March Break Events in Niagara

March Break Events in Niagara

Looking for activities for the kids during March Break? Check out our GIANT Guide to March Break Events happening in the Niagara Region!

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March Break Events in Niagara

Click on a specific location to see all the March Break events happening in that area, or scroll down and see our complete list of events and activities happening throughout the week!

Grimsby
Wainfleet
Pelham
St. Catharines
Thorold
Welland
Port Colborne
Niagara-on-the-Lake
Niagara Falls
Fort Erie

 


March Break Activities in Grimsby:

Grimsby Museum

Location: 6 Murray St., Grimsby
Phone:  905 945-5292


Carousel Players’ Baby Show

March 19, 10 am & 1 pm
Southward Community Centre, 84 Mud Street West, parking available onsite

One Thing Leads To Another
The award-winning show for babies that transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena!
Recommended for ages 3 months to 12 months, but suitable up to 24 months.
As they develop and thrive, babies use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with the audience using music, enticing visuals, and tactile experiences. Participants sit on floor pillows, enabling parents and caregivers to interact closely with their infants. When the show is over, kids and adults can experiment with objects from the play right on the set to have their own additional playtime experience.


Grimsby Public Library March Break Programs

 

Team T & J Show
Monday, March 12 | Great for ages 2 – 10
10:30 AM | Centre Space | Tickets: $3.00 /person aged 2+
Experience TEAM T&J’s live show! Kids will enjoy this interactive journey of exploration, creativity and participation that encourages kids to see and feel what it means to STICK2GETHER!
Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo
Tuesday, March 13 | Great for ages 4 – 12
10:30 AM | Centre Space | Tickets: $3.00 /person aged 2+
This awesome presentation includes 8 -12 animals including amphibians, arachnids, lizards, turtles, tortoises, a small crocodilian and a large snake.
Club Rex
Wednesday, March 14 | Great for ages 4 – 12
10:30 AM | Centre Space | Tickets: $3.00 /person aged 2+
Dinosaur lovers will be very excited to see Club Rex!
Have a hands-on museum experience without ever leaving town.
Percussion Party with WomEnchant Drumming Circle
Thursday, March 15 | Great for ages 4 & up
10:30 AM | Centre Space | FREE
Kids will hear djembe drumming and a mixture of percussion
instruments. Better yet, they’ll get to play along, too!
Craig Douglas: Comic Juggler
Friday, March 16 | Great for ages 3 – 12
10:30 AM | Centre Space | Tickets: $3.00 /person aged 2+
Join Craig the Comic Juggler for a fun, entertaining, and high
energy show at the Library. Get ready to laugh!

2 PM | Fireplace Lounge | 45 – 60 minutes, Register starting Jan 27 (20 spots each) | Free

Handheld Digestive System 
Monday, March 12 at 2 PM | Ages 10 – 12
Create a digestive system that you can see and hold. From the mouth to the stomach and intestines, follow the process of digestion & nutrient absorption.

Playful Machines 
Wednesday, March 14 at 2 PM | Ages 8 – 12
Examine simple machines by incorporating levers, wheels, axles, pulleys, gears and inclined planes in a playful environment.

Red Cabbage pH + Polymers 
Thursday, March 15 at 2 pm | Ages 8 – 12
Discover the wonders of pH levels using red cabbage & polymer science using a super-absorbent polymer found in diapers.

Archimedes Screw 
Friday, March 16 at 2 PM | Ages 8 – 12
Kids use household supplies to build their own Archimedes screw!

Babysitting Course
Saturday, March 10, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
Studio | Ages 11+, Registration now open.

Learn all you need to know & receive a certificate. Please bring a nut-free lunch & snack to this all day program. Register at firstaidclinics.ca or call 1-888-406-9117.

 

Get Ready to Drive!
Monday, March 12 4:30 – 6:30 PM | Studio
Suitable for Ages 15+, Register starting Jan 27 (20 spots)

A FREE two hour course presented by the experts at AAPEX Driving Academy. Learn what you need to know to be successful on the G1 written exam!

