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The Ultimate Motivation: Olympian & Hall of Famer Hayley Wickenheiser Speaking in Town

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 02:32 PM

It’s not every day that an Olympian, Hockey Hall of Farmer, and seven-time World Champion comes to town… but that’s exactly what’s happening on Tuesday, May 23 as Hayley Wickenheiser is coming to speak at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts!

Hayley is a 6-time Olympian, Physician, Mother, the Assistant General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, philanthropist, and a successful businesswoman.

Her commitment to life and sport has earned her seven world championships, four gold and one...

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Museum Month in Brantford: Discover the Transformative Power of Museums

Posted on Monday, May 01, 2023 08:45 AM

May is Museum Month, a program of the Ontario Museum Association that is celebrated by more than 700 museums, galleries, and heritage sites in Ontario.

The theme for the 2023 International Museum Day edition on May 18 is "Museums, Sustainability and Wellbeing". This theme emphasizes the important role that museums play in contributing to the wellbeing and sustainable development of our communities. As trusted institutions and important threads in our shared social fabric, museums are uniquely...

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Crafting Your Way Through a Rainy Day: A DIY Itinerary

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 11:55 AM

It's raining again! Rainy days can be the perfect opportunity to get creative and try some DIY craft activities at home. In this blog post, we'll provide a DIY itinerary for a rainy day in Brantford, highlighting some of the local craft stores and project ideas.

Crock A Doodle 299 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy

Where you can paint and personalize your own pottery piece. They have a variety of pottery items to choose from, including mugs, plates, and figurines. Spend a few hours getting lost in your creativity...

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Lights, Camera, Brantford! Record-Breaking Film and TV Production

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 02:01 PM

Brantford has earned a reputation as more than just the "Telephone City" - it's also a thriving hub for film and television production in Ontario. In 2022, Ontario's film and television industry had a record-breaking year, with over $3 billion in production spending. Brantford played a key role in this success, attracting film and television crews from across the province to film in its unique locations.

According to a recent report by Ontario Creates, the film and television industry in Ontario saw...

many hockey sticks as a tribute

Hockey Stick Sculpture: Call for Artists to Create Tribute to Walter Gretzky

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2023 03:41 PM

Glenhyrst Art Gallery is calling for proposals to create a sculpture to commemorate the Walter Gretzky parking spot at the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre. The selected artist(s) will be awarded $10,000 (including HST, if applicable) and the sculpture will become the property of The Corporation of the City of Brantford.

This is an excellent opportunity for artists to showcase their skills and contribute to the growing public art collection of the city. The selection process will involve a partner-led...