Community Messages

Thursday, February 27
All day

Burlington Resident Feedback Requested on Fireworks Bylaw

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The City of Burlington's Fire Department is looking for resident input on possible changes to the Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, neighbourhood fireworks displays are allowed on Victoria Day and Canada Day, and the three days leading up to those holidays. The Fire Department would like to know resident’s views on the use of fireworks. An online survey will be available at getinvolvedburlington.ca/fireworks from Feb. 10 until March 2, 2020. Once the data has been collected and analysed, City staff will prepare a report and recommendation for City Council. For more information on fireworks within the City of Burlington, visit burlington.ca/fireworks. Burlington is ranked as Canada’s best community and best place to raise a family. It is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at Burlington.ca/Enews and download the free City of Burlington app.

12:00 AM

Flamborough Chamber of Commerce OBA Awards!

Thursday, February 27 to Friday, February 28

The Flamborough Chamber of Commerce celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala.  Join us Thursday March 26, 2020!   5:30pm l Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club  Event Tickets Available at www.flamboroughchamber.ca  Follow us @FlamboroughCofC 

06:00 PM

Museum After Hours | Myths & Mysteries of the Great Lakes

06:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Enjoy a unique presentation from Swim Drink Fish Canada about the local myths and mysteries of our very own Great Lakes! You can also explore the galleries at the Museum including the special visiting exhibition, Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures (organized by the American Museum of Natural History).  This presentation is geared for audiences aged 16+. Tickets are $25/person ($22 for members). Taxes + fees are included in the ticket price. Purchase your tickets here: https://museumsofburlington.checkfront.com/reserve/?item_id=50&fbclid=IwAR2USuB1yQLCPmq6xobsjPvCPZqGuoI0_1kN67ND

Location/Venue Name
Joseph Brant Museum

  • 1240 North Shore Blvd E, Burlington, L7S 1C5
Friday, February 28
All day

Burlington Resident Feedback Requested on Fireworks Bylaw

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The City of Burlington's Fire Department is looking for resident input on possible changes to the Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, neighbourhood fireworks displays are allowed on Victoria Day and Canada Day, and the three days leading up to those holidays. The Fire Department would like to know resident’s views on the use of fireworks. An online survey will be available at getinvolvedburlington.ca/fireworks from Feb. 10 until March 2, 2020. Once the data has been collected and analysed, City staff will prepare a report and recommendation for City Council. For more information on fireworks within the City of Burlington, visit burlington.ca/fireworks. Burlington is ranked as Canada’s best community and best place to raise a family. It is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at Burlington.ca/Enews and download the free City of Burlington app.

Saturday, February 29
All day

Burlington Resident Feedback Requested on Fireworks Bylaw

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The City of Burlington's Fire Department is looking for resident input on possible changes to the Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, neighbourhood fireworks displays are allowed on Victoria Day and Canada Day, and the three days leading up to those holidays. The Fire Department would like to know resident’s views on the use of fireworks. An online survey will be available at getinvolvedburlington.ca/fireworks from Feb. 10 until March 2, 2020. Once the data has been collected and analysed, City staff will prepare a report and recommendation for City Council. For more information on fireworks within the City of Burlington, visit burlington.ca/fireworks. Burlington is ranked as Canada’s best community and best place to raise a family. It is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at Burlington.ca/Enews and download the free City of Burlington app.

Sunday, March 1
All day

Burlington Resident Feedback Requested on Fireworks Bylaw

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The City of Burlington's Fire Department is looking for resident input on possible changes to the Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, neighbourhood fireworks displays are allowed on Victoria Day and Canada Day, and the three days leading up to those holidays. The Fire Department would like to know resident’s views on the use of fireworks. An online survey will be available at getinvolvedburlington.ca/fireworks from Feb. 10 until March 2, 2020. Once the data has been collected and analysed, City staff will prepare a report and recommendation for City Council. For more information on fireworks within the City of Burlington, visit burlington.ca/fireworks. Burlington is ranked as Canada’s best community and best place to raise a family. It is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at Burlington.ca/Enews and download the free City of Burlington app.