 

Arduino Action
Tuesday, March 13, 2 PM | Fireplace Lounge
Ages 8 + | Free, Registration now open.

Kids use simple micro-computer programming in an easy to understand, guided session.

 

March Break Chess
Tuesday, March 13, 2 – 4 pm | Story Time Room
Suitable for Ages 9 – 18, Register starting Jan 27 | Free

Learn more about this ancient game of strategy before playing a few games. Prerequisite: knowledge of the basic chess moves.

 

Electronic Music Workshop
Wednesday, March 14, 2 – 4 PM | Story Time Room
Suitable for Ages 10 – 14 | FREE, Register starting Jan 27 (6 spots only!)

Learn how to make electronic music using electronic and acoustic source material. Put together a basic composition using digital multi-tracking.
No experience necessary.


March Break Activities in Wainfleet:

Wainfleet Public Library March Break Programs

Family Free Skate

Monday, March 12, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Enjoy some recreational fun at the Wainfleet arena!

Painting a Work of Art

Monday, March 12, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Discover your inner artist while following step-by-step directions to complete a very detailed work of art. This program is for children 4-9 only.

Painting a Work of Art

Monday, March 12, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Discover your inner artist while following step-by-step directions to complete a very detailed work of art. This program is for children 10 and up.

Out of This World Drawings

Tuesday, March 13, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Complete several drawings in your very own galactic drawing book by following step-by-step directions.

DIY Galaxy T-Shirts

Tuesday, March 13, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Spray, flick and splatter some paint to create your very own Galaxy T-Shirt.

The Ontario Planetarium Shows

Join OLIVIA LONGO, an accomplished outdoor stargazing and planetarium presenter, with a universe of experience as she guides us through tours of the universe right here in Wainfleet. $1 per person if registered and paid by Wednesday, March 7 or $2 at the door.

TOUR OF THE UNIVERSE

Wednesday, March 14, 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

A totally ‘rebooted’ version of our most popular show: Tour constellations, the Northern Lights, and go on a thundering rocket launch into Earth orbit before visiting planets, moons, comets, stars, black holes, and galaxies.

MISSION TO MARS: 2025

9:45 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. or 3:05 p.m. – 3:40 p.m.

Take a 50 million km trip into the past, present, and possible future of the Red Planet. Tour valleys, mountains, ice caps, and orbit around the moons of Mars. Finally,  join our crew for a fictional first human mission to Mars.

SPACE TOURISM

10:35 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. or 3:55 p.m. – 4:40 p.m.

How’d you like to take a vacation in Earths orbit? Or climbing the mountains of Mars? Or among the rings of Saturn? Take a look at the science, engineering, careers, and adventure behind this quickly growing space industry.

REALM OF THE ICE WORLDS

11:35 a.m. – 12:10 p.m. or 2:15 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.
Did you know there are hundreds, even thousands of “worlds” swinging around our Sun? Most of these are icy places on the edge of the Solar System. From Pluto and the other dwarf planets to comets and moons of the outer planets, come explore the worlds you never knew.

Fundamental Forces

Thursday, March 15, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

JR Scientists will experience gravity, inertia & centripetal forces. They will rotate through several stations while investigating these amazing forces at work during this MAD SCIENCE program. This program is for children 6-12 only.

Galaxy Jars

Thursday, March 15, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

When you combine glitter, paint and space fluff, you can take an ordinary mason jar and turn it into a spectacular Galaxy Jar that is out of this world.

Babysitting Course

Friday, March 16, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

$45 cash or cheque payable to Mary Chiasson. You must register in person at the library. Participants must pack a lunch. This program is for children 11 and up.

Space Frontiers

Friday, March 16, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

JR Scientists will learn what makes galaxy slime ooey and gooey during this tactile MAD SCIENCE program. This program is for children 6-12 only.

STAR WARS Paper Craft

Friday, March 16, 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Join us for some fun folding activities. Based on the “Origami Yoda” book series. This program is for children 6 and up.

