Every moment together counts

By: Jean Boynton

Every moment together counts

Tags: family day,things to do in grey highlands,things to do west grey


Build unforgettable memories this coming Monday, February 17th, 2020 making the most of your Family Day Weekend by exploring these fun filled activites . Here are a few great ways to entertain everyone throughout the area.

Take a hike
Feel the sun on your cheeks while exploring the magnificence of mother nature while exploring ,learning and playing on one of the many trails on foot or strapping on snowshoes or skiis with the family. Experience the best of winter while following the trail or sign of our local wildlife , take in the breath taking sights of a local waterfall perhaps Eugenia or Hoggs Falls, relax to the birds singing and the cheerful sounds of laughter.

Markdale Recreation Committee Family Day Fun 
Pancake Breakfast, Snowman Building Contest, Public Skating, Children's Entertainment, and more! 
7th Annual Family Fun Day Event 2020
Family Snowman Building Contest 9-12pm with judging at 12:15pm
Wood chain saw carver Scott Rowe sponsored by McMeeken Law Office
Annual family Skate 2pm-330pm sponsored by Play Grey Bruce
History of Markdale display by South Grey Museum
Magician at 1pm sponsored by  Municipality of Grey Highlands 

FrazzleFest Family Weekend in Durham
The Durham BIA and West Grey Chamber of Commerce proudly present an Olympic themed weekend of family fun. Don't forget to put your heads together and sign up for the Snow Sculpting Contest!
Trivia Night at Garafraxa Cafe sponsored by MacLean's Ales Friday February 14th
Snowman scavenger hunt throughout the downtown Saturday, February 15th 10-3 
Warm up with a free workout at The Studio 144 Garafraxa Street at 9am
Valentine's Tea sponsored by Trinity Anglican Church from 1-3pm
Family Dance at Durham Legion  sponsored by West Grey Durham Lions
Snowshoe /Hike/Toboganning/Snow Soccer at Conservation Area main entrance to middle dam on Sunday February 16th from 1-3pm or Board Games at Garafraxa Cafe from 3-5pm
Monday , February 17th at Durham Arena Breakfast 9-12, activities upstairs lobby, public skating . Get your game on behind the arena in Road Hockey from 1-3pm.

Eugenia Family Fun Day :Skate,Ski'n Shoe

Join us from 11am-4pm at the Lake Eugenia Boat launch . Free admission.Cross country skiing,skating,snowshoeing,kids activities and prizes. 
Cold drinks.Hot chocolate.Coffee.Light snacks
Enjoy good old fashioned fun outdoors! All welcome, bring your own chair and stay awhile.
Eugenia District Community Improvement Association

Outdoor Skating,Priceville, Stothart Hall, Kinross Street
Bundle up and lace on your skates & experience the magic of an  outdoor skating rink. Free hot dogs and hot chocolate will be served at noon! All day-weather permitting. Sponsored by Priceville Improvement Committee

“A family that plays together, stays together.” 
Perhaps that was the idea behind the creation of Family Day, a holiday that acts as a fun respite from the February blahs.