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Winter WonderLearn: Experience Nature!

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11th Annual Winter WonderLearn: Experience Nature!

Maple the Cow.This Family Day, your family can enjoy a free day of fun at a festival designed to get you active, learn something new, and enjoy time together!

This year’s theme is nature! You and your family can enjoy interactive activities and learn about farming and agriculture, gardening, astronomy, and getting active in nature! Find out where your food comes from, discover the stars, make a nature-based craft, meet Maple the Cow, and more! Experience nature with special guest Jungle Cat World and their Wildlife Safari!

Winter WonderLearn will feature fun and engaging activities hosted by our community partners:

  • Clarington Animal Services
  • Clarington Community Services
  • Clarington Emergency and Fire Services
  • Clarington Heritage Committee
  • Clarington Museums & Archives
  • Durham Astronomical Association
  • Durham Federation of Agriculture
  • Durham Handspinning Guild
  • Durham Master Gardeners
  • Newcastle Historical Society
  • Trefoil Guild, Girl Guides of Canada
  • Scouts Canada
  • Visual Arts Centre of Clarington


Jungle Cat World logo.Special Guest: Jungle Cat World

Experience a wildlife safari!

Jungle Cat World will be offering a special presentation this Winter WonderLearn! Meet an array of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, spiders, and insects from around the world. It's an exciting opportunity to see these amazing animals in real-life and to learn about their fascinating lives, such as where they live, how they survive, their role in the ecosystem, and what we can do to protect them from going extinct.

The Jungle Cat World presentation will be at 11:30 a.m. Don't miss it!


Festival Details

Day: Monday, February 17th, 2014 (Family Day holiday Monday)

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Jungle Cat World Presentation at 11:30 a.m.

Location: Clarington Public Library, Bowmanville Branch (163 Church St., Bowmanville)

​Registration: Drop in; no registration required.

Cost: No charge.


Ontario Power Generation logo.Sponsorship

A big thank you to our key sponsor of the event, Ontario Power Generation!  Without your support, this wonderful festival would not be possible.


About the Festival

Now in its eleventh consecutive year, Winter WonderLearn is a day of free family fun! Children and their families can enjoy Family Day together at an event that celebrates Clarington and the family learning opportunities that thrive here. Shake off the winter blahs at this interactive learning festival. Local organizations offer demonstrations and workshops in literacy, arts, sports, history, science, nature, safety, and health.

Throughout the event, families can explore interactive activities, make a craft or two, and have fun together. The festival allows people to learn about the local organizations that make up our community, learn something new, and spend time together as a family!



General Information:

Clarington Public Library
905-623-7322 x2712

Organization Liaison, Volunteer Opportunities:

Lisa Dyche,
Marketing Librairan, Clarington Public Library
905-623-7322 x2722

Media Inquiries:

Sarah Vaisler
Marketing Manager, Clarington Public Library
905-623-7322 x2705