Leaping Leprechauns and Rainbow Art

Saturday,  March 17, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Art and play collide in this gravity defying St. Patrick’s Day jumping cup craft.

Coco Movie

Saturday,  March 17, 1:00 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Join us for an afternoon showing of Disney/Pixar’s  “Coco”. Snacks will be available for purchase.


March Break Activities in Pelham:

Carousel Players’ Baby Show

March 18, 10 am & 1 pm
Old Pelham Town Hall, 491 Canboro Rd, Pelham, free parking on site

One Thing Leads To Another
The award-winning show for babies that transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena!
Recommended for ages 3 months to 12 months, but suitable up to 24 months.
As they develop and thrive, babies use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with the audience using music, enticing visuals, and tactile experiences. Participants sit on floor pillows, enabling parents and caregivers to interact closely with their infants. When the show is over, kids and adults can experiment with objects from the play right on the set to have their own additional playtime experience.


Pelham Public Library March Break Programs

 

 


March Break Activities in St. Catharines

Chapters

Fairview Mall, 285 Geneva St., St. Catharines
Contact 905-934-3494 to register.

MONDAY MARCH 12

ARTS & CRAFTS DAY | AGES 4+

Join us as we create crafty characters with Klutz® and discover your inner artist with ORB hi.def creation system™ – the future of colouring!

TUESDAY MARCH 13

UNPLUG AND PLAY | AGES 3+

It’s on! Bring the whole family in and test your skills with Hasbro Games. Plus, get ready to pop the lid off your imagination with Play-Doh.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 14

WHAT WILL YOU BUILD? | AGES 3+

Celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the LEGO Brick and play the Wheel of Creativity! Use your imagination to build a LEGO model & take home your very own deck of Building Cards, available only at Indigo!

THURSDAY MARCH 15

DESIGN & CREATE | AGES 5+

Create an ooniverse with the Oonies Inflator! Plus, let your imagination soar with a fold & fly activity from Usborne, the perfect take home!

FRIDAY MARCH 16

ADVENTURE BEACH | AGES 3–6

Trouble is on the horizon! Help us save the day by jumping aboard with the Paw Patrol Sea Patrol! Plus make your own Sea Patrol craft!

 


St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre

Break into all sorts of adventure and fun at the St. Catharines Museum this March Break! Drop-in at the Museum for a variety of activities, games, and crafts all week!

All March Break programming is open to the public by donation on a drop-in basis. If you have any questions,  contact Museum staff via phone at 905.984.8880 or email museum@stcatharines.ca.

Monday March 12

  • Museum Play Date, 10am-12pmPerfect for toddlers, children are invited to bring their favourite toy to the St. Catharines Museum and play in our gallery! It’s like a city-wide play date, and it’s free! Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while meeting new friends and playing with toys. Museum staff will also provide a new craft station and share new heritage toys each day.
  • Build-A-Boat Challenge, 1pm-3pmTest your engineering skills! Build a boat out of Lego and see what kinds of shipping materials it can carry. The Welland Canal is very important for shipping materials like salt, rock, and coal as well as agricultural goods like corn and barley. Does your ship have what it takes to traverse the Welland Canal?

Tuesday, March 13

  • Museum Play Date, 10am-12pmPerfect for toddlers, children are invited to bring their favourite toy to the St. Catharines Museum and play in our gallery! It’s like a city-wide play date, and it’s free! Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while meeting new friends and playing with toys. Museum staff will also provide a new craft station and share new heritage toys each day.
  • Storytellers, Storybuilders, 1pm-3pmLet your imagination take you away in our story circle! Our story-building game encourages kids to work together to create a story of their choosing. Will it there be adventure? Magic? Mystery? It’s up to you to take the story where you want to go!

Wednesday, March 14

  • Museum Play Date, 10am-12pmPerfect for toddlers, children are invited to bring their favourite toy to the St. Catharines Museum and play in our gallery! It’s like a city-wide play date, and it’s free! Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while meeting new friends and playing with toys. Museum staff will also provide a new craft station and share new heritage toys each day.
  • Me on the Map, 1pm-3pmUsing an oversized map, children will explore how the St. Catharines community has changed and evolved over the past 200 years. Learn about the routes of the canal and the witness growth of our city as you piece together this giant puzzle.

