It's a Family Affair: Family Day Activities in Ontario and across Canada Parents and Kids Can Enjoy



    Xbox Canada giving away $50,000 in prizes in honour of Family Day

    TORONTO, Feb. 6 /CNW/ - To kick off Ontario's first ever Family Day on
February 18th, Xbox Canada has teamed up with hot-spots across the country to
bring Canadians fun, family-friendly activities. Whether you family prefers to
chill inside or brave the Canadian winter, Xbox has some great ideas to keep
any group occupied.
    Take a Family Field Trip If your family is feeling some February cabin
fever, pack up the kids and check out the following locations across the
nation:

    
    Calgary, Alberta

     -  TELUS World of Science, 701 - 11 Street S.W., www.calgaryscience.ca

    Fredericton, New Brunswick
     -  Science East, 668 Brunswick Street, www.scienceeast.nb.ca

    London, Ontario
     -  Children's Museum, 21 Wharncliffe Road South,
        www.londonchildrensmuseum.ca

    Regina, Saskatchewan
     -  Saskatchewan Science Center, 2903 Powerhouse Drive,
        www.sasksciencecentre.com

    Toronto, Ontario
     -  Toronto Zoo, 361A Old Finch Avenue, www.torontozoo.com

    Windsor, Ontario
     -  Canada South Science City, www.cssciencecity.com

    Vancouver, British Columbia
     -  Science World at TELUS World of Science, 1455 Quebec Street,
        www.scienceworld.ca
     -  Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, www.vanaqua.org

    Kamloops, British Columbia
     -  BIG Little Science Center Society, 711 Windsor Avenue,
        www.biglittlesciencecentre.org

    Winnipeg, Manitoba
     -  The Manitoba Museum, 190 Rupert Avenue, www.manitobamuseum.ca

    While you're visiting any of these locations, don't forget to enter for a
chance to win Xbox prizes valued at over $50,000 including:

     -  Xbox 360 Arcade Consoles, which offers five family-friendly titles
        including Pac-Man World Championship Edition and many others
     -  Scene It? Lights, Camera, Action
     -  $25 off the purchase of any Xbox console
     -  $5 off the purchase of any Xbox game
     -  $5 off the purchase of any Xbox accessory

    Inside Entertainment

    Even if your family prefers to enjoy the winter weather through a window
pane, don't think your Family Day needs to be boring. Pop up some popcorn, put
on the PJs, and get ready for some family friendly competition on Xbox 360:

     -  Pit parents against the kids in the zany world of Viva Pinata Party
        Animals. Expect more than 50 party games and loads of racing fun.
     -  Move over Partridge Family. Rock out in the shoes of the biggest
        guitarists, singers and drummers of all time, and create the ultimate
        family band with Rock Band and Guitar Hero III.
     -  Shine up the award for "Biggest Movie Geek", and hand out the
        Xbox 360 buzzers for movie trivia game Scene It? Lights, Camera,
        Action.
     -  Kick it old school with Xbox LIVE Arcade and check out retro arcade
        titles like Pac-Man and Frogger or classic family board games and
        card games. Uno anyone?
     -  And once you're gamed out, pop your family's favourite movie into
        your Xbox 360 console's DVD player.
    






For further information:

For further information: Coralie Olson, High Road Communications, (416)
644-2275, colson@highroad.com; Katherine Dyriw, High Road Communications,
(416) 644-2288, kdyriw@highroad.com

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