Monday, March 2
All day

Burlington Resident Feedback Requested on Fireworks Bylaw

12:00 AM — 11:59 PM

The City of Burlington's Fire Department is looking for resident input on possible changes to the Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, neighbourhood fireworks displays are allowed on Victoria Day and Canada Day, and the three days leading up to those holidays. The Fire Department would like to know resident’s views on the use of fireworks. An online survey will be available at getinvolvedburlington.ca/fireworks from Feb. 10 until March 2, 2020. Once the data has been collected and analysed, City staff will prepare a report and recommendation for City Council. For more information on fireworks within the City of Burlington, visit burlington.ca/fireworks. Burlington is ranked as Canada’s best community and best place to raise a family. It is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at Burlington.ca/Enews and download the free City of Burlington app.

Tuesday, March 3
12:00 AM

Flamborough Chamber of Commerce OBA Awards!

Tuesday, March 3 to Wednesday, March 4

The Flamborough Chamber of Commerce celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala.  Join us Thursday March 26, 2020!   5:30pm l Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club  Event Tickets Available at www.flamboroughchamber.ca  Follow us @FlamboroughCofC 

Wednesday, March 4
08:00 AM

Wonder Women Conference

08:00 AM — 03:00 PM

Educate, Inspire, Empower. Join us for a full day conference featuring Wonder Women who will share insights on personal branding, money mastery, living your authentic life, owning your ambition and unleashing your super powers. This is an important professional development opportunity that is not to be missed! We encourage participation from Wonder Women across all industries and the Super Men that support them. Topics throughout the day: Finding Your Superpower, Building Your Brand, and Money Mastery Final agenda to be posted early January, 2020. Registration is required.

Location/Venue Name
Royal Botanical Gardens Auditorium

  • 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Burlington
08:00 AM

Wonder Women Conference

08:00 AM — 03:00 PM

Join us for a full day conference featuring Wonder Women who will share insights on personal branding, money mastery, living your authentic life, owning your ambition and unleashing your super powers. This is an important professional development opportunity that is not to be missed! We encourage participation from Wonder Women across all industries and the Super Men that support them.

Location/Venue Name
Auditorium, Royal Botanical Gardens

  • 680 Plains Road West, Burlington, Burlington
Thursday, March 5
06:30 PM

Reclaiming Power and Place: With Commissioner Robinson and Dr. Duhamel

06:30 PM — 08:30 PM

Join us on the evening of March 5 for a conversation with Commissioner Qajag Robinson and Dr. Karine Duhamel.  Commissioner Qajag Robinson and Dr. Karine Duhamel will co-present on the National Inquiry into the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls report titled Reclaiming Power and Place. Event Agenda 6:00pm Doors Open 6:30pm Opening Remarks 7:00pm Presentation 7:45pm Q&A 8:15pm Closing Remarks *no filming or recording of the event.

Location/Venue Name
Lecture Hall S235 - Sheridan College (Trafalgar Campus)

  • 1430 Trafalgar Road, Oakville, L6H 2L1
07:00 PM

Trivia Night!

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Do you know the difference between a unicorn and a minotaur? Test your knowledge of myths and legends at our Mythic Creatures themed trivia night! This event is licensed, must be 19 years + to attend. Your ticket includes 2 beer tickets, snacks, and Museum admission to tour all the galleries.

Location/Venue Name
Joseph Brant Museum

  • 1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, L7P 5A8
Friday, March 6
07:00 PM

Oakville's World Day of Prayer - Friday, March 6

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Oakville’s World Day of Prayer will be held on Friday March 6, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. at St. Simon’s Anglican Church, 1450 Litchfield Road, Oakville L6H 5P4. World Day of Prayer is an international, inter-church event that began 98 years ago. Oakville is celebrating 62 years of hosting a service with 14 churches involved with the planning. The invitation is for everyone- men, women and children of all ages. St. Andrew’s Catholic and St. Dominic’s children’s choir will share their talents and many other young people will participate in the liturgy. The Ecumenical service was written by the WDP Committee of Zimbabwe, titled “Rise! Take Up Your Mat and Walk” For more info contact 905 -845 -2942. Guest speaker is Colonel Marguerite Ward from Salvation Army. A collection will be taken on behalf of the Women’s Inter Church Council of Canada. Free Parking available. Fellowship and refreshments to follow the service. Everyone is welcome to attend. PLEASE NOTE IT IS AN EVENING SERVICE THIS YEAR.

Location/Venue Name
St. Simon’s Anglican Church

  • 1450 Litchfield Road, oakville, L6H 5P4
Saturday, March 7
11:00 PM

Flamborough Chamber of Commerce OBA Awards!

