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Keeping the Holidays Happy

December 13, 2019 0

Keeping the Holidays Happy Written by Emily Pollak, MSW, RSW These are just some suggestions on how to cope with the holidays. You decide what works best for your family. Keep it simple: The to-do list […]


Family-Friendly Weekend Events

December 4, 2019 0

Here are the top picks for family-friendly weekend events!   Parents Night Out December 13, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm #3-5 Main St. W Grimsby Kinetic Elements Dance Inc is having a movie night at the studio. Downtown […]


Christmas Light Displays in Niagara

December 1, 2019 0

Best local Christmas light displays you must see this year! Wondering where the best Christmas light displays in Niagara are? If so, this list is for you! Discover neighbourhood houses with thousands of lights, all […]


Free Movie Day at Cineplex Theatres

November 25, 2019 0

Going out as a family to the movies can really add up, especially with all the tasty snacks available. Well, this is your chance to enjoy a morning at the movies with your family for […]


Photos With Santa Guide

November 25, 2019 0

We’ve put together a list of places to get photos with Santa in Niagara. Check out our Photos with Santa Guide!   Canada One Outlets     Pen Centre November 16 – December 24 PenStation, […]

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Cut-Your-Own Tree Farms in Niagara

November 15, 2019 0

Cutting your own Christmas tree is a great family activity and tradition! Here is a list of cut-your-own tree farms in Niagara!   Smiths’ Trees Smiths’ Christmas Trees has a selection of Balsam Fir, Colorado Blue Spruce, […]


Where to See Santa in Niagara

November 14, 2019 0

Get in the holiday spirit with a Santa sighting! We’ve put a list together of where to see Santa in Niagara this holiday season! Spirit of Christmas In Downtown Ridgeway December 7-8 Celebrate the holiday […]


Santa Claus Parades in Niagara

November 2, 2019 0

Take the family to a local parade to kick off the holiday season! Here is our list of Santa Claus parades in Niagara:   NIAGARA FALLS Santa Claus Parade  Saturday November 16, 2019 @ 11 […]


Talking to Kids about Remembrance Day

November 1, 2019 0

By Catherine Skinner   As a little girl, I was no stranger to solemnity. Sitting quietly through school assembly was a monthly practice from as early as grade one. Six-year-old me, criss-cross-applesauce on the gym […]

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EarlyON Locations and Hours

November 1, 2019 0

EarlyON Centres are a place for children up to the age of six and their parents and caregivers to take part in programs and activities together. Parents and caregivers can also get information about their […]

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A Full Day of Adventure at Safari Niagara

July 1, 2014 1

When it comes to zoos, there are two camps. People either loathe the idea of keeping wild animals in cages, or they are resigned to the reality that without an opportunity to get up close […]

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Cheeky Monkeys’ Playland

May 5, 2014 0

Last week my kids and I let loose on the Niagara location of Cheeky Monkeys Playland. I don’t like playgrounds. As a child, I was taught never to climb too high, run too fast, or […]

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25 Rainy Day Activities for Kids

May 1, 2019 0

It doesn’t hurt to have a list of activities on hand for those days when the rain just doesn’t want to clear up. My kids have fun playing on their own but eventually become bored […]

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Family Day Trips (and Short Getaways) from Niagara

July 11, 2019 0

Even though the Niagara region has such amazing family fun attractions, sometimes it’s great to get away and explore new and different places. Whether you’re looking for a short day trip or a weekend getaway, […]

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Jungle Jim’s Playcentre

June 16, 2015 0

I visited Jungle Jim’s Playcentre recently with a friend and our kids (between us we have seven kids, aged 2 months to 6 years). I was pleasantly surprised at what a great indoor playground Jungle […]

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Fun and Free Things to Do in Niagara This Summer

July 2, 2018 0

We’ve put together some fun and free things to do in Niagara this summer with kids!   Heartland Forest (8215 Heartland Forest Road, Niagara Falls) Heartland forest is a great nature area for the family […]

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Friendly Farms & Pick-Your-Own

May 29, 2019 0

Here is our list of friendly farms and pick-your-own farms in Niagara!   Our family-friendly and pick-your-own farm listings are organized by the town or city they are found in. Choose from the options below […]

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Bird Kingdom is a Niagara Paradise

May 12, 2014 0

Review written by Catherine Skinner It’s been a long time since I had a day trip with my father, so imagine my delight when he suggested that he join us for our excursion to Bird […]

Upcoming Events

  1. Breakfast with Santa

    December 14, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. Breakfast With Santa

    December 14, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
  3. Free Christmas classes!

    December 14, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
  4. Family Sleep Workshop

    December 14, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  5. Miracle on King Street

    December 14, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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