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Local Easter Services are Available Online

Local Easter Services are Available Online

The celebration of Easter and participating in religious services has taken on a very different approach this year. It is a new and different concept to have religious gatherings suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic, but there are many viewing options to help the community take part in services and connect with their fellow members. Many churches and places of worship have moved their services online either through live-streaming on Facebook and YouTube as well as uploading sermons and musi...
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May is Museum Month in Brantford

May is Museum Month in Brantford

May is Museum Month in Ontario, and museums across Brantford are celebrating with open houses, new exhibitions, and special events. Museums are important in our community, and do much more than preserve local artifacts and history. Our local museums help to better our understanding of who we are as individuals and as a community through facilitating both self-reflection and conversations. Guided tours are a great way to learn behind-the-scenes stories from museum staff and volunteers; special ...
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Getting Ready for a Socially-Distant Easter

Getting Ready for a Socially-Distant Easter

We are facing unprecedented times and every day we define a new ‘normal’ for ourselves. This weekend, those who celebrate Easter are tasked with the challenge of making it feel like a ‘normal’ holiday in the absence of friends and family members. Easter Egg Hunts Popular Easter Egg Hunts (such as Brantwood Farms, Myrtleville House Museum and Easter at Addies) have all been cancelled. That doesn’t mean you can’t plan your own backyard or indoor Egg hunt. Le ...
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4-1-1 on Jane’s Walk

4-1-1 on Jane’s Walk

On the first weekend of May every year, Jane’s Walk festivals take place in over 200 cities all over the world, including right here in Brantford! Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), an American-Canadian writer, urbanist and activist who championed the voices of everyday people in neighbourhood planning and city-building. The local movement, Jane’s Walk Brant County, is led by Community Living Brant. The com...
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April 2020 Sporting Events

April 2020 Sporting Events

April 2 - 5 Alliance Hockey House League Select Championships Hosted by: Brantford Minor Hockey Association Various 3 - 5 Move with the Beat Dance Competition Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts 3 - 5 Paul Mitchell Invitational (A/AA) Hosted by: Brantford Boys CYO Basketball Various 4 Crocus Bonspiel Hosted by: Brantford Golf & Country Club Brantford Golf & Country Club 4 - 5 Underwater Rugb...
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April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our April roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.  Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they meet. Do you have any great training or networking opportunities to s...
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Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

*UPDATE* This event has now been postponed to 2021. Please visit the Brant Skating Club's media release for more information. Submitted by: Brant Skating Club The Brant Skating Club will enter a new decade with grand celebration as skaters and families prepare for the 70th annual Flashing Blades spectacle scheduled for April 11 at the Brantford Civic Centre. Under the direction of award-winning coaches Alison Purkiss and Kevin Stefan, the annual ice revue will involve over 130 local skaters. ...
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