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The Town of Orangeville Community Services Department presents The Block Box, a trailer filled with all sorts of fun, engaging and community focused activities will be touring across the Town this summer.  Programs and activities will be offered by the Recreation & Events and the Orangeville Public Library teams.  A variety of activities are planned for everyone – all ages, all abilities, all interests.  Come and join us for songs, stories, water safety, sports, crafts, movies and a whole lot of fun. Come as often as you wish, even every day.  We would love to see you.  Get Active Orangeville! 

Questions about The Block Box? Email [email protected] 

Please note the Block Box program is weather dependent.  In the event of inclement weather, programming will be cancelled.

 

 

Week 6: August 15th - 20th at Parkinson's Cres Park

Sign up for our 2v2 Basketball Tournament for ages 12-17yrs on August 23rd at 5:00pm 

Team Sign Up Form

 Monday August 15th

9:30am - 11:45am 

  • Art in the Park 
    • Coffee Filter Butterflies
    • Handprint Lilies 
    • Leaf Prints 

1:15pm - 4:00pm

  • Backyard & Large Group Games
  • Come out and socialize with your neighbours through large group games!
    • Flag Tag, Everyone's IT Tag, Octopus, Jackpot, Soccer
 Tuesday August 16th 

9:30am - 11:45am

  •  Art in the Park 
    • Sundae Bowl Craft - Under 8yrs
    • Popsicle Stick Wall Hangings - 8yrs+

11:00am 

  • Reading in the Park - French & English Storytime

1:15 - 4:00pm

  • Ice Cream in a Bag - While supplies last 
  • Sports and Open Equipment - All ages 
 Wednesday August 17th 

9:30am - 11:45am

  • Art in the Park 
    • Beaded Windchimes
    • Puffy Paint

10:30am - 11:45am 

  • "Building Bonds" - Family Programming - Under 8
    • Giant Lego Blocks, Waffle Blocks, Wooden Blocks & Jenga 

1:15am - 4:00pm 

  • Backyard Games & Large Group Games 
 Thursday August 18th 

9:00am - 11:45am

  • Art in the Park
    • Pool Noodle Boat
    • Paper Plate Kites 
    • Rock Painting 

1:15pm - 4:00pm

  • Sports & Open Equipment - All ages 
 Friday August 19th 

9:00am - 12:00pm 

  • Art in the Park 
    • Handprint Incredibles
    • Masks 

6:00pm - 8:30pm 

  • Family Programming - All ages
    • Ladder Toss, Bean Bag Toss, Badminton, Connect 4
  • Sports and Open Equipment - All ages  

9:00pm

  • Movie Night: The Incredibles 2
 Saturday August 20th 

 9:30am - 12:00pm 

  • Art in the Park 
    • Painting Mini Bird Houses - While supplies last 
    • Toilet Paper Kazoos
  • Family Programming 
    • Songs, Parachute, Boomwackers & Music 

10:30am 

  • Reading in the Park

 

Week 7: August 22nd - 27th at Parkinson's Cres Park

 

 Monday August 22nd

 9:30am - 11:45am 

  • Art in the Park
    • Popsicle Stick Puzzles
    • Paper Plate Sun Visors

10:30am 

  • Family stretching and mindful breathing 

1:15pm - 4:00pm

  • Backyard & Large Group Games 
  • Come out to play games with your neighbours and friends!
    • Octopus, various tags, wax museum, 
 Tuesday August 23rd

Marvel Themed

9:30am - 12:00pm 

  • Art in the Park 
    • Baby Groot Planters - Flower Pots - While supplies last 
    • Hero Shields 

11:00am

  • Reading in the Park - French English Story Time

4:30pm - 8:30pm 

  • Sports & Open Equipment Sign Out 
  • 2v2 Basketball Tournament - Sign Up Form Above
  • Group Games: Rob the Nest, Protect the Castle, 
 Wednesday August 24th
Star Wars Themed

9:30am - 11:45am 

  • Art in the Park 
    • Character Paper Plate Craft
    • Galaxy Playdough - While supplies last 

1:30pm - 4:00pm 

  • Backyard Games:
    • Volleyball game, Connect Four, Ladder Toss, Spike Ball
 Thursday August 25th
Harry Potter Themed

9:30am - 11:45am 

  • Art in the Park 
    • Make your own Wands
    • Make your own Bubble Wands
    • Owl Craft

1:30pm - 4:00pm 

  • Sports and Open Equipment Sign Out 
 Friday August 26th 

 9:30am - 12:00pm

  • Art in the Park
    • Salt Dough - While supplies last
  • Sports and Open Equipment Sign Out
 Saturday August 27th

9:00am - 12:00pm

  • Art in the Park
    • Chalk
    • Beaded Lizards and Snakes
    • Yarn Turtles 
  • Family Games

10:00am - 11:00am

  • Library Summer Reading Club - Special Guest
    • Hands On Exotics