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U of L Play Day activities ready to go for week of virtual play events

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LETHBRIDGE, AB – The University of Lethbridge’s annual Play Day is actually turning into an online Play Week this year.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the campus can’t open its doors to host fun activities on Family Day, this coming Monday. So, instead there will be play activities and other resources available online for families to use on their own time, in their own space.

Imagination will be the theme for Play Week from Feb. 15th to the 20th.

It’ll feature interactive videos for kids, online lectures about play and brain development, and a social media campaign to share the many benefits of playing together as a family.

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A full Play Week schedule is available at this link: Play Week 2021

Monday, Feb. 15

U of L Conservatory of Music Feature Video — Create Your Own Drum Kit!

Tuesday, Feb. 16
U of L Art Gallery Feature Video — Smear Painting

Wednesday, Feb. 17
Pronghorn Athletics Feature Video — Basketball Dribbling Skills
Pronghorn Athletics Feature Video — Soccer Dribbling Skills

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Thursday, Feb. 18
Destination Exploration Feature Video — When Life Gives You Lemons: Do Science!
Community Lecture, 7 p.m. — Building Resiliency Through Play: Dr. Robbin Gibb (BASc (BSc) ’77, MSc ’01, PhD ’04)

Friday, Feb. 19
PACT (Philanthropy, Advancement, Communication and Traditions student club) Feature Video — Build a Recycling Monster!

Saturday, Feb. 20
North & Company LLP Feature Video — Tic-Tac-Toe Your Way! Craft your own version of this classic game

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Patrick Siedlecki

Pat has been a mainstay in the CJOC News department from the time the station launched in 2007. He’s been in the position of New Director since then and has been anchoring daily news casts as well as reporting and working behind the scenes.

Community is important to him and keeping CJOC listeners and readers informed about what’s happening across southern Alberta and beyond.

Pat has been in radio broadcasting for the past 24 years, starting in Port Alberni on Vancouver Island in 1997 and then moving up island to Nanaimo for another few years before heading to Lethbridge in 2007.

Pat grew up in the small Saskatchewan farming town of Foam Lake. After high school, he went to Western Academy Broadcasting College (WABC) in Saskatoon prior to moving to the island.

Pat also spent several years broadcasting hockey in the BCHL as well as seven years as the radio voice of the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the WHL.

On a personal note, Pat has been working at Cornerstone Funeral Home in Lethbridge as a Certified Life Celebrant and funeral assistant since 2016.

Pat is engaged to Tarah and he has two kids and two step-children.

News and sports have always been Pat’s passion from the time he was a teenager and he’s always been grateful to have had the opportunity to make that part of what’s been a fun and long radio career!

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