lake hosting special programs all weekend!

 

Be magical this Family Day Weekend! Join us at Safari Science’s Frogwarts School of Science and Lizardry. Meet magnificent animals, create dazzling science experiments and make amazing crafts you take home too! This event is for families to enjoy time together on Family Day weekend.

 

Join Hamilton Kids Fest for Family Day Fun. Bounce, laugh and play in Canada’s largest INDOOR inflatables.

 

Don’t let winter keep you inside! At Mountsberg Conservation Area we invite you to join us on a horse-drawn sleigh ride through a winter wonderland. You will arrive at a roaring bonfire rosy-cheeked and ready for a tasty marshmallow roast. What a perfect way to get outside and enjoy winter with friends and family!

 

Drop into the City of Burlington’s open gym time for families. This is your opportunity to shoot some hoops, practice your shots, and get in a little active time with your family. Ages 5-12 with an adult.

 

Open Studio at the Art Gallery of Burlington – Drop into this family-friendly creative space where kids and parents are encouraged to tap into their artistic side!

 

Each Sunday of the month our volunteer Back to Nature hike leaders offer free hikes through the vast ecosystems of RBG’s lands, allowing people to familiarize themselves with the area so they can continue to explore with their friends and family.

 

Family Play Fit invites you to drop into the gym to be active together as a family. Enjoy and enhance your child’s FUNdamental Movement skills by trying out our Physical Literacy stations at your own pace.

 

Join Crock-A-Doodle Stoney Creek for this Special Event with the Ice Queen! Start with pottery painting and a snack fit for a queen, followed by the Ice Queen joining us to sing, play games, and take pictures!

 

Shiny Recreation Hockey – Supervised recreational hockey allows youth the opportunity to participate in a game of pick-up hockey.

 

 

 

Monday – Family Day

All hands on deck! Bring your family together for a fun FAMILY DAY at Medium Art Studio! A beautiful clay handprint bowls will make the perfect unique & personalized keepsake… just like your family. Bowls will be available to make MONDAY FEBRUARY 18 from 10-4 with 30 minute appointments and MUST have paid the deposit in advance.

 

Celebrate Family Day at Ireland House Museum.  Admission is $15 per family at the door. Participants can look forward to exploring the Ireland family home, lemon shortbread cookie demonstrations and sampling by the hearth and creating a family keepsake craft.

 

It’s Family Day at Bronte Creek Park. Spend quality time with family is at the heart of this program. Nature Centre will be open and offering activities, stories and crafts. A visit to the Playbarn and Children’s Farm is a must. Bring some quarters along to feed the goats or chickens. Toboggan hill and trails open for winter activities.

 

Visit the new Spiders Alive! exhibit at Royal Botanical Gardens! Explore amazing adaptations and behaviours of spiders and other many-legged creatures in two interactive exhibits and daily programs for all ages.

 

Kidapalooza Family Festival will take place at the Markham Fairgrounds in over 50,000 sq ft of INDOOR space with some outdoor activities. The event will feature Kidapalooza’s signature ​activity stations, interactive inflatables, mechanical rides, stage shows, rock climbing, special guest appearances, plus so much more!

 

Bring the whole family to Burlington Gymnastics on Mainway for active fun, fitness and more! *Baby Play Area *Ninja Gymnastics Obstacle Course *Fundamentals and Fitness Obstacles Courses *Story Time *Nutrition Seminar *Healthy Food Concession Area *Yoga *Raffle Prizes, and more!

 

Enjoy winter activities all weekend at Halton parks! Regular gate admission applies. Mountsberg and Crawford Lake hosting special programs all weekend!

 

Be magical this Family Day Weekend! Join us at Safari Science’s Frogwarts School of Science and Lizardry. Meet magnificent animals, create dazzling science experiments and make amazing crafts you take home too! This event is for families to enjoy time together on Family Day weekend.

 

Join Hamilton Kids Fest for Family Day Fun. Bounce, laugh and play in Canada’s largest INDOOR inflatables.

 

 

*Reminder: some activities require pre-registration, and some regular activities may be cancelled/rescheduled due to the Family Day holiday, so be sure to avoid disappointment by calling ahead!

 

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