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365 Things to do during March Break

365 Things to do during March BreakWow – There is lots to do during the upcoming March Break Week – so get out and have some fun.  It may still be snowing and dreary, but if we get out and enjoy our great cities, maybe Spring will be just around the corner!  If you have more events to add for this week, please use this form to send them in – and check this post often for updates!!

Clay and Glass Gallery

The March Break Program runs from 9am – 3:30 pm daily from March 14-18, and extended care is available as needed.  This program is five days of fun and inspiration!  Clay sculpture is the featured activity with a variety of new projects, both functional and sculptural.  Young artists will also explore other sculptural materials as well as drawing and painting.

Cost: Members $175, Non-Members $227.  If you require a subsidy, Call the Gallery for more info at 519-746-1882.

Sportsworld Empire Theatre Toonie Madness (& Cheap Kids Combo too!)

Looking to keep the kids busy during their school holiday? Empire Theatres is pleased to offer Toonie Matinees! We’re bringing back some of your family favourites for only $2.00*. Film selections and showtimes vary by location. Participating locations are listed below.
Can’t see a movie without snacks? Take advantage of our in-theatre offer and bundle your Toonie Matinee admission with a Kids pack for only $7.00 plus tax**. The Toonie Matinee bundle is available for sale at the ABO, Box Office and Refreshment counter. Not valid for online purchases.

For more information check Empire Theatres Website

Princess Cinemas 6th Annual March Break Matinee Film Festival

5 Days of the Family Movies. Monday, March 14th – Friday, March 18th, 2011. We will be featuring eight titles: the retro classic “The Princess Bride”; Disney’s “Tron”; “Toy Story 3” & “Tangled”, as well as “Gulliver’s Travels”; “Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows”; “The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader” and “Yogi Bear”. All seats are $5. We take payment in the form of cash only – no credit or debit cards. Screenings begin at 10:45AM daily and run all day long at both our cinemas – The Princess Twin and the Original Princess Cinema. Arrive early to avoid a sellout!  All Seats are only $5!

Check out the official website for more information

City of Waterloo Musuem

ICYC – In Case You’re Curious Exhibition – Unusual and old objects – check it more information on ICYC here.

March Break Doodle Pottery Painting Fun for Kids (and Parents Too!)

Join us for some hands-on pottery painting fun! Choose from an assortment of pottery pieces including bowls, plates. piggy banks, cupcake boxes, trohpy’s, gecko plaques, mugs and more.

Pieces prices from $13 to $26 each (taxes included).
Payment on the day in cash or cheque only

Tuesday March 15 from 9:30am – 12:30pm (2 Sessions 9:30-11:30am or 1-3pm)

Elmira Mennonite Church, 58 Church St. W., Elmira, ON

Check out the Crockadoodle page for more info

East Side Mario’s

Kids Eat Free March Break – 1 Free Child meal with 1 adult entree, or 2 free kids meals with 2 adult entrees!

Michael’s

A bunch of crafts are going on at Michael’s normally from 10-12 or 1-3 each day during march break and only cost around $3-$5.  Drop in store or call for more information

K1-X 2011: Learn in 3D Knowledge Integration Museum Exhibits

March 14 12pm to 4pm
March 15 12pm to 7pm
March 16 12pm to 6pm.

Discover how archaeologists determine the purpose of an unknown object and have a chance to try it out yourself.

