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Spend Family Day in Brantford

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2024 11:40 AM

Looking for things to do with the family in Brantford? Here are some popular highlights for this long weekend:

  • Lace up your skates and head to the Brantford and District Civic Centre for a FREE Family Day Skate from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. Enjoy the ice with your family and friends, and maybe even show off some of your skills.
  • Step back in time and visit the Bell Homestead NHS, where Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone. For only $2 per person, you can take a guided tour of the historic site and...

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Call for New Artists and Songs for Trail Mix

Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024 02:09 PM

Tourism Brantford is pleased to release a call for new artists and songs for the third year of the Trail Mix program. If you’re a Brantford musician, please consider submitting your songs so City staff can begin to curate the next playlists for 2024. We are looking for 30 original songs to update our playlists and all artists will be compensated. If selected, the final format of the songs must be submitted in .wav format. Since its implementation in 2022 in advance of International Trails Day in...

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Spend Valentine's Day in Brantford

Posted on Friday, February 09, 2024 11:25 AM

Looking for a romantic getaway this Valentine's Day? Discover Brantford experiencing sweet treats, culinary delights, evening entertainment, and a cozy stay at one of our exquisite hotels.

Sweet Treats and Cool Finds:

Begin your day of love at SWEET Bakery, Brantford Finders Keepers, Beyond the Batter, Bathtube Bakery, Treasures of my heART, Le Chocolat du Savoie, and Tempation Kitchen. Discover an array of confections and unique treasures that will sweeten your romantic getaway.

Culinary Delights:

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Celebrate Black History Month at the Library

Posted on Tuesday, February 06, 2024 03:57 PM

An appearance from a celebrated author and musician is just one of three events the Brantford Public Library has planned for Black History Month.

All events are free to attend, and people can register through the Library’s website or by calling or visiting the Library.

An evening with author and musician Antonio Michael Downing/John Orpheus will kick off the celebration on Thursday, February 8. Downing’s memoir Saga Boy was shortlisted for the Speaker’s Book Award and long-listed for the Toronto...

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"Free Sport for Growth": initiative by some passionate residents of Brantford

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2024 02:55 PM

"Free Sport for Growth" is all about giving children the opportunity to enjoy sports without any cost or hassle. They provide free sports equipment and access to local park activities, where kids can have fun, make friends, and learn new skills. But it's not just about physical activity; it's also about building confidence, teamwork, and community spirit.

The initiative is run by a group of volunteers who love sports and want to share their passion with the next generation. Some of the ways they...