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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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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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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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Ontario’s Greenbelt Route expands through downtown Uxbridge

posted Thursday, March 31, 2022

by: in Community

The Waterfront Regeneration Trust has partnered with the Greenbelt Foundation and Uxbridge Active Transportation committee (UXACT) to connect the Greenbelt Route through downtown Uxbridge. The proposed trail connection is part of a new initiative aimed at increasing access and interest in the Great Lakes waterfront through the creation of a new, expanded 3,600-km Great Lakes Waterfront […]

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Upcoming Spring Cultural Events in Oshawa

posted Wednesday, March 30, 2022

by: in Community

Have your say: Creating a Cultural Hub in Oshawa The City of Oshawa is considering developing an arts venue that can develop and support artistic and creative practices, adding capacity for arts and culture within Oshawa. They are currently accepting community feedback to help shape and inform a Feasibility Study related to the conversion of […]

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Durham’s Cycling Plan and Paramedic Services Master Plan have both been approved by council

posted Monday, March 21, 2022

by: in Community

Last year, regional council approved two plans: the newly updated Regional Cycling Plan, and a new Paramedic Services Master Plan. The updated Regional Cycling Plan identifies actions for creating a connected, safe and accessible region-wide cycling network. Developed in alignment with the Durham Transportation Master Plan, the Regional Cycling Plan considers the needs, ages, abilities […]

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Discover Durham’s Maple Harvest Festivals

posted Wednesday, March 16, 2022

by: in Community

As winter winds down, the longer days and rising temperatures make way for many families and friends to get out and enjoy the maple syrup harvest right here in Durham Region. The origin of maple syrup production dates to Indigenous peoples living in the northeast part of North America. Zhiiwaagamizigan is the Anishinaabe word for […]

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Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Durham Region

posted Tuesday, March 15, 2022

by: in Community

There are lots of reasons to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! Maybe you’re Irish or just love the colour green. Perhaps you enjoy green beer or believe in the luck of a four-leaf clover. What ever your reason there are plenty of ways to celebrate in Durham Region! Stop by The Crooked Uncle in Oshawa for some award-winning […]

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