Thursday, February 5, 2015

Family Day February 16, 2015 In Kitchener Waterloo

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We love all these ideas! Here are some other great options!
(take note some events require advanced registration so be sure to check the details on the links provided)

We suggest beginning your day with THE MOVIE MORNING TO END MS! Get you discount advance tickets here
Winterloo 2015 dog sled rides, ice sculpting, 4-on-4 hockey, great art activities at the Button Factory, free public skating, free family movies, and a great Chili cook-off featuring some of Waterloo’s top eateries
Frosty Fest In Brantford's Harmony Square
Put on your warmest hats, scarves and gloves, grab your family and friends, and join your neighbours on Monday, February 16 to celebrate Guelph’s 20th annual Winterfest. Activities range from skating to ice sculpting. Admission is free.
Family Day @ Bingemas

Noon to 6pm $8.50 per person per game. Family Fun games all day long. Reservations are recommended

Pinehurst Lake Family Ice Fishing Day Pinehurst Lake Conservation Area, 468 Pinehurst Rd., Ayr

Invite your family and friends to join you for a day of ice fishing on Pinehurst Lake. This event is open to everyone from first timer anglers to seasoned ice fisherman. There are numerous draw prizes and you will have a chance to win just for entering. This is a catch-and-release event, with prizes drawn at 2:30 pm. Equipment and bait will be available for new anglers, but there is a limited supply. A fishing license is not required by Canadian residents on the Family Day weekend, because it is being held on license-free Family Fishing Weekend. No registration fee or pre-registration required. Coffee, hot chocolate and food are available.Time: 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Price: Regular park admission-free with park pass

Swimming @ Breithaupt Centre Building hours 9 - 4 p.m.
Free Admittance 10am-3pm
Join us for a fun day the Kinsmen Fanshawe Sugar Bush
First 50 families can tap trees
Crafts for Kids of all ages
Cook Marshmellows over the campfire
Pancake house breakfast and Maple Products for sale
Walking Tours and demonstrations
Family Day Festival @ Contemporary School Of Dance

Steckle Farm Family Day
Come out to the farm on Family Day for some good old fashioned fun! Snow games, a craft in the barn, stories by the fire in the honey house, and cuddles from our warm furry friends. Only $2 a person at the gate, or FREE for Friends of the Farm
Stanley Park Community Centre, Fun Family Day Swim
Held at the Lyle Hallman Pool - 600 Heritage Drive
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Join us for a family swim, crafts, refreshments and more!
Tickets available at the Stanley Park Community Centre - 505 Franklin St N
Bring On The Sunshine Festival
Kitchener City Hall
200 King St W in Kitchener from 10 am to 6pm Entrance by donation FREE PARKING in the city Of Kitchener lot downstairs…food, music and fun!
SLED-a-brate with us on Family Day Monday!!
On Monday, February 16 (Family Day) from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Charitable Sled-A-Thon on the small hills at Laurel Creek Nature Centre!
This is sure to be a fun filled event for the children and families of our community. Sledders of all ages are encouraged to gather pledges and challenge themselves to 20 runs down the hills.
There will be prizes as well as hot food, baked goods and drinks for sale. Children will also have an opportunity to feed wild chickadees from their hand!
The Sled-A-Thon is a great way to bring families together while working as a community to bring such a fabulous project to life.

THEMUSEUM (Downtown Kitchener)
11AM: The Skalywags: Music Performance and Dance Party!
10AM to 5PM: All-Day Crafts
10:30AM, 12:30PM, 2:30PM & 3:30PM: StarLab Star Shows
1PM & 4PM: Mummification Demonstrations
THEMUSEUM is also happy to further discount the 570 News Family Pass from $35.95 to $29.95 for a family of four (two general and two child admissions) on February 16th, 2015. A family add-on ticket will also be available at $7.95 for each additional family member purchased with a family pass.
  • General Admission (14 years and up) $11.95+HST
  • Child Admission (3-13 years) $8.95+HST
  • 570 News Family Pass $29.95+HST
  • Family Pass Add on (3 years and up) $7.95+HST

Family Fun Day @ McDougall Cottage Cambridge
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy Family Day with crafts, games, treats and Cottage tours – fun for the whole family! Donations appreciated.

