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ICYMI: Halton Hills hosting plenty of free activities for Family Day

Variety of events taking place in Georgetown and Acton tomorrow
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This article first appeared on HaltonHillsToday Feb. 12.

The Town of Halton Hills has lots of free fun in store for local residents on Family Day.

Activities with no admission cost on Monday, Feb. 19 will include:

  • Skating: There will be family skating at the Acton Arena from 1:30 to 3 p.m. and Mold-Masters SportsPlex in Georgetown from 2 to 3:20 p.m. This will be followed by public skating from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in Acton and 3:30 to 4:50 p.m. in Georgetown. The events are sponsored by Superior Glove, the Georgetown Lions Club and Team Dawe Real Estate.
  • Swimming: Those looking to take a dip on Family Day can go so during leisure swims at the Gellert pool from 10 to 11:30 a.m. and 12:15 to 1:45 p.m., and at the Acton pool from 2 to 3:30 p.m.
  • Family Day Art Activity: The Helson Gallery will be hosting family fun from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. After exploring the artwork in the Transatlantic Paper Trail exhibition, participants can create their own whimsical colour-wash cityscape inspired by the work of Rudolf Stussi. All materials will be provided.
  • Mini Putt: Come out for a round of indoor mini putt at the Acton Arena. The event will run 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Rick Bonnette Community Hall. All ages welcome.
  • Indoor Play Street: There will be large lawn games, a story walk and scavenger hunt at the Gellert Community Centre (Kinsmen Hall) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Fun at the Library: The Georgetown and Acton branches will be open from 1 to 5 p.m. on Family Day. There will be family story time at 2 p.m., followed by a dance party at 3 p.m. at both branches. A scavenger hunt will also run throughout the afternoon. The Barbie movie will be screened at the John Elliott Theatre at 2 p.m.

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