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THE TORONTO ZOO Adopt-a-Pond Program presents ‘FROG WATCH & TURTLE TALLY’ from 11am to 2pm

Watch Toronto Zoo’s presentation (designed for a family audience) from 11 to 12 at the Athol Hall, then drive of walk (less than 1km) for a free hotdog BBQ lunch at a frog and turtle pond! 

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, and the marshes surrounding it, are filled with many exciting species of wildlife, like the rare blue leopard frog and painted turtles! At this family event, children will learn how to identify local frogs and turtles and how to send their tallies to update the Zoo website. A trip to a local pond will help foster a continuing interest in these species and their natural habitat.

Pre-register recommended: Barbara or Colin 613.476.5024 or email foel@bell.net with your name and number of people attending.

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Just a reminder that this Friday  May 17th  is Games Night starting at 7:30pm at the hall.  Rumoli, Ping Pong, Scrabble, Cards and more!!!!!!  Bring your favourite game or learn a new one.    This is an adult only event.

Please bring your own snacks and refreshments.

Remember playing this old game as a kid??????

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And then on Saturday May 18th  at the hall is the Cherry Valley Women’s Institute’s Annual Pie Sale.  Opens at  9am and closes when all the pies are gone!!!!

In the past pies have sold out in a couple of hours!!!

So set your alarm clock…….come early or you snooze, you loose!!! 

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Mark your Calenders! Here’s what’s happening at the Athol Town Hall in MAY.

TUESDAY May 14

Cherry Valley Women’s Institute POTLUCK at 12 noon and at 1 p.m.,  Cherry Valley resident Karol Dulmanis – soap maker and co-owner of the wonderful ‘The Store In Cherry Valley’ – will talk to us about Herbal Medicines. This will be held at the Athol Town Hall. Everyone welcome. For more info please call Mary Lou at 613-476-6590.

FRIDAY May 17

Our regular GAMES NIGHT takes place! All welcome.

SATURDAY MAY 18

At 9 a.m. The Cherry Valley Women’s Institute will be having their annual PIE sale with the addition of other delicious baked items. Held at the Athol Town Hall. Come early so as not to be disappointed!!

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SATURDAY MAY 25

THE TORONTO ZOO Adopt-a-Pond Program presents ‘FROG WATCH & TURTLE TALLY’ from 11am to 2pm

Watch Toronto Zoo’s presentation (designed for a family audience) from 11 to 12 at the Athol Hall, then drive of walk (less than 1km) for a free hotdog BBQ lunch at a frog and turtle pond!

East Lake
, and the marshes surrounding it, are filled with many exciting species of wildlife, like the rare blue leopard frog and painted turtles! At this family event, children will learn how to identify local frogs and turtles and how to send their tallies to update the Zoo website. A trip to a local pond will help foster a continuing interest in these species and their natural habitat.

Pre-register recommended: Barbara or Colin 613.476.5024 or email foel@bell.net with your name and number of people attending.FrogTurtle

Note: The Athol Rec Committee will be in charge of refinishing the wood floors at the Athol Town Hall from May 4 to 11.

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Yes it’s the first Friday of a glorious month! Hope to see you at Games night this Friday from 7:30 onwards. Bring your current favourite game, or play scrabble, dominoes, cards, crokinole, rummoli, ping pong or ? Adults only. But some fun family and children events are coming up soon. Happy Spring!
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