Plenty of Family Day fun on tap


There will be lots to do for families on the Family Day weekend in Petrolia.

While the official holiday is Monday, the activities start Monday with free public skating at the Greenwood Recreation Centre from noon to 1:40 pm.

You can also see the movie “Home” at Victoria Playhouse Petrolia on the big screen starting at 2pm. The event and popcorn for the movie are free. Organizers ask that at least one adult accompany every four children and  anyone under 11.

On Family Day there will be more public skating from 1 pm to 2:20pm at the Greenwood Recreation Centre. Then at the Oil Heritage District Community Centre, there will be all kinds of activities, from bouncy castles to free carnival games from 1 pm to 3 pm. Free public swimming will also be offered between 11 am and 6 pm with a safety stop at 1 pm where swimmers will be asked to sit at the side of the pool for 10 minutes.

There will also be lots to do at the Watford Arena including free skating and games for the kids.