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Family Activities for December 16, 17

Dec 15, 2017

Last weekend before the Christmas break, and the little ones are just too excited! Here is a list of local events to get them out of the house!

Breakfast With Santa At The Dunchurch Community Centre

Come have Breakfast with Santa at the Dunchurch Community Centre on Saturday.
December 16, 09:00 am - 11:00 am, 2199 Highway 124, Dunchurch


The Santa Show

Don't miss a day of family fun at the Callander Community Centre just outside of North Bay. 
Enjoy waffles, a meet and greet with Paw Patrol Mascots, Santa, Gingerbread Man decorating & Hot Chocolate and a fun an interactive kids’ paint party (we're painting Olaf) and of course some holiday vendors.
December 16, 09:00 am - 03:00 pm, 1984 Swale Street, Callander


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.
December 16, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, 171 Chippewa Street West, North Bay, ON
705-474-8910 ext. 0


Gingerbread House Decorating

Ages 3-8, free. Sign up at the municipal office by calling 705-724-2813.
December 16, 10:00 am - 11:00 am, 250 Clark Street, Powassan


Christmas Craft & Home Baking Sale

December 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Wasauksing United Church, 1117 Geewadin Road, Parry Sound


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.
December 16, 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!
December 16, 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.
December 16, 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.
December 16, 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.
December 16, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, Parry Sound Public Library, 29 Mary Street, Parry Sound


Petit Noel: Closing Reception

Our last exhibit of the year is reaching its end. Please join us on Saturday December 16 from 2:00 - 4:00pm for an unofficial "closing reception" of our annual Petit Noel exhibit. 43 different "art makers" including painters, potters, and crafters, have all submitted pieces to create a unique show that features the experienced to the eager new learners. If you're looking for a true snapshot of the talents that Northeastern Ontario has to offer, then this is your last chance to check it out. Many of the pieces are for sale, but many have sold already. We will have some light refreshments and we hope to see you there.
December 16, 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm, 107 Lansdowne Street, Callander 


Sunday Breakfast

Breakfast every Sunday includes coffee and tea. All ages - $6
December 17, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Corbeil Four Seasons Club, 1482 Corbeil Road, North Bay


Christmas Pageant - Gabe And The Angels Tell The Christmas Story

The Trinity Sunday School present their Christmas pageant on Sunday December 17th at 10:30 am. Come on out and hear the Christmas story as told (and sung) by the Angel Gabriel and his band of angels. A Carol Sing-along will happen before church at 10:15 am.
December 17, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm, Trinity United Church, McIntyre Street East, North Bay


Public Skating

$2.00 per adult, $1.00 children under 18.
December 17, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Armour Ryerson & Burk's Falls Memorial Arena, 220 Centre St, Burk's Falls


Ringing And Singing In Christmas - Trinity Choir Concert

Please join us for a wonderful afternoon of Christmas music on Sunday December 17th at 1:30 pm. The Joyful Bells Handbell Choir, Trinity's Junior Choir and Senior Choirs will present a lively and heart warming concert which will include the Choir Cantata, "I Hear the Prophet Callin'!" Come early to a carol sing-a-long at 1 pm.
December 17, 01:30 pm - 03:30 pm, Trinity United Church, McIntyre Street East, North Bay


Christmas Carol Singalong

10th Annual Christmas Carol Singalong. 6:30 pm Instrumental music; 7:00 pm Carol Singalong. Everyone is invited and welcome.
December 17, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm, Christ Anglican Church, 312 Greenwood Avenue, North Bay