Fireflies by Evaleen Stein
Look! Look down in the garden how
The firefly lights are flitting now!
A million tiny sparks I know
Flash through the pinks and golden-glow,
And I am very sure that all
Have come to light a fairy ball,
And if I could stay up I’d see
How gay the fairy folks can be!
National Aboriginal Day is Wednesday June 21, 2017. Events are taking place all over Canada to celebrate Canada’s Indigenous Peoples. Information about National Aboriginal Day events and activities taking place across Canada can be found at Celebrate National Aboriginal Day.
Reading the news is an excellent way to improve your English skills. It is also a great way to learn about what is happening around the world. Excellent short news stories designed to assist English learners improve their reading skills can be found at Breaking News English, Simple English News and News in Levels. Choose articles that interest you in a wide variety of topics.These sites give learners an opportunity to select reading material at a level they are most comfortable with.
Doors Open takes place June 3 and 4th 2017 in the City of Owen Sound. This event gives the public an opportunity to explore some of the city’s most interesting places. The doors will be open at multiple sites across the city, offering FREE and rare access to historically, architecturally, culturally and socially significant buildings. This year the city will feature a variety of sites that celebrate 160 years of Owen Sound and 150 years of Canada. Details about the event including, a list of locations and the times that they will be open can be found at Owen Sound Tourism.