Bowling With The Easter Bunny
March 30, 2013
Join Gateway Centre For Learning as we enjoy an evening of Bowling With The Easter Bunny at Bayshore Lanes in Midland. Every child receives an Easter treat. Enjoy face painting and take a picture with the Easter Bunny! Tickets on sale now: $12.00/person (includes lane & shoe rental).
Download the flyer and colour the picture for a chance to win an Easter Basket. Call 705-527-1522 to reserve your place.
Fifth Annual Spelling Bee
February 3, 2013
The Spelling Bee will take place in the Community Hall at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Midland.
New this year - a category for children in Grades 1 and 2! The spelling bee is open to children in Grades 1 and 8 who reside in North Simcoe.
Entry fee is $5 and the registration deadline is Monday, January 28, 2013 at 4 pm.
Click here for more information.
Let’s Read – Story Time for Families
January 26, February 23, March 23, April 27, May 25, June 22
Join Gateway Centre for Learning at our used book store, BookMARC, 488 Dominion Avenue, Midland, for Let’s Read – Story Time for Families. Local dignitaries will be reading stories to children between 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. A small snack will also be served. Thank you to the Huronia Community Foundation for supporting this project.
Polar Bear Plunge in support of MARC
February 2, 2013
Polar Bear Plunge in support of MARC. Jump into Little Lake Park in February and raise funds for the Midland Area Reading Council. In conjunction with the Town of Midland’s Winterfest activities. Watch for details and pledge forms.
Tutor Training for those interested in working with children and teens
February 9, 2013
Volunteers interested in helping children or teens with their reading, writing or math skills are invited to participate in this half-day training program. The program runs from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. There is a $15 fee. For more information contact Donna Pitter at 705-527-1522 or email@example.com.
Winter Blues Blaster
February 22, 2013
Our annual Winter Blues Blaster is an event not to be missed! This tropical-inspired evening will feature local band “Rock in the House” and a group adult spelling bee. Tickets are $50 and are available at 488 Dominion Avenue or by calling 705-527-1522. The social time begins at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the dance starts at 8 p.m. Tropical-inspired dress is encouraged, but not necessary. New this year is an art sale of work by local artist MJ Weber who lived in Puerto Rico for a number of years. MJ is donating a portion of all sales to Gateway Centre for Learning. The Winter Blues Blaster will be held at the Native Friendship Centre at 175 Yonge Street, Midland. This event is for adults who are 19 years of age and older.
Tutor Training for those interested in working with adult learners
Orientation: April 2, 2013 – 6:30 to 9:30 pm.
Workshop: April 13 and 20, 2013 – 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
This training is designed for volunteers interested in helping adult learners achieve their goals. There is a $15 registration fee. For more information contact Anne Ritzmann at 705-527-1522 or firstname.lastname@example.org.