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Chinese & Japanese Delights Under One Roof

Chinese & Japanese Delights Under One Roof

Blessings Eatery is one of those incredible locally owned restaurants that loves their community, and the deliciousness of their food clearly reflects this. This restaurant offers both Chinese and Japanese food and is well known for their excellent customer service from their multi-generational family of staff, and huge menu that can please even the most discerning (or picky!) palates. Touted by locals as “best in town” and “one of my absolute favourite places to order,” ...
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Glenhyrst Offering a Variety of Summer Classes and Workshops

Glenhyrst Offering a Variety of Summer Classes and Workshops

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant is open to the public Tuesday to Friday from 10 am – 5 pm with new protocols in place to protect visitors and employees. Normally, Glenhyrst would be rounding off their third week of the Summer Arts Camp program, but in consideration of provincial health guidelines and keeping safety their number one priority, they have had to make the difficult decision to cancel the summer camp program for 2020. Fear not! Glenhyrst is excited to offer a variety of adult/te...
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Tumble Through Summer

Tumble Through Summer

2020 is not your typical summer. Thankfully, Phase 2 in Ontario’s Framework for Reopening means that options are expanding for adults and kids alike, including individual sports where physical distance can be maintained. Recognized for its daring and awe-inspiring acrobatics, gymnastics builds skills of strength, flexibility, coordination, body awareness and agility that your child can use their whole life. With two clubs here in Brantford, both adapting in unique ways to create a safe en...
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Be a Brantford Sunset Chaser

Be a Brantford Sunset Chaser

You’ve heard of storm chasers, but what about sunset chasers? Humans have an instinctual appreciation for the beauty of nature, and many of us can relate to having a tendency to stop and stare at a breathtaking sunset. Watching the sun set is often a quiet experience that can help to refresh the mind and soul. Especially during this time, when many people are feeling anxious, sunset chasing can be a fun way to engage with natural beauty and enjoy being in the moment. Follow the sunset thr...
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Volunteers Get the Job Done

Volunteers Get the Job Done

Now that we have tempted your taste buds with all the culinary delights that the Brantford International Village has to offer, let’s take a moment to recognize the true heroes of this festival...the Villages Volunteers. The backbone of any community event has always been the people that give selflessly of their time to help the event run smoothly. It will be a while before there can be large-scale events that will require many, many volunteers, but today we want to recognize, salute and th...
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Splash Pads in Brantford are Open!

Splash Pads in Brantford are Open!

Beat the heat in one of Brantford’s many splash pads! With a surging heatwave ripping through Ontario, City of Brantford officials have decided to reopen our community splash pads. In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in our community, the splash pads were closed throughout May and June, reopening just last weekend on Friday, July 3, 2020.  Hours of operation are 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., with operational changes and strict preventative measures in place. A portalet and hand w...
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Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant announces artist selected for City Hall Public Art project

The Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant and the City of Brantford are pleased to announce that Elora-based artist Jane Bowen, has been selected to complete the City Hall Public Art Project. The artwork will be located on the indoor entranceway of Brantford’s new City Hall (60 Dalhousie St., Brantford, ON), scheduled to open in 2021.  Jane Bowen has exhibited throughout Ontario since her first solo exhibition in Elora, ON in 1989. In addition to exploring the unique characteristics th...
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