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Aug 28

Summer is winding down and the kids are headed back to school. It’s an exciting time for everyone – students, teachers and families. Pedestrians, cyclists and motorists are reminded to be extra cautious during this busy time of year when students might be distracted and eager to get back into the classroom.

Reminders for motorists:

Aug 27

Each year, the Town of Georgina passes a budget to determine how funds are allocated. Tax dollars go towards a number of programs and services which your family relies on and uses every day – from waste collection and clearing snow to recreation and fire services.

The Town is inviting residents to get involved in the 2020 budget process and is providing a variety of ways to be informed and provide feedback. These include:

Aug 27

The summer may be ending, but there is still lots to do in Georgina in September. Enjoy Harvest Day at Georgina Pioneer Village or come out to Georgina Fire and Rescue Services Open House. You can also get ready for fall by clearing out your unwanted items during bag tag exemption or at the e-Waste event happening at the Georgina Ice Palace.

Summer Photo Contest ending soon

Aug 26

It’s the final long weekend of summer – Labour Day. It’s a busy time as parents and kids get ready for back to school. Before heading out for activities on the holiday, make sure you are aware of Town closures and other important information.

The Georgina Civic Centre and all Town facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 2, reopening for regular business hours on Tuesday, Sept. 3. This includes:

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

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