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Are You Ready for Family Fun in the Sun?

Monday, July 21st, 2014

The Town of Oakville and Tim Hortons are gearing up for the first-ever Oakville Children’s Festival on Sunday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Coronation Park.

Oakville’s beautiful lakeside park will be transformed into an arts and culture playground for kids of all ages, with free live performances, food vendors, and fun events to engage young maginations and foster creativity. Main stage headliners include: Sharon, Bram & Friends; Sheesham & Lotus; Jack Grunsky; and Corpus – Les moutons.

May Events Round-Up

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

May brings the first long weekend of the summer! Here’s a taste of what’s happening in the rest of the month.

May 17: 1-4:30pm: Victoria Day at the Oakville Museum: Celebrate Victoria Day Weekend with the Oakville Museum. Visit three different sites all open: Saturday and Monday: 1-4:30pm, Sunday: 12-4pm). Museum activities take place at Erchless Estate on Sunday from 12-4pm. For more information visit the website, or call: 905-338-4400

May 21: 7:30pm-9pm: Oakville Historical Society presents an evening with author Ann Birch. Birch will talk about the challenges associated with writing historical fiction. This event will take place at St. John’s United Church: Randall &Dunn St area of Oakville. For more information visit the Historical Society’s website.

Health Information Fair for Seniors this Saturday

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

The Town of Oakville’s Seniors Working Action Group will host an exciting information fair on Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Sir John Colborne Recreation Centre for Seniors. Navigating the Health Care System will feature more than 25 exhibitors and experts on support programs and services for older adults.

Attendees will learn about home support programs, transportation services, ways to enhance senior health, safety and well-being and more!


Oakville Celebrates National Youth Week

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

The Town of Oakville will be offering seven days of free and fun events for youth aged 11 to 19 as part of the National Youth Week celebrations from May 1 to 7 at locations across Oakville.

“Youth Week events showcase the many activities available for young people in Oakville,” said Mayor Rob Burton. “The town offers a wide variety of facilities and parks for young residents to enjoy sports, art and cultural events, or just have fun with friends. Our great youth programming is a big part of what makes Oakville so livable.”

A Youth Week passport and event schedule can be picked up at any Oakville youth centre or community centre. Youth are encouraged to attend as many events as possible and collect at least five stamps on their passport for a chance to win a $300 gift card. Additional prizes will be awarded at selected events.

Participate in Clean Sweep to Keep Oakville Beautiful

Tuesday, April 15th, 2014

It’s spring and time to join the town’s Oakville Clean Sweep set for Friday, April 25 at 2 p.m. Take this opportunity to clean up around your school, business, neighbourhood and park. A mere 20 minutes can make all the difference — making Oakville even more beautiful!

The Oakville Clean Sweep event kicks off the town’s spring cleanup and Earth Week events. Register online at to get your free bags, courtesy of GLAD and gloves to help clean up. Make sure to choose your pickup location and date, and pick up your supplies (one glove per person and one bag per five people) at one of the following locations: