Listing of Events
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|January 8, 2012||(10am-12pm) Join The Mayor and Members of Council of the Town of Georgina at their annual New Year's Levee|
|January 9, 2012||Chritsmas Tree Collection|
|January 17, 2012||(7pm) Port Bolster Hall Board Annual General Meeting|
|January 18, 2012||(8pm) Egypt Hall Board Annual General Meeting|
|January 18, 2012||Georgina Chamber of Commerce Business After 5 and Annual General Meeting at The Briars Resort, Jackson's Point - please visit the Chamber website for full details|
|January 25, 2012||(7-9pm) Child Development Practitioner information night. For additional information please view/download the attached advertisement.|
|January 26, 2012||International Speaker Gerry Visca "Inner Circle". Held at the Georgina Chamber boardroom, 430 The Queensway S., Keswick. Please visit the Chamber website for full details.|
|February 1-14, 2012||Global Pet Foods kicks off their annual Show Us Your Heart Fundraiser.|
|February 2, 2012||(7:30pm) Belhaven Hall Board Annual General Meeting|
|February 5, 2012||(10am-4pm) 3rd Annual Haircut for Hospice at Allure Hair Creations, 299 The Queensway South, Keswick, ON. For more information call 905-476-3146|
|February 11, 2012||(10am-3pm) Town of Georgina's Annual Snofest|
|February 23, 2012||(7pm) Real Gems "My Week With Marilyn" at Gem Theatre, 1 Church St., Keswick|
|March 3, 2012||(8am-1pm) Perchin for MS at Sibbald Point Provincial Park. For additional information, please visit Official Perchin for MS website.|
|March 13, 2012||(1:30-5:30pm) 6th Annual Job Fair at Georgina Ice Palace Hall, 90 Wexford Drive, Keswick on Tuesday. Free great opportunities to meet local employers that are currently hiring, speak with industry professionals and explore opportunities available from community service providers. Free registration for local employers. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org|
|March 17, 2012||(7:00pm) Virginia United Church (28280 Hwy 48 at Hadden Road) presents "Forty Shades of Green", a St. Patrick's Day celebration featuring Bon Accord.
For more information, please call Alex from the Church office at (705)437-3939.
|March 26, 2012||(6pm) Dine For A Cause Fundraiser at Boston Pizza, Keswick.|
|March 31, 2012||(8:30pm) Earth Hour- Hundreds of millions of people, businesses and governments around the world unite each year to support the largest environmental event in history.|
The month of April is Daffodil Month.
|April 6, 2012||Good Friday|
|April 9, 2012||Easter Monday|
|April 15, 2012 to May 6, 2012||Change the World - Ontario Youth Volunteer Challenge.|
|April 17, 2012||Georgina Dragon Boat Club Registration and Information Night at the Georgina Ice Palace from 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. For more information please visit http://sites.google.com/site/georginadbc/|
|April 21, 2012||15th Annual Pansy Sale.|
|April 21-28, 2012||National Immunization Week - Protect your world, get immunized. For more info call Health Connection 1-800-361-5653 or visit www.york.ca/immunization.|
|April 23-29, 2012||Pitch-In Week|
|April 29, 2012||The 2012 A & B Courier Run or Walk for Southlake. Spend the Day Your Way - run or walk the 5k, 10k or Kid's Mini Mile all for a great cause - Southlake Regional Health Centre's priority needs|
|May 1, 2012||(7-9pm) Georgina Dragon Boat Club 2012 Spring Roll Out Meeting at the Police Station, Old Baseline Road. For additional information, please visit the Official Georgina Dragon Boat Club's website.|
|May 4-6, 2012||Georgina Home & Lifestyle Show at the Keswick Ice Palace - Please visit the Georgina Chamber website for more details www.georginachamber.com.|
|May 10-11, 2012||1837: Rise to Rebellion
For more information please visit www.georginapioneervillage.ca.
