(Huntsville, ON) Warm up to winter with the Town of Huntsville’s new edition of the digital Art, Culture & Recreation Guide, outlining all the great ways to keep busy over the holidays and into the snowy months in Huntsville. For registered programs, online and in-person registration opens on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. or December 1, 2023, at 8:30 a.m. for programs offered by the Huntsville Public Library

Winter Program Highlights

'Tis the Season! The Town has so many festive activities planned to get you in the holiday spirit! At the Algonquin Theatre, you will find A Lunch at Allen’s Christmas on December 7, and a musical comedy production of A Christmas Carol, with two showings on December 23. Be sure to register for the 55+ Christmas Luncheon being held December 12 at the Active Living Centre. All aboard at the Portage Flyer Christmas with an open-air train ride at the Rotary Train Station on December 23, starting at 5:00 p.m. There is a full line-up of activities at the Canada Summit Centre on December 23, including Christmas Crafts, a Free Public Skate, and a Free Public Swim.

Have you made your list and checked it twice? Check out the Town’s many gift ideas! Shopping for a theatre lover? You may want to consider Algonquin Theatre gift certificates or a Seat Dedication. Give the gift of healthy lifestyle with Canada Summit Centre gift certificates, passes, or arena Seat Dedication. Give fun for the whole family or a history lover with Muskoka Heritage Place (MHP) memberships, season passes, or adopt an artifact. The MHP gift shop is open and holding a year end sale until December 22 – almost everything 10-50 per cent off.

Skating is the perfect way to stay active with your whole family during the winter months. The line-up includes skating, stick & puck, and shinny timeslots for all ages. Check out the Guide for the full skate and shinny schedule, including our free Holiday Public Skates brought to you by local sponsors. The fun continues with PA Day Skates in February and March as well as March Break Skating. You can also skate for free outdoors at Lion’s Lookout Field once the conditions are favourable.

The Town has a full complement of winter holiday programming for kids, including Holiday Day Camp in December and January, March Break Day Camp, and PA Day Camp in February and March, for kids 4-12 years old. Try PA Day Valentine’s Crafting or Exploring Technology on February 2 at the Huntsville Public Library. There is also a full Family Day at the Canada Summit Centre, including Free Public Skate, crafts, stick and puck, and swimming.

Looking for new things to try during the colder months? Check out Huntsville’s newer offerings, like classic Movie Nights at the Algonquin Theatre on the last Tuesday of the month, starting in January. How about Beginner Ballroom Dance classes at the Summit Centre? There are also new adult drawing courses and more featured in this winter edition of the Guide.

For more information about our programs or to set up a Town of Huntsville registration account, please visit Huntsville.ca.

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For More Information Contact:
Jacqueline Surette
Manager of Recreation, Culture and Heritage
Town of Huntsville
705-789-6421 ext. 3021
Jacqueline.Surette@huntsville.ca