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Get outside and play this winter

Originally posted on Burlington Parks & Recreation:
Brrr, it’s cold outside. But that doesn’t mean you have to go into hibernation. We aren’t bears after all! Instead of enduring winter, bundle up and try to embrace winter. We all need to play outside every day, even during the winter months. Building snowmen, learning to ski or skate and tobogganing for the first time brings back fond memories of childhood. Outdoor winter recreation is just one of the traditions of the Canadian lifestyle. Here are a few suggestions on where to go in Burlington to enjoy the great outdoors this winter. Tobogganing The City of Burlington has six designated city parks for tobogganing.  LaSalle Park, 50 North Shore Blvd. – East of the parking lot Tyandaga Golf Course, 1265 Tyandaga Park Dr. – At hole number four, on the west slope Central Park, 2299 New St. Hill – Northwest of the Community Garden Brant Hills Park, 2300 Duncaster Dr. – Southwest of the tennis courts Nelson Park, 4183 New St. – East side of park, north…

Walk off the Earth

My top 6 Walk off the Earth music videos

Chances are you’re glued to the TV on Sunday evening, watching Juno. Were you excited to hear Walk off the Earth won Group of the Year, beating out Metric (my favourite band), Hedley, Marianas Trench and Three Days Grace? I’ll be honest with you. I’ve never heard of Walk off the Earth before I came across their videos on Youtube. Building most of their fanbase online, this band was formed, yes you got it, in Burlington. So, it’s only right that I cover Walk of the Earth in this week’s post. The band members are, Sarah Blackwood, Gianni “Luminati” Nicassio, Ryan Marshall, Mike “Beard guy” Taylor and Joel Cassady. Apart from the regular guitar, piano and drums, the band is also well known for using a multitude of folk musical instrument such as ukulele, banjo, mandolin,bongos, harmonica, xylophone, slide whistle, kazoo, and many more. Here goes my list… No. 1  – Adele Cover, “Hello” It seems they’re having a fun impromptu performance. Wait, what is that tube they’re holding? Is it some kind of musical …