Staycation this August 4th Holiday

It’s both a joyous and deflating time – the August 4th holiday, which is positioned midway through the summer months. It is our first reminder that summer isn’t going to last forever. Additionally, not everyone gets this day off and confusion proliferates over the exact name of the holiday (for e.g.: it is known as…

Winter at the Royal Botanical Gardens

Although the Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG), located on Plains Road West in Burlington Ontario, is better seen in the summer, their winter programming also promises much in the way of nature-based educational entertainment. While visiting the RBG Centre this past March Break, I had the chance to see their exhibit on Savage Gardens/Nature’s Ninjas. All…