Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 02:30 PM
St. Catharines City Council forges ahead in its support of the arts and culture sector by approving funding in the amount of $93,095 to 16 local artists and arts organizations through its annual St. Catharines Cultural Investment Program (SCCIP).
“This funding will provide an opportunity for local organizations to develop projects that support the sustainability of the arts and culture sector through tough times,” said Director of Community, Recreation and Culture Services Phil Cristi.
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Posted on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 10:00 AM
St. Catharines City Council has approved a recommendation to match funding from the Rotary Club of St. Catharines to the tune of $95,000, towards making Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm playground the most accessible in St. Catharines.
Nestled along the shore of Lake Ontario, Happy Rolph's Animal Farm is a well-loved spot for locals with its farm animal viewing area, duck and geese ponds, playground, picnic area and pavilion, nature trails, accessible parking, and accessible washrooms, which were upgraded...
Posted on Wednesday, September 02, 2020 11:45 AM
One fall tradition, like the stories it tells, won’t be lost to history.
While in-person programming and special events remain limited due to ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, fans of the St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre annual Guided Spirit Walks at Victoria Lawn Cemetery need not fret. The popular historical program will return in 2020, albeit in a virtual format.
On Sept. 12 and 19 the museum will present Playing Favourites: Stories from the Past, putting a virtual spin...
Posted on Friday, August 28, 2020 04:00 PM
As summer vacation draws to a close and outdoor pools finish up for the season, swim fans will be excited to discover the St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre reopens Aug. 31.
After months of closure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Kiwanis Aquatics Centre will open Monday with enhanced safety and prevention measures in place.
“Staff are excited to welcome guests back to the Kiwanis Aquatics Centre and our team has been working hard to ensure the facilities are safe and accessible for all,”...
Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 11:00 AM
The sounds of sharpened blades hitting the ice will soon return to St. Catharines.
As the City rolls forward with Stage 3 of its STC Framework for Recovery, Seymour-Hannah Sports and Entertainment Centre will reopen its doors this Saturday, Aug. 22, after months of closure in response to COVID-19. The opening marks the first City arena to begin post COVID-19 operations, with enhanced safety and prevention measures in place.
“There’s definitely some excitement building here, it has been a long time...