With winter around the corner, it's time to retire the summer toys. The Town of Georgina would like to remind residents of the zoning regulations for leisure vehicle storage on residential lots.
Learn How to Build Resilience with Olympian Jeremiah Brown.
Hear Olympian/author Jeremiah Brown's story of going from novice to Olympic medallist in just four years, and learn how to develop resilience in your own life. The evening will include a question and answer session along with an opportunity to purchase signed copies of Brown's book, The 4 Year Olympian. Free tickets to the event are available at all Georgina Public Library branches.
Monday, October 15, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Link, 20489 Dalton Rd, Sutton
Join Georgina Fire and Emergency Services for ‘Coffee with a firefighter ‘ on Friday, October 12 in partnership with Keswick McDonalds, 24018 Woodbine Ave, Keswick. From 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. come out get a free small coffee and talk with firefighters about fire safety in the community. Hope to see you there.
Fall has arrived, the leaves are changing and Halloween is just around the corner. If you’re looking for fun family activities, there are plenty to take advantage of in Georgina in October.
Georgina Fire and Rescue Services is urging everyone to look, listen and learn during Fire Prevention Week this October. The 2018 theme is Be aware – Fire can happen anywhere.
LOOK for potential fire hazards around your home. Take action to prevent fire from starting.Always stay in the kitchen while cooking. If you must leave, turn off the stove. Encourage smokers to smoke outside. Always extinguish cigarettes in large, deep ashtrays that cannot be knocked over.
All Town of Georgina facilities will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, October 8, 2018. The Georgina Leisure Pool, Ice Palace, Sutton Arena, Georgina Gym, The ROC, Georgina Animal Shelter, Georgina Public Library and Stephen Leacock Theatre/Club 55 will operate normal business hours on Saturday, October 6 and Sunday, October 7.
Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, waste pickups will bump one day later next week. For full details, view the poster below.
Town of Georgina wishes everyone a happy Thanksgiving.
Farewell, splash pads. Until we meet again next summer. Our Town splash pads at Whipper Watson Park, The ROC, and Constable Garrett Styles Park in Simcoe Landing are officially closed as of October 1. We hope you enjoyed the season.
Effective October 15, 2018, the Town of Georgina will be receiving electronic bid submissions online through our current bidding service bids&tenders™. This service makes it easy for vendors to review, register and submit bids for goods and services online, 24/7.
On September 26, 2018, Council approved the implementation of a Development Application Fee Rebate Program. This is just one of the initiatives Council has approved to encourage new investment and expansion of our existing businesses. Eligibility for this new incentive program will be related to the number of full-time jobs created/retained and the amount of office, industrial or institutional floor area created. View the full details on the program and apply today.
Fall is a great time to get outdoors and show off your photography skills. Our Fall Photo Contest is running October 1 to November 9. Snap a photo that fits one of our three fall categories:
• What makes you proud to call Georgina home? (Iconic people, places or things)
• Harvest & Halloween (Fall colours/leaves, harvest decor, Halloween decorating and costumes - pets too!)
• Active kids (Youth enjoying fall outdoors, getting active, enjoying Town parks/facilities)