Hariss Thirukkumar, a Grade 4 student, begins building his LEGO robot,intently focused on the complicated-looking instructions on the computer at the Newcastle library.
Bryan Bickell takes the plunge on New Year’s Day participating in the annual Clarington Polar Bear Swim held at the Bond Head Parkette in Newcastle. The annual fundraiser raises money for the Hollylynn Towie Scholarship Fund which provides financial support for students with autism in Durham Region wishing to pursue a post seconday education.
Merry Pop In Play Group Christmas Party celebrations on Monday, December 16. Join the group Mondays from 10 a.m. – noon at St. Saviour’s Church, Orono. Everyone is welcome.Merry Pop In Play Group Christmas Party celebrations on Monday, December 16. Join the group Mondays from 10 a.m. – noon at St. Saviour’s Church, Orono. Everyone is welcome.
Sunday’s weather did not dampen the enthusiasm of the many children who came with their families to have breakfast with Santa at the Newtonville Community Hall on Sunday. Jamison Heerschop (L) isn’t quite sure about the man in the red suit while his brother Ashton had already given Santa his wish list.
This is the seventh year Jordan Blenkinsop (centre) with the help of students at Orono Public School has collected socks for The Refuge in Oshawa. Logan Lugtenberg (L) and Wyatt Sharpe (R) both won Socktober bringing in 200 pairs each. Ms. Gershon’s class won the pizza lunch for bringing in the most socks. The final count is yet to come but Jordan says with the school’s donation and two corporate donations she has received around 2100 pairs.