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Town of Gananoque Strategic Plan Survey

July 16, 2015 Town News
Strategic planning is the process of positioning an organization to meet its future goals and objectives. Strategic planning can effectively manage change and define the direction and allocation of resources needed to accomplish the desired outcomes. Strategic planning has become increasingly important for local governments due to the complex and rapid changes that have occurred in recent years.  Strategic planning can assist municipalities in focusing on their priorities in the midst of an otherwise overwhelming ambiguous environment.
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CPHC SAIL Gananoque Launching New Fresh Hot Meals On Wheels Program

June 24, 2015 Town News

Starting July 7th   Nutritional, well balanced flavorful meals prepared by 1000 Island Catering will be delivered daily 11:30am to 12:30 to homes in Town of Gananoque by dedicated CPHC SAIL Volunteers Our Office is CPHC SAIL Gananoque 345 Herbert Street,

CPHC SAIL Gananoque is launching New Fresh Hot Meals On Wheels Program Delivered daily Monday-Friday 11:30-12noon to homes in Gananoque call for more information and sign up. 613-382-1175 Admission Details: For more information and or to sign up please contact Cheryl at 613-382-1175. Nutritional, well balanced flavorful meals prepared by 1000 Island Catering, a CPHC SAIL Community Support Service Program ``Meals On Wheels`` Wheelchair Accessible: Yes Pet Friendly: No Event or Related Website: Contact Name: Cheryl Handa-Peters Contact Email: Contact Phone: 613-382-1175 Contact Organization: CPHC SAIL Gananoque

Gananoque Public Library Summer Programs

June 24, 2015 Town News

Location: Gananoque Public Library 100 Park Street Gananoque Ontario

TD Summer Reading Club Activities Come play with us all summer long!

 27 June – 1:00 p.m.  Launch of the TD Summer Reading Club (registration all

day) Join us for our unveiling of over 50 new club books then join in some improve fun and games with the 1000 Islands Young Company before we join them in the park for their performance.  There will be door prizes, games and more!

July1st - Canada Day Scavenger Hunt and Games in Town Park from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

July 1st - 10th  is Play Doh Week. Hang out, create and play.

July 2nd  – Book Nerd Gaming Night 1 from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m.

We will chat about favorite reads of the summer before gaming with personal devices, library computers and the library’s new PS4.  We have Minecraft, Little Big Planet 3 and 15 NHL games for your entertainment.

July 8th - Teddy Bear Picnic in Town Park from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bring your picnic and join in the fun: parachute games, outdoor painting, First Aid Bear Hospital, bear dough, stories and more fun.

July 11th - 17th is Mini Sports Week. Play a little mini b-ball and mini putt during your visit.

July 16th– The library plans to host a Quidditch Match in field behind Town Hall complete with quaffle, bludgers and the evasive snitch.  Please contact the library if you wish to be part of a team.  Witch and wizard spectators.  The match will start at 7 p.m.

July 18th - 24th  Box Bonanza Week. Help build a box world in the library.

July 25 – 31  is Board Game Week. Pick a game and a friend or two to come and play a round from our game selection.

July 30th  – Join in as we celebrate the 80th Birthday Party for Monopoly with snacks, music and the classic game.

August 1-7 is Word Play Week. Enjoy Mad Libs and making magnet messages and creating your own book domino run.

August 8-15  Story Mob prep week. Go on knock your socks off...  come in and design, your very own pair of crazy socks in preparation for our first ever StoryMob!

August 12th- Gananoque Story Mob! Robert Munch’s Smelly Socks! from 10 a.m.  – 12 p.m.

Come along for a public rendition of Robert Munsch’s book Smelly Socks! As we celebrate International Youth Day.  We will parade from the library to Joel Stone Park where all children can join in the book live time.

 August 123th – Book Nerd Gaming Night 2 – You always ask, “Can we do it again?” So yes.

August 17th - Official Club Closing Party: Go Fly a Kite! at 1 p.m. Kite building will take place at the library then kite flying at the Steel Workers Park as we celebrate all reading successes over the summer months.

Story Times

Story times are every Monday 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Admission Details: Free programs

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Contact Name: Deirdre Crichton Contact Email:

Contact Phone: 613 382-2436 Organization: Gananoque Public Library