Thursday, February 21, 2013

Family Fun In February - Stuff To Do With Your Kids In Kitchener Waterloo

Hope everyone had a great Family Day Weekend!

This must be a good deal for families! Over 3000 purchased already!!!! Fantasy Fair - $20 for a 4-Person


Homeschool Day at the Waterloo Region Museum (Doon)

Friday, February 22, 2013
9:30am – 5pm
10 Huron Road
Summary: Explore the exhibits in the Waterloo Region Museum and enjoy hands-on historical games and activities. $5 per child. Teaching parent receives free admission.

Fri. Feb. 22, 10:30 – 11:30 am, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener

KPL Family Storytime and Craft

PWA Wrestling @ The Alpine Club Feb 22
Pure Wrestling Association
Doors Open at 7:00PM
Bell Time at 8:00PM
Tickets can be purchased at Combinations Sports - 306 King St W in Kitchener, or by calling 519-998-8799. PWA will deliever tickets in the area
VIP Front Row - $25
VIP General - $20
(VIP gets you in at 6:30pm to meet Tommy Dreamer)
Front Row - $20
General Admission - $15
Kids 10Under General - $10!/events/338443346270662/

Feb 23
Visit Caribbean Kitchen to soak up the flavours of the Caribbean while you sway to reggae and calypso beats at the Kitchener Market from 11am to 1pm.

Wilmot Heritage Day
When: Saturday February 23rd, 2013
Where: St. Agatha Community Centre
Time: 11 am to 3 pm (*Awards Ceremony at 1pm)
Free event -activities listed here

Coldest Night Of The Year
Cameron Heights Collegiate

Creative Writing Club
Bring a pencil, a notebook and your imagination! Grades 3 – 6.
Call 519-743-3558 to register. FREE
Sat. Feb. 23 at 2:30 pm, Country Hills Library, 1500 Block Line Rd, Kitchener

City Parent Family Show
Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)
Start Date Sunday February 24, 2013
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A fun filled day hosted by City Parent Magazine with everything for families! Education, camps, attractions and live entertainment! Note - It does not state cost to attend please contact The Waterloo Region Museum for the cost to attend this

Waterloo region Family Network presents: A Parent's Guide to Bullying
Monday, February 25, 2013
7 – 9pm
Location: Resurrection Catholic Secondary School
455 University Avenue, West
Alyson Schafer. Parents learn a new understanding of bullying behaviour that calls for a new approach to prevention and intervention. Tickets: $25. Tickets can be purchase online at
 or email
 or call 519-804-1786. Please register your children for daycare by calling 519-804-1786.

The Breakfast of Champions
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
6:30 – 8am
Location: Hacienda Sarria
1254 Union Street
We are very excited to report that Kitchener Rangers' Coach, Steve Spott and Canada's Olympian in Women's Hockey, Cheryl Pounder will be the speakers at a breakfast at Hacienda Sarria. The hospitality and culinary students of Conestoga College, under the direction of an Executive Chef, will be cooking a breakfast worthy of champions. Tickets are $25 each and a table is $200. This event will be of interest to hockey enthusiasts of both genders and all ages.

Feb 27
91.5 The Beat Corus Feeds Kids Day at Harveys
Kids 10 & under eat free w/adult meal purchase.
Cost of kids meal is donated to local community fundraising
Details here

Feb 28
Visit Carlos from 91.5 The Beat as he walks on a treadmill @ The Athletic Club for 24 hours for The Heart & Stroke foundation. Info here


March 2
Pledge To End Bullying @ Fairview Park Mall
beginning at 10:30am times and activities listed here

Canstruction Waterloo Region
Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 17, 2013
Location: Conestoga Mall
550 King Street, North
Summary: Canstruction, a food and awareness raising event, provides teams of architects, engineers, designers, tradespeople and students a chance to extend their creativity. You can build an impressive structure out of thousands of cans of food showcasing your talent and company name to more than 10,000 viewers at Conestoga Mall during March break. The food in your build will be shared with the community.
Phone number: 519-743-5576

Clarky's Kids Day at Cookie Cutters
Friday, March 15, 2013
9am – 8pm
Location: Cookie Cutters
36 Northfield Drive
Summary: Please join us at COOKIE CUTTERS on Friday, March 15th for face painting, raffle draws and refreshments as we help to raise funds for Clarky's Kids. Clarky's Kids is a local charity sponsored by The Kitchener Rangers and former Ranger and current New Jersey Devil, David Clarkson, to help local families dealing with childhood cancer.
On March 15th, Cookie Cutters will donate $3/cut to Clarky's Kids so book your child's appointment today! Let's work together to help those in need.
Thanks, in advance, for your support!
Phone number: 519-880-0528

March 16
Kitchener Market
St Patricks Day celebrations
Join us for kids in the kitchen, crafts, food and more
Irish dance academey and Shannigans will be here to entertain

22nd Annual Cambridge Coin Club Show
Saturday, March 16, 2013
9am – 4pm
Location: Cambridge Newfoundland Club
1500 Dunbar Road
Summary: Presented by the Cambridge Coin Club. Buy, sell, trade and evalute at 52 tables. Tokens, trade dollars, coins, paper money, militaria, sports cards, CTC coupons. Admission free! Proceeds to charitable organizations. Free admission!
Phone number: 519-622-0111

K-W Cambridge Postcard Memories Show and Sale
Sunday, March 17, 2013
9:30am – 4pm
Location: Bingemans
425 Bingeman Road
Kitchener, ON
Summary: South Central Ontario's Largest Post Card Expo-10's of thousands of cards from pre 1900 to post 2000's. Free parking, door prizes, leading dealers. Admission $5. Children under 12 free when accompanied by adult.
 Phone number: 519-885-3499

I'll be doing a separate post about March break activities soon, so if you know of any Free or Low Cost Events over March Break please leave them in the comments at the bottom of this post! Thanks!

