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You Can't Put a Price on History!

Jul 03, 2012

  MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Distribution

(Toronto-July 3) - As part of an exciting promotion, Black Creek Pioneer Village will be featuring Kids Free Days, Monday to Friday, for the months of July and August. Kids 15 years of age and younger will receive free admission to the Village with the purchase of an adult or senior admission. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, with a limit of four kids per paying adult. Promotion excludes Camps, Daycares, and Organized Groups. This offer is not valid with any other coupons, promotions or offers.

"Preserving Canada's history is very important to us," said Chris Bagley, General Manager of Black Creek Pioneer Village. "Generating and stimulating an interest in our history is the best way to preserve it, especially amongst the youth. We want to encourage the next generation to take an interest in Canada's roots, and keep the history alive."

Kids Free Days at Black Creek Pioneer Village will feature a wide variety of daily activities, including tours of historic buildings, hands-on experiences with interpreters, farm animals, games, and much more.

For more information, please visit http://www.blackcreek.ca/v2/visit/admission.dot#kidfree

 

About Black Creek Pioneer Village

Black Creek Pioneer Village is Toronto's premier outdoor living history museum. Visitors can explore heritage homes and buildings restored to re-create an 1860s Ontario village. Historic interpreters in period dress demonstrate how villagers lived, worked and played. The Village hosts learning programs and special events that highlight local heritage and culture. The tranquil setting, rural landscapes, heritage gardens and period farm animal breeds make Black Creek Pioneer Village the perfect place to break out of the modern world and journey into the past. Located in north Toronto, Black Creek Pioneer Village is owned and operated by Toronto and Region Conservation (TRCA). For more information please visit www.blackcreek.ca.

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Media Contacts

David Svaluto, Toronto and Region Conservation 416-660-0638; dsvaluto@trca.on.ca

Rowena Calpito, Toronto and Region Conservation 416.661.6600 ext 5632; rcalpito@trca.on.ca

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Elizabeth Oakley
Tel: 416-661-6600 ext 5856
media@trca.on.ca

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