Hamilton Children’s Choir joins Port Nelson choir for Spring Concert.

Port Nelson United Church

By Staff May 20, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The choir of Port Nelson United Church presents its annual spring concert on Sunday, May 26 at […]

Weather is shutting down parts of several parks - LaSalle and Paletta impacted

Weather - Trail West trail

By Staff May 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If this keeps up the only place you will be able to go to is a bus […]

Burlington Green announces the Eco Film Festival line up - note the dates

BG Eco fil fest logo

By Staff May 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Green has been running what they call an EcoFilmFest at the library on New Street for […]

Angelo Paletta named the Burlington Foundation Distinguished Philanthropist for 2019.

Angelo Palette

By Staff May 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year the Burlington Foundation chooses a person, sometimes a couple to be named as the Distinguished […]

Art Gallery gets a bail out from the city - while city finance people make bean counters out of curators.

BAC aerial

By Pepper Parr May 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Things got a little sticky for the Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB) – the cash didn’t […]

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 […]