Family Day

Family Day Activities 2015

Local Events Listing

Gone are the Christmas lights, reindeer and any thoughts of Santa; we’re now looking ahead and hoping for any sign of spring! Family Day is a great way to take a break from the dreaded winter and spend some time with our loved ones. This year, Family Day is on Monday, February 16, 2015 and there’s lots to do around the city!


Art Gallery of Lambeth

  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Where: Art Gallery of Lambeth
  • Time:  2:00 pm
  • What: Bring the family to the studio to paint together! Create a memorable day and paint a Family Tree Portrait as a keepsake to remember this Family Day. Parents and children all work together to create this adorable family tree painting. The talented instructors will walk you through an easy step by step instruction to insure an amazing work of art.
  • Cost: $60 per family – includes 12 x 24 canvas, frame, varnish, hardware and assembly.
  • For More Information: Visit Art Gallery of Lambeth – Register by email or call 519-652-5556. (pre-registration required)


London Childrens Museum

  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Where: London Children’s Museum
  • Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • What: Go and visit the London Children’s Museum for Family Day Fun! There will be arts and science experiments for you and your family as you learn all about animal families!
  • Cost: Regular Children’s Museum admission
  • For More Information: Visit



  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Where: Storybook Gardens
  • Time:  10:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • What: Make memories with your family as you skate, roast marshmallows or explore the new Storybook Walk in the Park. Horse-drawn sleigh/wagon rides also available.
  • Cost: Adults: $4.25 Children (2 – 17): $3.25 Family (2 adults + 2 children): $13 Wagon rides: $5 pp.
  • For More Information:



  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Where: UnLondon UnLab
  • Time:  2:00 pm – 5:00 pm (see more info link for additional times)
  • What: Do you have a bright kid who loves to create? The UnLab, London’s only maker space, is offering you and your family the opportunity to learn about electronics and build a real, working flashlight out of everyday parts.
  • Cost: $40
  • For More (pre-registration required)



  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Were: The Secrets of Radar Museum
  • Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • What: Take advantage of the trails around Westminster Ponds this Family Day and drop by the Secrets of Radar Museum to warm up with hot refreshments and “radar popcorn” (available for purchase) as well as free tours of the museum’s permanent exhibits and “air-crafts” for kids.
  • Cost: Admission by donation
  • For More Information: Visit



  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Were: Various arenas:
    • Kinsmen Arena 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    • Argyle Arena 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
    • Stronach Arena 2:00 – 4:00 pm
  • What: Free public skating
  • Cost: Free!
  • For More Information: Visit



  • When: Monday, February 16th
  • Were: 4Cats Art Studio
  • Time: Various times (see more info link)
  • What: Go to 4Cats and celebrate the day through various mediums like clay, paint and paint throwing!
  • Cost: Various costs
  • For More Information: Visit (pre-registration required)


Here’s hoping that you and your family enjoy a special day together!

If you are aware of any other Family Day events taking place in the city, please share in a comment below. 

City Mom

Family Day in London

Good morning London and happy Family Day weekend!

Spring is in the air, the snow has started to descend and we’ve got one extra day this weekend to spend with our loved ones.

I’m going to get right to it because I have a lot of information for you on what’s going on in London this weekend for Family Day.

Family Day is this Monday, February 21st.

Storybook Gardens

The skating trail is open from 10am to 5pm.

There will be Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Winter Story Blanket (winter themed story and craft time), duck and seal feeding. Check here for the full list of times and descriptions.


Adults/Seniors: $4.25
Children (2 – 17): $3.25
Family (2 adults, 2 kids): $13.00
Infants: Free

Children’s Museum

Celebrating Black History Month. Open from 10am – 5pm.

There will be hair braiding, tie-dye crafts, cultural food, music, dance and cultural displays.


Ages 2+: $6 per person
12-23 months: $2 per person

Family Day Skates

Various arenas from 1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the following locations:
Argyle Arena, Carling Arena, Lambeth Arena and Nichols Arena


$3.25/person or $8/family

Victoria Park Skating

Free public skating from 10am – 10pm (closed from 5:30 – 6:30)

Family Day at the Raceway

Kids activities 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Face painting, magic shows featuring “Captain Corbin”, the magical pirate, crafts, games and giveaways.

Boler Mountain

Special Family Day Hours: 

Ski Lifts will be open 9am to 9pm

Tubing will be open 11am to 9pm

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