Weekend Wrap Up – June 9-10, 2018

Weekend Wrap Up – June 9-10, 2018
June 8, 2018 Amber Rohal

The weekend wrap up tells you what’s on for families this weekend, and helps you plan your weekend with little effort. Jut read, love, and go! 




Bring your family out to Family Playfit and get active in the gym. Play different sports with other families and have fun! And if you picked up a free parks and rec pass from me at Kite Festival – you can use it at Play Fit!


Let your kids explore their creativity at the Michaels Kids Club. Choose from two projects designed specifically for your little maker’s age range. $2, ages 3-8 or $5, ages 6+, supplies are included. Sessions starting every half hour from 10 am – 11:30 am.


It’s World Wide Knit in Public Day! Grab your yarn, needles, and hooks – and join in at Central Park for Burlington’s biggest knit/crochet-in! Bring your lawn chair or blanket and enjoy this crafting and social event. Drop in anytime. Location: Central Park, south lawn near the New Street/Curling Club parking lot.


Bring your little literature fan to the library for Story Time. 10:00 at Alton, or 10:30 at Central.


Grab the popcorn! It’s Family Favourites Movie time at Cineplex. For only $2.99 a person, you can take the fam to watch Storks.


Drop into New Appleby library today for some hands-on fun exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Perfect for kids ages 6-9, and no pre-registration required!


It’s Sat-ART-day at Alton library. Grab your friends and family and create some art using supplies from our Loose Parts table.





Burlington Art Gallery Open StudioThe Art Gallery of Burington is a favourite spot of ours, especially on Sundays when they open up their Creative Hub for a free, drop-in creative arts class. Kids use all mediums to create mini-masterpieces, and volunteer artisans are there to help guide and support.





Get Back to Nature with a free, guided hike with the Royal Botanical Gardens. Each week there is a new meeting place, and a new path to explore. This week’s meeting point is Cootes North Shore.


Join the fun at Valley Ridge Park for our annual free BBQ and Community Carnival. A food drive and bike clinic will be included in this event for those who want to participate.


Join Fit in the Core every Sunday outside City Hall from featuring a different class & instructor each week from our downtown fitness providers! From yoga, to dance, to bootcamp, these classes are geared toward all fitness levels and all you need is your mat & water bottle.


There ain’t no party like a Lego Club party, ’cause a Lego Club party don’t stop! Ireland House is celebrating the start of summer, Lego-style, today! Kids will play Lego “I Spy,” run a Lego spoon race, and enjoy a Lego-themed snack, just to name a few activities!


Join the neighbours and community at Thorpe Park on the 2nd Sunday of the month, between June and September, for pick-up games and activities. Sponsored by Healthy Kids Community Challenge.



Have a blast this weekend, and remember, if you found a new family event because of Active Parents, tell your friends about our page! And tag your pictures with #thingstodoinburlon and #activeparentsca to be featured on our social media! We owe this great site to YOU!


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