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March Break in the Heart of Georgian Bay

Posted by Brianne Dubeau | March 08, 2019 | Kids, March Break, Things To Do

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If you are like most parents we know, you may be looking forward to a break in the regular school-day routine that March Break brings. Or you may be scratching your head, trying to think of things to do with the kids.

While a bit of boredom doesn't hurt (in fact, it can actually lead to creative problem-solving!), sometimes parents and grandparents need a backup plan.

Here is a giant list of things to do in and around the Heart of Georgian Bay during March Break 2019. Many of these activities are free or low cost!

RUNS EACH DAY


Penetanguishene Public Library (March 11-15)
Drop In Lego Build 10:00-11:00am each day

Huronia Museum
March Break Day Camp (March 11-15)
Crafts, games, activities and skating every day!
$23.00/day, ages 5-12.‚Äč
Call 705.526.2844 or email education@huroniamuseum.com for more information or to register.
 

Wye Marsh (March 9-17)
March Break Activities (regular admission applies)
March Break Day Camp (registration, fee required)

Cross-Country Ski Trails: All Day
Snowshoe Trails: All Day
Meet our Birds of Prey or Reptile Animal Ambassadors & their keepers! (1:00 pm daily)
Chickadee Feeding: All Day
Bannock Roasting (11:00 am - 2:00pm daily)
Trumpeter Swan Viewing: All Day
Sugar Shack Demos (11:00 am-1:00 pm daily)

Birds of Prey Demonstration

SATURDAY MARCH 9

Midland Public Library
Colour Me Curious With Scientists In Schools (9:30 am OR 11:00 am)
Use colour to watch water defy gravity, explore rainbows and create an exploding concoction.
FREE program for ages 5-12. Registration is required.
 

MONDAY MARCH 11

Midland Public Library
Airplane Science (2:00 - 3:00 pm)
Fly into your March break with airplanes!
We’ll make some paper airplanes, decorate them, and see how far they can fly.
FREE program for ages 7-12.  Registration is required.
 

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Craft:
Make your own wizzers (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Movie: Paddington (1:00pm - 3:00 pm)
Admission is by donation.

 

TUESDAY MARCH 12

Midland Public Library
Play with Robots (2:00-3:00 pm)
Test drive our robots!
We’ll zoom around with Dash & Dot, make paths for Ozobots & make a robot craft to take home.
FREE program for ages 7-12. Registration is required.
 

Midland Public Library
Make Your Own Video Game Controller - Level 1 (11:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Experiment with ordinary objects & our Makey Makey kits to create & test your own video game controller.
FREE program for ages 9-12. Registration is required.

 

WEDNESDAY MARCH 13

Midland Public Library
Let The Games Begin! (2:00 - 3:00 pm)
Come play games with us! We’ll have board games, LEGO & lots of fun! 
FREE program for ages 7-12. Registration is required.



Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Craft:
Make your own soap (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Movie: The Greatest Showman (1:00pm - 3:00 pm)
Admission is by donation.


THURSDAY MARCH 14

Midland Public Library
March Break Crafts (2:00 - 3:00 pm)
Have a good time at the library making a cool craft to take home! 
FREE program for kids age 7-12. Registration is required.



Midland Public Library
Bad Art Night (6:00 - 8:00 pm)
Don’t worry about making something “good”, just create!
We’ll have canvases for you to decorate however you like.
FREE program for kids age 10-14. Registration is required.


Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Craft:
Make your own ragdoll (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Movie: Christopher Robin (1:00pm - 3:00 pm)
Admission is by donation.

 

FRIDAY MARCH 15

Penetanguishene Centennial Museum
Craft:
Make your own candle (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Movie: Smallfoot (1:00pm - 3:00 pm)
Admission is by donation.

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We hope this list helps answer the  'What is there to do on March Break' question!

Let us know what you are up to for the school holidays, we'd love to hear from you.

Make memories and tag us in them @heartofgbay