Saturday, March 7 to Monday, March 9
11:00 PM — 12:00 AM

The Flamborough Chamber of Commerce celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala.  Join us Thursday March 26, 2020!   5:30pm l Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club  Event Tickets Available at www.flamboroughchamber.ca  Follow us @FlamboroughCofC 

Tuesday, March 10
12:00 PM

Power Hour - WSIB Health and Safety Exellence Program

12:00 PM — 01:00 PM

Attend the Oakville Chamber's Power Hour this month to meet with like-minded professionals to discuss the WSIB Health and Safety Excellence Program.  Jeff Pearce, CRSP CDMP, Health and Safety Excellence Validator at WSIB will be presenting on the new Health and Safety Excellence Program and moderate the discussion. The WSIB Health and Safety Excellence program is a performance-based incentive program integrating the stregnths of the previous WSIB Small Business, Safety Groups and Workwell programs. This new model provides a clear road map for Ontario businesses to improve workplace health and safety. Tickets: $20. A light lunch will be served. Space is limited to 15 attendees per session.  Exclusive to Oakville Chamber Members!

Location/Venue Name
Oakville Chamber of Commerce

  • 700 Kerr Street, Suite 200, Oakville, L6K 3W5
Wednesday, March 11
08:00 AM

9th Annual Solutions for Learning Conference: Enhancing Minds

08:00 AM — 03:15 PM

A one day conference dedicated to raising awareness and enhancing education for students with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD. Featuring a morning keynote address by DJ Cunningham: "Building Resilience in Students with Learning Disabilities", followed by 3 sessions of breakout presentations with 4 presentations to choose from. Topics range from Literacy, Assistive Technology, Resiliency, Mental Health, Creativity, Math and LDs, Assessing Thinking,and Executive Functioning Skills. Along with a day filled with important information sharing, participants will have a great opportunity to network with like-minded individuals and increase their professional development and expand their knowledge on supporting students with Learning Disabilities and/or ADHD.

Location/Venue Name
Holiday Inn Burlington Hotel and Conference Centre

  • 3063 South Service Road, Burlington, L7N 3E9
05:00 PM

Oakville Chamber - Business After Hours

05:00 PM — 07:00 PM

"The most popular networking event for Chamber members"   Build your network. Gain insights and introductions to the right people to help you grow and achieve your business goals.    Hosted by Oakville Parent-Child Centre and SupperWorks 461 North Service Road West   FREE for Oakville Chamber Members  & their guests No pre-registration required   Join the conversation: @oakvillechamber #BusinessAfterHours

Location/Venue Name
Oakville Parent Child Centre

  • 461 North Service Road West, Oakville, L6M 2V6
07:00 PM

An Evening of Mediumship with UK Medium Andy Byng

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

An Evening of Mediumship with UK Medium Andy Byng is a fundraising event in support of Spiritualist Society of Burlington (Charitable Reg. #846761419RR0001) This event features a demonstration of mediumship which is designed to open people's minds to the possibility of an afterlife as it provides evidence that spirit communication is indeed possible and that our spirit loved ones continue their involvement in our lives. UK medium, Andy Byng, will connect with as many spirit people as possible in the given time frame and the spirit world will direct his communications. He will not be able to connect with everyone in the audience. WHEN:  Wed. March 11, 2020 ~ 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm) WHERE: This event will be held at 3132 South Dr. Burlington, ON L7N 1H7 (Port Nelson United Church) TICKETS: $30 in advance / $40 at the door  CONTACT for Tickets and Info: ssb@bell.net (289)439-7016      

Location/Venue Name
EVENT HELD at: Port Nelson United Church

  • 3132 South Dr., Burlington, ON, L7N 1H7
07:00 PM

Ward 5 Drop-in Session with Councillor Paul Sharman

07:00 PM — 09:00 PM

Join Burlington Councillor Paul Sharman at his next Ward 5 drop-in session scheduled on Wednesday, March 11 from 7 - 9 p.m. at Tim Hortons located at Lakeside Plaza, 5353 Lakeshore Road. Residents are invited to drop by and speak to him about community matters. Open forum - join the conversation! No appointments are necessary.

07:30 PM

Burlington Horticultural Society

07:30 PM — 09:00 PM

General Meeting 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. March 11, 2020

Location/Venue Name
Burlington Seniors Centre

  • 2285 New Street at Drury Lane, Burlington, L7R 1J4
Friday, March 13
12:00 AM

Flamborough Chamber of Commerce OBA Awards!

