Weekend Wrap Up

Weekend Wrap Up
April 4, 2019 Amber Rohal

Every week, we help connect you to family fun close to home.

 

Saturday

 

 

Family Play Fit is the spot 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.

 

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons,

 

It’s Sweet Water season at Crawford Lake. Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Indigenous People as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration.

 

Visit the 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.

 

Combine creativity, ingenuity, and design thinking through loose parts play! Design, invent, create, and re-imagine together as a family at Family Makers at Tansley and Central branch.

 

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.

 

Walker’s Chocolates invites you to tour their Open House to see how fine chocolate is made! Come down and enjoy free samples, prizes and giveaways. FREE Admission with a canned food donation.

 

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

 

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!

 

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, decorate a peeps t-shirt! Buy the tshirt, and the supplies to decorate it will be provided.

 

Just because the snow is gone, doesn’t mean ice-skating has to come to an end! Burlington has indoor skate times and drop-in shinny sessions over the weekend perfect for families.

 

Put together a birdhouse at Terra this weekend! You will also learn tips and tricks on how to attract birds to their new home!

 

 

Sunday

 

Tinker! is the perfect drop-in activity for your kids who like to take apart and build creations. Kids get safety goggles and real tools, and get to spend their time taking apart old electronics.

 

Visit the 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.

 

Mountsberg’s sugar bush has been producing maple magic for almost 150 years, and educating the public for more than 30 years! Approximately 600 trees are tapped during what could certainly be deemed the most Canadian of the seasons,

 

It’s Sweet Water season at Crawford Lake. Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Indigenous People as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration.

 

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.

 

Put together a birdhouse at Terra this weekend! You will also learn tips and tricks on how to attract birds to their new home!

 

Get beach-weather ready at one of the various drop-in swim times in Burlington.

 

 

 

*Reminder: some activities require pre-registration, so be sure to avoid disappointment by calling ahead!

 

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