Events and More Things To Do This Weekend With Kids

Looking for some thrilling and engaging ways to spend quality time with your little ones this weekend? Look no further! We’ve curated a list of fantastic local events and activities that are guaranteed to bring smiles to your children’s faces. From outdoor adventures to creative workshops and sporting events, there’s something for every child to enjoy.

As parents, we understand the constant monologue of asking ourselves what to do today with the kids. We know the challenges of finding activities that are not only entertaining but also fun for all ages. Our events calendar is home to tons of family-friendly events that suit a mix of interests and ages. Whether you have toddlers, school-aged kids, or even teenagers, there are bound to be things to do this weekend near me that they will love.

This list includes weekend things to do in Hamilton and Halton and Niagara regions. Active Parents fans told us they didn’t mind a short drive, so we add in everything we can find!

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We can suggest some things to do with kids this weekend that you can pop into at your own convenience. Perfect for families who like to take it nice and easy on their days off.

STEAM-Gineers at Joseph Brant Museum

STEAM-gineers is a once monthly drop-off program on Saturday afternoons at Joseph Brant Museum from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. STEAM-gineers is a hands-on, immersive program full of crafts, games, experiments, and more! STEAM-gineers is designed for children between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. The cost is $25/child. Pre-registration is required here

This month’s theme is “The Industrial Revolution”.

Culinary Kids Club

Culinary Kids Club is a once monthly drop-off program at Ireland House Museum on Sunday afternoons between 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Culinary Kids Club is designed for children between the ages of 8 – 12 years old. The cost is $30/child. Pre-registration is required here

This month’s theme is “Comfort Foods”.

Ashwood Glen School Open House

Unlock a brighter future for your child at Ashwood Glen School’s Open House for Grades 1-8. Don’t miss our Exclusive Information Session Hosted by our Head of School. Dive deep into the world of International Baccalaureate (IB) principles and learn how IB perfectly complements the Montessori program. Discover our secret to nurturing lifelong learners primed for success. Click here for details.

Things To Do February 23-25, 2024

Friday

Hamilton Theatre Inc Presents “SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL” – A fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza that brings to life all of our favourite Dr. Seuss characters.

Saturday

STEAM-Gineers at Joseph Brant Museum – This month’s theme is “The Industrial Revolution”.

Sensory Friendly Swimming at Tansley Woods pool in Burlington.

Heartland Forest Winterfest – Enjoy a toasty fire pit with s’mores, yummy hot chocolate, our signature Tundra Trek on the trails, a petting zoo and craft station, interactive exhibits and so much more! 

Hamilton Theatre Inc Presents “SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL” – A fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza that brings to life all of our favourite Dr. Seuss characters.

Kids Club at Michaels – Create an “Alma Thomas Abstract Painting”.

Burlington Centre Train Rides from 11 am – 6 pm in the West Coast Kids Hallway. 

Pokémon Trade + Play Day at Toys R Us – Bring your kids + their friends to learn about + play the Pokémon trading card game. PLUS: receive a FREE trading card when you spend $15 or more on Pokémon products!

Heritage Day Celebration – A celebration and social in The Coach House at Dundurn, followed by free tours of Dundurn Castle. 

Creative Kids: Parents’ Night Off – The Longo’s Loft Team will show your junior chefs how to make a family dinner that they can prepare all on their own. 

Sunday

Hamilton Theatre Inc Presents “SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL” – A fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza that brings to life all of our favourite Dr. Seuss characters.

Burlington Centre Train Rides from 11 am – 6 pm in the West Coast Kids Hallway. 

Family Open Studio at AGB – Create wax paper stickers!

Culinary Kids Club at Ireland House Museum – Learn to cook comfort foods to keep you warm this winter! 

That’s a wrap on scheduled events and things to do this weekend with kids, but our website is always full of ideas. You can find indoor places to play, hikes that kids will actually enjoy and of course, our Playground reviews that parents rave about.

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