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Unleash your creativity in the New Year!

Unleash your creativity in the New Year!

By: Trish Barsby Do you have a desire to bring out your creative side but don’t know where to start? Look no further than the Brantford Public Library (Main Branch) Makerspace and Digital Media Lab, where all of the help and tools are at your disposal to do just that. The MakerSpace area allows people of all ages to explore and create projects from 3D printing to button making, while the Digital Media Lab has you covered for creating professional videos, music and podcasts with their exp...
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What’s on tap in Brantford?

What’s on tap in Brantford?

Brantford has a great brewing history, with local breweries operating as early as 1845. Brantford is quickly emerging as a go-to destination along the True Brew Path and is steadily growing with new unique breweries and tour companies opening every year. So, if you like craft beer, grab your friends, nominate a designated driver, and hit the road for a day of touring and tasting at some amazing craft breweries in the City of Brantford. Visit a Brewery Bell City Brewing Co. #9-51 Woodyatt Dr.,...
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February 2020 Sporting Events in Brantford

February 2020 Sporting Events in Brantford

7 Laurier Brantford Extramural Hockey Game Hosted by: Wilfrid Laurier University Brantford Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 7 Curl for Stroke Hosted by: Heart & Stroke Foundation Brant Curling Club 7 - 10 Jeff Hewson Hockey Classic Hosted by: Brantford NBC Hockey League Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 8 Beat the Blues - Women's Invitational Hosted by: Brant Curling Club Brant Curling Club 12 Sports Recognitio...
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February Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

February Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our February 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 shar...
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New Funding Through Investment Readiness Program (IRP)

New Funding Through Investment Readiness Program (IRP)

The Brant Community Foundation, a member of the Community Foundations of Canada, has announced their partnership with the Investment Readiness Program, a new national initiative funded by the Government of Canada. This funding program can provide time-limited, non-repayable capital to support a broad range of “social purpose organizations” (i.e. non-profits, charities, co-operatives, hybrid social enterprises, and mission-focused for-profits) in helping them grow, build their capacit...
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Get ready for the 13th annual “Chili Willy” Cook-Off!

Get ready for the 13th annual “Chili Willy” Cook-Off!

The Chili Willy Cook-Off is back for their 13th annual battle of the spoons event! Join us in Harmony Square (89 Dalhousie St.) in downtown Brantford on Sunday, February 23, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. as local restaurants vie for the title of ‘Brantford’s Best Bowl of Chili.’ Tickets are $10 per person, which includes a voting pass, spoon and (NEW!) Chili Cook-Off ceramic mug for you to keep as a souvenir. Competing teams so far include Alice’s Mobile Restaurant...
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Discover February 2020 Events in Brantford

Discover February 2020 Events in Brantford

World Nutella Day Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre, 254 North Park St. Wednesday, February 5, 2020 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Admission: FREE Visit us at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre as we join other communities and groups around the world in celebration of World Nutella Day! Visitors can enjoy a ton of free fun family events and entertainment such as PAW PATROL meet and greet,  free pancakes with Nutella®, product giveaways, a free public skate and swim, a draw for a Nutella® gift b...
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