Monday, March 13, 2017
Community News and Events
March break is here and Spring is just around the corner, though you wouldn't know it by the snowy weather we're having! Still, this is the perfect opportunity for families to join in on some community fun. Here are some great activities taking place in the Hamilton area.
March Break: Work and Play: March 11-19
Let your kids take a break from school the old fashioned way at Whitehern Historic House and Garden! Activities include scrubbing on a washboard, rolling dough, mending and shopping and outdoor games like egg and spoon or badminton, weather permitting. Bring some change for a treat! Open 12 - 4 p.m. All ages are welcome. Emotional
Creative Me March Break – March 11-18
Bring the family to Fieldcote Memorial Park & Museum for a fun day of exploration. Children and adults are welcome to create a paper quilt to take home and display as personal art. Open 1 – 5 p.m. Regular admission rates apply.
March Break Madness – March 11-19
A visit to the Children's Museum this March Break will fascinate the budding dramatic artist, aspiring engineer and thoughtful environmentalist. Visit the galleries to discover the uses of the "mountain" and the Hamilton Harbour in building the City of Hamilton. Open 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Saturday and Sundays from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Regular admission rates apply.
Whoosh! Zoom! Swish & Whir – March 13-18
This fun-filled week at the Hamilton Museum of Steam and Technology will feature various interactive activities, workshops, presentations and displays, sure to dazzle and delight scientists, engineers and artists of all ages. Activities run from 12 – 4 p.m. Regular admission rates apply.
March Break Mania – March 13 – 19
A variety of week-long camps will be offered for kids of all ages at the Art Gallery of Hamilton. Campers will learn about landscapes, portraits, personal expression and storytelling in a variety of media and styles. Some of Canada's most well-known artists will start the adventure in the Gallery, and each young artist's talents will lead the way. Visit www.artgalleryofhamilton.com to register.