Family Activities

Take part in some of these family activities.

Sudbury Prosthetic and Orthotic Design
Whitefish District Lions
FNX Mining Company Inc.
Walden Lions Club
Walden Seniors Citizens and Pensioners Inc.

Tim Hortons (Lorne St.)
Talos Steel Limited
Transport Placement Service

The 49th Annual Walden Winter Carnival Opening Ceremonies

Friday February 11th, 2020 – 6:30 pm

Fireworks Celebration!

Join us for the 49th Annual ” LIVE” Carnival Fireworks Celebration
7:30 pm – Thursday February 10th, 2020 – Lively Ski Hill


Public Health protocols will be in place:

Reducing overcrowding and congregation:  We encourage residents to observe from home, if possible. If you are not able to observe the fireworks from home, please self-screen prior to attending and stay home if you are not feeling well, or fail the screening:

Physical Distancing – When using any outdoor facility, participants are asked to maintain a distance of two meters from people who are not part of their household. 

Masks (face coverings)  – A mask or face covering will be required when physical distancing cannot be observed.  

Cooking Class with Alicia

Saturday February 12, 2022 – 4:30 pm
Join home cook Alicia Webber for a fun and interactive cooking class! Learn how to make Caprese Skewers, Risotto with Sausage and Peppers and Arugula Salad with Prosciutto, Pear and Parmesan.

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Caprese Skewers


Cherry tomatoes
Basil leaves
Olive Oil

Risotto with Sausage and Bell Peppers


3-4 Italian sausages (mild or hot based on preference)
2-3 Bell peppers, chopped (any colour based on your preference)
6 cups broth (chicken, beef or vegetable)
1 ½ cups arborio rice
Olive oil
Chopped onion
Minced garlic
Parsley, minced 
Parmesan cheese

Arugula, Prosciutto, Pear and Parmesan Salad


Prosciutto, sliced
Pear, sliced
Parmesan, shaved
Olive Oil

Sunday February 13, 2022 – 9:00 am

Missing the carnival’s traditional pancake breakfast? The next best thing is to join home cook Alicia Webber for a family friendly cooking class! Learn how to make pancakes, sausage and fruit salad. Get the whole family involved and have fun decorating your pancakes.

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Good Old Fashioned Pancakes 


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon white sugar 
1 1/4 cups milk 
1 egg
3 tablespoons butter, melted 
cooking spray
toppings for decorating/serving such as maple syrup, whipped cream, sprinkles, chocolate chips, string licorice, etc.

Fruit Salad

Cut various fruits of your choice into bite side pieces. Add to a large bowl and stir to combine. 
Use your favourite sausages and cook according to the package directions. 

Carnival Paint Night – Sold out!

Friday Feb. 11th at 7:30pm
Join Raeannen McAdam for a fun and creative evening with a virtual paint night! Raeannen grew up in Northern Ontario and is a passionate creative artist who has always enjoyed arts and crafts. She recently opened her own business called McBear Creations, designing and painting commissioned works of art for clients. Raeannen also loves spending time with family, especially outdoors in nature. At this virtual paint night, (ZOOM) Raeannen will guide you in the creation of your very own work of art; Chickadee in the Tree. No previous painting experience necessary!
Cost is $30 and includes all the supplies you need for your art project. 
Supply kits may be picked up at Joyful Home in Lively between February 9th & 11th.
Register by


Andy’s Convenience, DIA Contracting Ltd., Morris Group Sudbury Inc., Kovatera, Sudbury Credit Union, Anmar Mechanical, Talos Steel Limited, Continental Insulation 

Escape Room

Puzzled Escape Rooms is working hard to bring the excitement and mystery of an escape room to the comfort and safety of your home. The at-home escape room will contain Family oriented puzzles and games found online. It will be your Family’s mission to solve the puzzles and complete the game by using the contents of the information found online.

A 2022 Walden Winter Carnival Button is required to participate.

The Sensational Zoom Magic Show!

Saturday February 12th, 2022 – 10:00 am
(Family Carnival Button Event – to be part of the FUN, print off the provided Virtual Reaction Sheets)
Magician Chris Pilsworth is renowned for creating exceptional entertainment, wherever he goes. Having performed over 6000 shows, literally around the world, Chris will take our Carnival celebration to the next level. What Exactly Is a Zoom Magic Show? A Zoom magic show is an online performance that’s interactive and live. Imagine having magic happen in your own hands!  At a Zoom magic show you are always in the VIP section.  You’ll be able to see the magic more closely than ever before. You can watch from your favourite chair!  A magical, delightful interactive show……Be prepared to be amazed!! 

