Monday, February 1, 2016

Toledo Area Family Events: February 2016

Fun Things To Do With Kids in Toledo, OH

Mama Meow's Top Pick for February...

February 19-21: Winterfest 2016 @ Levis Commons & Downtown Perrysburg 

Source: Levis Commons

Ice carvings will be on display throughout the weekend for the U.S. National Ice Carving Championships. There will also be a variety of children’s activities in downtown Perrysburg and Levis Commons. From crafts and princess appearances to story times and scavenger hunts, there will be no shortage of fun for the entire family.

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Now through February 28: The Rise of Sneaker Culture @ Toledo Museum of Art

Source: The Rise of Sneaker Culture

The Rise of Sneaker Culture explores the athletic shoe from its origins in the mid-1800s to its current place in high-fashion. This traveling exhibition, organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, is the first exhibition in the United States to present a comprehensive survey of the sneaker’s complex design, history, and immense cultural significance.

February 6, 13, 20, 27: Zula Patrol @ Ritter Planetarium

Source: University of Toledo Ritter Planetarium

Explore the solar system with the Zula Patrol! Learn all about weather, both here on Earth and on other planets as well. Experience a dust storm on Mars, a hurricane on Jupiter, and the incredible heat on Venus!

February 12-14: Winterfest BG @ Downtown Bowling Green

Source: Winterfest BG

Warm up with the coolest festival in BG! Activities include: Chili & Soup Cook-Off, Frostbite Fun Run, snow games, library party, ice skating & carvings, winter carnival and much more!

February 13: Vanimal-tine's Day @ Toledo Zoo

Source: D Sharon Pruitt (Flickr)

Spend the day watching your favorite zoo animals receive some great treats, and see how the zoo shares the love on this very special day. Zoo animals will explore their exhibits and find Valentine-themed treats.

February 20: Skippyjon Jones Snow What @ Valentine Theatre 

Source: Valentine Theatre

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the bravest Chihuahua of them all? Skippyjon Jones the Siamese cat who thinks he’s a Mexican Chihuahua of course! A brand new musical based on the book by Judy Schachner, Skippyjon Jones Snow What is a twist on the classic fairytale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.

February 20: Winter Fest @ Olander Park 

Source: gamppart (Flickr)

Join us as we embrace all that winter has to offer! Snowman building, ice skating, curling and broomball will all take place on Lake Olander and throughout Olander Park. Warm up inside with hot chocolate, crafts, storytelling, live music and a Chili Cook Off! All a great way to spend a wintry day in Sylvania!

February 21: CatTrick's Birthday Bash @ Huntington Center

Source: Toledo Walleye

Happy Birthday to the playful Walleye mascot, CatTrick! We are calling on all of CatTrick's mascot friends to join us for a fun filled pregame cake & ice cream birthday party! Continue the fun after the game during Open Skate! For more information, call 419-725-9275 or email

February 23-28: National Engineering Week @ Imagination Station

Source: Imagination Station

Explore the interactive world of mechanical linkages. Linkages are a mechanical system of bars and joints that can create an incredibly complex series of movements.

Do you know of an event not listed here or one that's coming up? Let me know at mamameowtoledo (at) gmail (dot) com.

Top image adapted from Tara on Flickr.

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