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Enjoy quality time with the kids this March Break

In this week's Mom of the House, Brianna Bell highlights some of the many activities available to keep youngsters active and happy
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It’s hard to believe that tomorrow is the official start of March Break for students in Wellington County.

There’s no shortage of events for kids to participate in this year, but if you’re looking for a curated list of free and paid events, you’ve found the right spot.

See below for some fun and exciting things to do in Guelph throughout the week, and enjoy some quality time with the kids. Please click on the links provided for details, including times and dates for the events.

Guelph Civic Museum: Over March Break the Museum is offering daily events for the entire family to enjoy. On Monday the Guelph Outdoor School will be offering an outdoor ancient firemaking demonstration; Tuesday Children’s Art Factory is offering a Creature Creations craft; Wednesday Makin’ Faces will be face painting; Thursday Guelph Water Works will be sharing Water’s Journey; and Friday Celtic Academy Canada will be offering a Celtic Dance workshop and performance.

City of Guelph: The City is offering a variety of exciting things to do with your kids throughout the week. Public skating and swimming is open, and regular fees do apply over the week.

Guelph Public Library: The various branches throughout Guelph have exciting events for varying ages throughout the day, for the entire week of March Break. Kristen’s Kritters are offering multiple sessions for children of all ages to come and see some of Kristen’s favourite kritters; Applefun Puppetry is offering a 45-minutes puppet show; Mad Science is offering an interactive science demonstration; Wild Ontario is bringing their Birds of Prey show; and so much more!

College Royal: Over the weekend, on March 17 & 18, don’t forget one of Guelph’s most anticipated annual events. College Royal is the largest University Open House of its kind in all of North America, and it offers plenty of fun and interactive experiences for children and adults.

March Break Downtown Guelph: You can download the free March Break guide, which includes a variety of events throughout the week Downtown Guelph. You can find plenty of family friendly places to visit, and kids eat free offers.

Butterfly Conservatory: Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory is just ten minutes outside of Guelph, and this March Break they are offering a Chocolate Bugfest. The Conversatory will have tasty BUG treats for kids to try!

Did I miss anything? What will you be doing during March Break this year?