Sunday is usually “fun day” but at least for this weekend, you can extend it into Monday.
There is a host of great activities in all shapes and sizes in the tri-city area on Family Day.
Things to do in Cambridge on Family Day
W.G. Johnson Centre
Between 10 a.m. and noon, there will be free swimming, family karate, barre fitness class and children’s ballet.
John Dolson Centre
There will be free swimming from noon until 2 p.m.
There will be free skating from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.
Cambridge Centre for the Arts
There will be a host of programs available including family scrapbooking, wood crafts and fruit kabobs.
The Cottage is offering games, crafts and tours while the café will be cooking up some samples of traditional Scottish treats.
Rare ECO Centre
There will be a free downloadable scavenger hunt which will allow families a chance to explore nature in winter.
Things to do in Kitchener on Family Day
The Museum will be holding its 7th Annual Family Day Hack Jam from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Admission will be half price and families have an opportunity to check out the new SPECTRUM exhibition which the facility describes as its most “Instagram-able exhibition yet.”
As well, there will be opportunities for tinkering and making, learning about science, digital technology and interactive art.
Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum
There is a whole space program at the museum this weekend which will allow visitors a chance to explore the night sky, learn about gravity and do some out-of-this-world crafting.
There will be a special Family Day carnival at the park on Monday which will offer inflatables, rides, food and activities.
Admission is $10 with kids under the age of 11 getting in for free.
KWAG at Victoria Hills Community Centre
The Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery will be offering some great activities for kids of all ages at the Victoria Hills Community Centre including a chance to create a personalized set of nesting dolls.
The KW Titans will battle the Sudbury Five at the Aud on Monday at 2 p.m.
There will be a free skate at the Activa Sportsplex from 3:15 p.m. until 4:15 p.m.
Things to do in Waterloo on Family Day
Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery
The gallery is offering visitors a chance to create an object of clay on Monday with an opportunity to return on March 3 to paint it.
There will be a special schedule at the pool on Family Day and the Waterloo Siskins will host the Brantford 99ers at 1:30 p.m.