Calendar of Events

There is always something happening at Nova’s Ark.  Thank you for checking in with us on a regular basis. Please click on the specific date to get a full summary of the event that is of interest.  See you soon.

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Whitby Rotary Club 7:00 am
Whitby Rotary Club @ Trinity United Church
May 1 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am
Nova’s Ark is pleased to acknowledge the support of the Whitby Rotary Club and present our success stories on our Out of the Box Weekday Session programs!
Whitby Rotary Club 7:00 am
Whitby Rotary Club @ Trinity United Church
May 1 @ 7:00 am – 9:30 am
Nova’s Ark is pleased to acknowledge the support of the Whitby Rotary Club and present our success stories and updates on our growth!
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5T) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5T)
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5W) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5W)
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
Eagle Ridge P.S 9:15 am
Eagle Ridge P.S
May 2 @ 9:15 am – 1:30 pm
Welcome to the students from Eagle Ridge Public School!  We’re looking forward to many unique sensory experiences together.
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Animals on the Mind Conference 8:00 am
Animals on the Mind Conference
May 3 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mary Ann and Kelly Patterson will be traveling to Denver, Colorado to be part of a conference about the link between Autism and Animal Interaction! They will be missed! 
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5TH) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5TH)
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Animals on the Mind Conference 8:00 am
Animals on the Mind Conference
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mary Ann and Kelly Patterson will be traveling to Denver, Colorado to be part of a conference about the link between Autism and Animal Interaction! They will be missed! 
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5F) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5F)
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Big Brothers Big Sisters Clarington 11:00 am
Big Brothers Big Sisters Clarington
May 5 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Welcome to our visitors from Big Brothers Big Sisters. We are looking forward to sharing many new experiences with your support team and youth. It will be nice to have those extra helping hands!
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Adventure Sundays 9:00 am
Adventure Sundays
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pre-registered session for individuals with varied abilities to come and enjoy an interactive day with a Circle of Friends.  
Youth Volunteer Sundays 9:00 am
Youth Volunteer Sundays
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Welcome to our Youth Volunteers.  We love to see you dressed appropriately (warm boots, mitts, hat, clothes that can get dirty) and a HUGE smile! New volunteers please note:  You must attend a Volunteer Orientation Session before participating in our Sunday Volunteer … Continue reading
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5M) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5M)
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5T) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5T)
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
Telus – Gardening 10:00 am
Telus – Gardening
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thank you Telus for volunteering your time at Nova’s Ark! We are excited to share our stories and start Gardening! 
Adult Volunteer Celebration 5:00 pm
Adult Volunteer Celebration
May 8 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Thank you to our Adult Volunteers who gave their time to support our Out of the Box Program this year! It is time to celebrate all of the amazing memories we made. You all made a difference for our guests!
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5W) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5W)
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5TH) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5TH)
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5F) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5F)
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Adventure Sundays 9:00 am
Adventure Sundays
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pre-registered session for individuals with varied abilities to come and enjoy an interactive day with a Circle of Friends.  
Youth Volunteer Sundays 9:00 am
Youth Volunteer Sundays
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Welcome to our Youth Volunteers.  We love to see you dressed appropriately (warm boots, mitts, hat, clothes that can get dirty) and a HUGE smile! New volunteers please note:  You must attend a Volunteer Orientation Session before participating in our Sunday Volunteer … Continue reading
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5M) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5M)
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5T) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5T)
May 15 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
9th Whitby Beavers 6:30 pm
9th Whitby Beavers
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Welcome to the Whitby Beavers who are here to learn about acceptance and inclusion! We look forward to sharing many unique experiences with you.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5W) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5W)
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
Telus – Transplanting 10:00 am
Telus – Transplanting
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thank you Telus for volunteering your time at Nova’s Ark! We are excited to share our stories and start Transplanting! 
Resource Team Meeting 4:00 pm
Resource Team Meeting
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nova’s Ark Resource Team will be having their monthly meeting to discuss how to enhance programming for our guests. 
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5TH) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5TH)
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Goodbye Occupational Therapist Assistants! 8:00 am
Goodbye Occupational Therapist Assistants!
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Thank you for your continued hard work and dedication through your Durham College placement here at Nova’s Ark. Your innovation and creative passion made a difference for the participants in the “Out of the Box” Program!
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5F) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 5F)
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Ren’s Pet Depot 11:00 am
Ren’s Pet Depot
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Thank you Renn’s for supporting Nova’s Ark!! We are so excited to be part of your fundraiser. 
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Adventure Sundays 9:00 am
Adventure Sundays
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pre-registered session for individuals with varied abilities to come and enjoy an interactive day with a Circle of Friends.  
Youth Volunteer Sundays 9:00 am
Youth Volunteer Sundays
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Welcome to our Youth Volunteers.  We love to see you dressed appropriately (warm boots, mitts, hat, clothes that can get dirty) and a HUGE smile! New volunteers please note:  You must attend a Volunteer Orientation Session before participating in our Sunday Volunteer … Continue reading
NEW Youth Volunteer Orientation Day 9:30 am
NEW Youth Volunteer Orientation Day
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Welcome to those pre-registered volunteers and their parent/guardians who are interested in becoming a part of our Nova’s Ark Community!
Autism Ontario – Adult Social Club 12:30 pm
Autism Ontario – Adult Social Club
May 20 @ 12:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Welcome to the Adult Social Club from Peterborough! We are excited to spend a day of sensory exploration with you!
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6T) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6T)
May 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6W) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6W)
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
Summer Staff Meeting 4:00 pm
Summer Staff Meeting
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Nova’s Ark Summer Team will be having a meeting to discuss how to enhance our summer camp programming for our guests. It is time to build rapport as a team and celebrate together!
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6TH) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6TH)
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
Telus – Roller Painting 10:00 am
Telus – Roller Painting
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Thank you Telus for volunteering your time at Nova’s Ark! We are excited to share our stories and start Roller Painting side walks! 
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6F) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6F)
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
East Metro Youth Services 9:30 am
East Metro Youth Services
May 25 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Welcome East Metro Youth Services to Nova’s Ark! We are very excited to share a day about acceptance and inclusion!
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Adventure Sundays 9:00 am
Adventure Sundays
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Pre-registered session for individuals with varied abilities to come and enjoy an interactive day with a Circle of Friends.  
Youth Volunteer Sundays 9:00 am
Youth Volunteer Sundays
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Welcome to our Youth Volunteers.  We love to see you dressed appropriately (warm boots, mitts, hat, clothes that can get dirty) and a HUGE smile! New volunteers please note:  You must attend a Volunteer Orientation Session before participating in our Sunday Volunteer … Continue reading
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Southwood P.S. – Kindergarten Classes 9:30 am
Southwood P.S. – Kindergarten Classes
May 28 @ 9:30 am – 2:45 pm
Nova’s Ark is looking forward to a day of unique, interactive program learning about acceptance and inclusion with the Southwood PS Jr/Sr Kindergartens students and support team. 
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6M) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6M)
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6T) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6T)
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6W) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6W)
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.
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Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6TH) 9:00 am
Out of the Box (Weekday Session 6TH)
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Nova’s Ark is excited to be able to offer weekday programming aimed at our special friends of varied abilities who require a unique and personalized educational setting. We are proud of our respectful, caring environment where acceptance and understanding are the keys to everyone’s positive experience.