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Appleby Line March break events


From a maple syrup festival to a free seniors lunch, you don’t have to be a kid to enjoy these March Break activities and events near Appleby Line in Burlington.

Free Seniors Lunch

The Churches of East Burlington invites seniors to join them for lunch at Appleby United Church at 12 p.m. on Tues, March 17. Seniors are also invited for luncheons on Tues. April 2 and Tues. May 19. There is no charge for this event but an offering would be appreciated. Appleby United Church is located at 4407 Spruce Street. For more information http://applebychurch.ca or call or call 905-637-2942.

Bronte Creek's Annual Maple Syrup Festival

Fresh Ontario maple syrup begins flowing at Bronte Creek Provincial Park on the first Saturday in March when the park's annual Maple Syrup Festival gets under way. The maple syrup festivities are open to the public from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. every weekend in March and from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily through March Break.

Enjoy a guided tour of the Maple Lane, where 1890s costumed interpreters demonstrate how to tap maple trees, make maple syrup and maple sugar. View artifacts in the maple museum or tour the 100-year-old Spruce Lane Farmhouse.

Be sure to browse through the maple products and souvenirs available in the Maple Gift Shoppe and pick up a bottle of syrup to take home. Hop on a wagon that will take you to a heated pancake house where you can enjoy fresh, hot pancakes with pure maple syrup and sausages, served up throughout the festival hours. The park also makes their own Fresh Maple Sugar and Maple Taffy.

Bronte Creek Provincial Park is located at 1219 Burloak Drive. For more information call Bronte Creek Provincial Park at (905) 827-6911.

Library Lego @ New Appleby

Kids are invited to the New Appleby Library on Tues. March 17 1-4 p.m. with their friends to make something great with Lego. No sign-up required. For more information call 905.639.6373. The library is located at 676 Appleby Line at the corner of Fairview.

I'll Show you How: 1-2-1 Overdrive eBooks

Adults are invited to the New Appleby Library Wed. March 18 10-10:45 a.m. to learn how to download library eBooks to their computer, tablet or eReader. The program is also offered every Wed. until Aug. 26. To register call 905.639.6373. The library is located at 676 Appleby Line at the corner of Fairview.

3-D Photo Art @New Appleby

Teens 9-13 are invited to the New Appleby Library Wed. March 18 2-3:30 p.m. to bring their own photographs and transform them into 3-D works of art. To register call 905.639.6373. The library is located at 676 Appleby Line at the corner of Fairview.

3-D Photo Art @ New Appleby

Teens older than 13 are invited to the New Appleby Library on Fri. March 20, 2-3:30 p.m., to bring their own photographs and transform them into 3-D works of art. To register call 905.639.6373. The library is located at 676 Appleby Line at the corner of Fairview.

Family Swim Burlington Centennial Pool

The Family Swim on Friday, March 20 7- 9:00 p.m. offers a quieter swim for the families to enjoy time together. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult in the water. The whole pool and diving board are also available to enjoy. Family swims are also scheduled for March 27 and April 10. The Burlington Centennial Pool is located at 5151 New Street.

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