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December Training & Networking For Creative Industry Professionals

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2020 10:00 AM

December Training & Networking For Creative Industry Professionals

Welcome to our December roundup of training and networking opportunities for creative professionals in our community. Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly Arts & Culture e-newsletter to get these opportunities delivered straight to your email inbox so you don’t miss a thing.

 Looking to join a monthly, recurring networking group? Scroll to the bottom of this blog to learn about local groups and when they...

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No Parade Does Not Mean No Christmas!

Posted on Monday, November 23, 2020 10:00 AM

No Parade Does Not Mean No Christmas!

The last Saturday of November usually brings a sort of Christmas kick-off to the City of Brantford as thousands make the journey down to Dalhousie Street to watch or participate in the Santa Claus Parade put on by JCI Brantford. With a new theme every year, floats and displays have the chance to win awesome rewards. The parade ends at Harmony Square for the Santa Claus After-Party hosted by the City of Brantford. Children and adults alike look...

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Salvation Army Gift Card Drive

Posted on Monday, November 16, 2020 12:00 AM

This holiday season, help make a difference in the lives of families right here in our community!

The Salvation Army’s Community Christmas Hamper Program serves individuals and families who are on a limited income and need a hand up this holiday season. This year, in order to help ensure the safety of both volunteers and recipients, the Salvation Army will be running a Gift Card Drive.

Those interested in making a donation can purchase a gift card, of any amount, and drop it off at the Brantford...

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Brantford Lights at Glenhyrst

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 12:00 AM

Glenhyrst Gardens and Art Gallery is a beautiful sixteen acre property along the Grand River located at 20 Ava Road in Brantford. As a non-profit, the gallery displays six unique, contemporary exhibits on an annual basis and offers events, art education programs, classes and workshops for all ages throughout the year.

Although COVID-19 has changed much about our lives over the last nine months, Brantford residents can still look forward to the stunning garden light displays at Glenhyrst this year....

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Candlelit Tours at Mohawk Chapel

Posted on Monday, November 09, 2020 12:00 AM

Explore the grounds of Her Majesty’s Royal Chapel of the Mohawks during their Candlelit Tours happening this November and December.

Mohawk Chapel was the first Protestant church in Upper Canada and is now the oldest surviving church in Ontario. This historic landmark offers guided tours and hosts a number of special events throughout the year.

Stroll along the pathway leading up to Mohawk Chapel as it’s lit by the soft glow of candlelight and marvel at the history and architecture of this beautiful...