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Calendar of Local Events



 THEATRE
AUGUST
August 11 - 23, Embro, Summer Musical Theatre Camp, 9:00 - 4:00 p.m.

August 11 - 23, Ingersoll, Children’s Theatre Group. Call Kath Oliver, 485-4970

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MUSEUM
MAY
May 12 - 30, Woodstock Museum, Dino Days with exhibitions by the Earth Science Museum, University of Waterloo. Call 537-8411 for more information.

JUNE
June 15, Tillsonburg Museum, Father’s Day Social, featuring homemade pie & ice-cream. $4 per serving, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Call 842-2294 for more information.

June 20, 21, Southwood Arena, , Jumbo Trek. Sci-Fi Fundraiser for the Woodstock Museum. Call 537-8411 for more information.

JULY
July, Beachville District Museum, Children’s Summer Programming. For more information call 423-6497.

July 1, Tillsonburg Museum, Canada Day Open House, music on the lawn, birthday cake, 10:00 - 5:00 p.m. Call 842-2294 for more information.

July 2 - August 27, Wednesdays, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Woodstock Museum, Wacky Wednesday, $1/child/per day. Call 537-8411 for more information.

July 8 - August 12, Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Woodstock Museum, Heritage Crafts children’s programs. Call 537-8411 for more information.

July 30, Tillsonburg Museum, Heritage Horse Play Program, 5 consecutive Wednesdays (go to all or as many as you want). $10 per full day, ages 5 - 10. Call 842-2294 for more information.

AUGUST
August, Beachville District Museum, Children’s Summer Programming. Call 423-6497 for more information.

August 6 - 9, Woodstock Museum, Downtown Music Festival. Call 537-8411 for more information.

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SPORTS

JULY

NOTE: Register for Baseball Camps before June 1st and save. Late registration $5. Call 425-0800.

July 2 - 5, Woodstock, Baseball Summer Camp, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost $125, ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 for more information.

July 7 - 11, Westfield Courts, Youth Tennis Instruction, ages 7 - 13 yrs., 8:30
a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Members $20, Non-members $40. Call 425-1181 for details.

July 7 - 10, Dorchester, Baseball Summer Camp, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. C sots $100, ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 for more details.

July 7-10, Thorndale, Baseball Summer Camp, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cost $100. Ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 for more information.

July 14 - 18, Westfield Courts, Youth Tennis Instruction, ages 7 - 13 yrs., 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Members $20, Non-members $40. Call 425-1181 for more details.

July 14 - 17, Tillsonburg, Baseball Summer Camp, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost $125. Ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 for more information.

July 14 - 18, Tillsonburg Community Arena, Ontario Progressive Hockey School, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

July 21 - 25, 28, Tillsonburg Community Arena, Can-Euro Hockey School, 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

July 21-24, Woodstock, Baseball Specialty Camp and Intense Clinic, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost $125. Ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 for more details.

July 28 - 31, Ingersoll, Baseball Summer Camp, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost $125. Ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 .

AUGUST
August 1, 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-29, Tillsonburg Community Arena, Can-Euro Hockey School, 9:30 am. - 4:30 p.m.

August 5 - 8, London, Baseball Summer Camp, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Cost $125. Ages 8 - 13. Call 425-0800 for more details.
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Art
MAY
May 18 - 25, Ingersoll Creative Arts Centre, The School Art Exhibition. Work of students from Ingersoll District Collegiate Institute. Call 485-4691 for more information.

JUNE
June 21 & 22, Creative Arts Centre, Ingersoll, Art in the Park, 10:00a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday and 12:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Sunday. To be held indoors and out. Call 485-4691.

JULY
Regular summer programming will resume at the Woodstock Art Gallery after July; half-day programs will be offered August 5 - August 29.

Three 1/2 day workshops: 9:30 a.m. - 12:00. Cost Members $12, Non-members $15. Call 539-6761 for more information.

July 2, Woodstock Art Gallery, Dye Hard Day. Hey kids look cool in your one of-a-kind sweatshirt. Bring your own or buy for $5. Create a sweatshirt to dye for!

July 3, Woodstock Art Gallery, Cosmic Cooking. Join for a day of cooking. Perfect for the cook’s whose appetite is out of this world!!

July 4, Woodstock Art Gallery, Aqua Art Day! Create projects wet or dry.

July 7 - August 2, Woodstock Art Gallery, Kultural Kids Program. Cost $70 - $75.

July 12, Woodstock Art Gallery, Eric Beddows will be doing readings for the children “Stories and
Things.” Mr. Beddows won the 1996 Governor General’s Award for his illustrations in the book “The Rooster’s Gift.” Starts at 2:00 p.m.

AUGUST
August, Woodstock Art Gallery, four weeks of Art Detective Programs: Week 1: Who’s Taken the Master out of Ceremonies? Week 2: The Code? Week 3 The Missing Link?Week 4 Where’s Art? Call 539-6761.

