EG Ultimate Summer Quiz!
We all know summertime in East Gwillimbury is very special. Ice cream. Patios. Trail walks. Thunderstorms. Mini putt. Baseball. Tennis. Backyard barbeques. Blockbuster movies. Fireworks. Gardening. Outdoor events. If you feel you really know East Gwillimbury, or if you’re just getting to know it, here’s your chance to plunge into summer! This is a quiz for the summer-ready, super-keen amongst us.

Enter by August 10, 2018 for a chance to win one of five fabulous prize packs from the East Gwillimbury Bulletin. Entries with the highest scores are entered into a draw for one of the 5 prize packs. Correct answers will be printed in the September issue.

1. Play Time! What colour is the saddle on the riding horse at Grist Mill Park in Holland Landing?
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2. What is the store called at the Holland River Marina?
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3. Summertime Library Program Time! On what day of the week are both the Mount Albert and Holland Landing Branches of the Library offering “Nature Explorers’ Club” for ages 5 and up (Free drop in)?
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4. As you enter the Ross Family Complex in Mount Albert, you see a plaque commemorating the building’s grand opening on October 25, 1998. You also see that the building was dedicated as a tribute to the Ross Family (Henry and Winnifred) of Mount Albert and their twelve children. Name at least two of the twelve children’s first names.
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5. What country band is slated to play as part of the Town of East Gwillimbury’s “Music at Civic Square” free weekly outdoor concerts series from 7 to 9pm at 19000 Leslie St., Sharon on Tuesday, August 7?
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6. At what time does the EG Farmers’ Market open (Lowe’s Plaza) on Thursdays?
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7. At the head of Peggy’s Wood Trail is a sign that warns hikers that the Stormwater Management Pond is not for recreational use. It indicates that skating, swimming/wading, boating and __________are not permitted. What is the last item on this list?
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8. Beside the large Kedge Anchor at Anchor Park is an informational placard with text, photos and a map explaining the history of the anchor. Who drew the map?
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9. What are the names of the artists of these two summery watercolour paintings currently hanging on the walls at the Civic Centre in Sharon (19000 Leslie Street)? Each artist is a member of the East Gwillimbury Group of Artists.“Pansy” by ______________“Honey” by _____________Bonus: There is also an acrylic painting of two adorable baby cows by Jacqueline Edwards on display at the Civic Centre. What is the title of the painting?
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10. The playground at the end of Tate Crescent in Sharon features a small climbing wall. There is a label on the side of the climbing wall with the company name and a US city name. What is the city?
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11. There are two Barrie All Star Challenge soccer trophies in the glass panel showcase at the East Gwillimbury Sports complex (in the soccer trophy section). What years are they for?
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12. Smoke Alarms Save Lives _____ _______ _________ What are the three missing words (written in red capital letters) on this public safety reminder sign at the playground beside Queensville Fire Station 28 on Queensville Side Road?
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13. True or False. Passion Fruit is one of the flavours of the old-fashioned stick candy sold at the Queensville Farm Supply Country Store on Queensville Side Road.
14. Exciting news for fitness aficionados! A free outdoor adult gym park has just opened up at Murell Blvd and Mount Albert Road. There are eight pieces of fitness equipment (HealthBeat Landscape Structures) – name the missing one: 1)Ab Crunch/Leg Lift, 2)Balance Steps, 3)Pull-up/Dip, 4)Assisted Row/Push-Up, 5)Elliptical 6)Stretch 7)Tai Chi Wheels and 8) ________________
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15. Summer and the Movies! True or False. The Stardust Drive-In Movie Theatre is open 6 days a week in the summer months.
16. What colours are the umbrellas of Milestones’ Grill + Bar patio at Green Lane Centre?
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17. Where does the Town of East Gwillimbury host its official fireworks display on Canada Day (weather permitting) in recent years?
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18. Our area’s beloved John Candy once starred in a terrific summer movie called “The Great Outdoors” about one man’s hope for a peaceful family vacation in the woods. There is a new street in East Gwillimbury (Queensville) named after John Candy – is it a) John Candy Trail b) John Candy Lane c) John Candy Drive or d) John Candy Boulevard?
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