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Tag: Kids

Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Melanie Horner

An interview with Melanie Horner of Firing Time Pottery in Brighton. Pronouns: she/ her Describe your business. Firing Time Pottery creates personalized ceramic clocks for all occasions and businesses! We also make baby announcement plates, house name plaques and yarn bowls and planters with a personality. Raku horsehair and feather are our specialty. Pottery classes and workshops for ages 5 – 95, so come and show your creativity! Workshops hosted at Firing Time studio in Brighton and other venues upon ...

15 Activities to Do With Kids at Home

Check out 15 things to do with kids at home in the Bay of Quinte region. Get creative, bake and support local businesses from home.

15 FUN ACTIVITIES AT HOME If you’re a parent in the Bay of Quinte region, you probably know that the kids are feeling just as restless as the adults are right now. You may be at home helping them with virtual classes all day or hiding in their pillow fort with your laptop trying to answer emails. Are you running out of activity ideas or just looking for something different to do? Here’s a hefty list! Yes, another COVID ...

Young Entrepreneur: Myles Ramsay

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An interview with Myles Ramsay of Buzz Box Fun Kits. Describe your business. Buzz Box Fun Kits is a fun, safe, home-delivery solution for bored kids and busy parents in the Bay of Quinte area. I create themed activity kits for kids aged 4-10 that are designed to spark creativity, fun and active play. Our current themes include Unicorn Wishes, Be Your Own Superhero, Campfire Kids, Mermaid Magic, Backyard Bug Safari and Top Secret Spy. I started the business ...

Quinte West Communities

An illustrated map of Quinte West.

Making a move to the BoQ? Surround yourself with natural attractions in one of these neighbourhoods in Quinte West. WEST-END TRENTON Average Price: $305,000 A walkable neighbourhood with a mix of classic, older homes as well as new builds. Either way, it’s a great option for families. Home Types: – Victorian homes – Mid-century two-storeys – New builds BATAWA Average Price: $295,000 A true community where your neighbours become your friends and your kids always have someone to play ...

Choosing Your Bay of Quinte Backyard

Chickens and a turkey roaming around a Bay of Quinte backyard.

Here are four things to contemplate when choosing your dream Bay of Quinte backyard.

Almost every homeowner, would be or otherwise, wants a dream backyard space (myself included). The beauty of the Bay of Quinte area is that there are many types of backyards that can fulfill your vision. The tough question is, Which one will you pick? Here are a few things to contemplate when choosing your perfect Bay of Quinte backyard. Waterfront Yes, you can still get waterfront property in this region! We have 1,200 km of shoreline to prove it. ...

Where To Get Fit in Quinte

Where To Get Fit in Quinte

If you resolved to be less of a Netflix-absorbed couch potato for 2019, you’re likely not alone. As you might have guessed from our countless Instagram posts where doughnuts, candy and treats abound, we are (barely) mere acquaintances with fitness. A fitness routine is like the person from high school I see once a year at Christmas at the bar. We try to avoid eye contact, and then when we inexplicably run into each other (it’s a small town) ...

Christmas in Quinte

Downtown Trenton Winter Christmas-3

It’s Christmas in Quinte! It’s that time of year again. Sleigh bells are ringing, snow is glistening (not here, but probably somewhere) and all over the Quinte region the malls are packed with crying children and last-minute shoppers. Take some time this year to slow down and spend some quality time with your loved ones this season. Here are 12 festive things to do throughout the Quinte region from now until New Year’s Eve. Go Skating Outdoors There’s something ...

Bike Rodeo at the Children’s Safety Village

Free event for kids of all ages. Please bring own bike. Join us at the Children’s Safety Village to learn:
Helmet fitting, Bike Safety, Rules of the road for bikers, Hand Signaling, Bike Control


Family Artfest :)

Family Artfest is a day dedicated to spending quality time with your family and friends creating some unique and unconventional art! This event is free admission with food and beverages available for purchase.


Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.