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Listing of Events

The following is a list of events in the Town of Georgina. For past events, please visit the 2014 Event Listings web-page. Also, you can find more events, meetings, and Town notices in our weekly Georgina Advocate Newspaper web-page.

Listing of Events

April 2015
April 02, 2015 Easter Food Bank Drive: Georgina Community Food Pantry volunteers will be collecting food donations at Sobeys in Sutton from 10 AM to 4 PM.
April 04, 2015 Easter Food Bank Drive: Georgina Community Food Pantry volunteers will be collecting food donations at Sobeys in Sutton from 10 AM to 6 PM.
April 04, 2015 7th Annual In-Water Easter Egg Hunt: The Georgina Leisure Pool swim and egg hunts will be held from 11 AM to 12:30 PM and again from 1:30 to 3:30 PM. FREE Easter Activities will be happening in the Black River Public School gym from 12:30 to 2:30 PM. *Regular admission fees apply for the swims. For more information, please view the Event Poster.
April 09, 2015 Canadian Hearing Society - Healthy Hearing: Learn about hearing loss and hearing tests, new technology, communication tips, and more. Location: Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch Library. Time: 10 AM. Free Registration: 905-722-5702.
April 10, 2015 Job and Resource Fair: The Training Centre (GTTI) will be hosting a free job and resource fair at the Georgina Ice Palace from 1 to 5 PM. For more information, please visit the GTTI website.
April 13, 2015 Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review - Town Hall Meetings: The four provincial land use plans that work together to manage growth, protect the natural environment, and support economic development in Ontario's Greater Golden Horseshoe Region are currently being reviewed. Have your say by attending an upcoming Town Hall Meeting or submit your comments online, by email or in writing (by May 28, 2015). One of the meetings will be taking place in the Town of Aurora at ESC Renaissance School (700 Bloomington Road). Visit the Co-ordinated Land Use Planning Review webpage for full details.
April 15, 2015 NFB Film Club - Everything Will Be: Sundance award-winning Director, Julia Kwan's documentary captures the subtle nuances of a culturally diverse neighbourhood, Vancouver's once thriving Chinatown, in the midst of transformation. Location: Keswick Branch Library. Time: 7 PM.
April 18, 2015 Swing Dance Concert: Come and enjoy classic big band music at Ravenshoe United Church starting at 3 or 7 PM. Tickets are $15 and include refreshments and several swing band classics presented by members of the Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra under the direction of Colin Clarke. For full details, please view the Event Poster.
April 20 - 26, 2015 This spring will mark 48 years for Pitch-In Georgina Week. Pitch-In Week is a great opportunity for residents, students, or community groups to get together. Our prime targets for cleanups are ravines, ditches, roadsides, parks, schoolyards. For your convenience, The Town of Georgina will provide bags and gloves at all three libraries for this week-long event which takes place during April 20 ? 26th, 2015. Simply drop in to any library in Georgina to get started. If you have any questions, please call Greta Zinck at (905) 476-4305 extension 2280. Come out and join us on April 18th for our Kick off Black River Cleaning event at the Sutton Youth Centre Parking lot.
April 24, 2015 NFB Film Club - Everything Will Be: Sundance award-winning Director, Julia Kwan's documentary captures the subtle nuances of a culturally diverse neighbourhood, Vancouver's once thriving Chinatown, in the midst of transformation. Location: Peter Gzowski (Sutton) Branch Library. Time: 2 PM.
April 24, 2015 Georgina Public Libraries - 9th Annual Grate Groan-Up Spelling Bee: A wonderful night out with many competitive teams, a delicious buffet, door prizes, silent auction, and much more! Teams of three adults compete for the title of "Best Spellers in Georgina". Location: Kinsmen Hall (3 Fairpark Lane, Sutton) Time: 6:30 PM. For more information, please visit the Georgina Public Libraries website.
