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Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site

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Quebec Lighthouse Day

On Wednesday July 13, 2016, take part in a day of events for the whole family at Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse!

Group fresco painting

Locally well-known painter Caroline Jacques will help visitors paint a giant fresco on the themes of lighthouses and navigation from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lighthouse keeper’s house.

Literary activity in collaboration with Rimouski’s municipal library

The “Reading tent” will be set up on site for the day. Adults and children will have a selection of works on the topic of lighthouses and navigation to choose from.

A “story time” based on lighthouse keepers will take place between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Parks Canada Xplorers

When you arrive at the Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site, your children will receive an Xplorers booklet filled with fun activities that will guide your discovery. When the kids have completed the requested number of activities they will be recognized as an official Xplorer with a certificate and a special collectible souvenir!

More information: (in French only)