Canada Day Weekend Activities in Caledon

SATURDAY, JULY 1st:

Bolton Farmers’ Market

JUL 1, 2017 AT 9:00AM UNTIL 1:00PM 

COST

Free

DESCRIPTION

The Bolton Farmers’ Market has been bringing locally grown and produced foods and crafts to Caledon since 2009. Many events over the season will promote local food at the market including music, community groups and demos.

LOCATION

Green “P” Parking Lot ,
Corner of Ann St and Sterne St ,
Bolton, Ontario,
Canada,

CONTACT INFORMATION

Bolton BIA

905-857-1847

 

Canada 150 Music Celebration

JUL 1, 2017 AT 7:00PM UNTIL 11:00PM

COST

$15; online and in the Headwaters Arts Gallery

DESCRIPTION

Happy Birthday Canada! Don’t miss out as Headwaters Arts presents The Justin MacDonald Band, Ryan Masters and Falcon Jane under the tent at the Alton Mill! Food and beverages available.

LOCATION

Alton Mill,
1402 Queen St,
Alton, Ontario,
Canada, L7K 0C3

CONTACT INFORMATION

Headwaters Arts

519-943-1149

 

Knox United Strawberry Supper

JUL 1, 2017 AT 4:00PM UNTIL 7:00PM

COST

$15; children 12 & under $8; preschoolers free

DESCRIPTION

Join us for our annual Strawberry Supper. Buffet with ham and roast beef, variety of salads, tea biscuits, homemade cake and lots of fresh strawberries.

LOCATION

Knox United Church,
2976 Charleston Sideroad,
Caledon, Ontario,
Canada, L7K 0V8

CONTACT INFORMATION

Knox United Church

519-927-3320

 

CANADA DAY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AT CALEDON FAIRGROUNDS ON JULY 01, 2017

 Saturday, 01 July 2017  8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Caledon Fairgrounds

18297 Hurontario St, Caledon ON,

905 838 5183

All Ages | Free

#Hwy 10, south of Charleston Sideroad, In Caledon Village

Contact info

Phone:519-925-3461

Details

All day strawberry breakfast.  Free birthday cake and balloons at noon.  All day BBQ and strawberry desserts.  Live Entertainment, Vendor village, classic car show and Village craft show.

 

CANADA DAY STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL 2017 ON JULY 01, 2017

Saturday, 01 July 2017  9:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Downey’s Farm Market & Winery

13682 Heart Lake Road, Caledon ON, N1N 1N1

All Ages | Free

Contact info

Phone:905-838-2990

Details

Join us as we celebrate Canada’s 150 Birthday with live music from several local groups, exciting and thrilling activities, and even a dog show! Fun for the whole family, with lots of good food! Free admission and parking. Opening Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Canada’s birthday kicks off at 9 a.m. with Downey’s Farm serving scrumptious pancakes topped with Downey’s own strawberries and whipped cream—only $8.00 per person. Cash only.

 

CANADA DAY MELA & TRUCK SHOW ON JULY 01, 2017

Saturday, 01 July 2017 9:30 AM – 11:59 PM

Location & Venue

Brampton Fair Grounds

12942 Heart Lake Rd, Caledon ON, L7C 2K5

(905) 843-0210 ?

All Ages | Free

Main Building

Contact info

Email:xsahotax@gmail.comPhone:6472906869

Details

Canada Day Mela and Truck Show is an annual event for Canada day celebrations and Truck show. Upcoming show will be organised on July 01, 2017.

 

Caledon Canada Day Celebration at Albion Hills

Saturday, July 1, 2017 4:00 PM – July 1, 2017 10:00 PM
Event Details

Overview:

This wonderful event honours the birthday of our country and this year’s event will not disappoint because we’re marking Canada’s 150th.

Enjoy one of the liveliest events of the year at Albion Hills Conservation Area! Music from Rhythmfoot, the Sandhill Pipers & Drums, an interactive “Little Red Riding Hood”, the Four Colours Drum Circle, and stage band – Turk and the Hobbits. 

There will be many other fascinating activities throughout the evening.  Of course the night ends with a spectacular fireworks display that will leave you breathless!

Contact:

Albion Hills Conservation Area
Website

Category:

Festivals, Parades and Tours

Fee:

Free admission and parking

Location:

16500 Regional Rd 50, Caledon ON

 

Canada Day Concert Presented By Headwaters Arts

Saturday, July 1, 2017 6:30 PM – July 1, 2017 10:30 PM

Event Details

Overview:

Celebrate Canada Day with Headwaters Arts!  On July 1, visit the Headwaters Arts Gallery between 1 – 4 pm for some Birthday treats.  

