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Weekend Wrap Up – January 19-20, 2019

Weekend Wrap Up – January 19-20, 2019
January 17, 2019 Amber Rohal

Winter is a fantastic time to try a new activity! Whether you love the outdoors, art, sports, or movies – there’s something for every family to do this weekend!

 

Saturday

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

What can you build at Library LEGO? Come create with our LEGO. Children 5 and under must bring an adult. Choose form a morning or afternoon session.

 

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 cool winter mugs!

 

Come Build with Us Challenge! Bring your BIG ideas, inventiveness, problem-solving, creative thinking, teamwork, and get building! Use our assorted construction materials to meet new challenges every week.

 

This is the kick off to 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.

 

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 Alpha.

 

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.

 

Kids (and kids at heart!) will have a (snow)ball making a snowman out of slime and decorative mix-ins at Michaels craft stores. We’ll provide the supplies, including the premade slime.

 

Family Owl Prowl provides insight into the mysterious lives of Ontario’s majestic owls. A hike through the crisp winter night to search for owls and a “nose to beak” visit with Mountsberg’s resident raptors gives guests an experience not easily forgotten.

 

 

 

Sunday

 

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.

 

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.

 

FREE event hosted by VEREDA CENTRAL and MALETA BOOKS – STORYTELLING IN SPANISH– Come and have a great time in family learning Spanish through picture books while enjoying the best coffee in town.

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

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

 

 

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