The Last of the White Pine Loggers are returning home…
On August 2, the Wakami Wailers are hosting a benefit concert to help to restore the historic logging exhibit at Wakami Lake Provincial Park. The Wakami Wailers formed the band in 1981 – the band members all worked in the park as seasonal staff, and happened to be very talented musicians who had a love of traditional folk songs and a gift for story-telling. Over time, the band has built a large catalogue of songs that are now played by other bands, including their iconic song “The Last of the White Pine Loggers”.
Continue reading Wakami Wailers to host benefit concert at Wakami Lake Provincial Park
Ontario Parks is nature’s classroom. You can Learn to Camp> or choose from a wide range of other learning activities organized by park staff or by Friends of Ontario Parks in 2013: Continue reading 10 things (we bet you didn’t know) about Ontario Parks
Arrowhead Provincial Park is currently looking for local artistic talent to build snow sculptures along the Ice Trail for the first annual “Art Froid” (cold art). Public viewing and judging will occur on February 9th, 2013 from 8:30am to 9:00pm. Free hot chocolate will be available compliments of Northern Sanitation and Disposal. Continue reading Art Froid at Arrowhead Provincial Park: calling all snow sculptors!
Looking for a fun fall outing? Here are some fun things to do in Ontario Parks this fall: Continue reading Hike, tag, paint and photograph in Ontario Parks
Friends of MacGregor Point Provincial Park invite everyone to leave their lily pads and hop on over to Wild for the Arts. This two-day outdoor festival puts creativity and nature together at the Port Elgin-area park, September 18 and 19. Continue reading Creativity And Nature At Wild For The Arts Festival
On July 23, 24 and 25, the Friends of Bon Echo Park are hosting their 15th annual Art Exhibition and Sale, which showcases the original work of 45 juried artists, including painting, photography, stained glass, pottery and more. The theme of the artwork is nature, with artists presenting a unique view of wildlife and the countryside. Continue reading Friends of Bon Echo Art Exhibition!
And the winner is… Hawksley Workman & Algonquin Provincial Park. Congratulations! Continue reading The Results Are In- The Great Canadian Song Quest
October 2-4, 2009- Weekend
(Friday 4 p.m registration – Sunday 4 p.m)
Beginner to Intermediate Continue reading Captivating Fall Colours Workshop at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park
Join the Quest Art Group and the Friends of Awenda on Saturday September 26th for the 2nd Annual “Awenda Inspired” Continue reading Awenda Inspired
Summer is in full swing and families and friends are out in the park enjoying another season of adventure. Continue reading ‘People in Parks’ Photography Workshop at Sleeping Giant Park