The Family Day long weekend is here, and there are many events scheduled throughout Central Alberta.
Here is a list of things for you and your family to do this weekend:
City of Lacombe
Monday, February 20 from 1-3PM at the Gary Moe Autogroup Sportsplex
Free Skate at the Echo Energy Arena Ice surface.
Town of Penhold
Friday, February 17th, from 6-8 pm on Windsor Avenue
- Ice fort and slide building, games and activities, hot chocolate and s'mores, and street hockey (bring your own stick)
City of Red Deer
Monday, February 20th, from 1-4 pm
- Family Day 70's party at The Red Deer Museum and Art Gallery with selfies, sketch party, disco, cake and prizes
Town of Blackfalds
Monday, February 20th, from 12 noon to 3 pm at The Eagle Builders Centre (5302 Broadway Avenue)
- Free family skate in arena 1, BBQ by donation, ice sculpting demonstrations/lessons, DDO games, and family bingo
Town of Ponoka
Monday, February 20th, all day events starting at 10 am
- Free public skating at the Ponoka Arena complex from 10-1, (bring a donation for the food bank), Kinsmen and Kinettes Skate-a-thon to raise money for Ponoka Youth Centre's Summer programming, hot chocolate, cookies
- Ice skating on the outdoor rink next to the arena,
- Ice skating on the trail at Lions Centennial Park (highway 2A and 54th street)
- Free swimming at the Ponoka Aquaplex from 12 noon to 4 (bring a donation for the food bank)
- Free drop-in access to the golf simulators at the Ponoka Golf Club(351946 Street) from 1 to 4 p.m
- Cross-country ski trails at the Ponoka Golf Club.The starting and finishing point is down below the main parking lot near the member cart shed.
- .Tobogganing at the Tom Hamilton Memorial Hill, located in the southwest corner of Froman Industrial Park behind Siding 14 Brewery on 36 Avenue.
- Exploring and taking a stroll along the walking trails in Ponoka’s Battle River Valley
Town of Sylvan Lake
Friday February 17th to Monday February 20th, along Lakeshore Drive
A weekend of winter fun for the whole family, with on lake activities, The Big Jig Ice Fishing Tournament, Poutine Fest, Fireworks and more
Here is a full list:
Rocky Mountain House (Crimson Lake)