Featured Events in York Durham Headwaters

Jan 20

Alton Millpond Hockey Classic

Jan 20th, 2018 12:00 am to 11:30 pm

Alton Mill
1402 Queen St
Alton, Ontario L7K 0C3

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Come watch the 8th Annual Hockey Classic on the historic millpond of the Alton Mill. A unique event that spotlights hockey, community and the environment, the Millpond Classic raises funds for the Millpond Rehabilitation Project. Watch teams play for glory and the coveted trophy from 9am onwards, and enjoy snacks and refreshments. Stay for the Fire & Ice Festival or purchase tickets for the evening hockey event – the Hot Stove Lounge Pub Night.

Cost: See website for details

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Jan 20-21

Fire & Ice Festival and Alton Millpond Hockey Classic

Starts: Jan 20th, 2018 9:00 am
Ends: Jan 21st, 2018 5:00 pm

Alton Mill Arts Centre
1402 Queen Street West Village of Alton
Caledon, Ontario L7K 0C3

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A festival of flames, food, and fine art! Enjoy a winter weekend full of outdoor fun, featuring the Alton Millpond Hockey Classic. Attractions include millpond skating, live ice sculpture, bonfires, a snow slide and snowshoe demonstrations, and a special fire sculpture at dusk on Saturday. Local food and beverage vendors in attendance. Indoor arts and culture fun for the family; storytime and crafts.

Cost: Admission by donation.

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Jan 27

Moonlight Event

Jan 27th, 2018 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario St. S
Orangeville, Ontario

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Enjoy an evening of skating on the lake rink or skating the trail under the light of the full moon. Traditional and modern snowshoes available in a limited quantity to rent. Or try your hand at ice fishing or kicksledding.

Warm up by a campfire with a hot beverage and enjoy the park’s winter wonderland at night. Bring your own skates, as rentals not available. Area will also be lit by torches, bring a headlamp for extra light. This event is dependent on weather. Please see website for details.

Cost: See website for details

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Jan 27

Astronomy Moonlight Snowshoe

Jan 27th, 2018 7:00 pm

Cold Creek Conservation Area
14125 11th Concession
King Township, King, Ontario

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There will be three evenings of snowshoeing under the stars, accompanied by guest speakers who will provide tips and tricks to map out the night sky. Snowshoes are available to rent on a first come first serve basis. If there isn’t enough snow to snowshoes we will alternatively hike. Please be sure to wear appropriate clothing and footwear, hikes will take place on wooded trails.

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Feb 3

Great Canadian Pondspiel

Feb 3rd, 2018 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario St. S
Orangeville, Ontario

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Join us at the Orangeville Curling Club and Island Lake for an old fashioned, outdoor curling experience. Get a team together and register for the 9th Annual Great Canadian Pondspiel. No curling experience necessary. This is just a day of winter fun! Cost includes three meals, three games and lots of prizes. Email for more information.

Cost: See website for details

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Feb 3

SnoFest

Feb 3rd, 2018 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

The ROC
26479 Civic Centre Rd,
Georgina, Ontario

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Georgina’s annual winter carnival takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and offers inflatables, games, KidsWorld, giveaways, live performances, dogsledding and more. It’s a snowy event that will warm up your winter! Regular tube/lift and chalet prices apply.
Feb 3

Moonlight Event

Feb 3rd, 2018 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario St. S
Orangeville, Ontario

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Enjoy an evening of skating on the lake rink or skating the trail under the light of the full moon. Traditional and modern snowshoes available in a limited quantity to rent. Or try your hand at ice fishing or kicksledding.

Warm up by a campfire with a hot beverage and enjoy the park’s winter wonderland at night. Bring your own skates, as rentals not available. Area will also be lit by torches, bring a headlamp for extra light. This event is dependent on weather. Please see website for details.

Cost: See website for details

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Feb 3

Terra Cotta Conservation Area Moonlight Ski & Snowshoe Event

Feb 3rd, 2018 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

14452 Winston Churchill Blvd.,
Halton Hills, Ontario

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Enjoy an evening of skiing or snowshoeing through our trails under the light of the full moon at Terra Cotta CA. Relax by a campfire with a hot beverage and enjoy our winter wonderland at night. Don’t forget your headlamp!

