There are tons of activities across the County that are fit for the entire family. Movies, games, reptiles, sports and art…whatever your pleasure, there is something for every kid on March Break.
A great place to check out for some free family fun is your local library. Libraries host several activities fit for lots of different age groups. From Marshmallows of Mass where kids can build candy artillery, catapults and slingshots, to movies, mad science activities, Lego® lovers groups, games, crafts, story time and musical entertainers – the library is the place to be over March Break and these past programs prove it. There is something happening every day at libraries in Oxford County. Check out the Oxford County Library Calendar and Woodstock Public Library Calendar to see what’s happening near you.
The Tillsonburg Community Centre hosts an annual March Break Camp with activities like skating, swimming, theme days, movies and pizza lunches. You can choose to send your children for the whole week of events or for a day. Call the Community Centre for more information or to register (519.688.9011).
Stay tuned for the Family Literacy Day Events that happen through out Oxford County. In past years there have been great events including an Aboriginal story telling day at St. Mary’s High School.
If you’re looking for something for your young artist in training, the Woodstock Art Gallery also hosts March Break fun. Me Too Tuesdays is an event for children ages 2-5 to create and explore stories, songs and art. The Art Gallery also hosts a special art camp during March Break for children ages 5-10 where they will roll up their sleeves and create their own special pieces of art through sculpting, collaging, drawing and painting.
Additionally, The Woodstock Art Gallery hosts workshops for teenagers during March Break to teach them some cool new techniques. Past workshops have included art with beeswax and printmaking. Visit the Woodstock Art Gallery for more information about their March Break activities.
There are also lots of other family friendly activities that happen through out the county over March Break. Be sure to check out Jakeman’s Maple Sugar Farm for their special 4-H breakfasts and the Maple Syrup Festival at McCully’s Hill Farm including their daily walking tours during march break.
Also visit our Tourism Oxford Pinterest Page for list of family fun attractions, places to shop and things to do.
Wishing you and your family a safe and fun March Break in Oxford County!