Family Day weekend: 5 things happening in Ladysmith and the surrounding area

From a free swim to a hockey game, there is lots going on in the Ladysmith and surrounding area.

How are you celebrating Family Day ?

How are you celebrating Family Day ?

Get outside and enjoy Family Day long weekend by participating in some of these great events happening in town and the surrounding area.

Free Swim in Ladysmith: The Town of Ladysmith invites residents to Frank Jameson Community Centre for a free swim from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The fitness centre will also be open from 11:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Free Skate in Chemainus: A free skate will take place at Fuller Lake Arena on Sunday. Rentals are included and the skate runs from 3:15 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Fly a kite: St. Joseph’s School in Chemainus is hosting a Let Love Fly Kite Flying event. Coming out and join in the fun starting at 11 a.m. Everything is scheduled to wrap up close to 2 p.m.

Hockey game: The Cowichan Capitals take on the Merritt Centennials at the Island Savings Centre Sunday night at 7 p.m.

Blind date with books: In advance of Valentine’s Day libraries in Duncan and Nanaimo are offering a mystery bag of book-suitors to keep you entertained. Both Adult and Children’s books are available. All libraries are closed on Monday so make sure to stop by on Sunday.