|May 12, 2012||Town of Georgina's Annual Swap-N-Sell|
|May 12, 2012||(8am-1pm) Georgina Dragon Boat Club Annual Yard, Plant & Bake Sale. For additional information, please visit the Official Georgina Dragon Boat Club's website.|
|May 12, 2012||Dog Park Tree Planting Event - Come out and plant a tree to help improve the air we breathe, the water we drink and the land we all share. From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. located at 685 Lake Drive South, Keswick.|
|May 13, 2012||Mother's Day Brunch at the ROC.|
|May 17-21, 2012||Kinette Club of Sutton's 22nd Annual GIANT Fireworks Sale. All proceeds are returned to the community. Details and Flyer here.|
|May 25-27, 2012||Spring Weekend Scrapbooking Getaway!
For more information please click here.
|May 26, 2012||4th Annual Georgina Military Day (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
For more information please visit www.georginamilitarymuseum.ca.
|May 27, 2012||2012 Upper Canada Mall Easter Seals 10k - the Newmarket Riverwalk Commons! Run or walk the flat, fast and scenic 10k or 5k course on the Tom Taylor Trail and raise money for children and youth with physical disabilities. Register today at www.EasterSealsRun.com or call 1.800.668.6252 x 311.|
|June 2, 2012||ArtXtreme at the ROC facility from 2:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. - Adults $10, Seniors $5, Children (6-18)$5, Under 6 FREE. Dinah Christie "Celebrity Challenge" auction, live rock and roll, custom car cruise-in, ribfest booth and other delectables, artisans walkway and more. For more information or to reserve tickets call 905-722-9587.|
|June 2, 2012||St. Thomas Aquinas School's 50th Anniversary Celebration. Please view/download the event information for details.|
|June 3, 2012||Georgina Idol - Please click the link to download the registration form. "Georgina Idol 2012"|
|June 3, 2012||Hike for Hospice.|
|June 9, 2012||Summer Celebration & Park Showcase at The ROC from 11:00am - 1:00pm. Join us for a fun-filled day at the ROC for the launch of it's exciting new attractions. Click here for more details!|
|June 9, 2012||York Region Police and St. John's Ambulance are offering a free car seat inspection clinic from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m at the Georgina Ice Palace, 30 Wexford Drive, Keswick.|
|June 10, 2012||Free Trail Care & Maintenance Workshop conducted by the IMBA Canada Trail Care Crew! Click here for more details.|
|June 10, 2012||Georgina Cares Kidfest 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. at the Georgina Ice Palace.
A free day for kids and families of Georgina. From vendors to entertainment, emergency vehicles to activities.
|June 13, 2012||Speaker Series Event - Pretty Predators 6:30p.m. at the beautiful Loretto Maryholme Spirituality Centre.
Come out and join us for a special outdoor "Speaker Event" brought to you by The Town of Georgina Environmental Advisory Committee... It's FREE and all are welcome!! Click here for more information.
|June 14, 2012||From 6p.m-9p.m Keswick High School presents their Student Art Show at the Belhaven Community Hall. Click here for more information.|
|June 16, 2012||Georgina Highland Gathering at the Sutton Fair Grounds - Please visit the website www.georginahighlandgathering.com.|
|June 16, 2012||Georgina's Mini Marathon. Please visit www.georginamarathon.com for more information.|
|June 16-24, 2012||Pride Week! Please click here for more information.|
|June 18, 2012||(6:30-9pm) Georgina Dragon Boat Club Awakening the Dragon Ceremony at Boston Pizza, Keswick.
