FREE kid-friendly fun in Prince George for March 2013

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Free kid-friendly fun in Prince George for March 2013!  This month has some great events for the family to get dressed up and there appears to be some events with cake too! Spring Active Living Market at Pine Centre Mall on Saturday March 2nd and Sunday March 3rd Check out the Spring Active Living Market ...
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Free kid-friendly fun in Prince George for March 2013!  This month has some great events for the family to get dressed up and there appears to be some events with cake too!

Spring Active Living Market at Pine Centre Mall on Saturday March 2nd and Sunday March 3rd

Check out the Spring Active Living Market to see what Prince George has to offered from”programs to special events, from facilities to special interest groups there is something for young and old!“.  You can check out the City of Prince George Spring Active Living Market event on Facebook here.

Pirate Day at the Prince George Public Library on Friday March 8th, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Children that are 6-12 years old can dress up in their best pirate clothes and get ready for some fun, games and activities at the Bob Harkins Branch…or I could say…Dress up in yer best gentleman o’ fortune clothes an’ get ready fer some fun, games an’ activities at t` Bob Harkins Branch.  If you want to brush up on your pirate speech before the event check out this Pirate to English Translator.

Prince George's 98th Anniversary BashPrince George’s 98th Anniversary Bash at The Exploration Place on Wednesday March 6th, 3:00pm-6:00pm

Head down to The Exploration Place to celebrate Prince George’s 98th Anniversary Bash with an open house and cake at 3:00pm.  Prince George is 2 years away from its 100th anniversary bash!  For more information about PG turning 100 check out the PG100 page or the 100 Anniversary Celebration Select Committee.

UPDATE: Build a Race Car at Home Depot on Saturday March 9th, 10:00am-12:00pm

Children aged 4-12 years of age can enjoy using a hammer, glue and paint so they can make their very own race car.  You can register for the Build a Car Kids Workshop  here.

Colouring Contest at Pine Centre Mall from March 15th-29th

Pick up a colouring contest sheet at the Pine Centre Customer Service or at the Food Court (while supplies last).  There are prizes too!  Check out the Pine Centre Mall events page for more details.

Caillou Meet and Greet at Pine Centre Mall – Friday March 15th, Saturday March 17th and Sunday March 17th.

You can get free tickets (while supplies last) starting March 1st by going to the Pine Centre Mall homepage or in person at Pine Centre Customer Service.  For show times and more detailed information about the event go to the Pine Centre Mall events page.

Free Swim at Four Season Leisure PoolUPDATE: Free Swimming Lessons at Four Seasons Pool from March 18th-22nd (registration required)

Prince George Aquatics is offering free swimming lessons for parent and tot, preschool, swim kids and adult.  Lessons will be held in the mornings from March 18-22 at the Four Seasons Leisure Pool.  Spaces will fill up fast so sign up quickly!  You can register online on the PG Leisure website or in person.

 

UPDATE:  Safari Jeff – Animology Tour 2013 Free Tickets at Pine Centre Mall starting March 20th

You can get free tickets (while supplies last) starting March 20th by going to the Pine Centre Mall homepage or in person at Pine Centre Customer Service.  The shows are in April and more information about times and details can be found on the Pine Centre Mall events page.

UPDATE: I Spy!  at  the Prince George Public Library on Thursday March 21st, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Another fun event to get dressed up for!  Young detectives between the ages of 6-12 years can have fun solving puzzles and clues.  For more information you can read about the event on the Prince George Public Library Programs and Events page.

Healthier You(th) Workshop at The YMCA of Northern BC on Friday March 22nd, 10:00am-4:30pm

A free event for youth, between the ages of 12 to 18 years old, interested in having fun, learning leadership skills and meeting new people.  There are snacks and prizes too!  For more information go to the YMCA of Northern BC teen programs page.

UPDATE:  Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Camp on Friday March 22nd, 8:00am-4:30pm

A free event for youth, between the ages of 14-24, interested in making new friend and learning about starting their own business and writing a business plan.  There are  prizes too!  To register for this workshop at the Aboriginal Business and Community Development Centre go here.

UPDATE:  Western Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Championships on Saturday March 23rd  and Sunday March 24th

A great FREE event to watch during Spring Break!  To see the game schedule check out the Wheelchair Basketball Canada 2013 Junior West Regional Companionship Tournament page here.  Prince George can get a glimpse of one of the 2015 Canada Winter Games’ official sports at the Junior West Regional Wheelchair Basketball Championships, featuring local two-time Canada Games able-bodied wheelchair basketball player, and 2010 Wheelchair Basketball Canada Junior athlete of the year, Avril Harris.  The tournament will take place at Duchess Park Senior Secondary School in Prince George, British Columbia, March 22-24, 2013. The 3-on-3 tournament features the top junior aged athletes (born on January 1, 1991 or later) in Western Canada from the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan, who are age-eligible to participate in the 2015 Canada Winter Games in Prince George.  The Championship is co-hosted by BC Wheelchair Basketball Society and Wheelchair Basketball Canada.  Hosting BC grant funding was received from the Province of British Columbia through the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, and administered by via Sport British Columbia.

Family Day Open House at The YMCA of Northern BC on Sunday March 24th, 12:00pm-3:00pm

Enjoy free admission to the YMCA of Northern BC along with some free crafts, games and sports for children of all ages.  You can also enter to win a three month Family membership or Aurora Leadership camp registration.

Howdy, Rowdy Readers at the Prince George Public Library on Tuesday March 26th, 1:00pm-2:30pm

Children aged 6-12 years old can put on some cowboys boots, hat, vest or whatever they have and get ready for some fun, games and activities!

Bones Birthday Celebration at The Exploration Place on Sunday March 31st, 12:00pm-3:00pm

Join The Exploration Place as they celebrate their mascot, Bones, birthday in the Atrium!  Bones and Digger will be visiting at noon to share some yummy birthday cake.  Then from 1:00pm-3:00pm there you can learn how to design and dye eggs Ukrainian style!   Cake and egg dyeing activities will be located in the atrium and free of charge!  Regular admission prices still apply to visit the galleries.

The Exploration Place Digger and Bones

Did I miss anything?  If you know other FREE kid-friendly events in Prince George this month let other parents know by commenting below!  You can also contact me at lisa.connor@citymomnow.com.

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4 Responses to FREE kid-friendly fun in Prince George for March 2013

  1. Tasha says:

    How do you sign up to hear abot the activites>

    • Lisa Connor says:

      Hi Tasha,
      You can just go to the main page (www.citymomnow.com/princegeorge) and you will see a box that say’s “Get Our Weekly Love”. Enter in your information and you will get the article sent straight to your inbox. If you are still having troubles comment here and I can help you out. :) Thanks so much for your interest!

  2. Lisa Connor says:

    Pine Centre Mall just posted this on Facebook: Join us for Storytime, FREE, TOMORROW at 11 am. FREE special Easter gifts for Storytime children. For more information go to our website http://pinecentre.com/activities/

    Facebook post link: https://www.facebook.com/pinecentre/posts/585351144817869

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