March Break Happenings

Published on March 8, 2012

All Week:

• Museum of Industry – Create a Lego car and race it down the track for ages 5-12 (9:30-10 a.m.; 11:30 a.m.-noon; 2-2:30 p.m.; 3:30-4); Make a custom licence plate to take home for ages 4-9 (10-10:30 a.m. and 2:30-3 p.m.); Build a toy car to take home for ages 2-7 (11-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2 p.m.); Build a rubber band-powered car for ages 8-12 (11-11:30 a.m. and 1:30-2 p.m.); tiny tots can get behind the wheel and cruise the city streets; look under the hood of a real NASCAR. Admission applies.

• Toonie Movies – At Empire Studio Seven, check Empire Theatres, website for details.

• March Break Day Camp – At the Pictou County YMCA

Saturday, March 10

• Newfoundland Insectarium, Highland Square Mall – centre court, all day

• Rec Swim – at the YMCA, 3-4 p.m., $3 each

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 5-6:30 p.m., $5 each

Sunday, March 11

• Newfoundland Insectarium, Highland Square Mall – centre court, all day

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 11 a.m.-noon, $5 each

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 3-4 p.m., $3 each

Monday, March 12

• Crafts for Kids – by Kids First, 1 p.m., centre court, Highland Square Mall

• SuperNOVA Science Camp – New Glasgow Library, 1-4 p.m. Pre-registration required, 752-8233. Runs the next five days.

• Open Swim – At the Fisheries Pool, Pictou, 1-3 p.m. Admission $2.

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 2-3 p.m., and 6-7 p.m., $3 each

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 5-6 p.m., $5 each

Tuesday, March 13

• Bouncy House – at the Highland Square Mall, by Canadian Tire, 1-4 p.m.

• Girls Day Camp – For ages 9-13, Temperance Street School, pre-registration required, 755-4647, runs the next three days.

• Drawing and Printmaking Workshop for Kids –at the New Glasgow Library, ages 6+, 10:15-11:30 a.m. Pre-register, limited space, call 752-8233.

• Cat in the Hat Party – at the Pictou Library, 1-2:30 p.m., for ages 4-7.

• Collage Workshop for Kids – at the Stellarton Library, 2:15-3:30 p.m., ages 6+. Limited space, pre-register at 755-1638.

• Felting Workshop for Kids – At the Pictou Library, 3-4 p.m., for ages 7+, space limited, call 485-5021.

• Scrapbooking for Kids – At the Stellarton Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m., space limited, pre-register at 755-1638.

• Games Night – At the River John Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m., ages 8+.

• Open Swim – At the Fisheries Pool, 1-3 p.m. $3.25 for youth, $5.50 for adults.

• Family Movie – Hugo will be shown at the Glasgow Square, doors open 6 p.m. No admission.

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 5-6 p.m., $5 each

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 6-7 p.m., $3 each

Wednesday, March 14

• Magic Show – at the Highland Square Mall, centre court, shows at 1 and 2:30 p.m.

• Lego Master – Will be at the Stellarton Library, 10-11:30 a.m. Pre-register, seating limited, 755-1638.

• Collage for Kids – at the New Glasgow Library, 10:15-11:30 a.m., ages 6+, pre-register at 752-8233.

• Spring Flower Craft – at the Trenton Library, 1:15-2 p.m.

• Lego Master – at the Pictou Library, 1:30-3 p.m. Pre-register, limited seating, call 485-5021.

• Scrapbooking for Kids – at the New Glasgow Library, 8-12 years, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Pre-register, call 752-8233.

• Wool Flowers Workshop – at the Pictou Library for ages 8+, pre-register, 485-5021.

• Movie and Swim – At the Fisheries Pool, 1-3 p.m. Movie is Happy Feet 2. Admission $5.50.

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 5-6 p.m., $5 each

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 6-7 p.m., $3 each

Thursday, March 15

• Mario Kart Competition – at the Highland Square Mall, centre court, 10 a.m.-noon

• Just Dance 3 Competition – at the Highland Square Mall, centre court, 1-3 p.m.

• Clay Workshop – at the New Glasgow Library for ages 6+, pre-register, 752-8233.

• Arts and Crafts Tables – at the Stellarton Library, noon-8 p.m.

• Origami – For ages 5-8 at the Pictou Library, 1-2 p.m. Pre-register, call 485-5021.

• St. Patrick’s Day Craft – at the Trenton Library, 1:15-2 p.m.

• Drawing and Printmaking for Kids – at the Westville Library, 2:15-3:30 p.m. Pre-register, call 396-5022

• Leprechaun’s Gold Puppet Show – at the Pictou Library, 3-4 p.m.

• Family TumbleBooks Pajama Party – at the Pictou Library, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

• Teddy Bear Party – at the River John Library, age 7 and under, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

• Open Swim – at the Fisheries Pool, $3.25 for youth, $5.50 for adults

• Free Skate – at the Hector Arena, Pictou, 2-3 p.m.

• Family Swim – at the YMCA, 5-6 p.m., $5 each

• Rec Swim – at the YMCA, 6-7 p.m., $3 each

Friday, March 16

• Domino Knockdown – at the Highland Square Mall, centre court, 3 p.m.

• St. Patrick’s Scavenger Hunt – at the Trenton Library, 9 a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m.

• Shamrock Scavenger Hunt – at the Stellarton Library, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Digital Photography Workshop for Kids – at the Pictou Library, 10-11 a.m., for ages 10-15. Bring camera. Pre-register, call 485-5021.

• Magic Show – at the New Glasgow Library, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

• St. Patrick’s Craft – at the Trenton Library, 1:15-2 p.m.

• Clay Workshop – at the Pictou Library for ages 6+, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Pre-register, call 485-5021.

• Family Movie – Alice in Wonderland at the New Glasgow Library, 6:30 p.m.

• Open Swim – At the Fisheries Pool, Pictou, 1-3 p.m. Youth $3,25, adults $5.50

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 5-6 p.m., $5 each

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 6-7 p.m., $3 each

Saturday, March 17

• Museum of Industry – celebrated the 100th birthday of the McKay car, 2 p.m. Balloons, cookies, etc. Admission applies.

• Northumberland RC Modelers – at the Highland Square Mall, centre court, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

• Scrapbooking for Kids – At the Pictou Library, 1-2 p.m., ages 6+. Pre-register, call 485-5021

• Rug-Hooking Workshop for Kids – At the Pictou Library for ages 10+, 3-4 p.m. Pre-register, call 485-5021

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 9-10:30 a.m. or 5-6 p.m., $5 each

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 10:30 a.m.-noon or 3-4 p.m., $3 each

Sunday, March 18

• Family Swim – At the YMCA, 11 a.m.-noon or 1-2 p.m., $5 each

• Rec Swim – At the YMCA, 3-4 p.m., $3 each