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Posted Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Pickering Public Library is pleased to announce it has been chosen as one of only 12 libraries in North America, and the only Canadian library, to participate in the Building an Effective Learning Culture Initiative (BELC) by InfoPeople in California. By participating in this initiative, we will become part of a large library community focussing on becoming a Learning Organization.
General Information Building an effective learning culture is a process that can lead your...

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Posted Monday, January 16, 2017

On Tuesday, January 31, 2017 the kitchen at Petticoat Creek Community Centre will have the scents of homemade cooking with Instructor Robert Gauthier.
Cooking for Teens is a great program for youth ages 12-14 years who want to learn their way around the kitchen, make delicious meals, and take home the recipes. This program runs for 8 weeks and is a popular program at the community centre!
Email registration@pickering.ca or call 905.420.4621 and sign up today!
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Posted Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The City of Pickering is offering a free, eight-session course designed to help Pickering residents understand how their local government works.
This will be the City’s second year of delivering the course, Pickering 101 - Your City. Right Now., a recommendation first identified in the City’s Community Engagement Strategy , which was designed to guide and enhance the City’s engagement efforts.
Through weekly, two-hour classes, City staff will inform...

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Posted Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Williams Family does it again!
The annual Mayor’s Light Tour took place on Wednesday, December 14, 2016. Over 350 residents age 55+ toured the streets of Pickering, via Durham Region Transit, thanks in no small part to the City of Pickering, who organizes the free, annual event for residents. Eight full buses toured a specific route and voted on their favourite decorated home. At the end of the tour, the Pickering Recreation Complex was host to the passengers who...

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Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2016

The Pickering Museum Village Advisory Committee advises staff on the goals and objectives of the Pickering Museum Village.
The Committee will assist City staff with the implementation of museum plans.
Member Qualifications
Members must reside in Pickering and represent a broad range of interests and experience related to one or more of the following areas: living history museums, local heritage, architecture, strategic planning, human resource management, volunteerism.
Qualifications...

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