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Howls and Smore Pajama Night this Saturday at Crawford Lake

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The Howls and Smore-Pajama Night includes a guided hike, longhouse exploration, craft, snack and storytelling. Crawford Lake’s knowledgeable staff will guide you through the starlit forest on a search for night creatures and attempt to call for the resident coyotes. After the hike, children can create a craft as a memory of their hike and then journey to the Iroquoian village to explore a reconstructed 15th century longhouse. Finally, to conclude your evening, you can relax by a fire and listen to a legend as you enjoy a gooey smore!

The Howls and Smore-Pajama Night runs this Saturday October 5, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and requires pre-registration. To register, please visit the Conservation Halton events calendar and click on the event listing. The cost for the program is $16 for adults and $11 for seniors and children. Reserve your spot for this special evening early. Howls and Smore-Pajama Night is geared toward children and the fee includes park admission and event activities.

For more information on this event and all the other happenings at Conservation Halton Parks visit the events calendar; to find out about recreational programs and services, go to the Halton Parks website.

About Crawford Lake Conservation Area
Crawford Lake is located at the corner of Guelph Line and Conservation Road (formerly Steeles Avenue) 15 km north of the QEW, and 5 km south of the 401 in Milton. The pristine waters of Crawford Lake have drawn people to its shores for hundreds of years. The rare lake, with surrounding boardwalk, is nestled in lush forests atop the stunning Niagara Escarpment where visitors can watch soaring turkey vultures glide through the Nassagaweya Canyon.

You can step back in time and explore the 15th century Iroquoian Village that has been reconstructed on its original site at Crawford Lake. The spirits still sing in the longhouses where tools, animal hides and the smell of smoke let you experience the rich history of Ontario’s First Peoples. Crawford Lake’s Customer Service staff can be reached by telephone at 905-854-0234, ext. 3200, or send an e-mail to crawlake@hrca.on.ca.