April 25, 2015 Gardening Workshop - What To Do With A Downpour: Join the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) to learn about Rain Gardens, this year's newest trend. A landscape professional will be sharing information about what they are, how to build them, and grants to get your own! Location: Cedarvale Lodge (121 Morton Avenue). Time: 9 AM to 11 AM. For more information, please visit the LSRCA Event Calendar or view the Event Poster.
April 25, 2015 Hospice Georgina 18th Annual Pansy Sale: All funds raised will support Hospice Georgina's grief recovery and palliative care programs, volunteer education, and client drop in programs. For more information, including a list of locations, please view the Event Flyer or visit the Hospice Georgina website.
May 2015
May 1, 2 & 3, 2015 Georgina Home & Lifestyle Show: A wealth of information and invaluable advice awaits you from over 70 exhibitors. Georgina Ice Palace (90 Wexford Drive, Keswick). For more information, please visit the Georgina Chamber of Commerce website.
May 3, 2015 Georgina Community Food Pantry - 2nd Annual "Run for the Pantry" 5K Fun Run: Prizes for the top donation and top pledges collected will be given out as well as door prizes for participants. Enjoy food, drinks, music, and some celebration. Registration starts at 8 AM at the Food Pantry (110 High Street, Sutton), run starts at 9 AM. Tickets may be purchased on Eventbrite for $20. For more information or to download a Pledge Form, please visit the Community Food Pantry website.
May 9, 2015 Maskinonge River Recovery Project: Come and plant a tree with mom for the Maskinonge River (copper tree tags available to dedicate a tree). Location: Kingsway Garden. Time: 10 AM to 12 PM. For more information, please visit the LSRCA Event Calendar or view the Event Poster.
May 9, 2015 Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada - The PINK 5k: Run. Walk. Make a Difference. Come with your friends and family to honour a survivor, support a current patient, or join us in winning the fight against breast cancer. Location: The ROC (26479 Civic Centre Road) Time: 8 AM to 12 PM. For more information or to register, please visit The Pink 5K website or view the Event Poster.
May 21, 2015 Introduction to Accounting for Business: The Town of Georgina, Georgina Chamber of Commerce, and York Small Business Enterprise Centre will be hosting a FREE seminar which will provide an overview on basic accounting information needed for business. This session will include: business structures and registration, tax requirements, revenue and expenses, cash flow, bookkeeping. Location: Georgina Chamber of Commerce (430 The Queensway S, Keswick). Time: 10 AM to 12 PM. To register, please visit the York Small Business Enterprise Centre Eventbrite page.
May 23, 2015 Georgina Salutes: It's a day for the community to honour and remember the sacrifices made by those who serve our country. Enjoy a day of non-stop music, restored military vehicles, hunger satisfying BBQ'd food, face painting for the kids, exhibitions from re-enactors, and a silent auction. It will also feature active service personnel from The Queens York Rangers who will bring an array of military hardware, including their reconnaissance "G-Wagon". For more information, please visit the Georgina Military Museum website. Georgina Military Museum (26061 Woodbine Avenue) from 10 AM - 4 PM.
May 24, 2015 Hike for Hospice Georgina 2015: Join us for a beautiful spring hike through The ROC, Pioneer Village, and Civic Centre campus. BBQ, Dogs Welcome, Kids Station, Prizes, and Swags Bags to the 1st 100 Hikers. Registration starts at 12 PM, hike starts at 12:30 PM. Registration Fee is $25 or free with a minimum $50 of sponsorships. For full details, please view the Event Poster or visit the Hospice Georgina website.
May 30, 2015 3rd Annual Cancer Recovery Co-Ed Slo-Pitch Baseball Tournament: Get a team together and let's play ball! This event is always a guaranteed home run with the Town of Georgina. Come out for some prizes, great local food, and some competitive fun for a great cause. All funds raised go toward Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada programs that help those recovering from cancer. Location: West Park (1210 Ravenshoe Road, Keswick). Time: 8 AM to 6 PM. For more information, please visit the Cancer Recovery Foundation of Canada website or view the Event Poster.
