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Tuesdays on the Trail

Summer fun in Pickering & Clarington

Join us on Tuesdays this summer for FREE, fun and education activities at Alex Robertson Park in Pickering and the Waterfront Trail in Clarington.

Programs are suitable for children ages 6 to 12 accompanied by an adult. Due to the nature of the activities, we cannot accommodate daycare groups and camps.

When: Tuesday, July 9 to Tuesday, August 20
Where: Pickering and Clarington
Cost: FREE
Pre-register: No

Schedule of events

This year, the program has only morning sessions beginning at 10 a.m.

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Weather permitting, all Pickering-based activities start at the Sandy Beach Road entrance to Alex Robertson Park.

Weather permitting, all Clarington-based activities start at the Crago Road parking lot entrance to the Waterfront Trail.

Tuesday, July 9Farm to park

Tuesday, July 9,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Is it a rooster or hen? A rabbit or a hare? Find out when WindReach Farm brings their animal friends to the park for you to meet.

 

Tuesday, July 9Backyard bugs

Tuesday, July 9,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Start summer with Clarington Public Library’s TD Summer Reading Club and explore bugs and insects you might encounter in your own backyard through interactive games and activities.

Tuesday, July 16Indigenous traditions

Tuesday, July 16,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join Cecile Wagar and friends of the All Our Relations Métis Drum Circle to learn about the beauty of Mother Earth through traditional teachings, crafts and music.

 

Tuesday, July 16Sensational science adventures

Tuesday, July 16,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join Scientists in School for some sensational summer science. Whether it’s outrunning Newton’s Laws or having fizzy fun with candy science, it’s time for another action-packed science adventure.

Tuesday, July 23Curtain call

Tuesday, July 23,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Calling all actors! Join Driftwood Theatre for an outdoor theatre experience with fun, hands-on workshops. Create amazing props as you prepare to tell your very own theatrical story.

Tuesday, July 23Indigenous traditions

Tuesday, July 23,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join Cecile Wagar and friends of the All Our Relations Métis Drum Circle to learn about the beauty of Mother Earth through traditional teachings, crafts and music.

Tuesday, July 30Habitats are hip

Tuesday, July 30,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join our friends from the Toronto Region Conservation Authority to learn about the different animal groups through hikes, games and activities. Follow animal tracks and solve mysteries while investigating a variety of wildlife habitats.

Tuesday, July 30The stories we tell

Tuesday, July 30,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Discover Canadian history with the Clarington Museums and Archives. Bring the past to life through hands-on activities and challenging craft-making.

Tuesday, August 13Sensational science adventures

Tuesday, August 13,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join Scientists in School for some sensational summer science. Whether it’s outrunning Newton’s Laws or having fizzy fun with candy science, it’s time for another action-packed science adventure.

Tuesday, August 13Curtain call

Tuesday, August 13,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Calling all actors! Join Driftwood Theatre for an outdoor theatre experience with fun, hands-on workshops. Create amazing props with experts from Newcastle’s A Gift of Art as you prepare to tell your very own theatrical story.

Tuesday, August 20Art in the park

Tuesday, August 20,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Unleash your creativity with artists from Station Gallery under the beautiful tree canopy in Alex Robertson Park. Trees, flowers, bugs and birds are sure to inspire some awesome creations.

Tuesday, August 20Biodiversity along the trail

Tuesday, August 20,
10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Join Central Lake Ontario Conservation Area staff, to connect with nature and discover what lives in the rich biodiversity along the Darlington Waterfront Trail.

For more information on Pickering-based events, please call the Pickering Nuclear Community Info Line at 905-837-7272.

For more information on Clarington-based events, please call the Darlington Nuclear Community Information Line at 905-623-7122