One of the youngest polar bear dippers at last year's Polar Bear Dip was Matteo, 7 - helped in and out of the water by firefighters. Miriam King/Innisfil Examiner/Postmedia Network

Polar Bears this weekend

The Innisfil Community Events Corporation is holding its annual Polar Bear Dip in Lake Simcoe, at Innisfil Beach Park on Saturday, February 25 at 1:30 p.m. Minimum pledge/registration fee is $25, with all proceeds this year going to My Sister's Place, an Emergency Shelter for abused women and their children.

New Bud, by Farihah Aliyah Shah of Bradford, Ont. Farihah Aliyah Shah/Photographer

A harvest of Strange Fruit

Bradford resident Farihah Aliyah Shah graduated from OCADU (Ontario College of Arts & Design University) last year in Photography, winning the 2016 Artscape Youngplace Career Launcher Prize.

Do you know "The Boys"? From left, Jack Gray, Robert Sutherland, unknown Faris?, Mark Martin?, Howard Mackay, Clarence Baynes, and Bus Culbert, in Bradford, Ont. Submitted

My Canada - The Great Hi Ho

I was born in 1950, and raised on a farm on the 5th Concession, across from the 2nd West Gwillimbury Presbyterian Church.

Launching the 2017 Nature's Emporium Run or Walk for Southlake, in Newmarket, Ont. on Tuesday February 7, 2017. Submitted

Get ready to Run or Walk for Southlake

Newmarket's Southlake Regional Health Centre has the third-largest Cardiac program in the Province, the top cancer care program – according to Cancer Canada - and the fourth busiest Emergency Room.

Trying a yoga pose, from left, MP for York-Simcoe Peter Van Loan, studio owner Kim Henrick and BWG Mayor Rob Keffer, at the re-opening of Hot Yoga Bradford in Bradford,February 11, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

Grand Re-opening of Hot Yoga Bradford!

Kim Henrick first started practising Yoga about 8 years ago – just one of several activities she pursued, from the Kettlebell Club to running, as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Fatima, left, and Phyllis brought information on Sandgate shelters to Bradford,on Saturday February 11, 2017. Miriam King/Bradford Times/Postmedia Network

An apology...

The two-hour event for Sandgate shelters and services in York Region, held at Kidergy Indoor Playground on Saturday, was not open to the public. A misunderstanding resulted in the Bradford Times publicizing the event; The Times apologizes for the error.