Family Day Lasts All Weekend in Durham!

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7 February 2017

Durham marks Family Day this year with a long weekend full of activities celebrating Canada’s 150th and Durham’s 175th anniversaries!

Friday Feb 17th

1-4pm                   Snow Sculpture Judging

  • pre-register with Steve & Jenny Parsons at 519-477-2125 or

7-10pm                 Trivia Night at the Garafraxa Café.  Theme: History of Canada and Durham

  • Register teams of up to 8 with Jessica Duguay, 519-369-4551
  • registration fee of $10/person in support of “Canada 150 Community”


Saturday Feb 18th

10am-4pm          Judge Our Fudge! Drop in at downtown restaurants for a taste of fudge (while supplies last)

10am-4pm          “Frazzle Find” Scavenger Hunt.

  • Pick up clue sheets at the Garafraxa Café, completed sheets must be returned by 4pm.

4pm                       Meatball Challenge at the Durham Legion

7:30pm                 Open Mic at the Garafraxa Café, hosted by Steve Morel

8pm                       Family Dance by the Durham Lions at the Durham Legion


Sunday Feb 19th

5-7pm                   Durham Girls Alumni Spaghetti Dinner at the Durham Legion

  • Contact Jackie Gingrich (519-369-2485) for tickets.



Monday Feb 20th         (ALL EVENTS HELD AT DURHAM ARENA)

7am                       Walk The Town (Meet out front)

8:30-9:30am       Frazilicious Fitness Workout by Durham Fitness Centre

9am-1pm             Durham Figure Skating Club Breakfast in the Community Hall, tickets at the door.

10-11am               MMA Demo by Inception Martial Arts Academy

11am-12pm        Games by King’s Kids in the Main Hall

12-1pm                 Dog Sled-Skijoring Demo at the Ball Diamond (sponsored by BIA & WG Chamber of Commerce)

1-3pm                   Public Skating (sponsored by EastLink)

1-4pm                   Road Hockey (behind the arena)

1-4pm                   Tobogganing (at soccer field across from arena)


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