Downtown Family Day fun in Ottawa

Looking for a great way to spend next Monday, Family Day, in Ottawa? Head downtown and make your way through these three fun events!

Start out on ice and join Mayor Jim Watson for a Family Day skating party from 11 am to 2 pm at the city’s new Rink of Dreams in front of city hall. It’s free, and there will be hot chocolate too!

Then warm up at the National Art Centre with an afternoon of fun “for children age five and up and the people who love them.”

The National Arts Centre English Theatre is proud to present its second annual celebration of family on Monday, February 20, 2012. This special family day event, launched in 2011, features a cornucopia of hands-on activities for children and the people who love them…and it’s all free!

Join us for a memorable day of stories, games, interactive displays, homemade treats and special workshops throughout the NAC lobby. The NAC English Theatre family day event is proud to be a part of Winterlude 2012 festivities.

Come and be part of the NAC Family on February 20.

Join us for:

theatre and dance workshops
large-scale interactive games
activities with themes of creativity and environmentalism
arts and crafts
ArtsAlive website demonstration
face-painting … and much more!

Monday, February 20, 2012 from 12 – 4 p.m. in the NAC Lobby

See the NAC website for more details!

And finally, drop by Old Navy in the Rideau Centre for the Funnovation Imaginarium.

Kids from all over the Ottawa area are invited to this special in-store event to experience the Funnovation Imaginarium, a place where you have insane amounts of fun while being crazy creative. Highlights include:

A Crazy Cookie Bar!
A Funky Floor where kids can show off their dance moves
An accessory creation station
A Funnovation Catwalk to model their wacky accessories
A Funnovation Lab to create crazy creatures and monster machines; and
A free gift with purchase

Disclosure: Smile for the camera while you’re there — I’ve been hired to photograph the Funnovation Imaginarum event! 🙂

Do you have any ideas to share for Family Day fun?

Author: DaniGirl

Canadian. storyteller, photographer, mom to 3. Professional dilettante.

4 thoughts on “Downtown Family Day fun in Ottawa”

  1. So awesome to have you there at the event today!! We had a blast. I can’t wait to see the pictures!!

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