5.08 Builds sense of place in community

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. The first new summer activity is a walking-jogging-cycling program with some organized group rides or walks to kick off the program. The group activities will leave the start points at 9 a.m. on the following dates.

June 4 - Meet at the Senior Center for Organizational Meeting Walk/Jog/Cycle Whitney Commons.

June 11 - Meet at the Kendrick Park Band Shell Walk/Jog/Cycle Kendrick Park.

The Sheridan Senior Center introduces a new Summer Senior Outdoor Activity Program for 2014. Part of this program is free bikes for use. You can check out a bike and a helmet for the day just by signing your name.

Sheridan Senior Center has added this new program to their recreation and fitness activities. Biking for Seniors!

The Clare Recreation Department offers a monthly calendar of physical activities for youth, such as swimming and skating. Activities take place on Mondays from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. A leader is hired one day per week in each elementary school to offer physical activity programming for students in grades 4 to 6 from 2:15 to 5:00 p.m.

Form a community, school or workplace team and together ‘walk the distance’ of the Mackenzie River from Fort Providence to Tuktoyaktuk. Registration start December 9, 2013 and ends January 17, 2014

Teams have from January 6 to March 3, 2014 to collectively walk a total of 1,658 km.

Students at Cornwall Collegiate and Vocational School (CCVS) got into the Olympic spirit February 13 as the school hosted a qualifier for the Ontario Special Olympics Four Corners Provincial Championships in bocce ball.The event was hosted by CCVS to give special needs students at the school the chance to enjoy an athletic tradition they had experienced at the former Kinsmen Vincent Massey School.The tournament also fit in with the board’s philosophy of inclusive educational

Unstructured play in nature is proven to be beneficial to children of all ages. Turn off the TV and join us for interactive, seasonal play activities designed to connect you and your child with nature. Get comfortable playing outside! Explore nature using all of your senses. Build a fort, follow an animal track and see where it takes you? Scoop critters from the water, net insects on flowers and observe up close. Create creatures using mud natural materials and imagination.

"6 years ago, the city gave us a piece of abandoned land in the middle of our community that was full of garbage and weeds. What used to be weeds is now full of herbs and vegetables, all organic, that we use for our dressings. People used to look at us like we are gang people and going nowhere.

In the Dixon Hall Graffiti Transformation Project, sixteen youth ages 14-21 create beautiful and meaningful murals that are displayed throughout the Regent Park community. These murals allow youth to express their feelings and provide them with a positive and productive outlet to deal community issues that are important to them. Organizations apply each year for support under the Graffiti Transformation program.

Learning and Fun is a free after school program for children in grades 1-8 from Bennetto Public School and St. Lawrence Catholic Elementary School.  Kids receive one-on-one and small group homework help, and participate in educational games and social activities.  Running from 3:15 to 5 pm Monday to Friday, each afternoon begins with a shared meal.

Hellmann’s® mayonnaise was founded on the principle of using real, simple ingredients – like eggs, oil and vinegar. Our commitment to real ingredients is why Hellmann’s® Canada launched the Real Food Movement™  – a mission to inspire more Canadian families to learn about the pleasure that comes from eating real food. 
 
Since its launch, the Real Food Movement™ has helped:
 
• Plant Urban Gardens in major cities