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Artfest is back in Pickering beginning May 28, 2022

posted Tuesday, May 24, 2022

by: in Community

The City of Pickering and PineRidge Arts Council are excited to welcome back Artfest in Esplanade Park! New this year, the artist market has been extended. Shop from more than 50 different artists and artisans on May 28, June 4 and June 11 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Kick-off celebration on May 28 More than 50 artists and artisans selling and […]

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Durham Region’s Spring Sporting Events

posted Thursday, May 19, 2022

by: in Community

As the spring weather begins to heat up, so does the sport event action across Durham Region. There’s so much anticipating and excitement for the return of the sights and sounds of outdoor sports in our community. See below for a list of many different types of sporting activities to participate in or attend as […]

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GO Lakeshore East extension to Bowmanville gets approval

posted Friday, May 13, 2022

by: in Community

The GO Lakeshore East extension to Bowmanville was included in the provincial budget and is moving ahead, giving Durham Region residents much to rejoice about, as it will bring a much-needed connection to the larger GO Transit network. This expanded rail transit service will help to reduce congestion in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area […]

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Great Taste of Ontario – Oshawa Passport

posted Tuesday, May 10, 2022

by: in Community

Presented by the Ontario Culinary Tourism Alliance, The Great Taste of Ontario is a collection of digital passports and stories to help you fall in love with the food and drink of Ontario again, and again. Each season, you can download one of 40 passports to help guide your planning and inspire you to explore […]

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Durham expanding availability of electric vehicle charging stations

posted Tuesday, May 10, 2022

by: in Community

With the transportation sector representing the largest share of greenhouse gas emissions and energy costs in Durham Region, shifting to electric vehicles (EVs) is critical to respond to the climate emergency. Switching to EVs helps realize the economic benefits of the low carbon transition by using made-in-Durham clean energy sources. Expanding the availability of EV […]

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Oshawa Summer Camp is back, and includes free playground and youth leadership programs

posted Monday, May 9, 2022

by: in Community

Blast off with activeOshawa this summer! Recreation and Culture Services have announced its Summer Camp program offerings for 2022. This summer sees the return of many of their most popular in-person summer camps, including arts camp, dance camp, hockey camp, sport and swim camp, and more. View, download or print a copy of the 2022 […]

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Celebrate spring at Bowmanville Maplefest on May 7, 2022

posted Thursday, May 5, 2022

by: in Community

There’s nothing more Canadian than freshly harvested Maple Syrup! Visit historic downtown Bowmanville on May 7 to celebrate the start of spring at Maplefest! This highly anticipated festival showcases local syrup producers who offer up the best of the region. Find treats such as maple donuts, cheese, candy, nuts and fudge and enjoy live music and kid-friendly […]

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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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