Rainfall ( between April 1 and May 13, 226 mm) has resulted in the closure of all the grass based playing fields.

Flooded ball park

By Staff May 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was on again off again for a week – then they just gave up and said […]

Burlington has declared June to be the month of play - now to get the weather to co-operate.

Splash pad LaSalle - swimming

By Staff May 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   June is the Month of Play and the City of Burlington has many activities planned to help […]

The problem is not with the citizens - the problem is with the administration - ground zero is in the Clerk's Office.


By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall is reviewing Council appointed Citizen Advisory Committees to determine the best way to use […]

Piano Series ends on the 26th - new season at Performing Arts revealed on the 28th.

BPAC at night

By Staff May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The last of the 2018/19 Piano Series takes place on the 26th. A few days later the […]

Cherry blossoms at RBG bursting out all over the place - they don't last long - four to five days. Something worth going out of your way for.


By Staff May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a sure sign that spring has finally sprung—Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG’s) flowering cherry (Prunus) collection is […]

Sport Field Status: Basically wet and sloppy except for artificial turf.


By Staff May 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   All Grass Multi Use Fields and Ball Diamonds will be closed May 3, 4, 5, & 6 […]

City wants designs for Park benches to be set up in Tansley Woods Park

By Staff April 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has put out a Request for Proposals for Public Art Benches – Tansley Woods Park […]

Parks and Recreation sets out Summer Play programs - invites residents to sign up for ParticipACTION and help Burlington get designated as one of Canada's Most Active Communities.

Burlington flags

By Staff April 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are finally through April and heading into what might prove to be a chilly May – […]

City wants to show off the collection of art on the streets of Burlington -includes half a dozen bike racks.

art outside agb

By Staff April 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is said to be excitement at city hall over the launch of the Art and the […]

City hall wants you to 'walk the talk' and then record your distance and psuh Burlington to the top of the list.

Burlington flags

By Staff April 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is getting ready to launch the Month of Play (June) and has three new exciting initiatives […]

An exceptional setting for a Mother's Day event. Saturday May 11th

Ireland House Tea Tour Mothers Day

By Staff April 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Finding something new, interesting and different for Mother’s Day can be a challenge. The people at Ireland […]

Sound of Music releases the schedule for the 40th anniversary event.

Sound-of-Music-Festival-2017 large crowd

By Staff April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival has released the free concert lineup for Father’s Day Weekend, June 13-16, in […]

Father, forgive them ...

Christ on the cross

By Staff April 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing. And they divided up his clothes […]

City handing out provincial money to get people outside and play.

OutdoorPlay child

By Staff April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has a Park Play Experience Fund and is now accepting applications The Parks […]

Death is not a medical event. It is a social process and talking about it won't kill you.

Death book cover

By Janet Gadeski April16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The title of the talk that is to take place at the Library on New Street on […]

Breakfast Bash has set a $68,000 target for their on-line auction. Help make it happen.

Breakfast bash

By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a program delivered to many schools in Halton Region: Food for Thought. Food for Thought […]

Easter weekend public events - church services.

By Staff April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington residents are encouraged to take note of what’s open and closed around town during the Easter […]

Smart idea - a Repair Cafe - keep this one in mind.

broken lamp

By Staff April 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They gather dust in basements, garages, at the back of closets – old TV’s, audio equipment, toasters, […]

City doles out grants to 16 organization from the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund.

FORM two dancers - one masked

By Staff April 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has awarded funding support through the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF) grant program. Approved by […]

Tourism guide released.

Tourism guide 2019-2020

By Staff April 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Tourism Burlington released their 2019/2020 edition of “The Official Tourism Burlington Visitor Guide” today. They printed 50,000 […]

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