PORTicipate in Port Colborne this March Break

Posted by Michelle Cuthbert on Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

There are plenty of activities occurring in Port Colborne during March Break and we are encouraging everyone to PORTicipate!  

 Schedule of activities below:

 

Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15, 2019

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Vale Health & Wellness Centre

March Madness Active Camps - Participants will make up their own teams and logos then compete in a number of activities while they earn points in a bracket-style tournament throughout the week. We will be playing indoors and outdoors as much as possible so don’t forget to come prepared to bundle up! To register or for more information, call the Recreation Program Coordinator at 905-835-2900 ext. 538 or visit http://portcolborne.ca/page/ActiveCamps

Ages 6-13; $125/week, $25/day.

Monday, March 11, 2019

10 – 11 a.m.

Public Library

Library Bingo - Play Bingo and win prizes! Non-readers welcome with a reading adult. FREE.

1 – 3 p.m.

Vale Health & Wellness Centre

FREE Skate - Sponsored by the Port Colborne Optimist Club.

 

2 – 3 p.m.

Public Library

Wreck This Book for Tweens – Paint, poke, create, destroy; use your mess-making abilities to create a book as unique as you are!

Ages 9+; $5 fee; pre-register.

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Public Library

Therapy Tails – Drop in and tell tales to a therapy dog. FREE.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

10:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Public Library

Meet Canadian Children’s Author Rebecca Bender - Sponsored by the Canadian Federation of University Women, Welland and District. Take part in an interactive story-time presentation with Rebecca Bender.

All ages; must pre-register at the library; FREE.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

or

3 – 4 p.m.

Public Library

Wildflower Seed Bombs - Want to have fun while making the world a greener, more environmentally friendly place? Make exploding seed bombs that are both fun to throw and an easy way to grow native wildflowers.

All ages (children under 5 must be accompanied by a caregiver); $3 fee.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

10 – 11:30 a.m.

Public Library

Story Time at the Library - Ages 6 and under (children under 3 must be accompanied by a caregiver); FREE.

2 – 3 p.m.

Public Library

Family Balloon Animal Workshop - Sponsored by the Port Colborne Lions Club. Learn the art of creating balloon animals with our magical special guest, Scoop McCoy!

Ages 5+ with caregiver; pre-register; FREE.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

10 – 11 a.m.

or

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Public Library

Bunny Trail Painting with Margaret - Create an acrylic painting on wood of a bunny!

Ages 6+; must pre-register; $5 fee.

3 – 4 p.m.

Public Library

SOLD OUT! STEM Makerspace Lab - Discover, design, and build in a series of hands-on activities that explore the STEM concepts of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

Ages 6-10; pre-register; $3 fee.

Friday, March 15, 2019

10 – 11 a.m.

Public Library

Teddy Bear Sleepover - Children and their favourite stuffed friends are invited for a teddy bear story time. Teddies will be spending the night and picked up the following day to find out what kind of mischief they got into!

Ages 4-8; pre-register; $2 fee.

2 – 4 p.m.

Public Library

Introduction to Dungeons and Dragons - Fight monsters, solve puzzles, help commoners, and find treasure! Learn the basics of D&D and join the adventure as you head out on a magical journey in this classic fantasy role-playing game. Ages 12+; FREE.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Public Library

Red Cross Babysitting Basics - The course focuses on five main areas: childcare giving, first aid, injury prevention, leadership, and business skills. Participants will receive a course manual and a certification upon completion.

Ages 11-15 (proof of age required); pre-register; $45 fee.

 

 

For the full list of all March Break activities occurring at the Port Colborne Public Library: Visit: www.portcolbornepubliclibrary.org Call: 905-834-6512 Email: library@portcolborne.ca

 

 
 
 

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