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Little Ray's Reptiles Travelling Show & Pizza Party - Deep River - Sunday...
Sun, 20 November 2016, 12:30 PM – 3:00 PM EST
Join the Autism Ontario for Little Ray's Reptiles Travelling Show and a Pizza Party!!
Spend an hour learning all about reptiles! Be upfront and close to the reptiles as the Zoologist tells us about their eating, sleeping and other life habits!
This fun and interactive show is given by a company that is committed to recuing reptiles, conservation, ecology and zoology.
Before the show we will enjoy a pizza party!
Lunch will be from 12:30-1:30pm and then Marnie & Rachel from Autism Ontario will introduce the Potential Programme which will be followed by the Reptile show, which will begin at 2pm and last 1 hour. The reptile show will be bilingual.
This event is open to children/youth with ASD, their siblings, friends and caregivers only.
Spaces are limited. Registration is required. The Potential Programme has a no transfer of care policy and as such parents and/or caregivers are required to stay onsite for this event.
We are proud to say this event is a partnership between Autism Ontario and FEN Early Years Deep River (DR & Area Family Enrichment Network, Inc)
More about Little Ray's Reptiles:
Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo is a privately funded zoo and animal rescue and is the largest of it’s kind in Eastern Ontario. It was founded and owned by husband and wife team Paul and Sheri Goulet, and in 2008 the zoo’s curator, Matthew Korhonen, also became a partner.
The zoo has the largest and most diverse animal education outreach program in Canada and is extremely proud of the reputation they have built.
Their one of a kind, fun and interactive approach to Eco-Education has been a hit with children and adults alike since 1995. It is this very approach that has won them acclaim and awards working with children of all ages, including the visually impaired, special needs and autistic children. They have also trained zookeepers at other zoological facilities on presentation skills and the care and husbandry of reptiles and invertebrates.
With every presentation, from birthday parties to school groups, and with every visit to the zoo, their dynamic, informative staff will both entertain and educate you about the amazing animals they have the privilege to work with.