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Family Activities February 24, 25

Feb 23, 2018

This week you can really smell spring in the air! Take your little ones on some adventures this weekend with this list of local event:

49th Annual Make It A Date To Skate Competition

The North Bay Skating Club will be hosting its 49th annual Make It A Date To Skate skating competition from February 23rd to February 25th, 2018 at Memorial Gardens located at 100 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, Ontario.
Over 250 skaters and their families from all over Ontario will travel to North Bay to compete in this event. Esteemed Officials will be judging many categories of competition including Star 2-10, interpretive, elements and triathlon. This is a qualifying event and some skaters will proceed to the 2018 Skate Ontario STARSkate Provincial Championships being held in Kingston from March 16th to 18th, 2018. Events begin Friday, February 23rd at 9:00am. Over 18 vendors will be on site. Admission is free.

  • February 24, 8:15 am – 9:05 pm
  • February 25, 8.15 am – 3:45 pm

Memorial Gardens, 100 Chippewa Street West, North Bay


Ontario Early Years Centre – Nipissing

Let’s Build a Fort (bring you snow suit). At 12:30 pm Circle: Literacy rich songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories for everyone.
February 24, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, ON
705-474-8910 ext. 0


Kids' Activity Day

The New Callander Library Fundraising Committee is once again offering the community a well-deserved break from the winter weather by inviting you to attend the sixth annual “Kids’ Activity Day”. Once again, it will be another fun-filled day of activities for children of all ages, including Steve Featherstone’s reptile show, Global Groove, Shrine clowns, clay making, wooden kit building, crafts, tea party centre, ice fishing pond, Lego tables, book bag colouring, placemat colouring, meteorite table, fire department display along with the Sparky the Fire Dog, and door prizes. So mark your calendars now. All proceeds to the Callander Building Fund. $5 for adults and $2 for children
February 24, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, Callander Community Centre, 1984 Swale Street, Callander


Family Favourites: Wonder

Join us on Saturday mornings at 11am for Cineplex Family Favourites. Watch a family favourite film each week for only $2.99. A portion of the proceeds goes towards supporting WE Charity. It's a fun and affordable way to enjoy the weekend with your family.
February 24, 11:00 am, Galaxy Cinemas North Bay, Lakeshore Drive, North Bay 


Makerspace & Lego Club

Makerspace: 12:00 - 1:00, Lego Club: 1:00 - 2:00 Weekly on Saturday. Starting at 12, tinker with some of the newest tech toys, gadgets and games. Then at 1:00, we break out the Lego and you can build the biggest, wildest creation you can think of.
February 24, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Powassan Library, 324 Clark Street, Powassan


Kid Zone Saturday At The Library

Join us for games on the Wii, classic board games, colouring, crafts and snacks every Saturday afternoon from 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM. This program is FREE, no registration required.
February 24, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Parry Sound Public Library, 29 Mary Street, Parry Sound


Wasi XC Ski Club Moonlight Ski

Meet at the chalet at 7pm for a peaceful ski or snowshoe in the moonlight! Headlamps are optional, dress warmly. Please bring a thermos with a hot beverage. Help yourself from the serve yourself bin if you want to roast a marshmallow or toast some bannock.
February 24, 07:00 pm - 10:00 pm, 907 Lake Nosbonsing Road, Astorville


Kearney Dog Sled Races 2018

Originally scheduled for Feb. 3 and 4 the event has been postponed due to trail conditions. Ontario’s largest dog sled races come to “Ontario’s biggest little town”. Join us for two days of winter fun, in Kearney Ontario on the western boarder of Algonquin Park. This long standing tradition has been running annually since 1994.
This signature 2018 event, features a 4 Dog Sprint, a 6 Dog Sprint, 1 & 2 Dog Men’s & Women’s Ski-joring events and the ever popular Kid & Mutt event. Visitors to the Kearney Dog Sled Races are treated to a variety of activities and events that they can participate in or view. This is a great event for families, couples or friends to enjoy

  • 24 February, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
  • 25 February, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Kearney, Almaguin Highlands 


Cheapskates Snow Wars XXlV

This years' event will be held over 2 days..
Phase 1 - Sat Feb 24th will be a ski/snowboard slope style event that will be open to all. Everyone can enter, no cost and plenty of prizes. Contact Laurentian for more details.
Phase 2 - Sun Feb 25th will be the main event with a jam in the Terrain Park. Entry is $20 and registration can be completed at Cheapskates, or the morning of the event, in the upper lodge. Everyone that enters will receive a Cheapskates Snow Wars tee as well a prize and there will be a special prize table for all that place. Categories will be Snowboard/Ski AM / Snowboard Advanced / Ski Advanced.

  • February 24
  • February 25

Laurentian Ski Hill, Janey Avenue, North Bay


Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast every Sunday includes coffee and tea. All ages - $6
February 25, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Corbeil Four Seasons Club, 1482 Corbeil Road, North Bay


Public Skating In Trout Creek

All Ages | $2 per skater
February 25, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Trout Creek Arena, 181 Main Street West, Almaguin Highlands


Public Skating In Burk's Falls

$2 adult, $1 under 18, $5 family. Don’t have skates? There are some available free of charge at the arena.
February 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, Burk's Falls Arena, 220 Centre St., Almaguin Highlands 


Coming Together Matinee 

Featuring:  Calvin Cheng, violin and students from the Symphony String School
NBSO welcomes a concertino group of advanced string students and many young percussionists to perform Jeffrey Ryan's "And the Children Shall Lead," composed to celebrate the year 2000 in Canada.  Calvin Cheng, NBSO Concertmaster and String School instructor, takes centre stage in Beethoven's popular F-Major Romance for Violin.  The picturesque and spirited compositional style of Copland abounds in his orchestral Suite from Appalachian Spring.
Adult: $43/28, Student (13+): $12, Child (12 & under): free with the purchase of an Adult or Student ticket
February 25, 2:30 pm - 11:59 pm, Capitol Centre, 150 Main St. E., North Bay