Thursday, March 15

  • Museum Play Date, 10am-12pmPerfect for toddlers, children are invited to bring their favourite toy to the St. Catharines Museum and play in our gallery! It’s like a city-wide play date, and it’s free! Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while meeting new friends and playing with toys. Museum staff will also provide a new craft station and share new heritage toys each day.
  • Canal Paint Day, 1pm-3pmIn this activity children will build on their artistic skills and create a water colour painting of the Welland Canal using acrylic paint paper, paint, and other provided materials.

Friday, March 16

  • Museum Play Date, 10am-12pmPerfect for toddlers, children are invited to bring their favourite toy to the St. Catharines Museum and play in our gallery! It’s like a city-wide play date, and it’s free! Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies while meeting new friends and playing with toys. Museum staff will also provide a new craft station and share new heritage toys each day.
  • Time Travel Dress-up, 1pm-3pmDress-up and learn what life was like for different St. Catharines families throughout our history! Stations will be set up throughout the Museum Galleries with costumes, props, and activities demonstrating what life was like for Welland Canal workers and their families, sailors on the Canal, residents enjoying recreation and leisure at Port Dalhousie, and during World War I.

Fairview Mall 


Mastermind Toys

Events take place at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM

Participants must sign up in-store prior to event, space is limited. Child must be accompanied by an adult. Visit your local store for details.

Monday March 12: C4K ROCK PAINTING DAY

Tuesday March 13: ORB FACTORY ORB MOLECULE DAY

Wednesday March 14: M&D MESS FREE DAY

Thursday March 15: TURNING MECARD PLAY DAY

Friday March 16: OG BRACELET MAKING DAY

Plus: Play-Doh play and colouring sheets everyday for those young ones tagging along with their siblings


Pan Am Sports and Games at Niagara Children’s Centre

March 18, 2pm-4pm

Niagara Children’s Centre, Centre Main Gym

Info: Ages 6+

Bring a friend!

Registration: Call Brenna Buchanan by March 11 at ext. 181


Carousel Players’ Baby Show

March 14, 10 am & 1 pm
The Robby Theatre, 85 Church Street, St. Catharines, free parking behind building

One Thing Leads To Another
The award-winning show for babies that transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena!
Recommended for ages 3 months to 12 months, but suitable up to 24 months.
As they develop and thrive, babies use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with the audience using music, enticing visuals, and tactile experiences. Participants sit on floor pillows, enabling parents and caregivers to interact closely with their infants. When the show is over, kids and adults can experiment with objects from the play right on the set to have their own additional playtime experience.

 


Pen Centre

Monday, March 12

Two Classes  @ 10 a.m. & 1 p.m.    Pre-registration Required

Hey kids!  Get your brushes ready and bring home your painting to prove it!

Area Artist Kim Overholt will be inspiring young artists with her paint classes in Event Court for a special commission!

Kim will be guiding young artist in two 1-hour long classes so bring your parent / guardian and learn the art of art!  Just bring yourself and we’ll supply the rest!

See Kim’s fabulous work at http://www.kimoverholt.com.

Pre-registration required. Obtain your free ticket when registering, in person only, at the Pen Guest Services Desk.  Registration starts February 26, 2018.   Classes fill quickly so be sure to register to secure your canvas. (Classes limited to 40 children per class.  Parent / Guardian must be in attendance).

Session 1: 10 – 11 a.m., Session 2: 1 –  2 p.m.


St. Catharines Public Library March Break Programs

Central Library

FLIP-O-RAMA-RAMA

Inspired by ‘Captain Underpants’ author Dav Pilkey, experience the magic of the FLIP-O-RAMA and make your pictures move.

  • Saturday, March 10
  • 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm
  • Ages 7 – 11
  • Free
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Slime Time

Let’s get messy with slimes of all kinds. We’ll make different kinds of goo that you can learn how to mix and take home.

