Grist Mill Hosts Montessori Visit

Forty-two Kindergarten to Grade 6 students with their teachers visited The Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens last week

  • Oct. 2, 2012 7:00 a.m.
Lobo Blanco was one of several bands lined up to play to the crowds at Okanagan Falls Wild West Fest

Lobo Blanco was one of several bands lined up to play to the crowds at Okanagan Falls Wild West Fest

Forty-two Kindergarten to Grade 6  students with their teachers visited The Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens last week.

Principal, Bonnie Williams of Okanagan Montessori Elementary in Kelowna commented on the importance of  keeping the heritage site open so that youngsters can learn through experience about pioneer history in our region.

Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens staff and volunteers  gave the youngsters an active and educational three hours.

On Sunday, October 7 Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens holds it’s annual Apple Day event, a celebration with a barbecue, apple display, childrens games and plenty of down home music.  Grist Mill and Gardens admission to the site and exhibits is $6 for adults, $5 for students and seniors with youngsters under five years, free.

A major part of Apple Day is The Apple Pie Baking Contest.  Deadline at the contest table at the Grist Mill is 1 p.m. October 7 with judging at 2 p.m. and apple pie sales at 3 p.m.  Inquiries call 499-2638.

 

Thanks to a lot of volunteer effort, we can expect a very busy and enjoyable down home kind of day”, says Dave Cursons of The Grist Mill Heritage Club.