Youville Celebrates Summer

July 27th, 2015

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Each year as summer school comes to a close, we hold a BBQ Fun Day and Showcase for our summer school students and their children.

Work from the two summer courses, Visual Art and Dramatic Arts is displayed and showcased prior to heading outside for a BBQ and some fun outdoor activities. This is a wonderful opportunity for our summer school students to celebrate their achievements, and to enjoy a special event with their children.

The BBQ Fun Day included children’s games, pony rides, a visit from local firemen and their truck, a fun photo booth, and a delicious buffet of burgers, salads, watermelon, ice cream cones and refreshing beverages.

Youville Centre volunteers as well as volunteers from MBNA and TELUS helped us to make this day special for our young moms and their children.

We would like to thank the following individuals and organizations whose donations helped to make our Summer BBQ Fun Day such a success:
Papa Jack Popcorn
MBNA, A Division of the Toronto-Dominion Bank
GMSPC
PEPSI Beverages Canada
Whole Foods Market Lansdowne
TELUS Ottawa Community Ambassadors
Ottawa Police Service
Ottawa Fire Services
The Smith Family
• Youville Centre Volunteers and Board Members

Please enjoy these photos from the event!

Visual Arts students displayed their paintings, drawings, and sculptures:

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Dramatic Arts students put on a series of short plays for their children:

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Youville’s infants and toddlers enjoyed outdoor games, water play, and pony rides:

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Local Fire Station #13D visited with their truck and were a big hit with our toddlers:

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Youville Centre volunteers and guest volunteers from MBNA and TELUS joined in the fun and helped make this event a huge success:

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And everyone enjoyed a delicious summer BBQ meal with burgers, fresh salads, cool drinks and of course, ice cream:

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