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Five events you need to check out in South Simcoe this weekend

Looking to move your muscles or let your mind’s creative juices flow? There’s a little something for everyone in South Simcoe this weekend, editor writes
A local fitness facility is raising money for a good cause this weekend. | Stock image

Whether you’re looking to move your muscles or let your mind’s creative juices flow, there’s a little something for everyone’s tastes in South Simcoe this weekend.

Here’s what’s happening in Bradford and Innisfil on Saturday and Sunday:

Move 4 Kids fundraiser

GoodLife Fitness Bradford, located at 553 Holland St. W., Unit 2, brings back Move 4 Kids, a national fundraising and physical activity event in support of Move by GoodLife Kids, a fitness program for youth ages 12 to 21 who have been diagnosed with autism and intellectual disabilities. The event runs Saturday, April 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and includes a silent auction and lifting competition. Contact the fitness club at 905-775-6767 for more information.

It’s Tinker Time

Kids ages four and older are invited to participate in Tinker Time In the Creative Lab, a drop-in time devoted specifically for children to use maker toys and kits such as the Ozobots, Dot and Dash, Lego Boost, little bits and snap circuits. Children under 12 should be supervised by a responsible adult. As the space will have many small pieces, the area is not appropriate for young children who may put small items in their mouths. This event runs Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Bradford West Gwillimbury Public Library, 425 Holland St. W.

Celebrate Eid in Cookstown

Residents and community members are invited to participate in the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Innisfil chapter’s Eid Festival at 4073 4th Line in Cookstown on Saturday from 2 to 5 p.m. The festival will celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Enjoy a fun-filled event with a bouncy castle, food and activities. Advance registration is requested. For more details, call 416-768-5262, email [email protected] or visit

Public skating hits the ice in Bradford

The BWG Leisure Centre will host all-ages public skating on April 20 and 21. Everyone who participates in this leisure program should consider wearing a helmet and gloves while on the ice. Children nine years old or younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, while food, drinks, skating aids, sticks, pucks, balls, sleds, chairs and strollers are not permitted. The Saturday session starts at 2:15 p.m.; Sunday skating begins at 12:15 p.m. More details can be found at

Stop at the Imagination Station

The Innisfil ideaLAB and Library’s Lakeshore branch, 967 Innisfil Beach Rd., invites kids four and older to play, create, build, explore and meet new friends. This event is free, no registration is required, and it runs from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Funding is provided by the town’s Building Safer Communities Project. For more information, visit

Chris Simon

About the Author: Chris Simon

Chris Simon is an award-winning journalist who has written for publications throughout Simcoe County and York Region. He is the current Editor of BradfordToday and InnisfilToday and has about two decades of experience in the sector
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