  • Tuesday, March 13
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 7 – 11
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Scoop McCoy’s Magic and Comedy Show

Scoop McCoy’s Magic and Comedy Show is fun, engaging and entertaining for everyone-kids and adults! The show is fast paced and interactive from start to finish and keeps audiences fully entertained. Every person attending must have a ticket.

  • Tuesday, March 13
  • 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
  • Ages 5+ with adult accompaniment
  • Fee: $3.00 per person
  • Mills Room
  • Tickets required for every child and adult attending. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Music Time: March Break Edition

Make some noise this March Break. We’ll sing, play instruments and make our own maracas.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 10:15 am – 11:00 am
  • Ages 2-5 with a caregiver
  • Free
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 300.

3D Printing

Discover the world of 3D printing and learn how to prepare and print 3D items. The program fee includes the printing of an item using up to 30 grams of filament. Printed items will need to be picked up at a later date. Caregivers need to have a basic knowledge of computers.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • 5-7 with caregiver
  • Fee: $5.00 + HST per child
  • Learning Resource Centre
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

3D Printing for Kids

Discover the world of 3D printing and learn how to prepare and print 3D items. The program fee includes the printing of an item using up to 30 grams of filament. Printed items will need to be picked up at a later date.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Ages 8 – 12
  • Fee: $5.00 + HST
  • Learning Resource Centre
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

3D Printing for Kids

Discover the world of 3D printing and learn how to prepare and print 3D items. The program fee includes the printing of an item using up to 30 grams of filament. Printed items will need to be picked up at a later date.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
  • Ages 8 – 12
  • Fee: $5.00 + HST
  • Learning Resource Centre
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Fairy Tale Story Time & STEM

Explore your favourite fairy tales through stories and early principles of science, engineering, and art. Children and their caregivers will build Rapunzel’s tower, design a knight’ shield and plant a beanstalk for Jack to climb.

  • Thursday, March 15
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 3 – 6 with a caregiver
  • Fee: $3.00 per child
  • Rotary/Bankers Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Dork Your Diary

Come along and let your inner Dork shine by decorating your own diary and accessories in spirit of the fabulous series.

  • Friday, March 16
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 8 – 12
  • Fee: $3.00
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Discover Ozobots

Come play with Ozobots. These tiny robots can follow lines you draw on a piece of paper. We’ll test them out, race them and code them to do all kinds of cool moves.

  • Tuesday, March 13
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Ages 8 – 12
  • Free
  • Learning Resource Centre
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Level Up Video Game Club

If you love video games, this club is for you. Each week we will be playing a variety of competitive and co-operative games.

  • Thursday, March 15
  • 3:30 – 4:30pm
  • Ages 8 – 12
  • Free
  • Mills Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Rubber Band Art

Let’s create one-of-a-kind art with simple household materials. With rubber bands, sponges and paint we’ll make resist and stamping art on paper.

  • Friday March 16
  • 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Ages 8 – 13
  • Fee: $1.00
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Nail Art Creations

It’s time to get handy! We’ll be using a hammer and nails to create a design on a piece of wood. Colourful string is then threaded onto the nails to finish our masterpieces. The result is an original and impressive piece of art.

  • Thursday, March 15
  • 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
  • Ages 12 – 16
  • Fee: $3.00 + HST
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Book Share

Teens, have you just finished an amazing book that you just have to talk about? Join other teens as we share recent amazing reads and recommend these books to each other!

  • Saturday March 17
  • 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
  • Ages 12 – 16
  • Free
  • Story Hour Room
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 227.

Dr. Huq Family Library Branch

Little Scientists

It’s never too early to explore the magic of science! Don your lab coat and join us as we read stories, explore the science behind them, and perform a series of hands-on experiments.

  • Tuesday, March 13
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 3 – 6 with caregiver
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 300.

Go Wild!

Go wild at the Library this March Break! Test your animal identification skills, hear some awesome animal stories, and make your very own critter to take home.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 4 – 8
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 300.

