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Getting Ready for a Socially-Distant Easter

Getting Ready for a Socially-Distant Easter

We are facing unprecedented times and every day we define a new ‘normal’ for ourselves. This weekend, those who celebrate Easter are tasked with the challenge of making it feel like a ‘normal’ holiday in the absence of friends and family members. Easter Egg Hunts Popular Easter Egg Hunts (such as Brantwood Farms, Myrtleville House Museum and Easter at Addies) have all been cancelled. That doesn’t mean you can’t plan your own backyard or indoor Egg hunt. Le ...
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4-1-1 on Jane’s Walk

4-1-1 on Jane’s Walk

On the first weekend of May every year, Jane’s Walk festivals take place in over 200 cities all over the world, including right here in Brantford! Jane’s Walk is a movement of free, citizen-led walking conversations inspired by Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), an American-Canadian writer, urbanist and activist who championed the voices of everyday people in neighbourhood planning and city-building. The local movement, Jane’s Walk Brant County, is led by Community Living Brant. The com...
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April 2020 Sporting Events

April 2020 Sporting Events

April 2 - 5 Alliance Hockey House League Select Championships Hosted by: Brantford Minor Hockey Association Various 3 - 5 Move with the Beat Dance Competition Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts 3 - 5 Paul Mitchell Invitational (A/AA) Hosted by: Brantford Boys CYO Basketball Various 4 Crocus Bonspiel Hosted by: Brantford Golf & Country Club Brantford Golf & Country Club 4 - 5 Underwater Rugb...
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April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

April Training & Networking for Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our April 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 s...
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Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

Brantford's Annual Flashing Blades presents 70 Years on Ice

*UPDATE* This event has now been postponed to 2021. Please visit the Brant Skating Club's media release for more information. Submitted by: Brant Skating Club The Brant Skating Club will enter a new decade with grand celebration as skaters and families prepare for the 70th annual Flashing Blades spectacle scheduled for April 11 at the Brantford Civic Centre. Under the direction of award-winning coaches Alison Purkiss and Kevin Stefan, the annual ice revue will involve over 130 local skaters. ...
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Nominations Open for Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence

Nominations Open for Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence

The Tourism Industry Association of Ontario (TIAO) has opened their annual Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence program for nominations. These awards recognize outstanding contributions to the tourism industry in Ontario. There are eight award categories: Tourism Innovator of the Year Award This award recognizes an organization or individual that created a new innovative product, policy or service to promote and enhance tourism in their local community, region or the province of Ontario. Tour...
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Third Annual House League Hockey to Crown City Championship

Third Annual House League Hockey to Crown City Championship

For the third year in a row, players from two of Brantford’s house league hockey teams will finish the season with an exciting, friendly and fun competition. Brantford Minor Hockey Association (BMHA) and Brantford Church Hockey League (BCHL) will host a weekend of games for the overall house league City Championship. BMHA won the inaugural event in 2018 and BCHL claimed the title in 2019. The action gets underway for both leagues on Saturday, March 28 – Super Saturday. BCHL will pla...
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