Family-Friendly Weekend Events

Here are the top picks for family-friendly weekend events!


YMCA Move for Kids

February 29, 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
YMCA of Niagara

YMCA Move for Kids returns on Saturday, February 29th as we bring together over 700+ participants and volunteers across the region to spin, walk, swim or run to support our local kids in Niagara. Registration…

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Niagara Model Railway Show

February 29, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Merritton Community Centre, 7 Park Ave, St. Catharines

Come to the 21st annual Niagara Model Railway Show at the Merritton Community Centre. Model railway vendors, layouts and displays from across Ontario. Admission is $5, under 12 free with paying adult. for more information,…

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IndigoKids: Claris’ Fashion Show

February 29, 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Chapters, 285 Geneva St, St. Catharines

Wear your best and join the IndigoKids Fashion Show after we read Claris: Fashion Show Fiasco!

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Kiwanis Centre Public Swimming

February 29, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

February 29, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
March 1, 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Kiwanis Aquatic Centre, 425 Carlton St, St. Catharines

Leisure swims are open to everyone, whether you are an advanced swimmer or if you’re still wearing your arm floats. No pressure to perform or swim fast – everyone is welcome to drift lazily and…

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Fort Erie Public Skating

February 29, 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

March 1, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Leisureplex – Jaycee Arena, 3 Municipal Centre Drive, Fort Erie
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Public Skating Gale Centre

February 29, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

March 1, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Gale Center Arena, 5152 Thorold Stone Rd, Niagara Falls

No skating aids, chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are permitted on the ice surface. Food and drink are not permitted on the ice surface or players bench. No horseplay. Games…

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Welland Public Skating

February 29, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

March 1, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Jack Ballantyne Arena, 501 King St, Welland

12 years of age and under must wear a CSA approved helmet. A face cage is recommended. They must be accompanied to the skate by a responsible person 16 yrs or older who must maintain visual contact throughout the…

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Glitter Unicorn Glass Painting

March 1, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
South Coast Guest House, 10135 Cement Plant Road, Port Colborne

Come and paint a beautiful unicorn themed painting on glass with Deepa Sandeep, artist. Perfect project for a child’s room. No experience necessary. Age 7 and up. This painting simulates the look of stained glass.…

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Lincoln Public Skating

March 1, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Jordan Arena, 2767 Fourth Ave., Jordan
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Adventure Day – Sponsored by CAA Travel

March 1, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, 250 St. Paul Street, St. Catharines

Register now ➡ Join CAA Niagara for an afternoon of kid-friendly entertainment that will inspire you to plan your next family vacation. Make a tiki mask with Crayola Arts Academy, be awed by magician…

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Niagara Falls Public Skating

March 1, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Chippawa Arena9000 Sodom Rd, Niagara Falls
Skating aids permitted in designated area only. Chairs, sleds, pylons, hockey sticks, pucks and other obstructions are not permitted on the ice surface.
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Niagara IceDogs vs North Bay Battalion

March 1, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Meridian Centre, 1 IceDogs Way, St. Catharines

The Niagara IceDogs are home this Sunday after two road games in Barrie and Sudbury. A big Central Division rivalry weekend, the ‘Dogs will need your support to battle against a familiar foe in the…

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