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Aug 22

It’s mid-summer and you’re probably noticing that bees and wasps are especially active these days. It’s their favourite season!

Where will you find these insects?

While each species may have a favourite type of nesting spot, in general, nesting places can be anywhere and include:

Aug 21

Did you know Georgina has a new strategic plan? On May 29, 2019, Council endorsed the Town’s 2019-2023 Strategic Plan.
It lays out a vision and mission for the organization, as well as four priorities:

Grow our economy

  • Increase employment and investment
  • Improve both transportation and broadband connectivity
  • Promote Town identity

Promote a high quality of life

Aug 16

Are you looking for a fun way to spend an evening with the family? Join us at the ROC Chalet for our Starlight Cinema Night. Admission is free. Bring your own comfy lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a movie under the stars in the great outdoors.

Incredibles 2 – The Incredibles hero family takes on a new mission, which involves a change in family roles: Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) must manage the house while his wife Helen (Elastigirl) goes out to save the world.

Thursday, Aug. 22 at dusk (8:30 p.m.)

Presented by Tim Hortons

Thank you to our sponsors:

Aug 13

Learn more about upcoming changes to York Region Transit (YRT) in Georgina. 

Beginning Sept. 1, 2019, YRT will provide Mobility On-Request service in Keswick.

Come out to an information session with a YRT service representatives to learn more:

Wednesday, Aug. 14 - Multipurpose Room at Georgina Ice Palace - 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 14 - Lobby of Georgina Ice Palace - 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Aug 7

Applications are open now for the Community Initiatives Fund (CIF). The application deadline is Sept. 20, 2019.

The Town of Georgina is committed to assisting local individuals, community groups and organizations with their fundraising needs. The Town has established the Georgina Community Initiatives Fund, which is funded through the Annual Georgina Charity Golf Classic.

How to apply:

Aug 6

What will the Multi-use Recreation Complex (MURC) and new Civic Centre look like? Round 2 of public input sessions take place this month throughout the community.

Residents are invited to attend the sessions to learn more about these exciting Town projects.

MURC

  • Aug. 10 – Sutton Fair, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.    
  • Aug. 12 – Pefferlaw Lions Hall, 38 Pete’s Lane – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Aug. 13 – Georgina Ice Palace, 90 Wexford Dr. – 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Civic Centre

Aug 2

We’re already halfway through summer which means it’s the Civic Holiday long weekend. Before heading out for activities on the holiday, make sure you are aware of Town closures.

The Georgina Civic Centre and all Town facilities will be closed on Monday, Aug. 5, reopening for regular business hours on Tuesday, Aug. 6. This includes:

Aug 1

Support the fourth annual Georgina Mayor’s Charity Motorcycle Ride and Poker Run on Sept. 14, benefiting Sutton Legion Branch #356.

Enjoy a four-hour scenic tour beginning at the Georgina Civic Centre and ending at the Sutton Legion.

Event day registration starts at 9 a.m. with ‘kickstands up’ at 10:30 a.m.

Visit georgina.ca/events for more details, or to get a pledge and registration form.

Jul 29

The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority (LSRCA) advises that conditions are ideal this afternoon and evening for the development of severe thunderstorms.

Intense rainfall associated with these thunderstorms may result in localized flooding.

All watercourses in our area may experience higher than normal water levels.  As a result, local streams and rivers will become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts and bridges. 

Please alert children in your care to stay away from all water bodies and supervise their activities.

Jul 29

The Town of Georgina is reviewing its Site Plan Control By-law and Application Process. We are seeking public and stakeholder input on the current process and suggestions on improving the process.                   

Some of the key areas being reviewed include:

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