This Weekend in London

June

School is out today for all kids in the LDCSB and the TVDSB which means it’s time for some fun! Celebrate the end of school by getting out and having some fun!

STORYBOOK GARDENS GRAND OPENING

This weekend is the official Grand Opening of Gnorbert’s Garden at Storybook Gardens. Come to Storybook to explore their new urban farm and butterfly garden to learn about planting and be inspired to start your own at home! Get those little green thumbs growing into the earth young. Gardeners will be on hand to answer questions from the young and old.

INTERNATIONAL FOOD FESTIVAL

The London International Food Festival is this weekend in Victoria Park. Come downtown between 11:00am and 11:00pm on Friday, June 26, Saturday, June 27, and Sunday, June 28 to enjoy the entertainment, the exhibitors and of course, the over 50 food booths to choose from. Come hungry!

OPA GREEK FESTIVAL

OPA! The Outdoor Greek Festival runs this Friday, June 26, Saturday, June 27 and Sunday, June 28. Admission is free for everyone to come an enjoy live music, dancing, and of course the food! For the full schedule and all information, see HERE.

COMMUNITY CPR DAY

The City of London is hosting another Community CPR Day on June 27 and June 28. This is an opportunity for all to earn their CPR-A certification. Whether you have small children at home, have aging parents, or work with populations of people, CPR is a vital skill that all people would benefit from knowing. This is great on a resume for all teens and babysitters as well! Only $5 per person for the 2.5 hour clinic.  For dates and times and to register, see HERE.

MOVIE TIME

If you’re wanting to get out and see a movie this weekend to celebrate summer, there is a lot playing for kids! Saturday at 11:00am, Silver City Masonville has the classic Popeye for their Family Favourite Presentation. The fantastic animated film Inside Out is playing at the Mustang Drive-In on one side and Jurassic World on the other.

This Weekend in London

weekend February

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend! Spread a little love throughout the city when you are out doing some of these fun things!

London Golf Show and Sale

If you or your Valentine love to golf, this would be a great daytime outing! From 10-6pm Saturday and 10-5pm Sunday at the Western Fair District. Admission is free for children 4 and under, $5 for children 5-10, and $8 for everyone 11 and up.

Jersey Boys

Don’t miss this Broadway show, right here in London! Jersey Boys is taking over the Budweiser Gardens with shows on Friday at 8:00pm, Saturday at 2:00pm and 8:00pm, and Sunday at 1:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased online or at the Bud Gardens box office. Dinner packages are available if you’d like to make it a date night!

Community CPR Day

What better way to spend the weekend of hearts, than by learning to restart a heart? The City of London Aquatic Services Department is hosting two days of CPR certification clinics. Register for your 2.5 hour class for only $5! Must be at least 10 years old. Locations vary around the city.

Really Chilly Road Race

The Really Chilly Road Race is happening this Sunday, beginning at the Western Fair District. Register TODAY for the 10K, 5K, 1 mile or kiddy trot. Dress warmly and have fun! If you’re not into running, come to cheer on the runners and stay for the winterfest fun. There will be lots of winter activities and food!

The Next Step Live on Stage

If you were lucky enough to get tickets, The Next Step will be at Centennial Hall this Sunday for two sold out shows! The Family Channel’s dance show will be performing hits from the show, solos and group numbers, as well as

 

Community CPR Day

CPR Day

There is no better way to spend your Family Day weekend than to spend it learning how to save their lives if it was ever needed. The City of London Aquatic Services is hosting a Community CPR Day on both Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15.

For just $5 per person, you can register for a 2.5 hour CPR clinic and learn the essential skills to help save a life. At the end, you will have your CPR-A certification! This is open to everyone 10 years and older.

The CPR Clinics will be held throughout the day in multiple locations around the city: Canada Games Aquatic Centre, Earl Nichols Arena, North London Optimist Community Centre, Kinsmen Recreation Centre, Carling Heights Optimist Community Centre, and South London Community Pool.

You must register in advance and spaces have begun to fill up. If you have ever considered taking a CPR course or have in the past but it has expired, this is a fantastic opportunity to get certified, get educated and be prepared.

For a full list of locations and times or to register, go to the City of London website HERE.