PORTicipate in Port Colborne this March Break!

Posted by Corporate Communications on Monday, March 9th, 2020

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 16 – Friday, March 20, 2020

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 all week. We will be playing indoors and outdoors as much as possible, so don’t forget to come prepared to bundle up! To register to #PORTicipate, 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; Extra care (7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. $6 extra/day)

Monday, March 16, 2020

10 – 11 a.m.

Public Library

Library Bingo - Play Bingo and win prizes! For readers of all ages.  Non-readers welcome with a reading adult. FREE. Drop-in.

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Or

3 – 4 p.m.

Public Library

Clay Figurines – Two classes. Create a miniature clay figurine. Make it stylish, grotesque, or just plain cute – your choice! Ages: 10+.  Fee: $5. Pre-register. 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

10 – 11a.m.

Or

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Public Library

“Spring Is Here” Craft – Two classes. Make a whimsical spring scene using paper folding techniques and craft materials! Ages 5+. Fee: $2. Pre-register.

 

1:30 – 3 p.m.

or

3:50 – 5 p.m.

Public Library

Tulip Bouquets: A Tween & Teen Painting Class – Two classes. Acrylic paint on canvas.  Ages 11-16. Fee: $5. Pre-register.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

10 – 11 a.m.

Public Library

G1 Driver’s Prep Course with AAPEX Driving Academy – at the Public Library.  NEW DRIVER? AAPEX is here to help you prepare for your G1. Ages 15+. FREE. Spaces limited. Pre-register.

1 – 2:30 p.m.

Public Library

Roll the Dice- Sew a leather bag to carry your own dice set. Roll a few practice games and then take home a dice set, bag, and rules for some fun dice games. Ages 8-14. Fee: $3. Pre-register.

 

3 – 4 p.m.

Public Library

Playing Card Cases- Sew your own playing card case to keep your own deck of cards handy! Deck of cards included. Ages 13-17. Fee: $4. Pre-register.

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

1 – 3 p.m.

Vale Health & Wellness Centre

FREE Skate- Sponsored by Port Colborne Optimist Club. MARCH BREAK in Port Colborne!

 

11 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Vale Health & Wellness Centre

Snacks & Stories – Theme: We Love Music. Join us at the Vale on the third Thursday of each month for stories, crafts, and a snack. Every month there will be a prize draw for a gift certificate from a local business! Sponsored by Carlie Smith, Realtor. Ages: 6 and under. FREE. Drop-in.

 

 

4 – 5 p.m.

 

Public Library

Wreck This Book for Tweens – Use your mess-making abilities to create a unique art journal. Ages 11+. Fee: $5 to purchase a book, or $1 if you bring your own book. Pre-register.

Friday, March 20, 2020

10 – 11 a.m.

Public Library

Peter Mennie’s AbraKIDabra Magic Show- Sponsored by the Port Colborne Lions Club. All ages. FREE. Tickets available at library.

 

1:30 – 2:30 p.m. or 3 – 4 p.m.

Public Library

LEGO CLUB - Two classes. Get creative in a series of fun LEGO challenges. Ages: 6+. FREE. Pre-register.

Saturday, March 21, 2020

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Public Library

Story Time with Shelly- Meet in the Children’s Room for a fun, family story time. All ages. FREE. Drop-in.

 

 

 

9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

 

L.R. Wilson Archives

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 birth required at registration. Fee: $45. Pre-payment required.

 

 

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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