Weekend Fun Guide (April 26th-28th 2013)


We are actually going to see some beautiful spring weather this weekend so there are so many fun things you can do outside with the family: go for a hike at a local conservation area, go for a family bike ride, visit local parks or check out something from our weekend fun guide!  What ever you do…Have Fun!


Grab a movie with the family this Saturday at 11:00am for only $2.50 per person thanks to Cineplex’s Family Favourites.  Check out what’s playing here

Around Town this Weekend…


Muskoka Home & Cottage Show – Brought to you by the Muskoka Builders’ Association, this annual show brings you the best of everything for your home and cottage.


Raptorfest @ Peach King Centre – (Saturday) Come join Raptorfest 2013 for a fun filled days of birds, crafts and woodburning.  A fun day for all

Hawkwatch Season – Beamer Memorial Conservation Area in Grimsby is Niagara’s best viewing location of the annual migration of birds of prey. See hawks, eagles, falcons and vultures overhead as they migrate north from South and Central America, the Caribbean and the United States to their Canadian nesting areas. Experience this natural phenomenon at Beamer.


Doors Open – Doors Open Guelph is a collaborative initiative led by the Guelph Arts Council with support from Heritage Guelph and the City of Guelph Tourism Services to celebrate and increase awareness of the city’s rich architectural and historical heritage.



Walk for Wildlife @ Marguerite Ornston Parking Lot – (Saturday at 10:00am) – A Leisurely 4 km hike! The GVTA is partnering with the Canadian Wildlife Federation to encourage Canadians to head outdoors and take part in the Walk for Wildlife. Participants can log/add their kilometres to the Waterloo Walks national tally. The goal is to have 15,000 km walked between April 7th and May 22nd. This is a great opportunity for our club to showcase our trail and club.


Earth Day Celebrations @ Minden Cultural Centre – Come to the Minden Hills Cultural Centre and help us celebrate Earth Day. There will be a community clean-up, children and family activities and we will be showing the movie THE LORAX. There will also be white pine saplings for you to take home and plant.


Babytime Show @ International Centre – The Ultimate Event For Pregnancy, Birth, Baby and Toddler Show, Learn and Have Fun all Within One Vibrant Place Celebrating Parenthood

North Bay

Powassan Maple Syrup Festival (April 27th)– As in years previous, we will be starting the day with our Pancake Breakfasts at 7am. Most festival activities and entertainment generally come to end an around 4 pm. It will be a full day of food, live music, crafts, and fun family events.



Orillia Perch Festival – One of Canada’s Largest Registered Fishing Derbies! Over Sixty Tagged Perch worth $500 Each! Plus … Thousands of Dollars in Daily, Weekly and Grand Prize Draws!  JUST FISH TO WIN !!!  On April 20th until May 11th


Living Green Expo – The Expo will feature some 125 exhibitors showcasing green and healthy products and services, and a full program of activities, including a Children’s Fun Zone, two Eco-Fashion shows, a learning lounge,informative presentations and more.  There will be something for everyone.


37th Annual Festival of the Maples – The grand finale to the month-long maple celebration takes place in Downtown Perth.  On scenic downtown Gore Street and at other venues in Perth, you’ll discover fantastic shops, vendors offering award-winning maple products, displays, stage entertainment, lots of kids’ activities and more.

Prince Edward County

Doors Open – This year, explore 11 locations in the County that highlight our deep roots and creative minds. Each location offers a program of celebrating our local arts: visual arts, theatrical arts, literary arts and art history – County style!


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