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Storm Chasing in Ontario

Storm Chasing in Ontario, with David Chapman.   Experience the entire life cycle of thunderstorms. See how they form and develop into powerful lightning and wind storms. Watch an Ontario supercell tornado from start to finish as it cuts a path through the countryside near Arthur, as well as two other tornadoes to hit our province. A very powerful presentation explaining the effects storms have in Ontario. Pre-register, Adult Information Desk or online, aurorapl.ca

April 17th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Tech & Culture

Tech & Culture; a club for the tech enthusiast and thinker.  Are you passionate about technology? Join us to explore new technologies (with hands-on demonstrations) as well as to discuss the cultural, moral and existential impact of these technological changes on our day to day life. First Tuesday of the month.

 

 

 

March 6th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Job Search Strategies - an Employment Workshop for Teens

Attention job-hunting teens!  Join us for an employment information session on Job Search Techniques and Assertive Communication with RNC Employment Services.  Get insider tips on how to spruce up your resume, start your job search and prepare for interviews.

Day & Time:  Wednesday, 10:00 a.m.

Date:  March 14 (during March Break)

Ages:  15 - 18

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

 

March 14th, 10:00am to 11:30am
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Nutrition Series: Unlock the Power of Food!

March is nutrition month, and this year’s theme is “Unlock the Power of Food”. In this workshop, food is our superhero and we’re going to discover its super powers! We’ll talk about trendy superfoods, whether the hype around them is real or not, and other nutrition heavy hitters like fiber, antioxidants, protein, and more. Small samples and recipes will be provided.  With Samantha D'Arcy, Registered Dietician, Sobeys Extra

March 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Nutrition Series: Eat Your Heart Out! Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Heart

February is the month of love!  Come learn how to show your heart some love with healthy eating. We’ll talk about the latest nutrition trends for heart health and some practical, easy ways to make heart healthy eating a habit for life. We will sample a better-for-you Valentine’s Day treat and you’ll walk away with lots of recipes and resources. With Samantha D'Arcy, Registered Dietician, Sobey's Extra

February 13th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Home Alone Program

Designed by the Canadian Safety Council, this program helps prepare 9 – 11 year olds for being home alone during short periods of time.  Participants will learn basic first aid and safety procedures, as well as to recognize hazards, and when and how to use 911.  Offered in partnership with St. John Ambulance.

Day & Time: Friday, 1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Date:  January 19 (P.A. Day)

Ages: 9 – 11

Fee:  $39

January 19th, 1:30pm to 4:30pm
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Planets - our Solar System and exoplanets: a youth Astronomy presentation

Join Ian Wheelband of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for this engaging presentation, followed by a telescope viewing of the night sky (weather permitting). 

Day & Time:  Thursday, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Date:  February 22

Ages:  11 - 16

Fee:  Free!  Please register in advance.

February 22nd, 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Language Development

Language Development with Stephanie Zawalicz & Jill McDermid, Registered Speech-Language Pathologists. Free information to learn

- the difference between speech and language

- typical language developmental milestones from ages 0-6

-how oral language skills relate to literacy and academic success

-the importance of story-telling

- promoting language development at home through various stages of development

 

November 28th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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Triple P Parenting: Raising Confident, Competent Children, 2-part series

The values, skills and behavior to encourage in children are the choice of every parent. Children are more likely to be confident, succeed at school and get on well with others when they develop certain life skills. These life skills include being respectful and considerate, communicating well with others, thinking positively and having healthy self-esteem, being a good problem solver, and becoming independent and able to do things for themselves. October 24 and November 29.

October 24th, 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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