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What if the groundhog says more winter? We still have fun! Family Event 2019

Join Adopt4Life in celebrating YOU, our community parents, caregivers, and families at our Family Month event happening across our major regions. The groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter?! No worries, let’s embrace the winter! Look for your closest region below:


We’ll have a horse-drawn wagon ride, pony rides, and cute animals to pet. Don’t like the cold? Then stay warm by the huge cozy fireplace! Activities are geared towards all ages.

Location: Conestoga Horseback Adventures, 535 Northfield Dr. E, Waterloo, ON. Please view this link for more information on the venue at   

Time: 1–4pm 

Cost: Cost for event is $10/person children under 3 are free. This includes a wagon ride and use of the facility, fire-pit, lounge, and refreshments. Please register via the Eventbrite to let us know attendance numbers in addition to purchasing tickets!

Please register by Monday, January 28th 12pm (noon).


The groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter?! No worries, the YMCA is a great place to ignore the cold and keep the whole family active.

Adopt4Life has a room booked for a shared potluck meal and activities (no cost to participate in). Should you wish to take full advantage of the YMCA facilities (youth activity room—including rock wall, family swimming, open gym activities, etc.), there is a $25 fee per family (individual fee/person to follow) with the possibility a reduced fee, details to come closer to date.

We are looking for volunteers to assist with planning and helping out overall with this event. If you would like to be involved, please contact Heidi at

Location: YMCA, 501 Southdale Rd W, London, ON, N6K 3X4 

Time: 3:30–6:30pm 

Cost: Free to participate in the potluck meal & activities in the designated Adopt4Life Room $25/family—Should you wish to take full advantage of the YMCA Facilities, Payable at front desk upon arrival

What to bring: We invite each family to bring a favourite Potluck item to share with our community, Adopt4Life will provide drinks & items to round out the menu (please indicate what you will be bringing to share upon registration).

Indoor shoes

Swim gear

Please register by Monday, January 28th 11:30pm


All Adopt4life members and their children are invited to join us at our Winter Pot-luck Family Event. We’ll have a hot chocolate station, winter photo booth, and indoor activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. Whether you are awaiting, or parenting, come and enjoy the music of well-loved local artist, Yaki. Be prepared to be entertained with truly unique, inspired, always humourous songs that children and adults can relate to, sing along with and laugh along with.

Location: McNabb Community Center, 180 Percy, Ottawa 

Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm 

Cost: Free (Please indicate your pot-luck item below!)


We’ll have lots of indoor sports to keep everyone in the family active. We will also have groundhog-themed crafts for those that like a quieter winter.  

Location: Secord Community Centre, 91 Barrington Ave, Toronto, ON M4C 4Y9 

Time: 3–5pm 

Cost: Free 

Requested items: Sports balls to share (no hockey sticks). Potluck items, nut-free please. (Please indicate which sporting and potluck items you will be bringing upon registration.)

Please register by Monday, January 28th.