Month: February 2022

Durham Region International Film Festival Now Accepting Submissions

posted Saturday, February 26, 2022

by: in Community

The Durham Region International Film Festival (DRIFF) has announced that filmmaker submissions for its fall festival are now open. DRIFF 2022, running September 29 to October 1, will be the first to be guided by the organization’s newly released strategic plan which aims to connect Durham communities through the power of film. Features, shorts, documentaries, animations, comedies, and […]

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Ontario Gives Boost to Public Transit in Durham Region

posted Sunday, February 20, 2022

by: in Community

The Ontario government is providing $ 9,369,547 to support the expansion and improvement of public transit services in Durham Region. The funding is part of the province’s Gas Tax program which will allocate $375.6 million this year to 107 municipalities that deliver public transit. “This funding allocated to our region will help ensure residents in […]

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Celebrate Family Day in Whitby – February 21. 2022

posted Friday, February 18, 2022

by: in Community

Whitby is bringing fun and interactive Family Day experiences to you and your family. On Monday, February 21, make new memories with your loved ones with any or all of the following activities: 1. Enjoy an Indoor Skate Lace up your skates, gather the family and enjoy a public skate at Iroquois Park Sports Centre on Monday, […]

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There’s still plenty of time to hit up Durham’s slopes, trails, and rinks this winter

posted Friday, February 18, 2022

by: in Community

Enjoy the crisp winter air as you hit the slopes, trails or rink for a snowy adventure! From snowshoeing on the many trails, to hockey and leisure skating, and skiing or snowboarding, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! Skiing and Snowboarding Durham Region has three outstanding ski and snowboard adventure destinations for you to enjoy. […]

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Cookbooks offer more than just great recipes

posted Sunday, February 13, 2022

by: in Boomers

I guess you might say that I have a weakness for cookbooks. It’s not even that I’m looking for stuff to make. I enjoy reading through cookbooks and seeing what information they are offering. You can often learn about other places by what is in the cookbooks. Some cookbooks offer all sorts of nutritious information. […]

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The City of Pickering introduces interactive Family Day Activity Kits

posted Saturday, February 12, 2022

by: in Community

This Family Day, the City of Pickering is offering residents a bag filled with fun things for your whole family to enjoy. Kits include two family crafts, one of which is a playable game (with all craft supplies and instructions included), cupcake kit for you to make at home, and some outdoor activities for the […]

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The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Guide in Durham Region

posted Saturday, February 12, 2022

by: in Community

With local love in mind, the team of specialists at Durham Tourism have compiled a list of the best confections, flowers and dinner spots to help make your Valentine’s Day in Durham Region the sweetest ever! Offering curbside pick-up, takeout and delivery, there are several spots in your neighbourhood that can’t wait to make your […]

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Durham Region Winter Outdoor Adventure Guide

posted Friday, February 11, 2022

by: in Community

Getting outside is good for your health. From lowering blood pressure to boosting your mood, increasing physical activity with outdoor activities in Durham Region is a safe way to enjoy the cold months this winter. Whether you crave a scenic outdoor walk, want to test your skills on skis, or need a change of scenery […]

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Call for Applications: Oshawa’s Cultural Leadership Council and Public Art Task Force 

posted Tuesday, February 8, 2022

by: in Community

Calling all Musicians!  The City of Oshawa is accepting applications from musicians for the summer concert series. Applicants can apply for Summer in the City (formerly Concerts in the Park) and/or Canada Day, and may be considered for other City events that have musical entertainment.  Applications will be accepted until March 15, 2022. Visit oshawa.ca/things-to-do/summer-in-the-city.asp for […]

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How a Community Came Together in the Worst Snowstorm in Decades

posted Monday, February 7, 2022

by: in Life In Durham

I will always remember January 17, 2022 as the day I saw for the first time, how mother nature can bring life to a standstill. Having had a rather sheltered life, I always thought that things like extreme weather events were the stuff of TV news channels. Until the worst snowstorm in decades literally came […]

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