Friday, March 13 to Saturday, March 14

The Flamborough Chamber of Commerce celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala.  Join us Thursday March 26, 2020!   5:30pm l Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club  Event Tickets Available at www.flamboroughchamber.ca  Follow us @FlamboroughCofC 

Saturday, March 14
12:00 PM

Magical Creatures Encounter at the Museum

12:00 PM — 04:00 PM

Explore where the worlds of fantasy and reality collide while encountering animals from around the world. Join us in a presentation of animals by Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo - animals featured include a bird of prey, mammals, snakes, lizards, amphibians and invertebrates. The presentation will be at 1:00 PM - stay after to have your face painted, enjoy some snacks and explore the special visiting exhibition, Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures  (organized by the American Museum of Natural History).

Location/Venue Name
Joseph Brant Museum

  • 1240 North Shore Boulevard East, Burlington, L7S 1C5
Sunday, March 15
01:30 PM

Marsha and Merriment

01:30 PM — 04:00 PM

Marishka will entertain you with her uncanny intuition, hand reading and numerology. She will discuss birthdates, the significance of numbers and the meaning of hand features. Marsha will also use Tarot cards. Tickets are $35.00, which includes admission, a glass of wine and tapa. Tickets from Caroline Pope (905-331-9109) or caroline.pope@sympatico.ca All proceeds to the Stephen Lewis Foundation"s Grandmothers to Grandmothers' Campaign

Location/Venue Name
BARRAFION Tapas and Barrel

  • 1505 Guelph Line , Burlington, L7M 3B6
Wednesday, March 18
12:00 AM

Flamborough Chamber of Commerce OBA Awards!

Wednesday, March 18 to Thursday, March 19

The Flamborough Chamber of Commerce celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala.  Join us Thursday March 26, 2020!   5:30pm l Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club  Event Tickets Available at www.flamboroughchamber.ca  Follow us @FlamboroughCofC 

07:30 AM

Good Morning Oakville presented by Intelligent Office Oakville

07:30 AM — 09:30 AM

A structured networking event to kick-off your day! Good Morning Oakville provides the perfect forum for members to meet, exchange ideas and make important connections.    Pre-registration required.  Member: $22 Non-Member: $35 Breakfast is included.   Pitch from the Podium.  Exclusive to Chamber Members: Register to "pitch" your business and showcase your brand. Learn more on the event registration page.

Location/Venue Name
Holiday Inn Oakville Centre

  • 590 Argus Road, Oakville, L6J 6G6
Saturday, March 21
01:00 PM

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre Open House

01:00 PM — 04:00 PM

Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre Open House    Saturday, March 21, 1:00-4:00pm at 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E., Oakville.  Arts & crafts, tours, café, book launch & more!  More info:  info@joshuacreekarts.com or call 905-257-4730

Location/Venue Name
Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre

  • 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd. E., Oakville, L6H 7B2
Monday, March 23
12:00 AM

Flamborough Chamber of Commerce OBA Awards!

Monday, March 23 to Tuesday, March 24

The Flamborough Chamber of Commerce celebrates the very best in corporate excellence and community service at its Outstanding Business Achievement Awards Gala.  Join us Thursday March 26, 2020!   5:30pm l Flamborough Hills Golf & Country Club  Event Tickets Available at www.flamboroughchamber.ca  Follow us @FlamboroughCofC 

Thursday, March 26
06:00 PM

Museum After Hours | Shipwrecks: Dive into History

06:00 PM — 08:00 PM

Enjoy a fascinating presentation from speakers David Mekker and Durrell Martin from the Niagara Divers Association. Together, they’ve completed over 1,000 dives exploring the history of the Great Lakes. You will learn about the mysteries Ontario’s marine treasures including the 22 shipwrecks that make up the Fathom Five National Marine Park. Concession stand snacks are included. Your ticket also includes admission to all galleries at the Museum including the special visiting exhibition, Giants, Dragons and Unicorns: The World of Mythic Creatures (organized by the American Museum of Natural History).   Tickets: $25/person ($22 for members) https://museumsofburlington.checkfront.com/reserve/?item_id=54&fbclid=IwAR08wbXJtEdtSV9j-l5JH1BGpCN1cU3ABDBQuibkDGPdrToX4saL29ytmC4

Location/Venue Name
Joseph Brant Museum

  • 1240 North Shore Blvd E., Burlington, L7S 1C5