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February Sport Networking Meeting Recap

February Sport Networking Meeting Recap

The first Sport Networking Meeting of 2020 was held on Thursday, February 13 at the Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre. This hotel has a long history with hosting sporting teams and tournaments in Brantford and it was good to return to the location for the meeting. A tasty lunch was prepared with a special Valentine’s Day dessert for all attendees. Thank You to Host Location City of Brantford Sport Tourism Coordinator, Ela Stypa Jones, MC’d the event and thanked the...
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March Featured Artist: Chad Martin/No One Goes Woodworking

March Featured Artist: Chad Martin/No One Goes Woodworking

Written by Trish Barsby March’s Featured Artist is Chad Martin of No One Goes Woodworking. Be it something simple like a 2x4 from the local hardware store or a piece of exotic wood from across the ocean, Chad sees the potential for it to be molded into something beautiful. Chad’s artistic journey began in Palmerston, ON, about 100 km northwest of Brantford. Coming from a long line of woodworkers, Chad would often help his mother with her own woodworking projects, which ultimately s...
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Tourism Brantford’s 2020/2021 Events Guide

Tourism Brantford’s 2020/2021 Events Guide

The new Brantford & Area What’s On Festivals and Events 2019/20 Brochure has arrived, and is available at the Brantford Visitor & Tourism Centre at 399 Wayne Gretzky Parkway.  This helpful brochure lists many of the major events happening in Brantford from March 2020 through February 2021 with a focus on the wealth of cultural activities that Brantford’s residents and tourists will enjoy. There are some brand new local events and your annual favourites coming up, includ...
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Brantford Sports Council Awards Celebrate Local Athletes

Brantford Sports Council Awards Celebrate Local Athletes

The Brantford Sports Council has announced the winners in nine categories for the Sports Awards that were presented at the 15th annual Sports Recognition Banquet on Wednesday February 12, 2020 at the Brantford Golf & Country Club, 60 Ava Rd. This program recognizes local athletes, coaches, volunteers, teams, officials and sponsors who are actively involved in and support minor sports in the community. The Sportsperson of the Year was announced as Jacqueline Legere - Downhill Ice Cross Skati...
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Play Ball! Brantford Red Sox Announce 2020 Schedule

Play Ball! Brantford Red Sox Announce 2020 Schedule

As we make our way through the cold and snowy winter months, thoughts of springtime are starting to happen with the release of the Brantford Red Sox 2020 schedule of the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL). 2020 will mark the IBL’s 102nd season and the Red Sox look forward to bringing exciting ballpark action to Brantford. Highlights include: hosting the Season Opener on Sunday, May 10 with the defending champion Barrie Baycats, seven family-friendly weekend games throughout the season with...
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Engaging. Inclusive. Endless Possibilities.

Engaging. Inclusive. Endless Possibilities.

By: Trish Barsby Are you ready to get lost in a fantasy world down a rabbit hole? What about in a forest controlled by fairies? Whatever you decide ICHTHYS Theatre has you covered in their upcoming 2020 season. It’s time for a thought-provoking theatre journey in your own backyard! ICHTHYS Theatre is a Brantford-based, not-for-profit, community Theatre Company that has completed over 40 productions since it was founded in 2000 by Artistic Director, Lorna Stratton. Having performed travel...
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March Break Camps & Activities in Brantford

March Break Camps & Activities in Brantford

March Break is just around the corner and Brantford has tons of camps available for all ages, abilities and price ranges. From art camps at Glenhyrst and drop-in paint sessions at Crock a Doodle to video games and sports camps and so much more offered through the City of Brantford, your child will be entertained and in good hands from March 16 to 20, 2020. Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant Glenhyrst Imagi-Nation Camp Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant, 20 Ava Rd. Ages: 4 to 12 Let your imagination...
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