Bring your own skis or snowshoes, or rent from us. This event is dependent on weather; please check our website for updates on our Park Conditions Page.

**Note: Rental equipment available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reserve equipment by calling 905-877-1120.

Cost: Regular park admission fees apply

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Feb 10-19

Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby

Starts: Feb 10th, 2018 8:00 am
Ends: Feb 19th, 2018 6:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario Street South
Orangeville, Ontario L9W 2Y9

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Enjoy some competition on the ice this winter! The Island Lake Ice Fishing Derby returns with new categories and prizes. This event will run according to safe ice conditions.

This year, there’s $2,500 in cash prizes up for grabs!!

Services during the derby include heated ice hut rentals, bait, augering of fishing holes, warm-up area, tackle and snack shop! Call ahead to reserve your ice hut. See you on the lake! A valid Ontario Fishing License is required to participate in the derby.

Cost: $35/adult, $10/child (up to 12 yrs), plus daily admission to the park

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Feb 10-11

Snowshoe Stroll

Starts: Feb 10th, 2018 10:30 am
Ends: Feb 11th, 2018 12:30 pm

North Tract
17054 Hwy. 48
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Ontario

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Discover the forest on snowshoes. Learn about animal tracks and behaviours. Registration required.

Saturday, February 10
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (for ages six and up)
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (for ages 16 and up)

Sunday, February 11
10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (for ages six and up)
1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (for ages 16 and up)

Cost: Free

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Feb 17

Terra Cotta Conservation Area Skating After Dark

Feb 17th, 2018 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

14452 Winston Churchill Blvd.,
Halton Hills, Ontario

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Enjoy an evening of skating on the lake rink under the moonlight at Terra Cotta Conservation Area.

Warm up after by a campfire and enjoy the park’s winter wonderland at night. Please bring your own skates, rentals not available. Area will also be lit by torches, bring a headlamp for extra light.

This event is dependent on weather conditions. Please check our website for updates on our Park Conditions Page.

Hot beverages available for purchase at our Visitors Welcome Centre.

Cost: Regular park admission fees apply

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Feb 19

Island Lake Conservation Area Family Fun Day

Feb 19th, 2018 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario Street South
Orangeville, Ontario

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Join us this Family Day for fun in the great outdoors! Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities with the whole family at Island Lake Conservation Area. Activities include:

Learn to ice fish – Free rods & bait
Bring your skates and glide around the lake
Try snowshoeing or kicksledding – Free snowshoe rentals available
Explore the trails
Enjoy hot dogs and marshmallow roasting around the fire (available for purchase). Proudly sponsored by the Friends of Island Lake in partner with CVC.

Cost: Free

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Feb 19

Terra Cotta Conservation Area Family Fun Day

Feb 19th, 2018 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

14452 Winston Churchill Blvd.,
Halton Hills, Ontario

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Join us this Family Day for fun in the great outdoors! Enjoy outdoor activities with the whole family. Activities include:

Bring your skates and glide around the lake
Try snowshoeing or cross-country skiing – rentals available onsite
Explore the trails
Enjoy a bonfire
Sample our taffy station (taffy available for a $2 purchase. Receive a coupon for free taffy at this year’s Maple Syrup Festive with taffy purchase).

Cost: Regular park admission fees apply

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Feb 19

Family Day Winterfest

Feb 19th, 2018 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Various Locations
King City , King, Ontario

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Enjoy your Family Day throughout King Township while participating in exciting activities including; the annual learn to curl at the Trisan Centre in Schomberg, free snowshoe and cross country ski rentals at Cold Creek Conservation Area, and free family skates at the Nobleton and King City arenas! For more information please email events@king.ca.

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Feb 23-25

2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships

Starts: Feb 23rd, 2018 Noon
Ends: Feb 25th, 2018 9:00 pm

Tribute Communities Centre
99 Athol Street
Oshawa , Ontario L1H 1J8

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The 2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships has been awarded to Oshawa, Ont. The championships will take place from February 23-25, 2018 at the Tribute Communities Centre.

