March break fun at the malls
Look at the size of that. A young entomologist peers into a tank with a rather large snake as Scales Nature Parks, Sensational Snakes exhibit landed at Bayfield Mall for March Break. Snakes and other reptiles are on hand until Wednesday, then Thursday to Saturday visitors to the mall get a chance to check out some exotic insects and other creepy crawlies.J.T. MCVEIGH/QMI AGENCY/BARRIE EXAMINER
During March break, Georgian Mall will be giving kids the opportunity to help the OSPCA by offering crafts in the food court Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. Craft kits will be available for purchase between 10 a.m and 11 a.m and all proceeds will be donated to the OSPCA (Barrie Branch). Activities will include Photo Frames, Flower Pot Cupcakes, and Shamrock Cookies.
For more information on the Georgian Mall March Break Events and a complete list of retailers promotions and special events, visit www.georgianmall.ca or Facebook.com/georgianmall.
March break activities include face painting & crafts with Daisy the Clown, and "Running Shoes" music & singing interactive show on March 14th. Wye Marsh Birds Prey show including owls, falcon & hawks on March 15th. Following on March 16th with Theatre By The Bay- Youth Group introduction to summer show "Treasure Island". Miler School of Irish Dance to celebrate St.Patrick's Day and Amazing Frank Clarkson magic show on March 17 and Naked Mole Rat Production with live animals and reptiles, informative seminars and photo op. to finish March 18. For details, visit www.kozlovcentre.com.
March break will see the mall 'invaded' by a host of critters. March 14-16 will be Sciensational Sssnakes!Providing a hands-on reptilian experience. The shows feature an informal lecture about their animals and participants are able to interact, touch and hold the snakes. March 14-15 is Bugs! Brought by the same folks, young participants can touch and learn from an entomologist all about various native species of bugs and how they help our environment. Both of these events will take place in the lower level. March 17-19 will be Birds of Prey in the upper level. Speak to a professional falconer about birds of prey such as owls, falcons, hawks and eagles. The birds can be touched under the watchful eye of the falconer. All events take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Also at the mall, youngsters can try their luck at Cosmic Bowling at Bowlerama Barrie, or check the revamped Bayfield Cinemas, which now features new stadium seating and high back rocking chairs. For info, visit bayfieldmall.ca/events.