For additional information, please visit the Official Georgina Dragon Boat Club's website.
|June 20, 2012||Do you need help with your business? Individualized sessions are available with a small business consultant to help you with business planning, marketing, and questions about starting a business. Please click here for more information.|
|June 20, 2012||(7-8:30pm) Canada's Youngest Retiree, Derek Foster, is coming to the Keswick Library in order to share strategies and tips for smart investing. Pre-register to book your seat for this FREE event by calling 905.476.5762 ext. 102. For more information, visit the Georgina Public Libraries website.|
|June 21, 2012||Watson Park Celebration from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.|
|June 21, 2012||(5:30-9pm) Personal Support Worker (PSW) Information / Registration Night - The Training Centre is preparing for our next season of the PSW Program. Join us to learn more about the program and/or register for the next season. Pre-registration required for the information night. Should you require additional information call us at 905-722-6300 or go to our website at www.gtti.ca|
|June 23, 2012||Connor's Music in the Streets Festival. For more information please vist www.connorsmusic.ca|
|June 24, 2012||Youth-A-Palooza! - A place for youth to get connected with their community. Taking place at the Georgina Ice Palace between 11a.m-3p.m for a day jam packed with awesomeness! Event will feature; barbeque, live bands, skateboard/scooter contests, 3-on-3 basketball tournament, laser tag, sport and special interest demonstrations, and much more! There will also be an exhibitor area where youth can meet with local businesses, organizations and clubs to learn about the many opportunities they have access to in the community. For more information please call Winter Mitchell (Recreation Programmer) at (905) 476-4301 ext. 313.|
|June 26, 2012||You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting for the Georgina Cares Fund. Please click here for details.|
|June 30, 2012||From 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. at The Art Gallery At Baldwin Plaza, Paul Harpley will lead a day of instruction in drawing from nature. Indoors studio and outdoor sketching will form the basis of this workshop. This is a hands-on workshop. Bring your own pencils, paper to draw on, and portable surface to draw on. Registration: $25. per person.|
|July 1, 2012||Canada Day Festival at multiple locations and times, please click here for more information!|
|July 9, 2012 -
July 22, 2012
|Starting July 9th through to July 22nd, listen to Chum 104.5 FM and Flow 93.5 FM to hear how to win online at www.chumfm.com and www.flow935.com for a chance to win a whole bunch of prizes! Click here for more details!|
|July 9 - 13, 2012
July 16 - 20, 2012
|Sailing Camp - Ages 10 - 14 years of age. Weekdays starting at 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m at Jackson's Point Harbour. For more information please visit www.sailgeorgina.ca|
|July 13, 2012
||From 7:30p.m - 8:30p.m join the Queensville Players at the Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Public Library for a compilation of scenes taken from Shakespeare, including The Taming of the Shrew, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Romeo and Juliet. Free will donations will be accepted.|
|July 14, 2012
||From 6p.m - 11p.m enjoy lobster or chicken with corn and all the trimmings. Cost is $50 per ticket with a cash bar on site. Proceeds from this event will support current and future programming for GTTI. More information at www.gtti.ca|
|July 14 - 15, 2012||Purple Turtle Art Festival - Come see amazing original paintings, sculptures, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft, native art, and more. Saturday, 11:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. For more information please visit www.purpleturtlearts.ca.|
|July 18 - 19, 2012||Join us at 6:30 p.m. for a Two Day Auction Sale, where we are holding an auction for surplus used medical equiptment at Pollards Auction Barn 24190 Kennedy Road. Please click here for the full list of items. Also, please click here for more details!|
|July 21, 2012||Whipper Watson Park Celebration - from 1p.m.-3p.m. join us for a BBQ and a fun-filled community celebration and let's work together to protect our park from vandalism! Click here for more details.|
|July 26, 2012||From 6 p.m.-8 p.m. be a part of creating a new concrete skatepark in Sutton. Click here for more details!|