Lucky Leprechaun Traps

St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and legend has it that if you catch a leprechaun, he’ll give you his pot of gold! Using the materials provided and your own creativity, design and build your very own leprechaun trap!

  • Friday, March 16
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Ages 6 – 10
  • Fee: $3.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 300.

DIY Notebooks

Why buy when you can DIY? Learn about the bookmaking process as you make and decorate a unique notebook or journal of your very own. Materials will be provided.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Ages 9 – 14
  • Fee: $4.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 300.

Post-it Note Art

Join us and create awesome murals with our Postit note collage challenge! Each team will create an amazing work of art, using only Post-its. Prizes will be awarded for the best designs.

  • Thursday, March 15
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Ages 9 – 14
  • Fee: $3.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 300.

Merritt Branch

Let’s Play Chess

Children who already play chess are invited to sharpen their chess playing skills.

  • Tuesday, March 13
  • 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Ages 6 – 14
  • Free
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 400.

Paper Plate Marble Maze

Create your own pinball-like marble maze game by using craft supplies and marbles. Try and beat each pinball maze before time runs out.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 6 – 11
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 400.

Hockeytown in the Library

Wear your favourite team’s colours and join us for a celebration of the great Canadian winter sport with stories, games and crafts.

  • Wednesday, March 14
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Ages 5 – 8
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 400.

Where’s Waldo?

Have you found Waldo? Are you an expert at I Spy? If so, come to the Merritt Library to test your picture puzzle skills and find hidden treasures along the way.

  • Thursday, March 15
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 8-12
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 400.

Paint with Ice

Embrace the cold with chilly ice paint! Swirl the melting paint over paper, creating beautiful designs while learning about the freezing process.

  • Friday, March 16
  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am
  • Ages 3 – 6 with caregiver
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 400.

Port Dalhousie Branch

Little Scientists

It’s never too early to explore the magic of science! Don your lab coat and join us as we read stories, explore the science behind them, and perform a series of hands-on experiments.

  • Thursday, March 15
  • 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Ages 3 – 6 with caregiver
  • Fee: $2.00
  • Space is limited. Please register in advance by calling 905-688-6103 ext 500.

 


March Break Activities in Thorold:

Thorold Community Arena Free Skate

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 12 – Thursday, March 15

(Admission is free)


Thorold Public Library March Break Programs

 

 


March Break Activities in Welland:

Welland Historical Museum


Mr. Chris and the Gassy Bubbles

Friday, March 16, 2018, 10:30am, The Welland Community Wellness Complex

Join us for some March Break fun with Mr. Chris and the Gassy Bubbles. The Welland Public Library presents Storytime at 10:30am. This is a FREE family-friendly event; Non-perishable food items are appreciated.


Jack Ballantyne Memorial Arena Free Skates

Monday, March 12 – Friday, March 16, 1:30-3:30pm

(Admission is free)


Seaway Mall


Welland Public Library March Break Programs

 


March Break Activities in Port Colborne:

Port Colborne Public Library March Break Programs


 

March Break Activities in Niagara-on-the-Lake:

Carousel Players’ Baby Show

March 15, 10 am & 1 pm
Redekopp Creative and Performing Arts Centre, 504 Line 2 Road, Virgil

One Thing Leads To Another
The award-winning show for babies that transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena!
Recommended for ages 3 months to 12 months, but suitable up to 24 months.
As they develop and thrive, babies use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with the audience using music, enticing visuals, and tactile experiences. Participants sit on floor pillows, enabling parents and caregivers to interact closely with their infants. When the show is over, kids and adults can experiment with objects from the play right on the set to have their own additional playtime experience.

 


March Break Activities in Niagara Falls:

Tuesday, March 13 – Friday, March 16, 2018, 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Come to the Museum this March Break to for an educational and entertaining week of activities!

Miss T the Bubble Queen will be on site to host the Bubbleology Show – an entertaining and educational show that pushes the barriers of science to create a mixture of wonder, visual art, science, and magic all together. Showtimes are at 11am & 1pm March 13-16. Afterwards take a journey through the museum, make a winter-themed craft and complete a scavenger hunt, then finish the day off with a movie at 3pm.

