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Snowman Mania

Welcome!

Welcome to Snowman Mania

Saturday at the sports park has been moved to the Oakview Woods, beginning at 2pm. See the Lumberjacks and ice carving demo. Dress for the weather and bring your skates for the outdoor rink!

Check out our in-person and virtual Snowman Mania activities this Family Day Weekend!

Share photos and videos of the activities that you have done on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using #Snowmanmania2022

SATURDAY OUTDOOR FUN

Join us Saturday at the Oakview woods for Ice Carving Demonstration, and a Lumber Jack Show! 2pm to 4pm.

Join the Youth Centre at William Arnill Park and toboggan hill between 1pm and 3pm for  winter games and activities! 

Join the us at the Youth Centre for a family friendly outdoor scavenger hunt & hot chocolate at 3:30p.m.

OPENING CEREMONIES

Join us Friday evening at the Wasaga Sports Park (1888 Klondike Park Road) From 5pm to 8pm.

The opening ceremonies will feature live music by Rob Watts Band, The Blackstones, Fire performances by Dragon Breath Entertainment and ending with a spectacular fireworks display!!

Need a Ride? Take the FREE Shuttle Bus between the RecPlex and the Sports Park, running every half hour between 5pm and 8pm.

Virtual Activities!

Virtual Snowman Mania

WASAGA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY

Join the Wasaga Beach Public Library for Ride & Roll with Science! Kids explore the fun and the physics behind amusement parks by building a zip line and a roller coaster. It’s all about bumping, spinning, zipping, and rolling! Understand the mechanics of movement together with hands-on learning. Children under six may require the assistance of an adult. Ages 4  to 12 register here for your science bags and program link. Once registered, you will get an email with further details.  Preregistration required!

WASAGA BEACH YOUTH CENTRE

Be ready for some awesome crafts, boredom busters, bingo and snacks ! Preregistration is required! Register with the Youth Centre Instagram

VIRTUAL VIEWING

Missed an event?! Check out our Facebook for the live streams of the bands, lumberjacks, ice carving demo and of course Fireworks!

SAGA SAM'S SPIN ON BINGO

  1. Pick various activities from the Bingo Card,
  2. Share photos and videos of the activities that you have done on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using #Snowmanmania2022
  3. Try to complete the full sheet, one line, four corners, T, L, X, etc. just like regular Bingo.

 Click to play

Get Active!

Get Active!

GET ACTIVE OUTDOORS!

  • Skate at the Oakview Woods – Fri & Mon – 5-9pm, Sat & Sun 9am-9pm
  • Ski or Snowshoe at the Wasaga Nordic Centre – Daily 9am-5pm **fees apply**
  • Trail Walk with Fit Friends Walking Group along the Carly Patterson Trail - Sat & Sun 11am, Mon 1pm

GET ACTIVE INDOORS!

  • Yoga!  With Wasaga Beach Yoga on Zoom *Preregistration required
  • Dance by Design In Studio & online classes for  Ages 3 and up, Saturday and Sunday between 10am and 12:30pm. Participants will receive a gift bag, treats and a chance to win a dance class or summer camp experience.
  • May Dance Class for Ages 3 to 7 Saturday at 11am and Ages 8 to 12 Saturday at 12pm - Join the Zoom Class
  • Indoor Public Skating @ the Wasaga Stars Arena **fees apply**
    • Parent & Tot Fri. & Mon. 10am
    • Shinny Fri, 12p
    • Open Skate, Sun 6p
    •  Adult Skate Mon. 11am
  • FREE Shinny courtesy of The Signature Sold Team at the Wasaga Stars Arena, Monday at 1pm

DYI Snowmen Contest!

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DIY Make a snowman craft creation at home out of anything and enter it in a craft contest celebrating Snowman Mania. Enter your crafts from January 5 to February 18. Snowmen will be displayed, judged, and winners will be contacted. Prizes are valued at up to $100. May the most creative snowman win. Open to all ages. Multiple entries accepted.

  • Snowmen must stand up and be free-standing.
  • Craft will be displayed on tops of bookshelves in the library.
  • Max height up to 24" or 60 cm.
  • Print your name, email and phone number on the back or bottom of the craft.
  • After February 21, entries will be recycled unless marked RETURN on them.
  • Snowmen marked RETURN must be collected by March 1 or will be recycled.
  • Points awarded for originality, use of materials, overall presentation and structure.

​Register to receive contest criteria.

Register Here

CONTACT: Cathy Turrie  705 429-5481 x 2405  email

WANNA SEE THE SNOWMEN?

View the Snowmen creations during regular hours at the Library!

Friday 10am to 8pm, Saturday 10am to 4pm, Sunday 12pm to 4pm.

Scavenger Hunt!

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Can you find Saga Sam in all of their hiding places?? There are 10 total.

Find a Saga Sam and check out their clues to find the next spot. Look for them all and share your findings with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, using #Snowmanmania2022.

CLUE #1 - start at the beginning where the kickoff begins.

CLUE #2  - Look in the park for a Snowman who loves tinsel and lights.

CLUE #3 - You will find me at the entrance to the skate park popular with kids and pups.

CLUE #4 - Not far from here two Snow-friends can look at the snowflakes.

CLUE #5 - Next, visit a popular trail in the Wildwood named in memorial of Carly.

CLUE #6 - Next, visit a forest friend who loves ice cream, buttertarts & chili!

CLUE #7 - Find the two snowflakes that shine at the first school in the beach.

CLUE #8 - Find me where the stars align in the place where Jason played hockey.

CLUE #9 - Go to the shiny star just outside on the hill where three signs stand. 

CLUE #10 - Now to visit the welcome sign of sun, sand and summer fun.

BUILD A SAGA SAM IN YOUR YARD!

Did you build a Saga Sam in your Yard?! Share it with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, using #Snowmanmania2022.

Thank you for joining us! We hope you had fun finding Saga Sam!

Who has the Best Chili?

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Check out which participating business has the best CHILI!

Businesses, register your signature chili and feature it during Family Day Weekend.

Participants, check out the map of all the businesses serving chili this weekend and vote for your favourites! 

Chili Trail MAP

VOTE for your favourites!

Thank you for Joining us!

Thank you for joining us this Family Day Weekend!

Don’t forget to share photos and videos of the activities that you have done on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using #Snowmanmania2022

See you Next Year! Feb. 17-20, 2023!

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