March Break @THEMUSEUM (Downtown Kitchener)

Admission rates apply
Sat March 9
11am - Meet the Zookeeper
1pm - Contemporary School of Dance

Sun March 10
11am to 2pm - Goodlife Booth
1pm - Meet KiM our Kids In Motion Mascot

Mon March 11
1pm - Play with 'snow' in THEMUSEUM

Tues March 12
10:30am - Magic of Dance with Ballet Jorgen Canada

Wed March 13
9am - Member Morning
12:30pm - Fire & Ice Mad Science Show

Thurs March 14
1pm - Plasma Race Cars

Fri March 15
1pm - Play with 'snow' in THEMUSEUM

Sat March 16
11am - Meet the Zookeeper
1pm - Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory Show

Sun March 17
1pm - Safari Science Reptile Show

March Break Madness

Saturday, March 9 – Sunday, March 17, 2013
Location: Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)
10 Huron Road
Summary: Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:00pm, Sunday 11am to 5pm. March Break fun! Every day hands-on activities and demonstrations are scheduled for the whole family. Regular admission

Monday, April 15, 2013
Taste Of Woolwich
at Breslau Mennonite Church, 226 Woolwich St. S.

Meet local farmers & restaurateurs, see cooking demonstrations by chefs & local youth, sample and buy savory foods, and learn about the benefits of buying local!
Admission $5 per family; $2 per adult
Times & activities are listed here

Fantastic news from The Kitchener Market
Info for applying
The best way for anyone to apply is to go to
or contact us directly at
or call 416.598.2500 x 303.
Make sure to tell them Michele from The Kitchener Market & @Those2Girls sent you!

Grand River Rocks - What's Up Youth
50 Borden Ave Kitchener
What's Up Youth
What's Up Youth is a drop-in program for kids (under 18) that runs every Saturday night from 6:30-8:30pm. Belay staff takes care of all technical aspects, allowing children to climb on the roped walls. The cost for the 2 hours is $10 per child. CASH ONLY please. Harness rental is included, but shoes are not. Shoe rental is an extra $5. Newcomers, please come 10-15 minutes early to sign waivers.

Need some fun for the young ones?
Kids Hop at The Kitchener Market Every
Tuesday from 11am - noon

KPL Kids’ Club
Free family stories & crafts at the Kitchener Market. Saturdays from 9 to 11 am.

Artlab (winter 2013)
Instructor: Christine Ball
Saturdays, Jan 19 - Feb 23
Ages 6 - 8: 12:30 - 2:00 pm
Ages 9 - 13: 2:30 - 4:00 pm
$15 + HST / class
Saturdays are fun at the Gallery! Join us in the art "lab" as we experiment with new ideas, materials and techniques. Projects are inspired by themes in the Winter 2013 exhibitions. Suitable for all skill levels.
Feb 9 - Recycled Books
Feb 16 - Hybrid Toys
Feb 23 - Painting with Different Tools

New Cricket Program in Kitchener!
Cricket In Kitchener is looking for female players, volunteers and coaching staff for all of our programs! Noe experience required! Please conctact
or phone Katie Bjorkenstam or Evan Bjorkenstam at 519-954-8525

•Bertie's Place - infants to kids in Grade 1 can participate in a volunteer-run playgroup from September to April on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. at the Albert McCormick Community Centre. Cost: $2 per visit or $25 for a season pass.

•Time Out - caregivers and kids aged newborn to six enjoy creative play, games and songs on Fridays from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Manulife Financial Soccer and Sports Centre in Bechtel Park. Google Map. Cost: $5 per visit (one adult and up to four kids) or $45 for a 10-visit pass.

Waterloo Region Museum (DOON)
Starts Saturday February 2, 2013
10 a.m. to noon
Saturdays in February, children ages eight to ten years of age can discover the Waterloo Region Museum through fun activities and games. Every month features a new exciting theme for children to explore. Advance registration $35 plus HST per child per month or $10 per session plus HST. Membership discount applies. Capacity is limited.

KPL Lego Block Party
We provide the Lego, you provide the imagination! Ages 5 – 12.
Call 519-748-2740 to register. FREE
Tues. at 6:30 pm, Feb. 5 – 26, Pioneer Park Library, 150 Pioneer Dr, Kitchener

KPL Splish Splash Storytime
After a story, jump in the pool!
Wed. at 7:00 pm, Feb. 6 – Feb. 27, Forest Heights Library, 251 Fischer-Hallman Rd, Kitchener

KPL Writing Workshops for Teens
with Heather Wright, author of Writing Fiction: A Hands-On Guide for Teens
Four 1-hour workshops on plot, dialogue, character development and action/suspense.
Feb. 6 – Mar. 6 at 4 pm. Email
to register. FREE

I know many enjoy the coupon codes for fun activities that I list here. I've started a whole coupon pinterest board.  Here are the super easy instructions for claiming these coupons!

Step 1

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click on the pics to get the coupons

How easy was that?
FYI we're getting our next Those2Girls Show You How To Save Event organized! When we have all the details set you'll be the first to know!

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