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Swift Current Family Fun Week schedule of activities unveiled for Feb. 20 to 26


There is no shortage of familyfun activities to enjoy in Swift Current during the February school break.

Monday, February 20: The Pioneer Co-op, in partnershi­p with Innovation Credit Union and the City of Swift Current, will host a Family Skate at the Innovation­plex from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Tuesday, February 21: Families are invited out to the Stockade, located at Kinetic Park for a Family Festival from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission is $3 per family. The morning will feature bouncy houses, face painting, games, snacks. This event is hosted by the City of Swift Current.

Wednesday, February 22: The Swift Current Curling Club will host a free curling clinic from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Participan­ts are asked to bring an extra pair of clean footwear for on-ice activity. Helmets are recommende­d for kids and new curlers; other equipment will be provided as well as hot chocolate and snacks.

Thursday, February 23: Try out “Spy School” at the Swift Current Museum, then explore the new Cipher Decipher Exhibit. Drop-in anytime between 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to enjoy these free activities.

Friday, February 24: School is back in session at 2 p.m. with “Scientists in School” at the Library! “Scientists in School” activities will be held Tuesday to Friday at 2 p.m. Due to limited space in each session, registrati­on is required. Please register by calling (306) 778-2752.

Saturday February 25: The Center is organizing the “Coldest Night of the Year” event, raising funds to support their much-needed programmin­g for youth in our community.

Sunday, February 26: Join the Swift Current Nordic Ski Club and have fun cross-country skiing or snowshoein­g at the Chinook Golf Course trails. Stop in anytime between noon and 4 p.m. Some snowshoes will be provided.

In addition, throughout Family Fun Week and the entire month of February, youth ages 14 and under swim free during all Family and Public Swim times at the Aquatic Centre, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Swift Current.

For more informatio­n about Family Fun Week, contact Community Services at (306) 7782787 or visit www.swiftcurre­nt. ca/familyfunw­eek.

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