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Paddles & Trails | Spring 2016
News from the Friends of Killarney Park

Celebrating the 24th annual Spring Clean-up Weekend


On May 7 and 8, more than 90 volunteers joined us for the annual Spring Clean-up Weekend. Together we cleaned and rehabilitated campsites, planted trees, built boardwalks and kiosks, and more. We also kicked off our 30th anniversary celebration. Thanks to everyone who joined us! Check out the Facebook album for more photos.

Special thanks to Alyssa Courtney, age 11, for submitting her report of the weekend:
30th FACT: The Spring Clean-up Weekend was started in 1992 by longtime Friend and volunteer, Randy Boerner. 
Online store SALE!

Save on the La Cloche Silhouette Trail Guide, available on on our online store for only $9.95 (regular $13.95).*

This guide provides valuable information to make the most of your hiking experience including: detailed descriptions of the trail and campsites, distances between sites, six trail section maps, and information about the area's history. 


*Offer available until June 30, 2016. 
UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS

Annual General Meeting
July 2 | 10 a.m. | George Lake Amphitheatre


Summer Concert Series
After a day in the Park, come listen to live music at the George Lake Amphitheatre. 
July 9 | Jory Nash
July 21 | Skarni
July 23 | Murray James O’Brien
August 14 | David Archibald


Artist in Residence Program
Enhance your artistic skills and connect with nature with free art lessons in the Park. 
July 4 to 8 | David Doyle
July 11 to 15 | Christy A. Smith
July 17 to 21 | Danielle Gardner
August 8 to 12 | Pierre Sabourin


Art Show & Sale
Discover nature's beauty through the inspired works of visual artists. 
July 23 and 24, Killarney Community Centre

Enhance your visit to the Park with our lending programs


This summer, stop by the George Lake office to take advantage of our lending programs. Borrow a free artist kit and create an artistic masterpiece, or borrow a free naturalist pack and hike with all the essentials including maps, guides, binoculars and a compass. You can also discover the Park on two wheels. Bike rentals are available to visitors for $10 per day. Visit our website to learn more about our lending programs.
 

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