University of Waterloo Art Gallery
East Campus Hall
263 Phillip Street
Waterloo, ON
Phone number: 519-888-4567 x38573
Website: kix.uwaterloo.ca

Pond Activities and Enviro Crafts

Join us in the Habitat Gardens and Living Pond area for a fun-filled day of family excitement. Come and explore our pond, see frogs, minnows and aquatic life and take part in the many enviro crafts. Snacks and cold drinks will be available. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the event. This program is targeted to ages 7-12 years, although other ages are welcome. This program is weather dependent, if it is raining the program will be cancelled. Please dress accordingly for the weather and event. Space is limited please register by March 10 by email at info@raresites.org or by telephone or website provided below.
Cost: $5.00 per child. Parents and caregivers free.
Phone number: 519-650-9336 x125
Websitehttp://www.raresites.org/

The rare Administration Centre
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge, ON

KPL March Break Programs – Rainbow Magic Fairies

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 2:30pm

Sprinkle a little fairy dust, strap on your wings and join us for some Fairy Fun! Hear fairy stories, test your fairy powers, and make a little something magical to take home. For ages 6-12, costumes welcome!
Phone number: 519-741-2287
Websitehttp://www.kitchenermarket.ca/

Kitchener Market
300 King Street, East
Kitchener, ON

Historical Storytelling
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 7:30pm
Location: Waterloo Region Museum, Theatre
10 Huron Road (Doon Crossroads)
Kitchener, ON

Summary: Ottawa storyteller Ruth Stewart-Verger brings train tales to life, including the story of a truly Canadian and truly humorous train robbery, stories of railroaders from her own family and the story of the 1902 train wreck just 2 miles north of Waterloo. Adventure, intrigue, danger, tragedy, and humour: it’s all there in the stories of Canada’s railway. Advance ticket purchase recommended. For further information please see phone number and website provided below.
Cost: $15, $12 for seniors and students.
Phone number: 519-748-1914

Tuesday for Teens
Graphic Novel Workshop with Evan Munday
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
1 – 3:30pm
Location: Paris Branch Library
12 William Street
Paris, Ontario
Summary: Evan Munday will teach teens how to create and develop their own graphic novels. Registration is required. For more information or to register please see the phone number provided below.
Cost: Free
Phone number: 519-442-2433
Websitehttp://www.brant.library.on.ca/

Tea With Granny
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 2 – 4pm
Location: McDougall Cottage
89 Grand Ave. S.
Cambridge, Summary: A special treat for the winter break. Kids can bring any adult they please. Scones ‘n cream, shortbreads… the usual and more. For further information please see the phone number and website provided below.
Cost: $10/person
Phone number: 519-624-8250

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 2:30pm
Location: Kitchener Market
300 King Street, East
Kitchener,
Summary: Join us for some ‘Wimpy Kid’ fun! We’ll read from the books, play games and have tons of fun! For kids ages 6-12.
Phone number: 519-741-2287
Websitehttp://www.kitchenermarket.ca/

Thursday, March 17, 2011
11am – 2pm
Location: Kitchener City Hall
Civic Square
200 King Street, West
Kitchener,
Summary: Join us on St. Patrick’s Day for some Irish fun! 11:00am-11:45am-Music, 11:45am-12:15pm-Dole Tinkers, 12:15pm-12:30pm-Shannon Doyle Dance Academy, 12:35pm-1:30pm-Dole Tinkers, 1:30pm-2:00pm-Music. Eat a BBQ lunch with three different menu choices, provided by the Kiwanis Club.
Phone number: 519-745-3536
Websitehttp://www.downtownkitchener.ca/

Friday, March 18, 2011 1 – 3pm
Location: The rare Administration Centre
1679 Blair Road
Cambridge,
Summary: Join our education staff to find out more about birds in your own backyard. After a slideshow presentation we will hike the trails and call for birds on rare property. This presentation and hike is geared for children ages 7-12. Please dress accordingly for weather and bring adequate rain gear, water bottle, warm clothing and suitable footwear. Space is limited, please register early by March 16 by email at info@raresites.org or by telephone or website provided below.
Cost: $5.00 per child.
Phone number: 519-650-9336 x125

Friday, March 18, 2011 2:30pm
Location: Kitchener Market
300 King Street, East
Kitchener, Summary: The Rodent’s Gazette is sending you on special assignment. If you are willing to accept the challenge, join us as we get the inside scoop on all that is Geronimo! For ages 6-12.
Phone number: 519-741-2287

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