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​​​​Seniors' Socials   Six seniors posing for a photo

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

(First Wednesday of the month, October 2, 2019 - June 3, 2020)

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Friends of the Simcoe County Museum invites visitors to attend a range of captivating presentations at monthly Seniors' Social events from October 2 to June 3. Join our guest speakers in the afternoon of the first Wednesday of each month to socialize and learn about a wide variety of topics.  

Following the winter break, on February 5, attendees will learn about the mystery and history of the Avro Arrow. Just in time for the spring bird migration, Nature Barrie will speak on March 4. On April 1, a speaker will share little-known stories and local connections to the Titanic. To celebrate Museum Month, attendees will enjoy a special tour of the Simcoe County Museum on May 6. Finally, to end the season, on June 3, we look forward to a presentation about the renowned Blue Mountain Pottery; attendees are welcome to bring in their pieces and discover information about their origins.

These Seniors' Social events include light refreshments and run from 2 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. Guests can enjoy the Museum for the remainder of the afternoon. Admission is $6 per person, with proceeds supporting Simcoe County Museum initiatives. Groups of five or more are asked to register in advance.

Skate and Sweets 

Friday, February 14, 2020

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

​The Friends of the Simcoe County Museum invite residents to enjoy a romantic evening under the stars on Friday, February 14, 2020. Take a turn around our lantern-lit skate trail, then indulge in delicious treats. Tickets are $20 per person and space is limited.
Click here to purchase your tickets now and avoid disappointment. 

Family DayFamily Day scroller on Monday February 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  - picture of two people skating on the Museum skate trail

Monday, February 17, 2020

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

This Family Day pack your skates, sled, and family into the car and come to the Simcoe County Museum. Celebrate everything winter has to offer. Dust off your favourite tobogganing and test it on our hill. Skate throughout grounds on our outdoor trail, and borrow our snowshoes to explore the grounds.  

When you begin to get a chill, warm up inside with our Games Room and check out our indoor galleries. Be sure to visit our current travelling exhibit, Kids Celebrate! a new travelling exhibition from the Canadian Museum of History.

All activities are included with your event admission for the day. Bring your own skates, helmets and toboggans – snowshoe rentals are available free of charge.

Event rates apply for Family Day activities: Museum Members and Preschoolers are free; Adults $8; Youth and Seniors $6; and Children are $5.