june 11 is friends day


Mark Your Summer Calendar With
Special Dates at Bonnechere Park



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2016 Friends Day
Saturday, June 11    

Plan to join us. We'll be presenting Jim Fraser, Past Park Superintendent 1987 to 2007, with our annual 2014 Board of Directors Award. Better late than never -- we finally caught up to him!

During Jim's visit we plan to browse photos from the Park's history. Drop by and say hello -- better yet, join us for potluck lunch. 

11:30am: FBP AGM and award presentation
Noon: Potluck Lunch
Afternoon: Browsing photos marking the milestones of the 50th Anniversary of the Park in 2017 
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Fishing With Dad
Saturday, June 18     

This CRC Toy Bus event offers gear and bait so dads and tots can dip a line into the Little Bonnechere River in hopes of landing the big one.

FREE access to Bonnechere Park for the morning. If you wish to extend your visit outside the event times, a valid day-use Park pass will be required (available at Park office).

Check Calendar of Events for more details>

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Healthy Parks,
Healthy People
July 15 - Save the Date!  

Celebrate this FREE day at all Ontario Parks. Take your family outdoors and active at Bonnechere Park: get a green lift by spending time enjoying our nature-based programs and natural spaces. 
 
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FREE Day-Use Pass
Sign Out a Free Park Pass for Up to 3 Days 

Enjoy FREE full-day use of Bonnechere Park facilities, amenities and events. Sign out your Park pass at the Killaloe & District Public Library or the Killaloe Community Resource Centre.

Lenders may use the pass for up to three consecutive days, from 8am to 10pm daily.

Available on a first-come-first-served basis. No reservations accepted. Day-Use Pass may be signed out once per season per family. 
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Silver Chain Challenge
Clock Your KM: Walk, Run, Bike or Wheel  

The Silver Chain Challenge is a friendly competition between Renfrew County and Lanark County to inspire and promote more active and healthier communities.

The benefits are huge: 
  • improved mental and physical health 
  • vibrant, inclusive and socially engaged communities 
  • stronger local economy 
  • safer roads 
  • improved quality of life for everyone  
 
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Be a Friend
Join the FBP Board of Directors  

Interested in joining the Friends? Our small but mighty Board of Directors welcomes interest from volunteers who aim to help us support the Parks of the Little Bonnechere by providing:
  • active outdoor play and engaging interpretive options
  • education and outreach initiatives
  • natural and cultural heritage resource protection and promotion
  • fundraising and partnership development

If you have the time and skills to help us achieve our goals, please connect with us. 

 
Join The Friends