Past Events

July 2016

Turtles at Twilight Movie Night

By |2021-05-06T21:34:02-04:00July 27th, 2016|Past Events, Uncategorized|

Join us Thursday July 21st for KTTC's first ever outdoor movie night featuring the animated new release, Zootopia! Drop in from 8 to 9 pm to tour our visitor center, meet our education turtles and have all your turtlely questions answered. The movie will be starting at 9 pm in our backyard outdoor education center, [...]

April 2015

Spring is Coming in Like a Turtle ROM Event

By |2015-04-13T10:05:07-04:00April 13th, 2015|Past Events, Uncategorized|

THANK YOU to everyone who attended Spring is Coming in Like a Turtle! Your generosity and support helped to make this event a huge success. On April 9th, guests joined the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre at the ROM for a chance to meet and mingle with our world class turtle veterinarian and biologists. They heard [...]

March 2015

2015 KTTC Open House

By |2015-03-30T11:28:57-04:00March 30th, 2015|Past Events, Uncategorized|

THANK YOU to everyone who attended the Open House on March 22, 2015! We welcomed 818 visitors through the doors of KTTC and raised over $4, 500. Without all of you, this event wouldn't have been the amazing success it was! Some activities of the day included: a bake sale, silent auction, children's crafts, educational [...]

September 2014

Art Of The Turtle 2013

By |2017-02-13T21:16:33-04:00September 18th, 2014|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Thank You to all the artists, artisans, designers, sculptors, potters, jewelers, quilters, photographers, musicians and authors who contributed their time, materials and passion to support the great work of the KTTC. It is the responsibility of the entire human family to ensure that turtles (and all wildlife) continue to thrive in the wild, and thank [...]

February 2013

KTTC now in partnership with Camp Kawartha for their “Be A Water Steward” program!

By |2013-02-28T13:46:04-04:00February 28th, 2013|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre is excited to be partnering with Camp Kawartha for their new "Be A Water Steward" program. Working in partnership with Otonabee Regional Conservation Authority, this program will bring school kids in to the Camp Kawartha Environment Centre at Trent University for two days of programming on the importance of wetlands. Kids will [...]

November 2012

Wildlife rehabbers trained in turtle trauma

By |2012-11-15T18:36:11-04:00November 15th, 2012|Past Events, Uncategorized|

The Turtle Workshop at Ontario Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Network Conference in Niagara Falls went really well, raising over $2,500 for KTTC. Here is a photo of one of the attendees attempting to get blood from a deceased snapping turtle. Many more people are now trained to help with turtle triage come spring! Thank you [...]

Nov 3 Auction raises $3,800!

By |2012-11-14T15:35:35-04:00November 14th, 2012|Past Events, Uncategorized|

Our November 3rd auction raised just over $3,800 for KTTC! Thank you to all who helped organize and run the event, including Keith Monk, Ste. Anne's Spa, The Chocolate Rabbit, Cat Sass in Norwood, Janet Knight and the Hastings Craft Group, Kawartha Wine, Sharon and Allan Hill, Eureka camping supplies, and many more. Local artists Jody [...]

September 2011

Revenge of the Turtles Preview Party

By |2011-09-18T09:14:06-04:00September 18th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Revenge of the Turtles is a volunteer fundraising project for the benefit of the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre, which will ultimately see the production of an original CD, showcasing some of the finest musical talent in the Kawarthas. The volunteers held a CD Prevue Party on Sept 8 which netted $1500 for the project. Many [...]

May 2011

2nd Annual Art of the Turtle Raises $7K!

By |2017-02-13T21:30:14-04:00May 30th, 2011|Events, Past Events, Uncategorized|

Just a sampling of the 70 pieces of artwork that were up for auction! Seventy pieces of art were sold by live and silent auction at our second annual "The Art of the Turtle" on May 14. Organizers estimate that the event raised $7,000 for the KTTC! More details and further thank yous will be [...]

April 2011

March 2011