Thursday, August 28, 2014

Stuff To Do Labour Day Weekend In Kitchener Waterloo

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Also we had the opportunity to attend the CNE this week and there's still lots to do there before Labour Day!

Looking for Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo over Labour Day Weekend?
Here's the list!

Start with checking out our FALL FAIRS Near Kitchener Waterloo post to see which fairs are happening this weekend!


Aug 29
For Parents with older kids, or a Parents' Night Out - The Grand Seduction Outdoor Movie @ Sportsworld Crossing!/groups/2369595749/permalink/10152621195590750/

Outdoor Movie Rio 2 

Shade's Mills Conservation Area, 450 Avenue Rd., Cambridge
Come watch movies under the stars starting at dusk every Friday night! The food concession will be open and offering snacks and drinks. Visitors should bring lawn chairs and blankets to sit in front of the big screen. Movies are all rated parental guidance (PG) or general admission (G) and are suitable for families. The movies are free for Grand River Parks Membership pass holders and day pass holders. Or, up to six people in a vehicle can gain admission for a special flat fee of $10 on Friday nights starting an hour before show time. Cancellations will be posted on Facebook and Twitter.
Time: 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
Price: Free with admission or $10.00 per vehicle

Aug 30
$2.50 Cineplex Family Movies - The Croods

Critter Show
Laurel Creek Conservation Area, 625 Westmount Rd., Waterloo
Visit with our Nature Centre celebrity snakes, frogs and turtles as they embark on their 2 hour tour to the Conservation Area. Learn their personal stories as they strut their stuff in front of their adoring audience! Paparazzi and their cameras welcome. Children 16 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Meet at: Baseball shelter
Price: Free with park admission

Meet the Animals
Guelph Lake Conservation Area, 7743 Conservation Dr., Guelph
Hold a snake, touch a toad, and meet other “creature-teachers” from the Guelph Lake Nature Centre. Kids will love these safe, close-up animal encounters! Children 16 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Meet at: Camper beach
Price: Free with park admission

Outdoor Movie - FROZEN
Parkvale Park 6:00pm!/groups/2369595749/permalink/10152630295190750/

Aug 31
Kitchener Rangers Fan Appreciation BBQ
11am-2pm (followed by the Charity Game)

Power Farms Ayr Tour
11am, 1pm and 3pm!/events/1520875661458998/

Underwater World
Laurel Creek Conservation Area, 625 Westmount Rd., Waterloo
Come explore the reservoir to see what strange and wondrous creatures are here, and learn how they live, eat and hide under the surface. Children 16 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult.
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Meet at: Boat launch
Price: Free with park admission


Labour Day September 1 2014

Annual Labour Day Picnic in Waterloo Park
Noon to 4pm

Guelph Labour Day Picnic at Riverside Park
Noon to 3pm

Brantford Soap Box Derby and Family Fun Day
Derby registration 8am and fun day activities after the race

Also open on the Holiday Monday

  • Herrles Market There you will find a great marketplace with a local food flare. There is an outdoor play area for the kids! For more info visit the Herrles Market website
  • St. Jacobs The Village of St. Jacobs shops will be open. Take a look at the St Jacobs website for more info
  • St Jacobs Outlet Mall The St Jacobs Outlet mall is open from 10am-5pm. You can see all their Holiday Hours listed on their information page
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Most Shoppers Drug Mart locations are open for Labour Day. The ones that offer grocery items can be very helpful in a pinch
  • Also most Movie Theatres, variety stores, coffee shops, restaurants, GRCA parks, public splash pads and public OUTDOOR pools are open Labour Day. Same with most amusement centres like Bingemans, Bowling Alleys, LaserQuest Chicopee Tube Park and THEMUSEUM.Check their websites for hours and pricing.

    If we missed any family friendly Labour Day Weekend events please let us know by posting the information in the comments!

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