|July 28, 2012||From 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Art Gallery At Baldwin Plaza, join Paul Harpley for a morning of 'open air' painting in Rouge Park. Learn how to paint in the field from a pro, or build on your current skills and enjoy some camaraderie and artistic support. Specially researched painting locations are planned, and some short walks are involved, so plan for this and dress for the weather. The event is $25. per person.|
|August 2, 2012||Please join us for the 2nd Skatepark Design Workshop between 6p.m. - 8p.m., Sutton Arena Hall, 48 Hawkins Street. Please click here for more details.|
|August 5, 2012||GO Transit is offering free train rides on its Barrie rail line on August 5 as part of it's new Barrie weekend service. Please click here for more details.|
|August 9, 2012||At 10:30 a.m. join Ronald McDonald(TM) for an interactive story time (ages 4-7, but all are welcome) at the Keswick Library.|
|August 9 - 12, 2012||157th Sutton Fair & Horse Show! Please click here for more information.|
|August 15, 2012||Ultimate Rodeo Tour 2012 at the Sutton Fair Grounds. This Rodeo Campaign is in support of The Children's Wish Foundation of Canada-Ontario Chapter.|
|August 16 - 19, 2012||The inaugural SPLASH floating water festival brought together over 2000 people in De la Salle Park to kick back and love the lake, listen to music, interact with water innovations, eat local foods, play and learn and try some 21st century silent water sports. Please click here for more details.|
|August 16 - 19, 2012||Baldwin Country Jamboree - Please visit www.baldwincountryjamboree.bravehost.com|
|August 17, 2012||Jump Jive and Splash 1 pm - 9 pm in the Jackson's Point Parkette. For more Information, please contact 905-722-9448 or visit www.splashfestival.ca.|
|August 17 - 18, 2012||"Splash" The Floating Water Festival - The Festival celebrates water through creativity and by challenging everyone to find new ways to create, share, think and dream about water. For details visit www.splashfestival.ca|
|August 21, 2012||At 10:30 a.m. at the Keswick Library & 1:30 p.m. at the Sutton Library join us for "Reptiles at Risk". Featuring live animals found here in Ontario, it is fun for all ages! For more info visit www.reptilesatrisk.org.|
|August 24-26, 2012||Eaglewood Folk Festival - Please visit www.eaglewoodfolk.com for more information.|
|August 25, 2012||From 10a.m. - 3p.m. experience Georgina's hidden heritage treasures with free admission! Please click here for the advertisement poster or www.georgina.ca/doorsopen/ for more information.|
|August 30, 2012||WHMIS Awareness from 9 am - 1 pm and costs $25. In the Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) Awareness program participants will learn the importance of, as well as, how to read and use the WHMIS symbols, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), product labels and workplace labels. Pre-registration required. Please call 905-722-6300 to register.|
|September 19, 2012||Forklift Training - 9 am - 4 pm. This course provides in-class and hands-on experience with a counter-balance forklift. Certification will cover Class 1 & 4 (gas & propane). Cost is $450. Pre-registration required. Please call 905-722-6300 to register.|
|September 19, 2012||Basic Automotive - 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm. Even if you have roadside assistance, you should be prepared in the event of any emergency. This self-help course will get you acquainted with your car so that you don't feel hopeless. You'll learn about how to change a spare tire, proper boosting techniques, how to avoid unnecessary repairs to your car and how to deal with mechanics who may suggest more repairs than are necessary. There will be opportunity for hands-on practice and have many of your questions answered. A great introductory course for all. Cost is $60. Pre-registration required. Please call 905-722-6300 to register.|
|September 20, 2012||From 1p.m - 8p.m enjoy golf and dinner at the Briars Golf and Country Club. Proceeds from this event will support current and future programming for GTTI. Please visit our website to print a copy of the registration package. Space is limited. www.gtti.ca for more information.
|September 20, 2012||Between 8:30am - 3:30pm at the Salvation Army Conference Centre join us for the Business Innovation in Changing Times conference! Gain hands on experience, advice & tools for using social media and online technologies in your business. For more details please click here.|
|September 22, 2012||Harvest Festival - Celebrate the arrival of autumn with vintage farm equipment, food, crafts, music and more. Please visit www.georginapioneervillage.ca for more information.
