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Free Mobile Skate Park in Pickering

posted Tuesday, August 3, 2021

by: in Community

The City of Pickering is launching an exciting new initiative that seeks to ensure the lives of Pickering Residents are enriched by programs and services that support active and engaging activities in our community.  The City of Pickering will be exploring the opportunities of building more inclusive and accessible programs for Pickering residents. The City […]

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Have a “Cool Experience” in the Township of Brock – Sundays in August

posted Sunday, August 1, 2021

by: in Community

The Brock Board of Trade presents the “Cool Experience,” A family-friendly day with farm tours, great food and fresh locally grown flowers. Your first stop is Forget-Me-Not Alpacas, where you get to meet the cutest group of camelids this side of Toronto. You will be taken on a tour of the working farm and even have a […]

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Cast Your Vote For The 2021 Oshawa Music Awards Nominees by August 20, 2021

posted Sunday, August 1, 2021

by: in Community, Music

Celebrating Music in Durham Region, the 4th annual Oshawa Music Awards will be taking place over three separate weekends this year, September 9, 16, and 23. Spanning seven award categories — including Durham Song of the Year, Emerging Artist or Band of the Year, Album of the Year, and more — public voting for nominees […]

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Virtual Summer Music Series In Pickering

posted Thursday, July 29, 2021

by: in Community

Each year the much anticipated Summer Music line-up is a source of discussion, anticipation and debate amongst annual concert goers.  In 2020 Pickering moved the series online, expanding the audience from 10,000 attendees per season to almost 10 times that number, with guests on the online platform commenting from around the world. Staff started the […]

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Durham Region Film Festival (DRIFF) is Shifting The Narrative with a summer Drive-In series

posted Wednesday, July 28, 2021

by: in Community

The Durham Region Film Festival (DRIFF), like many in the arts community, has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, the DRIFF Board of Directors has decided to place a one-year hiatus on the regularly planned fall festival. The team has been hard at work behind the scenes reimagining ways to deliver a […]

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Durham Regional Crime Stoppers celebrates 35 years of service

posted Friday, June 4, 2021

by: in Community

Crime Stoppers was the brainchild of  Canadian-born Greg MacAleese, a Detective with the Albuquerque Police  Department in New Mexico. In 1976, Greg had run out of leads in a  homicide investigation and out of frustration had appealed to the public  for assistance. He went so far as to produce the first crime  re-enactment, which aired […]

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June is Bike Month in Durham Region

posted Tuesday, June 1, 2021

by: in Community

The Region of Durham invites you to celebrate Bike Month by taking part in a series of fun, educational cycling activities throughout the region. From June 1 to 30, residents are encouraged to explore Durham’s unique landscapes and scenic trails while practising safe cycling. This year Bike Month will be taking place all month long! The […]

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Durham is Home – new collection of clothing and accessories helps to stimulate local tourism

posted Wednesday, May 26, 2021

by: in Community

As we all know, the pandemic has had disastrous impacts on the tourism industry, from destinations and restaurants, to independent retailers and event facilities. Durham Tourism has launched the Durham is Home collection as a component of our recovery strategy. The vision is to foster interest in Durham Region’s many communities through a confident new form […]

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The Second Wedge Brewing Co. in Uxbridge wins 2021 Bicycle Friendly Business Award

posted Thursday, May 20, 2021

by: in Community

According to Ontario By Bike/Transportation Options, many Ontario residents are keen to make summer plans that include their bicycles, being respectful of current travel restrictions. Over 1,500 Ontario businesses certified as bicycle friendly by Ontario By Bike are ready to roll out a welcome to cyclists. To recognize the businesses that have gone above and beyond, offering […]

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Applewood Farm Winery opening new location on May 1, 2021

posted Friday, April 23, 2021

by: in Community

Applewood Farm Winery first opened it’s doors in Stouffville in September of 2000. For the last 20 years, the winery has had a warm and comfortable atmosphere.  What started out as two young kids with an idea, has blossomed into a reality.  They offer a large tasting bar where you can sample award winning wine […]

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