Things To Do: Family Day in London 2013
This year Family Day falls on Monday, February 18th. Yay! We get a long weekend and one extra day to spend with our families.
Here’s a list of local events to help you make the most of the extra day. Enjoy!
WINTER VILLAGE FAMILY FUN DAY
Where: The Museum of Ontario Archaeology
Time: 10am – 4pm
What: Dog sledding (no joke!), snow shoeing, cross-country skiing (bring your own skis), snow snaking, traditional First Nations storytelling fireside, children’s crafts, scavenger hunts, and other fun winter activities.
Cost: Admission by donation
BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION
Where: The London Children’s Museum
Time: 11am – 3pm
What: Visit the Children’s Museum on Family Day to Celebrate Black History Month! Sample yummy food like puff puffs and coconut bread, learn what the Gumboot dance is and participate in Nigerian games, a tie-dye craft and more!
Cost: Regular museum admission
For more info: londonchildrensmuseum.ca
STORYBOOK GARDENS FAMILY DAY
Where: Storybook Gardens
Time: 10am – 8pm
What: Horse drawn wagon rides, winter themed story circle, outdoor skating and a visit with the animal friends.
- Adults – $4.25
- Children (2-17 yrs) – $3.25
- Family (2 adults & 2 children) – $13.00
- Infants (Under 24 months) – Free
For more info: storybook.london.ca
RBC FAMILY SKATE DAY
Where: Various locations (see list below)
- Lambeth Arena – 7112 Beattie St.
- Stronach Arena – 1221 Sandford St.
- Argyle Arena – 1948 Wavell St.
- Carling Arena – 675 Grosvenor Street
- Farguharson Arena – Tecumseh Ave.
- Kinsmen Arena – 20 Granville Ave.
- Ray Lanctin Arena (Medway) – 119 Sherwood Forest Square
- Nichols Arena – 799 Homeview Rd.
What: Figure skaters, hockey players and first time skaters alike are invited to bundle up, lace up and come out for a spin on the ice, enjoy hot chocolate, and other fun surprises hosted by RBC.
Time: 1pm – 3pm
For more information: rbc.com/familyday
FAMILY DAY TUBING
Where: Boler Mountain
What: Family Day Tubing at Boler Mountain
Time: 9am to 10pm
Cost: Adults $18, Children (12 & under) $16 – Must be 42 inches tall
For More Info: bolermountain.com
As always, if I’ve missed a local event that you know of please leave a comment letting us know or email firstname.lastname@example.org to have your event added.
Happy Family Day!