|September 24-27, 2012||To help with fall clean-up around the house, your garbage collection day during the week of Sept 24th has been designated as "Bag Tag Exemption Day". Please click here for more information.|
|September 25, 2012||Join us for FREE screenings of Canadian films at 2:00pm at the Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch Library: The Mystery of Mazo De La Roche This dramatic documentary tells the mysterious story of Canadian author Mazo de la Roche, author of the Jalna novels.|
|September 29-30, 2012||Georgina Studio Tour - www.georginastudiotour.com for more information.
|October 1, 2012||Please be advised that the date of October 1, 2012 has been proclaimed as "National Seniors Day" in the Town of Georgina.|
|October 5, 2012||At 1p.m. Club 55 in Keswick (130 Gwendolyn Blvd. Keswick, ON, L4P 3W8) is celebrating its 10th Anniversary! Come join us as we mark this milestone with food, entertainment, prizes, special presentations and a performance by George St. Kitts and the Baldwin Barbershop Singers!|
|October 7-13, 2012||Fire Prevention Week!|
|October 11, 2012||Fire Prevention Week! Join us between the hours of 5:30p.m. - 8p.m. at the Pefferlaw Station for a free BBQ, Sparky & fun activities!|
|October 13, 2012||Fire Prevention Week! Join us between the hours of 10a.m. - 2p.m. at the Sutton & Keswick Stations for a free BBQ, Sparky & fun activities!|
|October 14, 2012||Join us for Conversations: a Celebration of Life Stories. Come for the stories, the coffee and cookies and join in the conversations at Peter Gzowski Branch in Sutton between 1:30p.m.-4:30p.m. Guests include a world traveler, a witch, a funeral director, and a cancer survivor.|
|October 14, 2012||Between the hours of 1:00 P.M.-3:00 join the GAC Curator, Chantal Barber, as she provides and directs a FREE workshop for those of us who need a bit of help when deciding how to use coloured pencils as a true art form (other than staying between the lines in a colouring book). Please click here for more information.|
|October 15-26, 2012||The Regional Municipality of York and our local municipal partners are developing a road map to guide waste management in York Region over the next 40 years. Visit the Online Open House for a SM4RT LIVING Plan development update and you'll hear from a number of stakeholders actively involved in the project. Please visit www.sm4rtliving.ca for more information.|
|October 15-19, 2012||Please be advised that the week of October 15-19, 2012 has been proclaimed as "United Way Week" in the Town of Georgina.|
|October 16, 2012||Stronach Regional Cancer Centre is offering to the community a free lecture series on cancer prevention, diagnosis, and treatment. This lecture will be held between 5:15 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. in the Stronach Regional Cancer Centre's lobby level conference room (Prospect and Davis Street - Lobby).|
|October 20, 2012||The 1st Annual Georgina Fall Ball will be a fantastic day filled with fun for the whole family. This outdoor event is taking place from 1:00-4:30 at Boston Pizza in Keswick (253 The Queensway South Keswick, ON L4P 2B2) in Support of The Georgina Food Pantry. For more information please e-mail email@example.com.|
|October 21, 2012||Join us for Conversations: a Celebration of Life Stories. Come for the stories, the coffee and cookies and join in the conversations at Keswick Branch between 1:30p.m.-4:30p.m. and Pefferlaw Branch between 2p.m.-4p.m. Guests include a world traveler, a witch, a funeral director, and a cancer survivor.|
|October 24, 2012||One Dark Night - Presented by the Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives. An interactive multimedia experience about Georgina's eerie past. Beginning at 7:00 p.m. at The Stephen Leacock Theatre. Click here for more details.|
|November 2-28, 2012||Flu clinics will be providing flu shot services, for more information please visit www.york.ca/flu.|
|November 3, 2012||Come join us at the Club55 Marketplace between the hours of 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. for purchasing, selling, and apprasing various goods. Please click here for the official flier.|
|November 4-10, 2012||Please be advised that the week of November 4-10, 2012 has been proclaimed as "English as a Second Language Week" in the Town of Georgina.|
|November 5, 2012||At 6:00 P.M. Boston Pizza Keswick is hosting a Pubstumpers "'Trivia Night" fundraiser for Hospice Georgina. Please click here for more information.|
|November 5, 2012||Join us at Knox United Church, 34 Market Street in Sutton at 7:00pm for The Georgina Pins and Needles Guild. Our meeting is open to all residents of Gerogina and area - all are welcome to visit and see what we are doing, while enjoying a cup of tea and a delicious snack. If you quilt, cross stitch, knit or crochet feel free to come by, share your interests and meet others who share your craft. For more information please contact GPandN@ymail.com.|
|November 5 - December 9, 2012||Toy Drive - Make this holiday season a special one for a child in our local community. Please click here for a list of gift drop off locations and more details.
