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Nov 5 workshop on Aging in Community/Seniors Cohousing

Community Development Halton invites you to an information session on: Solterra Co-Housing: The Concept Another EMPOWERING SENIORS series from the Burlington Age-Friendly Seniors Council (BAFSC) Wednesday November 5th, 2014 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Registration starts at 1:00pm Burlington Central Library, Centennial Room 2331 New Street, Burlington Please R.S.V.P. by October 31, 2014 Register at: empoweringseniors3.eventbrite.ca If special accommodation is required, please inform upon registration. Flyer is attached. Regards, Community Development Halton 860 Harrington Court, Suite 209 Burlington, ON L7N 3N4 Canada BAFSC_Solterra_Co_Housing_Nov5_2014.pdf...

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14 October
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2014 Burlington Terry Fox Run – Sunday September 14

Mark Sunday, September 14 on your calendars for the 34th annual Burlington Terry Fox Run. The run will again be at Beachway Park, beside the shores of Lake Ontario in Burlington, one of the top run sites in Ontario. You can run, walk or jog a 5 or 10 km loop along the beach and Spencer Smith Park. There will be refreshments, music and fun for the whole family. There’s no entry fee or minimum pledge. Join us to celebrate Terry’s legacy and to continue to raise money for the fight against cancer. On April 12, 1980 Terry dipped his artificial...

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21 May
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Community Events: May/June 2014

Scale model of the Freeman Station. Centro Farmer's Market (Sundays to Oct. 26) Time: May 25, 9am-12pm Location: Rear parking lot of 437 Brant Street Details: Centro Garden hosts a community Farmer's Market every Sunday from 9 am - noon through the end of October! Phone: 289-337-5755 Email: market@centrogarden.com Website: www.centrogarden.com/farmers-market/ Tags: workshops , Outdoors , shopping , demonstrations , markets Fit in the Core (Sundays to Aug. 24) Time: May 25, 10-11am Location: Civic Square, 426 Brant Street Details: Burlington Downtown presents: Fit in the Core, open air fitness every Sunday in Downtown Burlington — free of charge. Coming May 25: Power Yoga, with instructor Jara Bruce from Kinetic Physiotherapy. All ages and levels welcome. Saturdays in the Street (June 21-Aug....

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18 May
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Public Meetings: Community Trails Strategy; Dundas St widening; Burlington Waterfront Committee

Community Trails Strategy open house (May 22) Time: 7-9pm Location: Burlington Art Centre, 1333 Lakeshore Rd., Rotary Lakeshore Room Details: The Community Trails Strategy was initiated in December 2013. The purpose of the public meeting will be to review and gain input on: • the draft trails network, • implementation priorities, and • key strategy recommendations. There will be a brief presentation at 7:15, followed by an open-house to review the study materials and engage in one-on-one discussions with study team members. Public Information Centre on Dundas St widening (May 29) Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Location: Community rooms 2 and 3 at Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way. Details: The meeting will review plans for widening Dundas...

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18 May
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Upcoming Reports to Committee & Council May 2014

Residents can attend and speak on any agenda item at Committee & Council meetings. City Council, May 20, 6:30pm, City Hall Agenda here Recommendations include: APPROVAL TO COMMENCE PROPOSED WORKPLAN FOR BRIDGEVIEW NORTH AND SOUTH APPROVAL OF NEXT STEPS AND FURTHER STUDY REGARDING MOUNT NEMO (Heritage Study) APPROVAL OF AMENDMENTS TO THE PROCEDURE BY-LAW Development & Infrastructure Committee, May 26, 1pm & 6:30pm, City Hall Agenda here 1. Report recommending approval for improved winter control operations. (RPM-05-14) (6:30pm session) 2. Report related to Official Plan Review recommending an assessment approach for employment land conversion requests. (PB-18-14) 3. Report related to the Official Plan Review-transmittal of Final Mobility Hubs Opportunities and Constraints Study. (PB-54-14) 4. Report recommending...

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18 May
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Nominate one of Burlington’s Best by March 31

[caption id="attachment_3859" align="alignright" width="300"] Nominate a resident who has contributed to making our city better.[/caption] Do you know an amazing Burlington resident that you would like to recognize? The city wants to hear about them. Nomination submissions are due by March 31. Burlington's Best Awards recognize citizens of Burlington who have brought honour to the city. Award categories: Citizen of the Year Junior Citizen of the Year Senior Person of the Year Environmental Award Community Service Award Arts Person of the Year Heritage Person of the Year For more information, criteria and nomination forms, please visit Burlington's Best Awards...

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07 March
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Halton Multicultural Gala April 25

The Halton Multicultural Council’s Annual Gala is Friday April 25th. We are proud to serve immigrants and newcomers to our community and the gala serve to celebrate their life journeys and successes in Canada. Details are below. HMC is having their Annual Community Leadership Awards Night & Fundraising Gala. This event is held annually to help bring awareness to the organization and highlight great Leaders in our community that help to exemplify what we do. The event will take place Friday, April 25th, 2014 at Oakville Conference and Banquet Centre. This year we are Mapping the Immigrant Journey through business and...

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03 March
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Singles Mixer March 21 to raise money for INCITE single moms group

It's only $25 in advance, and includes the event, silent auction, door prizes, appetizers and entry into the dance club. Purchase your tickets today! http://burlingtonsingles.webs.com/apps/webstore/ This is a Fundraiser for INCITE. Beth Hudson Executive Director INCITE A Single Moms Support Group The Bay Learning Centre 860 Harrington Court, Suite 160 & 161 Burlington, ON L7N 3N4 Tel: 905.333.3499, Ext 158  ...

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03 March
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Chilly Half Marathon – Map and Assistance

Times Be prepared for road closures on Sun March 2 for the Chilly Half Marathon & Frosty 5km. Parts of Brant Street below Ontario Street will be closed from 7:30 to 2:00pm. Lakeshore Road from Brant to Burloak will be closed from 9:45am to 1:00pm. Need Access? Residents south of Lakeshore Road needing access during the race, call VR Pro at 905-220-1785 or 647-823-2664. Alternatively, email prior to the race jess_arnott@hotmail.com.  If you have trouble getting through, call me at 905-220-5749 or email me at marianne.meedward@burlington.ca ...

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01 March

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