Month: March 2018

Make sweet memories at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Tap into the sweetest syrup in town at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival this month. From March 10 to April 8 enjoy some freshly tapped maple syrup and family activities at the Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area. The Stouffville grounds is one of four locations that hosts the festival every year, with others being the Kortright Centre for Conservation, Terra Cotta Conservation Area and the Island Lake Conservation Area.  During the month-long festival, guests are invited to stroll down the new maple syrup trail at Bruce’s Mill. The new trail is an extension of the former route and is, on...

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Yonge subway eyed with new funding boost

A combined transportation funding contribution from the federal and provincial governments has local politicians hopeful that it is the first step towards a subway extension into York Region. The announcement made, on March 14, will see an influx of more than $370 million into the region over the next 10 years. The agreement is part of an overall bilateral plan between the two senior levels of government that will see $31 billion in infrastructure spending in Ontario during that period. Regional chair Wayne Emmerson says it’s no secret that the top priority for York is to see the extension...

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Fifth anniversary for Stouffville Home & Lifestyle Show

Spring has sprung and most people are ready for a change. The 100 exhibitors at this year’s Stouffville Home & Lifestyle Show will be offering a variety of services and products to enhance your home or lifestyle. According to organizer, Rick Upton, there will be more than 100 consultants at the show, including many from the home improvement, education, real estate, financial services, fitness and healthcare sectors. The Lions Club, Richard’s Masonic Lodge and the Whitchurch- Stouffville Town and Public Library will also be represented at the show. “We will have a selection of new exhibitors to complement the...

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Motus O Junior Company debuts with Midsummer Night’s Dream

Motus O Dance theatre has considered Stouffville home for a long time. Through their collective careers spanning more than three decades, 21 full-length productions and multiple cross-Canada and international tours, Stouffville has been the centre of some amazing memories over the years and they aren’t done yet. While still actively touring their award-winning Prisoner of Tehran, performing at local fairs, including at Markham, and leading camps at 19 on the Park, the creative directors of Motus O – Cynthia Croker, Jack Langenhuizen and James Croker –  have managed to carve out some time to begin training the next generation....

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Tap into spring at the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Story and photos by Julie Williams, Pretty in Pictures The sweetest time of the year, maple syrup season, is here and the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival gives families a chance to tap into spring, get out into nature, learn and explore. Held in partnership between Toronto Region and Credit Valley Conservation, the festival is offered at three locations within the Greater Toronto area – Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area at Stouffville, Kortright Centre for Conservation at Vaughan and Terra Cotta Conservation Area at Halton Hills.  With a variety of locations to choose from and activities to keep families entertained, the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Savour Stouffville

    March 1 - March 31
  2. All In This Together Exhibit

    March 7 - March 28
  3. The Latcham Gallery

    March 10 - April 28
  4. Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area

    March 10 - April 8
  5. 19 on the Park

    March 24