|November 5 - December 10, 2012||Please join us by supporting "Be a Santa to a Senior". With your help & involvement you can make a difference in the life of a senior this holiday season. Our goal is to provide a Christmas gift for each of the nursing home residents at Cedarvale Lodge in Keswick & River Glen Haven in Sutton. Please click here for more details.
|November 9, 2012||Georgina Business Excellence Awards Presentation at The Briars Resort. Hosted and organized by the Georgina Chamber of Commerce - www.georginachamber.com
|November 12, 2012||Deadline for the 3rd annual Holiday Poinsettia sale by Georgina Gardens in November. Please click here for more details.
|November 17, 2012||Santa Claus Parade. For more information please visit keswicksantaclausparade.com
|November 24, 2012||Festival of Lights - See the trees at the Civic Centre come to life with the sounds of the season, enjoy a sing-along with the Mayor and have a visit with Santa!
(8:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.) Please click here for details.
|November 24, 2012||Old Fashioned Christmas - Kick off the holiday season by stepping back in time to enjoy the sights, smells and sounds of a 19th century Christmas (5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.). Please click here for the official poster, or, visit www.georginapioneervillage.ca.
|November 29, 2012 - January 2, 2013||Festival of Lights - Tune your car radio to 98.5 FM from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. until January 2, 2013 at the Civic Centre grounds and enjoy the light show. For more details please click here.|
|December 1, 2012||Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Sutton Skatepark at 11:30 a.m.
|December 1, 2012||Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights.
|December 2, 2012||One Stop Holiday Shop Event - 12:00-4:00 pm. Tired of driving all over the place trying to find that perfect gift? Travel no more! Join us for a one day holiday shopping event with a large variety of some of your favorite products! Booth Space available for $40 for home party consultants and anyone else with unique gift items to sell. For more information contact Tammy at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 905-722-6300, you can also visit our website at www.gtti.ca.
|December 8, 2012||"Sing For Our Kids in Need" Concert at the Stephen Leacock Centre, 130 Gwendolyn Avenue, Keswick Ontario from 2:00pm to 10:00pm. Please click here for more details.
|December 10, 2012||Please join us at Hospice Georgina's Annual Open House between 2 P.M. to 6 P.M. at 152 High Street, Sutton West. We invite the community to drop by for snacks, refreshments, and conversation.
|December 14, 2012||MESSIAH - "Part I" and the "Hallelujah Chorus" by G.F. Handel. Exuberant music that warms the heart and brings Christmas joy to the season. Click here for details.|
|December 15, 2012||Come join us for breakfast with Santa between 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. in Keswick at the Orchard Beach Bar and Grill. There will be pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee & tea provided. Tickets are $4.00 for children under 12 and $6.00 for ages 13+. Tickets will be available at the door. There will also be a 10 cent silent auction for children
|December 29, 2012||Ward 2 Free Skate - Please join the Town of Georgina and the Recreation & Culture Department on Saturday, December 29th, 2012 from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the Ice Palace. Please click here for details.