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Stars: a Twinkle in the Night - a Youth Astronomy Presentation

Join Ian Wheelband of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for this engaging presentation, followed by a telescope viewing of the night sky (weather permitting). 

Day & Time:  Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  May 31

Ages:  11 - 16

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

May 31st, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Kids Knit!

Kids Knit!

A kids knitting circle for young knitters (or wannabe knitters) of all abilities! Instruction and materials are provided, as well as guidance in choosing your project! Let us know when you register if you’re a beginner or an expert.

Dates: Tuesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 7-12 years

Fee: $5.00 (for needles and yarn—you will get to keep them)

May 15th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Kids Knit!

Kids Knit!

A kids knitting circle for young knitters (or wannabe knitters) of all abilities! Instruction and materials are provided, as well as guidance in choosing your project! Let us know when you register if you’re a beginner or an expert.

Dates: Tuesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 7-12 years

Fee: $5.00 (for needles and yarn—you will get to keep them)

May 8th, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Kids Knit!

Kids Knit!

A kids knitting circle for young knitters (or wannabe knitters) of all abilities! Instruction and materials are provided, as well as guidance in choosing your project! Let us know when you register if you’re a beginner or an expert.

Dates: Tuesdays May 1, 8, 15, 22

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Ages: 7-12 years

Fee: $5.00 (for needles and yarn—you will get to keep them)

May 1st, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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Storm Chasing in Ontario

Storm Chasing in Ontario, with David Chapman.   Experience the entire life cycle of thunderstorms. See how they form and develop into powerful lightning and wind storms. Watch an Ontario supercell tornado from start to finish as it cuts a path through the countryside near Arthur, as well as two other tornadoes to hit our province. A very powerful presentation explaining the effects storms have in Ontario. Pre-register, Adult Information Desk or online, aurorapl.ca

April 17th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Nutrition Series: Unlock the Power of Food!

March is nutrition month, and this year’s theme is “Unlock the Power of Food”. In this workshop, food is our superhero and we’re going to discover its super powers! We’ll talk about trendy superfoods, whether the hype around them is real or not, and other nutrition heavy hitters like fiber, antioxidants, protein, and more. Small samples and recipes will be provided.  With Samantha D'Arcy, Registered Dietician, Sobeys Extra

March 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Nutrition Series: Eat Your Heart Out! Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Heart

February is the month of love!  Come learn how to show your heart some love with healthy eating. We’ll talk about the latest nutrition trends for heart health and some practical, easy ways to make heart healthy eating a habit for life. We will sample a better-for-you Valentine’s Day treat and you’ll walk away with lots of recipes and resources. With Samantha D'Arcy, Registered Dietician, Sobey's Extra

February 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 – 11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Day & Time: Friday, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Date:  January 19 (P.A. Day)

Ages: 9 – 11

Fee:  $39

January 19th, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Language Development

Language Development with Stephanie Zawalicz & Jill McDermid, Registered Speech-Language Pathologists. Free information to learn

- the difference between speech and language

- typical language developmental milestones from ages 0-6

-how oral language skills relate to literacy and academic success

-the importance of story-telling

- promoting language development at home through various stages of development

 

November 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Speech Development

Speech Development with Stephanie Zawalicz, Speech-Language Pathologist. What is the difference between speech and language, how is speech produced, what is considered typical development for the English speech sounds, how can you help your child develop his/her speech sounds appropriately at home, and when is it time to seek professional help.

September 19th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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