GACSN- Jan 18th

Good morning everyone,

It’s our annual talent show at GACSN! Please see the attached flyer for further details on how to prepare .

Aside from our talent show, our afternoon will include : making masquerade masks and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all things needed for your performance, swimming attire and a nut-free snack .

Have a wonderful rest of your week!

Take care ,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

Annual GACSN Talent Show.pdf

GACSN- Jan. 11th

Good morning everyone,

We are back at the Bob MacQuarrie Centre for our first session after the holidays.

We are starting the New Year with our annual pyjama and movie day. In honour of this , we invite you to wear your coziest pjs!

Our afternoon will also include: making a Paper Plate Snowman and swimming.

As a special treat, we will be providing Poppa Jack’s popcorn (peanut and gluten free). If there is anyone who can’t have popcorn, please let me know.

Please ensure to pack all swimming attire and a nut-free snack .

Looking forward to seeing you!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- DEC 21ST

Hello Everyone,

We are back at the St. Laurent Complex (525 Coté Street) for our final session before breaking for the Holidays. To celebrate a successful session, we are hosting our annual Holiday Potluck.​

Drop off will remain the same as last week, 1 pm at the Library entrance. Before the Potluck, we intend on visiting the pool, so please ensure to pack all swimming essentials.​

The Potluck will begin at 2:45 pm, at that time, we invite all caregivers to join us in the Visual Arts Room (located at the top of the ramp). The remainder of our afternoon will be spent enjoying the food, treats and company.​

Please use the link below to RSVP to this event and let us know if you’d like to bring something. ​

https://www.punchbowl.com/parties/6bb49bdeb39be1252c09​

Directions: Once invitation is open, it will ask you to RSVP. Please indicate how many people you will be bringing with you (not including your participant). You will then see a "To-Do" list with "Select Potluck Item". Please indicate what you will be bringing. Thank you! ​

*Note: We will provide juice and serving wear. Please bring what is needed to serve your dish.​*

Have a wonderful rest of your week everyone and we hope to see you then!​

​Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- DEC 7TH

Hello Everyone,

​This Saturday is our annual outing to Imagine Cinemas. We will be going to see Abominable! The cinema is located in the basement of the St-Laurent Shopping Centre (near the Good Life Fitness).​​

Drop off should be in front of the cinema for 1 pm and pick up should be for 3:15 pm.​​ Feel free to pack a nut-free snack or pack a few dollars to get a something from the snack bar. Staff and volunteers will help support participants wanting to do this.

Please take a quick moment to send your RSVP or absence, so we can prepare our groups.

Have a great rest of your week everyone!

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN- Nov.30th

Hello everyone,

GACSN’s theme for Saturday is “Carnival” ! Please feel free to dress in bright colours or wear your favourite carnival inspired outfit.

Our afternoon will include: making a Colourful Clown, Ring Toss, Giant Tic-Tac-Toe, “Knock’em Over” (stacking game), and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all swimming essentials and I’m nut-free snack. Have a wonderful rest of your week guys, hope to see you then!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN-November 23rd

Hello everyone,

This weeks theme is Disney “Frozen”. In honour of this theme, our activities will include the following: making Olaf, Elsa’s Snowstorm Bottle (sensory), Frozen Snowball Soup (sensory), Erupting Snow (science experiment) and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all swimming attire, and a nut-free snack.

  • If you have any empty toilet paper rolls at home, please bring them in on Saturday.

Hope to see you then !

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- Nov.16th

Hello Everyone,

This Saturday’s theme is World Travellers!

Our afternoon will include: making suitcases, playing Animals of the World, a Paper Airplane contest and swimming.

Please ensure to pack all swimming attire and a nut-free snack .

*We invite everyone to dress on theme(ex:Cultural Outfit or Vacation outfit)*

Hope to see you then!

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

GACSN- NOV 9TH

Hello Everyone,

This Saturdays theme is Unicorn VS Sharks!

In honour of this theme, our activities will include : a choice of making a Unicorn mask or a Rocking Shark, Unicorn Tail Paint (sensory craft), playing Shark Toss and swimming.

Please ensure to pack swimming attire, a towel, and a nut-free snack .

*Feel free to dress in your favourite Unicorn or Shark colours/attire.*

Hope to see you then!

Take care,

Jessica Chikwanha

Program Coordinator

GACSN-Nov.2nd

Hello everyone,

This weeks theme is “The Lion King”. Our activities for the afternoon will include : a Safari Run, Lion King freeze dance and making Colourful Lions.

We also intend on going swimming, so please ensure to pack all swimming attire, as well as a nut-free snack.

Have a wonderful rest of your week!

Take care ,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator

Take care ,

Jessica Chikwanha
Program Coordinator