August 23 & 24, Station Arts, Festival by the Lake to be held at a park near Lake Lisgar. For more information call 842-6151.

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DANCE
JUNE
June 6th and 7th, Woodstock Dance Academy, presents a 10th Anniversary Recital, at the Woodstock Collegiate Auditorium. Call 539-8936 or 421-2941.

June 7, Joe Wilson’s Farm, Oxford Junior Farmer Pig Roast & Dance. Cost $10. Call 423-6970.

June 13 and 14, 7:30 p.m., Woodstock Cooperative Dance School presents their annual “Evening of Dance” at the Woodstock Little Theatre, Market Square. Call 421-0950 for information.

June 27, Ingersoll District Memorial Centre, 6:30 - 10:30 p.m. School’s Out Teen Dance. $3 advance tickets, $5 at the door. For more details call 425-1181.
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MUSIC
JUNE
June 22, Woodstock Fanshawe Singers hosts the 2nd Annual Garden Tour featuring eight gardens in the Woodstock area and an English Victorian Tea just outside of Woodstock. $10 passport includes Tour and the Tea. 1:00 p 5:00 p.m. Call Linda 539-0692 for more information.

JULY
July 30, Market Centre, Woodstock, Sibling Company. An evening of delightful musical selections by the talented Garner family trio. Call 537-2582 (Box Office) for more information.

AUGUST
August 7 - 9, Woodstock BIA, Summer Musical Festival. Featuring performers, wandering minstrels, sidewalk sales, outdoor cafes, BBQ, displays and children’s activities. Call 537-5721 for more details.
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PARENTING

JUNE
June 2, Oxford Child & Youth, Woodstock, Annual Meeting. Open House between 6:00 & 7:00 p.m., meeting at 7:00 p.m. Call 539-0463.

June 28, Family Ride and BBQ. A special family cycling event. Call Gerald at 539-5583 or John at
539-4734 for more details.

NOTE: Oxford Community Child Care will be offering occasional care during the summer months for children from birth to 5 years at Ingersoll Children’s Centre, 24 Raglan St. Call 485-4788.

Good Beginnings Day Nursery will be running a day camp in July and August for kids 5 to 11 at
Fanshawe College in Woodstock. Call 421-0687 for more information.

***ONGOING***
Oxford County Board of Health, Well Baby Clinics Drop In, (see ad page 25)

Woodstock General Hospital, Sibling Tours, available upon request. Call 421-4211.

Alexandra Hospital, Ingersoll. Tours available for the Obstetrical unit. Call 485-1700.

Tillsonburg District Memorial Hospital, Prenatal Tours, 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month, starting 7:30 p.m.. No appointment necessary. 519-842-3611 for more information.

Teen Workshops, Woodstock General Hospital Mondays,

Sept. - June. Tillsonburg &Woodstock locations. Parents & Kids Resource Centre - Learning and
Loving Parenting Program. Enhance your parenting skills with your preschool child. Call 688-2511 or 421-1200.

***COMING EVENTS***

Home Child Association of Ontario will be hosting its 15th annual conference in October. More
information to follow in the Back to School Issue in the Fall.
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READING CORNER

MAY
May 20, Woodstock Public Library, Registration for regular story time for babies, toddlers and
pre-school. Call 539-4233 for more information.

JULY
July 2, Ingersoll Public Library, Read to the Future. Beginning July 2, register to become a reading club member and receive your mission. Members will attend regular weekly meetings and participate in fun book related activities. For more information, call 485-2505.

***ONGOING***
Ingersoll Public Library, Holiday Countdown. Each week, the library will offer children an hour of activities exploring the variety of holidays we celebrate in Canada and throughout the world. For more information, call 485-2505.
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OTHER
INTERESTS

MAY
May 25 - 31, Woodstock Cycling Club will be promoting Bike Week in our community. For more
information, call 539-3681.

May 27, Woodstock Cycling Club, Mountain Bike Club Races. 6:30 p.m. sharp at The Pines. For
beginners, experienced and racers. For more information, call 539-3681.

JUNE
June 6, Ingersoll Parks & Recreation, PD Adventure Days, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. First child $18/day, each additional child $15/day. Call 425-1181.

June 7, Saturday, “Big Sisters Annual House Tour,” Woodstock. $10 per program. Call 537-6404 for more details.

June 10, Woodstock Cycling Club, Mountain Bike Club Races. 6:30 sharp at The Pines. For beginners, experienced and racers. For more information, call 539-3681.

June 14, Ingersoll Parks & Recreation, Red Cross Babysitting Training Course, ages 11 - 16 yrs.
Members and Non-members $30. Call 425-1181 for more information.

