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Sport Venue Feature: Kiwanis Field

Sport Venue Feature: Kiwanis Field

“If you build it…they will come.” This is the core message from a very well-known film that captures the wonder and excitement of playing a sport that you love in a perfect setting. For those who have had this experience, they remember everything about their surroundings – the sights, the sounds, the feel of the ground – it is engrained in their memories forever. Brantford is fortunate to have such a facility in its Kiwanis Field. Located on three acres of land be...
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Featured Artist: Kara Spencer

Featured Artist: Kara Spencer

September’s Featured Artist is Kara Spencer, the Artistic Director of Theatre Hive, a brand new theatre company that just opened in Brantford earlier this year. Spencer is a trained actor and director, and is also competitively trained in a tap, jazz and ballet.
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The 161st Annual Paris Fair ~ Where Friends Meet

The 161st Annual Paris Fair ~ Where Friends Meet

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 to Monday, September 2, 2019
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There’s “Something A-Peeling to Everyone” at St. George AppleFest!

There’s “Something A-Peeling to Everyone” at St. George AppleFest!

Fall is in the air, but just before we throw on our cozy sweaters and start buying pumpkin flavoured everything, let’s enjoy one last hoorah in the sun at the St. George AppleFest on September 21 and 22, 2019. Named as one of Ontario’s Top 100 Festivals by Festivals & Events Ontario the last five years, and winner of the 2018 #GoodTimesinBrant award, St. George AppleFest is a fun outing for the whole family. Held on the last two days of summer, the St. George AppleFest welcomes ...
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Keepin’ it Fresh at Elberta Farms

Keepin’ it Fresh at Elberta Farms

Elberta Farms, located on Governors Rd. East at Highway 24 is a long-standing farm in the County of Brant. Offering fresh fruits and vegetables on a year-round basis, the family assists local residents in maintaining a fresh and flavourful 100-mile diet, from the first Ontario asparagus harvest to the last bounty of apples and squash. In 1966, Joseph and Elizabeth Berta married and purchased some farmland to build a house and grow their own produce. The bounty quickly exceeded the needs of the ...
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Summer To-Do List for Families in Brantford

Summer To-Do List for Families in Brantford

The stores are busy stocking their shelves with cute new school supplies and seasonal attire, but kids are protesting, “wait just a minute! We still have half of the summer left!” And they are correct. There’s plenty of time left to soak up the sun and enjoy going to bed late, sleeping in, pool parties and fun outdoor activities. Here’s a handful of things to add to your “Summer To-Do List” that you don’t have to leave the City to do and that won’t...
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Special Olympics Ontario Brantford Active Start - Call for Participants

Special Olympics Ontario Brantford Active Start - Call for Participants

Special Olympics Ontario Brantford would like to launch a new program this fall and are looking for community feedback on the project. Active Start is a program that has been developed by Special Olympics Canada for young athletes. It is a family oriented program where those between two and six years of age with an intellectual disability are encouraged to develop their basic motor skills such as walking, running, jumping, balancing and throwing in a fun and safe environment. These activities p...
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