News & Announcements

Posted Tuesday, 21 January, 2020

Durham Region Libraries are encouraging communities to read for 15 minutes on January 27 as part of the #ReadFor15Durham campaign.
In celebration of Family Literacy Day , #ReadFor15Durham aims to promote literacy in the community. Members of the public and schools are invited to participate and cheer on their local library!
“Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice. And, of course, if there are no young readers and writers, there will...

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Posted Friday, 17 January, 2020

To support fundraising goals of a long-awaited permanent animal shelter, the City of Pickering is inviting members of the public and their pets to strike their best pose, and put their best foot (and paw!) forward.
The City, in partnership with Pamela Johnston Photography and Arts Unleashed, is hosting a Valentine’s Day-inspired photo shoot, with all donations going towards the new animal shelter.
Who :  Members of Council, City of Pickering Animal Services...

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Posted Friday, 10 January, 2020

Walking Basketball will be offered at East Shore Community Centre in January 2020!
The City of Pickering has released its 2020 winter season lineup for NEW and returning programs for all ages, offered through the City Services and Leisure Guide. Registered Leisure Programs will begin the week of Monday, January 20, 2020 and registration has already begun.
One of the many new programs being introduced is Walking Basketball 55+.  Staff have received inquiries as to...

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Posted Wednesday, 08 January, 2020

The City of Pickering will be presenting Civic Awards to members of the community who have made a significant contribution to the City during 2019.
Submit nominations for individuals, groups, and businesses who you feel are deserving of recognition. Visit the City website to view the past winners.
Nomination forms are available in City facilities or online at pickering.ca/civicawards . Submitted your nominations online, by mail, or in person.  Last date to nominate...

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Posted Friday, 20 December, 2019

The City of Pickering Community Services Department, in partnership with AMICA Lifestyles Pickering and Cushman Wakefield, have opened a “Pop Up” Program location within Pickering Town Centre, on the upper level, across from Dollarama.
This location will host programs and activities for adults 55+, both drop in and registered. Registered programs begin the week of January 20 and drop in programs begin Monday, January 6, running weekdays from 10:00 am – 3:00...

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