Author: Stouffville Review

Burkholder Street closed through Memorial Park

Beginning June 6, Burkholder Street will be closed indefinitely through Memorial Park. The street will be gated at its eastern limit, the four-way intersection with Park Drive and Booth Drive and at the driveway to the Leisure Centre, just east of Market Street. Vehicular traffic will not be allowed to travel the gated section of Burkholder Street. The driveway to the leisure centre is currently closed to assist with ongoing construction at the nearby centre and library. Whitchurch-Stouffville council approved the closure after hearing from a delegation of citizens living in the area who are concerned about pedestrian safety....

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Leisure Centre and Public Library grand re-opening

The grand re-opening of the newly-expanded Whitchurch-Stouffville Leisure Centre and Public Library includes a day full of festivities for the entire family. Mark your calendar for June 2 and plan to join the fun. Check out the new fitness area, gymnasium, expanded library and the re-located Latcham Art Centre (formally Latcham Gallery). “We are all very excited about the opening,” said Marilou Murray, Whitchurch-Stouffville leisure and community services director. “A lot of hard work, by many people, has resulted in a truly magnificent building. We honestly can’t wait.” The renovations, the first since it opened in 2001, started in November...

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Summer at the library

The Whitchurch-Stouffville Public Library is ready to kick off the summer with some big events being offered in June. Things begin with the official grand re-opening of the Leisure Centre and Library on June 2. There will be lots of events all day, such as Story Walks, 3D printing demonstrations and a Book Art program with Latcham Art Centre to celebrate the official completion of the expansion project. A special performance by the Duelling Dames, for ages five and up, is scheduled for 6:30-7:10 p.m. on June 28. The annual Strawberry Tea and Storytime program kicks off Strawberry Festival weekend...

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Lemonville art show celebrates milestone

The Lemonville Group of Artists 25th Annual Art Show and Sale runs from May 4 to 6 at the Lemonville Community Centre. In 1994 a new group of artists presented their first exhibition of paintings at the Lemonville Community Centre. The group had formed the year before under the guidance of Stella Coultice and Eileen Christensen. Coultice has since passed away but Christensen and several other original members are still very active, 25 years later. The, now, 20 members of emerging and established artists meet once a week to share their passion for painting. They explore many areas of...

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GTA real estate market slows in the first quarter of 2018

According to the Royal LePage House Price Survey, released April 13, sales activity and price appreciation across the Greater Toronto Area continued to slow in the first quarter of 2018 compared to the heightened pace witnessed during the same time last year. All housing segments studied depreciated on a quarter-over-quarter basis, especially in areas such as Richmond Hill, Markham and Pickering where appreciation was strongest a year ago. During the quarter, the aggregate price of a home in the Greater Toronto Area grew 3.1 per cent year-over-year to $802,252. When broken out by housing type, the median price of a two-storey home in the GTA rose 1.8 per cent...

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    June 19 - August 1
  3. Strawberry Festival and Canada Day fireworks

    June 29 - July 1

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