June 2015
June 3, 2015 The Training Centre (GTTI) - 5th Annual Golf Classic: BBQ lunch, loot bag, golf tournament, dinner, prizes. Location: Briars Golf Club. Register before April 30 and be entered to win a foursome at The Briars Golf Club. For more information, please view the Sponsorship & Registration Package.
June 6, 2015 Youth-a-Palooza: An excellent opportunity for the youth in Georgina to come out and explore youth orientated activities. Free fun, prizes and entertainment at the Georgina Ice Palace (90 Wexford Road, Keswick) from 11 AM to 3 PM.
June 13, 2015 Georgina by the Lake House Tour 2015: Eight unique and private homes will provide a glimpse into Georgina's history and love of the waterfront in support of Georgina Community Food Pantry's Fresh Food Initiative. Tickets may be purchased at Team Peroff, Village Traditions, or by calling the Food Pantry at 905-596-0557 for a cost of $20 (May) and $25 (June). For more information, please visit the Georgina Community Food Pantry website.
June 19, 2015 Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life - Newmarket: Participants will walk or run together around a track at Pickering College (16945 Bayview Avenue), passing a baton to their fellow participants, and working together toward one common goal, the fight against cancer! For full details or to register, please visit the Relay for Life website.
June 20, 2015 Georgina Gathering: Enjoy Highland Dancing, pipers, heavy events, tug of war, vendors, live music, Georgina's largest ever yard sale, refreshments, native drums, and fun for the whole family. Admission is FREE and parking is $10. Sutton Fairgrounds (1 Fairpark Lane, Sutton) from 9 AM to 5 PM. Donations of cash and non-perishable food items are being accepted in support of the Georgina Community Food Pantry.
June 27, 2015 Music In The Streets Festival: FREE live entertainment throughout the day, including students from Connors Music, local bands, choirs, and theatre groups. Uptown Keswick Shopping Area starting at 10 AM.
June 27, 2015 Legacy "Pan AM" Pow Wow hosted by the Biindigen Gallery of the Georgina Arts Centre and Gallery at the Markham Civic Centre (101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham) from 11 AM to 9 PM.
July 2015
July 1, 2015 Canada Day Celebration: Join us for a day of exciting festivities for the whole family. Enjoy live entertainment, children's activities, inflatables, food, and so much more. Then when the night begins to fall, sit back and relax as you experience the fireworks at 10 PM. The ROC and Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives from 2 PM to 10:30 PM.
July 11 & 12, 2015 Purple Turtle Arts Festival: Local artists and artisans, as well as those from around Ontario, will be displaying their outstanding paintings, sculptures, pottery, glass, jewellery, native arts, photography, and woodcraft. The Briars Meadow (991 Lake Drive East) in Jackson's Point. Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM. Sunday: 10 AM - 4 PM. For more information, please visit the Purple Turtle Arts Festival website.
July 25, 2015 Festival on High: Entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family along High Street in Sutton. Catch live music and vendors in Market Square, and don't forget our annual duck race at the Black River dam!
August 2015
August 1, 2015 York Region BADASS Dash: Adventure/Obstacle race that will feature 30 unique, challenging, fun obstacles sprawled across a 7 km course located at the Town of Georgina's Recreation Outdoor Complex, The ROC. For more information and to register, please visit the BADASS Dash website.
August 2, 2015 Movie in the Park: Residents and visitors are invited to bring chairs and blankets to enjoy a movie in the park at Pefferlaw Lions Community Centre. For more information, please call Karen at 705-437-1216.
August 3, 2015 2015 Pefferlaw Family Picnic: FREE live entertainment, bouncy castle, Zoo To You, refreshments and more. Don't forget to visit the Pefferlaw Lions Antique Classic Car Show while you are there! Pefferlaw Lions Community Centre (38 Pete's Lane) from 10 AM - 4 PM. For more information, please call Garry at 705-437-2945.
August 6-9, 2015 Sutton Fair and Horse Show: A true country fair at the Sutton Fairgrounds (Snooks Road and Fairpark Lane)! There is something for everyone in the family. For attractions and listings, please visit the Sutton Fair & Horse Show website.
