Snowshoeing under the stars
Saturdays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 7 pm to 9 pm
Ages 15 and up
Cost: $11 per person
Explore beautiful Pinhey’s Point on a guided snow shoe hike under the starry night sky. Learn about the history of the Pinhey family and how they, and other early settlers, survived winters in March Township. Warm up with some delicious hot cocoa served by an open fire. Snowshoes are provided. Notes: Please check the forecast and dress for weather conditions. This activity is appropriate for all skill levels. This program will be delivered in English with bilingual (English/French) staff available to assist.
Registration is required. A minimum of 5 registered participants is required for a session to run. Registration deadlines are noted below. Please use the corresponding barcode to register for your preferred session using Service Ottawa’s online system. All registered participants will be contacted by email in advance of their session to confirm snowshoe size, etc.
1507466 (*Registration is now full.)
1507473 (*Registration is now full.)
1507479 (*Registration is now full)
1507488 (*Registration is now full.)
Postcards from the Past
March 16 to March 20
Ages 7 to 12
Join Pinhey’s Point Historic Site at your local Ottawa Public Library branch for heritage-inspired March Break fun. While Hamnett K. Pinhey and his family settled along the Ottawa River, other members of the Pinhey family stayed in England and others settled in Australia. Discover the ways Early Settlers communicated across great distances, with letters and postcards, and try your hand at writing a postcard with pen and ink yourself. Ages 7-12.
To register, visit the Programs and Events page on the Ottawa Public Library’s website and search “Pinhey’s Point Historic Site”.
Monday, March 16 at 2 pm – Beaverbrook branch
Tuesday, March 17 at 2 pm – Ruth E. Dickinson branch
Wednesday, March 18 at 2 pm – Carlingwood branch
Thursday, March 19 at 2 pm – Greenboro branch
Friday, March 20 at 2 pm – Sunnyside branch
Curriculum-linked School programs and educational activities are offered for students from Grade 1 through Grade 4. Students will learn through discovery and cross-disciplinary exploration topics related to history, social science, and science.
Hours: Book visits Wednesday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm in June 2019.
Book a program
Phone 613-832-4347 May through June and 613-580-2088 ext. 35253 September to April to book your program. The Education and Interpretation Programs Officer will contact you to arrange your visit. Faxed or emailed confirmation will verify your booking.