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Family Activities for November 25, 26

Nov 24, 2017

Just one month and a day left until Christmas! It’s time of fun, magic and spending time with family, and here are a few things you can do:

Sensitive Santa

For families with special needs children. Sign up your family in advance at the municipal office and book your individual time. Free. Photos included.
November 25, 8:00 am - 10:00 am, 250 Clark Street, Powassan


Christmas Rummage/Penny Sale 

Annual Almaguin Pet Rescue Christmas rummage and penny sale. Penny sale ends at 3 p.m. 
All proceeds to the rescue, many treasures to be found.
November 25, 8:00 am - 11:59 pm, Chalmers United Church, 131 Ottawa Avenue, South River


Highland Christmas Craft Show 

Craft Show
November 25, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm, Sundridge Arena, 14 Albert Street, Almaguin Highlands


Ontario Early Years Centre – Nipissing

Stay and Play all day. At 12:30 pm Circle: Literacy rich songs, rhymes, finger plays and stories for everyone.
November 25, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, ON
705-474-8910 ext. 0


Christmas Bake Sale

The Emsdale Agricultural Society's Annual Christmas Craft and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, Nov. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Emsdale Community Centre. There is Free Admission/Door Prize with Vendor Tables Available - in advance $10, at door $15.
November 25, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm, Emsdale Community Centre, 32 Joseph St, Almaguin Highlands


Winter Crafts Show 2017

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 a handcrafted gift.
November 25, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, Bobby Orr Community Centre, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound


2017 City Streets Christmas Artisan House Tour

This highly anticipated one-of-a-kind event showcases 30 of the best and most unique artisans. Artisans are grouped in several homes across the city ready to show you their unique products. This is a juried event and you can expect high quality items perfect for gift-giving or for yourself. Shop locally and happy holidays!
November 25, 09:30 am - 04:00 pm, North Bay


Craft Show Franco-Cité

Local Craft show with over 60 vendors. Lots of kids activities. Photos booths and a visit from Santa Claus. Cantine and more.
November 25, 10:00 am - 04:00 pm, 190 Main Street, Sturgeon Falls


Visit Santa

Bring the kids and take photos with Santa (Free). Book appointment at 724-2813.
November 25, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm, 250 Clark Street, Powassan


One Of A Kind Christmas Show 2017

Christmas at the Stockey Centre will showcase the work of the most talented artisans from all around our region. The show runs Saturday and Sunday, November 25 and 26, from 10:00am to 4:00pm each day at the Stockey Centre. On Saturday from 12pm – 1pm and Sunday from 1pm-2pm. We are lucky enough to have Santa visiting the show this year. On Sunday, from 2:00-3:00pm, we will be offering professional pictures with Santa taken by Gord Darlington. The picture will be printed on the spot and available for you to take home for a small donation.  
The Orillia Silver Band is stopping by on Sunday at 2pm to play Christmas music while you shop and Country Gourmet will be serving hot food all weekend long and hosting their popular Sunday brunch in the Lobby.
November 25-26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, Stockey Centre, 2 Bay St., Parry Sound


Christmas Bazaar

Belvedere Heights Christmas bazaar 
November 25, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, 21 Belvedere Ave, Parry Sound


Burk's Falls Arts Centre Christmas Show And Sale 

Looking for unique and artistic holiday gift ideas? Visit the Burk's Falls Arts Centre to find original artwork, craft items, home decor, jewelry and more created by members of the Burk's Falls Art and Crafts Club.
November 25, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Burk's Falls Arts Centre, 113 Yonge St. Burks Falls, Almaguin Highlands
705-387 4103


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. This week's feature: Home Alone.
November 25, 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.
November 25, 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm, Powassan Library, 324 Clark Street, Powassan


Public Skate

Public Skate at the Bobby Orr Community Centre. $2 per skater.
CSA approved helmets are strongly recommended. Play Safe!
November 25, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm, 7 Mary Street, Parry Sound


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 25, 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.
November 25, 1:00pm – 3:00 pm Sam Jacks Complex, 42 Gertrude St. North Bay


Kid Zone Saturday At The Library

Kid Zone, a free program every Sat. 2-4 pm. Drop in & play Wii, board games, build Lego, read and make fun crafts. Snacks and drinks provided.
November 25, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Parry Sound Public Library, 29 Mary Street, Parry Sound


Winter Story Time & Craft

Join us at the West Nipissing Public Library for some fun stories and winter-themed crafts. Registration is not required - just drop in. For more information, please call 705-753-2620 or visit
November 25, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, West Nipissing Public Library - Sturgeon Falls Branch, 225 Holditch Street, West Nipissing


Movie Night

Family event. Parents must remain on site. $2 per person, $5 per family, includes popcorn and drink.
November 25, 04:00 pm - 05:30 pm, 250 Clark Street, Powassan


Optimist Club Santa Claus Parade

Parade route: Starting at the corner of Gibson Street & Isabella. Left onto Church Street, down Church to Rosetta Street. Left onto Rosetta Street, to James Street. Right on James Street, all the way to the end of Bay Street. Parade applications available now.
November 25, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm, 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound


Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast every Sunday includes coffee and tea. All ages - $6
November 26, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Corbeil Four Seasons Club, 1482 Corbeil Road, North Bay


Lego Fun Day

On Sunday, November 26 there will be 2 Lego Play Session at Odysse School on Norman Ave. Session 1 = 9am to 12pm / Session 2 = 1pm to 4pm. The cost is $20 per session. There are plenty of activities and building challenges on site. Fully Supervised. Ages 6-12.
November 26, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, 480 Norman Ave, North Bay