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Family Activities August 18, 19

Aug 17, 2018

Summer holidays are here for just a little bit longer for you and your little ones to make memories together. Enjoy it with the list of local events in the area:

Downtown Car Show 
James and Gibson Street will be closed.  Antique and classic cars will be set up.  Food vendors will be on site.  Come down and vote for your favourite car.
August 18, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, James Street, Parry Sound
 
Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Nature Festival
This Saturday August 18th from 9am to 3pm come on out to the 5th Annual Louise de Kiriline Lawrence Nature Festival at Laurier Woods Conservation Area, in the heart of North Bay. Bring the family for a free day of fun, exploring and learning about nature. This year featuring special guests ENTOMICA with their hands-on live exotic insectarium all the way from Sault Ste. Marie. Lots of interactive activities for all ages, including learning about wetland plants and animals, children’s activities, nature crafts, local pollinators and how to build a pollinator home, learn to paint and take part in the community art project with some of the 45th Parallel Painters from Muskoka, and much more.
August 18, 09:00 am - 03:00 pm, Laurier Woods Conservation Area, Brule Street, North Bay
 
Ontario Early Years Centre – Nipissing
Stay and Play all day. Water Play. At 12:30 pm Circle: Literacy rich songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories for everyone.
August 18, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, ON
705-474-8910 ext. 0
 
Family Favourites: Peter Rabbit
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.
August 18, 11:00 am, Galaxy Cinemas North Bay, Lakeshore Drive, North Bay 
705-476-6410
 
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.
August 18, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Powassan Library, 324 Clark Street, Powassan
powassaninfo@gmail.com
 
Anishinabek Educational Institute Music Festival Fundraiser
Admission: Adults/Youth $10 or $5 with a non-perishable food item for the NFN Food Bank, children 10 years of age or under free
Festival will include: entertainment/musicians TBA, kids corner activities/crafts/face painting/ etc, craft vendors, food vendors, penny sale, door prize, raffles.
August 18, 01:00 pm - 08:00 pm, 36 Semo Road, Garden Village Band Office/outdoor rink, Sturgeon Falls
705-497-9127
 
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.
August 18, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 30 Catherine St W, Callander
705-752-2544
 
Public Swimming
Public Swimming in Powassan happens Saturday 1pm to 4pm (for August). Cost is $4 per person.
August 18, 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm, Powassan Lions Community Pool, 341 Edward Street, Powassan
705-491-1065
 
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.
August 18, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Parry Sound Public Library, 29 Mary Street, Parry Sound
705-746-9601
 
8th Annual Community Wide Yard Sale
Join the 8th Annual Community Yard Sale as a vendor or participant. For $5.00 your location can be added to a Community Yard Sale Map available to participants wanting to plan their route to ensure each location is hit.
August 18, Burks Falls, Multiple Locations
705-382-3138
 
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast at the Dunchurch Legion
Thanks to the Ladies Auxiliary of the Dunchurch Legion, they are holding an All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Sunday August 19, from 9am to Noon. 
For Pancakes, Sausage and local Maple Syrup, the cost is $10 for adults, children $5. 
August 19, 09:00 am - 12:00 pm, Royal Canadian Legion - Dunchurch Branch 394, 2130 Balsam Road, Dunchurch
 
Sunday Community Breakfast
Breakfast every Sunday includes coffee and tea. All ages - $6
August 19, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Corbeil Four Seasons Club, 1482 Corbeil Road, North Bay
Corbeil4seasons@gmail.com