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What Can We Do This Weekend?
Winter Wonders Workshop at Rodman Hall
Sunday, December 10, 1 to 2:30 pm
Registration End Date: Dec/04/2017
Course Code | 26336
4 Yrs. & up, adult companion required
$5 per child | members FREE
Take your inspiration from the season as we create wintery art, crafts and holiday greeting cards. There will be a variety of activity centres to engage all ages. Note: Please only register the number of children attending, adult companions are required but registration not necessary. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required.
Teddy Time Tales
Saturday, December 9th at the following St. Catharines Library locations: Dr Huq Family Branch | 10:15 AM Merritt Branch | 2:15 PM Port Dalhousie Branch | 2:15 PM
Saturday, December 9th | 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM Central Library, St. Catharines
Meet in the Children’s area at the Central Library every Saturday for 30 minutes of storytelling. Bring your favourite stuffed animal friend.
Breakfast with Santa
Brunch with Santa
Ridgeway Winter Market
Canada 150 Skating Day
Let’s glide into winter!
Join us as we celebrate the close of Canada’s 150th year.
Free skating for all community members.
Free swag and treats available.
- When: Sunday, December 10, 2017
- Time: 1:30am to 4:30pm
- Location: Jack Ballantyne Memorial Arena
- Tickets: Free!
CHRISTMAS AT THE VILLAGE
Friday, December 8th | 6pm – 8pm
The event includes crafts, treats and a special visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus. Each child will also get a small gift!
$5 per family + a non-perishable food item in support of Open Arms Mission Welland.
Please RSVP with the # of adults & children, as well as the age(s) of the children to:
firstname.lastname@example.org or (905) 714-4446
Welland Farmers Market
Saturday, December 9th | 6 am-Noon 70 Young Street (between Young and Division Streets) Local Farmers proudly share the excitement and flavour of the Welland Farmers’ Market with you. They’ve been luring locals and tourists every Saturday to the Market since 1907, with shelves of fresh fruits and vegetables, tasty meats, natural cheeses, local artisans, and baked goods.
Pelham Santa Claus Parade
Saturday, December 9th | 1pm
Letters for Santa will be collected along the parade route!
PARADE ROUTE: Starting at Bethany Christian Reform Church (1086 Balfour St., Fenwick) heading North on Balfour Street to Canboro Road, West on Canboro Road to Church Street, North on Church Street to Centennial Park (999 Church St., Fenwick).
Join us at Centennial Park after the parade until 4pm for post celebrations- including food and activities! All are welcome!
Canada Skate 150
Christmas Parade 2017
Saturday, December 9th | 11:00 am.
Fort George Garrison Christmas
December 9th & 10th | Noon – 4pm
Fort George National Historic Site’s weekend-long Garrison Christmas.
Gather your family and friends and come to Fort George for an afternoon full of exciting activities, crafts, and games celebrating Christmas! Christmas This is an annual family holiday event not to be missed.
Regular admission rates apply, which include activities, crafts, and games. Enjoy hot beverages and treats.
For more information, call Parks Canada at 905-468-6614.
Pack some hot chocolate, bundle the kids in the car and take a night-time drive to see the Winter Festival of Lights in Niagara Falls with over two million lights on the 8km long illumination route.
For more information on the Winter Festival of Lights visit www.wfol.com
Lowe’s Winter Wonderland 2017
Friday, December 8th | 6pm to 9pm
7959 Mcleod Road, Niagara Falls
An evening to pick out your fresh cut Christmas Tree and enjoy an evening of fun for the whole family. Art’s and Crafts, Games, Pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Ride the ever popular Tootsie Train donated by Heartland Forest in our winter wonderland path and more!
Fallsview Casino’s Christmas on Ice
A thrilling high-paced spectacle of world-class ice skating and holiday cheer, Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice features a winter wonderland of national championship ice skaters, dancers, and singers that will fill you with the magic of the season. Dates, Showtimes and Ticket Purchases Here
Here comes Santa Paws! We will be having Santa Paw Photos, Craft Sales, Carnival Games, Professional Photo’s, Dog Training on the Spot and More!
December 9th | 9am to 4pm
Santa Paw Photo’s | 11am to 3pm
Livingston Activity Center/Senior Center
18 Livingston Ave, Grimsby (Canadian Tire Plaza)
Come out for a fun-filled day for Mom, loved ones, your 4 Legged Family, and Friends!
Candy Cane Fridays: Grinchy NIGHT OUT!
Friday, December 8th | 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
It’s a GRINCHY Night out! Drop the kids off with us and enjoy a few hours of free time to kick off your weekend and get ahead on your Christmas shopping! Your kids can paint and play with friends, and make some new ones, while they enjoy our classic Christmas movies!
We’ll be painting something GRINCHY and enjoy a pizza dinner, supervision, holiday movie and fun holiday treats!
$30+HST/child, ages 5+ welcome. Sign up with a friend! Preregistration is required either by filling out the form below or calling the studio!
FREE Canada 150 Public Skating
Sunday, December 10, 2017 2:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Peach King Arena
In partnership with Grimsby Minor Hockey and the Government of Canada.
There will be free Canada 150 skates occurring all over Canada on the same day.
Wear your Canada colours!
West Lincoln Memorial Auxiliary Presents:
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA!
Saturday, December 9th | 8am – 12pm
Peach King Centre, upstairs room.
Tickets are $5.00/person or $20.00/family (Max. 5)
Available at the Auxiliary Office From November and at the door.
For the Younger ones, Santa’s Clauset.
A Shopping and wrapping area for kids only.
All I want for Christmas Craft Show
Saturday, December 9th | 10am – 3pm
Guild Hall, 72 Charlotte St., Port Colborne
You will be in the mood for Christmas shopping at this December craft sale! Over 20 local artisans will be selling their handmade items.
Admission is free for shoppers to choose from unique items including fine art, jewellery, crocheted and knitted items, handmade teddy bears, painted wooden decor, one-of-a-kind greeting cards, jams and jellies, photography and more!
The venue is wheelchair accessible and food and beverages will be available at the Heartbeat Cafe on site.
CANADA 150 SKATING DAY
Sunday, December 10, 2017 – 12:00 – 1:50 pm.
$1.50 per skater.
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