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Learn and Grow! Become a Member of the Black Creek Garden Resource

Want to learn how to grow healthy fruits and vegetables in your own garden? Become a member at the Black Creek Garden Resource! You can pre-order sees and seedlings for your garden before May 20th.  Seedlings are provided by 3 local farms and with your membership, you...

Calling All Young Artists! National Art Competition

The Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research (CANFAR) is calling on artists aged 30 and younger across the country to participate in a national art competition with the goal to raise awareness of health services available to young Canadians. Winners will receive a $1,000...

Theme 3: Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit!

The Healthy Kids Community Challenge has launched it's latest theme to encourage a healthy diet and lifestyle among Ontario's children and youth.  'Choose to Boost Veggies and Fruit' is a great way to include delicious fruit and vegetables in meals for the family....

Water Does Wonders: Just the Facts….

As we prepare going back to back to school following March Break, it's a good time to kick off the week with some good habits, and those include having water as a healthy beverage option for the kids.  Why? The facts are below: From age 4-18, almost 20% of the...

York Woods Library – Lots to See and Do in March!

Our friends at York Woods Library have a whole series of events for you and your family to participate in this month. Check out the list below, and see our March calendar of events, for all the fun activities happening in our region this...

Volunteer Opportunity for March Break!

The Centre for Spanish-Speaking Peoples is looking for volunteers for its March Break Camp. You can get up to 30 Community Hours by volunteering with us at this camp! The camp will focus on some of the initiatives by the Healthy Kids Community Challenge. If you speak...

Upcoming March 2017 Events at CSSP

Get ready for Spring! Our friends at the Centre for Spanish Speaking Peoples have put out their calendar of events for the month of March. See below for some of the exciting events we have coming up - including our March Break events for the kids. For more...