“Synchronized skating is one of our sports' most exciting disciplines. It is something special to see a team of skaters working together on the ice to create a unified and captivating program. Oshawa is going to get to experience that magic next year,” said Debra Armstrong, CEO, Skate Canada. “We are delighted to be heading back to Oshawa for the 2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships and look forward to the continued support from the community.”

The 2018 Skate Canada Synchronized Skating Championships will bring approximately 40 teams and over 800 skaters from across the country to Oshawa. The city previously hosted the event in 2009.

Teams will compete for national titles in the senior, junior, open, intermediate and novice categories. The top two senior teams will represent Canada at the 2018 ISU World Synchronized Skating Championships.

Cost: see website

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Feb 24

Moonlight Event

Feb 24th, 2018 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Island Lake Conservation Area
673067 Hurontario St. S
Orangeville, Ontario

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Enjoy an evening of skating on the lake rink or skating the trail under the light of the full moon. Traditional and modern snowshoes available in a limited quantity to rent. Or try your hand at ice fishing or kicksledding.

Warm up by a campfire with a hot beverage and enjoy the park’s winter wonderland at night. Bring your own skates, as rentals not available. Area will also be lit by torches, bring a headlamp for extra light. This event is dependent on weather. Please see website for details.

Cost: See website for details

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Feb 24

Astronomy Moonlight Snowshoe

Feb 24th, 2018 7:00 pm

Cold Creek Conservation Area
14125 11th Concession
King Township, King, Ontario

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There will be three evenings of snowshoeing under the stars, accompanied by guest speakers who will provide tips and tricks to map out the night sky. Snowshoes are available to rent on a first come first serve basis. If there isn’t enough snow to snowshoes we will alternatively hike. Please be sure to wear appropriate clothing and footwear, hikes will take place on wooded trails.

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Mar 3

Terra Cotta Conservation Area Moonlight Ski & Snowshoe Event

Mar 3rd, 2018 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

14452 Winston Churchill Blvd.,
Halton Hills, Ontario

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Enjoy an evening of skiing or snowshoeing through our trails under the light of the full moon at Terra Cotta CA. Relax by a campfire with a hot beverage and enjoy our winter wonderland at night. Don’t forget your headlamp!

Bring your own skis or snowshoes, or rent from us. This event is dependent on weather; please check our website for updates on our Park Conditions Page.

**Note: Rental equipment available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reserve equipment by calling 905-877-1120.

Cost: Regular park admission fees apply

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Mar 24

Astronomy Moonlight Snowshoe

Mar 24th, 2018 7:00 pm

Cold Creek Conservation Area
14125 11th Concession
King Township, King, Ontario

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There will be three evenings of snowshoeing under the stars, accompanied by guest speakers who will provide tips and tricks to map out the night sky. Snowshoes are available to rent on a first come first serve basis. If there isn’t enough snow to snowshoes we will alternatively hike. Please be sure to wear appropriate clothing and footwear, hikes will take place on wooded trails.

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Apr 7

Skating Through the Decades

Apr 7th, 2018 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Tribute Communities Centre
99 Athol St E.
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1J8

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The Oshawa Skating Club is proud to announce a new show at Oshawa’s Tribute Communities Centre entitled Skating through the Decades Ice Show, to celebrate their 80 years of history in Oshawa on Saturday, April 7, 2018 beginning at 7:00pm.

This event hosted by Oshawa’s own King of Blades Don Jackson and Oshawa’s Own Pairs Champion Barbara Underhill, with guest skaters including Olympic Medalist, World Champion and three-time Canadian Champion Jeffrey Buttle, two-time World Champion Elvis Stojko

Cost: $20

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Sep 28

NHL Pre-Season Game: NY Islanders vs Buffalo Sabres

Sep 28th, 2018 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Tribute Communities Centre
99 Athol St E.
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 1J8

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On Ice Entertainment in association with the City of Oshawa and the Oshawa Generals are pleased to announce that on Friday September 28, 2018 at 7:00pm the New York Islanders will host the Buffalo Sabres at the Tribute Communities Centre in Oshawa for a preseason exhibition game.

Cost: $84.99 and $110.00

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