Then from 6.30pm, spend the evening with Ryan Masters, Falcon Jane and The Justin MacDonald Band and enjoy a great night of live music!  Cash Bar/Food.  A fundraiser for Headwaters Arts.

Tickets : $13 in Advance / $18 at the Door Available at: Aardvark Music & Culture – 229 Broadway, Unit 11, Orangeville Headwaters Arts Gallery – Alton Mill Arts Centre – 1402 Queen Street, Alton Maggiolly Art Supplies – 158 Broadway, Orangeville.

Contact:

Bridget Wilson
(519) 943-1149
Date and Time:

Category:

Arts/Culture/Music

Fee:

Tickets : $13 in Advance / $18 at the Door

Location:

Alton Mill Arts Centre, 1402 Queen Street, Caledon ON

 

SUNDAY, JULY 2nd:

Drawing Lessons for Budding Little Artists with CJ Shelton

JUL 2, 2017 AT 10:00AM UNTIL 12:00PM

COST

$120 for block of 4 sessions; ongoing; pay as you go

DESCRIPTION

For talented 10- to 14-year-olds serious about learning to draw and who love art. Learning the fundamental basics of drawing while having fun will get them started off right! Please call or email to schedule an interview. Class size is limited to only six kids at any one time to guarantee lots of attention for your child.

LOCATION

Alton Mill,
1402 Queen St,
Alton, Ontario,
Canada, L7K 0C3

CONTACT INFORMATION

Dancing Moon Designs

519-941-2018

Drawing Lessons with CJ Shelton

JUL 2, 2017 AT 1:00PM UNTIL 3:00PM

COST

$120 for block of 4 sessions; ongoing; pay as you go

DESCRIPTION

Start seeing the world with new eyes – the eyes of an artist! Learn the basic fundamentals of drawing or improve your existing skills in the creative environment of a working artist’s studio. Suitable for all levels and abilities. Lessons can be purchased individually or in blocks of four. Private lessons are also available.

LOCATION

Alton Mill,
1402 Queen St,
Alton, Ontario,
Canada, L7K 0C3

CONTACT INFORMATION

Dancing Moon Designs

519-942-2018

Caledon Hills Historical Hike Series Badge

JUL 2, 2017 UNTIL 11:59PM

COST

Free

DESCRIPTION

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and earn a special 150th badge by completing five hikes in the Caledon Hills section of the Bruce Trail. The names of the five hikes are McLaren Road Side Trail Loop, Hockley Valley, Glen Haffy, Belfountain and Cataract Falls, and the Gosling Volunteer Forest Hike. Each hike has a specific photo location to be submitted along with the date you completed the hike.

LOCATION

Historical Hikes along the Caledon Hills Bruce Trail,
Caledon Hills Section,
Caledon, Ontario,
Canada, L6R 0V1

CONTACT INFORMATION

Caledon Hills Bruce Trail Club

905-216-7559

www.visitcaledon.ca

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Business Report – June 2017

The June 2017 Business Report from the Town of Caledon’s Economic Development Office

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Caledon Library Hosts Sales Workshop

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Village Child Centre

On June 3, Village Child Care Centre celebrated their grand opening at 2976 Charleston Sideroad, Caledon Village (in the Knox United Church).  416-388-4989

 

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Feast On at Heatherlea

Heatherlea Farm Shoppe recently received a Feast ON designation in recognition of its commitment to and passion for local food.

 

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Ontario Launches Climate Change Challenge

“If you’re up for the challenge, you might just change the world.” Learn more about the next generation of transformative clean technologies.

 

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The Next Generation of Business Incubator

Apply to join The Incubator, which allows growing technology companies to work with their team of experts one-on-one to achieve a significant milestone. Apply by June 30, 2017.

 

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Hire an Apprentice

Ontario is supporting 67 pre-apprenticeship training programs across the province. As an employer, you can sponsor an apprentice.

 

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Find Qualified Employees

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Jobs Caledon

From financing to licensing and marketing, get help to start or grow your business from our Economic Development team. Contact: Jith Dravin at jith.dravin@caledon.ca or 905.584.2272 x. 4286 or visit caledon.ca/business.

Events and Workshops

 

·        July 10: HackerNest Mississauga July Tech Social

·        July 11: Developing a Business Model Canvas

·        July 12: RIC Centre Startup Boot Camp

·        July 13: Driving Dreams – Using technology to do what’s never been done before

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CVC 2016 Annual Report

The CVC is proud to distribute a link to Credit Valley Conservation’s inaugural electronic Annual Report for 2016. Please follow this link atcreditvalleyca.ca/2016-annual-report/  to enjoy a paperless peak at highlights from last year’s achievements around our beautiful Credit River.

They have gathered some of their biggest accomplishments in the report. I invite you to scroll and click your way through to learn more. 

See you along the Credit!

