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Mobile Mini Circus for Children (MMCC)

MMCC, Mobile Mini Circus for Children, is an international non profit NGO that has been working in Afghanistan since June 2002. The main...

Mobile Skateboard Park

HRM Recreation put aside money this year to bring skateboarding to rural communities, that do not have skateboard parks. Top of the line...

Mobilized FreeWheelers

Mobilized FreeWheelers version 1.0 was an elaboration on our core Build-A-Bike program. The project explored the need for more community-...

Mobilized FreeWheelers: Youth Advocacy

CFW is increasing its capacity to facilitate youth advocacy efforts related to cycling and active transportation. Mobilized FreeWheelers:...

Mommy and Me : (18-42 months) Dance Class

Dance class setting designed to encourage creative movement through music and games while spending quality time with Mom. This class began...

Monday Sports Club

Every Monday youth, ages 8-11, have the opportunity to come to the Gaspereau Valley Elementary School from 2:30-4:30 (after school program...

Mothers In Motion

Mothers in Motion is a national initiative aimed at moving, mentoring and motivating mothers to be physically active and adopt healthy...

Mothers of New Babies and Toddlers : Safety

Mothers in Motion Mothers in Motion is a national initiative aimed at moving, mentoring and motivating mothers to be physically active and...

Mountberry Adult Day Service

This support service provides a regularly planned "day out" for elderly and disabled adults in a structured, group setting. Programs are...

Movin' On

Movin' On is a motivating Kilometer Club Program. Participants walk, run, skip, ski, snowshoe, etc. along a set track. Students collect a...

Mulgrave Park Playground Project

Mulgrave Park is a residential neighbourhood in Halifax on the North End within the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia .Funding...

Mulgrave Park Resource Centre

Mulgrave Park is a residential neighbourhood in Halifax on the North End within the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia. The Mulgrave...

Multicultural Children Soccer Program

Parents from diverse communities in Peel strive to enroll their children in an affordable and decent physical activity program. In response...

Multicultural Women's Health and Well-being Hub

MIAG has embarked on a new project titled 'Women Health and Well-being Hub.' This project contributes to improving leadership and vision in...

My Backyard Tree Planting Program

LEAF’s Backyard Tree Planting Program: If you live in Toronto or York Region you can get a native tree or shrub for very little. You will...

My Menu Planner- Healthy Eating Just Got Easier

EatRight Ontario wants to help you improve your health and quality of life through healthy eating. This service provides easy-to-use...

Myths and Legends March Break Camp

This March break camp is about learning myths and legends from around the world, Children participate in games, stories, dances and crafts...

Naismith 3 On 3 Basketball Festival

Fun is what you should expect and that is what you will experience in this unique 3 - ON - 3 basketball festival. On August 11th, 2007...

National Aboriginal Day - June 21

Canada’s National Aboriginal Day is annually held on June 21 to celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures, and outstanding...

National Kids Cancer Ride

The Sears National Kids Cancer Ride is the biggest and most ambitious charity cycling event on behalf of childhood cancer in the world. On...

National Youth Week Calender of Events for Peterborough Ontario

A week long celebration in Peterborough Ontario.There are so many exciting events that will happen May 1st to 7th in Peterborough as we...

National “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Week”

“National Learn to Ski and Snowboard Week is a celebration of winter, a Canadian tradition for over 30 years,” explains Colin Chedore,...

Naturally Active Victoria County Nature Ambassadors Program- “Youth Back to Nature”

Naturally Active Victoria County is a call-to-action for community groups, organizations and leaders, business and government to address...

Nature Immersion Program (2nd yr adult program)

Once you’ve experienced the Art of Mentoring Adult Program, you can come back and disappear onto the landscape, immersed in what we call:...

Nature Stuff Tours & Things- Your Guide to Nature in the Prince Edward County

We are so fortunate in Prince Edward County, and the general Quinte area, to be blessed with such a diversity of flora and fauna, and...

