Saturday, February 13, 2010

Family Day Events in Kitchener/Waterloo/Region & Upcoming Februaury Events

Here's the list from earlier this week & see below for more listings
Lisa McDonald February 8 at 5:25am
I know as the week goes on more & more Family Day events will be submitted but here's a start

Skating rink at Kitchener City Hall 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Free community skate with the Kitchener Rangers, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Kinsmen Arena
- Public skating 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kinsmen Arena, and from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Kiwanis Arena in Kitchener
- Public skating 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Cambridge Ice Centre, in the Cambridge mall.
- Outdoor rinks, weather permitting
- Family swim, movie, Wings of Paradise display, skating and barbecue at the Breithaupt Centre in Kitchener, 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Free.
- Gallery tours, interactive art activities and stories at the KW Art Gallery. 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
- Great backyard bird count, cider and cookies, taffy on the snow (weather permitting) at the Joseph Schneider Haus Museum, Kitchener. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free.
- Make a bird feeder, and enjoy warm beverages and treats at the McDougall Cottage in the Galt area of Cambridge. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. By donation.
- Family swim, gym games, wall crawl, pre-school games and more at the A. R. Kaufman Family YMCA in Kitchener, free, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Free admission for kids 14 and under at Pinehurt Lake, Shade’s Mills, and Laurel Creek conservation areas. Ice fishing, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing. For hours and activity details go to
- Free face painting, cupcakes, crafts, mad science show and music at Chicopee Ski Club for the Family Day Festival, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Regular admission for ski and snowboard passes.
- Children’s Museum open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Family Fun Fest at the old New Hamburg Arena and Community Centre, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Children’s inflatables, how to make music videos, children’s entertainment by Erik Traplin. $20 per family or $5 per person. Proceeds will be donated to Family & Children’s Services of Waterloo Region.
Bowling in Cambridge
Natural Stone City

Make the most of Family Day! The City of Waterloo has activities available all day to help you celebrate your family!

At the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex
Regular admission applies to all.

8 to 9:50am: Adult Lane Swim
8:05 to 8:50am: Shallow Waterfit (Adult)
9 to 9:45am: Boxing Waterfit (Adult)
9 to 9:45am: Deep Waterfit (Adult)
10am to 12 pm: Family Swim
12:10 to 1:50pm: Adult Lane Swim
12:15 to 1pm: Shallow Waterfit (Adult)
1 to 1:45pm: Deep Waterfit (Adult)
2 to 4pm: Public Swim

Sunlife Arena
11am to 12:30pm: Parent and Child Skate
1 to 3pm: Public Skate
8 am to 5 pm: Track Open
& 8 to 11 pm

Public Square
9 to 10:30am: Toddler Skate
4 to 8pm: Family Skate and Food Fair

Skating, jumping castle, colouring, face painting, balloon animals, magician, entertainer, music and carnival games!

Skate rentals will be available on site during the fair at the McPhail’s tent. Cora’s Breakfast & Lunch hours will be extended until 7 p.m.

WLU Summer Camps Info

We're about 2 months away from the BIG DAY
Saturday April 10th at the Waterloo Recreation Complex for MeFest

Make sure to go to & invite your friends as well
(click the link under the logo)
Lots of Meetups happen at MeFest as it's a great Girl's Day Out!

Want to help promote MeFest? We have lots of flyers to distribute.
If you'd like to take some to your work/day care/community centres/other places you frequent it would be greatly appreciated.
Just send me a message or email

Remember to come early on event day to get ALL THE FREEBIES!!!!!!!!!


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