Join us for Family Day Weekend!

The Living Arts Centre will once again be buzzing with FREE family-friendly programming, including make-and-take crafts, performances, and much, much more!


Dog Man: The Musical | 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM | Hammerson Hall

Don’t miss this hilarious new production based on the worldwide bestselling series by Dav Pilkey, the creator of Captain Underpants! Introducing Dog Man, the crime-biting sensation who is part dog, part man, and ALL HERO! While trying his best to be a good boy, can he save the city from Flippy the cyborg fish? Can he catch Petey, the world’s most evil cat? You’ll have to find out!

Note: This is a ticketed performance – Get your tickets today!

Make-and-Take Crafts | 12 PM - 4 PM in the Atrium (while supplies last).

  • Superhero Cuffs
  • Thoughtful Thought Bubbles


Family Workshops | Ages 3+ | 10 AM – 3 PM

Family Day Pottery Workshops | Family Day Art Adventures | Cast Glass Memories 

Note: Payment and registration required for workshop participation.

Community Stage Performances | 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This year, we are pleased to feature the talents of our local youth and young adult artists!

Enjoy free performances on the Community Stage in the Atrium, hosted by Pablo Dassen!

GFORCE | 12:30 PM | Hammerson Hall

General Admission Seating. First Come, First Seated basis.

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Make-and-Take Crafts | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

  • Superhero Cuffs
  • Super Slinky Super Pet
  • Hero Buttons
  • Thoughtful Thought Bubbles

Fire-Building Demos and Marshmallow Roasting | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

1st Meadowvale West Scout Group will be onsite braving the frigid winter temperatures to offer fire-building demonstrations while toasting up some marshmallows for everyone to enjoy - yum!

NEW Gallery Exhibition: Tiny Mighty Heroes | 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM 

Performance by Frog In Hand - "The Trouble with Capes"
2 performances: 1:30 PM & 2:30 PM

If you joined us for previous Family Day Festivities, you know that a Frog In Hand performance is not to be missed! Frog In Hand is a local dance-theatre company whose mission is to uncover, make, and share stories through dance. Their unique and interactive performances always have crowds on their feet!

Annual Family Talent Show | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Does TALENT run in your family? Perhaps you choreographed the perfect father-daughter dance, or you and your grandmother play a lively cello duet – whatever it is your family can do, the Living Arts Centre wants to see you! Here is your chance to showcase your talents on the big stage in this family-friendly competition set to take place in our Hammerson Hall theatre! Fill in the form below to enter!

Winner receives a $500 LAC Gift Certificate and the opportunity to perform at a future LAC event! 


Power Up the Winter

This upcoming Family Day, we want you to show us your real-life superpowers! Who are the heroes in your family and what makes them SUPER?

Share your pictures and stories on social media and tag us @livingartsctr with the hashtag #SuperFamilyLAC and we’ll share them on our pages!

Family Day Talent Show Application

  • Deadline for entries is January 24, 2020 at 5:00pm
  • No late entries will be accepted
  • Entry forms can be found online at
  • All participants must live within the Region of Peel
  • All participants MUST be pre-registered and available to perform on Family Day – February 17, 2020.
  • Family members will perform free of charge
  • A minimum of 2 family members must participate as part of an act
  • Family members participating in talent show must be related
  • Contestants can only be in one act
  • Talent acts may only be 3 - 4 minutes or less in length
  • No video, Powerpoint or DVD may be used as part of an act
  • No obscene or inappropriate music, dress, or performances will be allowed
  • No pets, other than assistance dogs, are allowed
  • All equipment must be provided by entrants.
  • No items may be tossed or handed out to the audience. No banners or themes that are commercial, political, or controversial may be displayed.
  • SPACE IS LIMITED. Not all entries will be accepted. We will notify all entrants if they are chosen to perform by January 31, 2020.

Photos from Family Day 2019

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