Posted on Thursday, August 05, 2021 11:30 AM
A diverse group of nominees — shining a light on just how vibrant the city’s arts scene is — are being recognized as part of this fall’s 2021 St. Catharines Arts Awards celebration.
The jury for the event, which annually celebrates the arts community and those who champion it, has made its selection for this year’s nominees. The 17 nominees chosen as finalists range from visual artists to film makers to musicians, and more.
“The city’s cultural and artistic community has exploded in recent years —...
Posted on Tuesday, August 03, 2021 11:30 AM
The City of St. Catharines is partnering with a non-profit organization to help eliminate the digital divide by providing older adults technology training, using an intergenerational volunteer model.
In cooperation with Cyber-Seniors, the City will connect seniors with digital mentors for technology training, with the aim of heightening their cyber skills – allowing them to keep socially connected and engaged, while also forging a unique connection with youth volunteers. The City’s program is set...
Posted on Friday, July 30, 2021 10:45 AM
The Civic Holiday is Monday, Aug. 2, and while there will be some closures on the holiday, there is still plenty to do this long weekend. Here is a roundup of some of the activities to enjoy, along with some of the closures that will take place:
Pools and splash pads
The pools at St. Catharines Kiwanis Aquatics Centre, as well as the Port Dalhousie, Lincoln Park and Lion Dunc Schooley outdoor pools and all City splash pads will be open throughout the weekend, including the Civic Holiday on Monday....
Posted on Monday, July 26, 2021 01:15 PM
The St. Catharines Museum and Welland Canals Centre is set to welcome guests to a new photographic journey that will highlight the families of Freedom Seekers who fled to the northern end of the Underground Railroad.
North is Freedom: The Legacy of the Underground Railroad will open on Sunday, Aug. 1, helping mark Emancipation Day in Canada. The exhibit, a photographic essay by Canadian photographer Yuri Dojc, celebrates the descendants of freedom seekers who escaped slavery in the United States...
Posted on Thursday, July 22, 2021 04:30 PM
With the announcement of Provincial and Federal funding for active transportation projects the City will be able to double down on trails and related infrastructure in 2021.
On Thursday, July 22, the Federal and Provincial governments joined the City of St. Catharines in announcing the direction of $1.03 million in funding to the municipality through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP). The ICIP funding will support the construction of 1.5 km of new trails in the city and 1 km of...