Sunday, Jan 29th, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Maki Park & Maki House
The annual Crystal Beach – Lakeview Winter Carnival is always a great reason to get outside, get active, and spend time with neighbours. Thanks to the generosity of our event sponsors, the day’s activities are free of charge!
Here are a few details about the day’s special events:
10:00am – 12:00pm – Horse-drawn sleigh rides (Maki Park)
Enjoy a fun and relaxing sleigh ride through the snow! This activity is sponsored by Patti Brown of CHELL TEAM RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Group, Brokerage.
11:00am-11:45am – Junkyard Symphony performance (Maki House: Sullivan Room)
Come dance along with this fun musical show that includes comedy, circus elements and audience participation.
12:30pm-2:30-pm Snowshoe Trek with the Scouts (Maki Park)
Visit the Scouts at the Maki Park gazebo for a guided trek through Maki Park. This activity is courtesy of the Ottawa-Carleton Wildlife Centre’s lending library (https://www.wildlifeinfo.ca/lendinglibrary.html).
All-day events (10:00am-3:00pm)
Visit the canteen courtesy of the Scouts in Gravelle Room to purchase coffee, hot chocolate, hot dogs and other snacks.
● Days for Girls Charity Cake Auction in Maki House Gravelle Room
Visit the cakes on display in Gravelle Room to place a bid on your cake of choice! Winners will be contacted for cake pick up at 3:00pm. Bid on a delicious cake knowing that you have helped ease the pain of period poverty for millions around the world. All funds raised will be used to purchase materials to make washable, sustainable, menstrual hygiene kits. With your help, the Nepean Days for Girls Team is creating a world with dignity, health, and opportunity for all. Days for Girls is a charity made up of women and men sewing menstrual hygiene kits. The goal is to keep young women in school. The kits are distributed all over the world where there is a need.
● Skating on Maki Rink
The Maki Rink volunteer team has been hard at work this winter maintaining the ice. Bring your skates to get out on the rink! Maki Rink is sponsored by Tim Hewson at Agent613.ca.
● Games with the Scouts
Participate in some outdoor fun and games with the Scouts in Maki Park!
● CBLCA colouring contest
Visit Gravelle Room to colour a Winter Carnival scene for a chance to win a Crayola Mess-free colouring set. Winners will be notified.
● Fire pit
Take a break to warm up by the fire and roast a marshmallow!
We hope to see you there!