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March 3rd - 5th


Things To Do in the Barrie and Surrounding Areas This Weekend

Friday Night Flick

Family movie night anyone? Come out this Friday 6:30pm to our Painswick Branch Public Library in Barrie and enjoy this week’s Friday Flick, The Secret Life of Pets 2 (1hr 26m).

Barrie Colts vs. Mississauga Steelheads

Wanna check out a hockey game? Our Barrie Colts are taking on the Mississauga Steelheads this Saturday at the Sadlon Arena starting at 7:30. Get your tickets here. 

Self-Guided Snowshoe Hike 

Come out this Saturday March 4th for a torchlit self-guided snowshoe hike through a 2.6km looped trail. A crackling campfire in the middle of nature will greet you halfway through your adventure, where you can enjoy some complementary treats and drinks. This adventure takes approximately 1-1.5 hours to complete, depending on your walking pace. The price includes your trail pass, snowshoe rental and head lamp.

Barrie's Farmers Market

Interested in some live music, fresh local produce, baked goods and free activities for the kids? Check out Barrie’s Farmers Market on Saturdays 8:00am to noon until April 29th.

Outdoor Fields, Courts & Rinks

Looking for an outdoor activity to do with your friends and family? Why not come out to one of the eight City operated arena ice pads or one of the seven outdoor ice rinks in and around the Barrie Area this weekend?

The Skate Escape

Embrace the best of the winter season with ice skating in the Piazza, an array of sweet and savoury treats, handcrafted beverages, live entertainment and more. Running every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3:00-8:00pm until March 4th. (weather permitting)

Master Class In Acrylic Painting For Parents & Kids

Finally, something fun and creative that parents and kids can do together! Saturday March 4th from 1:00-3:00pm. Family Art Workshops are creative activity sessions led by artists. Inspired by our program, activities include everything from making simple hand crafts, to painting your own masterpieces using various painting techniques. Using acrylics is the simplest and most effective way for an absolute beginner to learn how to paint successfully.

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