If you’re looking for something fun and different to do with the kids this summer, the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) might have some ideas.
PAMA is offering several downloadable activities that will celebrate the great outdoors in July and August. It will allow the whole family to discover more about PAMA’s collection and find ways to connect with your community outdoors.
In addition, there will be live virtual programming featuring special guests Botanical Zentangle
Here’s the schedule
July 7, 10 – 11:30 a.m.
Join PAMA and Yvonne Westover in a Zentangle-inspired art workshop designed for kids. The Zentangle Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing patterns. Young artists will gain inspiration from Sara Angelucci’s Botanica Colossi and create their own mini masterpieces. Click here for more details and to register ($5 +HST/per family, free for members).
Tracks and Trails with Credit Valley Conservation
July 21, 10 – 11 a.m.
Let your imagination go wild and discover some of the creatures that live here by sleuthing for signs of tracks and more. Go on the prowl and discover the wild world of plants and animals. Click here for more details and to register ($5 +HST/per family, free for members).
Local Food with Ecosource
July 28, 10 – 11 a.m.
Join PAMA and Ecosource as we prepare a fresh, seasonal meal together. We’ll learn about cooking with fresh, seasonal veggies that can be grown in Peel, and share recipes and tips. Ecosource is an innovative, Ontario-based organization that inspires the community to become more environmentally responsible through creative public education. Click here for more details and to register (free).
Soccer Fitness 101 by Speed Training
August 4, 10 – 11 a.m.
A comprehensive, one-hour, soccer-specific fitness workout, including warm-up, mobility, plyometrics, and strength training, run by Canada’s leading soccer-specific strength and conditioning coach, Richard Bucciarelli. Come prepared to train hard and smart. No experience necessary. Click here for more details and to register ($5 +HST/per family, free for members).