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Spend Family Day in Brantford

Spend Family Day in Brantford

The kids are back to school today after two weeks off and maybe you (but definitely them) are wondering when the next long weekend is. Family Day is just around the corner on Monday, February 17, 2020. Most stores will be closed, but there will be plenty to do in Brantford, including the 11th Annual Frosty Fest, discounted tours at Bell Homestead National Historic Site, Family Fun Fair at T.B. Costain and lots of family swims at Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. Start planning your Family Day fun no...
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City of Brantford launches welcome passes for newcomers in 2020

City of Brantford launches welcome passes for newcomers in 2020

The City of Brantford, in partnership with YMCA Immigrant Services, is launching a Welcome to Brantford pass on January 1, 2020 that invites all newcomers, whether they have recently moved to Brantford from another city or country, to explore their new home through discounted offerings. “It is important that newcomers connect with the local community and events. By participating and engaging in all that Brantford has to offer, newcomers will truly feel at home,” says Lily Lumsden, S...
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January Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

January Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our January 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...
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January 2020 Sporting Events

January 2020 Sporting Events

January 3-5 Walter Gretzky House League Tournament Hosted by: Brantford Minor Hockey Association Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 11   Alumni Hockey Games Hosted by: Wilfrid Laurier Brantford Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre 9-12   Brantford Mixed Doubles Curling Classic Brant Curling Club 10-12   Big Chief Bonspiel Brantford Golf & Country Club 17-19   Routine Meet Hosted by: Brant Art...
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January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

January Featured Artist: Dean Ellis

Our first Featured Artist of 2020 is Dean Ellis, an event photographer and mixed media artist who works with pen and ink, oil painting, sculpture, the occasional written piece, and anything else that “strikes [his] fancy.”  Dean has been surrounded by art and artists since he was a child – he’s a fourth generation artist – so it was no surprise that he ended up with the talent and passion for the arts. His mother was a painter and singer, and his grandmother w...
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Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Discover January 2020 Events in Brantford

Winter Class Registration Opens Brantford Potters Guild, 111 Sherwood dr Wednesday, January 1, 2020 All Day Admission: Free Registration Begins to sign up for winter classes for pottery making. Brantford Potters Guild website   24th Annual Mayor’s Levee Brantford and District Civic Centre, 79 Market St S. Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Admission: Free Join Mayor Kevin Davis as Brantford welcomes 2020! Enjoy lunch with a free community skate from 12:00 ...
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Attractions Ontario to Host FREE Workshop at Tourism Centre

Attractions Ontario to Host FREE Workshop at Tourism Centre

Calling all local business – big or small! We would like to invite you to attend the Partnerships & Packaging workshop hosted by Attractions Ontario on Thursday, January 16th, 2020. This event will take place at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre (399 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy) from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. The workshop is an excellent way to connect with other local businesses and find out how to benefit from partnerships and better immerse your business in the community. Best of all,...
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