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Family Activities November 17, 18

Nov 16, 2018

It looks like we are having an early winter, making the moods all the more Christmasy! Enjoy these local events with your families:

Christmas Market
Join us for our annual Christmas Market at 250 Clark. Plenty of vendors. Breakfast and lunch available for purchase. Kids are invited to decorate Christmas cookies. Free admission.
November 17, 09:00 am - 03:00 pm, 250 Clark Street, Powassan
 
Laporte’s Christmas Kick-Off
Please join us for our Christmas Kick-Off November 17. The radio station will be here from 9 am until 1 pm. Don't miss out on some great gift ideas and stocking stuffers. We will also have some baked goods, along with apple cider and hot chocolate. You will also have a chance to win a his or hers gift basket worth $230 each. Just come on by to put your name and e-mail in the raffle box. We hope to see you all here.
November 17, 09:00 am - 05:00 pm, Laporte’s Nursery, 1054 Lakeshore Drive, North Bay
 
Winter Crafts Show 2018
The Winter Craft Show features original designs and handmade gifts of local artists and craftspeople. From toys, to jewelry, ceramics, clothing and art, this is the perfect time to pick up an excellent handcrafted gift.
November 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound
 
Ontario Early Years Centre – Nipissing
Stay and Play all day. Obstacle Course. At 12:30 pm Circle: Literacy rich songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories for everyone.
November 17, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, ON
705-474-8910 ext. 0
 
Bonnie and Friends Country Christmas Craft Show
Bonnie and Friends 4th Annual Country Christmas Craft Show welcomes 11 vendors. Jewelry, décor, yummy baked goods art, and so much more.
November 17, 09:30 am - 04:00 pm, 108 Wasi Falls Road, Callander
 
McKellar Christmas Market 2018 
Saturday November 17th is a special market - the McKellar Christmas Market, 10am-3pm in the Township of McKellar Community Hall.
November 17, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, McKellar Community Centre, 701 Highway 124, Mckellar
 
Science Carnival
This one-day community event provides families with the opportunity to participate in engaging, and fun science, innovation and technology activities. Visit with well over 20 exhibitors showcasing presentations, labs and attractions, all using local and global science concepts and engineering principals. Also, enjoy spectacular shows such as live science shows.
November 17, 11:00 am - 04:00 pm, 22 Wing Fitness and Wellness Centre, Duxford Road, Hornell Heights
 
O Christmas Tree: A Brief History Exhibition
Our newest exhibition explores the origins of Christmas trees, looking at early Celtic and German pagan traditions to the rise in popularity during the Victorian era. Opening reception is Nov. 17th from 1-2 pm with light refreshments. Regular admission fees apply. Opening Reception is suggested donation of $2
November 17 - December 21, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, Museum on Tower Hill, 17 George St., Parry Sound
 
Family Favourites: Home Alone
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.
November 17, 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.
November 17, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Powassan Library, 324 Clark Street, Powassan
powassaninfo@gmail.com
 
Saturday Series For Kids: Green Screen Videos
We have the technology to put you on the moon. Or at least to give you the illusion of being on the moon. Our iPads plus our giant green screen make almost anything possible. Star in your own video in any setting. Please pre-register.
November 17, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm, Powassan Library, 324 Clark Street, Powassan
 
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.
November 17, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm, 30 Catherine St W, Callander
705-752-2544
 
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.
November 17, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Parry Sound Public Library, 29 Mary Street, Parry Sound
705-746-9601
 
Winter Warm Up
The YMCA and Early On are pleased to host a pre-parade Winter Warm Up. Join us for free activities for the whole family, like crafts, writing letters to Santa and more. Enjoy complimentary coffee and hot chocolate before the parade. Photo ID is required. Thank you for your generous donations.
November 18, 10:00 am - 11:30 am, YMCA of North Bay, Chippewa Street West, North Bay
 
Kids Pizza & Games Party
A fun kids party with dress up characters such as Elmo, Minions and more provided by Sue's Groom Room. Pizza making, a colouring contest and fun kids’ games will be taking place as well. Proceeds to Rotary Sound Splash Pad. $10/child includes food and drink, goodie bag and free meal coupon. Located across from the Town Dock on beautiful Georgian Bay. Boston Pizza is proud to call Parry Sound home and serve the local residents and visitors to this fantastic area.
November 18, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, Boston Pizza - Parry Sound, 10 Bay Street, Parry Sound
 
Santa Claus Parade
Come out and spread the Christmas spirit Sunday November 18th starting at 12pm. This year’s theme is a Futuristic Christmas.
November 18, 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm, this year’s route is Chippewa St. - Fisher St. Fisher St. -Main St.
 
Public Skating
Public Skating at the Burk's Falls, Armour and Ryerson Arena Every Sunday 1-3pm. $2.00 18 years and older. $1.00 children under 18. The Arena has a limited selection of used figure/hockey skates and helmet for use, just ask the Canteen staff for assistance.
November 18, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, Armour Ryerson & Burk's Falls Memorial Arena, 220 Centre St, Burk's Falls