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January 2018: Fun things to do with kids in Thunder Bay

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There’s more family fun to be had in Thunder Bay this January, both indoors and out! Here’s what’s going on for families on the weekends and the PD Day.

January 14

Winter FunDay: Snowshoeing, Marina Park

Stomp, stomp, stomp! Take the kids to give snowshoeing a try at Prince Arthur’s Landing—you can strap on a traditional wooden pair or ones with a modern aluminum frame. Free, 2-4pm. Inside at the Baggage Building Arts Centre, you can help make pom poms and other yarn-y fun for an upcoming “Yarnbomb” public art project. Free, 12-3pm.

January 21

An Afternoon in the Tropics, Centennial Conservatory

Groove to live music, do kids’ activities and snack on refreshments in our own little tropical paradise at the Conservatory. Free, 2-4pm.

More info Friends of the Thunder Bay Conservatory on Facebook

Winter FunDay: FIS World Snow Day, Marina Park

Celebrate World Snow Day (yes, that’s a day) with fun indoor and outdoor kids’ activities. Free, 2-4pm.

January 26

PD Day Activities, Thunder Bay Public Library

The library has got you covered if you’re looking for PD Day ideas: a Clifford puppet show at Brodie (10:30-11:15), Beach Party at County Park (2:30-3:30, registration suggested), The Spinning Fairy puppet show at MJLB (2:30-3:30) and a showing of The Princess Bride at Brodie (2:30-4:45).

More info

January 27

Family Ski Day, Kakabeka Falls Provincial Park

If your family is into cross country skiing, join other parents and kids at the Kakabeka Falls trails for some group skiing on 15km of trails that range from easy to expert, and gather around the campfire too. BYO marshmallows. 10am-2pm. Trailhead access at Luckens Road.

January 28

Winter FunDay: Dogsledding, Marina Park

Meet the pooches of Boreal Journeys Sled Dog Kennel and go for a real dogsled ride! Free, Noon-4pm (note extended hours).

Don’t miss out on the fun! Follow on Facebook to get regular updates on what’s going on for families in Thunder Bay.

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