Community Events, Fundraisers and Family Activities in Milton and Halton Region for January 2018

It's a new year but that doesn't mean the fun stops! Check out all these great community events in the Halton Region coming up in January.

Winter Sleigh RIdes

Mountsberg Raptor Centre Weekends & holidays from Dec 26 - Feb 16 10am - 4pm

Enjoy the thrill of a brisk winter sleigh ride followed by hot chocolate and marshmallows around a campfire (additional fee applies).

Snowshoe rentals are available in the gift shop. Meet some of the Mountsberg Raptors nose to beak in a live Bird of Prey show at 12pm & 2pm ! Better yet, experience a behind the scenes tour of the Mountsberg Raptor Centre when you book a Raptor Encounter.The Wildlife Walkway, Cameron Farm Yard and Play Barn are yours to explore!


Courage Polar Bear Dip

Coronation Park  Jan 1  12:30pm - 3:30pm

Join hundreds of dippers and thousands of spectators at Coronation Park in Oakville as they take the plunge into the icy cold waters of Lake Ontario to help provide clean water in developing countries. Enjoy the live music and festival atmosphere with family and friends, take part in the dip as a wild way to ring in the new year or join us dressed in your craziest costume to win prizes and later see yourself on the news.

Net proceeds from the Courage Polar Bear Dip are given to World Vision Canada clean water programs to benefit kids and their communities in Rwanda.


Lakeside Festival of Lights

Spencer Smith Park  Jan 7 - Jan 8

Over 60 festive displays light up Burlington’s Spencer Smith Park through the holiday season. Wander through the park with family and friends, or get a full view of the themed displays while driving along Lakehshore Road at the city’s waterfront. it’s a magical sight for the whole family, especially the young at heart.


100 Women Who Care - 2018 First Meeting

Lunchbox Cafe  Jan 10  6:30pm - 7:30pm

What if you could be a part of a group of women that raises $10,000 for a Milton based charity in under an hour?  It's simple: We meet. We connect. We vote. We donate.


Lego Club - Jungle

Ireland House   Jan 14  1:30pm - 3:30pm

Watch out! Phew, you almost stepped on a giant jungle beetle! Keep an eye out today as we build our own jungle tree houses and river boats. We’ll also be making binoculars before we head out to look for exotic animals. Lego Club is a supervised drop-off program which takes place one Sunday per month throughout the school year. Each month the Lego Club activities are guided by a different theme, and incorporate Lego building, games, and crafts. 


CNOY Milton 2018 - Launch Party

Milton Sports Center  Jan 20  1pm - 3pm

Join us for the Coldest Night of the Year Launch Party - hosted by Milton Transitional Housing. Games, Crafts, Giveaways, and more! Register or join a team, and learn more about our official CNOY 2018 walk on February 24th!


Milton Film Festival

FirstOntario Arts Centre Milton  Jan 26 - Jan 28

Three days of great local, Canadian, and International films... right around the corner.

Click the link for more info on films that will be presented.


Burlington Winter Beer Festival

Holiday Inn Conference Centre Burlington  Jan 26 - 27

Ontario Brewers showcasing their finest offering to help you with the winter blahs!

The 4th Annual Burlington Winter Beer Festival is the culmination of the inaugural Festival of Beer, an exciting celebration of beer and beer food pairing in partnership with local restaurants and progressive craft brewers from across the Province.

The Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel & Conference Centre will be serving up their beer pairings to satisfy your BeerFest appetite.


Oversized Framed Sign Workshop

The Barn Door Studio  Jan 31  6:30pm - 9:30pm

Join us for an over sized Sign workshop! These are show stoppers! Be as creative as you want! Bring a friend and paint your masterpiece!