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Dec
14

Wye Marsh Welcomes Winter Open House

Date: Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Location: 16160 Highway 12 East

Join us at Wye Marsh to hand feed chickadees, roast bannock, hike the trails or finish up your holiday shopping in our gift shop! The holidays can be a busy time of year for all, so take a few hours to relax, unwind, and connect back to nature. Bring your family, your friends, or your neighbors to enjoy the sunshine and snow. Programming offered on December 14, 2019 is by donation. There is no admission charge.
Dec
14

Gingerbread House Decorating

Date: Dec 14, 2019 - Dec 14, 2019

Location: Port McNicoll Community Centre (560 Seventh Avenue, Port McNicoll)

Join Tay Seniors Advisory Committee for Gingerbread House Decorating on Saturday, December 14 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Port McNicoll Community Centre.

Fun for all ages!

To arrange free transportation, contact Alison Gray at 705-534-7248 extension 240 or agray@tay.ca by December 12.

Dec
16

Hospice Huronia Coffee and Conversation

Date: Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 16, 2019

Location: Hospice Huronia, 25 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6

Hospice Huronia Coffee and Conversation Mondays 10 am – 11:30 am September – December 2019 Location: Hospice Huronia, 25 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6

Dec
17

Storytime with Mrs. Claus

Date: Dec 17, 2019 - Dec 17, 2019

Location: 715 Fourth Ave.

Come listen to a story read by Mrs. Claus herself and decorate a gingerbread cookie!
Dec
18

Storytime with Mrs. Claus

Date: Dec 18, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019

Location: 145 Albert St.

Come listen to a story read by Mrs. Claus herself and decorate a gingerbread cookie!
Dec
18

PJ Storytime

Date: Dec 18, 2019 - Dec 18, 2019

Location: 145 Albert Street

Bring your little ones for stories, songs and a snack before bedtime. Wear your pyjamas, bring your stuffy and encourage early literacy! Every Wednesday in the Victoria Harbour Branch at 6:30 pm.
Dec
19

Storytime with Mrs. Claus

Date: Dec 19, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019

Location: 17 Thiffault St.

Come listen to s story read by Mrs. Claus herself and decorate a gingerbread cookie!
Dec
21

Gingerbread House Decorating

Date: Dec 21, 2019 - Dec 21, 2019

Location: 145 Albert St.

Come decorate a gingerbread house just in time for the holiday break! Fun for the whole family! Preregistration is required; cost is $10 per house. Extra icing and candy provided
Dec
23

Hospice Huronia Coffee and Conversation

Date: Dec 23, 2019 - Dec 23, 2019

Location: Hospice Huronia, 25 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6

Hospice Huronia Coffee and Conversation Mondays 10 am – 11:30 am September – December 2019 Location: Hospice Huronia, 25 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6

Dec
30

Hospice Huronia Coffee and Conversation

Date: Dec 30, 2019 - Dec 30, 2019

Location: Hospice Huronia, 25 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6

Hospice Huronia Coffee and Conversation Mondays 10 am – 11:30 am September – December 2019 Location: Hospice Huronia, 25 Jeffery St, Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1K6

Jan
04

Christmas Bird Count for Kids at Wye Marsh

Date: Jan 04, 2020 - Jan 04, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

The Christmas Bird Count for Kids (CBC4Kids) is a fun winter birdwatching event for kids and families. Join us to learn about birds, connect with young naturalists, and become a Citizen Scientist! What is CBC4Kids? The Christmas Bird Count for Kids is a fun winter birdwatching event for kids and families. Join us to learn about birds, connect with young naturalists, and become a Citizen Scientist! CBC4Kids events nationwide, and coordinated locally by naturalist groups such as Wye Marsh throughout December and January. Naturalists will show participants how to identify local bird life and use binoculars, then lead them outside to find and count birds. After their adventures, the young Citizen Scientists enjoy hot cocoa and bannock roasting together and share their observations. Their findings are submitted through an online checklist and reported to eBird, where they can be used in scientific research.
Jan
12

Winter Raptor Review at Wye Marsh

Date: Jan 12, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

“Look a Red-Tailed hawk! No wait…or is it a Rough-Legged Hawk? Nope, definitely a Red….ummm” Join The Wye Marsh’s own Tom Goldsmith for a comprehensive overview of identification and conservation around Central Ontario’s exciting raptor species. During this workshop, aided by some of our own ambassador raptors, Tom will review not only the typical field guide identifiers, but also how to identifying probable habitat and behavioural tendencies that complete the information required to confidently find and identify winter raptors in and around Simcoe County.
Jan
15

Seniors Talk

Date: Jan 15, 2020 - Jan 15, 2020

Location: 145 Albert Street, Victoria Harbour, ON

Seniors Talk Series De-Cluttering & Downsizing Wednesday, January 15, 2020 starting at 2:00 p.m. in the Harbour Shore Community Room. Light snacks and beverages provided. Transportation available for Tay Residents.
Jan
19

Photography Workshop Series at Wye Marsh

Date: Jan 19, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 East, PO Box 100