August 14 & 15, 2015 SPLASH Lake Simcoe's Floating Water Festival presents THE BEACH BASH. This free event is the year's most delightful opportunity to enjoy one of Lake Simcoe's very best beaches. Play on the beach, picnic, enjoy live music, and experience a wealth of fun water sports, art, and learning for kids of all ages. De La Salle Park (1490 Metro Road, Jackson's Point) from 9 AM to 5 PM.
August 15, 2015 Painted Perch Festival: Jackson's Point Village Association BIA will be hosting their 3rd Annual Painted Perch Festival in the Jackson's Point Parkette (Dalton Road and Lake Drive). It will be an afternoon and evening of fun and excitement for the whole family. The kids can enjoy games, crafts, face painting, and live music featuring lots of local talent. Don't forget to check out all of the wonderful handcrafted perch and vote for your favorite! There will also be an array of vendors, artisans, and some great food and drinks to enjoy.
September 2015
September 13, 2015 MultiSport Canada Triathlon/Duathlon at De La Salle Park: RUN! BIKE! SWIM! Combinations - There are several races to choose from including "Sprint" and "Give-It-A-Try". For more information, please visit the MultiSport Canada website.
September 19, 2015 Georgina Pioneer Village Harvest Festival: Celebrate the arrival of Autumn with vintage farm equipment, food, crafts, artisans, vendors, historic demonstrations, FREE apple cider, live music, and more. Georgina Pioneer Village & Archives (26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick) from 11 AM to 4 PM. Cost: Adults - $4, Seniors 55+ & Children under 16 - $3.
September 26, 2015 "Biindigen" Welcome Festival: The Georgina Arts Centre & Gallery is thrilled to present this art festival for the public to browse, purchase, and enjoy from 10 AM to 5 PM.
September 26 & 27, 2015 Georgina Studio Tour: For the 21st year, follow the Georgina Studio Tour signs through Keswick, Sutton, Jackson's Point, and Pefferlaw to experience "A Wonderful Local Adventure" of our area artists.
October 2015
October 22, 2015 One Dark Night: Come and see what haunts Georgina through this interactive multimedia experience about Georgina's eerie past. The evening features local ghosts and chilling stories. Informational presentation by the Georgina Paranormal Society and Psychic Medium, Angel Lanthier. The Stephen Leacock Theatre (130 Gwendolyn Blvd., Keswick) from 7 PM to 9 PM. Cost: $7.50 +HST.
October 24, 2015 Family Fright Fiesta: Visit Georgina Pioneer Village (26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick) in the dark of night as we bring it to life in the spirit of the Halloween season. There will be lots of activities for the whole family from 5:30 PM to 9 PM! Crafts and pumpkins while quantities last.
October 31, 2015 Halloween Haunt - Halloween Ghost Walk: The Sutton BIA presents thrills and chills for ghost hunters young and old with a tour through the haunted nooks and crannies of Sutton (High Street, Sutton).
November 2015
November 14, 2015 Keswick Santa Claus Parade: Dress up in your winter woollies and join us for this year's parade as Santa comes to town.
November 21, 2015 Festival of Lights: Enjoy the magic and splendour of the holiday season as we light up the Civic Centre grounds in this annual event. Take part in sing-alongs with Mayor & Council, a visit with Santa, and witness the unveiling of the lights. It's an event you won't want to miss! Town of Georgina Civic Centre (26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick) starting at 5:15 PM.
November 21, 2015 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. Join us for live music, tree decorating, holiday crafts, hot apple cider, historic demonstrations and much more! Georgina Pioneer Village and Archives (26557 Civic Centre Road, Keswick) from 5:30 PM to 8 PM.
December 2015
December 5, 2015 Sutton Santa Claus Parade of Lights: This sparkling parade starts at 5 p.m. in Jackson's Point, moving down Dalton Road to High Street then ending at the Sutton Fairgrounds.
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