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Kitchener Waterloo Family Day Activities

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February 16, 2012


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Kitchener Waterloo Family Day Activities

Family Day in Kitchener WaterlooPlay With Clay on Family Day

On Family Day the Clay and Glass has an open clay studio experience designed for families, friends and couples! You make an object out of clay and they’ll fire it for you in the big kiln. You’ll be amazed at what you can create!

Where: Clay and Glass, UpTown Waterloo

When: February 20, 2012

Time: 1:00pm  & 2:30pm

Cost: $8

For more information please visit website


Family Day 2012 at KWag

A fun-filled annual celebration for the entire family, with activities that parents and kids can do together. Create amazing artwork, listen in on a story, and participate in dramatic play.

Where: Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

When: February 20, 2012

Time: 12:00-5:00pm

Cost: Free

For more information please visit website


Winter Fun Day at Steckle Heritage Farm 

Family Day at Steckle Heritage Farm will focus on old fashioned winter fun for the family. They will have many activities for the family such as snow sculpture, crafts and visiting with the farm animals. A highlight of the event will be having two talented local story tellers of the Baden Storytellers Guild sharing their tales in the Honey House beside the fireplace at 11am and 1pm. The guest storytellers are Carolyn Wilker, storyteller and author of Once Upon a Sandbox and Derek Brisland, sharing Frog and Toad stories. The gentle slope will be set up for tobogganing so don’t forget to pack your toboggan. You are also welcome to try out snowshoes and cross-country skis at this free winter event. Hot chocolate and snacks will be available for a small charge.

Where: Steckle Heritage Farm, 226 McIntyre Drive

When: February 20, 2012

Time: 10:00am-2:00pm

Cost: FREE

For more information please visit website


The third annual Mayor Zehr’s Movie Morning to End MS 

Have a great family outing, enjoy all the fun and actiyities, see a great film at the Movie Morning and support a great local charity!

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,

Kung Fu Panda 2,

Rise of the Planet of the Apes,


The Twilight Saga – Breaking Dawn Part 1

Where: Empire Theatres on Gateway Park Drive.

When: February 20, 2012

Time: Doors open at 8:30am, movies start at 9:30

Cost: $7each or $25family

For more information please visit website


Black History Month celebration –  The sounds of African music and drums 

Listen to the sounds of African music and drums at Kitchener’s Forest Hill United Church. A Black History Month celebration.

The event at the Westmount Road East church features music and dance classes and performances, food, art and children’s activities.

Where: Forest Hill United Church

When: February 20, 2012

Time: 10:00am-4:00pm

Cost: By donation

For more information please visit website


Tales of the Grimm at Kitchener’s Registry Theatre

The family play Tales of the Grimm is being presented at Kitchener’s Registry Theatre. Suitable for ages five and up, the play is inspired by fairy tales and is presented in a unique mix of English and German.

Where: Registry Theatre

When: February 20, 2012

Time: 2:00pm & 7:00pm

Cost: $15 adult, $11 children

For more information please visit website


Skate on RIM

Research In Motion is sponsoring free swimming and skating on Monday at a number of municipal facilities. Locations include the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex, RIM Park, The Aud, Hespeler Arena and the W.G. Johnson Centre.

Call the facilities for times and details.


It’s fun to play at the YMCA

Family Day Monday will also feature a penny carnival in addition to some regular adult and youth programming. The YMCAs will also host special family programming such as family fitness classes, family gym time and/or open swim times. Call for specific schedules.

For more information please visit the YMCAs of Kitchener, Waterloo and Cambridge. They will have additional programming and free family swims to celebrate Family Day weekend.


Skate in Wellesley

Kitchener-Conestoga MPP Michael Harris is also hosting a free Family Day skate.

Where: Wellesley Community Centre

When: February 20, 2012

Time: 9:00- 11:00am

Cost: FREE


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There are also plenty of fun things to do in Cambridge. Have a look at our sister Amanda Maxwell’s site – 365 things to do in Cambridge.





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