Join Marj Dubeau as she shares her passion and knowledge for photography through a hands on workshop followed by a hike in the marsh where she will provide tips and tricks on photography composition. January: Exploring Winter Textures This workshop will consist of a lesson on exploring different textures in the beauty of the snowiest month, and how such textures can translate into beautiful photos when topics such as composition and colour are considered.The workshop will consist of approx 30 min instruction, 90 min of shooting, 30 min of sharing with feedback.
Jan
26

Snowshoe Eco-Tours at Wye Marsh

Date: Jan 26, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

3 hours, 4 kilometers, woodlands & wildlife! Experience areas of the Wye Marsh that are otherwise not open to the general visiting public! After a brief lesson on the art of snowshoeing, you will head out in search of the many mysteries that animal tracks & signs present. Hungry chickadees that like to eat right out of your hand will follow you along the trail! Warm up by the fire for a snack break of bannock, hot chocolate, and tea along the route. Rentals are included and no experience is necessary!
Feb
01

Marsh by Moonlight: Snowshoe Series at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 01, 2020 - Feb 01, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

Experience the sights and sounds that snowshoeing along our moonlit trails provides! After learning about the Marsh at night through hoots, chatter, coos, yips and howls relax by the fire and enjoy a roasted snack and a warm drink. Space is very limited as we like to keep group sizes small to ensure the best possibility for wildlife encounters!
Feb
08

Marsh by Moonlight: Snowshoe Series at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 08, 2020 - Feb 08, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

Experience the sights and sounds that snowshoeing along our moonlit trails provides! After learning about the Marsh at night through hoots, chatter, coos, yips and howls relax by the fire and enjoy a roasted snack and a warm drink. Space is very limited as we like to keep group sizes small to ensure the best possibility for wildlife encounters!
Feb
15

Snowshoe Eco-Tours at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

3 hours, 4 kilometers, woodlands & wildlife! Experience areas of the Wye Marsh that are otherwise not open to the general visiting public! After a brief lesson on the art of snowshoeing, you will head out in search of the many mysteries that animal tracks & signs present. Hungry chickadees that like to eat right out of your hand will follow you along the trail! Warm up by the fire for a snack break of bannock, hot chocolate, and tea along the route. Rentals are included and no experience is necessary!
Feb
15

Marsh by Moonlight: Snowshoe Series at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 15, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

Experience the sights and sounds that snowshoeing along our moonlit trails provides! After learning about the Marsh at night through hoots, chatter, coos, yips and howls relax by the fire and enjoy a roasted snack and a warm drink. Space is very limited as we like to keep group sizes small to ensure the best possibility for wildlife encounters!
Feb
16

Snowshoe FUNdamentals at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 16, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

Learn the FUNdamentals of snowshoeing with this family orientated workshop. Participants will learn the basics of this engaging outdoor activity, as well as participate in games designed to engage all ages! Discover the FUNdamentals of snowshoeing with this family friendly outing. You will learn the basics of this lively winter activity, explore our winter wonderland, as well as participate in games and an obstacle course designed to engage all ages. Warm up with hot chocolate afterwards, and then spend the day on our trails soaking in some Vitamin N(ature) this family day weekend!
Feb
16

Snowshoe Eco-Tours at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 16, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

3 hours, 4 kilometers, woodlands & wildlife! Experience areas of the Wye Marsh that are otherwise not open to the general visiting public! After a brief lesson on the art of snowshoeing, you will head out in search of the many mysteries that animal tracks & signs present. Hungry chickadees that like to eat right out of your hand will follow you along the trail! Warm up by the fire for a snack break of bannock, hot chocolate, and tea along the route. Rentals are included and no experience is necessary!
Feb
22

Wye Marsh Backyard Birding Workshop: Feeder Birds

Date: Feb 22, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

This workshop will introduce the budding birder to the basics of bird watching, from how to use binoculars and understanding the details of a bird identification book, to learning bird calls and other identification skills. No experience is needed! Can't skate? Downhill skiing or snowboarding not your speed? Birding could be the winter hobby for you! This workshop is a great opportunity for outdoor enthusiasts to get involved in a winter activity! On the chilliest of days this winter you will be able to witness the splendors of nature, even if you aren’t willing to leave the cozy warmth of your home. Birding can happen in all weather!
Feb
22

Marsh by Moonlight: Snowshoe Series at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 22, 2020 - Feb 22, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

Experience the sights and sounds that snowshoeing along our moonlit trails provides! After learning about the Marsh at night through hoots, chatter, coos, yips and howls relax by the fire and enjoy a roasted snack and a warm drink. Space is very limited as we like to keep group sizes small to ensure the best possibility for wildlife encounters!
Feb
29

Snowshoe Eco-Tours at Wye Marsh

Date: Feb 29, 2020 - Feb 29, 2020

Location: 16160 Highway 12 E

3 hours, 4 kilometers, woodlands & wildlife! Experience areas of the Wye Marsh that are otherwise not open to the general visiting public! After a brief lesson on the art of snowshoeing, you will head out in search of the many mysteries that animal tracks & signs present. Hungry chickadees that like to eat right out of your hand will follow you along the trail! Warm up by the fire for a snack break of bannock, hot chocolate, and tea along the route. Rentals are included and no experience is necessary!