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Pickering’s Youth Art Show – submit your work by Nov 12, 2021 to win prizes

posted Friday, October 22, 2021

by: in Community

Do you have a creative eye or artwork you cannot wait to show off? Then this event is for you. Don’t miss the chance to participate in Pickering’s annual Youth Art Show! Prizes will be awarded for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place. Art work of all sizes and styles are welcome at this event. All submissions […]

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Durham Region seeks community members to share their stories of the pandemic

posted Friday, October 22, 2021

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, our community has remained #DurhamStrong through our resilient spirit. The past year and a half has changed the way we work, communicate, and live. Yet, everyone has faced different struggles and triumphs throughout this time. As Durham Region looks to the future, and economic and community recovery, the are calling on […]

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The Township of Uxbridge are awaiting approval on a grant to illuminate the Fields of Uxbridge

posted Sunday, October 17, 2021

by: in Community

The Fields of Uxbridge could soon be getting some upgrades, if local town council gets grant approval on a couple proposed projects. The first being a restructuring of the current snack bar and washroom facilities at Veteran’s Park, and the second being a new light installation at the Fields of Uxbridge. The consensus seemed to […]

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Durham Region Fall Fun Guide – there’s plenty to do in Durham

posted Friday, October 15, 2021

by: in Community

While every season is awesome here in Canada, there’s just something about fall fun in Durham Region that makes it so special. Whether is the coolness of the air, the colours of the leaves, or bundling up in comfy wares, let’s embrace this wonderful time of year! When the weather gets cooler, you can head […]

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Firehouse Fright Night trail of terrors corn maze is back – Oct 15/16/22/23, 2021 (Courtice)

posted Tuesday, October 12, 2021

by: in Community

The annual Firehouse Fright Night trail of terrors corn maze is back, with a new location  at Watson Farms. Be prepared for thrills and chills as you make your way through this 100,000 sq ft maze with a 6ft wide trail all the way through. This interactive, story-driven trail has been engaging the brave for 14 […]

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Fall Program Options at East Shore Community Centre in Pickering

posted Monday, October 4, 2021

by: in Community

In person programming is back!  The City of Pickering invites you to join in the fun, get active and meet new people at the East Shore Community Centre (910 Liverpool Rd, Pickering) There are both active and passive programs for adults 55+ as well as children’s programming options.  For those 10 – 14 years of age […]

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Going electric: Municipality of Clarington opens seven EV charging stations to the public

posted Friday, October 1, 2021

by: in Community

Clarington has opened seven new electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in Bowmanville to support clean energy and EV use in our community. Five charging points are now open for use in the parking lot at 33 Division Street, and two other charging stations are open at Garnet B. Rickard Recreation Complex on the west side. […]

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New Bowmanville Valley Trail extension links kilometres of trail through downtown to the waterfront

posted Thursday, September 30, 2021

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The Municipality of Clarington officially unveiled a new 600-metre extension to the Bowmanville Valley Trail, linking the existing path from the neighbourhood on Baseline Road, south under Highway 401 to the Waterfront Trail. “This is a remarkable space in the heart of Bowmanville, allowing our residents access to nature and our magical waterfront. This is […]

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to be recognized in Oshawa Sept 30, 2021

posted Wednesday, September 29, 2021

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa has proclaimed September 30 as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. This is a day to honour the Indigenous children who endured residential schools, their families and communities, and to ensure that the tragic history and the present day legacy of the residential school system is not forgotten. There are five […]

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Art lovers dream: day-tripping in Durham

posted Friday, September 24, 2021

by: in Community

Durham Region boasts of over 90 outdoor public sculptures and art forms, from emerging to world-renowned artists. How many have you seen? Download the PDF list and copy the link to the online map to guide you. We look forward to you sharing your photos on facebook and instagram and tagging PineRidge Arts on facebook and #sculpturesofdurham on instagram. Trying to see […]

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