Category: weekend ideas

Puppets making workshop with Noreen Young

Puppets Making Workshop with Noreen Young Last summer we planned to visit the International Puppet Festival, which is held annually in Almonte, Ontario. Unfortunately this year’s Festival was cancelled due to shortage of funds –  however we found out that it is possible to have  a puppet making workshop, which was a very attractive idea. We […]

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Farmstead experience on Blue Hen Farm

After the four and a half hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Blue Hen Farm.  Right at the turn we saw an old cupboard filled with jars of homemade preserves and a sign “Honk for Service”…  And we saw the farmhouse in the opening between trees. Farmers Jeff and Leslie greeted us […]

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Big water Bucket Bingeman's Splash Park

Exploring Waterloo- Bingeman’s Big Splash

After lunch at the (nearby) Boston Pizza, we came in to the Bingeman’s Big Splash. After changing into our bathing suits we stepped out on to the deck exited about all of the slides that awaited us. They had many slides to choose from and better yet, the height restrictions are very reasonable so that […]

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Exploring Waterloo- Bingeman’s Big Splash

After lunch at the (nearby) Boston Pizza, we came in to the Bingeman’s Big Splash. After changing into our bathing suits we stepped out on to the deck exited about all of the slides that awaited us. They had many slides to choose from and better yet, the height restrictions are very reasonable so that […]

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Ctrl – V Experience in Waterloo, Ontario

As soon as we knew that we are going to CTRL-V we were so impatient that could not wait for 8 pm! The dinner took so long… Finally at 8:10 pm we arrived at Ctrl-V  – Canada’s first virtual reality arcade that was opened in Waterloo just recently.               […]

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Needle Felting with Peg Learn

Needle Felting  with Peg Learn After spending the day in Almonte, we arrived at the Blue Hen farm for a felting workshop presented by Peg Learn ( Learn Creations). She greeted us with a big smile, hand holding a large red dragon made from felt pieces … Surprisingly felting is much easier than it may […]

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Family trip to African Lion Safari

First opened its doors to the visitors in 1969 , since than African Lion Safari went through a lot expansions and animal additions… About 6,000 visitors come here daily to see the exotic animals that are roaming free in the fields or just enjoying the warm summer day in their artfully created habitats on land and […]

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Port Maitland fishing trip. July 2017

We did not have much luck that day, if you are lucky it is very likely that you catch 10 or more fish!

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Day trip to Collingwood, July 2017

After the 1 hour drive from downtown Toronto we arrived at the Cranberry Village. We first arrived to the rooftop patio, which has the best view in all of Collingwood. From the roof you can see the lake Huron, the 19 hole golf course as well as the newly refurbished marina. Following a quick resort […]

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Schedule of Events in Laurentians Region

JUNE 30 and july 1 Festival brassicole des Laurentides Parc de la gare 420, rue de la Gare, Saint-Faustin-Lac-Carré 819 688-2161, extn. 234 festivalbrassicoledeslaurentides.com The Laurentian Beer Festival invites all fans of microbreweries to discover and taste craft beers and meet the artisans behind these products. Product presentations, entertainment, shows, music and booths serving local […]

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