Posts Categorized: Culture

Events Calendar: November 16 – 23

RECREATION Sunday, Nov. 18 Mystery Creature (Guided Walk) On this guided nature tour, participants get to solve riddles to find a series of clues that add up to reveal the identity of a “mystery creature.” It sounds like fun, but I think a lot of kids (and adults) might be a little disappointed if the… Read more »

Revisiting Oz: 21st Century children take a 20th Century teacher back over the rainbow

The Wizard of Oz Directed by: Victor Fleming Starring: Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Margaret Hamilton Last summer, while Aidan and Isabela were volunteering with my LEGO Robotics workshop at Mosaic Learning Centre for Children with Autism, I thought it would be interesting to get their perspective in film reviews. We thought… Read more »

The Mighty Spoon: Closing time

Even the poorest of starving students sometimes get to go out to a very fancy restaurant. It might be a birthday splurge, a graduation celebration or a really fantastic first date; whatever the reason, there’s something magical about eating at a place with linen napkins and an in-house sommelier.