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Family Boot Camp

Join the fun, feel the burn !! Come party with Apt Fitness on Saturday February 12th from 11:15am – 12:00pm

With more than 9 years of experience in the fitness industry, Andre Thibeault has shown a dedication to his clients by helping them lead healthy lifestyles and to reach their goals.  Andre has a Diploma in Physical Fitness Management from Cambrian College and Personal Training Certification through the accredited Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.  Andre believes in building trust with his clients and encouraging them along each step of their journey, while continuing to push their limits. He believes that in order for you to make your health and fitness a priority, it needs to fit your lifestyle and still be FUN!!

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Carnival Glass Painting

Join Victoria “live” on Zoom – Sunday February 13th, 2022 – 2:30 pm to create your very own Winter Carnival Glass.  Pick out your favourite glass, grab your supplies and create your Winter Wonderland !
(Family Winter Carnival Button required)

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YOGA with Apt Fitness

Sunday February 13th, 2022 – 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Come explore the rich mental and spiritual aspects of yoga, using meditation to develop your mind and spirit and transform your life in ways you’ve never imagined. Or, press B and skip all that, using it simply as hardcore calisthenics to tune up your muscles and joints.

Spend an hour with Lorelle Polano, RYT-200, Restorative

Lorelle is known for her humour, energy and compassion.  She completed her 200 hour Ashtanga training in 2015 at Free Bird Yoga school in Chelmsford, and has been further developing her yoga practice and teaching through studies in restorative yoga, exploring the connections between the physical and emotional, and refining teaching techniques in adjustments and cueing.  Born and raised in Lively, Lorelle moved back in 2007 after living in Windsor, Scotland and Toronto. 

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Science North “All About Science”

Curious to learn more about science? Join our bluecoats as they explore the fascinating world around us! This explosive science show will highlights some of the best gas and fire experiments, while also tackling vortex rings and sound waves. This show is sure to ignite a sense of excitement in any audience!

Science North “Winter Wonderland”

As habitants of Northern Ontario, we’ve become accustom to some wild winters! In this science show our brave bluecoats will take our explorations outdoors, as they make exploding volcanoes. They will navigate some icy experiments, as they teach us about how polar bears protect themselves during those artic evenings. Make sure to have something warm to drink when watching this show, as things could get a little chilly!

Walden Ringette Association

Walden Ringette Association is a volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion of the sport of Ringette in the Walden area.  Ringette is a fast–paced game played by young and older alike.  We work in the community to promote the sport and watch our children grow up to love being active, and healthy.  Our members are committed to promoting a sport which prides itself on good sportsmanship and fair play, and we have a lot of fun too! 
Purchase your Family Carnival Button and come see us in action at the T.M. Davies Community Centre:
Thursday February 10th, 2022 – 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday February 12th, 2022 – 10:30 am – 11:30 am and 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Family Skates

The Walden Winter Carnival is pleased too present “in person” FAMILY PUBLIC SKATING” – T.M. Davies Community Centre
(Family Carnival button is required – limit to the first 50 participants – Public Health / City of Greater Sudbury Covid Protocols will be in place)
Saturday February 12th, 2022 – 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sunday February 13th, 2022 – 11:30 am – 1:00 pm


or try out one of the many local, outdoor skating venues: 

  • Black Lake Playground on Glen Avenue
  • Sixth Avenue/Lively Outdoor Rink
  • Kinsmen Sports Complex on Mikkola Road
  • Beaver Lake ( Club Road )
  • Oja Sports Complex on Phil Street
  • V.L.A. Playground on O’Neil Street
  • Den-Lou Playground on Den-Lou Road
  • Penage Road Community Centre
  • Whitefish Playground on Paul Street
  • Queen’s Athletic Skating Oval
  • Ramsey Lake Skating Path 

Gruv Dance Fitness – Kids’ Zumba

Gruv Dance Fitness Zumba Kids Class! All family members are welcome to dance along!
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Astronomy with Linda

Saturday February 12th, 2022 – 3:00pm – 4:00pm
In this session you’ll have a brief introduction to sky gazing. There are tools for you and your family to look up and enjoy the night sky. Learn about sky maps, and what is able to be seen with binoculars and
the unaided eye, no telescope required.  Enjoy the quizzes! Linda Pulliah has been involved with the Sudbury and North Bay astronomy clubs for 20 years.  As a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of
Canada’s national educational and public outreach committee she is currently developing a program for novice sky gazers.


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