Pauline Johnson public school opens two time capsules - prepares material for a third.

Time capsules

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the schools 50th anniversary and something the community wanted to celebrate. The vision came […]

Copp to produce and direct Macbeth at the Rock Garden in August.

Macbeth logo

By Staff June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For the third consecutive year, local director Trevor Copp (Artistic Director, Tottering Biped Theatre) and the Shakespeare […]

The Adele Songbook coming to Burlington.

Adele song book logo

By Staff June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are an Adele fan – and it is hard not to be – there is […]

Pauline Johnson Public School to open time capsules on Friday to celebrate a 50th anniversary and the Indigenous author the school was named after.

native beauty

By Pepper Parr June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She was half white and was neglected as part of the indigenous culture that was beginning […]

Lawrie contributes a new sculpture to the International collection at the RBG

Killeen hare

By Staff June 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In 2013 Dan Lawrie, Hamilton businessman and Burlington resident, made a 10-year commitment to donate sculpture to […]

Free space for community groups at the Haber Recreation Centre.

Haber name in sign

By Staff June 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has launched a new, free community space called “Haber Hub” at Haber Recreation Centre at […]

Bit of a glitch in the Sound of Music Kick Off ticket sales service provider - solutions detailed below.

Sound of music - from stage

By Staff June 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ticketfly, the service provider Sound of Music is using to get tickets into the hands of people […]

100in1 interventions in a day in Burlington - what is an intervention? Read on.

Burlington flags

By Staff June 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Saturday is Burlington’s 100In1Day. Those planning the event are hoping that 100 interventions take place in the […]

Annual Kite Festival - Sunday - two locations

Kite festival - header logo

By Staff May 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is calling June Park and Play month and getting things started with the annual Kite […]

Art Gallery of Burlington begin their 40th anniversary year while Handweavers and Spinners begin their sixtieth.

BAC - outdoors - curved front

By Staff May 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For 40 years, the Art Gallery of Burlington has been welcoming and hosting creative thinkers and artists […]

Sound of Music moving some of their cash to the Red Cross who will pass it along to those who have suffered from floods in BC and New Brunswick.

Sound of Music will get no sympathy from Alexandre Kubrak were she to be elected a Council member.  She thinks the event should be looking for additional sponsors - she's not the only one with that thought.

By Staff May 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival will be donating $5 from every Kick Off ticket sold between May 26 […]

Karla Rivera AGB Ceramics Residency begin at the end of the month.

Rivera vase Red-dot1

By Staff May 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington is presenting the second AGB Ceramics Residency exhibition featuring the work of […]

A first anniversary for the Arts and Cultural Council of Burlington

ACCOB board

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A request – it was actually more like a plea, from Trevor Copp more than five […]

Pop Up patios open on Brant - an idea that took years to get approved is working quite well.

Pop up on rant Coop BEST

By Staff May 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They are popping up on Brant – by now they are open and hopefully filled with happy […]

Have sensitive documents safely shredded - and support Crime Stoppers


By Staff May 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s shredding day. The opportunity to take all those sensitive documents to a shredding machine and have […]

Rotary will hand out more than $71,000 in awards at a gala event in June.

Ribfest south lake side

By Staff May 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Thousands pour into Spencer Smith Park every Labour Day weekend to chow down on ribs smoked by […]

The fragrance is superb and the colours are pleasant - relaxing - but they don't last all that long.


By Staff May 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Imagine over 800 species of lilacs in one location. A heavenly fragrance is drifting through Royal Botanical […]

New support group for Burlington Mothers - meets in a coffee shop.

Two moms

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Heidi Rand has two children. She gave birth to one on Hwy 407. She is one of […]

Engaged Citizens of Burlington now need to find out if there really is support to appeal the city council decision to approve a 23 storey tower opposite city hall.

ECOB logo

By Staff May 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is just a matter of days before Carriage Gate can begin the process of changing what […]

Ben Heppner: Doesn't do opera anymore - but is still one heck of a tenor.

ben-heppner direct to camera

By Staff May 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you thought Ben Heppner was just about opera – you haven’t been keeping up. Ben Heppner […]

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