Month: April 2022

Scugog Arts announces small town BIG festival – April 30 to May 8, 2022

posted Wednesday, April 27, 2022

by: in Community

Scugog Arts is excited to announce that small town BIG, will be taking place from April 30 to May 8 at various venues throughout the Township of Scugog. Small town BIG is a multi-disciplinary arts festival with events organized by various presenters including Scugog Arts with a goal to create one big festival by bringing together many different arts […]

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New mosaic mural showcases Clarington’s continued strength and resiliency

posted Monday, April 25, 2022

by: in Community

Clarington now has a new large mosaic mural of a flourishing apple tree at Town Hall , symbolizing new growth and unity in the face of adversity. The mural was unveiled together with sponsor Ontario Power Generation and is made up of more than 700 individual tiles painted by residents and community groups as part […]

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Pickering Museum Village Opens for Field Trips

posted Friday, April 22, 2022

by: in Community

Pickering Museum Village is launching a new Field Trip program on April 25, 2022!  Pickering Museum Village has a long history of being a core Field Trip destination for schools, and one of the most popular sites to visit in the Greater Toronto Area. Staff have taken advantage of the COVID shut downs to re-envision […]

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Upcoming Spring Sporting Events In Durham

posted Friday, April 22, 2022

by: in Community

As the spring weather begins to heat up so does the sport event action across Durham Region. We’re so excited for the return of the sights and sounds of outdoor sports in our community. Get ready to help us warmly welcome and host thousands of visitors here to compete in a variety of sports over the […]

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Take a stroll on the downtown Oshawa automotive heritage walking tour – Apr 23 and May 7, 2022

posted Wednesday, April 20, 2022

by: in Community

Join the Canadian Automotive Museum for a downtown Oshawa walking tour combined with a tour of the Canadian Automotive Museum’s collection of vehicles built in Oshawa. This guided tour will bring to life the people and places that made Oshawa “Canada’s Motor City”. Tours take place 23 and May 7. Purchase tickets here.

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Rising Inflation, Interest Rates and War, Oh My!

posted Tuesday, April 19, 2022

by: in Durham Region's Financial Expert

Reading the news can bring a sense of dread with rising inflation, interest rates and war headlining 2022. Sometimes it can feel overwhelming trying to read through the headlines to discern how current events can impact your finances. To bring some perspective – and to let you know that no, the world is not ending,  […]

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Travel back to the 1920s this summer celebrating 100 years of Pickering’s rum runners and prohibitionists

posted Monday, April 18, 2022

by: in Community

Ontario in the 1920s was a time of prohibition – the sale of alcohol was illegal. The Ontario Temperance Act came into effect in 1916, but people could still import their drinks from other provinces. That loophole was closed through a referendum, held on April 18th, 1921. Ontarians voted to strengthen the Temperance Act, and […]

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Hockey Helps the Homeless Durham Region Tournament – April 22, 2022

posted Friday, April 15, 2022

by: in Community

Register a team or sign up as an individual to participate in the Hockey Helps the Homeless Durham Region Tournament. On April 22 the puck drops for the inaugural Hockey Helps the Homeless event in Durham Region at the Delpark Homes Centre. Funds raised from this event will support Durham Youth Services. This tournament is a great […]

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Five Low Cost Dog Sitting Tips

posted Wednesday, April 6, 2022

by: in Life In Durham

The start of the COVID-19 pandemic saw a rapid increase in pet adoptions and purchases. A survey of 350 Durham residents found that almost two-thirds of respondents added an animal to their household since the start of the pandemic. Indeed, most of us know multiple families who got a new pet in the last couple […]

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April Happenings in Clarington!

posted Friday, April 1, 2022

by: in Community

Spring has sprung and there is plenty to see and do this April in the Municipality of Clarington! Enjoy a Victorian tea experience at Tea Grannys & Friends opening on April 1. It’s Easter at the Pingle’s Farm Easter event happening April 9, 10, 15, 16 and 17! Treat yourself to Easter inspired and mini egg themed baked goods […]

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