Family fun marks first February stat

British Columbia is getting ready to celebrate its first Family Day this weekend, and there will be lots to do in Cranbrook.

British Columbia is getting ready to celebrate its first Family Day this weekend, and there will be lots to do in Cranbrook.

On Sunday, February 10, Fort Steele Heritage Town has a fun day planned for families.

Stop by between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., and enjoy a host of kid-friendly activities.

There will be hot apple cider and fresh baked goods on hand in the Lambi House. The International Hotel will be serving lunch. Bonfires will be lit, with marshmallows for roasting.

If the weather does its job, the Clydesdales will be giving sleigh rides, and the Fort Steele ice rink will be ready for skating.

Meanwhile, on Monday, February 11, Family Day will be marked at Western Financial Place from noon to 5 p.m.

Swimming will be free in the Aquatic Centre, and family-friendly activities will be offered.

Take part in activities and presentations such as face painting, storytelling circles and opportunities to learn about B.C.’s natural riches.

Celebrate the holiday with your loved ones this Family Day.