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Weekend Wrap Up – May 14-15, 2016

Weekend Wrap Up – May 14-15, 2016
May 11, 2016 Amber Rohal

You’ve made it to Thursday, and your reward is a weekend chock-full-o-fun!

Saturday

Tansley United Church is hosting a Mega Used Book Sale from 9am till 1pm. Perfect time to stock up on some summer reading pieces.

 

Spend the day at the 17th Annual Police Day. This event includes live demonstrations, family entertainment and rides, HRPS Pipes and Drums and Chorus, Children’s Safety Village tours (RR), Troy’s Diner mobile BBQ from Milton ($).

 

Grab the kids and go to Home Depot to build a free Angry Birds bird house. What kid wouldn’t love that?

 

Take the kids into Michael’s Craft Stores between 10am and noon and they can make their very own Dreamcatcher project for $2.

 

The 4th annual Touch-a-Truck event happens at the city’s roads and parks maintenance facility, and includes a free barbecue from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

 

Cineplex’s Family Favourite movie this weekend is Shorts, a family movie that’s more like 5 stories in one. Only $2.99 per person.

 

Learn all about basic bike maintenance and start the bike session off right with a properly maintained bike. Burlington Public Library – Central Branch. Key note presentation from Rolling Horse Community Cycle.

 

Halton Waldorf School invites you to hear guest speaker Adam Bienenstock’s discussion on the importance of play and the many benefits that natural playgrounds provide to children and communities. Tickets required.

 

The Parent Bazaar is hosting  mom 2 mom sale at Central Arena and boasts 80+ tables of goods to choose from.

 

Discover the heritage of downtown Burlington through this informative and engaging walking tour. The tour will examine downtown Burlington’s growth, including its foundation as Wellington Square, the surrounding lake, and the past locations of the Hotel Brant and the Brant Inn. (RR)

 

Sunday

Take the family out to Tansley Woods and learn to play Pickleball. See you at 3:30pm!

 

One of our favourite spots – The Art Gallery of Burlington – opens it’s doors from 1pm till 4pm at The Creative Hub to create art projects from recycled materials that bring awareness to issues of the environment. Always free.

 

Everyone is invited to meet up for “Get Back to Nature Walks” at Royal Botanical Gardens. These walks are FREE and guided by  RBG volunteers, and every week the walk is to a different destination. This Sunday, meet at the Nature Centre. Walks are 1.5-2 hours long and terrain is not generally stroller friendly.

 

So…what does your family have planned for this weekend? Whatever it is, share it in the comments, and have a fabulous time! 🙂

 

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2 Comments

  1. Val Hull 4 years ago

    I think we’ll have to check out that used book sale – thanks for the tip!!

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      Amber Rohal 4 years ago

      Awesome! You may see us there! 🙂

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