Bear Fair

 

Saturday, September 23, 2017 - 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

This is an annual family fair event which has been held every fall at the School for the past 24 years. Organized and hosted by the TCS Parents’ Guild, we invite all parents, students, alumni and their families to attend this fun day which includes the silent auction, sporting events, kids’ games and barbeque.

We hope everyone will attend this fun fall harvest event!

Event Details

Some of the exciting activities we have planned for this year’s Bear Fair include:

Dedication of the Arnold Massey '55 Athletic Centre: Join us at 1:00 p.m. in the Sue Burns Gymnasium

Cake Walk and Cookie Decorating: Try to win a cake, or get creative by jazzing up a cookie with your favourite toppings

Live Band: Listen to the hits of the '80s from Storm The Palace

BBQ Lunch: Enjoy hot dogs and hamburgers prepared by our TCS food services team

Book Sale: Lots of gently-used literary treasures to choose from, including children’s books, fiction and non-fiction

Silent Auction: Some incredible items, from sports tickets to breakfast with the headmaster, will be up for auction

Algoma Orchards Apples: A local favourite – 5 lb. bags (12-15 medium apples per bag) of delicious honey crisp apples. Families can pre-order for pick-up at Bear Fair by emailing guild@tcs.on.ca by September 18th. Cost is $15 per bag and will be charged to your TCS account.

Krispy Kreme Donuts: In conjunction with Bear Fair, we are taking orders for a dozen (or more!) of these delectable treats. Orders can be received up to and including September 23rd, with donuts to be picked up or delivered on Friday, September 29th. To order, email guild@tcs.on.ca. Cost is $10 per dozen and can be charged to your TCS account.

Want to lend your support to Bear Fair?

Bear Fair is the largest event for the TCS Parents' Guild and is solely run by parent volunteers. We are busy making all the preparations for this memorable annual event and we need your help!

Sponsor an Activity: If you would like to sponsor an activity such as the live band or children's games, please email Jennifer Agnew-Pople at jagnew-pople@tcs.on.ca.

Silent auction: We are hoping your family and friends may be able to donate a special item for the auction. There are three easy ways to make a donation:

  1. Drop off your auction item at Russel House (see directions above).
  2. Have your item delivered or shipped to the TCS Office of Philanthropy & Alumni at Russel House, 55 Deblaquire Street North, Port Hope, Ontario, L1A 4K7 (phone: 905-885-1295).
  3. Or, if you reside far away or are extremely busy, you can simply donate a dollar amount by clicking here. Your donation will be used to purchase gift items or to sponsor an activity. Even if you are unable to attend you can still be a part of this fabulous day by donating!

Volunteers: If you are able to volunteer for an hour on Bear Fair day, please let us know by emailing Sheri Gardiner at thegards1416@outlook.com.

Baked goods sale: Nut-free baked goods are needed and can be dropped off on Friday, September 22nd at the Junior School or Russel House (the red brick building on Deblaquire Street North, the west side of campus), or on Saturday, September 23rd at the main reception (Cirne Hall). In addition to baked goods, we are also asking for donations of pies, cakes, jam, preserves or bagged candy.

Book sale: We are looking for donations of gently used books which can be dropped off at the Junior School or Russel House (see directions above).

Or, if you reside far away or are extremely busy, you can simply donate a dollar amount by clicking here. Your donation will be used to purchase gift items or to sponsor an activity, and a tax receipt will be issued to you. Even if you are unable to attend you can still be a part of this fabulous day by donating!