The HUB Board and sub-committees regularly organize and sponsor activities that take place not only in the HUB building but in many other locations around town. Many of your favourite Belmont events are planned or sponsored by the HUB! Visit the HUB Calendar for a full schedule of current events and activities.
The HUB Kids Sub-committee currently plans, organizes and runs a variety of seasonally-themed events and other Belmont kids activities just for fun! Some of their successful kids events include
Parent and Kid Ball Hockey Scrimmage for All Ages
Xcelerate Ball Hockey Skills
Chili Cook-off Contest
Other Activities Include:
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Easter Egg Hunt (Little Kids)
When: Good Friday @ 11:00 am
Where: Union St Park
Belmont kids of all ages gather together on Good Friday at Union St. Park for this event. The children are divided up into several different age groups and each group hunts for “eggs” (golf balls) in a different area of the park. The eggs that they find are exchanged for goodie bags of treats at the end of the hunt. Every child receives a candy bag regardless of how many balls they find.
At the end of the hunt the Easter Bunny makes an appearance to say hello to the children. The Easter Egg Hunt also includes a draw for Easter baskets full of great prizes which helps to cover the cost of running this free event. For those who would like a little more to eat than Easter candy there is also a BBQ at the end of the Hunt.
Summer Fun Day and Info Alley (Everyone)
When: The last weekend before school is out
Where: Union St Park and the HUB
Summer Fun Day (SFD) is the brainchild of the committed and tireless HUB Kids Committee. The group’s vision is to create an event that brings families together and attracts visitors to Elgin County by way of Belmont. This town is a gateway to the larger County and the event is a unique way to exhibit our community spirit and promote local business and attractions. The first year (2008) was a success and every year since; the event has grown to include more local and County businesses, organizations, service clubs and participants of all ages.
The 2011 Summer Fun Day will include many new events and activities for people of all ages and will attract a host of new visitors to our wonderful community. For the first time in 2011 SFD will feature a rock climbing wall, Belmont Idol, a dog show, belly dancing demonstration, seniors fun bingo, three local bands, an Elgin County winery and a St. Thomas brewery. Old favourites are returning as well such as the inflatable jumpees, kids’ carnival games and face painting for kids and the Elgin County information booth. The dunk tank, watermelon-eating contest and sports skills competition will entertain participants of all ages once again in 2011. The highly anticipated and fully licensed Summer Evening Garden Party will return for adults and will feature local wines and beers as well as showcase homegrown musical talent.
The Little Monster Bash and Halloween Bash (Little Kids, Adults)
When: The Saturday before Halloween
Where: Starts at the HUB and ends at the Belmont Arena
The Little Monster Bash has grown in 2010! The event begins at the HUB where families gather together to register to participate. After registration there is a “Zombie Walk” and participants make their way through town to the arena, zombie-style. There are a number of stops at local stores and businesses to participate in activities and collect treats on the way the arena. Once the “Zombies” arrive at their destination there are more treats and games as well as the very popular creepy haunted house.
Santa’s Workshop (Little Kids)
When: November or December
Where: the HUB
This event includes fun crafts for the younger set as well as tasty treats for everyone. Santa always makes time for a visit to Belmont during the Workshop so have your Christmas list ready.
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