Regular Museum Admission Fee Applies


Carousel Players’ Baby Show

March 17, 10 am & 1 pm
Niagara Falls History Museum, 5810 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls, free parking behind building

One Thing Leads To Another
The award-winning show for babies that transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena!
Recommended for ages 3 months to 12 months, but suitable up to 24 months.
As they develop and thrive, babies use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with the audience using music, enticing visuals, and tactile experiences. Participants sit on floor pillows, enabling parents and caregivers to interact closely with their infants. When the show is over, kids and adults can experiment with objects from the play right on the set to have their own additional playtime experience.

 


Niagara Falls Public Library March Break Programs

Monday, March 12

Children’s Program: March Break: DIY Paper Mache UFO’s – Victoria Avenue

Monday, March 12, 10:30am-11:30am

Using everyday materials and a dash of imagination, create your own UFO. Registration is required. All ages.

ALL AGES

Children’s Program: March Break: Out of This World Drop-In – Victoria Avenue

Monday, March 12, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Join us for an hour of open ended, space themed fun making a variety of crafts, playing games and activities. No registration required. Fun for all ages. Free.

Children’s Program: March Break: Coding Basic Rocket Science – Community Centre

Monday, March 12, 10:30am-12pm

Explore coding fundamentals in a space and robotics theme. No experience necessary.

Children’s Program: March Break: Painting – A Galaxy of Colour- Stamford Centre

Monday, March 12, 10:30am-12pm

Come join us and create your own out of this world painting. Cost: $3.00. Registration is required. 8+

Children’s Program: March Break: Painting A Galaxy of Colour – Community Centre

Monday, March 12, 2:30pm-4pm

Come join us and create your own out of this world painting. Cost: $3.00. Registration is required. Ages: 8+.

Children’s Program: March Break: Robot Lab – Stamford Centre

Monday, March 12, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Enjoy some time with our fleet of library robots and assortment of kid friendly tech toys. Registration is required. 8+

Tuesday, March 13

Children’s Program: March Break: Media Lab: OPEN LAB – Victoria Avenue

Tuesday, March 13, 1pm-6pm

Check out the Library’s new Media Lab! Staff will be on-hand to assist with the various tools and technology in the Lab. Get started recording music, editing video, converting media, or designing and printing in 3D. The Lab is yours to explore in this drop-in time.

Children’s Program: The Ontario Planetarium Tour of the Universe Show – Victoria

Tuesday, March 13, 9:30am, 10:15am, 11am, 11:45am, 2:15pm, 3pm, 3:45pm, 4:30pm

The Ontario Planetarium will be presenting a “Tour of the Universe” show in their unique dome. Register for one of the show times and sit back and learn about the wonders and beauty of all things cosmic. Registration is required for each person attending. Each show runs for 20 minutes.

Wednesday, March 14

Children’s Program: March Break: Painting-Blast off with Colour- Victoria Avenue

Wednesday, March 14, 2:30pm-4pm

Create a painting of your very own rocketship that you can explore the universe with. Cost: $3.00. Registration in person is required. Ages: 6+.

Children’s Program: March Break: Outer Space Drop-In – Chippawa

Wednesday, March 14, 2:30pm-3:30pm

“Astronauts in Training” – Choose from an assortment of space themed crafts and activities for the family to enjoy. No registration required. All ages.

Children’s Program: March Break: Out of This World Drop-In – Stamford Centre

Wednesday, March 14, 10:30am-11:30am

One hour of open ended, space themed fun with games, activities and a variety of crafts to choose from. No registration required. All ages.

Children’s Program:March Break: Paper Mache UFO’s – Community Centre

Wednesday, March 14, 2:30pm-3:30pm

Using everyday materials and a dash of imagination, create your own UFO. Registration is required. All ages.

Children’s Program: March Break: Stuffed Animal Sleepover – Community Centre

Wednesday, March 14, 6:30pm-8pm

Wear your p.j.’s and bring your favourite stuffed animal to the library to enjoy a story and then tuck them in for the night. Come back in the the morning to collect your stuffed animal. Be sure to check our social media sites to see what kind of mischief they get into when no one is watching. Registration is required. All ages.

