Family Day fun around Niagara
There is plenty of free stuff to do on Family Day around Niagara.
Family and Children's Services is sponsoring free ice time at 10 local arenas.
There's free swimming at the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre along with a pop up play tent and fun zone for the kids.
WinterFest runs in Niagara Falls from 11:00 to 3:00 at Heartland Forest Nature Experience where the whole family can hit the trails and enjoy a campfire.
New this year an owl specialist and an introduction to fairy gardens.
Admission is free.
There is also Family Fun Day at the Wellness Complex in Welland.
Kids can learn about dinosaurs and reptiles, join a DrumFIT demonstration, jump on the Giant Pirate Ship Inflatable or the preschool play zone.
The day runs from 10 am to 2 pm.
Ondrej Machala scored a goal an added two assists as the IceDogs, on short rest, beat a rested Sudbury Wolves Squad 5-4. With the win, the Dogs end the weekend up north where they began, in 7th place of the OHL's Eastern Conference.
A veteran Soo Greyhounds squad proved why they are the #5 team in the CHL, beating the young IceDogs 8-1. Dan Singer's 11th came 10 seconds after the opening goal of the game and along with the goaltending of Colton Incze were the two highlights for the visitors.
The IceDogs lost a game and a chance to move closer to 6th spot in the OHL Eastern Conference with a 4-1 loss in North Bay. Oliver Castleman's 15th of the season gave Dave Bell's team a first period lead before a disputed goal would tie the contest.