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Saturday, February 22, 2020

24hr Blue Mountain

24hr Blue Mountain
Location: Blue Mountain Resort

Get your relay team together for the return of 24h BLUE MTN! In support of the Collingwood General & Marine Hospital and Special Olympics, teams of up to 10 participants will ski all day and through the night for the highest accumulation of runs. Contact: Blue Mountain Resort
Website: https://24hbluemtn.ca/

Free Family Adventure Days at Kimbercote

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: Kimbercote Farms

Join Elephant Thoughts and Hundred Acre Wood for a taste of the exhilarating activities that your children can enjoy throughout the year in our Forest School Programs. New families are also eligible for one free day of Nature School. 1-3pm - Hot Drinks and Snacks Feb 22nd Kimbercote Family Orienteering Challenge After a crash course in orienteering compete to locate as many waypoints as you can. April 11th Survival Skills for the Whole Family Learn to make rope with plants and trees as well as how to make fire using traditional flint/steel and bow drill May 9th Kimbercote Family Scavenger Hunt and Live Animals On our final Family Adventure Day, families work together on a Kimbercote Scavenger Hunt mysti@elephantthoughts.com director@forestpreschool.ca Kimbercote Farm, 316362 Third Line C, Heathcote

Contact: Elephant Thoughts
Phone: 7054442012
Email: mysti@elephantthoughts.com
Website: https://www.elephantthoughts.com/school-in-nature/

Coldest Night of the Year

Coldest Night of the Year 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Trinity Church - 140 Maple Street, Collingwood

Collingwood will be the scene of a sea of walkers in support of Home Horizon’s Barbara Weider House for youth facing homelessness. With lead sponsorship by BeaverTails, this is the night that the people of South Georgian Bay will join 120 communities across Canada for the Coldest Night of the Year for a 2 or 5 km walk. The walk will be followed with a celebration, an “apres-walk” featuring live music from Romney Getty, food from Azzurra, Market Made, Collingwood Bread Company and lots of fun for the kids (face-painting, firetrucks, games and more!). Contact: Alison Smith
Phone: 416 831 2012
Email: alisonhwsmith@gmail.com
Website: https://cnoy.org/location/collingwood

Blumination Dream Trail

Blumination Dream Trail 6:00pm - 10:00pm
Location: Blue Mountain Village

Spectacular lights. Sensational sounds. It’s a one-kilometer winter stroll through the heights of innovation to the edge of your imagination. Follow the trail along beautiful, tree-lined pedestrian streets and pathways through the Village and around the Mill pond to discover magical, mega-watt light displays. For more details visit Blumination.ca

Contact: Blue Mountain Village
Phone: 705-444-7398
Email: events@bluemountainvillage.ca
Website: http://bluemountainvillage.ca/blumination

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