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Celebrate the New Year at Clarington Mayor Adrian Foster’s Levee – January 7, 2024

posted Friday, January 5, 2024

by: in Community

Celebrate the New Year at the Mayors Levee on Sunday, January 7, 2024, at the South Courtice Arena. You wont want to miss out on this free community event for the whole family to celebrate the New Year. Enjoy family entertainment, kids activities, jumping castles, skating and more! Date:Sunday, January 7,2024 Time:Noon to 3 p.m. […]

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Nominations open for Oshawa’s Culture Counts, and Community Legend Awards – vote by January 31, 2024

posted Thursday, January 4, 2024

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa is now accepting nominations for their Culture Counts Awards and Community Legend Award. The Culture Counts Awards celebrate and honour the creative and cultural achievements of the community. Individuals, groups and/or organizations can be nominated or apply in three categories: Oshawa Culture Counts Professional Artist Award, which recognizes an established artist […]

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Experience the Magic of the Season at Pickering’s Poinsettia Tea – Dec 3, 2023

posted Friday, December 1, 2023

by: in Community

The City of Pickering invites adults 55+ to the 2023 Poinsettia Tea; a delightful holiday experience that promises a magical afternoon of music, refreshments, and festive cheer. This seasonal event is scheduled for Sunday, December 3rd, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm at Chestnut Hill Developments Recreation Complex. Guests will be treated to live musical […]

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Pickering’s Rotary Frenchmans Bay West Park recent restorations includes a new comfort station and indigenous artwork

posted Tuesday, November 28, 2023

by: in Community

Rotary Frenchmans Bay West Park has undergone its final phase of enhancements and restorations, which include a comfort station, reconstruction of the west spit, and a permanent public art installation. The reconstruction of the west spit included restoration of the sand dunes, replacing stones to restore the natural shoreline, an addition of accessible beach ramps, […]

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Discover micro-adventures and slow travel activities in Durham Region

posted Tuesday, November 14, 2023

by: in Community

Having something special planned to look forward to is a great way to beat burnout. Micro-adventures or short trips that you can take in Durham Region provide an opportunity to rest and reset, enjoy nature or to learn something new. Whether you reset while connecting with friends, or you feel rejuvenated after a quiet walk […]

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Aspire Whitby hosts Durham Region’s first paraclimbing competition – Nov 18, 2023

posted Monday, November 13, 2023

by: in Community

On November 18, 2023 Aspire Whitby is hosting Durham Regions first paraclimbing competition. This competition gives participants an opportunity to compete in a supportive, friendly, and positive environment, all while competing for a chance to win some amazing prizes and place on the podium. Aspire Whitby has partnered with The Canadian Adaptive Climbing Society and […]

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Community Inspired Mural unveiled at Pickering’s West Shore Skate Spot

posted Tuesday, October 17, 2023

by: in Community

Pickerings West Shore Skate Spot has an exciting new look after artist FATSPATROL was recently commissioned to paint a new community mural on the skate surface. The popular new West Shore Skate Spot first opened in Fall 2022, and soon after in 2023, Council endorsed the funding to carry out the design and installation of […]

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Durham Region International Film Festival – October 19 to 21, 2023

posted Tuesday, October 17, 2023

by: in Community

Promoting arts, culture, creativity, and community,the Durham Region International Film Festival(DRIFF) showcases inspiring films that represent the distinctive voices of independent filmmakers. DRIFF brings an exciting film festival experience to audiences in Durham Region, nurturing community connections with a peek at the behind-the-scenes of filmmaking, while supporting the development of local and international talent. From […]

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Oshawa City Council seeks community input on playground equipment and the use of fireworks

posted Monday, October 16, 2023

by: in Community

The City of Oshawa is requesting your feedback on the following two new projects: provide your feedback on preferred playground equipment and accessibility features for the Greenbriar Park Redevelopment; share your thoughts and ideas on three options to amend the City’s Fireworks By-Law. The City of Oshawa is redeveloping Greenbriar Park at 691 Greenbriar Drive […]

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Durham Region’s Curbside Giveaway Day – September 16, 2023

posted Thursday, September 21, 2023

by: in Community

Residents in the Town of Ajax, Township of Brock, Municipality of Clarington, City of Pickering, Township of Scugog, Township of Uxbridge and Town of Whitby are invited to take part in the Regions new fall Curbside Giveaway Day on September 16. Curbside Giveaway Day is a pilot project event organized in co-operation with the local […]

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