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Support Local Business for Father’s Day

Support Local Business for Father’s Day

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and we’re either really appreciating or really missing the dads in our lives right now. Although it’s going to be a different day than we’re used to, it’s time to plan for Father’s Day – Sunday, June 21 – to make sure we’re telling those great dudes in our life how much we adore them. To the dads working on the frontlines as an essential service provider, to the dads who are laid off and struggling to ma...
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Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

Lions, Tigers and Bears – Oh My!

Brantford Twin Valley Zoo, located at 84 Langford Church Road, is the perfect size zoo with just the right attractions for your family outing or day date. Built on 25 beautiful acres, the Zoo opened its gates in 1991 to allow a place for families to enjoy and experience wild life up close and personal. This family-owned park prides themselves on forging love, respect and understanding for all animals, conservation, and our environment. The park includes several picnic areas as well as a nature ...
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Inspiring Greatness in Brantford: Movies to Motivate and Entertain

Inspiring Greatness in Brantford: Movies to Motivate and Entertain

The last two months, Brantford’s athletes and sports teams have been taking to social media to keep their members inspired, trained and motivated. It’s been great watching them demonstrate their skills, conditioning and inspiration. In honour of all our local athletes who have been working hard and waiting to once again take on their sport, we’ve done a round-up of some memorable, funny and inspirational movies, many of which can be found on-line or through streaming services....
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Brantford Presents: Take Three… Live Local Performances From the Comfort of Home!

Brantford Presents: Take Three… Live Local Performances From the Comfort of Home!

Fifteen local performing artists are coming to a screen near you for BRANTFORD PRESENTS: TAKE THREE! On Friday May 22 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., 15 local performers will each be doing a 5-10 minute set streamed live online through Zoom. The event is organized by Grandview Theatre Company, I Think You’re Grand and Theatre Hive. A link to the online stream can be accessed through the event’s Facebook page. The event will also be streamed live on Grandview Theatre’s YouTube page...
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Online Quarantine Games

Online Quarantine Games

There are only so many television shows you can re-binge-watch before you start needing a bit more stimulation. One of our favourite ways to keep your mind active is through board games – whether in person with your household members, or online with your friends, there are lots of ways to play. If you don’t have the resources to purchase these games, consider searching for online games to keep you busy at home. Some people are planning their own online tournaments, which is a great ...
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Canadian (Virtual) Film Fest Begins May 21, 2020

Canadian (Virtual) Film Fest Begins May 21, 2020

Super Channel and the Canadian Film Fest (CFF), an indie-festival dedicated to celebrating Canadian filmmakers, announced that they have partnered to bring a virtual edition of the recently postponed 2020 CFF to Canadian film fans across the nation, with the Canadian Film Fest presented by Super Channel. This is the first time the event has been delivered virtually, and Brantford residents will be especially pleased to hear that a movie shot primarily in our great City will be the first feature ...
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Celebrate National Limerick Day!

Celebrate National Limerick Day!

May 12 is National Limerick Day! Now what is a limerick, you say? It is a short poem, with a silly rhyme tone, that will surely shoo-away your dismay!  If you caught that little ditty, it was a sample of a limerick poem, and if you’d like to inject a little arts, culture and creativity into your free time we challenge you to write one of your own and celebrate National Limerick Day on Tuesday, May 12!  Limericks were made famous by Edward Lear in his first edition of The Book...
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