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Celebrating Canada Day in Cottage Country

Celebrating Canada Day in Cottage Country

APSLEY ~ 3pm Canada Day Parade & Celebrations. Parade starts at 3 p.m. at Apsley Public School, follows along Burleigh Street and ends in the park. Food booth will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. Fireworks in Lions Park at dusk.  https://kawarthanow.com/event/40497/canada-day-parade-celebrations/ BANCROFT ~ 2pm Celebrations at Riverside Park. https://www.bancroftontario.com/canada-day-bancroft-ontario/ BARRIE Live entertainment and family

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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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Renewing Your Life Your Way

Finding the right location where you want to spend your retiring years, requires taking stock of your wants, needs and abilities. Within your means and abilities, you want to give great thought to those things that would bring peace to your life, a sense of fulfillment and most of all “joy.” Renewing your outlook on

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Discovery Days: Explore Natural Environment Conservation

Otonabee Conservation is excited to offer the 2017 Discovery Days series of family-friendly explorations and activities featuring the natural environment of the watershed region during the celebratory year of Ontario’s 150th birthday. The Discovery Days series will be held at various conservation areas including the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area and Campground, the historic Hope Mill,

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Summer Outdoor Programs

There’s a lot to be said for keeping healthy with regular exercise and physical activities. Now that the summer weather is here, the Community Care Health & Care Network are pleased to offer indoor and outdoor opportunities for local residents to participate in programs designed to provide exercise and social encounters. Nordic Pole Walking Community

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Unplugged at the Cottage

Have you considered spending more time at the cottage unplugged? Getting back to nature and quality family time without the distractions of electronics. Back in the day, cottage life was spent almost always outdoors. Most people did not even have a television at the cottage. These days, families head to the cottage equipped with all

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Your Vacation Tool Box Must haves to bring with you

You are looking forward to your cottage getaway, but now it’s time to pack, which can sometimes be the hardest part! You’ll have to get your family organized, pack the car and make sure you don’t forget anything. Start with making a list and bring it with you so you’ll remember what to bring back.

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Camping With Kids

Those of us lucky enough to have been on childhood camping trips generally have fond memories of a truly magical experience, one that we want to recreate for our own kids. Camping is the ideal way for families to bond and spend quality time together in nature, away from the distractions of the modern world.

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