Thursday, March 15

Children’s Program: March Break: Coding Basic Rocket Science – Victoria Avenue

Thursday, March 15, 10:30am-11:30am

Explore coding fundamentals in a space and robotics theme. No experience necessary. 8+

Children’s Program: March Break: Outer Space Drop-In – Victoria Avenue

Thursday, March 15, 2:30pm-3:30pm

“Astronauts in Training” – Choose from an assortment of space themed crafts and activities for the family to enjoy together. No registration required. All ages.

Children’s Program: March Break: LED Space Cards – Community Centre

Thursday, March 15, 10:30am-11:30am

Make an out of this world card using batteries, wire and copper tape. Registration is required. Ages: 8 and up.

Children’s Program: March Break: Mason Jar Nightlight – Stamford Centre

Thursday, March 15, 10:30am-11:30am

Using paint and stickers, design your own nightlight. Registration is required. Ages: 8+

Friday, March 16

Children’s Program: March Break: Cardboard Car Drive In Movie- Victoria Avenue

Friday, March 16, 10:30am-12pm

With the help of an adult, kids can construct their own cardboard car . Then sit in their creation and enjoy a short film while at the drive in. Registration is required. Ages: 3+ (with adult participation).

Children’s Program: March Break: Cardboard Creations – Community Centre

Friday, March 16, 10:30am-11:30am

With cardboard and a wide range of other art supplies, the sky’s the limit with what can be made. No registration required. Ages: 8+

Children’s Program: March Break: Coding Basic Rocket Science – Stamford Centre

Friday, March 16, 10:30am-12pm

Explore coding fundamentals in a space and robotics theme. No experience necessary. 8+

Children’s Program: March Break: Coding Basic Rocket Science – Chippawa

Friday, March 16, 2:30pm-4pm

Explore coding fundamentals in a space and robotics theme. No experience necessary. 8+

Children’s Program: March Break: Outer Space Drop-In – Community Centre

Friday, March 16, 2:30pm-3:30pm

“Astronauts in Training” – Choose from an assortment of space themed crafts and fun activities for the family to enjoy. No registration required. All ages.

 


March Break Activities in Fort Erie:

Old Fort Erie Movie Matinees

March Break Matinees
March 12 – Ice Age (PG) (1 p.m.)/Night at the Museum (PG) (4 p.m.)
March 13 – Goonies (PG) (1 p.m.)/Monsters vs Aliens (PG) (4 p.m.)
March 14 – The Lego Movie (G) (1 p.m.)/The Lego Batman Movie (PG) (4 p.m.)
March 15 – How to Train Your Dragon (PG) (1 p.m.)/The Sandlot (PG) (4 p.m.)
March 16 – The NeverEnding Story (PG) (1 p.m.)/Happy Feet (PG) (4 p.m.)
All movies are $5 per person. Drinks, popcorn and light snacks available for purchase.
For more details visit www.oldforterie.com or call 905-871-0540.

Carousel Players’ Baby Show

March 16, 10 am & 1 pm
Sanctuary Centre for the Arts, 209 Ridge Rd North, Ridgeway

One Thing Leads To Another
The award-winning show for babies that transforms everyday objects into fabulous, fanciful phenomena!
Recommended for ages 3 months to 12 months, but suitable up to 24 months.
As they develop and thrive, babies use all of their senses to learn about the world. In this play, performers engage with the audience using music, enticing visuals, and tactile experiences. Participants sit on floor pillows, enabling parents and caregivers to interact closely with their infants. When the show is over, kids and adults can experiment with objects from the play right on the set to have their own additional playtime experience.

 


Fort Erie Public Library March Break Programs


 

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Ogawa Family Karate offers safe, professional programs in traditional Okinawan Goju-Ryu Karate for children, teens and adults.   Visit their Open House on Monday, February 26 and try a free class! For more info, click here!

 


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