From March Break to Easter, and everything in between, there's lots going on for families in Thunder Bay! Check out the details below about ice motorbike racing, movies, arts and crafts, skating and much more.
Winter FunDay, Cabane a Sucre, Marina Park
Learn how maple toffee is made and of course, get a yummy free sample. 2-4pm, free.
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Month of March
Various exhibits, Thunder Bay Art Gallery
Check out artwork featuring our own Porphyry Island lighthouse by a variety of local artists. "At Pelican Falls" features the contemporary work of some young Indigenous artists until March 11, then switches to work created by LU students at the Student Juried Exhibition.
More info www.theag.ca
Battle on the Bay 2018, Shuniah
Motorcycles racing on a frozen stretch of Lake Superior? Pretty sure some bike-happy kids are going to think it’s way cool. Racing 1-4pm.
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Winter FunDay, Winter Science, Marina Park
It’s the last FunDay event of winter 2018! Learn about the science of winter, plus try a free creative activity indoors at the Baggage Building Arts Centre. 2-4pm, free.
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Various events, Thunder Bay Public Library
The TBPL delivers a huge amount of family programs over March Break: Harry Potter and Indiana Jones movie marathons, mega Lego builds, pirate stuff, a concert with the Grumpy Grandpas, a unicorn dance party, rock art, making a fairy jar, a St. Patrick's Day puppet show and more.
More info www.tbpl.ca
Art Workshop, Rosslyn Library
Make a beautiful all-ages spring blossoms craft at Rosslyn Library, hosted by CAHEP. Free, 1-4pm.
More info Oliver Paipoonge Library on Facebook
March 16 and March 25
Free public skate
Lace up your skates for a free session at Delaney, 7:15-8:45 pm on March 16. Then on the 25th, it’s held at Grandview, 1:15-2:45pm.
More info City of Thunder Bay Arenas and Stadia on Facebook
St. Urho’s Bay Street Parade and Variety Show, Finlandia
It’s not exactly a St. Patrick’s Day event…but how about the Finn tradition of St. Urho? The parade starts at noon from the Hoito, followed by variety show until 4pm. $5 admission for the show.
More info Finlandia Association on Facebook
Spring into Life, Centennial Botanical Conservatory
Get a jump on spring and warmer weather with a visit to the Conservatory. The event includes music, refreshments and a kids’ activity. 2-4pm, free.
More info Friends of the Thunder Bay Conservatory on Facebook
March 24 and 31 Meet the Easter Bunny, Toy Sense
Take the littles to visit the Easter Bunny and shake a furry paw. Free, 11am-3pm.
More info Toy Sense on Facebook
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny, Moose Hall
For 22 years, TBay families have been enjoying pancakes with the Easter Bunny! 9-1pm, admission required.
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Dummy Downhill 2018, Loch Lomond Ski Area
Say goodbye to ski season with dummies mounted on skis and pushed down the mountain. 12-5pm. (Launch begins at 3pm.)
More info Loch Lomond Ski Area on Facebook
Easter Festival & Egg Hunt, Gammondale Farm
From an egg hunt and an Easter slingshot to visiting farm animals, a jelly bean count and a scavenger hunt, there's plenty of Easter-themed fun for kiddos at Gammondale. 11am-3pm, admission required.
More info www.gammondalefarm.com