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Weekend Wrap Up – December 8-9, 2018

Weekend Wrap Up – December 8-9, 2018
December 7, 2018 Amber Rohal

This is a weekend jammed packed with festive activities, winter markets and a whole lot of great ways to spend some time together.

 

Saturday

All Aboard the Santa Train! We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining us on our decorated and heated heritage train! This popular train ride is a great family holiday experience! Enjoy onboard entertainment while waiting for Santa’s arrival. The highlight of the ride is a visit from Santa with each child, big and small.

 

 

 

BPAC Festival of Trees Active ParentsFestival of Trees at Burlington Performing Arts Centre – Visit our 2nd Annual Festival of Trees and enter to win one of the fabulous trees decorated by a local business or organization! Fall in love with one of the trees? Buy a raffle ticket and it could be yours!

 

 

The Lakeside Festival of Lights is on now at Spencer Smith Park. Bundle up and wander through the display with a hot chocolate.

 

Family Play Fit at Brant Hills – 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. Come back week after week to enhance your child’s skills.

 

Sat-ART-day – Grab your friends and family and create some art using supplies from our Loose Parts table.

 

Family Storytime – A special storytime perfect for families with children 5 and younger. Arrive early at Central or Alton to register in person.

 

Cineplex Family Favourites Movies presents The Polar Express in 3D. Only $2.99 a person for big screen and big sound.

 

Drop-In Basketball – Love to play basketball? Come practice your 3-pointer or work on your jump shot, youth can drop-in to shoot some hoops. Ages 8-18.

 

Eco-Explorers – Whether we take a stroll outside or bring the outside in, come for hands-on activities and crafts to learn about the world around us.

 

Family Flicks at Aldershot Library – Relax and enjoy newer PG releases and classic family favourites.

 

 

 

Sunday

 

All Aboard the Santa Train! We have received news from the North Pole that Santa will be joining us on our decorated and heated heritage train! This popular train ride is a great family holiday experience! Enjoy onboard entertainment while waiting for Santa’s arrival. The highlight of the ride is a visit from Santa with each child, big and small.

 

 

 

BPAC Festival of Trees Active ParentsFestival of Trees at Burlington Performing Arts Centre – Visit our 2nd Annual Festival of Trees and enter to win one of the fabulous trees decorated by a local business or organization! Fall in love with one of the trees? Buy a raffle ticket and it could be yours!

 

 

 

Open Family Gym – Drop into our 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!

 

Family Play Fit – Drop into the gym to explore our toys and equipment. Enjoy the experience and enhance your child’s FUNdamental Movement skills by trying out our Physical Literacy stations at your own pace.

 

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

 

The Lakeside Festival of Lights is on now at Spencer Smith Park. Bundle up and wander through the display with a hot chocolate.

 

 

If this is the weekend you’re going to buy your fresh Christmas tree, we can suggest some local farms who offer cut-your-own trees.

Or, gather the kids, make some hot cocao, and write a letter to Santa that is full of kindness and gratitude.

 

 

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