News Free public skating will come back during the December Holidays SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Monday, Nov. 7th, 2016 Tim Hortons is once again providing free public skating during the holiday season. Each year, the Township of Minden Hills has received funding from the business in sponsorship of free public skating during the Christmas holiday. This is to promote quality time with friends and family. A free public skating schedule will be posted on the township’s website. Council has received $1,000 in funding this year, and last year is was $450.