Summer is here and full of free kid’s programming

Round-up of the fun stuff going on for local kids this summer in Agassiz / Harrison!

Summer is officially here! School is out, the weather is nice and the kids want to play. Summer is a wonderful time to get out of the house and experience what Agassiz has to offer. There are a lot of great programs happening this summer and they are FREE! Here is a little bit of what you can do in Agassiz over the next two months.

The Agassiz Library is not just a place for reading it is your entertainment source for building imagination, developing creativity and finding your passion. Every summer the library puts on their Summer Reading Club. There are opportunities to win great prizes when you read books and record them on your record sheet. Every Friday from July 3 to August 28 from 1 to 2 p.m., come in to the library and do a ‘Build It’ Activity. Each time you go you will receive a free pass to the Ferny Coombe Pool. How cool is that?

The Agassiz Library will also be hosting amazing guests for your entertainment.

Tuesday, July 7 at 2:00 Norden the Magician will be coming.

Wednesday, July 8 at 11 a.m. Storytime in the Park. Pioneer Park.

Wednesday, July 8 at 11 a.m. Urban Safari from Cinemazoo will be coming to teach you the importance of conserving and respecting wild animals.

Wednesday, July 29 at 1 p.m. Science World will be travelling to the library for fun experiments and you may have a chance to get on stage.

Wednesday, August 5 at 11 a.m. Storytime in the Park. Pioneer Park.

Wednesday, August 12 at 11 a.m. Ventriloquist Kelly Haines will have you laughing with talking birds and singing frogs.

Wednesday, August 19 at 11 a.m. Storytime in the Park. Pioneer Park.

Thursday August 27 at 11 a.m. Music with Marnie will be here. Come out and listen to Marnie Grey sing some funky music that will get you moving.

July 7 to August 20, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1-3 p.m. Summer Fun Spot. Come and play with a variety of equipment with kids of all ages. Tuesdays will be at the Library and Thursdays at the Community Recreation and Cultural Centre. Children ages 0-6 must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, August 29 from 11-1 p.m. 1st Annual Family Fun Picnic. Come and enjoy fun activities and challenges with friends and family at the Pavilion. Look for upcoming advertisements.

Have a safe and fun summer and fun summer. Don’t forget the hat, water and sunscreen!

Kim Verigin / Early Years co-ordinator