Children’s Programme

CHILDREN’S SUMMER PROGRAM:

The 2022 summer program is BACK!!! This year’s theme is: IN THE BEGINNING!

We will be looking at who lived on this land in the beginning, the ways of life and traditions of the First Nations in this area. With time, other groups and other ways ensued.

Program sessions will be held on the last 2 Thursdays of July and the first two Thursdays of August ie…

July 21 and 28, August 4 and 11. All friends arrive and participate from 1:00-3:00 PM. Parents/guardians of children under the age of 6 are being asked to remain at the program to support their child/guest while enjoying the program.  The group meets at the playground which is at the back of the community centre/firehall. In case of rain, two volunteer librarians run the program from inside the hall.  The children are invited to come any date, anytime between 1-3 pm.

A special guest has joined the group on the last Thursday of the program. This SPECIAL PRESENTATION is OPEN TO ALL RESIDENTS AND VISITORS  and/or around the Point.  The SPECIAL PRESENTATION begins at 2:00 pm . This year, Jack Payette will be visiting on Aug 11 and he will sharing his special stories about his home the Manitoulin Island, including Ojibway traditions of the  and precious artifacts. Jack will also be giving overviews of the FIRST NATIONS in the GREAT LAKE REGIONS.  As an author, Jack pens as John C. Payette and his novel “Nitam The First” will be highlighted in the library and will be available to purchase at our hall on Aug 11.

Community residents and visitors, from Walker’s Point and beyond are welcome to join our Special Presentation on Aug 11, 2:00 pm. There is NO COST involved; be guests of the Walker’s Point Community Library!


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