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Ice Dogs Festival in Uptown Waterloo

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February 15, 2012

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Ice Dogs Festival in Uptown Waterloo

ice dogsIt’s the 9th Annual UpTown Waterloo Ice Dogs Festival. A fun-filled day of winter activities including:

Saturday Activities

Free Public Skating Throughout The Day

10:00am onward
Public Square

  • Bring your skates and enjoy the skating rink
  • Skate Sharpening will also be available on site

 

Dog Sled Rides by Moonsnoe Kennels

 

Barrel Warehouse Park

  • Take a spin around the track on an authentic dog sled
  • Tickets available at the information booth
  • For children 12 and under

 

Photos with Alaskan Malamute puppies by PKG Photos

 

Indoors The Atrium in Waterloo City Hall

  • Have your photo taken with an adorable Moonsnoe Kennel Malamute puppy
  • Photos are $7

 

Family Crafts

11:00am to 3:00pm
Button Factory, 24 Regina Street South

  • Visit the Button Factory where you will create masks of your favourite animals.

 

Ice Sculptures

11:00am and 2:30pm
Public Square and various locations in UpTown to be determined.

  • Watch a block of ice be magically transformed!

 

Ice Sculpture Competition

Throughout The Day
Public Square and throughout the UpTown.

 

Ren’s PETS Depot Top Dog Model Search

2:00pm-3:00pm
Adult Rec Centre, 185 King Street South

  • Top Ten Dogs will win the chance to participate in the On the Cat Walk Fashion Show presented by Ren’s PETS Depot
  • You can register your dog at: Ren’s PETS Depot 1525 Victoria St. N. Kitchener; or at the K-W Humane Society, 250 Riverbend Dr. Kitchener
  • Cost is $10. Space is limited.
  • All proceed support the K-W Humane Society.

 

Siskins vs. Councillors Hockey

11:30am-1:00pm
Waterloo Public Square

  • Come and see the Waterloo Siskins play a fun game of hockey against the Waterloo City Councillors!
  • Game will be announced by Mike Farwell of 570 News.

 

Mini Putt

11:00am-4:00pm
Waterloo Public Square

  • Ice mini putt.

 

Ice Slide

11:00am-4:00pm
Waterloo Public Square

 

Ice Blocks Children’s Activity

11:00am-4:00pm
Outdoors Clay & Glass Gallery

 

Waterloo Central Railway

11:00am-3:00pm
Waterloo City Hall – Waterloo Public Square

  • Talk to the engineer’s and warm up inside a vintage train.

 

Uptown Chili Contest

12:00pm-2:00pm
Chainsaw

  • Prestigous judges are Hugh Morrow (Sports Properties International), Bob Vrbanac (Waterloo Chronicle), Melissa Durrell (Uptown Ward Councillor) & Andrew Coppolino (570 News)
  • Participating restaurants are: Whole lot-a Gelata, Angie’s, Uptown 21, Seven Shores, Princess Cafe, McMullan’s, The Embassy, The Bauer Kitchen
  • $1 per ticket

 

Sunday Activities

 

Hockey Competition

2:00pm-3:00pm
Waterloo Public Square

  • Watch the Cambridge Ice Hounds take on the Kitchener Pirates

 

Free Movie

2:00pm-4:00pm
Princess Twin Cinema

  • Watch Mr. Poppins Penguins at the Princess Twin Cinema
  • Free tickets available starting February 1st at Whole Lot-a Gelata, Words Worth Books and Princess Cafe

 

Mini Putt

2:00am-4:00pm
Waterloo Public Square

  • Ice mini putt.

 

Ice Slide

2:00am-4:00pm
Waterloo Public Square

ALSO:

Tumblebus will be onsite

Kids between 3 and 10 will have an opportunity to get some exercise and play in our retrofitted school bus – Tumblebus with balance beams, slide, mats, monkey bars and more!

And

Mardi Gras Charity fundraiser

 

Where: Uptown Waterloo Public Square

When: February 18 &19, 2012

For more information please visit website

 

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