Ocean Bound @ Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)

The Big Chill Outdoor Fun Day - Guelph Lake Nature Centre
Guelph Lake Nature Centre, 7677 Conservation Rd., Guelph
Join us on Family Day at Guelph Lake Nature Centre. This is an opportunity to join us for horse-drawn sleigh rides, a campfire, dog sledding, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, feeding the chickadees, ice fishing and skating. Food trucks will serve up something hot. Learn about the plans for the new nature centre complex. Admission is free and voluntary donations for the new nature centre are welcome.
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Price: Free or by donation

Free Movie - Rio 2  @Kingsdale Center

72 Wilson Ave
Doors open at 1:00 movie starts at 1:30
Bring a pillow or blanket for you and your family to sit on.
Tuck Shop will be open to purchase popcorn, snacks, and drinks at a small fee.
Children under 12yrs MUST be accompanied by an adult.
Family Day @ KW Art Gallery
Mon, Feb 16 | Drop-in 1 – 4 pm
All ages welcome | Activities designed for ages 4 – 12 + adult companion
A fun-filled annual celebration for the entire family with activities that kids and kids-at-heart can do together. Explore the exhibitions, make spectacular artwork of your own, listen in on tales told by Kitchener Public Library storytellers, and participate in dramatic play and games.
*Suggested donation of $5 per child
Centreville Chicopee Community Centre Free Family Day Movie, 1-3:30 p.m.
Enjoy a great movie with your family and your community. Call for more information, 519-741-2490

Mill-Courtland Community Centre Hot Chocolate Party, 1-3 p.m.
Join us for an afternoon of chocolaty fun and sweet games and crafts! Bring your favourite mug to mix, taste, and create your own unique hot chocolate flavour.
Registration required as space is limited. Please call the community centre to reserve your spot today! 519-741-2491
Bridgeport Community Centre, Family Skate and Movie, 2-4 p.m.
20 Tyson Drive, Kitchener
Join us for a family skate on our outdoor rink and then warm up inside with hot chocolate, treats and a family movie.

Williamsburg Community Centre
Drop by for free outdoor activities between 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Max Becker Commons. Participate in snowman building contest or bring your skates to enjoy the outdoor rink. Hot refreshments will be availalbe.
Register for indoor family games and crafts. Have your family photo taken by the Southwest Kitchener Church of Christ. Photos will be emailed to you afterwards.
You must register for indoor activities.
Session #1. 1- 2:15 p.m. # 176296
Session #2. 2:30 -3:45 p.m. #176305

Victoria Hills Community Centre, 1-3:30 p.m.
Come and enjoy a Winter Carnival at Victoria Hills Community Centre! There will be outside activites like tobogganing, skating and snow soccer, so remember to dress for the weather. If you would rather stay warm, you can enjoy a variety of indoor games and activities. Outdoor activities will be weather dependent.

Country Hills Community Centre, 1-4 pm
Country Hills CC welcomes the community for a FREE afternoon of fun activities, games and refreshments.

Chandler Mowat Community Centre, 1-3 pm
Family Day Crafts & Snacks! Pop by Chandler Mowat Community Centre between 1pm and 3 pm for a tasty snack and a creative craft activity. Everyone is welcome. Parent's bring your children by to do crafts together.

Family Day – Winter Tracking and Storytelling @ Joseph Schnider Haus

Time event: 1 to 4 p.m. / Historic Haus open: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
At this time of year there are stories written in the snow, and we can learn to read them.
Join Dylan Siebert of KW Forest School for outdoor games and activities that teach the elements of tracking, as well as what these skills mean for winter survival and daily interactions with our animal neighbours.
Winter Tracking and Storytelling, 1 to 4 p.m., with hands-on activities in the historic house all day, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Daiene Vernille's 1st Annual Free Family Day Public Skate
1:30 PM-3:30 PM
 At The Kitchener Memorial Auditorium- Kiwanis Rink
400 East Ave, Kitchener!/events/1400101906958399/

Bridgeport Community Centre, Family Skate and Movie, 2-4 p.m.
20 Tyson Drive, Kitchener
Join us for a family skate on our outdoor rink and then warm up inside with hot chocolate, treats and a family movie.

Cambridge Symphony Family Concert
3pm @ Forward Church
Pay What You Can

Rim Park | Lions Rink (4-5pm) & Optimist Rink (4:30-5:30pm)
Waterloo Pentecostal Assembly is hosting a free public skate at two rinks inside Rim Park which will be open to the public. We’ll need help letting everybody know about this so please feel free to invite your friends and family. We want to fill out the rinks and have a great time with the community of Waterloo Region.
Michael Harris Swim and Skate @ Woolwich Memorial Centre
2:3-3:30pm and 4:30-6pm

Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre Movie and Pizza Event, 5 - 7 p.m.
Celebrate Family Day at the Doon Pioneer Park Community Centre! Join us for a family movie (TBD) and a slice of pizza hosted by Pathway Community Church! Bring your own blanket if you want to cuddle up and enjoy the show. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult and registration is required as space is limited so reserve your spot today by calling 519-741-2641.

Did we miss an event happening on Family Day February 16, 2015? Then be sure to leave it in the comments!


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