Nature Tykes " Early Years" Nature Program

A new program from Nanaimo’s parks and recreation department aims to get youngsters outside, active and learning during the school year....

NEAT – Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto

NEAT (Newcomers Explore and Appreciate Toronto) is a very unique program designed to help immigrants/convention refugees to gain hands-on...

Neighbourhood Awakening

The RAFT works with communities throughout Niagara by generating initiatives to create a positive impact in the neighbourhood and with...

Neighbourhood Food Depot Network

Five community groups in London, each operating a neighborhood food depot one day per month, are well on their way to becoming a self-...

New Minas Volleyball Academy

The New Minas Volleyball Academy is designed for children, girls and boys, in grades 4...

Newcomer On the Move Project

Newcomer On the Move was a provincial project delivered by the CAAWS from 2009 to 2011. The project was designed to increase capacity at...

Niagara Velomobile Happening

The Niagara Velomoblie Happening is an annual event that involving workshops, guest speakers,demonstrations , BBQ and Pot luck. Workshop...

Night Hoops

Night Hoops is a free drop in basketball program held 3 times a week from 6-9.It has ages 7-12 for the first 1.5 hours and ages 13 and up...

Night of the Spooks

Come and celebrate Halloween with a special evening tour of the Highland Village by lamp light, complete with storytelling, skits and...

North American Indigenous Games

The NAIG is hosted every three years alternating between Canada and the United States of America.The North American Indigenous Games help...

North American Indigenous Games Year Out Celebrations “Sport Spots”

To kick off celebrations for North American Indigenous Games Year Out Celebrations , we will be running a program called “Sport Spots” for...

Northern Healthy Foods Initiative (NHFI)- Greening of the Leaf

The creation of a living green school setting that involves the whole community in the growth of a variety of plants for the benefit of all...

Northwest Territories Sport & Recreation Council

The SRC is a non-profit organization providing funding and supports to imbed physical activity as a way of life in the NWT, for all....

Not Far From the Tree

Not Far From The Tree is coming to the neighbourhood! This great community organization puts Toronto's fruit to good use by picking and...

Nova Scotia Beachcombing at its Best

What a great way to get your exercise in the open air. As the sea birds fly by and the waves crash against the shoreline, you are free to...

Nova Scotia Ice Festival

This is an invitation to climbers and non-climbers to participate in a Nova Scotia Ice Festival. With support from CNS, I would like to...

NSTEP- (Nutrition, Students, Teachers Exercising with Parents) EAT WALK LIVE

‘NSTEP Registered Charity (Nutrition, Students, Teachers Exercising with Parents) goal to prevent childhood obesity. The ‘NSTEP...

NWT Youth Centres

To provide programs and services that encourages culture and language as well as the importance of physical and academic strength for our...

NYC Beacons Youth & Adult Programs

Beacons programs are school-based community centers serving children age 6 and older and adults. There are currently 80 Beacons located...

NYC Teen ACTION

Teen ACTION (“ACTION” is an acronym for Achieving Change Together In Our Neighborhoods), DYCD’s Service Learning program, is part of Mayor...

Oaks and Acorns (AoM)The Art of Mentoring- Parents and Tots Nature Based Program

Our parent and tot program, for parents with young ones ages 0-3 (rather dependent 4′s are welcome here as well). Parents and tots spend...

Old Fashioned Christmas

Old Fashioned Christmas is back at Sherbrooke Village and it's bigger than ever. This is a two-weekend event. Old Fashioned Christmas...

On The Grow Family Fit Centre

On the Grow is an indoor playground located in Bayers Lake. For parents with children 6 months to 6 years, keeping their little ones active...

On the Right Path - An Online Walking Program

“On the Right Path” is a fun and motivational walking program where participants will virtually walk the historic Overland Trail from...

Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres

As a province-wide organization The Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres represents 28 friendship centres across Ontario. The...

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