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Cookies, science entertain at kids’ Christmas party

The Parents’ Voice held their fourth annual Christmas Party on Saturday, inviting families with young children to the Jack Graham Community Centre for a morning of cookie decorating, gift wrapping and a Mad Science show. From left: Mad Scientist Johanna Guay enlists the help of Alexander Cote-Dagg in a hot air test.
Ruby Stewart gets up close and personal with the dry ice experiments, when Johanna Guay offered volunteers a taste of the fog.
Mad Scientist Johanna Guay took every opportunity to get the children involved with her experiments. From left: Nora MacKechnie reaches for a scoop of bubbles, while her mother, Shelly Heaphy, looks on and Guay encourages the hands-on approach to her work.
Kids were also able to write their letters to Santa, decorate cookies and make their own Christmas ornaments at the party on Saturday morning. From left: Riley MacKechnie gets a mouthful courtesy of Emily Haaima.

Donald
Teuma-Castelletti
BRISTOL Nov. 25, 2017
The Jack Graham Community Centre was filled with holiday cheer and excitement Saturday morning, as kids loaded up on sugary cookies, learned how to wrap presents and took in some wacky science experiments at The Parents’ Voice Christmas Party.
Attracting over 50 kids and their parents, the fourth annual event had plenty of activities to get the whole family in the Christmas spirit.
Accompanying the sugar, science and wrapping was ornament decorating and letter writing to Santa. Shelley Heaphy, an organizer and committee member with The Parents’ Voice, said that the group has had visits from Santa in the past, but decided to keep the focus on preparing for his Dec. 25 visit instead.

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