Awenda

Awenda

Events

Event Name Start Date End Date Location Description
Family Fishing Week June 29, 2019 July 7, 2019

This week allows Canadian residents to enjoy the fun of fishing without a licence

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Summer Interpretive Programming June 29, 2019 September 1, 2019

Awenda's team of naturalists will be running programs daily between June 29th and September 1st. We offer a diverse range of programming suited to every interest and style, so come out to enjoy a day under the sun or a night under the moon!

Visit the Friends of Awenda Park website for our weekly calendar of events

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Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance at this popular park.

Healthy Parks, Healthy People July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019 Awenda Provincial Park

Come one, come all and enjoy FREE DAY USE at Awenda Provincial Park on July 19th in honour of Healthy Parks, Healthy People. Enjoy the opportunity to re-connect with nature and discover both mental and physical health benefits of time spent in Awenda, one of Ontario's hidden gems! Park staff will be leading special activities throughout the day. 

10:30 am - Open Your Eyes to Nature

Discover the ‘art of seeing’ and open a window of understanding by learning how to nature journal. Open your eyes to the natural beauty of Ontario Parks.

Pre-register at the Park Store upon park arrival. Limited to 30 participants. Rain day location; Activity Centre

1:00 pm - Path of Paint and Paddle

What better way to help celebrate Awenda Provincial Parks' 40th anniversary this summer than by exploring our parks’ rich art heritage and creating your own personal masterpiece? Paint your own miniature paddle in a workshop geared to capture your special connection to Awenda!

Pre-register at the Park Store upon arrival. Limited to 32 participants. Rain day location: Activity Centre

2:30 - 4:00 pm - 'Cookie' Canvas

Paint yourself into Awenda's 40th Anniversary celebration this summer! Drop by 1st Beach for an informal painting event using a ‘tree cookie’ cross-section as your canvas. Explore your special connection to Ontario Parks in the tradition of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven! Informal drop-in between 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm (30 minutes/person).

We hope to see you there! 

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GO WILD FOR ART! July 19, 2019 July 19, 2019 1st Parking Lot - 1st Beach,

What better way to capture the essence of your visit to Awenda this summer than by exploring our parks’ rich art heritage and creating your own personal masterpiece? Paint and create during this workshop geared to capture your special connection to Awenda!

3 different sessions will be offered: 10:30am, 1:00pm and 2:30pm.

Pre-register at the Park Store upon arrival. Limited to 32 participants. Activity Centre - rain day location

Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance at this popular park.

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Friends of Awenda Annual Corn Roast August 10, 2019 August 10, 2019 Activity Centre (Trail Centre), 6:30 PM

The Friends of Awenda are hosting their annual cash burger BBQ (6:30 PM) in support of education and research. Join us for a free cob or two (7:00 PM-8:00 PM) and support the Friends’ in a worthy cause! Storytelling, informal demonstrations and a Feast of Fun!  Let's celebrate Awenda's 40th anniversary in style!

Reserve your site as early as 5 months in advance at this popular park.

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Spirit Night: Awenda in Time August 17, 2019 August 17, 2019 1st Beach; Meet in beach parking area D.

An entertaining evening awaits you!  Celebrate Awenda's 40th anniversary with a spectacular Georgian Bay beach sunset and some colourful characters and stories to match!

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