Niagara Family Events

Canada 150 ICEtravaganza!

Saturday, January 7, 10:00 am – 9:00 pm

Join Parks Canada & Vintage Inns for a special event at the Skating Rink at Fort George!
Open Skating 10:00am – 12:00pm/ 2:00pm – 4:00pm/ 5:30pm-9:00pm
Snowman Building Contest 10:00am – 1:00pm (weather permitting)
Canadian Raptor Bird Demonstrations 12:00pm/ 2:45pm/ 4:00pm
Glisse on Ice Skating Show 1:30pm/ 5:00pm
Skating with the Glisse Skaters 2:00pm-4:00pm
Musical Performance by Kindred 2:00pm-4:00pm
Musical Performance by Howling Horns 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Candlelight Tours of Fort George 5:30pm/ 7:00pm
Smores 5:00pm- 9:00 pm

Food Concessions and Skate Rentals are available throughout the day.
For more information, contact Parks Canada at 905-468-6614 or by email


Yellow Door Theatre Project Open House

Saturday, January 7, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

The Yellow Door Theatre Project is offering an Open House on Saturday, January 7th at their new facilities located at the Redekopp Creative and Performing Arts Centre, 504, Line 2, Virgil, Ontario. This full day of free programming is a great opportunity to connect with arts in the community and see what all of the Yellow Door buzz is about.
The Open House will run from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and will feature free sample classes in some of our most popular programming.
For older kids: Junior Creative Writing, Musical Theatre, Beginner Dance, Drama Classes and more.
For babies and young children: Kindermusik, Tunes4Tots, and Beginner Movement.
And also for ADULTS: Live Breathe Pilates is offering a free Mat Pilates class! Bring your own yoga/pilates mat with you.
For detailed information about OPEN HOUSE FREE including class times, ages, etc. visit

Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Saturday, January 7, 10:00 am2:00 pm

Free Family Event-Take a Walk on the Wild Side
Ahhh, fresh air, family time and a chance to learn about birds along the Niagara River. Join the Bert Miller Nature Club on Sat. Jan. 7th and Sun. Jan. 15th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. We will START at the parking lot on Lakeshore Rd. east of historical Old Fort Erie. IF YOU MISS US BY THE FORT, LOOK FOR US FURTHER DOWN RIVER IN FORT ERIE. See birds up close by sharing our birding telescopes and binoculars or bring your own. Don’t forget your cameras. You never know what photo opportunities will take flight.


Paper Mitten Banner @ Michaels Craft Store

Saturday, January 7,  10:00 am – 11:30 pm

Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or just drop in. Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10am – 11:30 am. See a store associate to join the fun! Parents must remain on premises during the event. Date: Saturday, January 7 Time: 10AM – Noon

Michael’s Craft Store275 4th Ave, #100, St. Catharines

Tim Hortons’ Free Skates

Sun, Jan 08: 1:00 pm – 2:20 pm @ Pelham Arena – 1120 Haist St, Fonthill
Fri, Jan 06: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm @ West Lincoln Arena & Community Centre – 177 West Street, Smithville


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