 

Canada Day Holiday Service Hours at the Region of Peel

Canada Day Holiday Service Hours at
the Region of Peel

BRAMPTON, ON. (June 26, 2017) – Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed for Canada Day on Monday, July 3 and will reopen Tuesday, July 4.

Residents in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon are advised that there will be no waste collection on Monday, July 3 due to Canada Day. Waste collection will be one day later that week. All Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) will also be closed on Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3 and will reopen for regular operating hours on Sunday, July 2 and Tuesday, July 4.

Human Services ReceptionEmployment Resource CentresRent Supplement offices, Peel Access to Housing, Service Access, Ontario Works, and Peel Living offices will be closed Monday, July 3 and reopen on Tuesday, July 4. Peel Living tenants can still call the 24 Hour request line at 905-790-7335 to report any maintenance issues.

Emergency homeless shelters will remain open. You can contact them by phone or by using the online Find a Shelter tool. For emergencies related to food, medication or personal support, call the Region of Peel at 905-791-7800.

The following Regional offices and services will be closed on Monday, July 3 and will reopen on Tuesday, July 4:

Region of Peel Services

Access Peel

Region of Peel – Public Health Clinics

Dental Services

Breastfeeding Services

Healthy Sexuality Services

TransHelp service hours will be from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m. on Monday, July 3. All rides for Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 must be booked by midnight Sunday, July 2. The Accessible Transportation offices will be closed; regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, July 4. For more information contact call 905-791-1015.

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) will be closed on Saturday, July 1. The gallery will reopen on Sunday, July 2. Visit pama.peelregion.ca for more information on PAMA’s exhibits and programs.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 143,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel’s services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

 

Celebrate Canada Day safely

Barbecuing is one of the great pleasures of summer and Caledon Fire and Emergency Services wants to make sure everyone enjoys the season safely.

“Before you fire up that barbecue, check the tank and hose for leaks,” said Dave Pelayo, Chief Fire Prevention Officer. “Remember that barbecues are for outdoor use only. Using a barbecue indoors can create carbon monoxide – an odourless, colourless, poisonous gas – and breathing in carbon monoxide is extremely harmful.” 

Grill Safely:

·        Do not leave barbecue grills unattended.

·        Always make sure the gas grill lid is open before lighting it.

·        Barbecue grills should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.

·        Keep children and pets at least three feet away from the grill area.

·        If someone is burned, run cool water over the wound for three to five minutes and seek medical attention if necessary.

Fireworks:

During Canada Day celebrations fireworks may only be set off on July 1 and only on private property. Setting off of fireworks on public property, parks, roads or sidewalks is strictly prohibited.

Retailers can only sell fireworks during the 10 days prior to Canada Day, starting June 21, 2017. All retailers must purchase a permit prior to selling any type of fireworks, which can be picked up at Caledon Fire and Emergency Services, 6211 Old Church Rd, Caledon East, at a cost of $179.00.

Fireworks Safety Tips:

·        Keep sparklers away from children. Hot sparklers can burn.

·        Appoint a responsible person to be in charge.

·        Carefully read and follow the directions on fireworks packaging.

·        Always keep a hose or pail of water close by when discharging fireworks.

·        Place discharged fireworks in a bucket full of water, well away from buildings, and combustible materials such as garbage, trees, or dry grass.

More information

If you have any questions please contact Caledon Fire and Emergency Services at 905.584.2272 x. 4303 or by email at fire@caledon.ca. Visit our website at caledon.ca/fire.

Watershed Information

Credit Valley Conservation advises that our watershed has received 20-80 mm of rain this morning in addition to the 5-25 mm of rain recorded yesterday. The upper watershed, specifically Orangeville, has experienced the most rain, approximately 100 mm since yesterday, while the lower watershed has accumulated 50-60 mm rain since yesterday.

 

Environment Canada forecasts another 10-20 mm of rain for the upper watershed and 1-10 mm for lower watershed today in addition to a slight chance of severe thunderstorm over parts of Southern Ontario.

 

Some of our watercourses are at or above bank full. Some areas in the upper watershed have reported minor flooding. Flooding of low lying areas is anticipated with water levels remaining high through the weekend. 

As a result, local streams and rivers will become dangerous, especially in the vicinity of culverts, bridges and dams.  Children should be warned to stay away from all watercourses.   

 

CVC will continue to monitor the watercourse and the weather.  This Flood Watch will be updated Saturday June 24, 2017, 2:00 pm.

 

For more information on this Flood Watch message, contact CVC during office hours at 905- 670-1615.  To report a flood afterhours, please call 1-800-215-8505.

 

To view current watershed conditions, visit our real-time monitoring website:  http://www.creditvalleyca.ca/watershed-science/watershed-monitoring/real-time-monitoring/