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365 Things to do on Family Day

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February 21, 2011

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365 Things to do on Family Day

Kitchener Waterloo Family DAyRound them up, get together and get out and do something fun!  This region has alot going on during the family day, so come on out and have a great time!!

McDougall Cottage

Located at 89 Grand Ave. S. in Cambridge, ON.  McDougall cottage is a circa 1858 limestone labourer’s dewlling showcasing its unique interior landscapes and presenting exhibits of local interest and sharing research resource with the public.  Crafts and Refreshments on Family Day from noon to 5pm.  Admission by Donation.  Call 519-624-8250 for more info.

Joseph Schneider Haus

The Joseph Schneider Haus Museum and Gallery is a dynamic community museum in downtown Kitchener. The heart of the complex is the fine Georgian frame farmhouse built by one of the area’s first pioneers, Joseph Schneider, a Pennsylvania-German Mennonite. A local landmark and Kitchener’s oldest dwelling, the c. 1816 homestead was restored and furnished to period and opened as a living history museum in 1981.  Open from 10am – 5pm, FREE ADMISSION all day – call 519-742-77752 for more info.  466 Queen St. S., Kitchener

Waterloo Public Square

Food, Entertainment, Face-Painting, Music, Games, did we mention food?  From 5pm to 8pm (Skating available from 10am to 10pm).  Free admission and LOTS of Fun!

Woodside National Historic Site

Bring the entire family for a day of outdoor and indoor fun here at Woodside. Be invigorated while skating on a natural rink and borrow snowshoes to explore the many trails on our grounds. Warm up with a hot cup of cocoa and participate in Victorian indoor games, including a scavenger hunt!   Open from 1 to 5pm.  Cost is $9.80 for a family, $3.90 adult, $1.90 youth, kids under 5 free.  For more info call 519-571-5684.  524 Wellington St. N., Kitchener.

Hidden Acres Mennonite Camp and Retreat

Skating, Treasure Hunts, cupcake decorating, FOOD.  All from 10am to 3pm.  Absolutely FREE.  Reserve your spot at 519-625-8602.  1921 Line 37, New Hamburg

Bring on the Sunshine African Heritage Event

Africa, the birthplace of humanity, rich in culture experience and community. Join us to celebrate together, ubuntu or pamoja!Celebrate Black History Month and share the riches of African cultures with our children and Canadians of every origin. Enjoy African Dance and singing groups, drumming, ethnic food, artists and artisans, clothing and fashion, including games and workshops for children.Entrance fee by donation.  Call 519-591-7481 for more info or go to the website.  Forest Hill United Church, 121 Westmount Rd. E..

Butterfly conservatory.

Come and Hug-a-Bug at the Insect Petting Zoo!  Regular Admission Applies.  2500 Kossuth Rd, Cambridge from 10am-5pm.  More info call 519-653-1234 ext. 100 or hit the website.

KW/AG

Join the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery for a fun-filled day of activities that parents and children can do together. Drop in from 12-5 p.m. on February 21st to have fun exploring the Gallery, create art inspired by exhibition themes, listen to a story and participate in dramatic play. Free. Lean more at www.kwag.ca.

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