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Family Activities April 6-8

Apr 6, 2018

Maple season is just around the corner! Use this as an opportunity to visit farms with your kids and learn about one of the most traditional Canadian treats – maple syrup!

Spring Indoor Yard And Craft Sale
The Emsdale - Scotia and Area Women’s Institute will be holding its annual Spring Indoor Yard and Craft Sale.
April 7, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Emsdale Community Centre, 32 Joseph St, Almaguin Highlands
Pancake Breakfast at Powassan United Church
Powassan United Church is hosting Pancake Breakfasts from 9 am to noon on April 7. Adults $10, Elementary Children $5, Preschoolers are free. Menu includes pancakes, bacon, sausage, maple syrup, juice and coffee.
April 7, 09:00 am - 12:00 pm, Powassan United Church, 462 Main Street, Powassan
Ontario Early Years Centre – Nipissing
Stay and Play all day. Playing with Magnets.At 12:30 pm Circle: Literacy rich songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories for everyone.
April 7, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, ON
705-474-8910 ext. 0
Sweet Ontario Maple Weekend
Visit Long's Maple Syrup; we will have tours of our maple operation (11am, 1pm and 3pm); taffy on the snow for kids; the option of learning how to tap a tree; and maple cookie decorating for kids. This is all completely free! Our fully stocked maple store is worth hitting on your way out. Visit for information on all the sugarbushes open for tours in the Nipissing Area.
April 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Long's Maple Syrup, 218 Neely Road, Trout Creek
Annual Maple Weekend
April 7 and 8, 2018 is Maple Weekend in Ontario! 10am to 4 pm both days. Tour one or several maple sugarbushes in your area. Learn how the 1st crop of the year is made. Lots to see and do, including free samples, taffy on ice, etc. Check out for details and locations of participating maple sugaring operations.
April 7, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
April 8, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Various locations
Family Favourites: Paddington 2
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.
April 7, 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.
April 7, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Powassan Library, 324 Clark Street, Powassan
Free Youth Centre
Free for youth aged 10 - 18 who are interested in field sports, health & wellness, outdoor skills, field-trips and arts. Program runs until June. 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Saturday. Please note that this is a drop in/drop out program for youth 10-18 and therefore we endorse the responsibility of the youth to arrange with parents/guardians their best route to and from Caldwell-Ellam Community Centre. If you have any questions or concerns please do not hesitate to email or call the Youth Centre Supervisor
April 7, 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm, 398 Carruthers Street, North Bay
705-474-0400 x2338
STEAM Saturdays at Callander Library
STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. Different programs being run every Saturday between 1:00 pm and 2:30 pm. These are drop in programs, no registration required.
April 7, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 30 Catherine St W, Callander
Family Skating
Family Skate Sam Jacks Complex a.k.a. West Ferris Arena, 2 hours. Child $1.60, adult $3.90, family of four for $7.20. Please call 705-476-2000 to verify, times and dates are subject to change.
April 7, 1:00pm – 3:00 pm Sam Jacks Complex, 42 Gertrude St. North Bay
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.
April 7, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Parry Sound Public Library, 29 Mary Street, Parry Sound
Pancake Breakfast
The Powassan Lions will host pancake breakfasts at the Lion’s Den, Glendale Heights Road via Chiswick Line, between 9 a.m. and 12 noon on April 8 and 15.
April 8, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, Powassan Lions Den, 7 Glendale Heights, Powassan
Sunday Community Breakfast
Breakfast every Sunday includes coffee and tea. All ages - $6
April 8, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Corbeil Four Seasons Club, 1482 Corbeil Road, North Bay
Public Skating
$2.00 per adult, $1.00 children under 18. Don’t have skates? There are some available free of charge at the arena.
April 8, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Armour Ryerson & Burk's Falls Memorial Arena, 220 Centre St, Burk's Falls