Making Connections Tips

Another school year is almost behind us. I hope you all have a restful and safe summer. There are a number of free or less expensive activities for children/families during the summer. Here is a list of some of them:

Lethbridge Public Library: Ready, Set Read (You must register on-line or in person, volunteer students need to take a training session; up to 4 mornings a week for 6 weeks, at your discretion)

YWCA Neighbourhood Play Program: YWCA staff provide activities at playgrounds throughout Lethbridge using some of the elementary school playgrounds, Park Meadows and Agnes Davidson schools are 2 of them; no registration is necessary; Mon-Thurs 9:00 – 12:00 and or 1:00 – 3:30; students must go home during the lunch hour

Canada Day Celebrations: check out City of Lethbridge website and the June Leisure Guide for more information

Street Machine Weekend: weekend of July 12, drive-in movie on July 12, check website for more info, parade of vintage cars July 13, 100 ft dash July 14, Show and Shine in Galt Gardens July 15

Shakespeare in the Park: at Galt Gardens, donations appreciated, this year’s production “The Tempest”; Thursday and Friday evening except weekend of July 12

Henderson and Westminster Outdoor Pools: both pools charge a fee: Henderson $3.25 - $6.00 depending age or a family pass of $15.00, Westminster $3.00 - $4.00, or a family pass of $12.00

Heritage Day: Exhibition Grounds, variety of ethnic foods and entertainment, Aug. 6, 11:00 – 4:00; $5.00 admission, there is a cost to the food

Whoop Up Days: begins with parade Tues Aug 21, check out the Exhibition Grounds website for time and map; other activities such as breakfasts during the week, usually minimal cost, most support local charities, Daytona Homes supports District 51’s Ready, Set, Go, backpack and school supply program, Whoop Up Days Rodeo and Midway Aug 21 – 25, check out website for discounts for entry and rides

For more information please contact your Making Connections worker, Christine Bishoff  at 403-892-0336