This Sunday, February 2 enjoy the Canadian winter as neighbourhoods and community groups celebrate Guelph’s 19th annual Winterfest, sponsored by the City of Guelph and Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph in motion.
Schedule some family time, put on your warmest hats, scarves and gloves, bring your sense of adventure, and join in the fun. Winterfest events, volunteer-led and organized by community and neighbourhood groups, take place throughout the afternoon and range from tobogganing to ice sculpting. Admission is free. Visit guelph.ca/winterfest .
Brant Avenue Neighbourhood Group
Brant Park, 601 Woodlawn Road East
Brant Avenue Public School, 64 Brant Avenue
Seasonal outdoor games and activities.
City of Guelph
Centennial Arena, 376 College Avenue West
Free family skate.
Downtown Neighbourhood Association
Market Square, 1 Carden Street
Winter community engagement and celebration with hot chocolate and cookies.
Exhibition Park Neighbourhood Group
Exhibition Arena, 70 Division Street
Free family skate from 1-1:50 p.m. Entertainment, crafts, games, refreshments and visiting with your neighbours until 3 p.m.
Grange Hill East Neighbourhood Group
Peter Misersky Park, Auden Road
Tobogganing, outdoor games, hot chocolate, pizza and prizes.
Hanlon Creek Neighbourhood Group
Jean Little Public School, 56 Youngman Drive
Skating, sledding, snow painting, bird watching workshop, indoor crafts, wieners and beans, and refreshments.
Kortright Hills Neighbourhood Group
Mollison Park, 85 Downey Road
Ice skating, scavenger hunt, snow/ice sculptures, snowman building, snow painting and hot chocolate.
Our Three Bridges
Royal City Park, 139 Gordon Street
Ice rink at Water and Mary streets
Skating, games, hot chocolate and cider.
Parkwood Gardens Neighbourhood Group
Gateway Drive Public School, 33 Gateway Drive
Indoor crafts and games, refreshments and lots of outdoor winter fun.
Sunny Acres Park Ice Rink
Sunny Acres Park, 45 Edinburgh Road North
Barbecue, apple cider and hot chocolate, skating and games. Please bring a donation for the food bank.
Two Rivers Neighbourhood Group
Lyon Park, 299 York Road
Nature walk, ice sculpting, skating and hockey, snowshoe, ski races, ice painting, hot chocolate and fun.
Waverly Neighbourhood Group
Waverly Drive Public School, 140 Waverly Drive
Waverley Park, 76 Balmoral Drive
Winterfest fun, games and refreshments.
West Willow Wood Neighbourhood Group
Westwood Public School, 495 Willow Road
Snacks and warm drinks, indoor and outdoor games, skating and tobogganing.
Various neighbourhood locations throughout the city
Sunday, February 2, 2014