Category: event

Fishing Derby at Ryken Pond

Every April you will see kids 14 and under fishing at Ryken’s Pond. This is the annual Fishing Derby done in co-operation with the Warkworth Community Services Committee. This year the event is on Saturday April 28th and Sunday April 29th from 8:00AM to 4:00PM. Take Morganston road to its junction with Jakobi road just…

Ganny Fanny Float 2012

Unable to attend due conflicting to events ye Editor had to pass on the Ganny Fanny Float this year. But with the help of MBA buddy Don Carr I have obtained the following images of this years event. Here is some of the action along the river: Some of the observers canoe into position: And…

Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest Results

As was the case last year, choosing the final photo contest winners was no easy task. There was some agreement among the 8 judges as to the top 4; but then ranking among the top four was no mean task nor was the choice of which to eliminate. Finally, we decided to expand our list…

Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest Top 12

The Rooster is calling, The Rooster is calling – Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival’s Top 12 Photos The Maple Syrup festival attracted many photographers who submitted some excellent photos of what was happening in the Sugar Bush and in town.The Photo Contest had 16 photographers and over 200 fine photos submitted. However, this excellence in photography…

WW Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest 2012

Cold , windy and chilly on the first day, the Spring flood of  warm weather on Sunday  certainly brought out the photo takers for the Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest sponsored by the Library. There were over 200 photos submitted among 14 photographers. This number includes 2 of last year’s top ten photographers, Ray…

Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny Fest – Port Hope 2012

Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny does not quite  fit completely with the Trinity College School, Capitol Theater, Northumberland Gallery and  the Carriage Trade Shops in Port Hope town. But the arrival of Spring does bring out the Vernal Spirits as manifested by the Ganny Fest – truly floating your fanny down the Ganny on…

Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival 2012

The Sun is rising ever later and global warming has been occurring locally through most of a fairly modest and  mild January to February this year. But ask any Canadian and everyone in their heart of hearts is rooting for the sap in the Maple trees to get moving. And so the March to the 26th…

Photo Contest at the Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival

The big news for the Pics of Canada is the return of the  the Maple Syrup Festival Photo Contest sponsored by the Warkworth Library and this blog. From the photo above there will be more than enough photo opportunities at this years festival. And this year there is an added Sweet Prize [see just below]  if…

Occupy London Protest Gets Tumbled

London Ontario with its prestigious businesses, fine park system and the University of Western Onatrio campus is known as a country club town. Predominately middle class and comfortable, London Ontario at first thought is not the place that would see Police vs Protestor confrontation. But apparently London administration has decided the opposite as seen in…

Free Blogging Presentations

Free travel blog created at WordPress.com – see here. You can have your own blog for free because … Blogging has become free of development and runtimes costs Discover how  on  Wedneday  nights at the Cobourg Library 2nd Flr group room. The presentations start at 6:00PM and last for 45 minutes. After, there is a…

Ganny Fanny Fest

[iframe width=”700″ height=”1400″ src=”https://picsofcanada.com/gannytry2.html”] For readers interested the Ganny Fanny Fest takes place in late March early April and more info can be found here.