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Online Quarantine Games

Online Quarantine Games

There are only so many television shows you can re-binge-watch before you start needing a bit more stimulation. One of our favourite ways to keep your mind active is through board games – whether in person with your household members, or online with your friends, there are lots of ways to play. If you don’t have the resources to purchase these games, consider searching for online games to keep you busy at home. Some people are planning their own online tournaments, which is a great ...
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Canadian (Virtual) Film Fest Begins May 21, 2020

Canadian (Virtual) Film Fest Begins May 21, 2020

Super Channel and the Canadian Film Fest (CFF), an indie-festival dedicated to celebrating Canadian filmmakers, announced that they have partnered to bring a virtual edition of the recently postponed 2020 CFF to Canadian film fans across the nation, with the Canadian Film Fest presented by Super Channel. This is the first time the event has been delivered virtually, and Brantford residents will be especially pleased to hear that a movie shot primarily in our great City will be the first feature ...
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Celebrate National Limerick Day!

Celebrate National Limerick Day!

May 12 is National Limerick Day! Now what is a limerick, you say? It is a short poem, with a silly rhyme tone, that will surely shoo-away your dismay!  If you caught that little ditty, it was a sample of a limerick poem, and if you’d like to inject a little arts, culture and creativity into your free time we challenge you to write one of your own and celebrate National Limerick Day on Tuesday, May 12!  Limericks were made famous by Edward Lear in his first edition of The Book...
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Tasty Road Trips Food Tours Goes Virtual

Tasty Road Trips Food Tours Goes Virtual

If ever there was a snapshot in recent history where food builds community, this is it.  During the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve all had to adapt the ways that we shop for and connect with our food, whether that means socially distancing while we line up at the grocery store or arranging a curbside pick-up at our local farm.  Many of us are also seeking ways to support our hometown economy by buying from independent take-out restaurants and connecting with close-to-home agricultural ...
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Tune in to DJ mTwo Live on Fridays

Tune in to DJ mTwo Live on Fridays

Is social distancing making you dream about your next beach vacation with family and friends?  Why not bring the beach vibes to your favourite chill spot in the house? Local talent, Matt Allman, DJ mTwo is providing a live stream of his music mixes for everyone to enjoy on Friday evenings. Matt is Brantford born and raised and has been DJing since he was 16 years old when he found his passion for mixing tracks and controlling the vibe - letting the good times roll! For the past 16 years,...
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Stay Apart. Stay Connected.

Stay Apart. Stay Connected.

Humans are social creatures. From the moment we are born, we seek and need relationship to grow and to thrive. Social distancing recommendations have been in place for over a month now and though each experience is different, at one time or another, we’ll each be looking for ways to connect with others for our current, and long-term health, and mental well-being. Here are some popular, free and easy to use platforms for connecting. Facebook The original social media platform, this site h...
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All-Round Champion Is Here

All-Round Champion Is Here

Last summer, you may have seen a giant purple bus travelling through Brantford with a film crew in tow. It was all part of the All-Round Champion television production from marblemedia, an award-winning global media company, which is now airing on TVO Kids. This exciting unscripted family-friendly show used many Brantford buildings and backdrops during production and we now get the chance to see the show in all its action. Four of the ten competitions were filmed at Brantford locations last sum...
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