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Family Day Events

Family Day Events

We hope you all enjoy Family Day with family and friends. Here are some activities to help! Ontario Family Fishing Event ALL WEEKEND Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. Family Day Weekend at Harley Farms Cross Country Skating Trail

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Selwyn Heritage Day

Saturday, February 24th, 2018 From 10:00am to 3:00pm In the Niels Pind Room, Lakefield-Smith Community Centre During the week of February 19, 2018, the National Trust for Canada encourages Canadians to celebrate Heritage Day 2018 and its theme: Heritage Stands the Test of Time. There is so much to celebrate: our collective history, special places

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Snow Paint

Sparkles; that one word causes enormous joy in most kids. Add the word paint, and the fact that this is a super-fast craft to prepare, and it’s a win. To make this beautiful fluffy snow paint you will need 3 ingredients: white glue, shaving cream (the white fluffy stuff; I like unscented), and glitter or

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Fact or Treat: Halloween Trivia

Halloween is almost here. Soon ghosts, goblins and ghouls will be knocking on doors looking for their share of yummy treats. Why not wow them with your Halloween knowledge – perhaps a Fact for a Treat, rather than a trick! Check out these fun and interesting historical Halloween facts. • Orange and black are Halloween

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Halloween Playdough

When I was a kid my mom always made our own Play-dough at home with me. She was always wary of pre-packaged everything. I can still hear her say ‘Why would we buy it, when we can make it ourselves?” I’m glad she did. Now when I need a quick hands-on project for my kids,

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Cottage Country Living with Dani

Today as I was packing for our family vacation I thought about all the family vacations that my parents had taken us on. Every summer, they’d dig out the tents, sleeping bags and camping gear from the garage. Coolers, suitcases and first aid kits were carefully packed and repacked, to ensure that we children stayed

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Life Is Just One Big Adventure for Kids in Cottage Country

There is nothing young children love more than being able to run ‘wild’ in wide open spaces, to be able to set forth on grand adventures and to embark upon exciting outdoor explorations! And with the opportunity to visit farms, go horse riding, kayaking or canoeing, to observe wildlife in its natural habitat, or even

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Youth Grief Support Community Care Health and Care Network

The loss of a loved one is life-altering at any time and can be especially challenging for young people who experience the death of a parent, sibling, grandparent or close friend. Local youth who have been through such experiences can be assured of assistance at a trying time, thanks to recent generous support from the

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