June 14, Ingersoll Parks & Recreation, Home Alone Workshops, ages 8 & up, Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Learn how to stay safe when Mom or Dad are not at home. Members and Non-members $10. Call 425-1181.

June 16, Fanshawe College, summer course offerings for Kids. Call 421-0144 for more information.

June 21 & 22, Coyle’s Country Store, Hwy 19 north of Tillsonburg, Craft Show and Sale, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free admission. Call 842-5945 fore more details.

June 21 & 22, Ingersoll, Ingersoll Heritage Days. Craft show, fair, children's games, Provincial Town Crier competition. Call 485-3757 for details.

June 24, Woodstock Cycling Club, Mountain Bike Club Races. 6:30 p.m. sharp at The Pines. For
beginners, experienced and racers. For more information, call 539-3681.


JULY
July 7 - August 15, Oxford Community Child Care, Innerkip Park, Innerkip Summer Kids Kamp. 6 weeks, ages 3-11. To register call 539-4419.

July 7 - 11, Oxford Community Child Care, Browns Church Medina and rural location Norwich Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Offers arts, crafts, games, and so much more. Ages 3 - 11. Call 539-4419 to register..

July 7 - August 22, Oxford Child & Youth Centre, Day Camp. Boys and girls 6-12 yrs. , $40/wk or $250 for summer. Pre-registration required. Call 539-0463.

July 8, Woodstock Cycling Club, Mountain Bike Club Races. 6:30 p.m. sharp at The Pines. For
beginners, experienced and racers. For more information, call 539-3681.

July 14 - 18, Oxford Community Child Care, Thamesford Public School and rural location East Oxford Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Ages 3 - 11. Call 519-4419 to register.

July 14-18 & July 21-25, Brooksdale United Church, The Rainbow & Me Summer Program of
self-discovery and personal power for all children ages 7-9 years. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 10 Sessions. For more details call Eileen Hart, 475-4968.

July 19, St. John Ambulance, Woodstock, Babysitting Course. Cost $25, ages 11-14. Call 537-5622.

July 19 & 20, Coyle’s Country Store, Hwy 19, north of Tillsonburg, Historical Show. Call 842-5945 for more information.

July 21 - 25, Oxford Community Child Care, Zorra Highland Park Public School and rural location
Otterville Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Ages 3 - 11. Call 539-4419 to register.

July 28 - August 1, Oxford Community Child Care, Zorra Highland Park Public School and rural location Norwich Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Ages 3 - 11. To register, call 539-4419.

AUGUST
August, Tillsonburg Fairgrounds, Tillsonburg Tri-County Agricultural Fair. Call 842-5964 for more
information.

August 4, Plattsville & Bright Optimist Club, 3rd Annual Cruise Night. Featuring door prizes, trophies, 50’s & 60’s music, live entertainment, food booth and kids’ games. Call Alex at 519-684-6763 for more information.

August 5 - 8, Oxford Community Child Care, Thamesford Public School and rural location East Oxford Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Ages 3 - 11. Call 539-4419 to register.

August 11 - 15, Oxford Community Child Care, Zorra Highland Park Public School and rural location, Otterville Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Ages 3 - 11. Call 539-4419 to register.

August 11-15 & August 18-22, Brooksdale United Church, The Rainbow & Me Summer Program of self-discovery and personal power for all children ages 7-9 years. 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. 10 Sessions. For more information call Eileen Hart, 475-4968.

August 16, St. John Ambulance, Woodstock, Babysitting Course. Cost $25, ages 11-14, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Call 537-5622.

August 18 - 22, Oxford Community Child Care, Zorra Highland Park Public School, Summer Kids Kamp. Ages 3 - 11. To register, call 539-4419.

August 19, Woodstock Cycling Club, Mountain Bike Club Races. 6:30 p.m. sharp at The Pines. For beginners, experienced and racers. For more information, call 539-3681.

August 20, 21, 22 &23, Woodstock Fairgrounds, Woodstock Fair. Call 537-8212 for more information.

August 22, 23, 24, Quality Inn (Hwy 401 at Hwy 59 - Exit 232N), Ontario Toy Show & Auction. Open House, Auction, Toy Show. For more details call 423-6060.

August 22 - 28, Market Centre, Woodstock, sponsored by Tim Hortons, Kids Workshop Performances. For more information, call 537-2582 or 539-2140.

August 24, Ingersoll Cheese Factory & Historical Museum, Centennial Park, Threshing Days, fun for the whole family, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Admission $2, children under 12 free. For more information, call Shirley at 485-0120.

***ONGOING***
Victoria Park Community Centre. Two exciting Birthday Party packages available to celebrate your special day!. Ages 3 - 12. Pkg. A $70, Pkg B $55. Pizza additional. Call 425-1181.

Ingersoll Optimist Group sponsors a free Community Swim the last Sunday of every month at the
Victoria Park

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