What’s On: March Break

No plans for March Break? Keep the kids busy with our round up of places to go and things to do in Durham Region!

Is there anything you can’t do at NEBS Funworld? Dark Ride XD, Go-Karts, huge Play Centre, Spare Time Express roller coaster, arcade, bumper cars, midway rides, and bowling! Check out the website for times/ticket prices.

Get out on the farm for the March Break! Earthbound Kids offers full week and single day programs for kids 4 to 12 years of age. The Saddle Club program for kids 6-12 years is a great opportunity for kids to learn to ride and care for horses, more experienced young riders have a chance to improve their skills while everyone has fun with friends in the fresh outdoors. The Treetop March Break program offers a well rounded day for kids 4 to 12 years. Kids can experience pony rides, sports, arts & crafts and more. Both camp programs offer a different theme each day.  Sign up for a full week or single days from March 12th–16th, 2018.

Head to Purple Woods Conservation Area for the 43rd annual Maple Syrup Fest! It’s open on the DDSB PA Day, March 9th, during March Break, March 24/25, and April 7/8. Welcome spring with a memorable and affordable family experience at the 43rd annual Purple Woods Maple Syrup Festival. Check out 400 years of the maple syrup history in Ontario through interpretive tours, complete with fireside story telling.   Bring your own lunch or enjoy delicious pancakes and local maple syrup and sausages cooked up by our community volunteers! There are also lots of free hands-on activities, games and crafts for the kids and kids at heart.  $5 online, $6 at the gate. Under 2s FREE.

The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is running a March Break art camp for kids ages 5 to 12! The kids get to have fun and make a mess, and you don’t have to clean it up! With lots of game playing and breaks built in, they’re sure to sleep well at night after exciting days at the RMG.

OPG March Break Madness is back with even more March Break fun around Durham Region! Enjoy community swimming and skating, have fun at Windreach Farm, get creative at the Family Art Takeover at the RMG, and much more! Check out the website for a full list of events, times, and locations.

Are you tough enough to conquor the new Warrior Course or the Warped Wall at Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park in Whitby? There are plenty of ways to burn off March Break energy at Sky Zone, including Freestyle Jump, Foam Zone, Sky Slam, and Ultimate Dodgeball. Check out the special Thurday Glow during March Break on March 15 from 8 pm to 10 pm, when lasers, music and blacklight transform the whole park into a crazy jumping dance club!

The Oshawa Museum is the place to be this March Break! Tours of the Museum will run all week from 9 am – 3 pm.  Special artefacts will be out for families to interact with while on tour with a professional historian! All tours are admission by donation, with a suggested donation of $5 per person. Tours occur whenever groups arrive.

Head to the Lynde House in Whitby for March Break Day Camp! Take a tour of the Lynde House and learn how people lived in the old days. Join in the fun activities and crafts. Bring your lunch! March 13, 14 and 16, 2018. 11 am to 2 pm. $15 per person. Pre-registration is required for this event. 900 Brock Street South, Whitby.

High school students are invited to cozy up in the historic Lynde House and learn to knit with Christina Vinogradov, owner of the Kniterary in downtown Whitby! Learn the stitches necessary to knit your own snugly creations! Seating is limited so register now at 905 665-3131 to avoid disappointment. $10 for knitting needles, yarn, patterns, snacks and a tour. This event is reserved for high school students. March 15, 2018. 10 am to 12 pm. 900 Brock Street South, Whitby.