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Weekend Wrap Up – March 5-6, 2016

Weekend Wrap Up – March 5-6, 2016
March 2, 2016 Amber Rohal

One order of fun and excitement in Burlington coming right up! And if you’d like to add anything to this list, please share it in the comments below.




The BPAC presents “The Old Man and the River” – the story of a grumpy old man lives in his little house in the woods by the river. Then, one day….a magical creature leaps into his world and everything changes! Two seating to choose from, 11am and 2pm.

Click here to win tickets to the 2pm show! Last day to enter!



Longo’s is celebrating their 60th Anniversary, and you’re invited to the party at the Burloak store. You’ll enjoy their carnival with an indoor bouncy castle, face painting, games, a clown, food and beverages and more.

Catch the Family Favourite movie ParaNorman at Cineplex family favourites. Showtime at 11am and cost is only $2.99 per person.

Bring your budding artists to one of Burlington’s Michael’s stores to make a potted craft stick craft, simply adorable! Between 10am and noon, only $2 a child.

Visit Indigo Brant Street for their free Shopkins and Lego Minifigure Swap!! Bring your friends and get rid of all your doubles, and meet some new friends who share your hobby.

Children’s Sticks and Pucks is an excellent time for you and your future NHLer to get some ice time to work on your skills. See you at Mainway Rec. Centre between 1pm and 2pm.

Appleby Ice Arena has Family Skating on from 6:30pm till 8:30pm. This arena is less cold than some others in the city, and the music ups the fun factor for everyone!

The Community Centres have fun and family swims on at various times throughout the day. Grab a towel, and get in the water!



The Creative Hub is the open art studio at The Art Gallery of Burlington and runs from 1 – 4pm. My kids love working with new mediums, and the instructors are fantastic.

Join the RBG for their weekly “Get Back to Nature” walks. Each week there is a different meet up point, and the walk lasts from 1.5 – 2 hours. Perfect for families, and those with all-terrain strollers.

Have you tried a Play Fit class yet? Drop into Haber Rec Centre and enhance your child’s FUNdamental movement skills by trying out our Physical Literacy stations at your own pace.

Bring your family out to enjoy a game of Pickleball at Tansley. Instruction will be given so you can challenge your family member or another family to a pickleball match. Adult supervision required.

There are a variety of times for family swimming and skating today – which do you fancy?


Ongoing Events:

The RBG has their Reptile Rendezvous exhibit this weekend. Take your budding herpetologist to visit with turtles, snakes, and other reptilia.

It’s Sweet Water Season at Crawford Lake. Visit the reconstructed Iroquoian Village and learn how maple syrup was discovered and used by Ontario’s First Peoples as you take in an interactive (and edible!) Sweet Water demonstration. Weekends, Mach Break and Holidays.

Mountsberg’s sugar bush is calling your name! See how sap is magically transformed into sweet, sticky syrup, and smell the fragrant steam rising from simmering kettles. Learn the secrets of making Maple Candy and taste FREE candy samples.


Geocaching (1)Have you read our novice guide to Geocaching? It’s a great way to enjoy the outdoors, and spend time with your little adventurers!




Maple Syrup TimeDon’t forget about the Maple Syrup events going on around Burlington. They’re a delicious way to be outdoors, and secretly sneak in a little education as well!



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