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March Break Madness 2019

March Break Madness 2019

Our friends from the Canadian Peregrine Falcon Foundation were on @CP24 with their beautiful great horned owl, Alex…

Mon Mar 18 18:53:15

RT @EarthRangers: The snow is starting to melt, which means it’s almost Plover season! Check out our piping plover project with @birdstudie…

Mon Mar 18 17:35:42

Great performance kids! You definitely had the luck of the Irish on your side.

Mon Mar 18 17:35:21
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Some programs require pre-registration. Please see below.
Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the event. 

Programs are suitable for children ages 6 to 12.
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Monday, March 11


WHEN: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
WHERE: Claremont Nature Area (formerly Claremont Field Centre)
4290 Westney Road N., Goodwood (Map)

Come meet wildlife that call our forest home, learn about animal
tracks and explore the trails around the Claremont Nature Centre.
Finish up with hot chocolate by the campfire.

* PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED for this event but sorry, 
REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please join us next year!


WHEN:  10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
WHERE:  Darlington Nuclear Information Centre
1855 Energy Drive, Courtice (Map)

Join the team from the Ganaraska Region Conservation Authority
to learn about fish habitat in our local watersheds and spring water
safety through cool science experiments and fun activities.

* PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED for this event but sorry, 
REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please join us next year!
Tuesday, March 12


WHEN:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE:  Kids Safety Village of Durham Region
1129 Athol St., Whitby (Map)

Explore safety in a kid-sized village.

All activities are outdoors. Please dress for the weather.

Wednesday, March 13


WHEN:  9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
WHERE:  South Courtice Arena
1595 Prestonvale Rd., Courtice (Map)

Gather your skates, helmet, family and friends. Beginner or expert,
young or old, skating is fun for everyone!

Pad B – General Public Skate.


WHEN:  1 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m.
WHERE:  Pickering Recreation Complex
1867 Valley Farm Road, Pickering (Map)

Lots of splashing, lots of laughing and great exercise for everyone! Admission is free during program hours.

Pool has maximum occupancy, so it’s first come, first served.

Thursday, March 14


WHEN:  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
WHERE:  WindReach Farm (see
312 Town Line Rd., Ashburn (Map)

Enjoy snowshoeing, wagon rides and a campfire; make crafts and meet the farm animals.

* A $20 charitable donation to the farm is appreciated. Please dress
for the weather. Food and refreshments are available for purchase.

Friday, March 15


WHEN:  9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 12 to 2:30 p.m.
WHERE:  Purple Woods Conservation Area
Maple Syrup Festival, North Oshawa (Map)

Discover the wonders of Canada’s famous maple trees!

* Admission tickets to Purple Woods ($6 per person) must be
purchased in advance at All OPG activities are FREE.


WHEN:  10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
WHERE:  Pickering Nuclear Information Centre
1675 Montgomery Park Road, Pickering (Map)

Join Pickering Public Library for an action-packed program
filled with crazy circuits, coding, and augmented reality!

* PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED for this event but sorry, 
REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL. Please join us next year!