March 5 and and 12th "Come over to the dark side and meet these amazing birds that exist by moonlight". Listen to a talk about owls, go on a quiet night hike to try to listen for owls, then warm up in the chalet with hot chocolate. Family friendly.
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MAR 2014Owl Prowl at Lake Laurentian Conservation Area.
MAR 2014Make a Mask in the Library- One hour sessions at various branches- all ages (French and English).
Use various craft materials to create a mask of your favorite animal from the chosen book. All ages
welcome, parent participation required for younger children.
Time: 1 PM to 2 PM / 3 PM to 4 PM
Group Size: 15 participants
Facilitators: Library program staff
Mon, March 10 – Levack/Onaping (1 PM) and Copper Cliff (3 PM)
Tues, March 11 – Valley East (1 PM)
Wed, March 12 – Azilda (3 PM)
Thurs, March 13 – Garson (1 PM)
Fri, March 14 – Chelmsford (1 PM)
(English and French sessions)
APR 2014Triple P Positive Parenting Seminar- Downtown/ West End (Child Care Available).
Triple P Seminar Series at Alexander School Sudbury West-end (Child Care available - limited enrollment) 3 Sessions April 1, 8, & 15, 2014 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Triple P Seminars are a series of 3 free presentations providing an introduction and overview to the basics of positive parenting for any interested parents. Each presentation lasts approximately 1 1/2 hours, including time for discussion. Parents learn how to use positive parenting to encourage their children to learn the skills and competencies they need for health, development, and well-being.
The seminar topics are: The Power of Positive Parenting; Raising Confident, Competent Children; Raising Resilient Children
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